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Marin-Spiotta, E, E.J. Diaz-Vallejo, R.T. Barnes, A. Mattheis, B. Schneider, A.A. Berhe, M.G. Hastings, B. Williams & V. Magley. Exclusionary Behaviors Reinforce Historical Biases and Contribute to Loss of Talent in the Earth Sciences, in review, AGU Advances

Primack, R., T.K. Miller, C. Terry, E. Marin-Spiotta, A.A. Berhe, E.J. Diaz-Vallejo, M.G. Hastings, V.J. Magley, A. Mattheis, B.B. Schneider, P.H. Templar, R.T. Barnes. Historically excluded groups in ecology are undervalued and poorly treated, in review, Frontiers in Earth & Environmental Sciences


Berhe, A.A., R.T. Barnes, M.G. Hastings , A. Mattheis, B. Schneider, B. Williams, E.Marin-Spiotta. 2022.Scientists from historically excluded groups face a hostile obstacle course. Nat. Geosci.

Knights, D., A.H. Sawyer, D.A. Edmonds, E.A. Olliver, R.T. Barnes. 2021. The Relationship between Delta Form and Nitrate Retention Revealed by Numerical Modeling Experiments, Water Resources Research

Rodríguez-Cardona, B.M, A.S. Wymore, A. Argerich, R.T. Barnes, S. Bernal, E. N. J. Brookshire, A.A. Coble, W.K. Dodds, H. M. Fazekas, A. M. Helton, P. J. Johnes, S.L. Johnson, J. B. Jones, S.S. Kaushal, P. Kortelainen, C. López-Lloreda, R.G.M. Spencer, & W.H McDowell. 2021. Shifting Stoichiometry: Long-term trends in stream dissolved organic matter alter C:N ratios due to history of atmospheric acid deposition, Global Change Biology

Clark, S, R.T. Barnes, I. Oleksy, J. Baron, & M.G. Hastings. 2021. Persistent nitrate in alpine waters with changing atmospheric deposition and warming trends, Environmental Science & Technology

Marin-Spiotta, E., A. Mattheis, C.F. Bell, R.T. Barnes, A.A. Berhe, M.G. Hastings, J. Maertens, B. Schneider and B.M. Williams. 2021. A critical feminist approach to transforming workplace climate in the geosciences through community engagement and partnerships with societies, ADVANCE Journal

Wymore, A.S., P.J. Johnes, S. Bernal, E.N.J. Brookshire, H.M. Fazekas, A.M. Helton, A. Argerich, R.T. Barnes, A.A. Coble, W.K. Dodds, S. Haq, S.L. Johnson, J.B. Jones, S.S. Kaushal, P. Kortelainen, C. Lopez-Loreda, B. M. Rodriguez-Cardona, R.G.M. Spencer, P.L. Sullivan, C.A. Yates, W.H. McDowell. 2021. Gradients of anthropogenic nutrient enrichment alter N composition and DOM stoichiometry in freshwater ecosystems. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi: 10.1029/2021GB006953

Cheng, S. J., M. Zaringhalam, A.P.S. Carvalho, R. Barnes, G. Goldman, J. Simonis … J. Zelikova. 2021. 10 Practices for Moving Scientific Publishing toward Social Justice. Inside Higher Education

Marin-Spiotta, E., L. Gundersen, R. Barnes, M. Hastings, B. Schneider, and J. Stemwedel. 2021. Harassment as scientific misconduct. In: J. Faintuch and S. Faintuch (eds). Integrity of Scientific Research: Fraud, Misconduct and Fake News in the Academic, Medical and Social Environment. Springer

Xenopoulos, M.A., R.T. Barnes, K. S. Boodoo, D.E. Butman, N. Catalán, S.C. D’Amario, Christina Fasching; D.N. Kothawala, O. Pisani, C.T. Solomon, R.G.M. Spencer, C.J. Williams, H.F. Wilson. 2021. How humans alter dissolved organic matter composition in freshwater: relevance for the Earth’s biogeochemistry. Biogeochemistry. , doi: 10.1007/s10533-021-00753-3

Knights, D., A.H. Sawyer, R.T. Barnes, A. Piliouras, J. Schwenk, D.A. Edmonds, & A.M. Brown. 2020. Nitrate removal across ecogeomorphic zones in Wax Lake Delta, Louisiana (USA). Water Resources Research. doi: 10.1029/2019WR026867

Hernandez, P.R., A.S. Adams, R.T. Barnes, M. Burt, S.M. Clinton, W. Du, H. Henderson, I.B Pollack, & E.V. Fischer. 2020. Inspiration, inoculation, and introductions: Critical elements to improving persistence for undergraduate women pursuing geoscience careers. Communications Earth and Environment, doi: 10.1038/s43247-020-0005-y

Marín-Spiotta, E., R.T. Barnes, A.A. Berhe, M.G. Hastings, A. Mattheis, B. Schneider,& B. Williams. 2020. Hostile climates are barriers to diversifying the geosciences, Advances in Geosciences, 53, 117–127, doi: 10.5194/adgeo-53-117-2020, 2020.

Wallace, C.D., A.H. Sawyer, M.R. Soltanian, & R.T. Barnes. 2020. Nitrate removal within heterogeneous riparian aquifers under tidal influence. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1029/2019GL085699

Wallace, C.D., A.H. Sawyer, R.T. Barnes, M.R. Soltanian, R.S. Gabor, M.J. Wilkins, Myles T. Moore#. 2020. A model analysis of the tidal engine that drives nitrogen cycling in coastal riparian aquifers. Water Resources Research. doi: 10.1029/2019WR025662

Barnes, R.T., A.H. Sawyer, D. Tight,  C.D. Wallace. M.G. Hastings. 2019. Hydrogeologic Controls on Nitrogen Dynamics within the Tidal Freshwater Zone. Journal of Geophysical Research- Biogeosciences, doi: 10.1029/2019JG005164

Sebestyen, S., D. Ross, J. Shanley, E. Elliott, C. Kendall, J. Campbell, D.  Dail, I. Fernandez, C. Goodale, G. Lawrence, G. Lovett, P. McHale, M. Mitchell, S. Nelson, M. Shattuck, T. Wickman, R. Barnes, J. Bostic, A. Buda, D. Burns, K. Eshleman, J. Finlay, D. Nelson, N. Ohte, L. Prado, L. Rose, R. Sabo, S. Schiff, J. Spoelstra, K. Williard. 2019. Unprocessed atmospheric nitrate in waters of the Northern Forest Region in the USA and Canada, Environmental Science & Technology. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.9b01276

Wallace, C.D., A.H. Sawyer, & R.T. Barnes. 2018. Spectral analysis of continuous redox data reveals geochemical processes near the stream-aquifer interface, Hydrological Processes,

Hernandez, P.R., B. Bloodhart, A.S. Adams, R.T. Barnes, M. Burt, S.M. Clinton, W. Du#, E. Godfrey, H. Henderson, I.B. Pollack, & E.V. Fischer. 2018. Role Modeling is a Viable Retention Strategy for Undergraduate Women in the Geosciences, Geosphere, v. 14, doi: 10.1130/GES01659.1.

Barnes, R.T., E. Marín-Spiotta, & A. Morris. 2018. Advancing women in geosciences through community building: The Earth Science Women’s Network. in Johnson, B.A. edWomen and Geology: Who Are We, Where Have We Come From, and Where Are We Going? Geological Society of America Memoir 214, p. 121-128.

Berhe, A.A, R.T. Barnes, J. Six, E. Marín-Spiotta.  2018. Role of soil erosion on biogeochemical cycling of essential elements: carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus, Annual Reviews of Earth & Planetary Sciences, 46: 521-548.

Fischer, E. V., A. Adams, R. Barnes, B. Bloodhart, M. Burt, S. Clinton, E. Godfrey, I. Pollack, and P. R. Hernandez (2018), Welcoming women into the geosciences, Eos, 99,

Zhang, Q., J.F. Knowles, R.T. Barnes, R. Cowie, N. Rock, & M.W.Williams. 2018. Surface and subsurface water contributions to streamflow from a mesoscale watershed in complex mountain terrain, Hydrological Processes, doi: 10.1002/hyp.11469

Barnes, R.T., D.E. Butman, H. Wilson, & P.A. Raymond.  2018. Riverine export of aged carbon driven by flow path depth and residence time, Environmental Science & Technology, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04717

Hernandez, P.H, B. Bloodhart, R.T. Barnes, A.S. Adams, S.M. Clinton, I. Pollack, E. Godfrey, M. Burt, E.V. Fischer. 2017. Promoting professional identity, motivation, and persistence: Benefits of an informal mentoring program for female undergraduate students, PLOS ONE, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187531

Barnes, R.T., J. Andrews, C.C. Orr. 2017. Leveraging the nitrogen footprint to increase campus sustainability.  Sustainability: The Journal on Record,  DOI: 10.1089/sus.2017.29095.rtb

Hastings, M.G., R.T. Barnes, J. Berry, J. Kimiecik, R. Ryals, J. Lantz-Trissel. 2017. Calculating institutional nitrogen footprints creates connections across campus. Sustainability: The Journal on Record, DOI: 10.1089/sus.2017.29093.mgh

Marín-Spiotta, E., A.S. Adams, R.T. Barnes, A.A. Berhe, M. Burt, E.V. Fischer, M. Harrison Okoro, M.G. Hastings, T. Holloway, A. Morris, & C. Wiedinmyer. 2017. Building Community to Advance Careers and Catalyze Institutional Change: Lessons from the Earth Science Women’s Network. Earthzine

Hinckley, E.S., B.A. Ebel, R.T. Barnes, S.F. Murphy & S.P. Anderson. 2017. Critical zone properties control the fate of nitrogen during experimental rainfall in montane forests of the Colorado Front Range. Biogeochemistry, DOI: 10.1007/s10533-017-0299-8

Knights, D.#, A. Sawyer, R.T. Barnes, C. Musial#, &  S. Bray*. 2017. Tidal controls on streambed denitrification along a tidal freshwater zone. Water Resources Research, DOI: 10.1002/2016WR019405

Liu, Z., B. Dugan, C.A. Masiello, R.T. Barnes, M.E. Gallagher, & H. Gonnermann. 2016. Impacts of biochar concentration and particle size on hydraulic conductivity and DOC leaching of biochar-sand mixtures. Journal of Hydrology, 533: 461-472.

Kranabetter, J.M., S.K. Enders, J.M. Fraterrigo, P.E. Higuera, K.L. McLauchlan, J.L. Morris, E.B. Rastetter, R.T. Barnes, B. Buma, D.G. Gavin, L.M. Gerhart, L.Gillson, P. Hietz, M.C. Mack, B. McNeil, & S. Perakis. 2016. Temporal scaling of biogeochemical response to ecosystem disturbance. Ecosystems, 19: 387-395.

Glessmer, M.S., A. Adams, M.G. Hastings, & R.T. Barnes. 2016. Taking ownership of your own mentoring: Lessons learned from participating in the Earth Science Women’s Network, invited book chapter, accepted for “The Mentoring Continuum: From Graduate School through Tenure,” The Graduate School Press, Syracuse University

Musial, C.T., A.H. Sawyer, R.T. Barnes, S. Bray, & D. Knights. 2015. Dynamic surface water-groundwater exchange in tidal freshwater zones: Insights from the Christina River Basin (Delaware, USA). Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10623

Voynova, Y.G.,  K.C. Lebaron, R.T. Barnes, & W.J. Ullman. 2015. In Situ Response of Bay Productivity to Nutrient Loading from a Small Tributary: the Delaware Bay-Murderkill Estuary Tidally-Coupled Biogeochemical Reactor. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science,  DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2015.03.027

Butman D., H.F. Wilson, R.T. Barnes, M. A. Xenopoulos, Raymond, P.A. 2015. Disturbance mobilizes aged carbon to rivers, Nature Geoscience,8:  112-116, DOI:10.1038/ngeo2322

Barnes, R.T., M.E. Gallagher, C.A. Masiello, Z. Liu#, & B. Dugan. 2014. Biochar-Induced Changes in Soil Hydraulic Conductivity and Dissolved Nutrient Fluxes Constrained by Laboratory Experiments, PLOS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108340

Hinckley, E.S, R.T. Barnes, S.P. Anderson, M.W. Williams, & S.M. Bernasconi. 2014. Nitrogen retention and transport differ by hillslope aspect at the rain-snow transition of the Colorado Front Range, JGR-Biogeochemistry, DOI: 10.1002/2013JG002588

Barnes, R.T., M.W. Williams, J.N. Parman#, K. Hill, & N. Caine. 2014. Thawing Glacial and Permafrost Features Contribute to Nitrogen Export from Green Lakes Valley, Colorado Front Range, USA, Biogeochemistry, doi:10.1007/s10533-013-9886-5

Hinckley, E.S., B.A. Ebel, R.T. Barnes, R.S. Anderson, M.W. Williams, & S.P. Anderson. 2012. Aspect Control of Water Movement on Hillslopes Near the Rain-Snow Transition of the Colorado Front Range, U.S. Hydrological Processes, doi:10.1002/hyp.9549

Kinney, T.J.*, C.A. Masiello, B. Dugan, W. C. Hockaday, M. R. Dean,  K. Zygourakis, & R.T. Barnes. 2012, Hydrologic Properties of Biochars Produced at Different Temperatures, Biomass & Bioenergy, doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.01.033

Barnes, R.T., R.L. Smith, & G.R. Aiken. 2012. Linkages between denitrification and organic matter quality, Boulder Creek Watershed, CO. Journal of Geophysical Research- Biogeosciences,DOI:10.1029/2011JG001749

Williams, M.W., R.T. Barnes, J.N. Parman#, M. Freppaz, and E.W. Hood. 2011. Stream water chemistry along an elevational gradient from the Continental Divide to the Foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Vadose Zone Journal, 10: 900-914.

Brantley, S.L, J.P. Megonigal, F.N. Scatena, Z. Balogh-Brunstad, R.T. Barnes, M.A. Bruns, P. van Cappelen, K. Dontsova, H. Hartnett, T. Hartshorn, A. Heimsath, E. Herndon, L. Jin, C.K. Keller, J.R. Leake, W.H. McDowell, F.C. Meinzer, T. Mozdzer, S. Petsch, J. Pett-Ridge, K.S. Pregitzer, P. Raymond, C.S. Riebe, K. Shumaker, A. Sutton-Grier, R. Walter, K. Yoo. 2011. Twelve Testable Hypotheses on the Geobiology of Weathering. Geobiology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2010.00264.x

DeLee, O., R.T Barnes, R.E. Emanuel, P.B. Fisher, S.K. Henkel, and J.R. Marlon. 2010. Training a “New Scientist” to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Environment. EOS, 92 (16): 135-136.

Barnes, R.T. and P.A. Raymond. 2010. Land use controls on the delivery, processing, and removal of nitrogen from small watersheds: Insights from the dual isotopic composition of stream nitrate.  Ecological Applications, 20 (7): 1961-1978.

Barnes, R.T. and P.A. Raymond. 2009. The contribution of urban and agricultural activities to inorganic carbon fluxes in Southern New England. Chemical Geology, 266: 327-336.

Griffith, D.R., R.T. Barnes, P.A. Raymond. 2009. Inputs of fossil carbon from wastewater treatment plants to U.S. rivers and oceans. Environmental Science & Technology, 43(15): 5647-5651.

Walters, A.W., R.T. Barnes, D.M. Post. 2009. Anadromous alewives (Alosa pseudoharengus) contribute marine-derived nutrients to coastal stream food webs. Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences, 66: 439-448.

Barnes, R. T., P.A. Raymond, K.L. Casciotti. 2008. Dual isotope analyses indicate efficient processing of atmospheric nitrate by forested watersheds in the northeastern U.S. Biogeochemistry, DOI: 10.1007/s10533-008-9227-2

Anisfeld, S.C., R.T. Barnes, M.A. Altabet and T.Wu, 2007.  Isotopic apportionment of atmospheric and sewage nitrogen sources in two Connecticut rivers. Environmental Science & Technology, 41 (18): 6363 -6369.

Non-Refereed Publications

Marlon, J.R., Patenaude, G., Barnes, R.T. 2010. Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research on Climate Change. EOS, 91 (34): 299.

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