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Douglas Larson

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Douglas W. Larson is a limnologist and writer based in Portland, Oregon, and a "Science and Technology" columnist for the journal of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi. He received a Ph.D. in limnology from Oregon State University and a B.S. in biology from Jamestown College. He retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1991 and has published about 50 papers in refereed journals. Between 1967 and 1986, Larson spent 14 summers at Crater Lake conducting limnological research. He described the post-eruption recovery of Spirit Lake at Mount St. Helens in an American Scientist article published in MarchApril 1993, and he critiqued the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Lakes program in an American Scientist Macroscope column published in January–February 1996. His most recent article for American Scientist, “Science After the Volcano Blew,” appeared in the July–August 2010 issue. Address: 10325 N.W. Flotoma Drive, Portland, OR 97229. E-mail: franksooth at comcast dot net


By this author :

Feature Article

Runaway Devils Lake

Science After the Volcano Blew

The Recovery of Spirit Lake

Probing the Depths of Crater Lake *

Macroscope

The Battle of Bull Run

"Reliably Safe"


 

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