Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Walter Adey

Research Botanist Emeritus
Department / Division
  • B.S., MIT; Geophysics
  • MIT/Harvard University; Graduate Work,Biology/Paleontology
  • PhD, University of Michigan; Botany
Research Interests

Biosystematics of coralline algae; algal biogeography; coral reef metabolism and its relationship to the algal community; benthic ecosystem dynamics in relation to algae; microcosm and mesocosm techniques; solar/algal methods in aquaculture and municipal/industrial water purification.