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Name Affiliation Lecture Topic Key Terms Additional Resources Intended Audience
Shahryar Ahmad University of Washington Water-Energy Nexus: Ushering in a New Frontier in Smart Hydropower Generation through Artificial Intelligence (Ahmad, S.K. and Hossain, F., 2019. A generic data-driven technique for forecasting of reservoir inflow: Application for hydropower maximization. Environmental Modelling & Software,  119, pp.147-165.
Erin White National Park Service - Yellowstone National Park Water Stewardship in the World’s Most Iconic Water Park: Yellowstone National Park; or related topics with a nexus to hydrology in Yellowstone National Park. hydrology, groundwater, water resources, water quality, environmental engineering, tracer studies, microbial ecology, stream restoration, water rights Intro level Undergrad eg. Intro to Hydrology
Robia Shaheen University of the Punjab, Pakistan Water Scarcity Impacts and Challenges of Water Governance in the world with special reference to Pakistan Other
Laura DeCicco USGS Using R to discover USGS water data (or other R focused discussions) rstats dataRetrieval



General audience / GenEd eg. Intro to Environmental Science
Scott Hamsahw University of Vermont Using concentration-discharge relationships during storm events to study watershed behavior. Also applications of machine learning (artificial neural networks) in hydrology for pattern recognition and forecasting. Machine Learning, Erosion Sediment Transport, Concentration-discharge General audience / GenEd eg. Intro to Environmental Science
Raymond Slade Certified Professional Hydrologist & Adjunct Professor Use of dye to trace water movement , Hydrologic extremes in Central Texas: catastrophic floods and severe droughts, Storm rainfall statistics
Adrian Harpold University of Nevada Reno Unexpected snow response to climate, Mountain hydrology under change
Maram Alrehaili University of Florida The use of GIS techniques in hydrology studies Spatial Spectrum , NDVI,DEM ,MNDWI General audience / GenEd eg. Intro to Environmental Science
Sabina Khatri Government of Nepal-Ministry of Water Resources Sustainable Groundwater Usage in plains or in the mountains and Real-field practice
Éowyn Campbell University of Calgary Surface water/groundwater interactions Isotope hydrogeochemistry Fluvial geomorphology Land use and flooding Hydrogeology, river chemistry, MBR, water isotopes Intro level Undergrad eg. Intro to Hydrology
Mesenbet Yibeltal Sebaht Senior lecturer and researcher Surface Hydrology, Groundwater Hydrology, Watershed Hydrology, Water balance Water balance, infilitration, unsaturaed groundwater zone General audience / GenEd eg. Intro to Environmental Science
Emily Stephan NYC Parks Stream Assessments in NYC (forthcoming), Mapping landscape nutrient and denitrification processing
Anne Jefferson Kent State University Stormwater management (esp. effects at catchment scale) (doi: 10.1002/hyp.10736), Isotope hydrology
Viviana Re University of Pisa, Department of Earth Science Socio-Hydrogeology, Microplastic contamination in groundwater (state of the art and future challenges) General audience / GenEd eg. Intro to Environmental Science
Jack Wittman INTERA, Inc. Simple tools to help solve important GW problems, Water Well Designs - advantages of vertical, angled, horizontal wells
Niko Wanders Utrecht University, the Netherlands Seasonal forecasting of drought (doi:10.1175/JHM-D-18-0040.1), High-resolution water temperature modelling (doi:10.1029/2018WR023250), Global hydrological modelling of drought in general
Behzad Ghanbarian Geology Department, Kansas State University Scale and its effect on flow in porous media Scale-dependent permeability, Finite-size scaling analysis, Pore-scale simulations, Pore-scale heterogeneity Upper level / Grad eg. Catchment Science
Manuela I. Brunner National Center for Atmospheric Research Regional floods in the United States (Paper under review), Future streamflow regime changes in the United States
Tim Scheibe Pacific Northwest National laboratory Reactive Transport Modeling of Microbial Dynamics (10.2138/gselements.15.2.111), Multiscale Modeling of Subsurface Flow and Reactive Transport (10.1111/gwat.12179), River Corridor Hydrobiogeochemistry (10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.414)
Amber S Jones Utah State University Quality Assurance and Quality Control of Hydrologic Time Series Data Managing and Sharing Scientific Data: Using HydroShare to Facilitate Publication and Reproducibility data management, time series, monitoring, reproducibility Other
Nicholas John Stanislaus Kinar University of Saskatchewan Measurement and Monitoring of Environmental Phenomena for Water Resources: Electronics, Systems Science, Teaching and Innovation electronics; measurement systems; environmental monitoring

Kinar, N. J., Pomeroy, J. W., and Si, B.: Signal processing for in situ detection of effective heat pulse probe spacing radius as the basis of a self-calibrating heat pulse probe, 9, 293–315,, 2020.

Kinar, N. J.: Introducing electronic circuits and hydrological models to postsecondary physical geography and environmental science students: systems science, circuit theory, construction, and calibration, Geosci. Commun., 4, 209–231,, 2021.

Kinar, N. J. and Pomeroy, J. W.: Measurement of Terrestrial Snow, in: Oxford Bibliograhies in Geography, Oxford University Press,, 2021.

General audience / GenEd eg. Intro to Environmental Science
B. S. Daya Sagar Indian Statistical Institute - Bangalore Centre Mathematical Morphology in Digital Elevation Models Geospatial Data Sciences, Morphological Interpolations, Morphological Extrapolations, Catchment, Quantitative Surficial Analysis General audience / GenEd eg. Intro to Environmental Science
Jennifer Drake University of Toronto Low Impact Development & Stormwater Management (can do overview or specific technology like green roofs, bioretention or permeable pavements), How Disasters Shape Water Resources Policy: The Ontario Exeperience (Hurricane Hazel and the Walkerton Crisis), From Drained cities to Sponge cities the history of urban drainage infrastructure and policy
Gretchen Miller Civil & Environmental Engineering, Texas A&M University Introduction to Managed Aquifer Recharge (ASR, ASTR, and Infiltration BMPs), All About Phreatophytes: Principles of Groundwater Uptake by Vegetation, link, Hydrology Research at the Texas A&M Soltis Center: Tracking the Water Cycle in the Rainforest, link General audience / GenEd eg. Intro to Environmental Science
Sanjib Sharma Pennsylvania State University Improving flood hazards estimation and communication to inform decision-making Hydrology, meteorology, climatology, uncertainty quantification, decision science Other
Elizabeth Perera York University Iceland and its local patchy wetlands (sites) (DOI: 10.1007/s13157-016-0784-1), Juneau Icefield Research Project, Infiltration in Volcanic Soils (DOI: 10.1657/1523-0430(06-076)[ORRADOTTIR]2.0.CO;2)
Nasrin Fathollahzadeh Attar PhD of water resources engineering, faculty of agriculture, Urmia University, Urmia, IRAN Hydrology and time series (10.3390/app10020571), Machine learning techniques in water resources engineering (10.1016/j.compag.2018.08.029), Hydraulics
Woonsup Choi University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee hydrological modeling; drought diagnosis; drought propagation streamflow, hydroclimatology Intro level Undergrad eg. Intro to Hydrology
Jerad Bales CUAHSI Hydrologic Data Collection
Kamini Singha Colorado School of Mines Hydrogeology and hydrogeophysics, broadly Geophysics, Hydrogeology Intro level Undergrad eg. Intro to Hydrology
Sam Zipper Kansas Geological Survey How and why does groundwater pumping affect streamflow?, Why you should get a job at your state geological survey (better for more of a discussion format than lecture), Corn, Cannabis, and… Kansas? Groundwater’s role in landscape-scale water and ecosystem sustainability (Covers ~3-4 different papers)
John England US Army Corps of Engineers Historical Floods, Paleoflood Data, and US Flood Frequency Guidelines - Bulletin 17C flood hydrology, hazards Bulletin 17C Resources Intro level Undergrad eg. Intro to Hydrology
Jakob F Steiner ICIMOD (International Center for Mountain Development)/Utrecht University high mountain catchment hydrology, with links to the cryosphere; set up of field monitoring in challenging environments (Himalaya, Greenland); natural hazards in high mountain environments Cryosphere, Energy balance model, debris-covered glaciers

Recent publication on field setups and associated research

Upper level / Grad eg. Catchment Science
Thomas Y. Chen U.S. Technology Policy Committee Harnessing machine learning using Python for hydrological research deep learning, computer vision, programming General audience / GenEd eg. Intro to Environmental Science
Nils Moosdorf Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research Groundwater ocean interaction Submarine groundwater discharge General audience / GenEd eg. Intro to Environmental Science
Eswar Rajasekaran Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Estimation of evapotranspiration and soil moisture from remote sensing, Remote sensing for drought monitoring
Christopher Chini Air Force Institute of Technology Energy Water Nexus , Water Footprints of Cities
Melinda Erickson U.S. Geological Survey Drinking water aquifers: Groundwater contaminants from below and above Arsenic, Manganese, Nitrate, Chloride

Upper level / Grad eg. Catchment Science
Rebecca Barnes Colorado College Disturbance and watershed carbon dynamics (10.1021/acs.est.7b04717), Nitrogen in Freshwater Tidal Zones (10.1029/2019JG005164), Importance of Role Models & Mentoring to Broadening Participation
Jerad Bales CUAHSI CUAHSI Tools for Discovering and Managing Data, Climate warming and water resources--what do we know?
Alexandre Martinez University of California Irvine Climate Data Analysis, Hydrogeology, Time series analysis in hydrology
Darren Ficklin Indiana University climate change and the hydrologic cycle, watershed modeling
Ingrid Luffman East Tennessee State University Assessing an urban stream's response to precipitation events with community science data collection. citizen science, VGI, flood, stream stage General audience / GenEd eg. Intro to Environmental Science
Sam Prentice USDA Forest Service Applied watershed science and management in National Forests - can tailor topics / format to meet audience Watershed science, postfire, Q&A Other
Ashish Mishra Department of Hydrology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India Application of Remote Sensing and GIS in Hydrology Remote Sensing, GIS, Hydrology, Satellite Data, Digital Elevation Model Intro level Undergrad eg. Intro to Hydrology
Matthew Siegfried Colorado School of Mines Antarctic subglacial hydrology
Adam Ward Indiana Univ. Clean Water Act / Waters of the US, River corridor exchange / Hyporheic Exchange
Lara Fowler Penn State water law & policy (and anything related), groundwater governance in the east, The use of dispute resolution & water (and food/energy) General audience / GenEd eg. Intro to Environmental Science
Aditi Bhaskar Colorado State University Urban water use + others), Urban water balances (+ others), Streamflow change with urban development (+ others)
Nicole Gasparini Tulane University Managing the deltaic lower Mississippi River