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Post-Docs, Research, and Visiting Scientists

The research staff and visiting scientists (including post doctoral scientists) of the department are listed alphabetically below.  Please follow links for detailed information including contact information, a description of current research, and recent publications.

Aoki, Lillian  · Postdoctoral Research Associate · Ecology

I am a biogeochemist and coastal scientist interested in the physical and biological drivers of ecosystem functions, especially in the context of anthropogenic forcing and global change. Currently, as a post-doc at the University of Virginia, I study the spatial resilience of seagrass meadow restoration using long-term data from the Virginia Coast Reserve LTER. I […]

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Armstrong, Amanda  · Research Associate (Shugart)
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Kim, Hyewon  · POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Marine microbial biogeochemistry, biological-physical coupling, numerical modeling, ecosystem modeling

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Lapierre, Jeff  · Postdoctoral Research Associate · Atmospheric Science

My academic career began at Bishop’s University in Quebec, Canada, where I completed a BS in Physics. I then moved to New Mexico Tech, in New Mexico, USA, where I earned my PhD in Physics with a dissertation in Atmospheric Physics and Instrumentation. While at NMT, I probed the mysteries of lightning using multiple instruments […]

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Maben, John  · Senior Lab Specialist
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Maben, Susie  · Senior Lab Specialist

Lab Manager: Shenandoah Watershed Study/Virginia Trout Stream Sensitivity Study (SWAS/VTSSS)

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McCormick-Ray, Jerry  · Senior Scientist · Ecology
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McGroddy, Megan  · Visiting Scientist
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Miller, Meg  · Lab Specialist
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Riscassi, Ami  · Senior Research Scientist

I have been the projects coordinator/research scientist for the Shenandoah Watershed Study/Virginia Trout Stream Sensitivity Study (SWAS/VTSSS) since 2014. My overarching goal as a scientist is to facilitate informed decisions by resource managers to keep our water resources healthy by answering fundamental questions related to watershed hydrology and contaminant transport. I received my B.S. in […]

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Stenger, Jerry  · Director of AASC Designated State Office of Climatology
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Stovall, Atticus  · Postdoctoral Research Associate · Ecology

Atticus graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A in Environmental Science. His time as an undergraduate was spent researching soil restoration of agricultural land outside of Charlottesville, VA with Dr. Aaron Mills. Soon after graduation, Atticus began work as an intern for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation where he helped develop a […]

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