|Title:||Professor of Biology|
Dr. Gray has been at UVU since 1998.
Ph.D. in Zoology, Arizona State University, 1980
M.S. in Zoology, Colorado State University, 1976
B.S. in Biology, Wichita State University, 1974
Certified Senior Ecologist, Ecological Society of America
Ecological Society of America
North American Benthological Society
Spanish Fork River Coordinated Resource
Technical Advisory Committee
RESEARCH INTERESTS : My current research primarily concerns monitoring of aquatic macroinvertebrate populations for pollution impacts and long-term effects of land-use changes in streams and wetlands. A more complete listing of research activities is described at http://research.uvu.edu/Gray/
Gray, L. J. 2004. Changes in water quality and macroinvertebrate communities resulting from urban stormflows in the Provo River, Utah, USA. Hydrobiologia 518: 33-46.
Dodds, W. K., M. A. Evans-White, N. M. Gerlanc, L. Gray, D. A. Gudder, M. J. Kemp, A. L. Lopez, P. J. Mulholland, D. Stagliano, E. A. Strauss, J. L. Tank, M. R. Whiles, and W. M Wolheim. 2001. Quantification of the nitrogen cycle in a prairie stream. Ecosystems 3: 574-589.
Evans-White, M., W. K. Dodds, L. J. Gray, and K. M Fritz. 2001. A comparison of the trophic ecology of crayfish Orconectes nais (Faxon) and Orconectes neglectus (Faxon) and central stonerollers Campostoma anomalum (Rafinesque) in a tallgrass prairie stream. Hydrobiologia 462: 131-144.
Gray, L. J., W. K. Dodds, G. L. Macpherson, and J. K. Koelliker. 1998.Hydrology and Aquatic Chemistry of Kings Creek, Konza Prairie. Chapter 10 in: Knapp, A. K, J. M. Briggs, D. C. Hartnett, and S. L. Collins (editors). Grassland Dynamics: Long-Term Ecological Research in Tallgrass Prairie. Oxford University Press.
Gray, L. J., and W. K. Dodds. 1998. Aquatic Biota of Kings Creek, Konza Prairie. Chapter 11 in: Knapp, A. K, J. M. Briggs, D. C. Hartnett, and S. L. Collins (editors). Grassland Dynamics: Long-Term Ecological Research in Tallgrass Prairie. Oxford University Press.
BIOL 3700: General Ecology (Fall semester)
ZOOL 3200: Invertebrate Zoology (Fall semester)
BIOL 4000: Freshwater Ecology (Summer)
BIOL 2500: Environmental Biology (Spring semester)
BIOL 1010: General Biology (Fall and Spring semesters)
Previous Faculty Appointments
Instructor of Natural Science, St. Mary of the Plains College, Dodge City, KS,1983-1984.
Lecturer in Aquatic Ecology, Department of EPO Biology, U. of Colorado, Boulder; 1982
Other Courses taught at some point in the past 28 years:
Microbiology, Animal Behavior, Ichthyology, Ornithology, Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, Comparative Embryology, Genetics, Physical Science