Megan Lewan is an Ann Arbor-based Great Lakes Biological Technician, specializing in water quality as it relates to benthic nutrient interactions.
At the Great Lakes Science Center as part of the Restoration and Conservation Science branch, Megan Lewan supports the ongoing Cladophora project as a scientific SCUBA diver, boat crew member, and data analyst. The Cladophora project aims to investigate drivers of the native alga's nuisance growth, importantly: phosphorus and other nutrient inputs, invasive mussel biomass, and light penetration.
Biological Technician, Restoration and Conservation Science branch, USGS - Great Lakes Science Center | 12/2021 to Present
Technician / Student Services Contractor, Restoration and Conservation Science branch, USGS - Great Lakes Science Center | 6/2019 - 6/2021
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Wetland Technician, Central Michigan University | 12/2014 - 9/2018
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B.S., Biology: Natural Resources, Honors Program - Centralis Gold Scholar, Central Michigan University - 2018
Rescue SCUBA Diver, Scuba Diving International (SDI) - 2019
Advanced Open Water SCUBA Diver, Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) - 2017
Open Water SCUBA Diver, PADI - 2016
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