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Research interests

Dr. Josh Galster's current research is focused on rivers and watersheds and includes-
- Using radionuclides to determine where in-stream sediment originates.
- Modeling historic land-use change using cellular automata.
- Measuring the effect of dam removal on the Musconetcong River.
- Determining the effect of Japanese Knotweed on stream baseflow.
- Calculating if flood frequency is changing in New Jersey.
- Determining if impervious surfaces have affected stream baseflow in New Jersey.
- Calculating the paleoclimate effects on glacial equilibrium line altitudes (ELAs) in Peru.
- Quantifying the rate at which river discharge increases downstream compared to river drainage area.

Scholarly Interests

Works on rivers, watersheds, and how we interact with them. Projects including flood mitigation, river surveys, and watershed-scale GIS projects.

Faculty/Media Expert

Expert on rivers and watersheds.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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