Watershed GIS Specialist, 3/2011 – 3/2012; 1/2014 – present
Portland Water Bureau, Portland, OR
Research Assistant, 1/2006 – 6/2010; 1/2011 –1/2014
Field Team Leader, McMurdo Dry Valley Long Term Ecological Research (LTER), United States Antarctic Program
Physical Scientist (Trainee), 10/2003 – 9/2005
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Three Rivers, CA
Physical Science Technician, 5/2001 – 9/2003
Lead Air Quality Technician
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, Three Rivers, CA
Biological Science Technician
Air Quality and Mine Reclamation,10/2000 – 5/2001
Wildlife Field Supervisor and Fire Recovery Project Lead, 7/1999 – 10/2000
Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, CA
Research Associate 2/1999 – 5/1999
Student Conservation Association at Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms, CA
Americorps Member 2/1998 – 11/1998
Americorps, San Juan County, Monticello, UT
Environmental Analyst Intern (Freshwater Wetlands) 1/1997 – 5/1997
New York State Dept of Environmental Conservation, New Paltz, NY
2008 Master’s Degree: Geography, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
Thesis: Quantifying Twentieth Century Glacier Change in the Sierra Nevada, California (pdf)
2008 Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Graduate Certificate, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
1997 Bachelor’s Degree: Geography, State University of New York, New Paltz, New York
Senior Thesis: The Regulation of Freshwater Wetlands: Three Case Studies
Fountain, A.G., Glenn, B., Basagic, H.J., 2017: The geography of glaciers and perennial snowfields in the American West. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 49(3): 391–410.
Fountain, A.G., Basagic, H.J., Niebuhr, S., 2016: Glaciers in equilibrium, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica, Journal of Glaciology, 1-14 Available on CJO 2016 doi:10.1017/jog.2016.86 (pdf)
Basagic, H.J. and Fountain, A.G., 2014: The Changing Views of Mountain Glaciers: Constructing a Database of Glacier Repeat Photography in the American West. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, Volume LXXIII, p 29.
Leclercq, P.W., Oerlemans, J., Basagic, H.J., Bushueva,I., Cook, A.J., Le Bris,R., 2014: A data set of world-wide glacier length fluctuations. The Cryosphere 8 (2), 659-672. (pdf)
Bagshaw, E.A., Tranter, M., Fountain, A.G., Welch, K.A., Basagic, H.J., Lyons, W. B., 2013: Do cryoconite holes have the potential to be significant sources of C, N and P to downstream depauperate ecosystems of Taylor Valley, Antarctica? Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 45(4):440-454.
Šabacká, M., Priscu, J.C, Basagic, H.J., and Fountain, A.G., Wall, D.H., Virginia, R.A., Greenwood, M.C., 2012: Aeolian flux of biotic and abiotic material in Taylor Valley, Antarctica, Geomorphology, 155 – 156: 102-111.
Basagic, H.J., and Fountain, A.G., 2011: Quantifying 20th Century Glacier Change in the Sierra Nevada, California. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 43(3): 317-330. (pdf)
Hunt, H.W., Fountain, A.G., Doran, P.T., Basagic, H.J., 2010: A dynamic physical model for soil temperature and water in Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Antarctic Science, 22: 419-434.
Fountain, A.G., Nylen, T.H., Monaghan, A., Basagic, H.J., Bromwich, D., 2010: Snow in the McMurdo Dry Valleys. International Journal of Climatology, 30 (5): 633-789.
Bagshaw, E.A., Tranter, M., Fountain, A.G., Basagic, H.J., Wadham, J.L.. 2010: Dynamic behaviour of supraglacial lakes on cold polar glaciers: Canada Glacier, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Journal of Glaciology, 56: 366-368.
Fountain, A.G., Hoffman, M., Jackson, K., Basagic, H.J., Nylen, T.H., and Percy, D., 2007: Digital outlines and topography of the glaciers of the American West: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006–1340, 23 p.
Bagshaw, E. A., Tranter, M., Fountain, A.G., Welch, K.A., Basagic, H.J., and Lyons, W.B., 2007: Biogeochemical evolution of cryoconite holes on Canada Glacier, Taylor Valley, Antarctica, J. Geophys. Res., 112, p. G04S35.
Basagic, H.J. and Fountain, A.G., 2005: Measuring 20th Century Surface Area Changes at Seven Glaciers in the Sierra Nevada, California. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 37(7): 332.
Basagic, H.J., 2001: Mapping External Threats to Joshua Tree National Park. ESRI Map Book: Geography – Creating Communities. Volume 16, ESRI.
Basagic, H.J., 2007. Precipitation in the Dry Valleys, Antarctica: measurements in a polar desert. McMurdo LTER Conference, Boulder CO
Basagic, H.J. and Fountain A.G., 2005. Measuring 20th Century Surface Area Changes at Seven Glaciers in the Sierra Nevada, California, Geological Society of America Conference, Salt Lake City, UT
Basagic, H.J. and Fountain A.G., 2005. 20th Century Glacier Change in Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite National Parks, 2005 Northwest Glaciology Meeting, Vancouver, BC
Basagic, H.J., 2005. 20th Century Glacier Change in the Sierra Nevada, Oregon Academy of Science. Corvallis, OR
2015 'Mapster of the Universe' DROPS Award, Portland Water Bureau, Portland, OR
2007 Golden Beaker Award, United States Antarctic Program, presented by Helicopter Operations, Antarctica
2006 Outstanding Research Award, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, Portland, OR
2000 National Park Service Star Award for “professionalism and dedication to the NPS”, Joshua Tree National Park, CA
1999 President’s Student Service Award
ArcGIS, ArcGIS Pro, Mobile GIS, ArcPad, Sigma Plot software
Campbell Scientific datalogger programming (CR10x).
Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom
Webpage creation and maintenance: Nvu, Drupal, WordPress
2006 Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certification, Wilderness Medicine Institute, NOLS Teton Valley, ID
2000 NOLS Mountaineering Diploma, National Outdoor Leadership School, Pacific Northwest Branch, Conway, WA