John Pitlick


Contact Information
Guggenheim 315

Affiliated Departments


Secondary Core Area

Research Interests

Fluvial geomorphology, surface-water hydrology, physical-biological interactions in rivers.


Ph.D. 1988 Colorado State University


Administrator for the Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Program

  • CO-Director along with Diane McKnight.
  • GEOG Faculty representative
  • ENVS Faculty representative (co-representative with Diane McKnight)

Research topics:

  • Process-based models coupling hydrology, geomorphology and material transport across a continuum of scales.
  • Sediment transport and channel change processes in natural and altered river systems.
  • Interactions between geomorphology and ecosystem processes, including food-web dynamics and nutrient cycling.