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College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Agricultural and Resource Economics

Graduate/Faculty Coffee and Poster Forum: Saving the Chesapeake Bay--Benefits, Policies, and Data Needs

When: 
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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Where: 
Symons Hall, Rm. 3121
Address: 
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
United States
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The Association of Agricultural and Resource Economists--a graduate student organization at the University of Maryland, College Park--is hosting a graduate coffee and poster forum from 2:00 – 3:30 pm on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at 3121 Symons Hall. Pizza and refreshments will be provided.  Graduate students and faculty members will gather and discuss interdisciplinary research around the theme “Saving the Chesapeake Bay: Benefits, Policies, and Data Needs”.  Please join us!

Five graduate students are scheduled to present research posters: 

Sarah Ball (AREC): “The Effects of Improved Water Quality on an Open Access Fishery:  Evidence from the Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Fishery”

Jeff Ferris (AREC): “Impact of Algae Growth on Waterfront Home Values: The Chesapeake Bay”

Patrick Fleming (AREC): “Government Subsidies and Conservation by Maryland Farmers”

Joe Maher (AREC): “A Valuation of Restored Streams Using Repeat Property Sales”

Xiaopeng Song (GEOG):  “Urban Growth of the Washington, D.C.–Baltimore, MD Metropolitan Region from 1984 to 2010 by Annual, Landsat-based Estimates of Impervious Cover.”

This event is funded in part by Graduate Student Activities Fees.  All graduate students are invited to attend.

Contact: 
Joe Maher, AREC Graduate Student Representative
Contact Email: 
jmaher@arec.umd.edu
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