Photo: Heron at our field site. Photo by Anna Armitage.

Photo: Our colleague Yihui Zhang from Xiamen University in China with a red mangrove at our field site.



In collaboration with Anna Armitage at Texas A&M Galveston and John Kominoski at FIU, I am studying the consequences of mangrove expansion into salt marsh habitats on the Texas coast.


Our work has been funded by Texas Sea Grant and NSF.



For more information, see the mangrove web site,


Some recent mangrove publications:


Guo, H., C. Weaver, S. P. Charles, A. Whitt, S. Dastidar, P. D’Odorico, J. D. Fuentes, J. S. Kominoski, A. R. Armitage and S. C. Pennings. 2017. Coastal regime shifts: Rapid responses of coastal wetlands to changes in mangrove cover. Ecology 98:762-772.


Guo, H., Y. Zhang, Z. Lan and S. C. Pennings. 2013. Biotic interactions mediate the expansion of black mangrove (Avicennia germinans) into salt marshes under climate change. Global Change Biology 19:2765-2774.


Updated 1/2019