Picture of Sidney Bush
PhD Candidate
• Forest hydrology • Catchment hydrology

Offices: SEEC S224 (East Campus), Guggenheim 310 (Main Campus)
Pronouns: she/her

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Advisor: Holly Barnard



  • M.A. (Geography), University of Colorado Boulder, 2017
  • B.Sc. (Environmental Sciences), University of Virginia, 2015


  • 12th Annual Hydrologic Sciences Symposium Poster Session Award, University of Colorado Boulder, 2017
  • NSF GRFP Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation, 2016


Bush, S. A., Stallard, R. F., Ebel, B., and Barnard, H. R., 2020: Assessing plot‐scale impacts of land use on overland flow generation in Central Panama. Hydrological Processes, 34(25): 5043-5069. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.13924

Birch, A., Stallard, R. F., Bush, S. A., and Barnard, H. R., 2021: The influence of land cover and storm magnitude on hydrologic flowpath activation and runoff generation in steep tropical catchments of central Panama. Journal of Hydrology, 596: 126138. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126138

Avellaneda, P. M., Jefferson, A. J., Grieser, J. M., and Bush, S. A., 2017: Simulation of the cumulative hydrological response to green infrastructure. Water Resources Research, 53(4): 3087-3101. DOI: 10.1002/2016WR019836

Bush, S. A., 2017: Assessing the impact of land-use change on surface runoff generation within the Panama Canal Watershed. University of Colorado Boulder, MA thesis.


Teaching assistant for:

  • GEOG 3511: Introduction to Hydrology
  • GEOG 1011: Environmental Systems 2: Landscapes & Water
  • GEOG 1001: Environmental Systems 1: Climate & Vegetation
  • GEOG 4371: Forest Geography