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Gregory P. Zogg, Ph.D.



Morgane 119
Biddeford Campus
Eligible for Student Opportunities



1997, University of Michigan

Post-Doctoral Training

1998, University of Michigan


Current research

I am an ecologist who studies plants, microbes, and their interactions in wetlands and forests, with a particular emphasis on how human-induced environmental change impacts these organisms.

Selected publications

Wetlands (* indicates student co-author)

  • *Legault II R, Zogg GP, Travis SE. 2018. Competitive interactions between native Spartina alterniflora and non-native Phragmites australis depend on nutrient loading and temperature. PLOS ONE 13:e0192234.
  • Zogg GP, Travis SE. 2021.  Genotypic diversity reduces the negative effects of increased competition, herbivory, and tidal inundation on the productivity of Spartina alterniflora.  Estuaries and Coasts. (view-only version available at
  • Zogg GP, Travis SE, Brazeau DA. 2018. Strong associations between plant genotypes and bacterial communities in a natural salt marsh. Ecology and Evolution 8:4721-4730.


  • Burton AJ, Pregitzer KS, Zogg GP, Zak DR. 1998. Drought reduces root respiration in sugar maple forests. Ecological Applications 8:771–778.
  • Zogg GP, Zak DR, Pregitzer KS, Burton AJ. 2000. Microbial immobilization and the retention of anthropogenic nitrate in a northern hardwood forest. Ecology 81:1858–1866.
  • Zogg GP, Zak DR, Ringelberg DB, Macdonald NW, Pregitzer KS, White DC. 1997. Compositional and functional shifts in microbial communities due to soil warming. Soil Science Society of America Journal 61:475–481.