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Taking a break from field work in Saipan

Karen Knee

Assistant Professor Department of Environmental Science

I am an interdisciplinary environmental scientist whose research focuses on how human activities and land use (agriculture, oil and gas extraction, urbanization, etc) affect water quality. I am also interested in tracing groundwater-surface water interactions with natural tracers (radium and radon). When I'm not doing science, I enjoy getting out in nature with my dog and my daughter, swimming, reading, and random adventures near and far.


Sc.B. with honors in Environmental Science, Brown University, 2002 PhD in Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, 2010

Favorite Spot on Campus
Battery Kemble Park
CAS - Environmental Science
Beeghly - 110
Contact Info
(202) 885-1093

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See Also
Knee Ecohydrology Lab