John K. Koches

John Koches

Associate Research Scientist

Manager for ISC

135 Lake Michigan Center
740 West Shoreline Drive Muskegon, MI 49441 (616) 331-3749 kochesj@gvsu.edu

AWRI / Teaching Activities:

  • Provide scientific and administrative leadership to Information Services Center (ISC) Conduct land use research, change analysis, landscape diversity analysis
  • Conduct watershed research
  • Project Administrator and Lead Investigator for multiple ISC projects (see current projects)

Expertise:

  • Land Use Planning, Model Development
  • Environmental Impact Analysis
  • Community Sustainability
  • Population Projections and Growth Analysis
  • Watershed Management Planning and Analysis
  • Experimental Design and Water Quality Monitoring

General Information:

  • Resume [PDF]
  • M.S., Environmental Sciences, 1974 - Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • B.S., Environmental Sciences, 1972 - Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
  • Shorelands Planner, 1973-1975 - West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission, Muskegon, MI
  • Manager of Technical Programs, 1975- 1978 - Environmental Department, West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission, Muskegon, MI
  • Manager of Environmental Department, 1978-1982, - Environmental Department, West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission, Muskegon, MI
  • Principal Investigator and Program Manager, 1982- 1996 - Annis Water Resources Institute, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
  • Principal Investigator and Program Manager, Information Services Center, 1996-Present - Annis Water Resources Institute, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

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