*Publications substantially based on work done as a graduate student.
**Author is a student advisee (primary or committee) or undergraduate advisee***
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Felt, C., M. Fragkias, D. Larson, H. Liao, K. Lohse, D. Lybecker, S. Parsons (in review). A comparative study of urban fragmentation patterns in small and mid-sized cities of Idaho Urban Ecosystems
Brantley, S., W.H. McDowell, W. E. Dietrich, T.S. White, P. Kumar, S. Anderson, J. Chorover, K. Lohse, R. C Bales, D. deB. Richter, G. Grant, J. Gaillardet (In review) Designing a network of critical zone observatories to explore the living skin of the terrestrial Earth Earth Surface Dynamics
Flerchinger, G.N., A.W. Fellows, M. S. Seyfried, P.E. Clark, K.A. Lohse (In review) Water and Carbon Fluxes along a Climate Gradient in Sagebrush Ecosystems. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
Patton, N.R.**, K. A. Lohse#, M. Seyfried, B. T. Crosby and S. E. Godsey. (in review). Predicting soil thickness on soil mantled hillslopes.
Richter, D. et al. [including Lohse, K.]. What would Darwin and Lyell say? Fully integrating biology and geology in long-term environmental networks. (in review) Bioscience
Galanter, A., D. Cadol, and K.A. Lohse. in revision. Distribution and accumulation of pyrogenic black carbon (PyC) following a low severity burn in northern New Mexico. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms
Fellows, A. G. Flerchinger, M.S. Seyfried, K.A. Lohse (in review) Rapid recovery of mesic mountain big sagebrush gross production and respiration following prescribed fire. Ecosystems
Schwabedissen, S.G.**, P.P. Sheridan, T.S. Magnuson, K.A. Aho, K. A. Lohse#. In revision. Phylogenetic Diversity of Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria in Rolling Biological Soil Crusts of the Intermountain West: A Bioindicator of Climate and Grazing.
Perdrial, J., Brooks, P., Swetnam, T., Lohse, K., Rasmussen, C., Litvak, M., Harpold, A., Zapata-Rios, X., Broxton, P., Mitra, B., Meixner, T., Condon, K., Huckle, D., Stielstra, C., Vazquez-Ortega, A., Lybrand, R., Holleran, M., Orem, C., Pelletier, J., Chorover, J. In review. A net ecosystem carbon budget for snow dominated forested headwater catchments: linking water and carbon fluxes to critical zone carbon storage. Biogeochemistry
Lohse, K.A., E.L. Gallo, S. Schwabedissen, and T. Meixner. In review. Changing climate and stream flow regimes alter rates of litter decomposition in dryland streams but not upland environments. Ecosystems
Tennant, C.J.**, A.A. Harpold, K.A. Lohse, S.E. Godsey, B.T. Crosby, L.G. Larsen, P.D. Brooks, and R.W. Van Kirk. (on-line). Regional sensitivities of seasonal snow cover to elevation, aspect, and vegetation structure in western North America. Water Resources Research
Schwabedissen, S.G.**, K.A. Lohse#, S.C. Reed, K.A. Aho, T.S. Magnuson. 2017 (on-line). Nitrogenase Activity by Biological Soil Crusts in Cold Sagebrush Steppe Ecosystems. Biogeochemistry DOI 10.1007/s10533-017-0342-9
Blay, E.S.***, S.G. Schwabedissen, P. P. Sheridan, T. S. Magnuson, and K. A. Lohse#. 2017 (on-line). Variation in Biological Soil Crust Bacterial Abundance and Diversity as a Function of Climate in Cold Steppe Ecosystems in the Intermountain West, USA. Microbial Ecology doi: 10.1007/s00248-017-0981-3
Stromberg, J. D. Setaroa, E. Gallo, K. Lohse, and T. Meixner. 2017. Riparian Vegetation of Ephemeral Streams. Journal of Arid Environments 38: 27-37.
Stanbery, C., J. L Pierce; S G Benner, K. Lohse. 2017 (on-line). On the rocks: quantifying storage of inorganic soil carbon on gravels and determining pedon-scale variability. Catena https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2017.06.011
Beal, L.K.***, D.P Huber; S.E. Godsey, S.K. Nawotniak, K.A. Lohse. 2016. Controls on ecohydrologic properties in desert ecosystems: differences in soil age and volcanic morphology. Geoderma 271: 32–41
Kormos, P., D. Marks, M. Seyfried, S. Havens, A. Hendrick, K. Lohse, M. Maserik and A. Flores, 2016, Data set: 31 Years of Spatially Distributed Air Temperature, Humidity, Precipitation Amount and Precipitation Phase From a Mountain Catchment in the Rain-snow Transition Zone, Boise State University, Reynolds Creek Critical Zone Observatory (NSF EAR #1331872), http://doi.org/10.18122/B2B59V
Gallo, E.L.**, T. Meixner, H. Aoubid, K.A. Lohse, P.D. Brooks. 2015. Combined Impact of Catchment Size, Land Cover and Precipitation on Streamflow and Stream Nitrogen: A Global Comparative Analysis. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 29: 1109–1121, DOI:10.1002/2015GB005154
White T., Brantley S., Banwart S., Chorover J., Dietrich W., Derry L., Lohse K., Anderson S., Aufdendkampe A., Bales R., Kumar P., Richter D., McDowell B. 2015. Chapter 2 – The Role of Critical Zone Observatories in Critical Zone Science, Developments in Earth Surface Processes 19: 15–78
Stielstra, C.**, K.A. Lohse, J.C. McIntosh, and J. Chorover, J. Perdrial, G. Barron Gafford, M Litvak, P.D. Brooks. 2015. Climatic and Landscape Influences on Soil Moisture are Primary Determinants of Soil Carbon Fluxes in Seasonally Snow-covered Forest Ecosystems. Biogeochemistry. 123 (3): 447-465
Guernsey**, N., K.A. Lohse, R.T. Bowyer. 2015. Rates of decomposition and nutrient release of herbivore inputs are driven by habitat microsite characteristics. Ecological Research 30: 951–961, 10.1007/s11284-015-1296-9
Hale, R., Turnbull, L. Earl, S., Grimm, N., Riha, K., Michalski, G., Lohse, K., and Childers, D. In press. Sources and transport of nitrogen in arid urban watersheds. Environmental Science and Technology 48 (11): 6211–6219, doi: 10.1021/es501039t
Riha, K., Lohse, K.A., Gallo, E., Brooks, P, Meixner, T., Michalski, G. In press. High atmospheric nitrate inputs and nitrogen turnover in semi-arid urban catchments. Ecosystems. 17 (8): 1309-1325, doi: 10.1007/s10021-014-9797-x
Harman**, C. K.A. Lohse, P. Troch, and M. Sivapalan. 2014. Spatial patterns of vegetation, soils, and microtopography from terrestrial laser scanning on to semi-arid hillslopes of contrasting lithology. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 119, doi:10.1002/2013JG002507.
Jensen, A.**, K.A. Lohse, B.T. Crosby, and C. Mora. 2014. Soil properties affect variations in carbon dioxide efflux across a retrogressive thaw slump chronosequence in northwestern Alaska. Environmental Research Letters, 9: 025001 (11pp), doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/2/025001
Weber, C.F., Lockhart, J.S., E. Charaska and K.A. Lohse. 2014. Composition of distinct soil bacterial communities converges in initial response to wildfire. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 69 (2014) 242-250 (on-line 2013)
Gallo, E.L.**, K.A. Lohse, P.D. Brooks, C. Ferlin, and T. Meixner. 2014. Physical and biological controls on trace gas fluxes in semi-arid urban ephemeral waterways. Biogeochemistry. 121:189–207 doi: 10.1007/s10533-013-9927-0
**Gallo, E.L. P.D. Brooks, K.A. Lohse, J.E.T. McLain. 2013. Temporal patterns of discharge and runoff solution chemistry in semi-arid urban catchments. Hydrological Processes 27: 995–1010. doi: 10.1002/hyp.9199 (published on-line 2012).
**Gallo, E.L. P.D. Brooks, K. A. Lohse, and J.E.T. McLain. 2013. Land cover controls on summer discharge and runoff solution chemistry of semi-arid urban catchments. Journal of Hydrology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.11.054.
. **Lloyd, R.A., K.A. Lohse, T.P.A. Ferre. 2013. Influence of road reclamation techniques on forest ecosystem recovery. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11(2): 75–81, doi:10.1890/120116
Lohse, K.A, Sanderman, J., and R. Amundson. 2013. Identifying sources and processes influencing nitrogen export to a small stream using dual isotopes of nitrate.Water Resources Research 49: 1-17, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20439
Pelletier, J.D. G.A. Barron-Gafford, D.D. Breshears, P.D. Brooks, J. Chorover, M. Durcik, C.J. Harman, T.E. Huxman, K.A. Lohse, R. Lybrand, T. Meixner, J.C. McIntosh, S.A. Kurc, C. Rasmussen, M. Schaap, T.L. Swetnam, and P.A. Troch. 2013. Coevolution of nonlinear trends in vegetation, soils, and topography with elevation and slope aspect: A case study in the sky islands of southern Arizona. JGR-Earth Surface 118, 741–758.
**Gallo, E.L, K.A. Lohse, P. D. Brooks, J.E.T. McLain, J. McIntosh, and T. Meixner. 2012. Quantifying the effects of stream channels on storm water quality in a semi-arid urban environment. Journal of Hydrology doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.08.047
McLain, J.E.T., C. M Rock, K. Lohse, J. Walworth. 2011. False Positive Identification of E. coli in Treated Municipal Wastewater and Wastewater‐Irrigated Soils. Journal of Canadian Microbiology 57: 775–78
**Brown, K.B., J. C. McIntosh, L. Rademacher, and K.A. Lohse. 2011. A multiple approach to determine the impacts of agricultural irrigation recharge on groundwater quality in the Saddle Mountain Basalt Aquifer, Columbia Basin, Washington. Hydrogeology Journal DOI 10.1007/s10040-011-0736-z
. **Bates, B.L., J.C. McIntosh, and K.A. Lohse. 2011. Linkages between recharge rates, flowpaths, and metabolic pathways for methanogenesis in Powder River Basin coalbeds, WY (USA). Chemical Geology.
Chorover, J., P. Troch, C, Rasmussen, P. Brooks, J. Pelletier, D. Breshears, T. Huxman, K. Lohse, J. McIntosh, T. Meixner, S. Papuga, M. Schaap, M. Litvak, J. Perdrial, A. Harpold, M. Durcik. 2011. Jemez River Basin – Santa Catalina Mountains (JRB-SCM) Critical Zone Observatory: Probing how water, carbon, and energy drive landscape evolution and surface water response. Vadose Zone Journal 10:884–899 doi:10.2136/vzj2010.0132
**Carlson, M., K.A. Lohse, J.C. McIntosh, J.E.T. McLain. 2011. Quantifying the impacts of urbanization on groundwater recharge and quality using environmental age tracers. Journal of Hydrology 409 (2011) 196–211, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.08.020
Lohse, K.A., E. L. Gallo, and J. R. Kennedy. 2010 Possible tradeoffs from urbanization on groundwater recharge and water quality. Southwest Hydrology: December 2009/Jan 2010, 18-19; 32.
Lohse, K.A, P.D. Brooks, J. McIntosh, T. Meixner, and T. Huxman. 2009. Interactions between biogeochemistry and hydrologic systems. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 34: 65–96.
Sanderman, J., K.A. Lohse, J. Baldock, and R. Amundson. 2009. Linking soils and streams: Sources and chemistry of dissolved organic carbon in a Mediterranean catchment. Water Resources Research 45, W03418, doi:10.1029/2008WR006977 25 March 2009
Lohse, K.A., D. Hope, R.A. Sponseller, J.O. Allen, and N.B. Grimm. 2008. Atmospheric deposition of nutrients across a desert city. Science of the Total Environment. 402: 95-105.
Lohse, K.A., D. A. Newburn, J.J. Opperman, and A. M. Merenlender. 2008. Forecasting the relative impacts of land use on fine sediment in anadromous fish habitat to guide development and conservation programs. Ecological Applications. 18(2): 467-482
Landridge, R., J. Christian-Smith, and K.A. Lohse. 2006. Access and Resilience: Analyzing the Construction of Social Resilience to the Stress of Water Scarcity in a Mediterranean-Climate Region. Ecology and Society. 11(2): 18. [online] URL:http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol11/iss2/art18/
*Lohse, K.A. and P.A. Matson. 2005. Consequences of nitrogen additions for soil processes and soil solution losses from wet tropical forests. Ecological Applications.15: 1629-1648.
*Lohse, K. A., and W. E. Dietrich. 2005. Contrasting effects of soil development on hydrological properties & flow paths.
Water Resources Research. 41: W12419 doi:10.1029/2004WR003403.
Opperman, J., K.A. Lohse, A.M. Merenlender, M. Kelly, and C. Brooks. 2005. Influence of watershed-scale land use on fine sediment in salmonid spawning gravels within the Russian River basin, California. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 62:2740-2751, doi:10.1139/F05-187.
*Matson, P.A., K.A. Lohse, and S.J. Hall. 2002. The globalization of nitrogen: consequences for terrestrial ecosystems. Ambio.3:113-119.
Lohse, K.A., D. Nullet, and P.M. Vitousek. 1995. The Effects of an Extreme Drought on the Vegetation of a Single Lava Flow on Mauna Loa, Hawaii. Pacific Science. 49:212-220. [undergraduate thesis]
Brooks, P.D. and K.A. Lohse. 2009. Water quality in the San Pedro River. In J. Stromberg and B. Tellman, editors. Ecology and Conservation of the San Pedro River. Tucson, University of Arizona Press. [Peer–reviewed]
Lohse, K.A. and A.M. Merenlender. 2009. Impacts of exurban development on water quality In G. McPherson and A. Esparza, editors. The Planner's Guide to Natural Resource Conservation: The Science of Land Development beyond the Metropolitan Fringe. New York: Springer-Verlag. pp. 159-180.
Proceedings Combining the old and new: climate change and an index to vegetation productivity in a semi-arid environment
McIntosh, J.C., B.L. Bates, and K.A. Lohse. 2009. Linkages between recharge rates, flowpaths, and metabolic pathways for methanogenesis in Powder River Basin coalbeds, WY (USA). Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta 73: A858-A858.