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The Integration and Application Network (IAN) is a collection of scientists from a variety of institutions co-ordinated by Professor Bill Dennison (the Vice President for Science Application) at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.

There are several core staff members headed by Bill Dennison based at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, as well as several staff located in Annapolis at the UMCES Annapolis Office and the Chesapeake Bay Program Office (CBPO).

IAN facilitates mentoring of science communication skills through its graduate student, internship and summer student programs.


IAN Administration

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Professor Bill Dennison

Vice President for Science Application
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Curriculum Vitae
Publications (377)
Media (291)
Projects (37)
Blog Posts (438)
Images (2)
Professional History
Former Students

Bill Dennison Integration and Application Network Professor Bill Dennison Vice President for Science Application Bill Dennison Photo workfax(410) 228-3843 work(410) 221-2004 University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
work
PO Box 775
/ 2020 Horns Point Rd
Cambridge MD 21613 USA

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Dr Heath Kelsey

Program Director
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Curriculum Vitae
Publications (97)
Media (37)
Projects (41)
Blog Posts (39)

Heath Kelsey Integration and Application Network Dr Heath Kelsey Program Director Heath Kelsey Photo cell(443) 496-0188 workfax(410) 228-3843 work(410) 221-2045 University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
work
PO Box 775
/ 2020 Horns Point Rd
Cambridge MD 21613 USA

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Caroline Donovan

Program Manager
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Curriculum Vitae
Publications (121)
Media (3)
Projects (34)
Blog Posts (9)

Caroline Donovan Integration and Application Network Caroline Donovan Program Manager Caroline Donovan Photo cell(410) 330-3330 UMCES Annapolis Office
work
429 4th Street
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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Ken Barton

Program Manager
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Projects (1)

Ken Barton Integration and Application Network Ken Barton Program Manager Ken Barton Photo cell(410) 330-5133 UMCES Annapolis Office
work
429 4th Street
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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Dottie Samonisky

Assistant to the Vice President
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Dottie Samonisky Integration and Application Network Dottie Samonisky Assistant to the Vice President Dottie Samonisky Photo workfax(410) 228-3843 work(410) 221-2005 University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
work
PO Box 775
/ 2020 Horns Point Rd
Cambridge MD 21613 USA

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Cindy Shoemaker

Program Assistant
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Curriculum Vitae
Publications (2)

Cindy Shoemaker Integration and Application Network Cindy Shoemaker Program Assistant Cindy Shoemaker Photo workfax(410) 228-3843 work(410) 221-2043 University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
work
PO Box 775
/ 2020 Horns Point Rd
Cambridge MD 21613 USA

IAN Science Integrators and Communicators

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Dr Simon Costanzo

Science Integrator
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Curriculum Vitae
Publications (89)
Media (12)
Projects (21)
Blog Posts (15)

Simon Costanzo Integration and Application Network Dr Simon Costanzo Science Integrator Simon Costanzo Photo cell(410) 476-1585 workfax(410) 228-3843 work(410) 221-2042 University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
work
PO Box 775
/ 2020 Horns Point Rd
Cambridge MD 21613 USA

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Alexandra Fries

Senior Science Communicator
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Curriculum Vitae
Publications (68)
Media (3)
Projects (27)
Blog Posts (25)
Images (146)

Alexandra Fries Integration and Application Network Alexandra Fries Senior Science Communicator Alexandra Fries Photo cell(703) 371-4165 work(410) 919-9141 University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
work
429 4th Street
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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Brianne Walsh

Senior Science Communicator
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Curriculum Vitae
Publications (36)
Projects (13)
Blog Posts (7)
Images (16)

Brianne Walsh Integration and Application Network Brianne Walsh Senior Science Communicator Brianne Walsh Photo work(443) 477-3293
work USA

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Emily Nastase

Assistant Science Communicator
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Publications (7)
Projects (4)
Blog Posts (4)
Images (6)

Emily Nastase Integration and Application Network Emily Nastase Assistant Science Communicator Emily Nastase Photo work(410) 221-2046
work
2020 Horns Point Road
Cambridge MD 21613 USA

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Jamie Testa

Science Communication Assistant
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Curriculum Vitae
Publications (3)
Images (1)

Jamie Testa Integration and Application Network Jamie Testa Science Communication Assistant Jamie Testa Photo work(410) 326-7219 UMCES Annapolis Office
work
429 Fourth St
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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Dylan Taillie

Science Communication Assistant
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Curriculum Vitae
Publications (1)
Projects (6)
Blog Posts (7)
Images (28)

Dylan Taillie Integration and Application Network Dylan Taillie Science Communication Assistant Dylan Taillie Photo cell(443) 786-9942 work(410) 221-2048
work
2020 Horns Point Road
Cambridge MD 21613 United States

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Kiri Carini

Science Communication Assistant
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Kiri Carini Integration and Application Network Kiri Carini Science Communication Assistant Kiri Carini Photo work(410) 221-2044
work
PO Box 775
/ 2020 Horns Point Rd
Cambridge MD 21613 USA

IAN Graduate Students, Interns and Summer Students

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Vanessa Vargas

Graduate Student
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Curriculum Vitae
Publications (10)
Projects (3)
Blog Posts (6)

Vanessa Vargas Integration and Application Network Vanessa Vargas Graduate Student Vanessa Vargas Photo UMCES Annapolis Office
work
429 4th Street
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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Suzanne Spitzer

Graduate Student
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Curriculum Vitae
Publications (9)
Projects (8)
Blog Posts (6)

Suzanne Spitzer Integration and Application Network Suzanne Spitzer Graduate Student Suzanne Spitzer Photo UMCES Annapolis Office
work
429 4th Street
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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James Currie

Science Communication Intern
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Publications (2)
Projects (2)
Blog Posts (2)

James Currie Integration and Application Network James Currie Science Communication Intern James Currie Photo work(410) 221-2044
work
PO Box 775
/ 2020 Horns Point Road
Cambridge MD 21613 USA

Claire  Sbardella Photo
Claire Sbardella

Science Communication Intern
Contact Details

Claire Sbardella Integration and Application Network Claire Sbardella Science Communication Intern Claire  Sbardella Photo UMCES Annapolis Office
work
429 4th Street
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

Associated Staff

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Dr Bill Nuttle

Environmental Consultant
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Curriculum Vitae
Publications (12)
Projects (5)
Blog Posts (29)

Bill Nuttle Integration and Application Network Dr Bill Nuttle Environmental Consultant Bill Nuttle Photo
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Partnership with State Agencies

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Pat Harcourt

MADE CLEAR Program Manager
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Curriculum Vitae

Pat Harcourt Integration and Application Network Pat Harcourt MADE CLEAR Program Manager Pat Harcourt Photo cell(508) 215-9641 UMCES Office Annapolis, MD
work
429 4th Street
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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Sarah Lane

Senior Faculty Research Assistant
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Curriculum Vitae
Media (2)

Sarah Lane Integration and Application Network Sarah Lane Senior Faculty Research Assistant Sarah Lane Photo work(410) 260-8788 Department of Natural Resources
work
580 Taylor Avenue E-2 DNR Tawes Building
Annapolis MD 21401 USA

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Melissa Rogers

Education Coordinator, MADE CLEAR
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Curriculum Vitae
Media (3)

Melissa Rogers Integration and Application Network Melissa Rogers Education Coordinator, MADE CLEAR Melissa Rogers Photo work(410) 767-0332
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Chesapeake Bay Program

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Howard Weinberg

Senior Faculty Research Assistant
Contact Details
Curriculum Vitae

Howard Weinberg Integration and Application Network Howard Weinberg Senior Faculty Research Assistant Howard Weinberg Photo workfax(410) 267-5777 work(410) 267-5735 Chesapeake Bay Program Office
work
410 Severn Avenue Suite 109
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

Kristin Saunders Photo
Kristin Saunders

Cross Program Coordinator
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Kristin Saunders Integration and Application Network Kristin Saunders Cross Program Coordinator Kristin Saunders Photo cell(443) 481-9395 work(410) 267-5711 Chesapeake Bay Program Office of Partnerships and Accountability
work
410 Severn Avenue, Suite 112
Annapolis MD 21403

E. Guy Stephens Photo
E. Guy Stephens

Director of Web Development for Chesapeake Bay Program/Senior Faculty Research Assistant
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Curriculum Vitae

E. Guy Stephens Integration and Application Network E. Guy Stephens Director of Web Development for Chesapeake Bay Program/Senior Faculty Research Assistant E. Guy Stephens Photo work(410) 394-9415 Chesapeake Bay Program Office
work
410 Severn Avenue Suite 109
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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Sucharith Ravi

Operations Research Analyst
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Curriculum Vitae

Sucharith Ravi Integration and Application Network Sucharith Ravi Operations Research Analyst Sucharith Ravi Photo cell(573) 826-1696 workfax(410) 267-5777 work(410) 267-5779 Chesapeake Bay Program Office
work
410 Severn Avenue Suite 109
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

Richard Tian Photo
Dr Richard Tian

Research Scientist
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Curriculum Vitae

Richard Tian Integration and Application Network Dr Richard Tian Research Scientist Richard Tian Photo workfax(410) 267-5777 work(410) 295-1328 Chesapeake Bay Program Office
work
410 Severn Avenue Suite 109
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

Rebecca Murphy Photo
Dr Rebecca Murphy

Water Quality Analyst
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Curriculum Vitae

Rebecca Murphy Integration and Application Network Dr Rebecca Murphy Water Quality Analyst Rebecca Murphy Photo work(410) 267-9837 Chesapeake Bay Program Office
work
410 Severn Avenue Suite 109
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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Andrew Sommerlot

Non-point Source Analyst
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Andrew Sommerlot Integration and Application Network Andrew Sommerlot Non-point Source Analyst Andrew Sommerlot Photo
work
410 Severn Avenue Suite 109
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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William Whorton

Web Developer
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Curriculum Vitae

William Whorton Integration and Application Network William Whorton Web Developer William Whorton Photo work(410) 267-5742 Chesapeake Bay Program Office
work
410 Severn Avenue Suite 109
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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Catherine Krikstan

Web Content Specialist
Contact Details
Curriculum Vitae
Media (1)
Blog Posts (1)

Catherine Krikstan Integration and Application Network Catherine Krikstan Web Content Specialist Catherine Krikstan Photo work(410) 267-5756 Chesapeake Bay Program
work
410 Severn Avenue Suite 112
Annapolis MD 21403

Qian Zhang Photo
Dr Qian Zhang

Watershed Effectiveness Data Analyst
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Curriculum Vitae

Qian Zhang Integration and Application Network Dr Qian Zhang Watershed Effectiveness Data Analyst Qian Zhang Photo cell(443) 509-2270 work(410) 267-5794 Chesapeake Bay Program Office
work
410 Severn Avenue Suite 109
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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David Yayac

Web Designer
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Curriculum Vitae

David Yayac Integration and Application Network David Yayac Web Designer David Yayac Photo work(410) 267-5789
work
410 Severn Ave
Annapolis MD 21403 US

Garrett Pegg Photo
Garrett Pegg

Web Development Intern
Contact Details

Garrett Pegg Integration and Application Network Garrett Pegg Web Development Intern Garrett Pegg Photo work(410) 267-5640 Chesapeake Bay Program
work
410 Severn Ave.
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

Dan Brellis Photo
Dan Brellis

Web Developer
Contact Details

Dan Brellis Integration and Application Network Dan Brellis Web Developer Dan Brellis Photo cell(443) 857-5006 work(410) 298-1301 Chesapeake Bay Program Office
work
410 Severn Ave Suite 303
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

Aera Hoffman Photo
Aera Hoffman

UX Researcher
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Aera Hoffman Integration and Application Network Aera Hoffman UX Researcher Aera Hoffman Photo Chesapeake Bay Program
work
410 Severn Avenue Suite 112
Annapolis MD 21403 USA

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Kevin Asplen

Cloud Solutions Engineer
Contact Details
Curriculum Vitae

Kevin Asplen Integration and Application Network Kevin Asplen Cloud Solutions Engineer Kevin Asplen Photo cell(410) 330-5534 work(410) 221-8410 HPL EIC 128
work
2020 Horns Point Road
Cambridge MD 21613 USA