OCCRI Researchers

Title: Research Hydrologist; Courtesy Professor
Name: Gordon Grant
Institution: USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station
Department: CEOAS, FERM

PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 1986
BA, University of Oregon Honors College, 1977

Research Theme: Structure and dynamics of mountain streams; watershed and stream response to changing land use and climate; watershed analysis.

Research Fields:

Forestry and Forest Management

Professional Activities:

Chair, National Steering Committee, NSF Critical Zone Observatory Program

Former Deputy Editor and Associate Editor, Water Resources Research

Co-chair, Large Rivers Working Group, International Association of Geomorphologists

Selected Publications:

Grant, G.E., O’Connor, J.E. and Wolman, M.G. 2013. A River Runs Through it: Conceptual Models in Fluvial Geomorphology. In: John F. Shroder J. (ed.), Treatise on Geomorphology. Volume 9, pp.6-21. San Diego: Academic Press.

Safeeq, M. Grant, G., Lewis, S. and Tague, C. 2013. Coupling Snowpack and Groundwater Dynamics to Interpret Historical Streamflow Trends in the Western United States. Hydrological Processes 27:655-668. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9628.

Tague, C.L., Choate, J., and Grant G. 2013. Estimating streamflow responses to climate variability in data limited envirnments: the importance of hydrologic parameter uncertainty in the Western Oregon Cascades. Hydrology and Earth System Science Discussions 9, 8665-8700, DOI:10.5194/hessd-9-8665-2012.

Ely, L.L., Brossy, C.C., House, P.K, Safran, E.B., O’Connor, J.E., Champion, D.E., Fenton, C.R., Bondre, N.R., Orem, C.A., Grant, G.E., Henry, C.D., Turrin, B.D. 2012. Owyhee River Intracanyon Lava Flows: Does the River Give a Dam? GSA Bulletin DOI:10.0030/b30574.1.

Major, J.J., O’Connor, J.E., Podolak, C.J., Keith, M.K., Grant, G.E., Spicer, K.R., Pittman, S., Bragg, H.M., Wallick, J.R., Tanner, D.Q., Rhode, A., Wilcock, P.R. 2012. Geomorphic Response of the Sandy River, Oregon, to removal of Marmot Dam. US Geological Survey Profesional Paper 1792, 64 p.