In Memoriam: F. Herbert BormannJun 13th, 2012 | By Environmental Headlines -- CT environmental news | Category: General
By Dave DeFusco
F. Herbert Bormann, an ecologist at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES) who along with Gene Likens discovered acid rain in North America, died on June 7 in North Branford. He was 90.
Bormann joined the faculty at Yale in 1966 and taught there until his retirement in 1992. At his death, he was the Oastler Professor Emeritus of Forest Ecology and a senior research scientist.