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Jack Webster

Professor of Biological Sciences

  • B.A., Wabash College, 1967
  • Ph.D, University of Georgia, 1975

Note: Dr. Webster is not currently accepting new graduate students.

Major Fields of Interest

Stream Ecology, Ecosystem Ecology, Ecological Modeling

Current Research

Organic matter dynamics in streams; nitrogen and phosphorus in streams; stream ecosystem response to disturbance; river-floodplain interaction


BIOL 3114 Field and Lab Ecology

BIOL 4004 Freshwater Ecology

BIOL 5034 Ecosystem Dynamics

BIOL 5074 Stream Ecology


Click here to see a full list of publications.


Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory and LTER Project

LINX Project (Lotic Intersite Nitrogen eXperiment)

Leaf Exclusion Study

Virginia Tech Ecosystem Research Group (Stream Team)

Flathead Lake Biological Station


  • (540) 231-8941
  • (540) 231-6679 (Lab)
  • Department of Biological Sciences (0406)
    Derring Hall RM 1016
    1405 Perry Street
    Blacksburg, VA 24061
    United States