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Dr. Judson Harvey
Dr. Judson Harvey is a Hydrologist and Project Chief for USGS’s Program on Hydroecology of Flowing Waters. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Dept. of Environmental Sciences at the Univ. of Virginia. He taught “Groundwater-Surface Water Relationships: Chemical and Hydroecological Interactions” at USGS’ National Training Center in Denver for nearly twenty years, and he is co-author of the immensely popular USGS circular “Groundwater and Surface Water: A Single Resource” with 44,000 copies in print. In 2010 Jud was elected as a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. https://profile.usgs.gov/jwharvey
Dr. Rattan Lal
Dr. Rattan Lal is a Professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at Ohio State University, where he received his Ph.D. in Soils. Dr. Lal has co-authored 9 books and 1400 publications. He has also served as past president of the Int'l Soil Tillage Research Organization, the Soil Science Society of America, and the World Association of Soil and Water Conservation, among other contributions. http://senr.osu.edu/facview.asp?id=382
Dr. LeRoy Poff
Dr. LeRoy Poff is a Professor in the Dept. of Biology, and Director of the Graduate Degree Program, at Colorado State University. He has a Ph.D. in Aquatic Ecology from Colorado State Univ. and has published over 120 papers on aquatic ecosystems. His critically acclaimed publication on natural river flow has provided the basis for improving dam and river management practices globally.
Poff, N.L., J.D. Allan, M. B. Bain, J.R. Karr, K.L. Prestegaard, B. Richter, R. Sparks, and J. Stromberg. 1997. The natural flow regime: a new paradigm for riverine conservation and restoration. BioScience 47:769-784 http://rydberg.biology.colostate.edu/poff/index.htm
Dr. Brian Richter
Dr. Brian Richter has been involved in water resource conservation for over 20 years. He is now the Director of The Nature Conservancy's Sustainable Waters Program, a program that is currently supporting conservation projects across the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific Region. He has published numerous scientific papers on the importance of ecologically sustainable water management in international science journals. He also recently co-authored a book with Sandra Postel entitled Rivers for Life: Managing Water for People and Nature, published by Island Press in 2003. http://www.nature.org/tncscience/scientists/misc/richter.html