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Dr. Megan Fork

Ecosystem Ecologist | PhD, 2017, Duke University

Dr. Fork is an aquatic ecosystem ecologist and biogeochemist. Her research at the Cary Institute focuses on building understanding of urban streams in Baltimore using the rich, long-term datasets generated as part of the BES LTER. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team, Dr. Fork is collaborating on an effort to synthesize data across a range of disciplines to build understanding of ecology of and for cities.

Fork, M.L., Christopher L. Osburn, and James B. Heffernan. 2020. “Bioavailability And Compositional Changes Of Dissolved Organic Matter In Urban Headwaters”. Aquatic Sciences 82 (4). Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi:10.1007/s00027-020-00739-7.
Solomon, Christopher T., S. E. Jones, Brian C. Weidel, I. Buffam, M.L. Fork, J. Karlsson, S. Larsen, et al. 2015. “Ecosystem Consequences Of Changing Inputs Of Terrestrial Dissolved Organic Matter To Lakes: Current Knowledge And Future Challenges”. Ecosystems 18: 376-389. doi:10.1007/s10021-015-9848-y.