Heidi Steltzer
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Heidi Steltzer


Environmental scientist, explorer and science storyteller. She researchers how environmental changes affect mountain watersheds and the Arctic system, and their links to human well-being. She is an Associate Professor of Biology, Fort Lewis College. She is on the leadership team for Homeward Bound, an organization developing leadership for women in STEM. Founder of the Colorado Mountain Center. member American Geophysical Union.

Biogeochemistry Biosphere Interactions Climate Change Biology Ecohydrology Ecology Ecosystem Science Environmental Sciences

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Associate Professor

Fort Lewis College
August 2009
Biology Department
My research interests include how perturbations, such as earlier snowmelt, affect mountain watersheds and how Arctic ecosystems change over time. I teach courses in environmental biology and environmental health for science and non-science majors.

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