Ecological Risk and Restoration Team Lead
Ecological Risk and Restoration Team
DegreePh.D., Zoology, Miami University, 1985.
Current RoleTeam Leader, Ecological Risk and Restoration, 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.