20140803_065855I am a scientist studying environmental systems and pollutants in lakes, rivers, and wetlands (link to CV).  I am a professor at Gustavus Adolphus College and teach classes in Chemistry and Environmental Studies.  I engage undergraduate students (list) in environmental research projects (list of projects).  The Environmental Chemistry Lab is equipped with an ICP-MS, MERX Hg analyzer, an ion chromatograph, an organic carbon analyzer and we have access to other instruments in the Chemistry Department.  We routinely analyze environmental samples for methylmercury, mercury, major cations, anions and trace metals.