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Rachael McCaully

Graduate Teaching and Research Asst

Jordan Hall 2133

Research Description

My research focuses on applications in isotope geochemistry. Specific focus areas include: 1. Nutrient fluxes in meltwater within the cryosphere, including permafrost and glacial melt. I aim to identify nutrient fluxes and their implications for the vegetation, landscape, and water quality of a given system using stable and radiogenic isotope geochemistry principles. 2. Investigating the geochemical and physical characteristics of groundwater with elevated radionuclide concentrations (Uranium, radon, etc).


BA - Earth Science, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2014)
MS - Earth Science, Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University (2019)

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