The UF Water Institute is pleased to announce that Professor Foster Brown will be the next speaker in the Smallwood Distinguished Scholar Seminar Series.
Thursday November 6, 2008
Foster Brown, Senior Scientist, Governance & Sustainable Development Woods Hole Research Center and Professor Graduate Program in Ecology and Natural Resource Management, Federal University of Acre (UFAC), Rio Branco, Brazil<http://www.whrc.org/about_us/whos_who/CV/fbrown.htm>,
Co-hosted by UF Tropical Conservation and Development Program (http://www.latam.ufl.edu/tcd/)
Seminar Title: "Building an early warning system for droughts and flooding in the MAP Region of southwestern Amazonia"
Time: 3 pm Thursday, November 6, 2008
Location: 282 Reitz Union
Dr. Brown's research interests center on what constitutes and how to attain sustainable development in the Amazon Basin; he coordinates the Research Center's program dealing with deforestation, water quality, and land use in the Brazilian Amazon and directs the program for human resource development in Third World countries.
Dr. Brown will be meeting with interested faculty and students on both Thursday Nov 6th and Friday Nov 7th. Please contact Lisette Staal ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) if you would like to meet with Dr. Brown while he is here.