John Humphreys

PhD Program

Bellamy 201
jmh09r@my.fsu.edu

Education

B.S. Biology & Geology. Kent State University, May 2002

Research Interests

Spatial and landscape ecology, spatial statistics, environmental modeling, graph theory, agent based modeling

Research Activities

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Wetland Program Development Grant (2013 – 2016). “The Florida Wetland Integrity Ecosystem Model.” Principle Investigators: John Humphreys, AmirSassan Mahjoor.

Selected Presentations

Humphreys, J., 2013. “Florida Mitigation Projects and Waterfowl Conservation.” The United Waterfowlers Annual Conference. Ocala, Florida. August 9, 2013. (Oral)

Humphreys, J., 2013. “Revising the State’s Approach to Ecological Functional Assessment.” Association of Environmental Professionals Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida. September 12, 2013. (Oral)

Humphreys, J., 2014. “Sustainable Mitigation Projects and Sea Level Rise.” Submerged Lands and Environmental Resources Conference (SLERCon). Orlando, Florida. June 10, 2014. (Oral and panel discussion)

Humphreys, J., 2014. “Disturbance Mediated Succession in Florida’s Natural Communities.” Submerged Lands and Environmental Resources Conference (SLERCon). Orlando, Florida. June 11, 2014. (Oral)

Humphreys, J., 2014. “Modeling Ecosystem Integrity.” Submerged Lands and Environmental Resources Conference (SLERCon). Orlando, Florida. June 11, 2014. (Oral)

Humphreys, J., 2014. “Ecological Succession: History, Theory, and Models.” Florida DEP 3rd Tuesday Talks (Public Presentation). Tallahassee, Florida. September 9, 2014. (Oral)

Humphreys, J., Mahjoor, A.S., 2014. “Status of the Florida Wetlands Integrity Ecosystem Model.” US Environmental Protection Agency Region IV Annual Meeting. Wakulla Springs, Florida. October 8, 2014. (Oral)

Humphreys, J., 2015. “Consistency and Repeatability in Evaluating Ecological Function,” Florida DEP Public Workshop. Tallahassee, Florida. February 05, 2015. (Oral webinar)

Humphreys, J., 2015. “Overview of Proposed Revisions to Statewide Mitigation Assessment Procedures.” 30th Annual Florida Chamber of Commerce Environmental Summer School. Marco Island, Florida. July 9, 2015. (Oral and panel discussion)

Humphreys, J., Mahjoor, A.S., 2015. “The Florida Wetlands Integrity Dataset: Using soils data, topographic indices, and Bayesian probability to identify wetlands.” ASWM Wetland Mapping Consortium webinar series, Florida, USA. (Oral webinar)

Professional Experience

Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Ecologist
February 2009 – Present
Responsible for providing statewide oversight of ecological functional assessment procedures implemented by the Department of Environmental Protection, Water Management Districts, and local government regulatory agencies.

Courses Taught

GEA1000 World Geography

Professional Organizations

Association of State Wetland Mangers (ASWM)