Emily Arsenault

Doctoral aspirant
Primary office:
Higuchi Hall (Kansas Biological Survey)


Advisor name: James Thorp
Research Interests: Food webs, stable isotopes, macrosystem ecology
Hometown: Branford, CT

 

Education

  • 2014. B.A. with Honors and Distinction in Environmental Studies, Biology, Colby College.
  • 2017. M.A. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Presentations

  • Arsenault, E. R., J. H. Thorp, M. D. Thai, R. E. Bowes, M. Pyron, M. M. Minder, R. C. Shields, N. E. Kotlinski. Fish Food Webs in River Macrosystems of the U.S. Great Basin. Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting, June 4-8, 2017, Raleigh, NC. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R., and J. H. Thorp. The Bigger Picture: Managing Rivers at the Macrosystem Scale. Kansas Natural Resource Conference, January 26-27, 2017. Wichita, KS. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R., R. E. Bowes, B. Martin, F. J. deNoyelles Jr., and J. H. Thorp. Not All Depths Are Created Equal: Linking A Deep Water Algal Belt to Diversity in Benthos. ASLO Summer Meeting, June 5-10, 2016, Santa Fe, NM. Contributed poster presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R., R. E. Bowes, B. Martin, F. J. deNoyelles Jr., and J. H. Thorp. Not All Depths Are Created Equal: Linking A Deep Water Algae Belt to Diversity in the Benthos. University of Kansas Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Student Organization Retreat, February 20, 2016, Lawrence, KS. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R., R. E. Bowes, B. Martin, F. J. deNoyelles Jr., and J. H. Thorp. Not All Depths Are Created Equal: Deep Water Algae Layers Influence Benthic Invertebrate Distribution in Stratified Lakes. Governor’s Conference on the Future of Water in Kansas, November 19, 2015, Manhattan, KS. Contributed poster presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R., F. R. Cole, and D. A. Bruesewitz. An Assessment of Macroinvertebrate Communities Reveals Sensitivity to Road Crossings. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, May 18-23, 2014, Portland, OR. Contributed poster presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R. Macroinvertebrate Community Structure and Feeding Dynamics in Headwater Streams of Central Maine. Colby Liberal Arts Symposium, May 1, 2014, Colby College, Waterville, ME. Contributed oral presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R., F. R. Cole, and D. A. Bruesewitz. An Assessment of Macroinvertebrate Communities Reveals Sensitivity to Road Crossings. Maine Water and Sustainability Conference, April 1, 2014, Augusta, ME. Contributed poster presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R., C. J.  Cummings, M. J. Davis, M. H. Ferguson, A. S. Mealor, C. E. Reichler, C. R. Bevier, and F.R. Cole. The Influence of Shoreline Development on the Littoral Zone in the Belgrade Lakes. Maine Water Conference, March 19, 2013, Augusta, ME. Contributed poster presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R., C. J. Cummings, M. J. Davis, M. H. Ferguson, A. S. Mealor, C. E. Reichler, C. R. Bevier, and F. R. Cole, Maine Water Conference, March 19, 2013, Augusta, ME. Contributed poster presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R., and F. R. Cole. Influence of Shoreline Development on Riparian Habitats in the Belgrade Lakes. Colby Undergraduate Research Symposium, Colby College, May 1, 2013, Waterville, ME. Contributed poster presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R., C. J. Cummings, M. J. Davis, M. H. Ferguson, A. S. Mealor, C. E. Reichler, C. R. Bevier, and F. R. Cole. Influence of Shoreline Development on the Riparian and Littoral Habitat in Great Pond. Colby Undergraduate Summer Research Retreat, July 26-27, 2012, The Forks, ME. Contributed poster presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R., C. J. Cummings, M. J. Davis, M. H. Ferguson, A. S. Mealor, C. E. Reichler, C. R. Bevier, and F. R. Cole. Buffering Shoreline Development in the Belgrade Lakes Watershed. Colby Undergraduate Summer Research Retreat, July 26-27, 2012, The Forks, ME. Contributed poster presentation.
  • Arsenault, E. R., C. J. Cummings, M. J. Davis, M. H. Ferguson, A. S. Mealor, C. E. Reichler, C. R. Bevier, and F. R. Cole. Impact of Shoreline Development in the Belgrade Lakes. Maine Congress of Lakes Association Conference, June 23, 2012, Waterville, ME. Contributed poster presentation.

Department and University Service

  • 2017-2018. Treasurer of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Student Organization (EEB GSO)
  • 2016-2017. Co-Chair of EEB GSO Outreach Committee

Awards, Grants, and Scholarships

  • 2016. Graduate Scholarly Presentation Travel Fund Award, $500
  • 2016. Kansas Natural Resource Conference Student Scholarship, $50
  • 2016. Association for Women Geoscientists Graduate Research Scholarship, $1,000
  • 2014. Society for Freshwater Science Undergraduate Travel Award, $600
  • 2014. Colby College Dean of Faculty Student Special Projects Fund Grant, $500
  • 2013. CT Regional Water Authority David Silverstone Leadership Scholarship, $5,000
  • 2010-2012. CT Regional Water Authority Watershed Fund Scholarship

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