Eric Snyder, Ph.D.
Doctor of Philosophy. Idaho State University, 1993-200. Major: Zoology, emphasis Stream Ecology. Advisor: Dr. G. Wayne Minshall
Master of Science. Central Michigan University, 1991-1993. Major: Aquatic Biology. Advisors: Drs. Robert H. and Donna K. King
Bachelor of Science. Manchester College, Indiana, 1986-1990. Major: Biology and Chemistry
Courses taught at GVSU:
NRM 580 Aquatic Ecosystem Management*
DeBoer*, J.A., J.M. Holtgren, S.A. Ogren, and E.B. Snyder. Accepted with revisions. Resiliency of resident fish to a 100-year flood in a low-gradient Michigan stream. American Midland Naturalist.
Salas†, A., and E.B. Snyder. 2009. Diel Summer Movement Patterns of Fish in Sickle Creek, Manistee County, Michigan American Midland Naturalist 163:33-43.
Snyder, E.B., S.A. Ogren, J.M. Holtgren, J.D. DeBoer, K. Nault, N. De Mol, N. Gressick, A. Wright. In progress. Does reach-scale sediment abatement have a measurable impact on stream structure and function? River Research and Applications.
Stanford, J.A., F.R. Hauer, S.A. Gregory, E.B. Snyder. 2005. The Columbia River. Pages 591-654 in A.C. Benke, C.E. Cushing (eds.) The Rivers of North America. Academic Press.
Snyder, E.B., C.P. Arango, D.J. Eitemiller, J.A. Stanford, M.L. Uebelacker. 2003. Floodplain hydrologic connectivity and potential for restoration in the Yakima River Basin, USA. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. Vol. 28(4):1653-1657.
S.A. Thomas, T.V. Royer, G.W. Minshall, E.B. Snyder. 2003. Assessing the historic contribution of marine-derived nutrients to Idaho streams. Pages 41-58 in J.G. Stockner, editor. Nutrients in salmonid ecosystems: Sustaining production and biodiversity. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 34, Bethesda, Maryland.
E.B. Snyder, C.T. Robinson, S.R. Rushforth, G.W. Minshall. 2002. Patterns in periphyton accrual and diatom assemblage structure across a heterogeneous landscape. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 59:564-577.
J.T. Brock, T.V. Royer, E.B. Snyder, and S.A. Thomas. 1999. Periphyton metabolism: A chamber approach (pages 217-224) In R.H. Webb, J.C. Schmidt, G.R. Marzolf, and R.A. Valdez (editors). The controlled flood in Grand Canyon. Geophysical Monograph 110, American Geophysical Union. 367 pgs.
T.L. Bott, J.T. Brock, A. Baattrup-Pedersen, P.A. Chambers, W.K. Dodds, K.T.
E.B. Snyder, C.T. Robinson, S.R. Rushforth, and G.W. Minshall. In preparation. Patterns in periphyton accrual and diatom assemblage structure across a heterogeneous landscape. (chapter 1 of dissertation)
E.B. Snyder and G.W. Minshall. In preparation. Ecosystem metabolism in the Kootenai River, Idaho: Use of chamber and open-system techniques to examine patterns related to the changing habitat template. (chapter 2 of dissertation)
E.B. Snyder and G.W. Minshall. In preparation. A simple energetics model of macroinvertebrate and fish standing stock sustained by autotrophic productivity and transported organic matter. (chapter 4 of dissertation).
(expert model review panelist contracted by Battelle) Planning Model Quality Assurance Review Report for the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project Standard Assessment Methodology (SAM) and SAM Electronic Calculation Template (ECT). 2010. For: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Ecosystem Restoration Planning Center of Expertise. Contract No. W911NF-07-D-0001.
Caldwell†, C., and E.B. Snyder. 2009. Response of chemicophyscial variables and macroinvertebrate communities to the presence and drawdown of a low-head dam. Final report prepared for Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, Undergraduate Research Grant Experiences.
Snyder, E.B., J. Nelson, J. Drogowski, M. Harju. 2008. Aquatic ecosystem response to storm-water abatement measures in the ravines of the GVSU Allendale campus: establishment of base-line biological condition. Submitted to GVSU Facilities Management.
Donner, K., and E.B. Snyder. 2005. Energetics of a Super-abundant Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) Population in Pine Creek, MI. Final Report, Student Summer Scholars. 27 pgs.
Snyder, E.B., and A. Fuentes. In preparation. Effect of substrate improvements on the primary production of riverine ecosystems. Final report for Faculty Research and Development grant.
Snyder, E.B., A.Gabriel, M.L. Lorang, D.Whited, D. Eitemiller. 2004. Restoration of the Wapato Floodplain: A Template for the Preservation, Restoration, and Monitoring of Critical Habitat within the Wapato Floodplain of the Yakama River Basin, Washington. Yakama Nation, Wildlife Management. 49 pgs.
Liefer, J., and E.B. Snyder. 2004. Plant diversity and biogeochemistry across a wetland inundation gradient. Final Report, Student Summer Scholars Program, GVSU. 17 pgs.
E.B. Snyder, J.A. Stanford, and J.L. Chaffin. 2002. Derivation of normative flows for a damaged floodplain river ecosystem. Bureau of Reclamation. 97 pgs.
E.B. Snyder and J.A. Stanford. 2001. Review and synthesis of data related to instream flow provision in the Yakima River ecosystem, Washington. Bureau of Reclamation. 122 pgs.
E.B. Snyder and G.W. Minshall. 1996. Ecosystem metabolism and nutrient dynamics in the Kootenai River in relation to impoundment and flow enhancement for fisheries management. Final Report. Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. 102 pages.
T.V. Royer, G.W. Minshall, J.D. Schomberg, E.B. Snyder, and S.E. Relyea. 1996. Development of biomonitoring protocols for large rivers in Idaho. Idaho Division of Environmental Quality, Boise, Idaho. 16 pages
E.B. Snyder and G.W. Minshall. 1994. Ecosystem metabolism and nutrient dynamics in the Kootenai River in relation to impoundment and flow enhancement for fisheries management. Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. 42 pages.
S.A. Thomas, E.B. Snyder, and G.W. Minshall. 1994. Ecosystem metabolism. Pages 67-91 in G.W. Minshall and C.T. Robinson (eds.). Middle Reach of the Snake River: Water Quality, Ecosystem Metabolism, and Nutrient Spiraling. SCIRO - IDHW, Division of Environmental Quality. Twin Falls, Idaho.
S.A. Thomas, E.B. Snyder, and G.W. Minshall. 1994. Carbon spiraling. Pages 92-101 in G.W. Minshall and C.T. Robinson (eds.). Middle Reach of the Snake River: Water Quality, Ecosystem Metabolism, and Nutrient Spiraling. SCIRO - IDHW, Division of Environmental Quality. Twin Falls, Idaho.
Snyder, E.B., C. Caldwell. 2010. Functional and structural responses to reservoir draw-down and dam removal, Thornapple River, MI. (oral) North American Benthological Society, Santa Fe, NM.
Snyder, E.B., P. Wampler, J. Nelson, J. Drogowski, M. Harju. 2009. An argument for the preservation and protection of a unique set of 1st order tributary streams and their response to a press disturbance. North American Benthological Society, Grand Rapids, MI.Snyder, E. (Presenter & Author), CLAS coloquium and Sabbatical Showcase, GVSU, "Alpine stream response to glacial retreat". (2009).
Snyder, E.B., J.A. DeBoer, K.N. Nault, J.M. Holtgren, S.R. Ogren. 2008. Long-term monitoring of sand reduction in the
Snyder, E.B. 2008. Using structural and functional metrics to assess stream restoration. Invited seminar. EAWAG (Swiss Federal
Snyder, E.B., J.M. Holtgren, S.A. Ogren. 2007. Using functional metrics to assess stream restoration. Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference,
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Snyder, E.B. 2007. Stream restoration: Does it work? Invited seminar.
Snyder, E.B., A. Fuentes, M. Holtgren, S. Ogren. 2006. Measuring functional responses to stream restoration using in situ metabolism. Annual Meeting of the North American Benthological Society, Anchorage, AK.
Snyder, E.B. 2005. An energetic approach to stream management. Invited presentation at Stream Ecology Symposium in honor of G. Wayne Minshall, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID.
Snyder, E.B., and P. Roth. 2004. Benthic metabolism in sand-impacted streams that differ in land use: The energetics of high production to respiration ratios. North American Benthological Society, Vancouver, BC.
Roth, P., and E.B. Snyder. 2003. Does the metabolic energy base in sand-impacted streams differ as nutrient, riparian, and land-use conditions change? GVSU Student Summer Research Symposium. AWRI, Muskegon, MI.
E.B. Snyder, J.A. Stanford, J.L. Chaffin. 2003. Floodplain/riverine connectivity and the restoration of alluvial rivers in the Pacific Northwest: Does the model work for Michigan rivers? Michigan Academy of Sciences. Holland, MI.
E.B. Snyder. 2002. Derivation of normative river flows: Implications for salmon restoration (otherwise known as, fish vs. farmers in the Pacific Northwest). Divisional Colloquium, GVSU, Allendale, MI.
E.B. Snyder, J.A. Chaffin, D. Whited, J.A. Stanford, D.J. Eitemiller, and C.P. Arango. 2002. Floodplain productivity in spring brooks: nutrients, algae, macroinvertebrates, and fish. North American Benthological Society. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
E.B. Snyder, D.J. Eitemiller, M.L. Uebelacker, J.A. Stanford. 2001. Floodplain hydrologic connectivity and fisheries restoration in the Yakima River, USA. XXVIII Congress of the Societas Internationalis Limnologiae. Melbourne, Australia.
E.B. Snyder and J.A. Stanford. 2000. Occurrence of large-bodied hyporheos in another large gravel-bed river. North American Benthological Society. Keystone, Colorado.
E.B. Snyder and J.A. Stanford. 2000. Review and synthesis of data related to instream flow provision in the Yakima River ecosystem. Bureau of Reclamation and Yakima Basin wildlife managers, Yakima, Washington.
E.B. Snyder. 2000. The ecology of large river ecosystems: present conditions in an historical context. Keynote Address: Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Annual Habitat Specialist Meeting. Wenatchee, WA.
Gibson†, A.M., L.M. Villalobos†, and E.B. Snyder. Ecosystem responses to low-head dam removal: Assessment of physical habitat, water chemistry, and macroinvertebrates. Final report prepared for Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, Undergraduate Research Grant Experiences.
Scientific & Professional Societies:
North American Benthological Society
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