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Tim  Carruthers - Program Manager
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University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Integration and Application Network
PO Box 775 2020 Horns Point Road
Cambridge, MD 21613
Phone: (410) 221-2045

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Dr. Tim Carruthers
Program Manager
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Integration and Application Network

PI-Communications Director for COSEE Coastal Trends

Primary COSEE Affiliation: Coastal Trends

Other affiliations:

Interaction with COSEE Network:

PI of a COSEE Center; Web Working Group member; has presented COSEE material at conferences

Background with Respect to Ocean Sciences Education:

PhD in science with research focusing on seagrass; experienced in science communication

Selected Publications:

Duarte CM, Dennison WC, Orth RJ, Carruthers TJB (2008) The charisma of coastal ecosystems: addressing the imbalance. Estuaries and Coasts 31(2):233–238
Short, F.; Carruthers, T.J.B.; Dennison, W.C.; Waycott, M. Global seagrass distribution and diversity: A bioregional model 2007 Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 350 3-20

Carruthers TJB, Dennison WC, Kendrick GA, Waycott M, Walker DI, Cambridge ML (2007) Seagrasses of south-west Australia: A conceptual synthesis of the world's most diverse and extensive seagrass meadows. JEMBE 350:21–45
Wazniak, C.E.; Hall, M.R.; Carruthers, T.J.B.; Sturgis, B.; Dennison, W.C.; Orth, R.J. Linking water quality to living resources in a mid-Atlantic lagoon system, USA 2007 Ecological Applications 17 S64-S78

Orth, R.J.; Carruthers, T.J.B.; Dennison, W.C.; Duarte, C.M.; Fourqurean, J.W.; Heck, K.L. Jr; Hughes, A.R.; Kendrick, G.A.; Kenworthy, W.J.; Olyarnik, S.; Short, F.T.; Waycott, M.; Williams, S.L. A Global Crisis for Seagrass Ecosystems 2006 Bioscience 56 987-996

Dennison WC, Lookingbill TR, Carruthers TJB, Hawkey JM, Carter SM (2007)
An eye-opening approach to developing and communicating integrated
environmental assessments. Front. Ecol. Environ. 5(6):307–314

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