University of California, Riverside

Environmental Sciences

Andrew Gray

Andrew B. Gray

Andrew Gray Photograph

Assistant Professor of Watershed Hydrology

Academic Degrees:

  • Ph.D., Hydrologic Sciences, University of California, Davis, 2014
  • B.A., Biology, The University of Chicago, 2001


  • Watershed sediment dynamics
  • Paleoenvironmental analysis
  • Geomorphology of estuaries
  • Environmental impacts of fluvial sediments

Research Group:

    Selected Publications:

    • Gray, A.B., Pasternack, G.B., Watson, E.B., Warrick, J.A., Goñi, M.A. 2015. Effects of antecedent hydrologic conditions, time dependence, and climate cycles on the suspended sediment load of the Salinas River, California. Journal of Hydrology, 525, 632-649.
    • Gray, A.B., Pasternack, G.B., Watson, E.B., Warrick, J.A., Goñi, M.A. 2015. The effect of El Niño Southern Oscillation cycles on the decadal scale suspended sediment behavior of a coastal dry-summer subtropical catchment. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms.
    • Gray, A.B., Warrick, J.A., Pasternack, G.B., Watson, E.B., Goñi, M.A. 2014. Suspended sediment behavior in a coastal dry-summer subtropical catchment: Effects of hydrologic preconditions. Geomorphology, 214, 485-501.
    • Watson, E.B., Pasernack G.B., Gray, A.B., Goni, M., Woolfolk, A.M. 2013. Particle size characterization of historic sediment deposition from a closed estuarine lagoon, Central California. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 126, 23-33.
    • Warrick, J.A., Hatten, J.A., Pasternack, G.B., Gray, A.B., Goni, M.A., Wheatcroft, R.A. 2012. The effects of wildfire on the sediment yield of a coastal California watershed. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 124(7-8), 1130-1146.

    Courses Taught:

    • TBD

    Graduate Program Affiliations and Research Focus Areas:

    • Research Focus Areas
      • Soil and Water Sciences
    • Program
      • Environmental Sciences

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    General Campus Information

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    Riverside, CA 92521
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    Environmental Sciences
    Geology 2460

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