Last update: 2007-02-21 12:04:50


Daniel Joseph Conley

Lund University
GeoBiosphere Centre, Department of Geology
Sölvegatan 12, SE-223 62
Lund, Sweden
 
Telephone: +46462223955
FAX: +46462224830


 

Education:
B.S., Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA, 1979.
M.S., Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay, Green Bay, WI, USA, 1983.
Ph.D. Chemical Oceanography, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 1987.
Visiting Scientist, Institute for Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY, USA, 2005-present.

Professional Positions:
  • Visiting Scientist, Institute for Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY, USA, 2005-present.
  • Professor (External), Department of Marine Ecology, Aarhus University, 2003-present.
  • Professeur invitй, UMR Sisyphe, Universitй Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, France, 2002.
  • Senior Scientist, Department of Marine Ecology, National Environmental Research Institute, Ministry of the Environment, Roskilde, Denmark, 1995-present.
  • Visiting Scientist (3 mos. per year), Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, 1991-1994.
  • Research Assistant Professor, Horn Point Laboratory, Center for Environmental Studies, University of Maryland, Cambridge, MD, USA, 1990-1994.
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Horn Point Laboratory, Center for Environmental Studies, University of Maryland, Cambridge, MD, USA, 1988-1990.

  • Research Interests and Activities:
    Biogeochemical cycles of nutrients and organic material in aquatic systems. Silicon cycling and the role of Si in structuring phytoplankton communities and primary production. The biogeochemical cycle of Si in terrestrial ecosystems and its linkage with aquatic ecosystems. Eutrophication of aquatic systems and the use of paleoecological techniques to assess historical changes in productivity. Use of monitoring data to increase our understanding of aquatic ecosystems. Management of aquatic ecosystems.

    Distinguished Awards and Memberships:
    wards: Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to Peer Review, Associate Editor, Estuaries, 2005. Outstanding Achievement Award for an Oceanic Graduate Student in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 1986. Rackham Dissertation Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 1986. Westinghouse Science Talent Search Semi-Finalist, USA, 1975. Professional Societies: American Geophysical Union American Society for Limnology and Oceanography Estuarine Research Federation

    Selected Publications:

    Sauer, D., L. Saccone, D. J. Conley, L. Herrmann, and M. Sommer. 2005. Review of methodologies for extracting plant-available and amorphous Si from soils and aquatic sediments. Biogeochemistry Accepted.

    Conley, D.J., J.D. Meunier, M. Sommer, D. Kaczorek, and L. Saccone. 2006. Silicon in the Terrestrial Biogeosphere. In Land-Ocean Nutrient Fluxes: Silica Cycle. V. Ittekot, C. Humborg, J. Garnier (Editors), Island Press, Washington, D.C., In press.

    Clarke, A. L., K. Weckstrцm, D.J. Conley, F. Adser, N.J. Anderson, E. Andrйn, V. de Jonge, M. Ellegaard, S. Juggins, P. Kauppila, A. Korhola, N. Reuss, R.J. Telford, and S. Vaalgamaa. 2006. Long- term trends in eutrophication and nutrients in the coastal zone of northwestern Europe. Limnol. Oceanogr. 51: 385-397.

    Carstensen, J., D.J. Conley, J. H. Andersen, and G. Жrtebjerg. 2006. Coastal eutrophication and trend reversal: A Danish case study. Limnol. Oceanogr. 51: 398-408.

    Conley, D.J. 2005. Women’s efforts are more than a drop in the ocean. Nature 438: 1078.

    Reuss, N., D.J. Conley, and T.S. Bianchi. 2005. Preservation conditions and the use of sediment pigments as a tool for recent ecological reconstruction in four Northern European estuaries. Mar. Chem. 95: 283-302.

    Conley, D.J. 2004. The biogeochemical silica cycle: Elemental to global scales. Oceanis 28: 353-368.

    Andersen, J. H., D.J. Conley, and S. Hedal. 2004. Palaeoecology, reference conditions and classification of ecological status: The EU Water Framework Directive in practice. Mar. Poll. Bull.49: 283-290.

    Conley, D.J., C. Humborg, L. Rahm, O.P. Savchuk, and F. Wulff. 2002. Hypoxia in the Baltic Sea and basin-scale changes in phosphorus biogeochemistry. Environ. Sci. Tech. 36: 5315-5320.

    Conley, D.J. 2002. Terrestrial ecosystems and the global biogeochemical silica cycle. Global Biogeochem. Cycles 16: 1121, doi:10.1029/2002GB001894.

    Conley, D.J. and C.L. Schelske. 2001. Biogenic silica. In Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments: Biological Methods and Indicators, Smol, J. P., H. J. B. Birks & W. M. Last, (Editors), Kluwer Academic Press, pp. 281-293.

    Conley, D.J., P. Stеlnacke, H. Pitkдnen, and A. Wilander. 2000. The transport and retention of dissolved silicate from rivers in Sweden and Finland. Limnol. Oceanogr. 45: 1850-1853.


    Postdoctoral Associates:
    Anne Marie Clarke, Claus Lundsgaard

    Graduate Students:
    Loredana Saccone, Nina Reuss, Sanna Valgamaa

    Graduate Advisor:
    Claire Schelske

    Title at Hubbard Brook:
    Principal Investigator