Chanse Ford is a Physical Scientist with the Upper Midwest Water Science Center. He recently finished his doctorate with the Michigan State University Hydrogeology Lab where he focused on changing snow melt hydrology in Michigan and the Great Lakes Basin.
Education and Certifications
Michigan State University, Dual Major in Earth and Environmental Sciences and Environmental Science and Public Policy, Ph.D. 2022
Western Michigan University, Hydrogeology, M.S. 2016
University of Southern Indiana, Geology, B.S. 2014
Affiliations and Memberships*
Geological Society of America
National Groundwater Association
Michigan Lakes and Streams Association
Honors and Awards
2020 - Great Lakes Summer Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Great Lake Research (CIGLR) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab (GLERL)
Abstracts and Presentations
Ford, C.M. and Doss, P.K., 2013, Characterizing Groundwater Seepage in the Headwaters of the White River, Manistee National Forest, Michigan: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 45, No. 7, p. 201.
Ford, C.M., Hampton, D.R., Doss, P.K., and Krishnamurthy, R.V., 2015, Characterizing Heterogeneous Discharge in the Headwaters of the White River, Manistee National Forest, Michigan: Abstract M-5 presented at the 2015 AGU Chapman Conference, Valencia, Spain, 5-8 October.
Ford, C., Hu, Y., Mason, L., Fitzpatrick, L., Fry, L.M., and Goering, D., 2020, Regionalization of Statistical Forecasts of the Field Scale Resolution Runoff Modeling using National Water Model Outputs through Unsupervised Cluster Analysis, Abstract H111-0007 presented at 2020 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, Online, 1-17 Dec.
Ford, C.M., Kendall, A.D., and Hyndman, D.W., 2017, Changes to Watershed Hydrology due to Changing Snowmelt Patterns, Michigan, US, Abstract H43H presented at 2017 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, New Orleans, LA, 11-15 Dec.
Ford, C.M., Kendall, A.D., and Hyndman, D.W., 2019, Snowmelt Related Hydrologic Changes in the Eastern United States Resulting from Warmer Winter Temperatures, Abstract H025 presented at 2019 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, 9-13 Dec.
Ford, C., Kendall, A. and Hyndman, D., 2020, Effects of shifting snowmelt regimes on the hydrology of non-alpine temperate landscapes: Journal of Hydrology. Vol. 590, Article 125517 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.125517).
Ford, C., Kendall, A. and Hyndman, D., 2021, Snowpacks decrease and streamflows shift across the eastern US as winters warm: Science of the total Environment. Vol. 793, Article 148483 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148143).
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