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Welcome to Environmental Science and Managment

Welcome to Environmental Science and Managment
Welcome to Environmental Science and Management at PSU. Discovery starts here.

Let Knowledge Serve Clean Air

Let Knowledge Serve Clean Air
ESM faculty member Dr. Linda George gets featured in PSU's Fearless campaign with her research involving air quality.

ESM is Hiring!

ESM is Hiring!
The ESM Department is looking for a new Associate or Assistant Professor in Ecohydrology and an Assistant Professor in Social Science for Fall 2017! Click the link below to find out more and apply!


Find out more about our student problem-solvers - doing research that makes a difference. 

Department Highlights

Dr. Robert Scheller received a new Department of Defense grant to compare different modeling approaches to estimating the effects of climate change on the forests of Ft. Bragg, NC. 


Dr. Patrick Edwards helped lead a research experiment with Century High School's AP Environmental Science class investigating the effects Sunny Pond has on downstream water quality and salmon habitat in Reedville Creek.

Dr. Linda George contributed to the discussion about toxic air pollution on KATU's "Your Voice, Your Vote".



For more Research Highlights click HERE



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Environmental Science and Management has been identified as one of the priorities for development within the CLAS. Thank you for your support!


ESM/AESS Seminar Series  Fridays from 3-4pm in SRTC B1-82 

School of the Environment Speaker Series Thursdays from 4-5pm in ASRC Room 230

 Department Events



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ESM 2016 Spring E-Newsletter

Department Publications

Hubler, S., Huff, D. D., Edwards, P., & Pan, Y. (2016). The Biological Sediment Tolerance Index: Assessing fine sediments conditions in Oregon streams using macroinvertebrates. Ecological Indicators, 67, 132-145.

Edwards, P.M. (2016). The Value of Long-Term Stream Invertebrate Data Collected by Citizen Scientists. PLoS ONE 11(4): e0153713. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0153713

Kaitlin Goldsmith*, Elise Granek, Amy Lubitow, Michael Papenfus (2016). Bridge over troubled waters: A synthesis session to connect scientific and decision making sectors. Marine Policy, 70 (2016) 30–39. 

 B.C. Turner*, C.D. de Rivera, E.D. Grosholz, & G.M. Ruiz. (2016). Assessing population increase as a possible outcome to management of invasive species. Biological Invasions, 18:533-548, doi: 10.1007/s10530-015-1026-9. Published on 14 December 2015.

Edwards, P. M., & Shroufe, R. (2016). Three Simple Experiments to Examine the Effect of Sediment Pollution on Algae-Based Food Webs in StreamsThe American Biology Teacher78 (1), 57-61.

*ESM Graduate student

Environmental Science & Mgmt
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