Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory

Graduate Students

Previous who have completed their degrees and current position

Sosa-Pérez, G., 2016. Road sediment production and delivery: effects of fires, traffic, and road decommissioning. Ph.D. dissertation, 187 pp. plus appendices. (Full text 4.8 Mb)
Stafford, A.K., 2011. Stafford, A.K., 2011. Sediment production and delivery from hillslopes and forest roads in the southern Sierra Nevada, California. M.S. thesis, 181 pp. plus appendices. (Full text 2.5 Mb)
Brown, E., 2009. M.S. thesis. Consultant, Denver.
Litschert, S., 2009. Development of spatially explicit models to predict cumulative watershed effects and post-fire erosion. Ph.D. dissertation. Earth Systems Institute, Mt. Shasta, California.
Schaffrath, K., 2009. Changes in Erosion Rates and Ground Cover over Time, Hayman and Schoonover Fires, Colorado. M.S. thesis. U.S. Geological Survey, Colorado.
Eccleston, D., 2008. Post-fire Channel Change in Two Small Catchments in the Colorado Front Range. M.S. thesis. Consultant, Fort Collins. (Full text 5 Mb)
Rough, D., 2007. Effectiveness of mulching, polyacrylamides, and other post-fire rehabilitation treatments, Colorado Front Range. M.S. thesis. (Full text 23Mb).
Welsh, M., 2007. Sediment production from forest roads and off-highway vehicle trails in the Upper South Platte River Watershed, Colorado. 154 pp. plus appendices. Consultant Denver. (Full text 2.9 Mb)
Coe, D., 2006. Sediment production and delivery from forest roads in the Sierra Nevada, CA. M.S. thesis. Working at Regional Water Quality Control Board, State of California. (Full text 1.5 Mb)
Pietraszak, J., 2006. Controls on post-fire erosion at the hillslope scale, Colorado Front Range. M.S. thesis. Consultant in Seattle, WA. (Full text 2 Mb).
Chase, E., 2005. Effect of salvage logging on post-fire sediment production rates on the Star Fire in the central Sierra Nevada, CA. M.S. thesis. Water Rights Specialist, State of Montana. (Thesis 4 Mb; Appendices 440 k).
Ramos, C., 2004. Road runoff, erosion, and sediment delivery, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Ph.D. dissertation. Post-doctoral researcher, Island Resources Foundation and University of Texas, Austin, Texas. (Full text 4 Mb)
Libohova, Z., 2004. Sediment production and delivery in forested areas in the Upper South Platte basin, Colorado. M.S. thesis. Soil scientist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Full text (zipped) 1 Mb; Thesis 2 Mb; Appendices 16 Mb).
Wagenbrenner,
J.W., 2003.
Effectiveness of burned area emergency rehabilitation treatments, Colorado Front Range. M.S. thesis, 76 pp. plus app. Research assistant, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Moscow, Idaho. (Check publications page)
Benavides-Solorio,
J. de Dios, 2003.
Post-fire runoff and erosion at the plot and hillslope scale, Colorado Front Range. Ph.D. dissertation, 218 pp. Researcher, INIFAP (National Institute for Research on Agriculture, Forestry, and Animal Husbandry), Guadalajara, Mexico.
Woods, S.W., 2001. Ecohydrology of subalpine wetlands in the Kawuneeche Valley, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Ph.D. dissertation, 166 pp. Associate professor, School of Forestry, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana.
Conovitz, P.A., 2000. Active layer dynamics and hyporheic zone storage in three streams in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. M.S. thesis, 151 pp. plus app. Water resources specialist, Western Resource Advocates, Boulder, Colorado.
Williams, C.A., 2000. A comparison of floodplain hydrology and cottonwood water relations between a regulated and unregulated river in Northwestern Colorado. M.S. thesis, 96 pp. plus app. Assistant professor, Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Woods, S.W., 2000. Hydrologic effects of the Grand Ditch water diversion on streams and wetlands in Rocky Mountain National Park. M.S. thesis, 181 pp. plus app. Associate professor, School of Forestry, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana.
Sampson, R.W., 2000. Road runoff and erosion at the plot and road segment scales, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. M.S. thesis, 162 pp. plus app. State conservation engineer, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Boise, Idaho.
Austin, S.A., 1999. Streamflow response to forest management: an analysis using published data and flow duration curves. M.S. thesis, 121 pp. plus app. Hydrologist, Navajo Nation, Shiprock, New Mexico.
Chanat, J., 1998. Abiotic factors affecting benthic macroinvertebrate biomass and community structure. M.S. thesis, 109 pp. plus app. Hydrologist, State of Virgina.
Lorch, B., 1998. Transport, and aquatic impacts of traction sand on I-70 west of Vail Pass, CO. M.S. thesis, 113 pp. plus app. Nonpoint source and erosion control coordinator, Summit County, Breckenridge, Colorado.
Reid, K.D., 1997. Runoff and sediment yield in a semiarid pinyon-juniper woodland, New Mexico. M.S. thesis, 114 pp. plus app. Consultant, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Graf, D.D., 1997. Effects of water diversion on Upper Beaver Meadows, Rocky Mountain National Park. M.S. thesis. 154 pp. plus app. Water rights specialist, Colorado Department of Fish and Wildlife, Grand Junction, Colorado.
Guevara, D.J., 1996. Hydrologic factors influencing the presence of woody draws in Badlands National Park, South Dakota. M.S. thesis, 65 pp. plus app. Water quality specialist, State of New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Schnackenberg, E.S., 1996. Monitoring cumulative effects through modified pebble counts: Routt National Forest, Colorado. M.S. thesis, 142 pp. plus app. Hydrologist, Routt National Forest, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
Duxbury, C.V., 1995. Hydrology and water quality of a rehydrated forested wetland in Central Florida. M.S. thesis, 122 pp. plus app. Hydrologist, Walt Disney Imagineering, Orlando, Florida.
Anderson, D.W., 1994. Analysis and modeling of erosion hazard and sediment delivery, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. M.S. thesis, 153 pp. plus app. Hydrologist, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, Colorado.
Bachmann, S.E., 1994. Hydrology of a sub-alpine wetland complex, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. M.S. thesis, 140 pp. plus app. Hydrologist, Six Rivers National Forest, McCloud, California.
Back, J., 1995. Stable isotopes as tracers of hydrologic sources to three alpine lakes, Rocky Mountain National Park. M.S. thesis, 88 pp. plus app. Water rights specialist, Water Resources Division, National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado.
Madsen, S.W., 1994. Channel response associated with predicted water and sediment yield increases in northwest Montana. M.S. thesis, 203 pp. plus app. Consultant in hydrology and geomorphology, Seattle, Washington.
Hoffman, J.A., 1993. Hydro-climatic analysis of peak flows in northwest Montana and northeast Idaho. M.S. thesis, 108 pp. plus app. Private businessman, Boulder, Colorado.
Warner, A.W., 1993. Soil and hydrologic characterization of woody and grassy draws, Badlands National Park, South Dakota. M.S. thesis, 108 pp. plus app. Hydrologist, The Nature Conservancy, University Park, Pennsylvania.