Dr. Mary Ann Bruns teaches Soils 412: Soil Ecology and Soils 512: Environmental Microbiology
Microbial ecology: Introduction to soil organisms; includes interactions between organisms, their processes, and metabolism with a major focus on microorganisms.
This class includes field trips to the student farm, an acid mine drainage, and to Rock Springs, PA. Students also perform individual/small group research projects on hypotheses that they create. Below are some photographs of field trips.
Environmental Microbiology: Biology and ecology of microorganisms in terrestrial environments; microbiological and molecular analysis methods; microbial processes in carbon and nitrogen cycling.