Professor; Chair and Director, School of Geosciences
Organization: University of South Florida
Education: Ph.D. in Ecology (Soil Nutrients and Mycorrhizal Ecology), University of California, Davis
Mark Rains is a Professor of Geology and the Director of the School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida and the Associate Editor for Wetland and Watershed Hydrology for the Journal of the American Water Resources Association. Dr. Rains’ research is focused on hydrological connectivity, the role that hydrological connectivity plays in governing ecosystem structure and function, and the role that science plays in informing water-related law, policy, and decision-making.
Ecology, Hydrology, Policy/Legal Management, Water Resource Management