Institute of Environmental Change and Society (IECS)
Dr. Kerri FINLAY
Kerri's research focuses on aquatic ecology and biogeochemistry, specifically investigating the role of Prairie lakes, wetland ponds, and reservoirs in the global carbon budget, and the effects of anthropogenic activities on water quality. She is interested in understanding the underlying mechanisms driving water quality and carbon cycling dynamics using field-based analyses, and using this information to predict future water quality under climate and land-use changes. She also works in interdisciplinary research teams to incorporate social and political perspectives into this research, through conflict, vulnerability, and adaptation analyses, as well as involving local communities and citizens through a Saskatchewan-wide Community-Based Water Quality Monitoring program.
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