OCCRI Researchers

Title: Associate Professor, Senior Research
Name: Mary Santelmann
Institution: Oregon State University
Department: Geosciences; Director, Water Resources Graduate Program
Education:



Research Theme: 1) Ecosystem response to human land use and management practices; use of alternative future scenarios combined with diverse evaluative approaches 2) Environmental and anthropogenic influences on species composition and species richness in agricultural, urban and wetland ecosystems, including effects of landscape composition and pattern on native biodiversity 3) Ecology and biogeochemistry of wetlands and riparian systems

Research Fields:

Biogeochemistry
Ecology and Ecosystem Management
Human Impacts Policy
Impacts Agriculture and Horticulture
Impacts Ecosystems and Populations

Professional Activities:

2005-2008 Director, Water Resources Graduate Program, Oregon State University

2002-2006 Treasurer, U.S. Regional Association of the Int’l. Association for Landscape Ecology

Selected Publications:

Joan Iverson Nassauer, Mary V. Santelmann, and Donald Scavia, Editors. 2007. From the Corn Belt to the Gulf: Environmental and Societal Implications of Alternative Agricultural Futures. Resources for the Future Press: Washington D. C.

Santelmann, M.V., J. Sifneos, D. White, and K. Freemark. 2007. Assessing Potential Plant Diversity in Alternative Future Landscapes for the Agricultural Midwest. In: Nassauer, J. I., M.V. Santelmann, and D. Scavia, eds. From the Corn Belt to the Gulf: Environmental and Societal Implications of Alternative Agricultural Futures. Resources for the Future Press: Washington D. C.

Rustigian, H., M. Santelmann, N. Schumaker. 2007. Assessing the Potential Impacts of Alternative Landscape Designs on Amphibian Population Dynamics. In: Nassauer, J. I., M.V. Santelmann, and D. Scavia, eds. From the Corn Belt to the Gulf: Environmental and Societal Implications of Alternative Agricultural Futures. Resources for the Future Press: Washington D.C.

Vache, K.B., J.M. Eilers, M.V. Santelmann. 2007. Water quality modeling of alternative agricultural scenarios in two Iowa watersheds. In: Nassauer, J. I., M.V. Santelmann, and D. Scavia, eds. From the Corn Belt to the Gulf: Environmental and Societal Implications of Alternative Agricultural Futures. Resources for the Future Press:. Washington D.C.

Santelmann, M., D. White, K. Freemark, J. I. Nassauer, J. M. Eilers, K. B. Vache, B. J. Danielson, R. C. Corry, M. E. Clark, S. Polasky, R. M. Cruse, J. Sifneos, H. Rustigian, C. Coiner, J. Wu, D. Debinski. 2007. Assessing Alternative Futures for Agriculture in the U. S. Corn Belt. In: Nassauer, J. I., M.V. Santelmann, and D. Scavia, eds. From the Corn Belt to the Gulf: Environmental and Societal Implications of Alternative Agricultural Futures. Resources for the Future Press: Washington D.C.