Charles E. SasserCharles E. Sasser

Position: Research Professor

Phone: 225-578-6375
Fax: 225-578-6376
E-mail: csasser@lsu.edu

Office: 105 Wetland Resources Building

Bachelor's Degree(s): B.S. History, Louisiana State University, 1972
Master's Degrees(s): M.S. Marine Sciences, Louisiana State University, 1977
Ph.D.(s): Ph.D. Landscape Ecology, University of Utrecht, 1994

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Wetland Plant Ecology and Wetland Management

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Sasser, C. E., J. G. Gosselink, and G.P. Shaffer. 1991. Distribution of nitrogen and phosphorus in a Louisiana freshwater floating marsh. Aquatic Botany. 41:317-331.

Shaffer, G. P., C. E. Sasser, J. G. Gosselink, and M. Rejmanek. 1992. Vegetation dynamics of islands in the Atchafalaya River Delta, Louisiana. Journal of Ecology. 80: 677-687.

Sasser, C. E., Visser, J., Evers, D.E., and Gosselink, J.G. 1995. The role of environmental variables on interannual variation in species composition and biomass in a subtropical minerotrophic floating marsh. Canadian Journal of Botany. 73(3): 413-424.

Sasser, C. E., Gosselink, J.G., Swenson, E.M., Swarzenski, C.M., and Leibowitz, N. 1996. Vegetation, substrate, and hydrology in floating marshes in the Mississippi River Delta Plain wetlands, USA. Vegetatio. 122:129-142.

Evers, D. E., Sasser, C. E., Gosselink, J. G, Fuller, D.A., and J.M. Visser. 1998. The impact of vertebrate herbivory on wetland vegetation in Atchafalaya Bay, Louisiana. Estuaries. 21(1):1-13.

Visser, J.M., C.E. Sasser, R.A. Chabreck, and R.G. Linscombe. 1999. Long-term vegetation change in a Louisiana tidal marsh, 1968-1992. Wetlands. 19 (1) 168-175.

Holm, G.O. and C.E. Sasser. 2000. Buoyancy and substrate characteristics of oligohaline marshes near a high-sediment, riverine system. Journal of Coastal Research. 16(1)164-171.