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Biographical Note: Walter Westman was among the forerunners in the area of biogeography to incorporate remote sensing into the study of plant communities. In addition to his field work Westman sought to show how ecological principles should influence policy-making in his 1985 book Ecology, Impact Assessment and Environmental Planning. In the final years of his life Westman sought to promote gay rights and encourage research into finding a cure for AIDS.
Extent: 4 VHS
Cite Collection As: Walter Westman papers, Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries
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