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Department of Geography

Carl LegleiterCarl Legleiter

Assistant Professor

PhD, Geography, University of California Santa Barbara, 2008;
MA, Geography, University of California Santa Barbara, 2004;
BS, Earth Sciences, Montana State University, 2002;
BS, Statistics, Montana State University, 2002
cleglei1@uwyo.edu

Current vitae

307-766-2706

Arts and Sciences 332 

Office Hours: 

T/R: 11:00 - 12:30

Research Interests:

Fluvial geomorphology, remote sensing, geostatistics

Teaching:

GEOG 1010 Introduction to Physical Geography; GEOG 3010 Geomorphology of Earth's Dynamic Landscapes; GEOG 4450/5450 Fluvial Geomorphology GEOG 4480/5480 Remote Sensing of Rivers

Publications:  Journal Articles

Fernandez-Diaz, J.C., Glennie, C.L., Carter, W.E., Shrestha, R.L, Sartori, M.P., Singhania, A., Legleiter, C.J., and Overstreet, B.T. In press. Early Results from a simultaneous Airborne Terrain and Shallow Water Bathymetry Mapping LiDAR Sensor. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing.

Legleiter, C.J., and Overstreet, B.T. In press. Retrieving river attributes from remotely sensed data: an experimental evaluation based on field spectroscopy at the Outdoor Stream Lab.  River Research and Applications

Kinzel, P.J., Legleiter, C.J., and Nelson, J.M. 2013. Mapping river bathymetry with a small footprint green LiDAR: Applications and challenges. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 49(1): 183-204.

Legleiter, C.J. In press. Mapping river depth from publicly available aerial images. River Research and Applications, doi: 10.1002/rra.2560.

Legleiter, C.J. In press. A geostatistical framework for quantifying the reach-scale spatial structure of river morphology: 1. Variogram models, related metrics, and their relation to channel form. Geomorphology, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.01.016.

Legleiter, C.J. In press. A geostatistical framework for quantifying the reach-scale spatial structure of river morphology: 2. Application to restored and natural channels. Geomorphology, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.01.017.

David, G.C.L., Legleiter, C.J., Wohl, E. and Yochum, S.E. 2013. Characterizing spatial variability in velocity and turbulence intensity using 3D acoustic Doppler velocimeter data in a plane-bed reach of East St. Louis Creek, Colorado, USA. Geomorphology, 183: 28-44.

Legleiter, C.J., and Overstreet, B.T. 2012. Mapping gravel-bed river bathymetry from space.  Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, 117(F04024): doi: 10.1029/2012jf002539.

Legleiter, C.J. 2012. Remote measurement of river morphology via fusion of LiDAR topography and spectrally-based bathymetry. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 37(5): 499-518.

Legleiter CJ, Kinzel PJ, Overstreet BT. 2011. Evaluating the potential for remote bathymetric mapping of a turbid, sand-bed river: 1. Field spectroscopy and radiative transfer modeling. Water Resources Research, 47(W09531): doi: 10.1029/2011wr010591.

Legleiter CJ, Kinzel PJ, Ovestreet BT. 2011. Evaluating the potential for remote bathymetric mapping of a turbid, sand-bed river: 2. Application to hyperspectral
image data from the Platte River. Water Resources Research, 47(W09532): doi: 10.1029/2011wr010592.

Harrison, L.R., Legleiter, C.J., Wydzga, A., and Dunne, T. 2011. Channel dynamics and habitat development in a meandering, gravel-bed river. Water Resources Research, 47(W04513): doi: 10.1029/2009WR008926.

Legleiter, C.J., Kyriakidis, P.C., McDonald, R.R., and Nelson, J.M. 2011. Effects of uncertain topographic input data on two-dimensional flow modeling in a gravel- bed river. Water Resources Research, 47(W03418: doi: 10.1029/2010WR009618.

Legleiter, C.J., Harrison, L.R., and Dunne, T. 2011. Effect of point bar development on the local force balance governing flow in a simple, meandering gravel-bed river. Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface, 116(F01005): doi:10.1029/2010JF001838.


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