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.
$44,500 Watershed scale assessment of an acid-mine drainage abatement project in
Clarion County. Center for Rural Pennsylvania. (2000)