Michael Hughes

Meet Michael Hughes

Education

  • Ph.D. (2008), University of Oregon, Environmental Science, Studies, and Policy
  • M.S. (1999), Ohio University, Environmental Geology
  • B.S. (1995), Ohio University, Environmental Geography
  • CERP, Certified Ecological Restoration Practitioner

Teaching and Research Disciplines

  • Hydrology
  • Geomorphology
  • Aquatic/Riparian/Wetland Ecology
  • Environmental Management & Restoration
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Courses Taught

  • GEOG 105 Physical Geography
  • GEOG 305 Geomorphology*
  • GEOG 315 Climatology & Atmospheric Science*
  • GEOG 335 Soils*
  • GEOL 201 Physical Geology
  • ENV 214 Watershed Science & Technology
  • ENV 224 Scientific Reasoning & Methodology
  • ENV 314 Environmental Science, Law, & Policy
  • ENV 465 Ecological Restoration & Monitoring*
  • ENV 475 Professionalism & Job Readiness
  • ENV 485 Ecoregional Studies
  • ENV 495 Research in Environmental Sciences
  • BIO 337 Aquatic Ecology*
*Electives, alternating years or summer

Sponsored Projects (PI):

Water Assessment for Drought Resilience & Sustainability (WADRS)
US Bureau of Reclamation
2016-2020

Student Worker Internship & Mentoring (SWIM) Program
US Fish & Wildlife Service
2016-2018

Assessment of Important Bird Areas (IBAs) in the Klamath Basin
Co-PI with Jherime Kellermann
Klamath Basin Audubon Society (KBAS)
2014-2017

Monitoring & Evaluation of the Wood River Restoration
US Bureau of Land Management, Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU)
2012-2107
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