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Opportunities and challenges for restoration of the Merced River through Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, USA (River Research and Applications, v. 36, pp. 1803–1816, 2020).


Hydrologic metrics for status-and-trends monitoring in urban and urbanizing watersheds (Hydrological Processes, v. 31, pp. 4507-4519, 2017). 


Analyses of the erosion of fine sediment deposit for a large dam-removal project (International Journal of River Basin Management, v. 15(1), pp. 103-114, 2017).


Integrating limiting-factors analysis with process-based restoration to improve recovery of endangered salmonids in the Pacific Northwest, USA (Water, 8(5), 174; doi:10.3390/w8050174).


Global perspectives on the Urban Stream Syndrome (Freshwater Science, 35(1), pp. 412-420).


Ecological resistance in urban streams: the role of natural and legacy attributes (Freshwater Science, 35(1), pp. 380-397).


Principles for urban stormwater management to protect stream ecosystems (Freshwater Science, 35(1), pp. 398-411).


A channel evolution model to guide sustainable stream restoration (Area, 47(4), pp. 408–421, 2015).


A method for spatially explicit representation of sub-watershed sediment yield, southern California, USA (Environmental Management, 53 (5), pp. 968-984, 2014).


Determining appropriate instream flows for anadromous fish passage on an intermittent mainstem river, coastal southern California, USA (Ecohydrology, 7 (2), pp. 745-759, 2014).


Local and watershed-scale determinants of summertime urban stream temperatures (Hydrological Processes, 28 (4), pp. 2427-2438, 2014).


Framework and tool for rapid assessment of stream susceptibility to hydromodification (Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 48 (4), pp. 788-808, 2012).


Geomorphology in environmental management (chapter in The SAGE Handbook of Geomorphology, SAGE Publications, London, pp.78-104, 2011).


Effects of Geomorphic Setting and Urbanization on Wood, Pools, Sediment Storage, and Bank Erosion in Puget Sound Streams (Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 46(5), p. 972–986, 2010).


Precipitation extremes and the impacts of climate change on stormwater infrastructure in Washington State (Climatic Change, DOI 10.1007/s10584-010-9847-0, 2010).


Streams and urbanization (Chapter 6 in The Water Environment of Cities: New York, Springer, 375 pp., 2009).


Managing reservoir sediment release in dam removal projects: an approach informed by physical and numerical modelling of non-cohesive sediment (Journal of River Basin Management, v. 7(3), pp. 1-20, 2009).


Costs and Benefits of Stormwater Management: Case Study of the Puget Sound Region (ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and Development, v. 135(4), pp. 150–158, 2009).


Hydraulic dispersion and reach-averaged velocity as indicators of enhanced organic matter transport in small Puget Lowland streams across an urban gradient (Fundamental and Applied Limnology, v. 171/2, p. 145–159, 2008).


The impact of urban patterns on aquatic ecosystems: An empirical analysis in Puget lowland sub-basins (Landscape Urban Planning, doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2006.08.001, 2007).


New geologic mapping and geologic database for the urbanized Puget Lowland, western Washington State, USA (chapter in Proceedings, AASG/USGS 2005 Workshop on Digital Mapping Techniques).


Ecological significance of hydrologic changes in urban streams (chapter in Effects of urbanization on stream ecosystems: American Fisheries Society, Symposium 47, p. 157–177, 2005).


The effects of urban development in the Puget Lowland, Washington on inter-annual streamflow patterns: consequences for channel form and streambed disturbance (Water Resources Research, v. 41(7), W07009, doi:10.1029/2005WR004097).


Challenges and prospects for restoring urban streams (Journal of the North American Benthological Society, v. 24, p. 724-737, 2005).


Urban impacts on physical stream conditions: effects of spatial scale, connectivity, and longitudinal trends (Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 41(3), p. 565-580, 2005).


Reviving urban streams: land use, hydrology, biology, and human behavior (Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 40(5), p.1351-1364, 2004).


The Cordilleran ice sheet (Chapter 2 in The Quaternary Period in the United States: International Union for Quaternary Research, Elsevier Press, p. 17-43, 2004).


Deformation of Quaternary strata and its relationship to crustal folds and faults, central Puget Lowland, Washington (Geology, v. 32, p. 505-508, 2004).


Chimney damage in the greater Seattle area from the Nisqually earthquake of February 28, 2001 (Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 94(3), p. 1143-1158, 2004).


Long-Term Stormwater Quantity and Quality Performance of Permeable Pavement Systems (Water Research, v. 37, p. 4369-4376, 2003).


Geology, watersheds, and Puget Lowland rivers (Chapter 2 in Restoration of Puget Sound Rivers: University of Washington Press, p. 14–45, 2003).


Magnetostratigraphy, paleomagnetic correlation, and deformation of Pleistocene deposits in the south-central Puget Lowland, Washington (Journal of Geophysical Research–Solid Earth 107 (B4): art. no. 2079 Apr 10 2002).


Partial entrainment of gravel bars during floods (Water Resources Research, v. 38, no. 7, 10.1029, p. 9–1 – 9–16, 2002).


Forest cover, impervious-surface area, and the mitigation of stormwater impacts (Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 38, p. 835–845, 2002).


Hydrologic trends resulting from urban development in western Washington streams (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigation Report, 02-4040, 40 p., 2002)


Sediment budget of a mixed-land use, urbanizing watershed (Journal of Hydrology, v. 264, p. 51–68, 2002).


Effectiveness of large woody debris in stream rehabilitation projects in urban basins (Ecological Engineering 18(2), p. 211–226, 2001).


Rates of channel erosion in small urban streams (chapter in Land Use and Watersheds: Human Influence on Hydrology and Geomorphology in Urban and Forest Areas: AGU Monograph Series, Water Science and Application Volume 2, p. 17–38, 2001)


Monitoring small urban streams: Strategies and protocols for humid-region lowland systems (Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 71(2), p. 143–164, 2001).


Factors contributing to vegetation growth in biofiltration swales (Ecological Engineering 17(4), p. 429–443, 2001).


Natural restabilization of stream channels in urban watersheds (Journal of the American Water Resources Association, v. 36, no. 6, p. 1219–1236, 2000).


Pollutant Removals by Two Wet Ponds in Bellevue, Washington (ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, vol. 126, no. 4, p. 321–330, 2000).


Field evaluation of permeable pavement systems for improved stormwater management (Journal of the American Planning Association, vol. 65, no. 3, p. 314–325, 1999).


Approaches for seismic hazard mitigation by local governments—an example from King County, Washington (U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1560, v. 2, pp. 537–542, 1998)


Urbanization of aquatic systems—degradation thresholds, stormwater detention, and limits of mitigation (Journal of American Water Resources Association: v. 33, no. 5, p. 1077–1090, 1997).


Large woody debris in urban streams of the Pacific Northwest (In Effects of watershed development and management on aquatic ecosystems: Engineering Foundation Conference, Proceedings, Snowbird, Utah, 1997).


Glaciofluvial infilling and scour of the Puget Lowland, Washington, during ice-sheet glaciation (Geology, v. 22, p. 695–698, 1994).


Channel networks carved by subglacial water: Observations and reconstruction in the eastern Puget Lowland of Washington (Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 105, p. 671–683, 1993).


Glacier physics of the Puget lobe, southwest Cordilleran ice sheet (Geographie Physique et Quaternaire, v. 45, p. 301–316, 1991).


Urbanization and the Natural Drainage System—Impacts, Solutions, and Prognoses (Northwest Environmental Journal, v. 7, p. 93–118, 1991).


Stream-channel incision following drainage-basin urbanization (Water Resources Bulletin, v. 26, p. 407–417, 1990).


Rapid soft-bed sliding of the Puget glacial lobe (Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 92 (B9), p. 8985–8998, 1987).


Timing and processes of deglaciation along the southern margin of the Cordilleran ice sheet (chapter in North America and adjacent oceans during the last deglaciation: The Geology of North America, v. K 3, pp. 71–90, 1987).


Mass balance and sliding velocity of the Puget lobe of the Cordilleran ice sheet during the last glaciation (Quaternary Research, v. 25, p. 269–280, 1986).


The formation of ice-marginal embankments into ice-dammed lakes in the eastern Puget Lowland, Washington, U.S.A., during the late Pleistocene (Boreas, v. 15, p. 247–263, 1986).