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Submerged Aquatic Vegitation

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Holly Gorton
Professor of Biology

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Departments: Biology
Office: Schaefer 129
Email: hlgorton@smcm.edu
Phone: 240-895-4204

Education:

PhD, October, 1981, Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.

BA, May, 1976, Biology, Reed College, Portland, OR

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Courses Taught:

  • Principles of Biology
  • Science and the Garden
  • Biology of Plants
  • Photobiology
  • Plants and Civilization

Research Interests

  • Photobiology
  • Photosynthesis
  • Chloroplast movements
  • Leaf optics
  • Effects of direct and diffuse light on photosynthesis