Nitrogen and Phosphorus

Instructor: Dr. Sally Brown, Ph.D., University of Washington
Sally Brown is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington. Sally Brown got her BA from Williams College in Williamstown MA in Political Science. She went on to the University of Maryland and received her MS and Ph.D. under Dr. Rufus Chaney and Dr. Scott Angle in 1996. Her dissertation was titled was on the Long-term effects of biosolids application on agricultural soils. Dr. Brown is a Fellow in the Soil Science Society of America and was a two-term member of the National Academy of Science Committee on Soil Science. She has been awarded the Clean Water Act Research Prize from US EPA for her work on biosolids. She writes a monthly column for BioCycle Magazine and Northwest Biosolids – 

Course Description:
These two nutrients are what beneficial use of biosolids is all about. This class will offer an in-depth view of them on a global scale, in the soil and in the treatment plant. Participants will be asked to look at the N and P flows into and out of their plants.


  • Week 1
  • Week 2 (coming soon)
  • Week 3 (coming soon)