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Andrea Armstrong

Ann ArmstrongAndrea (Ann) Armstrong


Andrea Armstrong is an environment and community PhD student working with Dr. Douglas Jackson-Smith. Her doctoral research focuses on decision-making and adaptive processes of water management organizations of the Intermountain West. Andrea also studies water quality conservation in areas experiencing rapid social and environmental change. Her research is currently funded by the iUTAH EPSCoR Research Fellowship program.


Andrea received a MS in Natural Resources from Cornell University in 2010. Her Master's thesis examined riparian buffer implementation on private properties in an urbanizing watershed. A native of Upstate New York, Andrea also received her BS cum laude from Cornell's Department of Natural Resources in 2006 with a concentration in applied ecology.



Recent Publications


Armstrong, A., R.C. Stedman, J.A. Bishop, P.J. Sullivan. Forthcoming. "What’s a stream without water? Double disproportionality in headwater regions impacting water quality.” Environmental Management.

Armstrong, A. and R.C. Stedman. 2012. "Riparian Landowner Efficacy in an Urbanizing Watershed.” Society & Natural Resources. 25(110).

Armstrong, A. and R.C. Stedman. 2012. "Landowner willingness to implement riparian buffers in a transitioning watershed.” Landscape and Urban Planning. 105: 211 – 220. DOI: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2011.12.011.


Armstrong, A., E.J. Ling, R.C. Stedman, and P. Kleinman. 2011. "Adoption of the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in the NYC watershed: The role of farmer attitudes.” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 66(5): 337 – 344. DOI: 10.2489/jswc.66.5.337.


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