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John W Fulton

John is a hydraulic engineer, DOI sUAS remote pilot, and Research Hydrologist for the Colorado Water Science Center.

He has 35 years of experience in water resources engineering within the federal government and private sector with an emphasis in surface water, applied research, and project management. These works involved multi-agency collaborations including state DOTs, EPA, JPL, NASA, NOAA, USACE, and USFWS. His research interests include (1) remote sensing from fixed- and drone-based platforms, (2) operationalizing Doppler and pulsed radars to measure river discharge in small- and big-river systems, (3) deploying ground-penetrating radars to measure channel bathymetry and snow depth, and (4) installing flood alert networks related to extreme events including wildfires.