Todd Caldwell

Todd Caldwell: Professional Qualificatons/CV

Todd  Caldwell
Todd Caldwell

Title: Assistant Research Professor
Affiliation: Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
Location: DRI Reno
Email: Todd.Caldwell@dri.edu
Phone: 775.673.7368

Professional Interests

Dr. Caldwell is a hydrologist and soil scientist specializing in field investigations and numerical modeling associated with near-surface vadose zone hydrology. His current research focuses on the ecohydrology and restoration of arid lands, the characterization and scaling of soils and hydraulic parameters, and soil moisture monitoring and data acquisition.

Research Areas of Interest and Expertise

  • Transport of water, solute and heat through soils
  • Soil hydraulic parameter characterization
  • Numerical modeling of soil-atmosphere-plant systems
  • Soil degradation and arid lands restoration
  • Remote site instrumentation and data acquisition

Recent Projects

    Past Projects

     

    Air
    Atmospheric Sciences (DAS)
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    Air quality and atmospheric research including meteorology, visibility and pollutant transport.
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    Western Regional Climate Center
    Climate Information and Data Services
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    Providing jointly developed products, services and capabilities that enhance the delivery of public climate info.
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    Diversity at DRI
    An Inclusive Mission of Research Excellence
    Diversity at DRI
    Offering a supportive and diverse environment for our students, faculty/staff and visitors.
     

    Land and Life
    Earth and Ecosystems Sciences (DEES)
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    Research into changing landscapes including the soils, plants, animals and humans that affect them.
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    GreenPower
    K-12 Outreach and Education
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    Supporting Nevada educators in science-based, environmental education with free tools, resources, and training.
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    Renewable Energy at DRI
    Discovering New Energy Production Methods
    dri-renewable-energyExpanding renewable energy research throughout Nevada and around the U.S.

    Water
    Hydrologic Sciences (DHS)
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    Study of the natural and human factors that influence the availability and quality of water resources.
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    DRI Nevada Medal Event
    2014 Medalist - Dr. Albert "Yu-Min" Lin
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    Proudly honoring outstanding achievement in science and engineering with gala events in Reno and Las Vegas.


    Nevada Center of Excellence
    Supporting Nevada's Economic Development
    Center of ExcellenceCombining NSHE water expertise and IBM’s advanced technologies to grow tomorrow's workforce.