Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario
B.Sc., Chemistry and Geology (Hons.), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Ph.D., Geochemistry, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Environment Canada, Citation of Excellence, 1997
Research Scientist - Group Leader, Acid Rain Aquatic Effects
CURRENT S&T / RESEARCH
Contributing to Environment Canada’s mandate to reduce the risks to Canadians and their environment posed by air pollutants, particularly acid rain
Expertise: environmental geochemistry, chemical limnology, precipitation chemistry; acid rain aquatic effects; lake and watershed mass budgets; and acidification assessments
Member of the UN Economic Commission for Europe ICP Taskforce on Acidification of Lakes and Rivers
Research grant and journal paper reviews; guest editor of journal special volumes
Chairman of the Turkey Lakes Watershed Study Steering Committee
Jeffries, D.S., D.K. McNicol and R.C. Weeber. 2005. Chapter 6: Effects on Aquatic Chemistry and Biology, p. 203-278. In 2004 Canadian Acid Deposition Science Assessment. Environment Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
Jeffries, D.S. and R. Ouimet. 2005. Chapter 8: Critical Loads – Are they being exceeded? p. 341-368. In 2004 Canadian Acid Deposition Science Assessment. Environment Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
Jeffries, D.S., T.A. Clair, S. Couture, P.J. Dillon, J. Dupont, W. Keller, D.K. McNicol, M.A. Turner, R. Vet and R. Weeber. 2003. Assessing the recovery of lakes in south-eastern Canada from the effects of acidic deposition. Ambio. 32(3): 176-182.
Jeffries, D.S., T.G. Brydges, P.J. Dillon and W. Keller. 2003. Monitoring the results of Canada/U.S.A. acid rain control programs: some lake responses. Environ. Monit. Assess. 88:3-19.
Jeffries, D.S., R.G. Semkin, F.D. Beall and J. Franklyn. 2002. Temporal trends in water chemistry in the Turkey Lakes Watershed, Ontario, Canada, 1982-1999. Wat. Air Soil Pollut.: Focus. 2(1):5-22.
Jeffries, D.S., D.C.L. Lam, I. Wong and M.D. Moran. 2000. Assessment of changes in lake pH arising from present levels of and expected reductions in acidic deposition. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 57(2):40-49.