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Daniel W Schneider
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Email: ddws@illinois.edu
Title: Ecologist
Mailing address:
1816 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
US
Office address:
Address mailcode: 652
Office room:
Location: NRSA
Phone: 217-244-7681
  
Fax: 217-333-6294

Activities:

Ecosystem management, environmental history, urban ecology, ecology of aquatic invertebrates, invasive species

Research:
Message to students:
Recognition:

George Perkins Marsh Prize, American Society for Environmental History, for best book in environmental history, 2013.

 

Associate, Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006-2007.

 

Faculty Award for Excellence, College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003-2004.

 

Derek Price-Rod Webster Prize, History of Science Society, for outstanding article in the previous three years in the journal Isis, 2002.

Professional affiliations:
Selected publications:

Books

 

Daniel Schneider, Hybrid Nature: Sewage Treatment and the Contradictions of the Industrial Ecosystem (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2011) 338 pp.  Winner of 2013 George Perkins Marsh Prize, ASEH.

 

Journal Articles

 

Schneider, D.  2014.  Who invented activated sludge?  Journal of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists.  Accepted for publication

 

Braden, J, M.C. Jolejole-Foreman, and D. Schneider.  2013.  Humans and the Water Environment: The Need for Coordinated Data Collection.  Water.  In press

 

Honey-Rosés, J., V. Acuña, M. Bardina, N. Brozovic, R. Marcé, A. Munné, S. Sabater, M. Termes, F. Valero, À. Vega and D.W. Schneider.  2013.  Identifying the demand for ecosystem services: the value of stream restoration for drinking water treatment managers in the Llobregat River, Spain.  Ecological Economics 90:196-205. 

 

Daniel W. Schneider, 2008.  Savoirs locaux, politiques de l’environnement et développement de l’écologie aux États-Unis: les travaux de Stephen Forbes sur «le lac comme microcosme» (1887), Cosmopolitique, 17:19-46.  (Translation by John Stewart of Schneider, D.W.  2000.  Local Knowledge, Environmental Politics and the Founding of Ecology in the United States: Stephen Forbes and ‘The Lake as a Microcosm’ (1887).  Isis 91:681-705)

 

Schneider, D.W.  2006.  Process control as ecosystem management: Using the history of sewage treatment plants to analyze ecosystem management practices.  Ecosystems 9:1156-1169.

 

Schneider, D.W.  2005.  Environmental history and ecosystem management.  Environmental History 10:93-94.

 

Stoeckel, J.A., D.K. Padilla, D.W. Schneider, and C.R. Rehmann.  2004.  Laboratory culture of Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771) larvae: spawning success, adult fecundity, and larval mortality patterns.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 82:1436-1443

 

Carr, M.L., C.R. Rehmann, J.A. Stoeckel, D.K. Padilla and D.W. Schneider.  2004.  Measurements and consequences of retention in a side embayment in a tidal river.  Journal of Marine Systems 49:41-53.

 

Stoeckel, J.A., C.R. Rehmann, D.W. Schneider and D. K. Padilla.  2004.  Retention and supply of zebra mussel larvae in a large river system: importance of an upstream lake.  Freshwater Biology 49:919-930.

 

Schneider, D.W., J.A. Stoeckel, C.R. Rehmann, K. D. Blodgett, R. E. Sparks, D. K. Padilla.  2003.  A developmental bottleneck in dispersing larvae: implications for spatial population dynamics.  Ecology Letters 6:352-360.

 

Rehmann, C.R., J.A. Stoeckel, and D.W. Schneider.  2003.  Effect of turbulence on the mortality of zebra mussel veligers. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81:1063-1069.

 

Henne, L.J., D.W. Schneider, and L.M. Martinez.  2002.  Rapid Assessment of Organic Pollution in a West-central Mexican River Using a Family-level Biotic Index.  Environmental Planning and Management 45:613-632.

 

Schneider, D.W.  2000.  Local Knowledge, Environmental Politics and the Founding of Ecology in the United States: Stephen Forbes and ‘The Lake as a Microcosm’ (1887).  Isis 91:681-705.  Winner of the Derek Price-Rod Webster Prize of the History of Science Society, 2002.

 

Schneider, D.W., S.P. Madon, J.A. Stoeckel, and R.E. Sparks.  1998.  Seston quality controls zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) energetics in turbid rivers.  Oecologia 117:331-341

 

Elderkin, C. L., D.W. Schneider, J.A. Stoeckel, and D.K. Padilla.   1998.  A method for measuring in situ respiration rates of freshwater gastropods.  Journal of the North American Benthological Society 17:338-347.

 

Madon, S.P., D.W. Schneider, J.A. Stoeckel, and R.E. Sparks.  1998.  In situ determination of zebra mussel metabolic rates using the electron transport system (ETS) enzyme assay: field applications.  Journal of Shellfish Research 17:195-203.

 

Schneider, D.W., C.D. Ellis and K.S. Cummings.  1998.  A transportation model assessment of the risk to native mussel communities from zebra mussel spread.  Conservation Biology 12:788-800.


 

Book Chapters

 

D.W. Schneider, 2013.  Reprint of “Local Knowledge, Environmental Politics and the Founding of Ecology in the United States: Stephen Forbes and ‘The Lake as a Microcosm’ (1887),” pgs. 9-33 in Sally Gregory Kohlstedt and David Kaiser (eds.), Science and the American Century: Perspectives on Science, Technology, and Medicine, University of Chicago Press.

 

D.W. Schneider.  2012.  “Purification or Profit: Milwaukee and the Contradictions of Sludge,” in Stephanie Foote and Elizabeth Mazzolini, Histories of the Dustheap: Waste, Material Cultures, Social Justice.  The MIT Press.

 

Schneider, D.W.  1999.  Snow-melt ponds in Wisconsin.  Influence of hydroperiod on invertebrate community structure. Pgs. 299-318 in:  D. P. Batzer, R.B. Rader and S.A. Wissinger (eds).  Invertebrates in freshwater wetlands of North America:  Ecology and management.  J. Wiley.

 

Kohler, S.L., D. Corti,  M.C. Slamecka and D.W. Schneider.   1999.  Prairie floodplain ponds.  Mechanisms affecting invertebrate community structure. Pgs. 711-730 in:  D. P. Batzer, R.B. Rader and S.A. Wissinger (eds).  Invertebrates in freshwater wetlands of North America:  Ecology and management.  J. Wiley. 

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Program affiliates:
Department of Urban and Regional Planning, UIUC
Program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UIUC
Department of Entomology, UIUC
Program in Science,Technology, Information & Medicine, UIUC
Center for Latin American Studies, UIUC
Professional society involvement and activities:
Education:

PhD, Zoology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1990

MS, Zoology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1986

BS, Environmental Science, Wesleyan University, Middletown CT, 1981

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