Professional summary

Alan is a plant ecologist with research interests in plant and invertebrate ecology, plant physiology, population genetics, taxonomy, and the distribution of island plants and invertebrates. Alan's most recent research has focused on the conservation of endangered island species and habitats leading to research in the Mid/South Atlantic, Caribbean and Indian Oceans. Other research interests include, agroforestry in East Africa, peatland ecology and hydrology, especially the interactions between vegetation, land management, fire, biogeochemistry, and climate change.

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