Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

mcbroom100x150 Professor of Hydrology
SFAStephen F. Austin State University

Matthew McBroom, Ph.D., Professor
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Forest Hydrology, Watershed Management, Wood Science

EDUCATION
Doctor of Philosophy, 2005, Stephen F. Austin State University, Emphasis: Forest Hydrology

Master of Science in Forestry, 1997, Stephen F. Austin State University, Emphasis: Forest Hydrology

Bachelor of Science in Forestry, 1995, Stephen F. Austin State University, Major: Forest Management

PROFESSIONAL, TEACHING, AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University
8/16-present: Professor of Forest Hydrology
8/13-8/16: Associate Professor of Forest Hydrology
12/05-13: Assistant Professor of Forest Hydrology
1/99-11/05: Doctoral Research Associate, Stephen F. Austin State University
8/95-12/96: Graduate Research Associate, Stephen F. Austin State University,

Temple-Inland Forest Products Corporation, Diboll, Texas
1/97-1/99:Geographic Information Systems Forester
6/95-8/95: Forestry Intern
 
Bird Forestry Services, Inc., Center, Texas
6/94-1/95:Forestry Technician
 
PUBLICATIONS (LAST FIVE YEARS)
Refereed:
McBroom, M.W., Beasley, R.S., Chang, M., and Ice, G.G. 2008. Storm runoff and sediment losses from forest clearcutting and stand reestablishment with best management practices in the Southeastern United States. Hydrological Processes, 22(10):1509-1522.

McBroom, M.W., Beasley, R.S., Chang, M., and Ice, G.G. 2008. Water Quality Effects of Clearcut Harvesting and Forest Fertilization with Best Management Practices. Journal of Environmental Quality, 37(1):114-124.

Wang, X., A. Saleh, M.W. McBroom, and J. R. Williams. 2007. Validation of APEX for Nine Forested Watersheds in East Texas. Journal of Environmental Quality, 36: 983-995.

Chang, M, M. W. McBroom, and R. S. Beasley. 2004. Roofing as a Source of Nonpoint Water Pollution. Journal of Environmental Management, 73:307-315.

Other:
McBroom, M.W., Young, J.L. 2009. The Poultry Litter Land Application Rate Study-

Assessing the Impacts of Broiler Litter Application on Surface Water Quality. pp. 1-25.

In: Hudspeth,C.A. and T.E. Reeve,ed., Agricultural Runoff, Coastal Engineering, and Flooding. NovaScience Publishers, Inc, New York. ISBN: 978-1-60741-097-3.

McBroom, M.W., Young, J.L. 2009. The Poultry Litter Land Application Rate Study-Assessing the Impacts of Broiler Litter Application on Surface Water Quality. In: Kudret, E. and I. Mizra, ed., Water Quality: Physical, Chemical, and Biological Characteristics. Nova Science Publishers, Inc, New York. ISBN: 978-1-60741-633-3.

Thomas, T., McBroom, M. W. 2009. Hydrologic Impacts of Oil and Gas Development Compared with Silviculture. In: Proceedings from 2009 Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, Opportunities in a Forested World, Orlando, FL, Society of American Foresters, Bethesda, MD.

McBroom, M. W., Thomas, T., Ringer, M. 2009. Large Woody Debris Dynamics in the LowerSabine River, Texas. In: Proceedings from 2009 Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, Opportunities in a Forested World, Orlando, FL, Society of American Foresters, Bethesda, MD.

Sanders, L., McBroom, M. W., Beasley, R. S., Chang, M., Ice, G. 2007. Atmospheric Deposition of Nutrients in East Texas. In: Proceedings from 2007 Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, Sustaining America’s Forests, Portland, OR, Society of American Foresters,Bethesda, MD.

Sanders, L., McBroom, M. W., Beasley, R. S., Chang, M., Ice, G. 2007. Physiographic Effects from thinning an SMZ on an Intermittent Forested Headwater Stream in East Texas. In: Proceedings from 2007 Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, Sustaining America’s Forests, Portland, OR, Society of American Foresters, Bethesda, MD.

McBroom, M.W., R.S. Beasley, M.T. Chang, and G.G. Ice. 2007. Sediment losses associated with degree of watershed disturbance resulting from clearcut harvesting with Best Management practices. P. 182-189. In: Watershed Management to Meet Water QualityStandards and TMDL. 4th Conference Proceedings, 10-14 March 2007, San Antonio, Texas. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, MI.

McBroom, M.W., R.S. Beasley, M.T. Chang, and G.G. Ice. 2006. The Effects of Intensive Silvicultural with Best Management Practices (BMPs) on Stream Sediment, Nutrients, and Herbicide Concentrations at the Alto Experimental Watersheds in East Texas. p. 114-115. In: Ronald French, ed., Bulletin of the North American Benthological Society, Special Program Issue, 54th NABS Annual Meeting, Anchorage, AK.

Wang, X., A. Saleh, M. W. McBroom, J. R. Williams. APEX model validation for forested watersheds. 2006. Prese nted at the International Conference on Forest and Water in a Changing Environment, Beijing, China. Aug. 8-10.

Wang, X., A. Saleh, M. W. McBroom, J. R. Williams. Validation of APEX for Nine Forested Watersheds in East Texas. Presented at the 2006 International Meeting, Am. Soc. Agric. & Bio. Engineers, Paper No. 062043. Portland, OR. Jul. 9-12.

Saleh A., X. Wang, M. W. McBroom, J. R. Williams, O. Gallego. 2006. Validation of APEX for Twelve Forested Watersheds in East Texas. Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research, Stephenville, TX.

NONTECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Lone Star Legislative Summit, Bringing Austin and Washington to East Texas.  Discussion Panel Member, Natural Resources: Water, Biomass and More, Nacogdoches, Texas February 21, 2008.

Neches Watershed Attracts Researchers.  KTRE Channel 9 News, Lufkin, February 5, 2008.

Developing a Large Woody Debris Budget for Southern Rivers.  Texas Fluvial Geomorphology Seminar, Texas Water Development Board, Austin TX, June 8, 2007.

Texas Intensive Silviculture Study (TexIS) Impacts of Clearcutting and Site Preparation with BMPs on Sediment and Nutrient Losses.  Bright Ideas Conference, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX, April, 2006.

Forestry and Water Quality - BMPs Work and They are Worth the Investment.  East Texas Farm and Ranch News, January, 2006.

Clean Water: Protecting Vegetation Near Creeks Goes a Long Way.  Timber Talk Radio Broadcast Interview, January 3, 2006.

Clean Water: Protecting Vegetation Near Creeks Goes a Long Way.  Capital Ideas Live Radio Broadcast Interview, Sponsored by Alabama Forest Landowners Association, November 16, 2005.

Texas Intensive Silviculture Study (TexIS) Impacts of Clearcutting and Site Preparation with BMPs on Sediment and Nutrient Losses.  Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting, Ft. Worth, TX, October 2005.

Texas Intensive Silviculture Study Research Progress, Texas Chapter of American Society of Agricultural Engineers Annual Meeting, Huntsville, TX, October 2004.

Texas Intensive Silviculture Study Research Progress, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, July 2004.

Texas Intensive Silviculture Study Research Progress, Temple-Inland Forest Products Corporation Research Summit, Lufkin, TX, May 2004.

Texas Intensive Silviculture Study Research Progress, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, July 2001.

Texas Intensive Silviculture Study Research Progress, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, July 1999.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AT STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY:
FOR 409: Forest Hydrology

ENV 412: Environmental Hydrology

FOR 240: Wood Science

FOR 319: Harvesting and Processing

OFF-CAMPUS CONSULTING, PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, SPECIAL HONORS (LAST FIVE YEARS)
Arthur Temple College of Forestry, Stephen F. Austin State University. Waters of East Texas Center Research Scientist (2008-Present)

College of Forestry and Agriculture Graduate Council (2008-Present)

Curriculum Committee, College of Forestry and Agriculture (2007-Present)

Field Station Committee, College of Forestry and Agriculture, 2006-Present)

Safety Officer, College of Forestry and Agriculture (2007-Present)

Professional Board of Directors, Texas Forestry Association (2008-2011)

Texas Wetland/BMP Coordinating Committee(2006-Present)

Texas BMP Revisions Committee (2008-Present)

Texas State Sustainable Forestry Initiatives Steering Committee (2007-Present)

Angelina Neches River Authority Clean Rivers Program Steering Committee (2005-Present)

Advisory Committee, Texas Forest Service Best Management Practices Monitoring Study (2003-Present)

National Weather Service Cooperative Observer Program(2006-present) Peer Reviewer, Forest Science, Forest Ecology and Management, Western Journal of Applied Forestry, Journal of Environmental Quality, Journal of Environmental Management (2006-Present) Texas Forest Service Walk in the Forest Water Quality Demonstrations

MEMBERSHIP AND OFFICES HELD IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Society of American Foresters
     Forest Science and Technology Board Biology/Ecology
     Subject Area Representative (2010-2012)
     Water Resources Working Group, Chair, Vice-Chair – Merit Award 2008, 2009
     Water Resources Working Group, Dictionary of Forestry Chair (2008)
     Annual Meeting Water Resources Tract Organizer (2009)
     Texas SAF Executive Committee (2008-Present)
     Texas SAF Forest Science and Technology Chair (2008-Present)
     Planning Committee, 2006, 2008, 2009 Texas SAF Annual Meeting
     Treasurer, Lufkin Nacogdoches Chapter (1999)

Xi Sigma Pi Forestry Honor Society, 1994. Advisor, SAF chapter, 2006-Present. Texas Forestry Association International Association of Hydrological Science

MAJOR PROFESSIONAL SELF IMPROVEMENT ACTIVITIES DURING LAST 10 YEARS (INCLUDING SABBATICALS)

Certified Forester since 2002

EXTERNAL GRANTS AND OTHER RESEARCH FUNDING DURING THE LAST FIVE YEARS

2009. Attoyac Bayou Water Quality Assessment and Watershed Protection Plan Development. Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board, State, $420,675. Co-PI.

2009. Scanning Documents for the Angelina-Neches River Basin. Texas Water Development Board. $15,000. Co-PI.

2008. Water Quality Research through McIntire Stennis. USDA-CSREES. $12,000.00. PI.

2008. State of the Current Knowledge of the Angelina-Neches River Basin Texas Instream Flow Program. Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. $80,000.Co-PI

2008. Lake Naconiche Wetland Monitoring. Nacogdoches County Commissioners Court. $35,000.00. Co-PI.

2008. Monitoring Downstream Flows of Naconiche Reservoir. Nacogdoches County, Texas, $7,625.00. PI.

2007. Preliminary Analysis of Riparian Area Survey Methodologies. Texas Water Development Board. $32,000. Co-PI.

2006. Alto Watershed Study. National Council for Air and Stream Improvement. $20,000. PI.

2006. Alto Watershed SMZ Thinning Study. National Council for Air and Stream Improvement. $21,000. PI.

2006. Developing a Large Woody Debris Budget for the Sabine River. Texas Water Development Board, State, $40,000. Co-PI