Academic and Research Experience
Dr. Hardy's Research has focused on marine environmental problems. Most recently, studies utilized remote sensing to assess the distribution and health of coral reefs. He has published 3 books, 6 book chapters, 50 peer-reviewed journal articles, over 110 technical reports or abstracts, directed more than 30 funded research projects, and served as technical reviewer for six research journals, and many research proposals.
Resident 2 years in Palau, Micronesia and 3 1/2 years in Beirut, Lebanon. Conducted marine field research in many areas of the world's oceans including Antarctica, Oceania, the Middle East, Europe, Central America, and Asia. Attended numerous international conferences, some as keynote speaker, and traveled in over 96 countries.
Western Washington University Professor Emeritus
Western Washington University Professor and Chair,
Department of Environmental Sciences
Western Washington University Associate Professor
Oregon State University School of Oceanography Adjunct Associate Professor
University of Washington School of Fisheries Affiliate Associate Professor
Oregon State University Associate Professor
Battelle Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Senior Scientist, Group Leader
Environmental Consulting Serives Director
American University of Beirut Assistant Professor and Director of Marine Science
U.S. Peace Corps, Micronesia Fisheries Specialist
Oregon State University Graduate Assistant