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.