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Energy Flow in Lake Erie Food Web Topic of Great Lake Seminar Feb. 24

PLATTSBURGH, NY __ The Lake Erie food web will be the topic of a seminar next Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Plattsburgh State University of New York.

Dr. Jan Ciborowski, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Windsor in Windsor, Ont. Canada and a researcher with the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, will speak on "Factors influencing energy flow at the base of the Lake Erie food web: The Lake Erie trophic status collaborative project" during a lecture at 12:20 p.m. in Hudson Hall, Room 106.

Ciborowski has focused his research on ecology, behavior and ecotoxicology of aquatic invertebrates of streams, lakes, and wetlands. He holds a bachelor's degree in biology and a master's in zoology from the University of Toronto (Can.) and a doctorate in zoology from the University of Alberta (Can.).

The seminar is free and open to the public and sponsored by the Lake Champlain Research Institute and the Great Lakes Research Consortium. For more information, contact Dr. Timothy Mihuc, coordinator of the LCRI, at 518-564-3038 or 800-745-5520.

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