Andrew J. Friedland
Andy is The Richard and Jane Pearl Professor in Environmental Studies and a faculty member in the Environmental Studies Program at Dartmouth College. He teaches courses in environmental science, energy, forest biogeochemistry, global change and soil science. Professor Friedland has studied the effects of air pollution on high-elevation forests of the northeastern United States and the impact of increased demand for wood as a fuel, and the subsequent effect on carbon storage in forest soils. Professor Friedland received B.A.s in Biology and Environmental Studies in 1981 and a Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Science in 1985 from the University of Pennsylvania. He has been on the faculty at Dartmouth since 1987 and is the lead author of three introductory environmental science textbooks.