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Seminar: Globalization & Its Consequences to Forest Insect & Disease Invasions

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Presenter: 
Dr. Andrew Liebhold, Research Entomologist, U.S. Forest Service
Time of Event: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 12:30

  
The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC)
1 Park Place, Suite 300
Annapolis, MD 21401

Dr. Andrew (Sandy) Liebhold is a research entomologist with the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station in Morgantown, WV. His research focuses on invasion biology and various aspects of the population biology and landscape ecology of forest insects.

Sandy received his PhD in Entomology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1984, was a postdoctoral at the University of Massachusetts from 1984–1988, and has been with the US Forest Service since 1988. He is also adjunct faculty with Penn State and West Virginia Universities. Sandy is a member of the Editorial Board for the journals Population Ecology, Biological Invasions, and Ecology Letters. He also serves as coordinator of the International Union of Forestry Research Organizations Research Group 7.03, “Entomology.” He was presented the IUFRO Scientific Achievement Award in 2010, and has authored more than 200 journal papers, largely on the topic of biological invasions, forest insect ecology, and quantitative ecology.

Event type: 
Seminar
Event Attendance: 
Open to the Public