Monica Palta

Monica Palta

Assistant Professor
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Environmental Studies and Science

Monica Palta

One Pace Plaza
| Office Hours: Tue 1:00pm-3:00pm,Fri 4:00pm-5:00pm


Faculty Bio

I am an urban ecologist studying wetland ecosystems.


PhD, Rutgers University
Ecology and Evolution

MS, University of Georgia

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Urban Ecosystems, Wetlands, Ecosystem Services, Nitrogen Cycling, Denitrification

Courses Taught

Past Courses

ENS 622: Quantitative Analytical Meth
ENV 222: Environmental Chemistry

Publications and Presentations


Academic Leaders Must Support Inclusive Scientific Communities During COVID-19
Maas, B., Grogan, K. E., Chirango, Y., Harris , N., Liévano-Latorre, L. F., McGuire, K. L., Moore, A. C., Ocampo-Ariza, C., Palta, M. M., Perfecto, I., Primack, R. B., Rowell, K., Sales, L., Santos-Silva, R., Aparecida Silva, R., Sterling, E. J., Vieira, R. R., Wyborn, C. & Toomey, A. H. (2020, June). Nature Ecology & Evolution. Vol Evol. 4 , pages 997–998.