Natural Science Program Faculty — Dr. Timothy Mihuc

Professor of Environmental Science (Ecology)

Education

  • Ph.D. – Idaho State University, 1994.
  • M.S. – Oklahoma State University, 1989.
  • B.S. – Oral Roberts University, 1986.

Courses

  • ENV 462/562 Ecosystem Ecology.
  • ENV 431/531 Freshwater Ecology.
  • ENV 433/533 River Ecology.
  • SCI 510 Research Methods.
  • SCI 505 Graduate Seminar.
 

Research and Experience

  • Aquatic Ecology (streams, lakes, river systems).
  • Invertebrate community dynamics, invasive species, food web dynamics.
  • Director Lake Champlain Research Institute.

Recent Publications

  • Mihuc, T.B., Boyer, G.L., Satchwell, M.F., Pellam, M., Jones, J., Vasile, J., Bouchard, A., and R. E. Bonham. 2005. Phytoplankton Community Composition and Cyanobacterial Toxins in Lake Champlain, U.S.A. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 29:328-333.
  • Mihuc, Timothy B. and G. Wayne Minshall. 2005. The trophic basis of reference and post-fire stream food webs 10 years after wildfire in Yellowstone National Park. Aquatic Sciences 67:541-548.
  • Mihuc J. R., Mihuc, T.B., Woodcock, T., E. A. Romanowicz, Jackson, T., Spring, K., Tran, C., Welch, D., Myers, L. 2006. Composition of Stream Benthic Macroinvertebrate Assemblages in Managed and Preserve Adirondack (New, York, U.S.A.) headwater catchments. Verh. Internat. verein. Limnol. 29:1921-1924.
  • Dieterich*, Michael, Thomas Woodcock, Kenneth Adams, and Timothy Mihuc. 2006. Effects of forest management on riparian zone characteristics in the Adirondack uplands. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 23:273-279.
  • Woodcock, T., T. Mihuc, E. Romanowicz, and E. Allen. 2006. Land use effects on catchment- and patch-scale habitat and macroinvertebrate responses in the Adirondack uplands (New York, U.S.A.). pages 395-412 Landscape Influences on Stream Habitats and Biological Communities (R.M Hughes, L. Wang, P. Seelbach eds.),American Fisheries Society symposium 48.
  • Mihuc, T.B. G. Boyer, J. Jones, M. Satchwell, M. Watzin. 2006. Lake Champlain phytoplankton and algal toxins: present and past. Great Lakes Research Review 7:18-21.
  • Myers*. L., T.B. Mihuc, T. Woodcock. 2007. The Impacts of Forest Management On The Invertebrate Communities Associated With Leaf Packs Of Forested Streams in New York State. Freshwater Ecology 25:325-331.
  • Timothy B. Mihuc, Carriane Pershyn, Sean Thomas, Greg Boyer, Mike Satchwell, Jeffry Jones, Eileen Allen and Meghan Greene. 2008. Cyanobacteria and the sixth Great Lake: community dynamics of toxic algal blooms in Lake Champlain, USA. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 30:312-317.
  • Woodcock, T. Evans, C., Laxson, C., Tucker, R., Allen, J., Mihuc, J., Allen, E., & Mihuc, T. 2008. Land use designation and vegetation community structure in the Adirondack uplands (New York, USA). Applied vegetation science 11: 509-520.
  • Tiffany J. Zananski, Michael R. Twiss, and Timothy B. Mihuc. 2010. Use of Fluorimetry to Evaluate Atrazine Toxicity to Phytoplankton Communities. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 13: 1463.
  • L. W. Myers, B. C. Kondratieff, T. B. Mihuc and D. E. Ruiter. 2011. The Mayflies (Ephemeroptera), Stoneflies (Plecoptera), and Caddisflies (Trichoptera) of the Adirondack Park (New York State). Transactions of the American Entomological Society Volume 137, Numbers 1+2: 63-140.
  • Mihuc, T.B., F. Dunlap, C. Binggeli, L. Myers, C. Pershyn, A. Groves, A Waring. 2012. Long-term patterns in Lake Champlain’s Zooplankton: 1992-2010. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 38: 49-57.

Contact Tim MIhuc

Office: Hudson Hall 136
Phone: (518) 564-3039
Email: timothy.mihuc@plattsburgh.edu