UCF Biology

Barry Rosen

  • Biologist
  • brosen@usgs.gov
  • 407-803-5508
  • SE Regional Director's Office US Geological Service Former Director, Florida Integrated Science Center (FISC)

Research Area(s)

Dr. Barry Rosen is interested in all things algae: freshwater algal blooms, including bloom dynamics and environmental triggers, isolation and culturing for toxin production, absorbance spectra for satellite image calibration, and quantification techniques; the genetics of cyanobacteria-contributing to the Tree of Life, and marl/sediment formation in the Everglades and anticipate response to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide; carbon capture and biofuel production; and new species and novel compound discovery.


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