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


Place-making, place-disruption, and place protection of urban blue spaces: perceptions of waterfront planning of a polluted urban waterbody
Toomey, A. H., Campbell, L., Johnson, M., Strehlau-Howay, L., , B. M., Thomas, C., Graham, T. & Palta, M. (2020, June). Local Environment. Vol 26 (Issue 8)

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 4 , pages 997–998.