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Joseph Atkinson

Director of the Great Lakes Program
University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Great Lakes water levels, flooding and water pollution

Joseph Atkinson can speak to the media about the Great Lakes, especially as it relates to water levels, flooding and water quality modeling. He can also discuss environmental issues such as pollution in the lakes and toxic algae blooms.

He serves as director of UB’s Great Lakes Program, a research center that develops, evaluates and synthesizes scientific and technical knowledge of the Great Lakes ecosystem in support of public education and policy formation.

Atkinson’s research focuses on fluid mechanics and ecosystem restoration. He is a professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering.

CONTACT:

Joseph F. Atkinson, PhD
Director of the Great Lakes Program
Professor and Chair of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering

University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

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