Name (Degree sought) Project
Pagano, Angela (Ph.D.) CO2 enrichment effects
on freshwater macrophytes of different functional
groups; sediment heterogeneity and root growth
patterns in submersed macrophytes
Recipient, University Award for Excellence in
Urban, Rebecca (M.S.) Effects of an invasive aquatic
plant in Adirondack Mountain lakes.
Munley, Nathan (M.S.) Freshwater wetland ecology
(specific topic to be determined)
Angela Pagano deploying litter bags
for in situ decomposition study
STUDENTS: LAB ALUMNI with degree, date, and
thesis title (+ current position for Ph.D. students)
Daniel J. Wagner, M.A. 1981. Comparative desiccation
tolerances of two Sphagnum mosses growing along
R. Cabot O'Brien, M.A. 1982. Environmental determinants
of the reproduction allocation pattern of Glecoma
Vivian Russell-Hill O'Brien, M.A. 1982. A comparison
of two populations of Utricularia vulgaris L.
native to contrasting pH regimes.
David J. Grisé, M.A. 1983. Growth and tissue
chemistry of Vallisneria americana Michx. in three
David T. Hoover, M.A.. 1984. Reproductive ecology
of two submersed macrophytes in varying pH regimes.
Karen M. Olson, M.A. 1987. Photosynthetic response
of Sphagnum cuspidatum and Najas flexilis to varying
pH and inorganic carbon concentrations.
R. Deborah Overath, M.A. 1987. Aquatic macrophyte
growth methods and tissue analysis.
Katharina S. Milliken, M.A. 1990. Influence of
lake sediment fertilization on insect herbivory
of an aquatic macrophyte, Potamogeton amplifolius.
Richard S. Feldman, Ph.D. 1993. PCB accumulation
in Hudson River pumpkinseed sunfish and bullhead:
influences of invertebrate prey. (Division of
Science, Marist College,
Poughkeepsie, NY; currently Chair of the Department
of Environmental Science)
John H. Andorfer, M.A. 1993. The effects of carbon
dioxide enrichment and pH on tissue nitrogen concentrations
in Vallisneria americana.
P. Gary Sullivan, Ph.D. 1995. A tradeoff between
sexual and asexual reproduction in the dioecious
clonal macrophyte Vallisneria americana: environmental
and genetic influences. (The Wetlands Initiative,
Linda A. Taylor, M.A. 1997. Intraspecific variations
of the allelopathic potential of three species
from different wetland habitats.
Kerry J. Planck, M.A. 2000. Submersed macrophytes
in acidic environments: testing effects of calcium
and developing carbon dioxide enrichment methodology.
Jenny Kao, M.S. 2002. Nitrogen, phosphorus, and
sediment attenuation capacities of wetland plants.