Emily S. Bernhardt


Dr. Emily Bernhardt is a professor in Duke University's department of biology. She has a Ph.D. in ecology and evolutionary biology from Cornell University. Her research on watersheds, rivers and wetlands has regularly led her to questions about the impacts of acid rain, of mountaintop removal coal mining and of coal combustion pollution. She currently serves as the president of the Society for Freshwater Science, an international scientific society devoted to promoting the study of surface waters.

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