2015 NASPS Annual Student Travel Award Winners
Student Travel Awards for the NASPS 2015 Annual Meeting have been awarded to one Masters student and one Ph.D. student. The winners are:
MS: Alex DiJohnson, Delaware State Univ
Ph.D.: Emily Miller, UC Davis
Emily Miller is a Ph.D. Candidate in Dr. Peter Klimley's Biotelemetry Lab in the Graduate Group in Ecology at UC Davis. Her dissertation examines spatio-temporal distributions and niche partitioning among green and white sturgeon in the San Francisco Bay, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and Sacramento River.
Emily will be presenting a talk entitled “Green and white sturgeon migratory movements in the San Francisco Bay, Delta, and Sacramento River, California” at the NASPS annual meeting in Oshkosh WI.
Alex DiJohnson is a M.S. Candidate in Dr. Dewayne Fox's lab in the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Delaware State University. His thesis examines fine-scale behavior and habitat use of Atlantic Sturgeon relative to the presence of commercial shipping in the Delaware River.
Alex will be presenting a talk entitled “Behavioral response of adult Atlantic Sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) to commercial shipping in the Delaware River” at the NASPS annual meeting in Oshkosh WI.