Faculty Profile for Dr. Kimberly Michelle Meitzen

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Dr. Kimberly Michelle Meitzen
Associate Professor — Department of Geography
ELA 382
phone: (512) 245-1336

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Dascher, E. D., & Meitzen, K. M. (2020). Dams are coming down, but not always by choice: The geography of dam distributions, failures, and removals in Texas. Texas Water Journal.
  • Meitzen, K. M., & Manning, A. B. (2020). Blanco River Riparian Forest Regeneration Following a Record Flood in Central Texas. Southwestern Naturalist.
  • Meitzen, K. M., Kupfer, J. A., & Gao, P. (2018). Modeling Hydrologic Connectivity and Virtual Fish Movement Accross a Large Southeastern Floodplain. Aquatic Sciences, 80(5).
  • Birdsong, T., Meitzen, K. M., Botros, J., Eggers, K., England, A., Fleming, P., … Tidwell, T. (2020). Guadalupe Bass Restoration Initiative 2019 Annual Report. PWD RP T3200-2079. Austin, TX: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
  • Wohl, E. E., Brierley, G., Cadol, D., Coulthard, T. J., Covino, T., Fryers, K. A., … Sklar, L. S. (2019). Connectivity as an Emergent Property of Geomorphic Systems,  Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 44(1), 4–26. https://doi.org/doi.org/10.1002/esp.4434

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor, Texas State University Alumni Association. 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2019 Favorite Professor Award of The Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society - Undergraduate Inductees. 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Service Award, Department of Geography, Texas State University. 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2014 Favorite Professor Award of The Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society - Graduate Inductees. 2014
  • Award / Honor Recipient: NASA-MSU Professional Enhancement Award, United States International Association of Landscape Ecology (US-IALE). 2011

Selected Grants

  • Julian, Jason Paul (Principal), Meitzen, Kimberly Michelle, Butler, David R. Resilience and Bio-Geomorphic Systems: The 48th Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium, NSF-Geomorphology & Land Use Dynamics, Federal, $39250. (Funded: 2017 - 2018). Grant.
  • Meitzen, Kimberly Michelle (Principal). Research Enhancement Proposal, Texas State University. Reconstructing an Old-Growth Cypress Forest from Legacy Effects of Historic Logging, $8000. (Funded: 2013). Grant.
  • Meitzen, Kimberly Michelle. Friends of Congaree Swamp Research Grant, Friends of Congaree Swamp, $500. (Funded: 2010). Grant.
  • Meitzen, Kimberly Michelle. Society of Wetland Scientist Student Research Grant, Society of Wetland Scientists, $500. (Funded: 2010). Grant.
  • Meitzen, Kimberly Michelle. Biogeography Specialty Group PhD Student Research Grant, Biogeography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, $700. (Funded: 2010). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Faculty Search Committee - Assistant Professor tenure track position
2020-Present
Co-Chair
Upper San Marcos River Watershed Protection Planning Team with the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
2020-Present
Spring flow Habitat Protection Work Group Member
Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan (EAHCP)
2020-Present
Member
Texas Water Development Board Regional Flood Planning Group Member for Region 11 Guadalupe River Basin
2020-Present
Member
San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance - Conservation Committee
2020-Present