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Stakeholder-Driven Nutrient Modeling for the Chesapeake Bay

By Gary Shenk




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USGS Watershed Modeler Gary Shenk presented a seminar titled Stakeholder-Driven Nutrient Modeling for the Chesapeake Bay on September 7th at 4:00 PM in 4004 AGS.

Gary Shenk is a watershed modeler with the USGS at the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program Office in Annapolis Maryland. In this position he focuses on the development of environmental models and the application of models and monitoring analysis to management questions. He leads a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the development and operations for the CBP Partnership’s watershed modeling effort. Over the past 2 decades in this position, he has overseen a substantial growth in watershed modeling complexity and scale, responding to the growth in the specificity of management questions. His work in Chesapeake modeling and monitoring informed a number of technical aspect of the Chesapeake Bay TMDL. As a participant in many of the ongoing CBP technical groups, Gary has the opportunity to forge collaborations with federal, state, academic, and other non-governmental organizations. Gary holds a B.A. in economics and an M.S. in Civil Engineering, both from the University of Virginia.


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