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Stewart Diemont

Stewart Diemont

Assistant Professor

246 Illick Hall
1 Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, New York 13210

Phone: (315) 470-4707/470-6633

Email: sdiemont@esf.edu

Office: 460 Illick Hall

My Office Hours are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. during the semesters.

Lab: 221 Illick Hall

Selected Publications

*Barlet, N.T., S.A.W. Diemont, M.A. Teece, K.L. Schulz, 2015. Emergent microbial food webs in ecological treatment systems for wastewater: Insight from stable carbon isotopes. Ecological Engineering, 62-71.

*Falkowski, T.B., *I. Martinez-Bautista, S.A.W. Diemont, 2015. How valuable could traditional ecological knowledge education be for a resource-limited future?: An emergy evaluation in two Mexican villages. Ecological Modelling 300: 40-49.

Beutel, M. W., S.A.W. Diemont, D. Reinhold, 2015. The 13th annual conference of the American ecological engineering society: Ecological engineering and the dawn of the 21st century. Ecological Engineering 78: 1-5.

Nigh, R., S.A.W. Diemont, 2014. The Mayan milpa: Fire and the legacy of living soil. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11: e45–e54.

*Bohn, J., S.A.W. Diemont, J. Gibbs, S. Stehman, and J. Mendoza 2014. Implications of Mayan forest restoration and subsistence agriculture for biodiversity conservation in the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve, Mexico. Agroforestry Systems 88: 269-285.

Ferguson, B.G., S.A.W. Diemont, †R. Alfaro, J.F. Martin, J.N. Toral, J.D. Álvarez Solís, 2013. Sustainability of holistic and conventional cattle ranching in the seasonally dry tropics of Chiapas, Mexico. Agricultural Systems 120: 38-48.

*Lin, H., S.A.W. Diemont, T. Toland, D. Daley, W. Tao, D. Johnson, 2013. Vermifiltration ecological treatment for the re-use of food waste digestate. Water Environment Research 85(11): 2184-2193.

Endreny, T. A., S.A.W. Diemont, 2012. Methods for assessing stormwater management at archaeological sites: Copan Ruins case study. Journal of Archaeological Science 39(8): 2637-2642.

†Cheng, K., S.A.W. Diemont, and A.P. Drew, 2011. Role of tao (Belotia mexicana) in traditional 2Lacandon Maya shifting cultivation. Agroforestry systems 82(3): 331-336.

Diemont, S.A.W., *J. Bohn, *D. Rayome, *S. Kelsen, and †K.Cheng, 2011. Comparisons of Mayan forest management, restoration, and conservation. Forest Ecology and Management 261(10): 1696-1705.

Martin, J.F., E. Roy, S.A.W. Diemont, and B.G. Ferguson, 2010. Traditional ecological knowledge (TEK): Ideas, inspiration, and designs for ecological engineering. Ecological Engineering 36: 839-849.

†Alfaro, R., S.A.W. Diemont, B.G. Ferguson, J.F. Martin, J. Nahed, D. Álvarez, and R. Pinto Ruíz, 2010. Steps toward sustainable ranching: An emergy evaluation of conventional and holistic management in Chiapas, Mexico. Agricultural Systems 103(9): 639-646.

Diemont, S.A.W., T.J. Lawrence, and T.A. Endreny, 2010. Envisioning ecological engineering education: An international survey of the educational and professional community. Ecological Engineering 36: 570-578.

Diemont, S.A.W., J.F. Martin, 2009. Lacandon Maya ecological management: A sustainable design for environmental restoration and human subsistence. Ecological Applications 19: 254-266.

Diemont, S.A.W., J.F. Martin, S.I. Levy-Tacher, R.B. Nigh, P. Ramirez-Lopez, and J. D. Golicher, 2006. Lacandon Maya forest management: restoration of soil fertility using native tree species. Ecological Engineering 28: 205-212.

Martin, J.F., S.A.W. Diemont, E. Powell, M. Stanton, and S.I. Levy-Tacher, 2006. Emergy evaluation of the performance and sustainability of three agricultural systems with different scales and management. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 115: 128-140.

Diemont, S.A.W., 2006. Mosquito larvae density and pollutant removal in tropical wetland treatment systems in Honduras. Environment International 32: 332-341.

Diemont, S.A.W., J.F. Martin, and S.I. Levy-Tacher, 2006. Emergy evaluation of Lacandon Maya indigenous swidden agroforestry in Chiapas, Mexico. Agroforestry Systems 66: 23-42.

Diemont, S.A.W., J.F. Martin, 2005. Management impacts on the trophic diversity of nematode communities in an indigenous agroforestry system of Chiapas, Mexico. Pedobiologia 49: 325-334.

* Advisee

† Major role on graduate committee

Current Graduate Advisees

Current Graduate Advisees

Eli ArnowEli Arnow
earnow@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: MPS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Diemont
  • Area of Study: ERE Ecological Engineering
  • Undergraduate Institute: Union College NY (Mechanical Engineeri)

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Graduate Research Topic
A Study of the potential benefits of the traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) of the historical Haudenosaunee for agricultural modernization in Central NY. How could the TEK of the Haudenosaunee improve local food production in terms of both yield and sustainability?

Favorite Quote
“If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do… How would I be? What would I do?” - Buckminster Fuller


Austin ArringtonAustin Arrington
abarring@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Diemont
  • Area of Study: ESC Environ & Community Land Planning

Avalon BungeAvalon Bunge
abunge@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Diemont
  • Area of Study: Ecosystem Restoration

Tomasz FalkowskiTomasz Falkowski
tbfalkow@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Diemont
  • Area of Study: ERE Ecological Engineering
  • Undergraduate Institute: SUNY Binghamton (Engineering — Other)
  • Previous Graduate Study: SUNY-ESF (ERE )

Graduate Research Topic
Evaluating the potential application of Lacandon Maya traditional ecological knowledge in ecosystem restoration and conservation management in the Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve Region of Chiapas, Mexico.

Favorite Quote
“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.” ― John Muir

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Eugene LawEugene Law
eplaw@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: MS
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Diemont
  • Area of Study: Ecosystem Restoration
  • Undergraduate Institute: SUNY-ESF

Graduate Research Topic
Restoration of four native, edible, culturally significant early successional plants to abandoned farmland in the Hudson Valley, NY utilizing aspects of traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) of the local indigenous peoples.


Isaias MartinezIsaias Martinez
imarti01@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Diemont
  • Area of Study: Environmental and Community Land Planning
  • Undergraduate Institute: Universidad Autonoma Chapingo

Shruti MokashiShruti Mokashi
samokash@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Diemont
  • Area of Study: Environmental and Community Land Planning

Mariana Nava LopezMariana Nava Lopez
mznavalo@syr.edu

  • Degree Sought: PHD
  • Graduate Advisor(s): Diemont and Hall,m
  • Area of Study: Water & Wetland Resource Studies
  • Previous Graduate Study: Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mex (Environmental Science)


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