Drumore, Pennsylvania, October 6, 2008. – Normandeau Associates is nationally recognized as a leader in the area of hydropower fish passage. The selection of two of Normandeau Associates’ senior experts in the area of fish passage as editors of significant contributions to the Bioengineering Proceedings is further testament to this expertise. Dr. Dilip Mathur, Normandeau Vice President, isthe co-editor of the recently published Advances in Fisheries Bioengineering, American Fisheries Society Symposium 61, sponsored by the Bioengineering Section of AFS. In addition to Dr. Mathur’s efforts as co-editor, he also co-authored two papers in the proceedings along with several Normandeau Associates colleagues: Heisey, P.G., D. Mathur, J. Fulmer, and E. Kotkas. 2008. Turbine passage survival of late running adult American shad and its potential effect on population restoration. Pages 141-152 in S. V. Amaral, D. Mathur, and E.P. Taft III, editors. Advances in fisheries bioengineering. American Fisheries Society Symposium 61, Bethesda, Maryland.
Heisey, P.G., D. Mathur, J.R. Skalski, R.D. McDonald, and G. Velazquez. 2008. Effects of spillway structural modifications on fish condition and survival. Pages 165-178 in S. V. Amaral, D. Mathur, and E.P. Taft III, editors. Advances in fisheries bioengineering. American Fisheries Society Symposium 61, Bethesda, Maryland.
The AFS Bioengineering Section provides a valuable forum of information for the presentation of various projects by industry professionals. The upcoming proceedings, based on a 2-day symposium at the 2007 AFS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, are in preparation and will be edited by Mr. Timothy Brush, also a Vice President at Normandeau Associates.
About Normandeau Associates, Inc.
Normandeau Associates, Inc., in business for over 35 years, is an employee-owned company known throughout the U.S. for its technical excellence and outstanding client service. The company specializes in natural resource management, water quality monitoring and modeling, habitat restoration, environmental monitoring, and offers considerable project experience in these areas. The Normandeau team has extensive expertise in the biological, chemical and physical sciences and related areas such as environmental planning.
Normandeau Associates was founded in 1970 as a privately owned company. In July 2000, the company became employee-owned. Company management believes that employee ownership will further enhance technical excellence and ability to solve client environmental problems effectively and efficiently. Our professional team works closely with clients, regulators and the public to seek solutions that enhance economic development, meet regulatory requirements, and protect and restore our natural resources and water quality. For more information about Normandeau Associates, Inc. visit our website at www.normandeau.com.