Postdoctoral Fellow

Joanna Kolasinski

Joanna Kolasinski
Postdoctoral Fellow

Phone: 504-862-3195
Fax: 504-865-5199

Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Room 204 Blessey Hall
New Orleans, LA   70117

Stable Isotope Laboratory


Ph.D., Université de La Réunion, 2009
M.S., Université Paul Verlaine, Metz, 2005

Research Interests

Marine Ecology
Biogeochemistry (stable isotopes, trace elements)
Primary production
Bentho-pelago coupling
Benthic invertebrates
Ecosystem responses to anthropogenic stress


Kolasinski J., Jaquemet S., Kaehler S. 2012 Distribution and sources of particulate organic matter in a dipole of mesoscale eddies in the Mozambique Channel (south-western Indian Ocean): insight from C and N stable isotopes. Journal of Marine System, 96:122-131. doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2012.02.015

Kolasinski J., Rogers K., Cuet P., Barry B. & Frouin P. 2011. Sources of particulate organic matter at the ecosystem scale in a tropical coral reef: a stable isotope and trace element approach. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 443:77-93.

 Kolasinski J., Taddei D., Cuet P. & Frouin P. 2010. AChE and EROD activities in two echinoderms, Holothuria leucospilota and Holoturia atra (Holothuroidea), in a coral reef (Reunion Island, South-western Indian Ocean). Journal of Environmental and Health Science, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engeneering, 45:1-10.

Kolasinski J., Frouin P., Sallon A., Rogers K., Bruggemann H.J. & Potier M. 2009. Feeding ecology and ontogenetic dietary shift of yellowstripe goatfish Mulloidichthys flavolineatus (Mullidae) at Reunion Island, SW Indian Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 386:181-195.

Kolasinski J., Rogers K. & Frouin P. 2008. Effects of acidification on carbon and stable isotopes of benthic macrofauna from a tropical coral reef. Rapid Communication in Mass Spectrometry, 22:2955-2960.

101 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118, 504-865-5198