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The UF Water Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. James Shortle, Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Environmental Economics and Director Environment and Natural Resources Institute, Penn State University will be the next speaker in the Smallwood Distinguished Scholar Seminar Series.

Dr. Shortle is the lead author of Pennsylvania Climate Impact Assessment completed in 2009 (http://enri.cas.psu.edu/announcements/ciar.pdf ), and he also contributed to the regional climate change impact assessment (Consortium for Atlantic Regional Assessment, 2000 - 2006, http://www.cara.psu.edu/about/ ).  His research focuses on two main areas: policy design to control agricultural water pollution, and the economic impacts of climate change.

March 4, 2010

Speaker: James Shortle<http://www.aers.psu.edu/faculty/JShortle/default.cfm>, Distinguished Professor of Agricultural and Environmental Economics, Director Environment and Natural Resources Institute, Penn State University
Seminar Title: Reforming Nonpoint Pollution Policy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Abstract<http://waterinstitute.ufl.edu/events/downloads/Shortle_Abstract.pdf>)
Time: 3 pm - 5 pm Thursday, March 4, 2010
Location: 209 Emerson Alumni Hall

The seminar will be videostreamed for off-campus viewers: http://at.ufl.edu/~video/main/index.php

Dr. Shortle is available to meet with interested students and faculty at the following times. Note slight change in meeting agenda!  Please contact Tatiana Borisova ([log in to unmask]) <mailto:[log in to unmask])%20or>  or Wendy Graham ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) for more information.

10:00am - 11:30am     Meeting with interested Faculty, 2108 McCarty B (hosted by Dr. Tatiana Borisova)
11:30am - 1:00pm       Lunch with members of the Water Institute Faculty Advisory Committee and State Agency Personnel (location TBD)
1:00pm   - 1:55 pm      Meeting with State Agency Personnel, 2108 McCarty B
1:55pm   - 2:45pm       Meeting with interested students, 2108 McCarty B (hosted by Dr. Tatiana Borisova)
3:00pm   - 5:00pm       Seminar in  209  Emerson Hall
Wendy Graham
Carl S. Swisher Chair in Water Resources
Director UF Water Institute
PO Box 116601
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32611-6601
Phone 352-392-5893 x 2113
Email  [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>
www.waterinstitute.ufl.edu<http://www.waterinstitute.ufl.edu/>