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Thomas Huntington

Research Hydrologist

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Short Biography

PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

Cornell University, B.A. (6/74) Biology - Ecology

University of Kentucky, Ph.D. (6/84)  Soil Chemistry, Fertility, & Microbiology

 

APPOINTMENTS

Non-Academic:

Research Hydrologist. U.S. Geological Survey, Augusta, ME.  2000-present

Research Hydrologist. U.S. Geological Survey, Atlanta, GA  1990–1999.

 

Academic:

Research Assistant Professor -- (1986-1990) Department of Geology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow  -- (1984-1986) Environmental Studies Program, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

 

 

 






1Huntington, T. G., Barnhisel, R.I. and Powell, J.L.  1980,  The role of soil thickness, subsoiling and lime incorporation methods on the reclamation of acid surface mine spoils:  Proceedings of 1980 Symposium on Surface Mining Hydrology, Sedimentology and Reclamation, Lexington, Kentucky, December 1-5, 1980, pp. 9-13.

 

2Huntington, T. G., 1981, The Role of Soil Thickness, Subsoiling and Lime Incorporation on the Reclamation of Acid Surface Mine Spoils:  MS Thesis, University of Kentucky, 119 p.

 

3Huntington, T.G,  1984,  The Influence of Tillage, Inoculation and the Regulation of Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation on the Production of Field Beans; and the Mineralization of Nitrogen from Winter Annual Cover Crops:  Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Kentucky, 157 p.

 

4Huntington, T. G., Grove, J. H. and Frye, W.W. 1984, Release and recovery of nitrogen from winter annual cover crops in no-till corn: Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis, 1:192-211.

 

5Huntington, T. G., Smith, M.S., Thomas, G.W., Blevins, R.L. and Perez, A.. 1986.  Field and greenhouse inoculation trials with Phaseolus vulgaris in the Dominican Republic:  Plant and Soil, 95:77-86.

 

6Huntington, T. G. Ryan, D. F., and S. P. Hamburg. 1988, Estimating soil pools of carbon and nitrogen in a northern hardwood forest ecosystem: Soil Science Society of America Journal, 52:1162-1167.

 

7Huntington, T. G. and Ryan D. F., 1988, Soil Chemical Properties in the spruce-fir zone at Mt. Moosilauke in New Hampshire. p. 191-198.: In: Proceedings of the United States of America and the Federal Republic of Germany Research Symposium on the effects of Atmospheric Pollution on Spruce and Fir Forests in the Eastern United States and the Federal Republic of Germany, 18-23 Oct. 1987, Burlington, VT.  USDA Forest Service, Washington, DC. General Technical Report NE-120.

 

8Huntington, T.G., Johnson, C.E., Johnson, A.H., Siccama, T. G., and Ryan, D.F.  1989,  Carbon, organic matter and bulk density relationships in a forest soil:  Soil Science, 148:380-386.

 

9Huntington, T. G. Ryan, D.F., 1990, The influence of whole tree harvesting on soil pools of nitrogen and carbon:  Forest Ecology and Management, 31:193-204.

 

10Huntington, T. G., Johnson , A.H., and Schwartzman,T., 1990a, Mechanical vacuum extraction versus batch equilibration for estimation of exchangeable cations: Soil Science Society of America Journal,  54:381-385.

 

11Huntington, T. G., Peart,  Hornig, J., Ryan, D.F., and Russo-Savage, S.,  1990b,  Relationships between soil chemistry, foliar chemistry and condition of red spruce at Mt. Moosilauke, NH:  Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 20:1219-1227.

 

12Johnson, C. E., Johnson, A.H.,  and Huntington, T.G.,  1990,  Sample size requirements for the determination of changes in soil nutrient capital:  Soil Science,150:637-644.

 

13Johnson, C. E., Johnson, A.J., Huntington, T.G., and Siccama, T.G.,  1991, Whole-tree harvesting effects on soil horizons and organic-matter pools:   Soil Science Society of America Journal, 55:497-502.

 

 14Johnson, A. H., Friedland, A. J., Miller, E. K., Battles, J. J., Huntington, T. G., Vann, D. R., and Strimbeck, G. R., 1992,  Regional evaluations of acid deposition effects on forests: Eastern spruce-fir, in Johnson, D. W. and  Lindberg, S. E. eds., Atmospheric deposition and forest nutrient cycling: A synthesis of the Integrated Forest Study: New York, Springer-Verlag, p. 496-525.

 

15Ryan, D. F. and Huntington, T.G., Martin, C.W., 1992,  Redistribution of soil nitrogen, carbon and organic matter by mechanical disturbance during whole tree harvesting in northern hardwoods:  Forest Ecology and Management, 49:87-99.

 

16Miller, E. K., Huntington, T.G., Johnson, A.J., and Friedland, A.J., 1992.  Aluminum in soil solutions from a subalpine spruce-fir forest at Whiteface Mountain, New York:  Journal of Environmental Quality, 21:345-352. 

 

17Huntington, T.G., Hooper, R.P., Peters, N.E., Bullen, T.D., and Kendall, Carol, 1993, Water, Energy, and Biogeochemical Budgets Investigation at Panola Mountain Research Watershed, Stockbridge, Georgia -- A Research Plan: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report  93-55.

 

18Huntington, T.G., Hooper, R.P., and Aulenbach, B.T., 1994, Hydrologic processes controlling sulfur mobility: a small watershed approach, Water Resources Research, 30:283-295.

 

19Huntington, T.G., 1995a, Carbon sequestration in an aggrading forest ecosystem, Soil Science Society of America Journal, 59:1459-1467.

 

20Huntington, T.G., 1996, Predicting watershed acidification under alternate rainfall conditions, Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 90:429-450.

 

21Huntington, T.G., 1995b, Loblolly-Shortleaf Pine:  Assessment of air pollutant loadings in Stewart and Marion Counties and their relationship to Southern Pine Beetle Infestations.  p. 14-27, in Anon (ed.) Georgia's Forests: 1994 Health Update, Georgia Forestry Commission, Macon Ga., April 1995, 33 p.

22Huntington, T.G., R. P. Hooper, and P. S. Murdoch, 1996, Small Watershed Studies: Analytical Approaches for Understanding Ecosystem Response to Environmental Change, in Proceedings of the Watershed '96 Conference--Moving Ahead Together, Technical Conference and Exposition, Baltimore, MD June 8-12, 1996, Water and Environment Federation, Alexandria, VA p. 783-786.

23Huntington, T.G, 1996, Assessment of the potential role of atmospheric acidic deposition in the pattern of southern pine beetle infestation in the northwest Coastal Plain Province of Georgia, 1992-1995. U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigation Report  96-4131, 75 p.

24Huntington, T.G., and R. P. Hooper, 1997, Effects of acidic deposition on water quality and forest health in Georgia, Proceedings of the 1997 Georgia Water Resources Conference, held March 20-22, 1997, at the University of Georgia, Kathryn J. Hatcher Editor, Carl Vison Institute of Government, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, p 122-126.

25Huntington, T.G.,  1996, Global warming: role of recovering North American forests in offsetting greenhouse emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. in U. S. Geological Survey Yearbook, Fiscal Year 1995, pp 26-27.

26Huntington, T. G., J. W. Harden, S. M. Dabney, D. A. Marion, C. Alonso, J. M. Sharpe and T. L. Fries. 1998. Soil, environmental, and watershed measurements in support of carbon cycling studies in northwestern Mississippi.   U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report. 98-501. 91 p.

27Wang, Y., T. G. Huntington, L. J. Osher, L. I. Wassenaar, S. E. Susan E. Trumbore, R. G. Ronald G. Amundson, J. W. Harden and D. M. McKnight. 1998. Carbon Cycling in Terrestrial Environments. 577-610. In  Isotope Tracers in Catchment Hydrology. C. Kendall and J. J. McDonnell (ed.) Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam.

28 Lawrence, G. B. and T. G. Huntington. 1999. Soil-calcium depletion linked to acid rain and forest growth in the eastern United States.  U. S. Geological Survey. Water Resources Investigation Report WRIR98-4267, February 1999, 12 p.

 

29Rustad, L. E., T. G. Huntington, and R. D. Boone. 2000. Controls on soil respiration: Implications for climate change. Biogeochemistry, 48:1-6.

30Harden, J.W., Fries, T.L., and Huntington, T.G., 1999, Mississippi Basin carbon project - upland soil database for sites in Yazoo Basin, northwestern Mississippi:  U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report. 99-319, 26 p.

31Harden, J. W., J. M. Sharpe W.J. Parton, D. S. Ojima, , T. L. Fries , T. G. Huntington, and S. M. Dabney. 1999. Dynamic replacement and loss of soil carbon on eroding cropland. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 13:885-901.

32Huntington, T. G., R. P. Hooper, C. E. Johnson, B. T. Aulenbach, R. Cappellato and A. E. Blum. 2000a,  Calcium Depletion in a Southeastern United States Forest Ecosystem. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 64:1845-1858.

33Huntington, T. G. 2000b. The Potential for Calcium Depletion in Forest Ecosystems of Southeastern United States: Review and Analysis. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 14:623-638.

34Peters, N.E., R.P. Hooper, T.G. Huntington, B.T. Aulenbach. Panola Mountain Georgia, A Water, Energy, and Biogeochemical Budgets Program Site, U.S. Geologic Survey, Fact Sheet 162-99, four pages, June 2000.

35Huntington, T. G., 2001, Book Review of Carbon Sequestration in Soils: Science, Monitoring, and Beyond: Proceedings: St. Micheals Workshop, Dec. 1998, 199 p., Rosenberg, N. J., R. C. Izaurralde and E. L. Malone (Eds.), Published by Batelle Press, Columbus, OH, 1999, pp. 199. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 106:169-170.

36 White, A. F., A. E. Blum, M. S. Schulz, T. G. Huntington, N. E. Peters and D. A. Stonestrom. 2001. Chemical Weathering of the Panola  Granite: Solute and regolith fluxes and the weathering rate of biotite. Page 37-59.   In  Water-rock  Interaction, Ore Deposits, and Environmental Geochemisty:  A  tribute to David A. Crerar, The Geochemical Society, Spec. publ. No. 7. R. Hellmann and S. A. Wood (ed.) Geochemical Society,

37  White, A. F., T. D. Bullen, M. S. Schulz, A. E. Blum, T.G. Huntington and N. E. Peters. 2001. Differential Rates of Feldspar Weathering in Granitic Regoliths. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, 65:847-869.

38 Huntington, T. G., G. A.  Hodgkins, R. W. Dudley, 2002. Historical Trend in Ice Thickness on the Piscataquis River in central Maine.  Pages 299-312, in, J. Hardy and S. Frankenstein (eds.) Proceedings  of the 59th Eastern Snow Conference, June 5-7, 2002, Stowe, VT, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hanover, NH.

39 Hodgkins, G.A., James, I. C., Huntington, T. G. 2002. Historical changes in lake ice-out dates as indicators of climate change in New England, 1850-2000. International Journal of Climatology, 22:1819-1827.

40 Keim, B. D., A. Wilson, C. Wake, T.G. Huntington, 2003, Are there spurious temperature trends in the United States Climate Division Database?. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 30, No. 7, 1404, doi:10.1029/2002GL016295.

41 Huntington, T. G.  Climate warming could reduce runoff significantly in New England, 2003a. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 117:193-201.

42 Huntington, T. G., G. A.  Hodgkins, R. W. Dudley, 2003a, Historical trend in river ice thickness and coherence in hydroclimatological  trends in Maine. Climatic Change, 61:217-236.

43 Huntington, T. G., Available Water Capacity and Soil Organic Matter. 2003b, pages 1-5, Book Chapter  In Lal, R. (ed.) Encyclopedia  of Soil Science, DOI: 10.1081/E-ESS  120018496, Marcel Dekker, New York.

44 Huntington, T. G., Forest Soil, Calcium Depletion, In, 2003c, Book Chapter  In Lal, R. (ed.) Encyclopedia  of Soil Science, DOI: 10.1081/E-ESS  120018495, Marcel Dekker, New York.

45 Hodgkins, G A, R. W. Dudley, and T. G. Huntington. 2003. Changes in the timing of high river flows in New England over the 20th century. Journal of Hydrology, 278:244 - 252.

46 Liu, S., N. Bliss, E. T. Sundquist, and T. G. Huntington. 2003. Modeling carbon dynamics in vegetation and soil under the impact of soil erosion and deposition. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 17(2), 1074, doi:10.1029/2002GB002010.

47 Huntington, T. G. 2005a, Can nitrogen sequestration explain the unexpected nitrate decline in New Hampshire streams?. Ecosystems, 8:331-333.

48 Huntington, T. G., G. A. Hodgkins, B. D. Keim, and R. W. Dudley.  2004a, Historical trend in the ratio of solid to total precipitation in New England in recent decades, pages 189-202, in R. Hellstrom and S. Frankenstein (eds.) Proceedings, 60th Eastern Snow Conference, Sherbrooke, Canada, June 6-8, 2003. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hanover, NH.

49 Huntington, T. G., G. A. Hodgkins, B. D. Keim, R.W. Dudley, 2004b. Character change of New England Snow, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 85:1055-1056.

50 Huntington, T. G., G. A. Hodgkins, B. D. Keim, R.W. Dudley, 2004c. Changes in the proportion of precipitation occurring as snow in New England (1949 to 2000), Journal of Climate, 17:2626-2636.

51 Huntington, T. G. 2004, Climate change, growing season length, and transpiration: plant response could alter hydrologic regime. Plant Biology, 6:651-653, DOI: 10.1055/s-2004-830353.

52 Huntington, T. G., G. A.  Hodgkins, R. W. Dudley, 2005, Historical trend in ice thickness on the Piscataquis River, near Dover-Foxcroft, central Maine, U. S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS 2005-3003.

53 Hodgkins, G.A., James, I. C., Huntington, T. G. 2005. Historical changes in lake ice-out dates as indicators of climate change in New England, 1850-2000. U. S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS 2005-3002.

54 Hodgkins, G.A., R. W. Dudley, and T. G. Huntington, 2005b, Summer low flows in New England over the 20th century. American Water Resources Association Journal. 41:403-412.

55 Hodgkins, G A, R. W. Dudley, and T. G. Huntington. 2005a. Changes in the number and timing of ice-affected flow days on New England rivers, 1930-2000. Climatic Change. 71:319-340.

56 Bullen T.D., White A.F., Huntington T.G. and Peters N.E. 1999. A new approach for determining the 87Sr/86Sr ratio of the ‘‘granitod weathering component’’. In: Armannsson H. (ed.), Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Geochemistry of the Earth’s Surface. Balkema, Rotterdam, pp. 369–372. [cited in Bullen et al. 2005, Biogeochem.]

57 Huntington, T G, 2005b, Assessment of calcium status in Maine forests: review and future projection. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 35:1109-1121.

58 (Alphabetical)  Cook, R., C. Eager,  M. Fenn, R. Haueber, T. G. Huntington, S. McLaughlin, M. Ross, T. Saltman, D. Schmeltz, M. Streigl, C. Trettin, 2005. Results of the acid rain program: status and trends of emissions and environmental impacts (1990–2002), Chapter 2, pages 17-43, in National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP) Report to Congress: An Integrated Assessment, National Council National Science and Technology Council-Committee on Environment and Natural Resources NSTC-CENR, 85 p. [I provided the information on soil chemistry and revised and edited many other sections of the text over a three year period]. This Report is available for downloading at: http://www.al.noaa.gov/AQRS/reports/napapreport05.html

59 (Alphabetical) Bloomer, B, R. Cook, C. Eager,  M. Fenn, R. Haueber, T. G. Huntington, S. McLaughlin, M. Ross, T. Saltman, D. Schmeltz, M. Streigl, C. Trettin, 2005. Assessing acid deposition: Advances in the state of science, Chapter 3, pages 44-56, in National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP) Report to Congress: An Integrated Assessment, National Council National Science and Technology Council-Committee on Environment and Natural Resources NSTC-CENR, 85 p. [I provided the information on soil Ca depletion that was used in the forest effects section of the report and revised and edited many other sections of the text over a three year period]. This Report is available for downloading at: http://www.al.noaa.gov/AQRS/reports/napapreport05.html

60 Fenn, M. E., T. G. Huntington, C. Eager, S. B. McLaughlin, A. Gomez, and R. B. Cook (2006), Status of Soil Acidification in North America, Journal of Forest Science (Prague), (Special Issue) 52:3-13.

 

61 Huntington, T. G., 2005c, The density of falling snow in New England (1949-2001), pages 287-297, in R. Hellstrom and S. Frankenstein (eds.) Proceedings, 62nd Eastern Snow Conference, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, June 8-10, 2005. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hanover, NH.

62 Huntington, T. G. 2006, Evidence for intensification of the global water cycle: review and synthesis, Journal of Hydrology, 319:83-95.

63 Hayhoe, K., Wake, C.P., Huntington, T.G., Luo, L., Schwartz, M.D., Sheffield, J., Wood, E.F., Anderson, B., Bradbury, J.A., DeGaetano, A.T., and Wolfe, D. 2007. Past and future changes in climate and hydrological indicators in the U.S. Northeast. Climate Dynamics 28: 381-407, DOI 10.1007/s00382-006-0187-8. Published Electronically 11/17/2006.

64 Wake, C , L. Burakowski, G. Lines, K. McKenzie, T. G. Huntington, B. Burtis, 2006, Cross border indicators of climate change over the past century: northeastern United States and Canadian Maritime region. The Climate Change Task Force of the Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment in cooperation with Environment Canada and Clean Air-Cool Planet. 40 pages.

65 Culbertson, C.W., Huntington, T. G., and Caldwell, J. M., 2007, Nutrient enrichment in estuaries from discharge of shallow ground water, Mt. Desert Island, Maine, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report SIR 2007-5188, 34 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2007/5188

66 Huntington, T.G., 2007, Bibliography of research papers that are consistent with hydrologic responses to ongoing systematic changes in climate, p.163-178, in DiFrancesco, K and Woodruff, K (editors) Global Perspectives on Large Dams: Evaluating the State of Large Dam Construction and Decommissioning across the World, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Publication Series Report No. 13, Yale University, Fall 2007, New Haven, CT, 295 p. http://environment.yale.edu/publication-series/environment_and_development/5522/global-perspectives-on-large-dams/

67 Huntington, T. G., 2008a, CO2-induced suppression of transpiration can not explain increasing runoff. Hydrological Processes. 22:311-314.

68 Huntington, T. G., 2008b, Can we dismiss the effect of changes in land-based water storage on sea-level rise?  Hydrological Processes. 22:717–723.

69 Huntington, T. G., Sheffield, J, Hayhoe, K, 2007, Impacts of climate change on wintertime precipitation, snowmelt regime, surface runoff, and infiltration in the northeastern USA during the 21st century, pages 181-189, in R. Hellstrom and S. Frankenstein (eds.) Proceedings, 64th Eastern Snow Conference, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada, 29 May – 1 June, 2007. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hanover, NH.

70 Huntington, T.G., Richardson, A.D., McGuire, K.J., and Hayhoe, K. 2009. Climate and hydrological changes in the northeastern United States: recent trends and implications for forested and aquatic ecosystems. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39(2): 199-212.

71 Rustad, L.E., Campbell, J. L., Cox, R. M., Dukes, J. S., Huntington, T. G., Magill, A. H.,  Mohan, J. E., Richardson, A. D., Rodenhouse, N. L., and Watson, M. R., 2009. Introduction NE Forests 2100: A synthesis of climate change impacts on forests of the northeastern US and eastern Canada, Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39(2): v-x.

 

72 Lettenmaier, D. P., Aizen, V., Amani, A., Bohn, T., Giorgi, F., Harrison, S., Huntington, T. G., Lawford, R., Letitre, P., Lins, H., Magomi, J., Park, G-K., Severskiy, I., Shuttleworth, W. J., Singh, P., Sorooshian, S., Struckmeier,W., Takeuchi, K., Tallaksen, L., Vörösmarty, C,, Tandorig Yan and Zhang, T. 2009. Changes in the global water cycle. Chapter 11 pp181-225 in World Water Assessment Programme. 2009. The United Nations World Water Development Report 3: Water in a Changing World. Paris: UNESCO, and London: Earthscan. 318 pp.

 

73  Huntington, T. G. 2009. Book Review of “River Ice Breakup, by S. Beltaos, Arctic, 62:245-246.

74  Roesler, C. S., A. H. Barnard, G. Aiken, T. G. Huntington, W. B. Balch, and H. Xue. 2006. Using optical proxies for biogeochemical properties to study land coverage and terrestrial inputs of organic carbon into coastal waters from the Penobscot Watershed to the Gulf of Maine. Extended Abstract Proceeding of Ocean Optics XVIII, 9-13 October, Montreal. 9 pages. [I provided data on dissolved organic carbon that were used to develop the optical proxies and the discharge data used in the analysis]

75 Huntington, T.G.  2010. Climate warming-induced intensification of the hydrologic cycle: A review of the published record and assessment of the potential impacts on agriculture. Advances in Agronomy. 109:1-53. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123850409000013

76 Rawlins, M.A., M. Steele, M.M. Holland, J.C. Adam, J.E. Cherry, J.A. Francis, P.Y. Groisman, L.D. Hinzman, T.G. Huntington, D.L. Kane, J.S. Kimball, R. Kwok, R.B. Lammers, C.M. Lee, D.P. Lettenmaier, K.C. McDonald, E. Podest, J.W. Pundsack, B. Rudels, M.C. Serreze, A. Shiklomanov, O. Skagseth, T.J. Troy, C.J. Vorosmarty, M. Wensnahan, E.F. Wood, R. Woodgate, D. Yang, K. Zhang, T. Zhang. 2010. Analysis of the Arctic System for Freshwater Cycle Intensification: Observations and Expectations, Journal of Climate, 23:5715-5737. http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/2010JCLI3421.1 [I wrote the section on intensification of the global hydrologic cycle including the introductory statement about the importance of resolving the apparent discrepancy between general circulation model and observations regarding intensification and atmospheric water vapor]

 

77 Balch, W. M., Drapeau, D. T., Bowler, B. C., and Huntington, T. G., (2012) Step-changes in the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the Gulf of Maine, as documented by the Gulf of Maine North Atlantic Time Series (GNATS)  Marine Ecological Progress Series 450:11-35. http://www.int-res.com/prepress/m09555.html  [I provided discharge data for major rivers in Maine and assisted with interpretations related to fluvial fluxes of DOC to the Gulf of Maine, and I wrote a section of the introduction]

78 Huntington, T. G. 2012. Intensification of the global hydrologic cycle, pages A35-A51+references  in Williams, R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G., eds., Satellite image atlas of glaciers of the world: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1386-A (State of the Earth's Cryosphere at the Beginning of the 21st Century: Glaciers, Snow Cover, Floating Ice, and Permafrost and Periglacial Environments; with two plates: Map of the Earth’s Dynamic Cryosphere and Compendium of the Earth’s Dynamic Cryosphere and the Earth System). http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/p1386a/

79 Williams, R. S. Jr., Foley, K. M., Ferrigno, J. G., Hall, D. K., Robinson, D. A., Parkinson, C. L., Cavalieri, D. J., Jeffries,M. O., Morris, K., Duguay, C. R., Brown, J., Heginbottom, J. A., Humlum, O., Svensson, H., Dyurgerov, M. B., Meier, M. F., Huntington, T. G.,Thompson, L.G., Raup, B.H., Kargel,  J. S. 2012, The Earth’s Dynamic Cryosphere.  U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1386-A Plate 1.

 

80 Huntington, T. G. and Williams, R.S., Jr., 2012. The global hydrologic cycle. Supplemental Cryosphere Note 2 in Williams, R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G., eds., Satellite image atlas of glaciers of the world: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1386-A (State of the Earth's Cryosphere at the Beginning of the 21st Century: Glaciers, Snow Cover, Floating Ice, and Permafrost and Periglacial Environments; with two plates: Map of the Earth’s Dynamic Cryosphere and Compendium of the Earth’s Dynamic Cryosphere and the Earth System 2010.

 

81 Huntington, T. G., Culbertson, C. W., and Duff, J. H., 2011, Denitrification rates in marsh soils and hydrologic and water quality data for Northeast Creek and Bass Harbor Marsh watersheds, Mount Desert Island, Maine: Augusta, ME, U.S. Geological Survey. Open File Report 2011-1252, 82 p. at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1252.

 

82 Cawley, K. M., Butler, K., Aiken, G., Larsen, L., Huntington, T. G. 2012, Identifying fluorescent pulp mill effluent in the Gulf of Maine and its headwaters.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 64(8):1678-1687. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X12002615 [My role on the paper was in sample collection and processing, interpretation of results obtained in the Androscoggin River in relation to other Maine Rivers that we have studied based on differences in land use and potential sources of pulp mill effluent and treatment of that effluent associated with the oxygentation system on the Androscoggin].

83  Balch, W. M., Drapeau, D. T., Bowler, B. C., and Huntington, T.G., 2012. Evidence from 12-Year Study Links Ecosystem Changes in the Gulf of Maine with Climate Change, Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment, Ecosystem Indicator Partnership program Journal Entry, http://www.gulfofmaine.org/new-site/committees-and-programs/ecosystem-indicator-partnership/julyaugust-2012-esip-journal/ . [I wrote this journal entry].

 

84 Rustad, L.E., Campbell, J. L., Dukes, J. S., Huntington, T. G., Lambert, K. F. ,  Mohan, J. E., Rodenhouse, N. L., 2012. Changing Climate Changing Forests: The impact of climate change on forests of the northeastern United States and eastern Canada,  U.S. Forest Service, General Technical Report NRS-99, Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 48 p. http://nrs.fs.fed.us/pubs/41165 [I contributed the information on hydrologic changes and edited these sections during the review process].

 

85  Williams, S.J., Atkinson, D., Byrd, A. R., Eicken, H., Hall, T. M., Huntington, T. G., Kim, Y., Knutson, T. R., Kossin, J. P., Lilly, M., Marra, J. M., Obeysekera, J., Parris, A., Ratcliff, J., Ravens, T., Resio, D., Ruggiero, P., Thieler, E. R., Titus, J. G., Wamsley, T.V.,  2012. Chapter 2. Physical Climate Forces, p. 10-53 in Burkett, V.R. and Davidson, M.A. [Eds.]. (2012). Coastal Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability: A Technical Input to the 2012 National Climate Assessment. Cooperative Report to the 2013 National Climate Assessment, pp. 150. [I wrote section 2.6 Changes in Precipitation Patterns].

 

86 Huntington, T.G. and G. R. Aiken. 2013.  Export of dissolved organic carbon from the Penobscot River basin in north-central Maine, Journal of Hydrology, 476:244-256. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.10.039

 

87 Huntington, T.G., Culbertson, C.W., and Duff, J.H., 2012, Ambient and potential denitrification rates in marsh soils of Northeast Creek and Bass Harbor Marsh watersheds, Mount Desert Island, Maine: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5166, 40 p., at http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2012/5166

88 Huntington, T.G., In Press Available Water Capacity and Soil Organic Matter” in Encyclopedia of Natural Resources (ENR), edited by Dr. Yeqiao (Y.Q.) Wang, Taylor and Francis Group,  Publishers. [Approved by Director 8/20/2012]

89 Hanley, K. W., Wollheim, W. M., M., Salisbury, J.,  Huntington, T. G., Aiken, G., 2013.  Controls on dissolved organic carbon quantity and quality in large North American rivers   Global Biogeochemical Cycles v. 27, doi:10.1002/gbc.20044 [My contribution was to provide the samples for the Penobscot, Kennebec and Androscoggin Rivers and my earlier analysis of these river systems (article with George Aiken approved by Director, USGS) contained similar interpretations regarding wetland controls on DOC quantity and quality, and used LOADEST as this paper does to report fluxes]. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/gbc.20044/abstract

 

90 Culbertson, C.W., Huntington, T. G., and Caldwell, J. M., and O’Donnell, C.  2013, Use of aerial thermal imagery to identify groundwater discharge zones in the Meduxnekeag River, Houlton, Maine, Maine, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report SIR 2013-1168. [Status Approved by the director 7/16/2013].

 

91 Culbertson, C.W., Huntington, T. G., and Caldwell, J. M., Stoeckel, D. M., and O’Donnell, C. 2013, Water Quality and Sources of Fecal Coliform Bacteria in the Meduxnekeag River, Houlton, Maine, Maine, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report SIR 2013-5144. [Status Approved by the director 7/18/2013].

 

92 Huntington, T.G., Billmire, M. In Press. Trends in precipitation, runoff, and evapotranspiration for rivers draining to the Gulf of Maine in the United States:  Journal of Hydrometeorology. http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JHM-D-13-018.1




                           

My Science Topics


Science Topic
Subtopic
Hydrologic Processeshydrology
Hydrologic Processesrunoff
Hydrologic Processesstreamflow
Hydrologic Processeswater cycle
Water Resourcessurface water quality
Water Resourceswater budget
Water Resourceswater quality
Environmental Issuessurface water quality
Atmosphere and Climateacid rain
Atmosphere and Climateclimate change
Atmosphere and Climateglobal change
Atmosphere and Climateprecipitation



My USGS Science Strategy Areas

Understanding Ecosystems & Predicting Ecosystems Change

Climate Variability & Change

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