Welcome to the Fluvial Habitats Center website, which is a joint research facility shared by  Dr. Joe Wheaton's Ecogeomorphology and Topographic Analysis Lab (ET-AL) and Dr. Nick Bouwes's Eco Logical Research Lab at Utah State University in the Department of Watershed Sciences

Recent Publications out of FHC

  • Budy et al. fish occupancy paper runs in Conservation Biology; MacFarlane bats cleanup Phaedra Budy, Mary Conner, and Nira Salant recently completed an effort in collaboration with the FHC's Wally MacFarlane to quantify the occupancy, extinction, and colonization of the endangered and ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2015, 6:35 PM by Joe Wheaton
  • Long-term Monitoring of Bonneville Cutthroat Trout Stephen Bennett published the results of seven years of spawning surveys for Bonneville Cutthroat Trout in a Logan River tributary as part of his post-doctoral research with Brett Roper ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 8:45 AM by Stephen Bennett
  • Kasprak Publishes Flume Study in JGR Alan Kasprak recently published a portion of his dissertation, "The relationship between particle travel distance and channel morphology: Results from physical models of braided rivers" in the Journal of Geophysical ...
    Posted Feb 22, 2015, 12:26 PM by Joe Wheaton
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People in the Lab... Coming & Going

  • Jeannine Huenemann joins the FHC team The Fluvial Habitats Center (FHC) welcomes Jeannine Huenemann to its illustrious ranks. Having haunted the hallowed halls of USU for many a year, she hails from the Midwest where her ...
    Posted Feb 10, 2015, 7:17 PM by Jeannine Huenemann
  • Dan Hamill begins M.S. with the ET-AL The FHC welcomes Dan Hamill who recently began his M.S. working under the dual mentorship of Drs. Dan Buscombe (USGS) and Joe Wheaton. Dan will be working to develop ...
    Posted Jan 9, 2015, 1:02 PM by Nate Hough-Snee
  • Konrad Hafen to begin M.S. degree in the ET-AL Konrad Hafen, the undisputed champion undergraduate of the QCNR and USU, is moving from his current position as a programmer/technician on the ET-AL's MORPHED and braided rivers ...
    Posted Dec 6, 2014, 5:32 PM by Nate Hough-Snee
  • Kirstie Fryirs, FHC, and USU Geomorphology students visit restoration project The Raft River beaver restoration, a UDWR and USU FHC collaboration, was recently implemented by a combination of USU, UDWR, and Utah Conservation Corps volunteers. Designed by Kent Sorenson, Joe ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2014, 5:14 PM by Nate Hough-Snee
  • Ladies and Gentlemen, the 2014 ET-AL Graduate Students... From left to right: Fearless leader Joe Wheaton (and yes, his face froze like that...forever), PhD Students Nate Hough-Snee and Alan Kasprak, and M.S. students, Martha Jensen ...
    Posted Sep 7, 2014, 7:01 PM by Nate Hough-Snee
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News from JoeWheaton.org



ET-AL FHC News

  • Hough-Snee wins SWS Research Grant The ET-AL lab's Nate Hough-Snee recently brought home the bacon, winning a student research grant from the Society of Wetland Scientists. Nate will use these funds to ...
    Posted May 4, 2015, 9:24 AM by Alan Kasprak
  • Kasprak wins best student paper award at SEDHYD2015 The ET-AL's Alan "cash money" Kasprak has taken the top award in the "Best Student Competition" at the interagency conference on sedimentation and hydrologic modeling for his work ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2015, 3:06 PM by Nate Hough-Snee
  • Hough-Snee delivers talk at Society of Wetland Scientists Rocky Mountain meeting Under the glow of the Coors Brewing Company and Colorado School of Mines, Nate delivered the opening talk at the Society of Wetland Scientists' Rocky Mountain meeting in Golden, CO ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2015, 6:37 PM by Nate Hough-Snee
  • Elijah featured in UPR Radio 'The Source' on making rivers and streams messier! FHC staff, Elijah Portugal was interviewed yesterday by Jennifer Pemberton from Utah Public Radio about the proposed FHC beaver management plan with Walmart and the City of Logan for the ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2015, 11:12 AM by Joe Wheaton
  • Kasprak to Deliver Talk at Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center This Friday, GCMRC and SBSC are hosting Alan Kasprak who will give a seminar:"Linking Sediment Transport and Channel Morphology in Braided Rivers"Brown Bag Seminar12:00 PM Friday ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2015, 9:38 AM by Nate Hough-Snee
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