Dr. Doug Oliver was born in Toronto, Canada and joined the faculty at LU in 2003.
Prior to joining Dr. Oliver has done ecological research on effects of a nuclear power
plant on bass in one of the Great Lakes; abundance of another sport fish in another of
the Great Lakes; interactions of nutrients, plankton, fish and plants in Okefenokee
Swamp; and effects of mining and reclamation on aquatic plants and animals in Florida. He
has spoken to colleges, public schools, radio programs, churches and other groups on a
scientific case for creation. He currently teaches environmental biology and creation
studies here at LU. He likes to SCUBA dive and snorkel, especially offshore in the South.
Doug was married in 2005 to his very beautiful wife Nancy. 

Articles

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Mile-a-minute Weed, (Polygonum perfoliatum L.), an Invasive Vine in Natural and Disturbed Sites, Castanea (1996)

Polygonum perfoliatum L. (Polygonaceae) or mile-a-minute weed, from eastern Asia, has been spreading through wild...

 

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A Review of the Biology of Giant Salvinia, Journal of Aquatic Plant Management (1993)

Giant salvinia (Salviniaceae) is a potentially serious aquatic weed that is native to Brazil. It...

 

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Consumption Rates, Evacuation Rates and Diets of Pygmy Killifish, Leptolucania ommata, and Mosquitofish, Gambusia affinis in the Okefenokee Swamp, Brimleyana (1991)

I studied feeding dynamics of Leptolucania ommata and Gambusia affinis in the Okefenokee Swamp. Both...

 

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Drop-Box Technique for Quantitative Sampling of Macrofauna and Aquatic Plants at Restored and Natural Wetlands (with Andrew J. Leslie and William M. Bartodziej), Ecological Restoration (1991)
 

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Residual influence of macronutrient enrichment on the aquatic food web of an Okefenokee Swamp abandoned bird rookery (with Steven A. Schoenberg), Oikos (1989)

We present evidence for residual nutrient enrichment of diverse components of a blackwater marsh, by...