Technical Review Committee for the South Miami-Dade Watershed Study
-- an initiative to develop environmentally and economically sustainable
urban development plan for south Miami-Dade, 2003-2005.
Review Committee, Critical Ecosystem Science Initiative for the Everglades
Member, NOAA Environmental Valuation Network for developing an Environmental
Valuation Guidebook for South Florida Marine Resources, 1998.
Participat, workshop for developing the social science research agenda
for the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force in February 1998.
Social Science Steering Committee for organizing a conference on the
Social Science Research Agenda for the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration,
NOAAs Advisory Panel for developing a socioeconomic monitoring
plan for the Florida Marine Sanctuary Programs. Attended the first planning
meeting at Key Largo. Participated in a two-day workshop for developing
socioeconomic monitoring plan for the marine sanctuary in January 1998.
Energy Advisory Committee of the Governors Commission for a Sustainable
SF. Attended several meetings during the year and contributed to the
final draft recommendations document on a sustainable energy program
in South Florida.
economists at the College of Fisheries, Mangalore, India develop a research
project on the study of impacts of fishery regulations on local economies.
The project has been funded by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research,
New Delhi for three years.
Expert Panel of the South Florida Water Management District for reviewing
research proposals and programs, 1995-97.
at the workshop on Curriculum Development in Quantitative Sciences for
Life Science Students, Knoxville, TN, February 1992.
College and the Department:
the FIU Human Dimensions of the South Florida Environment Group.
the Coordinating Committee for the Certificate in Environmental Studies.
GIS Committee: Development of FIU GIS lab policy on lab use, publicity,
course, user fees, etc.
Asian Studies Program: Developed a course for the Asian Studies Certificate
Program; submitted research proposal to be included under the Programs
various research grant proposals.
on the FIU Ecotourism Research Council and contributed an article on
the Economics of Ecotourism to the Councils Checklist on Ecotourism
Development and Planning.
Program Director, Environmental Studies Department (since 1999)
of Environ. & Resource Economists
Society for Ecol. Economists
Association of Agricultural Economists
Agricultural Economics Asson.