Who am I
In the News:
September 2015: Dr. Palmer interviewed about new Clean Water Rule
May 2015: Dr. Palmer quoted in the Christian Science Monitor about the importance of protecting small streams
May 2015: Congratulations to Dr. Jake Hosen on a successful PhD defense and best wishes at his postdoctoral position at Yale!
March 2014: New article in the journal Science: "Why Should We Care about Temporary Waterways?".
February 2014: Dr. Palmer profiled in the journal Science.
September 2011: NSF Grant Launches the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (Sesync Website).
See Dr. Palmer's appearance on the Colbert Report:
Research in the Palmer Lab:
The broad objective of Dr. Palmer's research is to understand what controls stream ecosystem structure and function. She specifically focuses on restoration ecology and how land use, hydrology and geomorphology influence the health of running-water ecosystems. Read more