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University of North Carolina Wilmington
Research Professor, Aquatic Ecology Lab

Dr. Mallin's current research interests include the causes and effects of eutrophication, the sources and impacts of urban pollution, land use and how it affects water quality, techniques on mitigating urban pollution, and environmental management issues. He serves as the research coordinator for the Lower Cape Fear River Program and the Wilmington Watersheds Program. In Dr. Mallin's research, he collaborates with biologists, chemists, engineers and land use planners. Dr. Mallin's publications include studies on factors influencing bacterial contamination of coastal and inland waters, pollution from industrial scale swine and poultry farms, the nutrient and plankton ecology of the coastal ocean, the effects of weather on ecosystems,nutrient sensitivity of streams, rivers, and estuaries and the environmental quality of urban and rural watersheds.


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