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Principal Investigator

Dr. Leland Jackson

                           Lee Jackson
                            The Bow River running through downtown Calgary

 
EDUCATION

  Doctor of Philosophy 1992
          Thesis: Rooted aquatic macrophytes and the cycling of littoral zone elements.
          McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

  Master of Science 1988
          Thesis: Seasonality, sinking and the chlorophyll maximum of an oligotrophic British Columbia lake.
          University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

  Bachelor of Science (Honours) 1984
          Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario

 
EMPLOYMENT

  Professor, and Executive Director (ACWA) - University of Calgary September 2009 - present
          Structuring role of macrophytes in lakes; EDC effects on riverine biota; Wastewater impacts on streams.

  Professor, and Associate Head (Graduate Program Director) July 2007 - 2010
          Structuring role of macrophytes in shallow lakes; endocrine disruption in Southern Alberta rivers.

  Associate Professor - University of Calgary July 2002 - June 2007
          Structure-function and regime shifts in shallow lakes; riverine ecology.

  Assistant Professor - University of Calgary July 1997 - June 2002
          Ecosystem modelling; structure-function in aquatic communities.

  Assistant Professor - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign August 1996 - June 1997
          Aquatic chemistry; ecosystem modelling; Great Lakes contaminant cycling.

  Research Associate - University of Wisconsin-Madison November 1994 - July 1996
          Modelling microcontaminant fluxes in Great Lakes food webs.

  Post-Doctoral Fellow - University of Wisconsin-Madison November 1992 - October 1994
          Ecosystem modelling, organochlorine dynamics in Great Lakes food webs.

The Jackson Lab at the University of Calgary