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Joshua Viers

Title: 
Associate Professor
Phone: 
(209) 228-4047
Education: 
  • Ph.D. in Ecology, 2003 – University of California, Davis
  • B.S. in International Agricultural Development, 1994 – University of California, Davis
  • A.A. in Liberal Arts, 1991 – Sierra College
Research Interests: 

Professor Viers is a watershed scientist with expertise in resource management and environmental decision making. His areas of watershed science research include:

  • Agroecology and conservation agriculture planning and implementation
  • Climatic and hydrological change vulnerability assessment and adaptation strategies
  • Ecosystem service and biodiversity inventory, assessment and restoration
  • Geospatial technologies (geographic information systems/remote sensing);
  • Informatics; database design and data mining
  • Water and watershed management; water footprinting