UNH Speakers Bureau

Suburbanization and Water Quality in New Hampshire

 

Program Description:

How do you know if your groundwater is safe to drink? How does increasing population affect the water quality of our streams and rivers in southern New Hampshire? Dr. McDowell will address these and related issues about the pressures that development puts on water quality.


Speaker:

William McDowell

William McDowell, Ph.D., Cornell U., is a professor with the department of natural resources and director of the New Hampshire Water Resources Center at the University of New Hampshire. His research interests include biogeochemical cycles in streams, forests, and watersheds, with an overarching theme of linking terrestrial processes to groundwater and surface water quality at multiple spatial scales.

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