Pam Matson, Stanford University

Global Change in the Nitrogen Cycle: Implications for Tropical Soils and Ecosystems

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Pamela A. Matson is the Richard & Rhoda Goldman Professor of Environmental Studies, Victoria P. Sant & Roger W. Director of the Earth Systems Program, and Professor, Geological & Environmental Sciences (joint appointment with Institute of International Studies) at Stanford University. Her expertise included biogeochemical cycling and trace-gas emissions from forest and agricultural ecosystems, as they change due to natural and anthropogenic disturbances; and evaluating the economic, social, and environmental causes and consequences of land-use change and management

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This will be the 329th meeting since 1954.
  • DINNER MEETING - Tuesday, May 16, 2000
  • Location: Stanford University

  • 5:30 PM-Wine Tasting: Mitchell Bldg., first floor
  • 6:15 PM-Dinner: . . . Mitchell Bldg., first floor
  • 7:30 PM-Meeting: . . . Moved back to Skilling again (not Geology Corner) ../zoom-map2.gif">map

    Anyone wishing to attend the lecture only is welcome at no cost.

    Reservations: The preferred way to make reservations is simply to email Willie Lee at, tell him you will attend, commit to pay, and bring your payment to the meeting. A check made to "PGS" is preferred.

    If you want to pay in advance:

    Stanford faculty and students: Please make dinner reservations by Friday, May 12. Contact Dr. Gary Ernst (Louie is on sabbatical in Tokyo for six months) via his mailbox (and leave check), Geology Corner, Room 118. Make checks out to "PGS."

    All others, including faculty and students from other Bay Area universities and colleges and USGS: Please make dinner reservations by Friday, May 12. Contact Willie Lee, at USGS, MS-977, 345 Middlefield Rd., Menlo Park, CA 94025, phone 650-329-4781. Send check made out to "PGS" to Willie.

    Dinner is $25.00. Includes wine (5:30 to 6:15 PM.), dinner (6:15-7:30 PM.), tax, and tip. Note: PGS does not make revenue on this price.

  • Please note: Because dinners are contracted with our caterer, no-shows will be billed.

    For students from all universities and colleges, the dinner, including the social half-hour, is $5.00 and is partially subsidized thanks to the Associates of School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University (Note, no-show reservations owe the full price).

    Dues for Academic Year 1999-2000 ($10.00) should be sent to Willie Lee, USGS, MS-977, 345 Middlefield Rd., Menlo Park, CA 94025. Willie's phone: 650-329-4781.

    Officers: Gary Ernst, President; Mike Diggles, Vice President; Vicki Langenheim, Secretary; Willie Lee, Treasurer

    Date created: 04/19/2000
    Last modified: 02/19/2003
    Created by: Mike Diggles, Vice President, PGS.

    c/o U.S. Geological Survey, MS-951, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025. (650) 329-5404. email Mike Diggles at
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