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

Phone: 419.530.2009
Fax: 419.530.4421

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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.

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 Faculty Research Interests
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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