Faculty Information

NameKate Scow
Office3236 PES
DepartmentLand, Air and Water Resources
WebsiteWeb Link
EducationPh.D. Cornell 1989
Research InterestsMicrobial ecology of denitrification and nitrification in agricultural and wildland soils; effects of land use changes and restoration on microbial functions and communities; biodegradation and environmental impacts of biofuels; impacts of antimicrobial and other consumer products on environmental microbial communities; application of molecular tools in environmental microbiology.
Areas of EmphasisEcosystems and Landscape Ecology
 Agricultural Ecology
Research Abstract 
Recent PublicationsPotthoff, M; Steenwerth, KL; Jackson, LE, Drenovsky, R., Scow, K.M., and Joergensen R.G. 2006. Soil microbial community composition as affected by restoration practices in California grassland. Soil Biol. Biochem. 38:1851-1860.
 Cordova-Kreylos, A.L. and Scow, K.M. 2007. Effects of ciprofloxacin on salt marsh sediment microbial communities. Intern. Society of Microbial Ecology J. 1:585-59531:1661-1675.
Examination Topicsagricultural ecology, biogeochemistry, ecosystems ecology, ecotoxicology, microbial ecology, molecular ecology, plant/soil interactions, soil ecology.
Accepting StudentsNo
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