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Research team members

Current graduate students

Kyle Hugeback
Kyle Hugeback
M.S. Meteorology

 

Woody Unruh  
     

 

Past graduate students

David Dziubanski
David Dziubanski, PhD 2018 in Civil Engineering and Geology
Dissertation: Investigating the impacts of human decision-making and climate change on hydrologic response in an agricultural watershed

 

Brad Carlberg
Brad Carlberg, PhD 2018 Meteorology 
Dissertation: Improving convective mode and streamflow forecasts through the use of convection-allowing ensembles

 

Andrew Goenner
Andrew Goenner, MS 2019 
Thesis: An approach to create probabilistic streamflow forecasts from HRRRE & HREF probabilistic quantitative precipitation forecasts

 

 
Angela Bowman
Angela Bowman, PhD Geology 2017
Dissertation: Application of a satellite-derived potential evapotranspiration product for operational streamflow prediction

 

Tyler Madsen
Tyler Madsen, MS Geology and Environmental Science 2017
Thesis: Evaluation of a distributed streamflow forecast model at multiple watershed scales

 

Patrick Edmonds
Patrick Edmonds, MS Meteorology 2017
Thesis: A comparison of conventional annual and alternative perennial cropping systems under contemporary and future precipitation scenarios in the US Prairie Pothole Region

 

Ryan Spies
Ryan Spies, MS Geology 2013
Thesis: Satellite-derived potential evapotranspiration for distributed hydrologic runoff modeling in Midwestern basins

 

Logan Karsten
Logan Karsten, MS Meteorology 2011
Thesis: Investigation of MODIS snow cover products for use in streamflow prediction systems

 

 

Sarah Schmeig
Sara Schmeig, MS Civil Engineering 2013
Thesis: Model and parameter recalibration and reevaluation for improved flood prediction in Ames, Iowa

 

Kayla Conrad
Kayla Conrad, MS Meteorology 2010
Thesis: Seasonal hydrologic trends in Iowa watersheds over the last half of the 20th century

 

Scott Lincoln
Scott Lincoln, MS Environmental Science 2009
Thesis: A modeling approach for operational flash flood forecasting for small-scale watersheds in central Iowa

 

Phil Butcher
Phil Butcher, MS Meteorology 2009
Thesis: Incorporating radiation inputs into an operational snowmelt model

 

 

   

Eric Mykleby, MS Meteorology 2013, Thesis: Analysis of HEC-RAS accuracy on rating curve development in the Big Creek Watershed