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  • Diverse hydrologic project, personnel, field campaign, and financial management skills.
  • Equal opportunity and diversity training.
  • Specialized management and teambuilding training (NASA).
  • OSHA-tower climbing training.
  • Broad computer hardware and software skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of remote sensing instrumentation and data systems.
  • Expert in hydrologic applications and research using remote sensing.
  • Highly refined written and oral communication skills.
  • Internationally recognized authority in Hydrospheric process research.
  • Demonstrated leadership, direction, and participation in specialized hydrospheric projects and programs.
  • Made fundamantal contributions to earth science through use of space technology and observations.
  • Demonstrated experience with earth observation missions, including the effective use of major computing facilities.


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Dr. Paul R. Houser

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Dr. Houser in an internationally recognized expert in local to global land surface-atmospheric remote sensing, in-situ observation and numerical simulation, development and application of hydrologic data assimilation methods, scientific integrity and policy, and global water and energy cycling. He received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Hydrology and Water Resources from the University of Arizona in 1992 and 1996 respectively. Dr. Houser's previous experience includes internships at the U.S. Geological Survey and at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Dr. Houser joined the NASA-GSFC Hydrological Sciences Branch and the Data Assimilation Office (DAO/GMAO) in 1997, served as manager of NASA’s Land Surface Hydrology Program, and served as branch head of the Hydrological Science Branch. In 2005, he joined the George Mason University Climate Dynamics Program and the Geography and Geoinformation Sciences Department as Professor of Global Hydrology, and formed CREW (the Center for Research for Environment and Water). Dr. Houser has also teamed with groundwater development and exploration companies (EarthWater Global and Geovesi) and has served as Science Advisor to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Dr. Houser has led numerous scientific contributions, including the development of Land Data Assimilation Systems (LDAS), the Hydrospheric States Mission (Hydros/SMAP), the Land Information System (LIS), the NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS), and the Water Cycle Solutions Network (WaterNet).

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