I am a geographer and political ecologist who specializes in the study of wetland policy and market-based environmental policy. I have written extensively on wetland banking, ecosystem services, economic theories of value, and compensation under the Clean Water Act.Dr. Morgan Robertson Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Geography 550 North Park St. Madison, WI 53706 firstname.lastname@example.org p: (608) 890-3815 f:
Please see my “Ecosystem Services and Wetland Policy Links” page above for quick access to new reports and sources of information on the latest developments in environmental markets! See also the Wetlands Policy Timeline I am building — eventually entries will have links to laws, cases, regulations and other material.
Also, check out Wetlandia: A blog about Ecosystem services, wetlands, carbon, geography, economics and nature.
- I’ll be moving soon! I’ve accepted an appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Wisconsin, starting January 2013.
- I’ll be giving a colloquium lecture on September 14th at The Ohio State University’s Department of Geography, and presenting at the EcoSummit in Columubus, Ohio on October 1st.
- The Dimensions of Political Ecology conference is April 13-15 here in Lexington! It’s put on by the Kentucky Political Ecology Working Group (PEWG), and will feature such eminent political ecologists as Erik Swyngedouw, Julie Guthman, Eric Perramond, Andy Jonas and Roderick Neumann. Keep an eye on PEWG’s website for podcasts and online discussions.
- I’ve been invited to address the IFRIS Ecole Doctorale in Florence, Italy in March.
- New Publication: Measurement and Alienation in The Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers.
The background image is duckweed (Lemna) and watermeal (Wolffia) on an oxbow of the Wapsipinicon River in Linn County, IA.