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Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences

College of Natural Resources

phone: (208) 885-7952
fax: (208) 885-6564

875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, ID 83844-1133

Steven Daley-Laursen

Office: Morrill Hall Room 403
Phone: 208 885 5804
Email: stevendl@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1133

College of Natural Resources
Senior Executive, Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development
Professor of Forestry, Rangeland and Fire Sciences

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Leadership in Natural Resources and Environmental Management
    • Institutional Frameworks and Structures for Achieving Sustainable Development
    • Technology Transfer Methodology
  • Biography
  • Selected Publications
    • Daley-Laursen, S.B. 2000. A university-community partnership for research and education on regional development: Minnesota’s regional sustainable development partnerships at the University of Minnesota. Proceedings: Soil Science Society of America. Minneapolis Minnesota. November 5-9.

    • Finley, F.N., J.J. Cogan, and S.B. Daley-Laursen. 1998. CELL - The University of Minnesota Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership: A cooperative enterprise. Proceedings International Environmental Education Research Conference. Helsinki, Finland.

    • Steinberg, S.J. and S.B. Daley-Laursen. 1997. ForNet: Delivering spatial data to forestry professionals in a natural resource management agency and to the public. Society of American Foresters National Convention. Memphis, Tennessee. October 4-8.

    • Steinberg, S.J. and S.B. Daley-Laursen. 1996. ForNet: Delivering spatial data to natural resource managers and the public. Geospatial Information Age- International Resource Technology Conference. Seattle, Washington. April 12-16.

    • Laursen, S.B. 1995. A description of the riparian forest resource in the State of Minnesota: land area, ownership, cover type, and disturbance. Proceedings: At the water’s edge-the science of riparian forestry, Duluth, Minnesota. June 1995. 6 p.
  • Research Projects

    Principal Investigator, Northwest Climate Science Center, Department of Interior USGS in cooperation with the University of Idaho, University of Washington and Washington State University. www.doi.gov 2010-2015.

  • Outreach Projects
    • Director, Northwest Knowledge Network, University of Idaho and Idaho National Laboratory Cooperating.  www.idahoepscor.org
    • Principal Investigator, A Data Management Framework for Regional Climate Science Centers and Landscape Conservation Cooperatives, US Department of Interior.  2011-2014.
  • Awards and Honors
    • National Advisory Board to the USDA Secretary, 2010-13.
    • USDA Secretary Honor Award, Math and Science Program for Tribal Youth, 2000.
    • Superior Service Award. CSREES, USDA, Washington, DC, 2000.
    • Dean’s Outstanding Team Award for Diversity. University of Minnesota, 2000.
    • Outstanding Academic Employee Certificate, University of Minnesota, 1997.
    • Alumni Early Career Achievement Award, University of Idaho, 1994.
    • Certificate of Superior Service, National Strategic Plan Team USDA-CSREES, 1994.
    • President, Nat’lHouse of Society Delegates, Society of American Foresters, 1993.
    • Internship. Title XII Strengthening Grant Pgm for international preparedness 1984.
    • Honor Societies: Xi Sigma Pi, 1979: Epsilon Sigma Phi Extension, 1991; Sigma Xi Research, 1978; Phi Kappa Phi Scholastic, 1975; Phi Sigma Biological, 1975.