Dr. Scott D. Bassett
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
Department of Geography, Mackay Science
Fax: (775) 784-1058
Office: MS 224
- Curriculum Vitae [PDF]
Dr. Bassett is a conservation biologist and geographic information systems specialist with over 15 years experience in using computers to address environmental planning issues. He has extensive experience in spatial modeling, habitat modeling, landscape ecology, military installation encroachment issues, urban/natural environment boundary and in conservation reserve assessment and planning.
Research Areas of Interest
Environmental planning, urban growth modeling, alternative futures, spatial modeling, ecology, wildlife habitat relationships, GIS, integrative modeling and decision support systems
Utah State University – Geography and Anthropology B.S. 1993
Utah State University – Fisheries and Wildlife Ecology M.S. 1998
Harvard University – Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning D.Des. 2001
Geog 454/654 Urban Landscape Analysis
Geog 456/656 Land Use Planning
Geog 760 Planning Studio
Carroll, R. W. H., G. Pohll, D. McGraw, C. Garner, A. Knust, D. Boyle, T. Minor, S. Bassett and K. Pohlmann. 2010. Mason Valley Ground-water Model: Linking surface and ground water processes in the Walker River Basin, Nevada. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 46(3):554-573..
Kahyaoglu-Koracin, J., S. Bassett, D. A. Mouat, and A. Gertler. 2009. A scenario-based modeling system to predict the air quality impact from future growth. Atmospheric Environment 43:1021-1028. 77(4):359-381.
Shearer, A. W., D. A. Mouat, S. D. Bassett, M. W. Binford, C. W. Johnson, and J. A. Saarinen. 2009. Land Use Scenarios: Environmental Consequences of Development. Taylor & Francis Ltd, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 422pp
Trammell, E. J., K. Berry, S. Bassett and D. Sada. 2008. Distribution and recovery of vegetation in Ash Meadows national Wildlife Refuge, Nevada. Southwestern Naturalist 53(3):326-334.
Bassett, S.D. and T.C. Edwards, Jr., 2003: Effect of different sampling schemes on the spatial placement of conservation reserves in Utah, USA. Biological Conservation 113:141-151.