Allison Oliver

Allison is an aquatic ecologist and freshwater biogeochemist who lives in Canada. Her research examines land-freshwater-coastal interactions and processes occurring at the soil-freshwater and freshwater-ocean interface. Originally from Northern California, Allison has spent most of her life exploring the rivers and mountains of the Western United States.

She earned her PhD at the University of California, Davis, where she studied the effects of "disturbances" (i.e. wildfires, dams, harmful algal blooms) on freshwater biogeochemistry and aquatic communities, and implications for water quality and food web resources. Her previous work has investigated organic matter dynamics, nitrogen cycling, ecological stoichiometry, and benthic macroinvertebrate ecology. She is also interested in practical applications of water quality monitoring and use of biological organisms as indicators of ecosystem health, as well as the structure and function of alpine freshwater ecosystems. Allison strives to produce science that informs management and conservation issues.

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