Wissinger and Allegheny Grads Present Paper at Joint Aquatic Societies Meeting

Co-authors Amanda Klemmer ’09, Emily Thornton ’10, Marieke Perchik ’11, Cameron Eddy ’12, and Professor of Biology and Environmental Science Scott Wissinger presented the paper “Density-dependent Cross-Links Between Detritus Processing and Benthic Algae in Shallow Ponds and Wetlands” at the 2014 Joint Aquatic Societies Meeting in Portland, Oregon. Klemmer is pursuing a Ph.D. in Aquatic Ecology at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand; Thornton, a M.S. in Fisheries at University of Washington, Seattle; and Eddy, a M.S. in Biology at John Carroll University. Perchik recently published research in the Journal of Experimental Biology and Ecology that she conducted while at the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences.