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PNNL scientist appointed American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists Fellow

November 11, 2004 Share This!

RICHLAND, Wash. – Duane Neitzel, a scientist at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, has been awarded the status of Fellow in the American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists (AIFRB). It's the highest honor the Institute bestows upon a member. Neitzel was selected for this recognition based on his extensive research into hatchery and fisheries projects on the Columbia River and throughout the Columbia Basin.

Neitzel has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of biology and aquatic ecosystems. His research currently is focused on the assessment of impacts to aquatic ecosystems from the development and production of energy, and the management of hazardous wastes. Neitzel's work has appeared in more than 100 journal articles, symposium proceedings and technical reports.

He earned a bachelor's degree in zoology from the University of Washington in 1968 and a master's degree in biology from Washington State University in 1982.

Tags: Energy, Fundamental Science, Biology

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