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Brian Tangen

Brian Tangen is an Ecologist with the USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center and works at the Lincoln, Nebraska duty station.

I began my professional career processing and identifying aquatic invertebrates and conducting a wide variety of field work for Northern Prairie's aquatics lab. I have worked in a variety of roles at Northern Prairie performing research focused on carbon and greenhouse gas cycling in wetland systems, wetland hydrology, wetland management, and effects of climate- and land-use change.

Professional Experience

  • Ecologist, USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

Education and Certifications

  • M.S., Biological Sciences, North Dakota State University, 2001

  • B.A., Biology, Valley City State University, 1999

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Society of Wetland Scientists

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government