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Environmental Science & Ecology

Environmental Science & Ecology Students Present Research at Rochester Academy of Science

Graduate and undergraduate students from the Department of Environmental Science and Ecology presented their research at the 48th Annual Rochester Academy of Science Fall Paper Session on Saturday, October 29, 2022.

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Environmental Science & Ecology Professor Publishes Paper

Dr. Jacques Rinchard published a peer-reviewed article in the North American Journal of Fisheries Management.

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Environmental Science & Ecology Professor Awarded $14,400 in Funding

Dr. Jacques Rinchard was awarded $14,400 from the Indiana Water Resources Research Center via Purdue University to evaluate potential use of fatty acids as a condition index of freshwater mussels in response to upstream environmental effects.

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Environmental Science & Ecology Professor Awarded $63,987 in Funding

Dr. Jacques Rinchard was awarded $63,987 from the U.S. Geological Survey - Lake Ontario Biological Station, through the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit network, to continue to monitor thiamine deficiency in lake trout from the Great Lakes region.

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Emeritus Professor & Alumni of Environmental Science & Ecology Publish Paper

Emeritus professor, Douglas Wilcox, and alumni graduate students Eli Polzer, Andie Graham, and Brad Mudrzynski published a peer-reviewed paper in the Journal of Great Lakes Research.

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Environmental Science & Ecology Professor Awarded $3,600 in Funding

Dr. Jacques Rinchard was awarded $3,600 from Michigan Department of Natural Resources to determine thiamine concentration in steelhead trout eggs.

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Environmental Science & Ecology Professor Received a New Research Grant

Dr. Jacques Rinchard received a two-year research grant for $330,465 from the University of California at Davis to conduct a statewide egg thiamine surveillance in the California hatcheries and fisheries.

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Emeritus Professor of Environmental Science & Ecology Coauthors Scientific Paper

Dr. Chris Norment, emeritus professor of Environmental Science, is a coauthor on a new paper published in the Nature journal, “Scientific Data.”

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Environmental Science & Ecology Graduate Student Awarded Grant Funding

Lexi Belleville, a graduate student in the Department of Environmental Science and Ecology was recently awarded $1,200 from the Society of Wetland Scientists for her project entitled, “Assessing Survivorship of Planted and Seeded Species within Restored Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands.”

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Of Mice & Botflies

Chris Norment, Emeritus Professor of Environmental Science and Ecology, has published a creative nonfiction photo essay. The essay concerns “botflies, the white-footed mice they inhabit, and theodicy, with guest appearances by Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau.”