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Goudeseune L., Le Roux X., Eggermont H., Bishop W., Bléry C., Brosens D., Coupremanne M., Davis R., Hautala H., Heughebaert A., Jacques C., Lee T., Rerig G., Ungvári J., Billiere C., Tannerfeldt M., Barnes R. 2023. Data Management Guide. Biodiversa+ report. 40 pp. available here O

Du, W., P.R. Hernandez, A.S. Adams, R.T. Barnes, M. Burt, S.M. Clinton, I. Pollack, E.V. Fischer. 2023. Promoting Sense of Belonging and Interest in the Geosciences among Undergraduate Women through Mentoring. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, doi: 10.1080/13611267.2023.2225395 DEI

Barnes, R. 2023. We need to treat our people better than we treat our data. Voices from the Community. CUAHSI Allied for Water Science June 2023 e-Newsletter DEI H

Hernandez, P. R., M. Patterson#, J.M. Nyanamba#, B. Bloodhart, A.S. Adams, R.T. Barnes, M.A. Burt, S.M. Clinton, I. Pollack, E.V. Fischer. 2023. Webs of Science: Mentor Networks Influence Women’s Integration into STEM Fields. Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment, doi: 10.1002/fee.2666 DEI

Primack, R., T.K. Miller#, C. Terry#, E. Marin-Spiotta, A.A. Berhe, E.J. Diaz-Vallejo#, M.G. Hastings, V.J. Magley, A. Mattheis, B.B. Schneider, P.H. Templar. R.T. Barnes. 2023. Historically excluded groups in ecology are undervalued and poorly treated, Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment, doi: 10.1002/fee.2613 DEI

Marin-Spiotta, E, E.J. Diaz-Vallejo#, R.T. Barnes, A. Mattheis, B. Schneider, A.A. Berhe, M.G. Hastings, B. Williams & V. Magley. 2023. Exclusionary Behaviors Reinforce Historical Biases and Contribute to Loss of Talent in the Earth Sciences, Earth’s Future, doi: 10.1029/2022EF002912 DEI

Burt, M.A., R.T. Barnes, S. Schantz, S. Clinton, E.V. Fischer. 2023. Mentorship builds inclusivity and belonging in the geosciences, Eos, 104, doi: 10.1029/2023EO230020. DEI

Shuman, J., J. Balch, R. Barnes, P. Higuera, C. Ross, D. Schwilk, E. Stavros + 80 co-authors. 2022. Reimagine Fire Science for the Anthropocene. PNAS Nexus. doi:10.1093/pnasnexus/pgac115 B E

Mattheis, A., S. Nandihalli, R.T. Barnes, B. Schneider, E. Marín-Spiotta. 2022. "Maybe this is just not the place for me:" Gender Harassment and Discrimination in the Geosciences. PLoS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0268562 DEI

Marin-Spiotta, E., A. Mattheis, C.F. Bell, R.T. Barnes, A.A. Berhe, M.G. Hastings, J. Maertens, B. Schneider and B.M. Williams. 2022. A critical feminist approach to transforming workplace climate in the geosciences through community engagement and partnerships with societies, ADVANCE Journal. doi: 10.5399/osu/ADVJRNL.3.1.11 DEI

Berhe, A.A., R.T. Barnes, M.G. Hastings, A. Mattheis, B. Schneider, B. Williams & E. Marín-Spiotta. 2022. Scientists from historically excluded groups face a hostile obstacle course. Nature Geosciences. doi: 10.1038/s41561-021-00868-0 DEI

Henderson, H.#, P.R. Hernandez, B. Bloodhart, A. Adams, R.T. Barnes, M. Burt, S. Clinton, E. Godfrey I. Pollack, & E.V. Fischer. 2022. Seeking Congruity for Communal and Agentic Goals: A Longitudinal Examination of U.S. College Women’s Persistence in STEM. Social Psychology of Education. doi:10.1007/s11218-021-09679-y DEI

Knights, D#, A.H. Sawyer, D.A. Edmonds, E.A. Olliver, R.T. Barnes. 2021. The Relationship between Delta Form and Nitrate Retention Revealed by Numerical Modeling Experiments, Water Resources Research. doi: 10.1029/2021WR030974 B H

Rodríguez-Cardona, B.M, A.S. Wymore, A. Argerich, R.T. Barnes, S. Bernal, E. N. J. Brookshire, A.A. Coble, W.K. Dodds, H. M. Fazekas, A. M. Helton, P. J. Johnes, S.L. Johnson, J. B. Jones, S.S. Kaushal, P. Kortelainen, C. López-Lloreda, R.G.M. Spencer, & W.H McDowell. 2021. Shifting stoichiometry: Long-term trends in stream-dissolved organic matter reveal altered C:N ratios due to history of atmospheric acid deposition. Global Change Biology, 28, 98– 114. doi: 10.1111/gcb.15965 B

Clark, S#, R.T. Barnes, I. Oleksy#, J. Baron, & M.G. Hastings. 2021. Persistent nitrate in alpine waters with changing atmospheric deposition and warming trends, Environmental Science & Technology, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.1c02515 B

Wymore, A.S., P.J. Johnes, S. Bernal, E.N.J. Brookshire, H.M. Fazekas, A.M. Helton, A. Argerich, R.T. Barnes, A.A. Coble, W.K. Dodds, S. Haq, S.L. Johnson, J.B. Jones, S.S. Kaushal, P. Kortelainen, C. Lopez-Loreda, B. M. Rodriguez-Cardona, R.G.M. Spencer, P.L. Sullivan, C.A. Yates, W.H. McDowell. 2021. Gradients of anthropogenic nutrient enrichment alter N composition and DOM stoichiometry in freshwater ecosystems. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi: 10.1029/2021GB006953 B

Cheng, S. J., M. Zaringhalam, A.P.S. Carvalho, R. Barnes, G. Goldman, J. Simonis … J. Zelikova. 2021. 10 Practices for Moving Scientific Publishing toward Social Justice. Inside Higher Education DEI

Barnes, R. 2021. Pandemic intensifies inequities in STEM. Colorado College Bulletin. Summer 2021. DEI

Marin-Spiotta, E., L. Gundersen, R. Barnes, M. Hastings, B. Schneider, and J. Stemwedel. 2021. Harassment as scientific misconduct. In: J. Faintuch and S. Faintuch (eds). Integrity of Scientific Research: Fraud, Misconduct and Fake News in the Academic, Medical and Social Environment. Springer DEI

Xenopoulos, M.A., R.T. Barnes, K. S. Boodoo, D.E. Butman, N. Catalán, S.C. D’Amario, Christina Fasching; D.N. Kothawala, O. Pisani, C.T. Solomon, R.G.M. Spencer, C.J. Williams, H.F. Wilson. 2021. How humans alter dissolved organic matter composition in freshwater: relevance for the Earth’s biogeochemistry. Biogeochemistry. doi: 10.1007/s10533-021-00753-3 B

Knights, D.#, A.H. Sawyer, R.T. Barnes, A. Piliouras, J. Schwenk, D.A. Edmonds, & A.M. Brown. 2020. Nitrate removal across ecogeomorphic zones in Wax Lake Delta, Louisiana (USA). Water Resources Research. doi: 10.1029/2019WR026867 B H

Hernandez, P.R., A.S. Adams, R.T. Barnes, M. Burt, S.M. Clinton, W. Du, H. Henderson, I.B Pollack, & E.V. Fischer. 2020. Inspiration, inoculation, and introductions: Critical elements to improving persistence for undergraduate women pursuing geoscience careers. Communications Earth and Environment, doi: 10.1038/s43247-020-0005-y DEI

Marín-Spiotta, E., R.T. Barnes, A.A. Berhe, M.G. Hastings, A. Mattheis, B. Schneider, & B. Williams. Building partnerships for cultural change in the geosciences. 2020. Advances in Geosciences, doi: 10.5194/adgeo-53-117-2020 DEI

Wallace, C.D.#, A.H. Sawyer, M.R. Soltanian, & R.T. Barnes. 2020. Nitrate removal within heterogeneous riparian aquifers under tidal influence. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1029/2019GL085699 B H

Wallace, C.D.#, A.H. Sawyer, R.T. Barnes, M.R. Soltanian, R.S. Gabor, M.J. Wilkins, Myles T. Moore#. 2020. A model analysis of the tidal engine that drives nitrogen cycling in coastal riparian aquifers. Water Resources Research. doi: 10.1029/2019WR025662 B H

Barnes, R.T., A.H. Sawyer, D. Tight*, C.D. Wallace#. M.G. Hastings. 2019. Hydrogeologic Controls on Nitrogen Dynamics within the Tidal Freshwater Zone. Journal of Geophysical Research- Biogeosciences, doi: 10.1029/2019JG005164 B H

Sebestyen, S., D. Ross, J. Shanley, E. Elliott, C. Kendall, J. Campbell, D. Dail, I. Fernandez, C. Goodale, G. Lawrence, G. Lovett, P. McHale, M. Mitchell, S. Nelson, M. Shattuck, T. Wickman, R. Barnes, J. Bostic, A. Buda, D. Burns, K. Eshleman, J. Finlay, D. Nelson, N. Ohte, L. Prado, L. Rose, R. Sabo, S. Schiff, J. Spoelstra, K. Williard. 2019. Unprocessed atmospheric nitrate in waters of the Northern Forest Region in the USA and Canada, Environmental Science & Technology, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.9b01276. B H

Wallace, C.D#, A.H. Sawyer, & R.T. Barnes. 2018. Spectral analysis of continuous redox data reveals geochemical processes near the stream-aquifer interface, Hydrological Processes, doi.org/10.1002/hyp.13335 B H

Pendergrass, A., J. Zelikova, J. Arnott, H. Bain, R. Barnes, J. Baron, K. Dutt, M. Gay-Antaki, R. Haacker, E. Jack-Scott, AJ Lauer, A. Morris, D. Morrison, A. Nunez, H. Steltzer, L. Thompson. 2019. Inclusive Scientific Meetings: Where to Start. available online: http://bit.ly/inclusive_scientific_meetings_guide DEI

Hernandez, P.R., B. Bloodhart, A.S. Adams, R.T. Barnes, M. Burt, S.M. Clinton, W. Du#, E. Godfrey, H. Henderson#, I.B. Pollack, & E.V. Fischer. 2018. Role Modeling is a Viable Retention Strategy for Undergraduate Women in the Geosciences, Geosphere, v. 14, doi: 10.1130/GES01659.1. DEI

Zhang, Q.#, J.F. Knowles, R.T. Barnes, R. Cowie, N. Rock, & M.W. Williams. 2018. Surface and subsurface water contributions to streamflow from a mesoscale watershed in complex mountain terrain, Hydrological Processes, doi: 10.1002/hyp.11469. B H

Barnes, R.T., E. Marín-Spiotta, & A. Morris. 2018. Advancing women in geosciences through community building: The Earth Science Women’s Network. in Johnson, B.A. ed, Women and Geology: Who Are We, Where Have We Come From, and Where Are We Going? Geological Society of America Memoir 214, p. 121-128 [invited] DEI

Berhe, A.A, R.T. Barnes, J. Six, E. Marín-Spiotta. 2018. Role of soil erosion on biogeochemical cycling of essential elements: carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus. Annual Reviews of Earth & Planetary Sciences, 46: 521-548. [invited] B

Barnes, R.T., D.E. Butman, H. Wilson, & P.A. Raymond. 2018. Riverine export of aged carbon driven by flow path depth and residence time, Environmental Science & Technology, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04717 B H

Fisher, E.V., A.S. Adams, R.T. Barnes, B. Bloodhart, M. Burt, S.M. Clinton, E. Godfrey, I. Pollack, & P.H. Hernandez. 2018. Welcoming Women into the Geosciences. EOS, 99, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018EO095017. DEI

Hernandez, P.H, B. Bloodhart, R.T. Barnes, A.S. Adams, S.M. Clinton, I. Pollack, E. Godfrey, M. Burt, E.V. Fischer. 2017. Promoting professional identity, motivation, and persistence: Benefits of an informal mentoring program for female undergraduate students, PLOS ONE, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187531. DEI

Marín-Spiotta, E., A.S. Adams, R.T. Barnes, A.A. Berhe, M. Burt, E.V. Fischer, M. Harrison Okoro, M.G. Hastings, T. Holloway, A. Morris, & C. Wiedinmyer. 2017. Lessons from the Earth Science Women's Network. Earthzine. available at: https://earthzine.org/2017/05/23/lessons-from-the-earth-science-womens-network/ DEI

Barnes, R.T., J. Andrews, & C.C. Orr*. 2017. Leveraging the Nitrogen Footprint to Increase Campus Sustainability, Sustainability: The Journal of Record. 10(2): 131-139. https://doi.org/10.1089/sus.2017.29095.rtb B

Hastings, M.G., R.T. Barnes, J. Berry, J. Kimiecik*, R. Ryals, & J. Lantz-Trissel. 2017. Calculating Institution Nitrogen Footprints Creates Connections across Campus, Sustainability: The Journal of Record, 10(2): 74-78. https://doi.org/10.1089/sus.2017.29093.mgh B

Hinckley, E.S., B.A. Ebel, R.T. Barnes, S.F. Murphy & S.P. Anderson. 2017. Critical zone properties control the fate of nitrogen during experimental rainfall in montane forests of the Colorado Front Range. Biogeochemistry, 132:231. doi:10.1007/s10533-017-0299-8. B H

Knights, D#, A.H. Sawyer, R.T. Barnes, C. Musial# & S. Bray*. 2017. Tidal controls on denitrification in coastal streambeds. Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1002/2016WR019405. B H

Liu, Z#., B. Dugan, C.A. Masiello, R.T. Barnes, M.E. Gallagher, & H. Gonnermann. 2016. Impacts of Biochar Concentration and Particle Size on Hydraulic Conductivity of Biochar-Amended Sand, Journal of Hydrology, 533: 461-472. B H

Kranabetter, J.M., S.K. Enders, J.M. Fraterrigo, P.E. Higuera, K.L. McLauchlan, J.L. Morris, E.B. Rastetter, R.T. Barnes, B. Buma, D.G. Gavin, L.M. Gerhart, L.Gillson, P. Hietz, M.C. Mack, B. McNeil, & S. Perakis. 2016. A Framework to Assess Biogeochemical Response to Ecosystem Disturbance Using Nutrient Partitioning Ratios, Ecosystems, 19: 387-395. B E

Glessmer, M.S., A. Adams, M.G. Hastings, & R.T. Barnes. 2015. Taking ownership of your own mentoring: Lessons learned from participating in the Earth Science Women's Network. In: "The Mentoring Continuum: From Graduate School through Tenure,” The Graduate School Press, Syracuse University. DEI

Musial, C.T.#, A.H. Sawyer, R.T. Barnes, S. Bray*, & D. Knights#. 2015. Dynamic surface water-groundwater exchange in tidal freshwater zones: Insights from the Christina River Basin (Delaware, USA). Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10623 H

Voynova, Y.G., K.C. Lebaron*, R.T. Barnes, & W.J. Ullman. 2015. In Situ Response of Bay Productivity to Nutrient Loading from a Small Tributary: The Delaware Bay-Murderkill Estuary Tidally-Coupled
Biogeochemical Reactor. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2015.03.027 B

Butman, D. E., H. Wilson, R.T. Barnes, M. Xenopoulos & P.A. Raymond. 2015. Disturbance mobilizes aged carbon to rivers. Nature Geoscience 8: 112-116, DOI: 10.1038/ngeo2322 B H

Barnes, R.T., M.E. Gallagher, C.A. Masiello, Z. Liu, B. Dugan. 2014. Biochar-Induced Changes in Soil Hydraulic Conductivity and Dissolved Nutrient Fluxes Constrained by Laboratory Experiments. PLOS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108340 B H

Hinckley, E.S, R.T. Barnes, S.P. Anderson, M.W. Williams, & S.M. Bernasconi. 2014. Ecosystem N retention and transport differ by hillslope aspect at the rain-snow transition of the Colorado Front Range, JGR- Biogeosciences, DOI: 10.1002/2013JG002588. B H

Barnes, R.T., M.W. Williams, J.N. Parman, K. Hill, & N. Caine. 2014. Thawing Glacial and Permafrost Features Contribute to Nitrogen Export from Green Lakes Valley, Colorado Front Range, USA. Biogeochemistry, DOI: 10.1007/s10533-013-9886-5. B H

Hinckley, E.S., B.A. Ebel, R.T. Barnes, R.S. Anderson, M.W. Williams, & S.P. Anderson. 2012, Aspect Control of Water Movement on Hillslopes Near the Rain-Snow Transition of the Colorado Front Range, U.S. Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.9549. B H

Kinney, T.J., C.A. Masiello, B. Dugan, W. C. Hockaday, M. R. Dean, K. Zygourakis, & R.T. Barnes. 2012, Hydrologic Properties of Biochars Produced at Different Temperatures, Biomass & Bioenergy. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.01.033. B H

Barnes, R.T., R.L. Smith, & G.R. Aiken. 2012. Linkages between denitrification and organic matter quality, Boulder Creek Watershed, CO. Journal of Geophysical Research- Biogeosciences. DOI: 10.1029/2011JG001749. B

Williams, M.W., R.T. Barnes, J.N. Parman, M. Freppaz, and E.W. Hood. 2011. Stream water chemistry along an elevational gradient from the Continental Divide to Foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Vadose Zone Journal, 10: 900-914. B H

DeLee, O., R.T Barnes, R.E. Emanuel, P.B. Fisher, S.K. Henkel, and J.R. Marlon. 2011. Training a “New Scientist” to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Environment. EOS, 92 (16): 135-136. DEI

Brantley, S.L, J.P. Megonigal, F.N. Scatena, Z. Balogh-Brunstad, R.T. Barnes, M.A. Bruns, P. van Cappelen, K. Dontsova, H. Hartnett, T. Hartshorn, A. Heimsath, E. Herndon, L. Jin, C.K. Keller, J.R. Leake, W.H. McDowell, F.C. Meinzer, T. Mozdzer, S. Petsch, J. Pett-Ridge, K.S. Pregitzer, P. Raymond, C.S. Riebe, K. Shumaker, A. Sutton-Grier, R. Walter, K. Yoo. 2011. Twelve Testable Hypotheses on the Geobiology of Weathering. Geobiology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2010.00264.x B

Marlon, J.R., G. Patenaude, & R.T. Barnes. 2010. Catalyzing Interdisciplinary Research on Climate Change. EOS, 91 (34): 299. DEI

Barnes, R.T. and P.A. Raymond. 2010. Land use controls on the delivery, processing, and removal of nitrogen from small watersheds: Insights from the dual isotopic composition of stream nitrate. Ecological Applications, 20 (7): 1961-1978. B H

Barnes, R.T. and P.A. Raymond. 2009. The contribution of urban and agricultural activities to inorganic carbon fluxes in Southern New England. Chemical Geology, 266: 327-336. B

Griffith, D.R., R.T. Barnes, P.A. Raymond. 2009. Inputs of fossil carbon from wastewater treatment plants to U.S. rivers and oceans. Environmental Science & Technology, 43(15): 5647-5651. B

Walters, A.W., R.T. Barnes, D.M. Post. 2009. Anadromous alewives (Alosa pseudoharengus) contribute marine-derived nutrients to coastal stream food webs. Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences, 66: 439-448. E

Barnes, R.T., P.A. Raymond, K.L. Casciotti. 2008. Dual isotope analyses indicate efficient processing of atmospheric nitrate by forested watersheds in the northeastern U.S. Biogeochemistry, DOI: 10.1007/s10533-008-9227-2. B H

Anisfeld, S.C., R.T. Barnes, M.A. Altabet and T.Wu, 2007. Isotopic apportionment of atmospheric and sewage nitrogen sources in two Connecticut rivers. Environmental Science & Technology, 41 (18): 6363 -6369. B