hydrology

Andrea Stanley

AY2011-12
Department: 
Geosciences
College/University: 
University of Montana

Custer, Stephan

Retired
Earth Sciences Department
Montana State University - Bozeman

Stephan G. Custer received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geology from Lawrence University in Appleton Wisconsin in 1968. He served in the United States Army from 1969 through 1970. After his service, he studied at the University of California, Berkeley where he was awarded a Master of Science Degree in Geology in 1973. He continued his study of Geology at the University of Montana in Missoula where he studied saline seep and received a Ph.D. in 1976.

Ewing, Stephanie

Assistant Professor
Land Resources & Environmental Sciences
Montana State University - Bozeman

My research explores the role of soils in the Earth system, with emphasis on biogeochemical cycles as revealed by variation of soil processes at the landscape scale, including atmospheric deposition to soils, disturbance gradients, and the contribution of weathering processes to groundwater and surface water chemistry in small catchments. My approach includes exploitation of novel isotopic tools to address interesting questions in these areas.

Jared Bean

AY2012-13
Department: 
Geosciences
College/University: 
University of Montana

Maneta, Marco

Assistant Professor
Geosciences
The University of Montana - Missoula

Dr Maneta's research focuses on water and energy flows in the landscape at the watershed and regional scales. Specifically, he is interested on how vegetation and agriculture drive the apportionment of available water and energy and are thus a primary control on hydrologic processes.  After finishing his Ph.D. (University of Extremadura, Spain) on integrated physics-based hydrologic modeling for semiarid regions, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at UC Davis on the interactions between hydrology and agriculture.

Marshall, Lucy

Assistant Professor
Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
Montana State University - Bozeman

My interests are in quantitative analysis of hydrological and environmental data and processes. Emphases in my research include modeling of watershed and climatic variables, the study of uncertainties arising from data errors and imperfect model structures; rainfall runoff model calibration; Bayesian statistical inference in modeling natural systems; and risk analysis in water resources planning and hydrology.

Payn, Robert

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
Montana State University - Bozeman

My research focus is hydroecology, which is the study of the interaction of life with water in its environment. More specifically, I study the interactions of hydrological, chemical, and biological processes that determine the biogeochemical patterns observed in streams, rivers, and wetlands. Currently, my preferred approach is to use mechanistic simulation models to explore hypotheses, and then compare simulation results with field data to test and refine the hypotheses inherent in the model.

Poole, Geoffrey

Assistant Professor of Fluvial Landscape Ecology
Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
Montana State University - Bozeman

I integrate concepts from the fields of hydrology, geomorphology, stream ecology, and landscape ecology to study river and floodplain ecosystems across spatial scales from stream reaches to river networks. My approach is primarily quantitative, integrating simulation modeling with spatial analysis.

Shaw, Glenn

Assistant Professor
Geological Engineering
Montana Tech

I graduated from the University of Utah with an M.S. in Geological Engineering in 2000 and worked as a hydrogeologist and geological engineer from January 2000 until August 2004 at AMEC Earth and Environmental and CH2M HILL. Later I earned a Ph.D. in Environmental Systems in 2009 from the University of California, Merced. Both my M.S. and Ph.D. work involved groundwater and surface water interactions in mountain systems using dissolved gases for age dating groundwater and other geochemical and isotope tracers.

Sproles, Eric

Assistant Professor
Earth Sciences
Montana State University

I am an Earth scientist who integrates spatial analysis with process-based science to address the real world questions and challenges of climate impacts on natural resources. Additionally, I bring multidisciplinary experience that allows me to work effectively with scientists, stakeholders, and government institutions on natural resource issues.

Stein, Otto

Professor
Civil Engineering/Center for Biofilm Engineering
Montana State University - Bozeman

Education Pennsylvania State University Environmental Resource Management BS, 1980, With Distinction Purdue University Agronomy (Soil Science) MS 1983 Colorado State University Civil Engineering PhD 1990 Professional Experience Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Montana State University, 2006-Present Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Montana State University, 1996-2006 Visiting Scientist, National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research LTD, New Zealand, 2001-2002 Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Montana State University, 1990-1996

Thoma, David

ecologist
Inventory and Monitoring
National Park Service

I am an ecologist for the National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring Program serving parks on the Colorado Plateau and the Greater Yellowstone Area. I develop and implement monitoring programs that deliver management relevant information about natural resources to park staff. My focus areas are remote sensing of vegetation condition, phenology, and snow cover interpreted in the context of weather and climate.

Tim Covino

AY2011-12
Department: 
Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
College/University: 
Montana State University

Tyler Smith

AY2011-12
Department: 
Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
College/University: 
Montana State University

Valett, H. Maurice

Professor of Systems Ecology
Division of Biological Sciences - Systems Ecology
The University of Montana - Missoula

Dr. H. Maurice Valett is a Professor of Aquatic Biogeochemistry at the University of Montana’s Flathead Lake Biological Station. His research seeks to investigating how the form, abundance, and transformations of critical elements that regulate biological processes are influenced by human and environmental forces. This approach melds physical sciences (chemistry, hydrology, geomorphology) with ecological studies of living components.

Watts, Jennifer

Assistant Professor
Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
Montana State University; Woods Hole Research Center

I study carbon cycle dynamics, surface hydrology, and changes in permafrost affected landscapes across Arctic-Boreal regions. My research interests include using satellite remote sensing data to inform terrestrial carbon (CO2, CH4) flux modeling, using information from eddy covariance to improve carbon emission models, and better understanding biogeophysical processes regulating greenhouse gas emissions in northern landscapes. When not in the office, I am usually somewhere in the mountains – backpacking, skiing, or mountain biking.

Woessner, William W.

Regents' Professor
Geosciences
The University of Montana - Missoula

William W. Woessner has been teaching classes in applied hydrogeology at the University of Montana since 1981 including classes in hydrogeology, advanced hydrogeology, groundwater modeling, applied groundwater modeling, surface water –groundwater interaction and groundwater remediation. He received his B.A. in Geology from the College of Wooster, a M.S. in Geology from The University of Florida, a M. S. in Water Resources Management and a Ph.D. in Geology (Hydrogeology with a minor in Civil and Environmental Engineering) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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