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Peter H. Rich, Associate Professor (Ph.D., Michigan State)

Contact Information:

Dr. Peter H. Rich
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Connecticut
75 N. Eagleville Road, U-42
Storrs, CT 06269-3042
Tel: (860) 486-5705
Fax: (860) 486-4320

Current Areas of Research:

Limnology and aquatic ecosystems. Energy flow in ecosystems.

 Selected Publications:

Rich, P. H. 1984. Further analysis of respiration in a North American lake ecosystem. Verh. Int. Ver. Limnol. 22:542-548.



Rich, P. H. 1988. The origin of ecosystems by means of subjective selection. In: L. R. Pomeroy and J. J. Alberts (eds.) Concepts of Ecosystem Ecology. Ecological Studies 67. Springer-Verlag.



Kortmann, R. W. and P. H. Rich. 1994. Lake ecosystem energetics: the missing management link. Lake & Reserv. Manage. 8:77-97.



Murray, T. E. and P. H. Rich. 1995. Respiratory quotients predict increases in reducing power during summer stratification. Am. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 52: 1183-1189.

 Courses Taught: Ecosystem Ecology, Limnology, Limnology Methods