David Schindler

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1940 –

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Who is David Schindler?

David William Schindler, OC AOE FRSC FRS, is an American/Canadian limnologist. He holds the Killam Memorial Chair and is Professor of Ecology in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. He is notable for "innovative large-scale experiments" on whole-lakes which proved that "phosphorus controls the eutrophication of temperate lakes leading to the banning of harmful phosphates in detergents. He is also known for his research on acid rain In 1989 Dr. Schindler continued his research at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, with studies into fresh water shortages and the effects of climate change on Canada’s alpine and northern boreal ecosystems. Schindler’s has earned him numerous national and international awards, including the Gerhard Herzberg Gold Medal, the First Stockholm Water Prize, the Volvo Environment Prize, and the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.

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Born
Aug 3, 1940
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Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Canada
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Education
  • University of Oxford

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on July 23, 2013

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