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William D. Taylor

Job Title: Professor
Employer: University of Waterloo
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
High School attended: East York Collegiate Institute
Further Education: University of Toronto (B.Sc., Ph.D.).
Geographic focus of research: Ontario, including Laurentian Great Lakes, plus other lakes and rivers, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi

Brief synopsis of current research:
Aquatic ecology, including nutrient cycles, plankton biology and stream ecology. Special interests in the ecology of free-living protozoa and the phosphorus cycle. Also bioaccumulation of persistent organochlorines, top-down effects in lakes, and related food-web issues.