Steven Hostetler, Ph.D.




U.S. Geological Survey Telephone: (541) 737-8928

College of Earth, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences  email:

Oregon State University                                              

Corvallis, Oregon 97331                         


Ph.D  Geography (climate change, numerical modeling), University of Oregon, 12/87

M.S.  Mathematics (numerical analysis), University of Oregon, 8/84

B.S.  Civil Engineering (hydrology), Ohio State University, 6/73


Research Hydrologist GS-15 (full Professor equivalent), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Water Resources Division since December 1989

Project Chief of Lake-Atmosphere Interactions Project, 1992-present

Visiting Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado 1988-1995

Affiliate Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 1995-1999

Courtesy Appointment, Department of Geosciences , Oregon State University, 1994-present

NSF Review Panel for Earth System History, 1997-1999

Member NCAR Scientific Computing Division Advisory Panel, 1998-2000

Member Scientific Advisory Council, USGS Global Change Research and Development Program, 2011-,

Research Advisor, National Research Program, 2012- 

Graduate Student Committees

Collectively, has served on more than a dozen doctoral and masters graduate student committees with projects that span a diversity of topics including modeling the effects of hydrology and climate, modeling and monitoring glacier dynamics, climate change and disturbance, and cosmogenic dating among others.