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Jeanette K. Pope
Associate Professor of Geosciences and Faculty Sustainability Coordinator
Geosciences, Climate change, Agricultural runoff, Mining, STEM education, Environment, Water quality
Jeanette Pope's passion is sustainability – protecting and promoting environmental quality and social justice. She teaches classes about science and the environment. Her research interests include water quality – especially agricultural runoff, including the effects of fertilizer runoff on streams. Pope has conducted research for five years on the Big Walnut Creek Watershed, which is an approximately 425-square-mile area in three counties (Boone, Hendricks and Putnam). Acid mine drainage (AMD) is also one of her researach interests.