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Janet H Curran

Stream geomorphology and hydrology: channel migration, bank erosion, origin and controls on river valley-bottom features, fluvial dynamics, braided rivers

Statisical hydrology: flood-frequency regression, characterizing streamflow seasonality, identifying streamflow-generating mechanisms

Professional Experience

  • 1999 - Present          Hydrologist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1998 - 1999               Hydrologist, USGS Water Resources Division, Portland, OR

  • 1996 - 1998               Research Assistant, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

  • 1991 - 1996               Engineering Geologist, GeoEngineers, Redmond, WA

Education and Certifications

  • M.S.       1999      Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado         Geology

  • B.S.       1990       University of Washington, Seattle, Washington            Geological Sciences

  • B.S.       1990       University of Washington, Seattle, Washington            Civil Engineering

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • American Geophysical Union

  • American Water Resources Association - Alaska Section

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government