Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Brendan YuillBrendan T. Yuill
Adjunct Professor

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
New Orleans, LA 70118

Research Associate
The Water Institute of the Gulf
Physical Processes and Sediment Systems Group
301 N. Main Street, Suite 2000
Baton Rouge, LA   70825


Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2009
M.A., University of Wyoming, 2003
B.A., Boston University, 1999

Research Interests

Geomorphology and watershed hydrology
Sediment transport mechanics and management
Landscape evolution modeling at engineering timescales
Physical processes relating to delta restoration


Yuill, B.T., Walshire, L., Roig-Silvo, C.  in review. Application of an alluvial architecture model to predicting seepage risk in floodplains. Engineering Geology - 6/2012. 

Yuill, B.T. 2012. Predicting Coarse Sediment Transport From Desert Washes With Patchy Bed Material. USACE Technical Report, ERDC/GSL TR-12-17, 29 p. 

 Yuill, B.T., Gasparini, N.M. 2011. Hydrologic controls on wash load concentrations in first-ordered   watersheds. Journal of Hydrology, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.09.11  

Yuill, B.T., Nichols, M.H. 2010. Patterns of grain-size dependent sediment transport in low ordered, ephemeral channels. Earth Surface Processes & Landforms. doi: 10.1002/esp.2041. 

Yuill, B.T., Nichols, M.H., Yager, E. 2010. Coarse bed material patch evolution in low-order, ephemeral channels. Catena 81: 126-136. 

Yuill, B.T., Lavoie, D., and Reed, D.J. 2009. Understanding subsidence processes in southern Louisiana. Journal of Coastal Research, SP 54: 23-36.


101 Blessey Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118, 504-865-5198