GNR Faculty Research

From investigating and assessing sustainable forest management practices in the southern Appalachians to participating in global team research across the Atlantic Ocean in Africa and studying coastal shorelines or runoff and erosion in burned areas, Western’s geosciences and natural resources department faculty set the bar for involvement and excellence here at home and around the world.

A sampling of current faculty research projects and fields of interest

Peter Bates: Bates is involved in the development, application, and assessment of sustainable forest management practices in the southern Appalachians. learn more

David Kinner: Runoff and erosion in burned areas. learn more

Jerry Miller: Miller is part of a global team studying water pollution in South Africa. learn more

Rob Young: Young is director of the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines.


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