Richard Lowrance is a Research Ecologist and a Lead Scientist at the Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory, USDA-Agricultural Research Service in Tifton, Ga, USA. Dr. Lowrance earned his B.S. degree in biology from the University of South Alabama, Ala, USA, and his Ph.D. degree in ecology from the University of Georgia, Ga, USA. His research focuses mainly on nutrient cycling and water quality in agricultural watersheds, especially on the role of riparian zones. He leads development and application of the riparian ecosystem management model (REMM) which includes transport of nitrogen, phosphorus, carbon, and pesticides. His recent areas of research also include trace gas fluxes from bioenergy feedstock production systems.
Biography Updated on 24 January 2012