IGERT Trainees

Alan J. RabideauDavid M. Blersch

Appointment: Research Assistant Professor

Office: 202 Jarvis Hall

Phone: (716) 645-4001

Fax: (716) 645-3667

Email: dblersch at buffalo edu

Research Interests: ecological systems modeling , ecological engineering, living machines, and phytoremediation

Recent Publications:

  • Blersch, D.M., and Kangas, P. (2006). "Autonomous behavior of a wetland soil technoecosystem", Environmental Engineering Science, 23(2):285-295.
  • Pizarro, C.X., Mulbry, W.W., Blersch, D.M., and Kangas, P. 2006. "An economic assessment of algal turf scrubber technology for treatment of dairy wastewater", Ecological Engineering, 26:321-327.
  • Blersch, D.M., Mulbry, W., and Kangas, P. (2005). "Emergy of algal systems revisited", in: M.T. Brown (ed.). Emergy Synthesis 3: Theory and Applications of the Emergy Methodology. Center for Environmental Policy. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Pp. 561-568.


ERIE related courses:

  • CIE 500CE Modeling of Ecological Systems (Spring 2009)
  • CIE 500 Ecosystem Restoration Practicum (Fall 2009)