Eric BillmeyerEric Billmeyer

Columbine 2041
curriculum vitae


  • MA, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 2004

Research Interests:

  • Fluvial geomorphology
  • Sedimentology
  • Fire ecology
  • Landscape restoration

Research Projects:

  • Examining sediment transport and gully formation in alpine environs
  • Assessing the effectiveness of restoration treatments in post-fire areas
  • Characterizing topographic change through terrestrial 3D laser scanning

Courses Taught:

  • GES 4100/5100 GPS in GIS
  • GES 4310/5310 Geomorphology
  • GES 4480/5480 Environmental Problems of Colorado
  • GEOL 3700 Environmental Geology
  • GES 2050 Digital Earth
  • GES 1050 Map and Compass
  • GES 1010 Environmental Systems: Landforms and Soils

Awards and Honors:

  • 2012 Outstanding Teaching Award Lecturer; UCCS Dept. of Geography and Environmental Studies

Selected Publications/Reports/Presentations:

  • Jennings, S. and E. Billmeyer. 2014. Modeling subalpine and upper montane forest-climate interactions in Colorado: A comparative study using GIS. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research. October-December 2014, Vol. 5, No. 4.
  • Jennings, S. and E. Billmeyer. 2012. Modeling subalpine and upper montaine forest-climate interactions in Colorado.  Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences 35:327-335. 
  • Billmeyer, E., Lempit, H. Hassler, A. 2011. Upper South Platte/Hayman Effectiveness and Baseline Monitoring Year 1. Report prepared for the South Platte Ranger District, U.S.D.A.
  • Billmeyer, E., 2010. Severy Creek Basin Analysis, Pikes Peak, CO. Report prepared for the Pike and San Isabel National Forest, U.S.D.A.
  • Billmeyer, E., Clouse, W. 2008. Evaluation of Gully Erosion Control and Restoration Techniques in the North Crystal Creek Basin, Pikes Peak. Proceedings of the 18th High Altitude Revegetation Workshop. In Press.

Outreach and Service:

  • Research Director, Rocky Mountain Field Institute