Andrew G. Fountain

INSTAAR Affiliate

  • Professor of Geology, Portland State University


  • PhD: University of Washington, 1992

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Glacier hydrology




Sommers, P., Darcy, J. L., Porazinska, D. L., Gendron, E. M. S., Andrew G. Fountain, Zamora, F., Vincent, K., Kaelin Cawley, Solon, A. J., Vimercati, L., Ryder, J., Schmidt, S. K. 2019: Comparison of microbial communities in the sediments and water columns of frozen cryoconite holes in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10: article 65. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00065

Andrew G. Fountain, Glenn, B., Basagic, IV, H. J. 2017: The geography of glaciers and perennial snowfields in the American West. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 49(3): 391-410. DOI: 10.1657/AAAR0017-003

Lyons, W. B., Welch, K. A., Levy, J. S., Andrew G. FountainDiane M. McKnight 2016: Solute and sediment fluxes from rivers and streams in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica. In Beylich, A. A., Dixon, J. C., and Zwolinski, Z. (eds.), Source-to-Sink Fluxes in Undisturbed Cold Environments. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 260-271. DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781107705791

Bagshaw, E. A., Wadham, J. L., Mowlem, M., Tranter, M., Eveness, J., Andrew G. Fountain, Telling, J. 2011: Determination of dissolved oxygen in the cryosphere: A comprehensive laboratory and field evaluation of fiber optic sensors. Environmental Science & Technology, 45(2): 700 705, DOI: 10.1021/es102571j

Gooseff, M. N., Diane M. McKnight, Doran, P., Andrew G. Fountain, Lyons, W. B. 2011: Hydrological connectivity of the landscape of the McMurdo Dry Valleys. Antarctica Geography Compass, 5(9): 666 681.

Hunt, H. W., Andrew G. Fountain, Doran, P. T., Basagic, H. 2010: A dynamic physical model for soil temperature and water in Taylor Valley, Antarctica. Antarctic Science, 22(4): 419 434, DOI: 10.1017/S0954102010000234

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