Richard R. Rediske, Ph.D.
Senior Program Manager & Professor
(616) 331-3047



BIO 452: Watershed and Wetland Management
HNR 280: World Water Issues
CHM 111: Green Chemistry 

Lecture on PCBs and BPDEs

Current Research

  • Net trophic transfer efficiencies of PCB Congeners to lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) from its prey [more]
  • Polychlorinated biphenyl congener distributions in burbot: Evidence for a latitude effect. [more]
  • Population Dynamics & Toxin production in Gleotrichia echinulata for Silver Lake, MI [more]
  • Studies to support the 319 Flat River Watershed Planning Project [more]
  • Water Issues in Developing Countries [more]

Fish Contaminants

Water Issues in Haiti

Areas of Expertise

  • Conducting research dealing with the fate and transport of chemicals in the environment, sediment toxicity, ecological effects of contaminants, and chemical/biological processing of nutrients in watersheds.
  • Providing technical oversight for the environmental chemistry program.
  • Hazardous waste site assessment and remediation.
  • Biogeochemical cycling and processing in watersheds.
  • Environmental Toxicology.
  • Analytical Chemistry.
  • Public speaking for professional and lay audiences.

Watershed Assessments

General Information

  • Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
  • Ph.D., Environmental Health Sciences, 1986 - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • M.S., Water Resources Science, 1975 - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • B.S., Biology, 1974 - Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH

Lake Restoration Projects

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