College of Forestry

Watershed Processes Group


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Submitted: State shifts in the deep Critical Zone drive landscape evolution in volcanic terrains
Submitted: Hydrograph Shape and Adjustment Timescales Control Channel Organization in a Sand-Gravel Flume


East A.E., Grant G.E.. 2023. A watershed moment for western U.S. dams. WRR. 59 | DOI | PDF
Comas X., Kruse S., Grant G, Hanson B., Lyon L.. 2023. Envisioning a near-surface geophysics center for convergent science. EOS. | DOI | PDF
Gombert C.E, Lancaster S.T, Flitcroft R.L, Grant G.E. 2023. Novel dimensionless index for physically based assessment of thermal refugia characterizes off-channel habitat on gravel bed river. JAWRA. 59(4) | DOI | PDF


Dietterich H.R, Grant G.E, Cashman KV, Fasth B., Major JJ. 2022. Can lava flow like water? Applying hydraulic critical flow theory to measuring lava effusion rates GSA Connects; | DOI | View online
Dietterich H.R, Patrick M.R, Carr B.B, Gallant E., Hyman D., Diefenbach A.K, Cashman KV, Grant G.E. 2022. New insights into lava flow dynamics and hazards from the 2018 eruption of Kilauea, Hawaii. GSA Connects; | DOI | Presentation Abstract
Dietterich H.R, Grant G.E, Fasth B., Major JJ, Cashman KV. 2022. Watch: Enormous waves of lava can help predict volcanic flows; Ripples in molten rock helped improve flow forecasts during a destructive eruption in Hawaii. Science. | DOI | View online
Hanson R.B, Anenberg S., Zaichik B, Grant G, Filippelli G, Lyon L., Pandya R., Shimamoto M.. 2022. Report to NSF on Accelerating Research and Impacts in GeoHealth. | DOI | PDF
Dietterich H.R, Grant G.E, Fasth B., Major JJ, Cashman KV. 2022. Does Lava Flow Like Water? Assessing Applications of Critical Flow Theory to Channelized Lava Flows JGR: Earth Surface. | PDF
Bales J., Bhaskar A., Characklis G., Flores A., Gilmore T., Gomez-Velez J., Grant G.E, Jefferson A., Khan S., Ledford S. et al.. 2022. COVID-19 Impacts Highlight the Need for Holistic Evaluation of Research in the Hydrologic Sciences. Water Resources Research. 58 | DOI | PDF
Roques C., Rupp D.E, de Dreuzy J., Longuevergne L., Jachens E.R, Grant G.E, Aquilina L., Selker J. 2022. Recession discharge from compartmentalized bedrock hillslopes. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. | DOI | PDF
Wallick J.R, Grant G.E, Lancaster S.T, Bolte J.P, Delinger R.. 2022. Patterns and controls on historical channel change in the Willamette River, Oregon USA. Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management. :737-775. | DOI | PDF
Hardage K., Wheelock S., Gaffney R., O'Halloran T., Serpa B., Grant G, Coppoletta M., Csank A., Tague C., Staudacher M. et al.. 2022. Soil moisture and micrometeorological differences across reference and thinned stands during extremes of precipitation, southern Cascade Range. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change. 5 | DOI | PDF


Grant G.E., AGU OCommittee. 2021. Report to NSF on AGU community recommendations and ideas regarding implementing Climate Change Solutions. | DOI | PDF | Full Text on ESS Open Archive
Flitcroft R.L, Grant G.E, Kirkland J.. 2021. Let the Fish Do the Talking: How Fish Behavior Is Linked to Patterns of Temperature and Stream Discharge. Science Findings, USDA Forest Service, PNW Research Station. | PDF
Steger C, et al. 2021. Science with Society: Evidence-based Guidance for Best Practices in Environmental Transdisciplinary Work. Global Environmental Change. | PDF
Nash C.S, Grant G.E, Charnley S., Dunham J., Gosnell H., Hausner M.D, Pilliod D.S, Taylor J.D. 2021. Great Expectations: Deconstructing the Process Pathways Underlying Beaver-Related Restoration. Bioscience. biaa165 | DOI | PDF


LovellFord R.M, Flitcroft R.L, Lewis S.L, Santelmann M.V, Grant G.E. 2020. Patterns of River Discharge and Temperature Differentially Influence Migration and Spawn Timing for Coho Salmon in the Umpqua River Basin, Oregon. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 149(6):695-708. | DOI | PDF
Grant GE, Watts A. 2020. Going with the Flow: New Insights into the Hydraulics of High-Energy Fluids. Science Findings, USDA Forest Service, PNW Research Station. (232) | PDF
Grant, Gordon E. 2020. Interactive comment on “Controls on the hydraulic geometry of alluvial channels: bank stability to gravitational failure, the critical-flow hypothesis, and conservation of mass and energy” by Jon D. Pelletier. Earth Surface Dynamics Discussions. | DOI | PDF
Major JJ, Grant G.E., Sweeney K., Mosbrucker A.R.. 2020. A multidecade analysis of fluvial geomorphic evolution of the Spirit Lake blockage, Mount St. Helens, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2020-5027. :54p.. | DOI | PDF


Fan Y., Grant G, Anderson S.P. 2019. Water within, moving through, and shaping the Earth's surface: Introducing a special issue on water in the critical zone. Hydrological Processes. 33:3146-3151. | DOI | PDF
Nash C.S, Grant G.E, Selker J, Wondzell SM. 2019. Discussion: “Meadow Restoration Increases Baseflow and Groundwater Storage in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California.” By Luke J.H. Hunt, Julie Fair and Maxwell Odland.. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. :1-4. | DOI | PDF
Fan Y., Clark M., Lawrence D.M, Swenson S., Band L.E, Brantley S.L, Brooks P.D, Dietrich WE, Flores A., Grant G.E et al.. 2019. Hillslope Hydrology in Global Change Research and Earth System Modeling. Water Resources Research. 55:35. | DOI | PDF
Stratton LE, Haggerty R, Grant GE. 2019. The Importance of Coarse Organic Matter and Depositional Environment to Carbon Burial Behind Dams in Mountainous Environments. Journal of Geophysical Research:Earth Surface. 124:2118-2140. | DOI | PDF
Safeeq M, Grant GE, Lewis SL, Hayes SK. 2019. Disentangling Effects of Forest Harvest on Long-term Hydrologic and Sediment Dynamics, Western Cascades, Oregon. Journal of Hydrology. 580 | DOI | PDF
Stratton LE, Grant GE. 2019. Autopsy of a reservoir: facies architecture in a multi-dam system, Elwha River, Washington, USA. GSA Bulletin. | DOI | PDF
Flitcroft R, Lewis SL, Arismendi I, Safeeq M, Davis C, Giannico G, Penaluna B, Santelmann M, Snyder J. 2019. Using expressed behavior to evaluate vulnerability of Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) upriver migrants to future hydrologic regimes: management implications and conservation planning. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. | DOI | PDF | Full Text (Wiley Online Library)
Luce CH, Gritzner J, Grant, Gordon E, Crotteau MJ, Day KT, Lewis SL, Lute AC, Halofsky JE, Staab BP. 2019. Climate Change, Water, and Roads in South-Central Oregon. Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in South Central Oregon.. :55-94. | PDF


McDonnell JJ, Evaristo J., Bladon K.D., Buttle J., Creed I.F, Dymond S.F, Grant GE, Iroume A., Jackson C.R, Jones J.A et al.. 2018. Water sustainability and watershed storage. Nature Sustainability. Vol. 1(August 2018):378-379. | DOI | PDF
Wohl E, Brierly G, Cadol D, Couthard T, Covino T, Fryirs K, Grant G, Hilton R, Lane S, Magillian F et al.. 2018. Connectivity as an Emergent Property of Geomorphic Systems. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. | DOI | PDF | View online
Clifton CF, Day KT, Luce CH, Grant, Gordon E, Safeeq M, Halofsky JE, Staab BP. 2018. Effects of climate change on hydrology and water resources in the Blue Mountains, Oregon, USA. Climate Services. | DOI | PDF | View online
Hausner M, Huntington J, Nash C, Morton C, McEvoy D., Pilliod D, Hegewisch K., Daudert B., Abatzoglou J., Grant G. 2018. Assessing the effectiveness of riparian restoration projects using Landsat and precipitation data from the cloud-computing application Ecological Engineering. 120:432-440. | DOI | PDF | Full Text (ScienceDirect)
Pilliod D, Rohde A, Charnley S, Davee R, Dunham J, Gosnell H, Grant G, Hausner M, Huntington H, Nash C. 2018. Survey of Beaver-related Restoration Practices in Rangeland Streams of the Western U.S.A .. Environmental Management. 61(1):58-68. | DOI | PDF | View online
Nash C, Selker J, Grant G, Lewis S, Noel P. 2018. A physical framework for evaluating net effects of wet meadow restoration on late summer streamflow. Ecohydrology. 11(5) | DOI | PDF | View online


Clifton CF, Day KT, Grant GE, Halofsky JE, Luce CH, Staab BP. 2017. Climate Change, Water Resources, and Roads in the Blue Mountains. Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in the Blue Mountains Region. PNW-GTR-939:53-90. | View online
Foley M.M., Bellmore J.R., O'Connor J.E., Duda J.J., East A.E., Grant G.E., etal. 2017. Dam Removal - Listening In. Water Resources Research. 53(7):5229–5246. | PDF | View online
Brantley S.L, McDowell W.H., Dietrich W.E, White T.S., Kumar P., Anderson S., Chorover J., Lohse K.A., Bales R.C., Richter D. et al.. 2017. Designing a network of critical zone observatories to explore the living skin of the terrestrial Earth. Earth Surface Dynamics. 5:841-860. | PDF | View online
Major JJ, East AE, O'Connor JE, Grant GE, Wilcox AC, Magirl CS, Collins MJ, Tullos DD. 2017. Geomorphic Responses to Dam Removal in the United States – a Two-Decade Perspective. Gravel-Bed Rivers: Processes and Disasters. :355-383. | PDF
Tyler S, Chandra S, Grant GE. 2017. Management Strategies for Sustainable Western Water. EOS. 98 | DOI | PDF | View online
Grant GE, Dietrich WE. 2017. The frontier beneath our feet. Water Resources Research. | DOI | PDF | Full Text
Grant GE. 2017. Book Review: Full-Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest. Northwest Science. 91(1):100-101. | DOI | PDF | View online
Oliver M, Grant GE. 2017. Liberated Rivers: Lessons From 40 Years of Dam Removal. Science Findings. :9. | PDF | View online
Clifton CF, Day KT, Dello K, Grant GE, Halofsky JE, Isaak DJ, Luce CH, Safeeq M, Staab BP, Stevenson J. 2017. Climate Change and Hydrology in the Blue Mountains. Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in the Blue Mountains Region. PNW GTR-939:22-33. | PDF | View online
de Jalon D.G., Bussettini M., Rinaldi M., Grant G, Friberg N., Cowx I.G., Magdaleno F., Buijse T.. 2017. Linking environmental flows to sediment dynamics. Water Policy. 19:358-375. | DOI | PDF | View online
Deligne NI, Mckay D., Conrey R.M., Grant G.E., Johnson E.R., O'Connor J.E, Sweeney K.. 2017. Field Trip Guide to Mafic volcanism of the central Oregon Cascades - A volcanic, tectonic, hydrologic, and geomorphic journey. Scientific Investigations Report. :94p.. | DOI | View online
Grant GE, Major JJ, Lewis SL. 2017. The geologic, geomorphic, and hydrologic context underlying options for long-term management of the Spirit Lake outlet near Mount St. Helens, Washington. :151. | View online
Danner A, Safeeq M, Grant G, Wickham C, Tullos D, Santelmann M. 2017. Scenario-based and scenario-neutral assessment of climate change impacts on operational performance of a multipurpose reservoir. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. | DOI | PDF | View online
Grant GE, O'Connor JE, Safran E. 2017. Excursions in fluvial (dis)continuity. Geomorphology. 217:145-153. | PDF | View online


Grant GE, Huntington C, McBain S. 2016. Lower Deschutes River Gravel Study Review. Report to Portland General Electric. | PDF
Watts A, Grant GE, Safeeq M. 2016. Flows of the Future - How Will Climate Change Affect Streamflows in the Pacific Northwest? Science Findings. :6. | View online
Flitcroft R, Lewis SL, Arismendi I, LovellFord R, Santelmann M, Safeeq M, Grant, Gordon E. 2016. Linking hydroclimate to fish phenology and habitat use with ichthyographs. PLoS ONE. | View online
Safeeq M, Shukla S, Arismendi I, Grant, Gordon E, Lewis SL, Nolin AW. 2016. Influence of winter season climate variability on snow-precipitation ratio in the Western U.S.. International Journal of Climatology. 36 | DOI | PDF | View online


Safran EB, O'Connor J.E, Ely LL, House P.K, Grant G.E., Harrity K., Croall K., Jones E.. 2015. Plugs or flood-makers? The unstable landslide dams of eastern Oregon Geomorphology. 248 | DOI | PDF | View online
Safeeq M, Grant GE, Lewis SL, Staab B. 2015. Predicting Landscape Sensitivity to Present and Future Floods in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Hydrological Processes. 29(26):5337-5353. | PDF | View online
O'Connor J.E, Duda J.J., Grant G.E. 2015. One Thousand Dams Down and Counting - A Forty-year Perspective. Science. | PDF
Seo JIl, Nakamura F, Chun KWoo, Grant GE. 2015. The Precipitation Pattern Controls the Distribution and Subsequent Export of Large Wood in River Catchments. Hydrological Processes. | PDF | View online
Lollino G., Arattano M., Rinaldi M., Giustolisi O., Marechal J.-C., Grant GE. 2015. River Basins, Reservoir Sedimentation and Water Resources. Engineering Geology for Society and Territory. 3:657. | PDF | View online
Grant GE, Lewis SL. 2015. The Remains of the Dam: What have we learned from 15 years of US dam removals. River Basins, Reservoir Sedimentation and Water Resources. 3:8pp. | PDF | View online
Grant GE, Lewis SL, Stewart G, Glasmann J. R. 2015. Sediment problems and consequences during temporary drawdown of a large flood control reservoir for environmental retrofitting. River Basins, Reservoir Sedimentation and Water Resources. 3:7pp. | PDF | View online


Safeeq M, Mauger GS, Grant GE, Arismendi I, Hamlet A, Lee S-Y. 2014. Comparing Large-Scale Hydrological Model Predictions with Observed Streamflow in the Pacific Northwest: Effects of Climate and Groundwater. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 15 | DOI | PDF | View online
Arismendi I, Safeeq M, Dunham J.B, Johnson SL. 2014. Can air temperature be used to project influences of climate change on stream temperature? Environmental Research Letters. 9:12pp. | PDF | View online
Legg NT, Meigs AJ, Grant GE, Kennard P. 2014. Debris flow initiation in proglacial gullies on Mount Rainier, Washington. Geomorphology. 226:249-260. | PDF | View online
Safeeq M, Grant G, Lewis S, Kramer M, Staab B. 2014. A geohydrologic framework for characterizing summer streamflow sensitivity to climate warming in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences. 18:1-18. | PDF | View online


LovellFord R. 2013. Variation in the Timing of Coho Migration and Spawning Relative to River Discharge and Temperature. Water Resources Graduate Program. M.S.:146.
Legg NT. 2013. Debris flows in glaciated catchments: a case study on Mount Rainier, Washington. Geology. M.S.:149.
Danner AG. 2013. Will we need to change the rules: assessing the implications of climate change for dam operations in Oregon's McKenzie River Basin. Water Resources Graduate Program. M.S.:125.
Grant G.E, O'Connor J.E, Wolman MG. 2013. A River Runs Through It: Conceptual Models in Fluvial Geomorphology. Treatise on Geomorphology. 9:6-21. | PDF | View online
Grant G, Tague C N, Allen CD. 2013. Watering the forest for the trees: an emerging priority for managing water in forest landscapes. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment. | PDF | View online
Jaeger WK, Plantinga AJ, Chang H, Grant G, Hulse D, McDonnell JJ, Moradkhani H, Morzillo AT, Mote PW, Nolin A et al.. 2013. Toward a formal definition of water scarcity in natural human systems. Water Resources Research. 49:4506-4517. | PDF | View online
Tague CL, Choate J, Grant G. 2013. Parameterizing sub-surface drainage with geology to improve modeling streamflow responses to climate in data limited environments. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 17:341-354. | PDF | View online
Arismendi I, Safeeq M, Johnson SL, Dunham JB, Haggerty R. 2013. Increasing synchrony of high temperature and low flow in western North American streams: double trouble for coldwater biota? Hydrobiologia. 712:61-70. | PDF | View online
Safeeq M, Grant G, Lewis S, Tague CL. 2013. Coupling snowpack and groundwater dynamics to interpret historical streamflow trends in the western United States. Hydrological Processes. 27:655–668. | PDF | View online


Grant, Gordon E. 2012. The Geomorphic Response of Gravel-Bed Rivers to Dams: Perspectives and Prospects. Gravel Bed Rivers: Processes, Tools, Environments. :165-181. | PDF | View online
Major JJ, O'Connor JE, Podolak CJ, Keith MK, Grant GE, Spicer KR, Pittman S, Bragg HM, Wallick JR, Tanner DQ et al.. 2012. Geomorphic response of the Sandy River, Oregon, to removal of Marmot Dam. :64. | View online
Ely LL, Brossy CC, House PK, Safran EB, O'Connor J.E, Champion D.E, Fenton CR, Bondre NR, Orem CA, Grant G.E et al.. 2012. Owyhee River intracanyon lava flows: Does the river give a dam? Geological Society of America Bulletin. | PDF | View online
Lancaster ST, Nolin AW, Copeland EA, Grant, Gordon E. 2012. Periglacial debris-flow initiation and susceptibility and glacier recession from imagery, airborne LiDAR, and ground-based mapping. Geosphere. 8 | PDF | View online
Safeeq M, Fares A. 2012. Hydrologic response of a Hawaiian watershed to future climate change scenarios. Hydrological Processes. 26:2745-2764. | DOI | PDF


Oliver M, Grant G, Burkholder B. 2011. Thermal pollution in rivers: Will adding gravel help cool them down? Science Findings. :6. | PDF
Zunka J. 2011. Dam removals and downstream bar-pool morphology. Water Resources Graduate Program. M.S.:63.
Bromley C, Randle TJ, Grant GE, Thorne C. 2011. Physical modeling of the removal of Glines Canyon Dam and Lake Mills from the Elwha River, WA. Sediment Dynamics upon Dam Removal. 122 | PDF
Farley KA, Tague CL, Grant GE. 2011. Vulnerability of water supply from the Oregon Cascades to changing climate: Linking science to users and policy. Global Environmental Change. 21:110-122. | PDF | View online
Jefferson A. 2011. Seasonal versus transient snow and the elevation dependence of climate sensitivity in maritime mountainous regions. Geophysical Research Letters. 38 | PDF | View online


Copeland EA. 2010. Recent periglacial debris flows from Mount Rainier, Washington. Water Resources Graduate Program. M.S.:125.
Nolin AW, Phillippe J, Jefferson A, Lewis SL. 2010. Present-day and future contributions of glacier runoff to summertime flows in a Pacific Northwest watershed: Implications for water resources. Water Resources Research. 46 | PDF | View online
Jefferson A, Grant G.E, Lewis SL, Lancaster ST. 2010. Coevolution of hydrology and topography on a basalt landscape in the Oregon Cascade Range, USA. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. :803-816. | PDF | View online


Parks N, Grant G. 2009. A ravenous river reclaims its true course: the tale of Marmot Dam's demise. Science Findings. :6. | PDF | View online
Cashman KV, Deligne NI, Gannett MW, Grant GE, Jefferson A. 2009. Fire and Water: Volcanology, geomorphology, and hydrogeology of the Cascade Range, central Oregon. Volcanoes to Vineyards: Geologic Field Trips through the Dynamic Landscape of the Pacific Northwest. :539-582. | PDF | View online
Tague CL, Grant GE. 2009. Groundwater dynamics mediate low-flow response to global warming in snow-dominated alpine regions. Water Resources Research. 45 | PDF | View online


Burkholder BK. 2008. Influence of hyporheic flow and geomorphology on temperature of a large, gravel-bed river, Clackamas River, Oregon, USA. Water Resources Graduate Program. M.S.:179.
Bromley C. 2008. The morphodynamics of sediment movement through a reservoir during dam removal. PhD:316.
Wallick JR, Grant G, Lancaster ST, Bolte JP, Denlinger RP. 2008. Patterns and controls on historical channel change in the Willamette River, Oregon, USA. Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management. :491-516. | PDF | View online
Grant G, Marr JDG, Hill C, Johnson S, Campbell K, Mohseni O, Wallick JR, Lewis SL, O'Connor JE, Major JJ et al.. 2008. Experimental and field observations of breach dynamics accompanying erosion of Marmot cofferdam, Sandy River, Oregon. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. | PDF | View online
Grant GE. 2008. A Framework for Evaulating Disciplinary Contributions to River Restoration. Fourth ECRR International Conference on River Restoration. :10. | PDF | View online
Bruce B, Allen D, Chaves H, Grant G, etal. 2008. Groundwater resources assessment under the pressures of humanity and climate change: a framework document. :31. | PDF | View online
O'Connor J, Major JJ, Grant G. 2008. Downs with Dams: Unchaining US Rivers. Geotimes. | View online
Burkholder BK, Grant GE, Haggerty R, Khangaonkar T, Wampler PJ. 2008. Influence of hyporheic flow and geomorphology on temperature of a large, gravel-bed river, Clackamas River, Oregon, USA. Hydrological Processes. 22:941-953. | PDF | View online
Major JJ, O'Connor JE, Grant GE, Spicer KR, Bragg HM, Rhode A, Tanner DQ, Anderson CW, Wallick JR. 2008. Initial fluvial response to the removal of Oregon's Marmot Dam. EOS. 89:241-252. | PDF | View online
Jefferson A, Nolin A, Lewis S, Tague CL. 2008. Hydrogeologic controls on streamflow sensitivity to climate variation. Hydrological Processes. 22:4371-4385. | PDF | View online