Curriculum Vitae for J. Kann Ph.D.

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B.A., ECOLOGY 1983 Rutgers University,

Rutgers College

Department of Biological Sciences

New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901

M.S., FISHERIES RESOURCES 1987 University of Idaho.

Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources

Moscow, Idaho 83843.

Ph.D., AQUATIC ECOLOGY 1998 University of North Carolina

Curriculum in Ecology

Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599.


  • Ecological research pertaining to limnological, fisheries, wetland, and watershed dynamics.

  • Ecology and dynamics of toxic algal blooms.

  • Integration of water quality and hydrologic factors with fisheries ecology and management.

  • Lake and reservoir restoration and management

  • Trophic dynamics

  • Ecosystem restoration projects

  • Limnological investigations with special emphasis on water quality, nutrient dynamics, and eutrophication

  • Statistical analysis and modeling.


CONSULTING AQUATIC ECOLOGIST 295 E. Main St, Ste 7, Ashland, Oregon, 97520.

AQUATIC ECOSYSTEM SCIENCES LLC. Principal in firm conducting research and providing expertise in aquatic ecology, fisheries, and water quality. Length in position: 25 years (1997 to present)

Environmental Sciences Graduate Program Faculty, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, 97331.


  • Scientific Review Committee for State of Oregon DEQ TMDL on Upper Klamath Lake.

  • Technical Advisory Committees for State of Oregon DEQ TMDL and Oregon Dept. of Ag. 1010 Non-point Agricultural Pollution Program

  • Technical Advisor for State of Oregon Health Division on toxic algal blooms in Oregon Lakes.

  • Wood River Wetland and Channel Restoration Team.

  • Williamson River and Wetland Restoration Technical Committee.

  • Endangered Lost River and Shortnose Sucker Recovery Team.

  • Colleague (peer) reviewer for U.S. Geological Survey Portland Water Resources Division technical reports.

  • Klamath River Basin Fisheries Task Force Upper Basin Amendment Technical Team.


  • Environmental Sciences Graduate Program Faculty, Oregon State University.

  • Oregon State University Graduate Committee for M.S. Thesis: Nutrient export from irrigated cattle pasture in the Wood River Valley, Oregon.

  • Humboldt State University graduate committee of Margaret Forbes, M.S. Thesis: Horizontal Zonation of periphyton in Hanks Marsh, Upper Klamath Lake, Oregon. , 1997.

  • Lecturer in the Environmental Sciences Program at the Oregon Institute of Technology and Southern Oregon University.

  • Lecturer for a graduate level course in Aquatic Ecology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

  • Organized and taught laboratory classes in biological and physical/chemical Limnology (aquatic ecology) the University of Idaho.

  • Lecturer for a general biology laboratory classes at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

  • Presented aquatic workshops for Dakubetede Environmental Education Program, Headwaters Environmental Center, Orion Society Forgotten Language Tour, and Oregon Trout’s Salmon Watch Program.

  • Affiliate Faculty Dakubetede Environmental Education Program/Antioch and Prescott College


  • North American Lake Management Society.

  • Oregon Lakes Association – Board of Directors 1998-2001

  • American Fisheries Society.

  • Pacific Fishery Biologists

  • Ecological Society of America – Aquatic Ecology Section


  • Awarded the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Distinguished Service Award from the Seattle National Fisheries Research Center in 1988.

  • One of three lead biologists awarded the 1996 Conservation Achievement Award from the Western Division of the American Fisheries Society for research and recovery efforts on the endangered Lost River and shortnose suckers and their habitats.