Abebe

Abaye Abebe

Ph.D. Ecology & Environnmental Sciences

Advisor: HongYi Li
abayeabebe@gmail.com

Research Area: Hydrological analysis and modeling in an Earth System Modeling framework.

Abaye Abebe

Guta Abeshu

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: HongYi Li
gutewaqi@gmail.com 

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Buddhi Achhami

Buddhi Achhami

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisors: David Weaver & Gadi V.P. Reddy

buddhi.achhami@msu.montana.edu

Research Area: Causes of mortality and potential mechanisms of host plant resistance to the wheat stem sawfly in barley in Montana

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Abdullah Alowaifeer

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisors: Tim McDermott & Anne Camper
vet.abdullah@gmail.com

Research Area: Examining arsenic and mercury accumulation in a natural aquatic ecosystem.  Using Yellowstone Lake as a study model for this research.  In addition to trying to understand the biochemical basis for arsenic bioaccumulation.

Byron Amerson

Byron Amerson

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Geoffrey Poole
byron.amerson@gmail.com

Research Area: A multi-scale evaluation of the rate and magnitude of water exchange between surface flow and the alluvial aquifer in restored and unrestored river channels

Tommy Bass

Thomas "Tommy" Bass

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Bruce Maxwell
tmbass@montana.edu

Research Area: Considerations of ecological and social interactions in food system development, scale, diversity, management, and vulnerability

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Rekha Bhandari

M.S. Entomology

Advisors: David Weaver & Tracy Sterling
wrekha3@gmail.com 

Research Area: Wheat Stem Sawfly Host Plant Assessment in Bromus inermis and Wheat

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Andrew Bobst

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Rob Payn
albobst@hotmail.com 

Research Area: Using Beaver Mimicry Stream Restoration as manipulative experiments to better understand groundwater/surface-water interactions, and transient water storage in floodplains.

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Emma Bode

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Rick Lawrence
emma.t.bode@gmail.com 

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Keenan Brame

Keenan Brame

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisors: Tim McDermott & Anne Camper
kbrame3@gmail.com

Research Area: Freshwater quality on the Little Bighorn River involving microbial pathogens, their mode of transport through a freshwater system and their anticipated impacts on water quality due to climate change projections.

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Gabriel Bromley

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Paul Stoy
gabriel.bromley@montana.edu

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Peter Bugoni

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Jane Mangold
peterbugoni@gmail.com

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Sam Carlson

Sam Carlson

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Geoffrey Poole
sam.p.carlson@gmail.com

Research Area: Application of inverse modelling to explore and scale stream nutrient retention and productivity dynamics as related to channel geomorphology

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Laissa Cavallini dos Santos

 M.S. Entomology

Advisors: David Weaver & Bob Peterson
l.cavallinidossantos@montana.edu

Research Area: Suitability for nectar access in Montana crop and wildland flowering species and the contribution to longevity and ovarian dynamics of braconid parasitoids that specialize on the wheat stem sawfly. 

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Adam Cook

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Paul Stoy
cook82291@gmail.com

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Bryce Currey

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Jack Brookshire
brycecurrey93@gmail.com

Research Area:  Investigating the effects of fire on soil properties and vegetation dynamics in the Missouri River Breaks and Musselshell  areas of central Montana. 

Dagati

Kristen D'Agati

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Clain Jones, Perry Miller, & Catherine Zabinski
kristen.dagati@student.montana.edu 

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Donahoo

Claire Donahoo

M.S. Entomology

Advisor: Bob Peterson
claire31589@gmail.com

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Badamgarav Dovchin

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Tracy Sterling & Bill Kleindl
badmaagi@gmail.com

Research Area: Soil Quality Management with Stakeholder Participation. 

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Hannah Duff

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Bruce Maxwell
hannahduff8@gmail.com 

Research Area:  Using on-farm precision experimentation to understand the effects of climate change on dryland ecosystems, assessing pulse crops as viable agricultural alternatives.

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Mary Ellyn DuPre

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Fabian Menalled & Tim Seipel
maryellyn.dupre@student.montana.edu

Research Area: Assessing agronomic consequences of integrating cover crops and livestock grazing in semi-arid production systems in Havre, MT. 

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Ben Fischer

M.S. Entomology

Advisor: David Weaver
ben.fisher9@gmail.com

Research Area: Effects of border crops on parasitic wasps (Bracon cephi and lissogaster) and whether flowering pulse and cover crops grown adjacent to wheat provide an alternative food source. 

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S. Katie Fogg

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Geoffrey Poole
s.katie.fogg@gmail.com

Research Area: Simulating hyporheic influences on stream channel temperature

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Simon Fordyce

 M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisors: Clain Jones & Pat Carr
simon.fordyce@montana.edu 

Research Area: Predicting overwinter nitrate-N changes at the subfield scale in leaching-susceptible, agricultural soils. 

Justin Gay

Justin Gay

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Science

Advisor: Jack Brookshire
justin.gay802@gmail.com

Research Area: Impacts of Climate Change on Biogeochemical Pathways in Terrestrial Ecosystems

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Carolynn Harris

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisors: John Priscu
carolynn.m.harris@gmail.com

Research Area: Long-term trends in carbon and nutrient cycling in perennially ice-covered lakes in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica.

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Audrey Harvey

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Jane Mangold
audrey.harvey@msu.montana.edu

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Paul Hegedus

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Bruce Maxwell
paulhegedus@montana.edu 

Research Area: Addressing the ecological effects of nitrate pollution from agricultural fields by investigating nitrate loss and crop response to variable rate nitrogen fertilizer management on a subfield scale.

Majeski

Michelle Majeski

M.S. Land Rehabilitation

Advisors: Jane Mangold
michellemajeski@montana.edu

Research Area: Restoration strategies to reduce invasive plant-infested range and wildlands. 

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Shealyn Malone

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Fabian Menalled
shealyn.malone@student.montana.edu

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Miranda Margetts

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisors: Bob Peterson & Deborah Keil
miranda.margetts@msu.montana.edu

Research Area: Risk assessment regarding environmental hazards and human health outcomes.

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Jordan Meyer-Moyer

 M.S. Land  Rehabilitation

Advisor: Lisa Rew
jmorey88@gmail.com 

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Florence Miller

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Stephanie Ewing
florencemiller25@gmail.com

Research Area: Investigating the sources of uranium contamination in drinking water on the Crow Reservation, including soil-deprived pathways from the Pryor, Little Bighorn, and Bighorn drainages. 

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Elizabeth Mohr

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Stiences

Advisors: Geoffrey Poole
elizabethjmohr@gmail.com

Research Area: Simulation and experimental investigation of biogeochemical cycling in flowing water ecosystems.

Mallory Morgan

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Amy Trowbridge & Hikmet Budak
mallorymaynesmorgan@gmail.com

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Mikindra Morin

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Rick Lawrence
mikindra.morin@gmail.com

Research Area: Remote sensing of changes in vegetation stress as a tool for monitoring large-scale carbon sequestration areas. 

Nixon

Madison Nixon

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Fabian Menalled
madison.nixon7@gmail.com

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Michael Oldham

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Scott Powell
michaeljolham@gmail.com

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Kristen O'Neill

 M.S. Land Rehabilitation

Advisor: Tony Hartshorn
oneillkrissy@yahoo.com

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Laura Ouverson

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisors: Fabian Menalled & Tim Seipel
tindall.ouverson@gmail.com

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Kimberly Roush

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: John Priscu
kimberlyaroush@gmail.com

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Adam Sigler

Adam Sigler

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Stephanie Ewing
asigler@montana.edu

Research Area: Science and outreach to address elevated nitrate in shallow groundwater of the Judith River Watershed

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Meryl Storb

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Rob Payn
meryl.storb@gmail.com

Research Area: Watershed hydrology stream ecosystem interaction.

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Latrice Tatsey

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Tony Hartshorn
latrice.tatsey@yahoo.com

Research Area: Bison effects on soil health

Three Irons

Emery Three Irons

M.S Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Scott Powell
bad_war_deed@outlook.com

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Bree Whitehead

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Tony Hartshorn
briana.whitehead@gmail.com>/a>

Research Area: Stream bed indicators of watershed resiliency under climatic variance.

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Ethan Wologo

M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Stephanie Ewing
ethan.wologo@msu.montana.edu

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Mei Ling Wong

 M.S. Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Fabian Menalled
meiling12_20@hotmail.com

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David Wood

David Wood

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: Paul Stoy
david.wood8@student.montana.edu

Research Area: Temporal and geographic trends in ecosystem condition from multiscale assessments of Eastern Montana grasslands and shrub steppes

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Fasil Worku

Ph.D. Ecology & Environmental Sciences

Advisor: HongYi Li
w.fasil.t@gmail.com

Research Area: Watershed hydrological modeling in cold regions (soil hydrology).