Professor Emeritus, Quaternary Geology and Paleontology

Alan Morgan.Alan Morgan was an international expert in Quarternary geology, mapping and studying past permafrost structures in Britain and Canada. He also specialized in Quarternary entomology, the study of fossilised beetles as a way to reconstruct past climate conditions.

Over his nearly 40 year career, he and his students and family collected over 60,000 specimens of Arctic, sub-Arctic and Boreal Coleoptera, including some new species, that served to provide basic zoogeographic and ecological information for interpreting fossil insect assemblages in various parts of North America and Europe.

Professor Morgan retired from the University of Waterloo in 2009.

Contact information

Email: avmorgan@uwaterloo.ca

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo