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Benjamin Fahy

Benjamin Fahy

Graduate Research Fellow, Department of Geology, Portland State University

bf4@pdx.edu

Department of Geology
Portland State University
PO Box 751- GEOG
Portland, OR 97207-0751

Titles

  • Graduate Research Fellow, Department of Geology, Portland State University

Biography

Ben received his Bachelor's in Economics and Mathematics in 2014 from the University of Michigan. Shortly after graduating, he moved to California amidst the drought and developed an interest in water policy and management. Ben has since began his Master's in Geography at Portland State University with certificates in Hydrology and GIS. He is currently writing his masters thesis on green infrastructure and how it relates to stormwater management and flood mitigation. 

Journal Articles

2019

Fahy, B. and H. Chang. 2019. Effects of stormwater green infrastructure on watershed outflow: Does spatial distribution matter?. International Journal of Geospatial and Environmental Research 6(1):Art. 5. (link )

Fahy, B., E. Brenneman, H. Chang and V. Shandas. 2019. Spatial analysis of urban flooding and extreme heat hazard potential in Portland, OR. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 39(Oct):101117. DOI: 10.1016/J.IJDRR.2019.101117. (link )

Presentations

2018

Brenneman, E., B. Fahy, A. Baker, H. Chang, L. McPhillips and J. Voelkel. 2018. Comparing flooding potential to socioeconomic and biophysical characteristics in Portland, OR, Baltimore, MD, and Phoenix, AZ. Presentation at the 3rd Annual UREx SRN All Hands Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Fahy, B. and H. Chang. 2018. Evaluating distribution of stormwater green infrastructure on watershed outflow. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, April 1-14, 2018, New Orleans, LA. (link )