Biography of Dennis Hallema

Dennis_Hallema.pngDennis Hallema joined the Eastern Threat Center in 2014 as an Oak Ridge Associated Universities research fellow. Dennis uses the latest data analysis and numerical modeling techniques to evaluate the impacts of climate, wildland fire, and land management on regional and national water supplies. These large scale assessments are critical in safeguarding water resources used for drinking water, irrigation, hydropower, and industry. Previously at Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Canada, and Universit√© Laval, Canada, he developed climate, flood, and environmental risk models for local and regional applications. Other products include tools to test the performance of hydraulic infrastructure during extreme weather. He holds a PhD in Continental Water and Society from Montpellier SupAgro, France, and BSc and MSc degrees in Geosciences from Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

Learn more about Dennis Hallema's work:

Effects of wildland fires and fuel treatment strategies on water quantity across the contiguous United States

Dennis Hallema's personal website

Contact Dennis Hallema at or 919-549-4074.

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