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Expert in River Ecosystems


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Bromsgrove
United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has a long experience in river ecosystems and the application of biological monitoring techniques to evaluate water quality. He has worked on a number of projects examining the effects of altered flow (e.g. through hydroelectric power schemes) on fish habitat and biological communities. He is an expert on the effect of climate change on river ecosystems in alpine and mountain areas.
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benthic invertebrate studies

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river

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water quality

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river ecosystyem


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1983   PhD   River Ecology   University of London  
1975   MSc   Applied Hydrobiology   University of London  
1973   BSci   Biological Sciences   University of London   Hons

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1995 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

 

Professor of River Ecosystems

 

He is Head of the Hydroecology Research Group and Director of the Masters course in River Environmental Management. Member of Senate of the University.

1985 to 1995

 

University of Alaska

 

Environment and Natural Resources Institute

 

Associate Professor

 

He was in charge of the Biomonitoring programme and taught courses in Water quality and River Restoration.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

British Ecological Society, Freshwater Biological Association, North American Benthological Association.

Professional Appointments

Editorial Board - Rivers Research and Applications.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has over 70 refereed journal articles, numerous reports and one book.


Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2007 to 2010   USGS   Advisor   Examining natural variation in stream ecosystems in wilderness areas and how to detect anthropogenic change
2003 to 2006   NPS   Committee member   Advising on long term ecological monitoring programs in National Parks

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Advisor to the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, and the banks of the UK, USA and Japan through AEAT on the influence of the world's largest pipeline system (Sakhalin II, Russia) on salmonids (2005-2006).
  • He undertook a comparative review of biomonitoring methods for assessing water quality for The Environment Agency.
  • He worked on two major hydroeclectric schemes in Alaska examining the effects of altered thermal and sediment regimes on fish populations.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Acted for the European Bank for Economic Development with relation to Shell and fisheries issues connected with the oil/gas pipeline on Sakhalin Island. Expert witness at Congressional Hearings in Washington DC with regard the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound and the effect on stream ecosystems.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1977 to   Alaska   Has worked extensively in Alaska on stream ecosystems, particularly those influenced by glacial ice.
2001 to   New Zealand   Looking at the effect of altered flow regimes and water sources on physicochemical habitat and biotic communities.
2005 to 2010   Lappland   Looking at the effect of altered flow regimes and water sources on physicochemical habitat and biotic communities.
1995 to   French Pyrenees   Looking at the effect of altered flow regimes and water sources on physicochemical habitat and biotic communities.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Provided many seminars to Universities and governmental bodies


 

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