Rebecca R Bourgault

University of Vermont
252 Jeffords Hall
63 Carrigan Dr.
Burlington, VT 05401
 
Telephone: n/a


Education:
M.S., University of Maryland, College Park, Natural Resource Sciences (Pedology), 2008
B.S. with Honors, University of Maryland, College Park, Environmental Science and Policy (Concentration in Soil, Water, and Land Resources), 2005

Professional Positions:
  • Lecturer (2012), University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

  • Research Interests and Activities:
    Hydropedology of podzols in Watershed 3

    Distinguished Awards and Memberships:
    2005-Present: Student Member, Soil Science Society of America 2012: Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Vermont 2007: Graduate Student of the Year, Department of Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park 2005: Northeast Branch of Soil Science Society of America Outstanding Senior Student 2004: Mid-Atlantic Association of Professional Soil Scientists Scholarship 2004: Second Place Individual, Northeast Regional Soil Judging Contest, Wilmington, DE 2003: Third Place Individual, Northeast Regional Soil Judging Contest, Kingston, RI

    Selected Publications:

    Bourgault, R. R. and M. C. Rabenhorst. 2012. Manganiferous Soils in Maryland: Regional Extent and Field-Scale Electromagnetic Induction Survey. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 76:2128-2135.

    Bourgault, R. R. and M. C. Rabenhorst. 2011. Genesis and Characterization of Manganiferous Soils in the Eastern Piedmont, USA. Geoderma 165:84-94.

    Rabenhorst, M. C., R. R. Bourgault, and B. R. James. 2008. Iron Oxyhydroxide Reduction in Simulated Wetland Soils: Effects of Mineralogical Composition of IRIS Paints. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 72:1838-1842.


    Co-Authors and Collaborators:
    Dr. Martin Rabenhorst, Dr. Bruce James, Dr. Donald Ross, Dr. Scott Bailey, Dr. Kevin McGuire, Dr. Thomas Bullen, John Gannon, Cody Gillin, Patricia Brousseau

    Graduate Advisor:
    Dr. Donald Ross

    Role at the Hubbard Brook:
    Researcher

    Title at Hubbard Brook:
    PhD Candidate