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Details of Dr. Jeffrey M Reutter   


Gender male
Job title Special Advisor
Department Ohio State University
Ohio State University, Ohio Sea Grant College Program ( OSU)
1314 Kinnear Rd Area 100 Columbus OH 43212-1156
1314 Kinnear Rd.
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel (614)292-8949
Fax (614)292-4364
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Website http://www-ohiosg.osc.edu/OhioSeagrant
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Degree Ph.D. Environmental Biology, Ohio St., MS Fisheries Management, Ohio St. , BS Fisheries Management, Ohio St.
Job type Institutional Management
Research Area(s) Limnology , Limnology
Research Activities Jeffrey M. Reutter began working on Lake Erie at Stone Laboratory in 1971 and directed 4 programs at The Ohio State University from 1 November 1987 to 31 March 2015: F.T. Stone Laboratory, the Ohio Sea Grant College Program, the Center for Lake Erie Area Research, and the Great Lakes Aquatic Ecosystem Research Consortium, a consortium of top scientists at 12 Ohio colleges. He also served as acting director for all or parts of 1984, 85, and 86. When he retired as Director he accepted a part-time appointment as a Special Advisor for the programs. He received his BS and MS from OSU in fisheries management and his Ph.D. from OSU in Environmental Biology. He has been a member of the Ocean Research and Resources Advisory Panel, serving many federal agencies and offices, where he chaired the Education Sub-Panel and served on the Research to Application Task Force. He served for 21 years on the Council of Great Lakes Research Managers for the International Joint Commission in US State Department with 6 years as US Co-Chair, and has been the President of the National Association of Marine Laboratories (NAML) and the Ohio State Chapter of the Scientific Research Society, Sigma Xi. He is the US Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Regional Research Information Network (GLRRIN), the Lake Erie Millennium Network, and the Objectives and Loadings Task Team for Annex 4 (nutrients) of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. He served for 12 years on the Board of the Great Lakes Protection Fund and is currently a trustee for The Nature Conservancy in Ohio, the Alliance for the Great Lakes, and the Cleveland Water Alliance. Dr. Reutter is an aquatic biologist and limnologist, the author of over 150 technical reports and journal articles, and a frequent lecturer on issues related to the changing Lake Erie ecosystem, harmful algal blooms, nutrient loading, aquatic invasive species, linking environmental health and coastal economic development, Great Lakes research needs and priorities, the importance of science education and research, and the importance of scientists communicating with the public. While at OSU he has aided in the development of 22 endowments and supported over 2200 students with scholarships, fellowships, and part-time work. He has been the principal investigator on over $50 million in grants and contracts.
Research Region 102

Group(s): GLODIR
Created: 1997-02-14 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Jeffrey REUTTER