Bold: denotes current or former Carbonshed Lab member


Walsh, S.J., Riveros-Iregui, D., Arce-Nazario, J., Page, P.H. (Editors), Land Cover and Land Use Change on Islands: Social & Ecological Threats to Sustainability. In the Galapagos Book Series, “Social, Terrestrial, and Marine Interactions in the Galapagos Islands,” (S.J. Walsh & C.F. Mena, Series Editors), Springer Nature, 2020.

Refereed Publications


Whitmore, K.M., DelVecchia, A.G., Farquhar, E., Rocher-Ros, G., Suárez, E., and Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Carbon Evasion Dynamics in a Tropical, High-Elevation, Peatland Catchment are Mediated by A Threshold in Watershed Area (submitted)

Delesantro, J., Duncan, J.M., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Whitmore, K.M., and Band, L.E., (in revision) High frequency monitoring and nitrate sourcing reveals baseflow and stormflow controls on total nitrogen and carbon export along a rural-urban gradient. Minor revisions at Water Resources Research

Murray, A.R., Hall, A., and Riveros-Iregui, D.A. (2024) Considering Monitoring Well Bias in the Delineation of Benzene Plume Lengths. Minor revisions at Journal of Environmental Engineering in press

Sheppy, J., Sudduth, E.B., Clinton, S., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., and Ledford, S.H. (2024) Urban beaver ponds show limited impact on stream carbon quantity in contrast to stormwater ponds. Urban Ecosystems


Suárez, E., Encalada, A., Chimbolema, S., Jaramillo, R., Duchicela, S., Segovia-Salcedo, C., Caiza, J., Pazmiño, G., Guamán, M., Riveros-Iregui, D., and Hofstede, R. (2023). Ecología de los Páramos del Ecuador: Un Paisaje Altoandino Integrado por Múltiples Ecosistemas. In Eds., Hofstede, R., Mena-Vásconez, P., and Suárez, E., Los Páramos del Ecuador: Pasado, Presente, y Futuro. USFQ Press.

Murray, A.R., Hall, A., Kremer, F. and Riveros-Iregui, D.A. (2023) Statistical Measures of Income and Demographic from Underground Storage Tanks. Environmental Justice, doi:10.1089/env.2023.0006 LINK TO PAPER

Mosquera, G., Hofstede, R., Bremer, L.L., Asbjornsen, H., Carabajo, A., Celleri, R., Crespo, P., Esquivel-Hernández, G., Feyen J., Manosalvas, R., Marin, F., Mena-Vásconez, P., Montenegro-Díaz, P., Ochoa-Sanchez, A., Pesántez, J., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., and Suárez, E., (2023) Frontiers in Páramo Water Resources Research: a Multidisciplinary Assessment. Science of the Total Environment 892, 164373 LINK TO PAPER

Shoenborn, A., Yannarell, S., MacVicar, C., Barriga-Medina, N., Markillie, M., Mitchell, H., Bonham, K., Leon-Reyes, A., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Klepac-Ceraj, V., and Shank, E. (2023) Microclimate is a strong predictor of the native and invasive plant-associated microbiota on San Cristóbal Island, Galápagos Archipelago. Environmental Microbiology 25(8), 1377-1392. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.16361 LINK TO PAPER

Suárez, E., Encalada, A.C., Chimbolema, S., Jaramillo, R., Hofstede, R.G.M., Riveros-Iregui, D. (2023) On the Use of “Alpine” for High-Elevation Tropical Environments. Mountain Research and Development LINK TO PAPER


Covino, T., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., and Schneider, C.L. (2022). Geomorphology Imparts Spatial Organization on Hydrological and Biogeochemical Fluxes. In Eds., Wohl, E., Treatise on Geomorphology. Academic Press.  LINK TO PDF

Delesantro, J., Duncan, J.M., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Blaszczak, J., Bernhardt, E.S., Urban, D., and Band, L.E., The Non-Point Sources and Transport of Baseflow Nitrogen Loading Across a Developed Rural-Urban Gradient (2022) Water Resources Research


Delesantro, J., Duncan, J.M., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Blaszczak, J., Bernhardt, E.S., Urban, D., and Band, L.E., (2021) Characterizing and Classifying Urban Watersheds with Compositional and Structural Attributes. Hydrological Processes 35:e14339,

Harris, A., Fidan, E.,Nelson, N., Emanuel, R., Jass, T., Kathariou, S., Niedermeyer, J., Sharara, M., de los Reyes III, F., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Stewart, J., Microbial Contamination in Environmental Waters of Rural and Agriculturally-Dominated Landscapes Following Hurricane Florence (2021) ES&T – Water 2021, 1, 9, 2012-2019,

Larsen, W., Liu, X-M., and Riveros-Iregui, D.A., (2021) Rare earth element behavior in springs and streams on a basaltic island: San Cristóbal, Galápagos. Applied Geochemistry 131, 105004.

Whitmore, K.M., Stewart, N., Encalada, A.C., Suárez, E., and Riveros-Iregui, D.A., (2021) Spatiotemporal Variability in Gas Transfer Velocity in a Tropical Stream Using Two Independent Methods. Ecosphere 12 (7) Article e03647.

Gómez-Gener, L., Rocher-Ros, G., Battin, T., Cohen, M.J., Dalmagro, H., Dinsmore, K.J., Drake, T., Duvert, C., Prast, A.E., Horgby, A., Johnson, M., Kirk, L., Machado-Silva, F., Marzolf, N., McDowell, M.J., McDowell, W.H., Miettinen, H., Ojala, A.K., Peter, H., Pumpanen, J., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Santos, I., Six, J., Stanley, E.H., Wallin, M.B., White, S., and Sponseller, R.A., (2021) Global carbon dioxide efflux from rivers enhanced by high nocturnal emissions. Nature Geoscience 14, 289-294.


Hu, J., Qubain, C., and Riveros-Iregui, D.A., (2020) How do non-native plants influence soil nutrients along a hydroclimate gradient on San Cristobal Island? 205-219 pp. In Eds., Walsh, S.J. et al., Land Cover and Land Use Change on Islands: Social & Ecological Threats to Sustainability. Springer Nature.

McQueen, S.G., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., and Hu, J., (2020) The Carbon Balance of Tropical Islands: Lessons from Soil Respiration. 261-276 pp. In Eds., Walsh, S.J. et al., Land Cover and Land Use Change on Islands: Social & Ecological Threats to Sustainability. Springer Nature.

Schneider, C.L., Herrera, M., Raisle, M.L., Murray, A.R., Whitmore, K.M., Encalada, A.C., Suárez, E., and Riveros-Iregui, D.A., (2020) Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Fluxes from Terrestrial and Aquatic Environments in a High-Altitude Tropical Catchment. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 125, e2020JG005844.

Percy, M.S., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Mirus, B.B., and Benninger, L. Temporal and spatial variability of shallow soil moisture across four planar hillslopes on a tropical ocean island, San Cristóbal, Galápagos (2020) Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies 30 (100692).

Tague, C.L., Papuga, S.A., Gerlein-Safdi, C., Dymond, S., Morrison, R.R., Boyer, E.W., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Arora, B., Dialynas, Y.G., Hansen, A., Krause, S., Kuppel, S., Loheide II, S.P., and Schymaski, S.J., Adding our leaves: a community-wide perspective on research directions in ecohydrology (2020) Hydrological Processes 34, 1665-1673.


Awada, T., Skolaut, K., Battipaglia, G., Saurer, M., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Schapaugh, A., Zhou, X., Huddle, J., Martin, D., and Cherubini, P. (2019) Tree rings and stable isotopes show differential adaptation of native and invasive woody species to streamflow fluctuations in a semi-arid riparian ecosystem in the Great Plains, U.S. Ecohydrology 2019;12:e2074. Link to paper


Schmitt, S.R., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., and Hu, J. (2018) The Role of Fog, Orography and Seasonality on Precipitation in a Semi-Arid, Tropical Island. Hydrological Processes 32, 2792-2805. doi:10.1002/hyp.13228 Link to paper

Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Lorenzo, T.M., Liang, L.L., and Hu, J. (2018) Summer Dry-Down Modulates the Isotopic Composition of Soil CO2 Production in Snow-Dominated Landscapes. PLoS ONE 13(5):e0197471.

Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Covino, T.P., and Gonzalez-Pinzon, R.A. (2018) The Importance of and Need for Rapid Hydrologic Assessments in Latin America. Hydrological Processes 32, 2441-2451. doi:10.1002/hyp.13163 Link to paper

Hamel, P., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Ballari, D., Browning, T., Célleri, R., Chandler, D., Chun, K., Destouni, G., Jacobs, S., Jasechko, S., Johnson, M., Krishnaswamy, J., Poca, M., Pompeu, P., and Rocha, H. (2018) Watershed Services in the Humid Tropics: Opportunities from Recent Advances in Ecohydrology.  Ecohydrology 2018;11:e1921. doi:10.1002/eco.1921 Link to paper


Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Lenters, J.D., Peake, C.S., Ong, J., Healey, N., Zlotnik, V. (2017) Evaporation from a shallow, saline lake in the Nebraska Sandhills: Energy balance drivers of seasonal and interannual variability. Journal of Hydrology 553:172-187, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2017.08.002 Link to paper

Reyes, W.M., Epstein, H.E., Li, X., McGlynn, B.L., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., and Emanuel, R.E. (2017) Complex Terrain Influences Ecosystem Responses to Climate. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 31, 1306-1317, doi:10.1002/2017GB005658 Link to paper

Loecke, T.D., Burgin, A.J., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Ward, A.S., Thomas, S.A., Davis, C.A., and St. Clair, M.A., (2017) Weather whiplash in agricultural regions drives deterioration of water quality. Biogeochemistry 133, 7-15. doi:10.1007/s10533-017-0315-z Link to paper


Peña, D.C., Rubiano, Y., and Riveros-Iregui, D.A. (2016) Effects of Land Use on Soil CO2 Flux in the Guerrero Paramo, Colombia. Agronomia Colombiana 34(3): 364-373, doi: 10.15446/agron.colomb.v34n3.58791 Link to paper

Liang, L.L., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., and Risk, D. (2016) Spatial and Seasonal Variability of the Stable Carbon Isotope Composition of Soil CO2 and Flux in Complex Terrain. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 121, 2328-2339. doi:10.1002/2015JG003193 Link to paper

Reynolds, K.N., Loecke, T.D., Burgin, A.J., Davis, C.A., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Thomas, S.A., Ward, A.S., and St. Clair, M.A., (2016) Optimizing Sampling Strategies for Riverine Nitrate using High-Frequency Data in Agricultural Watersheds. Environmental Science and Technology 50(12) 6406-6414, doi:10.1021/acs.est.5b05423  Link to paper

Percy, M.S., Schmitt, S.R., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., and Mirus, B.B. (2016) The Galápagos Archipelago: A Natural Laboratory to Examine Sharp Hydroclimatic, Geologic and Anthropogenic Gradients. WIREs Water 3: 587-600. doi:10.1002/wat2.1145  Link to paper

Hu, J., and Riveros-Iregui, D.A., (2016) Life in the clouds: Are tropical montane cloud forests responding to changes in climate?  Oecologia 180: 1061-1073. doi:10.1007/s00442-015-3533-x  (Equal Authorship) Link to paper


Du, Z., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Jones, R.T., McDermott, T.R., Dore, J., McGlynn, B.L., Emanuel, R.E., and Li, X., (2015) Landscape Position Influences Microbial Composition and Function via Redistribution of Soil Water across a Watershed.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81:8457-8468. doi:10.1128/AEM.02643-15  Link to paper

Wang, L., Manzoni, S., Ravi, S., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Caylor, K., (2015) Dynamic interactions of ecohydrological and biogeochemical processes in water-limited systems. Ecosphere 6:art133. Invited Review and ESA Centennial Paper. doi:10.1890/ES15-00122.1   Link to paper 


Davis, C.A., Ward, A.S., Burgin, A.J., Loecke, T.D., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Schnoebelen, D.J., Just, C.L., Thomas, S.A., Weber, L.J., and St. Clair, M.A. (2014) Antecedent Moisture Controls on Stream Nitrate Flux in an Agricultural Watershed.  Journal of Environmental Quality 43: 1494-1503, doi:10.2134/jeq2013.11.0438    Link to paper

Liang, L.L., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Emanuel, R.E., and McGlynn, B.L., (2014) A Simple Framework to Estimate Distributed Soil Temperature from Discrete Air Temperature Measurements in Data-Scarce Regions.  Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres 119(2): 407-417. doi:10.1029/2013JD020597    Link to paper


Fisher, E., Mackey, K., Cusack, D., DeSantis, L., Hartzell-Nichols, L., Lutz, J., Melbourne-Thomas, J., Meyer, R., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Sorte, C., Taylor, J., and White, S., (2012) Is Pre-Tenure Interdisciplinary Research a Career Risk? EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 93:311-312. doi: 10.1029/2012ES003846    Link to paper

Riveros-Iregui, D.A., McGlynn, B.L., Emanuel, R.E., and Epstein, H.E., 2012 Complex Terrain Leads to Bidirectional Responses of Soil Respiration to Inter-annual Water Availability.  Global Change Biology18(2):749-756.  doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02556.x    Link to paper


Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Wang, L., and Wilcox, B. (2011)  Ecohydrology and the Challenges of the Coming Decades.  American Geophysical Union, Hydrology Section Newsletter, p. 32-34.[COMMENTARY]

Emanuel, R.E., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., McGlynn, B.L., and Epstein, H.E., (2011) On the Spatial Heterogeneity of Net Ecosystem Production in Complex Landscapes. Ecosphere 2(7):art86. doi:10.1890/ES11-00074.1 

Riveros-Iregui D.A., McGlynn BL, Marshall LA, Welsch DL, Emanuel  RE, and Epstein HE. (2011) A Watershed-Scale Assessment of a Process Soil CO2 Production and Efflux Model.  Water Resources Research 47, W00J04, doi:10.1029/2010WR009941 

Riveros-Iregui DA, Hu J, Burns SP, Bowling DR, and Monson RK. (2011) An Inter-Annual Assessment of the Relationship between the Stable Carbon Isotopic Composition of Ecosystem Respiration and Climate in a High Elevation Subalpine Forest.  Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences116, G02005, doi:10.1029/2010JG001556 

Pacific VJ, McGlynn BL, Riveros-Iregui DA, Welsch DL, Epstein HE, (2011) Landscape Structure, Groundwater Dynamics, and Soil Water Content Influence Soil Respiration across Riparian-Hillslope Transitions, Tenderfoot Creek Experimental Forest, Montana.  Hydrological Processes 25: 811-827. doi:10.1002/hyp.7870 


Hu J, Moore DJP, Riveros-Iregui DA, Burns SP, Monson RK, (2010) Modeling Whole Tree Carbon Assimilation Rate Using Observed Transpiration Rates and Needle Sugar Carbon Isotope Ratios. New Phytologist 185:1000-1025. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.03154.x 


Pacific VJ, McGlynn BL, Riveros-Iregui DA, Epstein HE, Welsch DL, (2009) Differential Soil Respiration Responses to Changing Hydrologic Regimes. Water Resources Research 45, W07201, doi: 10.1029/2009WR007721 

Riveros-Iregui DA, McGlynn BL, (2009) Landscape Structure Control on Soil CO2 Efflux Variability in Complex Terrain: Scaling from Point Observations to Watershed-Scale Fluxes.  Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 114, G02010, doi: 10.1029/2008JG000885 


Pacific VJ, McGlynn BL, Riveros-Iregui DA, Welsch DL, Epstein HE, (2008) Variability in Soil Respiration across Riparian-Hillslope Transitions. Biogeochemistry 91:51-70, doi: 10.1007/s10533-008-9258-8 

Riveros-Iregui, DA. (2008) Hydrologic-Carbon Cycle Linkages in a Subalpine Catchment.  Ph.D. Dissertation.  Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University. [DISSERTATION OF THE YEAR AWARD AT MONTANA STATE UNIV.] 

Blankinship JC, Riveros-Iregui DA, Desai, AR, (2008) NCAR Advanced Study Program Students ‘Method Hop’ their way to Regional Biogeochemistry. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 89:1571-1573, doi: 10.1175/2008BAMS2615.1 

Riveros-Iregui DA, McGlynn BL, (2008) Measuring and Modeling CO2 and H2O Fluxes in Complex Terrain.  FluxLetter 1(4):10-11   [INVITED COMMENTARY]

Riveros-Iregui DA, McGlynn BL, Epstein HE, Welsch DL, (2008) Interpretation and Evaluation of Combined Measurement Techniques for Soil CO2 Efflux: Discrete Surface Chambers and Continuous Soil CO2 Concentration Probes.  Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 113, G04027, doi: 10.1029/2008JG000811 

Riveros-Iregui DA, King JY, (2008) Isotopic Evidence of Methane Oxidation across the Surface Water – Groundwater Interface.  Wetlands 28:928-937. doi:10.1672/07-191.1 


Riveros-Iregui DA, Emanuel RE, Muth DJ, McGlynn BL, Epstein HE, Welsch DL, Pacific VJ, Wraith JM, (2007) Diurnal Hysteresis between Soil CO2 and Soil Temperature is Controlled by Soil Water Content.  Geophysical Research Letters 34, L17404, doi: 10.1029/2007GL030938