Water@UW Affiliates

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Vander Woude, Theresa

Graduate Student, Water@UW Executive Committee member

tvanderwoude@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Environmental communication and behavior change, urban stormwater, agriculture

Alatout, Samer

Faculty, Department of Community and Environmental Sociology

snalatout@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Global environmental policy and politics, environmental security/insecurity, bio-territorial framework of power and government

Andresen, Christian

Faculty, Department of Geography

candresen@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Arctic hydrology, ecology, wetlands, climate change, remote sensing and UAS (drones)

Anex, Robert

Faculty, Department of Biological Systems Engineering

anex@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Biological systems analysis and assessment, life cycle assessment, techno-economic analysis

Arnold, Michael

Faculty, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

michael.arnold@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Advanced nanostructured materials for water purification and desalination

Arriaga, Francisco

Faculty, Department of Soil Science; Division of Extension

farriaga@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Applied soil physics, soil and water management and conservation, soil erosion, water quality, crop production

Baird, Ian G.

Faculty, Department of Geography

ibaird@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Mekong fish and fisheries; fish ecology, fisheries co-management, political ecology of hydro power dams and fisheries in the Mekong Basin

 

Balster, Nick

Faculty, Department of Soil Science

njbalster@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Stormwater management, green engineering, restoration of retention basins and dam impoundments, wintertime water flows, urban waters, forest hydrology

Bart, David

Faculty, Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture

dbart@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Hydrologic characteristics and floristic quality of calcareous fens; legacy and current impacts of groundwater withdrawal, land-use change, climate change, and shrub encroachment; remote sensing

Beilfuss, Richard

Adjunct Professor, College of Engineering; President & CEO, International Crane Foundation

rich@savingcranes.org

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Research Topics: Ecological restoration, environmental flows, wetland ecology, impact of water resources development and climate on river systems, landscape ecology

Bell, Michael

Faculty, Department of Community and Environmental Sociology; Director, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

michaelbell@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Sociology of perennial agriculture systems such as grazing and agroforestry, sociology of cover crops, sociology of climate change

Block, Paul

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

pblock2@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Effects of climate change on water systems, hydrologic forecasting and integration into decision models, hydroeconomics

Bohanan, Robert

Outreach Program Manager, WISCIENCE

rbohanan@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Citizen science, urban ecology, storm water basin ecology, dragonflies of Wisconsin

Booth, Eric

Research Scientist, Department of Agronomy, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

egbooth@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Hydroecology, hydrologic impacts of climate and land-use, stormwater management, wetland/stream restoration, groundwater, fluvial geomorphology, agroecology

Bradbury, Ken

Director and State Geologist, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey; Faculty, Department of Geoscience

kbradbu@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Groundwater movement, viruses in groundwater systems, hydrogeology of Wisconsin, wellhead protection, and groundwater recharge

Brossard, Dominique

Faculty, Department of Life Sciences Communication

dbrossard@wisc.edu

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Research topics: Risk communication (e.g. AIS communication, public opinion and water toxicity)

Burkett, Erin

Lake Superior Outreach Specialist

erin.burkett@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Environmental social science, collaboration, community-engaged research, leadership

Cardiff, Michael

Faculty, Department of Geoscience

cardiff@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Aquifer characterization, inverse problems, environmental decision-making under uncertainty, water supply systems

Cook, Chad

Land & Water Outreach Program Manager, Division of Extension, Natural Resources Institute

chad.cook@wisc.edu

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Outreach Topics: Water quality and non-point source pollution impacts, forestry outreach to landowners, citizen science, invasive species

Desai, Ankur

Faculty, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

desai@aos.wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Inland water biogeochemistry, surface-atmosphere exchange, ecosystem modeling, micrometeorology, climate change

Druschke, Caroline Gottschalk

Faculty, Department of English

caroline.gottschalk.druschke@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Dam decision-making, trout conservation, watershed outreach, restoration science & management, social-ecological systems, public engagement, environmental communication, migratory fish passage, human dimensions

Dugan, Hilary

Faculty, Center for Limnology, Department of Integrative Biology

hdugan@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Lakes, water quality change, spatial data, data science

Erb, Kevin

Director, Conservation Professional Training Program, Division of Extension

kevin.erb@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: manure and animal waste management, land application technologies, nutrient management planning, conservation planning, karst, soil health, groundwater, and adult education.

Erickson, Deanna

Education Coordinator, Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve

deanna.erickson@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Environmental education, place-based education, watershed, Lake Superior, restoration, remediation, Great Lakes Area of Concern, estuaries

Exo, John

Water Quality Programs Coordinator

john.exo@wisc.edu

Research Topics: Groundwater nitrates from agriculture; Coordinate CALS & Extension outreach and response to challenges of nitrates from agriculture

Ferris, Michael

Faculty, Department of Computer Sciences; Director, Data Sciences Hub, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

ferris@cs.wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Economic modeling for decision problems, strategic design & operation of energy, agriculture, & hydro-economic systems.

FitzSimons, Sarah

Faculty, Department of Art

sfitzsimons@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Site-specific sculpture, installation art, water and architecture.

Fratta, Dante

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

fratta@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Geotomography, near surface geophysics, detection of anomalies in infrastructure, study of low strain stiffness in rock masses, geomaterial process evaluation

Genskow, Ken

Faculty, Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture; Extension Specialist, Natural Resources Institute

kgenskow@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Watershed planning, water policy, integration, collaboration, social indicators, human dimensions, governance, program evaluation

Gerrish, Gretchen

Director, Trout Lake Research Station, Center for Limnology

ggerrish@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Evolutionary ecology of aquatic invertebrates, zooplankton population and community ecology, life history evolution

Ginder-Vogel, Matthew

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

mgindervogel@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Environmental chemistry, biogeochemistry, water chemistry, X-ray absorption spectroscopy

Goldberg, Tony

Faculty, Department of Pathobiological Sciences

tgoldberg@vetmed.wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Ecology and epidemiology of infectious diseases of aquatic animals, including invasive pathogens with economic importance to Wisconsin

Good, Laura

Research Scientist, Department of Soil Science

lwgood@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Nutrient management planning, conservation planning, runoff phosphorus, Phosphorus Index.

Gorski, Patrick

Emerging Contaminants Research Scientist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Patrick.gorski@slh.wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Mercury bioavailability and bioaccumulation, groundwater geochemistry and contamination, trace-metals analysis, nutrient cycling and removal, zooplankton and aquatic ecology

Graham, Linda

Faculty, Department of Botany

lkgraham@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Algae, bryophytes, periphyton, bacterial-autotroph associations, humic lakes, cellulose, technological applications of eukaryotic autotrophs

Grainger, Corbett

Faculty, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

corbett.grainger@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Marine fisheries management including catch shares and rights-based management

Gratton, Claudio

Faculty, Department of Entomology

cgratton@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Landscape ecology, insect ecology and food webs, lake-land linkages, agriculture, bioenergy

Haines, Dustin

Research Coordinator, Natural Resources Institute, Division of Extension

dustin.haines@wisc.edu

Research Topics: ecology, invasive plants, restoration

Hanson, Paul

Faculty, Center for Limnology

pchanson@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Carbon cycling, lake ecosystem modeling, aquatic sensor networks and cyber-infrastructure

Harrington, Gregory W.

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

gwharrin@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Chemistry of drinking water treatment and distribution, removal of waterborne pathogens and microbes during drinking water treatment and distribution, mathematical modeling

Harrington, Moira

Assistant Director for Communications

moira@aqua.wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Communications

Hart, David

Assistant Director for Extension, Aquatic Sciences Center

dhart@aqua.wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Application of geospatial technologies to Great Lakes issues (sustainable coastal development, coastal hazards, coastal heritage tourism)

Hauxwell, Jennifer

Assistant Director for Research and Student Engagement, Aquatic Sciences Center

jennifer.hauxwell@aqua.wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Effects of nutrient loading on aquatic environments, aquatic plant ecology and management, water resource and fisheries management, research program administration

Heim, Karina

Coastal Training Program Coordinator, Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve

karina.heim@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Coastal issues, Lake Superior, professional training

Horowitz, Leah

Faculty, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, School of Human Ecology

lhorowitz@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: environmental governance, grassroots ecological resistance, social movements, American Indian communities, Melanesia, political ecology, community responses to industrial development, social dimensions of biodiversity conservation, climate change activism

Hotchkiss, Sara

Faculty, Department of Botany, Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research

shotchkiss@wisc.edu

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Research topics: Studies of vegetation history, climate history, ecosystem response to climate change, disturbance and landscape dynamics, paleoecology

Huang, Jingyi

Faculty, Department of Soil Science

jhuang426@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Soil physics, proximal and remote sensing, soil monitoring, water conservation and irrigation management, digital soil mapping

Hurley, James

Director, Aquatic Sciences Center; Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

hurley@aqua.wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Chemical limnology, natural organic matter, nutrient cycling, Great Lakes research, bioaccumulation of contaminants, chemical interactions at the sediment-water interface

Ives, Anthony

Faculty, Department of Integrative Biology

arives@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Population and community ecology; theory and statistical methods

Jackson, Randy

Faculty, Department of Agronomy

rdjackson@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Grassland ecosystem structure and fucntion, C sequestration and ecosystem services of grasslands, C balance and grassland management regimes, grassland and pasture management

Jensen, Olaf

Faculty, Center for Limnology and Department of Integrative Biology

olaf.p.jensen@gmail.com

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Research Topics: Fish ecology, fishery management, food webs, social-ecological systems

Johnson, Rachel

MS Student, Biological Systems Engineering and Water Resources Management

Karasov, William

Faculty, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology

wkarasov@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Ecotoxicology and physiology of wild animals

 

Knight, Susan

Interim Director, Trout Lake Research Station; Research Scientist, Center for Limnology

seknight@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Aquatic Plant Identification and Outreach; Invasive aquatic plant research (Tolerance of invasive aquatic plants, testing biological control methods)

Kucharik, Chris

Faculty, Department of Agronomy

kucharik@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Agroecology, climate change, biogeochemical cycling, ecosystem modeling

Laboski, Carrie

Faculty, Department of Soil Science; Division of Extension

laboski@wisc.edu
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Research topics: Soil fertility/nutrient management, manure nutrient availability, soil testing, nutrient cycling and movement, enhancing nutrient use efficiency.

LaGro, James

Faculty, Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture

jalagro@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Green infrastructure, low-impact development/stormwater management, groundwater contamination/risks from septic systems

Lakind, Alexandra

PhD Student, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies/School of Education, Water@UW Project Assistant

Larson, Rebecca

Faculty, Department of Biological Systems Engineering; Division of Extension

rebecca.larson@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Agricultural runoff, manure management

Lee, Carol Eunmi

Faculty, Department of Integrative Biology

carollee@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Genetics of populations resistant to catastrophic change; rapid evolutionary responses to environmental change (biological invasions, climate change, oil spills, etc.)

Loheide, Steve

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

loheide@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Hydroecology, water in the environment, stream and riparian resoration, groundwater, hydrologic and ecologic consequences of climate change

Lottig, Noah

Research Scientist, Center for Limnology; Site Manager, North Temperate Lakes Long Term Ecological Research Program

nrlottig@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Influence of hydroscape configuration on watershed carbon signatures, interactions between geomorphology and wrack disturbance in tidal creeks.

McMahon, Katherine

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

tmcmahon@engr.wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Water quality, eutrophication, wastewater treatment microbiology, environmental genomics, community assembly, bacteria-virus interactions

McShane-Hellenbrand, Karen

Faculty, Department of Dance

kmhellen@education.wisc.edu

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Research Topics: National Water Dance Project (Wisconsin statewide coordinator), arts integration curriculum development with water themes, site specific dance performance on or near waterways

 

Monette, Richard

Faculty, Law School; Director, Great Lakes Indian Law Center

richard.monette@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Water rights law (LAW 845), Indian and Federal Reserved Water Rights, legal counsel to parties in discussions or settlements of water rights

Muldoon, Maureen

Hydrogeologist, Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey

muldoon@wisc.edu

Research Topics: Groundwater resources, groundwater quality, geology of aquifers, karst, monitoring fractured-rock aquifers

Nesper, Larry

Faculty, Department of Anthropology; Director, American Indian Studies Program

lnesper@wisc.edu
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Research topics: Great Lakes Indian law and politics in the federal Indian policy era of Self-determination (post-1960s); development of the tribal courts in Wisconsin

Noguera, Daniel

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

noguera@engr.wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Biological wastewater treatment, biological nitrogen and phosphorus removal, anaerobic digestion, drinking water, bioenergy, biotechnology

Noordyk, Julia

Water Quality and Coastal Communities Specialist, Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute

noordykj@uwgb.edu
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Research Topics: Great Lakes, coastal erosion, runoff and stormwater pollution, climate adaptation, community resiliency and sustainability

Notaro, Michael

Associate Director, Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research

mnotaro@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Land-atmosphere interactions, global and regional climate modeling, climate change in the Great Lakes Basin, lake-effect snow, lake levels, dust storms

Ohm, Brian

Faculty, Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture; Division of Extension

bwohm@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Water law, including the Public Trust doctrine, riparian rights, coastal hazards, floodplain/shoreland zoning, stormwater ordinances, wetland ordinances

Ozdogan, Mutlu

Faculty, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

ozdogan@wisc.edu
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Research topics: Remote sensing, hydrology, land-use/land-cover change

Panuska, John

Faculty Associate, Department of Biological Systems Engineering; Division of Extension

jcpanuska@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Runoff water quality, non-point source pollution, nutrient management, urban and agricultural water quality modeling, drainage and irrigation

Parker, Dominic

Faculty, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

dominic.parker@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Economics of ground and surface water conservation, commercial fishery management

Paschke, Ned

Director, Department of Engineering Professional Development

ned.paschke@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Water and wastewater engineering, analysis and improvement of water and wastewater systems

Peckarsky, Bobbi

Honorary Fellow, Department of Integrative Biology, Department of Entomology

peckarsky@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Ecology of stream-dwelling organisms, evolution of predator-prey and grazer-algal interactions, invertebrates as indicators of stream water quality

Phaneuf, Dan

Faculty, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

dphaneuf@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Environmental economics with specific expertise in non-market valuation; applied econometrics

Power, Rebecca

Director, North Central Region Water Network

rebecca.power@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Nutrient management, climate and water, soil health and water, youth water stewardship, harmful algal blooms, green infrastructure, university extension, watershed management, watershed leadership, water policy

Preston, Daniel

Faculty, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology

daniel.preston@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Freshwater ecology, food webs, host-parasite interactions, species invasions, environmental change

Provencher, Bill

Faculty, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

rwproven@wisc.edu
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Research topics: Environmental and resource economics, dynamics of resource use, value of ecosystem goods and services, management of freshwater resources, land use policies

Pujara, Nimish

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

npujara@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Environmental fluid mechanics, nearshore hydrodynamics, turbulent and multiphase flows, flow-biota interactions, water wave mechanics, coastal processes, experimental methods

Qin, Mohan

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

mohan.qin@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Sustainable wastewater treatment, brackish water desalination

Ramage, Hannah

Monitoring Coordinator, Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve

hannah.ramage@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Water quality, wetland ecology, and fisheries

Remucal, Christy

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

remucal@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Photochemical processes in natural waters, metal redox cycling, reactive oxygen species production, contaminant transformation

Rissman, Adena

Faculty, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology

arrissman@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Natural resource policy design and implementation, ecological outcomes of resource policy, social and legal adaptation to environmental change

Robbins, Paul

Director, Nelson Institute for Envrionmental Studies

director@nelson.wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Human behavior (homeowner practices related to water quality), urban water management (mosquito habitat and breeding sites)

Robertson, Morgan

Faculty, Department of Geography

mmrobertson@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Wetland restoration, Clean Water Act, environmental markets, wetland and habitat credit policy

 

Roden, Eric

Faculty, Department of Geoscience

eroden@geology.wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Sediment biogeochemistry; physiology and ecology of anaerobic microorganisms; microbial iron redox cycling; microbial mineral transformations

Ruark, Matt

Faculty, Department of Soil Science; Division of Extension

mdruark@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Efficient use and management of fertilizers and manures to reduce losses to surface and groundwater

Sapper, Becky

Director, Wisconsin Master Naturalist Program, Natural Resources Institute, Division of Extension

becky.sapper@wisc.edu

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Outreach Topics: Master Naturalist, volunteer management, stakeholder engagement, program facilitation, citizen science, invasive species, freshwater estuaries

Seilheimer, Titus

Fisheries Outreach Specialist, Wisconsin Sea Grant

tseilheimer@aqua.wisc.edu 
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Research Topics: Great Lakes ecology and fisheries, food web change, fish ecology, fish habitat, aquatic invasive species, wetland ecology

Shaw, Bret

Faculty, Department of Life Science Communications; Division of Extension

brshaw@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Social marketing, outreach, aquatic invasive species, promoting natural shorelines

Silbernagel, Janet

Faculty, Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture; Design Strategist, Division of Continuing Studies

jmsilber@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Landscape ecology and conservation strategies, scenario modeling and geospatial analysis of  landscape conservation strategies

Soldat, Doug

Faculty, Department of Soil Science; Division of Extension

djsoldat@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Lawn and turfgrass maintenance, environmental impacts of turfgrass management, soil phosphorus, Pb-contaminated soils

Stambach, Amy

Faculty, Department of Anthropology, Nelson Institute Center for Culture, History, and Environment

amy.stambach@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Community management of water in East Africa

 

Stanley, Emily

Faculty, Center for Limnology, Department of Integrative Biology

ehstanley@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Aquatic ecosystem ecology and biogeochemistry, focusing in streams and lakes; computational limnology, long-term ecological research

Steele, Jeffery

Water Quality Specialist, Environmental and Occupational Health, University Health Services

jdsteele@uhs.wisc.edu

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Areas of Expertise: water and human health including stormwater monitoring, groundwater quality, recreational swimming water, blue-green algae, legionella in water distribution systems, and drinking water quality

Stern, Noah

Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Bacteriology

nstern2@wisc.edu

 

Research Topics: dissolved and particulate organic carbon, microbial metabolism, hyporheic zone.

Stevens, Andrew

Faculty, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

awstevens@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Applied agricultural policy, food policy, groundwater, agriculture.

Stoy, Paul

Associate Professor, Biological Systems Engineering

pcstoy@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Ecology, evapotranspiration, remote sensing

Szlufarska, Izabela

Faculty, Department of Materials Science & Engineering

szlufarska@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Water/mineral interfaces, surface chemistry, interaction of water with nanomaterials, nanofluidics, molecular simulations

Thompson, Anita

Faculty, Department of Biological Systems Engineering

amthompson2@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Hydrology, water quality, runoff, sediment/nutrient/pathogen transport, stormwater management, erosion control, SWAT and WEPP modeling

Townsend, Philip

Faculty, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology

ptownsend@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Remote sensing and imaging spectroscopy, forest ecosystem dynamics, watershed hydrology and modeling, spatial analysis

Turner, Monica

Faculty, Department of Integrative Biology

turnermg@wisc.edu 
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Research topics: Spatial heterogeneity in ecological systems, natural disturbances and ecosystems, fire ecology, western conifer forests, effects of climate and land-use change

Vander Zanden, Jake

Director, Center for Limnology; Faculty, Department of Integrative Biology

mjvanderzand@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Aquatic Ecology, limnology, fish ecology, food webs, aquatic invasive species, conservation biology

Vavrus, Steve

Research Scientist, Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research

sjvavrus@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Lake ice, sea ice, climate change, glaciers, floods, Great Lakes, seasonal rainfall forecasting, lake-effect snowfall, snow cover, extreme weather, Yahara Watershed

Vimont, Dan

Director, Nelson Institute for Climatic Research; Faculty, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

vimont@wisc.edu
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Research topics: Mechanisms of climate variability and change, weather-climate interactions, global and regional impacts of climate change

Voter, Carolyn

Wisconsin Water Resources Science-Policy Postdoctoral Fellow

Waller, Donald

Faculty, Department of Botany

dmwaller@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Agricultural/non-point nutrient inputs to freshwater systems, harmful algal blooms, aerial N-deposition impacts, marine “dead zones”

Wang, Yi

Faculty, Department of Horticulture; Division of Extension

wang52@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Irrigation management of sustainable vegetable crop production, with a focus on variable rate irrigation and other irrigation best management practices

Wei, Haoran

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

haoran.wei3@wisc.edu

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Research Topics: Emerging contaminants, Sensing technology, Water treatment

White, Amber

PhD Student, Water@UW Executive Committee member

Wright, Daniel

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

danielb.wright@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Flood risk estimation and management, modeling of extreme rainfall, climate change impacts on hydrologic extremes, natural hazards modeling

Wu, Chin

Faculty, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

chinwu@engr.wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Environmental fluid mechanics and limnology, surface wave dynamics, sediment transport, environmental monitoring, groundwater-surface water interactions

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Emeritus Faculty


Mary Anderson

Professor Emerita, Geology and Geophysics
andy@geology.wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Computer modeling of groundwater systems, geological characterization of heterogeneity, groundwater-lake systems

Anders Andren

Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director Emeritus, Aquatic Sciences Center
awandren@aqua.wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Aquatic chemistry, remediation of contaminated water and sediments, Great Lakes contaminants, fisheries, invasive species, lake levels, aquaculture, Wisconsin groundwater issues

David E. Armstrong

Professor Emeritus, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Environmental Chemistry & Technology Program
dearmstr@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Aquatic chemistry, chemical limnology, nutrient cycles in lakes, chemical contaminants in aquatic systems

Steve Carpenter

Free Range Scientist; Emeritus Faculty, Department of Integrative Biology; Emeritus Director, Center for Limnology
srcarpen@wisc.edu
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Research Topics:Aquatic Ecology, limnology, carbon cycle, eutrophication, food webs, phosphorus, land-water linkages, ecosystem models, social-ecological systems

Gene Clark

Emeritus Coastal Engineering Specialist, Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute

grclark@aqua.wisc.edu

Research Topics: Coastal engineering & resiliency, dangerous currents & beach safety, design and efficiency of ports, harbors, and marinas

Calvin DeWitt

Professor Emeritus, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
cbdewitt@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: redox potentials at water/peat interface in wetland ponds, evaluation of negative skewness in ectotherm thermoregulation, ecosystem modeling, highway impacts on wetlands,wetland formation

James F. Kitchell

Arthur Hasler Professor Emeritus of Zoology, Faculty, Center for Limnology
kitchell@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Food web interactions and fisheries, Lake ecosystems, Marine ecosystems, Climate change effects on Lake Superior

Sharon Long

Emerita Director, Applied Environmental Microbiology, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene; Emerita Faculty, Department of Soil Science
slong@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Monitoring waterborne pathogens, microbial water contamination, source water protection, watershed management, methods of pathogen enumeration, bio-terrorism preparedness

John J. Magnuson

Professor Emeritus of Zoology and Director Emeritus of the Center for Limnology
jjmagnus@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Long-term ecological research on lakes, analyses of lake ice time series, climate change impacts and adaptations, thermal ecology of fishes, landscape and invasion ecology of lakes.

Ken Potter

Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environment Engineering
kwpotter@wisc.edu
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Research Topics: Hydrological Modeling and Design, Stormwater, Estimation of Hydrologic Risk, Restoration of Aquatic Systems

Jim Skinner

Professor Emeritus, Chemistry
jlskinner@uchicago.edu
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Research Topics:  Dynamics of condensed phase systems, time-dependent phenomena in liquids, supercritical fluids, crystalline and amorphous solids

William Sonzogni

Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering
sonzogni@gmail.com
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Research Topics: Fate and transport of toxic contaminants, analytical chemistry of pollutants, chemical limnology, water resources management, environmental toxicology