Tyler Linton Principal Research Scientist
Tyler has been a GLEC employee-owner since 1998 and has over 20 years’ experience managing and performing water-quality related work. Key projects led by Tyler include derivation and revision of national water quality criteria; conducting, evaluating, and developing methodology for assessing effects of EPA 304(a) water quality criteria and NPDES permit limits on Federally-listed aquatic and aquatic-dependent species; and assisting with the development of an NPDES permitting framework for vessel discharges. He has conducted numerous laboratory-based investigations addressing the acute and chronic effects of chemical and biological pollutants to early life stages of fishes. His research background includes work on both freshwater and saltwater organisms with an emphasis on the physico-chemical factors affecting chemical toxicity. Tyler holds a Ph.D. in Biology from McMaster University.