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A. Keith Miles

Keith Miles is the Center Director of the Western Ecological Research Center.


  • Community ecology
  • Contaminants
  • Cumulative effects
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Invertebrate ecology
  • Marine mammal ecology
  • Nearshore marine ecology


Professional Experience

  • Research Biologist, USGS, Western Ecological Research Center, Jun 1997-present

    Graduate Faculty, Graduate Group in Ecology, University of California, Davis, Jan 1998-present

    Research Biologist, National Biological Service, Davis, California, Oct 1993-Jun 1997

    Research Biologist, USFWS, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Maryland, Jul 1986-Oct 1993

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Wildlife Ecology, Oregon State University 1987

    M.S., Wildlife Biology, Oregon State University 1976

    B.S., Zoology, Howard University 1972

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Ecological Society of America

    Estuarine Research Federation

    Northern California Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

    Pacific Estuarine Research Society

    The Wildlife Soc

Science and Products