Alan Christian, PhD, is a freshwater ecologist and Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston. His research group, the Freshwater Ecology Laboratory (FEL), conducts research on the life history, ecology, and evolution of freshwater organisms and the limnology of stream and lake ecosystems. The FEL use a variety of approaches in their investigations such as population/molecular genetics, microbial community structure, ecological stoichiometry, geochemistry, and stable CHNOS isotopes analyses, field and laboratory experiments, and geomorphology, GIS, and statistical techniques. In addition to his research, Alan teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Biology, Aquatic Biology and Ecology, and Environmental Science.
More info: http://www.umb.edu/academics/csm/faculty_staff/alan_christian