David P Hockman-Wert



M.A., Environmental Studies, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR (1998)

B.A., Biology, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA (1991)

Research Interests:

Stream temperature and drying

Fish growth, distribution, and movement

Fish response to contemporary forest practices

Environmental attitudes and behaviors

Cultural geography


2002 to Present – Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Forest & Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Corvallis, Ore.

1999 to 2002 – Environmental Planner, Juniata Clean Water Partnership, Huntingdon, Pa.


GIS, spatial analysis, spatially-explicit landscape modeling, data management and analysis. Software proficiency: ArcGIS 10.x, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, Survey123 for AGOL, Access, Excel, Pendragon Forms (for use with PDA data collection), VDDT/TELSA (landscape modeling programs)

Personal Interest:

Vocal and instrumental music (saxophone, choirs), hiking, biking, traveling, complex German board games