National Medal of Science - Biological Sciences 2001
Zoologist. Ecosystem ecology, biogeochemistry, acid rain, human impacts on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Linked fossil fuel combustion to acid rain. Founder, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Hubbard Book Experimental Forest. Celebrating 50 years as a Forest Service National Scientific Treasure. Forest Science Review.
'Rivers On Rolaids': How Acid Rain Is Changing Waterways. National Public Radio, September 13, 2013 3:06 AM ET
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Doctor of Science degree, 1985.
Dr. Gene E. Likens. Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies [The science behind environmental solutions].
Name: Gene Elden Likens
Birth: 6 January 1935 Pierceton, Indiana USA
Title: Director and President and G. Evelyn Hutchinson Chair in Ecology
Affiliation: Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Citation: "For his discovery of acid rain in North America and his sustained leadership in developing the fields of ecology and ecosystem science." Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on June 12, 2002."
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Patents: Likens has not patented his discoveries
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