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Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

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Mary Engels

Mary Engels, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office

CNR 19G

Phone

208-885-5804

Mailing Address

Department of Natural Resources and Society
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1139
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1139

Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of Idaho, 2019
  • M.S., University of Hawaii, 2003
  • B.A., Colorado College, 2000

Research Interests

  • Island Ecosystems
  • Climate Change
  • Remote Sensing
  • Environmental Education
  • Science Communication

  • Engels, M., Miller, B., Squires, A., Jennewein, J., and Eitel, K. (2019) The Confluence Approach: Developing scientific literacy through project-based learning and place-based education in the context of NGSS. Electronic Journal of Science Education, v. 23(3), p. 33-58
  • Deary, A., Moret-Ferguson, S., Engels, M., Zettler, E., Jarslow, G., and Sancho, G. 2015 Influence of Central Pacific Oceanographic conditions on the potential vertical habitat of four tropical tuna species. Pacific Science, v. 69(4), p. 461-475
  • Engels, M., Correia, L., Piwinski, S., Cheng, L, and Zettler, E. 2014. Seasonal and decadal changes in distribution patterns of Halobates (Hemiptera:Gerridae) populations in the Eastern Tropical Pacific. Marine Biology, p.1-10
  • Engels, M.S., and Fletcher, C.H., 2008. Moloka`i - Two different types of reef growth in the past 8,000 years, in Field, M.E., Cochran, S.A., Logan, J.B., and Storlazzi, C.D., eds., The coral reef of south Moloka`i, Hawai`i; Portrait of a sediment-threatened fringing reef. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5101, p. 37-40.
  • Engels, M.S., Fletcher, C.H., Field, M.E., Conger, C.L., and Bochicchio, C., 2008. Demise of reef-flat carbonate accumulation with late Holocene sea-level fall; evidence from Molokai Hawaii. Coral Reefs, v. 27, p. 991-996.

  • 2017 - Idaho Environmental Educators Association Informal Educator of the Year
  • 2009 - The Coral Reef of South Moloka'i, Hawai'i—Portrait of a Sediment Threatened Fringing Reef (USGS SIR 2007-5101):
    • Association of Earth Science Editors' Outstanding Publication of 2009 (print category)
    • National Association of Government Communicator's Blue Pencil Award of Excellence for 2009 (technical communication)
    • Honored by Hawaii State Senate and House of Representatives in Concurrent Resolution #2009-0916 SCR SMA-1

Contact Us

College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

Directions