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

  • 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
  • Hough-Snee paper on plant stress responses runs in Aquatic Botany One of my master's projects detailing the differences between Carex life history strategies was recently published as the lead-off in the January issue of Aquatic Botany. This paper ...
    Posted Jan 10, 2015, 2:45 PM by Nate Hough-Snee
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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

  • Former FHC Grad Blanchard Featured in Survey Magazine Monica Blanchard, a former Nick Bouwes graduate student and FHC member, is featured in a recent article on salmon monitoring in The American Surveyor, issue February 2015, pages 40-43 ...
    Posted Feb 10, 2015, 3:37 PM by Jeannine Huenemann
  • Former ET-AL Grad Lokteff becomes Executive Director of GCWIN Former ET-AL graduate student Ryan Lokteff just became the new Executive Director for the Grant County Water Information Network in Colorado. Congratulations Ryan! After graduating, Ryan worked for both ...
    Posted Jan 10, 2015, 2:40 PM by Joe Wheaton
  • Losing Paradise: Climate Change is Changing Mount Rainier Check out how climate change is affecting glaciers, rivers, floodplains, ecosystems, and public park access at Mount Rainier National Park in a recent article from The News Tribune (Tacoma, WA ...
    Posted Jan 4, 2015, 1:11 PM by Rebecca Rossi
  • Reid Camp to defend M.S. December 11, 2014 The ET-AL looks forward to Reid Camp's thesis defense, "Short-term effectiveness of high-density, large, woody debris in Asotin Creek, Washington State."
    Posted Dec 3, 2014, 11:26 AM by Nate Hough-Snee
  • ET-AL's Restoring the West talks on Youtube Last month's Restoring the West presentations have all been archived on Youtube, including talks by FHC members Nick, Wally, and I (Nate).https://forestry.usu.edu/htm/video/conferences ...
    Posted Nov 28, 2014, 10:53 AM by Nate Hough-Snee
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