Faculty and Staff

Robert Ziemer

Hillslope & fluvial processes, hydrology, geomorphology

Education:
  • Ph.D. Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, 1978 (Earth Resources)
  • M.S. University of California, Berkeley, 1963 (Forest Influences)
  • B.S. University of California, Berkeley, 1959 (Forestry)
Professional Experience:
  • Chief Research Hydrologist-Retired, Pacific Southwest Research Station 
  • Redwood Sciences Laboratory
Selected Publications:

Rice, Raymond M., Robert R. Ziemer, and Jack Lewis. 2004. Chapter 10, Evaluating forest management effects on erosion, sediment, and runoff: Caspar Creek and northwestern California. Pages 223-238, in: George G. Ice and John D. Stednick (eds.). A Century of Forest and Wildland Watershed Lessons. Society of American Foresters. Bethesda, Maryland.

Ziemer, Robert R. 2004. Scale considerations for linking hillslopes to aquatic habitats. Pages 22-32, in: Hermann Gucinski, Cynthia Miner, and Becky Bittner (eds.) Proceedings: Views from the ridge: Considerations for planning at the landscape scale. General Technical Report PNW-GTR-596. Portland, OR: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 133 p.

Tomberlin, David, William T. Baxter, Robert R. Ziemer, and Matthew Thompson. 2002. Logging roads and aquatic habitat protection in the California redwoods. Poster, 2002 SAF National Convention, 5-9 October 2002, Winston-Salem, NC.

Gucinski, Hermann, Michael J. Furniss, Robert R. Ziemer, and Martha H. Brookes (eds.). 2001. Forest roads: A synthesis of scientific information. General Technical Report PNW-GTR-509. Portland, Oregon: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service. 103 p.

Lewis, Jack, Sylvia R. Mori, Elizabeth T. Keppeler, and Robert R. Ziemer. 2001. Impacts of logging on storm peak flows, flow volumes and suspended sediment loads in Caspar Creek, California. Pages 85-125, in: Mark S. Wigmosta and Steven J. Burges (eds.) Land Use and Watersheds: Human Influence on Hydrology and Geomorphology in Urban and Forest Areas. Water Science and Application Volume 2, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C.

Rice, Raymond M., Robert R. Ziemer, and Jack Lewis. 2001. Forest management effects on erosion, sediment, and runoff: Lessons from Caspar Creek and northwestern California. Pages 69-75, in: Proceedings, Society of American Foresters 2000 National Convention, November 16-20, 2000. Washington, DC: Society of American Foresters.

Ziemer, Robert R. 2001. Caspar Creek. Pages 78-85, in: Marutani, Tomomi, Gary J. Brierley, Noel A. Trustrum, and Mike Page (eds). Source-to-Sink Sedimentary Cascades in Pacific Rim Geo-Systems. Matsumoto Sabo Work Office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Nagano, Japan. 184 p.

Ziemer, R. 2001. Caspar Creek hydrologic and climatic data: 1996-2000. CD-ROM, 201 MB. 2001 May. Arcata, California: Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, and Fort Bragg, California: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

Abe, Kazutoki, Ushio Kurokawa, and Robert R. Ziemer. 2000. Prediction method of sediment discharge from forested basin. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 81(48): F487.

Lewis, Jack, Rand E. Eads, and Robert R. Ziemer. 2000. Research in the Caspar Creek Experimental Watersheds, Northern California. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 81(48): F380.

Ziemer, Robert. 2000. Hydrologic effects of forest harvest in northwestern California, USA. Pages 337-338, in: Proceedings of Summary Papers, The XXI IUFRO World Congress; Forests and Society: The Role of Research, 7-12 August 2000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. International Union of Forestry Research Organizations, Vienna, Austria.

Ziemer, Robert R. 2000. Watershed assessment-watershed analysis: What are the limits and what must be considered. AEG News 43(4): 122.

Ziemer, Robert R., and Douglas F. Ryan. 2000. Current status of experimental paired-watershed research in the USDA Forest Service. EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 81(48): F380.

Lewis, Jack, and Robert R. Ziemer. 1999. Review of: "Hydrologic Change Module (HCM)for PALCO lands dated August 12, 1999, posted at http://w3.gorge.net/salminen/hydro/0812meth.doc". Unpublished review dated August 20, 1999, prepared for Ed Salminen, Hydrology Team Leader. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Redwood Sciences Laboratory, Arcata, California. 4 p.

Ziemer, Robert R. 1999. Some scale considerations for watercourse restoration and rehabilitation. Pages 749-753, in: Rutherfurd, Ian, and Rebecca Bartley, eds. Second Australian Stream Management Conference proceedings: The challenge of rehabilitating Australia's streams, 8-11 February 1999, Adelaide, South Australia. Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia.

USDA Forest Service. 1999. Roads analysis: informing decisions about managing the National Forest transportation system. Misc. Rep. FS-643. USDA Forest Service Washington DC. 222 p.

Millar, Constance, Amy Lind, Rowan Rowntree, Carl Skinner, Jared Verner, William Zielinski, and Robert Ziemer. 1998. Sierra Nevada Science Review. Report of the Science Review Team charged to synthesize new information of rangewide urgency to the national forests of the Sierra Nevada. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Berkeley, California. 115 p.

Morken, Ingrid, and Robert R. Ziemer. 1998. Publications related to Caspar Creek. In: Ziemer, Robert R., technical coordinator. Proceedings of the conference on coastal watersheds: the Caspar Creek story, 6 May 1998; Ukiah, California. General Tech. Rep. PSW GTR-168. Albany, California: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 137-149.

Ziemer, R. 1998. Caspar Creek hydrologic and climatic data: 1963-1997. CD-ROM, 545 MB. 1998 May. Arcata, California: Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, and Fort Bragg, California: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

Ziemer, R. 1998. Caspar Creek GIS data, 1963-1998. CD-ROM, October 1998. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Arcata, California.; and California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Fort Bragg, California.

Ziemer, Robert R. 1998. Flooding and stormflows. In: Ziemer, Robert R., technical coordinator. Proceedings of the conference on coastal watersheds: the Caspar Creek story, 6 May 1998; Ukiah, California. General Tech. Rep. PSW GTR-168. Albany, California: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 15-24.

Ziemer, Robert R. 1998. Monitoring watersheds and streams. In: Ziemer, Robert R., technical coordinator. Proceedings of the conference on coastal watersheds: the Caspar Creek story, 6 May 1998; Ukiah, California. General Tech. Rep. PSW GTR-168. Albany, California: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 129-134.

Ziemer, Robert R. 1998. Preface. In: Ziemer, Robert R., technical coordinator. Proceedings of the conference on coastal watersheds: the Caspar Creek story, 6 May 1998; Ukiah, California. General Tech. Rep. PSW GTR-168. Albany, California: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; iii-iv.

Ziemer, Robert R., technical coordinator. 1998. Proceedings of the conference on coastal watersheds: the Caspar Creek story. 6 May 1998; Ukiah, California. General Tech. Rep. PSW GTR-168. Albany, California: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture; 149 p.

Ziemer, Robert R., Jack Lewis, and Elizabeth T. Keppeler. 1998. Streamflow and sediment response to logging, California, USA. Pages 103-104, in: Environmental Forest Science, IUFRO Division 8 Conference Proceedings, 19-23 October 1998. International Union of Forestry Research Organizations, Kyoto, Japan. [Caspar Creek]

Ziemer, Robert R., and Thomas E. Lisle. 1998. Chapter 3. Hydrology. Pages 43-68, in: Naiman, Robert J., and Robert E. Bilby, eds. River Ecology and Management: Lessons from the Pacific Coastal Ecoregion. Springer-Verlag, N.Y.

Robert Ziemer

Contact Information:

Office: off campus
Email: rrz7001@humboldt.edu
Ph. 707-825-2936