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Archive for September, 2008

Seminar Series : The Impervious-Pervious Equation: Quantifying the Effects of Density and Spatial Arrangement

Posted: September 26th, 2008

Seminar Series – The Impervious-Pervious Equation: Quantifying the Effects of Density and Spatial Arrangement – Elizabeth Brabec, University of Massachusetts, Room 305 Holdsworth Hall

Winter Moth: A New Invasive Defoliator in New England

Posted: September 10th, 2008

Seminar Series – Winter Moth: A New Invasive Defoliator in New England Joe Elkinton, University of Massachusetts –  305 Holdsworth Hall

Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Science Position Announcement

Posted: September 10th, 2008

The Department of Natural Resources Conservation at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is seeking applications for a 9-month, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries Science. Position will emphasize fish-habitat relationships, fish population biology, and/or aquatic ecosystem management and will focus on human-impacted freshwater, estuarine or coastal ecosystems. Research topics include, but […]

Research on composite lumber could expand use of sustainable material

Posted: September 5th, 2008

"Two campus researchers are developing computer models to predict the strength of structural composite lumber (SCL), which could broaden the use of the sustainable material in large building projects. Peggi Clouston, associate professor in Wood Mechanics, and Sanjay Arwade, assistant professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering, are creating the computational tools with a three-year, $300,000 […]

Historic Stone Walls as a Conservation Issue

Posted: September 3rd, 2008

  Historic Stone Walls as a Conservation Issue – Robert Thorson, University of Connecticut – Seminar Series – Room 305 Holdsworth Hall