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Details of Dr. Erik Kiviat   


Job title Executive Director
Hudsonia (
PO Box 5000 Annandale 12504
Hudsonia PO Box 5000
United States
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel [] (914) 758-7273
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Website http://www.hudsonia.org
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Degree Ph.D., M.A., B.S.
Job type Teaching/Education , Research , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Activities Major research areas: Wetland ecology, conservation science. Specific interests: Ecology and management of invasive wetland plants (Phragmites australis, Lythrum salicaria, Trapa natans, Polygonum cuspidatum) especially relationships with other biota, human use, and new approaches to management; Biota of freshwater tidal wetlands, fens; Ecology and conservation of freshwater turtles; Biodiversity assessment and conservation; Human ecology of wetlands; Human ecology of vector-borne disease; urban biodiversity
Research Region 36
Working languages English; Spanish (reading), French (reading)
Skills/Expertise Taxonomy (many groups of macroscopic organisms); field sampling and biological surveys; biodiversity assessment and monitoring; conservation and restoration planning and assessment
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Erik KIVIAT)

Kiviat, E. 2014. Adaptation of human cultures to wetland environments. P. 404-415 in P. Gâ?tescu, W. Marszelewski & P. Bretcan. 2nd International Conference
Vai?ekonyt?, R., E. Kiviat, F. Nsenga & A. Ostfeld. 2014. An exploration of common reed (Phragmites australis) bioenergy potential in North America. Mires & Peat 13(Article 12):1-9 (http://www.mires-and-peat.net/).
Connors, L.M., Kiviat, E., Groffman, P.M. and Ostfeld, R.S. [2000] Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) disturbance to vegetation and potential net nitrogen mineralization and nitrification rates in a fresh-tidal marsh. American Midland Naturalist 143, 53-63.
Meyerson, L.A., Saltonstall, K., Windham, L., Kiviat, E. and S. Findlay. [2000, in press] A comparison of Phragmites australis in freshwater and brackish marsh environments in North America. Wetlands Ecology and Management.
Barbour, J.G. and Kiviat, E. [1997] Introduced purple loosestrife as host of native Saturniidae (Lepidoptera). Great Lakes Entomologist 30(3), 115-122.
Kiviat, E., Stevens, G., Brauman, R., Hoeger, S., Petokas, P.J. and Hollands, G.G. [In press] Restoration of wetland and upland habitat for Blanding's turtle. Chelonian Conservation and Biology
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Kiviat, E. and Hamilton, E. [In press] Phragmites use by Native North Americans. Aquatic Botany.

Created: 2000-05-29 Last Updated: 2016-07-05 by Erik KIVIAT