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308E Aiken Center
The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
The University of Vermont
81 Carrigan Drive
Burlington, Vermont 05405
Alan is Chair of the Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Program and Instructor of ENSC Introduction to Environmental Sciences; ENSC 222: Pollution Ecology; and NR 270: Toxic/Hazardous Substances in Surface Waters.
His research interests focus on the fate and effects of toxic contaminants in freshwater ecosystems with particular interest in the mechanisms involved in sediment contamination, including uptake of sediment-associated contaminants and impacts of these sediments on aquatic communities. Additional interests include the use of stream benthic macroinvertebrates as indicators of pollution.
Ph.D. 1972 Michigan State University (Fisheries and Wildlife)
M.S. 1968 University of Illinois (Zoology)
B.S. 1966 University of Illinois