Matthew Peterson

Analytical Laboratory Coordinator
Research Technologist II

Matthew is the laboratory coordinator for the Biosphere 2 Analytical Building.  His interests involve how soil microbial communities influence the plants they are associated with and how anthropogenic influences are altering our landscapes both physically and in the efficiency of nutrient pathways. He also aims to effectively communicate concepts to a wide range of audiences


  • M.S. Texas A&M University Soil and Crop Science
  • B.A. Luther College, Biology and environmental studies