Research Scientist Emeritus
- Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania
- Affiliate Faculty, Delaware Environmental Institute, University of Delaware
tel. 610-268-2153, ext. 228
970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311
Interests and Expertise
Dissolved organic matter biogeochemistry, aquatic microbial ecology, and nutrient cycling.
- 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.
- Research Scientist Emeritus, Stroud Water Research Center, 2018–present.
- Director, Ecosystem Science Cluster, Division of Environmental Science, National Science Foundation, 2015–2018.
- Senior Research Scientist, Stroud Water Research Center, 1999–2017.
- 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.
Whitty, S.D., D.C. Waggoner, R.M. Cory, L.A. Kaplan, and P.G. Hatcher. 2019. Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry, early online access.
Bowen, J.C., L.A. Kaplan, and R.M. Cory. 2019. Limnology and Oceanography, early online access.
Kaplan, L.A. 2019. Environmental Data Initiative.
Stuckey, J.W., C. Goodwin, J. Wang, L.A. Kaplan, P. Vidal-Esquivel, T.P. Beebe Jr., and D.L. Sparks. 2018. Geochemical Transactions 19:6.
Miller, M.P., E.W. Boyer, D.M. McKnight, M.G. Brown, R.S. Gabor, C.T. Hunsaker, L. Iavorivska, S. Inamdar, D.W. Johnson, L.A. Kaplan, H. Lin, W.H. McDowell, and J.N. Perdrial. 2016. Water Resources Research 52(10):8202–8216.
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