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Jordan Burningham

Job Title: GIS/Research Technician
Primary Affiliation: Department of Watershed Sciences
Secondary Affiliation: Ecogeomorphology & Topographic Analysis Lab

Utah State University
Watershed Sciences Department
5210 Old Main Hill, NR 210
Logan UT 84322-5210

Office: ECC 102


  • 2013 BS. Environmental Studies, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.


  • Testing the effectiveness and accuracy of current CHaMP  substrate sampling protocols.
  • GIS analysis of the effect of ungulate occupancy on beaver dam building potential
  • Using social marketing techniques to promote sustainable practices and development.


Jordan obtained a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies with an emphasis in Sustainability and Conservation and a minor in GIS. During his time at USU, he has worked under a division of the SageSTEP program for the USU ecology center, led a trail crew for the Utah Conservation Corps on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, and served as the Student Trip Coordinator and Climbing Coordinator for the USU Outdoor Recreation Program. A Cache Valley native, he hopes to one day use his education and experience to help preserve the wild and scenic places, both locally and globally. 


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