BEE 3710 - Physical Hydrology for Ecosystems
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Hydrology
& Us:

Interview with Pavel Kabat. 2012. Water at a crossroads. Nature 330: 1617. pdf

Maggi F. and C. Pallud 2012. The rise of hydrological science off Earth. Journal of Hydrology 320: 212-214. pdf

Watersheds & Rivers:

Vitousek, P.M. and W.A. Reiners. 1975. Ecosystem succession and nutrient retention: A hypothesis. Bioscience 25(6): 376-381. pdf

Precipitation:

Bunde, A., U. Buntgen, J. Ludescher, J. Luterbacher, H. von Stork. 2013. Is there memory in precipitation? Nature Climate Change 3: 174-175. URL

Dettinger, M.D. and B.L. Ingram. 2013. The coming megafloods. Scientific American 308(1): 64-71. pdf

Degaetano, A.T. 2009. Time-Dependent Changes in Extreme-Precipitation Return-Period Amounts in the Continental United States. Journal of Applied Meteorlogy and climatology 48(6): 2086-2099. pdf

Evapotranspiration:

Brutsaert, W. and M. B. Parlange, 1998. Hydrologic cycle explains the evaporation paradox. Nature 396:30. pdf

Runoff:
Snow:

Bennart, R. et al. 2013. July 2012 Greenland melt extent enhanced by low-level liquid clouds. Nature 496: 8386 URL

Staff Writer. 2012. Snow cover hits record lows (summary from "Climate Change, Impacts and Vulnerability in Europe 2012" by ESA). Scientific American URL

Groundwater:

Taylor, R.G., B. Scanlon, et al. 2013. Ground water and climate change. Nature Climate Change 3: 322329. URL

Erosion:
Stream & Catchment Hydrology:

Smart, A.G.. 2013. Hidden order emerges in stream networks. Physics Today 66(2): 12-13. URL


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