Lisa A. Emili, Ph.D.

Lisa A. Emili
Associate Professor, Physical Geography and Environmental Studies
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Hawthorn Building, 221

    Dr. Emili’s research focuses on contaminant transport and biogeochemical cycling in freshwater ecosystems. She is the lead investigator for the Freshwater and Environmental Ecosystems Research Group, Institute for Sustainable Agricultural, Food and Environmental Science (SAFES). Dr. Emil’s current projects include microplastic contamination and “blue” carbon accumulation in coastal wetlands. Dr. Emili supports undergraduate research in her lab and in the field. She teaches courses in geology, geography, soil science, and environmental studies.

    Research Interests
    • Freshwater quality
    • Microplastics
    • Blue carbon
    • Biogeochemical cycling
    • Water resource management