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Tags: Water, Soils and Environmental Systems

Dr. Susan Wilde’s research and teaching is focused on impaired aquatic systems and challenges with invasive plants/animals, nutrient pollution, harmful algal blooms, emerging contaminants and their implications for fish, wildlife, and even humans depending on these valuable water resources. She discovered a new species of cyanobacteria growing on invasive aquatic plants producing the neurotoxin responsible for killing bald eagles and other…
I conduct trans-disciplinary investigations of water quality issues in collaboration with faculty from Crop and Soil Sciences, Ecology, Engineering, Entomology, Geography, Geology, Marine Sciences, and other programs. Investigators of water resource issues at the University of Georgia are broadly distributed across schools and disciplines. I am a member of IRIS - Institute for Resilient Infrastructure Studies and the RBC - Riber Basin Center.…
Prior Positions: Manager of Silviculture Research and Technology Transfer, International Paper, 1999 to 2006. Plantation Nutrition Project Leader, Union Camp Corporation, 1996 to 1999 Tropical Forestry Consultant, Zobel Forestry Associates, 1992 to 1995. Silviculture Research Forester/Manager, Pizano, SA (Colombia) and Smurfit (Colombia and Venezuela), 1982 to 1992      

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