B.Sc. Fisheries, Humboldt State University
M. Sc. Zoology, University of Maine
Ph.D. Limnology, Uppsala University
Aquatic food web processes; The biochemical basis of energy transfer in aquatic food webs; Zooplankton ecology; Modeling plankton dynamics; Eutrophication and regulation of algal biomass and secondary production in lakes; Urbanization impacts on stream water quality and nutrient transport; Reservoir Operation impacts on physical, chemical, and biological limnology.
44 refereed publications, 1050 science citations.
Five key publications:
Müller-Navarra, D.C., M.T. Brett, S.-K. Park, S. Chandra, A.P. Ballantyne, E. Zorita, and C.R. Goldman. 2004. Unsaturated fatty acid content in seston and tropho-dynamic coupling in lakes. Nature 427: 69-72.
Müller-Navarra, D.C., M.T. Brett, A. Liston and C.R. Goldman. 2000. A highly unsaturated fatty acid predicts biomass transfer between primary producers and consumers. Nature 403: 74-77.
Brett, M.T., and C.R. Goldman. 1997. Consumer versus resource control in freshwater pelagic food-webs. Science 275: 384-386.
Brett, M.T., and D.C. Müller-Navarra. 1997. The role of essential fatty acids in aquatic food web processes. Freshwater Biology 38: 483-499.
Brett, M.T., and C.R. Goldman. 1996. A meta-analysis of the freshwater trophic cascade. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 93: 7723-7726.
Environmental Engineering (CEE 350), Applied Limnology (CEE 462), Lake and Watershed Management (CEE 547)
- co-PI NSF- IGERT: Multinational Collaboration on Challenges to the Environment