Description:Jack has conducted research at FLBS since 1971 and became Director in 1980. His research and education activities have taken him all over the world but his heart is in the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem where he has worked on everything from microbes to grizzly bears. When not fully engaged in ecology he is steep and deep in the backcountry, fly fishing the flats, or climbing some ridge or another just to see what’s on the other side.
Education:Ph.D. (Limnology): University of Utah -1975
M.S. (Limnology): Colorado State University – 1971
B.S. (Fisheries Science): Colorado State University - 1969
Professional Experience:Jessie M. Bierman Professor of Ecology, The University of Montana, 1986-present.
Director, Flathead Lake Biological Station, 1980-present.
Associate Professor of Biology, University of North Texas 1974-80.
Selected Publications:Stanford, J. A. and B. K. Ellis. 2003. Natural and cultural influences on ecosystems processes in the Flathead River Basin (Montana, British Columbia). Pp X- X. IN: Baron, J. S. (Editors). Rocky Mountain Futures: An Ecological Perspective. Island Press, Covelo, California, USA. – pp.
Gibert, J., D. L. Danielopol, J. A. Stanford (Editors). 1998. Groundwater Ecology. Academic Press, Inc., San Diego. CA. 571 pp.
Stanford, J. A., J. V. Ward, W. J. Liss, C. A. Frissell, R. N. Williams, J. A. Lichatowich and C. C. Coutant. 1996. A general protocol for restoration of regulated rivers. Regulated Rivers: Research and Management 12:391-413.
Stanford, J. A. and J. V. Ward. 1993. An ecosystem perspective of alluvial rivers: connectivity and the hyporheic corridor. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 12(1):48-60.
Stanford, J. A. and F. R. Hauer. 1992. Mitigating the impacts of stream and lake regulation in the Flathead River catchment, Montana, U.S.A.: An ecosystem perspective. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 2:35-63.
Stanford, J. A. and T. Gonser (Editors). 1998. Rivers in the landscape: special issue on riparian and groundwater ecology. Freshwater Biology 40(3): 402-585.
Stanford, J. A. and J. V. Ward. 1988. The hyporheic habitat of river ecosystems. Nature 335:64-66.
Stanford, J. A. and A. P. Covich (Editors). 1988. Community structure and function in temperate and tropical streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 7:261-529.
Stanford, J. A. and G. W. Prescott. 1988. Limnological features of a remote alpine lake in Montana, including a new species of Cladophora (Chlorophyta). Journal of the North American Benthological Society 7:140-151.
Stanford, J. A. and J. V. Ward. 1986. The Colorado River system, pp. 353-402. IN: Davies, B. R. and K. F. Walker (Editors), The Ecology of River Systems. Dr. W. Junk Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. -- pp
Ward, J. V. and J. A. Stanford (Editors). 1979. Ecology of Regulated Streams. Plenum Press, New York, New York, U.S.A.
Stanford, J. A. and A. R. Gaufin. 1974. Hyporheic communities of two Montana rivers. Science 185:700-702.