Wednesday, December 07, 2016

National Drought Mitigation Center

Who We Are

Eric Hunt, Graduate Research Assistant

phone: (402) 472-0825

Current research activities

  • General soil moisture research
  • EROS project comparing NDVI and NDWI with soil moisture data in Oklahoma
  • Split assistantship with NDMC and the HPRCC

Thesis research
Soil moisture index applications across Nebraska


  • Dr. Brian Wardlow (chair)
  • Dr. Ken Hubbard 
  • Dr. Michael Hayes
  • Dr. Anatoly Gitelson 
  • Dr. Timothy Arkebauer


  • Hunt, E., J. B. Basara, C. Morgan, 2007: Significant Inversions and Rapid In-Situ Cooling at a Well-Sited Oklahoma Mesonet Station. J. Appl. Meteor., 46, 353-367.
  • Illston, B.G., J.B. Basara, D.K. Fisher, R. Elliot, C.A. Fiebrich, K.C. Crawford, K. Humes, E. Hunt. 2008. Mesoscale monitoring of soil moisture across a statewide network. J. Atmos. Ocean. Technol. 25(2):167-182. 


  • M.S. in natural resource sciences with a specialization in bio-atmospheric interactions, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2007)
  • B.S. in meteorology, University of Oklahoma (2005)

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