Gordon H. Reeves

Courtesy Assistant Professor
Contact Information
FSL 280W
Member of Graduate Faculty in: 
Water Resources Science
Willing to serve on Graduate Committees for: 
Detailed Research Interest : 

watershed processes

forest hydrology


coastal processes

Current Research Interests: 

His research focuses on aquatic ecosystems and how they are considered at the landscape scale, and the development of management and conservation plans for and understanding the potenial impacts of climate changes on aquatic and riparian ecosystems and associated Pacific salmon in the PNW and Alaska.

Research Interests

Gordon Reeves' expertise is in the freshwater ecology of anadromous salmon and trout, conservation biology of those fish, the impacts of climate change on aquatic ecosystems and assoiciated biota,and aquatic aspects of landscape ecology.  He has studied the ecology of anadromous salmon and trout in the Pacific Northwest, northern California, Idaho, and Alaska and fish ecology in New Zealand and New York.

Other Information: 


  • Research Fish Biologist, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Corvallis, OR. 1984 to present.
  • Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University. 1987 to present. Supervised 12 MSc and 6 PhD students.
  • Courtesy Assistant Professor, Department of Fisheries. Humboldt State University. 1986 to present.
  • Commercial Fisherman, Trinidad , CA. 1978-79.
  • Research Biologist, New York State Research Foundation. State University of New York, Oswego. 1973-1976.