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Richard E Lizotte

RESEARCH ECOLOGIST


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As a research ecologist with the Water Quality and Ecology Research Unit in Oxford, MS, Dr. Lizotte has focused broadly on water quality and ecological aspects of aquatic ecosystems influenced by agricultural activity. His research has included laboratory aquatic toxicology, mesocosm and field-scale stream ecology, wetland systems as agricultural conservation practices, and watershed-scale field studies of multiple integrated best management practices.

 

Education

 

 

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Experience

 

 

 

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Research Interests

Dr. Lizotte utilizes a variety of research techniques at various scales from laboratory, mesocosm, to large-scale field studies to elucidate how agricultural conservation practices can protect and enhance aquatic resources.

 

 

 

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Organizations

 

2011 - Present  International Society of Limnology (SIL)

2011 - Present  International Society for River Science

1994 - Present  Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

1990 - Present  Tennessee Academy of Science

 

Professional Service Activities

2013 - Present  Senior Editor, Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology

2009 - Present  USDA-ARS NSL WQEPRU and The University of Mississippi Field   Station Cooperative Agreement Proposal Review Committee

2009-2015  Mississippi’s Nutrient Technical Advisory Group Member

2009-2010  Nutrient Reduction Strategy Work Team, Monitoring Workgroup on BMPs   in Mississippi Delta Stream Watersheds

2009  Mississippi Delta Water Quality Research Initiative (DWQRI), Quality   Assurance Working Group

2005-2012  Student Travel Award Committee Member, Society of Environmental   Toxicology and Chemistry

2001, 2004-2010  Board Member, Mid-South Regional Chapter of the Society of   Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry,

2002-2003  President, Mid-South Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental   Toxicology and Chemistry

 

 

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Long-Term & Collaborative Research Projects