Dennis Vander Meer

Staff Diatomist

Dennis Vander Meer trained in diatom and soft algal taxonomy at the Lakeside Laboratory of the University of Northern Iowa. He has contributed to the taxonomy of Nearctic Diatoms by authoring pages on the Diatom Taxonomy Website (Diatoms of the United States). Dennis has been providing diatom taxonomic determinations at Rhithron for more than 10 years.