Dr. Stednick serves as Professor and Program Leader, Watershed Science Program, Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Watershed Stewardship. Educational background is B.Sc. in Forest Sciences and Ph.D. in Forest Resources from University of Washington. Current interests include land use and water quality, forest hydrology, water quality hydrology, biogeochemistry, water chemistry, soil chemistry, hydrometry, watershed management, risk assessment, watershed analysis, environmental impact assessment, and technology transfer. The following projects demonstrate the approach of using collaborative efforts: effects of irrigation with urban exchange waters on soil and water quality, nutrient criteria selection for undisturbed watersheds, effects of managed groundwater recharge on water quality, forest management effects on water yield and water quality, nitrogen sources in surface waters in the Glacier Lakes Experimental ecosystem, effects of prescribed fire on water chemistry, effects of surface and groundwater interactions on sodium adsorption ratios in coal bed methane extraction waters, and effects of beetle killed forests on water quantity and quality. Recent international efforts include Vietnam, Laos, Canada, Namibia, and Belize.
Other Research Interests
Forest hydrology; Natural disturbance effects on water resources
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