Director, South Dakota Geological Society
Tim Cowman is a Natural Resources Administrator with the South Dakota Geological Survey and a faculty member of the Missouri River Institute at the University of South Dakota. He has a Master's Degree in Natural Sciences from USD and a Bachelor's Degree in Earth Sciences and Chemistry, also from USD.
Intro to River Studies; Intro to GIS; Digital Electronics; Physical Earth Science
Tim has done research on the historical and recent geology of the Missouri River, including the geomorphic processes that control river dynamics, river energy distribution, and sedimentation. He has expertise in the hydrology of the Missouri River and its tributaries, including how they interact with regional ground water systems. Tim has also conducted research on the water quality of the Missouri River and its tributaries, including endocrine disruptor and nutrients studies.
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