Tuesday, June 18, 2013
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- ESF Faculty, Students Participate in Ecological Economics Summit
- Economic Development Project Focuses on ESF Willow Project
- ESF Partners in $15M NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant
- ESF Receives Prestigious Climate Leadership Award
- ESF, Upstate Receive Technology Accelerator Award
- ESF College Foundation Honors Miller for Teaching Achievement
- Fabius-Pompey HEROS Science Club Partners with ESF
- ESF Cheers for Student Athletes
- ESF Alumnus Inducted into NGA Hall of Fame
- Germain's Research Focuses on Working Forests
- ESF Student Named Scholar Athlete
- College Begins Expansion of Centennial Hall
Environmental Science Lessons Draw Scouts to ESF
Graduate student shows off hydrology lab
Members of Boy Scout Troop 40 of Longhouse Council got some lessons in hydrology when they met in Baker Laboratory at ESF. The scouts, who were working on environmental science merit badges, got to see a flume in action with the help of ERE graduate student Mike Fay.
The scouts met in the James M. Hassett Laboratory for the Study of Hydrology and Hydraulics. The lab contains a 7-meter sediment and water recirculating flume, a 3-meter teaching flume, a river hydraulics table and other field and laboratory equipment. The lab was named in honor of a longtime ESF faculty member who chaired the Department of Environmental Resources Engineering (ERE).
ESF Professor Theodore Dibble, associate chair of the Department of Chemistry, is the scouts' official counselor for the environmental science merit badge.
The boys are from Manlius, Fayetteville, DeWitt and Syracuse.