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Brian Fitzgerald
Volunteer

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

DegreeInstitutionArea
M.S.University of Nevada, RenoEnvironmental Sciences and Health
B.S.Villanova UniversityMechanical Engineering

Publications
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
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.
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
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, 10.1021/es103819v
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
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
Conference Proceedings
2016
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
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
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
2008
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
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: San Francisco, CA
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.: San Francisco, CA