Dr. Andrew M. Turner
DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING
- Ph.D. 1995. Michigan State University.
- M.S. 1987. Ohio State University.
- B.A. 1985. Wittenberg University.
PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT
- Principles of Ecology
- Freshwater Ecology
- Fisheries Biology
- Ecological Applications
- Quantitative Methods in Environmental Biology
- Community and ecosystem ecology of rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds
- Chemical communication in aquatic ecosystems, effect of pollutants on the chemosensory ability of fish and invertebrates
- Ecology of inducible anti-predator defenses, community and ecosystem level consequences of predator-induced trait shifts
MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS
- Turner, A.M. and S.D. Peacor. 2012. Scaling up infochemicals: Ecological consequences of chemosensory assessment of predation risk. In the book "Chemical Ecology in Aquatic Systems." Edited by Christer Brönmark and Lars-Anders Hansson, Oxford University Press.
- Turner, A.M. and M.F. Chislock. 2010. Blinded by the stink: Nutrient enrichment impairs the perception of predation risk by freshwater snails. Ecological Applications 20:2089-2095
- Brady, J.K. and A.M. Turner. 2010. Species-specific effects of gastropods on leaf litter processing in pond mesocosms. Hydrobiologia 651: 93-100.
- Turner, A.M., E.J. Cholak, and M. Groner. 2010. Expanding American lotus and dissolved oxygen concentrations of a shallow lake. American Midland Naturalist 164:1-8
- Turner, A.M. and S.L. Montgomery. 2009. Hydroperiod, predators, and the distribution of physid snails across the freshwater habitat gradient. Freshwater Biology 54:1189-1201.
HONORS AND AWARDS
- $20,000 Sampling unassessed waters of the Clarion River watershed. National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (2012-2013)
- $183,000 Inducible defenses and community ecology: the ecology of fear. National Science Foundation. (2005-2010)
- $122,000 Behavioral indirect effects in food webs. National Science Foundation. (2000-2004)
- $44,500 Watershed scale assessment of an acid-mine drainage abatement project in Clarion County. Center for Rural Pennsylvania. (2000)
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
- American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
- Society for Freshwater Science
- Ecological Society of America