Directory of team members
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- Kelly Cobourn Kelly Cobourn, Virginia Tech, lead Principal Investigator. Cobourn is an agricultural and resource economist with experience in bio-economic modeling.
- Cayelan Carey Cayelan Carey, Virginia Tech, Principal Investigator. Carey is a freshwater ecologist whose research focuses on understanding the causes and effects of eutrophication in lakes.
- Kevin Boyle Kevin Boyle, Virginia Tech, Principal Investigator. Boyle is an environmental economist who specializes in the development of hedonic models of the impacts of changes in lake water quality on property values.
- Chris Duffy Chris Duffy, The Pennsylvania State University, Hydrologist
- Armen Kemanian Armen Kemanian, The Pennsylvania State University, Biological Systems Engineer
- Paul Hanson Paul Hanson, University of Wisconsin, Aquatic Ecologist
- Michael Sorice Michael Sorice, Virginia Tech, Social Scientist
- Patricia Soranno Pat Soranno, Michigan State University, Landscape Limnologist
- Kathleen Weathers Kathleen Weathers, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Biogeochemist
Students and Postdoctoral Researchers
We are fortunate to have a number of graduate and undergraduate students and postdoctoral researchers involved in the project:
- Amy Hetherington has a Ph.D. in Natural Resources from Cornell University. She worked closely with Lars Rudstam and Kathleen Weathers on her dissertation, which examines the effects of climate on lake ecosystems. Amy is joining the project team as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Virginia Tech in February, 2016.
- Weizhe Weng is a Ph.D. student in Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech. She is co-advised by Kevin Boyle and Kelly Cobourn at Virginia Tech. Her graduate research examines the effects of farmers' land-use and nutrient use decisions on lake water quality and the effect of changes in lake water quality on housing values.
- Hilary Dugan
- Lele Shu
- Julia Hart
- Yuning Shi
- Nicole Ward
- Charlie White
- Yu Zhang
Contributing and Participating
Our extended collaborative includes several scientists and lake associations, including: