1999 Graduate Research Fellowship Program

The Institute promotes the education and training of water resources research professionals through its fellowship program. Profiles of each graduate fellow and summaries of her or his  thesis research project are available below. Visitors are invited to contact the student, research advisor, or the Institute Director for further information on the projects. 

Fellows, Projects and Advisors

Graduate Student
Project Title
Andrea F. Arruda, Ph.D. candidate, Chemistry NDSU
Solid-Liquid Extraction and Room-Temperature Phosphorimetry of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Polychlorinated Dibenzofurans in Water Samples (1999 title). Dr. Andres D. Campiglia, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, NDSU
Edward S. DeKeyser, Ph.D., Animal and Range Sciences, NDSU December 2000 A Vegetative Classification of Seasonal and Temporary Wetlands Across a Disturbance Gradient Using a Multimetric Approach Dr. Donald R. Kirby, Professor of Animal and Range Sciences, NDSU
Megan A. Jaskowiak, Ph.D. candidate, Botany, NDSU Sheyenne River Periphyton Study Dr. Marvin W. Fawley, Professor of Botany, NDSU
Rochelle Nustad, M.S., Civil Engineering, NDSU December 2000 Determination of the Factor Causing Elevated Phosphorus Levels in a Natural Wetland and Methods for Remediation Dr. Wei Lin, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, NDSU

Paul A. Skubinna, M.S. candidate, Geology and Geology and Geological Engineering, UND

Modeling the Hydrogeochemistry of Denitrification in In-Situ Microcosms in the Elk Valley Aquifer Dr. Scott F. Korom, Assistant Professor of Geology and Geological Engineering, UND
Melani L. Tescher, M.S., Biology, UND, July 2000 An Analysis of Mercury in Mallards from Kellys Slough Natural Wildlife Refuge in Grand Forks, North Dakota Dr. Sally Pyle, Assistant Professor of Biology, UND
Kyle D. Zimmer, Ph.D., Zoology, NDSU, May 2001 Effects of Fathead Minnows and Drainage on Wetland Ecosystems Dr. Malcolm G. Butler, Professor of Zoology, NDSU