Name: Kiviat, Erik (Researcher)PrintGo Back

Institution: Hudsonia

Description of Expertise:

Ecology of certain invasive plants, focusing on their relationships with other organisms, as well as non-habitat ecosystem services provided, and the strategies of selective management given mixtures of benefits and harms.

Phone: 845-758-7273


Countries: United States

States: New Jersey, New York

Species: Aquatic plants, Terrestrial plants, Wetland plants, Water chestnut (Trapa natans), Tree-of-heaven (Ailanthus altissima), Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica), Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria), Common reed (Phragmites australis)

Ecosystems: Riparian, Urban , Wetland

Research Areas: Human dimensions, Impacts, Management techniques , Management techniques

NY Regions: Lower Hudson, Catskills, Capital Mohawk

Related Publications:

Title: Ecosystem services of Phragmites in North America with emphasis on habitat functions Citation: Kiviat, E. 2013. Ecosystem services of Phragmites in North America with emphasis on habitat functions. AoB Plants 2013, doi: 10.1093/aobpla/plt008. 29 p. Link:

Title: Review of world literature on water chestnut with implications for management in North America Citation: Hummel, M. & E. Kiviat. 2004. Review of world literature on water-chestnut (Trapa natans) with impli-cations for management in North America. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 42(1):17-28. Link:

Title: American Goldfinch Nests in Purple Loosestrife Citation: Kiviat, E. 1996. American goldfinch nests in purple loosestrife. Wilson Bulletin 108(1):182-186. Link:

Last updated: June 4, 2019 at 8:02 am