Professor of Watershed Hydrology & Biogeosciences
Our field-based research focuses on the spatial and temporal scaling of hydrological and ecological processes across natural and disturbed watersheds and stream networks.
In The News
Singh, N. K., R. E. Emanuel, F. Nippgen, B. L. McGlynn, and C. F. Miniat. “The Relative Influence of Storm and Landscape Characteristics on Shallow Groundwater Responses in Forested Headwater Catchments.” Water Resources Research 54, no. 12 (December 1, 2018): 9883–9900. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018WR022681.
Kaiser, K. E., and B. L. McGlynn. “Nested Scales of Spatial and Temporal Variability of Soil Water Content Across a Semiarid Montane Catchment.” Water Resources Research 54, no. 10 (October 1, 2018): 7960–80. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018WR022591.
Ross, M. R. V., F. Nippgen, B. A. Hassett, B. L. McGlynn, and E. S. Bernhardt. “Pyrite Oxidation Drives Exceptionally High Weathering Rates and Geologic CO2 Release in Mountaintop-Mined Landscapes.” Global Biogeochemical Cycles 32, no. 8 (August 1, 2018): 1182–94. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017GB005798.
Kaiser, K. E., B. L. McGlynn, and J. E. Dore. “Landscape analysis of soil methane flux across complex terrain.” Biogeosciences 15, no. 10 (May 25, 2018): 3143–67. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-3143-2018.
Zimmer, M. A., and B. L. McGlynn. “Lateral, Vertical, and Longitudinal Source Area Connectivity Drive Runoff and Carbon Export Across Watershed Scales.” Water Resources Research 54, no. 3 (March 1, 2018): 1576–98. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017WR021718.
Macrosystems, Collaborative Research: Defining Stream Biomes Beyond the Steady State awarded by National Science Foundation
Mountain top mining effects on watershed hydrology and biogeochemistry awarded by National Science Foundation
Human and Natural Forcings of Critical Zone Dynamics and Evolution at the Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory awarded by National Science Foundation
Soil Carbon Transformation in Heterogeneous Landscapes: Implications for Soil, Water and Air awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
area(s) of expertiseBiogeochemistry Earth Surface Processes Ecology Geomorphology Geospatial Technologies Global Change Ecology Hydrology Land Use Soil Science Water Quality Wetland Ecology Advisor: EOS Doctoral Program Advisor: UPE Doctoral Program
3115 Environment Hall
Durham, NC 27708
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Durham, NC 27708-0328
Ph.D., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (2002)
M.S., State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (1997)
A.B., Gettysburg College (1993)