David J. Allan

Professor Emeritus


PhD, University of Michigan (zoology)
BS, University of British Columbia (zoology)

(734) 764-6553


Professor Allan's teaching emphasizes the application of ecological knowledge to species conservation and ecosystem management. Research interests center on the influence of human activities on the condition of rivers and their watersheds, including the effects of land use on stream health, assessment of variation in flow regime, and estimation of nutrient loads and budgets. Additional, collaborative activities are directed at the translation of aquatic science into useful products for management, conservation, and restoration of running waters. 

  • Great Lakes Threat-Mapping Project. UM Water Center. 2012-2013, $150,000.

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