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Appendix G: Committee on Sustainable Water Supplies for the Middle east Biographical Sketches
Pages 221-226

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... , and chair of various water studies, including a review for the Lower Mekong Commission, the United Nations (UN) Development Programme review of African water projects, and the UN Environment Programme diagnostic study of the Aral Sea Basin.
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... Gurney chair and professor of agricultural engineering at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. His academic background led to strong multidisciplinary interests, covering topics from microbiology to physical chemistry, and from agronomy to health studies, with a specialty in soil sciences.
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... He conducted and directed hydrologic resource appraisal and research programs in New York, Maryland, and Florida and was a member of the Water Resources Science Advisory Committee. He also served as a member of the USGS Ground-Water Quality Delegation to the People's Republic of China and as a member of the Middle East Water Data Banks Delegation as part of the Multilateral
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... Previously, he was professor of agriculture engineering and civil engineering at Cornell University. He has been a consultant to numerous industries, agencies, and engineering firms on matters dealing with industrial and hazardous waste management, particularly in the petroleum, petrochemical, food processing, and pulp and paper industries.
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... Ratner Award given by the Agricultural Research Organization in Israel for outstanding achievement in soils and water research. He was the recipient of the 1989 American Society of Agronomy Fellow Award and the 1989 Soil Science Society of America Fellow Award.
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... Until August 1997, she was a senior program officer at the Water Science and Technology Board. On the staff of the National Research Council NRC since 1976, she served as staff director for approximately 30 NRC study projects, including studies on coastal erosion, ground-water protection, water quality and water reuse, wetlands, and natural resources protection and river management in the Grand Canyon.

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