Department of Ecosystem Science and Management

The Department of Ecosystem Science and Management provides one of the most advanced educational opportunities available to prepare undergraduate students for leadership in the science and stewardship of rangeland, forest and wetland ecosystems across the rural-urban gradient. We offer Bachelors of Science degrees in Ecological Restoration, Forestry, Rangeland Ecology and Management, Renewable Natural Resources, and Spatial Sciences.

Ecosystem Science and Management

ESSM 102 Introduction to Natural Resources and Ecosystem Management

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Introduction to natural resources and ecosystem system approach to wildland management; survey of the field of natural resources and related industries.

ESSM 201 Exploring Ecosystem Science and Management

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Exploration of knowledge, skills and abilities required for varied careers within ecosystem science and management; development of a professional portfolio and résumé; exploration of career options through team approach; conduct one service project.

ESSM 203 Forest Trees of North America

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

(FORE 1314) Forest Trees of North America. Taxonomy, phylogeny, and identification of the important forest trees of North America and their ecological and social uses and benefits.
Prerequisites: BIOL 101, BIOL 107, BIOL 111 or BIOL 113 and BIOL 123 or equivalent.

ESSM 291 Research

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in ecosystem science and management. May be repeated 2 times for credit.
Prerequisites: Freshman or sophomore classification and approval of instructor.

ESSM 300 Field Studies in Forest Ecosystems

Credits 3. 1 Lecture Hour. 6 Lab Hours.

Field-oriented focus on forest ecosystem science and management; problem-solve management questions through data collection and team-based research; investigate the relationships between landowner objectives, mensuration, silviculture, ecology, soils, and regeneration-focused harvesting systems; foster the development of student-faculty relationships; enhance professional knowledge and skills.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.*

ESSM 301 Wildland Watershed Management

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Elements of watershed management and principles and practices of wildland management for protection, maintenance and improvement of water resource values.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.*

ESSM 302 Wildland Plants of North America

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Familiarization with the distribution and economic value of important wildland plants in Texas and North America and fundamentals of sight identification of these plants; plant collection required.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.*

ESSM 303 Agrostology

Credits 3. 1 Lecture Hour. 6 Lab Hours.

Classification and identification of grasses based on macro- and micromorphological variations of spikelets; interpretation of spikelet variation and use of diagnostic keys to identify important species of North America; a grass collection required.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.*

ESSM 304 Rangeland Plant Taxonomy

Credits 4. 2 Lecture Hours. 6 Lab Hours.

Interpretation of plant morphology for keying and identification of important flowering rangeland plants; vegetative and floral characters for important plant families including toxic compounds affecting domestic livestock. Plant collection required.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.*

ESSM 305 Watershed Analysis and Planning

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Provide an integrated framework for watershed planning that addresses the related biophysical, social and economic issues; comprehensive in scope and approach giving students the tools and techniques for developing sound watershed management policy and practice; water issues, problems and regulations for Texas.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification.*

ESSM 306 Plant Functional Ecology and Adaptation

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Investigation of physiological mechanisms influencing ecological patterns and processes, including plant acclimation and adaptation in contrasting habitats; abiotic controls on species productivity and distribution; underlying genetic and evolutionary mechanisms contributing to the occurrence of specific genotypes and phenotypes in unique environments.
Prerequisites: RENR 205, any BIOL course, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 307 Forest Protection

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Destructive agents in forestry as related to importance, identification, cause, extent of losses and protective measures.
Prerequisites: RENR 205, AGEC 105 or equivalent, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.*

ESSM 308 Fundamentals of Environmental Decision-Making

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Introduction to environmental issues in natural resources management; fundamental principles and methods for understanding biosocial interdependencies in complex environmental issues; use of computer-aided group decision-making techniques to develop cooperative strategies for resolving local or global environmental issues.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.*

ESSM 309 Forest Ecology

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Life history and general characteristics of trees; structure and function of forest ecosystems; fundamental principles of forest tree physiology and ecology applied to an analysis of tree growth in relation to environmental factors and present day forest management; global changes and forests.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.*

ESSM 310 Forest Tree Improvement and Regeneration

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

ESSM 310. Forest Tree Improvement and Regeneration. Genetic improvement or manipulation of forest trees through breeding or transformation; regeneration of forests including reproduction, nursery production, stand establishment, natural regeneration and problems affecting regeneration.
Prerequisites: BIOL 101, BIOL 113 or equivalent; junior or senior classification.

ESSM 311 Biogeochemistry and Global Change

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Framework for understanding biogeochemical cycles, their significance at both global and ecosystem levels of organization, and their contemporary relevance to ecosystem science and management.
Prerequisites: RENR 205, RENR 215, any BIOL and/or CHEM course, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 313 Vegetation Sampling Methods and Designs in Ecosystems

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Basis for vegetation sampling in ecosystems; methods for conducting sampling; selection of sampling unit appropriate for vegetation type; sampling statistics; mean comparisons; regression analysis; sampling design principles; development of sampling plan; presentation and interpretation of sampling data.
Prerequisites: Any MATH course satisfying university core curriculum, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 314 Principles of Rangeland Management Around the World

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Basic knowledge of world rangeland ecosystems, how these systems are managed in diverse cultural settings; principles of underlying ecological processes influenced by various land management practices; foster understanding of the values that people in different countries place on rangeland resources; use of these values to enhance geologically sustainable and socially acceptable rangeland management practices.*
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 315 Rangeland Inventory and Monitoring

Credit 1. 2 Lab Hours.

Theory and methods to inventory rangeland vegetation; sampling design; analysis of inventory data; interpretation of sampling data; preparation of a technical report; presentation of inventory data in text, tables, and graphs using the style of the Rangeland Ecology and Management discipline.
Prerequisites: ESSM 313, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.*

ESSM 316 Range Ecology

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Organization and distribution of rangeland ecosystems of the world, with emphasis on North America; community dynamics and functions stressed including biotic history, succession, disturbance regimes, competitive interactions, herbivory, energy flow and nutrient cycling; conservation of rangeland resources.
Prerequisites: RENR 205, RENR 215, ESSM 302, ESSM 314, ESSM 315, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.*

ESSM 317 Vegetation Management

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Familiarization with practices that cause changes in rangeland vegetation composition for multiple uses; understanding of criteria for range improvement practices; comparison of expected responses of livestock forage production, watershed parameters and wildlife to vegetation changes following range improvements; systems concept for planning, analysis and implementation of range improvement practices.
Prerequisites: ESSM 314, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.*

ESSM 318 Coupled Social and Ecological Systems

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Resilience-based stewardship of social-ecological systems; ecological concepts of resilience, sustainability, ecosystem services, and vulnerability; investigation of linkages among social and ecological system components; contribution to sustainability and provisioning of ecosystem services; evaluation of multiple knowledge sources as the basis for adaptive ecosystem management.
Prerequisites: RENR 205, AGEC 105 or equivalent, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 319 Principles of Forestry

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Theory and practice of forestry in controlling forest establishment, composition, structure and growth; principles of natural and artificial regeneration; intermediate cultural operations; silvicultural systems; use and control of fire in forests; principles of sustainable stand management.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 320 Ecosystem Restoration and Management

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

A basic conceptual framework for restoration ecology and ecological restoration; major principles of ecology related to practical problems confronting humankind, such as, environmental pollution and degradation, exotic species invasions, land use and management trade-offs and consequences; importance of biological diversity.
Prerequisite: RENR 205, RENR 215 or equivalent, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.*

ESSM 324 Forest Measurements

Credits 2. 4 Lab Hours.

ESSM 324. Forest Measurements. Measures and measurement of the dimensions and attributes of forested areas including the diameters, heights, volume and biomass of trees within a well-defined area; tools used for forest measurement; the conduct of forest inventories; summary measures and reports of inventory results; remote sensing and related technologies that assist forest measurements.
Prerequisites: ESSM 313 and ESSM 319 or concurrent enrollment; junior or senior classification.

ESSM 351 Geographic Information Systems for Resource Management

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) approach to solving spatial problems and managing natural resources, including the capture, analysis, manipulation and mapping of spatial and non-spatial databases; identification of natural and cultural features from aerial photography and remote sensing products; integration of GPS technologies; extensive use of GIS software to solve real-world problems.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 398 Interpretation of Aerial Photographs

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Identification and evaluation of natural and cultural features on aerial photographs; methods for extracting information concerning land use, vegetative cover, surface and structural features, urban/industrial patterns and archaeological sites.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 404 Changing Natural Resource Policy

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

ESSM 404. Changing Natural Resource Policy. Process through which environmental policies are changed; study theories of social and political change; teams use theories with their original research on environmental policy problems to create and implement plans for changing environmental policies in their own communities.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 405 Forest Resource Assessment and Management

Credits 3. 1 Lecture Hour. 4 Lab Hours.

Integration of biophysical, economic and social factors in forest resource analysis, management planning and decision making; applications of interdisciplinary knowledge and multiple-use principles to practical forest management problems.
Prerequisite: Senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 406 Natural Resources Policy

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Natural resources and forest policy development in the United States and review of current issues in forest and related natural resource policy.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 415 Range Analysis and Management Planning

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Basic concepts and theories of range management systems. Resource inventory, analysis and management planning.
Prerequisites: AGEC 105 or ECON 202, ESSM 314, ESSM 317; junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 416 Fire Ecology and Natural Resource Management

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Behavior and use of fire in the management of natural resources; principles underlying the role of weather, fuel characteristics and physical features of the environment related to the development and implementation of fire management plans.
Prerequisite: RENR 205 or equivalent, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 420 Ecological Restoration of Wetland and Riparian Systems

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

How wetland and riparian areas link terrestrial and aquatic systems and function hydrologically and ecologically within watersheds; integrated approaches for restoration of degraded wetland and riparian systems; improving water resources through vegetation management with a special interest in rangelands.
Prerequisites: RENR 205, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 430 Advanced Restoration Ecology

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

A dynamic discipline relying heavily on the fundamentals of ecology; practice translating and communicating key ecological concepts to advanced case studies in ecological restoration; enhance skills for professional applications.
Prerequisites: RENR 205, ESSM 320, ESSM 420; junior or senior classification.

ESSM 440 Wetland Delineation

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Covers the application of the 1987 Wetland Delineation Manual in use by the Army Corps of Engineers (CORPS); field indicators of hydrophytic vegetation; hydric soils, wetland hydrology, methods for making jurisdictional determinations in non-disturbed and disturbed areas, recognition of problem wetlands and technical guidelines for wetlands.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification.*

ESSM 444 Remote Sensing of the Environment

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Principles and techniques necessary for applying remote sensing to diverse issues in studying and mapping land uses and land covers of the terrestrial environment; emphasizes a hands-on learning approach with theoretical foundations and applications in both aerial and satellite remote sensing, using optical and lidar datasets.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 459 Programming for Spatial Data Applications

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Programming for spatial data applications in general and for natural resources application in particular; basic programming concepts and constructs for the creation and manipulation of spatial data; automating of processes; programming behind spreadsheet and GIS applications.
Prerequisites: ESSM 351 or equivalent, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 461 Spatial Databases for Data Storage, Manipulation and Analysis

Credits 3. 1 Lecture Hour. 4 Lab Hours.

Relational databases and advanced geodatabase capabilities; types of geodatabases; Structured Query Language including join-types and subqueries; ArcGIS Desktop Advanced.
Prerequisites: ESSM 459; junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 462/GEOG 462 Advanced GIS Analysis for Natural Resource Management

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Advanced topics in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to solve natural resource problems; manipulation of raster data types; three-dimensional modeling; emphasis on geoprocessing as it relates to applied projects, particularly with habitat suitability models; field and lab use of Global Positioning Systems (GPS); internet-based GIS modeling.
Prerequisites: ESSM 351 or AGSM 461/SPSC 461 or equivalent or approval of instructor; junior or senior classification.
Cross Listing: GEOG 462/ESSM 462.

ESSM 464 Spatial Project Management

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Integration of key components of spatial project management to ensure a successful project implementation using life-cycle methodology and spatial project management; strategy and planning, requirements analysis, design, development, deployment, and operations and maintenance; term project working with real world data to develop and manage a spatial project for practical applications.
Prerequisites: ESSM 351 and ESSM 444, junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

ESSM 481 Senior Seminar

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Completion of professional e-portfolio, résumé and job application; exploration of job search, application, and interview; discipline competency exams; program evaluation.
Prerequisite: Senior classification in ESSM degree program.*

ESSM 484 Internship

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Supervised experience program conducted in the student's area of specialization.
Prerequisite: Approval of student's advisor.

ESSM 485 Directed Studies

Credits 1 to 3. 1 to 3 Other Hours.

Individual study and research upon a selected range problem.
Prerequisite: Approval of student's advisor.

ESSM 489 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours. 0 to 4 Lab Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of rangeland ecology and management. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.*

ESSM 491 Research

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in ecosystem science and management. May be repeated 3 times for credit. Registration in multiple sections of this course is possible within a given semester provided that the per semester credit hour limit is not exceeded.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.

Rangeland Ecology and Management

RLEM 321 Field Studies in Ecological Restoration

Credit 1. 2 Lab Hours.

Field trip course that provides examples, visits and field experiences in ecological restoration; reinforces conceptual basis for ecological restoration principles developed in RLEM 320, alternative strategies for succession management, plant materials selection, seedbed preparation, planting technologies and planning ecological restoration programs.
Prerequisites: ESSM 320 or concurrent enrollment; junior or senior classification.*

RLEM 324 Application of Rangeland Management Principles

Credit 1. 2 Lab Hours.

An opportunity to experience and visualize rangeland management practices under field conditions and to develop a practical understanding of rangeland planning and principles in an integrated fashion.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor.

RLEM 401 Plant-Herbivore Dynamics

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Evaluates the effects of herbivory at the plant population and community levels; developmental plant morphology and plant resistance to grazing; foraging strategies of herbivores relating to landscape/plant attributes along with animal nutritional needs; manipulation of the grazing process to meet management objectives.
Prerequisite: ESSM 314.*

 Renewable Natural Resources

RENR 201 Computer Applications in Agriculture

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Fundamentals of computer use and the application of agricultural software; computer use in decision making and problem solving in agriculture.
Prerequisite: MATH 102.

RENR 205 Fundamentals of Ecology

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Principles of ecology using a holistic approach treating plants, animals and humans as one integrated whole; composition, structure, nutrient cycles and energetics of biotic communities; adaptations to environmental factors; biotic relationships; and problems of environmental quality and resource use.

RENR 215 Fundamentals of Ecology--Laboratory

Credit 1. 3 Lab Hours.

Sampling and estimating plant-animal populations, measuring environmental factors and recognizing and studying morphological, physiological and behavioral adaptations of plants and animals to biotic or abiotic influences.*

RENR 345 Park Ecology and Management

Credits 3. 1 Lecture Hour. 4 Lab Hours.

Classroom and hands-on exposure to outdoor recreation resources management in a major national park facing complex challenges; interactive problem-solving to understand natural resources, management strategies and issues related to a park’s broader region; includes one intensive week in Smoky Mountains National Park. May be taken two times for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; or approval of instructor.

RENR 375 Conservation of Natural Resources

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Principles and philosophies associated with the development, management and use of natural resources; ecological and social implications inherent in management alternatives involving the natural environment and use of renewable natural resources.

RENR 400 Study Abroad in Natural Resources

Credits 2 to 12. 2 to 12 Lecture Hours.

Provides students with an opportunity to gain first-hand experience in natural resource management in foreign countries; focus on the interaction of public, communal and private land tenure systems with the ecological and human dimensions of rangeland management, wildlife conservation and nature-based tourism. May be taken two times for credit.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification.

RENR 405 GIS for Environmental Problem Solving

Credits 3. 2 Lecture Hours. 2 Lab Hours.

Interdisciplinary approach to train students to integrate GIS and relevant technologies for environmental problem solving; helps students relate learning to real world situations; students conceptualize, develop and manage projects using real data; one term project required.
Prerequisite: RENR 201 or equivalent or approval of instructor.

RENR 410 Ecosystem Management

Credits 4. 3 Lecture Hours. 3 Lab Hours.

Concepts and practices relevant to the development of landscape/ regional level ecosystem management plans; an ecosystem management plan will be developed utilizing a strategic management/coordinated resources approach to establish resource goals, ecosystem resource analysis and impact evaluation, and implementation compatible with societal and individual concerns.
Prerequisites: RENR 205, senior classification or approval of instructor.

RENR 460/RPTS 460 Nature, Values, and Protected Areas

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Writing-intensive discussion of the ways in which protected areas reflect human values about nature; identify stakeholders in and around protected areas, exploring how interests either conflict or coincide; evaluate social, economic, cultural, and ecological trade-offs of different approaches to conservation.
Prerequisite: RPTS 307 or RPTS 316; or 9 hours of credit in natural resource courses.
Cross Listing: RPTS 460/RENR 460.*

RENR 470 Environmental Impact Assessment

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

The evolution of natural resources regulatory policies and how this influences current procedures for environmental/natural resources assessment and management; demonstration of the environmental impact assessment procedures and policy issues associated with environmental impacts.
Prerequisite: Senior classification or approval of instructor.

RENR 489 Special Topics in...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Lecture Hours.

Selected topics in an identified field of renewable natural resources. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: Approval of instructor.*

Boutton, Thomas, Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Brigham Young University, 1979

Briske, David, Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Colorado State University, 1978

Casola, Claudio, Assistant Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, University of Pisa, Italy, 2006

Clayton, Megan, Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
BS, Texas A&M University, 2003

Crider, Diana, Visiting Assistant Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PhD, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 2003

Eriksson, Marian, Associate Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, University of Minnesota, 1989

Feagin, Russell, Associate Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2003

Fleischman, Forrest, Assistant Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Indiana University - Bloomington, 2012

Gan, Jianbang, Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Iowa State University, 1990

Gould, Jean, Research Associate Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, University of California, Riverside, 1981

Hamilton, Wayne, Senior Lecturer
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
MS, Sul Ross State University, 1976

Hatch, Stephan, Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1975

Hyodo, Ayumi, Research Assistant Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, The University of Western Ontario, 2010

Knight, Robert, Associate Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1980

Kothmann, Merwyn, Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1968

Kreuter, Urs, Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Utah State University, 1992

Lawing, Anna, Assistant Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Indiana University, 2012

Loh, Koushen, Senior Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1984

Loopstra, Carol, Associate Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, North Carolina State University, 1992

Lyons, Robert, Professor & Extension Specialist
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1990

McDonald, Alyson, Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Texas A&M University, 2010

Moore, Georgianne, Associate Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Oregon State University, 2004

Popescu, Sorin, Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Virginia Tech, 2002

Rogers, William, Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Kansas State University, 1998

Shaw, Robert, Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1979

Smeins, Fred, Visiting Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, University of Saskatchewan, 1967

Srinivasan, Raghavan, Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Purdue University, 1992

Taylor, Eric, Associate Professor & Extension Specialist
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1998

Vogel, Jason, Associate Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, University of Alaska--Fairbanks, 2004

Watson, Wesley, Lecturer
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1999

West, Jason, Associate Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, University of Georgia, 2002

Wilcox, Bradford, Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, Texas A&M University, 1986

Wu, Xinyuan, Professor
Ecosystem Science & Mgmt
PHD, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1991