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SDEP/SAME San Diego March Joint Luncheon - Tijuana River Water Quality Issues

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2020
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Harbor House Restaurant - 831 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

Tijuana River Watershed: Water Quality and Cross-Border Issues - Click here to register

Please note change in location/date for this joint luncheon


Richard M Gersberg, PhD

San Diego State University


Dr. Gersberg has conducted a number of studies on the fate of bacterial indicators and toxics in both freshwater and estuarine ecosystems. Dr. Gersberg has served as scientific director of an EPA-funded project on the use of constructed wetlands for wastewater treatment in Santee, and is now considered one of the pioneers in the field of constructed wetland treatment. He currently serves as a technical advisor and doctoral mentor on several research programs on Constructed Wetlands and Bioretention for Stormwater Treatment at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and also has a similar international research exchange at the University of Applied Sciences in Magdeburg, Germany. He has served as technical consultant on aquatic and human health risk issues in impaired waters all over the nation and internationally, including the Venice Lagoon, Italy, the Straits of Juan de Fuca, Victoria, Canada, the Tijuana River Watershed, Mexico, the Elbe River, Germany, Fountain Creek, Colorado, and numerous water bodies in California.

Speaker Information:

Dr. Richard M. Gersberg is currently a Professor (and Head of the Division) of Environmental Health in the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State University (SDSU). He has an M.S. degree in biology from the University of Houston, and a Ph.D degree in microbiology from the University of California, Davis (1977). Dr. Gersberg specializes in water quality research and limnology, and has broad experience working with both chemical and microbiological pollutants and risk assessments. He has over 70 scientific publications in these areas.


$25 for SAME Young Members/NCO/JO/Students, $35 for SAME or SDEP Members, and $50 for non-members.

Please note that confirmed reservations will be invoiced regardless of attendance.


Harbor House Restaurant
831 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101 

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