Stephanie Gaspar is a senior at the University of Central Florida where she majors in biology with a double minor in environmental studies and health sciences. She is a research assistant at the Aquatic Biogeochemistry Laboratory at UCF, focusing on wetlands research. Here she works with various analytical chemistry techniques to study the effects of climate change on wetlands and examine the biochemical effects of oyster restoration in the Indian River Lagoon. Stephanie is currently researching the nutrient dynamics related to restoration efforts at Lake Tohopekaliga. Her intention is to pursue a career in botany, with an emphasis on sustainable agriculture and medicinal plants. She is currently a member of the Florida Native Plant Society and is involved with the American Farmland Trust.
Gaspar, Stephanie, "Stephanie Gaspar" (2017). UCF Research and Mentoring Program Scholars. 27.