Dr. Richard Koch

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Office/Department: Biology, Department of

Location: Sattgast Hall 218 K

Phone: (218) 755-2795

Box #: 27

Email: richard.koch@bemidjistate.edu

Website: Curriculum Vitae


Faculty member in Biology Department since 2002.


  • University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
    PhD in Environmental Science, 2001
    Factors regulating phytoplankton and bacterial activities in large rivers and their impoundments.
    PhD advisor: P.A. Bukaveckas
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
    MS in Biology, 1996
    Hydrological influences on autochthonous production and benthic macroinvertebrate heterogeneity of an Ohio River floodplain, southeast Indiana.
    MS Advisor: M.C. Miller
  • Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, KY
    BA in Biology, 1990


  • Aquatic Plants
  • Phycology
  • Wetland Ecology
  • Wetland Delineation
  • Limnology
  • General Ecology
  • Advanced Research

Research Interests

  • Wetlands ecology
  • Aquatic plants
  • Microbial ecology
  • Nutrient cycling
  • Aquatic invertebrates
  • Ecosystem ecology

Other Information

Recommended Websites

Society of Wetland Scientists
Minnesota Wetland Professional Association
North American Lake Management Society
Society for Freshwater Science
Aquatic Plant Management Society
Ducks Unlimited