BEE 3710 - Physical Hydrology for Ecosystems
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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


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


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


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


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

Stream & Catchment Hydrology:

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