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Richard Koch

Richard Koch


Faculty member in Biology Department since 2002.

Open Field

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


  • 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


  • 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