You are here


Tarik Gouhier

Marine Science Center
430 Nahant Road
Nahant, MA 01908


  • PhD, McGill University, 2010

Research & Scholarship Interests

Dynamical models of ecological and environmental processes for marine species; adaptive management strategies of interconnected coastal ecosystems
Affiliated With

Department Research Areas

College Research Initiatives

Teaching Interests

  • Developing dynamical models for ecological and environmental processes 
  • Theoretical ecology
  • Effects of environmental change 

Selected Publications

  • P. Pillai, T.C. Gouhier, S.V. Vollmer, Ecological Rescue of Hose-Microbial Systems Under Environmental Change, Theoretical Ecology, 10, 2017, 51-63
  • B. Spiecker, T.C. Gouhier, F. Guichard, Reciprocal Feedbacks Between Spatial Subsidies and Reserve Networks in Coral Reef Meta-Ecosystems, Ecological Applications, 26(1), 2016, 264-278
  • D. Wang, T.C. Gouhier, B.A. Menge, A.R. Ganguly, Intensification and Spatial Homogenization of Coastal Upwelling Under Climate Change, Nature, 518, 2015, 390-394
  • P. Pillai, T.C. Gouhier, S.V. Vollmer, The Cryptic Role of Biodiversity in the Emergence of Host-Microbial Mutualisms, Ecology Letters, 17(11), 2014, 1437-1446
  • T.C. Gouhier, F. Guichard, B.A. Menge, Designing Effective Reserve Networks for Non-equilibrium Metacommunities, Ecological Applications, 23(6), 2013, 1488-1503
  • T.C. Gouhier, F. Guichard, B.A. Menge, Ecological Processes Can Synchronize Marine Population Dynamics Over Continental Scales, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(18), 2010, 8281-8286

Related News

February 19, 2015

CIV Associate Professor Auroop Ganguly & Tarik Gouhier’s article in Nature shows that climate change will result in major changes in coastal marine ecosystems.

July 25, 2014

CEE Associate Professor Auroop Ganguly , along with CEE Affiliated Assistant Professor Tarik Gouhier , ECE Associate Professor Jennifer Dy , who is the principal investigator on the grant, and Associate Professor Aidong Ding from Department of Mathematics, were awarded a $1.2M NSF Cyber SEES grant .

July 22, 2014

Electrical & Computer Engineering Associate Professor Jennifer Dy, Civil & Environmental Engineering Associate Professor Auroop Ganguly & Affiliated Assistant Professor Tarik Gouhier were...