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Peter Cadmus
Peter Cadmus

​​​​​​​​​​​Aquatic Toxicology Research Scientist


  • Ph.D. Candidate, Ecology — Colorado State University, 2015

  • M.S., Fish, Wildlife & Conservation Biology — Colorado State University, 2011

  • B.S. in Natural Resource Management, Biology, and Public Administration and Policy Analysis — University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 2001

  • Secondary (6th-12th) Teaching License — Colorado State University, 2005

Current or Recent Positions

  • Aquatic Toxicology Research Scientist — Colorado Parks and Wildlife, 2014-Present

  • Aquatic Ecotoxicology Research Associate & Course Instructor — Colorado State University, 2007-2013

  • Benthic Macroinvertebrate and Stream Ecology Researcher — Colorado Parks and Wildlife, 2011-2012

  • Stream Restoration Ecology and Toxicology Researcher — Colorado Parks and Wildlife, 2010-2011

  • Benthic Ecology Consultant — US Fish Wildlife Service, 2010

  • Radio Chemist — Paragon Analytics, Fort Collins, CO, 2001-2003

Selected Publications

Iwasaki Y, Cadmus P. Clements W H. 2013. Comparison of different predictors of exposure for modeling impacts of metal mixtures on macroinvertebrates in stream microcosms. Aquatic Toxicology 132: 151-156.

Clements WH, Cadmus P, Brinkman SF. 2013. Responses of aquatic insects to Cu and Zn in stream microcosms: Understanding differences between single species tests and field responses. Environmental Science & Technology 47:7506-7513.​

Cadmus P. and Pomerantz J. 2013. Low-cost floating and bankside emergence traps for quantitative and qualitative sampling of adult aquatic insects. (in review)​

Cadmus P, Guasch H, Herdric AT, Bonet B, Urrea G, Clements WH. Influence of iron oxides on copper and zinc toxicity to aquatic communities. (in review)