Principal Ecologist/Environmental Biologist
Ecology, Natural Resources and Managed Systems Department
- Ph.D., Zoology, Miami University, 1985.
Current RolePrincipal Ecologist/Environmental Biologist, with responsibilities in team and project management and in project investigations.
CapabilitiesResearch, analysis and modeling of human impacts on ecological systems; chemical and radiological ecological risk and impact assessment; and invasive species risk analyses.
- 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.