Joel P Stokdyk

Biography

EDUCATION
2014. MS, Natural Resources. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
2012. BS, Soil and Land Management with minor in Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis; Wetland Science Certificate. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

EXPERTISE
Analysis of human and agricultural zoonotic pathogens and fecal indicators in environmental matrices
Quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR)
Large-volume sampling techniques for analysis of viruses and bacteria in water
Human enteric viruses in groundwater

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Occurrence, fate and transport, and health effects of viruses in the environment
Persistence of pathogens in soil, groundwater, and surface water
Plant-soil- microbe interactions
Microbial ecology

CURRENT PROJECTS
Viruses and fecal indicators in groundwater for public water supplies in Minnesota
Groundwater contamination occurrence, source, variability with depth to bedrock, and relationship to recharge in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin