- Ecology and environmental science with a particular emphasis on coastal ecosystems
- Watershed management with a focus on reducing nutrient pollution
- Use of science in the development of policies related to the protection and conservation of coastal systems
- Facilitation services to enhance the dialogue and decision making between citizens, stakeholders, and government entities
- University administration as it particularly relates to scientific communications, government affairs, public relations, and development.
Education and Experience
2007 - Present. Associate Vice President for External Affairs, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.
1997 - 2007. Assistant to the President (Donald F. Boesch), University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.
1994 - 1997. Senior Faculty Research Assistant, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.
1992 - 1994. Faculty Research Assistant, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory
1991. M.S. in Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences. University of Maryland College Park. Advisor: Dr. Jennifer E. Purcell.
1988. B.S. & B.A. in Environmental Science and Biology, respectively. SUNY Purchase College.
Recent Presentations (since 2005)
Yagow, G., Kline, K., Nemazie, D., Summers, B., and Benham, B. 2010. PEMSEA Partnership for Watershed Management in East Asia. American Society of Agriculture and Biological Engineers.
Nemazie, D. 2009. Why the Restoration of the Chesapeake Bay Requires Local Actions. Wicomico Environmental Trust.
Nemazie, D. 2009. Comprehensive multi-sector pollution reduction to restore Chesapeake Bay. East Asian Seas Congress, invited speaker.
Nemazie, D. 2009. The Road to Restoring Estuaries – The Chesapeake Bay Model. Hudson River Foundation, invited speaker.
Nemazie, D. 2009. The Why – Impacts of Human Activity in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. 1st Stop Symposium.
Nemazie, D. 2008. Planning in an era of nutrient caps. Maryland-Delaware American Planning Association Conference.
Nemazie, D. 2008. Riparian buffers protect water quality and provide habitat for wildlife. Maryland Judges Conference.
Dennison, W., Longstaff, B., Williams, M., and Nemazie, D. 2008. Local and regional report cards aid in environmental problem solving. Joint Meeting of the Local Government Advisory and Citizen Advisory Committee of the Chesapeake Bay Program.
Dennison, W.C. and Nemazie, D.A. 2008. UMCES Integration and Application Network Business Model. UNESCO IOC African Laboratory Directors Meeting.
Dennison, W.C. and Nemazie, D.A. 2008. Scientific Communication in Environmental Problem Solving. UNESCO IOC African Laboratory Directors Meeting.
Nemazie D.A. 2007. Strengthening Community Based Environmental Management. Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia.
Nemazie D.A. 2007. Establishing Various Funding Mechanisms to Enhance Restoration of the Chesapeake Bay. Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia.
Bergstrom, P.W. and Nemazie D.A. 2006. Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches to Habitat and Living Resource Restoration in Chesapeake Bay. Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia.
Nemazie, D.A. 2006. Engagement of Stakeholders to Reduce Nutrient Loading of Pollutants to Chesapeake Bay. Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia.
|2005 – present||“Environmental Conservation Funding in Agriculture and Capacity Building.” $295,000 (with C. Musgrove)|
|2006 - present||“Modeling, GIS, and Data Analysis to Support the Chesapeake Bay Program.” US Environmental Protection Agency. $3,931,612 (with D. Boesch and W. Dennison)|
|2007 – present||“Activities Related to the Maryland Commission on Climate Change.” Town Creek Foundation. $70,000.|
|2007 – present||“Strong Communities, Healthy Waters: Empowering Farm Communities in the Chesapeake Bay Region.” Kellogg Foundation (thru Chesapeake Bay Trust) $83,000 (with C. Musgrove).|
|2010 – present||“Technical Assistance Support for Agricultural Best Management Practices in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.” National Fish and Wildlife Federation. $25,238 (with C. Musgrove)|
|2010 – present||“Provision Facilitation Services for Sheriff Road Pilot Project.” The Maryland Department of the Environment. $13,483|
Completed (since 2005)
|2003 - 2008
||"Assessing and Shortcasting Chesapeake Ecosystem Status." NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office (thru Chesapeake Research Consortium). $1,094,040 (with W. Dennison)|
|2003 - 2005||“Strengthening Capacity in Community-Based Environmental Management: Linking the Thachin River Basin, Thailand, Lake Laguna, Philippines, and Chesapeake Bay, USA.” US Agency for International Development through Council of State Governments. $149,935|
|2005||“Development of the Thachin Technical Network in Support of Community-Based Environmental Management. ” US Agency for International Development through Louis Berger Group. $21,792|
|2005 – 2006||“Modeling, GIS, and Data Analysis to Support the Chesapeake Bay Program Year 5.” US Environmental Protection Agency. $776,082 (with D. Boesch and W. Dennison)|
|2005 - 2006||“Facilitation for Balancing Growth and Environment Workshops.” Maryland Department of the Environment. $9,316|
|2006 – 2008||“Innovative Approaches to Dairy Manure Management in the Upper Potomac Tributary Basin thru Development of Voluntary Feed Management Certification and Education.” Chesapeake Bay Trust. $75,000.|
|2006 - 2007||“Support of a Summit on Comprehensive Effects of Development on Water Quality.” The Campbell Foundation. $12,000.|
|2006 – 2007||“Services to Facilitate the Local Government and Stakeholder Understanding of TMDLs, The Water Element and Local Tributary Strategy.” Maryland Department of the Environment. $30,456.|
|2006 – 2007||“Symposium on Water Quality Impacts.” Town Creek Foundation. $8,000.|
|2007 – 2008||“Support of Facilitated Workshops for Local Governments on the Development of their Water Resources Element.” Maryland Department of Natural Resources. $8,357.|
|2007 – 2009||“Development and Analysis of Innovative Tax and Budgeting Policies to Support Natural Resources Conservation and Effective Growth Management in Maryland.” The Campbell Foundation. $61,000|
|2007 – 2009||“Maryland Activities Associated with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) and the Commission on Climate Change.” The Campbell Foundation. $80,000.|
|2008||“Facilitation Services to Cecil County COG to Support Water and Sewer Planning.” Maryland Department of the Environment. $19,865|
|2008 – 2010||“Achieving a Sustainable Future for Maryland.” Town Creek Foundation. $65,000.|
|2008 – 2010||“Achieving a Sustainable Future for Maryland.” The Campbell Foundation. $17,500.|
|2008 – 2009||“Facilitation Services to the Somerset County Sanitary District.” Maryland Department of the Environment. $13,945.|
|2009||“Chesapeake Coordination for a Twinning Arrangement Between Manila Bay, Jakarta Bay and Chesapeake Bay.” Partnership for Environmental Management of the Seas of East Asia. $13,915|
Peer Reviewed Publications
Madin LP, P. Kremer, P.H. Wiebe, J.E. Purcell, E.H. Horgan, and DA. Nemazie. 2006. Periodic swarms of the salp Salpa aspera in the Slope Water off the NE United States: Biovolume, vertical migration, grazing, and vertical flux. Deep-Sea Research Part I – Oceanographic Research Papers. 53:804-819
Purcell, J.E., J.R. White, D.A. Nemazie, and D.A. Wright. 1999. Temperature, salinity and food effects on asexual reproduction and abundance of the scyphozoan, Chrysaora quinquecirrha. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 180:187-196.
Malone, T.C. and D.A. Nemazie. 1996. Toward a national agenda for research in the coastal zone: Where are we? Biological Bulletin. 190:245-251.
Purcell, J.E., D.A. Nemazie, S.E. Dorsey, E.D. Houde, and J.C. Gamble. 1994. Predation mortality of bay anchovy Anchoa mitchilli eggs and larvae due to scyphomedusae and ctenophores in Chesapeake Bay. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 114:47-58.
Nemazie, D.A., J.E. Purcell, and P.M. Glibert. 1993. Ammonium excretion by gelatinous zooplankton and their contribution to the ammonium requirements of microplankton in Chesapeake Bay. Marine Biology. 116:451-458.
Purcell, J.E. and D.A. Nemazie. 1992. Quantitative feeding ecology of the hydromedusan Nemopsis bachei. Marine Biology. 113:305-311.