Research Hydrologist, Team Leader
B.S., Forest Management, University of
M.S., Forest Hydrology, University of Washington
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Utah State University
Scaling hydrologic and geomorphic
processes; snow hydrology; watershed hydrology; slope stability; erosion; forest
road effects on hydrology, slope stability, and erosion; stochastic climate
Luce, C. H., D. G.
Tarboton, E. Istanbulluoglu, and R. T. Pack. 2005.
Reply to comment by Jonathan
J. Rhodes on ‘‘Modeling of the interactions between forest vegetation,
disturbances, and sediment yields,’’ J. Geophys. Res., 110, F01013,
doi:10.1029/2004JF000279. (63 kb)
E., D. G. Tarboton, R. T. Pack, and C. H. Luce. 2004.
Modeling of the
interactions between forest vegetation, disturbances, and sediment yields.
Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, F01009, doi:10.1029/2003JF000041.
Luce, C. H. and D. G. Tarboton.
2004. The application of depletion curves for parameterization of subgrid
variability of snow. Hydrological Processes 18: 1409-1422.
Switalski, T. A., J. A.
Bissonette, T. H. DeLuca, C. H. Luce, and M. A. Madej. 2004.
Benefits and impacts of road removal. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment,
2(1): 21-28. (1939 kb)
Bisson, P. A., B. E. Rieman, C. H. Luce, P. F. Hessburg, D. C. Lee, J. L.
Kershner, G. H. Reeves, and R. Gresswell. 2003.
Fire and aquatic
ecosystems of the western USA: Current knowledge and key questions. Forest
Ecology and Management. 178(1-2): 213-229. (324 kb)
Istanbulluoglu, E., D. G. Tarboton, R. T. Pack, and C. H. Luce. 2003.
sediment transport model for incision of gullies on steep topography. Water
Resources Research. 39(4): 1103-1117. (775 kb)
Miller, D., C. H.
Luce, and L. E. Benda.
2003. Time, space, and episodicity of physical disturbance in streams. Forest
Ecology and Management. 178(1-2): 121-140. (2.75 mb)
Rieman, B. E., R. E. Gresswell, M.
K. Young, and C. H. Luce. 2003.
Introduction to the workshop: The effects of wildland fire on aquatic ecosystems
in the western USA. Forest Ecology and Management. 178(1-2): 1-3.
Switalski, T. A., J. A.
Bissonette, T. H. DeLuca, C. H. Luce, and M. A. Madej. 2003.
Wildland road removal: research needs.
In 2003 Proceedings of the International Conference on Ecology and
Transportation, edited by C. Leroy Irwin, Paul Garrett, and K. P. McDermott.
Raleigh, NC: Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State
University. pp 642-646. (298 kb)
Istanbulluoglu, E., D. G. Tarboton, R. T. Pack, and
C. H. Luce. 2002.
A probabilistic approach for channel initiation. Water
Resources Research. 38(12): 1325-1338.
Luce, C. H. 2002.
Hydrological processes and
pathways affected by forest roads: what do we still need to learn? Hydrological
Processes. 16: 2901-2904.
Luce, C. H. and T. A. Black. 2001.
traffic and ditch maintenance on forest road sediment production. In Proceedings
of the Seventh Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference, March 25-29, 2001,
Reno, NV. pp. V67-V74. (180 kb)
Luce, C. H. and T. A.
Black. 2001. Spatial and temporal patterns in erosion from forest roads.
Influence of Urban and Forest Land Uses on the Hydrologic-Geomorphic Responses
of Watersheds. M.S. Wigmosta and S.J. Burges, Editors. American Geophysical
Union, Washington, D.C.:165-178.
Luce, C. H., B. E. Reiman,
J. B. Dunham, J. L. Clayton, J. G. King, and T. A. Black. 2001.
aquatic ecology into decisions on prioritization of road decommissioning. Water
Resources Impact 3(3): 8-14. (225 kb)
Luce, C. H. and D. G. Tarboton. 2001.
modified force-restore approach to modeling snow-surface heat fluxes. In
Proceedings of the 69th Annual Meeting of the Western Snow Conference, Sun
Valley, ID, April 13-17, 2001. pp. 103-114. (570 kb)
Luce, C. H. and D. G.
Tarboton. 2001. Modeling snowmelt over an area: Modeling subgrid scale
heterogeneity in distributed model elements. Proceedings of MODSIM 2001,
International Congress on Modeling and Simulation, Canberra, Australia, December
Luce, C. H.
and B. Wemple. 2001.
Introduction to the Special Issue on Hydrologic and
Geomorphic Effects of Forest Roads. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 26(2):
Prasad, R., D. G. Tarboton,
G. E. Liston, C. H. Luce, and M. S. Seyfried. 2001.
Testing a blowing
snow model against distributed snow measurements at Upper Sheep Creek, Idaho,
United States of America. Water Resources Research 37(5):1341-1350. (6062 kb)
Black, T. A. and C. H. Luce. 1999.
Changes in erosion from gravel
surfaced forest roads through time. Sessions, J. and W. Chung, eds. Proceedings
of the International Mountain Logging and 10th Pacific Northwest Skyline
Symposium; 1999 March 28- April 1, Corvallis, OR; Corvallis, Oregon. Oregon
State University and International Union of Forestry Research Organizations:
Elliot, W. J., R. B. Foltz,
and C. H. Luce. 1999. Modeling low-volume road erosion. Transportation
Research Record: 1652:244-249.
Luce, C. H. and T. A. Black. 1999.
Sediment production from forest roads in
western Oregon. Water Resources Research 35(8): 2561-2570.
Luce, C. H., D. G.
Tarboton, and K. R. Cooley. 1999.
Subgrid parameterization of snow distribution
for an energy balance snow cover model. Hydrological Processes 13:1921-1933.
Tysdal, L. M., W. J. Elliot,
C. H. Luce, and T. A. Black. 1999. Modeling erosion from insloping
low-volume roads with WEPP Watershed Model. Transportation Research Record
Luce, C. H., D. G. Tarboton, and K. R. Cooley. 1998.
The influence of the
spatial distribution of snow on basin-averaged snowmelt. Hydrological Processes
12(10-11):1671-1683. (414 kb)
Luce, C. H. 1997.
Effectiveness of road ripping in restoring infiltration capacity of forest
roads. Restoration Ecology 5(3):265-270. (267 kb)
Tarboton, D. G. and C. H.
Utah energy balance snow accumulation and melt model (UEB),
computer model technical description and users guide, Utah Water Research
Laboratory and USDA Forest Service Intermountain Research Station. (3.30 mb)
more information on the above paper, please visit David Tarboton's
Luce, C. H. 1995. Forests
and wetlands. Chapter 8 in Environmental Hydrology. A. D. Ward and W. J. Elliot,
editors. CRC Press. Boca Raton, Florida.
Luce, C. H., E. Kluzek,
and G. E. Bingham. 1995. Development of a high resolution data set for the
Northern Rockies. Proceedings of the Interior West Global Change Workshop, R. W.
Tinus, editor. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment
Station, General Technical Report RM-GTR-262. Fort Collins, Colorado. pp.
Luce, C. H. and T. W. Cundy. 1994.
Parameter identification for a runoff
model for forest roads. Water Resources Research 30(4):1057-1069. (1274 kb)
Luce, C. H. and G. A. Bradley. 1993.
An evaluation of the Washington State
Environmental Policy Act. Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 13:1-8. (322 kb)
Burroughs, E. R. Jr., C. H. Luce, and F. Phillips. 1992. Estimating
interrill erodibility for forest soils. Transactions ASAE 35(5):1489-1495.
Luce, C. H. and
T. W. Cundy. 1992.
Modification of the kinematic wave - Philip infiltration
overland flow model. Water Resources Research 28(4):1179-1186.