Dr. John A. Downing

Dr. John Downing

Professional title

Director of MN Sea Grant and Professor of Biology


Director of Sea Grant as well as a Professor of Biology and the Large Lakes Observatory.

Ph.D. in Biology, 1979, McGill University

Limnology, aquatic ecology, biogeochemistry, fisheries, lake management and restoration, eutrophication, harmful algae blooms, groundwater, biodiversity, endangered species, carbon cycling, global role of lakes and streams.