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Dorothy Merritts: An Unnatural River Runs Through It

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Dorothy Merritts, professor of earth and environment at Franklin and Marshall College, delivers the second annual William Morris Davis Lecture, a series sponsored by the Department of Geology and Geophysics at Boston College. Her talk, titled “An Unnatural River Runs Through It,” deals with the legacy of colonial-era mill dams on river processes. This talk is based on research conducted by Merritts and her colleague Robert Walter that appeared in Science earlier this year.

Format: Lecture
Length: 61

Presenter(s): Dorothy Merritts

Date: October 17, 2008

Location: Devlin 101

Sponsor(s): Department of Geology and Geophysics

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/merritts/

The information on this page is accurate as of October 2008