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Ecologist , researcher

Robert Walter Sanders, American Ecologist, researcher. Achievements include research in ecology of marine and freshwater algae, protozoa, bacteria, invertebrates, fate and effects of toxic materials, bioassay, eutrophication of coastal and fresh waters. Grantee National Science Foundation, 1988, 90, 95, National Sea Grant program, 1991, 93, 95.

Background

Sanders, Robert Walter was born on February 25, 1952 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of George Bradley and Ida Mary (Harmon) Sanders.

Education

Bachelor in Biology, University of Virginia, 1979; Master of Science in Zoology, U. Maine, 1982; Doctor of Philosophy, U. Georgia, 1988.

Career

Postdoctoral associate, U. Georgia, Athens, 1988-1989; assistant curator, Academy Natural Sciences Philadelphia, since 1989. Peer reviewer National Science Foundation, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Science Affairs, Sea Grant Program, since 1988, Science Marine Biology, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Limnology & Oceanography, Archiv fur Hydrobiologie, Bulletin Marine Science, Canada Journal Fisheries and Aquatic Science, Journal Great Lakes Research, Marine Microbial Food Webs, editorial board, since 1993. Adjunct assistant professor biology University of Pennsylvania, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in ecology of marine and freshwater algae, protozoa, bacteria, invertebrates, fate and effects of toxic materials, bioassay, eutrophication of coastal and fresh waters.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Aquatic Microbial Ecology, since 1995. Contributor chapters to books and articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society for Microbiology, American Society Limnology and Oceanography, Ecological Society American, Society Protozoologists, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Hunter Davies, December 28, 1976. Children: Katherine Hunter, Nicholas Edward.

father:
George Bradley Sanders

mother:
Ida Mary (Harmon) Sanders

spouse:
Elizabeth Hunter Davies

children:
Katherine Hunter Sanders

Nicholas Edward Sanders