systems ecology

Ellis, Bonnie

Research Assistant Professor
Flathead Lake Biological Station
The University of Montana

I am a limnologist with interests in both lake and stream ecosystems. I am most interested in understanding the physical, biological and chemical factors that control the distribution and abundance of biota. The focus of my Flathead Lake research is on understanding those factors controlling the production of algae. Of the 300 largest lakes in the world, Flathead Lake is one of the most pristine.

Hauer, Richard

Professor of Limnology and UM IoE Director
Division of Biological Sciences, Systems Ecology
The University of Montana - Missoula

Hauer joined UM and Flathead Lake Biological Station in 1986. Since 2001, he has held the chaired position of Professor of Limnology at Flathead Lake Biological Station. He divides his time between research and teaching. His recent research includes using remote sensing technologies from the BioStation’s research aircraft, which he pilots. Since 2009, he has guided the development of the new graduate program, Systems Ecology, and serves as the Program Director of this intercollegiate PhD program that serves the graduate students across the UM campus in large scale Systems Ecology.

Muhlfeld, Clint

Research Aquatic Ecologist and Research Associate Professor
Systems Ecology
USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center and The University of Montana Flathead Lake Biological Station

I am a Research Aquatic Ecologist for the USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center in Glacier National Park and Research Associate Professor at The University of Montana's Flathead Lake Biological Station. My general research interests encompass the fields of aquatic ecology, fisheries biology, and conservation biology.


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