Faculty

Dr. Joanna Endter-Wada is a Professor of Natural Resource Policy and Social Science in the Quinney College of Natural Resources and Director of the Urban Water Conservation Research Lab.  Her research focuses on conceptualizing and analyzing linkages between humans and biophysical aspects of ecosystems, with emphases on water resources, urban ecology, and public land and wetland management.  She is currently conducting research on urban landscape water use and on policy responses to drought and climate change.

Dr. Roger Kjelgren is a Professor of Horticulture in the Department of Plants, Soils & Climate of the College of Agriculture.  His research focuses on water conservation in irrigated horticultural landscapes with an emphasis on the use of native plants and landscape designs.  He develops and disseminates information on demand-side management through effective irrigation and sustainable landscaping to the green industry, water purveyors, and the general public.

Dr. R. Douglas Ramsey is a Professor of Wildland Resources in the Quinney College of Natural Resources and the Director of the Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems Laboratory. His research focuses on developing techniques to monitor natural landscapes. He develops tools and protocols to use remotely sensed imagery collected from various platforms to assess and monitor natural resources.