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Steven Bloser

Assistant Research Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Larson Transportation Institute

203A Research Building D

smb201@psu.edu

814-865-6967

Research Areas:

Interest Areas:

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Environmental Resource Management, Penn State University, 1999
  • MS, Environmental Pollution Control, Penn State University, 2007

Publications

Books

  • Steven Bloser, 2013, Classroom guidebook: Environmentally Sensitive Maintenance Practices for Dirt and Gravel Roads
  • Steven Bloser, 2012, Field Guide: Environmentally Sensitive Maintenance Practices for Dirt and Gravel Roads
  • Steven Bloser, 2012, Field Guide: Environmentally Sensitive Maintenance Practices for Dirt and Gravel Roads

Instructor's Manuals

Extension Publications

  • Steven Bloser, 2016, "Driving Surface Aggregate Handbook", pp. 30
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  • Steven Bloser, 2012, ""
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Research Projects

  • July 2017 - June 2021, "Dirt and Gravel Road Program Support (FY2017-21)," (Sponsor: COP: Department of Conservation and Natural Resources).
  • July 2014 - June 2019, "Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Roads Project," (Sponsor: COP: Department of Agriculture).
  • March 2016 - July 2019, "Economic and Environmental Benefits of Driving Surface Aggregate (DSA) for Unpaved Roads," (Sponsor: USDA Forest Service).
  • March 2016 - September 2017, "USDA Driving Surface Aggregate Project," (Sponsor: US Department of Agriculture).
  • July 2016 - June 2017, "Dirt and Gravel Road Program Support (FY2016-17)," (Sponsor: COP: Department of Conservation and Natural Resources).
  • December 2011 - June 2016, "Dirt and Gravel Road Program Support with Demonstration Project," (Sponsor: COP: Department of Conservation and Natural Resources).
  • November 2015 - June 2016, "Hazard Road Drainage and Road Surface Improvement Project State Game Lands 89, Clinton County, PA," (Sponsor: COP: Game Commission).
  • January 2012 - June 2015, "Environmentally Sensitive Trail Maintenance Training," (Sponsor: COP: Department of Conservation and Natural Resources).
  • October 2015 - November 2015, "Two-day “Environmentally Sensitive Road Maintenance” Training for the Nature Conservancy of Arkansas," (Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy of Arkansas).
  • July 2014 - June 2015, "Layout and Oversight of Game Commission Road Project 2014-2015," (Sponsor: COP: Game Commission).
  • October 2012 - June 2014, "Layout and Oversight of Game Commission Road Projects," (Sponsor: COP: Game Commission).
  • July 2013 - June 2014, "Dirt and Gravel Roads Program FY2013-14," (Sponsor: COP: State Conservation Commission).
  • July 2013 - June 2014, "Dirt and Gravel Road Program," (Sponsor: COP: State Conservation Commission).
  • July 2012 - June 2013, "Dirt and Gravel Road Program," (Sponsor: COP: State Conservation Commission).
  • July 2011 - June 2012, "Dirt and Gravel Road Program," (Sponsor: COP: State Conservation Commission).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Coordinator, 2016 Annual Maintenance Workshop, PSU Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies, September 2016 - September 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Liaison, Steering Committee Member and "Local Host", Transprotation Research Board, 11th International Conference on Low Volume Roads, July 2015 - July 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Coordinator, 2015 Annual Maintenance Workshop, PSU Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies, September 2015 - September 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Liaison, Stream Simulation Training, US Forest Service, November 2015 - November 2015
  • Service to Public and Private Organizations, Member, Keystone Transportation Funding Commission, January 2010
 


 

About

The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute is Penn State’s transportation research center. Since its founding in 1968, the Larson Institute has maintained a threefold mission of research, education, and service. The Institute brings together top faculty, world-class facilities and enterprising students from across the University in partnership with public and private stakeholders to address critical transportation-related problems.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891