J. David Allan
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Dr. Allan’s research interests include the influence of flow alterations and changing land use on river ecosystems, the factors affecting success of stream restoration, and nonpoint nutrient runoff. He is co-author of the widely used textbook, Stream Ecology. His most recent work in the Laurentian Great Lakes has been directed at human stressors and their relationship to societal benefits (ecosystem services). Allan has served on the boards of American Rivers and the Michigan Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and on various panels and advisory boards concerned with protecting fresh waters. Professor Allan is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a Fellow of the Society for Freshwater Science. He has been recognized by the University of Michigan with the Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award and by the Society for Freshwater Science with the Award of Excellence.
Allan, JD, MM Castillo and KA Capps. 2020. Stream Ecology: Structure and Function of Running Waters. Third Edition Springer Publishing Company, The Netherlands.
Gloege, L, GA McKinley, RJ Mooney, JD Allan, MW Diebel, PB McIntyre. 2020. Lake hydrodynamics intensify the potential impact of watershed pollutants on coastal ecosystem services. Environmental Research Letters 15 (6), 064028
Smith, SDP, DB Bunnell, GA Burton Jr, Allan JD et al. 2019. Evidence for interactions among environmental stressors in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Ecological Indicators 101, 203-21
Allan JD, Manning NF, Smith SDP et al. 2017. Ecosystem services of Lake Erie: Spatial distribution and concordance of multiple services. Journal of Great Lakes Research 43:678–688
Steinman, AD, Cardinale BJ, Munns Jr, WR, Ogdahl, ME, Allan, JD et al. 2017. Ecosystem services in the Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 43:161–168.
Neeson TM, Smith SD, Allan JD, McIntyre PB. 2016. Prioritizing ecological restoration among sites in multi-stressor landscapes. Ecological Applications 26:1785-1796
Allan, JD, SPD. Smith PB McIntyre, et al. 2015. Using cultural ecosystem services to inform restoration priorities in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13(8): 418–424,
Smith, SDP, P McIntyre, JD Allan and others. 2015. Rating impacts in a multi-stressor world: a quantitative assessment of 50 stressors affecting the Laurentian Great Lakes. Ecological Applications 25:717-728.
Scavia, D, JD Allan, and 27 others (2014). Assessing and addressing the re-eutrophication of Lake Erie: Central basin hypoxia. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 40(2), 226-246.
Bosch, NS, JD Allan, J. P Selegean and D Scavia. 2013. Scenario-testing of agricultural best management practices in Lake Erie watersheds. Journal of Great Lakes Research 39:429-436.
Allan, JD, PB McIntyre, SDP Smith, BS Halpern, G.L. Boyer, A. Buchsbaum, G.A. Burton Jr., L.M. Campbell, W.L. Chadderton, J.J.H. Ciborowski, P.J. Doran, T. Eder, D.M. Infante, L.B. Johnson, C.A. Joseph, A.L. Marino, A. Prusevich, J. Read, J.B. Rose, E.S. Rutherford, S.P. Sowa, A.D. Steinman. 2013. Joint analysis of stressors and ecosystem services to enhance restoration effectiveness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110 (1): 372-377.
Januchowski-Hartley SR, PB McIntyre, M Diebel, PJ Doran, DM Infante, C Joseph, and JD Allan 2013. Restoring aquatic ecosystem connectivity requires expanding inventories of both dams and road crossings Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment Vol 11(4):211-217.
Han, H, JD Allan and NS Bosch 2012. Historical patterns of phosphorus loading to Lake Erie watersheds.
- Great Lakes Threat-Mapping Project. UM Water Center. 2012-2013, $150,000.
PhD, University of Michigan (zoology)
BS, University of British Columbia (zoology)