Fellowship institution:Appalachian Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
Project Title:Variation in Retention and Export of Atmospheric Nitrate as a Function of Land Use Across the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Joel Bostic is a Ph.D. student in the Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences Graduate Program at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Appalachian Laboratory. Joel is researching the effect of land use patterns on the export of nutrients in streams within the Chesapeake Bay watershed with Drs. David Nelson and Keith Eshleman. Joel received a B.S. in science education from Western Carolina University and a M.S. in marine science from the University of South Carolina. When he’s not doing research, Joel enjoys hanging out with his wife and young son, trail running in the mountains, and whitewater kayaking.