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Research Briefs

2015 Assessing soil and vegetation recovery following the 2005 School Fire, Umatilla National Forest - 10-year update
Peter R. Robichaud, Penelope Morgan, Leigh B. Lentile, Sarah A. Lewis, Andrew T. Hudak, Deborah S. Page-Dumroese

Publications/Reports

2019 Evolution of debris-flow initiation mechanisms and sediment sources during a sequence of post-wildfire rainstorms
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Luke A. McGuire, Francis K. Rengers, Jason W. Kean, Dennis M. Staley, Joel B. Smith
2019 Hydrologic and erosion responses to compaction and added surface cover in post-fire logged areas: Isolating splash, interrill and rill erosion
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Sergio A. Prats, Maruxa C. Malvar, Celeste O.A. Coelho, Joseph W. Wagenbrenner
2019 Physical vulnerabilities from wildfires: Flames, floods, and debris flows
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Daniel G. Neary, Jackson M. Leonard
2019 Geomorphic complexity and sensitivity in channels to fire and floods in mountain catchments
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Dan Brogan, Lee H. MacDonald, Peter A. Nelson, Jacob A. Morgan
2019 Coupling wildfire spread and erosion models to quantify post-fire erosion before and after fuel treatments
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Michele Salis, Liliana Del Giudice, Peter R. Robichaud, Alan A. Ager, Annalisa Canu, Pierpaolo Duce, Grazia Pellizzaro, Andrea Ventura, Fermin Alcasena-Urdiroz, Donatella Spano, Bachisio Arca
2019 Post-wildfire sediment cascades: a modeling framework linking debris flow generation and network-scale sediment routing
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Brendan P. Murphy, Jonathan A. Czuba, Patrick Belmont
2018 Empirical models of annual post-fire erosion on mulched and unmulched hillslopes
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Sarah R. Schmeer, Stephanie Kampf, Lee H. MacDonald, Josh Hewitt, Codie Wilson
2018 Rainfall thresholds for post-fire runoff and sediment delivery from plot to watershed scales
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Codie Wilson, Stephanie Kampf, Joseph W. Wagenbrenner, Lee H. MacDonald
2018 Estimating post-fire debris-flow hazards prior to wildfire using a statistical analysis of historical distributions of fire severity from remote sensing data
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Dennis M. Staley, Anne Tillery, Jason W. Kean, Luke A. McGuire, Hannah E. Pauling, Francis K. Rengers, Joel B. Smith
2017 Post-disturbance sediment recovery: Implications for watershed resilience
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Sara Rathburn, Scott M. Shahverdian, Sandra E. Ryan
2017 Natural hazard modeling and uncertainty analysis [Chapter 2]
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Matthew P. Thompson, Jord J. Warmink
2017 Short-term effects of post-fire salvage logging on runoff and soil erosion
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Maruxa C. Malvar, Flávio C. Silva, Sergio A. Prats, Diana C.S. Vieira, Celeste O.A. Coelho, J. Jacob Keizer
2017 Capturing spatiotemporal variation in wildfires for improving postwildfire debris‐flow hazard assessments [Chapter 20]
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jessica R. Haas, Matthew P. Thompson, Anne Tillery, Joe H. Scott
2016 The effects of climate change and extreme wildfire events on runoff erosion over a mountain watershed
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Gregory K. Gould, Mingliang Liu, Michael E. Barber, Keith A. Cherkauer, Peter R. Robichaud, Jennifer C. Adam
2016 Can pore-clogging by ash explain post-fire runoff?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Cathelijine Stoof, Anouk I. Gevaert, Christine Baver, Bahareh Hassanpour, Veronica L. Morales, Wei Zhang, Deborah A. Martin, Shree K. Giri, Tammo S. Steenhuis
2016 Validation of a probabilistic post-fire erosion model
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Peter R. Robichaud, William J. Elliot, Sarah A. Lewis, Mary Ellen Miller
2016 Influences of vegetation disturbance on hydrogeomorphic response following wildfire
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Kevin D. Hyde, Kelsey Jencso, Andrew C. Wilcox, Scott W. Woods
2016 Rapid response tools and datasets for post-fire modeling: linking earth observations and process-based hydrological models to support post-fire remediation
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Mary Ellen Miller, Michael Billmire, William J. Elliot, Kevin A. Endsley, Peter R. Robichaud
2015 Effects of post-fire salvage logging and a skid trail treatment on ground cover, soils, and sediment production in the interior western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Joseph W. Wagenbrenner, Lee H. MacDonald, Robert N. Coats, Peter R. Robichaud, Robert E. Brown
2015 Post-wildfire debris flows in southern British Columbia, Canada
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Peter Jordan
2015 Hillslope erosion two and three years after wildfire, skyline salvage logging, and site preparation in southern Oregon, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Robert A. Slesak, Stephen H. Schoenholtz, Daniel Evans
2014 Modelling the effects of fire and rainfall regimes on extreme erosion events in forested landscapes
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Owen D. Jones, Petter Nyman, Gary J. Sheridan
2014 New insights into debris-flow hazards from an extraordinary event in the Colorado Front Range
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jeffrey A. Coe, Jason W. Kean, Jonathan W. Godt, Rex L. Baum, Eric S. Jones, David Gochis, Gregory S. Anderson
2014 The temporal evolution of wildfire ash and implications for post-fire infiltration
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Victoria N. Balfour, Stefan H. Doerr, Peter R. Robichaud
2013 Hydrologic and erosion responses of sagebrush steppe following juniper encroachment, wildfire, and tree cutting
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Frederick B. Pierson, Stuart P. Hardegree, Patrick E. Clark, Patrick R. Kormos, Osama Z. Al-Hamdan
2013 Hydro-geomorphic response models for burned areas and their applications in land management
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Petter Nyman, Gary J. Sheridan, Patrick N. J. Lane
2013 Frequency–magnitude distribution of debris flows compiled from global data, and comparison with post-fire debris flows in the western U.S.
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Karen L. Riley, Rebecca Bendick, Kevin D. Hyde, Emmanuel J. Gabet
2013 Comparison of debris-flow volumes from burned and unburned areas
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Paul M. Santi, Luca Morandi
2012 Probability and volume of potential postwildfire debris flows in the 2012 High Park Burn Area near Fort Collins, Colorado
Technical Report or White Paper
Kristine L. Verdin, Jean A. Dupree, John G. Elliott
2011 Physical, chemical, and hydrological properties of ponderosa pine ash
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Emmanuel J. Gabet, Andy Bookter
2011 Predicting post-fire hillslope erosion in forest lands of the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Mary Ellen Miller, Lee H. MacDonald, Peter R. Robichaud, William J. Elliot
2011 Probabilistic soil erosion modeling using the Erosion Risk Management Tool (ERMiT) after wildfires
Conference Proceedings
Peter R. Robichaud, William J. Elliot, Joseph W. Wagenbrenner
2011 Getting results: measuring post-wildfire erosion control treatment effectiveness
Conference Proceedings
Peter R. Robichaud, Robert E. Brown, Peter M. Wohlgemuth, Joseph W. Wagenbrenner
2010 Predicting the probability and volume of postwildfire debris flows in the intermountain western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Susan H. Cannon, J. E. Gartner, M. G. Rupert, J. A. Michael, A.H. Rea, C. Parrett
2009 Climate and wildfire area burned in western US ecoprovinces, 1916-2003
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jeremy S. Littell, Donald McKenzie, David L. Peterson, Anthony L. Westerling
2009 Three years of hillslope sediment yields following the Valley Complex fires, western Montana
Technical Report or White Paper
Peter R. Robichaud, Joseph W. Wagenbrenner, Robert E. Brown, Kevin M. Spigel
2009 Adapting the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model for forest applications
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Shuhui Dun, Joan Q. Wu, William J. Elliot, Peter R. Robichaud, Dennis C. Flanagan, James R. Frankenberger, Robert E. Brown, Arthur C. Xu
2008 Empirical models to predict the volumes of debris flows generated by recently burned basins in the western U.S.
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
J. E. Gartner, Susan H. Cannon, Paul M. Santi, Victor G. Dewolfe
2008 The effect of ash on runoff and erosion after a severe forest wildfire, Montana, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Scott W. Woods, Victoria N. Balfour
2008 Sources of debris flow material in burned areas
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Paul M. Santi, Victor G. Dewolfe, J.D. Higgins, Susan H. Cannon, J. E. Gartner
2007 Modeling soil erosion on steep sagebrush rangeland before and after prescribed fire
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Corey A. Moffet, Frederick B. Pierson, Peter R. Robichaud, Kenneth E. Spaeth, Stuart P. Hardegree
2007 First-year post-fire erosion rates in Bitterroot National Forest, Montana
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Kevin M. Spigel, Peter R. Robichaud
2007 Runoff and erosion effects after prescribed fire and wildfire on volcanic ash-cap soils
Conference Proceedings
Peter R. Robichaud, Frederick B. Pierson, Robert E. Brown
2007 Erosion Risk Management Tool (ERMiT) user manual
Technical Report or White Paper
Peter R. Robichaud, William J. Elliot, Frederick B. Pierson, David E. Hall, Corey A. Moffet, Louise E. Ashmun
2006 Evaluation of post-wildfire debris flow mitigation methods and development of decision-support tools
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Paul M. Santi, J.D. Higgins, Susan H. Cannon, Jerome DeGraff
2006 Wildfire as a hydrological and geomorphological agent
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
2005 Basic principles of forest fuel reduction treatments
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
James K. Agee, Carl N. Skinner
2005 Compilation of data relating to the erosive respose of 606 recently-burned basins in the Western U.S.
Technical Report or White Paper
J. E. Gartner, Susan H. Cannon, Erica R. Bigio, Nicole K. Davis, C. Parrett, Kenneth L. Pierce, M. G. Rupert, Brandon L. Thurston, Matthew J. Trebesch, Steve P. Garcia, A.H. Rea
2005 The potential influence of stair-step morphology on the initiation of bulking debris flows in southwestern Idaho, USA
Conference Proceedings
C. W. Welcker, John M. Buffington, Charles H. Luce, J. A. McKean
2005 Compilation of data relating to the erosive response of 606 recently burned basins in the western U.S.
Technical Report or White Paper
J. E. Gartner, Susan H. Cannon, Erica R. Bigio, Nicole K. Davis, C. Parrett, Kenneth L. Pierce, M. G. Rupert, Brandon L. Thurston, Matthew J. Trebesch, Steve P. Garcia, A.H. Rea
2005 Land use and land cover effects on runoff processes: fire
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Charles H. Luce
2004 Impacts of fire and mass wasting on channel morphology and stream temperature in mountain rivers of central Idaho (abstract)
Conference Proceedings
C. W. Welcker, John M. Buffington, Bruce E. Rieman, Charles H. Luce, J. A. McKean
2004 Effects of Wildfire on soils and watershed processes
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
George G. Ice, Daniel G. Neary, Paul W. Adams
2004 Modeling of the interactions between forest vegetation, disturbances, and sediment yields
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Erkan Istanbulluoglu, David G. Tarboton, Robert T. Pack, Charles H. Luce
2004 Fire-induced erosion and millennial-scale climate change in northern ponderosa pine forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jennifer L. Pierce, Grant A. Meyer, A. J. Timothy Jull
2003 Hayman Fire case study: summary
Technical Report or White Paper
Russell T. Graham
2003 Post-fire erosional processes: In the Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountain region
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Steven M. Wondzell, John G. King
2003 Time, space, and episodicity of physical disturbance in streams
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Daniel Miller, Charles H. Luce, Lee E. Benda
2003 Postfire erosional processes in the Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountain regions
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Steven M. Wondzell, John G. King
2003 Effects of post-wildfire erosion on channel environments, Boise River, Idaho
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Lee E. Benda, Daniel Miller, Paul Bigelow, Kevin Andras
2003 A review of prescribed burning effectiveness in fire hazard reduction
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Paulo M. Fernandes, Herminio S. Botelho
2002 Wildfire and erosion: when to expect the unexpected
Conference Proceedings
Peter R. Robichaud
2001 Comparing erosion risks from forest operations to wildfire
Conference Proceedings
William J. Elliot, Peter R. Robichaud
2000 Disturbance regimes of stream and riparian systems — a disturbance‐cascade perspective
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Futoshi Nakamura, Frederick J. Swanson, Steven M. Wondzell
2000 Measuring and modelling soil erosion processes in forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
William J. Elliot, Randy B. Foltz, Peter R. Robichaud
1999 Debris-flow generation from recently burned watersheds
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Susan H. Cannon
1998 Fire-related hyperconcentrated and debris flows on Storm King Mountain, Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Susan H. Cannon, P. S. Powers, W. Z. Savage
1997 Stochastic forcing of sediment supply to channel networks from landsliding and debris flow
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Lee E. Benda, Thomas Dunne
1997 Stocastic forcing of sediment supply to the channel network from landsliding and debris flow
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Lee E. Benda, Thomas Dunne
1997 Spatially-varied erosion modeling using WEPP for timber harvested and burned hillslopes
Conference Proceedings
Peter R. Robichaud, T. M. Monroe
1991 A simple definition of a landslide
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
David Milne Cruden
1990 Predicting deposition of debris flows in mountain channels
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Lee E. Benda, Terrance W. Cundy
1990 Runoff and soil loss following the 1988 Yellowstone fires
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Richard A. Marston, David H. Haire
1988 The role of disturbance in stream ecology
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Vincent H. Resh, Arthur V. Brown, Alan P. Covich, Martin E. Gurtz, Hiram Li, G. Wayne Minshall, Seth R. Reice, Andrew L. Sheldon, J. Bruce Wallace, Robert C. Wissmar
1987 Sediment routing by debris flow
Conference Proceedings
Lee E. Benda, Thomas Dunne
1972 Plant nutrients and soil losses in overland flow from burned forest clearcuts
Conference Proceedings
Norbert V. DeByle, P.E. Packer