Aquatic Environmental Consulting
Marine and Freshwater
Benthic Ecology & Environmental Assessment

Aquatic Invertebrate Ecology

Aquatic Plant Biocontrol

Milfoil Weevil Production Center

Pollution Assessment Indices

Sediment Loading

Chemical Analysis

Watershed Management

Freshwater Supply in a Marine Environment


Expert Witness

Grant Writing

Educational Services

Jerry L. Kaster, Ph.D.

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Some previous funding sources

Previous Funding Sources
National Geographic Society

National Park Service Research Center

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Department of Transportation

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Defense, DARPA

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Waterways Experiment Station

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Office of Marine Pollution Assessment.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
National Undersea Submersible Research Program

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Sea Grant

Mercury Marine

Domtar Industries

Wisconsin Electric Power Company

Numerous other firms

The Western U.S. will be the next invasion arena for Zebra and Quagga Mussels with severe economic impact to industry, ranching, irrigation, and municipalities.
Water rights issues are predicted to intensify.
1996. J. Kaster. Zebra mussel biofilter. Status: granted: No. 5520810
1999. J. Kaster. Air diffusers for precluding encrustacea. Status: granted: No. 5893233