Jim Wigington

Professor - Research Hydrologist
Contact Information
Phone: 
541-754-4341
Fax: 
541-754-4799
Member of Graduate Faculty in: 
Water Resources Engineering
Water Resources Science
Willing to serve on Graduate Committees for: 
MS
PhD
Detailed Research Interest : 

watershed processes

ecohydrology

biogeochemistry

aquatic chemistry

Current Research Interests: 
  • Hydrologic landscape classification
  • River network connectivity
  • Riparian hydrology
  • Watershed influences on salmon and native fish
  • Stream hydrology and hydrochemistry
Other Information: 

Dr. Wigington is a scientist at the US EPA Western Ecology Division laboratory in Corvallis

Responsible for the Riparian Area research component of EPA's Pacific Northwest Research Program. Ongoing research projects include (a) process-based study of the influence of riparian areas on water quality in grass-seed agricultural lands in the Willamette Valley (being conducted jointly with Stephen Griffith of the Agricultural Research Service), (b) landscape-scale evaluation of the condition and extent of riparian complexes in agricultural lands