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Charles Rose
Associate Professor

Contact Information:
201 Headley Hall
320-308-3129
clrose@stcloudstate.edu

 

 

Education

  • Ph.D., Iowa State University, Water Resources, 1996.
  • M.S., University of Minnesota-Duluth, Biology, 1992.
  • B.S., North Dakota State University, Biology Education, 1985.
  • B.S., North Dakota State University, Agronomy, 1983.

Professional Experience

  • 2009-2011, Department Chair, Environmental and Technological Studies - St. Cloud State University.

  • 2008, Academic Director of International Studies Program: Alnwick, England - St. Cloud State University.

  • 2002-present, Associate Professor - St. Cloud State University.

  • 1997-2002, Assistant Professor - St. Cloud State University.

  • 1997, Resource Person for Wetland Plant Identification course, LaCrosse, WI.- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

  • 1996-1997, Post-doctoral Research Associate, Botany Department - Iowa State University.

  • 1995-96. Instructor, Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant, Botany Department - Iowa State University.

  • 1989-91. Teaching and research assistant, Biology Department - University of Minnesota, Duluth.

  • 1986-89. Teacher for Life Science 7th grade, Earth Science 8th grade, and Biology 10th grade - Ulen-Hitterdal High School (Minnesota).

  • 1985-86. Teacher for Chemistry 11-12th grade, Biology 10th grade, Physical Science 9th grade, Earth Science 8th grade, and Life Science 7th grade - Drake Public School (North Dakota).

Area of Study

Lakes, water quality, wetlands  

 

Professional Society Membership

  • American Society for Limnology and Oceanography.
  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.
  • Society of Wetland Scientists.
  • Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences
  • Wilderness Education Association

Publications and Reports

Rothaus, R. J. Arriagada, M. Blinnikov, E. Reinhardt, J. Boyce, J. Eisterhold, M. Julius, E. Reinhardt, C. Rose, and C. Yost 2008. Wild Rice Restoration Feasibility Study Lake Ogechie, Minnesota: Environmental and Cultural Issues. Report to the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.

Rose, C., W.G. Crumpton, and J. Christensen. In prep. Long-term patterns in dissolved O2, temperature, and vegetation in a prairie pothole wetland .

Rose, C. and W.G. Crumpton. 2006. Spatial patterns in dissolved oxygen and methane concentrations in a prairie pothole wetland in Iowa, USA. Wetlands 26 (4): 1020-1025.

Rose, C.  2003.  Trophic States of Little Elk, Big Elk, and Eagle Lake, Sherburne County, Minnesota during 2003. Report to the Sherburne County Zoning Administration, Elk River, MN. 

Rose, C. and M. Luthens.  2002.  Trophic States of Briggs, Rush, and Julia Lakes, Sherburne County, Minnesota during 2002.  Report to the Sherburne County Zoning Administration, Elk River, MN. 

Rose, C. and C. Steffenson.  2001.  Trophic state of three Sherburne County Lakes. Report to the Sherburne County Zoning Administration, Elk River, MN. 

Steffenson, C., C. Rose, and N. Voelz.  2001.  Trophic state index measurements for six Stearns County lakes during June to September 2001. Report to the Stearns County Environmental Services, St. Cloud, MN.   

Rose, C.  2000. Water quality differences among prairie pothole wetlands of different ages.  Report to Sponsored Programs, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.

Douchette, S., C. Rose, and N. Voelz.  2000.  Continuing Studies of the Trophic State Indexes of Stearns County Lakes.  Report to the Stearns County Environmental Services, St. Cloud, MN. 

Douchette, S., C. Rose, and N. Voelz.  1999.  Trophic State Indexes for Stearns County Lakes and associated aquatic plant distribution during 1999.  Report to the Stearns County Environmental Services, St. Cloud, MN.  Available at http://stcloudstate.edu /~crose.

Crumpton W.G., G.J. Atchison, C. Rose, E. Seabloom, S. Beauvais, J. Stenback, and S. Brewer.  1998. Ecological fate and effect of agrichemicals in surface water of the western cornbelt ecoregion:  Wetland functions.  Report to the Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Research Laboratory, Duluth, MN.

Rose, C. and R. Axler. 1998.  Uses of alkaline phosphatase activity in evaluating phytoplankton community phosphorus deficiency.  Hydrobiologia 361:145-156.

Rose, C. and W.G. Crumpton.  1997.  Water quality characteristics of sedge meadow wetlands near Des Plaines, Illinois for 1995 and 1996.  Chapter 5 in the report: Studies of Wetland Biosequences of the Glaciated Great lakes Region: Wet Prairie to Deep Marsh from Wetland Research, Inc., Chicago, IL to the USEPA.

Kadlec, R., W.G. Crumpton, and C. Rose.  1997.  Nutrient dynamics in event-driven wetlands. Report for Wetland Research, Inc., Chicago, IL to the USEPA.

Rose, C. and W.G. Crumpton.  1996.  Effects of emergent macrophytes on dissolved oxygen dynamics in a prairie pothole wetland.  Wetlands 16 (4): 495-502.

Crumpton, W.C., J.L. Baker, J. Owens, C. Rose, and J. Stenback.  1995.  Wetlands and streams as off-site sinks for agricultural chemicals.  Pages 49-53 in Clean Water-Clean Environment-21st Century, Volume I: Pesticides, American Society of Agricultural Engineers publication 2-95.

Crumpton, W.G., T.M. Isenhart, and C. Rose.  1995.  Experimental studies of factors affecting nitrate loss in freshwater wetlands.  Completion report to the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers, Vicksburg Waterways Experiment Station.Axler, R. P.,

C. Rose, and C.A. Tikkanen. 1994.  Phytoplankton nutrient deficiency as related to atmospheric nitrogen deposition in northern Minnesota acid-sensitive lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 51:1281-1296.

Axler, R., C. Larsen, C. Owen, and C. Rose.  1991.  The Biological Community of Lake Superior: The Land/Water Interface.  Part B. Near Shore Water Quality/Primary Production.  Report for the Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources and Minnesota Sea Grant.

Axler, R., C. Rose, and C. Tikkanen.  1991.  An Assessment of Phytoplankton Nutrient Limitation in Northeastern Minnesota Acid Sensitive Lakes.  Natural Resources Research Institute Technical Report for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
 

Grants

St. Cloud State University.  Feasibility of Wild Rice Restoration in Lake Ogechie, Kathio State Park.  Grant from Mille Lacs Band of Ojibway (~$40,000), 2005.

Equipment grant (Hach sensor), Sponsored Programs, St. Cloud State University ($11,520) used for Lake Ogechie research, 2005.

St. Cloud State University.  Restorable wetland decision tool using GIS for western Minnesota.  Grant from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fergus Falls, MN (~$8,000), 2004-2005.

St. Cloud State University.  Research on water quality (Trophic State Indexes) of Sherburne County lakes supported by a grant from Sherburne County Environmental Services ($12,900), 2001-2003.

St. Cloud State University.  Research on water quality (Trophic State Index) of Stearns County lakes supported by a grant from Stearns County Environmental Services ($41,000), co-PI is Dr. Neal Voelz of the SCSU Biology Dept., 1998-2001.

St. Cloud State University.  Research on water quality differences among restored prairie pothole wetlands in different developmental stages supported by a grant from the faculty research program ($6,334) and Quality Initiative fund ($6,000), 1997-1999.

St. Cloud State University Assessment Mini-grant, Survey of Employment Expectations of Environmental Studies Minor Undergraduates, $1,000, 1997.

 

Presentations

Borgerding, T. M.R. Bender, C.L. Rose, and J. Arriagada. 2009. Restoration of Battle Point Park on Lake Osakis, Minnesota. Inaugural Conference of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences, Madison, WI.

Criswell, R. and C. Rose. 2009. Effects of a Lipid Depleted Food Source on Daphnia magna Life Cycles. Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.

Gurung, K. and C. Rose. 2009. Characterization of Algae Overgrowth Using Water Sampling and Geographic Information System. Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.

Reinhart, J. and C. Rose. 2009. Trends in Water Quality in Minnesota and Quetico Lakes. Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.

Stafne, J. C. Rose, and M. Bender. 2009. Analysis of Nutrient Loading and Escherichia coli contamination of Johnson Creek. Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.

Nadeau, D. J. Stafne, M., Bender and C. Rose. 2008. Analysis of nutrient loading in Johnson Creek. Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.

Miller, S., T. Foster, M. Lutz and C. Rose.  2007. Hudson Bay Expedition 2005: An adventure story – 3 paddlers, 2000 miles.  Canoeing for St. Cloud to Hudson Bay: changing water quality along the way.  Third International Water Conference, Grand Forks, ND.

Lenz, M. and C. Rose.  2007. Analysis of Nutrient Levels in Johnson Creek, Tributary to the Mississippi.  Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN

Pradhananga, Amit and C. Rose.  2006.  UV transmission through plastics: implications in water purification. Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.

Hanson. Ashley and C. Rose.  2006.  Sauk River Watershed Water Quality Analysis.  Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.

Ellickson, J. and C. Rose.  2005.  Design Support Tool for Wetland Restoration Planning: A Work in Progress.  Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN and Second International Water Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Anderson, S., C. Rose, M. Vollbrect, C. Steffenson, M. Luthins, and J. Lausga.  2004.  Lake Monitoring in Sherburne County, Minnesota, 2001-2003.  Student Research Colloquium, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN.

Rose, C. and W.G. Crumpton.  2004.  Dissolved Oxygen and Temperature Dynamics in a Shallow Prairie Lake.  Shallow Lakes Forum: Bringing Stakeholders Together.  Minnesota Lakes Association, Mankato, MN.

Rose, C. and W.G. Crumpton.  2001. Dissolved Oxygen and Temperature Dynamics during a Marsh Regeneration Stage of the Prairie Pothole Vegetation Cycle.  American Society of Limnology and Oceanography 2001 Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

W.G. Crumpton, J.L. Baker, A.G. van der Valk, J.Z. Stenback, L.W. Wulf, S.L. Richmond, C.L. Rose, and A. Kimber. 2000.  Using wetlands for water quality improvements in agricultural watersheds.  Iowa Annual Water Quality Conference; Agriculture and the Environment: A Wake-Up Call for Iowans.

Rose, C. and W.G. Crumpton.  2000.  Dissolved O2 dynamics during a marsh regeneration phase of the prairie pothole vegetation cycle.   Minnesota Water 2000 Conference and Millenium Wetland Event, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

Eash, N., L. Busman, C. Rose, and M. Dittrich.  1998.  On and Off-site Drainage Water Treatment.  Farmland Water Management Workshop, Southwest State University, Marshall, MN.

Rose, C. and W.G. Crumpton.  1996.  Effects of emergent vegetation structure on water quality in a prairie pothole wetland.  Society of Wetland Scientists Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO. and American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Milwaukee, WI.

Crumpton, W.G., J.L. Baker, J. Owens, C. Rose, and J. Stenback.  1995.  Wetlands as sinks for nitrate in agricultural watersheds.  Agronomy Days, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

Crumpton, W.G., G.J. Atchison, J. Baker, A.G. van der Valk, C. Rose, E. Seabloom, J. Stenback, S. Brewer, R. Phipps, and J. Owens. 1995.  Integrated studies of wetland functions in agricultural landscapes.  Aldo Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture 6th Annual Conference, Ames, IA.

Axler,R., C.Rose, and C. Tikkanen. 1994.  Phytoplankton nutrient deficiency as related to atmospheric nitrogen deposition in northern Minnesota acid-sensitive lakes. MN Water '94, Minneapolis, MN.

Axler, R., C.Larsen, C.Rose, and C.Owen. 1994.  Primary productivity in W. Lake Superior.Conference on Ecosystem Management Strategies for the Lake Superior Region, Duluth, MN.

Axler, R., C.Rose and C. Tikkanen. 1993. Phytoplankton nutrient deficiency as related to atmospheric nitrogen deposition in northern Minnesota acid-sensitive lakes. 61st Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Academy of Science.

Crumpton, W. G., G.J. Atchinson, S.K. Brewer, S.W. Fisher, T.M. Isenhart, C. Rose, M.P. Matter, and J.Z. Stenback.  1993.  Integrated studies of wetland function using experimental wetland mesocosms.  Eighth Ozark-Prairie Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Meeting, Ames, IA

Axler, R., C. Larsen, C. Rose, C. Owen and C. Radosevich.  1992.  Primary Productivity in Western Lake Superior.  American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Meeting, Santa Fe, NM.

Rose, C., R. Axler, and C. Tikkanen.  1992.  Assessment of Phytoplankton Nutrient Deficiency in Northeastern Minnesota Acid Sensitive Lakes. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Meeting, Santa Fe, NM.

Rose, C., R. Axler, C. Owen, C. Larsen, and C. Radosevich.  1991.  Phytoplankton Responses to Phosphorus Additions in Western Lake Superior.  Twenty-eighth Annual Lake Superior Biological Conference, Houghton, MI.

Rose, C.  1991.  Nitrogen and phosphorus limitations of phytoplankton in northeastern Minnesota lakes.  Prairie Universities Biological Seminars meeting, Grand Forks, ND.

Axler, R. C. Rose, C. Tikkanen.  1991.  An Assessment of Phytoplankton Nutrient Deficiency in Minnesota's Acid Sensitive Lakes.  North American Lake Management Society 11th International Symposium, Denver, CO.

Axler, R., C. Larsen, C. Rose.  1990.  Primary productivity in Western Lake Superior.  Twenty-seventh Annual Lake Superior Biological Conference, Ashland, WI.

 

 

 

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