Date and Time: Tuesday, April 29th, 2014; 4:00 – 6:30 p.m.
·Presentations and discussion: 4:00-5:30 p.m.
·Networking reception with refreshments: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Squamscott Room, Holloway Commons, UNH in Durham
Hosted by: UNH Research Office
(RSVPs are requested for seating and refreshments planning)
For 2014, the Maine Water Conference will expand its focus to become the Maine Water & Sustainability Conference. The conference will include several sessions on sustainability science research in Maine as well as sessions with a joint focus on water resources and sustainability.
A Scientist Conducts Environmental Research That Measures Beliefs Not Bacteria
There isn’t an environmental issue that isn’t a people issue,” contends sociologist Tom Safford.
That’s a critical point for this associate professor whose research focuses on the social aspects of environmental issues, particularly in coastal areas. While other scientists are measuring algal blooms, fecal coliform, or water runoff, Safford is measuring people’s perceptions.