Dr. Schoenholtz Presents Invited Seminar at Univ. of Hawaii

On February 12, 2019, Dr. Schoenholtz presented an invited seminar to the Hawaii Sea Grant and Water Resources Research Center at the University of Hawaii – Manoa. His seminar provided a brief overview of some of the complex water-resources challenges in the Mid-Atlantic Region, the role of the Virginia Water…

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Ross Vander Vorste: New Paper Published in Freshwater Biology

Ross Vander Vorste, former Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Virginia Tech Forest Hydrology and Soils Lab, has published a paper in Freshwater Biology. The paper is based on Dr. Vander Vorste’s work at the Schoenholtz Forest Hydrology and Soils Lab, and discusses how mining-influenced salinization of freshwater streams affects microbial…

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Rachel Pence successfully defends her Master’s thesis

Congratulations to Rachel Pence for successfully defending her Master’s thesis in December 2018! Her thesis title is Comparison of Quantitative and Semi-Quantitative Assessments of Benthic Macroinvertebrate Community Response to Elevated Salinity in Central Appalachian Coalfield Streams.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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