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Expert NameMr. Joseph Anthony Tabor
TitleResearcher/Independent Consultant
InstitutionUniversity of Arizona
CityTucson, Arizona 85724
CountryUnited States of America
Telephone1 520 325-3466
Emailkolanga(at); JTABOR(at)AG.ARIZONA.EDU
Work ExperienceOver 20 years of experience in natural resource management, agriculture, and public health in North America, Caribbean, Africa, & Asia. Experience includes the disciplines of Agronomy, Botany, Pedology, Forestry, Ecology, & Epidemiology. Analytical skills includestatistical analysis, GIS, Satellite image processing, & interviewing techniques conducted environmental assessments, project monitoring and evaluation, natural resource mapping, project identification and design, research, training, and teaching. Direct experience with food security, disater relief, epidemiology, GIS and GPS, aerial videography, satellite image processing, on-site wastewater treatment, water-harvesting, irrigation management, ethnoecology, and rapide rural appraisals. Employers, clients and funding agencies include care, save the children, catholic refief services, city of mMalibu California, centers for disease control and prevention, kingdom of Saudi arabia, USAID, USDOJ, USDA, IFA, UNDP, WFP & Universities
QualificationsMaster of Public health- University of Arizona Environmental health & Epidemiology, Tucson, 80% completed as of 6/01 Mater of Science, University of Arizona Soil Physics, Tucson, May 1983 Bachelor of Science with Honors, University of Tennessee Agronomy & Botany, knoxville, June 1978
Number of Publications5
Other Activities1. Conducted a baseline survey of mosquito populations for the city of Tucson water department, Tucson Arizona. Trapped, identified, and mapped mosquitoes at the city's artificial wetland wastewater treatment facility and in surrounding communities. 2. Mosquito control task force leader for a neighborhood Association 3. Wrote and manage a grant fnded by centers for disease control and prevention to determine the environmental antecedents for valley fever (coccidioidomycosis). 4. Arcpacs certified professional soil scientist 5. Member of American Mosquito Control Association
Publications1. Krasil'Nikov, P.V. & J.A. Tabor. Functional uses of ethnopedology History and perspectives. Geoderma. (In review for special issue on ethnopedology). 2. Tabor, J.A. "Improving crop yields in the sahel through water-harvesting". J. of arid environments. 30:83-106. 1995. 3. Tabor, J.A. "Introduction to aridic soils, their classification, and how they develop" in aridic soils of the United states and Israel. Accessible on the internet at Http:// Office of arid lands studies, university of arizona. 1997 4. Tabor, J.A. and C.F. hutchinson. "Using indigenous knowledge, remote sensing, and GIS for sustainable development" Indigenous knowledge & development monitor. 2(1): 2-6. 1994. Also accessible on the internet at http:/ 5. Tabor, J.A., A.W. Warrick, D.E. Myers, and D.A. pennington. "Spatial variability of nitrate in irrigated cotton: II soil nitrate and correlated variables." Soil SCI, SOC. AM
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
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