Eric Billmeyer, MA

Eric Billmeyer, MA

Eric Billmeyer, MA

Teaching Professor
Columbine Hall, rm. 2041

Areas of Interest

  • Fluvial geomorphology
  • Geology / Paleontology
  • Landscape restoration


  • MA, UCCS, 2004

Courses Taught

  • GES 4900 Geography Summit
  • GEOL 4660 Field Studies in Geology
  • GES 4480/5480 Environmental Problems of Colorado
  • GES 4460 Field Studies in Geography: Ireland
  • GES 4310/5310 Geomorphology
  • GES 4100/5100 GPS in GIS
  • GES 4050 Introduction to GIS
  • GES 3900 Historical Geography of the British Isles
  • GEOL 3700 Environmental Geology
  • GES 2050 Digital Earth
  • GEOL 1530 Geology of Colorado and the West
  • GES 1050 Map and Compass
  • GEOL 1020 Historical Geology
  • GEOL 1010 Physical Geology
  • GES 1010 Environmental Systems: Landforms and Soils

Selected Publications

  • Havlick, D. G., Billmeyer, E. R., Huber, T. P., Vogt, B. J., Rodman, K. 2016. Informal Trail Creation: A Comparison of Initial Impacts of Hiking, Trail Running, and Mountain Bicycling. Journal of Sustainable Tourism.
  • Jennings, S. and E. Billmeyer. 2014. Modeling subalpine and upper mountain forest-climate interactions in Colorado: A comparative study using GIS. International Journal of Applied Geospatial Research. October-December 2014, Vol. 5, No. 4.
  • Jennings, S. and E. Billmeyer. 2012. Modeling subalpine and upper mountain forest-climate interactions in Colorado.  Papers of the Applied Geography Conferences 35:327-335. 
  • Billmeyer, E., Lempit, H. Hassler, A. 2011. Upper South Platte/Hayman Effectiveness and Baseline Monitoring Year 1. Report prepared for the South Platte Ranger District, U.S.D.A.
  • Billmeyer, E., 2010. Severy Creek Basin Analysis, Pikes Peak, CO. Report prepared for the Pike and San Isabel National Forest, U.S.D.A.
  • Billmeyer, E., Clouse, W. 2008. Evaluation of Gully Erosion Control and Restoration Techniques in the North Crystal Creek Basin, Pikes Peak. Proceedings of the 18th High Altitude Revegetation Workshop. In Press.

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate from The Knapsack Institute: Transforming Teaching & Learning
  • 2016 LAS Outstanding Teaching Award - Full Time Instructor
  • 2012 LAS Outstanding Teaching Award - Lecturer

Volunteer and Service

  • Faculty Director of Geology Minor Studies
  • UCCS Recreational Trails Committee Member
  • LAS Policy and Procedures Committee Member
  • City of Manitou Springs Hazard Mitigation Planning Workgroup
  • Western Interior Paleontology Society Member