Publications

Manuscripts in Review

  1. On the role of soil water retention characteristic on aerobic microbial respiration.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., Sulman, B., Arnold, C. L., Bogie, N. A., & Berhe, A. A.
    Biogeosciences. review. 2018.
  2. Intercropping With Two Native Woody Shrubs Improves Water Status and Development of Interplanted Groundnut and Pearl Millet in the Sahel.
    Bogie, N. A., Bayala, R., Diedhiou, I., Dick, R., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Plant and Soil. review. 2018.

Published Articles

  1. Hydraulic Redistribution by Native Sahelian Shrubs: Bioirrigation to Resist In-Season Drought.
    Bogie, N. A., Bayala, R., Diedhiou, I., Conklin, M. H., Fogel, M., Dick, R., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Frontiers in Environmental Science: Agroecology & Land Use Systems, 6, 98. 2018.
  2. Alteration of soil physical properties and processes after ten years of intercropping with native shrubs in the Sahel.
    Bogie, N., Bayala, R., Diedhiou, I., Dick, R. P., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Soil and Tillage Research, 182, 153–163. 2018.
  3. Soil Structural Degradation during Low-severity Burns.
    Jian, M., Berli, M., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Geophysical Research Letters, 45(5553-5561). 2018.
  4. Vulnerability of physically protected soil organic carbon to loss under low severity fires.
    Jian, M., Berhe, A. A., Berli, M., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Frontiers in Environmental Sciences-Soil Processes. 2018.
  5. Response of soil physical properties to warming and implications for biogeochemical cycling of essential elements.
    Santos, F., Moreland, K., Barnes, M., Abney, R., Jin, L., Bogie, N., … Berhe, A. A.
    In J. Mohan (Ed.), Ecosystem Consequences of Soil Warming: microbes, vegetation, fauna, and soil biogeochemistry. Elsevier. 2018.
  6. Integration of terrestrial observational networks: opportunity for advancing Earth system dynamics modelling.
    Baatz, R., Sullivan, P. L., Li, L., Weintraub, S., Loescher, H. W., Mirtl, M., … Looy, K. V.
    Earth System Dynamics, 9, 593–609. 2018.
  7. Water Distribution in an Arid Zone Soil: Numerical Analysis of Data from a Large Weighing Lysimeter.
    Dijkema, J., Koonce, J. E., Shillito, R. M., Ghezzehei, T. A., Berli, M., van der Ploeg, M. J., & van Genuchten, M. T.
    Vadose Zone Journal, 17(1). 2018.
  8. Development and Analysis of Soil Water Infiltration Global Database.
    Rahmati, M., Weihermöller, L., Vanderborght, J., Pachepsky, Y. A., Mao, L., Sadeghi, S. H., … Vereecken, H.
    Earth System Science Data, 1–42. 2018.
  9. Upward infiltration–evaporation method to estimate soil hydraulic properties.
    Peña-Sancho, C., Ghezzehei, T. A., Latorre, B., González-Cebollada, C., & Moret-Fernández, D.
    Hydrological Sciences Journal, 62(10), 1683–1693. 2017.
  10. Using National Ambient Air Quality Standards for fine particulate matter to assess regional wildland fire smoke and air quality management.
    Schweizer, D., Cisneros, R., Traina, S., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Shaw, G.
    Journal of Environmental Management, 201, 345–356. 2017.
  11. Alteration of physical and chemical characteristics of clayey soils by irrigation with treated waste water.
    Gharaibeh, M. A., Ghezzehei, T. A., Albalasmeh, A. A., & Alghzawi, M. Z.
    Geoderma, 276, 33–40. 2016.
  12. Modeling Soil Processes: Review, Key Challenges, and New Perspectives.
    Vereecken, H., Schnepf, A., Hopmans, J. W., Javaux, M., Or, D., Roose, T., … Young, I. M.
    Vadose Zone Journal, 15(5). 2016.
  13. Water for Carbon, Carbon for Water.
    Carminati, A., Kroener, E., Ahmed, M. A., Zarebanadkouki, M., Holz, M., & Ghezzehei, T.
    Vadose Zone Journal, 15(2). 2016.
  14. Final report of the Peña Blanca natural analogue project.
    Levy, S. S., Goldstein, S. J., Abdel-Fattah, A. I., Amato, R. S., Anthony, E., Cook, P., … Walton, J.
    . Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI): USDOE Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM). 2016.
  15. A modified multiple tension upward infiltration method to estimate the soil hydraulic properties.
    Moret-Fernández, D., Latorre, B., Peña-Sancho, C., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Hydrological Processes, 30(17), 2991–3003. 2016.
  16. Decomposition of distinct organic matter pools is regulated by moisture status in structured wetland soils.
    Arnold, C., Berhe, A. A., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 81, 28–37. 2015.
  17. A method for characterizing desiccation-induced consolidation and permeability loss of organic soils.
    Arnold, C., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Water Resources Research, 51(1), e106058. 2015.
  18. Spatial distribution of rhizodeposits provides built-in water potential gradient in the rhizosphere.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., & Albalasmeh, A. A.
    Ecological Modeling, 298, 53–63. 2015.
  19. Influence of Calcium Carbonate and Charcoal Applications on Organic Matter Storage in Silt-Sized Aggregates Formed during a Microcosm Experiment.
    Kaiser, M., Ghezzehei, T. A., Kleber, M., Myrold, D. D., & Berhe, A. A.
    Soil Science Society of America Journal, 78(5), 1624–1631. 2014.
  20. Biochar can be used to recapture essential nutrients from dairy wastewater and improve soil quality.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., Sarkhot, D. V., & Berhe, A. A.
    Solid Earth, 5(1), 1101–1125. 2014.
  21. Early Spring, Severe Frost Events, and Drought Induce Rapid Carbon Loss in High Elevation Meadows.
    Arnold, C., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Berhe, A. A.
    PLoS ONE, 9(9), e106058. 2014.
  22. Quantifying coupled deformation and water flow in the rhizosphere using X-ray microtomography and numerical simulations.
    Aravena Jazmı́n E., Berli, M., Ruiz, S., Suárez, F., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Tyler, S. W.
    Plant and Soil, 376(1-2), 95–110. 2013.
  23. A new method for rapid determination of carbohydrate and total carbon concentrations using UV spectrophotometry.
    Albalasmeh, A. A., Berhe, A. A., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Carbohydrate Polymers, 97(2), 253–61. 2013.
  24. Synchrotron X-Ray Microtomography—New Means to Quantify Root Induced Changes of Rhizosphere Physical Properties.
    Aravena Jazmı́n E., Berli, M., Menon, M., Ghezzehei, T. A., Mandava, A. K., Regentova, E. E., … Tyler, S. W.
    In S. H. Anderson & J. W. Hopmans (Eds.), Soil–Water–Root Processes: Advances in Tomography and Imaging (pp. 39–67). Soil Science Society of America. 2013.
  25. Effectiveness of Biochar for Sorption of Ammonium and Phosphate from Dairy Effluent.
    Sarkhot, D. V., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Berhe, A. A.
    Journal of Environment Quality, 42(5), 1545. 2013.
  26. Explaining longitudinal hydrodynamic dispersion using variance of pore size distribution.
    Arriaza, J. L., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Journal of Porous Media, 16(1), 11–19. 2013.
  27. Degradation of moist soil aggregates by rapid temperature rise under low intensity fire.
    Albalasmeh, A. A., Berli, M., Shafer, D. S., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Plant and Soil, 362(1-2), 335–344. 2013.
  28. Interplay between soil drying and root exudation in rhizosheath development.
    Albalasmeh, A. A., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Plant and Soil, 374(1-2), 739–751. 2013.
  29. Heterogeneous seepage at the Nopal I natural analogue site, Chihuahua, Mexico.
    Dobson, P. F., Ghezzehei, T. A., Cook, P. J., Rodriguez-Pineda, J. A., Villalba, L., & De la Garza, R.
    Hydrogeology Journal, 20(1), 155–166. 2012.
  30. Soil Structure.
    Ghezzehei, TA.
    In P. M. Huang, Y. Li, & M. E. Sumner (Eds.), Handbook of Soil Sciences (Vol. 1. Properties and Processes). CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fla., 2012.
  31. Impact of Biochar Enriched with Dairy Manure Effluent on Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics.
    Sarkhot, D. V., Berhe, A. A., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Journal of Environmental Quality, 41(4), 1107–1114. 2012.
  32. Linking sub-pore scale heterogeneity of biological and geochemical deposits with changes in permeability.
    Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Advances in Water Resources, 39, 1–6. 2012.
  33. Biogeochemical Feedbacks.
    Berhe, A. A., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    In S. G. Philander (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate Change. SAGE. 2012.
  34. Climatic Data, Sediment Records.
    Berhe, A. A., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    In S. G. Philander (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate Change. SAGE. 2012.
  35. Effects of Root-Induced Compaction on Rhizosphere Hydraulic Properties - X-ray Microtomography Imaging and Numerical Simulations.
    Aravena, J. E., Berli, M., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Tyler, S. W.
    Environmental Science & Technology, 45(2), 425–431. 2011.
  36. Physicochemical controls on initiation and evolution of desiccation cracks in sand-bentonite mixtures: X-ray CT imaging and stochastic modeling.
    Gebrenegus, T., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Tuller, M.
    Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 126(1-2), 100–112. 2011.
  37. An Index for Degree of Hysteresis in Water Retention.
    Gebrenegus, T., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Soil Science Society of America Journal, 75(6), 2122–2127. 2011.
  38. Measurements of the Capillary Pressure-Saturation Relationship of Methane Hydrate Bearing Sediments.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., & Kneafsey, T. J.
    In Offshore Technology Conference (pp. OTC-20550-MS). Offshore Technology Conference. 2010.
  39. The drift shadow phenomenon in an unsaturated fractured environment.
    Cherubini, C., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Su, G. W.
    In D. G. Toll, C. E. Augarde, D. Gallipoli, & S. J. Wheeler (Eds.), Unsaturated Soils. Advances in Geo-Engineering (pp. 761–764). CRC Press. 2008.
  40. Book Review: Clay Swelling and Colloid Stability.
    Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Soil Science Society of America Journal, 72(1), 277. 2008.
  41. Errors in determination of soil water content using time domain reflectometry caused by soil compaction around waveguides.
    Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Water Resources Research, 44(8). 2008.
  42. Stratigraphy of the PB-1 Well, Nopal I Uranium Deposit, Sierra Pena Blanca, Chihuahua, Mexico.
    Dobson, P. F., Fayek, M., Goodell, P. C., Ghezzehei, T. A., Melchor, F., Murrell, M. T., … Simmons, A.
    International Geology Review, 50(11), 959–974. 2008.
  43. Evolution of unsaturated hydraulic conductivity of aggregated soils due to compressive forces.
    Berli, M., Carminati, A., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    Water Resources Research, 44(5), W00C09. 2008.
  44. Infiltration into fractured bedrock.
    Salve, R., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Jones, R.
    Water Resources Research, 44(1). 2008.
  45. Traveling liquid bridges in unsaturated fractured porous media.
    Or, D., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Transport in Porous Media, 68(1), 129–151. 2007.
  46. On the transport of emulsions in porous media [Priority Communications].
    Cortis, A., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 313(1), 1–4. 2007.
  47. Correspondence of the Gardner and van Genuchten-Mualem relative permeability function parameters.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., Kneafsey, T. J., & Su, G. W.
    Water Resources Research, 43(10). 2007.
  48. Comment on "Computer simulation of two-phase immiscible fluid motion in unsaturated complex fractures using a volume of fluid method" by Hai Huang, Paul Meakin, and Moubin Liu.
    Or, D., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Water Resources Research, 42(7). 2006.
  49. Field investigation of the drift shadow.
    Su, G. W., Kneafsey, T. J., Ghezzehei, T. A., Marshall, B., & Cook, P. J.
    In Proceedings of the 11th International High Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, IHLRWM. American Nuclear Society. 2006.
  50. Testing the Concept of Drift Shadow at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.
    Paces, J. B., Neymark, L. A., Ghezzehei, T., & Dobson, P. F.
    In Proceedings of the 11th International High Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, IHLRWM (pp. 278–285). American Nuclear Society. 2006.
  51. Infiltration and Seepage Through Fractured Welded Tuff.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., Dobson, P. F., Rodriguez, J. A., & Cook, P. J.
    In Proceedings of the 11th International High Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, IHLRWM. American Nuclear Society. 2006.
  52. Liquid fragmentation and intermittent flow regimes in unsaturated fractured media.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    Water Resources Research, 41(12), W12406. 2005.
  53. Constraints for flow regimes on smooth fracture surfaces.
    Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Water Resources Research, 40(11), W11503. 2005.
  54. Flow diversion around cavities in fractured media.
    Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Water Resources Research, 41(11). 2005.
  55. Modeling Coupled Evaporation and Seepage in Ventilated Cavities.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., Trautz, R. C., Finsterle, S., Cook, P. J., & Ahlers, C. F.
    Vadose Zone Journal, 3(3), 806–818. 2004.
  56. Development and testing of a method for efficient simulation of evaporation from a seepage face.
    Ahlers, C. F., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Finsterle, S.
    In International TOUGH Symposium Proceedings. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, May 12-14. 2003.
  57. Stress-induced volume reduction of isolated pores in wet soil.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    Water Resources Research, 39(3). 2003.
  58. Pore-Space Dynamics in a Soil Aggregate Bed under a Static External Load.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    Soil Science Society of America Journal, 67(1), 12. 2003.
  59. Modeling bulk soil compaction using a Rheologically-based pore closure model.
    Berli, M., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    In L. Vulliet, B. Schrefler, & L. Laloui (Eds.), Environmental Geomechanics (p. 245-). EPFL Press. 2003.
  60. Evaluating the effectiveness of liquid diversion around an underground opening when evaporation is non- negligible.
    Ghezzehei, T. A. R. A. T., & Finsterle, S.
    In International TOUGH Symposium Proceedings. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, May 12-14. 2003.
  61. Modeling post-tillage soil structural dynamics: a review.
    Or, D., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Soil & Tillage Research, 64(1-2), 41–59. 2002.
  62. Modeling the dynamics of the soil pore-size distribution.
    Leij, F. J., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    Soil & Tillage Research, 64(1-2), 61–78. 2002.
  63. Analytical Models for Soil Pore-Size Distribution After Tillage.
    Leij, F. J., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    Soil Science Society of America Journal, 66(4), 1104. 2002.
  64. Rheological Properties of Wet Soils and Clays under Steady and Oscillatory Stresses.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    Soil Science Society of America Journal, 65(3), 624. 2001.
  65. Dripping into subterranean cavities from unsaturated fractures under evaporative conditions.
    Or, D., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Water Resources Research, 36(2), 381–393. 2000.
  66. Stochastic model for posttillage soil pore space evolution.
    Or, D., Leij, F. J., Snyder, V., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Water Resources Research, 36(7), 1641–1652. 2000.
  67. Dripping into subterranean cavities from unsaturated fractures under ventilated conditions.
    Fedors, R., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    In SME Proceedings. Littleton, Colorado. 2000.
  68. Dynamics of soil aggregate coalescence governed by capillary and rheological processes.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    Water Resources Research, 36(2), 367–379. 2000.

Data Sets

  1. Soil Structural Degradation during Low-severity Burns.
    Jian, M., Berli, M., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Figshare. 2018.
  2. Early Spring, Severe Frost Events, and Drought Induce Rapid Carbon Loss in High Elevation Meadows.
    Arnold, C., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Berhe, A. A.
    Figshare. 2014.
  3. Capillary Consolidation Method.
    Arnold, C. L., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Figshare. 2014.