1997 Joint Mathematics Meetings

Sessions on Environmental Math

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Following is a selection of presentations from the Joint Mathematics Meetings, 8-11 January 1997, San Diego, CA.

MAA Session
Environmental Mathematics---Getting It into the Curriculum

Ben Fusaro, Florida State University fusaro@math.fsu.edu
Patricia Kenschaft, Montclair State University kenschaft@math.montclair.edu
  1. Waste management and the conservation of limited resources
    Lothar Dohse, University of North Carolina
  2. Environmental Literacy and College Algebra
    Kay Gura, Ramapo College of New Jersey
    Gabriella Wepner, Ramapo College of New Jersey
  3. Continuous and Discrete Models of Natural Resource Depletion
    Mike Olinick, Middlebury College
  4. Analysis of Variance in Federal Environmental Regulations
    Mary K. King, Theta Engineering, Inc.
  5. PDE's via a Ground Spill Project
    Joseph D. Myers, US Military Academy
  6. Using Environmental Economics in Mathematics Classes
    Ginger Holmes Rowell, Lander University
  7. Population Growth, Infections, and Invasions
    Martin E. Walter, University of Colorado
  8. Using Modeling to Develop Environmental Awareness
    Scott Smith, Columbia College of South Carolina
  9. Using Environmental News to Help Teach Mathematics
    Barry Schiller, Rhode Island College
  10. Geometry Measures Tank Capacity and Avoids Oil Spill
    Yves Nievergelt, Eastern Washington University
  11. Illness Progression Graphs for Long-Term Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Lucy Dech\'ene, Fitchburg State College
  12. A Particle System Model for Plant Naturalizations
    Matthew Burke, Lycoming College
  13. The Price of Power
    Christopher Schaufele
    Nancy Zumoff, Kennesaw State University
  14. Mathematics in the Natural Environment
    Delene Perley, Walsh University
  15. When Oil Hits Water
    Donald E. Miller
    Joanne E. Snow, Saint Mary's College
  16. How to Capture their Interest? Model with Real-World Data
    Iris B. Fetta, Clemson University
  17. Age Structured Population Models
    William D. Stone, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
  18. Applications of the Poisson Distribution in Environmental Areas
    H.T. (Pete) Hayslett, Jr., Colby College
  19. Population Size of the Northern Spotted Owl
    Bob Fray, Furman University

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