Research Group News:
Jun - press articles from Science Friday (@SciFri) on the MCM LTER from our recent field season METHODS article, and radio interview audio file, etc.
May - Congratulations to Maggie Spangler for successfully defending her MS thesis, Comparison of Diversions and Impoundments on Downstream Water Quality and Ecosystem Processes.
Apr - Congratulations to Abby Conner for successfully defending her MS thesis, Irrigation Impacts on Hydrologic Exchange Flows and Examination in a Social-Ecological Framework
Apr - Congratulations to Erin Jenkins for successfully defending her MS thesis, How much does stream-groundwater exchange influence whole -stream metabolism in a small mountain stream?
Mar - new publication: Harms, TK, CL Cook, AN Wlostowski, MN Gooseff, and SE Godsey. 2019. Spiraling down hillslopes: Nutrient uptake from water tracks in a warming Arctic. Ecosystems, doi.org/10.1007/s10021-019-00355-z [link]
Mar - new publication: Robert T. Hensley, L Kirk, M Spangler, MN Gooseff, and MJ Cohen. 2019. Flow extremes as spatiotemporal control points on river solute fluxes and metabolism. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences, doi.org/10.1029/2018JG004738. [link]
Feb - press release on recent paper by PhD student Adam Wlostowski:
Jan - new publication: Wlostowski, AN, MN Gooseff, DM McKnight, and WB Lyons. 2018. Transit times and rapid chemical equilibrium explain chemostasis in glacial meltwater streams in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters, 45 (24): 13,322 DOI: 10.1029/2018GL080369 [link]
Dec - media article on CU research in Antarctica mentioning several folks from CU including Dr. Gooseff [link]
Sep - new publication: Levy, JS, AG Fountain, MK Obryk, J Telling, C Glennie, R Pettersson, M Gooseff, and DJ Van Horn. 2018. Decadal topographic change in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica: Thermokarst subsidence, glacier thinning, and transfer of water storage from the cryosphere to the hydrosphere. Geomorphology, 323: 80-97. [link]
Apr - Congratulations to Patrick Hendrickson for successfully defending his MS thesis Ecological Characterization of the Kuparuk Aufeis Field, North Slope Alaska.
Classes taught by Dr. Gooseff:
What happens when permafrost thaws?
Using scientific UAVs for studying streams:
“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)