Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy, Ecology, 2015

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Dissertation: Socio-environmental tradeoff analysis using decision science tools to guide river management

Committee: N. LeRoy Poff (CSU), John W. Labadie (CSU), John B. Loomis (CSU), John S. Sanderson (The Nature Conservancy)

Master of Natural Resources, 2010

Virginia Tech, Falls Church, VA

Capstone: Challenges for the Inclusion of Environmental Flow Protection in U.S. Water Law

Committee: David L. Trauger, David Robertson, Stephen Schoenholtz, Tom (A. L.) Hammett

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, 2004

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Water Resources Option

Minor: Chemistry

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Decision Analysis Certification Program, 2016-present

U.S. Department of the Interior

HONORS

School of Global Environmental Sustainability Fellows Program, 2014-2015 (http://sustainability.colostate.edu/SLF)

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

NSF Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT): Integrated Water, Atmosphere, Ecosystems-Education and Research (I-WATER), 2011-2013 (http://i-water.colostate.edu/)

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

WORK EXPERIENCE

Ecologist, 2016-present

U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development, Atlantic Ecology Division

Decision support method development, leadership, and guidance to research and implement conservation and restoration projects that meet EPA strategic plan goals.

Water Decision Analyst, June-November, 2015

The Nature Conservancy of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Developed decision support tools for economic and environmental analyses of funded statewide water supply and demand programs in Colorado.

Field Technician, Summer 2011

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Assisted in the collection of stream data (i.e., water chemistry, benthic macroinvertebrates, benthic organic matter, chlorophyll a, substrate) as part of the Evolutionary and Ecological Variability in Organismal Trait Response with Altitude and Climate project (NSF Award Number DEB-1046408).

Environmental Scientist, 2004-2011

Froehling & Robertson, Inc., 3015 Dumbarton Road, Richmond, VA (www.fandr.com)

Performed wetland delineations (§404 of Clean Water Act) and perennial stream determinations (Chesapeake Bay Preservation Association); formal submissions of Joint Permit Applications for residential and commercial developments (§404 of CWA)

Provided comprehensive NEPA/Section 106 consulting services on sites throughout Virginia and North Carolina

Performed Phase I and II Environmental Site Assessments (ASTM E1527-05)

PUBLICATIONS

Martin DM, Mazzotta M. In prep. Non-monetary valuation using multi-criteria decision analysis: uncertainty assessment using outranking methods.

Martin DM, Mazzotta M, Bousquin J. In prep. Combining ecosystem services assessment with structured decision making to support ecological restoration.

Merrill NH, Mulvaney KK, Martin DM, Chintala MM, Berry W, Gleason T, Balogh S, Humphries A. In production. A resilience framework for chronic exposures: water quality and ecosystem services in coastal social-ecological systems. Coastal Management.

Martin DM, Mazzotta M. 2018. Non-monetary valuation using multi-criteria decision analysis: sensitivity of additive aggregation methods to scaling and compensation assumptions. Ecosystem Services 29: 13-22. (Link)

Martin DM, Piscopo AM, Chintala MM, Gleason TR, Berry W. 2018. Developing qualitative ecosystem service relationships with the Driver-Pressure-State-Impact-Response framework: A case study on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Ecological Indicators 84C: 404-415. (Link)

Martin DM. 2017. Ecological restoration should be redefined for the 21st Century. Restoration Ecology 25(5): 668-673. (Link)

Martin DM, Powell SJ, Webb JA, Nichols SJ, Poff NL.  2017.  An objective method to prioritize water management tradeoffs using multi-criteria decision analysis.  River Research and Applications 33(4): 586-596. (Link)

Martin DM, Hermoso V, Pantus F, Olley J, Linke S, Poff NL.  2016.  A proposed framework to systematically design and objectively evaluate non-dominated restoration tradeoffs for watershed planning and management.  Ecological Economics 127: 146-155. (Link)

Martin DM, Labadie JW, Poff NL.  2015.  Incorporating social preferences into the ecological limits of hydrologic alteration (ELOHA): a case study in the Yampa-White River basin, Colorado.  Freshwater Biology 60 (9): 1890-1900. (Link)

Martin DM, Harrison-Atlas D, Sutfin NA, Poff NL.  2014.  A Social-Ecological Framework to Integrate Multiple Objectives for Environmental Flows Management.  Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education 153: 49-58. (Link)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

LIFE103 Biology of Organisms (Lab Teaching Assistant), Spring 2015

Department of Biology, Colorado State University

LIFE320 Ecology (Teaching Assistant), Fall 2014

Department of Biology, Colorado State University

GES101 Foundations of Environmental Sustainability (Teaching Assistant), Fall 2012, Fall 2015

School of Global Environmental Sustainability, Colorado State University

BZ472 Stream Biology and Ecology Laboratory (Lab Teaching Assistant), Fall 2011

Department of Biology, Colorado State University

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

U. S. Peace Corps, Ghana, 2006-2007

Environment Volunteer                                                    

Assisted Habitat for Humanity’s New Longoro affiliate to develop a technical relationship with the Ministry of Food and Agriculture and District Assembly, Kintampo North District.

EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION

“Application of a structured decision making process for nitrogen pollution management on Cape Cod” (oral), November 2017

Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation, Providence, RI

“Two methods to estimate the importance of river management criteria in a multi-criteria decision analysis” (oral), May 2015

Society for Freshwater Science, Milwaukee, WI

“Is there a science to decision making?” (blog), April 2015

School of Global Environmental Sustainability (Link)

“Systematic river restoration planning” (oral), March 2015

AGU’s Hydrology Days, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

“An integrative framework to support environmental flow assessment and decision-making” (oral), May 2014

Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR

“Modeling stakeholder decisions with fuzzy set theory” (oral), March 2014

AGU’s Hydrology Days, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

“A social-ecological decision support system for environmental flows management” (oral), June 2013

American Water Resources Association – Specialty Conference on Environmental Flows, Hartford, CT

“Developing social-ecological decision support tools for environmental flows management” (poster), May 2013

Society for Freshwater Science, Jacksonville, FL

“Developing social-ecological decision support tools for environmental flows management” (oral), March 2013

AGU’s Hydrology Days, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

“An interdisciplinary approach to analyzing vulnerability in freshwater social-ecological systems” (poster), February 2013

Front Range Student Ecology Symposium, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

“Socio-ecological optimization for the provision of environmental flows” (oral), March 2012

AGU’s Hydrology Days, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

REFEREED JOURNALS

Advances in Water Resources

Ecological Indicators

Ecological Modelling

Environmental Management

Science of the Total Environment