My research interests lie at the crossroads of several disciplines that can
generally be classified as watershed science. Specifically, my research program includes
development of water and sediment budgets, sediment transport processes and sediment
fingerprinting, linking fluvial and hillslope geomorphology, quantitative landscape
morphometric analysis, dissolved organic matter production and transport through
watersheds, light penetration in fluvial systems, and application of terrestrial
cosmogenic nuclides to study Earth-surface processes and long-term landscape change.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

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Identifying Sediment Sources and Sinks in the Root River, Southeastern Minnesota (with Justin C. Stout, Shawn P. Schottler, and Jane K. Willenbring), Annals of the Association of American Geographers (2014)
 

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River basin organization around the main stem: Scale invariance in tributary branching and the incremental area function (with Chandana Gangodagamage and Efi Foufoula-Georgiou), Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface (2014)
 

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TerEx Toolbox for semi-automated selection of fluvial terrace and floodplain features from lidar (with Justin C. Stout), Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (2014)
 

Reports

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Utah State University: Watershed Sciences Graduate Student Introduction Course (with Joseph M. Wheaton), University of Wyoming National Park Service Research Center Annual Report (2011)
 

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Identifying Sediment Sources in the Minnesota River Basin : Minnesota River Sediment Colloquium, June 30, 2009 (with P. R. Wilcock), Minnesota River Sediment Colloquium Report (2010)
 

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Sediment Budget for Source Analysis (with E. Viparelli and P. Wilcock), Sediment Budget for Source Analysis (2010)
 

Contributions to Books

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Closing the Gap Between Watershed Modeling, Sediment Budgeting, and Stream Restoration (with Sean M.C. Smith and Peter R. Wilcock), Stream Restoration in Dynamic Fluvial Systems (2011)
 

Presentation Abstracts

Distinguishing sediment derived from soil erosion versus channel erosion in sediment budgets and watershed hydro-erosion models, 2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia (19–22 October 2014) (2014)
 

Changing patterns in sediment delivery in incising agricultural watersheds (with Karen B. Gran and Noah Finnegan), Ecological Society of America 98th Annual Meeting (2013)
 

Isotopic hysteresis in detrital cosmogenic nuclide-derived denudation rate studies (Invited) (with J Willenbring, N M. Gasparini, B T. Crosby, and G Y. Brocard), American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2013 (2013)
 

Mapping bathymetry in a large meandering river above and below a significant sediment input (with S A. Kelly), American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2013 (2013)