Scientific Program Committee

Dr. Nick Aumen, US Geological Survey, Davie, FL, United States

Dr. Jacob Berkowitz, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS, United States

Dr. Hans Brix, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Central Region, Denmark

Dr. Gail Chmura, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Dr. Gillian Davies, BSC Group Inc, Worcester, MA, United States

Dr. John Day, Oceanography & Coastal Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA, United States

Dr. Dean Dobberfuhl, St. Johns River Water Management District, Palatka, FL, United States

Prof. Christopher Freeman, Bangor University, Gwynedd, Wales

Dr. Patrick Inglett, UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Department, Gainesville, FL, United States

Dr. Pat Megonigal, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MS, United States

Dr. William Mitsch, Florida Gulf Coast University, Naples, FL, United States

Dr. Sue Newman, South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL, United States

Dr. Todd Z. Osborne, UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Department, Estuarine Ecosystems Laboratory, Wetland Biogeochemistry Laboratory, Whitney Laboratory for Marine Biosciences, Gainesville, FL, United States

Dr. Hans Paerl, UNC-Chapel, Institute of Marine Sciences, Morehead City, NC, United States

Dr. Gilles Pinay, Environment Observatory, Rennes, France

Ms. Kimberly Ponzio, St. Johns River Water Management District, Palatka, FL, United States

Dr. Curtis Richardson, Nicholas School of the Environment & Earth Science, Durham, NC, United States

Dr. Jorg Rinklebe, Wuppertal University, Wuppertal, Germany

Dr. K. Ramesh Reddy, UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Department, Gainesville, FL, United States

Dr. Robert Twilley, Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, Baton Rouge, LA, United States

Dr. John R. White, Louisiana State University Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Baton Rouge, LA, United States



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