Dr. Sandra M. Clinton


Dr. Sandra M. Clinton is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from McGill University, a Master’s degree in Zoology from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. in Forest Resources from the University of Washington.

Research Interests

  • Ecology of freshwater water aquatic systems
  • Diversity of ecosystems including Boreal Shields lakes, desert streams, floodplain rivers, urban streams, and managed systems such as wastewater treatment facilities
  • Stream microbial diversity and how changes in microbial community structure can explain variability in rates of nutrient cycling and energy flow

Contact Information

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Department of Geography & Earth Sciences
McEniry 315
Email: sclinto1@uncc.edu
Telephone: 704-687-5967