Dr Thomas R BellingerEnvironmental Science
CAMPUS BOX 030
Science Bldg Room 2052 (Earth and Atmospheric Science Dept.)
Personal Biography Statement
Dr. Thomas (Tom) Bellinger is a certified Professional Hydrologist through the American Institute of Hydrology. He is currently an Affiliate Professor at the Metropolitan State University of Denver in the Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department teaching resource management, environmental science, planning, environmental policy, water resources, snow hydrology, and water law.
Dr. Bellinger holds a B.S. (Resources Management/ Forestry) and M.S. (Hydrologic Sciences/Forest Influences) degrees from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY. He holds a doctorate in Organizational Management /Leadership with an emphasis on collaborative processes in the water resources field.
Dr. Bellinger’s focus over the past thirty years has been in the areas of watershed hydrology, hydrologic and hydro-meteorologic modeling, military remote sensing technology with regard to water resources, and federal water right negotiations. He has authored a variety of journal articles, research papers, and government reports on several aspects of the hydrologic sciences.
Dr. Bellinger is associated several volunteer organizations such as NecroSearch International, the Colorado Civil Air Patrol, the Denver Mandolin Orchestra, the Koza Society, and several veterans organizations. He is also an alumni of the MetroLeads Program at Metropolitan State college of Denver. He and his wife Anita have two grown children. They reside in Lakewood, CO.
I believe in teaching "reality" by bringing personal and professional examples as well as current events into the classroom. This is a cornerstone of my philosophy for preparing the student for the real world.
[11:00 to 12:00]
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