Graduate Students

Daniel P. Govoni
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Daniel P. Govoni

dpgovoni@alaska.edu

Lab: 207 Irving 1, 907.474.6740

Research Interests:
Hyporheic habitats may play a major role in shaping stream food webs and are likely very susceptible to warming temperatures. Climate change and resource development could alter the trophic linkages between surface and subsurface habitats upon which stream food webs depend. Understanding these linkages better, in the face of increasing resource development and climate change, will help inform aquatic resource management. The objectives of my research are to determine 1) how water temperature influences invertebrate community assemblage, density, and diversity at the stream surface-subsurface interface, and 2) how hyporheic communities and processes influence stream food webs.

Major Professor:

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Jesse Grunblatt
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Jesse Grunblatt

jess@gina.alaska.edu

Major Professor:

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Philip Phil Joy
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Philip Phil Joy

pjoy@alaska.edu

Lab: 207 Irving 1, 907.474.6740

Research Interests:
I am investigating how marine-derived nutrients from spawning salmon affects the growth and productivity of juvenile coho and Chinook salmon rearing in freshwater environments.

Major Professor:

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Jason Leppi
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Jason Leppi

Major Professor:

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Benjamin Meyer
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Benjamin Meyer

bemeyer@alaska.edu

Major Professor:

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