Matthew McBroom, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Professor
Forest Hydrology, Watershed Management, Wood Science
Doctor of Philosophy, 2005, Stephen F. Austin State University, Emphasis: Forest Hydrology
Master of Science in Forestry, 1997, Stephen F. Austin State University, Emphasis: Forest Hydrology
Bachelor of Science in Forestry, 1995, Stephen F. Austin State University, Major: Forest Management
PROFESSIONAL, TEACHING, AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University
8/16-present: Professor of Forest Hydrology
8/13-8/16: Associate Professor of Forest Hydrology
12/05-13: Assistant Professor of Forest Hydrology
1/99-11/05: Doctoral Research Associate, Stephen F. Austin State University
8/95-12/96: Graduate Research Associate, Stephen F. Austin State University
1/97-1/99:Geographic Information Systems Forester
6/95-8/95: Forestry Intern
Bird Forestry Services, Inc., Center, Texas
PUBLICATIONS (LAST FIVE YEARS)
Harmel, D. R., Christianson, L., McBroom, M. W., Smith, D. R., Higgs, K. 2016. Addition of Forest and Drainage Studies to the MANAGE Database. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 52(5), 1275-1279. DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12438
McBroom, M. W., Kulhavy, D. L., Stovall, J., Grisham, R., 2016. Use of a Portable Sawmill for Forestry Instruction. Natural Sciences Education, 45, 1-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.4195/nse2016.0001
McBroom, M. W., Bullard, S., Kulhavy, D. L., Unger, D. R. 2015. Implementation of Collaborative Learning as a High-Impact Practice in a Natural Resources Management Section of Freshman Seminar. International Journal of Higher Education, 4(4), 64-72. http://www.sciedu.ca/journal/index.php/ijhe/article/view/7614/4710.
Welch, A., Stephens, P., Darville, R. L., Smartt, P., McBroom, M. W. 2015. Exploratory Research on the Changing Times Affecting Human Resource Management and Perceptions of Tennessee Park Rangers and Professional Norms. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 33(1), 20.
McBroom, M. W., Ringer, M., Zhang, Y. 2014. Instream Woody Debris and Riparian Forest Characteristics in the Sabine River, USA. Southeastern Naturalist, 13(5), 1-14.
McBroom, M.W., Louch, J., Beasley, R.S., Chang, M., and Ice, G.G. 2013. Water Quality Effects of Silvicultural Herbicide
Applications with Best Management Practices. Forest Science, 95(2):197-210. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5849/forsci.11-012.
Sanders, L.E., and M.W. McBroom. 2013. The effects on surface water quality and quantity of select timber harvesting of a streamside management zone in East Texas. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, 37(1):45-52. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5849/sjaf.11-015.
Books, Book Chapters and Encyclopedia Articles:
McBroom, M. W. ed. 2014. The Effects of Induced Hydraulic Fracturing on the Environment - Commercial Demands vs. Water, Wildlife, and Human Ecosystems. New Jersey: Apple Academic Press. ISBN: 978-1-926895-83-3
McBroom, M.W. and Y. Zhang. 2012. Best Management Practices (BMPs). In: Anderson, R., ed., Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Volume 6, Measurements, Indicators, and Research Methods for Sustainability. Berkshire Publishing, Barrington, MA, USA. ISBN: 978-1-933782-40-9.
Zhang, Y., M.W. McBroom, J. Grogan, P. R. Blackwell. 2013. Crowdsourcing with ArcGIS Online for natural resources management. The Forestry Source, 18(2), 14-15.
McBroom, M.W. Y. Zhang and A. Brown. 2012. Large woody debris in Texas rivers, the lower Sabine versus the lower San Antonio. In: Proceedings abstracts of the Society of American Foresters National Convention, Spokane, WA, Journal of Forestry, 110(18) p. 518.
Brown, A., M. McBroom, and Y. Zhang. 2012. Large woody debris dynamics in the lower San Antonio River. In: Proceedings abstracts of the Society of American Foresters National Convention, Spokane, WA, Journal of Forestry, 110(18) p. 560.
Zhang, Y., McBroom, M. W., Unger, D. R., Brown, A. 2012. A spatial analysis of the forestry industries in East Texas. In: Abstract Proceedings of the American Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, New York, NY.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE AT STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY:
FOR 409: Forest Hydrology
ENV 412: Environmental Hydrology
FOR 240: Wood Science
FOR 319: Harvesting and Processing
Connecting to Science and Water Resources Management
SELECTED SERVICE, PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, SPECIAL HONORS (LAST FIVE YEARS)
Stephen F. Austin State University Foundation Teaching Award (2014)
Stephen F. Austin State University Ken Waterston ATCOFA Teaching Award (2013)
Texas Forestry Association Research Development and Innovation Award (2013)
Arthur Temple College of Forestry, Stephen F. Austin State University. Waters of East Texas Center Research Scientist (2008-Present)
College of Forestry and Agriculture Graduate Council (2008-Present)
Curriculum Committee, College of Forestry and Agriculture (2007-Present)
Field Station Committee, College of Forestry and Agriculture, 2006-Present)
Safety Officer, College of Forestry and Agriculture (2007-Present)
Texas Wetland/BMP Coordinating Committee(2006-Present)
Texas BMP Revisions Committee (2008-Present)
Texas State Sustainable Forestry Initiatives Steering Committee (2007-Present)
Angelina Neches River Authority Clean Rivers Program Steering Committee (2005-Present)
Advisory Committee, Texas Forest Service Best Management Practices Monitoring Study (2003-Present)
National Weather Service Cooperative Observer Program(2006-present)
Peer Reviewer: Forest Science, Forest Ecology and Management, Western Journal of Applied Forestry, Journal of Environmental Quality, Journal of Environmental Management (2006-Present)
MEMBERSHIP AND OFFICES HELD IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION
Society of American Foresters
Forest Science and Technology Board Biology/Ecology
Subject Area Representative (2010-2012)
Water Resources Working Group, Chair, Vice-Chair – Merit Award 2008, 2009
Water Resources Working Group, Dictionary of Forestry Chair (2008)
Annual Meeting Water Resources Tract Organizer (2009)
Texas SAF Executive Committee (2008-Present)
Texas SAF Forest Science and Technology Chair (2008-Present)
Planning Committee, 2006, 2008, 2009 Texas SAF Annual Meeting
Treasurer, Lufkin Nacogdoches Chapter (1999)
Xi Sigma Pi Forestry Honor Society, 1994. Advisor, SAF chapter, 2006-Present. Texas Forestry Association International Association of Hydrological Science
MAJOR PROFESSIONAL SELF IMPROVEMENT ACTIVITIES DURING LAST 10 YEARS (INCLUDING SABBATICALS)
Certified Forester since 2002
EXTERNAL GRANTS AND OTHER RESEARCH FUNDING DURING THE LAST FIVE YEARS
McBroom, Matthew W (Co-Principal), Zhang, Yanli (Co-Principal), "Coordinating Facilitation and Implementation of the Attoyac Bayou Watershed Protection Plan and Monitoring Implementation Effectiveness" (Funded), Sponsored by Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board/EPA 319, State, $70,663.00. (June 1, 2016 - Present).
Stovall, Jeremy (Principal), Williams, Hans M (Co-Principal), McBroom, Matthew W (Co-Principal), Zhang, Yanli (Co-Principal), "Compaction and seedling growth and survival on reclaimed mines in the western Gulf" (Funded), Sponsored by USDI Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Federal, $149,939.00. (June 5, 2015 - August 31, 2019).
McBroom, Matthew W (Principal), "Water Quality Research through McIntire Stennis" (Funded), Sponsored by USDA-CSREES, Federal, $40,000.00. (January 1, 2014 - December 31, 2019).
Williams, Hans M (Principal), McBroom, Matthew W (Co-Principal), "Preliminary Analysis of Riparian Area Survey Methodologies" (Funded), Sponsored by Texas Water Development Board, State, $35,000.00. (August 2007 - August 2015).