Student Publications

Student Publications

Student authors are identified with an * in the list of research papers below

In press:

  • Tao, C., H. Jiang, and J. Zawislak 2017: The Relative Importance of Stratiform and Convective Rainfall in Rapidly Intensifying Tropical Cyclones, Mon. Wea. Rev., in press.



  • Patel, V., Berthold*, D., Dhandayuthapani, S., Rathinavelu, A., & Gantar, M. (2016). Optimization of C-phycocyanin production by Limnothrix sp. 37-2-1. J. Algal Biomass Utilization, 7 (1):104-111.
  • Boglaienko*, D., B. Tansel, M.C. Sukop, 2016, Granular encapsulation of light hydrophobic liquids (LHL) in LHL-salt water systems: Particle induced densification with quartz sand, Chemosphere 144:1358–1364. http:/dx.doi.org10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.10.019.
  • Rehage, J. S., and J. R. Blanchard*. "What Can We Expect from Climate Change for Species Invasions?." Fisheries 41.7 (2016): 405-407.
  • Borrero*, H., Nunez, P. M., Liu, H. Living life in the edge gets more sex. 2016. Orchids. Vol. 85 No. 1, pp. 69-73.
  • Diamond*, J. M. and Ross, M. S. (2016), Canopy gaps do not help establish pioneer species in a South Florida dry forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 32(02):104-115.
  • Downing, J., Borrero*, H., Liu, H. Differential impacts from an extreme cold spell on subtropical vs. tropical specialist bees in southern Florida. 2016. Ecosphere.
  • Gao, C., and P. Zhu (2016), Vortex Rossby wave propagation in baroclinic tropical cyclone-like vortices, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL071662.
  • Emily Benton Hite*, David Barton Bray, Elvira Duran & Armando Rincón- Gutiérrez (2016): From Forests and Fields to Coffee and Back Again: Historic Transformations of a Traditional Coffee Agroecosystem in Oaxaca, Mexico, Society & Natural Resources, DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2016.1239291.
  • Hickey-Vargas R., Sun*, M. and Holbik*, S.P. (2016) Geochemistry of basalts from small eruptive centers near Villarrica stratovolcano, Chile: Evidence for lithospheric mantle components in continental arc magmas. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, http:/dx.doi.org0.1016/j.gca.2016.03.033
  • Hickey-Vargas R., Holbik*, S.P., Frey, F.A., Tormey, D. and Moreno Roa, H. Basaltic rocks from the Andean Southern Volcanic Zone: Insights from the comparison of along-strike and small-scale geochemical variations and their sources, Lithos (Invited Review Paper), http:/dx.doi.org10.1016/j.lithos.2016.04.014
  • Jerath* M., M. G. Bhat, V. Rivera-Monroy, E. Castañeda-Moya, M. Simard, R. Twilley. “The role of economic, policy, and ecological factors in estimating the value of carbon stocks in Everglades mangrove forests, South Florida, USA.” Environmental Sciences and Policy, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2016.09.005.
  • Kieper*, M. E., C. W. Landsea, and J. L. Beven, II, 2016: A reanalysis of Hurricane Camille. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97, 367-384.
  • Sandoval*, E, RM Price, D Whitman, AM Melesse. Long-term (11years) study of water balance, flushing times and water chemistry of a coastal wetland undergoing restoration, Everglades, Florida, USA. Catena 144, 74-83. 2016.
  • Seleman*, A. and M. G. Bhat. “Multi-Criteria Assessment of Sanitation Technologies in Rural Tanzania: Implications for Program Implementation, Health and Socio-Economic Improvements." Technology in Society, Technology in Society, 46 (2016), p. 70-79.
  • Smith, CG, RM Price, PW Swarzenski, JC Stalker*. The Role of Ocean Tides on Groundwater-Surface Water Exchange in a Mangrove-Dominated Estuary: Shark River Slough, Florida Coastal Everglades, USA, Estuaries and Coasts, 1-17. 2016.
  • *Sullivan, PL, R Price, M Ross, J Say, L Scinto, S Stoffella, T Dreschel, F Sklar, and E Cline. 2016. Trees: A powerful geomorphic agent governing the landscape evolution of a subtropical wetland. Biogeochemistry, 128(3), 369–384.
  • Van Vleet, E., Bray, D. B., & Durán, E. (2016). Knowing but not knowing: Systematic conservation planning and community conservation in the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca, Mexico. Land Use Policy, 59, 504-515.


  • Berget, C., Duran, E., & Bray, D. B. 2015. Participatory Restoration of Degraded Agricultural Areas Invaded by Bracken Fern (Pteridium aquilinum) and Conservation in the Chinantla Region, Oaxaca, Mexico. Human Ecology, 43(4), 547-558.
  • Blakey, T.*, Melesse, A.M , Cecile S. Rousseaux. 2015. Toward connecting subtropical algal blooms to freshwater nutrient sources using a long-term, spatially distributed, in situ chlorophyll-a record, CATENA 133, 119-127.
  • Blakey, T.*, Melesse, A.M , Hall, M. 2015. Supervised classification of time-series benthic reflectance in shallow subtropical waters using image-based end- members, Remote Sens. 2015, 7(5), 5098-5116; doi:10.3390/rs70505098
  • Ceron, C.*, Melesse, A.M., Price, R., Dessu, S.B, Kandell, H 2015. Operational Actual Wetland Evapotranspiration Estimation for the Everglades Using MODIS Imagery, Remote Sens. 2015, 7, 3613-3632; doi:10.3390/rs70403613
  • Gonzalez, I. III, A. Cotto*, and H. E. Willoughby, 2015: Synthesis of Vortex Rossby Waves. Part II: Vortex motion and waves in the outer waveguide. J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 3958-3974, DOI 10.1175JAS-D-15-0005.1.
  • Cotto, A.*, I. Gonzalez III, and H. E. Willoughby: 2015: Synthesis of Vortex Rossby Waves. Part I: Episodically forced waves in the inner waveguide. J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 3940-3957, DOI 10.1175JAS-D-15-0004.1.
  • Lagomasino, D.*, Gaiser, E.E., E.P. Anderson, E. Castañeda-Moya, L. Collado-Vides, J.W. Fourqurean, M.R. Heithaus, R. Jaffe, N. Oehm, R.M. Price, V.H. Rivera-Monroy, R. Roy Chowdhury, T. Troxler. 2015. New perspectives on an iconic landscape from comparative international long-term ecological research. Ecosphere 6(10): art181. DOI: 10.1890/ES14-00388.1
  • Lagomasino, D.*, R.M. Price, D. Whitman, A. Melesse, S. Oberbauer. 2015. Spatial and temporal variability in spectral-based surface energy evapotranspiration measured from Landsat 5TM across two mangrove ecotones. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 213: 304-316. DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.11.017
  • Lagomasino, D.*, Troxler, T., J.G. Barr, J.D. Fuentes, V. Engel, G. Anderson, C. Sanchez, R.M. Price, S.E. Davis. 2015. Component-specific dynamics of riverine mangrove CO2 efflux in the Florida Coastal Everglades. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 213: 273-282. DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.12.012
  • S.B. Leatherman*, 2015, Rip current hazard on Florida and South Georgia beaches, Shore and Beach, V. 83, p 63-66.
  • Lina Pelaez, Ana Lemos*, Lorena Valencia, Gina Macias. "Amazonia Colombiana: Amenazas y Oportunidades para su Conservacion". Biodiversidad Amazonica. Año 5 Vol 5-2015.
  • Lin, W.-Y*., H. Liu, X.-K. Ma, et al. 2015. Comparative reproductive biology of A rare endemic orchid and its sympatric congeners in southwestern China. Orchids.
  • Long, S.A.*, G.I. Tachiev, R. Fennema, A.M. Cook, M.C. Sukop, F. Miralles-Wilhelm, 2015. Modeling the impact of restoration efforts on phosphorus loading and transport through Everglades National Park, FL, USA, Science of The Total http:/www.sciencedirect.comscience/article/pii/S0048969715001163.
  • Mahmoudi, M.*, R. Garcia, E. Cline, R.M. Price, L.J. Scinto, S. Wdowinski, F. Miralles-Wilhelm. 2015. Fine Spatial Resolution Simulation of Two-Dimensional Modeling of Flow Pulses Discharge into Wetlands: Case Study of Loxahatchee Impoundment Landscape Assessment, the Everglades. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001206
  • Lindsey Roland Nieratka*, D. B. Bray, P. Mozumder. (2015). Can Payments for Environmental Services Strengthen Social Capital, Encourage Distributional Equity, and Reduce Poverty? Conservation and Society. October-December | Vol 13 | Issue 4
  • Subedi*, C., Bhattarai KR, Chaudhary RP, 2015. Distribution paterns of Manang's speci's along the whole Himalayan gradient antheir fate against global warming. Journal of Mountain Science 12(6): 1345-1354.
  • Tao*, C., and H. Jiang, 2015: Distributions of Shallow to Very Deep Precipitation–Convection in Rapidly Intensifying Tropical Cyclones. J. Climate, 28, 8791–8824.
  • Yehya*, A., H. Naji, M.C. Sukop, 2015, Simulating flows in multi-layered and spatially- variable permeability media via a new Gray Lattice Boltzmann model, Computers and Geotechnics, 70:150-158. http:/dx.doi.org10.1016/j.compgeo.2015.07.017
  • Zhu*, Z., and P. Zhu (2015), Sensitivities of eyewall replacement cycle to model physics, vortex structure, and background winds in numerical simulations of tropical cyclones, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, doi:10.1002/2014JD022056.


  • Assegid*, Y., Melesse, A. M. and Naja, G. M. (2014), Spatial relationship of groundwater–phosphorus interaction in the Kissimmee river basin, South Florida. Hydrol. Process. doi:10.1002/hyp.10241.
  • Atisa*, G., Bhat, M. G., and McClain, M., 2014. Economic Assessment of Best Management Practices in the Mara River Basin: Toward Implementing Payment for Watershed Services, Water Resources and Management, 28 (6), 1751-1766. DOI: 10.1007/s11269-014-0585-3.
  • Behulu*, F., Setegn, S., Melesse A.M, Romano, E., Fiori A. 2014. Impact of Climate change on the Hydrology of Upper Tiber River Basin Using Bias Corrected Regional Climate Model, Water Resources Management, 1 - 17. DOI: 10.1007/s11269-014-0546-x.
  • Corrales*, Juliana, Naja, G.M., Bhat, M.G., Miralles-Wilhelm, F. 2014. Modeling a phosphorus credit trading program in an agricultural watershed, J. Environ. Manage., 143: 162-172. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2014.04.031.
  • Dessu*, S. B., Melesse, A.M., Bhat, M., McClain, M. 2014 Assessment of Water Resources Availability and Demand in the Mara River Basin, submitted, CATENA 115 104–114.
  • Jiang, H. and Cheng Tao*, 2014: Contribution of tropical cyclones to global deep convection. J. Climate, 27, 4313-4336.
  • Johnson*, J. A., R. Hickey-Vargas, P. Fryer, V. Salters, and M. K. Reagan (2014), Geochemical and isotopic study of a plutonic suite and related early volcanic sequences in the southern Mariana forearc, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 15, http:/dx.doi.org10.1002/2013GC005053.
  • Lagomasino*, D, R.M. Price, J. Herrera-Silveira, F. Miralles-Wilhelm, G. Merediz-Alonso, and Y. Gomez-Hernandez. 2014. Connecting groundwater and surface water sources in groundwater dependent coastal wetlands and estuaries: Sian Káan Biosphere Reserve, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Estuaries and Coasts, 37(6): 1376-1387. DOI 10.1007/s12237-014-9892-4.
  • Lagomasino*, D., R.M. Price, D. Whitman, P.K.E. Campbell, A. Melesse. 2014. Estimating major ion and nutrient concentrations in two coastal mangrove estuaries using leaf and satellite reflectance. Remote Sensing of Environment, 154:202-218.
  • Lin, W.-Y.*, H. Liu, X.-K. Ma, T. Ying, Z.-B. Zhang, Z.-S. Wang, and Y.-B. Luo. 2014. Natural hybridization potential between a rare endemic orchid and its sympatric congeners in southwestern China. Orchids. March: 178-183.
  • Ngachin*, M., RG Galdamez, S Gokaltun, MC Sukop, 2014, Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of Rising Bubble Dynamics using an Effective Buoyancy Method, Int. J. Mod. Phys. C. DOI: 10.1142/S012918311550031X.
  • Pierce*, Brett, and P. Mozumder 2014. “ Perceptions and Preferences of Commercial Fishers for Dedicated Access Privilege Framework in a Multi-species Fishery”, Marine Policy, 45: 52–59.
  • Potra*, Adriana, Hickey-Vargas, Rosemary, Macfarlane, Andrew and Salters, J.M. (2014) Pb, Sr, and Nd isotopic characteristics from a variety of lithologies from the Guerrero Composite Terrane, West-Central Mexico: constraints on their origin, Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, V. 31, 202-200.
  • Rodriguez*, A., Serna, A., Scinto, L. 2014. Soil Accretion Influenced by Elevation, Tree Density,and Substrate on Reconstructed Tree Islands, Soil Science Society of America Journal 78:2090-2099. doi:10.2136/sssaj2014.05.0195.
  • Sanchez-Hernandez*, Y., F. J.-M.R. Maurrasse, M.C. Melinte-Dobrinescu, D. He, S. K. Butler, 2014. Assessing the factors controlling high sedimentation rates from the latest Barremian–earliest Aptian in the hemipelagic setting of the restricted Organyà Basin, NE Spain, Cretaceous Research, Volume 51, September 2014, Pages 1-21, http:/dx.doi.org10.1016/j.cretres.2014.05.010.
  • Sanchez-Hernandez*, Y., F.J.-M.R. Maurrasse, 2014. Geochemical characterization and redox signals from the latest Barremian to the earliest Aptian in a restricted marine basin: El Pui section, Organyà Basin, south-central Pyrenees, Chemical Geology, Volume 372, 24 April 2014, Pages 12-31, http:/dx.doi.org10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.02.011.
  • Stalker, J.C.*, Price, R.M., Rivera-Monroy, V.H., Herrera-Silveira, J., Morales, S., Benitez, J.A. and Alonzo-Parra, D., 2014. Hydrologic dynamics of a subtropical estuary using geochemical tracers, Celestún, Yucatan, Mexico. Estuaries and Coasts, 37(6), pp.1376-1387.
  • Varela-Margolles*, Aileen, & Onsted, J. (2014). Do Incentives Work?: An Analysis of Residential Solar Energy Adoption in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Southeastern Geographer, 54(1), 18-35.
  • Yeboah-Forson*, A., X. Comas, D. Whitman, (2014) Integration of electrical resistivity imaging and ground penetrating radar to investigate solution features in the Biscayne Aquifer, Journal of Hydrology, 515, 129-138.
  • Zagrodnik*, Joseph, and H. Jiang. 2014. Rainfall, Convection, and Latent Heating Distributions in Rapidly Intensifying Tropical Cyclones. J. Atmos. Sci., -71:2789-2809. DOI: 10.1175/JAS-D-13-0314.1.
  • Zhu*, Zhenduo, and P. Zhu, 2014. The Role of Outer Rainband Convection in Governing the Eyewall Replacement Cycle in Numerical Simulations of Tropical Cyclones. J. Geophy. Res, 119, 8049–8072, doi:10.1002/2014JD021899.


  • Anwar, S.*, M.C. Sukop, and D.T. Thorne, Jr., 2013, Lattice Boltzmann modeling of classic solute transport boundary value problems. Vadose Zone Journal 12. doi:10.2136/vzj2012.0192.
  • Berhanu*, B., Melesse, A.M. Silesh, Y. 2013. GIS-based hydrological zones and soil geo-database of Ethiopia, CATENA, 104: 21–31.
  • Corrales*, Juliana, Naja, G.M., Rivero, R., Bhat, M.G., Miralles-Wilhelm, F. 2013. Water quality trading programs towards solving environmental pollution problems, Irrig. And Drain., 62 (suppl.2): 72-92. DOI: 10.1002/ird.1805.
  • Downing J. * and H. Liu. 2013. Self-incompatibility in Byrsonima lucida (Malpighiaceae), a threaterned pine rockland specialist. Castanea 78:95-102.
  • Gaona-Narvaez*, Tatiana, Maurrasse, F.J-M.R., and Moreno-Bedmar, J.A., 2013. Stable carbon-isotope stratigraphy and ammonite biochronology at Madoz, Navarra, northern Spain): implications for the timing and duration of oxygen depletion during OAE-1a. Cretaceous Research, volume 40, p. 143-157.
  • Gaona-Narvaez*, Tatiana, Maurrasse, F.J-M.R., and Etayo-Serna, F., Geochemistry, Paleoenvironment and timing of Aptian organic-rich beds of Paja Formation (Eastern Cordillera, Colombia). 2013. Geological Society of London Special Publication. Bojar, A.-V., Melinte-Dobrinescu, M. C. & Smit, J. (eds) Isotopic Studies in Cretaceous Research. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 382, http:/dx.doi.org10.1144/SP382.6 #.
  • Maalim*, F. K., Melesse, A.M., Belmont, P., , Gran, K., 2013 Modeling the impact of land use changes on runoff and sediment yield in the Le Sueur Watershed, Minnesota using GeoWEPP ,Catena 107 (2013) 35–45.
  • Smith*, Carly J., Collins, L.S., and Hayek, Lee-Ann. 2013. Biogeographic effects of the closing Central American Seaway on benthic foraminifera of Venezuela. Bulletin of Marine Science, Spec. Iss. “Environmental, Ecological and Evolutionary Change in Seas Across the Isthmus of Panama,” O’Dea, A., & Collins, L.S. (Eds.), v. 89, no. 4, 921-936.
  • Sukop, M. C., H. Huang, P. F. Alvarez*, E. A. Variano, and K. J. Cunningham (2013), Evaluation of permeability and non-Darcy flow in vuggy macroporous limestone aquifer samples with lattice Boltzmann methods, Water Resour. Res., 49(1), 216-230, http:/dx.doi.org10.1029/2011WR011788.
  • Tao*, C., and H. Jiang, 2013: Global Distribution of Hot Towers in Tropical Cyclones Based on 11-year TRMM Data. J. Climate, 26, 1371–1386.doi: http:/dx.doi.org10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00291.1 .
  • Yeboah-Forson*, A., and D. Whitman, Electrical Resistivity Characterization of Anisotropy in the Biscayne Aquifer, Groundwater, doi: 10.1111/gwat.12107, 2013.
  • Zagrodnik*, J., and H. Jiang, 2013: Properties of Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Precipitation Radar (PR) and Microwave Imager (TMI) Rainfall Retrievals in Tropical Cyclone Inner Cores and Rainbands. J. Geophys. Res.,118,29-42,DOI: 10.1029/2012JD017919.
  • Zagrodnik*, Joseph, and H. Jiang, 2013. Investigation of PR and TMI Version 6 and Version 7 Rainfall Algorithms in Landfalling Tropical Cyclones Relative to the NEXRAD Stage-IV Multi-sensor Precipitation Estimate Dataset. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 52, 2809-2827.


  • Chebud*, Y., Melesse, A.M. 2012. Spatiotemporal surface-groundwater interaction simulation in South Florida, Water Resour Manage., DOI 10.1007/s11269-012-0156-4.
  • Chebud*, Y., G.M. Naja, R. Rivero, Melesse, A.M 2012. Water quality monitoring using a remote sensing and artificial neural network, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 223(8): 4875-4887. DOI: 10.1007/s11270-012-1243-0.
  • Chebud*, Y., Melesse, A.M. 2012. Stage Level, Volume, and Time-frequency change information content of Lake Tana using Stochastic Approaches, Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9291.
  • Cheng*, J., Collins, L.S., and Holmes, C. 2012. Four thousand years of habitat change in Florida Bay, as indicated by benthic foraminifera. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, v. 42, no. 1, pp. 3 -17.
  • Defersha*, M, Melesse, A.M. 2012. Field-scale investigation of the effect of land use on sediment yield and surface runoff using runoff plot data and models in the Mara River basin, Kenya, CATENA 89: 54-64, doi:10.1016/j. CATENA.2011.07.010.
  • Defersha*, M., Melesse, A.M. 2012. Effect of rainfall intensity, slope and antecedent moisture content on sediment concentration and sediment enrichment ratio, CATENA, 90 (2012) 47–52.
  • Defersha*, M., Melesse, A.M,McClain, M. 2012. Watershed scale application of WEPP and EROSION 3D models for assessment of potential sediment source areas and runoff flux in the Mara River Basin, Kenya, CATENA 95: 63–72.
  • Dessu*. S.B, Melesse, A. M. 2012. Modeling the Rainfall-Runoff process of the Mara River Basin using SWAT, Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9205, 4038–4049.
  • Downing J.* and H. Liu. 2012. Friend or foe? Impacts of the invasive oil-collecting bee on native, specialized plant-pollinator interactions in southern Florida. Biological Invasions 14: 2175-2185.
  • Flugman E*, Mozumder P, Randhir T, 2012. Facilitating adaptation to global climate change: perspectives from experts and decision makers serving the Florida Keys. Climatic Change 112(3-4):1015-1035.
  • Gandy*, D.A., J.S. Rehage, J.W. Munyon, K.B. Gestring & J.I. Galvez. 2012. Canals as vectors for fish movement: potential southward range expansion of Lepisosteus osseus L. (Longnose Gar) in South Florida. Southeastern Naturalist 11: 253-262.
  • Kieper*, M., and H. Jiang, 2012: Predicting tropical cyclone rapid intensification using the 37 GHz ring pattern identified from passive microwave measurements. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L13804, doi:10.1029/2012GL052115.
  • Lopez, D.P., A.A. Jungman* & J.S. Rehage. 2012. Nonnative African jewelfish are more fit but not bolder at the invasion front: a trait comparison across an Everglades range expansion. Biological Invasions 14: 2159-2174.
  • Subedi*, S. C., M. S. Ross, and L. J. Scinto. 2012. Nutrient limitation in two Everglades tree species planted on constructed tree islands. Wetlands 32: 1163-1173.
  • Sullivan*, Pamela L., Price, R., Miralles-Wilhelm, F., Ross, M.S., Scinto, L.J., Dreschel, T.W., Sklar, F.H., and Cline, E., 2012. The role of recharge and evapotranspiration as hydraulic drivers of ion concentrations in shallow groundwater on Everglades tree island, Florida (USA): Hydrological Processes DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9575, 12 pp.


  • Chebud*, Y., Melesse, A.M2011 Operational Prediction of Groundwater Fluctuation in South Florida using Sequence based Markovian Stochastic Model, Water Resources Management, 25(9): 2279-2294, DOI: 10.1007/s11269- 011-9808-z.
  • Defersha*, M. B., Quraishi, S., and Melesse, A. M. 2011. The effect of slope steepness and antecedent moisture content oninterrill erosion, runoff and sediment size distribution in the highlands of Ethiopia, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2367-2375, doi:10.5194/hess-15-2367-2011.
  • 2011. Joe Figel, Elvira Duran David Barton Bray. Jaguar Conservation in a Community Dominated Landscape in Montane Forests in Oaxaca, Mexico. Oryx 45(4), 554–560
  • Hofmann*, C. Melesse, A., McClain, M. 2011.Hydrological, water availability and demand analysis within the Mara River Basin. In Nile River Basin: Hydrology, Climate and Water Use, (Editor Melesse, A.), Springer Science Publisher, Chapter 18, 359-382, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0689-7_18.
  • Mango, L., Melesse, A.M, M. E. McClain, D. Gann, and S. G. Setegn, 2011. Land use and climate change impacts on the hydrology of the upper Mara River Basin, Kenya: Results of a modeling study to support better resource management, Special Issue: Climate, weather and hydrology of East African Highlands, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2245-2258, doi:10.5194/hess-15-2245-2011.
  • Mozumder P, *Flugman E, Randhir T, 2011. Adaptation behavior in the face of global climate change: survey responses from experts and decision makers serving the Florida Keys. Ocean and Coastal Management 54(1):37-44.
  • Wachnicka*, A., Collins, L.S., and Gaiser, E. 2011. Response of diatom assemblages to 130 years of environmental change in Florida Bay (USA). Journal of Paleolimnology, DOI 10.1007/s10933-011-9556-3.
  • Wachnicka*, A., Gaiser, E., and Collins, L.S. 2011. Correspondence of historic salinity fluctuations in Florida Bay, USA, to atmospheric variability and anthropogenic activities. Journal of Paleolimnology, DOI 10.1007/s10933-011-9534-9.


  • Dausman, A.M.*, J. Doherty, C.D. Langevin and M.C. Sukop, 2010, Quantifying Data Worth Toward Reducing Predictive Uncertainty. Ground Water 48(5):729–740.
  • Dausman*, A.M., Langevin, C.D., Thorne, D.T., Jr., and Sukop, M.C., 2010, Application of SEAWAT to select variable-density and viscosity problems: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5028, 31 p.
  • Hanan*, E. J., M. S. Ross, P. L. Ruiz & J. P. Sah. 2010. Multi-scaled grassland-woody plant dynamics in the heterogeneous marl prairies of the southern Everglades. Ecosystems 13(8): 1256-1274.
  • Hanan*, E. J. & M. S. Ross. 2010. Multi-scaled patterning of plant-soil-water interactions across tree islands and marshes within the prairie and slough landscapes of Everglades National Park. Landscape Ecology 25 (3): 463-475.
  • Sen*, I.S., M. Bizimis, Sen, G.,, Geochemistry of sulfides in Hawaiian garnet pyroxenite xenoliths: Implications for highly siderophile elements in the oceanic mantle, Chemical Geology (2010), doi: httP:/dx.doi.org10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.02.021.
  • Smith*, Carly J., Collins, L.S., Jaramillo, C., and Quiroz, L.I. Marine paleoenvironments of Neogene formations of north-cental Falcón State, Venezuela. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 40(3): 566-582.
  • Wachnicka*, A., Gaiser, E., Collins, L.S., Frankovitch, T., and Boyer, J. Distribution of diatoms and development of diatom-based models for inferring salinity and nutrient concentrations in Florida Bay (U.S.A.) and adjacent coastal wetlands. Estuaries and Coasts, http:/dx.doi.org10.1007/s12237-010-9283-4 .


  • Anwar*, S. and M.C. Sukop, 2009. Regional scale transient groundwater flow modeling using lattice Boltzmann methods. Computers & Mathematics with Applications, 58:1015-1023. {a:10.1016/j.camwa.2009.02.025.
  • Chebud*, Y.A., Melesse, A., 2009. Numerical Modeling of the Groundwater Flow System of the Gumera Sub-Basin in Lake Tana Basin, Ethiopia, Hydrological Processes, Special Issue: Nile Hydrology 23(26): 3694- 3704.
  • Chebud*, Y.A., Melesse, A., 2009. Modeling Lake Stage and Water Balance of Lake Tana, Ethiopia, Hydrological Processes, 23(25): 3534-3544.
  • Langevin, C.D., A.M. Dausman*, and M.C. Sukop, 2009, Solute and Heat Transport Model of the Henry and Hilleke Laboratory Experiment. Ground Water, in press. 14 p. Published Online: Jun 29 2009. http:/dx.doi.org10.1111/j.1745-6584.2009.00596.x.
  • Reid-Grant*, K. and M. Bhat, "Financing Marine Protected Areas in Jamaica: An Exploratory Study." Marine Policy, 33: 128–136, 2009.
  • Stiefel*, J., Melesse, A., McClain, M., Price, R.M., Anderson, A.P., Chauhan, N.K. 2009. Effects of rainwater harvesting induced artificial recharge on the groundwater of wells in Rajasthan, India, Hydrogeology Journal 17(8): 2061-2073.


  • Anwar*, S. and M.C. Sukop, 2008. Lattice Boltzmann models for flow and transport in saturated karst, Ground Water 47(3):401-413. doi: http:/dx.doi.org10.1111/j.1745-6584.2008.00514.x.
  • Anwar*, S., A. Cortis, and M.C. Sukop, 2008. Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of Solute Transport in Heterogeneous Porous Media with Conduits to Estimate Macroscopic Continuous Time Random Walk Model Parameters, Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics 8:1-2, 213 - 221. doi: {a:10.1504/PCFD.2008.018092 }
  • Barragan*, R., and Maurrasse, F. J., 2008, Lower Aptian (Lower Cretaceous) ammonites from the basal strata of the la Peña Formation of Nuevo Leon State, Northeast Mexico: biochronostratigraphic Implications, Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geologicas, v. 25, p. 145-157.
  • Cunningham, K.J., M.C. Sukop, H. Huang, P.F. Alvarez*, H. A. Curran, J.F. Dixon, and R.A. Renken, 2008. Prominence of ichnologically-influenced macroporosity in the karst Biscayne aquifer: stratiform "super-K" zones, Geological Society of America Bulletin 121:1-2, 164-235. doi: http:/dx.doi.org10.1130/B26392.1.
  • Duque-Botero*, F., Maurrasse, F.J-M-R., Hickey-Vargas, R., Melinte, M., Jaffe, R., and Lopez-Oliva, J. G., Microspheroids accumulation and geochemistry of an anoxic basin of the Cenomanian/Turonian: The record of the Indidura Formation, NE Mexico. 2008. (SEPM Special Publication) Geologic Problem Solving with Microfossils: A Volume in Honor of Garry D. Jones. SEPM Special Publication No. 93, Copyright © 2008 SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology), ISBN 978-1-56576-137-7.
  • Duque-Botero*, Fabian and Maurrasse, Florentin, J-M.R. 2008. Cyanobacteria in C-org-rich deposits from the Indidura Formation (Cenomanian-Turonian), Northeastern Mexico; Cretaceous Research, v. 5-6, Oct.-Dec. 2008, p. 957-964.
  • Langevin, C.D., Thorne, D.T., Jr., Dausman*, A.M., Sukop, M.C., and Guo, Weixing, 2008, SEAWAT Version 4: A Computer Program for Simulation of Multi-Species Solute and Heat Transport: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods Book 6, Chapter A22, 39 p.
  • Robertson V, W.*, K. Zhang, C. W. Finkl, D. Whitman, Hydrodynamic and Geologic Influence of Event-Dependent Depth of Closure along the South Florida Atlantic Coast, Marine Geology, 252,156-165 2008.
  • Stiefel*, J.M., A. M. Melesse, M.E. McClain, R.M. Price, N.K. Chauhan. The Impact of Artificial Recharge from Rainwater Harvesting Structures on the Groundwater of Nearby Wells in Rural Rajasthan. International Groundwater Conference on Groundwater Dynamics and Global Change, March 11 –14, 2008, Jaipur, India.
  • Stone*, K., M. Bhat, R. Bhatta, A. Mathews, “Factors Influencing Community Participation in Mangroves Restoration: A Contingent Valuation Study.” Ocean & Coastal Management, 51 (2008) 476–484.


  • Baral*, N., R. Gautam, N. Timilsina*, M. G. Bhat, “A Contingent Valuation of Critically Endangered Whiterumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis in South Asia.” International Journal of Biodiversity Science and Management, 3 (2007): 1-12.
  • Jain*, S., and Collins, L.S. Trends in Caribbean paleoproductivity related to the Neogene closure of the Central American Seaway. Marine Micropaleontology, 63: 57-74.
  • Jain*, S., Collins, L.S., and Hayek, L.-A. Relationship of benthic foraminiferal diversity to paleoproductivity in the Neogene Caribbean. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 255: 223-245.
  • Keshav*, S., G. Sen and C. Presnall, 2007. Garnet-bearing Xenoliths from Salt Lake Crater,Oahu, Hawaii: High-Pressure Fractional Crystallization in the Oceanic Mantle Journal of Petrology 48 (9) 1681-1724. http:/dx.doi.orgdoi:10.1093/petrology/egm035.
  • Pant*, P., M. Allen, Y. Cai, K. Jayachandran, and Y. Chen. 2007. Influence of Physical Factors on Trichloroethylene Evaporation from Surface Water. Water, Air, Soil Pollution. doi: http:/dx.doi.org10.1007/S11270-007-9365-5 .
  • Robertson V, W.*, K. Zhang, D. Whitman, Depth of closure derived from airborne laser bathymetry. In: Coastal Sediments '07, New Orleans, LA, 1877-1885, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2007.
  • Robertson V, W.*, K. Zhang, D. Whitman, Hurricane-Induced Beach Change Derived from Airborne Laser Measurements near Panama City, Florida, Marine Geology, V. 237, 191-205, 2007.
  • Stiefel*, J., A. M. Melesse , M. McClain , R. Price , 2007. Rainwater Harvesting In Rajasthan, India: Recharge Estimation Using Tracers, 13th International Rainwater Catchment Systems Conference and 5 th International Water Sensitive Urban Design Conference, 21-23 August 2007. Sydney, Australia, 8pp (CD proceeding).


  • Atlas*, Z.D., Dixon, J.E., Sen, G., Finney, M., Martin-Del-Pozzo, A. L., 2006. Melt inclusions from Volcan Popocatepetl and Volcan de Colima, Mexico: melt evolution due to vapor-saturated crystallization during ascent. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 153, 221-240.
  • Bray , D. B., S. R. Murphy* and M. Cornejo*. 2006. Beyond Islands of Sustainability?: Sustainable Rural Development in Mexico. The Changing Structure of Mexico: Political, Social and Economic Prospects. Second edition. edited by Laura Randall to be published by M.E. Sharpe: Armonk, NY.
  • Clarke*, T. C., K. G. Shetty, K. Jayachandran, and M. R. Norland. 2006. Myrothecium verrucaria - a potential biological control agent for the invasive "old world climbing fern" (Lygodium microphyllum). Biocontrol. doi: http:/dx.doi.org10.1007/s10526-006-9035-3.
  • Garai*, J., Haggerty, S.E., Rekhi, S., and Chance, M. (2006). Infrared absorption investigations confirm the extraterrestrial origin of carbonado diamonds. The Astrophysical Journal 653, L153-L156.
  • Mena* CA, R Bilsborrow and ME McClain. 2006. Socioeconomic drivers of deforestation in the Napo River Basin of Ecuador. Environmental Management 37: 802–815.
  • Sah*, S., S. T. Reed, K. Jayachandran, C. Dunn, and J. B. Fisher. 2006. The Effect of Repeated Short-term Flooding on Mycorrhizal Survival in Snap Bean Roots. HortScience 41: 598-602.
  • Saunders* TJ, ME McClain and CA Llerena. 2006. The N and P biogeochemistry of terrestrial-aquatic flowpaths in a small montane catchment of the Peruvian Amazon. Hydrological Processes 20: 2549-2562.


  • Bizimis, M., Sen, G., Salters, V.J.M., and Keshav*, S., 2005. Hf-Nd-Sr isotope systematics of garnet pyroxenites from Salt Lake Crater, Oahu, Hawaii: Evidence for a depleted component in Hawaiian volcanism. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 69, 2629-2646.
  • Cairns*, Christine E., Rogel Villanueva-Gutiérrez, Suzanne Koptur, David Barton Bray. 2005. Bee populations, Forest Disturbance, and Africanization in Mexico. Biotropica 37:4, pp. 686-692.
  • Cook*, G. S. and J. T. Heinen. 2005. On the uncertain costs and tenuous benefits of marine protected areas: A study of the Tortugas Ecological Reserve, South Florida, USA. Natural Areas Journal 25(4): 390-396.
  • Duque-Botero*, F., Maurrasse, F.J-M.R., Hickey-Vargas, R., Melinte, M., Jaffe, R., and Lopez-Oliva, J. G., 2005. Cyanobacterial productivity, variations in the organic carbon, and facies of the Indidura Formation (Cenomanian – Turonian) Northeastern Mexico – Productividad cianobacteriana, variaciones del carbon orgánico y facies de la FormaciónIndidura (Cenomaniano – Turoniano), noreste de Mexico. Journal of Iberian Geology 31 (1) 2005: 85-98.
  • Konomi*, K., M.R. Savabi, D.L. Shinde, K.Jayachandran, P.N. Kizza, and S.T. Reed. 2005. Water and atrazine movement in a calcareous compost applied soil during simulated multiple storms events. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 165:365-377.
  • Pollock*, J. 2005. Constructing an Ecological Self: Lessons through Time and Space. Wild Thoughts.
  • Robertson V, W.*, K. Zhang, D. Whitman, S. P. Leatherman, Shoreline and Beach Volume Change Before and After the 2004 Hurricane Season, Palm Beach County, Florida, Shore & Beach, Vol. 73, No. 2 & 3, 79-84, 2005.
  • Savabi, M.R., D.L. Shinde, K. Konomi*, P.N. Kizza, and K.Jayachandran. 2005. Modeling the effect of soil amendments (Composts) on water balance and water quality. Journal of Environmental Hydrology 13:1-14.
  • Shrivastava*, R. J. and J. T. Heinen. 2005. Migration and home gardens in the Brahmaputra Valley, India. Journal of Ecological Anthropology 9: 20-34.


  • Gross, M.R., Ghosh, K., Manda*, A.K. and Whitman, D., A GIS-based spatial analysis of caves and solution cavities with applications to predicting cave occurrence in limestone terrain, in Caldwell, D.R., Ehlen, J., and Harmon R.S. (eds.), Studies in Military Geography and Geology, Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, p 287-306 2004.
  • Keshav*, S., Gudfinnsson, G.H., Sen, G., and Fei, Y. 2004. High-pressure melting experiments on garnet clinopyroxenite and the alkalic to tholeiitic transition in ocean island basalts. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 223, 365-379.
  • Keshav*, S. and Sen, G., 2004. The depth of magma fractionation in the oceanic mantle: insights from garnet- bearing xenoliths from Oahu, Hawaii. Geophys. Res. Lett. 31, DOI: {a:10.1029/2003GL018990
  • King*, J. M. and J. T. Heinen. 2004. An assessment of the behaviors of overwintering manatees as influenced by interactions with tourists at two sites in central Florida. Biological Conservation.117(3):227-234.
  • Pollock*, J. 2004. Eco-Pedagogy: Philosophy and Praxis for a Peaceful World Media Review. Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy. Special Issue on Teaching Peace.
  • Pollock*, J. 2004. Can Literacy be Environmental? Saving the World, One Verb at a Time. English Teaching: Practice and Critique. Volume 3, Number 3.
  • Robertson, W. V*, D. Whitman, K. Zhang, and S.P. Leatherman, Mapping Shoreline Position Using Airborne Laser Altimetry, Journal of Coastal Research, 20, 884-892, 2004.
  • Rodriguez Durand*, S. and G. Sen, 2004. Preeruption history of the Grande Ronde Formation lavas, Columbia River Basalt Group, American Northwest: Evidence from phenocrysts. Geology 32(4) 293–296; doi: http:/dx.doi.org10.1130/G20109.1.
  • Savabi, M.R., D. Shinde, K. Konomi*, P. Nkedi-Kizza, and K. Jayachandran . 2004. Modeling the Effect of Soil Amendments (Composts) on Water Balance and Water Quality. (Eds. C.A. Brebbia, D. Almorza, and D. Sales), Water Pollution VII: Modelling, Measuring and Prediction, 57-66, WIT Press.


  • Gangopadhyay*, A., G. Sen, S. Keshav*, 2003. Effect of Contamination on Phase Equilibrium Experimental Crystalization of Deccan Basalts at Low Pressure: Effect of Contamination on Phase Equilibrium, Indian Journal of Geology 75(1-4),54-71.
  • Guha, H., Jayachandran, K., and Maurrasse, F, 2003, Microbiological reduction of chromium (VI) in presence of pyrolusite-coated sand by Shewanella alga Simidu ATCC 55627 in laboratory column experiments, Chemosphere, v. 52, p. 175-183.
  • Keshav*, S. and Sen, G., 2003. A rare composite xenolith from Salt Lake Crater, Oahu: high-pressure fractionation and implications for kimberlitic melts in the Hawaiian Mantle. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 144, 548-558. DOI: http:/dx.doi.org10.1007/s00410-002-0415-0.
  • McClain ME and Cossio* RE. 2003. The use and conservation of riparian zones in the rural Peruvian Amazon. Environmental Conservation 30: 242-248.
  • Saunders* TJ, LV McIndoo & ME McClain. 2003. Importancia Ecológica, Servicios Ambientales y Manejo Participativo de la Cuenca Amazónica. Vol. 1 of the IUCN online journal Simposium.
  • Whitman, D., K. Zhang, S. Leatherman, and W. Robertson V*, Airborne Laser Topographic Mapping: Application to Hurricane Storm Surge Hazards, in: Earth Sciences in the Cities, G. Heiken, R. Fakundiny, and J. Sutter, editors, American Geophysical Union, 363-378, 2003.


  • Guha*, H., K. Jayachandran, and F. Maurrasse. 2002. Microbiological Reduction of Hexavalent chromium over Geochemical Oxidation by Pyrolusite-Coated Sand. Chemosphere,52:175-183.
  • Ojeda, G. Y.*, and Whitman, D., Effect of windowing on lithosphere elastic thickness estimates obtained via the coherence method: Results from northern South America, J. Geophys. Res., 107, doi:10.1029/2000JB000114, 2002.


  • Barragán, R., 2001, Sedimentological and paleoecological aspects of the Aptian ransgressive event of Sierra del Rosario, Durango, northeast Mexico: Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 14, 189-202.
  • Guha*, H., K. Jayachandran, and F. Maurrasse. 2001. Kinetics of Chromium (VI) Reduction by Type Strain Shewanella alga under Different Growth Conditions. Environmental Pollution, 115:209-218.
  • Guha*, H., S.E. Saiers, S. Brooks, P. Jardine, and K. Jayachandran. 2001. Chromium Transport, Oxidation, and Adsorption in Manganese-Coated Sand. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 49:311-334.
  • Keshav*, S., and G. Sen (2001), Majoritic garnets in Hawaiian Xenoliths: Preliminary results, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28(18), 3509-3512.
  • Sah*, J. P. and J. T. Heinen. 2001. Resource utilization and conservation attitudes among indigenous and migrant peoples in Ghodaghodi Lake, Nepal. Environmental Conservation 28(4): 345-356.


  • Guha*, H., K. Jayachandran, and F. Maurrasse. 2000. Hydrological, Geochemical, and Microbiological Processes Affecting Chromium Transport Through Pyrolusite Coated-Sand. 7 TH International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control Proccedings, page 1253-1260.
  • Pollock*, J. 2000. Teaching Personal Responsibility in Environmental Education. ECHO.


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