The following is a list of the publications from the Environmental Flow & Transport Group. Authors in bold are members or our group and underlined text highlights student authors:


  1. Wu L., J. D. Gomez-Velez, S. Krause, T. Singh, A. Wörman, J. Lewandowski, Impact of Flow Alteration and Temperature Variability on Hyporheic Exchange. Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1029/2019WR026225
  2. Wales N., J. D. Gomez-Velez, B. Newman, C. Wilson, B. Dafflon, F. Soom, and S. Wullschleger. Understanding the Relative Importance of Vertical and Horizontal Flow in Ice-wedge Polygon Landscapes Using Tracers. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (HESS), doi: 10.5194/hess- 2019-25.
  3. Tanu Singh, J. D. Gomez‐Velez, Liwen Wu, Anders Wörman, D. M. Hannah and Stefan Krause (2020). Effects of Successive Peak Flow Events on Hyporheic Exchange and Residence Times. Water Resources Research, 56(8), doi: 10.1029/2020wr027113.
  4. Grant, S. B., J. D. Gomez‐Velez, M. Ghisalberti, I. Guymer, F. Boano, K. Roche and J. Harvey (2020). A One‐Dimensional Model for Turbulent Mixing in the Benthic Biolayer of Stream and Coastal Sediments. Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1029/2019wr026822.
  5. Fang, Y., X. Chen, J. D. Gomez-Velez, X. Zhang, Z. Duan, G. E. Hammond, et al. (2020). A multirate mass transfer model to represent the interaction of multicomponent biogeochemical processes between surface water and hyporheic zones (SWAT-MRMT-R 1.0). Geoscientific Model Development, 13(8), 3553-3569.
  6. Song, X., X. Chen, J. M. Zachara, J. D. Gomez‐Velez, P. Shuai, H. Ren and G. E. Hammond (2020). River Dynamics Control Transit Time Distributions and Biogeochemical Reactions in a Dam‐Regulated River Corridor. Water Resources Research, 56(9), 10.1029/2019wr026470.
  7. Grant, S. B., A. Monofy, F. Boano, J. D. Gomez‐Velez, I. Guymer, J. Harvey and M. Ghisalberti (2020). Unifying Advective and Diffusive Descriptions of Bedform Pumping in the Benthic Biolayer of Streams. Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1029/2020wr027967.
  8. Konrad C.P., N. M. Schmadel, J. D. Harvey, G. E. Schwarz, J. D. Gomez-Velez, E. W. Boyer, and D. Scott. Accounting for Temporal Variability of Streamflow in Estimates of Travel Time. Frontiers in Water, 2, doi: 10.3389/frwa.2020.00029.
  9. Schmadel N. M., J. Harvey, R. Alexander, E. Boyer, G. Schwarz, J. D. Gomez-Velez, D. Scott, and C. Konrad. Nitrogen concentration saturation in headwaters increases regional and coastal delivery. In Press Environmental Research Letters.
  10. Kruegler J., J. D. Gomez-Velez, L. K. Lautz, T. A. Endreny, Dynamic Evapotranspiration Alters Hyporheic Flow and Residence Times in the Intrameander Zone. Water. 10.3390/w12020424


  1. Scott, D. T., J. D. Gomez-Velez, C. N. Jones, Judson W. Harvey (2019), Floodplain inundation across the conterminous United States. Nature Communications, doi: 10.1038/s41467-019- 13184-4.
  2. Schmadel N. M., J. W. Harvey, G. E. Schwarz, R. B. Alexander, J. D. Gomez-Velez, D. Scott, S. W. Ator (2019), Small Ponds in Headwater Catchments Are a Dominant Influence on Regional Nutrient and Sediment Budgets. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2019GL083937.
  3. Lewandowski J, S.Arnon, E. Banks, O. Batelaan, A. Betterle, T. Broecker, C. Coll, J. D. Drummond, J. Gaona Garcia, J. Galloway, J. D. Gomez-Velez, et al. (2019), Is the hyporheic zone relevant beyond the scientific community? Water, 11, 1-33, doi: 10.3390/w11112230.


  1. Wang, C., J. D. Gomez-Velez, and J. L. Wilson (2018), The importance of capturing topographic features for modeling groundwater flow and transport in mountainous watersheds, Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1029/2018wr023863.
  2. Singh, T., L. Wu, J. D. Gomez-Velez, D. M. Hannah, and S. Krause (2018), Dynamic Hyporheic Zones: Exploring the Role of Peak-Flow Events on Bedform-induced Hyporheic Exchange. Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1029/2018wr022993.
  3. Wu L., T. Singh, J. D. Gomez-Velez, J. Lewedowski, G. Nuetzmann, S. Krause (2018), Impacts of Floods on Hyporheic Exchange Processes under Gaining and Losing Groundwater Conditions. Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1029/2018WR023185.
  4. Schmadel N. M., J. W. Harvey, R. B. Alexander, G. E. Schwarz, R. B. Moore, K. Eng, J. D. Gomez-Velez, E. W. Boyer, and D Scott (2018), Thresholds of lake and reservoir connectivity in river networks control nitrogen removal. Nature Communications, 9:2779, doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-05156-x.
  5. Grant, S. B., J. D. Gomez-Velez, and M. Ghisalberti (2018). Modeling the Effects of Turbulence on Hyporheic Exchange and Local-to-Global Nutrient Processing in Streams. Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1029/2018WR023078.
  6. Harvey, J.W., J. D. Gomez-Velez, N. Schmadel, D. Scott, E. Boyer, R. Alexander, K. Eng, H. Golden, A. Kettner, C. Konrad, R. Moore, J. Pizzuto, G. Schwarz, C. Soulsby, and J. Choi (2018), How hydrologic connectivity regulates water quality in river corridors. JAWRA Aquatic – System Connectivity Featured Collection, doi: 10.1111/1752-1688.12691.

2017 and before

  1. Gomez-Velez, J.D., J. W. Wilson, M.B. Cardenas, and J.W. Harvey (2017), Flow and Residence Times of Dynamic River Bank Storage and Sinuosity-Driven Hyporheic Exchange, Water Resources Research, doi: 10.1002/2017WR021362.
  2. Marruedo Arricibita, A. I., J. Lewandowski, S. Krause, J. D. Gomez-Velez, and D. M. Hannah (2017), Mesocosm experiments identifying hotspots of groundwater upwelling in a water column by fiber optic distributed temperature sensing, Hydrological Processes. doi: 10.1002/hyp.11403.
  3. Gomez-Velez, J.D., J.W. Harvey, M.B. Cardenas, and B. Kiel (2015), Denitrification in the Mississippi River network controlled by flow through river bedforms, Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/NGEO2567.
  4. Sherson, L. R., D. J. Van Horn,  J. D. Gomez-Velez, L. J. Crossey, and C. N. Dahm (2015), Nutrient dynamics in an alpine headwater stream: use of continuous water quality sensors to examine responses to wildfire and precipitation events, Hydrological Processes, doi: 10.1002/hyp.10426.
  5. Gomez-Velez, J. D. and J. W. Harvey (2014), A hydrogeomorphic river network model predicts where and why hyporheic exchange is important in large basins, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, doi: 10.1002/2014GL061099.
  6. Gomez-Velez, J. D., S. Krause, and J. L. Wilson (2014), Effect of low-permeability layers on spatial patterns of hyporheic exchange and groundwater upwelling, Water Resources Research, 50, doi: 10.1002/2013WR015054.
  7. Frisbee, M. D., J. L. Wilson,  J. D. Gomez-Velez, F. M. Phillips, and A. R. Campbell (2013), Are we missing the tail (and the tale) of residence time distributions in watersheds?, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, doi: 10.1002/grl.50895.
  8. Gomez, J. D. and J. L. Wilson (2013), Age distributions and dynamically changing hydrologic systems: exploring topography-driven regional groundwater flow, Water Resources Research, 49, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20127.
  9. Gomez, J. D., J. L. Wilson, and M. B. Cardenas (2012), Residence time distributions in sinuosity-driven hyporheic zones and their biogeochemical effects, Water Resources Research, 48, W09533, doi: 10.1029/ 2012WR012180.
  10. Kleissl, J., O. K. Hartogensis,  J. D. Gomez (2010), Test of scintillometer saturation correction methods using field experimental data, Boundary Layer Meteorology, 137, 493-507, doi:  10.1007/s10546-010-9540-x.
  11. Kleissl, J.,  J. D. Gomez, S. -H. Hong, K. Fleming, J. M. H. Hendrickx, and T. Rahn (2008), Large aperture scintillometer intercomparison study, Boundary Layer Meteorology, 128, 133-50, doi: 10.1007/s10546-008-9274-1.
  12. Gomez J. D. and G. Poveda (2008), Estimation of the multifractal spectrum for hourly rainfall time series in the tropical andes of Colombia (In spanish), Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, 32 (125): 483-502, 2008. ISSN 0370-3908.
  13. Hendrickx, J. M. H., J. Kleissl,  J. D. Gomez, S. -H. Hong, J. R. F´abrega, D. Vega, H. A. Moreno, and F. L. Ogden (2007), Scintillometer networks for calibration and validation of energy balance and soil moisture remote sensing algorithms, Proc. International Society for Optical Engineering, SPIE. 6565.
  14. Correa, P., J. I. Vélez, R. Smith, A. Vélez, A. Barrientos,  J. D. Gomez (2006), A methodology to balance water and sediments in the Bajo Sinu wetland (In Spanish), Avances en Recursos Hidráulicos, 14.
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