Publications

2017
Befus, K.M., S. Jasechko, E. Luijendijk, T. Gleeson, and M.B. Cardenas (2017), The rapid yet uneven turnover of Earth's groundwater, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1002/2017GL073322.

Jasechko, S., D. Perrone, K.M. Befus, M.B. Cardenas, G. Ferguson, T. Gleeson, E. Luijendijk, J.J. McDonnell, R.G.Taylor, Y. Wada, J.W. Kirchner (2017), Global aquifers dominated by fossil groundwaters but wells vulnerable to modern contamination, Nat. Geosci., doi: 10.1038/ngeo2943.

Bass, B., K.M. Befus, and M.B. Cardenas (2017), Seasonal Shifts in Soil Moisture throughout a Semiarid Hillslope Ecotone during Drought: A Geoelectrical View, Vadose Zone J., doi: 10.2136/vzj2016.11.0108.

Befus, K.M. , and Kroeger, K.D. (2017), Continuous and optimized 3-arcsecond elevation model for United States east and west coasts: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7W37TGK.

2016
Gleeson, T., K. M. Befus, S. Jasechko, E. Luijendijk, and M. B. Cardenas (2016), The global volume and distribution of modern groundwater, Nat. Geosci., doi: 10.1038/ngeo2590.

2015
Cardenas, M. B., P. C. Bennett, P. B. Zamora, K. M. Befus, R. S. Rodolfo, H. B. Cabria, and M. R. Lapus (2015), Devastation of aquifers from tsunami-like storm surge by super typhoon Haiyan, Geophys. Res. Let., doi: 10.1002/2015GL063418.

Befus, K. S., J. Watkins, J. E. Gardner, D. Richard, K. M. Befus, N. Miller, D. B. Dignwell (2015), Spherulites as in-situ geothermometers and geospeedometers in lava flows, Geology, doi: 10.1130/G36639.1.

Tait, D.R., D. V. Erler, K. M. Befus, B. O. Sheppard (2015), Nutrient and greenhouse gas dynamics through a range of wastewater-loaded carbonate sands treatments, Ecolog. Eng., doi: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.04.082.

2014
Befus, K. M., M. B. Cardenas, D. V. Erler, and D. R. Tait (2014), Geoelectrical signals of geologic and hydrologic processes in a fringing reef lagoon setting, J. Hydrol., doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.05.070.

Erler, D. V., I. R. Santos, Y. Zhang, D. R. Tait, K. M. Befus, A. Hidden, L. Li, and B. D. Eyre (2014), Nitrogen transformations within a tropical subterranean estuary, Mar. Chem., 164(0), 38-47, doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2014.05.008.

Curry, B. B., E. R. Hajic, J. A. Clark, K. M. Befus, J. E. Carrell, and S. E. Brown (2014), The Kankakee Torrent and other large meltwater flooding events during the last deglaciation, Illinois, USA, Quat. Sci. Rev., 90(0), 22-36, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.02.006.

2013
Befus, K. M., M. B. Cardenas, D. V. Erler, I. R. Santos, and B. D. Eyre, (2013), Heat transport dynamics at a sandy intertidal zone: Water Resour. Res., 49, 1-17, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20325.

Tait, D. R., I. R. Santos, D. V. Erler, K. M. Befus, M. B. Cardenas, and B. D. Eyre, (2013), Estimating submarine groundwater discharge in a South Pacific coral reef lagoon using different radioisotope and geophysical approaches: Mar. Chem., doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2013.03.004.

Gary, M.O., D.F. Rucker, B.D. Smith, D.V. Smith, K. M. Befus (2013), Geophysical investigations of the Edwards-Trinity aquifer system at multiple scales: Interpreting airborne and direct-current resistivity in karst; 13th Sinkhole Conference Proceedings Paper.

≤2012
Befus, K.M., M.B. Cardenas, J.B. Ong, and V.A. Zlotnik (2012) Classification and delineation of groundwater–lake interactions in the Nebraska Sand Hills (USA) using electrical resistivity patterns. Hydrogeol J, 20(8), doi:10.1007/s10040-012-0891-x.

Befus, K.M., A. F. Sheehan, M. Leopold, S. P. Anderson, and R. S. Anderson (2011), Seismic Constraints on Critical Zone Architecture, Boulder Creek Watershed, Front Range, Colorado, Vadose Zone J, 10(3), 915-927, doi:10.2136/vzj2010.0108.

Clark, J.A., K. M. Befus, and G.R. Sharman (2010), A model of surface water hydrology of the Great Lakes, North America during the past 16,000 years, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth,doi: 10.1016/j.pce.2010.12.005.

Clark, J. A., K. M. Befus T. S. Hooyer, P. W. Stewart, T. D. Shipman, C. T. Gregory, and D. J. Zylstra (2008), Numerical simulation of the paleohydrology of glacial Lake Oshkosh, eastern Wisconsin, USA, Quat. Res., 69(1), 117-129, doi: 10.1016/j.yqres.2007.10.003.

Clark, J.A., D.J. Zylstra, and K. M. Befus (2007), Effects of Great Lakes Water Loading upon Glacial Isostatic Adjustment and Lake History, J. Great Lakes Res. 33:627-641, doi: 10.3394/0380-1330(2007)33[627:EOGLWL]2.0.CO;2.


Data

Data from "The global volume and distribution of modern groundwater" by Gleeson et al. (2015) Nat. Geosci.