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

  • Wheaton et al. "Geomorphic mapping and taxonomy of fluvial landforms" in press at Geomorphology The ET-AL continues their collaborations with geographers/geomorphologists down under, Kirstie Fryirs (Macquarie), and Gary Brierley (Auckland), as the much anticipated, "Geomorphic mapping and taxonomy of fluvial landforms" has ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2015, 11:30 AM by Nate Hough-Snee
  • Hafen and Budy trout aggression paper in NAJFM Nearly three years ago I presented the results from this my undergraduate study examining aggression between Tiger, Rainbow, and Cutthroat trout at the Western AFS meeting in Boise, ID. Finally ...
    Posted Jun 5, 2015, 1:20 PM by Konrad Hafen
  • 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
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People in the Lab... Coming & Going

  • Chalese Hafen joins ET-AL With a recently completed Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Science from USU, Chalese now works with us as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technician. Most recently, she monitored brine shrimp ...
    Posted by Jeannine Huenemann
  • Pete McHugh returns Having left Logan for the wilds of greener pastures, Pete has returned to work with a variety of modeling approaches (simulation and statistical) and ISEMP/CHaMP datasets. Pete was most ...
    Posted by Jeannine Huenemann
  • Ester Ramos visits FHC The FHC welcomes visiting scholar Ester Ramos. She comes to us from the University of Lleida (Spain) where she is working on towards her PhD. Her research is on modeling ...
    Posted by Jeannine Huenemann
  • Joshua Gilbert joins FHC The Fluvial Habitat Center (FHC) welcomes Joshua Gilbert to the team. Joshua recently received his B.S. degree in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences from Utah State University. During his studies ...
    Posted Jun 22, 2015, 8:42 AM by Jeannine Huenemann
  • Shane Hill leaving Shane Hill has worked in the ET-AL Lab as a GIS and Research Technician for various projects, under the direction of Wally Macfarland. Shane did a great job, but ...
    Posted Jun 22, 2015, 8:17 AM by Jeannine Huenemann
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ET-AL FHC News

  • The end of an era: Kasprak to defend Ph.D dissertation Mark your calendars: Alan Kasprak will be defending his dissertation Friday September 4th.
    Posted Aug 18, 2015, 10:17 AM by Nate Hough-Snee
  • New ‘Structure-from-Motion’ Sandbar Surveying Method used by Youth Citizen Scientists in Grand Canyon National Park “participating in citizen science has widen my perspective and understanding of Grand Canyon and why it is vital to protect it.”                                                                           -Grand Canyon Youth ParticipantYouth citizen scientists collect images ...
    Posted Aug 17, 2015, 9:49 AM by Jeannine Huenemann
  • Beavers in the news A recent publication in Logan's Herald Journal - Bridgerland Edition on June 28, 2015 featured our favorite furry friend. The article, titled "As Busy as Beavers" was included in the ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2015, 2:01 PM by Jeannine Huenemann
  • Collaborative Beaver-Assisted Restoration Project on the San Rafael River   View looking upstream from the mouth of Moonshine Wash, Lower San Rafael RiverLike many desert rivers, the San Rafael River in Price County, Utah has become degraded largely ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2015, 2:38 PM by Jeannine Huenemann
  • Partnering with Beaver in Restoration workshop Utah Division of Wildlife Resources employees from around the state were in Logan, Utah on May 4 – 5 to participate in a Partnering with Beaver in Restoration workshop. During the ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2015, 10:35 AM by Jeannine Huenemann
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