Fred Benfield

Professor & Assoc Dept Head

  • Professor and Associate Department Head
  • B.S. in Biology, Appalachian State University, 1964
  • M.A. in Biology, Appalachian State University, 1965
  • Ph.D. in Zoology, Virginia Tech, 1970

Major Field of Interest

Stream Ecology

Current Research

Historical and contemporary effects of landscape disturbance on biodiversity and
ecosystem processes in southern Appalachian streams; stream/riparian zone interactions

benfield
  • (540) 231-5802
  • benfield@vt.edu
  • 4001 Derring Hall (MC 0406)
    926 West Campus Drive
    Blacksburg, VA 24061
    USA