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de Silva, Lynette

Associate Director, Water Conflict Management and Transformation
Coordinator, IDES Program

Office:  256 Wilkinson Hall
Phone:  (541) 737-7013
Fax:      (541) 737-1200
Email:   desilval@geo.oregonstate.edu
Specialty:

Water resources and conflict management 

Research Interests:

Water conflict management, integrated watershed management, and water resources and land management practices

Education

2000   M.S.   Environmental Geology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana

Thesis: Is There Strong Evidence Supporting Natural Attenuation of Chlorinated Solvents at theUniontown Landfill? 

1982   B.S.    Geology, Brooklyn College of CUNY, Brooklyn, New York

Courses

·    eGEO 425/525 - Water Resources Management in the United States

·    eWRP 521 – Water Governance and Conflict Management

·    WRP 510 - Internship in Water Resources

Recent Publications

·     De Stefano, L.; Edwards, P.; de Silva, L; Wolf, A. 2010. Tracking cooperation and conflict in international river basins. Historic and recent trends, Water Policy, Vol. 12, No. 6. pp 871-884.

·     de Silva, L. edited and managed the production of book entitled, “Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience Along International Waters: Asia.” Wolf, A., ed.  Nairobi: UN Environment Programme, 2009.

·     de Silva, L. edited and managed the production of book entitled, “Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience Along International Waters: Europe.” Wolf, A., ed.  Nairobi: UN Environment Programme, 2009.

·     de Silva, L. edited and managed the production of book entitled, “Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience Along International Waters: North America.” Wolf, A., ed.  Nairobi: UN Environment Programme, 2009.

·     de Silva, L.; Van der Zaag, P. 2009. Educational Strategies: An Integrative Approach to Water Relations. Unpublished document and Presentation at the 2009 World Water Week, Stockholm, Sweden.

·     De Stefano L.; de Silva L.; Edwards P.; Wolf, A. 2009. Updating the International Water Events Database. From Potential Conflict to Cooperation Potential (PC-CP) series. UNESCO. World Water Assessment Programme. Side publications series. Dialogue Paper. Published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

Other Information

Program in Water Conflict Management and Transformation - http://www.transboundarywaters.orst.edu/  

Increasing Diversity in the Earth Sciences - http://ides.science.oregonstate.edu  

Natural Resources Leadership Academy - http://outreach.oregonstate.edu/nrla/