Hans Paerl

University of North Carolina Institute of Marine Sciences

Term: 2022 - 2025

Monitoring and Assessment Team Assignment: Water Resources

STAC Member Since: January 2013, also served July 2004 – June 2007

Title: William R. Kenan Professor, Marine and Environmental Sciences Department: Institute of Marine Sciences

Organization: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Education: PhD Ecology-Limnology, University of California, Davis (1973); BS Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis (1969)

Primary Focus Area: Nutrient-productivity-eutrophication (water quality)

Secondary Focus Area(s): Algal blooms, effects of climate change on water quality

Career Experiences: 1967-69 Staff Research Associate, Zoology Department, Univ. of California, Davis; 1967-70 Teaching Assistant in Limnology and Oceanography, Zoology Department and Institute of Ecology, University of California, Davis; 1971-73 Research Associate, Division of Environmental Studies and Tahoe Research Group 1973-75 Post-Doctoral Research Limnologist, Division of Environmental Studies, University of California, Davis; 1975-77 Research Scientist (Limnologist-Microbiologist) Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research, Taupo, New Zealand; 1978 Visiting Scientist - Canada Centre for Inland Waters, Environment Canada; 1978- present William R. Kenan Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Marine Sciences, UNC Chapel Hill