Dr. Vanessa Lougheed is an aquatic ecosystem ecologist at The University of Texas at El Paso. She is an aquatic ecosystem ecologist interested in nutrient cycling (N, P, C); bioindicator development using plants, invertebrates and algae; and the use of remote sensing in monitoring ecosystem change. She is also interested in the role of hands-on research opportunities as transformative educational experiences. Her research focuses on wetland and coastal environments of the Arctic, as well as ephemeral waters of the Chihuahuan Desert.

Name: Vanessa Lougheed
Occupation: Researcher
Organization: University of Texas at El Paso
Location:

El Paso, TX
United States

Expeditions:
Research Opportunities in the Arctic for Minorities, UTEP Arctic Change and Education