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David J Soucek
soucek
Email: soucek@illinois.edu
Title: Ecotoxicologist, Entomologist
Mailing address:
1816 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
US
Office address:
Address mailcode: 652
Office room:
Location: NRSA
Phone: 217-265-5489
  
Fax: 217-333-8076

Activities:
Research:

Aquatic toxicology; Toxicity of major ions; Developing/improving invertebrate toxicity testing methods; Research in support of updating water quality criteria for protection of aquatic life; Sediment toxicity

Message to students:
Recognition:
Professional affiliations:

Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Selected publications:

Timpano AJ, Schoenholtz SH, Soucek DJ, Zipper CE.  2018. Benthic macroinvertebrate community response to salinization in headwater streams in Appalachia USA over multiple years.  Ecological Indicators 91:645-656.

Timpano AJ, Zipper CE, Soucek DJ, Schoenholtz SH.  2018. Seasonal patterns of anthropogenic salinization in temperate forested headwater streams.  Water Research 133:8-18.

Soucek DJ, Mount DR, Dickinson A, Hockett JR.  2018. Influence of dilution water ionic composition on acute major ion toxicity to the mayfly Neocloeon triangulifer.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 37(5):1330-1339. 

Soucek DJ, Dickinson A.  2016. Influence of chloride on chronic toxicity of nitrate to Ceriodaphnia dubia and Hyalella azteca.  Ecotoxicology. 25:1406-1416

Ivey CD, Ingersoll CG, Brumbaugh WG, Hammer EJ, Mount DR, Hockett JR, Norberg-King TJ, Soucek DJ, Taylor L. 2016.  Using an inter-laboratory study to revise methods for conducting 10- to 42-d water or sediment toxicity tests with Hyalella azteca.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35:2439-2447

Soucek DJ, Dickinson A, Major KM.  2016.  Selection of food combinations to optimize survival, growth, and reproduction of the amphipod Hyalella azteca in static-renewal, water only laboratory exposures. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35:2407-2415

Boehme EA, Zipper CE, Schoenholtz SH, Soucek DJ, Timpano AJ.  2016. Temporal dynamics of benthic macroinvertebrate communities and their response to elevated specific conductance in Appalachian coalfield headwater streams.  Ecological Indicators 64:171-180

Soucek DJ, Lazo-Wasem EA, Taylor CA, Major KM.  2015.  Description of two new species of Hyalella (Amphipoda: Hyalellidae) from eastern North America with a revised key to North American members of the genus.  Journal of Crustacean Biology 35(6):814-829.

Soucek DJ, Mount DR, Dickinson A, Hockett JR, McEwen AR.  2015.  Contrasting effects of chloride on growth, reproduction, and toxicant sensitivity in two genetically distinct strains of Hyalella azteca.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34:2354-2362

Ciparis S, Phipps A, Soucek DJ, Zipper CE, Jones JW.  2015.  Effects of environmentally relevant mixtures of major ions on a freshwater mussel.  Environmental Pollution 207:280-287

Soucek DJ, Dickinson A.  2015.  Full-life chronic toxicity of sodium salts to the mayfly Neocloeon triangulifer in tests with laboratory cultured food.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34(9):2126-2137

Timpano AJ, Schoenholtz SH, Soucek DJ, Zipper CE.  2015.  Salinity as a limiting factor for biological condition in mining-influenced Central Appalachian headwater streams.  Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 51:240-250

Major KM, Soucek DJ, Giordano R, Wetzel MJ, Soto-Adames F.  2013. The common ecotoxicology laboratory strain of Hyalella azteca is genetically distinct from most wild strains sampled in eastern North America.  Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry 32(11):2637-2647

Soucek DJ, Dickinson A, Major KM, McEwen AR.  2013.  Effect of test duration and feeding on relative sensitivity of genetically distinct clades of Hyalella azteca.  Ecotoxicology 22:1359-1366

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, 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.  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

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Program affiliates:
Amy Dickinson

Professional society involvement and activities:

2012:  Member of steering/organizing committee for US Environmental Protection Agency sponsored Workshop on Evaluating the Effects of Major Ions on Aquatic Organisms. Chicago, IL

2010 – present: Member of Workgroup tasked with updating the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (2000) “Methods for Measuring the Toxicity and Bioaccumulation of Sediment-associated Contaminants with Freshwater Invertebrates”

2010 – present:  Member of Scientific Advisory Panel to US Environmental Protection Agency on Ecological Impacts Associated with Mountaintop Mining and Valley Fills

2010:  Member of steering/organizing committee for US Environmental Protection Agency sponsored Workshop on Advancing Methods for Culture and Toxicity Testing with the Amphipod Hyalella azteca. Chicago, IL

2008 – present: Member of Board of Directors, Ozark-Prairie Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

2007:  President of Ozark-Prairie Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

 2006:  Vice President of Ozark-Prairie Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Manuscript reviewer for: Annales de Limnologie; Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology; Biological Invasions; BMC Physiology; Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology; Ecotoxicology; Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety; Environmental Monitoring and Assessment; Environmental Pollution; Environmental Toxicology; Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry; Hydrobiologia; Journal of the American Water Resources Association; Journal of Heredity; Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry; Journal of the North American Benthological Society (Freshwater Science); Polar Biology; Science of the Total Environment; Walkerana

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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