Gene Likens

Gene Elden Likens is an American limnologist and ecologist. He cofounded the Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in 1963, and founded the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, New York in 1983.

Gene Likens was born in Pierceton, Indiana. Likens received his B.S. in zoology at Manchester University in 1957, followed by his M.S. in zoology in 1959 from the University of WisconsinMadison. He received his Ph.D. in zoology in 1962, also from the University of WisconsinMadison, for his thesis on Transport of radioisotopes in lakes.

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