The International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae (ISSHA) has prepared a short biography on Don as part of their series on HAB Trail Blazers.
WHOI Researcher Profile: Don Anderson, Holding Back Red Tide
The ocean is teeming with plants, and most of them are good for marine animals and the planet as a whole. But as with anything in life, it is possible to have too much of a good thing. Biologist Don Anderson studies an insidious and sometimes fatal form of overindulgence: harmful algal blooms.
Algae are microscopic, single-celled plants that live in the oceans and many other bodies of water. Most species of algae (a form of phytoplankton) are plentiful, harmless, and incredibly valuable as the chief energy producers at the base of the marine food web, without which higher life on this planet would not exist...
NIEHS Frontiers in Environmental Science Lecture Series
On August 31, 2007, Don Anderson was the featured speaker in the NIEHS Frontiers in Environmental Sciences Lecture Series. The article is available here.
Don Anderson receives Yasumoto Lifetime Achievement Award
In September 2006, Don Anderson received the Yasumoto Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae (ISSHA). The award was granted at the 12th International Conference on Harmful Algae, held in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Yasumoto Award is the most prestigious award given in the harmful algal bloom field.