Jeremiah Asher

Assistant Director

Jeremiah Asher is the Assistant Director/Director of Information and Decision Support Technology at the Institute of Water Research and has an extensive background in geographic information systems (GIS), project management, decision support system development, and natural resource management. His research focus is on web/GIS application development and is the chief architect and designer of the nationally awarded North Carolina Ecosystem Enhancement Program for Pasquotank Watershed, the nationally awarded Water Withdrawal Assessment Tool interface for the State of Michigan’s new Water Legislation, and the Social Indicators Data Management and Analysis tool for managing social indicators for the improvement of water quality, a multi-state (Region 5 EPA) effort supported by EPA’s NPS 319 program. His most recent activities and research are focused on developing the Great Lakes Clean Communities Network, groundwater credit trading, and wetland treatment of nutrients.