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Name: Lusk, Mary
Title: Assistant Professor, Soil and Water Sciences
Organization: UF IFAS Extension - Gulf Coast Research and Education Center
Education: Ph. D, Soil and Water Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2015
Office Address: Gulf Coast REC,14625 COUNTY ROAD 672 WIMAUMA FL 335986101
Email: mary.lusk@ufl.edu
Telephone: 813-633-4129


My research investigates how landscape management practices at site and neighborhood scales influence the storage, transport, and fate of constituents that may lead to water quality degradation. I study the flux and storage of nutrients in managed urban landscapes, and the linkages between landscape management practices and urban soil and water quality.

Keywords: urban soil; stormwater; nitrogen; organic nitrogen; urbanization; reclaimed water; onsite wastewater; septic systems