Graduate Students

Daniel AckermanResearch areas: arctic ecology, biogeochemistry, wetlands
Anna BakerResearch areas: geomorphology, water quality, phosphorus transport and fate
Anika BrattResearch areas: aquatic biogeochemistry, N fixation, nutrient limitation
Evelyn BoardmanResearch areas: watershed biogeochemistry, stream ecology, land-water interactions
Sarah WinikoffResearch areas: aquatic biogeochemistry, restoration, wetland ecology


Dr. Christy Dolph 


Dr. Ben JankeResearch Associate
Michelle RorerLab manager

Alumni Graduate Students

Helga Madigral, MS 2007 Identification and quantification of source waters to streamflow using hydrograph separation and End Member Mixing Analysis, in a paired watershed setting, Southeastern Minnesota. Helga is currently a professor and Coordinator of the Environmental Hydrology Laboratory at the School of Biological Sciences, National University of Costa Rica.

Rebecca Stark, MS 2009 Nitrate production and nitrogen cycling in Lake Superior sediments

Dr. Eric Merten, PhD 2009 “Instream wood transport and effects of forest harvest of geomorphology and fish, in northern Minnesota streams” Eric is currently an assistant professor at Wartburg College.

Dr. Kyle Whittinghill (PhD 2010) Effect of Topography and Glaciation History on the Movement of Carbon and Nitrogen within Arctic Hillsides. Kyle is currently a visiting assistant professor at Colorado College.

Dr. James Hood (PhD 2010) Consumer nutrient stoichiometry: patterns, homeostasis, and links with fitness. Jim will be starting a faculty position at Ohio State University soon!

Dr. Martin Tsui (PhD 2010) Mercury Bioaccumulation and Methylation in Stream Ecosystems.  Martin is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

Dr. Amy Hansen (PhD 2011) The effects of fluid flow and epiphyte assemblages on photosynthesis and dissolved material uptake by submerged aquatic vegetation. Amy is currently a research associate at the Saint Anthony Falls Laboratory at UMN, and collaborates on ongoing projects.

Dr. Joey Reid (PhD 2013) Non-equilibrium dynamics of ecosystem processes in a changing world

Alumni Post-Docs

Dr. Brent Dalzell, Research Associate, University of Minnesota, St. Paul MN

Dr. Theodore Kennedy Research Scientist, USGS Grand Canyon Research & Monitoring Center, Flagstaff AZ

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Reader, Geosciences Division, Physical Research Laboratory, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad India

Dr. Michael Limm, Assistant Professor, Holy Names University

Dr. Camille McNeely Associate Professor, Eastern Washington University, Cheney WA

Dr. Cailin Orr Assistant Director, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College

Dr. John Schade Associate Professor, St. Olaf College, Northfield MN

Dr. Gaston Small, Assistant Professor, St. Thomas University, St. Paul MN