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SUNY-ESF Hosts Women in Scientific and Environmental Professions Speaker Series

1/29, 2/19, 3/5, *4/9 & 4/16


The lineup of speakers for the Women in Scientific and Environmental Professions has been announced. The 2002 spring speaker series is sponsored by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and ESF’s Women’s Caucus.

This year’s programs are:

“Conserving Biodiversity in Viet Nam and Bolivia: The Need for Adaptive Management” by Dr. Eleanor Sterling, director of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History in New York City, on Jan. 29.

“Living by Gathering in a Forested Landscape: Non-timber Forest Products in the Northeast” by Dr. Marla R. Emery, research geographer, USDA Forest Service Northeastern Research Station in Burlington, Vt., on Feb. 19.

“Architecture of a Wood Cell Wall: Concentric Rings or Helical Plates?” by Dr. Audrey Zink-Sharp, associate professor of wood mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va. on March 5.

*April 9
"Facing the Future: Meeting the Information Challenges for Natural Resources Management"
Dr. Susan Stafford, Forest Sciences Department Head and Professor of Applied Statistics and Research Information Management, Colorado State University. Co-sponsored by the Faculty of Forest and Natural Resources Management as the annual Farnsworth Lecture.
3 to 4:30 p.m., 5 Illick Hall, on the SUNY-ESF campus.

April 16
“Unstable Oceans and the Long Memory of Coral Reefs”
Dr. Ellen Druffel, professor, Earth Systems Science Department, University of California-Irvine.
4 to 5 p.m., 140 Baker Laboratory on the SUNY-ESF campus

For more information, go to www.esf.edu/womenscaucus.

*added after original schedule published