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  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
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Travis Warziniack

Research Economist
240 West Prospect Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Phone: 970-498-2566
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Current Research

Current work focuses on valuation of ecoystem services, particularly as they relate to water resources and watershed health. Major projects include:

  • Development of the General Equilibrium Model of Ecosystem Services (GEMES) to measure ecosystem services on Western U.S. forests
  • National study of water demand and supply for RPA Water Assessment
  • Water and economic growth in the Colorado River Basin
  • Homeowners' understanding of wildland fire risk and motivations for risk mitigating behavior
  • Role of forested land in providing safe clean drinking water

Research Interests

Watershed health, general equilibrium modeling, ecosystem services, water demand and supply, climate change


  • University of Wyoming, PHD Natural Resource Economics, 2008
  • University of Texas, MS Economics, 2001
  • Louisiana State University, BS Economics and Math, 1998

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Last updated on : 10/22/2014