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  • Valerie Ouellet, Postdoctoral Researcher
    Media Coverage SAFE Water Award Newsletters Annual Reports Search Research Valérie Ouellet Ph D Postdoctoral Researcher Fluvial Geomorphology 970 Spencer Road Avondale PA 19311 610 268 2153 ext 269 610 268 0490 Fax Email Education 2013 Ph D in Water Sciences Institut National de Recherche Scientifique Centre Eau Terre Environnement Québec Canada 2006 Masters in Water Sciences Institut National de Recherche Scientifique Centre Eau Terre Environnement Québec Canada 2003 Second cycle specialised degree certificate in Wildlife and Habitats Management Université du Québec à Rimouski Rimouski Canada 2002 Bachelor s in Biological sciences specialized in Ecology and Environment Montréal University Montréal Canada View CV Research Interests My main research interest focuses on understanding how different environmental variables such as water temperature flow etc affect the habitat of key fish species Recently I have been working on thermal budgets 2D water temperature modelling and fish habitat modelling using a variety of quantitative approaches My current work at the Stroud Center focuses on understanding how stream network water temperatures are impacted by land use how we can manipulate riparian buffers to restore stream thermal regimes and improve ecosystem resiliency to climate change and improve thermal habitat for native cold water fishes Explore Our

    Original URL path: http://www.swrc.org/about/valerieouellet.shtm (2016-04-27)
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  • Thomas L. Bott, Research Scientist Emeritus
    Battle 2012 Abandoned coal mine drainage and its remediation Impacts on stream ecosystem structure and function Ecological Applications 22 2144 2163 Raymond P A C J Zappa D Butman T L Bott J Potter P Mulholland A E Laursen W H McDowell and J D Newbold 2012 Scaling the gas transfer velocity and hydraulic geometry in streams and rivers Limnology and Oceanography Fluids and Environments 2 41 53 Kaplan L A T L Bott J K Jackson J D Newbold and B W Sweeney 2008 Protecting Headwaters The scientific basis for safeguarding stream and river ecosystems Sierra Club sponsored white paper 18 pp Bott T L J D Newbold and D Arscott 2006 Ecosystem metabolism in Piedmont streams Reach geomorphology modulates the influence of riparian vegetation Ecosystems 9 398 401 Request PDF Bott T L 2006 Primary productivity and community respiration pp 263 290 In F R Hauer and G A Lamberti eds Methods in Stream Ecology 2nd ed Elsevier New York Bott T L D S Montgomery D B Arscott J D Newbold and C L Dow 2006 Ecosystem metabolism in streams of the Catskill Mountains Delaware and Hudson River watersheds and Lower Hudson Valley Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25 1018 1044 Request PDF Bott T L D S Montgomery D B Arscott and C L Dow 2006 Primary productivity in receiving reservoirs links to influent streams Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25 1045 1061 Request PDF Newbold J D T L Bott and L A Kaplan 2006 Uptake of nutrients and organic C in streams in the New York City drinking water supply watersheds Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25 998 1017 Request PDF Sweeney B W D B Arscott C L Dow J G Blaine A K Aufdenkampe T L Bott J K Jackson L A Kaplan and J D Newbold 2006 Enhanced source water monitoring for New York City summary and perspective Journal of the North American Benthological Society 25 1062 1067 Bately G E R G Stahl Jr M P Babut T L Bott J R Clark L J Field K T Ho D R Mount R C Swartz and A Tessier 2005 Scientific Underpinnings of Sediment Quality Guidelines pp 39 119 In R W Wenning G Batley C Ingersoll and D W Moore eds Use of Sediment Quality Guidelines and related tools for the assessment of contaminated sediments Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Pensacola Sweeney B W T L Bott J K Jackson L A Kaplan J D Newbold L J Standley W C Hession and R J Horwitz 2004 Riparian deforestation stream narrowing and loss of stream ecosystem services Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 101 14132 14137 Request PDF Bott T L and L A Kaplan 2002 Autecological properties of 3 chlorobenzoate degrading bacteria and their population dynamics when introduced into sediments Microbial Ecology 43 199 216 Zinabu G M and T L Bott 2000 The effect of formalin and Lugol s iodine

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  • Barry Evans, Adjunct Science Faculty
    Evans 2004 Development of Nutrient and Sediment Threshold Criteria for Pennsylvania TMDL Assessment J American Water Resources Association Vol 40 No 4 pp 881888 Sheeder S A B M Evans and E Louis 2004 Developing Statistical Models to Establish the Relationship Between Urban Nonpoint Source Pollutant Loads and Watershed Characteristics in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Prepared for U S EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Office Project ID LUB Graczyk T K C J Shiff E Nizeyimana B Evans and J A Patz 2003 Ecology of zoonotic cryptosporidiosis in watersheds containing cattle farming operations In Cryptosporidium from Molecules to Disease R C A Thompson U Morgan and A Armson eds Elsevier Science Amsterdam pp 353 358 Evans B M S A Sheeder and D W Lehning 2003 A Spatial Technique for Estimating Streambank Erosion Based on Watershed Characteristics J Spatial Hydrology Vol 3 No 2 www spatialhydrology com Evans B M 2003 A Generic Tool for Evaluating the Utility of Selected Pollution Mitigation Strategies within a Watershed Proc 7 th International Conf On Diffuse Pollution and Basin Management Dublin Ireland Vol 2 of 4 pp 10 7 10 12 Evans B M D W Lehning K J Corradini G W Petersen E Nizeyimana J M Hamlett P D Robillard and R L Day 2002 A Comprehensive GIS Based Modeling Approach for Predicting Nutrient Loads in Watersheds J Spatial Hydrology Vol 2 No 2 www spatialhydrology com Evans B M D W Lehning K J Corradini and M C Anderson 2002 Description of GIS Based Methodology Used to Conduct Source Water Assessments for Small Community Water Systems in Pennsylvania Environ Resources Research Institute Pennsylvania State University 23 pp Chang H B M Evans and D Easterling 2001 The Effects of Climate Change on Stream Flow and Nutrient Loadings J Amer Water Resources Assoc Vol 37 No 4 pp 973 986 Hamlett J M B M Evans C G Knight J J Carmichael T N Hristov D Dimitrov V D Ioncheva I I Nikolov M P Staneva and H Chang 2001 Yantra decision support system Linking GIS with nonpoint source and instream models ASAE Microfiche No 012123 ASAE St Joseph MI Ghebremichael L T J M Hamlett and B M Evans 2001 Incorporating a pesticide component into the AVGWLF model for water quality assessments ASAE Microfiche No 012129 ASAE St Joseph MI Evans B M S A Sheeder and K J Corradini 2001 AVGWLF Version 4 03 Users Guide Environmental Resources Research Institute Penn State University 73 pp Dávila J I M A Gómez F A Córtez B M Evans R Heidl and M A Mijangos 2000 Evaluation of Diffuse Contamination in the Rio Apatlaco Basin Via Application of the ArcViewGWLF Interface Proc 29th Latin American Congress on Hydrology Cordoba Argentina Graczyk T K B M Evans C J Shiff H J Karreman and J A Patz 2000 Environmental and Geographical Factors Contributing to Watershed Contamination with Cryptosporidium parvum Oocysts Environmental Research Section A Vol 82 pp 263271 Arnold J R Binger D Burrows

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  • Employment Opportunity: Major Gifts Officer
    expected the MGO will significantly increase major gifts from existing and new donors Along with the Director of Development the MGO will establish major gifts goals with regard to process portfolio reporting prospect relationships and other areas needed to provide clear expectations In addition the MGO will assist in assigning prospects coordinating the development of fundraising priorities and strategies as well as tracking progress and evaluating results Responsibilities Assist with planning cultivation events or programs Enhance knowledge of current tax laws investments and planned giving opportunities to strategically implement in prospect cultivation and solicitation Write or assist in drafting foundation or corporate proposals newsletter articles development brochures and other materials as necessary Education and Requirements An appreciation of and commitment to Stroud Water Research Center s mission Bachelor s degree required Minimum of 5 years of experience in fundraising with a concentration in major gifts Experience with face to face solicitations of major gifts 25 000 Proven success developing and implementing major gifts strategies for individual donors Ability to work successfully in a multi disciplinary team oriented environment Demonstrates a personal style that is both collaborative and decisive Goal orientated motivated and able to maintain composure in a fast paced atmosphere Proven success in building relationships with key volunteers administrative colleagues board members and donors Superior communication skills to express orally and in writing the mission and fundraising goals with clarity passion and persuasion Ability and willingness to travel Salary and Benefits Pay will be commensurate with qualifications experience Benefits include generous employer contributions towards medical and dental plans long term disability insurance life insurance unemployment insurance workers compensation defined benefit pension plan vested after 5 years and paid vacation holiday and sick leave Application Process Applicants must include a cover letter resume and names of at least three references

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  • Internships: Entomology Laboratory Assistants
    Delaware River Basins These data are being collected in support of intensive restoration and preservation efforts throughout these basins Responsibilities Students work together as a team on sample analysis sorting identifying and archiving aquatic macroinvertebrates i e primarily aquatic insects data entry and preliminary analyses and interpretation and in presentations of results to local watershed groups or in other public forum Opportunities for collaboration with education outreach program to communicate new knowledge and experience are available Environmental education students interested in laboratory experience are encouraged to apply Some results from previous summers can be found on our Schuylkill River Project and Stream Watch Project pages Selection Criteria Priority will be given based on background experience and academic performance in biological environmental sciences and or environmental education Familiarity with aquatic insects a plus but not required Applicants should be able to make approximately a 10 week commitment Application for academic credit at the student s home institution is encouraged Location Stroud Water Research Center Avondale PA Reliable transportation a must Salary Approximately 3 800 based on experience and time Application Process Send resume transcripts and cover letter detailing any prior experience course work and dates when you are available to the address listed below Applications will be accepted between February 1 and March 1 2016 or until positions are filled Dr John Jackson Stroud Water Research Center 970 Spencer Road Avondale Pa 19311 jkjackson stroudcenter org Stroud Water Research Center is internationally recognized for its pioneering research on streams and rivers Research teams with expertise in chemistry microbial ecology invertebrate biology watershed ecology and ecosystem modeling study the physical chemical and biological processes of streams and rivers the ecology of individual organisms and the relationship between streams and their watersheds Stroud Water Research Center seeks to advance knowledge and stewardship of

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  • Employment Opportunities
    Leading To a Degree From the University of Pennsylvania Stroud Water Research Center and the Department of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania announce opportunities for graduate research with adjunct Penn faculty at the Stroud Center Students will complete their course work at Penn and be active participants in the Ecology group on campus Research may address a wide variety of questions related to flowing water ecosystems Stroud scientists are actively working at numerous study locations including White Clay Creek and other Piedmont streams near the Center streams near the Maritza Field Station in northern Costa Rica and other stream and large river locations Stroud Water Research Center is approximately 40 miles southwest of the Penn campus and is known worldwide for its excellent laboratory capabilities and study of watersheds Adjunct faculty at the Stroud Center and their research interests are John K Jackson Population and evolutionary ecology of stream insects abiotic and biotic processes in streams energy and nutrient exchange within streams and riparian zones and benthic monitoring and water quality assessment Recent studies have been located in temperate and or tropical streams Bernard W Sweeney Population and community ecology of temperate and tropical insects ecology of streamside forests genetic structure bioenergetics and secondary production of aquatic insects bioassay of toxic substances stream pollution assessment and restoration For more information please contact one of the above via contact information in their profile pages or Ms Colleen Gasiorowski Graduate Studies Coordinator Department of Biology University of Pennsylvania 103 Leidy Lab 3740 Hamilton Walk Philadelphia PA 19104 6018 Email gasiorow sas upenn edu Stroud Water Research Center seeks to advance knowledge and stewardship of fresh water through research education and restoration and to help businesses landowners policymakers and individuals make informed decisions that affect water quality and availability around the world

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  • Privacy Policy
    or purchase so that we can send you an acknowledgement We may send further information about our organization or contact you about your gift or purchase You may always opt out of receiving future mailings see section above Sending us an Email You also may decide to send us personally identifying information for example in an email containing a question or comment or by filling out a web form that provides us this information We use personally identifying information from email primarily to respond to your requests We may forward your email to other employees who are better able to answer your questions We may also use your email to contact you in the future about our programs that may be of interest We want to be very clear we will not obtain personally identifying information about you when you visit our site unless you choose to provide such information to us Providing such information is strictly voluntary Except as might be required by law we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties We won t share your name or email address with any outside parties Reading or Downloading Google Analytics collects information about visits to our website including the country and or city of the accessing computer browser type e g Internet Explorer Firefox operating system e g Windows Macintosh Android Linux mobile or desktop service provider e g Verizon Comcast and how visitors were referred to our website e g search engines links on other websites We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site and to help us make our site more useful to visitors Accessibility This website is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities and to comply with federal guidelines

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  • Whistleblower Policy
    News What s New News Releases Media Coverage SAFE Water Award Newsletters Annual Reports Search About the Center Whistleblower Policy Stroud Water Research Center Policy Violations of Research Misconduct Procedures for Reporting Violations and Whistle Blower Protection Please see whistleblower pdf Questions about our policy If you have any questions about this policy please contact Vice President and Assistant Director David Arscott Quick Links What s New Events Research Education

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