Timothy E. Link
Timothy E. Link, Ph.D.
Professor of Hydrology; Director, Water Resources Graduate Program
- Ph.D. (Environmental Sciences), 2001, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
- M.S. (Geology), 1998, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
- B.A. (Geology), 1991, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
Interdisciplinary Water Sciences
Russell, M.*, J. U. H. Eitel, T. E. Link, and C. A. Silva. 2021. Important airborne LiDAR metrics of canopy structure for estimating snow interception. Remote Sensing. v. 13, 4188. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13204188
Seyfried, M. S., G. N. Flerchinger, S. Bryden*, T. E. Link, D. Marks, and J. McNamara. 2021. Slope/aspect controls on soil climate: Field documentation and implications for large-scale simulation of critical zone processes, Vadose Zone Journal;e20158. https://doi.org/10.1002/vzj2.20158
Marshall, A. M., Link, T. E., Flerchinger, G. N., and Lucash, M. S., 2021. Importance of parameter and climate data uncertainty for future changes in boreal hydrology. Water Resources Research. 57. e2021WR029911. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021WR029911
Marshall, A. M., Link, T. E., Flerchinger, G. N., Nicolsky, D. J., Lucash, M. S., 2021. Ecohydrologic modeling in a deciduous boreal forest: Model evaluation for application in non-stationary climates. Hydrological Processes. 35(6). e14251. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.14251
Deval, C.∗, E. S. Brooks, J. A. Gravelle, T. E. Link, M. Dobre, and W. J. Elliot. 2021. Long-term response in nutrient load from commercial forest management operations in a mountainous watershed. Forest Ecology and Management. v. 494, 119312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119312
Marshall, A. M.*, M. Foard*, C. M. Cooper*, P. Edwards*, S. L. Hirsch*, M. Russell*, and T. E. Link. 2020. Climate change knowledge and gaps in mountainous headwaters: Spatial and topical distribution of research in the Columbia River Basin. Regional Environmental Change 20(4): 134. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10113-020-01721-7
Coble, A.A., H. Barnard, E. Du, S. Johnson, J. Jones, E. Keppeler, H. Kwon, T. E. Link, B. Penaluna, M. Reiter, M. River, K. Puettmann, and J. Wagenbrenner. 2020. Long-term hydrological response to forest harvest during seasonal low flow: Potential implications for contemporary harvest practices. Science of the Total Environment. v. 730, 138926. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138926
Marshall, A. M.*, T. E. Link, A. P. Robinson, and J. T. Abatzoglou. 2020. Higher snowfall intensity is associated with reduced impacts of warming upon winter snow ablation. Geophysical Research Letters. 47, e2019GL086409. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL086409
Marshall, A. M.*, J. T. Abatzoglou, T. E. Link, and C. Tennant. 2019. Projected changes in interannual variability of peak snowpack amount and timing in the western United States. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(15), 8882-8892. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL083770
Marshall, A. M.*, Link T. E., L. Tedrow, G. N. Flerchinger, D. G. Marks, and J. T. Abatzoglou. 2019. Warming alters hydrologic heterogeneity: Simulated climate sensitivity of hydrology-based microrefugia in the snow-to-rain transition zone. Water Resources Research, 55, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018WR023063
Wei, L., H. Zhou, T. E. Link, K. Kavanagh, J. A. Hubbart, E. Du, A. T. Hudak, and J. D. Marshall. 2018. Forest productivity varies with soil moisture more than temperature in a small montane watershed. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. v. 259, 211-221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2018.05.012
Evers, C.*, Wardropper, C.*, Branoff, B.*, Granek, E., Hirsch, S.*, Link, T. E., Olivero-Lora, S.*, Wilson, C.*. 2018. The ecosystem services and biodiversity of novel ecosystems: A literature review. Global Ecology and Conservation. v. 13, e00362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2017.e00362
Klos, P. Z.†,* and T. E. Link. 2018. Quantifying shortwave and longwave radiation inputs to headwater streams under differing canopy structures. Forest Ecology and Management. v. 407, 116-124. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2017.10.046
Keim, R. and T. E. Link. 2018. Linked spatial variability of throughfall amount and intensity during rainfall in a coniferous forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. v. 248, 15-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.09.006
Niemeyer, R. J.*, T. E. Link, R. Heinse, and M. S. Seyfried. 2017. Climate moderates potential changes in groundwater recharge from shifts in Pinyon-Juniper land cover across the western U.S. Hydrological Processes. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.11264
Dickerson-Lange, S. E.*, R. Gersonde, J. A. Hubbart, T. E. Link, A. W. Nolin, G. H. Perry, T. R. Roth, N. E. Wayand, and J. D. Lundquist. 2017. Snow disappearance timing in warm winter climates is dominated by forest effects on snow accumulation. Hydrological Processes. v. 31, 1846-1862. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.11144
Harpold, A. A., M. L. Kaplan, P. Z. Klos*, T. E. Link, J. P. McNamara, S. Rajagopal, R. Schumer, and C. M. Steele. 2017. Rain or snow: Hydrologic processes, observations, prediction, and research needs. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. v. 21, 1-22, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-1-2017
Niemeyer, R. J.*, R. Heinse, T. E. Link, M. S. Seyfried, P. Z. Klos*, C. J. Williams, and T. Nielson. 2017. Spatiotemporal soil and saprolite moisture dynamics across a semi-arid woody plant gradient. Journal of Hydrology. v. 544, 21-35. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.11.005
Donald Crawford Graduate Faculty Mentoring Award, UI COGS, 2018
Alumni Award for Excellence: Inspirational Mentor, 2015
Outstanding Advisor, UI College of Natural Resources, 2012
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), USDA-CSREES, 2003
2018-2028: Eastside Type N Riparian Effectiveness Project (ENREP). Funded by Washington Dept. of Natural Resources.
2019-2023: Estimating the spatial and temporal extent of snowpack properties in complex terrain: leveraging novel data to adapt wildlife and habitat management practices to climate change. Funded by the USGS Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center.
2018-2020: The Mica Creek Project: A comprehensive, contemporary forest hydrology study for the 21st century. Funded by the National Council for Air and Stream Improvement
2017-2022: Collaborative Research: Regional impacts of increasing fire frequency on carbon dynamics and species composition in the boreal forest. Funded by NSF-OPP.
2019: Idaho Stream Shade Rule Effectiveness Study. Funded by Idaho Department of Environmental Quality.
2013–2017: Adaptation to change in water resources: science to inform decision-making across disciplines, cultures and scales. Funded by NSF-IGERT.
2014–2015: Projecting climate change effects on aspen distribution and productivity in the central and northern Rockies by coupling hydrological and landscape-disturbance models. Funded by the USGS Northwest Climate Science Center.
Member. Idaho Forest Practices Advisory Committee (FPAC). General Public Representative North. 2018 - 2023.
Member. Palouse Basin Advisory Committee (PBAC). University of Idaho Representative. 2021-2023
Presenter: The Mica Creek Paired Watershed Study: A Critical Update of Old Science. 2020 Forestry MiniCollege, Missoula, MT. 2 oral sessions, 31 total attendees, primarily small forest landowners and agency personnel. March 14, 2020
Presenter. The Mica Creek Paired Watershed Study: A Critical Update of Old Science. Presented to the Idaho Forest Practices Advisory Committee. November 14, 2018, Coeur D’Alene, ID. ~50 attendees.
Technical Panelist. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wolverine Science Workshop. Spokane, WA. Apr. 3-4, 2014. Synthesis of snow and climate change science as part of an expert panel that was assembled to address potential concerns regarding the listing of wolverines under the Endangered Species Act.