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Edward Stets

Ecologist

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2011-present Research Ecologist National Research Program, U.S. Geological Survey, Boulder, CO.
2009-2011 Ecologist National Research Program, U.S. Geological Survey, Boulder, CO.
2007-2009 Post-doctoral fellow National Academies of Science (located in Boulder, CO)
2002-2007 Ph.D. Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, MN
1998-2001 M.S. Marine Sciences Department, University of South Alabama, Dauphin Island, AL
1996-1998 Programmer/Analyst Information Management Services, Inc., Silver Spring, MD
1992-1996 B.S. University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN


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In Review

Stets, E.G., V.J. Kelly, and C.G. Crawford. In review. Recent leveling of mid-20th Century increases in stream nitrate concentration in US rivers.




                           

My Science Topics


Science Topic
Subtopic
Water Resourceslakes
Water Resourcessurface water
Water Resourcessurface water quality
Water Resourceswater quality
Water Resourceswater budget
Environmental Issueshuman impacts
Environmental Issuesland use change
Environmental Issuesnonpoint-source pollution
Environmental Issuessurface water quality
Environmental Issueswater quality
Ecology and Environmentfreshwater ecosystems
Techniques and Methodsfield methods
Techniques and Methodsisotopic analysis
Techniques and Methodsstatistical analysis


Aquatic biogeochemistry

I study biogeochemical cycling in aquatic ecosystems.  My current interests include carbon cycling and gas efflux in rivers as well as long-term nutrient trends in rivers of the continental US.  I have also studied hydrology, carbon cycling, microbial ecology, nutrient cycling, and phytoplankton-bacteria interactions in freshwater lakes. 

My methods include field observations of gas flux, hydrology, water chemistry, in situ sensors, and stable isotopes for process-level work.  I also use existing databases such as NWIS and STORET for large-scale synthesis work using trend analysis, multivariate statistics, spatial analysis, and ancillary data from the USDA Census of Agriculture, US Population Census, PRISM climate group, and the National Historic GIS System.

I am currently involved with four projects: Century of Trends (USGS-NAWQA), Yukon River Basin Project (USGS-NRP), Surface-water trends team (USGS-NAWQA), USGS LandCarbon Project (USGS-Multidisciplinary).

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Recent Presentations

"Can we detect long-term trends in carbon export from large river systems?" E.G. Stets, presented at ASLO Freshwater Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 2013.


Contact Information

Edward Stets
3215 Marine Street, Suite E-127
Boulder, CO 80303
303-541-3048
303-541-3084 - Fax
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