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Judith Meyer - November 14, 2006

Judith Meyer

Research Professor, Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia

"Birthplace of Rivers: The Diversity, Destruction, and Restoration of Headwater Streams"

8:00 PM Tuesday, November 14, 2006
University Theatre

Professor Meyer enjoys an international reputation as an expert on terrestrial-aquatic ecosystem interactions. In her lecture, she will discuss the ecological condition of America's river system with an emphasis on the importance of the smallest streams in the network.

"Forest-Stream Linkages in an Urbanizing Landscape"

4:10 PM Tuesday, November 14, 2006
North Underground Lecture Hall

You are cordially invited to attend a seminar with Judith Meyer. She received a Ph.D. from Cornell in 1978. The year before, she became an assistant professor of zoology at the University of Georgia and has been there ever since. In 1996, the university made her a distinguished research professor. An award-winning teacher and researcher, she has built an international reputation for her work on terrestrial-aquatic ecosystem interactions and related areas of research. Since 1972, her papers have appeared in leading scientific journals. Requests for her to give seminars and lectures have come from all over the world. She has served on the editorial boards of eight science journals and currently sits on the EPA Science Advisory Board. Extremely active in scientific societies, she is a past president of the Ecological Society of America. Congress calls on her for expert testimony about the nation’s river systems.