Peer-reviewed Journal Articles (by year)

An * indicates graduate student author

2019

Glose*,T.J, C.S. Lowry, and M.B. Hausner (2019) Limits on Groundwater-Surface Water Fluxes Derived from Temperature Time Series: Defining Resolution-Based Thresholds. Water Resources Research. 55:12. doi: 10.1029/2019WR025643

Lowry CS, Fienen MN, Hall DM and Stepenuck KF (2019) Growing Pains of Crowdsourced Stream Stage Monitoring Using Mobile Phones: The Development of CrowdHydrology. Front. Earth Sci. 7:128. doi: 10.3389/feart.2019.00128

Glose*,T.J, C.S. Lowry, and M.B. Hausner (2019) Vertically integrated hydraulic conductivity: a new parameter for groundwater-surface water analysis, Groundwater, doi:10:1111/gwat.12864

2018

Johnson*, P.J., G.A. Valentine, P.H. Stauffer, C.S. Lowry, I. Sonder, B.A. Pulgarin, C.C. Santacoloma, and A. Agudelo (2018), Groundwater drainage from fissures as a source for lahars, Bulletin of Volcanology, 80(4):29 doi:10.1007/s00445-018-1214-4

2017

Ciruzzi*, D.M. and C.S. Lowry (2017), Impact of complex aquifer geometry on groundwater storage in high elevation meadows Sierra Nevada Mountains, CA, Hydrological Processes, doi:10.1002/hyp.11147

2016

Malzone, J.M.*, C.S. Lowry, and A.S. Ward (2016), Response of the hyporheic zone to transient groundwater fluctuation on the annual and storm event time scales, Water Resources Research, doi:10.1002/2015WR018056

Schmadel, N.M., A.S. Ward, C.S. Lowry, and J.M. Malzone* (2016), Hyporheic exchange controlled by dynamic hydrologic boundary conditions, Geophysical Research Letters, 43(9):4408-4417, doi:10.1002/2016GL068286

2015

Feiner, K.*, and C.S. Lowry (2015), Simulating the effects of a beaver dam on regional groundwater flow through a wetland, Journal of Hydrogeology: Regional Studies, 4:675-685, doi:10.1016/j.ejrh.2015.10.001

Malzone, J.M.* and C.S. Lowry (2015), Focused Groundwater Controlled Feedbacks into the Hyporheic Zone During Baseflow Recession, Groundwater, 53(2):217-226, doi: 10.1111/gwat.12186

Malzone, J.M.*, S.K. Anseeuw, C.S. Lowry, and R. Allen-King (2015), Temporal hyporheic zone response to water table fluctuations, Groundwater, 54(2):274-285, doi: 10.1111/gwat.12352

2014

Best, L.* and C.S. Lowry (2014), Quantifying the potential effects of high-volume water extractions on water resources during natural gas development: marcellus shale, NY, Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 1:1-16, doi:10.1016/j.ejrh.2014.05.001

Moore, C.E., S.P. Loheide, C.S. Lowry, and J.D. Lundquist (2014), Instream restoration strategies to improve ecohydrologic function of a sub-alpine meadow: pre-implementation modeling with HEC-RAS, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 50(4):1033-1050, doi:10.1111/jawr.12155

2013

Cristea N.C., J.D. Lundquist, S.P. Loheide II, C.S. Lowry, and C.E. Moore (2013), Modeling how vegetation cover affects climate change impacts on streamflow timing and magnitude in the upper Tuolumne Basin, Sierra Nevada, Hydrological Processes, 28(12):389603918, doi: 10.1002/hyp.9909

Lowry, C.S., and M.N. Fienen (2013), CrowdHydrology: crowdsourcing hydrologic data and engaging citizen scientists, Ground Water, 51(1):151-156 doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2012.00956.x

Mamer, E.* and C.S. Lowry (2013), Quantifying spatially distributed groundwater/ surface water interactions using temperature signals and paired fiber-optic cables, Water Resource Research, 49(11):7570-7680, doi:10.1002/2013WR014235

2012

Fienen, M.N., and C.S. Lowry (2012), Social.Water a crowdsourcing tool for environmental data acquisition, Computers and Geosciences, 49:164-169, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2012.06.015

2011

Lowry, C.S., S.P. Loheide II, C.E. Moore, and J.D. Lundquist (2011), Groundwater controls on vegetation composition and patterning in mountain meadows, Water Resources Research, 47(10)W00J11, doi:10.1029/2010WR010086.

2010

Lowry, C.S., J.S. Deems, S.P. Loheide II, and J.D. Lundquist (2010), Linking snowmelt derived recharge and groundwater flow in a high elevation meadow system, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, Hydrological Processes, 24(20):2821-2833, doi:10.1002/hyp.7714

Lowry, C.S., and S.P. Loheide II (2010), Groundwater dependent vegetation: quantifying the groundwater subsidy, Water Resources Research, 46(6):W06202, doi:10.1029/2009WR008874

2009

Li, Q., K. Ito, Z. Wu, C.S. Lowry and S.P. Loheide II (2009), COMSOL Multiphysics: A novel approach to groundwater modeling, Ground Water, 47(4)480-487, doi: 10.1111/j.1745-6584.2009.00584.x

Lowry, C.S., D. Fratta, and M.P. Anderson (2009), Ground penetrating radar and spring formation in a groundwater dominated peat wetland, Journal of Hydrology, 373(1):68-79, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.04.023

2007

Lowry, C.S., J. F. Walker, R. J. Hunt, and M. P. Anderson (2007), Identifying spatial variability of groundwater discharge in a wetland stream using a distributed temperature sensor, Water Resources Research, 43(10):W10408, doi:10.1029/2007WR006145.

2006

Lowry, C. S. and M.P. Anderson (2006), An Assessment of aquifer storage recovery using ground water flow models, Ground Water, 44(5):661–667, doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2006.00237x

 

 

Abstracts and Conference Presentations (by year)

            These are short (1-2 paragraph) abstracts that are reviewed prior to acceptance as oral or poster presentations at national conferences. An asterix (*) indicates a graduate student author and two asterix (**) indicates undergraduate student author.

2017

Lowry, C.S., M.J. Malzone, N. Schmadel, and A.S. Ward (2017), Hyporheic expansion and contraction due to hydrologic forcing, European Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria, April, 23-28, 2017, EGU2017-1785 (INVITED)

2016

Beck, M.*, and C.S. Lowry (2016), Optimizing locations of stream restoration structures to maximize hyporheic zone path lengths in a pool riffle sequence, American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. December 12-16, 2016, H43D-1477

Glose, T.J.*, M.B. Hausner, and C.S. Lowry (2016), Numerical modeling of artificial recharge: determining spatial/temporal sampling resolution to quantify infiltration rates and effective hydraulic conductivity, American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. December 12-16, 2016, H24A-07

Hopkins, M.**, M. Beck*, E. Rossi**, N. Luh**, R.M. Allen-King, and C.S. Lowry (2016), Quantifying the urban and rural nutrient fluxes to Lake Erie using a paired watershed approach, American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. December 12-16, 2016, H13D-1398

Johnson, P.J.*, G. Valentine, C.S. Lowry, I. Sonder, P.H. Stauffer, C. Santacoloma, B. Pulgarin, and A. Adriana (2016), Long boundary drainage as a source of lahars: can big cracks make big floods?, American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. December 12-16, 2016, V11C-2790

Lowry, C.S., and D.M. Ciruzzi* (2016), Quantifying current and future groundwater storage in snowmelt dominated high elevation meadows of the Sierra Nevada Moutains, CA, American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. December 12-16, 2016, H11D-08

Swensen, K.* and C.S. Lowry (2016), The role of geology to constrain vegetation patterns in humid wetlands communities, American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. December 12-16, 2016, H23D-1576

Johnson, R.R.**, C. Capstick**, K. Swensen*, and C.S. Lowry (2016), Quantifying root distribution and grain size analysis in wetland plant communities with implications for root water uptake, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, September 25-28, 2016, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 48(7):71-14

Schmadel, N.M., A.S. Ward, C.S. Lowry, and J.M. Malzone (2016), Hyporheic exchange controlled by dynamic stream and hillslope fluctuations, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, September 25-28, 2016, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 48(7):100-7

Lowry, C.S., T.M. Glose*, E. Fergany (2016), Quantification of managed aquifer recharge using passive thermal tomography, Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference ’16, Doha, Qatar. (Poster and Invited Talk; Second Prize in Energy and Environment Research) March 22-23, 2016, Poster #2247

2015

Vialpando, M.**, C.S. Lowry, A. Visser, J. Moran, and B. Esser. 2015, Identifying Components of Groundwater Flow, Flux, and Storage in Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite, California, American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Coburn, J.E.**, J.M. Vitali**, T.J. Glose*, and C.S. Lowry. 2015, Analyzing Water Quality Over Variable Flow Conditions in Rural and Suburban Streams. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Crumlish, J.R.**, L.R. Pereira Dos Santos**, T.J. Glose*, and C.S. Lowry. 2015, Evaluating the Impact of Hydrology and Combined-Sewer Overflows on Urban Beach Closures. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Glose, T.J.*, M.J. Malzone, and C.S. Lowry. 2015, Using Numerical Modeling to Quantify the Error Associated with Violating Three Common Assumptions of Using Heat as a Tracer. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Kanaley, C.**, S. Gonzalez*, C. Flanagan**, T. Glose*, R.M. Allen-King, and C.S. Lowry. 2015, Comparing Urban and Agricultural Nutrient Mass Flux into the Lower Great Lakes. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Lowry, C.S., M. Vialpando*, A. Visser, B.K. Esser, and J.E. Moran. 2015. Using California’s Drought to Quantify Contributions to Groundwater Storage in High Elevation Meadows, Yosemite National Park. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Luh, N.M.**, J. Ewanic**, Pereira Dos Santos, L.R.**, T.J. Glose*, and C.S. Lowry. 2015, Relationship Between Stream Stage and discharge on Major Tributaries that Enter Lake Eire. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

MacDonald, S.M.**, D.J. Spiering*, and C.S. Lowry. 2015, Investigating Hydrology in a Post-Industrial Nature Preserve. Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Malzone, M.J. and C.S. Lowry. 2015, Hyporheic Dynamics During Storms Are Primarily Governed By Pre-Storm Groundwater Conditions. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

McGovern, M.G.**, P. Benzing, and C.S. Lowry. 2015, Real Time Measurements of Stream Stage and Temperature with Low Cost Distributed Sensors. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Stearns, C., T.J. Glose*, J. Crumlish**, K. Swensen*, and C.S. Lowry. 2015, Developing Real World Examples of Earth Science Reference Tables for Urban Schools. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

Tuttle, C.T.**, J.R. Crumlish**, M.T. Canty**, T.J. Glose*, and C.S. Lowry. 2015, Analyzing Daily Variability in E. Coli concentrations in an Urban Stream. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.

2014

Celestino, M.* and C.S. Lowry. 2014, Forecasting Seasonal Water Supply Impacts from High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Ciruzzi, D.* and C.S. Lowry. 2014, Groundwater Storage Dynamics in High Elevation Meadows Affecting By Complex Aquifer Geometry. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Little, S.**, M. Young** and C.S. Lowry. 2014, Point-Source Contributions to the Water Quality of an Urban Stream. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Lowry, C.S., M.N. Fienen, and M. Bohlen. 2014, Mobile Phone Based Participatory Sensing in Hydrology. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Anseeuw, S.K.*, J.M. Malzone*, R.M. Allen-King, and C.S. Lowry, 2014, Relationship between nitrate processing and variability in the volume of the hyporheic zone. Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Lancaster, PA.

Ciruzzi, D.M.*, and C.S. Lowry, 2014, High elevation meadows as groundwater reservoirs: quantifying volumetric storage. Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Lancaster, PA. (Best Student Poster)

Hay, K.M.* and C.S. Lowry, 2014, Performing a sensitivity analysis on vertical flux estimates based on simulated streambed temperature time series data. Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Lancaster, PA.

Krygier, L.C.**, S.F.B. Little** and C.S. Lowry, 2014, Identifying zones of groundwater discharge in an urban bedrock stream. Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Lancaster, PA

Little, S.F.B.**, L. Krygier**, and C.S. Lowry, 2014, Combined sewer system impact on the integrity of an urban waterway. Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Lancaster, PA.

Malzone, J.M*, S.K. Anseeuw*, C.S. Lowry and R. Allen-King. 2014, Changes in hyporheic volume as a function of aquifer variability. Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Lancaster, PA.

Lindsay, K. D**. Ciruzzi*, and C.S. Lowry, 2014, Using social media and citizen science for hydrologic data collection. Northeastern Section Geological Society of America, Lancaster, PA.

2013

Malzone, J.M*, S.K. Anseeuw* and C.S. Lowry. 2013, Hyporheic speed bumps: the affect of focused groundwater discharge on the function of the hyporheic zone. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Ciruzzi, D.* and C.S. Lowry. 2013, Quantifying volume of groundwater in high elevation meadows, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Fienen, M.N., and C.S. Lowry. 2013, Social.Water-open source citizen science software for CrowdHydrology. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Lowry, C.S. and M.N. Fienen. 2013, Crowdsourcing stream stage in data scarce regions: applications for CrowdHydrology. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Anseeuw, S.K.*, J. Malzone*, A. Benitez Ospina**, R.M. Allen-King, and C.S. Lowry. 2013, Influence of a chaning hyporheic zone on stream nitrate loss. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver CO.

Evan, M.J.*, A.S. Ward, E.A Bettis, and C.S. Lowry. 2013, How resilient are vegetation communities to climate change at the Chia Fen (Johnson County, IA, USA). Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver CO.

Lowry, C.S., and L.C. Best*, 2013, Implications for water quantity under high-volume water extraction scenarios in Broome and Tioga Counties, NY. Susquehanna water science forum, Camp Hill, PA.

2012

Best, L.C.* and C.S. Lowry, 2012. Modeling regional groundwater flow in Broome and Tioga counties, NY under high-volume water extraction scenarios. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC.

Feiner, K.* and C.S. Lowry, 2012. The effects of beaver damming on groundwater flow through a wetland system, Beaver Meadows, NY. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC.

Fienen, M.N. and C.S. Lowry, 2012. Social.Water – crowdsourcing software for obtaining and processing citizen science observations. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC.

Haugland, J.O.**, J.M. Malzone*, and C.S. Lowry, 2012. Mapping stream subsurface heterogeneity using ground penetrating radar in glacially dominated streams. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC.

Lowry, C.S. and M.N. Fienen, 2012. Data uncertainty and the potential power of citizen science. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC. (INVITED)

Lowry, C.S. and M.N. Fienen, 2012. Using crowdsourcing in hydrologic measurements: CrowdHydrology. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC.

Malzone, J.M.*, and C.S. Lowry, 2012, Physiochemically distinguishing hydrological exchange between streams and stratified glacial drift with multiple groundwater sources. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC.

Mamer, E.* and C.S. Lowry, 2012. Two-dimensional quantification of groundwater flux using heat as a groundwater tracer: applying amplitude shift methods to distributed temperature measurements. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC.

Malzone, J.M.*, and C.S. Lowry, 2012. Complex base flow in stratified glacial drift aquifers: ecological implications. International Association of Hydrogeologists 2012 Congress.  Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Lowry, C.S., S.P. Loheide, J.D. Lundquist, N.C. Cristea*, and C.E. Moore*. 2012. High Elevation Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems: Modeling ecohydrology to quantify historical and restoration scenarios. International Association of Hydrogeologists 2012 Congress.  Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Fienen, M.N. and C.S. Lowry, 2012. Social.Water-a tool for harnessing the power for crowdsourcing to involve citizen scientists in hydrologic data acquisition. Science-based policy for Wisconsin’s water resources: Wisconsin Section of the American Water Resources Association

2011

Malzone, J.M.*, K. Thomas**, I. Kalinovich, and C.S. Lowry, 2011. Determining the hyporheic interface and scale of ecological significance in three western New York Streams. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Thomas, K**, J.M. Malzone*, T. Bank, and C.S. Lowry, 2011. Identification of groundwater-stream interaction with implications for biogeochemical hotspots in Elton creek, western New York. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

McPherson, B.J.**, J. Crowley*, and C.S. Lowry, 2011. Laboratory and numerical simulation of vertical groundwater flow and heat transport using distributed temperature sensing. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Malzone, J.M*. and C.S. Lowry 2011. Identifying the potential for hyporheic exchange using SSURGO soil data, Cattaraugus Creek Watershed, Western New York. Geological Society of America Northeastern/North-Central Meeting, Pittsburgh PA.

2010

Lowry, C.S., S.P. Loheide II, J.S. Deems, C.E. Moore*, and J.D. Lundquist 2010. Importance of snowmelt-derived fluxes on the groundwater flow in a high elevation meadow American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA. (INVITED)

Lowry, C.S., and S.P. Loheide II, 2010. Groundwater Subsidy: Quantifying the additional water available for root water uptake. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA.

Loheide II, S.P., C.S. Lowry, C.E. Moore, and J.D. Lundquist, 2010. Groundwater Controls on Vegetation Composition and Patterning in Mountain Meadows. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA.

2009

Lowry, C.S., and S.P. Loheide II, 2009. Interactions between root water uptake, groundwater levels, and soil moisture dynamics in Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, CA. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA.

2007

Lowry, C.S., J. F. Walker, R. J. Hunt, and M. P. Anderson, 2007. Identification of Focused Groundwater Discharge in a Wetland Stream Using a Distributed Temperature Sensor. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver CO.

Lowry, C.S., Walker, J.F., Hunt, R.J., and Anderson, M.P., 2007. Evidence for Focused   Groundwater/Surface water Interaction Using a Distributed Temperature Sensor, in The Future of Wisconsin’s Water Resources: Science and Policy: Wisconsin Dells, WI, Wisconsin Section of the American Water Resources Association, p. 13

Lowry, C.S., Walker, J.F., Hunt, R.J., Fratta, D., and Anderson, M.P., 2007. Geophysical and temperature characterization of groundwater/surface water interactions in a peat-dominated wetland, in Ground Water as a Catalyst for Change: Wisconsin Dells, WI, Wisconsin Ground Water Association, p. 5

2006
Lowry, C. S., Anderson, M. P., Hunt, R. J., and Walker, J. F., 2006, Toward Better Simulations of Wetland Hydrology- the Need for Diverse Field Data Collection, in Wisconsin’s Water Resources: Conflicts and Collaborations: Elkhart Lake, WI, Wisconsin Section of the American Water Resources Association, p. 35

2004

Lowry, C. S. and Anderson, M. P., 2004, Modeling Aquifer Storage Recovery for a Representative Setting in Wisconsin, in Wisconsin Ground Water Association Annual Conference Program: Wisconsin Dells, WI, Wisconsin Ground Water Association, p. 4.

Lowry, C. S. and Anderson, M. P., 2004, Defining Controlling Factors of Aquifer Storage Recovery Using Advection and Dispersion Models, in Understanding and Managing Water Resources for the Future: Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Wisconsin Section of the American Water Resources Association, p. 9

2003

Lowry, C. S. and Anderson, M. P., 2003, An Assessment of Aquifer Storage Recovery for a Generic Hydrogeologic Setting in Wisconsin using Groundwater Flow and Transport Models, in Ground Water in Coastal Zones: Availability, Sustainability, and Protection: Orlando, FL, Association of Ground Water Scientists and Engineers, p. 68-69