American Named the 2011 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate

The Stockholm International Water Institute ( announced yesterday that American environmental scientist Stephen R. Carpenter has been named the 2011 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate. Carpenter is a Professor of Zoology and Limnology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and will receive the 2011 Stockholm Water Prize. Professor Carpenter’s groundbreaking research has “shown how lake ecosystems are affected by the surrounding landscape and by human activities.”

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