University of Vermont

Watershed Research Lab

research team

Research Team

(Current Students    |    BWRL Alumni)

Principal Investigator


Research Staff


  • Frances IannnucciFrances Iannucci
    Lead Research Technician and Data Specialist
    Arctic Long-Term Ecological Research Program
    Watershed Research Lab
    Background: BSc, University of Vermont, Environmental Science (2015)
    Focus: Laboratory analysis of stream samples and data management. Water quality sampling, and fish inventories.
    Interests: Stream ecology, fisheries biology.
    Contact: Frances.Iannucci at uvm.edu

Current Students

 

BWRL Alumni


  • Joe BartlettJoe Bartlett (MS)
    Background:BSc, University of Vermont, Environmental Science (2004), MS Aquatic Ecology and Watershed Science (2016) [Thesis PDF]
    Research Focus: Streams Project
    Project: UVM Transportation Research Center
    Currently: Environmental consultant with Fitzgerald Environmental Associates, LLC
  • Josh BenesJosh Benes
    Lead Research Technician and Data Specialist
    Arctic Long-Term Ecological Research Program
    Watershed Research Lab
    Background: BSc, University of Vermont, Environmental Science (2011), US Geological Survey Hydrological Intern (2011).
    Focus: Laboratory analysis of stream samples and data management. Water quality sampling, identification of riparian algae, stream morphological assessments, and fish growth inventories.
    Interests: Stream ecology, biogeochemistry, human interactions with riparian systems, incorporating ecosystem research into community planning.
    Currently: Pursuing a career in public administration, Wisconsin
    Contact: jbofv at gmail.com
  • Carl CappellettiCarl Cappelletti (MS)
    Background: BSc, Towson State University, Biology (2001)
    Research Focus: Whole-stream metabolism in Arctic tundra streams (Thesis PDF)
    Project: Arctic LTER Project
    Currently: M.D., Interning at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore
  • Meredith ClaytonMeredith Clayton (Research Technician)
    Background: BSc, University of Vermont, Environmental Science (2005)
    Research Focus: Flow Monitoring Project
    Project: Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
  • Eric DavisEric Davis (MS)
    Background: BSc, University of Vermont, Environmental Science (2007); previous experience in stream gauging and wetland restoration projects
    Research Focus: Total and methyl mercury in vernal pools [MS Thesis]
    Project: Northeast Temperate Network Inventory and Monitoring Project (NETN)
    Currently: River Ecologist with the Rivers Program, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
    Contact: Eric.Davis at state.vt.us
  • Evan Fitzgerald Evan Fitzgerald (MS)
    Background: BSc, University of New Hampshire, Environmental Conservation (1998)
    Research Focus: Impacts of urban development on stream geomorphology (Thesis PDF)
    Project: Redesigning the American Neighborhood
    Currently: Owner and director of an environmental consulting firm, Fitzgerald Environmental Associates, LLC
    Contact: evan at fitzgeraldenvironmental.com
  • Michael FlinnMichael Flinn (Post-Doc)
    Background: BA, Concordia College, Biology/Chemistry (1997). MS, Kansas State University, Entomology (2000). PhD Southern Illinois University, Zoology (2006).
    Research Focus: Invertebrate community structure in streams and lakes in the Arctic National Parks. Big river ecology.
    Project: Arctic National Park Inventory and Monitoring Project
    Currently: Associate Professor at Murray State University (2008)
    Contact: michael.flinn at murraystate.edu
  • Julie FoleyJulie Foley (MS)
    Background: BA, Colgate University, Geology (1999)
    Research Focus: Innovations in stormwater management policy and regulation (Thesis PDF)
    Project: Redesigning the American Neighborhood
    Currently: Wetland Resource Manager with Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
    Contact: julie.foley at state.vt.us
  • Alex Hackman Alex Hackman (MS)
    Background: BA, Tufts University, Environmental Studies (1994)
    Research Focus: Impacts of stormwater on stream structure and function (Thesis PDF)
    Project: Redesigning the American Neighborhood
    Currently: Project Manager in Massachusetts Riverways Program
    Contact: Alex.Hackman at state.ma.us
  • Malcolm HerstandMalcolm Herstand (Research Technician)
    Background: BSc, Montana State University, Environmental Science (2008); experience in stream hydrology, biochemistry, and GIS
    Research Focus: Integrating hydrological and biogeochemical processes in arctic streams
    Project: Changing Seasonality in Arctic Stream Networks (NSF)
    Currently: Environmental specialist in Alaska
  • Amanda HollandAmanda Holland (MS)
    Background: BSc, University of Nebraska, Natural Resources (2000)
    Research Focus: Ecology of urban development (Thesis PDF)
    Project: Redesigning the American Neighborhood
    Currently: Regional planner, Vermont
    Contact: aholland at nrpcvt.com
  • Morgan JohnstonMorgan Johnston (MS)
    Background: BSc, Pennsylvania State University, Environmental Resource Management (2004)
    Research Focus: Hyporheic processing in Arctic tundra streams (Thesis PDF)
    Project: Arctic Hyporheic Project
    Currently: Environmental consultant, with Stone Environmental
  • Pooja KanwarPooja Kanwar (PhD)
    Background:
    BS, University of Iowa, Geography/Environmental Studies (2004); MS Antioch University of New England, Resource Management (2007)
    Research Focus: Regional Ecological Risk Assessment of the Kaipara Harbour (NZ) [Dissertation PDF]
    Project: Rubenstein School Multicultural Fellowship
    Currently: Natural Resources Planner at Superior National Forest
  • Julia Larouche Julia Larouche (PhD)
    Background: BA, Assumption College, Chemistry (2003), MS, UVM, Natural Resources, (2008)
    MS Research Focus: Microtonal ecology of streams and lakes in the Arctic Parks [Thesis PDF]
    MS Project: Arctic National Park Inventory and Monitoring Project
    PhD Research Focus: Thermokarst impacts on arctic stream ecosystems
    PhD Project: ARCSS Thermokarst Project
    Currently:
    Teaching
  • Joel Nipper Joel Nipper (PhD)
    Background: SUNY-Plattsburg, BSc, Environmental Science (2004). MSc, Pennsylvania , Ph.D. UVM, Natural Resources (2016) [Dissertation PDF]
    Research Focus: Stormwater management: sources of water pollution and evaluation of a stormwater detention pond
    Project: Redesigning the American Neighborhood
    Currently: Water Quality Modeler, City of Charlotte, NC
  • Andrea PearceAndrea Pearce (Post-Doc)
    Background: BA, University of Virginia, Physics (1997); MS, University of Maine, Civil and Environmental Engineering (2000); Ph.D., University of Vermont, Civil and Environmental Engineering (2010)
    Research Focus: Modeling the long-term influences of thermokarst features on landscape carbon and nutrient accumulation
    Project: ARCSS Thermokarst Project
    Currently: Research Associate, School of Engineering, University of Vermont
    Contact: Andrea. Pearce at uvm.edu
  • Lisle SnyderLisle Snyder (MS)
    Background: SUNY-Plattsburg, BSc, Environmental Science, minor Hydrology and Hydrogeology (2008); gained experience in stream studies field instrumentation and water quality analysis as a research assistant at the William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute
    Research Focus: Innovative instrumentation of in situ stream nutrient monitoring [Thesis PDF]
    Project: Arctic LTER Streams Project and Changing Seasonality in Arctic Stream Networks Project
    Currently: Research technian, University of New Hampshire

Students Prior to UVM (2002)

Dave Arscott

Chair

1997

Vice President, Assistant Director, Stroud Water Research Center

Ken Edwardson

Chair

1997

New Hampshire Dept of Environmental Quality river scientist

Jennifer Ashby

Chair

1996

Research Assoicate

Neal Sullivan

Chair

1992

Research Compliance Officer, University of Missouri

Chris Catricala

Co-Lead

1992

USGS scientist

Dave Cedarholm

Co-Lead

1992

Town Engineer, Durham, NH

Mike Cuomo

Chair

1992

Self-employed, soil scientist

Rich Hallet

Co-Lead

1991

USDA Forest Service, Research Ecologist

Patricia Shattuck

Sponsor

1991

Privately employed, Project Hydrologist

Steve Stresky

Sponsor

1991

Privately employed, Professional Hydrogeologist

David Devoe

Co-Lead

1990

Not known

Laura Medalie

Co-Lead

1990

USGS scientist

 

 

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