Welcome to the Virginia Tech Watershed Hydrology Lab website. The lab is directed by Dr. Kevin McGuire. Thanks for checking us out!
RESEARCH TOPICS: Watershed, hillslope, and forest hydrology; runoff generation processes; tracer and isotope applications in hydrology; land use and climate change effects on watershed processes and water quality; forest watershed management and effectiveness of best management practices; and interactions between hydrology and biogeochemistry.
See also Cross-Boundary Biogeosciences @VT and the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.
WS3 in the fall.
Kris on a forest road at Reynolds Homestead.
Watershed 3 soils crew, summer 2009.
Hewlett hillslope at Coweeta set up for irrigation experiment.
Carrie relaxing in the Whites.
Tyler check suspended sediment samplers on Stroubles Creek.
JP’s hole isn’t deep enough yet!
Joel with bore-hole permeameter.
Show and tell at an intensive hillslope hydrology monitoring site.
Summer 2016 REU Hydropedology Crew at Hubbard Brook
Kevin and Stephen Schoenholtz as it begins to rain (Photo: G. Schoenholtz).
JP resting after digging some soil pits.
Geoff Schwaner (hydroped technician) dragging the antenna.
Kevin and Charley at rain gauge clearing at Coweeta (G. Schoenholtz).
JP installing groundwater wells.
REU students (Tyler and Patricia) receiving some soils training from the State Soil Scientist.
Jennie’s surprise field day began with promise and ended wet, cold, and with a ton of samples!
JP Gannon and Scott Bailey sampling a groundwater seep at Hubbard Brook.
Pumping well samples during the main event. Soaked through but getting samples!!
Maggie Burns doing slug tests in her wells.
Cody running the total station.
Amy at one of her reclamation sites.
Cody coloring soils.
Kris wetting dirt bags!
Pleasant View Farm Crew, 2012
Hubbard Brook Hydropedology team at a rainy day meeting.
Watershed 3 summer crew – 2011.
Virginia stream in Giles County.