Brandt, M., Monohan, C., Brown, D., and Webster, J. Biochar as a soil amendment: reducing mercury transport from hydraulic mine debris. Anticipated completion Spring
Madison Brandt earned her BS in Molecular Biology from CSU, Chico in 2018 and is currently working on her MS in Environmental Science at CSU, Chico. The topic of her thesis is reducing mercury contamination and transport into streams and rivers from hydraulic mine sites in the Sierra Nevada. The biogeochemical sorption of mercury with an experimental soil amendment called biochar is the primary focus of her thesis.