water resources

Andrea Stanley

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

Bass, Thomas

Livestock Environment Associate Specialist
Animal and Range Sciences
MSU Extension

Mr. Bass’ current responsibilities include providing education and technical assistance to agricultural producers and other stakeholders regarding manure and nutrient management, AFO/CAFO (animal feeding operations) compliance, and general matters of air and water quality related animal agriculture. In addition, Mr. Bass also conducts programming and demonstrated research in sustainable agriculture, agro-security and agro-emergency preparedness.

Bryan Mudd, Michelle

Assistant Professor
School of Law
The University of Montana - Missoula

To be completed by applicant

Eggers, Margaret (Mari)

Doctoral candidate
Microbiology/Ecology & Environmental Science
MSU Bozeman

From 1996 to 2006, I taught biology, ecology, environmental science and botany at Little Big Horn College, the Tribal college for the Crow Reservation in southcentral Montana. Community members then recruited me to work with them and LBHC students to address environmental health issues, particularly water quality, through a community-based risk assessment research project. My background includes an M.A. in social theory and an MS in ecology, and currently I'm completing a doctorate in environmental health at MSU Bozeman.

Ellis, Bonnie

Research Assistant Professor
Flathead Lake Biological Station
The University of Montana

I am a limnologist with interests in both lake and stream ecosystems. I am most interested in understanding the physical, biological and chemical factors that control the distribution and abundance of biota. The focus of my Flathead Lake research is on understanding those factors controlling the production of algae. Of the 300 largest lakes in the world, Flathead Lake is one of the most pristine.

Graham, Keith

Associate Professor
Journalism
The University of Montana - Missoula

To be completed by applicant

Halvorson, Sarah

Associate Professor
Geography
The University of Montana - Missoula

Dr. Halvorson is an environmental geographer with teaching and research interests that span several broad and diverse areas including: human dimensions of climate change; policy and social aspects of water resources and environmental hazards; medical and health geography; gender geography; international development in Central and South Asia and Africa; and water and landscape transformations in the Rocky Mountain West. From 1994 to 1998 she carried out ethnographic fieldwork in mountain communities in the Karakoram of northern Pakistan.

Marlow, Matt

Assistant Professor
Biological and Physical Sciences
Montana State University Billings

Researching solid matrix luminescence for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and microextractions for PAH compounds from natural waters as well as investigating emerging environmental pollutants like PBDE's

McEvoy, Jamie

Dr. Jamie McEvoy
Earth Sciences, Resource Geography
Montana State University

I am a human-environment geographer with three streams of research interests: 1) using a political ecology approach to investigate the social, political, and economic drivers of water management and environmental change 2) assessing climate change vulnerability, identifying equitable adaptation options, and fostering adaptive capacity, and 3) using a science and technology studies (STS) approach to understand technological change and risk in socioecological systems.

Miller, Perry

Professor
Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
Montana State University - Bozeman

My research and education interests center on moving toward more sustainable cropping systems by relying on crop diversity. I have keen interest in cropping system effects on rainfed soil carbon, nitrogen, and water budgets, and in strategies for adapting to climate change. My research is conducted within cropland settings strongly limited by rainfall, along the full N-S extent of the Rocky Mountain Front in Montana.

Moon, Twila

PhD candidate
Earth & Space Sciences
University of Washington

My research focuses on the mass balance of the Greenland ice sheet. Particularly, I am interested in how the hundreds of outlet glaciers around the margin of the ice sheet change. These changes are linked to atmosphere and ocean conditions, and present fascinating questions on 1-km and 100-km scales. Most of my work is conducted using observational data from satellites, so I'm familiar with remote sensing and GIS techniques that have a wide range of applications.

Pederson, Gregory

Research Ecologist
Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey

My research is focused primarily on climate variability and its role in driving biological and physical components of mountainous ecosystems of western North America. In addressing these issues I use instrumental and tree-ring based records of climate to assess the time intervals and spatial scales over which these processes operate. Of particular interest is the influence of interdecadal climate regimes, long-term temperature trends, and ocean-atmosphere teleconnections in driving observed changes in mountain snowpack, streamflow, glaciers, and forest disturbance events.

Raile, Eric

Assistant Research Professor
Political Science
Montana State University - Bozeman

After working on international anticorruption issues for the U.S. government for a few years, I earned a Ph.D. in political science with specialties in public policy and comparative politics from Michigan State University. Subsequently I have held academic and research positions at North Dakota State University and Montana State University - Bozeman. My research has received support from the U.S. Department of Defense and the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Russell, Irma

Dean & Professor
School of Law
The University of Montana - Missoula

Irma S. Russell is Dean and Professor of Law at The University of Montana School of Law. She is Chair of the ABA Section of Enviornment, Energy and Resources; Chair of the AALS Section on Socio-Economics; and Chair-Elect of the AALS Section on Natural Resources. Prior to coming to Montana, Dean Russell was the NELPI Professor and Director of the National Energy-Enviornment Law & Policy Institute at the University of Tulsa College of Law.

Sandve, Nikki

Director
Montana Water Center
Montana Watercourse

Montana Watercourse is a statewide water education program that supports water resource decision making and stewardship by providing unbiased information, resources, tools and education to all water users. We are housed on the Montana State University Campus in Bozeman, Montana, and are part of the Montana Water Center.

Shively, David

Associate Professor
Geography
The University of Montana - Missoula

To be completed later.

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

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