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Amanda Murby McQuaid | University of New Hampshire

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Amanda Murby McQuaid is a Ph.D. candidate with the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of New Hampshire. She holds a B.S. in Marine and Freshwater Biology (’06) and an M.S. in Zoology (’09). Her research expertise is in limnology, plankton, cyanobacteria, cyanotoxins, harmful algal blooms and aquatic monitoring. Amanda is involved in several collaborative research projects focused on monitoring toxic cyanobacteria in water, air and within food webs. She worked with eXtension and MapASyst, promoting the use of story maps to communicate and illustrate geospatial information, data and research.

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