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Alan R. Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Ecological Modeling and Risk Assessment
Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation
Clemson University
Clemson, South Carolina 29634  USA

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This is my home page, reflecting my work at Clemson University and other professional activities.  It contains information for undergraduate and graduate students, descriptions of my research, and miscellaneous thoughts as posted to my blog.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Probability of Ruination About a month ago, I noted that singer-songwriter Gillian Welch refers to April 14th as "Ruination Day" because of 3 calamitous events that occurred on this date (a Dust ...
    Posted May 18, 2016, 6:29 AM by Alan Johnson
  • Ruination Day On her album Time (The Revelator), Gillian Welch had two songs about the coincidence of three tragic events in history that all occurred on April the 14th.Ruination dayAnd ...
    Posted Apr 14, 2016, 11:45 AM by Alan Johnson
  • Conservation Success Stories Today I learned of a proposal from the US Fish and Wildlife Service to reclassify as "threatened" a species that iscurrently listed as "endangered".  The species  is the West Indian ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2016, 6:08 AM by Alan Johnson
  • Avoiding Hasty Resolutions If I were to make a New Year's resolution, it might be to more frequently post to my blog and to update my website.  However, I happened across the ...
    Posted Dec 31, 2015, 8:41 AM by Alan Johnson
  • Charles Dickens and Environmental Psychology Environmental psychology deals with the interrelationship between the environment and human feelings, thoughts and behavior.  During my summer reading of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, I ran across a couple ...
    Posted Aug 17, 2015, 8:27 AM by Alan Johnson
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