Publications

Forthcoming

  1. The Impact of Long-Term Conservation Agriculture on Soil Hydraulic Properties and the Potential for Dynamic Soil Moisture Storage.
    Araya, S. N., Mitchell, J. P., W., H. J., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Manuscript in Preparation. review. 2019.
  2. Prediction of Soil Moisture at High Spatial Resolution Using Machine Learning and Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Based Remote Sensing.
    Araya, S. N., Fryjoff-Hung, A., Anderson, A., Viers, J. H., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Manuscript in Preparation. review. 2019.
  3. Rapid adjustment of root growth and rhizosphere interactions to localized water and nutrient enrichment.
    Yan, J., Bogie, N. A., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Manuscript in Preparation. review. 2019.

Published Articles

  1. Using Machine Learning for Prediction of Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity and Its Sensitivity to Soil Structural Perturbations.
    Araya, S. N., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Water Resources Research, 55, XXXX. 2019.
  2. 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, 16, 1187–1209. 2019.
  3. 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, 1-2, 143–159. 2019.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Soil Structural Degradation during Low-severity Burns.
    Jian, M., Berli, M., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Geophysical Research Letters, 45(5553-5561). 2018.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  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. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. Effectiveness of Biochar for Sorption of Ammonium and Phosphate from Dairy Effluent.
    Sarkhot, D. V., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Berhe, A. A.
    Journal of Environmental Quality, 42(5), 1545. 2013.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. Biogeochemical Feedbacks.
    Berhe, A. A., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    In S. G. Philander (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate Change. SAGE. 2012.
  36. 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.
  37. Climatic Data, Sediment Records.
    Berhe, A. A., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    In S. G. Philander (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate Change. SAGE. 2012.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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 and Technology, 45(2), 425–431. 2011.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. Infiltration into fractured bedrock.
    Salve, R., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Jones, R.
    Water Resources Research, 44(1). 2008.
  44. 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.
  45. Book Review: Clay Swelling and Colloid Stability.
    Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Soil Science Society of America Journal, 72(1), 277. 2008.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. Traveling liquid bridges in unsaturated fractured porous media.
    Or, D., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Transport in Porous Media, 68(1), 129–151. 2007.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. 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.
  54. 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.
  55. Constraints for flow regimes on smooth fracture surfaces.
    Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Water Resources Research, 40(11), W11503. 2005.
  56. Flow diversion around cavities in fractured media.
    Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Water Resources Research, 41(11). 2005.
  57. Liquid fragmentation and intermittent flow regimes in unsaturated fractured media.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    Water Resources Research, 41(12), W12406. 2005.
  58. 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.
  59. Stress-induced volume reduction of isolated pores in wet soil.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    Water Resources Research, 39(3). 2003.
  60. 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.
  61. 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.
  62. 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.
  63. 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.
  64. Modeling post-tillage soil structural dynamics: a review.
    Or, D., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Soil and Tillage Research, 64(1-2), 41–59. 2002.
  65. Modeling the dynamics of the soil pore-size distribution.
    Leij, F. J., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    Soil and Tillage Research, 64(1-2), 61–78. 2002.
  66. 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.
  67. 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.
  68. 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.
  69. Dripping into subterranean cavities from unsaturated fractures under evaporative conditions.
    Or, D., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Water Resources Research, 36(2), 381–393. 2000.
  70. Dynamics of soil aggregate coalescence governed by capillary and rheological processes.
    Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    Water Resources Research, 36(2), 367–379. 2000.
  71. Dripping into subterranean cavities from unsaturated fractures under ventilated conditions.
    Fedors, R., Ghezzehei, T. A., & Or, D.
    In SME Proceedings. Littleton, Colorado. 2000.

Data Sets

  1. Soil Structural Degradation during Low-severity Burns.
    Jian, M., Berli, M., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Figshare. 2018.
  2. Capillary Consolidation Method.
    Arnold, C. L., & Ghezzehei, T. A.
    Figshare. 2014.
  3. 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.