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Richard Axler

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Professional title

Limnologist, Aquatic Ecologist


Research interests are lake and water quality management and restoration, aquatic ecosystem responses to pollutants, nutrient cycling and food web dynamics, web-based, data visualization tools for environmental education, and constructed treatment wetlands.


Ph.D., Ecology/Limnology, University of California, Davis, 1979
B.A., Physics, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1970


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