Recent Grads

Recent PhD Students

2018 Jeff Sorenson Toner (Pending) Iron and Manganese Mineral Formation and Surface Processes in Marine Environments
2018 Benjamin Davies Pagliari (Pending) Time and rate of nitrogen fertilization for maize influence nutrient uptake, nitrogen use efficiency, and soil enzyme activity 
2018 Kathleen Hall Spokas Biochar as a sorbent for naturally occurring and synthetic agricultural chemicals
2018 Grace Wilson Mulla Modeling water quality effects of variable-rate nitrogen fertilizer application using the field-scale hydrologic model, Drainmod-NII: Development of a new statistical framework for evaluation of goodness-of-fit for hydrologic models
2018 Jason Clark Fernandez Improving Nitrogen Management with the Anaerobic Potentially Mineralizable Nitrogen Test
2018 Zichong Chen Griffis Top-down Constraints on Regional Nitrious Oxide and Methane Emissions within the U.S. Corn Belt
2017 Anne Sawyer Rosen & Lamb Switchgrass yield, nutrient uptake, and rhizosphere microbial community composition as affected by cultivar and soil fertility
2017 Thiago dos Santos Twine Climate change implications to irrigated rice production in southern Brazil: A modelling approach
2017 Na Sun Rosen Agronomic and storage factors affecting acrylamide formation in processed potatoes
2017 Sarah Nicholas Toner & Nater Solid-phase arsenic speciation in glacial aquifer sediments of west-central Minnesota, USA: A micro-X-ray absorption spectroscopy approach for quantifying trace-level speciation
2016 Ming Chen Griffis Evaluation and Application of the Community Land Model for Simulating Energy and Carbon Exchange in Agricultural Ecosystems
2016 Peter Turner Griffis Terrestrial and Aquatic Nitrous Oxide Emissions
2016 Beth Fisher Yoo Geomorphic controls on mineral weathering, elemental transport, carbon cycling, and production of mineral surface area in a schist bedrock weathering profile, Piedmont Pennsylvania
2014 Nicolas Jelinski Yoo Problems of physical movement in soil genesis: Application of meteoric Beryllium-10 as a component of multi-tracer analysis
2014 Keith Harding Snyder Examining the drivers of current and future changes in Central U.S. warm-season rainfall
2014 An-Min Wu Nater/Bell Hillslope Redistribution of Soil Organic Carbon in the Depressional Landscape in Minnesota
2014 Lu Hu Millet Constraints on the Sources and Impacts of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) over North America from Tall Tower Measurements
2013 Bijesh Maharjan Venterea FileNitrous Oxide Emissions in Corn Cropping Systems Under Different Management Practices
2013 Erik Krueger Baker/Orchsner Effects of Winter Rye after Corn Silage on Soil Nutrient Status, Water Quality, and Biomass Production
2013 Douglas Pribyl Bell PDF iconCharacterization and Formation of High-Chroma Features in Loamy Soils of Southern Minnesota
2011 Elena Beyhaut Allan Microsoft Office document iconImproved Methodologies for Prairie Inoculation
2010 Solomon Folle Mulla PDF iconSWAT Modeling of Sediment, Nutrients and Pesticides in the Le-Sueur River Watershed, South-Central Minnesota
2007 Jose Hernandez Mulla PDF iconStudies of Economically Optimum Fertilizer Rates and Spatial Variation of Landscape-Scale Experiments
2007 Jianmin Zhang Griffis/Baker PDF iconUsing stable isotope techniques to investigate carbon cycle dynamics of an agricultural ecosystem
2007 Satoshi Ishii Sadowsky PDF iconSources and Impacts of Indigenous Escherichia coli In Soils from a Lake Superior Watershed

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Sadowsky PDF iconBradyoxetin and nodD2 Control Nodulation Efficiency of Bradyrhizobium japonicum in a Density Dependent Manner
2006 Mahrous Kandil Sadowsky PDF iconGenetic Diversity of Soil Bacteria Degrading Cyanuric Acid-an Intermediate in the Atrazine Biodegradation Pathway
2006 Jindong wu Wang PDF iconValidation and Application of High Resolution Remote Sensing in Agricultural Fields
2005 Kurt Spokas Wang PDF iconImpacts of Soil Fumigation on Greenhouse Gas Emission

Recent MS Students

2018 Emily Anderson Ishii Identification of microorganisms for the bioremediation of nitrate in agricultural wastewater 
2018 Jared Spackman Fernandez Nitrogen fertilizer rate, source, and application timing effects on soil nitrogen and corn yield
2018 Anna Lucia Pax Krupp Nater & Toner Impact of increased temperature and atmospheric carbon dioxide on mercury and sulfur speciation in peatlands soil
2017 Ed Colosky Spokas Re-examining the Amazonian Dark Earth Phenomenon: Biochar
2017 Ashley Hansen Jelinski Plan B
2017 Cameron Blake Gutknecht δ13CPLFA Analysis of the Microbial Community Composition within Peat Depth Profiles in Response to Deep Peat Warming and Environmental Conditions
2017 Gabriel Dias Paiao Fernandez Can Active Canopy Sensing Technologies and Soil Nitrogen Content Help Us Improve Corn-Nitrogen Management in Minnesota?
2017 Xinyi Tu Allan & Rosen Solvita and Other Measures as Indicators of Soil N Availability in Minnesota Soils
2017 Yuxi Jin Twine Plan B
2016 Marta Roser Feyereisen & Mulla Using unique carbon source combinations to increase nitrate and phosphate removal in bioreactors
2016 David Tollefson Strock & Birr Soil properties, hydrology, and water quality of perennial vegetation on undisturbed soils in southwestern Minnesota
2015 Sona Psarska Nater Biogeochemical cycling of mercury in terrestrial environments: Emphasis on mercury uptake by black spruce (Picea mariana) in peatlands and impacts of invasive earthworms on soil mercury cycling
2015 Michelle Natarajan Nater Mercury Methylation in Denitrifying Bioreactors: An Investigation in Pollution Swapping
2014 Eric Nooker Spokas Impact of management practices on Minnesota's specialty crop production: from biochar to tillage practices
2014 Will Hertel Snyder A Multi-City Analysis of the Natural and Human Drivers of the Urban Heat Island
2013 John Rubin Lamb FileInfluence of Nitrogen Rate on Corn Grain Yield, Nitrogen Use Efficiency, and Nitrate Leaching on Coarse-Textured Minnesota Soils
2013 Andria Bonde Kaiser Microsoft Office document iconSplit Application of Sulfur and Potassium and their Leaching Potential for Corn Grown on Irrigated Soils
2013 Daniel Tersteeg Bell/Kolka PDF iconInfluences of Riparian Buffers and Soil Variability on the Hydrology of Seasonal Wetlands in Northern Minnesota
2013 Amy Lyttle Yoo PDF iconSoil Carbon and carbon-mineral interactions along an earthworm invasion chronosequence in a hardwood forest in Minnesota
2013 Kit Resner Yoo PDF iconInfluence of non-native invasive earthworms on soil inorganic biogeochemical cycles
2013 Tyler Nigon Mulla/Rosen Aerial Imagery and Other Non-Invasive Approaches to Detect Nitrogen and Water Stress in a Potato Crop (PDF)
2012 Rebecca Beduhn Nater/Bell Identifying and Visualizing the Stratigraphy and Hydrology of a Loess Landscape in Southeastern Minnesota (PDF)
2012 Stacey Feser Strock PDF iconThe Effects of Water Table Management on Edge-of-Field Water Quality and Comparing Soil Physical and Hydraulic Properties From an Undrained, Cultivated Row Crop Field to a Remnant Prairie in Southwest Minnesota
2012 Natalie Schultz Griffis PDF iconTracing the Source and Transport of Atmospheric Water Vapor Using Stable Isotope Techniques
2011 Joan Spence Kolka/Venterea PDF iconSpacial and Temporal Pattern of Nitrous Oxide Flux in an Upland-Bog Watershed
2011 Keith Harding Snyder Modeling the Impact of Irrigation on Precipitation over the Great Plains
2011 Charles Hyatt Venterea PDF iconPolymer Coated Urea Effect on Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Potato Agriculture
2011 Joel Fassbinder Griffis PDF iconTracing the Flow of Carbon Through Ecosystems Using Stable Isotope Techniques
2011 Keith Piotrowski Allan PDF iconEffects of Conversion to Management Intensive Grazing on Soil Quality
2011 Jarod Bryant Twine PDF iconBiophysical effects on U.S. soybean agroecosystems from increasing carbon dioxide concentration
2009 Jennifer Corcoran Griffis PDF iconAssessing the spatial variability of net ecosystem CO2 production in the Upper Midwest
2009 Allyz Kramer Polacsek Bell PDF iconCase study for Determining the Presence of the Moorsh-Forming Process in Drained Peat (Markey Murk) Soils, Anoka County, Minnesota, USA
2009 Megan Lennon Bell/Nater PDF iconCarbon Sequestration in Restored Prairie Pothole Wetlands
2008 John Beck Bell PDF iconScientific Visualization of the Genesis and Hydrology of a Loess Landscape in Southeastern Minnesota
2008 Travis Bavin Baker/Griffis PDF iconImpacts of land management on the greenhouse gas budget of two alternatively managed agroecosystems
2008 Paulo Pagliari Rosen/Strock PDF iconTurkey Manure Incinerator Ash as a Nutrient Source for Crop Production
2008 Marilyn Johnson Allan The Effect of Fish Hydrolyzate on Short-Term Nutrient Loss By Leaching-Plan B
2007 Sara Beth Throndson Anderson A Tale of Two Towns-Plan B
2007 Emma Witt Nater/Kolka PDF iconAtmospheric Deposition of Total and Methyl Mercury in Boreal Forests and Response to Forest Fire
2007 Stephanie Widmer Halbach PDF iconEvalutation of Different Biofilter Media to Reduce Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and E. coli from Feedlot Runoff
2007 Ruth Roberson Gupta PDF iconInfluence of Material Properties and Drainage Practices on Pavement Base and Subgrade Water Content and Stiffness
2006 Brandy Elf Bell/Rice PDF iconTemporal, Meteorological, and Chemical Influences on Phosphorus Release from a Northern Temperate Wetland
2006 Maina Martir-Torres Graham PDF iconThe Genetic Diversity of Rhizobia Associated with Dalea purpurea Vent. in Fragmented Grasslands of West-Central Minnesota
2006 Erin Berryman Baker/Venterea PDF iconSoil Phosphorus Release from a Disturbed Prairie Wetland and Water Table Restoration Impacts on Global Warming Potential
2005 Juan Lopez Dubon Mulla PDF iconCrop Condition Assessment and Optimum Nitrogen Rates Prediction Using Remotely Sensed Imagery
2005 Jeff Vetsch Lamb PDF iconCorn and Soybean Production as Affected by Tillage Systems
2005 Elena Beyhaut Graham PDF iconIllinois Bundleflower [Desmanthus illinoensis (Michx.) MacMillan] Responses to Inoculation and Microsymbiont Biodiversity.pdf