Linda Blum

Blum, Linda K.

Primary Appointment

Environmental Sciences

Contact Information

PO Box 400123
Clark Hall 247
Telephone: 434-924-0560
Fax: 434-982-2137

Research Disciplines

Environmental Sciences

Research Interests

Microbial abundance, productivity and community structure in estuarine systems; microbe-plant interactions; effects of microbial community structure on processes.

Research Description

Current research projects include study of mechanisms controlling bacterial community abundance, productivity, and structure in tidal marsh creeks; impacts of microbial processes on water quality; organic matter accretion in salt marsh sediments; and rhizosphere effects on organic matter decay in anaerobic sediments.

Selected Publications