Name: Hetherington, Amy (Researcher)PrintGo Back

Institution: Cornell University

Description of Expertise:

My research focuses on climate change and invasive mussel impacts on lake dynamics in Central New York. Specifically, I aim to understand, predict, and communicate the interactive impacts of climate change and zebra and quagga mussels on the coupling of the physical, chemical, and biological components of Oneida Lake, Onondaga Lake, and Cayuga Lake.

Phone: (917) 570-6126

Species: Aquatic invertebrates, Quagga mussel (Dreissena bugensis), Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha),

Ecosystems: Freshwater

Research Areas: Extension and education, Human dimensions, Impacts (ecological, social, economic), Mapping/modelling, Management techniques (mechanical/manual, chemical), Species demography

NY Regions: Finger Lakes, St. Lawrence/E. Lake Ontario

Last updated: September 21, 2015 at 7:13 am