Spring 2021 Student News

Adelle Keppers received her masters degree in December 2020.  Her thesis was entitled Characterization of Antibiotic Resistant Genes in Two Unique City Sewer Systems.  Keppers was advised by Chan Lan Chun

Larissa Scott received her masters degree in February 2021.  Her thesis was entitled Habitat Quality in the Floodplain Following a Channel Reconfiguration Project: Stewart River, MN. Scott was advised by Karen Gran.

Amber White received her masters degree in December 2020. Her thesis was entitled Identification of Methylmercury Export Hotspots in an Industrially-Influenced Great Lakes Coastal Wetland. White was advised by Nate Johnson.

Jake Callaghan presented Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Cyanobacteria at  the International Association for Great Lakes Research annual conference,  May 17-21, 2021. Callaghan is advised by Cody Sheik.

Audrey Huff presented Environmental variability and nutrient cycling by deep-water quagga mussels in the upper Great Lakes at the International Association for Great Lakes Research annual conference May 17-21, 2021. Huff is advised by Ted Oaersky.

Xiang Li presented Evaluate recession characteristics from baseflow and separate baseflow via the knowledge guided machine learning at the European Geosciences Union's general assembly, April 19-30, 2021. Li is advised by John Nieber.

Betsy McKay presented Ecology of Giant, Filamentous, Sulfur-oxidizing Thioploca Bacteria in Great Lakes Sediments at the International Association for Great Lakes Research annual conference May 17-21, 2021.  Mckay is advised by Ted Ozersky.

Kaela Natwora presented Nitrogen fixation, physiological response of Lake Superior Dolichospermum under varying environments at the International Association for Great Lakes Research annual conference May 17-21, 2021.  Natwora is advised by Cody Sheik.

Victor Teng presented Toward Downscaling Storage-Discharge Dynamics: Training Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM) model for Simulating Nonlinear Storage-Discharge Relation in HUC-8 Rum River Watershed, MN at the European Geosciences Union's general assembly April 19-30, 2021. Teng is advised by John Nieber.

New Water Resources Science Faculty

Craig Hill UMD - Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering