Niels L. Lindquist
Dr. Lindquist is a chemical ecologist. His recent research focus has been studying the physical and biological factors controlling the distribution, health, and resilience of oyster-based habitats in North Carolina estuarine environments. As well, he has been developing novel, patent-pending strategies to help restore and create new oyster habitat and enhance oyster fisheries; work done in collaboration with other IMS faculty and local commercial fishermen.
Areas of Expertise/Research Interests:
Coral and Oyster Reef Ecology
Practical Applications and Commercialization of Ecological Knowledge
ENEC 488 (MASC 488) Estuarine and Coastal Marine Ecology
ENEC 395 (MASC 395) Independent Research (IE students)
Start-up of the Sandbar Oyster Company – based on UNC IP (2014-present).
NC Division of Marine Fisheries – Hard Clam and Oyster Fisheries Management Plan Advisory Committee (2015-present).
North Carolina Oyster Steering Committee (2014-present).