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Name: David Richardson
Academic Rank: Associate Professor
Department: Biology

Expertise Keywords: algal blooms, aquatic ecosystems, big data and science, Ecology, ecosystems, Environmental Science, environmental sensors, lakes, rivers, Science, science communication, streams, technology

Available For: interviews, essays, speaking

Contact Information

E-mail Address: richardd@newpaltz.edu
Personal Web Site: https://faculty.newpaltz.edu/davidrichardson/


Cornell University 1998-2002 BS 2002 Engineering
University of Maryland 2002-2008 Phd 2008 Ecology


Richardson DC, Melles SJ, Pilla RM, Hetherington AL, Knoll LB, Williamson CE, Kraemer BM, Jackson JR, Long, EC, Moore K, Rudstam LG, Rusak JA, Saros JE, Sharma S, Strock KE, Weathers KC, Wigdahl-Perry CR. 2017. Transparency, geomorphology, and mixing regime explain variability in trends in lake temperature and stratification across northeastern North America (1975 - 2014). Water 9(6): 442 doi:10.3390/w9060442

Klug JK, Carey, CC, Richardson DC, R Darner Gougis. 2017. Integrating high-frequency and long-term data analyses into undergraduate ecology classes improves quantitative literacy. Ecosphere 8(3):e01733 DOI:10.1002/ecs2.1733

Richardson, DC, CC Carey, DA Bruesewitz, KC Weathers. Intra- and inter-annual variability in metabolism in an oligotrophic lake. 2016. Aquatic Sciences 79(2): 319-333 DOI:10.1007/s00027-016-0499-7

Richardson, DC, Charifson, DM*, Stern, EM*, Stanson, VJ*, Thompson, JE, Townley, LA. 2016. Reconstructing a trophic cascade following unintentional introduction of golden shiner to Lake Minnewaska, New York, USA. Inland Waters 6(1): 29-33.

Charifson, DM*, Huth, P, Thompson, JE, Angyal, RK, Flaherty, MJ, Richardson, DC. 2015. History of Fish Presence and Absence Following Lake Acidification and Recovery in Lake Minnewaska, Shawangunk Ridge, NY. Northeastern Naturalist 22(4): 762-781.

Carey, CC, R Darner Gougis, JL Klug, CM O’Reilly, DC Richardson. 2015. A model for using environmental data-driven inquiry and exploration to teach limnology to undergraduates. Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin 24(2): 32-35.

Bruesewitz DA, Carey, CC, Richardson DC, Weathers, KC. 2015. Under-ice thermal stratification dynamics of a large, deep lake revealed by high-frequency data. Limnology and Oceanography 60(2): 347-359.

Richardson, DC, Oleksy, IA*, Hollein, TH, Arscott, DB, Gibson, C, Root, S*. 2014. Habitat characteristics, temporal variability, and macroinvertebrate communities associated with a mat-forming nuisance diatom (Didymosphenia geminata) in Catskill mountain streams, New York. Aquatic Sciences 76:553-564.

Hoellein, TH, Bruesewitz, DA, Richardson, DC. Revisiting Odum (1956): A synthesis of ecosystem metabolism reveals drivers of primary production and respiration across streams, lakes, wetlands, and estuaries. 2013. Limnology and Oceanography 58(6): 2089-2100.

Richardson DC, Newbold, JD, Aufdenkampe, AK, Taylor, PG and Kaplan, LA. 2013. A method for measuring bacterial mineralization rates of suspended particulate organic carbon in stream ecosystems. Limnology and Oceanography Methods 11: 257-261.

Solomon, CT, Bruesewitz, DA, Richardson, DC, et al. 2013. Ecosystem respiration: Drivers of daily variability and background respiration in lakes around the globe. Limnology and Oceanography 58(3): 849-866.

Klug, JL, Richardson, DC, Ewing, HA, Hargreaves, BR, Samal, NR, Vachon, D, Pierson, DC, Lindsey, AM, O’Donnell, DM, Effler, SW, Weathers, KC. 2012. Ecosystem effects of a tropical cyclone on a network of lakes in northeastern North America. Environmental Science and Technology 46(21):11693-11901. DOI:10.1021/es302063v

Pace, ML, Hampton, SE, Limburg, KE, Bennett, EM, Cook, EM, Davis, AE, Grove, JM, Kaneshiro, KY, LaDeau, SL, Likens, GE, McKnight, DM, Richardson, DC, and Strayer, DL. 2010. Communicating with the public: opportunities and rewards for individual ecologists. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8(6):292-298.

Palmer, MA and Richardson, DC. 2009. Provisioning services: a focus on freshwater. In The Princeton Guide to Ecology, Levin, SA, Ed. Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ.

Richardson, DC, Kaplan, LA, Newbold, JD and Aufdenkampe, AK. 2009. Temporal dynamics of seston: A recurring nighttime peak and seasonal shifts in composition in a stream ecosystem. Limnology and Oceanography 54(1):344-354.

Menninger, HL, Palmer, MA, Craig, LS, and Richardson, DC. 2008. Periodical cicada detritus impacts stream ecosystem function. Ecosystems 11(8):1306-1317.

Craig, LS, Palmer, MA, Richardson, DC, et al. 2008. Stream restoration strategies for reducing river nitrogen loads. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6(10):529-538.

Swan, CM, Healey, B and Richardson, DC. 2008. The role of native riparian tree species in decomposition of invasive Tree of Heaven (Ailanthus altissima) leaf litter in an urban stream. Ecoscience 15(1):27-35.