PhD. Professor, Associate Research Director, Agricultural Experiment Station; Director of Geospatial Information Technologies Center, University of Maryland Eastern Shore: Water quality in the Chesapeake Bay and focuses on landscape processes, land use and management effects, phosphorus interactions in soil and water, and drainage ditch management in the Northeast Coastal Plain.
Architect applied informatics solutions (especially web and database) to provide innovative delivery, presentation, and utilization of scientific information. Develop domain science data models, databases, and query/analysis tools.
Nutrient sources, transport, and transformations; Watershed hydrology, biogeochemistry, and management; Air Quality; Water Quality.
Professor of Geography and Ecology; Director of Riparia at Penn State; wetlands science and wildlife ecology; using science to inform policy, practice, management, and conservation; reference wetlands for assessment, mitigation, and restoration of wetlands and streams; habitat modeling for wetland-dependent wildlife; ecological indicators for wetlands, streams, and forests.
Soil management; nutrient loss and effects on water quality.
Hill slope and watershed hydrology; fate and transport of nonpoint source pollutants; effects of agricultural activities on water quality; decision support tools for nutrient management; impacts of land use and climate change on agriculture and water resources
Conservation Technology Development and Training; Conservation Planning Assistance; Food Security Act Compliance; Conservation Innovation Grants; Soil Health; Comprehensive Nutrient Management and Animal Feeding Operations; Field & Specialty Crop Management; Grazing & Pasture Management.
Variable source area hydrology, SWAT modeling, nutrient transport.
Stakeholder engagement, facilitation, dispute resolution; law and policy of water allocation and quality questions.
Soil Microbiologist and Biochemist;Role of Microorganisms in nutrients cycling; bioremediation and soil, water, and environmental qualities; biological Nitrogen fixation
Front-end website design and development. Bridging the interface between science and visual media.
Soil and water conservation; nutrient management; water quality; manure management, landscape processes, watershed science.
Modeling of agricultural systems, transport processes in the environment, air quality, life cycle assessment, and sustainability of agricultural systems.
Administrative support; student engagement; career services; communication; outreach.
Communication; outreach; video; photography; web content; print materials
Freshwater ecology; macroinvertebrate biomonitoring; land use impacts on water quality.
Integration of perennial crops in crop and livestock systems; manure management; agro ecosystem modeling; nutrient cycles; bioenergy; sustainability metrics; climate and agriculture.
Director of the CRC, Executive Secretary of the CBP STAC, liaison between regional scientists and management communities.
Economics; Policy; Incentives for Water Quality Protection and Restoration
Systems integration/analysis; integrated watershed protection/restoration planning, implementation and management; sustainable water resources management; facilitated/collaborative community engagement, awareness, outreach and education.
Water resources financing, agriculture financing, leadership development, community outreach and education.
Aquatic macroinvertebrate ecology; river systems; ecological assessments; water quality monitoring.