Fort Collins Science Center Seminar Series

Seminars are held at FORT on Wednesdays starting at 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time, unless otherwise noted. The format is a one-hour lecture, with time for questions.

Apr 14, 2016
Terrestrial laser scan composite of the Big Thompson River following the 2013 Colorado Floods.

“Advances in Near- and Far-field Remote Sensing and 2D Modeling of Rivers”


Dr. J. Toby Minear received a Bachelor’s degree from Colorado College and Masters and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Minear previously has worked at the USGS California Water Science Center, in Sacramento, CA, and presently is a post-doctoral fellow at the USGS Geomorphology and Sediment Transport Laboratory in Golden, CO. Dr. Minear works on a variety of interdisciplinary river research projects in the Western U.S., including near- and far-field remote sensing of rivers, endangered species studies, hydrophone surrogate bedload transport techniques, and 2D hydrodynamic model development.