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Elliott Barnhart

Elliott Barnhart is a research hydrologist (microbiologist) at the Wyoming Montana Water Science Center in Helena, Montana. His research focuses on using new bioinformatics technology to better understand ecological processes, promote energy development and examine environmental issues.

Elliott's research specifically focuses on (1) understanding how subsurface microorganisms generate and consume methane, (2) developing and testing new DNA sampling and analytical equipment, and (3) investigating the prevalence of microorganisms, pathogens and invasive species in different ecosystems.

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