Mindy L Erickson

(she/her), Ph.D.


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Research interests

Dr. Erickson is an adjunct faculty member, IonE Fellow, and research hydrologist with the US Geological Survey. Her research focus is the occurrence, fate, and transport of toxic contaminats in glacial and bedrock aquifers. She studies geogenic (e.g., arsenic, manganese, and other contaminants from geologic sources) and anthropogenic contaminants (nitrates, chloride, and other contaminants from people) in groundwater systems. Dr. Erickson's work relates groundwater quality problems to negative affects on drinking water aquifers and drinking water availability.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Arsenic in Upper Midwest Ground Water: Occurrence and Geochemical Mobilization Mechanisms, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Award Date: May 31 2005

MS, Control Equation Formulation for Circular Inhomogeneities in the Analytic Element Method, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Award Date: Nov 30 1992

External Positions

Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey

2009 → …


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