Congratulations, Elaina!

Elaina successfully passed her MS defense exam.

Matt and Heechan Pass Their Prelim Exams!

Congratulation to Matt and Heechan for both passing their PhD preliminary exams this semester.

Danny and Elaina Give Presentations at Hydrology Days

Danny White and Elaina Paserro gave great virtual presentations at Hydrology Days 2020.

Elaina Presents at the Graduate Student Showcase

Elaina put together a great poster and presentation for the [2019 Graduate Student Showcase at CSU.]( The Graduate Student Showcase is a showcase of research, entrepreneurship and creativity during a one-day conference where students present their work and talents, connect with other graduate students and faculty at CSU, and learn about other disciplines and gain conference experience. Elaina presented her ongoing work on developing a decision support tool to evaluate the impact of flow alterations on the Verde River on fish and riparian vegetation habitat.

Matt Lurtz Earns GISCO Scholarship

Congratulations to Matt for being awarded a 2019 GISCO scholarship based on his research examining links between groundwater and riparian vegetation evapotranspiration in the Lower Arkansas River Valley.

Congratulations, Marissa!

Marissa successfully defended her thesis.

New Hydrogeomorphic Floodplain Model Paper Published

The master’s work of Kara Scheel has been published in JAWRA. This was an exciting collaboration with Fernando Nardi and Antonio Annis from the University of Foreigners in Perugia, Italy, in which we applied a hydrogeomorphic floodping mapping model to explore the impacts of levees of floodplain inundation. Congrats to Kara! Scheel, K., R.R. Morrison, A. Annis, and F. Nardi. 2019. “Understanding the Large‐Scale Influence of Levees on Floodplain Connectivity Using a Hydrogeomorphic Approach.

AGU Success

This was the first year taking a group of students to AGU, and it was a great experience. Not only were my students blown away by the scale of AGU, but I wasn’t responsible for giving a single presentation. I did, however, co-convene a session on socio-hydrologic resiliency, which was a great networking experience. Below are some of the highlights from this year’s trip. Marissa Karpack Marissa presented her ongoing M.

3rd Annual UNM Resilience Colloquium

Invited talk at 3rd Annual UNM Resilience Colloquium