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Melissa A. L. Clark

Senior Lecturer and Director of the Indiana Clean Lakes Program

mlaney@indiana.edu
(812) 855-6905
SPEA Room 460


Education
M.S.E.S., Indiana University, 1999
B.S., Indiana University, 1996

Professional Experience
Laboratory Manager and Trainer, Environmental Protection Agency's National Lake Assessment for Indiana, Indiana Clean Lakes Program, Watershed Diagnostic Studies

Professional Interests
Limnology, lake and watershed management, aquatic and terrestrial habitats, implementing sustainability initiatives on campus and community.

Current Projects

  • Member, City of Bloomington Commission on Sustainability, 2009 to present
  • Member, IU Office of Sustainability, Academic Initiatives Working Group
  • Member, IU Office of Sustainability, Environmental Quality and Land Use Working Group
  • Limnology Laboratory Project Manager and Quality Control Officer, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, School of Public and Environmental Affairs & Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Clean Lakes Program (CLP) & Lake and River Enhancement Watershed Studies (LARE). Train CLP and LARE graduate students for field sampling and laboratory analysis. 1999 to present
  • Rainwater harvesting systems and sustainable water resource use. April 2008 to present
  • Member, Environmental Resource Advisory Council, City of Bloomington, 2005 to present

Selected Publications
Full Vita

  • Clark, M.L. 2011. Lake Lemon Annual Monitoring Report for 2010. Prepared for the Lake Lemon Conservancy District, Unionville, IN., 32pp. School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
  • Clark, M.L. 2010. Lake Lemon Annual Monitoring Report for 2009. Prepared for the Lake Lemon Conservancy District, Unionville, IN., 32pp. School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
  • Richardson, J., Jones, W.W., Clark, M. L., Ewoldt, B., Estrem, T., and Jones, H. 2009. Pretty Lake Diagnostic Study. Prepared for Pretty Lake Property Owners Association and Indiana Department of Natural Resources. J.F. New & Associates, Inc., Walkerton, IN. 204 pp.
  • Ewoldt, B. W.W. Jones, M.L. Clark, T. Derheimer, M. Rojas and others. 2009. Yellow Creek Lakes Diagnostic Study. Prepared for Diamond Lake, Loon Lake, Beaver Dam Lake and Yellow Creek Lake Conservation Clubs and Indiana Department of Natural Resources. J.F. New & Associates, Inc., Walkerton, IN. 336 pp.
  • Clark, M.L. and W.W. Jones. 2009. Lake Lemon Annual Monitoring Report for 2008, Prepared for the Lake Lemon Conservancy District, Unionville, IN. 34pp. School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
  • JFNew. 2008. Palestine Lake Watershed Diagnostic Study. Prepared for Palestine Lake Property Owners Association and Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Indianapolis, Indiana. (Prepared with S. Peel and W.W. Jones, M. Clark, and T. Derheimer).
  • Clark, M.L. and W.W. Jones. 2008. Lake Lemon Annual Monitoring Report for 2007, Prepared for the Lake Lemon Conservancy District, Unionville, IN. 26pp. School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
  • Clark, M.L. and W.W. Jones. 2007. Lake Lemon Annual Monitoring Report for 2006, Prepared for the Lake Lemon Conservancy District, Unionville, IN. 32pp. School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
  • JFNew. 2007. Draft Palestine Lake Watershed Diagnostic Study. Prepared for Palestine Lake Property Owners Association and Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Indianapolis, Indiana. (Prepared with S. Peel and W.W. Jones, M.L. Clark, and T. Derheimer)
  • JFNew. 2007. Pretty Lake Diagnostic Study. Prepared for Pretty Lake Conservation Club, Wolcottville, Indiana and Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Indianapolis, Indiana. (Prepared with S. Peel, W.W. Jones, J. Richardson, M. Pranckus, B. Ewoldt and M.L. Clark)
  • Clark, M. and W.W. Jones. 2007. Lake Lemon Annual Monitoring Report for 2006, Prepared for the Lake Lemon Conservancy District, Unionville, IN. 32pp. School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • JFNew. 2007. Wawasee Area Watershed Management Plan. Prepared for Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation and Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Indianapolis, Indiana. (Prepared with S. Peel, W.W. Jones, J. Richardson, M. Pranckus, B. Ewoldt and M.L. Clark)
  • Clark, M. and W.W. Jones. 2006. Lake Lemon Annual Monitoring Report for 2005, Prepared for the Lake Lemon Conservancy District, Unionville, IN. 37pp. School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • JFNew. 2006. Blue Lake Diagnostic Study. Prepared for Blue Lake Association, Churubusco, Indiana and Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Indianapolis, Indiana. 203pp. (Prepared with S. Peel, W.W. Jones, J. Richardson, M. Pranckus, B. Ewoldt and M.L. Clark)
  • JFNew. 2006. Five Lakes Watershed Management Plan. Prepared for Five Lakes Conservation Association, Wolcottville, Indiana and Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Indianapolis, Indiana. (Prepared with S. Peel, W.W. Jones, J. Richardson, M. Pranckus, B. Ewoldt and M.L. Clark)
  • JFNew. 2006. Lilly and Little Duck Creek Water Quality Report. Prepared for Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District, Anderson Indiana and Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Indianapolis, Indiana. (Prepared with S. Peel, W.W. Jones, J. Richardson, M. Pranckus, B. Ewoldt and M.L. Clark)
  • JFNew. 2006. Pleasant and Riddles Lakes Watershed Diagnostic Study. Prepared for Lakeville Business Owners Association, Lakeville, Indiana and Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Indianapolis, Indiana. 290pp. (Prepared with S. Peel, W.W. Jones, J. Richardson, M. Pranckus, B. Ewoldt and M.L. Clark)
  • Clark, M. and W.W. Jones. 2005. Griffy Lake Sedimentation Survey, Prepared for the City of Bloomington, Parks and Recreation Department, Bloomington, IN. 100pp. School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Clark, M. and W.W. Jones. 2005. Lake Lemon Annual Monitoring Report for 2004, Prepared for the Lake Lemon Conservancy District, Unionville, IN. 32pp. School of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana