Job Title: Graduate Research Assistant
Primary Affiliation: Department of Watershed Sciences
Secondary Affiliation: Ecogeomorphology & Topographic Analysis Lab
Degree Seeking: M.S. - Watershed Science
Faculty Advisor: Joe Wheaton
Committee Members: Peter Wilcock, Daniel Buscombe, Paul Grams
Year Started: 2015
Year Defended & Completed: 2017
- 2013 BSE. Environmental Engineering. Northern Arizona University
- 2017 MS. Watershed Sciences. Utah State University
Daniel Hamill, was a research assistant for the ET-AL at Utah State University. Daniel earned a degree in Environmental Engineering from Northern Arizona University in 2013. While he was obtaining his undergraduate degree he worked as a Math and Science Tutor at a Coconino Community College and a Hyrdological Technician for the US Geological Survey Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center (GCMRC). After graduation he continued to work for GCMRC as a physical science technician and worked on the channel mapping group.
- MS Thesis: Physical aquatic habitat mapping in Grand Canyon
- Develop a methodology for producing near continuous substrate classification maps from a low- cost side scan sonar.
- Engineering Capstone:
- Structurally and chemically characterized paper pulp sludge, a by-product paper mill operations, to design a cost effective landfill cap for use at Cinder Lake Landfill, Flagstaff, AZ
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