Selected Publications of the Watershed Processes Group

Safeeq, M., Grant, G.E., Lewis, S.L., Kramer, M.G., Staab, B. 2014. A geohydrologic framework for characterizing summer streamflow sensitivity to climate warming in the Pacific Northwest, USA, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 1-18, doi:10.5194/hessd-18-1-2014.

Legg, N.T., Meigs, A.J., Grant, G.E., Kennard, P. 2014. Debris flow initiation in proglacial gullies on Mount Rainier, Washington. Geomorphology 226:249-260.

Arismendi, I. Safeeq, M., Dunham, J.B., Johnson, S.L. 2014. Can air temperatures be used to project influences of climate change on stream temperature? Environ. Res. Lett 9:084015 12pp. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/8/084015

Grant, G.E., Tague, C.L. and Allen, C. 2013. Watering the Forest for the Trees: An emerging priority for managing water in forest landscapes. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. doi:10.1890/120209

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.

Arismendi, I., Safeeq, M., Johnson, S.L., Dunham, J.B., and Haggerty, R., 2012, Increasing synchrony of high temperature and low flow in western North American streams: double trouble for coldwater biota?: Hydrobiologia.DOI:10.1007/s10750-012-1327-2.

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.

Lancaster, S.T., Nolin, A., Copeland, E. and Grant, G. 2012. Periglacial debris-flow initiation and susceptibility and glacier recession from imagery, airborns LiDAR and ground-based mapping. Geosphere 8 (2) DOI10.1130/ges00713.1

Grant, G.E. 2012. The Geomorphic Response of Gravel-bed Rivers to Dams: Perspectives and Prospects. In: Church, Biron and Roy (Eds) Gravel Bed Rivers VII: Processes, Tools, Environments. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. p 165-181.

Farley, K.A., Tague, C. and Grant, G.E. 2011. Vulnerability of water supply from the Oregon Cascades to changing climate: Linking science to users and policy. Global Environmental Change. DOI: 10.1016/j.glonvcha.2010.09.011.

Nolin, A.W., Phillippe, J., Jefferson, A., and Lewis. S.L. 2010. Present-day and future contributions of glacier runoff to summertime flows in a Pacific Northwest Watershed: Implications for Water Resources. Water Resources Research. DOI: 10.1029/2009WR008968. 14p.

Jefferson, A., Grant, G., Lewis, S. and Lancaster, S., 2010. Coevolution of hydrology and topography on a basalt landscape in the Oregon Cascade Range, USA. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. DOI: 10.1002/esp.1976. 14p.

Cashman, K.V., Deligne, N.I., Gannett, M.W., Grant, G.E., and Jefferson, A. 2009. Fire and water: Volcanology, geomorphology, and hydrogeology of the Cascades Range, central Oregon in Volcanoes to Vineyards: Geologic Field Trips through the Dynamic Landscape of the Pacific Northwest, J.E. O'Connor, R.J. Dorsey, and I.P. Madin, Editors. Geological Society of America: Boulder. p. 539-582.

Tague, C. and Grant, G. 2009. Groundwater dynamics mediate low flow response to global warming in snow-dominated alpine regions. Water Resources Research, vol.45, W07421, doi:10/1029/2008WR007179. 12p.

Grant, G.E., Marr, J.D.G., Hill C., Johnson, S., Campbell K., Mohseni, O., Wallick, J.R., Lewis, S.L., O’Connor, J.E., Major, J.J., and Burkholder, B.K. 2008. Experimental and field observations of breach dynamics accompanying erosion of Marmot cofferdam, Sandy River, Oregon. Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Ahupua'a Hawaii. American Society of Civil Engineers.doi:10.1061/40976(316)350.

Major, J.J., O’Connor, J.E., Grant, G.E., Spicer, K.R., Bragg, H.M., Rhode, A., Tanner, D.Q., Anderson, C.W., Wallick, J.R. 2008. Initial fluvial response to the removal of Oregon's Marmot Dam. EOS Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 89(27): 241-252.

Lancaster, S.T., 2008. Evolution of sediment accommodation space in steady-state bedrock- incising valleys subject to episodic aggradation. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, F04002, doi:10.1029/2007JF000938. Reprint.

Jefferson, A., Nolin, A., Lewis, S., and Tague, C., 2008. Hydrogeologic controls on streamflow sensitivity to climatic variability, Hydrological Processes, 22: 4371–4385 DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7041.

Grant, G.E., Lewis, S.L., Swanson, F., Cissel, J. & McDonnell, J., 2008. Effects of forest practices on peakflows and consequent channel response: a state-of-science report for western Oregon and Washington. General Technical Report PNW-GTR-760. Portland, Oregon: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 76 p.

O'Connor, J., Major, J., Grant, G. 2008. Down with Dams: Unchaining US Rivers. Geotimes March 2008.

Burkholder BK, Grant GE, Haggerty R, Wamper PJ, Khangaonkar T. 2008. Influence of Hyporheic Flow and Geomorphology on Temperature of a Large, Gravel-bed River, Clackamas River, Oregon, USA. Hydrological Processes DOI: 10.1002/hyp.6984 (early view).

Wallick, J.R., Grant, G.E, Lancaster, S.T., Bolte J.P. and R.P. Denlinger. 2008. Patterns and controls on historical channel change in the Willamette River, Oregon USA. In Gupta A.V., ed. Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management. John Wiley and Sons.p491-516. (buy this book)

Tague, C., Grant, G., Farrell, M., Choate, J., and Jefferson A. 2008. Deep groundwater mediates streamflow response to climate warming in the Oregon Cascades, Climatic Change 86: 189-210.

Jefferson, A., Grant, G., and Lewis, S., 2007. A river runs underneath it: geological control of spring and channel systems and management implications, Cascade Range, Oregon. In M.J. Furniss, C.F. Clifton, and K.L. Ronnenberg, eds. Advancing the Fundamental Sciences: proceedings of the Forest Service national earth sciences conference. PNW-GTR-689. Portland, OR: U.S.D.A. Forest Service, PNW Research Station. p391-400.

Lancaster, S.T. and Casebeer, N.E., 2007. Sediment storage and evacuation in headwater valleys at the transition between debris-flow and fluvial processes. Geology, 35(11), 1027-1030. Reprint. Supplementary material.

Tague, C., Farrell, M., Grant, G. Lewis, S. and Rey, S. 2007. Hydrogeologic controls on summer stream temperatures in the McKenzie River basin, Oregon, Hydrologic Processes 21: 3288–3300.

Wallick, J.R., S.T. Lancaster, and J.P. Bolte, 2006. Determination of bank erodibility for natural and anthropogenic bank materials using a model of lateral migration & observed erosion along the Willamette River, Oregon, USA, River Research and Applications, 22(6), 631-649, DOI: 10.1002/rra.925. Reprint

Jefferson, A., Grant, G., and Rose, T., 2006. Influence of volcanic history on groundwater patterns on the west slope of the Oregon High Cascades, Water Resources Research, Vol. 42, W12411, doi:10.1029/2005WR004812.

Piegay, H., G.Grant, F. Nakamura, and N. Trustrum. 2006. Braided River Management: From assessment of river behavior to improved sustainable development. In: G Sambrook Smith, J. Best, C. Bristow, and G. Petts (eds): Braided Rivers: Process, Deposits, Ecology, and Management, No. 36. Blackwell Publishing pp. 254-275.

Lancaster, S. and Grant, G., 2006. Debris dams and the relief of headwater streams. Geomorphology.Special Issue on the Hydrology and Geomorphology of Bedrock Rivers. 82(1-2): 84-97.

Bromley, C. Randle, T., Grant, G., Thorne, C. 2005. Physical modeling of the removal of Glines Canyon Dam and Lake Mills from the Elwha River, WA. In Moglen, G., ed., Proc. Managing Watersheds for Human and Natural Impacts: Engineering, Ecological, and Economic Challenges, ASCE, Williamsburg, CD.

Stewart, G. and Grant, G. 2005. What can we learn from the removal of little dinky dams? In Moglen, G., ed., Proc. Managing Watersheds for Human and Natural Impacts: Engineering, Ecological, and Economic Challenges, ASCE, Williamsburg, CD.

Tague, C. and Grant, G.E., 2004. A geological framework for interpreting the low flow regimes of Cascade streams, Willamette River Basin, Oregon. Water Resources Research, 40, W04303, doi:10.1029/2003WR002629.

Lancaster, S.T., Hayes, S.K., and Grant, G.E., 2003. The effects of wood on debris flow runout in small mountainous watersheds. Water Resources Research 39(6):1168, doi:10.1029/2001WR001227.

Grant, G.E., Schmidt, J.C. and Lewis, S.L. 2003. A Geological Framework for Interpreting Downstream Effects of Dams on Rivers. in J.E. O'Connor and G.E. Grant eds. A Peculiar River. Water Science and Application 7. American Geophysical Union, p203-219.

O'Connor, J.E., Curran, J.H., Beebee, R.A., Grant, G.E. and Sarna-Wojcicki, A. 2003. Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology of the Lower Deschutes River Canyon, Oregon. in J.E. O'Connor and G.E. Grant eds. A Peculiar River. Water Science and Application 7. American Geophysical Union, p73-94.

O'Connor, J.E., Grant, G.E. and Haluska, T.L. 2003. Overview of Geology, Hydrology, Geomorphology, and Sediment Budget of the Deschutes River Basin, Oregon. in J.E. O'Connor and G.E. Grant eds. A Peculiar River. Water Science and Application 7. American Geophysical Union, p7-30.

Fassnacht, H., McClure, E.M., Grant, G.E. and Klingeman, P.C. 2003. Downstream Effects of the Pelton-Round Butte Hydroelectric Project on Bedload Transport, Channel Morphology and Channel-Bed Texture, Lower Deschutes River, Oregon. in J.E. O'Connor and G.E. Grant eds. A Peculiar River. Water Science and Application 7. American Geophysical Union, p169-202.

Lancaster, S.T. and Grant, G.E. 2003. You want me to predict what? in Prediction in Geomorphology, P.R. Wilcock and R.M. Iverson eds. American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC. p27-40.

P.R. Wilcock, J.C. Schmidt, M.G. Wolman, W.E. Dietrich, D. Dominick, M.W. Doyle, G.E. Grant, R.M. Iverson, D.R. Montgomery, T.C. Pierson, S.P. Schilling, and R.C. Wilson, 2003. When Models Meet Managers: Examples From Geomorphology, in Prediction in Geomorphology, P.R. Wilcock and R.M. Iverson eds. American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC p 41-50.

Doyle, M., Stanley, E., Harbor, J. and Grant, G. 2003. Dam Removal in the United States: Emerging Needs for Science and Policy. Eos 84: 29, 32-33.

O'Connor, J.E., Grant, G.E. and Costa, J.E. 2002. The Geology and Geography of Floods. In Ancient Floods, Modern Hazards: Principles and Applications of Paleoflood Hydrology. Water Science and Application Volume 5, P. Kyle House, Robert H. Webb, Victor R. Baker, and Daniel R. Levish eds. American Geophysical Union, Washington. pp 359-385.

Hulse, D., Grant, G. E., Niemi, E., Branscomb, A., Diethelm, D., Ulrich, R., and Whitelaw, E. 2002. Muddy waters: how floods clarify evolving relationships among landscape processes and resource management decision-making in municipal watersheds. EPA/NSF Final Project Report GAD# R825822, Dept. of Landscape Architecture, University of Oregon, 32 p.

Lancaster, S.T., Hayes, S.K., Grant, G.E., 2001. Modeling sediment and wood storage and dynamics in small mountainous watersheds. In Geomorphic Processes and Riverine Habitat, J.M. Dorava, D.R. Montgomery, B.B. Palcsak and F.A. Fitzpatrick eds. American Geophysical Union, Washington. pp 85-102.

Braudrick, C., Grant, G., 2001, Transport and deposition of large woody debris in streams: A flume experiment: Geomorphology, 41: 263-284.

Grant, G., 2001, Dam removal: Panacea or Pandora for rivers?. Hydrological Processes, 15: 1531-1532.

Johnson, S. L., Swanson, F. J., Grant, G. E., and Wondzell, S. M., 2000, Riparian forest disturbance by a mountain flood-- the influence of floated wood. Hydrological Processes 14: 3031-3050.

Braudrick, C., Grant, G. E., 2000, When do logs move in rivers. Water Resources Research, 36(2): 571-584.

Grant, G., Fassnacht, H., McClure, E., and Klingeman, P., 1999, Downstream effects of the Pelton Round Butte on bedload transport, channel morphology, and channel bed texture. Final report to PGE.

Grant, G.E. 1997. Critical flow constrains flow hydraulics in mobile-bed streams: a new hypothesis. Water Resources Research. 33: 349-358.

Grant, G.E. 1997. A geomorphic basis for the hydrologic behavior of large river systems. In: Laenen, A., and Dunnette, D. A., (eds.), River Quality: Dynamics and Restoration, CRC Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, p.105-116.

Jones, J.A. and Grant, G.E. 1996. Peak flow responses to clearcutting and roads in small and large basins, western Cascades, Oregon. Water Resources Research. 32: 959-974.

Montgomery, D.R., Grant, G.E., and Sullivan, K. 1995. Watershed analysis as a framework for implementing ecosystem management. Water Resources Bulletin. 31(3): 369-386.

Grant, G. E. and Swanson, F.J. 1995. Morphology and processes of valley floors in mountain streams, western Cascades, Oregon. In: Costa, J.E., Miller, A.J., Potter, K.W., and Wilcock, P.R (eds.), Natural and Anthropogenic Influences in Fluvial Geomorphology: the Wolman Volume, Geophysical Monograph No. 89, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C., p. 83-101.

Grant, G. E., Swanson, F.J., and Wolman, M.G. 1990. Pattern and origin of stepped-bed morphology in high-gradient streams, Western Cascades, Oregon. Bulletin of the Geological Society of America 102:340-352

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