Professional summary

Alex is a Lake Ecosystem Modeller based at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Lancaster. His role is to examine various aspects of phytoplankton community assembly, including species succession, the effects of disturbance events, climate change impacts, drought and lake restoration. To assist in this task, he uses the PROTECH (Phytoplankton RespOnses To Environmental CHange) model, which simulates the growth of multiple algal species in lakes and reservoirs. He has been working with the model for over 25 years and have published over 60 papers.

1993-1997       :  University of Stirling (BSc Biology (hons))

1997-2000       :  Napier University (PhD)

Selected publications