Welcome to Wisconsin Alison Appling

Alison Appling has arrived in Wisconsin and will be working on the Powell Center project on continental scale metabolism. She will be working closely with Jordan Read at USGS's Center for Integrated Data Analytics.  Great to have you here Alison!

Welcome Jess Corman

Jess Corman arrived this week to start her post-doc work on chemical patterns of lakes in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Great to have her join the gang!

FLAMe - Featured paper at ES&T

Great work team!, John Crawford, Luke Loken, Nora Casson, Luke Winslow, Colin Smith, and Amanda Stone's paper on quickly generating detailed maps of water chemistry is the featured paper in the current issue of Environmental Science and Technology.  Free access to the article at

More Congrats!- John and Samantha

September 29th was a big day for the gang. In the morning, John Crawford successfully defended his dissertation and in the afternoon, Samantha Oliver passed her prelims to become a dissertator. Quite a day and job well done!

Congrats Dr. Winslow!

Luke Winslow defended his dissertation this week and will be moving on to a post-doc at the WI USGS office.  Great job Luke! Luke and advisor Paul Hanson celebrate the event at the Terrace- all smiles

Vince Butitta officially joins the gang

Vince Butitta will be starting his M.S. research in the Freshwater and Marine Science program this fall. He's already involved in studies of mussel life history and the use of the flame to study lakes.