Rachel Pence and Tony Timpano Present at the 2018 Society for Freshwater Science Meeting

Postdoctoral Research Associate Tony Timpano and M.Sc. graduate student Rachel Pence presented at the 2018 Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting in Detroit (May 20-24, 2018).  Rachel Pence presented “Quantitative sampling of benthic macroinvertebrate communities and response to elevated salinity in central Appalachian coalfield streams” (view abstract).  Tony Timpano presented…

Continue reading

Damion Drover successfully defends his PhD dissertation

Congratulation to Damion Drover for successfully defending his dissertation in May, 2018! Damion’s research focuses on the relationships between stream physical and chemical parameters (e.g. total dissolved solids, metals and metalloids, hydrology, sediment) and benthic macroinvertebrate communities in Appalachian coalfield streams.  His dissertation title is “Benthic macroinvertebrate community structure responses…

Continue reading

Tony Timpano: new paper published online in Water Research

Tony Timpano, Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Virginia Tech Forest Hydrology and Soils Lab and a former doctoral student of Dr. Schoenholtz, has published a paper online in the journal Water Research.  The paper is based in part on Dr. Timpano’s dissertation, and discusses the salinization of freshwater streams, and…

Continue reading

Welcome Tony Timpano, Postdoctoral Research Associate

Photo of Tony Timpano

Our lab is happy to welcome Dr. Tony Timpano in his new role as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Tony’s PhD research focused on characterizing community structural response to increasing salinity and determining the optimal method by which to quantify salinity for the purposes of modeling that response. Tony pursued his…

Continue reading

Tony Timpano successfully defends his PhD dissertation

Congratulations to Tony Timpano for successfully defending his PhD dissertation in August 2017! Tony’s research focuses on characterizing community structural response to increasing salinity and determining the optimal method by which to quantify salinity for the purposes of modeling that response. His dissertation title is “Toward improved assessment of freshwater…

Continue reading