Department Directory


Carolina Barbosa


Limnology, Water quality in lakes and reservoirs, Aquatic Biogeochemistry, Hydrology, Data Science

Andrea Baudoin Farah

Assistant Professor

Transformations in Rural and Indigenous Lands, Livelihoods, and Autonomous Regimes (TRILLAR Lab)

Randall Boone

Research Scientist and Professor

Wildlife and pastoral ecology; Simulation; Teaching

Gillian Bowser

Associate Professor

My passion is connecting citizen science, art and science using multicultural perspectives and international agreements to global sustainability issues such as pollinator decline. I also believe in the integration of art and culture into ecological research and communication.

Rich Conant

Department Head

Steven Fassnacht


Snow Hydrology, Climate Impacts on Water Resources

Wei Gao


Regional Climate/Ecosystem Modeling, Remote Sensing, Solar UV Radiation Monitoring and Research

Ed Hall

Associate Professor

Microbial Ecology

John Moore

Director of NREL

Jessica O'Connell

Assistant Professor

Remote Sensing, Landscape Ecology, Data Science, Wetlands, Plants, Carbon, Water

Stephen Ogle

Full Professor and Senior Research Scientist

Elizabeth Tulanowski


Geospatial Educator with 25 years of GIS and teaching experience, and a background in Natural Resources.

Tom Hobbs

Professor Emeritus