Research Group News:
Apr - congratulations to Adam Wlostowski who successfully defended his PhD dissertation, Hydrologic Connectivity in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica: Water-Mediated Mass and Energy Fluxes in Streams and Soils.
Mar - new publication: Sudman, Z, MN Gooseff, AG Fountain, JS Levy, MK Obryk, and D Van Horn. 2017. Impacts of permafrost degradation on a stream in Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Geomorphology, 285: 205-213. [link]
Feb - new publication: Wlostowski, A, MN Gooseff, WB Bowden, and W Wollheim. 2017. Stream tracer breakthrough curve decomposition into mass fractions: A simple framework to analyze and compare conservative solute transport processes. Limnology & Oceanography: Methods, 15(2): 140-153. [link]
Nov - new publication: Gooseff, MN, A Wlostwoski, DM McKnight, and C Jaros. 2017. Hydrologic connectivity and implications for ecosystem processes - Lessons from naked watersheds. Geomorphology, 277: 63-71. [link]
Oct - new publications: [NSF press release; LTER release]
Fountain, AG, G Saba, B Adams, P Doran, W Fraser, M Gooseff, M Obryk, JC Priscu, S Stammerjohn, and R Virginia. 2016. The impact of a large-scale climate event on Antarctic Ecosystem Processes. Bioscience, 66(10): 848-863. [link]
Obryk, MK, PT Doran, AS Friedlaender, MN Gooseff, W Li, RM Morgan-Kiss, JC Priscu, O Schofield, SE Stammerjohn, DK Steinberg, and HW Ducklow. 2016. Responses of Antarctic marine and freshwater ecosystems to changing ice conditions. Bioscience, 66(10): 864-879. [link]
Aug - new publication: Castendyk, DN, MK Obryk, SZ Leidman, MN Gooseff, and I Hawes. 2016. Lake Vanda: A sentinel for climate change in the McMurdo Sound Region of Antarctica. Global and Planetary Change, 144: 213-227. [link]
Aug - new publication: Wlostowski, AN, MN Gooseff, DM McKnight, C Jaros, and WB Lyons. 2016. Patterns of hydrological connectivity in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica: A synthesis of 20 years of hydrologic data. Hydrological Processes, 30(17): 2958-2975. [link]
Jul - new publication: Herbei R, AL Rytel, WB Lyons, DM McKnight, C Jaros, MN Gooseff, and JC Priscu. 2016. Hydrological controls on ecosystem dynamics in Lake Fryxell, Antarctica. PLoS ONE, 11(7): e0159038. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159038 [link; open access]
Jul - new publication: Buelow, HN, AS Winter, DJ Van Horn, JE Barrett, MN Gooseff, E Schwartz, and CD Takacs-Vesbach. 2016. Microbial community responses to increased water and organic matter in the arid soils of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Frontiers in Microbiology, 7:1040. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01040. [link]
May - congratulations to Ryan Webb who successfully defended his PhD dissertation, Fate of Snowmelt in Complex Subalpine Terrain at CSU!
What happens when permafrost thaws?
See time lapse movie from the North Slope of Alaska below to find out...
Using scientific UAVs for studying streams:
Classes taught by Dr. Gooseff:
“Thus if the quantity of carbonic acid [CO2 in the air] increases in geometric progression, the augmentation of the temperature will increase in arithmetic progression.” [link]
Svante Arrhenius, 1896
For Links to Current and Past Research Projects, Consult the RESEARCH Link Above; Some Old Project Links Are Available Here:
- Stream Restoration and Groundwater-Surface Water Interactions (2004-ongoing)
- MOdular Curriculum for Hydrology Advancement, MOCHA (NSF, 2006-2009)
- Ground-Penetrating Radar Hyporheic Zone Project (2006-2008)
- Arctic National Parks Thermokarst Inventory and Monitoring (2006-2008)
(a complimentary element of the Noatak River Freshwater Vital Signs Initiative)
- Antarctic Taylor Valley Glacier Melt Water Modeling (2004)
- Spring Hydrologic Contribution to the Logan River, UT (2003)
- Utah Sustainable Ecosystem Restoration Partnership - Hydrologic Functions (2003-2004)
- Hyporheic Exchange Along the River Continuum (2001-2003)
- Antarctic Hyporheic Exchange and Biogeochemical Cycling (1998-2002)