Emile Elias

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Email: eliaseh@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575 646 4842

Jornada Experimental Range
P.O. Box 30003, MSC 3JER, NMSU
Las Cruces, NM  88003


Title & Affiliation(s):

  • Research Hydrologist, Post Doctoral Research Associate, Jornada Experimental Range

Primary Research Interests:

Hydrology and water quality with research in the following areas:

  • Stressor effects on water quantity, quality and hydrologic ecosystem services
  • The influence of climate variability and change on estimated snowmelt runoff
  • Hydrologic simulation modeling in support of regional planning and total maximum daily load development
  • Riparian nutrient cycling in arid environments
  • 2012 to present - Postdoctoral Research Associate, Jornada Experimental Range, New Mexico State University, NM
  • 2012 to present - Water Resources Engineer, Tetra Tech, Inc.
  • 2006 to 2010 - Research Assistant, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
  • 2004 to 2006 - Water Pollution Biologist, AL Department of Environmental Management
  • 2003 to 2004 - Executive Director, Little Tennessee Watershed Association, NC
  • 2002 to 2003 - Water Resources Analyst, City of Greeley, CO


2010 Ph.D. Forestry and Biosystems Engineering, Auburn University, AL
2002 M.S. Watershed Science, Colorado State University
1996 B.S. Environmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO


Synergistic Activities:

  • Ad Hoc Reviewer: River Research and Applications; Environmental and Resource Economics; Journal of Contemporary Water Resources Education
  • Science Advisor: NASA Develop Program