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Dr. Heather Joesting
- BIOL 1107 - Principles of Biology I
- BIOL 1108 - Principles of Biology II
- BIOL 4910 - Research
- BIOL 4970 - Special Topics: Barrier Island Ecology
- Assistant Professor - Armstrong Atlantic State University, 2013-Present
- Post-Doctorial Researcher - Gulf Coast Research Laboratory - University of Southern Mississippi, 2013
- Ph.D. - Biology - Wake Forest University, 2011
- M.S. - Environmental and Plant Biology - Ohio University, 2005
- B.S. - Environmental Science (Biology) - University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 2001
- Physiological plant ecology
- Leaf morphological and physiological adaptations to abiotic stress
- Response and recovery of barrier island plants after exterme storm events
- Creation of artificial sand dunes using native plant assemblages
- Phytoremediation potential of native salt marsh plants for marine aquaculture effluent
- Joesting, H.M., M.O. Sprague, and W.K. Smith. 2011. Seasonal and diurnal leaf orientation, bifacial sunlight incidence, and leaf form and function in the sand dune herb Hydrocotyle bonariensis. Experimental and Environmental Botany 75: 195 - 203.
- Joesting, H.M., B.C. McCarthy, and K.J. Brown. 2008. Determining the shade tolerance of American chestnut using morphological and physiological leaf parameters. Forest Ecology and Management 257: 280 - 286.
Joesting, H.M., B.C. McCarthy, and K.J. Brown. 2007. The photosynthetic response of American chestnut seedlings to differing light conditions. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37: 1714 - 1722.