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Louis Kaplan, Ph.D.

500 500 Stroud Water Research Center

Senior Research Scientist

Biogeochemistry Group

Contact

lakaplan@stroudcenter.org
tel. 610-268-2153, ext. 228
970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311

Dr. Kaplan is on a leave of absence working as Program Director, Ecosystem Science Cluster, Division of Environmental Science, National Science Foundation (NSF). His Stroud Center contact information is still active. If you would like to contact him at NSF, please use the following: 4201 Wilson Blvd, Suite 635, Arlington, VA 22230, 703-292-7187, fax: 703-292-9064, LKAPLAN@nsf.gov

Interests and Expertise

Dissolved organic matter biogeochemistry, aquatic microbial ecology, and nutrient cycling.

Education

  • Ph.D., Biology (Limnology), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • M.S., Ecology, University of California, Davis, California.
  • B.A., Environmental Sciences, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Professional Experience

  • Senior Research Scientist, Stroud Water Research Center, 1999–present.
  • Curator, Division of Environmental Research, Stroud Water Research Center, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1996–1999.
  • Assistant Curator, Division of Environmental Research, Stroud Water Research Center, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1988–1992.
  • Research Associate, Division of Environmental Research, Stroud Water Research Center, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1980–1988.
  • Post Graduate Research Scientist III, University of California, Davis, California, 1974–1975.