Eli Asarian is an aquatic scientist and principal at Riverbend Sciences in Eureka, California. He studies rivers and streams primarily in northwest California and specializes in the analysis of large, complex datasets. He has authored or co-authored over twenty technical analyses on Klamath River water quality, nutrient dynamics, periphyton, phytoplankton, and hydrology. His Eel River projects include analyses of long-term trends in streamflow and a comprehensive compilation of stream temperature data. More information is available on Riverbend Sciences' website.