Caroline Rogers, Ph.D.

Biography

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Botany, University of Florida

RESEARCH

Caroline Rogers is a Marine Ecologist with the Wetland and Aquatic Research Center  based at the USGS Caribbean Field Station in St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Previously, she was a research biologist with the National Park Service in Virgin Islands National Park (1984 – 1993).  She has over 30 years of experience in research on coral reefs and has published papers on coral diseases, the effects of sedimentation, effects of hurricanes, damage from boat anchors, long-term monitoring, reef productivity, coral recruitment, and the threatened coral species Acropora palmata. She is the Vice President of the International Society for Reef Studies.