Laboratory Manager, Senior
Ecology of rivers and lakes as affected by abiotic and human factors such as hydroelectric dam discharge variation, climate related events, wildfire, and regional management policies / Place-based environmental education, Engaging K-12 science educators in authentic investigation.
1998 Ph.D. Biology - Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.
1992 M.S. Earth Science - Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.
1979 B.S. Education - Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.
- Benenati, E.P. and Shannon, J.P. 2005. Environmental history of the Colorado River: the changing focus of science, In Michael F. Anderson (Editor) Grand Canyon History Symposium. Grand Canyon Association Monograph.
- Shannon, J.P. and Benenati, E.P. 2002. Essentials of Aquatic Ecology in the Colorado River. Northern Arizona University Creative Communications Press, 73 pp.
- Benenati, E.P., Shannon, J.P., Hagan, J.S., and Blinn, D.W. 2001. Drifting fine particulate organic matter below Glen Canyon Dam in the Colorado River, Arizona. Freshwater Ecology 16:235-248.
- Benenati, E.P., Shannon, J.P., Blinn, D.W., Wilson, K.P. and Hueftle, S.J. 2000. Reservoir-river linkages: Lake Powell and the Colorado River, AZ. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 19:742-755.
- Benenati, E.P.L., Shannon, J.P., and Blinn, D.W. 1998. Desiccation and recolonization of phytobenthos in a regulated desert river: Colorado River at Lees Ferry, Arizona, USA. Regulated Rivers: Research and Management 14:519-532.