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
Zimmer, MA, and McGlynn, BL. "Bidirectional stream-groundwater flow in response to ephemeral and intermittent streamflow and groundwater seasonality." Hydrological Processes 31, no. 22 (October 30, 2017): 3871-3880.
Reyes, WM, Epstein, HE, Li, X, McGlynn, BL, Riveros-Iregui, DA, and Emanuel, RE. "Complex terrain influences ecosystem carbon responses to temperature and precipitation." Global Biogeochemical Cycles 31, no. 8 (August 2017): 1306-1317.
Nippgen, F, Ross, MRV, Bernhardt, ES, and McGlynn, BL. "Creating a More Perennial Problem? Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Enhances and Sustains Saline Baseflows of Appalachian Watersheds." Environmental science & technology 51, no. 15 (August 2017): 8324-8334.
Zimmer, MA, and McGlynn, BL. "Ephemeral and intermittent runoff generation processes in a low relief, highly weathered catchment." Water Resources Research 53, no. 8 (August 2017): 7055-7077.
Zimmer, MA, and McGlynn, BL. "Time-lapse animation of hillslope groundwater dynamics details event-based and seasonal bidirectional stream-groundwater gradients." Hydrological Processes 31, no. 10 (May 15, 2017): 1983-1985.
Macrosystems, Collaborative Research: Defining Stream Biomes Beyond the Steady State 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
Mountain top mining effects on watershed hydrology and biogeochemistry 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
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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)