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Trent Biggs

Trent Biggs

Professor of Geography

Master's Program Advisor

Storm Hall 305C
Department of Geography
San Diego State University

San Diego , CA 92182-4493
Office Phone: (619) 594-0902


  1. Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2003
  2. M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2000
  3. B.A., Princeton University (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology), 1995

Research Interests:

  • Effects of land cover change on hydrology, sediment, and stream biogeochemistry
  • Remote sensing of land cover, terrain, and evapotranspiration
  • Isotopes in the hydrologic cycle
  • Watershed analysis for multi-scale characterization of land cover change
  • 3D photo reconstruction of stream channels and hillslopes


GEOG 101: Earth’s Physical Environment
GEOG 483: Watershed Analysis
GEOG 574: Water Resources
GEOG 576: Advanced Watershed Analysis
GEOG 375: Environmental Hydrology
ENVS/SUSTN 100: Environmental Science / Sustainability
GEOG 780: Seminar in Watershed Modeling

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