Linda Eberhardt Bireley, American biological oceanographer. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Fisheries Society (president southern New England chapter 1993-1994), National Association Environmental Professionals, Ecological Society of America, Estuarine Research Federation, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.
- Research assistant Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Massachusetts, 1973-1975. Assistant project director Normandeau Associates, Inc., Bedford, New Hampshire, 1975-1977. Associate scientist, then scientist Northeast Utilities Environmental Laboratory, Waterford, Connecticut, 1977-1983, senior scientist, 1983, supervisor fish ecology, 1983-1993, supervisor aquatic assessments, 1993, manager generation and environmental licencing, since 1993.