William “Bill” White

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Biological Scientist

UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation
Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program
Cedar Key Marine Field Office
11350 SW 153rd Court
Cedar Key, FL 32625
(352) 543-1088
(352) 543-6958 fax
wrwhite@ufl.edu

Responsibilities

Assists in conducting applied research projects concerning molluscan shellfish aquaculture. Research topics include monitoring of aqueous soils on commercial shellfish leases, assessing biofouling communities, determining effects of mechanical harvesting on water quality and soil properties, and evaluating soil types for alternative molluscan shellfish species, such as the sunray venus clam.

Specialties

  • Soil and water sciences
  • Stream and wetland ecology
  • Nutrient dynamics
  • Statistical analyses

Outreach

Assists in developing project reports and providing educational programs and workshops for shellfish farmers highlighting applied research results.

Education

  • PhD (pending), Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida
  • MS, Biology, University of Mississippi
  • BS, Biology, Jacksonville University