Examples of some current areas of active research are:

  • Environmental impact analysis
  • Geographical information systems applied to environmental biology or community issues
  • Greening initiatives and solutions
  • Wastewater options for freshwater and marine ecosystems
  • Coral reef physiology and symbiosis
  • Biomarkers to determine effect of stresses on marine invertebrates
  • Wetlands shellfish restoration in the outer boroughs of New York City
  • Role of climate change in the pathogenesis of disease in marine organisms
  • Management of endangered wildlife species
  • Animal conservation
  • Groundwater contaminant evaluation and control
  • Ecology of urban pests in New York City
  • Sustainable environmental management in the U.S. and abroad
  • Communication in amphibian species