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USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

The Patuxent Wildlife Research Center operates a Park Studies Unit at Virginia Tech to conduct research and technical assistance to national parks and other protected natural areas nationwide. Research is focused on recreation resources management, recreation ecology (visitor impacts to protected environments), carrying capacity, and nature-based tourism.

    U.S. Geological Survey

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  • Jeffrey L. Marion
  • Leader, Coop. Park Studies Unit & Adjunct Professor
  • (540) 231-6603
  • Forest Resources & Environmental Conservation
    304 Cheatham Hall (0324)
    Blacksburg, VA 24061

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Professor and
Department Chair

The Department of Geography at Virginia Tech is seeking a visionary and energetic individual to serve as professor and department chair. This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position available July 1, 2017.

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