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School of Forest, Fisheries, & Geomatics Sciences

School of Forest, Fisheries, & Geomatics Sciences

Matthew Cohen

Professor, Forest Water Resources and Hydrology

Matt Cohen is Professor of Forest Water Resources and Watershed Systems. He joined the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences (FFGS) in March of 2006. His primary area of research is watershed hydrology and biogeochemistry, with an emphasis on wetland processes. He holds affiliate faculty status in the IFAS Soil and Water Science Department, School of Natural Resources and Environment, and Center for Environmental Policy at the University of Florida

Prior to completing his PhD (2003), he worked as a research intern with the World Agroforestry Center in Kenya. From 2003-2004 he worked with the Center for Environmental Policy and the Wetland Biogeochemistry Laboratory on research related to wetland systems, large-area soil and water assessment technologies, and watershed management. In 2005-2006 he was an Assistant Research Scientist in Soil and Water Science at UF working on development of a hydrologic observatory in the Suwannee River basin, and various research efforts in the Everglades and North Florida.

Courses Taught

IdentifierCourse Name
FOR 6934  Watershed Restoration 


328 Newins-Ziegler Hall, PO Box 110410
Gainesville, FL 32611-0410
(352) 846-3490

  • Education

    • PhD, University of Florida, 2003
    • ME, University of Florida, 1999
    • BS, Swarthmore College, 1995