Department of Geography and the Environment

Dr. Ramos talk- "Historical and Contemporary Human Use of the Land and Its Environmental Legacy in the Northeastern Caribbean"

Fri, March 28, 2014 | Hackett Room, SRH 1.313

12:00 PM

LLILAS New Faculty Presentations Series

"Historical and Contemporary Human Use of the Land and Its Environmental Legacy in the Northeastern Caribbean"

Carlos Ramos Scharrón, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Geography and the Environment

 

In this lecture, Carlos E. Ramos-Scharrón focuses on two case studies, St. John-U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, and will present efforts to document the impact that changes in the use of the land have had and are currently having on water quality and coral reefs. He will also discuss the challenges of translating scientific endeavors into a language that is palatable to the public and hence leads to the development of effective mitigation strategies.

 

Friday, March 28, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Hackett Room, SRH 1.313

Light lunch served 

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