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NameYearDegreeTitle [Call #]Major Adviser(s)
McCutcheon, Ryan2015M.S. Hydrologic Science Stable Isotopes Reveal a Disconnect Between Biotic and Abiotic Hydrological Processes in a Seasonally-Dry, Semi-Arid WatershedJames McNamara
Parham, William2015M.S. Hydrologic Science Spatial and Temporal Storage Dynamics Moderate the Ecohydrological Significance of Evapotranspiration in Semi-Arid, Mountainous TerrainJames McNamara
Richins, Shelby2014B.S Biology, College of IdahoEcology of Columbia River Redband Trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdneri, in Dry Creek, Idaho (Lower Boise River Drainage)
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Chris Walser (College of Idaho)
Boe, Erik2013M.S. Hydrologic Sciences Assessing Local Snow Variability Using a Network of Ultrasonic Snow Depth SensorsJames McNamara
Frye, Alex2013M.S. Hydrologic SciencesThe Persistence of Losing and Gaining StreamsJames McNamara
Kormos, Patrick R.2013Ph.D. GeosciencesEstimating Deep Percolation in the Mountain Rain-Snow Transition ZoneJames McNamara
Tappa, Daniel J.2013M.S. Hydrologic SciencesIsotopic Composition of Precipitation in a Topographically Complex, Seasonally Snow-Dominated Watershed: Hydrometeorological Controls and Variations from the Global Meteoric Water LineAlejandro Flores
Walters, Reggie2013M.S. Hydrologic SciencesTransfer of Snow Information across the Macro-to-Hillslope-Scale Gap Using a Physiographic Downscaling Approach: Implications for Hydrologic Modeling in Semiarid, Seasonally Snow-Dominated WatershedsAlejandro Flores
Burnop, Alison C.2012M.S. Hydrologic SciencesAssessing the Value of Improved Snow Information in Operational Hydrologic ModelsJames McNamara
Eiriksson, David P.2012M.S. Hydrologic SciencesThe Hydrologic Significance of Lateral Water Flow through SnowJames McNamara
Poulos, Michael J.2012M.S. Hydrologic SciencesHillslope Asymmetry Maps Reveal Widespread, Multi-Scale OrganizationsJen Pierce
Shallcross, Alden T.2012M.S. Hydrologic SciencesLiDAR Investigations of Snow Distribution in Mountainous TerrainJames McNamara
Stark, Brian J.2012M.S. Hydrologic SciencesAssessing Eolian Dust Inputs to Soils in Dry Creek Experimental Watershed, SW IdahoShawn Benner
Anderson, Brian T.2011M.S. Hydrologic SciencesSpatial Distribution and Evolution of a Seasonal Snowpack in Complex Terrain: An Evaluation of the Snodas Modeling ProjectJames McNamara
Warden, Ryan E.2011M.S. Hydrologic SciencesTemporal and Spatial Analysis of Stream and Groundwater InteractionsJames McNamara
Geroy, Ivan J.2010M.S. Civil EngineeringFactors Influencing Soil Moisture at the Hillslope Scale in a Semi-Arid Mountainous EnvironmentMolly Gribb
Ladd, Katrina E.2010M.S. Civil EngineeringIdentifying controls on surface carbon dioxide efflux in a semi-arid ecosystem [S594.3 .L33 2010]George Murgel & Shawn Benner
Smith, Toni J.2010M.S. Hydrologic SciencesUsing soil moisture trends across topographic gradients to examine controls on semi-arid ecosystem dynamics. [S594 .S63 2010]Shawn Benner
LaMontagne, Aurele2009M.S. Hydrologic SciencesCharacterization and Quantification of Ground Heat Flux for Late Season Shallow Snow. [GB 2603.2 .L36]James McNamara
Tesfa, T.2009Ph.D. Utah State UniversityDistributed hydrological modeling using soil depth estimated based on landscape variables from enhanced terrain analysis.David Chandler
Whitson, Michael D.2009M.S. Hydrologic SciencesLateral water redistribution during spring snowmelt and simulated rain-on-snow events. [GB 0991 I2 W55]James McNamara
Hoffman, Bernadette A.2008M.S. GeologyScale and heterogeneity in hydraulic properties of the fractured granitic Boise front, Boise, Idaho.

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GB 1025 .I2 H64]
James McNamara
Homan, Joel W.2008M.S. Hydrologic SciencesThe Development and Evaluation of Ground, Model, and Satellite-based Snowmelt Depletion Curves. [GB 0980 H65]James McNamara
Murray, S. 2008M.S. Mathematics The Richard’s equation and its constitutive relations. Jodi Mead
Stratton, Benjamin T.2008M.S. Hydrologic SciencesEvaluation of the spatially varying water balance process in a semi-arid mountainous watershed of Idaho using the soil water assessment tool (SWAT) model. [GB 0705 .I2 s77]James McNamara
Thoma, Michael2008M.S. GeologyInvestigating Recharging Routes to the Treasure Valley Aquifer System, Idaho using Noble Gas Thermometry.

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GB 1197.77 .T48]
James McNamara
Figueras, Jordi2007M.S. Civil EngineeringDesign and validation of an automated multistep outflow apparatus for measuring soil hydraulic properties. Molly Gribb
Lenhartzen, Valerie J.2007M.S. GeologyDendroclimatological Reconstruction of Streamflow Variability in a small, semi-arid Mountain Catchment.

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GB 1225 I2 L46]
David Wilkins
Trevena, R.2007M.S. MathematicsUsing the chi-squared curve to assimilate large data sets from different sources.Jodi Mead
Aishlin, Pamella Sarah2006M.S. Hydrologic Sciences Groundwater Recharge Estimation Using Chloride Mass Balance Dry Creek Experimental Watershed.

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GB 1197.7 A39]
James McNamara
Makram Morgos, Daniella2006M.S. Hydrologic Sciences Influence of Saturated Wedge Hydrodynamics on Hillslope-Stream Connectivity.

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GB 0705 .I2 M67]
James McNamara
Grant, Laura2005M.S. GeophysicsDistribution of Soil Water Dynamics in a Small Mountain Catchment.

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S 0594 G73]
James McNamara
Kalra, A.2005M.S. Civil Engineering

Utah State University
Vertical and lateral flow components of soil water fluxes following spring rainfall in a semi-arid catchment.David Chandler
Kormos, Patrick2005M.S. GeologyAccounting for time and space variations of [delta]¹⁸O in a snowmelt isotopic hydrograph separation in the Boise Front.

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GB 0991 I2 K67]
James McNamara
Procsal, Michael2005M.S. GeologyDevelopment of an areal snow depletion curve in the Dry Creek Experimental Watershed using MODIS Satellite Imagery and the Utah Energy Balance Snow Accumulation and Melt Model.

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GB 0991 I2 P76]
James McNamara
Ragan, Brian2005M.S. GeologyRill Erosion: Evidence for Adjustments in Hill-Slope Hydrology After Wildfire. [S 0623 R34]James McNamara
Ritu2005M.S. Civil & Environmental Engineering

Utah State University.
Climate Change and the Water Balance of Semiarid Mountain Blocks: A One Dimensional Modeling Approach.David Chandler
Rothwell, Eric2005M.S. GeologyThe Influence of Hyporheic Flow on the Temperature of a Riffle-Step-Pool Stream.

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GB 1398.8 I2 R68]
James McNamara
Williams, Christopher J.2005M.S. Geology Characterization of the Spatial and Temporal Controls on Soil Moisture and Streamflow Generation in a Semi-arid Headwater Catchment.

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GB 1197.7 W525]
James McNamara
Geisler, Ethan2016M.S Hydrologic Science Riparian Zone Evapotranspiration Using Streamflow Diel SignalsJames McNamara
Yenko, Melissa2003M.S. GeologyHydrometric and Geochemical Evidence of Streamflow Sources in the Upper Dry Creek Experimental Watershed, Southwestern Idaho.

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GB 0991 I2 Y46]
James McNamara