Todd Walter

Professor; Director, New York State Water Resources Institute
Biological and Environmental Engineering, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

232 Riley Robb
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-2488

Todd Walter

Professor; Director, New York State Water Resources Institute
Biological and Environmental Engineering, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise
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

Distinction
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

Selected Publications
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 ModelWater 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