BS, University of Florida, 1976, Forestry
MS, University of Florida, 1979, Forest Pathology
PhD, VPI & SU, 1986, Plant Pathology
Expertise: Chappelka is expert in the areas of air pollution effects to terrestrial ecosystems and urban ecology.
Teaching Responsibilities: Wildland recreation philosophy and policy. Air pollution effects on forests.
Research Interests: Research related to physiological and edaphic effects of several atmospheric contaminants.