Biography

Dr. Paul Montagna is the Endowed Chair for Ecosystem Studies and Modeling at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. He is a marine ecologist whose research focuses on coastal management, benthic processes, ecoinformatics, ecosystem modeling, environmental flows, and integrating natural science and socioeconomics. His research is related broadly to the question of: “what flow regime is necessary to maintain ecological health of estuaries?”