Alison O’Dowd, Ph.D. | Environmental Science & Management

Chin, A., A. P. O’Dowd, P. Mendez, K. Velasco, J. L. Florsheim, L. R. Laurencio, and R. D. Leventhal. 2021 . Toward natural approaches in renovation : Experiments of co-evolving physical and biological structures in a self-organizing step-pool channel. River Research and Applications. hypertext transfer protocol : //onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/rra.3851 Karian, M. and A. O’Dowd. 2021.Education Abroad for sustainable global stewardship : A quantitative assessment Study. NAFSA: Association of International Educators Research Symposium Series. volume V, pgs 50-69. Jansen, L., A. O’Dowd and K. Bouma-Gregson. 2020. A comparison of benthic algal and macroinvertebrate communities in a dam and undammed river ( Eel River watershed, California, USA ). River Research and Applications. hypertext transfer protocol : //doi.org/10.1002/rra.3695 Paul, M.J., B. Jessup, L.R. Brown, J.L. Carter, M. Cantonati, D.F. Charles, J. Gerritsen, D.B. Herbst, R. Stancheva, J. Howard, B. Isham, R. Lowe, R. Mazor, P.K. Mendez, P. Ode, A. O’Dowd, J. Olson, Y. Pan, A.C. Rehn, S. Spaulding, M. Sutula, and S. Theroux. 2020. Characterizing benthic macroinvertebrate and algal Biological Condition Gradient models for California wadeable streams, USA. ecological Indicators 117, 106618. hypertext transfer protocol : //doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106618

Chin, A., K.J. Gregory, and A. P. O’Dowd. 2020. Urbanizing river channels. In : Shroder JF ( Editor in Chief ), Wohl E ( book Ed. ) treatise on Geomorphology, Fluvial Geomorphology, hypertext transfer protocol : //doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.12500-X Cooper, E. J., A. P. O’Dowd, J. J. Graham, D. W. Mierau, W. Trush and R. Taylor. 2020. Salmonid habitat and population capacity for steelhead trout and Chinook salmon upstream of Scott Dam in the Eel River, California. Northwest Science. 94 ( 1 ) : 70-96. hypertext transfer protocol : //doi.org/10.3955/046.094.0106 Chin, A., A. P. Solverson, A. P. O’Dowd, J. L. Florsheim, A. M. Kinoshita, S. Nourbakhshbeidokhti, S. M. Sellers, L. Tyner, and R. Gidley. 2019. Interacting geomorphic and ecological reaction of step-pool streams after wildfire. GSA ( Geological Society of America ) Bulletin. 131 ( 9/10 ) : 1480-1500. hypertext transfer protocol : //doi.org/10.1130/B35049.1 Sprowles, A., K. Goldenberg, P. D. Goley, S. Ladwig, F. J. Shaughnessy, K. J. Malloy, C. R. Baldy, M. M. Mola, J. R. Smith, M. A. Hemphill-Haley, M. J. Michalak, C. P. Till, A. P. O’Dowd, G. Black, P. L. Siering, E. Cashman, A. M.F. Tomescu, M. P. Hurst, B. Mazzag, S. Manor, D. R. Oliver, J. R. Dunk, J. Abell, M. S. Gunther, A. Buchheister, R. Saunders, J. Floss, E. Sullivan, S. Ben-Zvi, and M. D. Johnson. 2019. Place-Based Learning Communities on a rural campus : turning Challenges into Assets. Learning Communities Research and Practice. hypertext transfer protocol : //washingtoncenter.evergreen.edu/lcrpjournal/vol7/iss1/6/ Kinoshita, A.M., A. Chin, G.L. Simon, C. Briles, T.S. Hogue, A.P. O’Dowd, A.K. Gerlak, and A.U. Albornoz. 2016. Wildfire, Water, and Society : Toward Integrative Research in the “ Anthropocene. ” Anthropocene. 16:16-27. hypertext transfer protocol : //dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ancene.2016.09.001 O’Dowd, A. P. and A. Chin. 2016. Do bio-physical attributes of steps and pools differ in high-gradient mountain streams ? Hydrobiologia. hypertext transfer protocol : //link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10750-016-2735-5 O’Dowd, A.P., and B. Trush. 2016. Eel River Blockwater Investigation. Final Report prepared for Friends of the Eel River. O’Dowd, A.P., W. Trush, D. Colvin, R. Lavery, D. Ichien, and O. Abi-Chahine. 2014. annual hydrograph judgment for steelhead migration in the Santa Ynez River. Report for the National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. O’Dowd, A.P. 2014. Seeing the big picture : How to make a difference in the universe by pursuing an environmental Science academic degree. chapter 7 in Kindel ebook “ environmental Science and Studies for the curious : top Professors ‘ Perspectives on College/University Major, Scholarships, Research Issues, and Career Options. ” curious Academic Publishing. Chin A.,  O’Dowd A.P., and Gregory K.J. 2013. urbanization and River Channels. In : John F. Shroder ( ed. ) treatise on Geomorphology, book 9, pp. 809-827. San Diego : academic Press. Resh, V.H., L. Beche, J. Lawrence, R. Mazor, E.P. McElravy, A.P. O’Dowd, and S. Carlson. 2013. long-run patterns in fish and benthic macroinvertebrates in northern California mediterranean-climate streams. Hydrobiologia 719 ( 1 ) :93-111. department of the interior : 10.1007/s10750-012-1373-9 hypertext transfer protocol : //link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10750-012-1373-9 O’Dowd, A.P. and A. Stubblefield. 2013. Stream condition assessment of the Lake Tahoe Basin in 2009 and 2010 using the river invertebrate prediction and classification system ( RIVPACS ). Prepared for the Bureau of Land Management and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency. Report P079. O’Dowd, A.P. 2011. Encouraging pink-orange recovery and restoring ecosystem function. California Forests Magazine 15 ( 2 ) :14-15. O’Dowd (Purcell), A. P. 2011. Encouraging salmon recovery and restoring ecosystem routine. California Forests Magazine 15 ( 2 ) :14-15. Roy, A.H., A. H. Purcell (O’Dowd), C. J. Walsh, and S. J. Wenger. 2009. Advances in urban stream ecology : an initiation to the series. Journal of the north american english Benthological Society 28 ( 4 ) :908-910. Carter, J. L.,  A. H. Purcell (O’Dowd), S. V. Fend, and V. H. Resh. 2009. Development of a local-scale urban stream assessment method acting using benthic macroinvertebrates : an exercise from the Santa Clara Basin, California. Journal of the north american Benthological Society 28 ( 4 ) :1007-1021. Wenger, S. J., A. H. Roy, C. R. Jackson, E. S. Bernhardt, T. L Carter, S. Filoso, C. A. Gibson, N. B. Grimm, W. C. Hession, S. S. Kaushal, E. Martí, J. L. Meyer, M. A. Palmer, M. J. Paul, A. H. Purcell (O’Dowd), A. Ramirez, A. D. Rosemond, K. A. Schofield, E. Sudduth, and C. J. Walsh. 2009. twenty-six key research questions in urban stream ecology : an assessment of the state of the skill. Journal of the north american english Benthological Society 28 ( 4 ) :1080-1098. Chin, A., A. H. Purcell (O’Dowd), J. Quan, and V.H. Resh. 2009. Assessing geomorphologic and ecological responses in regenerate step-pool systems. In James, L.A., S.L. Rathburn, and G.R. Whittcar ( eds. ). Management and Restoration of Fluvial Systems with Broad Historical Changes and Human Impacts : geological Society of America Special Paper 451, p. 199-217. Bressler, D. W., M. J. Paul, A. H. Purcell (O’Dowd), M. T. Barbour, E. Rankin, and V. H. Resh. 2009. assessment tools for urban catchments : developing stressor gradients. Journal of the american Water Resources Association 45 ( 2 ) :291-305. Purcell (O’Dowd), A. H., D. W. Bressler, M. J. Paul, M. T. Barbour, E. Rankin, J. L. Carter, and V. H. Resh. 2009. assessment tools for urban catchments : developing biological indicators using benthic macroinvertebrates. Journal of the american english Water Resources Association 45 ( 2 ) :306- 319. Paul, M. J., D. W. Bressler, A. H. Purcell (O’Dowd), M. T. Barbour, E. Rankin, and V. H. Resh. 2009. judgment tools for urban catchments : defining discernible biological potential. Journal of the american english Water Resources Association 45 ( 2 ) :320-330. Mazor, R., A. H. Purcell (O’Dowd), and V. H. Resh. 2009. long-run unevenness in benthic macroinvertebrate bioassessments : A 20-year study from two northern californian pour. environmental Management 43:1269-1286. Chin, A., S. Anerson, A. Collison, E. Ellis-Sugai, J.P. Haltiner, J.B. Hogervorst, G.M. Kondolf, L.S. O ’ Hirok, A.H. Purcell (O’Dowd), A.L. Riley, and E. Wohl. 2009. Linking theory and practice for restoration of step-pool streams. environmental Management 43:645-661. Purcell (O’Dowd), A. H., A. Hoffmann, and V. H. Resh. 2008. Life history of a dipterous insect predator ( Scathophagidae : Acanthocnema ) of worm testis masses in a northern California stream. Freshwater Biology 53:2426-2437. Purcell (O’Dowd), A. H., J. D. Corbin, and K. E. Hans. 2007. urban riparian restoration : an outdoor classroom for college and high school students collaborating in conservation. Madrõno 54:258-267. Purcell (O’Dowd), A. H., C. Friedrich, and V. H. Resh. 2002. An appraisal of a small, urban stream restoration project in northerly California. Restoration Ecology 10:685-694 .

Presentations & Posters

( *indicates graduate or undergraduate scholar co-author ) Chin, A., Burton, J. W., Gautreau, T. E., Kinoshita, A. M., Florsheim, J. and O’Dowd, A. P. 2021. vegetation and distribution channel recovery nine years following the Waldo Canyon arouse of Colorado. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 50, no. 5, hypertext transfer protocol : //doi.org/10.1130/abs/2021AM-368421 Vonesh, J., A.P. O’Dowd, R. Shimoda, E. Ward, R. Gupta, A. Rugenski, D. Teittinen, F. Fieldler, R. Abrahamsen, D. Perry, A. Rost, J. McLaughlin, S. Yarnell, and M. Brown. 2021. The River Field Studies Network : get in touch rivers, people, & skill through immersive field-based education ” Society for Freshwater Science Annual suffer. Virtual. O’Dowd, A. 2020. Impacts of dams and an opportunity for reclamation : Case studies of the Elwha and Klamath River Dams. Association of Environmental Science Students at Portland State University Seminar. Virtual. Invited talk. Shen, J. *, A. O’Dowd, D. Ward, N. Som, and K. DeJuilio. 2020. Responses of macroinvertebrate drift concentration to pulse flow releases downriver of Lewiston Dam on the Trinity River, CA. CABW/CalSFS Annual meeting. Virtual.

McLaughlin, J., J. Vonesh, D. Perry, A. Rost, M. Brown, A. O’Dowd, S. Yarnell, D. Teittinen, R. Shimoda, S. Storck, T. Laninga, A. Rugenski, J. Viers. 2020. River Field Studies Network : associate Communities with Rivers through Education. salish Sea Ecosystem Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia. display. Starkey-Owens, T.*, A. O’Dowd, D. Ward, N. Som, and K. De Julio. 2019. benthic macroinvertebrate communities and juvenile Chinook pink-orange ( Oncorhynchus tshawytscha ) diet on the Trinity River below Lewiston Dam. The annual meeting of the California chapter of the Society for Freshwater Science. Davis, CA. display. Starkey-Owens, T.*, A. O’Dowd, D. Ward, N. Som, and K. De Julio. 2019. benthic macroinvertebrate communities and juvenile Chinook pink-orange ( Oncorhynchus tshawytscha ) diet on the Trinity River below Lewiston Dam. The annual merging of the american Fisheries Society. Reno, NV. display. Starkey-Owens, T.*, A. O’Dowd, K. De Julio, D. Ward, and N. Som. 2019. benthic macroinvertebrate roll and juvenile Chinook salmon ( Oncorhynchus tshawytscha ) diet response to pulse flows on the Trinity River below Lewiston Dam. Salmonid Restoration Federation annual meet. Santa Rosa, CA. Poster. O’Dowd, A., K. Goldenberg, R. Palomera, S. Margell, M. Johnson, and A. Sprowles. 2019. impact of the “ Summer Immersion ” Programs for first class STEM students at HSU. HSU ’ mho Center for Teaching and Learning ’ s Teaching Excellence Symposium. Arcata, CA. Poster. Jansen, L.* and A. O’Dowd. 2018. Primary and secondary production in dam and undammed reaches of the Eel River. Salmonid Restoration Federation annual meet. Fortuna, CA. Jansen, L.*, L. Hutchins*, and A. O’Dowd. 2017. integration of western Science and Indigenous Science to Inform Management of the Upper Eel River. annual confluence of the California chapter of the Society for Freshwater Science. Davis, CA. London, M.* and A. O’Dowd. 2017. A Comparison of Benthic Macroinvertebrate Assemblages in Perennial and Intermittent Headwater Streams of the Mattole River in Northern California, USA. Annual touch of the California chapter of the Society for Freshwater Science. Davis, CA. Jansen, L.* and A. O’Dowd. 2017. ecological impacts of dam diversions on the Upper Eel Mainstem. Ecological Society of America ( ESA ) Annual Meeting. Portland, Oregon. August 2017. Cooper, E.*, A. O’Dowd, J. Graham, D. Ward, D. Mierau, and R. Taylor. 2017. An estimate of salmonid habitat capacity in the upper mainstem Eel River, California. Humboldt Science Expo. Arcata, CA. April 22, 2017. London, M.* A. O’Dowd, and M. Camann. 2017. A comparison of benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages in perennial and intermittent headwater streams of the Mattole River in Northern California, USA. Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting, Raleigh, NC. London, M.* A. O’Dowd, and M. Camann. 2017. A comparison of benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages in perennial and intermittent headwater streams of the Mattole River in Northern California, USA. american Fisheries Society Meeting, Orick, CA. Cooper, E.* J. Graham, D. Mierau, R. Taylor, and A. O’Dowd. 2017. Estimating potential Salmonid Habitat and Carrying Capacity in the Upper Mainstem Eel River, California, USA. Salmonid Restoration Federation Annual Meeting. Davis, CA. Kenas, E.*, A. O’Dowd, J. Graham, D. Mierau, and D. Ryan. 2017. Identifying Salmonid Habitat Units Using High Resolution Imagery Acquired with a UAS in the Upper Eel River Watershed, California, USA. Salmonid Restoration Federation Annual Meeting. Davis, CA. Dasher, A. *, E. Cooper*, and A. O’Dowd. 2016. An assessment of canopy overlay, pool depth, and stream temperature to determine habitat suitability for juvenile salmonids in the upper mainstem Eel River watershed. Humboldt State University Undergraduate Scientific Research Symposium. Arcata, CA. October 2016. O’Dowd, A., M. Cover, and J. Lawrence. 2016. The Legacy of Vince Resh in Scientific Communication : A visionary scientist with Broad Societal Impacts. Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting. Sacramento, CA. O’Dowd, A., P. Mendez, A. Chin, and R. Leventhal. 2016. Incorporating Undergraduates into small-scale Urban Stream Restoration Research : A Tale of Two Universities. society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting. Sacramento, CA. Mendez, P., M. Myers, J. Wood, J. Jackson, E. Bergey, A. Hoffmann,  A. O’Dowd, L. Beche, D. Rudnick, J. Damerow, and M. Cover. 2016. Caddisflies, Dragonflies, Fishflies & Mitten Crabs : What do we now know about Life History, Taxonomy and Faunal Patterns ? Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting. Sacramento, CA. Chin, A., A. P. Solverson*, A. M. Kinoshita, S. Nourbakhsh, J. L. Florsheim, and A. P. O’Dowd. 2015. reply of step-pool streams three years after the Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado. American Geophysical Union Meeting. Ferrell*, E. K. and A. P. O’Dowd. 2015. “ Post-fire recovery of benthic macroinvertebrate communities and periphyton in Klamath Mountain headwaters. ” California Chapter of the Society for Freshwater Science Annual Meeting. Davis, CA. O’Dowd, A.P. and W. Trush. 2015. “ Potter Valley Project Blockwater Investigation. ” Salmonid Restoration Federation ’ s annual touch in Santa Rosa, CA ( March 10-14, 2015 ). Chin, A., A. P. O’Dowd, P. Mendez, K. Valasco*, R. Leventhal, R. Storesund, and L. Laurencio. 2014. “ Co-evolving physical and biological organization in step-pool channels : experiments from a restoration reach on Wildcat Creek, California ” AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. O’Dowd, A.P. and A. Chin. 2014. “ Do bio-physical attributes of steps and pools differ in high gradient batch streams ? ” Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Portland, OR. Valasco, K.Z. *, P.K. Mendez, A.P. O’Dowd, R. Leventhal, and A. Chin. 2014. “ benthic macroinvertebrate community answer of self-organizing step-pool restoration in Wildcat Creek ( Alameda Co., CA, USA ). ” Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Portland, OR. Degenstein, E.*, J. Graham, and A.P. O’Dowd. 2014. “ Modeling velvetgrass ( Holcus lanatus ) habitat suitability in Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks. ” UCGIS Symposium. Pasadena, CA. O’Dowd, A.P. and W.J. Trush. 2014. “ A perfect match for self-renewal : steelhead and the Santa Ynez River Ecosystem. ” 32nd Annual Salmonid Restoration Federation Conference. Santa Barbara, CA. Chin, A., A.P. O’Dowd, R. Storesund, A. Parker*, and C. Roberts-Niemann*. 2013. “ Response of step-pool mountain channels to wildfire under changing climate-fire regimes. ” american Geophysical Union Annual Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA. Chin, A., L. Laurencio*, A. Parker*, A.P. O’Dowd and R. Storesund. 2013. “ initial reception of step-pool streams to wildfire. ” Geological Society of America Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. O’Dowd, A.P., A. Stubblefield, C. Praul, and R. Mazor. 2012. “ Stream circumstance in the Lake Tahoe Basin using River Invertebrate Prediction and Classification System ( RIVPACS ). ” Tahoe Science Conference ; Incline Village, NV. Koski, I. * and A.P. O’Dowd. 2012. “ Landscapes in transition : private lands oak forest management in the Klamath-Siskiyou bioregion. ” The California Society for Ecological Restoration ( SERCAL ) Conference ; Davis, CA. Mitchell, M.* and A.P. O’Dowd. 2012. “ A comparison of sublunar invertebrate communities of intrude on and restore salt marsh of Humboldt Bay. ” Humboldt Bay Symposium ; Eureka, CA. Poster

Lagarde, L.* and A.P. O’Dowd. 2012. “ encroaching Spartina densiflora Reduces Primary Productivity in a Northern California Salt Marsh. ” Humboldt Bay Symposium ; Eureka, CA. post horse O’Dowd, A.P. and A. Chin. 2012. “ Biological-physical interactions in step-pool streams : a guide for future restoration efforts. ” River Restoration Northwest ’ s Stream Restoration Symposium ; Stevenson, WA. Purcell (O’Dowd), A.H. 2010. “ Dipteran larvae as predators of macroinvertebrate egg masses. ” Humboldt State University ’ s Ecology Seminar Series ; Arcata, CA .

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