Recent Graduates

Name Degree Paper Title Advisor Completed
Matthew Bambach Masters The Land of Blue Green Waters? Describing the Algal Community Dynamics of Six Minnesota Lakes by Examining Cyanobacterial Dominance and Toxicity Andrew Bramburger March 2020
Hannah Behar Masters Modeling Stream Thermal Dynamics: The Influence of Beaver Dams in a Minnesota Watershed Karen Gran and Salli Dymond August 2020
David Burge Doctoral Modern Limnological and Paleolimnological Applications of Diatoms in Minnesota Lakes Mark Edlund April 2021
Nichole DeWeese Masters Long-term population growth and food web impacts of the Spiny Water Flea (Bythotrephes longimanus) revealed from sediment records Donn Branstrator and Euan Reavie March 2020
Chelsea Delaney Masters Estimating Lake Water Volume Using Scale Analysis John Nieber Dec. 2019
Jack Distel Masters Identifying the Impact and Efficacy of Watershed Management on an Urban Stream John Nieber Feb. 2020
Jasmine Eltawely Masters   Ray Newman Dec. 2019
Zachary Ethier Masters   Jay Bell and Chris Lenhart Feb. 2020
Lara Frankson Masters Measurement of Antibiotics in Water and Sediment: Determining Our Antibiotic Footprint Bill Arnold June 2020
Shelbi Hammerschmidt Masters Understory Transpiration Rates Following Stand Density Reduction in a Coast Redwood Forest Salli Dymond Oct. 2020
Kerri Hawk Masters   Larry Baker Dec. 2019
Emily Hyde Masters   Cody Sheik Aug. 2020
Adelle Keppers Masters Characterization of Antibiotic Resistant Genes in Two Unique City Sewer Systems Chan Lan Chun Dec. 2020
Douglas Klimbal Masters Methods for Monitoring and Mitigating the Use of Chloride Deicers Larry Baker and Bruce Wilson Jan. 2020
Sophia LaFond-Hudson Doctoral Biogeochemical interactions and ecological consequences of sulfur in stands of wild rice Nathan Johnson and John Paster May 2020
Xiang Li Masters Drainage Timescale Estimates and Storage Change Analysis on a Basin Scale John Nieber June 2020
Maqsood Mansur Masters Observation and Prediction of Seiches in Lake Superior Sam Kelly Oct. 2020
Elizabeth (Betsy) McKay Masters Ecology of Giant, Sulfur-Oxidizing Thioploca Bacteria in Great Lakes Sediments Ted Ozersky June 2021
Kaela Natwora Masters   Cody Sheik Aug. 2020
Kaitlin Reinl Doctoral The Intersection of Climate Change, Watershed Influence, and Phytoplankton Dynamics in Lake Superior Robert Sterner July 2021
Larissa Scott Masters Habitat Quality in the Floodplain Following a Channel Reconfiguration Project: Stewart River, MN Lucinda Johnson and Karen Gran Feb. 2021
Geordee Spilkia Masters Mercury removal in municipal wastewater: The role of TSS and DOM in meeting Great Lakes discharge limits Nathan Johnson June 2021
Gloria Thomas Masters   Sebastian Behrens Oct. 2020
Amber White Masters Identification of Methylmercury Export Hotspots in an Industrially-Influenced Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Nathan Johnson Dec. 2020