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Jeremy K Wise

Biological Science Technician
Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
The U.S. Geological Survey
United States Virgin Islands

Biography

Adept at preparing biological and water samples for analysis, obtaining biological, botany, fisheries and wildlife data from laboratory, mesocosm and field studies, and examining field collections of biological materials. Ø Works effectively with peers and senior scientists at a high level of efficiency, both independently and in a group setting. Ø Able to work with multiple partner groups, stakeholders, and management entities in interdisciplinary projects and settings Ø Proficient in maintaining accurate records of samples and data collected according to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Good Laboratory Practices. Ø Expertise in supporting sophisticated laboratory and field research studies furthering the development of chemical and physical tools to control populations of aquatic invasive species. Ø Background and training in operating and maintaining marine and terrestrial research vessels and automated wastewater chlorination systems. Extensive experience operating government vehicles requiring CDL to tow long and heavy trailers. Ø Responsible for aquatic invasive species in bio-secure recirculating aquaculture facility. Ø Skilled at tabulating, summarizing, graphing, analyzing, and reporting sample data.

Research Interest

Coordination of laboratory and field research studies exploring the efficacy of a variety of physical and chemical tools to be used to control invasive dreissenid mussels. ♦ Explore non-target effects of invasive species control methods and tactics listed above.

Publications

  • Feeding response of sport fish after electrical immobilization, chemical sedation, or both

  • Use of alternating and pulsed direct current electrified fields for zebra mussel control

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