Ecological Science & Environmental Risk Department
- Ph.D., Zoology, Miami University, 1985.
Current RoleDepartment Lead, Ecological Science and Environmental Risk Department, with responsibilities in team and project management and in project investigations.
CapabilitiesResearch in aquatic and terrestrial ecology; ecological and human health risk and impact assessment; invasive species analyses; and climate change issues.
- Argonne project leader: Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program projects; ecological impacts of marine hydrokinetic energy development; Navy Environmental Restoration training program.
- Argonne principal investigator: United Nations Environment Programme climate change fisheries impact assessment and mitigation strategies; depleted uranium risk assessment; land use effects in the National Birds-of-Prey Conservation Area; enhancement strategies for mitigating operational impacts of cooling water structures; environmental effects of oil and gas drilling in the Great Lakes.
- Argonne project co-lead/technical analyst: Impacts of wind energy development; identification and evaluation of energy transportation corridors; ecological risk assessments for military installations; risks and mitigation of aquatic nuisance species introductions in the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins.