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Dr. Amanda Nahlik

Dr. Amanda Nahlik


Dr. Amanda M. Nahlik is a research ecologist at the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD) Pacific Ecological Systems Division (PESD) in Corvallis, Oregon. She is the ORD Lead for the National Aquatic Resource Surveys (NARS) program, which includes condition assessments for lakes, rivers & streams, coastal areas, and wetlands across the United States. With over two decades of wetland ecology and biogeochemistry experience, Dr. Nahlik's research projects range from carbon storage and nutrient cycling, greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, sedimentation and fluvial dynamics, to condition assessments and ecological indicator development. As one of the lead researchers and the Technical Lead of the National Wetland Condition Assessment (NWCA), Dr. Nahlik uses national-scale data to estimate changes in wetland carbon storage, nitrogen cycling using stable isotopes, and provision of ecosystem services.

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Chapter : Pacific Northwest Chapter

Section : Ramsar Section

Organization : US Environmental Protection Agency

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