PUBLICATIONS

Papers/Books

2016 Testing the hybrid-3-D hillslope hydrological model in a controlled environment .Hazenberg, P., Broxton, P., Gochis, D., Niu, G.-Y., Pangle, L. A., Pelletier, J. D., Troch, P. A., and Zeng X. (2016): Water Resources Research 52(2): 1089–1107.
2016 Enhancement of the net CO2 release of a semiarid grassland in SE Spain by rain pulses .López-Ballesteros, A., Serrano-Ortiz, P., Sánchez-Cañete, E. P., Oyonarte, C., Kowalski, A. S., Pérez-Priego, Ós., and Domingo F. (2016): Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 121(1): 52-66.
2016 The carbon balance pivot point of southwestern U.S. semiarid ecosystems: Insights from the 21st century drought .Scott, R. L., Biederman, J. A., Hamerlynck, E. P., and Barron-Gafford, G. A. (2016): Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 120(12): 2612–2624.
2016 Chemical Composition and Biological Activities of Fragrant Mexican Copal (Bursera spp.) .Gigliarelli, G., Becerra, J. X., Curini, M., and Marcotullio, M. C. (2016): Molecules 20(12): 22383-22394.
2016 Adsorption and attenuation behavior of 3-nitro-1,2,4-triazol-5-one (NTO) in eleven soils .Mark, N., Arthur, J., Dontsova, K., Brusseau, M., Taylor, S. (2016): Chemosphere 144: 1249–1255.
2016 Pore water chemistry reveals gradients in mineral transformation across a model basaltic hillslope .Pohlmann, M., Dontsova, K., Root, R., Ruiz, J., Troch, P., and Chorover, J. (2016): Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 17(6): 2054–2069.
2016 Between control and complexity: opportunities and challenges for marine mesocosms .Sagarin, R.D., Adams, J., Blanchette, C.A., Brusca, R.C., Chorover, J., Cole, J.E., Micheli, F., Munguia-Vega, A., Rochman, C.M., Bonine, K., van Haren, J. and Troch, P.A. (2016): Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 14(7): 389–396.
2016 Soil Lysimeter Excavation for Coupled Hydrological, Geochemical, and Microbiological Investigations .Sengupta, A. Wang, Y., Meira-Neto, A.A., Matos, K.A., Dontsova, K., Root, R., Neilson, J.W., Maier, R.M., Chorover, J., and Troch, P.A. (2016): Journal of Visualized Experiments 115: e54536.
2016 A priori Considerations When Conducting High-Throughput Amplicon-Based Sequence Analysis .Sengupta, A. and Dick, W. A. (2016): Agricultural & Environmental Letters 1(1).
2016 Multiresponse modeling of variably saturated flow and isotope tracer transport for a hillslope experiment at the Landscape Evolution Observatory .Scudeler, C., Pangle, L., Pasetto, D., Niu, G.-Y., Volkmann, T., Paniconi, C., Putti, M., and Troch, P. (2016): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 20(10): 4061-4078.
2016 Transit time distributions and StorAge Selection functions in a sloping soil lysimeter with time-varying flow paths: Direct observation of internal and external transport variability .Kim, M., Pangle, L. A., Cardoso, C., Lora, M., Volkmann, T. H. M., Wang, Y., Harman, C. J., and Troch, P. A. (2016): Water Resources Research 52(9): 7105-7129.
2016 The Photovoltaic Heat Island Effect: Larger solar power plants increase local temperatures .Barron-Gafford, G. A., Minor, R. L., Allen, N. A., Cronin, A. D., Brooks, A. E., and Pavao-Zuckerman, M. A. (2016): Scientific Reports 6: 35070.
2016 Winds induce CO2 exchange with the atmosphere and vadose zone transport in a karstic ecosystem .Sánchez-Cañete, E. P., Oyonarte, C., Serrano-Ortiz, P., Curiel Yuste, J., Pérez-Priego, O., Domingo, F., and Kowalski, A. S. (2016): Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 121(8): 2049–2063.
2016 A Multiscale Framework for Deconstructing the Ecosystem Physical Template of High-Altitude Lakes .Zaharescu, D.G., Hooda, P.S., Burghelea, C.I., Palanca-Soler, A. (2016): Ecosystems 19:1064.
2016 Solid-phase redistribution of rare earth elements in hillslope pedons subjected to different hydrologic fluxes .Vázquez-Ortega, A., Huckle, D., Perdrial, J., Amistadi, M. K., Durcik, M., Rasmussen, C., McIntosh, J., Chorover, J. (2016): Chemical Geology 426: 1-18.
2016 Evaluation of the Performance of Three Satellite Precipitation Products over Africa .Serrat-Capdevila, A., Merino, M., Valdes, J.B., Durcik, M. (2016): Remote Sensing 8(10): 836.
2016 Climate change enhances the mobilisation of naturally occurring metals in high altitude environments .Zaharescu, D. G., Hooda, P. S., Burghelea, C. I., Polyakov, V., Palanca-Soler, A. (2016): Science of The Total Environment 560: 73-81.
2016 Small lakes in big landscape: Multi-scale drivers of littoral ecosystem in alpine lakes .Zaharescu, D. G., Burghelea, C. I., Hooda, P. S., Lester R. N., Palanca-Soler, A. (2016): Science of The Total Environment 551: 496–505.
2016 CO2 diffusion into pore spaces limits weathering rate of an experimental basalt landscape .van Haren, J., Dontsova, K., Barron-Gafford, G. A., Troch, P. A., Chorover, J., Delong, S. B., Breshears, D. D., Huxman, T. E., Pelletier J. D., Saleska, S. R., Xeng, X., and Ruiz, J. (2016): Geology.
2016 Surface-Parallel Sensor Orientation for Assessing Energy Balance Components on Mountain Slopes .Serrano-Ortiz, P., Sánchez-Cañete, E. P., Olmo, F. J., Metzger, S., Pérez-Priego, O., Carrara, A., Alados-Arboledas, L., Kowalski, A. S. (2016): Boundary-Layer Meteorology 158(3): 489-499.
2015 Critical zone services: expanding context, constraints, and currency beyond ecosystem services .Field, J. P., Breshears, D.D, Law, D. J., Villegas, J. C., López-Hoffman, L., Brooks, P. D., Chorover, J., Barron-Gafford, G. A., Gallery, R. E., Litvak, M. E., Lybrand, R., McIntosh, J. C., Meixner, T., Niu, G.-Y., Papuga, S. A., Pelletier, J. D., Rasmussen, C. R., and Troch, P.A. (2015): Vadose Zone Journal 14(1).
2015 The effect of groundwater interaction in North American regional climate simulations with WRF/Noah-MP .Barlage, M., Tewari, M., Chen, F., Miguez-Macho, G., Yang, Z.-L., Niu, G.-Y. (2015): Climatic Change 129: 485–498.
2015 Dissolution of three insensitive munitions formulations .Taylor, S., Park, E., Bullion, K., Dontsova, K. (2015): Chemosphere 119: 342–348.
2015 Impact of sensor failure on the observability of flow dynamics at the Biosphere 2 LEO hillslopes .Pasetto, D., Niu, G.-Y., Pangle, L., Paniconi, C., Putti, M., Troch, P. A. (2015): Advances in Water Resources 86: 327-339.
2015 Outdoor dissolution of detonation residues of three insensitive munitions (IM) formulations .Taylor, S., Dontsova, K., Walsh, M. E., Walsh, M. R. (2015): Chemosphere 134: 250–256.
2015 A hybrid-3D hillslope hydrological model for use in Earth system models .Hazenberg, P., Fang, Y., Broxton, P., Gochis, D., Niu, G. Y., Pelletier, J. D., Troch, P. A., Zeng, X. (2015): Water Resources Research 51(10): 8218–8239.
2015 A piecewise modeling approach for climate sensitivity studies: Tests with a shallow-water model .Shao, A., Qiu, C., Niu, G.-Y. (2015): Journal of Meteorological Research 29(5): 735-746.
2015 The Landscape Evolution Observatory: A large-scale controllable infrastructure to study coupled Earth-surface processes .Pangle, L.A., DeLong, S.B., Abramson, N., Adams, J., Barron-Gafford, G.A., Breshears, D.D., Brooks, P.D., Chorover, J., Dietrich, W.E., Dontsova, K., Durcik, M., Espeleta, J., Ferre, T.P.A., Ferriere, R., Henderson, W., Hunt, E.A., Huxman, T.E., Millar, D., Murphy, B., Niu, G-Y., Pavao-Zuckerman, M., Pelletier, J.D., Rasmussen, C., Ruiz, J., Saleska, S., Schaap, M., Sibayan, M., Troch, P.A., Tuller, M., van Haren, J., Zeng, X. (2015): Geomorphology 244: 190-203.
2015 Bacterial Community Diversity in Soil Under two Tillage Practices as Determined by Pyrosequencing . Sengupta, A., Dick, W.A. (2015): Microb Ecology 70(3): 853–859.
2015 Mineral nutrient mobilization by plants from rock: influence of rock type and arbuscular mycorrhiza .Burghelea, C., Zaharescu, D. G., Dontsova, K., Maier, R., Huxman, T., Chorover J. (2015): Biogeochemistry 124(1): 187-203.
2014 Incipient subsurface heterogeneity and its effect on overland flow generation – insight from a modeling study of the first experiment at the Biosphere 2 Landscape Evolution Observatory .Niu, G.-Y., Pasetto, D., Scudeler, C., Paniconi, C., Putti, M., Troch, P. A., DeLong, S. B., Dontsova, K., Pangle, L., Breshears, D. D., Chorover, J., Huxman, T. E., Pelletier, J., Saleska, S. R., and Zeng, X. (2014): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18(5): 1873-1883.
2014 Phytogenic biosynthesis and emission of methyl acetate .Jardine, K., Wegener, F., Abrell, L., van Haren, J. and Werner, C. (2014): Plant, Cell & Environment 37(2): 414–424.
2014 Modeling seasonal snowpack evolution in the complex terrain and forested Colorado Headwaters region: A model intercomparison study .Chen, F., Barlage, M., Tewari, M., Rasmussen, R., Jin, J., Lettenmaier, D., Livneh, B., Lin, C., Miguez-Macho, G., Niu, G.-Y., Wen, L., Yang, Z.-L. (2014): Journal of Geophysical Research 119(24): 13795–13819.
2014 Assessing five evolving microbial enzyme models against field measurements from a semiarid savannah – what are the mechanisms of soil respiration pulses? .Zhang, X., Niu, G.-Y., Elshall, A. S., Ye, M., Barron-Gafford, G. A., Pavao-Zuckerman, M. (2014): Geophysical Research Letter 41(18): 6428–6434.
2014 Impact of organic carbon on weathering and chemical denudation of granular basalt .Dontsova, K., Zaharescu, D., Henderson, W., Verghese, S., Perdrial, N., Hunt, E., Chorover, J. (2014): Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 139: 508–526.
2014 Hillslope-scale experiment demonstrates the role of convergence during two-step saturation .Gevaert, A.I., Teuling, A.J., Uijlenhoet, R., DeLong, S.B., Huxman, T.E., Pangle, L.A., Breshears, D.D., Chorover, J., Pelletier, J.D., Saleska, S.R, Zeng, X., Troch, P.A. (2014): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18: 3681-3692.
2014 Evaluating the effect of rainfall variability on vegetation establishment in a semidesert grassland .Fehmi, J. S., Niu, G.-Y., Scott, R. L., Mathias, A. (2014): Environ Monit Assess 186(1): 395–406.
2014 An integrated modelling framework of catchment‐scale ecohydrological processes: 1.Model description and tests over an energy‐limited watershed .Niu, G.-Y., Paniconi, C., Troch, P. A., Scott, R. L., Durcik, M., Zeng, X., Huxman, T., Goodrich, D. C. (2014): Ecohydrology 7(2): 427–439.
2014 An integrated modelling framework of catchment‐scale ecohydrological processes: 2. the role of water subsidy by overland flow on vegetation dynamics in a semi‐arid catchment .Niu, G.-Y., Troch, P. A., Paniconi, C., Scott, R. L., Durcik, M., Zeng, X., Huxman, T., Goodrich, D. C., Pelletier, J. (2014): Ecohydrology 7(2): 815–827.
2014 Mechanistic insights on the responses of plant and ecosystem gasexchange to global environmental change: Lessons from Biosphere 2 .Gonzalez-Meler, M. A., Rucks, J. S., Aubanell, G. (2014): Plant Science 226: 14-21.
2014 Hydrological evaluation of the Noah-MP land surface model for the Mississippi River Basin .Cai, X., Yang, Z.-L., David, C. H., Niu, G.-Y., Rodell, M. (2014): Journal of Geophysical Research 119(1): 23–38.
2013 Insights into the dissolution and the three-dimensional structure of insensitive munitions formulations .Taylor, S., Ringelberg, D. B., Dontsova, K., Daghlian, C. P., Walsh, M. E., Walsh, M. R. (2013): Chemosphere 93: 1782–1788.
2013 Coevolution of nonlinear trends in vegetation, soils, and topography with elevation and slope aspect: A case study in the sky islands of southern Arizona .Pelletier, J. D., Barron-Gafford, G. A., Breshears, D. D., Brooks, P. D., Chorover, J., Durcik, M., Harman, C. J., Huxman, T. E., Lohse, K. A., Lybrand, R., Meixner, T., McIntosh, J. C., Papuga, S. A., Rasmussen, C., Schaap, M., Swetnam, T. L., and Troch, P. A. (2013): Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 118: 741-758.
2012 Canopy conundrums: building on the Biosphere 2 experience to scale measurements of inner and outer canopy photoprotection from the leaf to the landscape .Nichol, C. J., Pieruschka, R., Takayama, K., Förster, B., Kolber, Z., Rascher, U., Grace, J., Robinson, S. A., Pogson, B., and Osmond, B. (2012): Functional Plant Biology 39(1): 1-24 .
2012 Abiotic Factors Shape Microbial Diversity in Sonoran Desert Soils .Andrew, D. R., Fitak, R.R., Munguia-Vega, A., Racolta, A., Martinson, V. G., and Dontsova, K. (2012): Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78(21): 7527-7537.
2012 Prediction of β-glucosidase and β-glucosaminidase activities, soil organic C, and amino sugar N in a diverse population of soils using near infrared reflectance spectroscopy .Dick, W.A., Thavamani, B., Conley, S., Blaisdell, R., Sengupta, A. (2012): Soil Biology and Biochemistry 56: 99-104.
2012 Green leaf volatiles and oxygenated metabolite emission bursts from mesquite branches following light–dark transitions .Jardine, K., Barron-Gafford, G. A., Norman, J. P., Abrell, L., Monson, R. K., Meyers, K. T., Pavao-Zuckerman, M., Dontsova, K., Kleist, E., Werner, C., Huxman, T. E. (2012): Photosynthesis Research 113(1): 321-333.
2011 Twelve testable hypotheses on the geobiology of weathering .Brantley, S.L., Megonigal, J.P., Scatena, F.N., Balogh-Brunstad, Z., Barnes, R.T., Bruns, M.A., Van Cappellen, P., Dontsova, K., Hartnett, H.E., Hartshorn, A.S., Heimsath, A., Herndon, E., Jin, L., Keller, C.K., Leake, J.R., McDowell, W.H., Meinzer, F.C., Mozdzer, T.J., Petsch, S., Pett-Ridge, J., Pregitzer, K.S., Raymond, P.A., Riebe, C.S., Shumaker, K., Sutton-Grier, A., Walter, R., Yoo, K. (2011): Geobiology 9(2): 140-65.
2011 Uptake of Cesium (Cs+) by Building Materials in Aqueous Batch Systems .Deng, B., Medina, V., Reed, C., Bednar, A., Griggs, C., Dontsova, K., and Nestler, C. (2011): Journal of Environmental Engineering 137(11): 990-995.
2010 Hysteresis of soil moisture spatial heterogeneity and the “homogenizing” effect of vegetation .Ivanov, V.Y.,Fatichi, S., Jenerette, G.D., Espeleta, J.F., Troch, P.A., Huxman, T.E. (2010): Water Resources Reasearch 46(9): W09521.