Robert Mueller

Biological Response
HydroPASSAGE Project role:
Assesses fish injury and behavior impacts resulting from shear, strike and turbulent forces.

Mr. Mueller is a senior Earth Scientist in the Ecology Group and has more than 28 years of professional experience that includes project management and research involving acoustic telemetry, optical imagery, remote sensors and acoustic sonars. He is involved with the characterizing of MHK structures focusing on collision and noise impacts. He has conducted numerous laboratory tests to determine the effects of turbulence, shear stress and pressure on salmonids, eels and lamprey. He operates and oversees all experiments conducted in PNNL’s Shear Stress Facility located at the Aquatic Research Laboratory.

B.S. Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, St Cloud State University, MN
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