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Scientist Emeritus

Affiliation and Contact Information:

Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
2205 Commonwealth Blvd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105-2945
Phone: (734) 741-2019
FAX: (734) 741-2055

Fields of Specialization and Research Interests:

Nonindigenous aquatic species invasions; ballast water vector.


Ph.D., Texas A&M Univ., 1979, Chemical Oceanography
B.S.,  State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1969, Earth Science (Geology)

Professional Experience:

(2003 – present, 50%) Director, NOAA National Center for Research on Aquatic Invasive Species, NOAA/GLERL, Ann Arbor, Michigan
(2000-present) Senior Physical Scientist, NOAA/GLERL, Ann Arbor, Michigan
(1994-2000) Assistant to the Director/Senior Physical Scientist, NOAA/GLERL, Ann Arbor, Michigan
(1989-1994) Head, Biogeochemical Sciences Division/Supervisory Physical Scientist, NOAA/GLERL, Ann Arbor, Michigan
(1985-1989) Assistant to the Director/Senior Physical Scientist, NOAA/GLERL, Ann Arbor, Michigan
(1983-1985) Visiting Associate Professor, College of Oceanography, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
(1976-1985) Senior Research Oceanographer, Naval Ocean Research and Development Activity, Stennis Field, Mississippi
(1969-1976) Oceanographer, U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office, Suitland, Maryland.

Active Research Projects

Assessment of Coastwise Traffic Patterns and Management of Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Risk on NOBOBs and Coastwise Vessels of the Great Lakes and East Coast of the United States and Canada (Coastwise ANS).

Ballast Vector Research - Consolidation of NOBOB and Salinity/Brine Tolerance Projects

Great Lakes Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Information System (GLANSIS)

Other Recent Activities

NOAA Invasive Species Program Senior Management Team (2003 – present)
Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force - Research Committee (2005 - present; Chair in 2008)
Board of Directors, Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network (CAISN), University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada (Member, 2006-present).
Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Invasive Species (2000 - present; NOAA Representative; Member, Research Committee)
Technical Program Planning Committee, International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species (2003-present, NOAA member)

Recent Publications:

Santagata, S., Z.R. Gasiu-naite, E. Verling, J.R. Cordell, K. Eason1, J.S. Cohen, K. Bacela, G. Quilez-Badia, T.H. JOHENGEN, D.F. REID, and G.M. Ruiz. 2008. Effect of osmotic shock as a management strategy to reduce transfers of nonindigenous species among low-salinity ports by ships. Aquat. Inv. 3(1), 61-76.

Gray, D.K., T.H. JOHENGEN, D.F. REID, and H.J. MacIsaac (2007). Efficacy of open-ocean ballast water exchange as a means of preventing invertebrate invasions between freshwater ports. Limnol & Oceanogr, 52(6).

REID, D.F., T. JOHENGEN, H.J. MacIsaac, F.C. Dobbs, M. Doblin, L. Drake, G. Ruiz, P. T Jenkins, S. Santagata, C. van Overdijk, D. Gray, S. Ellis, Y. Hong, Y. Tang, F. Thomson, S. Heinemann, and S. Rondon. (2007). A Final Report for the Project "Identifying, Verifying, and Establishing Options for Best Management Practices for NOBOB Vessels.” National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, and University of Michigan Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research, Ann Arbor, 173 pp.

Ruiz, G. and D. F. REID. (2007). Current State of Understanding about the Effectiveness of Ballast Water Exchange (BWE) in Reducing Aquatic Nonindigenous Species (ANS) Introductions to the Great Lakes Basin and Chesapeake Bay, USA: Synthesis and Analysis of Existing Information. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Technical Memorandum GLERL-142, Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab, Ann Arbor, Michigan USA. September. 127 pp

RAIKOW,D.F., D.F. REID, E.R. Blatchley III, G. JACOBS AND P.F.LANDRUM (2007a). Effects of Proposed Physical Ballast Tank Treatments on Aquatic Invertebrate Resting Eggs. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26 (4): 717-725.

RAIKOW, D.F., D.F. REID AND P.F. LANDRUM (2007b). Aquatic invertebrate resting egg sensitivity to glutaraldehyde and sodium hypochlorite. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26(8): 1770-1773.

REID, D.F., R. STURTEVANT, and S.A. POTHOVEN. Calling on the public: Where in the Great Lakes basin is the newest aquatic invader, Hemimysis anomala? Aquatic Invaders 18(1):1-7 (2007).

REID, D.F. (2006). Conversion of Specific Gravity to Salinity for Ballast Water Regulatory Management. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Technical Memorandum GLERL-139. NOAA-GLERL, Ann Arbor, Michigan. November 2006. 24 pp.

Wilson, W. P. Chang, S. Verosto, P. Atsavapranee, D.F. REID and P.T. Jenkins (2006). Computational and Experimental Analysis of Ballast Water Exchange. Naval Engineers Journal 118 (3): 25-36.

RAIKOW, D.F., D.F. REID, E.E. MAYNARD, and P.F. LANDRUM (2006). Sensitivity of aquatic invertebrate resting eggs to SeaKleen® (Menadione): A test of potential ballast tank treatment options, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 25(2):552-559 (2006).

Last updated: 2008-04-09 mbl