Research Spotlight


Jon Duncan
Jon Duncan, a Postdoctoral Research Associate with IE, is a watershed hydrologist whose research informs the understanding of watershed nitrogen budgets.

Jon recently led a group of UNC students working on a project to gather water quality data for the purposes of better understanding the impact of a potential development on Jordan Lake. View the group's presentation on that work. Read more about Jon's work.

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