Water Resources

Water Resources
phone: (208) 885-2018
office: Morrill Hall, Room 216

875 Perimeter Drive MS 3002
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3002

WR Faculty

Geography professor John Abatzoglou
John Abatzoglou, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dr. John Abatzoglou conducts research on a multitude of weather and climate phenomena, and is particularly interested in the role they have on wildfire, water resources, and ecosystems of the western United States.
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Vladimir Aizen, Ph.D.
Research Professor
Research Interests: Alpine Glaciology, Alpine Hydrology, Alpine Climatology
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Richard Allen
Richard Allen, Ph.D.

(208) 423-6601 | RAllen@kimberly.uidaho.edu
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Erin Brooks
Erin Brooks, Ph.D.
Research Support Scientist II

(208) 885-6562 | ebrooks@uidaho.edu
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Maxine Dakins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Environmental statistics; Environmental decision analysis; Probabilistic risk analysis; Bayesian analysis; Natural resource policy and law; Public participation; Pollution prevention
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Jerry Fairley
Jerry Fairley, Ph.D.
Professor - Hydrogeology
Research Interests: Multiphase flow and transport in heterogeneous porous media; Faults and fluid flow; Geothermal systems/EGS
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Fritz Fiedler
Fritz Fiedler, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor
Research interests: Measurements and modeling of hydrologic and environmental systems.
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Peter Goodwin, Ph.D.
DeVlieg Presidential Professor in Ecohydraulics and Professor of Civil Engineering
Peter Goodwin is recognized internationally for his research, with particular contributions in the field of sedimentation and the impact of river management on ecosystems.
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karen humes
Karen Humes, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Professor
Research Interests: Applications of remote sensing and GIS in hydrology, environmental science, and planning for renewable energy.
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Marla Kraut
Marla Kraut, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Department Head of Accounting
Ph.D. 1991 University of Arizona
Research interests: Auditing, Financial Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organizations
Office: ALB125 | Phone: (208) 885-7116 |Email: marlam@uidaho.edu
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Jeff Langman
Jeff Langman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Hydrogeochemistry
Research Interests: sulfide weathering, water-rock interactions, groundwater-surface water interactions, environmental isotope geochemistry, and anthropogenic influences on water resources
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John Lawrence
John Lawrence, Ph.D.
Professor of Business
Ph.D. 1993 Penn State University
Areas of Expertise:quality management, business/environmental sustainability, and case research methods.
Office: ALB215 | Phone: (208) 885-5821 | Email: jjl@uidaho.edu
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Felix Liao
Felix Liao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dr. Liao is a broadly trained human geographer and a spatial social scientist whose research interests include regional development, globalization and transnational corporations, urban growth and sustainability, land use and transportation systems, GIS spatial analysis, and China.
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Jim Liou
Jim (Chyr Pyng) Liou, Ph.D., P.E., Fulbright Scholar
Professor, Hydraulics
Research Interests: Fluid Transients, Pipeline Monitoring, Pipeline Safety, Transport in Vadose Zones and Percolation Theory, Water Quality Modeling in Distribution Networks
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Howard Neibling
Associate Professor

(208) 736-3600 | hneiblin@uidaho.edu
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Russell Quals
Russell Qualls, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

(208) 885-6184 | rqualls@uidaho.edu
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steve radil
Steven Radil, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Dr. Steven Radil is a political geographer researching conflictual politics at multiple scales.
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Jae Hyeon Ryu, Ph.D., P.E.
Assistant Professor

(208) 332-4402 | jryu@uidaho.edu
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Daniele Tonina
Daniele Tonina, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
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Dr. John C. Tracy
IWRRI Director
322 E. Front Street, Suite 242
Unversity of Idaho
Boise, ID 83702
Phone:(208) 332-4422
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Tom Wood
Tom Wood, Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Hydrogeology
Research Interests: Unsaturated flow in fractured rocks; Water resources; Nuclear/hazardous waste site characterization/cleanup; Geothermal systems; Hydro fracking
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Elowyn Yager
Elowyn Yager, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Dr. Yager's research interests focus on gaining a mechanistic understanding of the interactions between flow turbulence, sediment transport and river morphology.
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Brian Yanites
Brian Yanites, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Geomorphology
Research Interests: Geomorphology; Landscape evolution; Climate-tectonic-topography interactions; Tectonic geomorphology; Numerical modeling of landscape processes
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