Kyle Hoagland


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Dr. Kyle Hoagland received his B.S. in 1973 from Michigan State University in zoology, then a M.S. from Eastern Michigan University in aquatic ecology and a Ph.D. in algal ecology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in 1981. He then spent a year at the University of Maine doing research on acid rain, a year at Louisiana State University and seven years at Texas Christian University, before returning to UNL in 1990. His research focuses on water quality, particularly the effects of herbicides on the ecology of streams and reservoirs. He has been director of the UNL Water Center since 2000.


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