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Thom Hardy, Ph.D.

Thom Hardy, Ph.D

Thomas Hardy, Ph.D.

Professor and Chief Science Officer at The Meadows Center

Curriculum Vitae (PDF

Ph.D., 1988, Utah State University
M.S., 1982, University of Nevada
B.S., 1978, University of Nevada



Techniques in Aquatic Biology (BIO 4350/7369)

Research Interests

Instream Flow Assessment Methodologies, Multidisciplinary Assessment Methods for Watershed Planning, Remote Sensing of Aquatic and Riparian Corridors, Aquatic Ecosystem Dynamics

Selected Publications

Hardy, T.B., K. Kollaus, K. Tolman, T. Heard, and M. Howard. 2015. Ecohydraulics in applied river restoration: a case study in the San Marcos River, Texas, USA. Journal of Applied Water Engineering and Research 4:2-10 (doi:10.1080/23249676.2015.1090352)

Som, N.A., D.H. Goodman, R.W. Perry, and T.B. Hardy. 2015. Habitat suitability criteria via parametric distributions: Estimation, model selection, and uncertainty. River Research and Applications 32:1128-1137 (doi 10.1002/rra.2900)

Kollaus, K.A., K.P.K. Behen, T.C. Heard, T.B. Hardy, T.H. Bonner. 2014. Influence of urbanization on a karst terrain stream and fish community. Urban Ecosystems 18:293-320 (doi: 10.1007/s11252-014-0384-x)

Hardy, T.B., and T.A. Shaw. 2013. Application of real-time management for environmental flow regimes. In: Ecohydraulics: An Integrated Approach (I. Maddock, A. Harby, P. Kemp, and P. Wood, Eds), John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK. (doi: 10.1002/9781118526576.ch16)

Basdekas, L., L.A. Bastidas, T.B. Hardy, A.J. Caplan, and M. McKee. 2012. Virgin River multi-objective optimization: Maximizing endandered fish habitat and minimizing costs. International Journal of River Basin Management 12:15-28.

Perkin, J.S., Z.R. Shattuck, P.T. Bean, T.H. Bonner, E. Saraeva, and T.B. Hardy. 2010. Movement and microhabitat associations of Guadalupe Bass in two Texas rivers. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 30:33–46.

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