Hudson Valley to Host Lecture on Environment
CONTACT: Steve Mullen (518) 629-8063
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, September 23, 2004
||Dr. Eric A. Davidson, senior scientist at the Wood’s Hole Research
Center in Massachusetts.
||Dr. Davidson will discuss the issues in his latest book, “You Can’t
Eat GNP,” as part of Hudson Valley Community College’s Voices:
A Library Lecture Series.
Noon, Tuesday, September 28
Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium
Hudson Valley Community College
80 Vandenburgh Ave., Troy
Dr. Davidson is an author and a researcher with extensive experience
in the ecology of the Amazon Forest basin. His latest book tackles the
problem of protecting the environment while dealing with current economic
Dr. Davidson has studied the transfer of carbon and nitrogen gases from
the soil to the atmosphere, where they contribute to warming of the earth.
His research addresses how human management of the land affects this
transfer of greenhouse gases.
Dr. Davidson has held positions as National Research Council Associate
at the NASA Ames Research Center and as Post-Doctoral Research Associate
in Soil Microbiology at the University of California, Berkeley.