Brian Yellen

Affiliated Investigator
Research Assistant Professor

Consortium Institution: 

University of Massachusetts


University of Massachusetts, Amherst


PhD - University of Massachusetts, Amherst. GeoSciences, 2016
MEd – University of Hawaii, Manoa. Teaching secondary science, 2008
BS – Brown University. Geology-Biology, 2006.


Research Interests: 

I study catchment processes related to sediment and water movement at or near the earth’s surface. I am especially interested in the sedimentary and erosion signatures of extreme floods and how rivers interact with adjacent aquifers. My research informs water resource management, infrastructure planning, and fisheries management.