Karen Merritt


Karen received her PhD from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maine. Her research examined the impacts of industrial mercury pollution on coastal aquatic ecosystems. Karen currently works as an environmental and public health engineer, focused principally on water quality and remedial design for contaminated sediment sites. When not working, Karen enjoys old cameras and street photography.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
University of Maine at Orono, Ph.D.
Current Position:
Environmental Engineer
Engineering, Chemistry, Toxicology
Environmental & Public Health
Water Resources
Currently Working On:
Environmental Engineering and Community Health Advocacy

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