Matt Collins

Matt Collins is a hydrologist and geomorphologist for the NOAA Restoration Center’s Northeast region. He manages a monitoring program that evaluates habitat restoration project outcomes. Matt also provides technical support for fish passage and wetland restoration projects throughout the Northeast United States and elsewhere, specializing in fluvial sediment dynamics and flood hydroclimatology. Recent work explores climatic changes in the flood regimes of Northeast U.S. rivers and associated implications for fisheries resources and restoration project design. He has M.S. degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.