D W Schindler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alberta
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Eutrophication of lakes cannot be controlled by reducing nitrogen input: results of a 37-year whole-ecosystem experiment
    David W Schindler
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11254-8. 2008
  2. pmc The dilemma of controlling cultural eutrophication of lakes
    David W Schindler
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 279:4322-33. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Cumulative effects of climate warming and other human activities on freshwaters of Arctic and subarctic North America
    David W Schindler
    University of Alberta, Department of Biological Sciences, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ambio 35:160-8. 2006
  4. pmc An impending water crisis in Canada's western prairie provinces
    D W Schindler
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E9
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:7210-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine pesticide and polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in snow, snowmelt, and runoff at Bow Lake, Alberta
    Melissa J Lafrenière
    Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 40:4909-15. 2006
  6. pmc Forest fire increases mercury accumulation by fishes via food web restructuring and increased mercury inputs
    Erin N Kelly
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E9
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19380-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlation between stable nitrogen isotope ratios and concentrations of organochlorines in biota from a freshwater food web
    K A Kidd
    Department of Zoology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 160:381-90. 1995
  8. pmc Oil sands development contributes polycyclic aromatic compounds to the Athabasca River and its tributaries
    Erin N Kelly
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22346-51. 2009
  9. pmc Recent climate extremes alter alpine lake ecosystems
    Brian R Parker
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E9
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12927-31. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Phosphate concentrations in lakes
    J J Hudson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nature 406:54-6. 2000

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Eutrophication of lakes cannot be controlled by reducing nitrogen input: results of a 37-year whole-ecosystem experiment
    David W Schindler
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11254-8. 2008
    ..To reduce eutrophication, the focus of management must be on decreasing inputs of phosphorus...
  2. pmc The dilemma of controlling cultural eutrophication of lakes
    David W Schindler
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Proc Biol Sci 279:4322-33. 2012
    ..Instead, the case for phosphorus control has been strengthened by numerous case histories and large-scale experiments spanning several decades...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cumulative effects of climate warming and other human activities on freshwaters of Arctic and subarctic North America
    David W Schindler
    University of Alberta, Department of Biological Sciences, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ambio 35:160-8. 2006
    ..The cumulative effects of these stresses will be far more serious than those caused by changing climate alone...
  4. pmc An impending water crisis in Canada's western prairie provinces
    D W Schindler
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E9
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:7210-6. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine pesticide and polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in snow, snowmelt, and runoff at Bow Lake, Alberta
    Melissa J Lafrenière
    Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 40:4909-15. 2006
    ..The results indicate that the extent of glacial ice melt may be more important than mean snowpack burdens as a control on OC concentrations in runoff in glacial catchments...
  6. pmc Forest fire increases mercury accumulation by fishes via food web restructuring and increased mercury inputs
    Erin N Kelly
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E9
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19380-5. 2006
    ..Climate change and prescribed burning to compensate for past fire suppression are predicted to increase future forest fire occurrence in North America, and increased Hg accumulation by fishes may be an unexpected consequence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Correlation between stable nitrogen isotope ratios and concentrations of organochlorines in biota from a freshwater food web
    K A Kidd
    Department of Zoology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 160:381-90. 1995
    ..Results from this study indicated that delta 15 N can be used to predict concentrations of organochlorines in freshwater biota...
  8. pmc Oil sands development contributes polycyclic aromatic compounds to the Athabasca River and its tributaries
    Erin N Kelly
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22346-51. 2009
    ..8 microg/L, thus, spring snowmelt and washout during rain events are important unknowns. These results indicate that major changes are needed to the way that environmental impacts of oil sands development are monitored and managed...
  9. pmc Recent climate extremes alter alpine lake ecosystems
    Brian R Parker
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2E9
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12927-31. 2008
    ..Forecasts of increased climatic variability in the future pose serious ramifications for both the biodiversity and ecosystem function of high-elevation lakes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Phosphate concentrations in lakes
    J J Hudson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Nature 406:54-6. 2000
    ..Such information, as revealed by the phosphate assay that we use here, should allow us to address hypotheses concerning the concentration of phosphate available to planktonic microorganisms in aquatic systems...
  11. pmc Oil sands development contributes elements toxic at low concentrations to the Athabasca River and its tributaries
    Erin N Kelly
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:16178-83. 2010
    ..Canada's or Alberta's guidelines for the protection of aquatic life were exceeded for seven PPE-cadmium, copper, lead, mercury, nickel, silver, and zinc-in melted snow and/or water collected near or downstream of development...
  12. ncbi request reprint Mercury bioaccumulation in forage fish communities invaded by rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax)
    Heidi K Swanson
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 40:1439-46. 2006
    ..These results indicate that biomagnification may not be observed at fine scales of trophic differentiation and that rainbow smelt are unlikely to cause post-invasion [Hg] increases in most predatory fish species...
  13. ncbi request reprint Assessment and characterization of polychlorinated biphenyls near a hazardous waste incinerator: analysis of vegetation, snow, and sediments
    Jules M Blais
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:126-33. 2003
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  14. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in amphipods (Gammarus lacustris) along an elevation gradient in mountain lakes of western Canada
    Jules M Blais
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2E9, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:2605-13. 2003
    ..Because Gammarus is an important trophic link in aquatic foodwebs in these environments, enhanced concentrations of toxicants in prey may increase their biomagnification in top predators of high-altitude lakes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine compounds in trout from lakes over a 1600 meter elevation gradient in the Canadian Rocky Mountains
    Marc J Demers
    Centre for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, 30 Marie Curie, Ottawa, Ontario, KIN 6N5, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 41:2723-9. 2007
    ..Using principal component analysis (PCA), we identified the importance of lake elevation and octanol/water partition coefficient (K(ow)) to the OC composition of trout...
  16. ncbi request reprint Orographic cold-trapping of persistent organic pollutants by vegetation in mountains of western Canada
    Deborah A Davidson
    Program for Chemical and Environmental Toxicology, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, P O Box 450, Station A, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    Environ Sci Technol 37:209-15. 2003
    ..Results from this study demonstrate that alpine ecosystems accumulate these chemicals to the same degree that is observed in polar environments that are known to receive contaminants by long-range transport...