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Appendix E Biographical Sketches of Members of the Committee on Hydrologic Science Eric F. Wood (chair) is a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering and Operations Re- search, Water Resources Program, at Princeton University. His areas of interest include hydrocTimatol- ogy with an emphasis on land-atmosphere interaction, hydrologic impact of climate change, stochastic hydrology, hydrologic forecasting, and rainfall-runoff modeling. Dr. Wood is an associate editor for Reviews in Geophysics, Applied Mathematics and Computation: Modeling the Environment, and Jour- nal of Forecasting. He is a member of the Climate Research Committee, and the Panel on Climate Change Feedbacks. He is a former member of the Water Science and Technology Board and BASC's GEWEX panel. Dr. Wood received an Sc.D. degree in civil engineering from Massachusetts institute of Technology in 1974. Mary P. Anderson is a professor in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the Univer- sity of Wisconsin, Madison. Her current research interests include the effects of potential global cTi- mate change on groundwater-lake systems and quantifying groundwater recharge. Dr. Anderson re- ceived a B.A. degree in geology from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Ph.D. degree in hydrology from Stanford University. She is a co-author of two textbooks on groundwater modeling and is currently Editor in Chief of the journal Ground Water. She is a former member of the Water Sci- ence and Technology Board. Victor R. Baker is regents professor and head of the Department of Hydrology and Water Re- sources at the University of Arizona. He is also professor of geosciences and professor of planetary sciences at the University of Arizona. His research interests include geomorphology, flood geomor- phology, paleohydrology, Quaternary geology, natural hazards, geology of Mars and Venus, and phi- losophy of earth and planetary sciences. He has spent time as a geophysicist for U.S. Geological Sur- vey and as an urban geologist. He has served on various committees and panels of the National Re- search Council, including the Pane! on Alluvial Fan Flooding, the Pane! on Global Surficial Geo-fluxes, and the Pane] on Scientific Responsibility and Conduct of Research. He formerly chaired the U.S. Na- tional Committee for the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) and served on the Global Change Committee Working Group on Solid Earth Processes. Dr. Baker was recently president of the Geological Society of America and president of the INQUA Commission on Global Continental Paleohydrology. He holds a B.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1967) and a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado (1971~. 83
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84 Appendix E Dara Entekhabi is an associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engi- neering and the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Insti- tute of Technology. His research interests are in the basic understanding of coupled surface, subsur- face, and atmospheric hydrologic systems that may form the bases for enhanced hydrologic predictabil- ity. Specifically, he conducts research in land-atmosphere interactions, remote sensing, physical hy- drology, operational hydrology, hydrometeorology, groundwater-surface water interaction, and hilIsIope hydrology. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Clark University. Dr. Entekhabi received his Ph.D. degree in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nancy B. Grimm is a professor in the Department of Biology at Arizona State University. She is also project director of the Central Arizona - Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) project. Her research interests include biogeochemistry; stream ecosystem structure and function; urban ecosystem structure and function; nitrogen cycling in streams and cities; interactions between surface and groundwaters; terrestrial-aquatic linkages; disturbance and succession; and effects of global climate change and human activities on stream ecosystems. She is editor of Ecology Letters (2001-2004) and Ecosystems (1997-2003~. She received her B.A. in Natural Science from Hampshire College (1978), and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Zoology from Arizona State University (1980, 1985~. George M. Elornberger (National Academy of Engineering) is the Ernest H. Ern Professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia. His current research interests include hydrogeo- chemical response of small catchments and transport of colloids in porous media. He is chair of the Water Cycle Study Group of the U.S. Global Change Research Program. Dr. Hornberger is a fellow of the American Geophysical Union and a member of the Geological Society of America. He has served on numerous NRC boards and committees, including chairing the Commission on Geosciences, Envi- ronment, and Resources. He served as editor of Water Resources Research from 1993 to 1997. He ob- tained his B.S. (1965) and M.S. (1967) degrees in civil engineering from Drexel University and his Ph.D. degree from Stanford University in hydrology in 1970. Dennis P. l~ettenmaier received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (summa cum laude) at the University of Washington in 197 l, his M.S. in Civil, Mechanical, and Environmental Engineering at the George Washington University in 1973, and his Ph.D. at the University of Washington in 1975. He joined the University of Washington faculty in 1976. In addition to his service at the University of Washington, he spent a year as visiting scientist at the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, VA (1985-86) and was the Program Manager of NASA's Land Surface Hydrology Program at NASA Headquarters in 1997-98. He is a member of the American Geophysical Union, the American Water Resources Associa- tion, the American Meteorological Society, and the American Society of Civil Engineers. He was a re- cipient of ASCE's Huber Research Prize in 1990, is a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union and American Meteorological Society, and is the author of over 100 journal articles. He is currently Chief Editor of the American Meteorological Society Journal of Hydrometeorology. William K. Nuttle is an independent consultant in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Until recently, he was director of the Everglades Department, South Florida Water Management District, and was execu- tive officer for the Florida Bay Science Program immediately prior to that. An expert in ecohydrology of wetlands and environmental science, he has coordinated extensive estuarine and wetlands research programs in South Florida. Currently, he is visiting scholar at the Southeast Environmental Research Center, Florida International University. Previously, he held positions with Memorial University of Newfoundland and the University of Virginia. Dr. Nuttle has also consulted widely on topics generally
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Appendix E 85 related to coastal, wetland hydrology and the interface between research and environmental manage- ment. He is a current member of the Committee on Hydrologic Science. Dr. Nuttie received his M.S. degree and Ph.D. (1986) degree in civil engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his BSCE degree from the University of Maryland. Kenneth W. Potter is a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His teaching and research interests are in hydrology and water resources, includ- ing hydrologic modeling, estimation of hydrologic risk, estimation of hydrologic budgets, watershed monitoring and assessment, and hydrologic restoration. Dr. Potter is a past member of the Water Sci- ence and Technology Board and has served on many of its committees. He received his B.S. degree in geology from Louisiana State University and his Ph.D. in geography and environmental engineering from Johns Hopkins University. John O. Roads is Director of the Scripps Experimental Climate Prediction Center of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego. His research focuses on surface water and energy budgets, regional and global climate change, and medium- and long-range weather prediction using modeling and observation. He was a member of the NRC's Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) Pane] from 1993 to 2000, and most recently chaired the panel. He is a member of the AGU Precipitation Committee. He has been named to advisory panels for the National Climate Data Center and the National Meteorological Center. He received a B.A. degree in physics in 1972 from the University of Colorado and a Ph.D. degree in meteorology in 1977 from the Massachu- setts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. John :~. Wilson is professor of hydrology and chairman of the Department of Earth and Envi- ronmental Science at New Mexico Tech, Socorro. He studies fluid flow and transport in permeable me- dia, using field and laboratory experiments and mathematical models. In the past this has included stud- ies of the movement of water, nonaqueous phase liquids, dissolved chemicals, colloids, and bacteria through porous, fractured, and faulted media. He was the 1992 Darcy Lecturer for the Association of Groundwater Scientists and Engineers. He was elected a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union in 1994. He received the O.K. Meinzer Award from the Geological Society of America in 1996 and was elected Fellow of the Society in the same year. He received his B.S. degree from Georgia institute of Technology and his M.S., C.E., and Ph.D. degree from Massachusetts institute of Technology.