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Dan Ames

Professor
Full-Time Faculty

EB 430I
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Dr. Ames came to Brigham Young University in Fall 2012. Previously he was an Associate Professor at Idaho State University and a Research Assistant Professor at Utah State University. Dr. Ames is the original developer and project manager of several open source GIS based software tools including the widely used MapWindow GIS (www.mapwindow.org), DotSpatial Library (www.dotspatial.org) and HydroDesktop data management system (www.hydrodesktop.org). Dr. Ames’ research interests and publications include geospatial and hydrologic web services, hydrologic information systems, probabilistic watershed modeling, uncertainty characterization, terrain analysis, evapotranspiration, immersive virtual reality visualization, and open hardware data sensor networks. Dr. Ames has conducted and overseen numerous GIS and engineering software development projects funded by NSF, EPA, USGS, and various state and local agencies and private industry. He is presently the Editor-in-Chief of two academic journals, Environmental Modelling & Software and Open Water and is past president of the International Environmental Modelling & Software Society.

Research Interests

Geospatial data analysis, hydroinformatics, engineering software applications for hydrology, alternative energy, uncertainty analysis, GIS programming.

Teaching Interests

geographic information systems, programming, simulation modeling, hydrology, hydroinformatics, water resources

Courses Taught

Publications

Rohit Khattar Riley Hales Daniel P Ames Everett James Nelson Norman L Jones Gus P Williams Giovanni Romero Bustamante Everett James Nelson Daniel P Ames Gus P Williams Norman L Jones Enrico Boldrini Igor Chernov Jorge Luis Sanchez Lozano Danisa Dolder Gus P Williams A Woodruff Miller Everett James Nelson Norman L Jones Daniel P Ames Kyler Ashby Riley Hales Everett James Nelson Daniel P Ames Gustavious P Williams Tylor Bayer Daniel P Ames Theodore Cleveland Abhishek Amalaraj Daniel P Ames Xiaohui Qiao Zhiyu Li Fengyuan Zhang Daniel P Ames Min Chen Everett James Nelson Rohit Khattar Jorge Luis Sanchez Lozano E. Giovanni Romero Bustamente Riley Hales Everett James Nelson Gus P Williams Daniel P Ames Norman L Jones Travis McStraw Norman L Jones Everett James Nelson Daniel P Ames Cedric David Jonathan L. Goodall Jeffrey M. Sadler Anthony M. Castronova Andrew Bennett Zhiyu Li Bart Nijssen Shaowen Wang Martyn P. Clark Daniel P Ames Jeffery S. Horsburgh Hong Yi Christina Bandaragoda Martin Seul Richard Hooper David G. Tarboton Steven W Evans Norman L Jones Gus P Williams Daniel P Ames Everett James Nelson Steven Evans Gus P Williams Norman L Jones Daniel P Ames Everett James Nelson Min Chen Alexey Voinov Daniel P Ames Albert J Kettner Jonathan L Goodall Anthony J Jakeman Michael Barton Quillon Harpham Susan M Cuddy Cecelia DeLuca others C. Michael Barton Marina Alberti Daniel P Ames Jo An Atkinson Jerad Bales Edmund Burke Min Chen Saikou Y. Diallo David J.D. Earn Brian Fath Zhilan Feng Christopher Gibbons Ross Hammond Jane Heffernan Heather Houser Peter S. Hovmand Birgit Kopainsky Patricia L. Mabry Christina Mair Petra Meier Rebecca Niles Brian Nosek Nathaniel Osgood Suzanne Pierce J. Gareth Polhill Lisa Prosser Erin Robinson Cynthia Rosenzweig Shankar Sankaran Kurt Stange Gregory Tucker Rohit Khattar Daniel P Ames Michael A. Souffront Alcantara Everett James Nelson Kiran Shakya Christopher Edwards Wade Roberts Corey Krewson Daniel P Ames Norman L Jones Angelica Gutierrez Everett James Nelson Sarva T. Pulla Mir A. Matin Kiran Shakya Norman L Jones Daniel P Ames W. Lee Ellenburg Kel N. Markert Cédric H. David Benjamin F. Zaitchik Patrick Gatlin Riley Hales Xiaohui Qiao Everett James Nelson Daniel P Ames Z. Li Cédric H. David Gus P Williams Wade Roberts Jorge Luis Sánchez Lozano C. Edwards Michael Souffront M. A. Matin Elise K. Jackson Wade Roberts Benjamin Nelsen Gustavious Paul Williams Everett James Nelson Daniel P Ames Serena H. Hamilton Baihua Fu Joseph H.A. Guillaume Jennifer Badham Sondoss Elsawah Patricia Gober Randall J. Hunt Takuya Iwanaga Anthony J. Jakeman Daniel P Ames Allan Curtis Mary C. Hill Suzanne A. Pierce Fateme Zare Jennifer Badham Sondoss Elsawah Joseph H.A. Guillaume Serena H. Hamilton Randall J. Hunt Anthony J. Jakeman Suzanne A. Pierce Valerie O. Snow Meghna Babbar-Sebens Baihua Fu Patricia Gober Mary C. Hill Takuya Iwanaga Daniel P. Loucks Wendy S. Merritt Scott D. Peckham Amy K. Richmond Fateme Zare Daniel P Ames Gabriele Bammer Xiaohui Qiao Zhiyu Li Daniel P Ames Everett James Nelson Nathan Swain Fengyuan Zhang Min Chen Daniel P Ames Chaoran Shen Songshan Yue Yongning Wen Guanian Lü Wade Roberts Gus P Williams Elise Jackson Everett James Nelson Daniel P Ames Wade Roberts Elise Jackson Gus P Williams Everett James Nelson Daniel P Ames Jake Nelson Daniel P Ames David Blodgett Fernando Salas Everett James Nelson Daniel P Ames Daniel Siegel Michael A Souffront Christian Kesler Michael J Stealey Everett James Nelson Daniel P Ames Norman L Jones Shawn Crawley Daniel P Ames Zhiyu Li David Tarboton Michael A Souffront Shawn Crawley Michael J Stealey Everett James Nelson Daniel P Ames Norman L Jones Jiří Kadlec Daniel P Ames Darren Hinton Rollin Hull Hotchkiss Daniel P Ames Nathan Swain Scott D. Christensen Alan D. Snow Herman Dolder Gonzalo Espinoza-Dávalos Norman L Jones Everett James Nelson Daniel P Ames Steven J. Burian Alan D. Snow Scott D. Christensen Nathan R. Swain Everett James Nelson Daniel P Ames Norman L Jones Deng Ding Nawajish Noman Cedric H. David Florian Pappenberger Jiří Kadlec A Woodruff Miller Daniel P Ames Daniel P Ames Jeffery S Horsburgh Yang Cao Kadlec Jiří Timothy Whiteaker David Valentine Christopher Michaelis Daniel P Ames Sudhanshu S Panda Daniel Steele Daniel P Ames Mansoor Raza Keith Weber Sylvio Mannel Daniel P Ames Robin Patillo G A Alexandrov Daniel P Ames G Bellocchi M Bruen N Crout M Erechtchoukova A Hildebrandt A Hoffman C Jackisch P Khaiter G Mannina T Matsunaga S T Purucker M Rivington L Samaniego Christopher Michaelis Daniel P Ames