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Undergrad Research

Long Term and Large Scale Monitoring of Developed Seed Mixtures 
Leslie Hopkinson (PI) 
Marissa Poultney, GRA 
Forrest Pritt, GRA
Undergraduate Research 
• Research Advisor – Dr. Leslie Hopkinson
• Graduate Research Assistants – Marissa Poultney – Forrest Pritt 
• Openings – 2 paid positions 
• Start Date – 2017 Spring
Research Topic Encompasses 
• Erosion control 
• Mulch products and application 
• Soil additives
• Seed bed preparation 
• Seeding techniques and application 
• Vegetative cover
• Sedimentation/runoff
Position Description 
• Assist in research for the erosion control study 
• Field Work – Continued monitoring of small scale plot studies 
• Assist in data collection and retrieval – Construction of large scale study 
• Office Work – Data input and recording – Aid in research efforts
Positive Attributes 
• PAID!! • Job experience 
• Resume and CV builder 
• Research skills 
• Learn how to use various research tools and instruments 
• Learn about state and environmental specifications 
• Expand erosion control knowledge – Valuable to employers
Contact Information
 Dr. Leslie Hopkinson – Leslie.Hopkinson@mail.wvu.edu 
• Marissa Poultney – mapoultney@mix.wvu.edu – G07B (ERB)
• Forrest Pritt – fnpritt@mix.wvu.edu – G07B (ERB)