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Daniel Short, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Environmental Science (Science)
412-397-4054 phone (M)
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 215

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Environmental Science, The University of Liverpool, 1999
  • Master of Science, Environmental Chemistry, The University of Edinburgh, 1995
  • Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, The University of Leicester, 1994

Professional Background


Area of Expertise/Research

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Water Quality
  • Geographical Information Systems


  • Short, D.B. (2012) Experiments in Environmental Physics. Awaiting publication.
  • Short D. B. (2012) The Chemistry Behind SFX in Film and Television. School Science Review, Vol. X, No. X, pp. XX.

  • Short D. B. (2012) Thermal Imaging in the Classroom. School Science Review, Vol. X, No. X, pp. XX.

  • Short D. B., Appleby P. G., and Hilton, J. (2007) Measurement of Atmospheric Fluxes of Radionuclides at a UK site using both Direct (Rain) and Indirect (Soils) Methods. IJEP, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 392-404.

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Daniel

Spring 2015
  • ENVS4010-A
  • 01:45-02:35 PM FMShort1 (01/12-05/02/15)19 Seats
  • ENVS4020-A
  • 02:45-03:35 PM FMShort1 (01/12-05/02/15)20 Seats
  • ENVS4040-A
  • 03:45-04:35 PM FMShort1 (01/12-05/02/15)20 Seats
  • ENVS4450-A
  • 10:45-11:35 AMM W FMShort1 (01/12-05/02/15)16 Seats


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