PUBLICATIONS

Papers/Books

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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
2010 Gas Phase Measurements of Pyruvic Acid and Its Volatile Metabolites .Jardine, K.J., Sommer, E.D., Saleska, S.R., Huxman, T.E., Harley, P.C. and Abrell, L. (2010): Environmental Science & Technology 44 (7): 2454–2460.
2009 The Hills are Alive: Interdisciplinary Earth Science at Biosphere 2 .Huxman, T., Troch, P., Chorover, J., Breshears, D.D., Saleska, S., Pelletier, J., Zeng, X. (2009): EOS 90(14): 120.
2009 Solid phase evolution in the Biosphere 2 hillslope experiment as predicted by modeling of hydrologic and geochemical fluxes .Dontsova, K., Steefel, C.I., Desilets, S., Thompson, A., Chorover, J. (2009): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 13: 2273-2286..
2009 Sorption of High Explosives to Water-Dispersible Clay: Influence of Organic Carbon, Aluminosilicate Clay, and Extractable Iron .Dontsova, K.M., Hayes, C., Pennington, J.C., and Porter, B. (2009): Journal of Environmental Quality 38(4): 1458-1465.
2009 Hillslope hydrology under glass: Confronting fundamental questions of soil-water-biota co-evolution at Biosphere 2 .Hopp, L., Harman, C., Desilets, S. L.E., Graham, C. B., McDonnell, J. J., Troch, P. A. (2009): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 13: 2105–2118.
2009 Surfactive stabilization of multi-walled carbon nanotube dispersions with dissolved humic substances .Chappell, M.A., George, A.J., Dontsova, K.M., Porter, B.E., Price, C.L., Zhou, P., Morikawa, E., Kennedy, A.J., Steevens, J.A. (2009): Environmental Pollution 157(4): 1081-1087.
2009 Dissolution and transport of 2,4-DNT and 2,6-DNT from M1 propellant in soil .Dontsova, K. M., Pennington, J. C., Hayes, C., Šimunek, J., Williford, C. W. (2009): Chemosphere 77: 597–603.
1999 Mangrove ecosystem development in Biosphere 2 .Finn, M., Kangas, P., Adey, W. (1999): Ecological Engineering 13: 173–178.