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>>From bin  Fri Aug 15 13:45:55 1997
>Date: Fri, 15 Aug 1997 13:32:35 -0400
>X-Sender: quigley@glerl.noaa.gov
>To: glin-announce@great-lakes.net
>From: quigley@glerl.noaa.gov (Michael A. Quigley)
>Subject: New GLERL Director 
>Sender: owner-glin-announce@great-lakes.net
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>United States Department of Commerce
>
>National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
>
>
>									   	NOAA 97-R505
>				
>8/13/97			FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
>  	
>Contact: Dane Konop
>	 (301) 713-2483
>	 dane.konop@noaa.gov
>
>	 Michael Quigley
>	 (313) 741-2149
>	 quigley@glerl.noaa.gov
>
>	STEPHEN BRANDT IS NEW DIRECTOR OF NOAA's GREAT LAKES LAB
>
>	Stephen B. Brandt, a scientist, educator and science administrator, is the
>new director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Great
>Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Mich.
>
>	The laboratory, with a staff of 60 scientists and support staff and a
>5.2-million dollar annual budget, conducts research into the sources,
>pathways, fates and effects of toxicants in the Great Lakes, natural hazards
>such as severe waves, storm surges and ice, Great Lakes hydrology and water
>levels, the regional effects of global change, and ecosystems and their
>interactions, including research into the causes, effects and techniques for
>ameliorating the impact of invasive aquatic species such as the zebra mussel.
>
>	"Brandt is uniquely qualified to head NOAA's Great Lakes lab because of
>NOAA's mission to understand the environments of both the oceans and Great
>Lakes, coupled with his experience as an administrator and scientist whose
>research specialty is the ecology and management of both marine and
>freshwater systems.  He is also a former NOAA Sea Grant scholar and
>professor, so we're really just welcoming him back to NOAA," said James
>Rasmussen, director of NOAA's nationwide Environmental Research Laboratories.
>
>	Brandt had been director of the Great Lakes Center for Environmental
>Research and Education at Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY where he was
>also a professor of biology. 
>
>		He also has been a professor at the College of Environmental Science and
>Forestry at the State University of New York at Syracuse, a professor at the
>University of Maryland's Chesapeake Biological Laboratory in Solomons, Md.,
>and a senior research scientist with the Division of Fisheries Research for
>the Commonwealth Marine Laboratories in Cronulla, Australia.
>
>	Brandt earned a bachelor's degree in zoology and mathematics and a master's
>and Ph.D. in oceanography and limnology from the University of Wisconsin.
>
>	The author of nearly 100 scientific papers and articles, Brandt is the
>president-elect of the Northeastern Association of Marine and Great Lakes
>Laboratories and serves on the Board of Directors of the National
>Association of Marine Laboratories.  He is also the past president of the
>International Association for Great Lakes Research and is currently a member
>on the International Joint Commission's Science Advisory Board as well as
>the IJC Council of Great Lakes Research Managers.
>
>	###
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>For more information about NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research
>Laboratory, visit its World Wide Web site at http://www.glerl.noaa.gov.
>
>All NOAA press releases and links to other NOAA material can be found on the
>Internet at http://www.noaa.gov/public-affairs.  Journalists who wish to be
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>to e-mail delivery, can send an e-mail to releases@www.rdc.noaa.gov, or fax
>to (202) 482-3154.
>
>
>     <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>
>        Mike Quigley                             
>        Ecologist                                
>        Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab
>        National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
>        U.S. Department of Commerce   
>        2205 Commonwealth Blvd.                  
>        Ann Arbor, MI 48105                       
>                                                 
>        TEL:   (313) 741-2149                    
>        FAX:   (313) 741-2003                    
>        Internet: Michael.A.Quigley@noaa.gov            
>     <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><>
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