Shari E. Effert-Fanta
M.S. Biological Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, 2005
Thesis: Landscape effects on stream water chemistry and benthic productivity in an agricultural watershed
B.S. Biology / Chemistry, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, 1999
Shari is Head of the ISGS Stable Isotope Laboratories (SIL). She directs and manages the day to day operations of the labs, including:
- oversee sample processing and equipment operations/maintenance/repair
- apply QA/QC protocols to ensure high quality analytical results
- communicate with laboratory customers
- report and invoice for analytical services provided
- manage financial and budgetary resources of the laboratories
Shari serves as the Chemical Hygiene Officer and Chair of the ISGS Safety Committee.
Hill, W.R., B.J. Roberts, S.N. Francoeur, and S.E. Fanta. 2011. Resource synergy in stream periphyton communities. Journal of Ecology 99: 454-463.
Fanta, S.E., W.R. Hill, T.B. Smith, and B.J. Roberts. 2010. Applying the light : nutrient hypothesis to stream periphyton. Freshwater Biology 55: 931-940.
Hill, W.R., S.E. Fanta, and B.J. Roberts. 2009. Quantifying phosphorus and light effects in stream algae. Limnology and Oceanography 54: 368-380.
Hill, W.R., S.E. Fanta, and B.J. Roberts. 2008. 13C dynamics in benthic algae: effects of light, phosphorus, and biomass development. Limnology and Oceanography 53: 1217-1226.
Hill, W.R. and S.E. Fanta. 2008. Phosphorus and light colimit benthic algal growth at subsaturating irradiances. Freshwater Biology 53: 215-225.