Ashley Burtner

Research Lab Specialist Assoc

4840 South State Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48108-9719


Ashley has been a researcher for CIGLR since 2010. Her research is currently focused on monitoring harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie and Saginaw Bay but she provides field, lab, and data support for a variety of projects as needed.


  • M.Sc. 2009, Natural Resources and Environment (Aquatic Sciences), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • B.Sc. 2006, Environmental Science, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Research Interests:Β nutrient cycling, lower food-web dynamics, water chemistry, monitoring, watersheds, land/water linkages