Faculty in Forest Hydrology and Watershed Management

This list represents faculty who are available to advise and/or serve on committees. Not every individual on this list is in a position to advise students, so prospective students should plan to reach out to the program or the faculty member to inquire if they are unsure.

Name Topics
Mae Davenport Human dimensions of natural resources and recreation management
Jacques Finlay Ecology of aquatic ecosystems and their interaction with surrounding natural and human-altered landscapes.
Diana Karwan Variations in climate and land use; physical, chemical, and ecological transport processes in watersheds, with emphasis on the movement of fine suspended sediments and particulate organic material; field sampling and field-scale experiments, laboratory analyses, and numerical and statistical models to describe transport processes
Bonnie Keeler Ecology, economics and software development. seeking to better communicate and quantify the value of nature
Randy Kolka Land management (forest, agriculture and urban land uses) on the terrestrial and aquatic cycling of nutrients, carbon, heavy metals (notably mercury) and water
Chris Lenhart Linkages between hydrology, stream geomorphology and ecology; ecological restoration of streams and wetlands
Joe Magner Water quality (TMDL), watershed assessment (geochemistry) surface/ground water exchange, and channel morphology
John Nieber Forest hydrology
C. Hobie Perry Forest soils, inventory, hydrology
Jim Perry Societal decisions about ecosystems in landscapes, with a current focus on climate change adaptation in large protected areas such as World Heritage Sites
Rob Slesak Forest soils, applied forest ecology, forest management, hydrology, forest monitoring
Bruce Wilson Quantity and quality of surface waters, especially as influenced by agricultural practices; flow pathways of water flows; hydraulics of flow in erodible channels; hydrologic/water quality modeling of disturbed and agricultural watersheds; parameter estimation and uncertainty; development of ecological engineering design tools