University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

William Ouimet

 Dr. William OuimetPh.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2007)

Office: AUST 430
Office phone: 860-486-1348


Research Interests:

Erosion Processes
Landform & Landscape Evolution [research website]


UConn Geography Research Cluster:

Earth System Science


GEOG 1070/GSCI 1070: Global Climate and Natural Disasters
GEOG 3310: Fluvial Geomorphology
GEOG 4098/GSCI 4999: Watershed Characterization/Service Learning
GEOG 4230/GSCI 4230: GIS and Remote Sensing for Geoscience Applications
GEOG 5230/GSCI 5230: Advanced GIS and Remote Sensing for Geoscience Applications
GEOG 5310: Advanced Fluvial Geomorphology
GSCI 4995: Study Abroad: Field Studies in Taiwan

Selected Publications

Dethier, D., Ouimet, W., Murphy, S, Kotikian, M., Wicherski, W. and Samuels, R., 2017, Investigating Holocene and Anthropocene landscape change and the legacy of 19th and 20th century mining using geomorphic and stratigraphic evidence in Fourmile Canyon, Colorado, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, In Press.

Johnson, K and Ouimet, W., 2016, Physical properties and spatial controls of stone walls in the northeastern USA: implications for Anthropocene studies of 17th to early 20th century agriculture, Anthropocene, 15: 22-36. doi: 10.1016/j.ancene.2016.07.001

Raab, T., Hirsch, F., Ouimet, W., Johnson, K., Dethier, D. and Raab, A., 2016, Architecture of Relict Charcoal Hearths (RCHs) in Northwestern Connecticut, USA, GeoArchaeology, 32 (4): 502-510. doi: 10.1002/gea.21614

Hsu, W.H., Byrne, T., Ouimet, W., Lee, Y.H, Chen, Y.G., Van Soest, M. and Hodges, K., 2016, Pleistocene onset of rapid, punctuated exhumation in the eastern Central Range of the Taiwan orogenic belt, Geology, 44 (9): 719-722. doi: 10.1130/G37914.1

Ouimet, W., Dethier, D., Bierman, P., Wyshnytzky, C., Shea, N., and Rood, D.H., 2015, Spatial and temporal variations in meteoric 10Be inventories and long-term deposition rates, Colorado Front Range. Quaternary Science Reviews, 109: 1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.11.003