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Harpold, A., Biederman, J., Condon, K., Merino, M., Paul Brooks 2014: Changes in snow accumulation and ablation following the Las Conchas Forest Fire, New Mexico, USA. Ecohydrology, 7(2): 440-452. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1363

Foster, L. M., Bearup, L. A., Noah P. MolotchPaul Brooks, Maxwell, R. M. 2016: Energy budget increases reduce mean streamflow more than snow–rain transitions: Using integrated modeling to isolate climate change impacts on Rocky Mountain hydrology. Environmental Research Letters, 11(4): article 044015. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/4/044015

Broxton, P. D., Harpold, A., Biederman, J. A., Troch, P. A., Noah P. MolotchPaul Brooks 2015: Quantifying the effects of vegetation structure on snow accumulation and ablation in mixed-conifer forests. Ecohydrology, 8(6): 1073-1094. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1565

Stielstra, C. M., Lohse, K. A., Chorover, J., McIntosh, J. C., Barron-Gafford, G. A., Perdrial, J. N., Litvak, M., Holly R. BarnardPaul 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. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-015-0078-3

Vazquez-Ortega, A, Perdrial, J., Harpold, A., Zapata-Rios, X., Rasmussen, C., McIntosh, J., Schaap, M., Pelletier, J. D., Paul Brooks, Amistadi, M. K., Chorover, J. 2015: Rare earth elements as reactive tracers of biogeochemical weathering in forested rhyolitic terrain. Chemical Geology, 391: 19-32. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.10.016

Harpold, A., Guo, Q., Noah P. MolotchPaul Brooks, Bales, R., Fernandez-Diaz, J. C., Keith Musselman, Swetnam, T., Kirchner, P., Meadows, M. W., Flanagan, J., Lucas, R. 2014: LiDAR-derived snowpack data sets from mixed conifer forests across the Western United States. Water Resources Research, 50(3): 2749-2755. DOI: 10.1002/2013WR013935

Biederman, J. A., Harpold, A., Gochis, D. J., Ewers, B. E., Reed, D. E., Papuga, S. A., Paul Brooks 2014: Increased evaporation following widespread tree mortality limits streamflow response. Water Resources Research, 50(7): 5395-5409. DOI: 10.1002/2013WR014994

Biederman, J., Paul Brooks, Harpold, A., Gochis, D., Gutman, E., Reed, D., Pendall, E., Ewers, B. 2014: Multiscale observations of snow accumulation and peak snowpack following widespread, insect-induced lodgepole pine mortality. Ecohydrology, 7(1): 150-162. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1342

Frisbee, M. D., Phillips, F. M., Weissmann, G. S., Paul Brooks, Wilson, J. L., Campbell, A. R., Liu, F. 2012: Unraveling the mysteries of the large watershed black box: Implications for the streamflow response to climate and landscape perturbations. Geophysical Research Letters, 39(1): L01404. DOI: 10.1029/2011GL050416

Chorover, J., Troch, P. A., Rasmussen, C., Paul Brooks, Pelletier, J. D., Breshears, D. D., Huxman, T. E., Kurc, S. A., Lohse, K. A., McIntosh, J. C., Meixner, T., Schaap, M. G., Litvak, M. E., Perdrial, J., Harpold, A., Durcik, M. 2011: How water, carbon, and energy drive critical zone evolution: The Jemez–Santa Catalina Critical Zone Observatory. Vadose Zone Journal, 10(3): 884-899. DOI: 10.2136/vzj2010.0132

Bates, B. L., McIntosh, J. C., Lohse, K. A., Paul Brooks 2011: Influence of groundwater flowpaths, residence times and nutrients on the extent of microbial methanogenesis in coal beds: Powder River Basin, USA. Chemical Geology, 284(1): 45-61. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.02.004

Rasmussen, C., Troch, P. A., Chorover, J., Paul Brooks, Pelletier, J., Huxman, T. E. 2011: An open system framework for integrating critical zone structure and function. Biogeochemistry, 102(1-3): 15 29, DOI: 10.1007/s10533-010-9476-8

Pendall, E., Ewers, B., Norton, U., Paul Brooks, Massman, W. J., Holly R. Barnard, Reed, D., Aston, T., Frank, J. 2010: Impacts of beetle-induced forest mortality on carbon, water and nutrient cycling in the Rocky Mountains. FluxLetter, 3(1): 17-21.

Gustafson, J. R., Paul BrooksNoah P. Molotch, Veatch, W. C. 2010: Estimating snow sublimation using natural chemical and isotopic tracers across a gradient of solar radiation. Water Resources Research, 46: W12511. DOI: 10.1029/2009WR009060

Paul Brooks, Lohse, K. A. 2009: Water quality in the San Pedro River. In Stromberg, J. C. and Tellman, B. (eds.), Ecology and Conservation of the San Pedro River. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Veatch, W., Paul Brooks, Gustafson, J. R., Noah P. Molotch 2009: Quantifying the effects of forest canopy cover on net snow accumulation at a continental, mid-latitude site. Ecohydrology, 2(2): 115-128. DOI: 10.1002/eco.45

Lohse, K. A., Paul Brooks, McIntosh, J. C., Meixner, T., Huxman, T. E. 2009: Interactions between biogeochemistry and hydrologic systems. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 34: 65 96.

Troch, P. A., Martinez, G. F., Pauwels, V. R. N., Durcik, M., Sivapalan, M., Harman, C., Paul Brooks, Gupta, H., Huxman, T. 2009: Climate and vegetation water use efficiency at catchment scales. Hydrological Processes, 23(16): 2409 2414, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7358

Paul Brooks, Vivoni, E. R. 2008: Mountain ecohydrology: Quantifying the role of vegetation in the water balance of montane catchments. Ecohydrology, 1(3): 187 192. DOI: 10.1002/eco.27

Lyons, S., Troch, P. A., Broxton, P., Noah P. MolotchPaul Brooks 2008: Monitoring the timing of snowmelt and the initiation of streamflow using a distributed network of temperature/light sensors. Ecohydrology, 1(3): 215-224. DOI: 10.1002/eco.18

Chung, G., Lansey, K., Blowers, P., Paul Brooks, Ela, W., Stewart, S., Wilson, P. 2008: A general water supply planning model: Evaluation of decentralized treatment. Environmental Modeling and Software, 23(7): 893-905. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2007.10.002

Liu, F., Parmenter, R., Paul Brooks, Conklin, M. H., Bales, R. C. 2008: Seasonal and interannual variation of streamflow pathways and biogeochemical implications in semiarid, forested catchments in Valles Caldera, New Mexico. Ecohydrology, 1(3): 239-252. DOI: 10.1002/eco.22

Rinehart, A. J., Vivoni, E. R., Paul Brooks 2008: Effects of vegetation, albedo and radiation sheltering on the distribution of snow in the Valles Caldera, New Mexico. Ecohydrology, 1(3): 253 270. 10.1002/eco.26

Paul Brooks, Haas, P. A., Huth, A. K. 2007: Seasonal variability in the concentration and flux of organic matter and inorganic nitrogen in a semiarid catchment, San Pedro River, Arizona. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences, 112: G03S04. DOI: 10.1029/2006JG000275

Paul Brooks, Hogan, J. A., Meixner, T. 2007: Water in the Desert: Introduction to the special feature on river and riparian biogeochemistry. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112: G03S05. DOI: 10.1029/2007JG000556

Paul Brooks, Lemon, M. M. 2007: Spatial variability in dissolved organic matter and inorganic nitrogen concentrations in a semiarid stream, San Pedro River, Arizona. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences, 112: G03S05. DOI: 10.1029/2006JG000262

Meixner, T., Huth, A. K., Paul Brooks, Conklin, M. H., Grimm, N. B., Bales, R. C., Haas, P. A., Petti, J. R. 2007: Influence of shifting flow paths on nitrogen concentrations during monsoon floods, San Pedro River, Arizona. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences, 112(G3): G03S03. DOI: 10.1029/2006JG000266

Oelsner, G. P., Paul Brooks, Hogan, J. F. 2007: Nitrogen sources and sinks within the middle Rio Grande, New Mexico. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 43(4): 850 863.

Paul BrooksDiane M. McKnight, Elder, K. 2005: Carbon limitation of soil respiration under winter snowpacks: Potential feedbacks between growing season and winter carbon fluxes. Global Change Biology, 11(2): 231-238.

Paul Brooks, O Reilly, C. M., Diamond, S. A., Campbell, D. H., Knapp, R., Bradford, D., Corn, P. S., Hossack, B., Tonnessen, K. 2005: Spatial and temporal variability in the amount and source of dissolved organic carbon: Implications for ultraviolet exposure in amphibian habitats. Ecosystems, 8 (5): 478 487.

Diamond, S. A., Trenham, P. C., Adams, M. J., Hossack, B. R., Knapp, R.A., Stark, S. L., Bradford, D., Corn, P. S., Czarnowski, K., Paul Brooks, Fagre, D., Breen, B., Detenback, N., Tonnessen, K. 2005: Estimated ultraviolet radiation doses in wetlands in six National Parks. Ecosystems, 8: 462 477.

Fisk, M. C., Paul Brooks, Schmidt, S. K. 2001: Nitrogen cycling. In Bowman, W. D. and Seastedt, T. R. (eds.), The structure and function of an alpine ecosystem. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 254-265.

Schmidt, S. K., West, A. E., Paul Brooks, Jaeger, C. H., Fisk, M. C., Holland, E. 2001: Soil-atmosphere gas exchange. In Bowman, W. D. and Seastedt, T. R. (eds.), The structure and function of an alpine ecosystem. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 254-265.

Campbell, D.H., Baron, J. S., Tonnessen, K.A., Paul Brooks, Schuster, P.F. 2000: Controls on nitrogen flux in alpine/subalpine watersheds of Colorado . Water Resources Research 36:37-47

Paul BrooksDiane M. McKnight, Bencala, K.E. 1999: The relationship between soil heterotrophic activity, soil dissolved organic carbon (DOC) leachate, and catchment-scale DOC export in headwater catchments. Water Resources Research 35:1895-1902.

Paul Brooks, Campbell, D. H., Tonnessen, K. A., Heuer, K. 1999: Natural variability in N export from headwater catchments: Snow cover controls on ecosystem N retention. Hydrological Processes, 13: 2191-2201.

Paul Brooks, Williams, M. W. 1999: Snowpack controls on nitrogen cycling and export in high elevation catchments. Hydrological Processes, 13: 2177-2190.

Heuer, K., Paul Brooks, Tonnessen, K. 1999: Nitrogen dynamics in paired high-elevation catchments during spring snowmelt, Rocky Mountains, CO. Hydrological Processes, 13: 2203-2214

West, A.E., Paul Brooks, Schmidt, S.K. 1999: Landscape patterns of CH4 fluxes in an alpine tundra ecostystem. . Biogeochemistry 45:243-250

Fahnestock, J. T., Jones, M. H., Paul Brooks, Walker, D. A., Welker, J. M. 1998: Winter and early spring CO2 efflux from tundra communities of northern Alaska. Journal of Geophysical Research, 103(D22): 29,023-29,027.

Williams, M. W., Paul BrooksTim Seastedt 1998: Nitrogen and carbon soil dynamics in response to climate change in a high-elevation ecosystem in the Rocky Mountains, USA. Arctic and Alpine Research, 30(1): 26-30.

Paul Brooks, Williams, M. W., Schmidt, S. K. 1998: Inorganic nitrogen and microbial biomass dynamics before and during spring snowmelt. Biogeochemistry, 43: 1-15.

Paul Brooks, Schmidt, S. K., Williams, M. W. 1997: Winter production of CO2 and N2O from alpine tundra: Environmental controls and relationship to inter-system C and N fluxes. Oecologia, 110: 403-413.

Williams, M. W., Davinroy, T., Paul Brooks 1997: Organic and inorganic nitrogen pools in talus fields and subtalus water, Green Lakes Valley, Colorado Front Range. Hydrologic Processes, 11: 1747-1760.

Williams, M. W., Paul Brooks, Mosier, A., Tonnessen, K. A. 1996: Mineral nitrogen transformations in and under seasonal snow in a high-elevation catchment in the Rocky Mountains, USA. Water Resources Research, 32: 3175-3185.

Paul Brooks, Williams, M. W., Schmidt, S. K. 1996: Microbial activity under alpine snowpacks, Niwot Ridge, Colorado. Biogeochemistry, 32: 93-113.

Paul Brooks, Williams, M. W., Schmidt, S. K. 1995: Snowpack controls on soil nitrogen dynamics in the Colorado alpine. In Tonnessen, K.A., Williams, M. W. and Tranter, M (eds.), Biogeochemistry of seasonally snow-covered catchments. IAHS Publication 228: 283-292.

Paul Brooks, Williams, M. W., Walker, D. A., Schmidt, S. K. 1995: The Niwot Ridge snow fence experiment: Biogeochemical responses to changes in the seasonal snowpack. In Tonnessen, K. A., Williams, M. W. and Tranter, M. (eds.), Biogeochemistry of seasonally snow-covered catchments. IAHS Publication 228: 293-302.