Jeff Horsburgh

Water Resources

Associate Professor


Jeff  Horsburgh

Contact Information

Office Location: UWRL 201, ENGR 223
Phone: 435-797-2946
Email: jeff.horsburgh@usu.edu
Additional Information:

Educational Background

PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, 2009
Hydrologic Information Systems: Advancing Cyberinfrastructure for Environmental Observatories
MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, 2001
Statistical Analysis of Regional Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data to Predict Water Quality in Streams
BS, Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, 1999

Biography

Jeff Horsburgh is an Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering and at the Utah Water Research Laboratory at Utah State University

Teaching Interests

Hydroinformatics, Geographic Information Systems

Research Interests

I focus on watershed hydrology, surface water quality, and human dimensions of water use. My research includes observation systems and sensor networks, data models, development of cyberinfrastructure supporting environmental observations, using Geographic Information Systems for data analysis and dissemination, and modeling techniques for surface water hydrology and water quality.

Awards

2018-2019 Outstanding Teacher, 2019

USU - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Honorable Mention for Outstanding Service as a Reviewer of the Journal Environmental Modelling & Software, 2016

Environmental Modelling & Software Journal

Early Career Excellence Award, 2014

International Environmental Modelling & Software Society

Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2014

Environmental Modelling & Software

2013-2014 Outstanding Researcher, 2014

USU - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Award for Outstanding Student Presentation at AWRA’s Spring Specialty Conference, GIS and Water Resources V, 2008

American Water Resources Association


Publications | Abstracts

  • Stevens, D.K, Horsburgh, J.S, Spackman, A., Mesner, N., (2007). Little Bear River Test Bed: Tools for Environmental Observatory Design and Implementation. Eos Trans. AGU

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | MultiMedia

Software

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Technical Reports

    Research Reports

    Other Reports

    • Tarboton, D.G, Maidment, D.R, Zaslavsky, I., Ames, D.P, Goodall, J., Horsburgh, J.S, (2010). CUAHSI Hydrologic Information System 2010 Status Report. Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc
    • Tarboton, D.G, Horsburgh, J.S, (2008). Chapter 3: Observations Data Model: CUAHSI Hydrologic Information System: Overview of Version 1.1. Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc.
    • Tarboton, D.G, Horsburgh, J.S, Maidment, D.R, (2008). CUAHSI Community Observations Data Model (ODM) Version 1.1 Design Specifications.
    • Horsburgh, J.S, Tarboton, D.G, Maidment, D.R, (2005). A Community Data Model for Hydrologic Observations, Chapter 6: Hydrologic Information System Status Report, Version 1. Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. *
    • Neilson, B.T, Horsburgh, J.S, Stevens, D.K, Matassa, M.R, Brogdon, J.N, Spackman, A., (2004). Comparison of Complex Watershed Models’ Predictive Capabilities: EPRI’s Watershed Analysis Risk Management Framework (WARMF) vs. USEPA’s Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources (BASINS/WinHSPF). Utah Water Research Laboratory, Utah State University

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    Other

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Teaching

    CEE 5190, 6190 - Geographic Information Systems for Civil Engineers, Spring 2020
    CEE 6800 - Division of Environmental Engineering Seminar, Fall 2019
    CEE 6110 - Hydroinformatics, Fall 2019
    CEE 5190, 6190 - Geographic Information Systems for Civil Engineers, Spring 2019
    CEE 6110 - Hydroinformatics, Fall 2018
    CEE 5190, 6190 - Geographic Information Systems for Civil Engineers, Spring 2018
    CEE 6110 - Hydroinformatics, Fall 2017
    CEE 5190, 6190 - Geographic Information Systems for Civil Engineers, Spring 2017
    CEE 6110 - Hydroinformatics, Fall 2016
    CEE 5190, 6190 - Geographic Information Systems for Civil Engineers, Spring 2016
    CEE 6110 - Hydroinformatics, Fall 2015
    CEE 6110 - Hydroinformatics, Fall 2014
    CEE 6110 - Hydroinformatics, Fall 2013
    CEE 6930 - Special Problems - Hydroinformatics, Fall 2012

    Graduate Students Mentored

    Amber Jones, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2018
    Nour Atallah, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2018
    Camilo Bastidas, Civil & Environmental Engineering, January 2018
    Joseph Brewer, Civil & Environmental Engineering, May 2018 - October 2020
    Anthony Melcher, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2013 - March 2019
    Caleb Buahin, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2013 - December 2017
    Bryce Mihalevich, Civil & Environmental Engineering, January 2015 - June 2017
    Brant Whiting, Civil & Environmental Engineering, August 2010 2013