Title: Ecotoxicologist, Entomologist
Aquatic Ecotoxicology; effects of environmental contaminants on invertebrate populations and communities.
Aquatic Ecotoxicology with emphasis on freshwater insects, mollusks and crustaceans; assessing anthropogenic impacts on benthic macroinvertebrate communities; trophic transfer of contaminants; effects of contaminants on invertebrate bioenergetics; impacts of coal-associated contaminants; invasive species.
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University of Illinois Extension Award of Excellence for Outstanding or Innovative Program (Team) for Insect Expo. October 2006.
Illinois Natural History Survey Outstanding New Staff Member Award. 2005.
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Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Illinois State Academy of Sciences
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Levengood JM, Soucek DJ, Taylor CA, Gay D. Available online. Mercury in small Illinois fishes: Historical perspectives and current issues. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. DOI 10.1007/s10661-012-3040-z.
Soucek DJ, Dickinson A. 2012. Acute toxicity of nitrate and nitrite to sensitive freshwater insects, mollusks, and a crustacean. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 62(2):233-242
Soucek DJ, Dickinson A, Koch B. 2011. Acute and chronic toxicity of boron to a variety of freshwater organisms. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30(8):1906-1914.
Soucek DJ, Linton TK, Tarr CD, Dickinson A, Wickramanayake N, Delos CG, Cruz LA. 2011. Influence of water hardness and sulfate on the acute toxicity of chloride to sensitive freshwater invertebrates. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 30(4):930-938.
Soucek DJ, Dickinson A, Cropek DM. 2010. Effects of millimeter wave carbon fibers on filter-feeding freshwater invertebrates. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 73:500-506. Highlighted Article.
Soucek DJ. 2007. Sodium sulfate impacts feeding, specific dynamic action, and growth rate in the freshwater bivalve Corbicula fluminea. Aquatic Toxicology 83:315-322.
Soucek DJ. 2007. Bioenergetic effects of sodium sulfate on the freshwater crustacean Ceriodaphnia dubia. Ecotoxicology 16:317-325.
Soucek DJ. 2007. Comparison of hardness- and chloride-regulated acute effects of sodium sulfate on two freshwater crustaceans. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26(4): 773-779.
Soucek DJ, Kennedy AJ. 2005. Effects of hardness, chloride, and acclimation on the acute toxicity of sulfate to freshwater invertebrates. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 24:1204-1210.
Soucek DJ, Cherry DS, Currie RJ, Latimer HA, Trent GC. 2000. Laboratory to field validation in an integrative assessment of an acid mine drainage impacted watershed. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 19:1036-1043.
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President of Ozark-Prairie Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 2007-2008.
Manuscript reviewer for: Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology; Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology; Environmental Pollution; Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry; Hydrobiologia, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, Science of the Total Environment.
|Education: PhD, Biology, Virgina Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 2001|
MS, Zoology, Clemson University, SC, 1997
BA, Zoology, Miami University, Oxford OH, 1993
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