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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Director
Institution
HEED MD Program ( HEED)
428 Forest Ave Teaneck, NJ 07666
Address
428 Forest Ave
Teaneck
NJ
07666
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel 201-530-0446
Email
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Website http://www.heedmd.org
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree Ph.D.
Job type Teaching/Education , Research , Data Management , Information Management & Library , Natural Resource Management , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Climatology, Meteorology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution , Research Support Services , Limnology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Climatology, Meteorology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Pollution , Research Support Services , Limnology
Research Activities We collect information relevant to All taxa involved in morbidity mortality and disease, translocation, invasion, and threatened staus. HEEDMD staff collect observational data to: -> Recoup prior funded investment -> Rescue old data to answer new questions -> Reunify place/time records irrespective of reporter -> Reconstruct phenomenon indicators using proxies -> Reuse thematic data for hypothesis formation HEED MD methods include: ->Mining of the thousands of scholarly publications and government documents relevant to disturbance information for data discovery. ->Use of canonical semantic keyword associations and neural networks to assist in data recovery. ->Facilitating training workshops designed to build research consensus and inter-institutional coordination. ->Consideration of mass media reports and observational contributions from voluntary observers and the general public to gain better geographic spread and augment time series.
Research Region 102
Comments Consortium HQ has rotated from Harvard University to University of New Hampshire to Columbia University campuses. At present it is located off-campus. The NJ location is a permanent address.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Benjamin SHERMAN)

Rose, J.B., P.R. Epstein, E.K. Lipp, B.H. Sherman, S.M. Bernard, J.A. Patz. 2001. Climate Variability and Change in the United States: Potential Impacts on Water-and Foodborne Diseases Caused by Microbiologic Agents. Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 109, Supplement 2, May 2001.
Sherman, B.H. and P.R. Epstein [2001]. Past Anomalies as a Diagnostic tool for Evaluating Multiple Marine Ecological Disturbance. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment Vol. 7, No. 5. pp.1493-1517
Sherman, B.H. [2001]. A Prototype Methodology for the Assessment of Multiple Ecological Disturbance in the Baltic Sea. Indicators in Health and Ecological Risk Assessment. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment Vol. 7, No. 5. pp.1519-1540
Sherman. B.H., [2000]. Marine Disturbance, A Survey of Morbidity, Mortality and Disease Events. Marine Pollution Bulletin Vol.41. No 1-6, pp.232-254
Sherman. B.H., [2000]. Marine Ecosystem Health as an Expression of Morbidity, Mortality and Disease Events. Seas at the Millennium. An Environmental Evaluation. Chapter 122. Volume III.Global Issues and Processes. Edited by C. Sheppard. Pergamon, New York.pp. 211-234.
HEED 1998. Health Ecological and Economic Dimensions of Global Change Program. Marine Ecosystems: Emerging Diseases As Indicators Of Change. Health of the Oceans from Labrador to Venezuela. Year of the Ocean HEED HEED [1998]. Health Ecological and Economic Dimensions of Global Change Program. Marine Ecosystems: Emerging Diseases As Indicators Of Change. Health of the Oceans from Labrador to Venezuela. Year of the Ocean Special Report. NOAA-OGP and NASA Grant number NA56GP 0623. (Eds.) P.R. Epstein, B.H. Sherman, E.S. Siegfried, A Langston, S Prasad, B. Mckay. December 1998. Published by The Center for Conservation Medicine and CHGE Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. 85p


Created: 2003-07-18 Last Updated: 2011-05-14 by Benjamin SHERMAN