Hydrology; ecohydrology; water resources; physical hydrology; and water resources engineering
Current Research Interest
Hydrology-microbial ecology interactions; environmental fluid mechanics; hydrological transport processes; cold-regions hydrology; watershed modeling; environmental biophysics; and watershed biogeochemistry
SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Journal of Hydrology Associate Editor
Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrological Sciences, Inc. Cornell Co-Representative
American Society of Civil Engineers-Watershed Management Technical Committee Member
Knighton, James, Scott Steinschneider, and M. Todd Walter. “A Vulnerability‐Based, Bottom‐up Assessment of Future Riverine Flood Risk Using a Modified Peaks‐Over‐Threshold Approach and a Physically Based Hydrologic Model” Water Resources Research 53, no. 12 (2017): 10043-10064.
McPhillips, Lauren, Christine Goodale, and M. Todd Walter. “Nutrient Leaching and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Grassed Detention and Bioretention Stormwater Basins.” Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment 4, no. 1 (2018).
Cornell Research Website Article
Manage the Landscape for Cleaner Water