Session No. 13
Sunday, 27 October 2013: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Colorado Convention Center Room 402

T81. Geomorphology and Hydrology Impacts from Wildfires: Advances in Our Understanding over the Last 50 Years

GSA Environmental and Engineering Geology Division; Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists; GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; USGS–Landslide Hazards Program

 

Jerome V. De Graff, Paul Santi and Dennis M. Staley, Advocates
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8:00 AM
PROGRESS IN QUANTIFYING DEBRIS FLOW RISK FOR POST-WILDFIRE EMERGENCY RESPONSE
DEGRAFF, Jerome V., USDA Forest Service, 1600 Tollhouse Road, Clovis, CA 93710, jdegraff@fs.fed.us and GALLEGOS, Alan J., USDA Forest Service, 1600 Tollhouse Road, Clovis, CA 93611
8:15 AM
RECENT ADVANCES IN THE IDENTIFICATION OF RAINFALL CONDITIONS THAT RESULT IN POST-FIRE DEBRIS FLOWS
CANNON, Susan H.1, GARTNER, Joseph2, STALEY, Dennis M.3, and KEAN, Jason W.3, (1) U.S. Geological Survey, P.O. Box 25046, Mail Stop 966, Denver, CO 80225-0046, cannon@usgs.gov, (2) U.S. Geological Survey, Box 25046, DFC, MS 966, Denver, CO 80225, (3) U.S. Geological Survey, Denver Federal Center, P.O. Box 25046, MS 966, Denver, CO 80225
8:30 AM
TIMING OF LANDSCAPE RECOVERY AFTER WILDFIRE BASED ON DEBRIS-FLOW PARAMETERS
SANTI, Paul, Department of Geology & Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO 80401, psanti@mines.edu and DEGRAFF, Jerome V., USDA Forest Service, 1600 Tollhouse Rd, Clovis, CA 93611
8:45 AM
DRIVERS OF THE VOLUME OF POST-FIRE DEBRIS-LADEN FLOWS
RILEY, Karin L., Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, karin.riley@umontana.edu and HYDE, Kevin D., WY Center for Environmental Hydrology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071
9:00 AM
EFFECT OF CHAPARRAL WILDFIRE ON DRY RAVEL PROCESSES
FLORSHEIM, Joan L., Earth Research Institute, Univeristy of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, florsheim@eri.ucsb.edu, CHIN, Anne, Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO 80217-3364, O'HIROK, Linda S., California State University, Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA 93102, and KELLER, Edward A., Geological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
9:15 AM
POST-FIRE HYDROLOGIC RESPONSE AND RECOVERY: CASE STUDIES IN CALIFORNIA AND COLORADO
HOGUE, Terri S., KINOSHITA, Alicia M., and MICHELETTY, Paul D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 1500 Illinois St, Golden, CO 80401, thogue@mines.edu
9:30 AM
INITIAL RESPONSE OF STEP-POOL STREAMS TO WILDFIRE
CHIN, Anne1, O'DOWD, Alison P.2, PARKER, Anna3, ROBERTS-NIEMANN, Corine3, and STORESUND, Rune4, (1) Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Denver, P.O. Box 173364, Campus Box 172, Denver, CO 80217-3364, anne.chin@ucdenver.edu, (2) Department of Environmental Science and Management, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 95521, (3) Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO 80217, (4) Storesund Consulting, 154 Lawson Road, Kensington, CA 94707
 
9:45 AM
Break
10:00 AM
THE ARRIVAL AND INFLUENCE OF FIRE-PRONE PINES IN IDAHO:  A TALE OF TWO ECOSYSTEMS
PIERCE, Jennifer L., Department of Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725-1535, jenpierce@boisestate.edu, RILEY, Kerry, Department of Geology, Utah State University, 4505 Old Main Road, Logan, UT 84322-4505, WEPPNER, Kerrie N., Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725, BETANCOURT, Julio L., Branch of Regional Research, ER, Water, U.S. Geological Survey, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, VA 20192, and MEYER, Grant, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Univ of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131
10:15 AM
REGIONALIZTION OF FIRE REGIMES ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, USA
CARTER, Vachel Ashley, Geography, University of Utah, 260 S. Central Campus Dr. Room 270, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, vachel.carter@gmail.com, BRUNELLE, Andrea, Department of Geography, University of Utah, 260 S. Central Campus Dr. Room 270, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, and MINCKLEY, Thomas, Geography, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY 82071
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10:30 AM
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10:45 AM
POST-FIRE EROSION: RE-VISIONING SCIENCE, CONTEXT, AND CONSEQUENCES
HYDE, Kevin D.1, EWERS, Brent E.2, MILLER, Scott N.1, RILEY, Karin L.3, and TAGUE, Christina4, (1) WY Center for Environmental Hydrology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, 1000 E. University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071, kevinhyde@outlook.com, (2) Department of Botany and Program in Ecology, University of Wyoming, 1000 E University Ave, 3165, Laramie, WY 82071, (3) Department of Geosciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, (4) Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106
 
11:00 AM
Discussion
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