Brenda Asmus

Degree Earned: MS

Graduation Year: 2011

Advisor(s): Jim Perry and Leonard Ferrington

Thesis Title: Testing the Applicability of the Pfankuch Stability Index in Characterizing the Physical Integrity of Low-gradient Alluvial Streams in Minnesota, USA and Exploring its Utility for Stressor Identification of Biological Impairments.

Current Position:

Pollution Control Specialist, Sr., Minnesota Pollution Control Agency

I work with the biological monitoring program. My primary responsibilities are sampling streams for assessment of aquatic life. I also train staff on basic concepts of fluvial geomorphology.