Les Howard

Les Howard

  • Contact Information
  • Publications
  • Background
  • Interests
  • Grants

Contact Information

TitleGIS/Cartography Manager
Address229f South Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln NE
68583–0982
Phone
  • office: 402-472-9192
  • fax: 402-472-2946
E-maillhoward3@unl.edu

 

Office Hours

M - F 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

Selected Publications

Divine, D.P. and Howard, L.M., edited by Diffendal, Jr. R.F., 2020. Interpretive Geologic Maps and Cross Sections for Phelps, Kearney, and Adams Counties in Nebraska. Conservation & Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska - Online
Young, A.R., Burbach, M.E., Howard, L.M., Lackey, S.O., Joeckel R.M. 2020. Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report 2019. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Conservation and Survey Division, Nebraska Water Survey Paper 87, 28 p.
Hanson, P., Howard, L. 2019. Surficial Geology of the Monroe 7.5' Quadrangle, Nebraska. Lincoln, Ne: Conservation and Survey Division, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Joeckel, M., Hanson, P. R., Howard, L. 2019. Solving a periglacial puzzle: Pleistocene polygonal ground in north-central Nebraska. Great Plains Research. (29): 153-168.Online
Joeckel, R.M., Divine, D.P., Howard, L.M., Cameron, K.A., Waszgis, M.M. 2019. Geology of Southeastern Nebraska. Lincoln, Ne: Conservation and Survey Division, Nebraska Well Drillers Association and Nebraska Geological Survey. pp. 62.Online
Korus, J.T. and Howard, L.M., Maps showing the Physical Hydrogeology and Changes in Saturated Thickness (Predevelopment to Spring 2016 and Spring 2011 to Spring 2016) in the Middle Republican Natural Resources District, Southwestern Nebraska. University oOnline
Young, A., Waszgis, M., Howard, L. 2019. Surficial Geology of the Crete South 7.5 Minute Quadrangle.Online
Young, A.R., Burbach, M.E., Howard, L.M., Waszgis M.M., Lackey, S.O., Joeckel R.M. 2019. Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report 2018. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Conservation and Survey Division, Nebraska Water Survey Paper 86, 24 p.Online
Divine, Dana P., Eversoll, Duane A. and Leslie M. Howard. 2018. The Groundwater Atlas of Red Willow County, Nebraska (R.F. Diffendal, Jr., Ed.). University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Conservation and Survey Division, Resource Atlas No. 11, 35p.Online
Hallum, D.R., Sibray, S.S., Howard, L.M., 2018. Hydrogeologic Framework Studies of Portions of the Niobrara River. Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln . pp. 78Online
Hanson, P., Larsen, A., Howard, L. (2018). Surficial geology of the Axtell East 7.5’ Quadrangle, Nebraska. Conservation and Survey Division.Online
Joeckel, R. M., Howard, L. M. (2018). The ups and downs of Nebraska: Recognizing gilgai in the state. Great Plains Research, 28(1), 51-64
Young, A., Hanson, P., Larsen, A., Howard, L. (2018). Surficial geology of the Edgar NW 7.5’ Quadrangle, Nebraska. Conservation and Survey Division.Online
Archer, J. C., Edwards, R., Howard, L. M., Shelley, F. M., Wilhite, D. A., Wishart, D. J. (2017). Cartography editor for all maps considered/used. Atlas of Nebraska. Lincoln, NE:.
Divine, Dana P. and Leslie M. Howard. 2017. The Groundwater Atlas of Richardson County, Nebraska, NE: Conservation & Survey Division. pp. 33Online
Joeckel, R.M., Howard, L.M., Tucker, S.T. 2015. North-Central Nebraska Geology: Niobrara River Valley in Brown, Cherry, and Keya Paha Counties. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska, Conservation and Survey Division. Pp 36.Online
Youngs, A.R., Burbach, M.E., Howard, L.M. Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report 2015. Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. pp. 27.Online
Young, A.R., Burbach, M.E., Howard, L.M. Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report 2014. Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. pp. 24.Online
Jesse T. Korus, Leslie M. Howard, Aaron R. Young, Dana P. Divine, Mark E. Burbach, J. Michael Jess, and Douglas R. Hallum. (2013). The Groundwater Atlas of Nebraska, Conservation and Survey Division, University of Nebraska, Resource Atlas 4b.
Young, A.R., Burcah, M.E., Howard, L.M. Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report 2013. Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. pp. 25.Online
Korus, J.T., Burbach, M.E., and Howard, L.M. 2011. Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report 2011. Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. pp. 23.Online
Young, A.R., Burbach, M.E., Korus, J.T., Howard, L.M. Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report 2012. Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. pp. 23.Online
Young, Aaron R., Burbach, Mark E., Howard, Leslie M. 2012. Preliminary Grounwater Level Changes at Selected Sites in Nebraska Following the Drought of 2012. Lincoln: Conservation and Survey Division, University of Nebraska. pp. 4.Online
Korus, J.T., Burbach, M.E., Howard, L.M., and Joeckel, R.M., 2010, Nebraska statewide groundwater-level monitoring report: Nebraska Water Survey Paper Number 77, Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-LincolnOnline
Korus, J.T., Burbach, M.E., Howard, L.M., Joeckel, R.M. Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report 2010. Lincoln: Conservation and Survey Division, University of Nebraska. pp. 21.Online

Background

 

Affiliations

 

Awards

TitleAwarded byYear Awarded
SNR Staff Recognition AwardSchool of Natural Resources2015
John C. Frye Memorial AwardAssociation of American State Geologists2014

 

SNR Program Areas

  • Applied Climate and Spatial Science

Areas of Interest/Expertise

  • Geographic Information System (GIS) planning
  • Natural resources databases
  • Manage cartography/GIS and database development
  • GPS
  • Geography

Grants

Currently this page only displays grants that were awarded on 1/1/ 2009 to the present. If a grant was awarded prior to 1/1/ 2009 and is still active, it will not be displayed on this page.

Grant TitleScanning Aerial Imagery (Additional Funding)
Starting Date10/15/2019

Investigator(s)

Ending Date09/30/2021
Funding Level$50,000.00
Funding AgencyUSDA/NRCS

 

Grant TitleHydrogeologic Framework Studies of Portions of the Niobrara River
Starting Date11/18/2016

Investigator(s)

Ending Date06/30/2017
Funding Level$22,000.00
Funding AgencyNebraska Department of Natural Resources

 

Grant TitleScanning and Geo-Rectifying Historical Aerial from Nebraska
Starting Date08/01/2016

Investigator(s)

Ending Date09/30/2018
Funding Level$100,000.00
Funding AgencyUSDA - NRCS