Drew Lane

W. Drew Lane

Elevation Systems Project Manager

National Geospatial Technical Operations Center

U.S. Geological Survey

1400 Independence Road

Rolla, MO 65401


Research Interests:

GIS, Fish ecology, Fisheries Management, Predator-Prey Interactions, Behavioral Ecology

Thesis project:  Effects of Turbidity on Daily Consumption Rate and Prey Use of Largemouth Bass.



M.S. Nat. Res. Ecology & Management – Fisheries Option, 2010.  Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

B.A. Biology and Environmental Science (Double major), 2003.  Drury University, Springfield, MO


Professional Experience:

Research Assistant, Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK (2007 – 2010)

Resource Assistant, Clinton Grassland Field Station, Missouri Department of Conservation, Clinton, MO (Summer 2007)

Laboratory Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology, Drury University (2002-2003)

Fisheries Technician Intern, King Salmon Field Office, US Fish and Wildlife Service, King Salmon, AK (Summer 2002)

Hatchery Technician Intern, Neosho National Fish Hatchery, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Neosho, MO (Summer 2001)

Natural Connections Coordinator, Kiwanis Camp Wyman/Missouri Department of Conservation, Eureka, MO (Summer 2000)


Professional Memberships:

American Fisheries Society:

Sigma Xi
Oklahoma Academy of Science


Activities & Awards:

Vice President, Student Subunit of the Oklahoma Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, 2008.

Best Student Paper, 2nd Place, Biological Sciences, 20th Annual Oklahoma State University Research Symposium.

Jimmie Pigg Travel Scholarship, Oklahoma Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.

Williams Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, Oklahoma State University.