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UM River Center researchers publish paper on fine sediment infiltration in Clark Fork River following Milltown dam removal.
River Research and Applications (PDF)

UM River Center researchers publish paper on dam effects on flow regimes in headwater sub-basins of the Columbia River basin.
Journal of the American Water Resources Association (PDF)

UM River Center researchers participate in studies of Condit Dam removal, White Salmon River, WA (time lapse video, Columbia Basin Bulletin article)

Past News Items

First River Center Graduate Research Scholarship Awarded

nick workin gin a stream bedNick Silverman, an incoming PhD student in the Department of Geosciences, has been awarded the first River Center Graduate Research Scholarship. Nick will be working with Dr. Marco Maneta to develop a research topic related to watershed hydrology and restoration. Nick comes to Missoula after several years working in the river and wetland restoration field as a project engineer with Natural Systems Design, a Seattle-based firm. Nick received a B.S. degree in Physics-Engineering from Washington and Lee University and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Washington. Nick holds a professional license in Water Resource Engineering in the State of Washington. His interests include kayaking and international water resources management.

The River Center Scholarship has been made possible by the generous contributions of sponsors to our 2009 joint conference with Montana AWRA, including AMEC Geomatrix, Mountain Water Company, Robert Peccia & Associates, Envirocon, Herrera Environmental Consultants, Inc., and the UM Watershed Health Clinic. Posted 7/28/10

UM Professor Interviewed about Milltown Dam Removal Research

Assistant Professor Andrew Wilcox of The University of Montana Department of Geosciences was interviewed in Montana Water News about his planned research on downstream channel response to the removal of Milltown Dam on the Clark Fork River. Read the interview in the Montana Water News(Posted 2/05/08)

A 2009 article on the UM Geomorphology Group's research surrounding the Milltown Dam Removal was published in the University's research magazine, Vision. Read "Murky Movement" (Posted 7/28/10)