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Senior Lecturer in Plant Science

Natural Sciences Building, Old Wing, Room 222

Department of Life Sciences

The University of The West Indies

St. Augustine

Trinidad and Tobago

Telephone: 868-662-2002 ext 83088

Fax: 868-663-5241

Email: Mike.Oatham@sta.uwi.edu


Qualifications

  • Ph.D. (Plant Ecology) University of Kent at Canterbury (1994).
  • Honours (Plant Ecophysiology) University of Queensland (1989).
  • B.Sc. (Botany and Geology) University of Western Australia (1987).

Featured Work

Research Projects

  • Investigating ecological aspects of data on canopy tree dynamics gathered by the Forestry Dept over the last thirteen years in the Victoria-Mayaro Forest Reserve, Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Investigating the population dynamics of Mora seedlings in the proposed Matura National Park, Trinidad W.I.
  • Investigating the tropical tree seedling, sapling and mature tree dynamics.
  • Investigating the controls on expansion of Mora exselsa into adjacent mixed forest.
  • Preparation of a GIS database for the Victoria-Mayaro Forest Reserve using geographical and Forestry Department data.

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