Lynn M. L. Lauerman
To provide scientific editorial services, ranging from polishing to extensive rewriting, particularly in the fields of biological sciences, marine science, and oceanography. To write about scientific topics and issues in an effort to enhance the public's understanding of science.
December, 1998. Ph.D. Marine Biology. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego.
May, 1992. M.S. Marine Science. Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, San Jose State University.
May, 1988. B.S. Zoology (French minor). Duke University.
Professional & Research Experience:
1998-present. Free Lance Science Writer/Editor.
for Psychological Science & Current Directions in Psychological
Science (American Psychological Society journals).
Godward LLP, San Diego, CA.
Researcher, Biotech Patent Infringement Case.
The Moschovitis Group, New York, NY.
Executive Editor, Science & Technology Almanac 2002
Science and Technology Almanac 2000
Writer/Proofreader, Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Marine Sciences
1999 - 2002. Charles Scribner’s Sons Reference, New York, NY.
Copy Editor, Human Diseases and Conditions, Supplement 2, Infectious Diseases
Copy Editor, Human Diseases and Conditions, Supplement 1, Behavioral Health
Writer, Human Diseases and Conditions, Base Set
Copy Editor, Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia: Birds
1998 - 1999. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.
Freelance Copy Editor
Summer 1997. Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, VA.
Staff Reporter, State Desk/Health & Science Section during a ten-week summer internship sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
June 1996 - June 1997. Journal of Environment and Development, San Diego, CA.
Managing Editor - 2 issues; Associate Editor - 2 issues
1992 - 1998. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA.
1988 - 1992. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA.
Lauerman, L.M.L. (1998) Deep-sea epibenthic echinoderms and a temporally varying food supply: results from a long time-series study in the abyssal N.E. Pacific. University of CA, San Diego, Ph.D. Dissertation.
Lauerman, L.M.L. (1998) Diet and feeding behavior of the deep-water sea star Rathbunaster californicus (Fisher) in the Monterey Submarine Canyon. Bulletin of Marine Science 63:523-530.
Lauerman L.M.L. and R.S. Kaufmann (1998) Deep-sea epibenthic echinoderms and a temporally varying food supply: results from a one year time-series in the N.E. Pacific. Deep-Sea Research II 45: 817-842.
Shaw, T.J., J.M. Smoak, and L.M.L. Lauerman (1998) Scavenging of ex234Th, ex230Th, and ex210Pb by particulate matter in the water column of the California Continental Margin. Deep-Sea Research II 35: 763-779.
Lauerman, L.M.L., J.M. Smoak, T.J. Shaw, W.S. Moore, and K.L. Smith Jr. (1997) 234Th and 210Pb evidence for rapid ingestion of settling particles by mobile epibenthic megafauna in the abyssal NE Pacific. Limnology and Oceanography 42: 589-595.
Lauerman, L.M.L., R.S. Kaufmann, and K.L. Smith Jr. (1996) Distribution and abundance of epibenthic megafauna at a long time-series station in the abyssal NE Pacific. Deep-Sea Research 43: 1075-1103.
Warén, A. and L.M. Lewis (1994) Two new species of eulimid gastropods endoparasitic in asteroids. Veliger 37: 325-335.
Larson, R.J., G.I. Matsumoto, L.P. Madin, and L.M. Lewis (1992) Deep-sea benthic and benthopelagic medusae: recent observations from submersibles and a remotely operated vehicle. Bulletin of Marine Science 51(3): 277-286.
Lewis, L.M. (1992) Habitat use, diet, and parasitism of the seastar Rathbunaster californicus Fisher from the Monterey Submarine Canyon, California. Masters Thesis, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, San Jose State University, 77 pages.
Letters of Reference Available on Request