Fluvial Geomorphologist New England


Fluvial Geomorphologist John Field with students on a field trip.

      Effective long-term river management depends on a comprehensive understanding of the past and present natural and human processes operating throughout the watershed.

      John Field's expertise and insight have helped in the development of a geomorphology-based approach to river management. 

      As an accomplished teacher John Field is able to clearly and succinctly explain the results of his studies in a manner understandable to all.

Click Here to view Tuition Fees & Registration Form

Click here for a detailed description of the courses

Professional Short Course 


Using Fluvial Geomorphology to Improve Stream Restoration and Watershed Assessment

      Explore the principles of fluvial geomorphology in this short course designed for those dealing with flooding, erosion, and habitat issues along rivers and streams. The course will provide the necessary knowledge and skills for understanding a river's response to various natural and human alterations of watershed conditions.  Both the class and field trip components of the course will help participants recognize unstable channel reaches in a watershed and determine the appropriate stream restoration techniques to employ in various settings.




Course Date/Location:    


Using Fluvial Geomorphology to Improve Stream Restoration and Watershed Assessment

The course will be virtual via Zoom from November 6-8, 2023 and administered by the River Management Society

with an optional virtual field trip on November 9, 2023

About John Field, PhD
John Field received a PhD from the University of Arizona in 1994 with concentrations in fluvial geomorphology and hydrology. During eight years as a university professor, Dr. Field received excellence in teaching awards from the Geological Society of America and Western Washington University. His research on flood hazards and habitat issues in Arizona, Washington State, and New England has been published in numerous scientific publications and presented at professional meetings throughout the United States and Canada. Dr. Field's thorough knowledge of the scientific literature and wealth of practical experience in watersheds around the world provides a sound basis for identifying sensible solutions to watershed problems.
Discounts (Apply all 3 if possible)
  • Non-profits, government agencies, or educators/students

  • Groups of 3 or more

  • Early Registration date is October 6, 2023

Click Here to view Tuition Fees & Registration Form

(207) 491-9541          jfield@field-geology.com

 Flood Hazard Studies     GIS-Based Watershed Assessment     Stream Restoration     Project Monitoring   
Course Descriptions     Other Needs      Field Geology Services Home

Copyright � 2017 Field Geology Services. All rights reserved.