Pollution and Water Resources: Scientific and Institutional Aspects

  • Founded
    1968
  • Seminar Number
    495A

The purpose of this seminar is to explore the effects pollution and environmental regulation on water and related environmental resources. Proceedings of the seminar, collections of the lectures, are published yearly. To date, forty volumes have been published. Besides these volumes, the seminar has contributed over forty articles written in seven languages abroad and in the United States. The research institute of the seminar, the American Academy of Ocean Sciences, conducted research actively from 1969 to 1985. During the past thirty years, thirty-three graduate students have participated in the seminar and their participation has been credited toward their studies.


Chair
Richard W. Lo Pinto
Professor of Biology, Fairleigh Dickinson University
lopintor@fdu.edu

Rapporteur
Joann LoPinto
lopintor@fdu.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

09/15/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:45 PM
Hazards and Benefits of Fracking for Natural Gas
Dr. Alexander Gates, Rutgers University Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Abstract




10/27/2016 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:45 PM
Untreated Wastewater Discharges to NYC Waterways Enhance Greenhouse Gas Emissions from the Hudson River Estuary
Brian Brigham, Queens College, CUNY
Abstract




03/02/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:45 PM
Adventures in Ecological Restoration: Successes and Continued Challenges
Brian Olechnowski, Farleigh Dickinson University
Abstract




05/04/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:45 PM

Kimberly Taylor, Pacific Northwest University
Abstract