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Graduate Students


 

Dan Greenacre
(M.Sc. University of Alberta) Thesis research (in progress): Effect of alternative forest harvesting strategies on snowpack accumulation/melt and seasonal soil moisture storage legacy


Samantha Karpyshin
(M.Sc. University of Alberta) Thesis research (in progress): Transpiration response of residual Lodgepole pine after strip and partial-cut harvesting in Alberta’s southern Rocky Mountains

Kira Puntenney

(M.Sc. Oregon State University). Thesis research (in progress): Quantitative and qualitative comparison of the relative impacts of alternative forest management/harvesting strategies on erosion and sedimentation in the Rocky Mountains.









Amanda Martens
(M.Sc. University of Alberta). Thesis research (in progress): Wildfire effects on ecology and energy dynamics in Rocky Mountain streams.

 

 



  Caitlin Watt
(M.Sc. University of Waterloo). Thesis research (in progress): Abiotic control of phosphorus by fine sediment in gravel bed rivers



Amelia Corrigan
(M.Sc. University of Alberta). Thesis research (in progress): The use and removal of logging bridges: Quantifying sediment loading and the ultimate fate of sediment in three headwater streams in Crowsnest Pass, AB. 

 

 


 

Michael Stewart
(MASc. University of Waterloo). Thesis research (in progress): Nutrient dynamics in harvested Rocky Mountain watersheds.

 

 


Sheena Spencer

(Ph.D. University of Alberta). Thesis research (in progress): Groundwater-Surface water interactions in front-range Rocky Mountain watersheds.


Melissa Howard

(M.Sc. University of Alberta). Thesis research (in progress):Impact of recreational OHV use on sediment in Rocky Mountain streams.


Chris Williams

(M.Sc. University of Alberta). Thesis research (in progress): Impacts of wildfire on precipitation-runoff relationships in Rocky Mountain watersheds.


Sarah Prescott

(M.Sc. University of Alberta). Thesis:  Analysis and Economic Valuation of Off Highway Vehicle use in Southwestern Alberta, Canada. University of Alberta, Jan. 2017, 181 p.


Francois Robinne

(Ph.D. University of Alberta). Thesis research (in progress); Wildfire and integrated watershed management.


Kelsey Kundert

(M.Sc. University of Waterloo). Thesis research (in progress): Water treatment optimization.


Shoeleh Shams

(Ph.D. University of Waterloo). Thesis research (in progress): Post-disturbance dissolved organic carbon characterization and drinking water treatment disinfection by-product formation potential.


Ken Glasbergen

(M.Sc. University of Waterloo). Thesis: Glassbergen, K., 2014. The effect of coarse gravel on cohesive sediment entrapment in an annular flume. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Waterloo, Jan 2014, 87 p.


Kirk Hawthorn

(M.Sc. University of Alberta). Thesis: The role of fine sediment in phosphorus dynamics and stream productivity in Rocky Mountain headwater streams: Possible long-term effects of extensive logging. University of Alberta, Jan. 2014, 126 p.


Ryan MacDonald

(Ph.D. University of Lethbridge). Thesis: MacDonald, R.J., 2013. Stream temperature drivers and modelling in headwater catchments on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. University of Lethbridge, Dec. 2013, 122 p.


Jacqueline Ho

(M.Sc. University of Waterloo). Thesis: Ho, J. 2013. Toxicity and bioaccumulation of sediment-associated metals in wildfire impacted streams of southern Alberta, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Waterloo, September 2013, 134 p.


Alex Chik

(MES. University of Waterloo). Thesis: Assessing the role of phosphorus as a source water and treatment vulnerability indicator: Implications for planning, management and operations, MES. Thesis, University of Waterloo, October 2013.


Kate Geng

(M.Sc. University of Waterloo). Thesis research (in progress): Wildfire effects on organics in source waters: Implications to water treatment processes.


Donny Allin

(M.Sc. University of Waterloo). Thesis research (in progress); Effects of wildfire on sediment associated phosphorus in the Crowsnest River.


Kathleen Little

(University of Waterloo). Thesis: Little, K.E., 2012. The effect of in-stream wood on channel morphology and sediment deposition in headwater streams of the Canadian Rocky Mountains: Planning and Management Implications. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Waterloo, Jan. 2012, 343 p.


David Dixon

(M.Sc. University of Lethbridge). Thesis: Dixon, D., 2011. Watershed-scale controls on snow distribution in an alpine watershed. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Lethbridge, Aug. 2011, 130 p.


Katie Burles

(M.Sc. University of Lethbridge). Thesis: Burles, K., 2010. Snowmelt energy balance in a burned forest stand, Crowsnest Pass, Alberta. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Lethbridge, October 2010, 123 p.


Jocelyn Howery

(M.Sc. University of Alberta). Thesis: Howery, J.L., 2010. Regional assessment of the effects of land use on water quality: A case study in the in the Oldman River Basin, Alberta. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Alberta, September 2010, 147 p.





Amelia Corrigan
(M.Sc. University of Alberta). Thesis research (in progress): The use and removal of logging bridges: Quantifying sediment loading and the ultimate fate of sediment in three headwater streams in Crowsnest Pass, AB. 
Amelia Corrigan
(M.Sc. University of Alberta). Thesis research (in progress): The use and removal of logging bridges: Quantifying sediment loading and the ultimate fate of sediment in three headwater streams in Crowsnest Pass, AB.