University Of Missouri-Columbia

Patrick Guinan

E-mail: guinanp@missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Climate Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia

Dr. Pat Guinan installed and maintains three environmental weather stations on academic K-12 property in Moscow Mills Ninth Grade Center, Putnam County R-I School District, and Butler R-V School District. These weather stations, part of the Missouri Mesonet, have above- and below-ground sensors and provide opportunities to share science technology with educational institutions, students, teachers, and administrators.

Keith Goyne

E-mail: goynek@missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Climate Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia

Dr. Keith Goyne investigates the influence of climate change on wetland playa soil chemistry, and plant germination and productivity under different climate scenarios.

Jason Hubbart

E-mail: hubbartj@missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Climate Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia

Project Lead and member of the Climate Team. Responsible for student hires and training, instrumentation oversight, installation, programming, and administration of project.

Patrick Market

E-mail: marketp@missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Climate Team
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia
Role: Co-PI/Leader

Dr. Patrick Market is the Department Chair and Professor of Atmospheric Science in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Missouri. He participates in climate and long-range forecasting research on the Missouri Transect. As the Climate Team lead, he negotiated the purchase and installation of a Doppler weather radar that has improved mid-Missouri microclimate datasets and enhanced predictions of climate variability and extreme events.

Kalyn Trentham

E-mail: kat8r3@mail.missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Administration
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia

Expertise in Qualtrics and data collection.

Anantha Gopalaratnam

E-mail: gopalaratnama@missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Administration
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia

Manages fiscal content and budget of the Missouri Transect and the Missouri-side of the budget for the Plant Imaging Consortium. Contact for fiscal questions.

Emily Haghighi

E-mail: haghighie@missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Administration
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia

Program coordinator for the Missouri Transect and assists with program management for the Plant Imaging Consortium. Contact for reporting, meeting logistics, or programmatic questions.

Anna Waldron

E-mail: waldrona@missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Administration
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia
Role: Associate PD

Director of MU’s Office of Science Outreach, will lead the internal evaluation.

John C. Walker

E-mail: walkerj@missouri.edu
Missouri EPSCoR Award: Missouri Transect
Project Component: Administration
Institution/Organization: University Of Missouri-Columbia
Role: PI/PD

John C. Walker, Professor and Director of the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri, is a well-established bioscience researcher with expertise in molecular mechanisms controlling development and adaptive responses in plants. He is the Project Director for the Missouri Transect and the Co-Director on the Plant Imaging Consortium. He manages all Missouri EPSCoR activities and leads the overall research plan.

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