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Dr. Paul Angermeier

Paul Angermeier

Research Interests

Stream fish communities; assessing quality of aquatic resources; conservation of aquatic systems

Professional Society Service

  • Society for Conservation Biology - committee member to review U.S. Forest Service’s proposed rule change for the National Forest Management Act (April 2011 - March 2012)

Research Publications

  • Angermeier, P.L. and J.R. Karr. 2019. Ecological health indicators. Encyclopedia of Ecology (2nd
    Edition) 1: 391-401 and online Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences.
    Elsevier, Oxford.
  • Govenor, H., L.A.H. Krometis, L. Willis, P.L. Angermeier, and W.C. Hession. 2018.
    Macroinvertebrate sensitivity thresholds for sediment in Virginia streams. Integrated Environmental
    Assessment and Management, in press.
  • Buckwalter, J.D., E.A. Frimpong, P.L. Angermeier, and J.N. Barney. 2018. Seventy years of stream-
    fish collections reveal invasions and native range contractions in an Appalachian (USA) watershed.
    Diversity and Distributions 24: 219-232.
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Current Projects

Completed Projects


  • biodiversity conservation & environmental sustainability (2014)
  • Constructing Sustainability (2011)
  • Constructing Sustainability (2010)
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Other Professional Positions and Memberships

  • Paul AngermeierMember, Science Advisory Board, CALFED's Restoration of the San Francisco Bay-Delta Ecosystem (January 2002 - May 2005)
  • Paul AngermeierMember, Advisory Board for ORSANCO's Development of a Fish-Based index to assess biotic integrity of Ohio River (February 2002 - December 2004)
  • Paul AngermeierMember, Sand County Foundation's Quality Hunting Ecology Program. (May 1999 - December 2003)

University Committees and Workgroups

  • Paul Angermeiermember of FWC search committee for infectious disease ecologist (January 2017 - April 2017)
  • Paul AngermeierFiW search committee (October 2010 - October 2010)
  • Paul Angermeierchaired search committee for Unit Leader (October 2009 - April 2010)
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Technical Publications

  • Argentina, J.E., P.L. Angermeier, and E.M. Hallerman. 2013. Population ecology of variegate darter
    (Etheostoma variatum) in Virginia. Final report to Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and
    Energy, Richmond, VA. Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources & Environment Reports Series,
    Number 2. 62 pp.
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  • Roberts, J.H. and P.L. Angermeier. 2012. Monitoring of endangered Roanoke logperch (Percina rex) in Smith River upstream of Philpott Reservoir, on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers property. Final report submitted to United States Geological Survey, Reston, VA. 21 pp.
  • Ostby, B.J.K. and P.L. Angermeier. 2012. Survey of the freshwater mollusk assemblages in the Little River, Virginia. Project report to Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Richmond, VA. 88 pp.
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 101

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 154

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 241

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 695

Scientific Publications: 1962

Presentations: 4417


Contact Information

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey