Environmental Studies Speaker Series- Dr. R. Laurence DavisProfessor Emeritus, Dr. Laurence Davis will be giving a talk titled "The Natural Plumbing of Columbus' Isle: A Summary of 32 Years of Research on San Salvador Island, Bahamas".
This weeks speaker for the Environmental Studies Speaker Series is Professor Emeritus, Dr. R. Laurence Davis. Laurence will give a talk titled "The Natural Plumbing of Columbus' Isle: A Summary of 32 Years of Research on San Salvador Island, Bahamas". Dr. Davis is a geologist whose interests include natural hazards, groundwater, applying geology to land planning and resource management, public perception of "nature", and the hydrology of karst (cavernous) terrains. His current research examines karst hydrology on San Salvador, Bahamas.
Other projects included studies of contaminant clean-up and historical preservation at an old Vermont copper mine, inventorying natural history features useful for teaching in Connecticut State Parks, and developing programs for getting children out "into nature" and way from their screens.
Dr. Davis also served as Associate Professor of Geology at Alfred University from 1980-1987.