User Profile


David Kirschtel
Boston, MA
Research Interests:
Biology, Computational Biology, Computer Science, Earth & Environment, Ecology, Education, Plant Biology, Science Policy
About CUAHSI-dk:
Trained as a community ecologist having worked primarily with stream diatoms (aka "snots on rocks in streams"), my interests have expanded to include science education and educational technology.
Klemow, Kenneth, Jennifer Riem, Teresa Mourad, and David Kirschtel. 2009. Assessing Faculty Use of Digital Resources to Teach Undergraduate Ecology: Can ESA's EcoEd Digital Library Save the Day? Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 90:286—295

Estelle McGroarty, Joyce Parker, Merle Heidemann, Heejun Lim, Mark Olson, Tammy Long, John Merrill, Samuel Riffell, James Smith, Ja net Batzli, and David Kirschtel. 2004. Supplementing Introductory Biology with On-Line Curriculum. Biochem. Educ. 32: 20-26.

H. Hillebrand, C.-D. Dürselen, D. Kirschtel, U. Pollingher and T. Zohary. 1999. Biovolume calculations for pelagic and benthic microalgae. J. Phycol. 35:403- 424.

E. A. Cassell, J. M. Dorioz, R. L. Kort, J. P. Hoffmann, D. W. Meals, D. B. Kirschtel, and D. C. Braun. 1998. Modeling phosphorus dynamics in ecosystems: mass balance and dynamic simulation approaches. J. Environ. Qual. 27:293-298.

A. D. Steinman, P. J. Mulholland, and D. B. Kirschtel. 1991. Interactive effects of nutrient reduction and herbivory on lotic periphyton communities. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 48:1951-1959.

P. J. Mulholland, A. D. Steinman, A. V. Palumbo, J. W. Elwood, D. B. Kirschtel. 1991. Role of nutrient recycling and herbivory in regulating periphyton communities in laboratory streams. Ecology. 72:966-982.

R. J. Stevenson, C. G. Peterson, D. B. Kirschtel, C. C. King, and N. C. Tuchman. 1991. Density-dependent growth, ecological strategies, and effects of nutrients and shading on benthic diatom succession in streams. J. Phycol. 27:59-69.
History of Education and Employment
2009 UCAR Science Advocate Award