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Environmental scientist

David Sylva Shriner, American Environmental scientist. Achievements include development of methods for the integration of research information to achieve an assessment of the impacts of complexregional-scale environmental problems, such as acid rain and global climate change.

Background

Shriner, David Sylva was born on July 20, 1945 in Spokane, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Sylva Beck and Margaret Elisabeth (Smith) Shriner.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Forestry, U. Idaho, 1967; Master of Science in Plant Pathology, Pennsylvania State University, 1969; Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, 1974.

Career

Research associate environmental science division, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, 1974-1978; member research staff, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, 1978-1981; research group leader, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, 1982-1990; research section head, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, since 1990. Chairman National Atmospheric Deposition Program, Fort Collins, Colorado, 1984-1985. Member of advisory committee United States Forest Svc.

Research, Radnor, Pennsylvania, since 1986, Raleigh, North Carolina, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of methods for the integration of research information to achieve an assessment of the impacts of complexregional-scale environmental problems, such as acid rain and global climate change.

Membership

With United States Army, 1969-1971. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (member of advisory committee energy and environment 1989). Member Sigma Xi, Xi Sigma Pi, Phi Sigma, Phi Epsilon Phi, Gamma Sigma Delta.

Connections

Married Carlotta Sue Phillips, August 28, 1982. 1 child, Tiffany Meagan.

father:
Sylva Beck Shriner

mother:
Margaret Elisabeth (Smith) Shriner

spouse:
Carlotta Sue Phillips

child:
Tiffany Meagan Shriner