Jim Wigington

Jim Wigington

Research Hydrologist
Western Ecology Division, NHEERL
Office of Research & Development
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Research Interests:

Ecological responses to stressors at large scales
Riparian/wetland hydrology and ecology. Hydrochemical dynamics of freshwaters.

Role in Consortium:

Responsible for the Riparian Area research component of EPA's Pacific Northwest Research Program. Ongoing research projects include (a) process-based study of the influence of riparian areas on water quality in grass-seed agricultural lands in the Willamette Valley (being conducted jointly with Stephen Griffith of the Agricultural Research Service), (b) landscape-scale evaluation of the condition and extent of riparian complexes in agricultural lands

Phone:  541-754-4565
FAX:  541-754-4716
Email:  pjw@mail.cor.epa.gov


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
200 SW 35th St.
Corvallis, OR 97333

Educational Background:

Ph.D. - Environ. Sci. & Engineering, Virgina Polytechnic Inst., 1981
M.S. - Watershed Science, Utah State University, 1977
B.S. - Forestry & Wildlife, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1974