Environmental Science Division (EVS) a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
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Samrat Saha
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Ecological Assessment and Measurement Team
Ph.D., Environmental Science, Tennessee Tech University, 2007.
Current Role
Postdoctoral appointee, Ecological Resources and Systems, conducting research on regulated rivers and water-energy interactions.
Environmental decision support tools; environmental risk assessment and characterization; in-stream flow development; habitat modeling; experimental design and statistical analysis; ecological restoration; water footprint analysis.
Career Highlights
  • Project associate: Water use optimization; environmental risk calculator; conventional hydro in-stream flows; trout habitat survey.
  • Co-principal investigator: Sub-task lead for the environmental risk calculator project.
  • Developer: Methodology and formulation development for the Index of River Functionality tool; development of user’s manual and quality assurance program; quality control implementation; algorithm and protocol development for regional risk assessment.
  • Research assistant: Field sampling for fish and mussel populations; habitat surveys in upper Colorado River basin; hydrologic measurement and assessment; handling of threatened and endangered species; biochemical analyses.