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Professor, ISAT, Geography
Contact Info

  • Ph.D. Crop and Soil Sciences/ Environmental Toxicology, Michigan State University
  • M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh
  • B.A. Chemistry, Franklin & Marshall College
  • Advisor, Madison Flyfishers
  • Research scientist, South River Science Team
  • Research scientist, Shenandoah River Fish Kill Task Force
  • Research associate, Virginia Museum of Natural History
Scholarly Interests/Research Topics
  • Applied chemical hydrology
  • Water quality of rivers and streams
  • Soil and water chemistry
  • Nutrient management for sustainability
  • Trout conservation and habitat restoration
  • American Chemical Society
  • Virginia Museum of Natural History
  • Center for Coldwaters Restoration
  • Trout Unlimited
Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses

  • ISAT 100 Environmental and Energy Sustainability
  • ISAT 112 Environmental Issues in Science and Technology
  • ISAT 253 Instrumentation and Measurement in ISAT
  • ISAT 302 Instrumentation and Measurement of the Environment
  • ISAT 320 Fundamentals of Environmental Science and Technology I
  • ISAT 321 Fundamentals of Environmental Science and Technology II
  • ISAT 401 Advanced Computer-Based Instrumentation I
  • ISAT 424 Natural Resource Management
  • ISAT 425 Environmental Hydrology
  • GEOG 327 Climatology
  • GEOG 342 Management and Protection of Natural Resources

Graduate Courses

  • ISAT 525 Environmental Systems
  • ISAT 568 Freshwater Resources Management

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