Timothy E. Link
Timothy E. Link, Ph.D.
Professor of Hydrology
Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences
University of Idaho
111 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow, Idaho 11111-1133
- 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
Seyednasrollah, B.*, M. Kumar, and T. E. Link. 2013. On the role of tree density on net radiation on the forest floor. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. v. 118 n. 15, 8359-8374. DOI:10.1002/jgrd.50575.
Ellis, C. R.*, J. W. Pomeroy, and T. E. Link. 2013. Modeling increases in snowmelt yield and desynchronization resulting from forest gap-thinning treatments in a northern mountain headwater basin. Water Resources Research. v. 49, 1-14, DOI :10.1002/wrcr.20089.
Meromy, L.*, N. P. Molotch, T. E. Link, S. R. Fassnacht, and R. Rice. 2013. Subgrid variability of snow water equivalent at operational snow stations in the western USA. Hydrological Processes. v. 27, 2383–2400, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9355.
Kumar, M., R. Wang, and T. E. Link. 2012. Effects of more extreme precipitation regimes on maximum seasonal snow water equivalent. Geophysical Research Letters. DOI:10.1029/2012GL052972.
Reba, M. L.*, D. Marks, T. E. Link, J. W. Pomeroy, and A. Winstral. 2012. Sensitivity of model parameterizations for simulated latent heat flux at the snow surface for complex mountain sites. Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9619.
Lawler, R. R.* and T. E. Link. 2011. Quantification of incoming all-wave radiation in discontinuous forest canopies with application to snowmelt prediction. Hydrological Processes. doi: 10.1002/hyp.8150.
Chauvin, G. M.*, G. N. Flerchinger, T. E. Link, D. Marks, A. H. Winstral*, and M. S. Seyfried. 2011. Long-term water balance and conceptual model of a semi-arid mountainous catchment, Journal of Hydrology, 400, pp. 133-43. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.01.031.
Gravelle, J. A.*, T. E. Link, J. Broglio† and J. Braatne. 2009. Impacts of timber harvest on aquatic macroinvertebrate community composition in a northern Idaho watershed. Forest Science. v. 55, n. 4, 352-366.
Reba, M. L.*, T. E. Link, D. Marks, and J. Pomeroy. 2009. An assessment of corrections for eddy covariance measured turbulent fluxes over snow in mountain environments. Water Resources Research, 45, W00D38, doi:10.1029/2008WR007045.
Hubbart, J. A.*, T. E. Link, J. A. Gravelle*, and W. J. Elliot. 2007. Timber harvest impacts on hydrologic yield in the continental/maritime hydroclimatic region of the U. S. Forest Science, v. 53, n. 2, 169-180.
Gravelle, J. A.*, and T. E. Link. 2007. Influence of timber harvesting on water temperatures in a northern Idaho watershed. Forest Science, V. 53, n. 2, 189-205.*denotes student author
Outstanding Advisor, UI College of Natural Resources, 2012
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), USDA-CSREES, 2003
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.
2013–2014: Effects of forest management and succession on long-term carbon and water budgets. Funded by the USDA Forest Service, Western Wildlands Environmental Threat Assessment Center.
2010–2014: Development of a smart 3-D wireless sensor network for terrain-climate research in remote mountainous environments. Funded by NSF-DBI.
2009–2014: A WATERS test bed to investigate the impacts of changing snow conditions on hydrologic processes in the western United States. Funded by NSF-CBET.
2009–2013: Modeling snow, soil moisture, and streamflow impacts on water, soil, and vegetation resources in semi-arid basins. Funded by USDA-ARS.
2006–2011: Impact of forest treatments and climate change on hydrologic regimes: Assessment of mechanisms that affect hydrologic alteration. Funded by USDA-NRI.
Tour Organizer: Mica Creek Experimental Watershed. Technical Field Tour for SAF Annual Convention, Spokane, WA. Oct. 24, 2012.
Environmental Educator for Outdoor Adventure River Specialists (O.A.R.S). Delivered lectures and coordinated field exercises on climatology, meteorology, geomorphology, hydrology, water quality, ecohydrology, stream gauging. Middle Fork of the Salmon River, May 28-June 2, 2012.
Environmental Educator for Outdoor Adventure River Specialists (O.A.R.S). Delivered lectures and coordinated field exercises on climatology, meteorology, geomorphology, hydrology, water quality, ecohydrology, stream gauging. Main Salmon River, May 27-June 2, 2011. 25 commercial river guide participants.
Tour Organizer: Mica Creek Experimental Watershed, tour for U. S. Forest Service managers. Sep. 10, 2009. 26 student and agency participants.
Tour Organizer: Mica Creek Experimental Watershed, tour for University of Idaho alumni: Celebrating 100 years of forestry education. Sep. 12, 2009. 9 alumni participants.