University of California, Riverside

Andrew Gray Lab



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CURRICULUM VITAE

ANDREW B. GRAY
 
212 Science Laboratories 1
University of California
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
(951) 827-6159

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS

  PhD Hydrologic Sciences, June, 2014
  Adviser:  Professor Gregory Pasternack
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
  BA Biology: Ecology and Evolution, December, 2001
  Adviser: Professor Paul Sereno

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

UNIVERSITY of CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE

 Assistant ProfessorJuly, 2015 – present
 
UNIVERSITY of CALIFORNIA, DAVIS.
  Postdoctoral ScholarAugust, 2014 – July, 2015
 
UNIVERSITY of CALIFORNIA, DAVIS.
  Graduate Student Researcher, Teaching Assistant, 2007 – 2014

PUBLICATIONS

Gray AB, Pasternack GB, Watson EB, Goñi MA, Hatten JA, Warrick JA. 2016. Conversion to drip irrigated agriculture may offset historic anthropogenic and wildfire contributions to sediment production. Science of the Total Environment 556: 219-230. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.03.018.

Gray AB, Pasternack GB, Watson EB, Goñi MA. 2015. Abandoned channel fill sequences in the tidal estuary of a small mountainous, dry-summer river. Sedimentology 63(1): 176-206. doi: 10.1111/sed.12223.

Gray AB, Pasternack GB, Watson EB, Warrick JA, Goñi MA. 2015. Effects of antecedent hydrologic conditions, time dependence, and climate cycles on the suspended sediment load of the Salinas River, California. Journal of Hydrology, 525, 632-649. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.04.025.


Gray AB, Pasternack GB, Watson EB, Warrick JA, Goñi MA. 2015. The effect of El Niño Southern Oscillation cycles on the decadal scale suspended sediment behavior of a coastal dry-summer subtropical catchment. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40(2), 272-284. doi: 10.1002/esp.3627.

Gray AB, Warrick JA, Pasternack GB, Watson EB, Goñi MA. 2014. Suspended sediment behavior in a coastal dry-summer subtropical catchment: Effects of hydrologic preconditions. Geomorphology, 214, 485-501. doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.03.009.

Watson EB, Pasernack GB, Gray AB, Goni MA, Woolfolk AM. 2013. Particle size characterization of historic sediment deposition from a closed estuarine lagoon, Central California. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 126, 23-33. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2013.04.006.

Warrick, J.A., Hatten, J.A., Pasternack, G.B., Gray, A.B., Goni, M.A., Wheatcroft, R.A. 2012. The effects of wildfire on the sediment yield of a coastal California watershed. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 124(7-8), 1130-1146. doi:10.1130/B30451.1.

Watson EB, Wasson K, Paternack GB, Woolfolk A, VanDyke E, Gray AB, Wheatcroft RA, Pakenham A. 2011. Applications from paleoecology to environmental management and restoration in a dynamic coastal environment. Restoration Ecology, 19, 765-775. doi: 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00722.x.

Gray AB, Pasternack GB, Watson EB. 2010. Hydrogen peroxide treatment effects on the particle size distribution of alluvial and marsh sediments. Holocene, 20(2), 293- 301. doi: 10.1177/0959683609350390.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

Gray AB, Pasternack GB. 2016. Colusa Basin Drainage Area Fluvial Sediments: Dynamics, Environmental Impacts and Recommendations for Future Monitoring. Final Report of The Colusa Basin Suspended Sediment Project to The Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board. University of California, Davis. 231 pp. .

Henkle JE, Pasternack GB, Gray AB. 2016. The 2015 Battle Creek Watershed Hydrology and Sediment Report. Prepared for the Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board. University of California, Davis. 255 pp. .

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Conference Presentations

Hatten JA, Warrick JA, Gray AB, Watson EB, Pasternack GB, Goñi MA, Wheatcroft RA. 2012. The role of wildfire in the export of particulate and pyrogenic organic carbon from a small mountainous river. European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2012. Vienna, Austria, 22-27 April, 2012. (Oral)

Hatten JA, Warrick JA, Gray AB, Watson EB, Pasternack GB, Goñi MA, Wheatcroft RA, Dewey J. 2011. Effects of wildfire on the flux of particulate organic carbon and nitrogen from a coastal California watershed. North American Forest Ecology Workshop. Roanoke, VA, 19-23 June, 2011. (Oral)

Goñi MA, Hatten JA, Wheatcroft RA, Borgeld J, Williamson A, Padgett J, Pasternack GB, Gray AB, Watson EB. 2009. Discharge-related trends in the composition of particulate organic matter exported by small mountainous rivers: results from Oregon and California. Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52): Fall Meet. Suppl. Abstract B52A-01. The 2009 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 December, 2009. (Oral)

Academic/Scientific Presentations

Non-Stationary Suspended Sediment Dynamics: Implications for Water Quality, Monitoring and Assessment. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA, 13 May, 2016.

Three Rivers and a Drainage Ditch: A Tale of Non-Stationary Fluvial Sediment Dynamics Under Shifting Land Use, Climatic and Disturbance Regimes. USGS California Water Science Center. San Diego, CA, 10 March, 2016.

Hot Fuzz! or Deciphering non-stationary fluvial suspended sediment dynamics. UCR Department of Earth Sciences Hewett Club Seminar Series. Riverside, CA, 9 October, 2015.

Linking watershed flow and suspended sediment flux dynamics in a non-stationary climate. UCR Department of Environmental Sciences Watershed Hydrologist Search Seminar Series. Riverside, CA, 11 May, 2015.

Non-stationary fluvial suspended sediment dynamics. USGS California Water Science Center Seminar Series. Sacramento, CA, 27 April, 2015.

Suspended sediment dynamics of small mountainous rivers. Chico State University GEOS/AGES Seminar Series. Chico, CA, 6 May, 2014.

Presentations

Hickman ZK, Briles CE, Gray AB. 2016. Characterizing snow avalanches recorded in lake sediments in central Colorado. The Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. 25-28 September. (Poster)

Gray AB, Pasternack G., Watson EB, Goñi MA, Hatten JA, Warrick JA. 2016. Changing agricultural operations may obscure wildfire contributions to watershed sediment production. The Association of American Geographers 2016 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 29 March – 2 April. (Oral)

Gray AB, Pasternack GB, Warrick JA, Watson EB, Goñi MA. 2014. Abandoned channel fill sequences in tidal estuaries. Abstract EP41A-3497. 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 December. (Poster)

Hatten JA, Warrick JA, Gray AB, Watson EB, Pasternack GB, Goñi MA, Wheatcroft RA. 2013. The role of wildfire in the export of particulate and pyrogenic organic carbon from small mountainous rivers. The Water and Environmental Science and Resource Management Seminar 2013. University of Washington. Seattle, Washington. January 22, 2013. (Oral)

Gray AB, Warrick JA, Pasternack GB, Watson EB, Goñi MA. 2013. Effects of climate, hydrologic event history and land use change on the fine suspended sediment behavior of a central California river. The 10th International Conference on Fluvial Sedimentology (ICFS 10), Leeds, UK, 14-19 July, 2013. (Oral)

Gray AB, Warrick JA, Watson EB, Pasternack GB, Goñi MA. 2013. Effects of hydrologic event history on the suspended sediment behavior of a central California river. The 26th Pacific Climate Conference (PACLIM), Pacific Grove, CA, 3-6 March, 2013. (Oral)

Hatten JA, Warrick JA, Gray AB, Watson EB, Pasternack GB, Goñi MA, Wheatcroft RA. 2013. The role of wildfire in the export of particulate and pyrogenic organic carbon from small mountainous rivers. The Water Resources and Graduate Program Seminar Winter 2013. Oregon State University. Corvallis, Oregon. 6 March, 2013. (Oral)

Gray AB, Pasternack GB, Warrick JA, Watson EB, Goñi MA. 2012. Effects of hydrologic event history on suspended-sediment behavior. Abstract EP41B-0802. 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 3-7 December, 2012. (Poster)

Hatten JA, Warrick JA, Goñi MA, Wheatcroft RA, Pasternack GB, Gray AB, Watson EB. 2011. The role of wildfire in the export of particulate organic carbon from a small mountainous river. Abstract B23C-0434. The 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 4-9 December, 2011. (Poster)

Warrick JA, Hatten JA, Gray AB, Watson EB, Pasternack GB, Goñi MA, Wheatcroft RA. 2010. The effects of fire-flood events on the sediment yield of a coastal California watershed. Abstract EP32B-06. The 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 13-17 December, 2010. (Oral)

Hatten JA, Goñi MA, Wheatcroft RA, Borgeld JC, Padgett JS, Pasternack GB, Gray AB, Watson EB, Warrick, JA. 2010. Watershed Fire Regime Effects On Particulate Organic Carbon Composition in Oregon and California Coast Range Rivers, Abstract B33E-0434. The 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 13-17 December, 2010. (Poster)

Goñi MA, Hatten JA, Wheatcroft RA, Borgeld J, Pasternack G, Gray A, Watson E. 2009. Hydroclimatic and geomorphic controls on particulate organic matter in small mountainous rivers. Goldschmidt Conference. Knoxville, TN. June 13-18, 2010. (Oral)

Hatten JA, Goñi MA, Wheatcroft RA, Borgeld J, Williamson A, Padgett J, Pasternack GB, Gray AB, Watson, EB. 2009. Trends in Particulate Organic Carbon Composition In Oregon And California Coast Range Rivers. Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52): Fall Meet. Suppl. Abstract B53A-0372. The 2009 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 December, 2009. (Poster)

Goñi MA, Hatten JA, Mulrooney E, Wheatcroft RA, Borgeld J, Williamson A, Padgett J, Pasternack G, Gray A, Watson E. 2009. Discharge related trends in concentration and composition of particulate organic matter in rivers draining the coast ranges of Oregon and California: Implications for river-ocean coherence. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Portland, Oregon. November 1-5, 2009. (Poster)

Watson EB, Pasternack GB, Gray AB, Pakenham A, Wheatcroft RA, Goñi MA. 2008. Rates and patterns of sediment deposition in the Salinas River basin, Central California. EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 89(53): H11F-0844. The 2008 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 December, 2008. (Poster)

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Journal Reviewer:  Paleolimnology, Geomorphology; Land Degradation and Development; Journal of Hydrology;

                              Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies; Science of the Total Environment; Scientia Iranica; Water;
                              Water, Soil and Air Pollution; Ecological Processes.

Grant Reviewer:  California Department of Fish and Wildlife: Bay-Delta Ecosystem Restoration Program; Maryland Sea                                 Grant

Member:  Groundwater Hydrologist Search Committee

                 Department of Environmental Sciences, UCR, 2015 – 2016

Representative:  Graduate Student Association

                             Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Group, UCD, 2014 – 2015

Member:  Seminar Series Committee        

                  Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Group, UCD, 2010 – 2012

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND AWARDS

Member: American Association of Geographers, American Geophysical Union,

                International Association of Sedimentologists

Graduate Student Travel Award, Graduate Student Association, UC Davis, 2013

Graduate Student Travel Award, Office of Graduate Studies, UC Davis, 2013

Graduate Student Travel Award, International Association of Sedimentologists, 2013

GRANTS AND FUNDING AWARDS

Assessment of Blue Carbon Stocks and Long-Term Carbon Storage in Seagrass Meadows of Bahia San Quintin, Baja California, Mexico, Co-PI, UC MEXUS-CONACYT ($25,000), 2016-2017

Debris Flow and Debris Basin Management Impacts on Water Quality, PI, California Institute for Water Resources, UC ANR, ($24,378), 2016 – 2018 

 
Colusa Basin Sediment Project, Postdoc, Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, ($64,813), 2014 – 2015

Henry A. Jastro Shields Graduate Research Grants. UC Davis, (total $9,000), 2010 – 2012

Summer Graduate Student Researcher Award. UC Davis, ($11,000), 2010

Ernest E. Hill Fellowship for Graduate Research. UC Davis, ($2,500), 2010

Richter Grand for Undergraduate Research. U Chicago, ($1,000), 2000

 

 

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Contact Information

The Gray Lab
Watershed Hydrology, Geomorphology, Sedimentology, Water Quality

Tel: (951) 827-6159
E-mail: andrew.gray@ucr.edu

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