This Week's Thursday Night Sevilleta Summer Seminar Speaker - Dr. Cliff Dahm
This weeks seminar is being presented by UNM Biology Professor Cliff Dahm, entitled: "A New Mexican Amidst the Water Wars of California." Cliff Dahm received a PhD in oceanography and aquatic ecology from Oregon State University in 1980 and a bachelor’s degree from Boise State University, and he is now a professor of biology at the University of New Mexico, Albuqeruque, where he heads the Hydrogeoecology Studies Group. His research interests encompass stream ecosystems, stream and groundwater interactions, microbial ecology, microbial and chemical processes in volcanic environments, nutrient cycling, and dissolved organic carbon in streams.
He has also worked as a science advisor to the South Florida Water Management District, helping guide ecosystem restoration programs on the Kissimmee River, and has served as a peer reviewer for setting flows and levels for healthy rivers in the Tampa Bay area. More recently, Cliff has been involved in water management and drought issues in the Southwest, addressing ammonia toxicity to fish, setting minimum flows and evaluating storage options.
Date: Aug. 2, 2012
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: UNM Sevilleta Field Station, OLD Conference Room/Patio Building Potluck Theme: Mediterranean Night Potluck!
Driving Directions to the Station:
The UNM Sevilleta Field Station is located - on South I-25, Exit 169 (50 min. south of ABQ, 20 min. north of Socorro) After you exit the interstate, you will turn WEST at the stop sign. Follow the paved road all the way up and you'll see a small brown sign on the right - that directs you to the UNM Sevilleta Field Station. (As you pass from a paved to gravel road, the Fish & Wildlife Visitor Center should be on your Left - if it is not - you are on the wrong road).