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Jordan Read

Data Scientist

Jordan Read

Data Scientist

Contact

USGS Center for Integrated Data Analytics

8505 Research Way

Middleton, Wisconsin 53562

Phone: 608-821-3922

Email: jread@usgs.gov

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Education

BS Civil Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007

PhD Environmental Fluid Mechanics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012

Areas of Expertise

Aquatic Sensor Networks | Physical Limnology | Hydrodynamic modeling

Current Work

Continental-scale stream metabolism estimates

Coastal Change Hazards

Modeling climate change impacts on lake temperatures

Global Lake Temperature Collaboration

Tools for lake modeling (glmtools)

Tools for geo-web processing of gridded data via the Geo Data Portal (geoknife)

Automated QAQC of high-frequency water quality sensors (sensorQC)

Gas exchange estimates from North American headwater streams (GDopp)

Publications


2017

Snortheim CA, PC Hanson, KD McMahon, JS Read, CC Carey, HA Dugan. 2017. Meteorological drivers of hypolimnetic anoxia in a eutrophic, north temperate lake. Ecological Modelling. 343: 39-53. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2016.10.014


2016

Thieler ER, SL Zeigler, LA Winslow, MK Hines, JS Read, JI Walker. in press. Smartphone-based distributed data collection enables rapid assessment of shorebird habitat suitability. PLoS ONE


Winslow LA, JA Zwart, RD Batt, HA Dugan, RI Woolway, JR Corman, PC Hanson, JS Read. in press. LakeMetabolizer: An R package for estimating lake metabolism from free-water oxygen using diverse statistical models. Inland Waters.


Brentrup JA, CE Williamson, W Colom-Montero, W Eckert, E de Eyto, H-P Grossart, Y Huot, P Isles, LB Knoll, TH Leach, CG McBride, D Pierson, F Pomati, JS Read, KC Rose, NR Samal, PA Stæhr, LA Winslow. in press. Extending the Plankton Ecology Group (PEG) model: The potential of high-frequency profiling to assess vertical and seasonal patterns of phytoplankton dynamics in lakes. Inland Waters.


Read JS, C Gries, >EK Read, J Klug, PC Hanson, MR Hipsey, E Jennings, CM O’Reilly, LA Winslow, D Pierson, C McBride, DP Hamilton. in press. Generating community-built tools for data sharing and analysis in environmental networks. Inland Waters.


Dugan HA, RI Woolway, AB Santoso, JR Corman, A Jaimes, ER Nodine, VP Patil, JA Zwart, JA Brentrup, AL Hetherington, SK Oliver, JS Read, KM Winters, PC Hanson, EK Read, LA Winslow, KC Weathers. in press. Consequences of gas flux model choice on the interpretation of metabolic balance across 15 lakes. Inland Waters.


KC Rose, LA Winslow, JS Read, GJA Hansen. in press. Climate-induced warming of lakes can be either amplified or suppressed by trends in water clarity. Limnology and Oceanography Letters.


Winslow LA, S Chamberlain, AP Appling, JS Read. 2016. sbtools: A package connecting R to cloud-based data for collaborative online research. The R Journal. 8(1):387-98.


Hansen GJ, JS Read, JF Hansen, LA Winslow. 2016. Projected shifts in fish species dominance in Wisconsin lakes under climate change. Global Change Biology. doi:10.1111/gcb.13462


2015

O'Reilly CM*, S Sharma*, DK Gray*, SE Hampton*, JS Read, RJ Rowley, P Schneider, JD Lenters, PB McIntyre, BM Kraemer, GA Weyhenmeyer, D Straile, B Dong, R Adrian, MG Allan, O Anneville, L Arvola, J Austin, JL Bailey, JS Baron, JD Brookes, E de Eyto, MT Dokulil, DP Hamilton, K Havens, AL Hetherington, SN Higgins, Simon Hook, LR Izmest'eva, KD Johnk, K Kangur, P Kasprzak, M Kumagai, E Kuusisto, G Leshkevich, DM Livingstone, S MacIntyre, L May, JM Melack, DC Muller-Navarra, M Naumenko, P Noges, T Noges, RP North, PD Plisnier, A Rigosi, A Rimmer, M Rogora, LG Rudstam, JA Rusak, N Salmaso, NR Samal, DE Schindler, SG Schladow, M Schmid, SR Schmidt, E Silow, ME Soylu, K Teubner, P Verburg, A Voutilainen, A Watkinson, CE Williamson, G Zhang. 2015. Rapid and highly variable warming of lake surface waters around the globe. Geophysical Research Letters. 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL066235. *joint first authors


Read JS, JI Walker, AP Appling, DL Blodgett, EK Read, LA Winslow. 2015. geoknife: Reproducible web-processing of large gridded datasets. Ecography. 38: 1-7. doi:10.1111/ecog.01880


Hipsey MR, DP Hamilton, PC Hanson, CC Carey, JZ Coletti, JS Read, SW Ibelings, F Valesini, JD Brookes. 2015. Predicting the resilience and recovery of aquatic systems: A framework for model evolution within environmental observatories. Water Resources Research. 51. doi:10.1002/2015WR017175


Read, EK, M Bucknell, M Hines, J Kreft, J Lucido, JS Read, C Schroedl, D Sibley, S Stephan, I Suftin, P Thongsavanh, J Van Den Hoek, J Walker, M Wernimont, L Winslow, and A Yan. 2015. New insight into Californias drought through open data. BAAMA Journal, 8(1).


Gil T, F Michel, V Ratnakar, JS Read, M Hauder, C Duffy, PC Hanson, H Dugan. 2015. Supporting Open Collaboration in Science through Explicit and Linked Semantic Description of Processes. Proceedings of the Twelfth European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC), Portoroz, Slovenia, May 31-June 4 2015.


Woolway RI, ID Jones, DP Hamilton, SC Maberly, K Muraoka, JS Read, RL Smyth, LA Winslow. 2015. Automated calculation of surface energy fluxes with high-frequency lake buoy data. Environmental Modelling and Software. 70: 191-198. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.04.013


Sharma S*, DK Gray*, JS Read*, CM O'Reilly*, P Schneider, A Qudrat, C Gries, S Stefanoff, SE Hampton, S Hook, JD Lenters, DM Livingstone, PB McIntyre, R Adrian, MG Allan, O Anneville, L Arvola, J Austin, J Bailey, JS Baron, J Brookes, Y Chen, R Daly, K Ewing, E de Eyto, M Dokulil, DP Hamilton, K Havens, S Haydon, H Hetzenauer, J Heneberry, AL Hetherington, SN Higgins, E Hixson, LR Izmest'eva, BM Jones, K Kangur, P Kasprzak, BM Kraemer, M Kumagai, E Kuusisto, G Leshkevich, L May, S MacIntyre, D Muller-Navarra, M Naumenko, P Noges, T Noges, RP North, A Paterson, PD Plisnier, A Rigosi, A Rimmer, M Rogora, L Rudstam, JA Rusak, N Salmaso, NR Samal, DE Schindler, G Schladow, SR Schmidt, T Schultz, EA Silow, D Straile, K Teubner, P Verburg, A Voutilainen, A Watkinson, GA Weyhenmeyer, CE Williamson, KH Woo. 2015. A global database of lake surface temperatures collected by in situ and satellite methods from 1985-2009. Nature: Scientific Data. 2:150008. doi: 10.1038/sdata.2015.8. *joint first authors

Solomon CT, SE Jones, BC Weidel, I Buffam, ML Fork, J Karlsson, S Larsen, JT Lennon, JS Read, S Sadro, JE Saros. 2015. Ecosystem consequences of changing inputs of terrestrial dissolved organic matter to lakes: current knowledge and future challenges. Ecosystems. 18: 376-389. doi:10.1007/s10021-015-9848-y


Read JS, EK Read, KC Rose, LA Winslow. 2015. A method for estimating the diffuse attenuation coefficient (KdPAR) from paired temperature sensors. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 12: 53-61. doi:10.1002/lom3.2014.12.10006


Winslow LA, JS Read, GA Hansen, PC Hanson. 2015. Small lakes show muted climate change signal in deep-water temperatures. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1002/2014GL062325


Van Den Hoek J, JS Read, LA Winslow, P Montesano, CD Markfort. 2015. Examining the utility of satellite-based wind sheltering estimates for lake hydrodynamic modeling. Remote Sensing of Environment. 156: 551-560. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.10.024


2014

Hamilton DP, CC Carey, L Arvola, P Arzberger, C Brewer, JJ Cole, E Gaiser, PC Hanson, BW Ibelings, E Jennings, TK Kratz, FP Lin, CG McBride, D de Motta Marques, K Muraoka, A Nishri, B Qin, JS Read, KC Rose, E Ryder, KC Weathers, G Zhu, D Trolle, JD Brookes. 2014. A Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON) for synthesising high-frequency sensor data for validation of deterministic ecological models. Inland Waters. 5: 49-56. doi:10.5268/IW-5.1.566


Winslow LA, JS Read, PC Hanson, EH Stanley. 2014. Does lake size matter? Combining morphology and process modeling to examine the contribution of lake classes to population-scale processes. Inland Waters. 5: 7-14. doi:10.5268/IW-5.1.740


Read JS, LA Winslow, GA Hansen, J Van Den Hoek, PC Hanson, LC Bruce, CD Markfort. 2014. Simulating 2,368 temperate lakes reveals weak coherence in stratification phenology. Ecological Modelling. 291C: 142-150. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2014.07.029


Rose KC, LA Winslow, JS Read, EK Read, C Solomon, R Adrian, PC Hanson. 2014. Improving the precision of lake ecosystem metabolism estimates by identifying predictors of model uncertainty. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 12: 303-312. doi:10.4319/lom.2014.12.303


Watras CJ, JS Read, K Holman, Z Liu, Y Song, A Watras, S Morgan, EH Stanley. 2014. Decadal oscillation of lakes and aquifers in the upper Great Lakes region of North America: Hydroclimatic implications. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1002/2013GL058679


Winslow LA, JS Read, PC Hanson, EH Stanley. 2014. Lake shoreline in the contiguous United States: Quantity, distribution and sensitivity to observation resolution. Freshwater Biology. 59: 213-223. doi:10.1111/fwb.12258


2013

Watras CJ, M Morrow, K Morrison, S Scannell, S Yaziciaglu, JS Read, YH Hu, PC Hanson, TK Kratz. 2013. Evaluation of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) for remote wetland monitoring: Design and initial results. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. doi:10.1007/s10661-013-3424-8


Read JS, KC Rose. 2013. Physical responses of small temperate lakes to variation in dissolved organic carbon concentrations. Limnology and Oceanography. 58: 921-931. doi:10.4319/lo.2013.58.3.0921


Youngblut ND, A Shade, JS Read, KD McMahon, RJ Whitaker. 2013. Lineage-specific responses to environmental change in microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79: 39-47. doi:10.1128/AEM.02226-12


2012


Read JS. Physical processes in small temperate lakes. 2012. PhD Dissertation, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Samal NR, DC Pierson, E Schneiderman, Y Huang, JS Read, A Anandhi, EM Owens. 2012. Impact of climate change on Cannonsville reservoir thermal structure in the New York City Water Supply. Water Quality Research Journal of Canada. 47: 389-405.


Staehr PA, JPA Christensen, RD Batt, JS Read. 2012. Ecosystem metabolism in a stratified lake. Limnology and Oceanography. 57: 1317-1330.


Shade A, JS Read, ND Youngblut, N Fierer, R Knight, TK Kratz, NR Lottig, EE Roden, EH Stanley, J Stombaugh, RJ Whitaker, CH Wu, KD McMahon. 2012. Microbial communities are resilient after a whole-ecosystem disturbance. The ISME Journal. 6: 2153-2167. doi:10.1038/ismej.2012.66


Read JS, DP Hamilton, AR Desai, KC Rose, S MacIntyre, JD Lenters, R Smyth, PC Hanson, JJ Cole, PA Staehr, JA Rusak, DC Pierson, JD Brookes, A Laas, CH Wu. 2012. Lake-size dependency of wind shear and convection as controls on gas exchange. Geophysical Research Letters. 39: L09405. doi:10.1029/2012GL051886


Gaeta JW, JS Read, JF Kitchell, SR Carpenter. 2012. Eradication via destratification: Whole-lake mixing to selectively remove rainbow smelt, a cold-water invasive species. Ecological Applications. 22: 817-827.


Kara EL, PC Hanson, DP Hamilton, M Hipsey, KD McMahon, JS Read, LA Winslow, J Dedrick, KC Rose, CC Carey, S Bertilsson, D Motta-Marques, L Beversdorf, T Miller, CH Wu, YF Hsieh, E Gaiser, TK Kratz. 2012. Time-scale dependence in numerical simulations: Assessment of physical, chemical, and biological predictions in a stratified lake from scales of hours to months. Environmental Modelling and Software. 35: 104-121.


2011


Read JS, DP Hamilton, ID Jones, K Muraoka, LA Winslow, R Kroiss, CH Wu, E Gaiser. 2011. Derivation of lake mixing and stratification indices from high-resolution lake buoy data. Environmental Modelling and Software. 26: 1325-1336.


Shade A, JS Read, D Welkie, TK Kratz, CH Wu, KD McMahon. 2011. Resistance, resilience, and recovery: Aquatic bacterial dynamics after water column disturbance. Environmental Microbiology. 13: 2752-2767.


Read JS, A Shade, CH Wu, A Gorzalski, KD McMahon. 2011. "Gradual Entrainment Lake Inverter" (GELI): A novel device for experimental lake mixing. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods. 9:14-25.

Presentations (*invited)


2014


Read JS, LA Winslow, D Nust, L DeCicco, JI Walker. A suite of R packages for web-enabled modeling and analysis of surface waters. oral presentation. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California December 2014.


Read JS, LA Winslow, GA Hansen, J Van Den Hoek, PC Hanson, L Bruce, CD Markfort. Simulating 2,368 Wisconsin lakes reveals weak coherence in stratification phenology. oral presentation. Science in the Northwoods Meeting, Boulder Junction, Wisconsin October 2014.


Read JS*, LA Winslow, GA Hansen, J Van Den Hoek, PC Hanson, L Bruce, CD Markfort. Simulating lakes in the landscape. oral presentation. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon May 2014.


2013


Read JS, LA Winslow, GA Hansen, J Van Den Hoek, CD Markfort, PC Hanson, N Booth. Upscaling aquatic ecology: Pairing modern analytics with Big Data to simulate 2500 U.S. lakes. poster presentation. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California December 2013.


Read JS*, LA Winslow. Open sharing and maintenance of scientific code. oral presentation. GLEON graduate fellowship program workshop. August 2013.


Read JS*, N Booth. USGS partnerships and innovations in modern hydroinformatics. oral presentation. CUAHSI Conference on Hydroinformatics and Modeling. July 2013.


Booth N, JS Read (presenter). A World of Water Data. oral presentation. National Council for Air and Stream Improvement meeting. May 2013.


Read JS, LA Winslow, GA Hansen, J Van Den Hoek, CD Markfort, N Booth. Upscaling aquatic ecology: Linking continental data products to distributed lake models. poster presentation. EarthCube Inland Waters meeting. April 2013.


Read JS*. Big data a la carte: Web service subsetting of gridded climate data to simulate Wisconsin's 2,500 managed lakes. oral presentation. Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. February 2013.


2012


Read JS, Z Lawson, E Brown, C Smith, JW Gaeta, TK Kratz T Hrabik, SR Carpenter, KD McMahon, E Stanley, J Vander Zanden. Selective Removal of a Cold-Water Invasive Fish Using Destratification. oral presentation. North American Lake Management Society, Madison, Wisconsin November 2012.


Read JS*, KC Rose. Physical responses of small temperate lakes to variation in dissolved organic carbon concentrations. oral presentation. Ecological Society of America, Portland, Oregon August 2012.


Read JS*, PC Hanson, TK Kratz, EK Read, K Weathers. Integrating Global Water Quality Buoys into Ecological Science: Insights from GLEON (Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network). oral presentation. American Fisheries Society 142 Annual meeting, St Paul, Minnesota August 2012.


Read JS*, PC Hanson, TK Kratz, EK Read, K Weathers. Integrating Global Water Quality Buoys into Ecological Science: Insights from GLEON (Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network). oral presentation. American Fisheries Society 142 Annual meeting, St Paul, Minnesota August 2012.


2011


Read JS*, DP Hamilton, AR Desai, KC Rose, PC Hanson, LA Winslow, ID Jones, J Lenters, CH Wu. Wind and convective mixing in 40 lakes: Implications for gas flux. oral presentation. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California December 2011.


Read JS, DP Hamilton, AR Desai, KC Rose, PC Hanson, LA Winslow, ID Jones, J Lenters, CH Wu. Drivers of the surface mixed layer in temperate lakes: Partitioning the energetic contributions of wind and convection for 42 lakes. poster presentation. Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network 13, Sunapee, New Hampshire October 2011.


Read JS*. Case study: North temperate lakes, WI. oral presentation. Freshwater Advanced Aquatic Sensor Workshop, Pellston Michigan September 2011.


Read JS, DP Hamilton, ID Jones, W Eckert, K Muraoka, A Rimmer, N Kimura, CH Wu, P Verburg, J Lenters, J Brookes, P Staehr, F Peeters, D Pierson, KC Rose, E Gaiser, E de Eypto, J Klug, R Adrian, G Koch, G Zhu, M Gibbs. Physical variability in temperate lakes: A global analysis of highfrequency instrumented buoy data from 25 lakes. poster presentation. Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network 12, Ramot, Israel April 2011.


2010


Read JS, CH Wu. Trends in open-water evaporation from Trout Bog; a Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) study lake. poster presentation. Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network 11, Nanjing, China October 2010.


Read JS, LA Winslow, EL Kara, KC Rose. Estimating the diffuse light attenuation coefficient (Kd) from paired high-frequency thermistors. oral presentation. Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network 11, Nanjing, China October 2010.


Read JS, DP Hamilton, ID Jones, K Muraoka, R Kroiss, E Gaiser. "Lake Analyzer": An automated program suite for the rapid analysis of high-resolution instrumented lake buoy data. poster presentation. Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network 10, Torres, Brazil May 2010.


2009


Read JS, A Gorzalski, LA Winslow, A Shade, KD McMahon, CH Wu. Generating continuous dissolved oxygen profiles from a moored buoy. poster presentation. Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network 9, Boulder Junction, WI, USA October 2009.


Read JS, J Gaeta, CH Wu, SR Carpenter, TK Kratz, A Shade, KD McMahon, J Vander Zanden. poster presentation. Thermal manipulation to trigger stresses in cold water invasive fish. Long-Term Ecological Research ASM, Estes Park, Colorado, USA September 2009.


Shade A, JS Read, NR Lottig, TK Kratz, E Roden, EH Stanley, CH Wu, KD McMahon. Bacterial community response to a whole-lake mixing manipulation. oral presentation. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Nice, France January 2009.


Read JS, A Shade, CH Wu, KD McMahon. The physical response of a small bog lake to an artificial mixing manipulation. poster presentation. Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network 8, Hamilton, New Zealand February 2009.