Recent publications:

Christopher Hyun, Zachary Burt, Yoshika Crider, Kara L. Nelson, CS Sharada Prasad, Swati DG Rayasam, William Tarpeh, and Isha Ray. "Sanitation for Low-Income Regions: A Cross-Disciplinary Review." Annual Review of Environment and Resources 44 (2019).

Jessica R. Ray, Itamar A. Shabtai, MarcTeixidó, Yael G. Mishael and David L. Sedlak Polymer-clay composite geomedia for sorptive removal of trace organic compounds and metals in urban stormwater Water Research Volume 157, 15 June 2019, Pages 454-462

Dave Owen, Alida Cantor, Nell Green Nylen, Thomas Harter and Michael Kiparsky. California groundwater management, science-policy interfaces, and the legacies of artificial legal distinctions 17 April 2019 Environmental Research Letters, Volume 14, Number 4

Harris-Lovett, Sasha, Judit Lienert, and David Sedlak. A mixed-methods approach to strategic planning for multi-benefit regional water infrastructureJournal of Environmental Management 233 (2019): 218-237. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.11.112

Rodríguez-Labajos, B., Yánez, I., Bond, P., Greyl, L., Munguti, S., Ojo, G.U.,  Overbeek, W. (2019) Not So Natural an Alliance? Degrowth and Environmental Justice Movements in the Global South Ecological Economics, 157: 175-184.  

Emily L. MarronWilliam A. MitchUrs von Gunten, and David L. Sedlak.  A Tale of Two Treatments: The Multiple Barrier Approach to Removing Chemical Contaminants During Potable Water Reuse Accounts of Chemical Research201952 (3), pp 615–622. DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.8b00612

Corbera E., Busck-Lumholt L.M., Mempel F., Rodríguez-Labajos B. (2019) Environmental Justice in Telecoupling Research. In: Friis C., Nielsen J. (eds) Telecoupling. Palgrave Studies in Natural Resource Management. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

Lisa Alvarez-Cohen
  • Zhou, L., Lawrence, J, Keren, R, Antell, E, Yu, K and L. Alvarez-Cohen. 2018.  “Synergistic and competitive interactions among anaerobic ammonium-oxidizing, denitrifying, and dissimilatory nitrate-reducing bacteria”, in prep.

  • Yi, S., K. C. Harding-Marjanovic, E. F. Houtz, Y. Gao, J. Lawrence, R. Nichporucu, A. Iavarone, W. Q. Zhuang, M. Hansen, J. A. Field, D. L. Sedlak, and L. Alvarez-Cohen. 2017. “Anaerobic Microbial Transformation of AFFF Component 6:2 Fluorotelomer Thioether Amido Sulfonate Generates Persistent 6:2 Fluorotelomer Thioether Carboxylate”, submitted.

  • Ding, C., L. Alvarez-Cohen, and J. He . 2017. “Growth of Dehalococcoides mccartyi Strain 195 in an Autotrophic Consortium Producing Limited Acetate”, submitted.

  • Escalas, A., L. Hale, J. Voordeckers, Y. Yang, M. Firestone, L. Alvarez-Cohen and J. Zhou. 2017. "Microbial Functional Diversity and Ecosystem Functioning: From Concepts to Applications" submitted. 

  • Lan, Y., B. Stenuit, G. L. Rosen, J. B. Hughes, L. Alvarez-Cohen and C. M. Sales. 2017.  “Effects of historical 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene (TNT) contamination and periodic mechanical mixing on soil microbial consortia and remediation activity”, submitted.

  • Sales, C.M., W. Q. Zhuang, P. B. Gedalanga, A. Grostern, S. Mahendra, R. E. Parales, and L. Alvarez-Cohen. 2017.  “The genome of Pseudonocardia dioxanivorans CB1190, a metabolically versatile, autotrophic, environmental contaminant degrader”, submitted.  

  •  Lavy, A., R. Keren, K. Yu, B. C. Thomas, L. Alvarez-Cohen, J. F. Banfield, M. Ilan. 2017. “A novel Chromatiales bacterium is a potential sulfide oxidizer in multiple orders of marine sponges”, Environmental Microbiology, DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.14013

  • Men, Y., K. Yu, J. Bælum, Y. Gao, J. Tremblay, E. Prestat, B. Stenuit, S. G. Tringe, J. Jansson, T. Zhang, and L. Alvarez-Cohen.  2017. “Metagenomic and metatranscriptomic analyses reveal community structure and dynamics of a TCE-dechlorinating community enriched without exogenous cobalamin”, Applied and Environmental Microbiology83 (8): e03508-16.  doi:10.1128/AEM.03508-16

  • Mao, X., R. Oremland, T. Liu, S. Gushgari, A. Landers, S. Baesman, and L. Alvarez-Cohen. 2017. “Acetylene fuels TCE reductive dechlorination by defined Dehalococcoides/Pelobacter consortia”, Environmental Science and Technology51: 2366-2372. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b05770

  • Mao, X., A. Polasko, Lisa Alvarez-Cohen. 2017. “The Effects of sulfate reduction on TCE dechlorination by Dehalococcoides-containing microbial communities”, Applied and Environmental Microbiology83 (8) e03384-16. doi:10.1128/AEM.03384-16

  • Maes, S., W.Q.Zhuang, K. Rabaey, L. Alvarez-Cohen, and and T. Hennebel. 2017. “Concomitant Leaching and Electrochemical Extraction of Rare Earth Elements from Monazite” Environmental Science and Technology51(3): 1654-1661.  DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b03675

Maximilian Auffhammer
Dennis Baldocchi
  • Ma, S., J. L. Osuna, J. Verfaillie, and D. D. Baldocchi. 2017. Photosynthetic responses to temperature across leaf–canopy–ecosystem scales: a 15-year study in a Californian oak-grass savanna. Photosynthesis research:1-15. Doi:10.1007/s11120-017-0388-5

  • Chamberlain, S., Verfaillie, J, Eichelmann, E., Hemes, K. Baldocchi, D.D. Evaluation of density corrections to methane fluxes measured by open-path eddy covariance over contrasting landscapes, Boundary-Layer Meteorology. doi:10.1007/s10546-017-0275-9.

  •  Baldocchi, Dennis; Chu, Housen; Reichstein, Markus. Inter-Annual Variability of Net and Gross Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes: A Review. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

  •  Fisher, J. B., F. Melton, E. Middleton, C. Hain, M. Anderson, R. Allen, M. F. McCabe, S. Hook, D. Baldocchi, P. A. Townsend, A. Kilic, K. Tu, D. D. Miralles, J. Perret, J.-P. Lagouarde, D. Waliser, A. J. Purdy, A. French, D. Schimel, J. S. Famiglietti, G. Stephens, and E. F. Wood. 2017. The future of evapotranspiration: Global requirements for ecosystem functioning, carbon and climate feedbacks, agricultural management, and water resources. Water Resources Research 53:2618-2626. doi/10.1002/2016WR020175

  •  Pastorello, G. Z., D. Papale, H. Chu, C. Trotta, D. A. Agarwal, E. Canfora, D. D. Baldocchi, and M. S. Torn (2017), A new data set to keep a sharper eye on land-air exchanges, Eos, 98,

  •  Liu, Y., M. J. Hill, X. Zhang, Z. Wang, A. D. Richardson, K. Hufkens, G. Filippa, D. D. Baldocchi, S. Ma, J. Verfaillie, and C. B. Schaaf. 2017. Using data from Landsat, MODIS, VIIRS and PhenoCams to monitor the phenology of California oak/grass savanna and open grassland across spatial scales. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 237–238:311-325.

  • Wharton, S., S. Ma, D. D. Baldocchi, M. Falk, J. F. Newman, J. L. Osuna, and K. Bible. 2017. Influence of regional nighttime atmospheric regimes on canopy turbulence and gradients at a closed and open forest in mountain-valley terrain. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 237–238:18-29.

  •  Chu, H.*, D. D. Baldocchi, R. John, S. Wolf*, and M. Reichstein (2017), Fluxes All of the Time? A Primer on the Temporal Representativeness of FLUXNET, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JG003576.

  •  Oikawa, P. Y.*, G. D. Jenerette, S. H. Knox#, C. Sturtevant*, J. Verfaillie*, I. Dronova, C. M. Poindexter, E. Eichelmann*, and D. D. Baldocchi (2017), Evaluation of a hierarchy of models reveals importance of substrate limitation for predicting carbon dioxide and methane exchange in restored wetlands, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JG003438.

  •  Miner, G. L., Bauerle, W. L., and Baldocchi, D. D. (2017) Estimating the sensitivity of stomatal conductance to photosynthesis: A review. Plant, Cell & Environment, doi: 10.1111/pce.12871.

  •  McNicol, G., Sturtevant, C. S.*, Knox, S. H#., Dronova, I., Baldocchi, D. D. and Silver, W. L. (2017), Effects of seasonality, transport pathway, and spatial structure on greenhouse gas fluxes in a restored wetland. Glob Change Biol. doi:10.1111/gcb.13580

  •  Oikawa, P. Y.*, C. Sturtevant*, S. H. Knox#, J. Verfaillie*, Y. W. Huang, and D. D. Baldocchi. 2017. Revisiting the partitioning of net ecosystem exchange of CO2 into photosynthesis and respiration with simultaneous flux measurements of 13CO2 and CO2, soil respiration and a biophysical model, CANVEG. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 234–235:149-163.

Ellen Bruno
Stephanie Carlson
  • Caruso, C.M., Martin, R.A., Sletvold, N., Morrissey, M.M., Wade, M.J., Augustine, K.E., Carlson, S.M., MacColl, A.D.C., Siepielski, A.M., Kingsolver, J.G. 2017. What are the environmental determinants of phenotypic selection? A meta-analysis of experimental studies. American Naturalist 190(3): 363-376.

  • Nussle, S., Matthews, K.R., and Carlson, S.M. 2017. Patterns and dynamics of vegetation recovery following grazing cessation in the California golden trout habitat. Ecosphere 8(7): e01880.

  • Bogan, M.T., Hwan, J.L., Cervantes-Yoshida, K., Ponce, J., and Carlson, S.M. 2017. Aquatic invertebrate communities exhibit both resistance and resilience to seasonal drying in an intermittent coastal stream. Hydrobiologia 799: 123-133.

  • Bonada, N., Carlson, S.M., Datry, T., Finn, D., Leigh, C., Lytle, D.A., Monaghan, M.T., and Tedesco, P.A. 2017. Genetic, evolutionary, and biogeographical processes in intermittent and ephemeral streams. In Intermittent River Ecology and Management, edited by T. Datry, A. Boulton, N. Bonada. Elsevier.

  • Schaaf, C.J., Kelson, S.J., Nussle, S., and Carlson, S.M. 2017. Black spot infection in juvenile steelhead trout linked to stream temperature in northern California. Environmental Biology of Fishes 100:733–744.

  • Satterthwaite, W.H., Carlson, S.M., and Criss, A. 2017. Ocean size and corresponding life history diversity among the four run timings of California Central Valley Chinook salmon. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 146:594–610.

  • Siepielski, A.M., Morrissey, M.B., Buoro, M., Carlson, S.M., Caruso, C.M., Clegg, S.M., Coulson, T., DiBattista, J., Gotanda, K.M., Francis, C.D., Hereford, J., Kingsolver, J.G., Augustine, K.E., Kruuk, L.E.B., Martin, R.A., Sheldon, B.C., Sletvold, N., Svensson, E.I., Wade, M.J., and MacColl, A.D.C. 2017. Precipitation drives global variation in natural selection. Science 355: 959-962.

  • Woelfle-Erskine, C., Larsen, L.G., and Carlson, S.M. 2017. Abiotic habitat thresholds for salmonid over-summer survival in intermittent streams. Ecosphere 8(2):e01645.

  • Hovel, R.A., Carlson, S.M., and Quinn, T.P. 2017. Climate change alters the reproductive phenology and investment of a lacustrine fish, the threespine stickleback. Global Change Biology 23: 2308–2320.

  • Cid, N., Bonada, N., Carlson, S.M., Grantham, T., Gasith, A., and Resh, V. 2017. High variability is a defining component of Mediterranean-climate rivers and their biota. Water 2017, 9, 52.

  • Fraiola, K.M.S. and Carlson, S.M. 2017. Feeding microhabitat use and selectivity of juvenile Mugil cephalus (Actinopterygii: Mugilidae) in a Hawaiian stream. Pacific Science 71(1):  45-56.

Jack Colford
Holly Doremus
Ashok Gadgil
  • Katya Cherukumilli, Tessa Maurer, J. Nathan Hohman, Yash Mehta, and Ashok J. Gadgil Effective Remediation of Groundwater Fluoride with Inexpensively Processed Indian Bauxite. Environ. Sci. Technol., 201852 (8), pp 4711–471 DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b05539

  • Delaire, C.; Das, A.; Amrose, S.; Gadgil, A. J.; Roy, J.; Ray, I. Determinants of the Use of Alternatives to Arsenic-Contaminated Shallow Groundwater: an Exploratory Study in Rural West Bengal, IndiaAccepted by the Journal of Water and Health (April 2017)Lask, K., Booker, K., Han, T., Granderson, J., Yang, N., Ceballos, C., Gadgil, A., Performance comparison of charcoal cookstoves for Haiti: Laboratory testing with Water Boiling and Controlled Cooking Tests. Energy for Sustainable Development. 2015, 26. 79-86.

  • Delaire, C.; Amrose, S.; Zhang, M.; Hake, J.; Gadgil, A. J. How Do Operating Conditions Affect As(III) Removal by Iron Electrocoagulation? Water Research. 2017112, 185-194.

  • Lask, K., Booker, K., and Gadgil, A., Lessons learned from a comparison study of charcoal stoves for Haiti. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. 2017, 22. 188-193. DOI: 10.1016/j.seta.2017.02.008

  • Lask, K., Gadgil, A.J., Performance and emissions characteristics of a lighting cone for charcoal stoves. Energy for Sustainable Development. 2017, 36. 64-67.

  • Cherukumilli, Katya, Delaire, Caroline, Amrose, Susan and Gadgil, Ashok, Factors Governing the Performance of Bauxite for Fluoride Remediation of Groundwater. Environ. Sci. Technol., 201751 (4), pp 2321–2328. DOI10.1021/acs.est.6b04601

  • Delaire, Caroline, Case M. van Genuchten, Susan E. Amrose, and Ashok J. Gadgil. Bacteria attenuation by iron electrocoagulation governed by interactions between bacterial phosphate groups and Fe (III) precipitates. (2016) Water Research.

  • Wilson, D. L., Talancon, D. R., Winslow, R. L., Linares, X. & Gadgil, A. J. “Avoided emissions of a fuel-efficient biomass cookstove dwarf embodied emissions.” Development Engineering 45–52 (2016).

  • van Genuchten, C.M., Bandaru. S, Surorova.E, Amrose. S, Gadgil. A and Pena. J. Formation of Macroscopic Surface Layers on Fe(0) Electrocoagulation Electrodes During a Long-Term Field Test of Arsenic Treatment.  (2016) Chemosphere.

Steven D. Glaser
  • Selvadurai, P.A., Parker, J.M., and Glaser, S.D., (2017), Numerical Modeling Describing the Effects of Heterogeneous Distributions of Asperities on the Quasi-Static Evolution of Frictional Slip, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, accepted.

  • Watteyne, T., Kerkez, B., Pister, K.S.J., Glaser, S.D., (2017), Crystal-Free Network Synchronization, Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, in review.

  • Selvadurai, P.A., and Glaser, S.D., (2017), Asperity Formations and Their Relation to Seismicity on a Planar Fault in the Laboratory, Geophysical Journal International208, 1009–1025.

  • Saltiel, S., Selvadurai, P.A., Bonner, B.P., Glaser, S.D., Ajo-Franklin, J.B., (2017), Experimental Development of Low-Frequency Shear Modulus and Attenuation Measurements in Mated Rock Fractures: Shear Mechanics Due to Asperity Contact Area Changes with Normal Stress, Geophysics82(2), M19–M36.

  • Zhang, Z., C.A. Oroza, S.D. Glaser and T. Wattenye, (2017), A Machine-Learning Based Connectivity Model for Complex Terrain Large-Scale Low-Power Wireless Deployments, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, accepted.

  • Zhang, Z., Glaser, S.D., Wattenye, T., and Malek, S., (2017), American River Hydrological Observatory: Monitoring the Sierra Nevada Snowpack, IEEE Internet of Things Journalspecial issue on Large-scale Internet of Things: Theory and Practice, accepted.

  • Zhang, Z., Glaser, S.D., Bales, R.C., Conklin, M.H., Rice, R.R., and Marks, D.G., (2017), Insights into Mountain Precipitation and Snowpack from a Basin-Scale Wireless-Sensor Network, Water Resources Research, DOI: 10.1002/2016WR018825

  • Zhang, Z., Glaser, S.D., Bales, R.C., Conklin, M.H., Rice, R.R., and Marks, D.G., (2017), Technical Report: the Design and Evaluation of a Basin-Scale Wireless Sensor Network for Mountain Hydrology, Water Resources Research53(5), 4487–4498.

  • Orosa, C.A., Zheng, Z., Glaser, S.D., and Bales, R.C., (2017), Identication of Representative Sampling Regions, Optimal Sensor Number, and Resilient Network Topologies for Wireless Snow Observatories using LiDAR and Machine Learning, Water Resources Research52(10), 8174-8189.

Ted Grantham
  • Grantham, T.E., Zimmerman, J.K.H., Carah, J.K., & Howard, J.K. Stream flow modeling tools inform environmental water policy in California. California Agriculture 73(1):33-39 [open access article].

  • Grantham, T.E. 2018. North Coast Summary Report. California’s Fourth Climate Change Assessment. Publication number: SUM-CCC4A-2018-001 [pdf].

  • Mount, J., Hanak, E., Grantham, T.E., et al. 2018. Managing Drought in a Changing Climate. Public Policy Institute of California Report [pdf].

  • Grantham, T. E., Carlisle, D. M., McCabe, G. J. & Howard, J. K. 2018. Sensitivity of streamflow to climate change in California. Climatic Change 149:427-441 [abstract only].

  • Nardi, F., Morrison, R. R., Annis, A. & Grantham, T. E. 2018. Hydrologic scaling for hydrogeomorphic floodplain mapping: Insights into human‐induced floodplain disconnectivity. River Research and Applications 34:675-685 [abstract only].

  • Howard, J. K., Fesenmyer, K. A., Grantham, T. E., Viers, J. H., Ode, P. R., Moyle, P. B., Kupferburg, S. J., Furnish, J. L., Rehn, A., Slusark, J. & Mazor, R. D. 2018. A freshwater conservation blueprint for California: prioritizing watersheds for freshwater biodiversity. Freshwater Science 37:417-431 [open access article].

  • Kendy, E., Aylward, B., Ziemer, L. S., Richter, B. D., Colby, B. G., Grantham, T. E., Sanchez, L., Dicharry, W. B., Powell, E. M., Martin, S. & Culp, P. W. 2018. Water transactions for streamflow restoration, water supply reliability, and rural economic vitality in the western United States. JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association 54: 487-504 [open access article].

  • Zimmerman, J. K., Carlisle, D. M., May, J. T., Klausmeyer, K. R., Grantham, T. E., Brown, L. R., & Howard, J. K. 2017. Patterns and magnitude of flow alteration in California, USA. Freshwater Biology 63:859-873 [open access article].

  • Grantham T., Kearns, F., Kocher, S., Roche, L. & Pathak T. 2017. Building climate change resilience in California through UC Cooperative Extension. California Agriculture 71:197-200 [open access article].

  • Mount, J., Gray, B., Chappelle, C., Grantham, T., Moyle, P., Seavy, N., Szeptycki, L. & Thompson, B. 2017. Managing California’s Freshwater Ecosystems: Lessons from the 2012-16 Drought. Public Policy Institute of California Report R_1117JMR [pdf].

  • Carlisle, D.M., Grantham, T.E., Eng, K. and Wolock, D.M., 2017. Biological relevance of streamflow metrics: regional and national perspectives. Freshwater Science 36:927-940 [open access article].

  • Eng, K., Grantham, T. E., Carlisle, D. M., & Wolock, D. M. 2017. Predictability and selection of hydrologic metrics in riverine ecohydrology. Freshwater Science 36:915-926 [open access article].

  • Cid, N., Bonada, N., Carlson, S.M., Grantham, T.E., Gasith, A., Resh, V.H. 2017. High Variability Is a Defining Component of Mediterranean-Climate Rivers and Their Biota. Water 9 [open access article].

Slav W. Hermanowicz
  • Yang, Y., Li, Y., Gu, Z., Lua, F., Xia, S., Hermanowicz, S. (2018).  Quick start-up and stable operation of a one-stage deammonification reactor with a low quantity of AOB and ANAMMOX biomass. Science of the Total Environment, in print

  • Gu, Z., Li, Y., Yang, Y., Xia, S., Hermanowicz, S.W., Alvarez-Cohen, L. (2018). Inhibition of Anammox by Sludge Thermal Hydrolysis and Metagenomic Insights. Bioresource Technology, 270, 46-54

  • Jeong, Y., Hermanowicz, S.W., Park, C. (2017). Treatment of food waste recycling wastewater using anaerobic ceramic membrane bioreactor for biogas production in mainstream treatment process of domestic wastewater. Water Research, 123, 86-95

Arpad Horvath
  • 77. Nahlik, M. J., Chester, M. V., Kaehr, A., Taptich, M. and Horvath, A. (2015), “Goods Movement Life-cycle Assessment for Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals.” J. of Industrial Ecology, first published online in May,

  • 76. Diaz-Elsayed, N., Dornfeld, D. and Horvath, A. (2015), “A Comparative Analysis of the Environmental Impacts of Machine Tool Manufacturing Facilities.” J. of Cleaner Production, 95, 223-231,

  • 75. Celik, K., Meral, C., Gursel, A. P., Mehta, P. K., Horvath, A. and Monteiro, P. J. (2015), “Mechanical Properties, Durability, and Life-cycle Assessment of Self-Consolidating Concrete Mixtures Made with Blended Portland Cements Containing Fly Ash and Limestone Powder.” Cement & Concrete Composites, 56, 59-72,

  • 74. Stokes, J., Hendrickson, T. and Horvath, A. (2014), “Save Water to Save Carbon and Money: Developing Abatement Costs for Expanded Greenhouse Gas Portfolios.” Environmental Science & Technology, 48(23), 13583-13591,

  • 73. Griswold, J. B., Cheng, H., Madanat, S. and Horvath, A. (2014), “Unintended Greenhouse Gas Consequences of Lowering Level of Service in Urban Transit Systems.” Environmental Research Letters, 9(12), 124001,

  • 72. Taptich, M. and Horvath A (2014), “Bias of Averages in Life-cycle Footprinting of Infrastructure: Truck and Bus Case Studies.” Environmental Science & Technology, 48(22), 13045-13052,

  • 71. Reger, D., Madanat S. and Horvath, A. (2014), “Economically and Environmentally Informed Policy for Road Resurfacing: Tradeoffs between Costs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions.” Environmental Research Letters, 9(10), 104020,

  • 70. Scown, C. D., Gokhale, A., Willems, P., Horvath, A. and McKone, T. E. (2014), “Role of Lignin in Reducing Life-cycle Carbon Emissions, Water Use and Cost for United States Cellulosic Biofuels.” Environmental Science & Technology, 48(15), 8446-8455,

  • 69. Gursel, A. P., Masanet, E., Horvath, A. and Stadel, A. (2014), “Life-cycle Inventory Analysis of Concrete Production: A Critical Review.” Cement & Concrete Composites, 51, 38-48,

  • 68. Hendrickson, T. and Horvath, A. (2014), “A perspective on cost-effectiveness of greenhouse gas reduction solutions in water distribution systems.” Environmental Research Letters, 9(1), 024017,

Susan Hubbard
  • Tran AP, Rungee J, Faybishenko B, Dafflon B, Hubbard SS. (2019) Assessment of Spatiotemporal Variability of Evapotranspiration and Its Governing Factors in a Mountainous Watershed. Water. 2019; 11(2):243, doi: 10.3390/w11020243. (article)

  • Alexandratos, S.D., Barak, N., Bauer, D., Davidson, F.T., Gibney, B.R., Hubbard, S.S., Taft, H.L., and Westerhof, P. (2019), Sustaining Water Resources: Environmental and Economic Impact: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b05859. (article)

  • Wainwright, H., Arora, B., Hubbard, S., Lipnikov, K., Moulton, D., Glach, G., Eddy-Dilek, C., Denham, M. (2019), Sustainable Remediation in Complex Geologic Systems, The Heaviest Metals: Science and Technology of the Actinides and Beyond, p. 415-425.

  • Arora, B., Wainwright, H.M., Dwivedi, D., Vaughn, L.J., Curtis, J.B., Torn, M.S., Dafflon, B., and Hubbard, S.S. (2019), Evaluating temporal controls on greenhouse gas (GHG) fluxes in an Arctic tundra environment: An entropy-based approach: Science of The Total Environment, v. 649, p. 284–299, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.251. (article)

  • Hubbard, S.S., Williams, K.H., Agarwal, D., Banfield, J., Beller, H., Bouskill, N., Brodie, E., Carroll, R., Dafflon, B., Dwivedi, D., Falco, N., Faybishenko, B., Maxwell, R., Nico, P., et al.(2018), The East River, Colorado, Watershed: A Mountainous Community Testbed for Improving Predictive Understanding of Multiscale Hydrological–Biogeochemical Dynamics: Vadose Zone Journal, v. 17, doi: 10.2136/vzj2018.03.0061. (article)

  • Wan, J., T. K. Tokunaga, W. Dong, K. H. Williams, Y. Kim, M. E. Conrad, M. Bill, W. J. Riley, and S. S. Hubbard (2018), Deep Unsaturated Zone Contributions to Carbon Cycling in Semiarid Environments, Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences123(9), 3045–3054, doi:10.1029/2018jg004669. (article)

  • Christensen, J.N., Dafflon, B., Shiel, A.E., Tokunaga, T.K., Wan, J., Faybishenko, B., Dong, W., Williams, K.H., Hobson, C., Brown, S.T., and Hubbard, S.S. (2018), Using strontium isotopes to evaluate the spatial variation of groundwater recharge: Science of The Total Environment, v. 637-638, p. 672–685, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.019. (article)

  • Falco, N., Dafflon, B., Wainwright, H., Leger, E., Haedrich, C., Peterson, J., Williams, K., and Hubbard, S., 2018, Integrated imaging of above and below ground properties and their interactions: A case study in East River Watershed, Colorado: SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2018, doi: 10.1190/segam2018-2998456.1. (abstract)

  • Lavy, A., Mcgrath, D.G., Carnevali, P.B.M., Wan, J., Dong, W., Tokunaga, T., Thomas, B.C., Williams, K.H., Hubbard, S., and Banfield, J.F. (2018), Microbial communities across a hillslope-riparian transect shaped by proximity to the stream, groundwater table, and weathered bedrock: doi: 10.1101/423368. (article)

  • Truex, M.J., Chronister, G.B., Strickland, C.E., Johnson, C.D., Tartakovsky, G.D., Oostrom, M., Clayton, R.E., Johnson, T.C., Freedman, V.L., Rockhold, M.L., Greenwood, W.J., Peterson, J.E., Hubbard, S.S., and Ward, A.L., 2018, Deep Vadose Zone Treatability Test of Soil Desiccation for the Hanford Central Plateau: Final Report: doi: 10.2172/1423418. (report)

  • Falco, N., Wainwright, H., Ulrich, C., Dafflon, B., Hubbard, S., Williamson, M., Cothren, J., Ham, R., McEntire, J., McEntire, M. (2018), “Remote Sensing to Uav-Based Digital Farmland,” IGARSS 2018 – 2018 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Valencia, 2018, pp. 5936-5939. (abstract)

  • Mary, B., Peruzzo, L., Boaga, J., Schmutz, M., Wu, Y., Hubbard, S.S., and Cassiani, G., (2018), Small scale characterization of vine plant root water uptake via 3-D electrical resistivity tomography and Mise-à-la-Masse method: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, p. 1–30, doi:10.5194/hess-22-5427-2018. (article)

  • Wainwright, H., Arora, B., Hubbard, S., Lipnikov, K., Moulton, D., Glach, G., Eddy-Dilek, C., Denham, M. (2019), Sustainable Remediation in Complex Geologic Systems, The Heaviest Metals: Science and Technology of the Actinides and Beyond, p. 415-425.

  • Tran, A.P., Dafflon, B., Bisht, G., and Hubbard, S.S. (2018), Spatial and temporal variations of thaw layer thickness and its controlling factors identified using time-lapse electrical resistivity tomography and hydro-thermal modeling: Journal of Hydrology, v. 561, p. 751–763, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.04.028. (article)

  • Wu, Y., Ulrich, C., Kneafsey, T., Lopez, R., Chou, C., Geller, J., Mcknight, K., Dafflon, B., Soom, F., Peterson, J., and Hubbard, S.S. (2018), Depth-Resolved Physicochemical Characteristics of Active Layer and Permafrost Soils in an Arctic Polygonal Tundra Region: Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, v. 123, p. 1366–1386, doi: 10.1002/2018jg004413. (article)

  • Peruzzo, L., Schmutz, M., Franceschi, M., Wu, Y., and Hubbard, S.S. (2018), The Relative Importance of Saturated Silica Sand Interfacial and Pore Fluid Geochemistry on the Spectral Induced Polarization Response: Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, v. 123, p. 1702–1718, doi: 10.1029/2017jg004364. (article)

  • Taş, N., Prestat, E., Wang, S., Wu, Y., Ulrich, C., Kneafsey, T., Tringe, S.G., Torn, M.S., Hubbard, S.S., and Jansson, J.K. (2018), Landscape topography structures the soil microbiome in arctic polygonal tundra: Nature Communications, v. 9, doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03089-z. (article)

  • Newcomer, M.E., Hubbard, S.S., Fleckenstein, J.H., Maier, U., Schmidt, C., Thullner, M., Ulrich, C., Flipo, N., and Rubin, Y. (2018) Influence of hydrological perturbations and riverbed sediment characteristics on hyporheic zone respiration of CO2 and N2: Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, doi: 10.1002/2017jg004090. (article)

  • Cantor, A., Kiparsky, M., Kennedy, R., Hubbard, S., Bales, R., Cano Pecharroman, L., Guivetchi, K., McCready, C. and Darling, G. (2018) Data for Water Decision Making: Informing the Implementation of California’s Open and Transparent Water Data Act through Research and Engagement. Center for Law, Energy & the Environment, UC Berkeley School of Law, Berkeley, CA. 56 pp. doi:10.15779/J28H01 (report)

  • Wu, Y., Cheng, Y., Hubbard, C.G., Hubbard, S., and Ajo-Franklin, J.B. (2018), Biogenic sulfide control by nitrate and (per)chlorate – A monitoring and modeling investigation: Chemical Geology, v. 476, p. 180–190, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.11.016. (article)

Baoxia Mi
Kara Nelson
  • Li, Y., W.A. Tarpeh, K.L. Nelson, T.J. Strathman (in press) Demonstration and Quantitative Evaluation of an Integrated System for Complete Valorization of Wastewater Algal Biomass.  

  • Tarpeh, W.A., I. Wald, M.O. Omollo, T. Egan, and K.L. Nelson. (2018) “Evaluating Ion Exchange for Nitrogen Recovery from Source-Separated Urine in Nairobi, Kenya.” Development Engineering3:188–95.

  • Silverman, A.I., Sedlak, D.L., Nelson, K.L. (2018).   “Simplified process for determining rate constants for sunlight-dependent removal of trace organic and microbial contaminants in unit process open-water treatment wetlands.”  Environmental Engineering Science.

  • Nelson, K.L., A.B. Boehm, R.J. Davies-Colley, M.C. Dodd, T. Kohn, K.G. Linden, Y. Liu, P.A. Maraccini, K. McNeill, W.A. Mitch, T.H. Nguyen, K.M. Parker, R.A. Rodriguez, L.M. Sassoubre, A.I. Silverman, K.R. Wigginton, R.G. Zepp. (2018) “Sunlight-mediated inactivation of health-relevant microorganisms in water: a review of mechanisms
and modeling approaches.” Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts.

  • Kavvada, O., K.L. Nelson, and A. Horvath. (2018) “Spatial Optimization for Decentralized Non-Potable Water Reuse.” Environmental Research Letters13(6): 064001.

  • Tarpeh, W.A., I. Wald, M. Wiprächtiger, and K.L. Nelson. (2018).“Effects of operating and design parameters on ion exchange columns for nutrient recovery from urine.”  Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology

  • Hong, P.-Y., T.R. Julian, M.-L. Pype, S.C. Jiang, K.L. Nelson, D. Graham, A. Pruden, and C.M. Manaia. (2018) “Reusing Treated Wastewater: Consideration of the Safety Aspects Associated with Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance Genes.” Water10(3): 244.

  • Reygadas, F., J.S. Gruber, L.Dreizler, K.L. Nelson, and I. Ray. (2018) “Measuring User Compliance and Cost Effectiveness of Safe Drinking Water Programs: A Cluster-Randomized Study of Household Ultraviolet Disinfection in Rural Mexico.” The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.98(3): 824–34.

  • Tarpeh, W.A., J.M. Barazesh, T.Y. Cath, and K.L. Nelson. (2018) “Electrochemical Stripping to Recover Nitrogen from Source-Separated Urine.” Environmental Science & Technology. 52(3):1453-1460.

  • Kavvada, O., W.A. Tarpeh, A. Horvath, and K.L. Nelson. (2017) “Life-Cycle Cost and Environmental Assessment of Decentralized Nitrogen Recovery Using Ion Exchange from Source-Separated Urine through Spatial Modeling.” Environmental Science & Technology.51(21): 12061–71.

  • Bear, S.E., M.T. Nguyen, J.T. Jasper, S. Nygren, K.L. Nelson, and D.L. Sedlak. (2017) “Removal of Nutrients, Trace Organic Contaminants, and Bacterial Indicator Organisms in a Demonstration-Scale Unit Process Open-Water Treatment Wetland.” Ecological Engineering,109: 76–83.

  • Finnerty, C.C., Lei Z., D.L. Sedlak, K.L. Nelson, and B. Mi. (2017) “Synthetic Graphene Oxide Leaf for Solar Desalination with Zero Liquid Discharge.” Environmental Science & Technology,51 (20): 11701–9.

  • Chaudhry, R.M., Hamilton, K.A., Haas, C.N., and K.L. Nelson (2017) “Drivers of Microbial Risk for Direct Potable Reuse and de Facto Reuse Treatment Schemes: The Impacts of Source Water Quality and Blending.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14 (635). doi:10.3390/ijerph14060635


    Bivins, A.W., T. Sumner, E. Kumpel, G. Howard, O. Cumming, I. Ross, K. Nelson, and J. Brown. (2017) “Estimating Infection Risks and the Global Burden of Diarrheal Disease Attributable to Intermittent Water Supply Using QMRA.” Environmental Science & Technology 51(13): 7542–51. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b01014.

    Thebo, A. L., P. Drechsel, E. F. Lambin, and K. L. Nelson. (2017) “A Global, Spatially-Explicit Assessment of Irrigated Croplands Influenced by Urban Wastewater Flows.” Environmental Research Letters 12(7): 074008. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa75d1.

  • Steinbaum, L., L.H. Kwong, A. Ercumen, M.S. Negash, A.J. Lovely, S.M. Njenga, A.B. Boehm, A.J. Pickering, and K.L. Nelson. (2017) “Detecting and Enumerating Soil-Transmitted Helminth Eggs in Soil: New Method Development and Results from Field Testing in Kenya and Bangladesh.” PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 11(4). doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0005522.

  • Erickson, J.J., Smith, C.D., Goodridge, A.G., and K.L. Nelson. (2017) “Water quality effects of intermittent water supply in Arraiján, Panama.” Water Research. 114:338-350.


    Tarpeh, W.A., K.M. Udert, K.L. Nelson. (2017) “Comparing ion exchange adsorbents for nitrogen recovery from source-separated urine.” Environmental Science and Technology. 51(4):2373–2381. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b05816.

Allison Post
Isha Ray
  • Isha Ray, N. Billava, Z. Burt, JM Colford, Jr, A. Ercümen, KP Jayaramu, E. Kumpel, N. Nayak, KL Nelson, C. Woelfle-Erskine (2018). From intermittent to continuous water supply: A householdlevel evaluation of water system reforms in Hubli-Dharwad, Karnataka. Economic and Political Weekly, 58: 39 – 48. 

  • Alasdair Cohen & Isha Ray (2018). The global risks of increasing reliance on bottled water. Nature Sustainability, 1: 327 – 329.

  • Zachary Burt, Ayşe Ercümen, Narayana Billava & Isha Ray (2018). From intermittent to continuous service: Costs, benefits, equity and sustainability of water system reforms in Hubli- -3- Dharwad, India. World Development, 109: 121 – 133. DOI:

  • Tanu Kumar, Alison E. Post & Isha Ray (2018). Flows, leaks and blockages in informational interventions: A field experimental study of Bangalore’s water sector. World Development, 106: 149 – 160. DOI:

  • Fermin Reygadas, Joshua Gruber, Lindsay Dreizler, Kara Nelson & Isha Ray (2018). Measuring user compliance and cost-effectiveness of safe drinking water programs: A cluster-randomized study of household UV disinfection in rural Mexico. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0440

  • Christopher Hyun, Alison E. Post & Isha Ray (2018). Frontline worker compliance with transparency reforms: barriers posed by family and financial responsibilities. Governance, 31: 1 - 18. DOI 10.1111/gove.12268

  • Alasdair Cohen, Qi Zhang, Qing Luo, Yong Tao, John M Colford, Jr. & Isha Ray. (2017). Predictors of drinking water boiling and bottled water consumption in rural China: A hierarchical modeling approach. Environmental Science and Technology. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01006.

  • Caroline Delaire, Abhijit Das, Susan Amrose, Ashok Gadgil, Joyashree Roy & Isha Ray (2017). Determinants of the use of alternatives to arsenic-contaminated shallow groundwater: an exploratory study in rural West Bengal, India. Journal of Water and Health, 15.5: 799 – 812. DOI: 10.2166/wh.2017.321.

  • Emily Kumpel, Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Isha Ray & Kara Nelson (2017). Measuring household consumption and waste in unmetered, intermittent piped water systems. Water Resources Research, 53: 302 – 315. DOI: 10.1002/2016WR019702.

  • Zachary Burt, Robert M Njee, Yolanda Mbatia, Veritas Msimbe, Joe Brown, Thomas F Clasen, Hamisi M Malebo & Isha Ray (2017). User preferences and willingness to pay for safe drinking water: Experimental Evidence from Rural Tanzania. Social Science and Medicine, 173:63 – 71.

Justin V. Remais
  • Jia P, Yu C, Remais J, Stein A, Liu Y, Brownson R, Lakerveld J, Wu T, Smith M, Amer S, Xu F, Chen X, Rundle A, Xiao Q, Xue H, Luo M, Zhao L, Cheng G, Zhou X, Zhang L, Yang L, Wang L, Wu J, Mwenda K, Wang Y, Verschuren M, Vermeulen R, James P, Spatial Lifecourse Epidemiology Reporting Standards (ISLE-ReSt) Statement, submitted, 2019

  • Li T, Cheng Q, Li C, Stokes E, Collender P, Ohringer A, Li X, Li J, Zelner J, Liang S, Yang C, Remais J, He J. Evidence for heterogeneity in China’s progress against pulmonary tuberculosis: uneven reductions in a major center of ongoing transmission, 2005-2017, submitted, 2019.

  • Cucchi K, Liu R, Collender P, Cheng Q, Li C, Hoover C, Chang H, Liang S, Yang C, Remais J. Hydroclimatic drivers of highly seasonal leptospirosis incidence suggest prominent role of soil reservoir in western China, submitted, 2019.

  • Jia P, Lakerveld J, Wu J, Stein A, Root E, Sabel C, Vermeulen R, Remais J, Chen X, Brownson R, Amer S, Xiao Q, Wang L, Verschuren M, Wu T, Wang Y, James P. Top 10 research priorities in spatial lifecourse epidemiology, submitted, 2019.

  • Hoover C, Sokolow S, Kemp J, Sanchirico J, Lund A, Jones I, Higginson T, Riveau G, Savaya-Alkalay A, Coyle S, Wood C, Micheli F, Casagrandi R, Mari L, Gatto M, Rinaldo A, Perez-Saez J, Rohr J, Sagi A, Remais J, DeLeo G.  Estimated impact of prawn aquaculture for poverty alleviation and the control of human parasitic disease, in revision, 2019.

  • Cangemi I, Cherng S, Trostle J, Remais J, Eisenberg J. Social cohesion and adaptive capacity in relation to climate change and disease, in revision, 2019.

  • Collender P, Morris C, Glenn-Finer R, Acevedo A, Chang H, Trostle J, Eisenberg J, Remais J. Mass gatherings drive diarrheal disease transmission among rural communities in coastal Ecuador, in revision, 2019.

  • Rohr J, Barrett C, Civitello D, Craft M, Delius B, DeLeo G, Hudson P, Jouanard N, Nguyen K, Ostfeld R, Remais J, Riveau G, Sokolow S, Tilman D. Emerging human infectious diseases and the links to global food production, Nature Sustainability, accepted, 2019.

  • Hutchins D, Jansson J, Remais J, Rich V, Singh B, and Trivedi P. Climate change microbiology - problems and perspectives, Nature Reviews Microbiology, accepted, 2019..

Vincent Resh



David Sedlak
  • Liu H.Z., Bruton T.A. Li W., Van Buren J., Prasse C., Doyle F.M. and Sedlak D.L. (2016) oxidation of benzene by persulfate in the presence of Fe(III)- and Mn(IV)-containing oxides: stoichiometric efficiency and transformation products. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50: 890-898.

  • Grebel J.E., Charbonnet J.A. and Sedlak D.L. (2016) Oxidation of organic contaminants by manganese oxide geomedia for passive urban stormwater treatment systems. Water Research 88: 481-491.

  • Barazesh J.M., Prasse, C. and Sedlak D.L. (2016) Electrochemical transformation of trace organic contaminants in the presence of halide and carbonate ions. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50: 10143-10152.

  • Prasse C., Wenk J., Jasper J.T., Ternes T.A. and Sedlak D.L. (2015) Co-occurrence of photochemical and microbiological transformation processes in open-water unit process wetlands. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49:14136-14145.

  • Barazesh J.M., Hennebel T., Jasper J.T. and Sedlak D.L. (2015) Modular advanced oxidation process enabled by cathodic hydrogen peroxide production. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49: 7391-7399.

  • Radjenovic J. and Sedlak D.L. (2015) Challenges and opportunities for electrochemical processes as next-generation technologies for the treatment of contaminated water. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49:11292-11302.

  • Harris-Lovett S.R., Binz C., Sedlak D.L., Kiparsky M. and Truffer B. (2015) Beyond user acceptance: a legitimacy framework for potable water reuse in California. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49: 7552-7561.

  • Barazesh J.M., Hennebel T., Jasper J.T. and Sedlak D.L. (2015) Modular advanced oxidation process enabled by cathodic hydrogen peroxide production. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49: 7391-7399.

William Stringfellow
Sally Thompson
David Zilberman