Brian C. Fitzgerald

Temporary Faculty - Teaching
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Professional Interests

Mr. Fitzgerald's research interests include surface water quality sampling, data acquisition, analysis, work-up, and report writing for a multitude of studies including the Incline Creek Watershed Nutrient/Sediment Loading, Carson River Sediment TMDL, Rosewood Creek Restoration evaluation, Near-Shore Lake Tahoe buoy monitoring, Off-site nuclear test monitoring, and Polyacrylimide Effectiveness in irrigation canals.

Education

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M.S. University of Nevada, Reno Environmental Sciences and Health
B.S. Villanova University Mechanical Engineering

Publications & Presentations

2016

Brock, J. T., Hire, D., Fitzgerald, B. C., Susfalk, R. B. (2016). Hydrologic Monitoring for the S-356 Pump Station Test (Miami-Dade County, Florida) 2015 - 2016, Annual Report USACE Contract No. W912EP-15-R-0024, August 2016.
Heyvaert, A. C., Fitzgerald, B. C., Morton, C. G., McGwire, K. C., Susfalk, R. B. (2016). Pilot Implementation of the Lake Tahoe Nearshore Monitoring Framework for Clarity Metrics, DRI Report No. 41267
Heyvaert, A. C., Fitzgerald, B. C., Morton, C. G., McGwire, K. C., Susfalk, R. B. (2016). Evaluating Nearshore Clarity Conditions and Linkages to Watershed Management Objectives at Lake Tahoe, California-Nevada, North American Lake Management Society (NALMS): Banff, Canada, November 1, 2016-November 4, 2016

2015

Fitzgerald, B. C., Kelly, M., Fellers, D., Susfalk, R. B. (2015). Rosewood Creek Restoration, Area A, 2015 Tahoe Science Conference, September 21, 2015-September 23, 2015
Heyvaert, A. C., Susfalk, R. B., Fitzgerald, B. C., Buxton, A. (2015). Performance Evaluation of Two Stormwater Filtration Treatment Devices Installed by the Nevada Department of Transportation, DRI Report No. 41264
Stevens, A. D., Fitzgerald, B. C., Heyvaert, A. C., McGwire, K. C., Chandra, S., Susfalk, R. B. (2015). Evaluation of Nearshore Water Clarity Conditions at Lake Tahoe, 2015 Tahoe Science Conference, September 21, 2015-September 23, 2015

2011

Bisiaux, M. M., Edwards, R., Heyvaert, A. C., Thomas, J. M., Fitzgerald, B. C., Susfalk, R. B., Schladow, S. G., Thaw, M. N. (2011). Stormwater and Fire as Sources of Black Carbon Nanoparticles to Lake Tahoe, Environmental Science and Technology, 45, (6), 2065-2071, doi: 10.1021/es103819v

2010

Susfalk, R. B., Fitzgerald, B. C., Heyvaert, A. C., Mihevc, T. M., Taylor, K. C. (2010). Nearshore Buoy Project for Monitoring Lake Tahoe Water Clarity

2009

Susfalk, R. B., Fitzgerald, B. C. (2009). Lower Rosewood Creek Restoration Project: Suspended Sediment Loads and Particle Size, 2002-2007, DRI Report No. 41248

2008

Fitzgerald, B. C., Susfalk, R. B., Knust, A. M. (2008). Characterization of turbidity and total suspended solids in the Upper Carson River, Nevada
Susfalk, R. B., Martin, C., Sada, D. W., Young, M. H., Gates, T., Shanafield, M., Fitzgerald, B. C., Smith, D. L. (2008). Benefits and Risks of Using Linear Anionic Polyacrylamide (LA-PAM) for Seepage Reduction in Unlined Water Delivery Canals, GC43C-0747, AGU: San Francisco

2007

Susfalk, R. B., Fitzgerald, B. C., Knust, A. M. (2007). Characterization of Turbidity and Total Suspended Solids in the Upper Carson River, Nevada, DRI Report No. 41242

2006

Susfalk, R. B., Epstein, B., Goreham, J., Young, M. H., Moran, E. A., Martain, C., Gates, T., Swihart, J., Smith, D. L., Fitzgerald, B. C. (2006). Use of Polyacrylamide to Reduce Seepage from Unlined Water Delivery Canals
Susfalk, R. B., Epstein, B. J., Schmidt, M., Goreham, J., Fitzgerald, B. C., Young, M. H., Martin, C., Swihart, J., Smith, D. L. (2006). Seepage Reduction from Unlined Irrigation Canals: Water Quality and Seepage Reduction Effectiveness.

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