Join us on Tuesday, February 4th for the fifth lecture in our six part series, Springs Academy: The Geology and Hydrology of Florida Springs. Jim Gross, the Director of Florida Defenders of the Environment will be giving this lecture.
Jim Gross is a professional geologist with over 40 years of experience in water resources. He is a native of California and earned his bachelor’s degree in geology at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Jim worked in geothermal energy exploration and development early in his career, then returned to graduate school to earn a master’s in geology at New Mexico State University. Jim has more than 20 years of professional experience working in Florida. He is a licensed professional geologist in California and Florida and is certified as a Professional Geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists. Jim is the executive director of Florida Defenders of the Environment. He has also been an adjunct professor of Earth Science at Santa Fe College in Gainesville for the past 4 years but is currently taking a year off from teaching.