Klamath Basin Crisis

April 20, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Dr. Paul R. Houser
* Scientist and whistleblower
* expert on ‘Scientific Integrity’
* highest level scientist in the Bureau of Reclamation
* only scientist in the D.C. office
FIRED for exposing scientific fraud by Interior

Scientific Misconduct and False Science Page

***Dr. Paul Houser comes to Klamath Falls and Yreka May 6th and 7th.

Houser PicDr. Paul R. Houser biography

Klamath KBRA scientist, Dr. Paul Houser, whistleblower letter to Siskiyou County Supervisors, posted to KBC 2/27/12

Allegation of scientific and scholarly misconduct and reprisal for a disclosure concerning the biased summarization of key scientific conclusions for the Klamath River dam removal Secretarial determination process, from Dr. Paul R. Houser, Science Advisor and Scientific Integrity Officer, Bureau of Reclamation, Washington D.C., to Office of the Executive Secretariat and Regulatory Affairs, Department of the Interior, posted to KBC 2/27/12.

Dr. Houser attachments to letter to Siskiyou Supervisors, posted to KBC 3/2/12

KBC News asked Dr. Houser his opinion of Interior’s peer review report and of the peer reviewers?”
Dr. Paul Houser’s review of Interior’s Klamath Dam Removal EIS/EIR Peer-Review and Peer-Reviewers


AUDIO: Dr. Paul Houser, whistleblower on Klamath dam destruction agenda by Secretary of the Interior. Houser was Bureau of Reclamation’s top scientist ands Scientific Integrity Officer. However the Bureau FIRED Houser when he exposed “intentional falsefication,” “bias,”, “(Interior’s) predetermined intention (to destroy Klamath dams,)” KCNR/We the People Radio, posted to KBC 3/18/12. “I don’t see that scientific justification (to take out Klamath Dams).” “In this case the science is not as supportive of dam removal as aggressively as The Department wants it to, so they have spun it…:”

AUDIO HEREScientist Dr. Paul Houser, Klamath Dam removal whistleblower, 45-minute interview on I Spy On Salem Radio Show. In 2009 Secretary of the Interior Salazar said the effort to remove the Klamath hydro dams “WILL NOT FAIL.” Houser, a renown scientist who has earned many awards, the highest level scientist in the Bureau of Reclamation, was fired because he exposed the proven agenda of the Obama administration. His boss who fired him, Deputy Commissioner of the BOR Kira Finkler, was promoted to her position from TROUT UNLIMITED by the President into the Obama Administration’s 2nd top position in DC for the Bureau of Reclamation. Trout Unlimited in an environmental group that is a voting member on the KBRA/Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement, that demands the destruction of the Klamath dams.

Filed in: Klamath

Dr. Paul R. Houser

About the Author (Author Profile)

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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