S. Marshall Adams

S. Marshall Adams (right), a research staff member in ORNL's Environmental Sciences Division, directs the division's biological indicators research programs. He also serves on the adjunct faculty at the University of Tennessee and Duke University. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of North Carolina. His recent studies have included effects of various types of contaminants on key fish populations and the significance of these effects on stream, river, and reservoir ecosystems. He has published scientific reports on predator-prey interactions in aquatic systems, health indicators of aquatic organisms, and the effects of environmental stress on fish. He has served as an associate editor for the Transactions of the American Fisheries Society and is a book editor for the Ecological Society of America. Adams was recently awarded the annual prize from the Association of American Publishers for co-editing the outstanding book of the year in biological sciences, Biodiversity of the Southeastern United States: Aquatic Communities. Currently, he is an associate editor for the International Society of Aquatic Ecosystem Health. He has recently completed a book entitled Biological Indicators of Stress in Fish. He is a fellow of the American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists.


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