Photo taken at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica
John D. Brumbaugh Professor of Ecology and Environmental Science
I have been at the University of Mount Union since 1988 and teach a variety of courses in Ecology and Environmental Science. B.S., Cornell University , '73; M.S., University of Virginia ‘80; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin , '83
I welcome students and others to my office. Please call or email to make an appointment.
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My resume is here
During Spring 2017 I will be teaching classes in Conservation Biology (BIO230) and Environmental Case Studies (ENV350) and supervising some directed studies and student research projects. We will be lucking at mycological bioremediation of oil spill on soil and aquaponics system design to control N cycling
I recently worked with the FracTracker Alliance on a GIS based program, supported by the Herbert W. Hoover Foundation to investigate the impact on land use patterns of the expanding oil and gas industry in eastern Ohio.
I recently finished a six month sabbatical during which time I compiled many of my writings about natural history into a website. Please visit and comment. The URL is:
I recently completed with my coauthor Bjoern Berg the third edition of a book on Plant Litter Decomposition, and I have also been helping the University of Mount Union to become more sustainable.
updated January 7, 2017