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Journal Papers

20. Lintern, A., L. McPhillips, B. Winfrey, J. Duncan, C. Grady. 2020. Best Management Practices for Diffuse Nutrient Pollution: Wicked Problems Across Urban and Agricultural Watersheds. Environmental Science and Technology. doi: /10.1021/acs.est.9b07511.  link

19. McPhillips, L., M. Matsler, B. Rosenzweig, Y. Kim. 2020. What is the role of green stormwater infrastructure in managing extreme precipitation events? Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure. doi:10.1080/23789689.2020.1754625. link

18. McPhillips, L.E., S. Earl, R. Hale, N.B. Grimm. 2019. Urbanization in arid central Arizona watersheds results in decreased stream flashiness. Water Resources Research. doi: 10.1029/2019WR025835. link

17. Kelleher, C. and L.E. McPhillips, 2019, Exploring the application of topographic indices in urban areas as indicators of pluvial flooding processes. Hydrological Processes. doi: 10.1002/hyp.13628. link

16. Rosenzweig, B., B.L. Ruddell, L. McPhillips, R. Hobbins, T. McPhearson, Z. Cheng, H. Chang, and Y. Kim. 2019. Developing knowledge systems for urban resilience to cloudburst rain events. Environmental Science and Policy. doi: 10.1016/j.envsci.2019.05.020. link

15. Baker, A., E. Brenneman, H. Chang, L. McPhillips, M. Matsler. 2019. Spatial analysis of landscape and sociodemographic factors associated with green stormwater infrastructure distribution in Baltimore, Maryland and Portland, Oregon. Science of the Total Environment. link

14. Rosenzweig, B., L. McPhillips, H. Chang, C. Cheng, C. Welty, M. Matsler, D. Iwaniec and C. Davidson. 2018. Pluvial Flooding Risk and Resilience. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs)- Water. doi: 10.1002/wat2.1302. link

13. McPhillips, L.E. and A.M. Matsler. 2018. Temporal evolution of green stormwater infrastructure strategies in three US cities. Frontiers in Built Environment, 4, doi: 10.3389/fbuil.2018.00026. link

12. McPhillips L.E., H. Chang, M.V. Chester, Y. Depietri, E. Friedman, N.B. Grimm, J.S. Kominoski, T. McPhearson, P. Méndez-Lázaro, E.J. Rosi, J. Shafiei Shiva. 2018. Defining extreme events: a cross-disciplinary review. Earth’s Future.  doi: 10.1002/2017EF000686. link

11. McPhillips, L.E., C.L. Goodale, M.T. Walter. 2017. Nutrient leaching and greenhouse gas emissions in grassed detention and bioretention stormwater basins, Journal of Sustainable Water in the Built Environment, 4(1), doi: 10.1061/JSWBAY.0000837. link. *awarded 2020 Best Paper Award

10. Grabowski, Z.J., A.M. Matsler, C. Thiel, L.E. McPhillips, R. Hum, A. Bradshaw, T. Miller, C. Redman, 2017. Infrastructures as Socio-Eco-Technical Systems: five considerations for interdisciplinary dialogue, Journal of Infrastructure Systems. doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)IS.1943-555X.0000383. ​link

9. Morse, N.R., McPhillips, L.E., J.P. Shapleigh, M.T. Walter. 2017. The role of denitrification in stormwater basin treatment of nitrogen, Environmental Science & Technology. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01813. link

8. McPhillips, L.E., Groffman, P.M., Schneider, R.L. and M.T. Walter. 2016. Nutrient cycling in grassed roadside ditches and lawns in a suburban watershed, Journal of Environmental Quality. doi: 10.2134/jeq2016.05.0178. link

7. Friedman, E.S., L.E. McPhillips, J.J. Werner, A.C. Poole, R.E. Ley, M.T. Walter, L.T. Angenent. 2016. Methane emission in a specific riparian-zone sediment decreased with bioelectrochemical manipulation and corresponded to the microbial community dynamics, Frontiers in Microbiology, 6:1523. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01523. link.

6. McPhillips, L.E. and M.T. Walter. 2015. Hydrologic conditions drive denitrification and greenhouse gas emissions in stormwater detention basins, Ecological Engineering, 85: 67-75doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.10.018. link.

5. McPhillips, L.E., P.M. Groffman, C.L. Goodale and M.T Walter. 2015. Hydrologic and biogeochemical drivers of riparian denitrification in an agricultural watershed. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution226(6), doi: 10.1007/s11270-015-2434-2link.

4. McPhillips, L.E., A.E. Creamer, B.G. Rahm, and M.T. Walter. 2014. Assessing drivers of dissolved methane patterns in central New York groundwater. Journal of Hydrology-Regional Studies, 1:57-73, doi: 10.1016/j.ejrh.2014.06.002. link (open access).

3. Harvey, J.W., J.D. Drummond, R.L. Martin, L.E. McPhillips, A.I. Packman, D.J. Jerolmack, S.H. Stonedahl, A. Aubeneau, A.H. Sawyer, L.G. Larsen, and C.R. Tobias. 2012. Stream solute and fine sediment transport interactions with dynamic hyporheic flow and mobile bedforms.  Journal of Geophysical Research- Biogeosciences, 117, G00N11, doi:10.1029/2012JG002043. link

2. O’Connor, B. L., J. W. Harvey, and L. E. McPhillips. 2012. Thresholds of storm-induced bed disturbances and their effects on stream metabolism in an agricultural river. Water Resources Research, 48,W08504, doi: 10.1029/2011WR011488 .

1. Harvey, J.W., G.B. Noe, L.G. Larsen, D.J. Nowacki and L.E. McPhillips. 2010. Field flume reveals aquatic vegetation’s role in sediment and particulate phosphorus transport in a shallow aquatic ecosystem. Geomorphology. 126: 297-313, doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.03.028.