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Eric KarlinProfessor of Plant Ecology

Year Joined RCNJ: 1979

Contact Information

Education:

  • A., Bard College
  • S., SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • D., University of Alberta (Canada)

Courses Offered:

  • Introduction to Environmental Science (ENSC 103)
  • General Ecology (BIOL 221)
  • Theoretical & Field Ecology — lec & lab (ENSC 220 & 220L)
  • Field Botany: Angiosperms (BIOL 320)
  • Advanced Topics in Environmental Science (ENSC 495)

Recent Publications:

Karlin, E. F. & P. E. Smouse. 2019. Holantarctic diversity varies widely among genetic loci within the gametophytically allotriploid peat moss Sphagnum ×falcatulum. American Journal of Botany 106: 137–144.

Karlin, E. F., S. C. Robinson, K. Hassel & K. I. Flatberg. 2018. Genetic analysis of four Île Amsterdam Sphagna: high morphological divergence within Sphagnum subgenus Subsecunda. Journal of Bryology 40: 107–119.

Karlin, E. F. & P. E. Smouse. 2017. Allo-allo-triploid Sphagnum ×falcatulum: single individuals contain most of the Holantarctic diversity for ancestrally indicative markers. Annals of Botany 120: 221–231.
Issue: Polyploidy in Ecology and Evolution

Karlin, E. F. & S. C. Robinson. 2017. Update on the Holantarctic Sphagnum ×falcatulum s.l. (Sphagnaceae) complex: S. irritans is associated with the allo-diploid plants. Journal of Bryology 39: 8–15.

Karlin, E. F. 2014. Subgenome analysis of two Southern Hemisphere allotriploid species in Sphagnum (Sphagnaceae). Journal of Bryology 36: 165–179.

Karlin, E. F., E. M. Temsch, E. Bizuru, J. Marino, S. B. Boles, N. Devos, & A. J. Shaw. 2014. Invisible in plain sight: recurrent double allopolyploidy in the African Sphagnum ×planifolium (Sphagnaceae). The Bryologist 117: 187–201.

Stenøien, H. K., K. Hassel, R. Segreto, R. Gabriel, E. F. Karlin, A. J. Shaw & K. I. Flatberg. 2014. High morphological diversity in remote island populations of the peat moss Sphagnum palustre: glacial refugium, adaptive radiation or just plasticity? The Bryologist 117: 95–109.

Karlin, E. F., W. R. Buck, R. D. Seppelt, S. B. Boles, & A. J. Shaw. 2013. The double allopolyploid Sphagnum ×falcatulum (Sphagnaceae) in Tierra del Fuego, a Holantarctic perspective. Journal of Bryology 35: 157–172.

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