Joel Scheingross (he/him/his)
jscheingross – at – unr.edu
Interested in all things geomorphology and weathering, inclusive community building and punk rock.
Current graduate students:
PhD student in the Geology
Influence of tectonics and climate on petrogenic organic carbon oxidation
Mara Nutt (they/them/theirs)
MS student in the Graduate Program in Hydrologic Sciences
Tectonic geomorphology of the Santa Ynez Mountains and geoscience education
Michael Robinson (he/him/his)
PhD student in the Graduate Program in Hydrologic Sciences
Autogenic waterfalls and ridgeline profiles
Sophie Rothman (she/her/hers)
(co-advised with Scott McCoy)
PhD Student in the Graduate Program in Hydrologic Sciences
Knickpoint retreat and river long profile evolution
Current undergraduate students:
Undergraduate student in the NevadaTeach Program
River erosion and K-12 outreach
Former graduate students:
- Scott Feehan (primary adviser: Scott McCoy), PhD 2023 (University of Nevada Reno), Controls on the uncertainty of sediment transport thresholds and the implications for interpreting river processes.
- Erika Groh, MS 2021 (University of Nevada Reno), Morphologic signatures of autogenic waterfalls: A case study in the San Gabriel Mountains, California. Now at Balance Hydrologics.
- Nina Golombek (co-advised with Niels Hovius), MS 2019 (University of Potsdam), Seasonality of organic carbon export and stable isotopic signatures in an Andean Lowland River. Now pursuing a PhD at Dalhousie University.
Former undergraduate and high school students:
- Peyton Cromer, University of Nevada Reno, NevadaTeach Program, Spring 2023
- Ryen Brown, University of Nevada Reno, NevadaTeach Program, Fall 2021 – Fall 2022
- Tarra Mora, UNR McNair Scholar, Jan. 2022 – Sept. 2022, Identification of waterfalls in the Sierra Nevada, CA
- Ramona Schneider, University of Bonn, Winter 2018, Experimental investigation of silicate weathering during fluvial transport.
- Toni Schmidt, University of Potsdam, Spring 2017, Experimental investigation of organic carbon oxidation during river transport.
- Nina Golombek, University of Potsdam, 2016 – 2017, Oxidation of organic carbon in the Rio Bermejo, Argentina (Bachelor’s thesis)
- Juliane Preimesberger, California Institute of Technology, Summer 2014, Bedrock erosion experiments at steep slopes.
- Gheorghe Schreiber, Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies, Summer 2013, The role of mixed grain size distributions in fluvial bedrock incision.
- Khadijah Omerdin, Westridge High School, Academic Year 2012/2013, Bedrock erosion by suspended sediment.
- Daniel Lo, California Institute of Technology, Summer 2012, Foam and waterfall plunge-pool erosion experiments.
- Conor O’Toole, Bowdoin College, Summer 2010/2011, Preliminary waterfall sediment transport and bedrock erosion experiments