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Jay Ham, PhD.


Professor Soil and Crop Sciences

Contact Info

Phone: (970) 491-4112   Office: C-107 Plant Science Bldg.

Email:   Lab: (970) 491-2405


Fields of Expertise

1.) Ecosystem Dynamics

Areas of Interest

 Effects of animal feeding operations on air and water qualityField scale carbon budgetsGlobal climate changeIrrigation managementMicrometerology


Dr. Ham graduated from Kansas State University with a B.S. in Agronomy in 1984, an M.S. in Soil Physics from Oklahoma State University in 1986 and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University in Environmental Physics in 1990. Dr. Ham joined the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences at CSU in August of 2008 with an appointment that includes research, teaching, and extension responsibilities. Prior to joining the faculty at CSU, he led a program in Micrometeorology and Environmental Physics for 18 years at Kansas State University.