Emil Morhardt
Roberts Professor of Environmental Biology
Professor of Biology
Email: emorhardt@kecksci.claremont.edu
Office Hours: Emeritus
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Educational Background:
B. A. Pomona College, Zoology,
Ph. D. Rice University, Physiology, Ecology
Courses Taught:
Natural Resources Management
Advanced Topics in Environmental Biology
Freshman Humanities Seminar
Research Interests:
Corporate environmental and sustainability reporting
Wildland fire recovery
Field guides to California wildflowers
Thesis Topics:
Biology of Fisheries Science
Population/habitat management models for Southern California steelhead or Eastern Sierra brown trout (computer modeling)
Development of antenna configurations for reading Passive Integrated Transponders in streams ( practical electronics)
Use of bootstrap in Monte-Carlo techniques to establish confidence intervals on instream flow decision tools ( applies statistics and programming)
Habitat modeling from closely-spaced transects in streams ( field measurements, hydraulic modeling)
Economics and policy related to biology
The economic consequences of listing Southern California steelhead as endangered
A decision model for policies associated with listing Southern California Steelhead as endangered.
Environmental Management
Application of the ISO 14000 environmental management standard to a small manufacturer
Selected Publications List: Click to open new window.
1.   J. Emil Morhardt . (2009). . Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Reporting on the Internet.. Business Strategy and the Environment   18: Early view published online DOI: 10.1002/bse.657.
2.   J. Emil Morhardt . (2009). General disregard for the details of GRI human rights reporting by the largest corporations. Global Business Review   10: 141-158.
3.   Paun, D., S. Cappello, K. Fulkerson, L. Pollan, R. Manghani, C. Chen, A. Gaffney, B. Hughes, E. Knoben, V. Orlovic, E. Tran, and J. Emil Morhardt. . (2008). Exploring Sustainability Performance in Canada, the US, and Beyond. Canadian Studies Center Spring Quarter Report.   : .
4.   Morhardt, Sia, and Morhardt, J. Emil . (2004). California Desert Flowers: A guide to Families and Genera.  University of California Press : 310 pages.
5.   J.Emil Morhardt . (2002). Clean, Green and Read All Over.  American Society for Quality Press : 316 pages.
6.   Morhardt, J. E., S. Baird, and K. Freeman . (2002). Scoring corporate environmental and sustainability reports using GRI 2000, ISO 14031, and other criteria. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management   9: 215-233.
7.   J. Emil Morhardt . (2001). Scoring Corporate Environmental Reports for Comprehensiveness: A Comparison of Three Systems. Environmental Management   26: 881-892.