Josh Foster

Faculty Research Assistant
Contact Information
Phone: 
541-737-5262
Office: 
345 Strand Ag Hall
Member of Graduate Faculty in: 
Water Resources Policy and Management
Willing to serve on Graduate Committees for: 
MS
Primary Areas of Research Interest: 
Surface Water
Current Research Interests: 
  • Advancing effective societal adaptation to climate change and weather related risks and vulnerabilities using scientific knowledge as a guide for policy, planning, preparedness, and action to enhance community resilience to climate related impacts.
  • Seeking to build and manage institutions and programs to improve communication between scientists and decision-makers to better cope with local risks from climate variability and change.
  • Vision for building national climate services and local extension networks to effectively reach local governments and communities in urban settings with actionable climate and weather information.