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McKnight, Diane Marie Professor


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  • Dr. McKnight's research focuses on the interactions between water quality and the aquatic ecology of algae in lakes and streams. An important aspect of her work is understanding the biogeochemical processes controlling the chemcistry of natural organic material and trace metals in freshwater systems. Her field research is conducted in alpine and polar environments, including the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica.


  • aqautic chemistry and aqautic ecology, reactive solute transport in streams and rivers, hydrology


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