Publications from the Department of Geosciences faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2019

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RZ-TRADEOFF: A New Model to Estimate Riparian Water and Air Quality Functions, Yasaman T. Hassanzadeh, Philippe G. Vidon, Arthur J. Gold, Soni M. Pradhanang, and Kelly Addy Lowder

Submissions from 2018

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Performance of Riverbank Filtration under Hydrogeologic Conditions along the Upper Krishna River in Southern India, Thomas B. Boving, K. Patil, F. D’Souza, S. F. Barker, S. L. McGuinness, J. O’Toole, M. Sinclair, A. B. Forbes, and K. Leder

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River-discharge Effects on United States Atlantic and Gulf Coast Sea-level Changes, Christopher G. Piecuch, Klaus Bittermann, Andrew C. Kemp, Rui M. Ponte, Christopher M. Little, Simon E. Engelhart, and Steven J. Lentz

Submissions from 2017

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Assessing Thermally Stressful Events in a Rhode Island Coldwater Fish Habitat Using the SWAT Model, Britta Chambers, Soni Pradhanang, and Arthur Gold

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Simulating Climate Change Induced Thermal Stress in Coldwater Fish Habitat Using SWAT Model, Britta Chambers, Soni Pradhanang, and Arthur Gold

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Nuisance Flooding and Relative Sea-Level Rise: The Importance of Present-Day Land Motion, Makan A. Karegar, Timothy H. Dixon, Rocco Malservisi, Jürgen Kusche, and Simon E. Engelhart

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Protocol for a Cluster Randomised Stepped Wedge Trial Assessing the Impact of a Community-Level Hygiene Intervention and a Water Intervention Using Riverbank Filtration Technology on Diarrhoeal Prevalence in India, Sarah L. McGuinness, Joanne E. O'Toole, Thomas B. Boving, Andrew B. Forbes, Martha Sinclair, Sumit K. Gautam, and Karen Leder

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Assessment of Nitrogen Inputs into Hunt River by Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems via SWAT Simulation, Supria Paul, Michaela Cashman, Katelyn Szura, and Soni Pradhanang

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Serpentinization-Influenced Groundwater Harbors Extremely Low Diversity Microbial Communities Adapted to High pH, Katrina I. Twing, William J. Brazelton, Michael D. Y. Kubo, Alex J. Hyer, Dawn Cardace, Tori M. Hoehler, Tom M. McCollom, and Matthew O. Schrenk

Submissions from 2016

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Drought risk assessment in central Nepal: temporal and spatial analysis, Piyush Dahal, Nicky Shree Shrestha, Madan Lall Shrestha, Nir Y. Krakauer, Jeeban Panthi, Soni M. Pradhanang, Ajay Jha, and Tarendra Lakhankar

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Impact of Irrigation Method on Water Use Efficiency and Productivity of Fodder Crops in Nepal, Ajay K. Jha, Razan Malla, Mohan Sharma, Jeeban Panthi, Tarendra Lakhankar, Nir Y. Krakauer, Soni Pradhanang, Piyush Dahal, and Madan Lall Shrestha

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Modeling Nitrogen Losses in Conventional and Advanced Soil-Based Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems under Current and Changing Climate Conditions, Ivan Morales, Jennifer Cooper, José A. Amador, and Thomas B. Boving

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Bacteria Removal from Stormwater Runoff Using Tree Filters: A Comparison of a Conventional and an Innovative System, Laura A. Schifman, Varun K. Kasaraneni, Ryan K. Sullivan, Vinka Oyanedel-Craver, and Thomas B. Boving

Submissions from 2015

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Feasible Metabolisms in High pH Springs of the Philippines, Dawn Cardace, D'Arcy R. Meyer-Dombard, Kristin M. Woycheese, and Carlo A. Arcilla

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Probabilistic Precipitation Estimation with a Satellite Product, Nir Y. Krakauer, Soni M. Pradhanang, Jeeban Panthi, Tarendra Lakhankar, and Ajay K. Jha

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High pH Microbial Ecosystems in a Newly Discovered, Ephemeral, Serpentinizing Fluid Seep at Yanartaş (Chimera), Turkey, D'Arcy R. Meyer-Dombard, Kristin M. Woycheese, Erin N. Yargıçoğlu, Dawn Cardace, Yasemin Güleçal-Pektas, and Mustafa Temel

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Tsunami recurrence in the eastern Alaska-Aleutian arc: A Holocene stratigraphic record from Chirikof Island, Alaska, Alan R. Nelson, Richard W. Briggs, Tina Dura, Simon E. Engelhart, Guy Gelfenbaum, Lee-Ann Bradley, Steve L. Forman, Christopher H. Vane, and Katherine A. Kelley

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Sea-level change and subsidence in the Delaware Estuary during the last ∼2200 years, Daria Nikitina, Andrew C. Kemp, Simon E. Engelhart, Benjamin P. Horton, David F. Hill, and Robert E. Kopp

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Spatial and Temporal Variability of Rainfall in the Gandaki River Basin of Nepal Himalaya, Jeeban Panthi, Piyush Dahal, Mandan Lall Shrestha, Suman Aryal, Nir Y. Krakauer, Soni M. Pradhanang, Tarendra Lakhankar, Ajay K. Jha, Mohan Sharma, and Ramchandra Karki

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National Livestock Policy of Nepal: Needs and Opportunities, Upendra B. Pradhanang, Soni M. Pradhanang, Arhan Sthapit, Nir Y. Krakauer, Ajay Jha, and Tarendra Lakhankar

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Out of the Dark: Transitional Subsurface-to-Surface Microbial Diversity in a Terrestrial Serpentinizing Seep (Manleluag, Pangasinan, the Philippines), Kristin M. Woycheese, D'Arcy R. Meyer-Dombard, Dawn Cardace, Anacleto M. Argayosa, and Carlo A. Arcilla

Submissions from 2014

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Uplift and Subsidence Reveal a Nonpersistent Megathrust Rupture Boundary (Sitkinak Island, Alaska), Richard W. Briggs, Simon E. Engelhart, Alan R. Nelson, Tina Dura, Andrew C. Kemp, Peter J. Haeussler, D. Reide Corbett, Stephen J. Angster, and Lee-Ann Bradley

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Insights into Environmental Controls on Microbial Communities in a Continental Serpentinite Aquifer Using a Microcosm-Based Approach, Melitza Crespo-Medina, Katrina I. Twing, Michael D.Y. Kubo, Tori M. Hoehler, Dawn Cardace, Tom McCollom, and Matthew O. Schrenk

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Transport of Pathogen Surrogates in Soil Treatment Units: Numerical Modeling, Ivan Morales, Janet A. Atoyan, José A. Amador, and Thomas Boving

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Storm erosion during the past 2000 years along the north shore of Delaware Bay, USA, Daria L. Nikitina, Andrew C. Kemp, Benjamin P. Horton, Christopher H. Vane, Orson van de Plassche, and Simon E. Engelhart

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Little Late Holocene Strain Accumulation and Release on the Aleutian Megathrust Below the Shumagin Islands, Alaska, Robert C. Witter, Richard W. Briggs, Simon E. Engelhart, Guy Gelfenbaum, Richard D. Koehler, and William D. Barnhart

Submissions from 2013

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Establishment of the Coast Range Ophiolite Microbial Observatory (CROMO): Drilling Objectives and Preliminary Outcomes, Dawn Cardace, T. Hoehler, T. McCollom, M. Schrenk, D. Carnevale, M. Kubo, and K. Twing

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Modern foraminifera, δ13C, and bulk geochemistry of central Oregon tidal marshes and their application in paleoseismology, Simon E. Engelhart, Benjamin P. Horton, Christopher H. Vane, Alan R. Nelson, Robert C. Witter, Sarah R. Brody, and Andrea D. Hawkes

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Sea-level change during the last 2500 years in New Jersey, USA, Andrew C. Kemp, Benjamin P. Horton, Christopher H. Vane, Christopher E. Bernhardt, D. Reide Corbett, Simon E. Engelhart, Shimon C. Anisfeld, Andrew C. Parnell, and Niamh Cahill

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Sleuthing Through the Rock Cycle: An Online Guided Inquiry Tool for Middle and High School Geoscience Education, Laura Schifman, Dawn Cardace, Karen Kortz, Karen Saul, Amber Gilfert, Anne I. Veeger, and Daniel P. Murray

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Degradation of mangrove tissues by arboreal termites (Nasutitermes acajutlae) and their role in the mangrove C cycle (Puerto Rico): Chemical characterization and organic matter provenance using bulk δ13C, C/N, alkaline CuO oxidation‐GC/MS, and solid‐state 13C NMR, Christopher H. Vane, Alexander W. Kim, Vicky Moss-Hayes, Collin E. Snape, Miguel Castro Diaz, Nicole S. Khan, Simon E. Engelhart, and Benjamin P. Horton

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Fossil slabs attached to unsubducted fragments of the Farallon plate, Yun Wang, Donald W. Forsyth, Christina J. Rau, Nina Carriero, Brandon Schmandt, James B. Gaherty, and Brian K. Savage

Manuscripts from 2012

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A Quantitative Comparison between 1D and 3D Source Inversion Methodologies: Application to the Middle East, Brian M. Covellone and Brian K. Savage

Submissions from 2011

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Mapping Shallow Coastal Ecosystems: A Case Study of a Rhode Island Lagoon, Mark Stolt, Michael Bradley, Jim Turenne, Maggie Payne, Eric Scherer, Giancarlo Cicchetti, Emily Shumchenia, Marisa Guarinello, John W. King, Jon Boothroyd, Bryan Oakley, Carol Thornber, and Pete August

Submissions from 2003

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A Model for Integrating the Public into Scientific Research, Claudia Barreto, David E. Fastovsky, and Peter M. Sheehan

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Velocity Variations in the Uppermost Mantle Beneath the Southern Sierra Nevada and Walker Lane, Brian K. Savage, Chen Ji, and Don V. Helmberger

Submissions from 2002

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Location and Mechanism of the Little Skull Mountain Earthquake as Constrained by Satellite Radar Interferometry and Seismic Waveform Modeling, Brian K. Savage, Rowena B. Lohman, and Mark Simons

Submissions from 2001

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Volcanic Rocks in the Narragansett Basin, Southeastern New England: Petrology and Significance to Early Basin Formation, Anton Maria and O. Don Hermes

Submissions from 2000

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Paleoenvironments of Early Theropods, Chinle Formation (Late Triassic), Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, François Therrien and David E. Fastovsky

Submissions from 1998

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Taphonomy and suggested structure of the dinosaurian assemblage of the Hell Creek Formation (Maastrichtian), eastern Montana and western North Dakota, Paul D. White, David E. Fastovsky, and Peter M. Sheehan