ABOUT THE ALASKA
USGS ALASKA DATA RESOURCES
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Joshua C. Koch
Title: Research Hydrologist
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7119
Fax: (907) 786-7150
Education and/or Training
|PhD||2010||University of Colorado, Boulder, CO||Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering|
|MS||2005||University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ||Department of Hydrology|
|BA||2001||Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT||Earth and Environmental Sciences|
Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests
Surface water / groundwater interactions; hyporheic hydrology and biogeochemistry; carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus cycling; flow above/through frozen ground; soil pipe formation and transport; hydrologic modeling.
|2011 - Present||Research Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Anchorage, AK|
|2006 - 2011||Student Hydrologist, Branch of Regional Research, USGS, Boulder, CO|
|2005 - 2006|| Research Assistant, Institute of Alpine and Arctic Research, University of Colorado, Boulder|
|2003 - 2005||Research Assistant, Semi-Arid Hydrology and Riparian Areas, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ|
|2002 - 2003||Hydrologist Intern, Branch of Regional Research, USGS, Lakewood, CO|
|2001 - 2002||Hydrologist Intern, MA-RI Water District, USGS, Northborough, MA|
Professional Activities and/or Memberships
American Geophysical Union, Hydrology and Cryosphere Sections
American Water Resources Association - Alaska Chapter
Association of Polar Early Career Scientists
Significant Recent Publications
Koch, J. C., R. L. Runkel, R. Striegl, and D. M. McKnight. 2013. Hydrologic controls on the transport and cycling of carbon and nitrogen in a boreal catchment underlain by continuous permafrost. J. of Geophys Research-Biogeosciences DOI:10.1002/jgrg.20058
Callegary, J. B., C. P. Kikuchi, J. C. Koch, M. R. Lilly, and S. A. Leake. 2013. Review: Groundwater in Alaska (USA), Hydrogeology Journal, 21(1):25-39.
Koch, J. C., S. A. Ewing, R. Striegl, and D. M. McKnight. 2013. Rapid runoff via shallow throughflow and deeper preferential flow in a boreal catchment underlain by frozen silt (Alaska, USA), Hydrogeology Journal, 21(1):93-106.
Pearce, J., T. DeGange, P. Flint, T. Fondell, D. Gustine, L. Holland-Bartels, A. Hope, J. Hupp, J. Koch, S. Talbot, D. Ward, and M. Whalen. 2012. Changing Arctic Ecosystems—Measuring and forecasting the response of Alaska's terrestrial ecosystem to a warming climate. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3144, 4 p.
Koch, J. C., R. Neupauer, and D. M. McKnight. 2011. Simulating unsteady flow, anabranching, and hyporheic dynamics in a glacial meltwater stream using a coupled surface water routing and groundwater flow model. Water Res. Research 47:W05530.
Koch, J. C., D. M. McKnight, and J. Baeseman. 2010. Effect of unsteady flow on nitrate loss in an oligotrophic, glacial meltwater stream. J. of Geophys Research-Biogeosciences 115:G01001.