Oak Ridge National Laboratory


News Release

Media Contact: Fred Strohl (strohlhf@ornl.gov)
Communications and External Relations


Adams appointed Editor-in-Chief of International Journal

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., July 6, 1998 — Dr. S. Marshall Adams, a senior research staff member in the Environmental Sciences Division at the Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has been appointed editor-in-chief of a new international journal, The Journal of Aquatic Ecosystem Stress and Recovery.

The journal is dedicated to promoting scientific knowledge, and it emphasizes studies involving disciplines such as biology, ecotoxicology, environmental chemistry, microbiology and ecology. As editor-in-chief, Adams will be responsible for managing overall activities of the journal and ensuring the quality and timely publication of all manuscripts.

Adams currently directs the biological indicators project related to aquatic ecosystem health at ORNL. He also serves as associate editor for the scientific journal, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety.

He has received seven awards from the Society of Technical Communications for outstanding publications in scientific literature, and the Association of American Publishers honored him for the outstanding book of the year in the biological sciences.

Adams is a fellow in the American Association of Fishery Research Biologists and is a member of the American Fisheries Society and Society of Aquatic Ecosystem Health.

He received both his bachelor's degree in biology and his master's degree in zoology from North Carolina State University, and his doctorate in marine biology from the University of North Carolina.

Adams and his wife, Diane, live in Oak Ridge. They have a daughter, Christy.

ORNL, one of DOE's multiprogram national research and development facilities, is managed by Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation.