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Kate Boicourt
Project Coordinator

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

PO Box 775
2020 Horns Point Rd
Cambridge, MD 21613
USA

Phone: (410) 221-2044
Cell: (410) 463-1158
Fax: (410) 228-3843
Email: kboicourt@umces.edu

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PO Box 775 2020 Horns Point Rd
Cambridge MD 21613 USA

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PERSONAL DETAILS

NameKate Boicourt
Emailkboicourt@umces.edu

EDUCATION

2009MESc., Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Coastal ecosystems; Success and effects of invasive P. australis removal
2006B.A. Biology, Kenyon College with distinction
Biodiversity and functional diversity theory; plant allometry/size distribution
2005James Cook University, Townsville, Australia - Visiting student (semester)
2004Université Aix-Marseilles III – IEFEE Advanced French composition (non-degree)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Annapolis, MD 9/09 -
Project coordinator
Coordinating expertise and working with President Boesch to address state climate change adaptation needs (following the ‘08 impact assessment produced by the Maryland Commission on Climate Change).

SAGE Magazine, New Haven, CT 4/08- 5/09
Co-editor, art editor and layout/design – Yale F&ES student-run environmental magazine
Spoke on a panel for the conference From Print to Pixel: Carrying Forward the Legacy of Publishing at Yale; brought together an environmental publishing & communications panel; taught Adobe software.

Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT
Teaching Assistant 8/08-12/08
Introduction to soil Science, assistant to Dr. Thomas Siccama and Dr. Florencia Montagnini
Research Assistant 8/07-10/08
Assistant to Dr. Shimon Anisfeld: stream sampling, marsh fertilization and accretion studies.

NOAA/University of MD Center for Environmental Science, Oxford, MD 7/06–7/07
Science Communicator - http://eco-check.org/
Synthesis and communication of estuarine health and science for interested public and environmental  managers; co-taught science communication course (watershed forum - Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay).
Coordination of water quality research, editing/design - National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment

James Cook University phycological laboratory, Townsville, Australia 6/05-8/05
Research Assistant
Assistant to Dr. Kirsten Heimann and Marie Magnusson, Ph.D. candidate with a project on biodiversity of diatoms over time in areas of varied herbicide and pesticide use.

Univ. of MD, Wye Research Education Center (WREC), Wye Mills, MD 6/03-8/03
Research Assistant
Assisted with a project on riparian zone biodiversity, bioassays, beekeeping/entomology studies

 

OTHER SKILLS

Software: Adobe Creative Suite (advanced), ArcGIS (basic)
Languages: French (advanced), Spanish (basic)
PADI advanced open water diver

Publications


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Peer-reviewed Publications

2008
Bricker SB, Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC, Jones AB, Boicourt KE, Wicks EC, Woerner J (2008) Effects of nutrient enrichment in the nation's estuaries: A decade of change. Harmful Algae 8(1):21–32
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Science Communication Publications

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2011
Boicourt KE and Johnson ZP (eds) (2011) Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing Maryland's Vulnerability to Climate Change, Phase II: building societal, economic, and ecological resilience. University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, Maryland and Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis, Maryland, 80pp (Report)
2007
Wicks EC, Boicourt K, Longstaff BJ and Townsend H (2007) Incorporating habitat into ecosystem-based fisheries management: Habitat matters!. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)
Bricker S, Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC, Jones AB, Boicourt K, Wicks EC and Woerner JL (2007) National Estuarine Eutrophication Assessment: A Decade of Change. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 15pp (Presentation)
Bricker S, Longstaff BJ, Dennison WC, Jones AB, Boicourt K, Wicks EC and Woerner JL (2007) Effects of nutrient enrichment in the Nation's estuaries: A decade of change. National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Silver Spring, MD, 328pp (Report)
Integration and Application Network (2007) Effects of nutrient enrichment in the Nation's estuaries: A decade of change. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
Integration and Application Network (2007) Future directions in fisheries management: An ecosystem-based approach. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 1pp (Poster)
2006
Boicourt K, Longstaff BJ and Townsend H (2006) Future directions of fisheries management: An ecosystem-based approach. IAN Press, Cambridge, MD, 4pp (Newsletter)