Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

Kelly Aho

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As a MESc student, my interests include the carbon cycle and more specifically, greenhouse gas emissions from streams to the atmosphere.  Globally, most freshwater streams and rivers are supersaturated with carbon dioxide compared to the atmosphere. Some freshwater is also supersaturated with methane and other greenhouse gases. Consequently, these waters are a source of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. My research is to quantify greenhouse concentrations in small order streams in the Salmon River Watershed, CT.  I am looking at the effects of precipitation and surrounding wetlands on in-stream greenhouse gas concentrations.

Education and Experience

FES, Yale University, Master of Environmental Science '15

Hydrology Field Technician, US Forest Service, Tongass National Forest, Alaska Region

Peace Corps Volunteer, Panama

Dartmouth College, BA in Biology modified with Environmental Studies '11

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