Benjamin Meyer

Benjamin Meyer

Kenai Watershed Forum


I’m an environmental scientist in Kenai, Alaska. Be in touch and let’s make things happen!

  • Freshwater ecology
  • Water quality
  • Salmon habitat
  • MS in Fisheries, 2020

    University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • BS in Biology, 2009

    University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • BS in Biochemistry, 2009

    University of Alaska Fairbanks


R Programming

Reproducible Analysis and Online Publishing Tools


Freshwater Ecology and Water Quality

Remote logistics

Safe Working Environments for Science Off The Beaten Path


Kenai Watershed Forum
Water Quality Coordinator
Dec 2020 – Present Soldotna, Alaska

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee ongoing programs in water quality monitoring, fish habitat research, and conservation planning
  • Develop reproducible workflows for data management, analysis, and visualization
  • Project development and grant writing
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Graduate Student and Research Manager
May 2014 – Sep 2020 Fairbanks, Alaska
  • M.S. thesis on potential effects of climate change on juvenile salmon habitat in the Kenai River, Alaska.
  • Research manager and technician for additional projects on juvenile salmon ecology, diet, and predation
  • Teaching assistant for Introduction to Biology (111) and Animal Physiology (310).


Check out the publications list.