Andrew Carlson

Andrew Carlson

Princeton University - postdoc


Postdoc, Princeton 

Ph.D., Michigan State University 

M.S., South Dakota State University 

B.S., summa cum laudein cursu honorum, University of Minnesota 



Andrew Carlson spent his fondest days as a child restoring oak savannas and fishing streams with his father. His fascination with terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems inspired dreams of professional research and conservation. After receiving B.S. and M.S. degrees in Minnesota and South Dakota, Andrew is a University Distinguished Fellow and Ph.D. graduate advised by Drs. Bill Taylor, Jianguo (Jack) Liu, Dana Infante, and Doug Beard. He is now a postdoctoral researcher at Princeton. 


Title Book/Journal Year
Linking multiscalar fisheries using metacoupling models Frontiers in Marine Science 2020
Global marine fishing across space and time Sustainability 2020
A social-ecological odyssey in fisheries and wildlife management Fisheries 2020
The metacoupling framework informs stream salmonid management and governance Frontiers in Environmental Science 2020
Modelling effects of climate change on Michigan brown trout and rainbow trout: precipitation and groundwater as key predictors Ecology of Freshwater Fish 2020
Conservation challenges to freshwater ecosystems Encyclopedia of the World’s Biomes 2020
Using the telecoupling framework to improve Great Lakes fisheries sustainability Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 2019
Developing precipitation- and groundwater-corrected stream temperature models to improve brook charr management amid climate change Hydrobiologia 2019
What is Telecoupling? Telecoupling -- Exploring Land-Use Change in a Globalised World 2019
Telecoupling Research: The First Five Years Sustainability 2019
Threats to freshwater fisheries in the United States: perspectives and investments of state fisheries administrators and Agricultural Experiment Station directors Fisheries 2019
The changing face of Great Lakes fisheries Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 2019
Effects of the 2011 Missouri River flood on walleye natal recruitment and habitat use in Lake Sharpe, South Dakota Journal of Freshwater Ecology 2019
Toward rigorous telecoupling causal attribution: a systematic review and typology Sustainability 2018
Emerging threats and persistent conservation challenges for freshwater biodiversity Biological Reviews 2018
On the banks of the Red Cedar: toward socio-ecologically robust riparian management in an iconic Michigan river Journal of Freshwater Ecology 2018
Otolith chemistry as a fisheries management tool after flooding: the case of Missouri River gizzard shad River Research and Applications 2018
Peruvian anchoveta as a telecoupled fisheries system Ecology and Society 2018
Species- and habitat-specific otolith chemistry patterns inform riverine fisheries management River Research and Applications 2018
Assessing the utility of otolith chemistry for management of six freshwater fishes from a river-reservoir system North American Journal of Fisheries Management 2018
Science to action: decision-support to advance stream trout management in a changing climate Proceedings of the Wild Trout XII Symposium 2018
Values, opinions, and behavior of inland trout anglers in Michigan Management Reports (MDNR) 2018
The telecoupling framework: an integrative tool for enhancing fisheries management Fisheries 2017
The Fenske Fellowship: professional growth, personal inspiration, and a fisheries legacy FW Spotlight 2017
Otolith chemistry indicates walleye movement and entrainment in a large serial reservoir system Fisheries Management and Ecology 2017
Comparing stream-specific to generalized temperature models to guide coldwater salmonid management in a changing climate Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 2017
Projected impacts of climate change on stream salmonids with implications for resilience-based management Ecology of Freshwater Fish 2017
Chemistry to conservation: using otoliths to advance recreational and commercial fisheries management Journal of Fish Biology 2016
In the footsteps of a heroine: honoring Janice Lee Fenske Fisheries 2016
Preparing the next generation of fisheries professionals Fisheries 2016
Climate change and fisheries education Fisheries 2016
Otoliths as elemental tracers of walleye environmental history: insights for interjurisdictional fisheries management Lake and Reservoir Management 2016
Brown trout growth as related to landscape and local factors in Minnesota streams Journal of Freshwater Ecology 2016
Otolith microchemistry reveals natal origins of walleyes in Missouri River reservoirs North American Journal of Fisheries Management 2016
Trophy northern pike: the value of experimentation and public engagement Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture 2016
Effects of historic flooding on fishes and aquatic habitats in a Missouri River delta Journal of Freshwater Ecology 2016
Using otolith microchemistry to classify yellow perch as stocked or naturally produced The Prairie Naturalist 2016
How to establish a student subunit Fisheries 2015
How to navigate fisheries education and employment Fisheries 2015
Purpose, history, and importance of the student angle Fisheries 2015
Synthesis of ecology and human dimensions for predictive management of bighead and silver carp in the United States Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture 2014
Where waters meet, people greet, and networks are born Fisheries 2012
Continuing education program: American Fisheries Society 142nd Annual Meeting Fisheries 2012
Being green will be easy for AFS 2012 Fisheries 2012
Twin Cities meeting update: Where to stay and how to get around Fisheries 2012
AFS 2012 Minneapolis–St. Paul: Things to see and do Fisheries 2012
Annual Meeting tours and eats Fisheries 2012