Title Funding Amount Institution Principal Investigator Research Year
Development of discovery-based analytical methodology for the identification and quantification of legacy and emerging contaminants that contribute to current disease in smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu from the Susquehanna River Basin $125,000 The Pennsylvania State University Frank Dorman (fld3@psu.edu) 2018
Impacts of Introduced Round Goby on Aquatic Community Structure in Pennsylvania Watersheds $125,000 The Pennsylvania State University Beth Boyer (ewb100@psu.edu) 2018
A Carrying Capacity Analysis for Presque Isle State Park $124,927 The Pennsylvania State University Alan Graefe (gyu@psu.edu) 2018
A Bayesian statistical network model of bluff retreat and a littoral sediment budget model for the western Erie County littoral cell, Lake Erie $124,995 Penn State Behrend Tony Foyle (amf11@psu.edu) 2018
Comparison of age and growth patterns of Flathead Catfish in invasive and native populations: A meta-analysis with implications for invasive species management $94,869 Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Geoff Smith (geofsmith@pa.gov) 2018
Keystone MicroTrack: Mapping Microbes and Pathogens in the Susquehanna River Basin $86,054 Gettysburg College Nikki Shariat (nshariat@gettysburg.edu) 2018
Assessing the ability of green adsorbents to improve water quality and Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) performance $124,924 Temple University Erica McKenzie (ermckenzie@temple.edu) 2018
Assessing the Economic Impact and Value of Recreational Fishing on Lake Erie Waters $166,315 Penn State University Alan Graefe (gyu@psu.edu) 2016
Assessing background rates of intersex, expression of vitellogenin, teste transcriptome, and population genetics of Micropterus dolomieu $159,871 Penn State University Sean Rafferty (sdr138@psu.edu) 2016
Living Shorelines Assessment for Community Resiliency in Coastal Pennsylvania $44,226 Partnership for the Delaware Estuary Danielle Kreeger (dkreeger@delawareestuary.org) 2016
Diel signals in stream discharge – insights into watershed behavior and potential impacts of climate change $50,700 Keystone College Robert Cook 2016
Preliminary determination of density and distribution of Flathead Catfish Pylodictis olivaris in the Susquehanna River and select tributaries. $71,072 Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Geoff Smith (geofsmith@pa.gov) 2016
Investigation of Chemical Signals for Improving Trapping Efficiency and Preventing Further Expansion of Invasive Crayfish Species $67,000 Elizabethtown College Anya Goldina (goldinaa@etown.edu) 2016
Determination of invasive round goby populations within the main stem of French Creek and their potential impact on benthic fishes $75,000 Penn State University; Allegheny College Jay Stauffer (vc5@psu.edu); Casey Wilson (cbradshawwilson@allegheny.edu) 2016
Occurrence of Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products in stream (raw) and drinking-water (finished) samples in the Susquehanna and Delaware Watersheds 2007-2009 compared to 2016 and in the Lake Erie Watershed in 2016 $75,000 U.S. Geological Survey Robin Brightbill 2016
Evaluating the Sources and Fate of Triclosan in a Watershed Traversing a Rural to Urban Gradient in Southeastern Pennsylvania $72,891 Villanova University Amanda Grannas (amanda.grannas@villanova.edu) 2016
Evaluation of exposure to and human health risks from PCPPs in drinking water from Lake Erie $74,079 Gannon University Michelle Homan (homan@gannon.edu) 2016
Development of a Molecular Biomarker for the Prediction of Toxic Algal Blooms $45,424 Temple University Benoit VanAken (bvanaken@temple.edu) 2016
Predictive Modeling of Harmful Algal Blooms in Presque Isle Bay $74,375 Gannon University Rick Diz (diz001@gannon.edu) 2016

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