Environmental Science Education: Pedagogy, Curricula and Funding

Regional Workshops



University of Maine-Farmington

Dates: Mon, Jun 25 Fri, Jun 29 (or Thu, Jun 28) 2001

States: CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT

Theme: Spatial Analysis

Problem: Predict effects of constructing a building near a campus stream using GPS/GIS mapping

Contact: Dan Buckley

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University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

Dates: Sat, Jul 28 Wed, Aug 1 (or Tue, Jul 31) 2001

States: IN, MI, NY, OH, PA, WV

Theme: Environmental Geophysics

Problem: Predict the effects of groundwater withdrawal by a new facility on the water table and a wetland using seismic refraction

Contact: Assad Panah

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Jackson State University, Alabama

Dates: Wed, Aug 8 Sun, Aug 12 (or Sat, Aug 11) 2001

States: AL, FL, LA, KY, MS, TN

Theme: Indicators of Stream Health/PCB Pollution

Problem: Removal of a subdivision with PCB-contaminated soil: What are PCB concentrations in the soil, how much loading occurs in the stream, and how are stream biota affected?

Contact: Frank Romano


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2002 Regional Workshops


Averett University Danville, Virginia

Dates: Tuesday June 4 through Saturday June 8, 2002

Theme: Stressed Stream Analysis: Finding a Hazardous Waste Site (PCB) Contamination Source in a Watershed


Laura Meder
Virginia Urbanik


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Coastal Carolina University Conway,, South Carolina

Dates: Friday July 19 through Tuesday July 23, 2002

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Theme: Assessing Biogeochemical Impacts of Non-point Source Pollution on Riverine Ecosystems

Susan Libes

Department of Marine Science
Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528-6054
Tel: 803-349-2218
Fax: 803-349-2926
Email: susan@coastal.edu


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2003 Regional Workshops



Bemidji State University

Dates: Sun, Jun 15 through Thu Jun 19 2003

Theme: Fate, Transport and Bioavailability of Contaminants in Lakes

Dr. Steven A. Spigarelli
Center for Environmental, Earth and Space Science
Bemidji State University
1500 Birchmont Drive NE
Bemidji, MN 56601
218-755-2910 (tel)
218-755-4107 (fax)

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Ouachita Baptist University

Dates: Tue, Jul 8 through Sat, Jul 12 2003

Theme: Field, Biotic Index and Toxicological Methods to Determine Water Quality


J. Timothy Knight
Biology Department
Ouachita Baptist University
Arkadelphia, AR 71998-0001
Tel: 501-245-5528
Fax: 501-245-5241
E-mail: knightT@obu.edu


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Western Wyoming Community College

Dates: Wed Jul 30 through Mon, Aug 4, 2003

Theme: Using Western Environmental Problems to Teach Science


Craig Thompson
Department of Engineering
Western Wyoming Community College
P.O. Box 428
Rock Springs, WY 82902
Tel: 307-382-1662
Fax: 307-382-7665
E-mail: cthompso@wwcc.cc.wy.us


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2004 Regional Workshops



Our Lady of the Lake University

Dates: Saturday, June 26 – Wednesday, June 30, 2004

Theme: Impacts of Urban Runoff on Surface Water Quality


Catherine Rainwater
Department of Biology
Our Lady of the Lake University
411 SW 24th Street
San Antonio, TX 78207
Tel: 210-434-6711, x-2278
Fax: 210-431-4090                                                            

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DeSales University

Dates: Saturday, July 17 – Wednesday, July 21, 2004

Theme: Detecting Hormonally Active Agents in Wastewater


Joseph Colosi
Department of Natural Sciences
DeSales University
2755 Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034
Tel: 610-282-1100, x-1288
Fax: 610-282-0525                                                             

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University of San Diego

Dates: Friday, July 30 – Tuesday, August 3, 2004

Theme: Impacts of Urban Runoff on Water Quality and Benthic Communities


Michel Boudrias
Department of Marine Sciences and Environmental Studies
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
Tel: 619-260-4794
Fax: 619-260-6874

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2005 Regional Workshops


Washington State University
Thursday, June 23 - Monday, June 27, 2005
Theme: "Comprehensive Assessment of Aquatic Ecosystem Health"
Barry Moore
Department of Natural Resource Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6410
Tel: 509-335-4006
Fax: 509-335-76862
bcmoore@mail.wsu.edu Subject line: NSF Workshop

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Northland College
Dates: Wednesday July 13 - Sunday July 17, 2005
Theme: Impacts of Runoff from a 'Green' Campus on Surface Water Quality
Richard Dowd
Environmental Science Department
Northland College
Ashland, WI 54806
Tel: 715-682-1209
Fax: 715-682-1849

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New York
Rochester Institute of Technology
Dates: Friday, July 29 - Tuesday, August 2, 2005
Theme: Integrating Geographic Information Systems (GIS) into Watershed
Karl Korfmacher
Environmental Studies Department
Rochester Institute of Technology
85 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5603
Tel: 585-475-5554
Fax: 585-475-4990
kfkscl@rit.edu Subject line: NSF workshop

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2006 Regional Workshops



Illinois - Governors State University

Karen D’Arcy and Timothy Gsell
Division of Science
Governors State University
1 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60466
Tel: 708-534-4526
Fax: 708-534-1641

Karen D'Arcy k-darcy@govst.edu



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