Department of Environmental Sciences


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Wolfe Hall Suite 1235

2801 West Bancroft St.,
Mail Stop #604
Toledo, Ohio 43606-3390

Phone: 419.530.2009
Fax: 419.530.4421

Faculty Research Interests and Research Web Pages

Department of Environmental Sciences faculty have expertise in many areas, including: Earth surface processes, hydrogeology, aquatic ecosystems, land and water remediation, environmental conservation, ecosystem ecology, and global environmental change. Follow the links below to view full faculty profiles.

 Faculty Research Interests
Heidi Appel
  • Chemical ecology of plant-insect interactions
  • Plant detection of insect herbivores
Richard Becker
Environmental applications of
remote sensing and GIS including:
  • Land subsidence
  • Toxic algal blooms
  • Groundwater resources
Jonathan M. Bossenbroek
  • Invasion, Landscape, and Watershed Ecology
  • Modeling Dispersal Mechanisms
  • Predicting Habitat Suitability
Thomas B. Bridgeman
  • limnology of large lake ecosystems
  • pelagic zooplankton and phytoplankton community ecology
  • impact of invasive species on lake ecosystems
Mark J. Camp
  • Invertebrate Paleontology/Paleoecology
  • Non-marine Mollusca
  • History of the Building Stone
    and Clay Minerals Industry
  • History of Geology

 Todd D. Crail
  • Undergraduate Learning and Engagement
  • Undergraduate Field-Based Research
  • Eastern North American Community Ecology
Timothy G. Fisher
  • Geomorphology
  • Glacial and Quaternary Geology
  • Quaternary History of the Great Lakes
Daryl F. Dwyer
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Bioremediation, Phytoremediation
  • Natural Attenuation
  • Microbial Physiology, Genetics
Johan F. Gottgens
  • Pulse Stability in Wetlands
  • Human Impacts on Rivers and Streams
  • Paleolimnological Approaches to Restoration
Scott A. Heckathorn
  • Plant Physiological Ecology
  • Biochemistry
  • Global Environmental Change
  • Heat-Shock Proteins
David E. Krantz
  • Coastal and Marine Geology
  • Oceanography
  • Quaternary Geology
James M. Martin-Hayden
  • General Hydrogeology
  • Hydrogeologic Field Methods
  • Numerical Groundwater Modeling
Christine M. Mayer
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Invertebrate-Fish Predator-Prey Interactions
  • Organism-Habitat Modification
  • Introduced Species
Daryl L. Moorhead
  • Systems Ecology
  • Process Modeling
  • Coupled Energy and Nutrient Flows
  • Microbial-Mediated Decomposition
Song Qian
  • Environmental and ecological statistics
  • Bayesian hierarchical models
  • Water quality and watershed modeling
  • Stream ecosystem response to disturbance
Jeanine Refsnider
  • Vertebrate zoology
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Conservation biology
Von Sigler
  • Environmental transmission of pathogens
  • Public health impact of land-application of municipal biosolids
  • Environmental prevalence and
    fate of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Carol A. Stepien
  • Conservation Genetics
  • Invasive species genetic strategies
  • Evolutionary biology, biogeography
Alison L. Spongberg
  • Environmental Geochemistry of Sediments and Water
  • Fate and Transport of Hazardous Contaminants
 Donald J. Stierman
  • Environmental Geophysics
  • Geologic Hazards Mitigation
  • Earthquake Seismology
  • Geological, Geophysical and Environmental Investigations in Central America
 Henry M. Streby
  • Avian Ecology
  • Wildlife Management and Conservation
  • Ecological Analysis
 Michael N. Weintraub
  • Soil Ecology
  • Ecosystem Ecology
  • Plant-Soil Interactions
  • Biogeochemistry
Last Updated: 9/18/17