Arid land streams and rivers
Cliff Dahm is an ecosystem ecologist with expertise in restoration ecology, biogeochemistry, hydrology, climatology, microbial ecology, and aquatic ecology. He is a professor in the Department of Biology at the University of New Mexico (UNM) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. He emphasizes interdisciplinary approaches required for understanding aquatic ecosystems. He has served as a program director for the Division of Environmental Biology of the US National Science Foundation (NSF), and he recently served as the lead scientist for the Delta Science Program in Sacramento, California from June 2008 through February 2012. He has worked on river restoration, intermittent rivers, flow criteria, and adaptive management protocols. Dr Dahm received a BSc in Chemistry from Boise State University, a MA in Chemical Oceanography from Oregon State University, and a PhD in aquatic ecology and oceanography from Oregon State University, USA.