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Parley V. Winger

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Warnell School of Forest Resources
University of Georgia
Athens, GA  30602 

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Telephone: 706-546-2146

Fax: 706-546-2109

Email: Parley_Winger@usgs.gov

Volunteer/Emeritus Scientist

Primary Responsibilities: 
Field Station Leader, Research on Aquatic Ecosystems 

Education/Training: 

B.S. (2), Idaho State University (1966)
M.S., Idaho State University (1968)
Ph.D., Brigham Young University (1972)

Areas of Expertise/Interest: Aquatic Ecology; Aquatic Toxicology; Sediment and Pore-Water Chemistry and Toxicity; Benthic Macroinvertebrates, Stream and River Bioassessment; Effects of Physical and Chemical Perturbations on Aquatic Ecosystems.
Accomplishments/Awards/Achievements: 
Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Georgia (1978-present); Assistant Professor, Tennessee Technological University (1974-1978); American Men and Women of Science, Physical and Biological Sciences (1979);  Who’s Who in Georgia (1982).

Active Projects: 
Technical Assistance on Contaminant Problems in the Southeastern United States 

Impacts of the textile industry on Georgia's waters

Sediment Quality in Canals that Discharge into Biscayne Bay, Dade County, Florida 

Publications/Products: 

Winger, P.V. and P.J. Lasier. 1990. A vacuum-operated pore-water extractor for estuarine and freshwater sediments.  Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol.  21:321-423.

Winger, P.V., P.J. Lasier and B.P. Jackson. 1998. The influence of extraction procedure on ion concentrations in sediment pore water. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 35:8-13.

Winger, P.V. and P.J. Lasier. 1998. Toxicity of sediment collected upriver and downriver of major cities along the lower Mississippi River;.  Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 35:213-217.

Winger, P.V., P.J. Lasier, D.H. White, J.T. Seginak. 2000. Effects of contaminants in dredge material from the lower Savannah River. Archiv. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 38:128-136.

Lasier, P.J., P.V. Winger, K.J. Bogenrieder. 2000. Toxicity of manganese to Ceriodaphnia dubia and Hyalella azteca. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol

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