The Arizona Water Factsheet series was undertaken by the UArizona Water Resources Research Center (WRRC to help address the local nature of water challenges and solutions in the state.
Native Voices in STEM - Mining and wildfire driven changes alter metals mobilization: Restorative and mechanistic insights
Dr. Cherie DeVore // Diné, Postdoctoral Scholar in Earth System Science at Stanford University
Dr. Cherie De Vore, Diné, is from Tsinyaanalk’id near Crownpoint, NM in eastern Navajo Nation. Her clans are Red Bottom People, Atop the Mountain Towering House, Salt People and Tangle People. She is currently a postdoctoral scholar in Earth System Science at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D. in civil & environmental engineering at the University of New Mexico under the mentorship of Professor Jose Cerrato. Cherie was awarded an NSF Earth Science Postdoctoral Fellowship to conduct research under the guidance of Professor Scott Fendorf. Her current research is related to better understanding biogeochemical mechanisms affecting the mobilization and bioavailability of metals in soils and plants near Indigenous communities.