Coweeta LTER: Swift Retires, Swank Completes Fellowship in England

Network News Spring 2000, Vol. 13 No. 1
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Lloyd Swift, Jr. Retires from the USDA Forest Service

A celebration honoring 43 years of accomplishments and contributions to Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory by Lloyd W. Swift, Jr. was held at The Dillard House in Dillard, GA on 19 February 2000. Lloyd has been a Co-Principal Investigator of Coweeta LTER research since the establishment of the LTER program in 1980. Lloyd was also an original member of the LTER Network Climate Committee. Lloyd plans to enjoy retirement while traveling and completing several long term studies.

Wayne Swank Visiting Fellowship in Durham, England

Wayne T. Swank participated in a Visiting Fellowship at Hatfield College, Durham University in Durham England from 4 October to 12 December 1999. Wayne was hosted by Tim Burt, a Professor in Geography. Tim and Wayne have collaborated on hydrologic research for about 19 years. During Wayne's visit, he presented six seminars and visited five universities. Several papers, proposals, presentations, and exchange visits to Coweeta by English researchers are being facilitated as a result of this visiting fellowship.