This is a reminder that Professor Ray Huffaker will present the next lecture in the Smallwood Distinguished Scholar Seminar Series today! October 2, 2008 Ray Huffaker<http://waterinstitute.ufl.edu/events/downloads/huffaker_bio.pdf>, Professor and Chair, Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida. Seminar Title: Economic dynamics of reservoir sedimentation management using hydrosuction dredging Abstract<http://waterinstitute.ufl.edu/events/downloads/huffaker_abstract.pdf> (PDF) Time: 3-5 pm Thursday, October 2, 2008 Location: 122 Rogers Hall Ray Huffaker joined the University of Florida as Professor and Chair of the Food and Resource Economics Department this Fall. Ray specializes in natural resource economics and law, and economic dynamics. He holds a Ph.D. in agricultural economics and a J.D. specializing in natural resource and environmental law both from the University of California, Davis. His research focuses on economic, ecological, and public policy issues at the interface between agriculture and the environment. His particular research in water resources focuses on agricultural water conservation, optimal control of reservoir sedimentation, and water law and policy. Please join us to welcome Professor Huffaker to the University of Florida and to the UF Water Institute.