Liz Minor is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and at the Large Lakes Observatory at the University of Minnesota Duluth. She received her B.S. in Chemistry from The College of William and Mary in Virginia and her Ph.D. in Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in Oceanography and Ocean Engineering. Her research group studies carbon cycling in lake, river, and ocean water columns across seasonal to decadal scales. This includes work on lake acidification and alkalinity trends and studies of organic matter in aquatic systems, including that new anthropogenic organic matter, plastics. Support for her work has come from the US National Science Foundation, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the State of Minnesota Environmental and Natural Resources Trust Fund, Minnesota Sea Grant, the ACS Petroleum Research Fund, and the US National Park System.
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