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Contributors of 100+ Taxa

Loren Bahls

Faculty Affiliate Environmental Studies, The University of Montana

Mark Edlund

Senior Scientist Science Museum of Minnesota

Pat Kociolek

Director University of Colorado Museum of Natural History

Professor Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, CU-Boulder

Rex Lowe

Professor Emeritus Bowling Green State University

Marina Potapova

Assistant Curator Diatom Herbarium, Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia of Drexel University

Sarah Spaulding

Ecologist US Geological Survey

Contributors of 10-99 Taxa

Ian Bishop

Graduate Student Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island

David R.L. Burge

Lab Technician St. Croix Watershed Research Station, Science Museum of Minnesota

Jonathan English

Research Assistant Diatom Herbarium, Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia

Paula Furey

Freshwater Ecologist Department of Biology, St. Catherine University

Carrie Graeff

Research Assistant University of Colorado

Paul Hamilton

Curator Canadian Museum of Nature

Gina LaLiberte

Research Scientist Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Sylvia Lee

Biologist U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Kalina Manoylov

Assistant Professor Georgia College and State University

Eduardo A. Morales

Researcher Laboratório da Água, Universidade de Évora

Sam Rushforth

Dean School of Science/Health, Utah Valley University

Rosalina Stancheva

Chief Scientist California State University San Marcos

Joshua Stepanek

Ph.D. Student University of Colorado

Meredith Tyree

Professional Research Associate Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado

Melissa Vaccarino

Algal Taxonomist EnviroScience, Inc.

Jana Veselá

Ph.D. Student University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice

Diane Winter

Freshwater and marine diatomist Independent

Contributors of 0-9 Taxa

Elizabeth Alexson

Research Staff Scientist Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota Duluth

Lisa Allinger

Research Fellow Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota Duluth

Andrew Alverson

Assistant Professor University of Arkansas

Ehsan Atazadeh

Ph.D. Student Faculty of Science, Federation University, Victoria 3355, Australia

Laura Aycock

Doctoral Student Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Behnaz Balmaki

PhD Student University of Nevada, Reno

Brad Bartelme

Ecologist EnviroScience

Jen Beals

Ph.D. Student University of Arkansas

Becky Bixby

Research Assistant Professor University of New Mexico and Museum of Southwestern Biology

Dan Bogan

Aquatic Ecology Research Professional Alaska Natural Heritage Program, University of Alaska Anchorage

Lynn Brant

Emeritus Professor of Geology University of Northern Iowa

Ellie Broadman

PhD Student Northern Arizona University

Alec Camp

Laboratory Assistant Environmental Studies, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado

Marco Cantonati

Research Scientist & Taxonomy Coordinator Phycology Section, Patrick Center for Environmental Research

Michelle Chaput

Doctoral candidate, Geography Department University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Margaret Christie

PhD Student University of Delaware

Ionel Ciugulea

Diatom Analyst I Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia of Drexel University

William Daniels

Ph.D. Student Geology Department, Brown University and Marine Biological Laboratory

Clint Davis

Algal Taxonomist/Ecologist Rhithron Associates, Inc.

Dawn DeColibus

M.S. Student Ball State University

Nina Desianti

J.C. Kingston Fellow Iowa Lakeside Laboratory, Ecology and Systematics of Diatoms

Sydney Diamond

M.S. Student University of Vermont

Lisa Doner

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Center for the Environment, Plymouth State University

Kevin Dong

Undergraduate Student University of Iowa

Anna Drahos

Undergraduate student Iowa State University

Meredith Emery

M.S. Student Florida International University

Mihaela Enache

Research Scientist The State of New Jersey

Peter Fedrigon

Undergraduate student University of Iowa

Mac Flack

Undergraduate Student University of Iowa Department of Environmental Sciences

Lauren Fuelling

M.S. Student Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

Evelyn Gaiser

Professor of Biological Sciences Southeast Environmental Research Center, Florida International University

Joanna Gauthier

PhD Student McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Catharina Grubaugh

Ph.D. Student Fordham University

Tanya Hannis

Undergraduate Student University of Colorado, Boulder

Kaitlin Hatcher

Undergraduate in Biology and MAT of Science Education University of Iowa

Jaime Zebill Haueter

M.S. Student South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Sonja Hausmann

Research Scientist Phycology, Patrick Center for Environmental Research

Julianne Heinlein

Aquatic Ecologist Great Lakes Environmental Center

Natalie Hoidal

Undergraduate Student University of Minnesota, Morris

Kerry Howard

Ph.D. Student Department of Geological Sciences & Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno

Lena Ivarsson

Undergraduate Student Södertörn University, Stockholm, Sweden

Katie Johnson

Research Scientist II Phinizy Center for Water Sciences

Briana Johnson

M.S. Student Univerity of Nevada, Reno

Justin Kenneth Jones

M.S. Student Towson University

Elaine Jordan

Undergraduate student, Research Assistant University of Iowa, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Matthew Julius

Professor St. Cloud State University

Ingrid Jüttner

Research Curator of Diatoms National Museum of Wales

Brina Kamae

Stream Ecologist / Lab Technician California State University, Long Beach

Matthew Keith

Undergraduate Student University of Iowa

Somayyeh Kheiri

Instructor Islamic Azad University, Garmsar Branch, Iran

Rob Kimmich

Volunteer This Website

Tyler Kohler

Ph.D. Student University of Colorado

Zlatko Levkov

Professor Institute of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Republic of Macedonia

Jacob Lister

Undergraduate Student East Tennessee State University

Gosia Mahoney

Graduate Student University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Steve Main

Professor Retired, Wartburg College

Eric Massa

M.S. Student Florida International University

Viviana Mazzei

PhD Student Florida International University

Nicole McConnell

M.S. Student Iowa State University, Ames Iowa

Sergio Mendoza

Undergraduate Student, Stream Ecologist California State University, Long Beach

Ditmar Metzeltin

Accomplished Diatomist Unaffiliated

Drew Meyers

Undergraduate Student University of Colorado Boulder

Alison Minerovic

DRWI Project Phycologist Patrick Center for Environmental Research

Ph.D. student Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University of Drexel University

Joe Mohan

PhD Student Climate Change Institute, University of Maine

Liz Morgan

M.S. Student, Department of Geosciences Brigham Young University

Teofil Nakov

Postdoctoral Researcher University of Arkansas

Karen Neil

Ph.D. Student, Department of Geography University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Steve Nelson

Professor of Geochemistry Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University

Paula Noble

Professor University of Nevada Reno

Emily Nodine

Ph.D. Student Florida International University, Miami FL

Ian O'Malley

Undergraduate Student, Coop Program Drexel University

Nadja Ognjanova-Rumenova

Associate Professor Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Megan Otu

Postdoctoral Fellow INSTAAR, University of Colorado

Marge Penton

Diatom Enthusiast Rocky Mountain Biological Lab

Frank Pickett

Diatomist Unaffiliated

Megan Powers

Undergraduate Student University of Iowa

Jaclyn Rarick

Undergraduate student University of Iowa

Euan Reavie

Senior Research Associate & Assistant Center Director Natural Resources Research Institute, Duluth

Hayden Ripple

Temporary Research Assistant Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado

Stephanie Robson

Ph.D. Student Monash University, Australia

Barry Rosen

Biologist U.S. Geological Survey

Tahmineh Rouzbahani

Ph.D. Student Department of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin

Elizabeth Ruck

Research Associate University of Arkansas

Aneliya Sakaeva

M.S. Student University of Colorado, Boulder

Eilleen Salas

M.S Student California State University, Long Beach

Nick Schulte

M.S. Student Florida International University

Thomas C. Smith

Ph.D. Student University of California, Santa Barbara, Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology

Kathryn Smith

Ecologist U.S. Geological Survey

Kelsey Solomon

PhD Student University of Georgia

Gene Stoermer

1934 - 2012

Professor Emeritus University of Michigan

Jeffery Stone

Assistant Professor of Environmental Geosciences Indiana State University

Laurel Stratton

M.S. Student University of Nevada, Reno

Evan Thomas

Instructor (Tenure-Track) Waubonsee Community College

Tori Thrash

Undergraduate Student The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Iowa

Irene Tunno

Paleoecologist University of Nevada, Reno

Dessie Underwood

Professor California State University Long Beach

Alex Valigosky

Freshwater Algal Taxonomist EnviroScience

Bart Van de Vijver

Diatomist National Botanic Garden of Belgium

Professor University of Antwerp

Wim van Egmond

Photography

Michael Van Gorp

Undergraduate Student University of Iowa

Dennis Vander Meer

Diatomist Rhithron Associates, Inc., 33 Fort Missoula Rd., Missoula, MT 59804

Jeremy Walls

M.S. student Ball State University

Carrie White

M.S. Student University of British Columbia Okanagan, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

David Williams

Diatom Researcher Natural History Museum, London

James D. Woodell

Undergraduate Student University of Iowa

Phil Woods

M.S. Student University of Minnesota

Shelly Wu

Diatom Enthusiast

Anna Mengjie Yu

Ph.D. Student Department of Plant Biology, The University of Texas at Austin