Ph.D. Carbon in riparian subsurface ecosystems: Sources, lability, and spatial patterns.

MS Property theory, property rights, and landowners' beliefs: views of New York State wetlands owners and permit applicants about land ownership and wetlands regulation (appendices)

BS Influence of oviposition-deterring pheromone on foliage on behavior of the apple maggot fly, Rhagoletis pomonella.

Peer-reviewed articles

Blazejewski, G.A., M.H. Stolt, N.P. Gurwick, A.J. Gold, and P.M. Groffman. (In Press) "Spatial Distribution of Carbon in the Subsurface of Riparian Zones." Soil Science Society of America Journal

Gurwick, N.P., D.C. McCorkle, P.M. Groffman, D.Q. Kellogg, A.J. Gold, and P. Seitz-Rundlett. (2008) "Mineralization of Ancient Carbon in the Subsurface of Riparian Forests." JGR-Biogeosciences 113: G02021.

Gurwick, N.P., P.M. Groffman, J.B. Yavitt, A.J. Gold, G. Blazejewski, and M. Stolt (2008) "Microbially-available carbon in buried riparian soils in a glaciated landscape" Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40(1):85-96.

Gurwick, N.P. and M.E. Krasny. 2001. "Enhancing Student Understanding of Environmental Sciences Research." American Biology Teacher 63(4): 236-241.

Articles in preparation

Gurwick, N.P., C.B. Field, N. Chiariello, and P.M. Vitousek. "NPP response of California grassland to eight years of multi-factor global change."

Gurwick, N.P. "Root distributions and dynamics in surface and subsurface soils of riparian zones." To be submitted to Ecosystems.

Gurwick, N.P., P.M. Groffman, B.L. Bedford, and A.J. Gold "Riparian Rifts in the Space-Time Continuum." To be submitted to Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Dosskey, M., N.P. Gurwick, R. Lowrance, P. Vidon, T. Duval, and C. Allan. “Role of Vegetation in Biogeochemical Functions of Riparian Zones.” For Journal of the American Water Resources Association, symposium on riparian hydrology and biogeochemistry.

Thomas, S., N.P. Gurwick, S. Simkin, M. Weiss , P. McIntyre, et al. "The Influence of Leaf Fall and Organic Carbon Availability on Nitrogen Cycling in a Headwater Stream." To be submitted to Biogeochemistry

Agency reports and conference proceedings (selected)

Gurwick, N.P. and B.A. Knuth. 2001. "A Programmatic Analysis of New York State's Wetlands Regulation Program: Views of Permit Applicants, Wetlands Owners, and Agency Staff." Human Dimensions Research Unit, Cornell, Report No. 2001-1. 159 pp. + appendices.

Gurwick, N.P. (Ed.) 1992. "Proceedings of: Advanced On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems: Technologies and Management." February 1992. Falmouth, Massachusetts.

Gurwick, N.P. 1991. "What Are Computer Models and What Can They Tell Us About Waquoit Bay?" Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Science and Policy Bulletin: 1(1).

Presentations and Seminars (selected)

* Gurwick, N. 2008. "Streamside Forests, Climate Change, and Urban Legends: Ecosystem Processes in a Human-Dominated World." The New School for Liberal Studies, New York City, NY.

* Gurwick, N. 2008. "Old Soil and Young Plants: What Drives Microbial Activity in the Riparian Subsurface?" University of Idaho, Moscow, ID.

* Gurwick, N.P., M. Gessner, X. Leroux, C.B. Field, N. Chiariello, and P.M. Vitousek 2007. "Nitrogen cycle responses to multifactor global change in a California grassland: implications for ecosystem function and sustainability." American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Gurwick, N.P., C.B. Field, N. Chiariello, and P.M. Vitousek 2007. "Responses of NPP, nutrient availability, and nutrient loss in a California grassland exposed to multifactor global change." Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA.

* Gurwick, N.P. 2007. "Roots and Schmootz: What fuels microbial activity in riparian subsurface ecosystems?" University of California, Berkeley, Dept of Integrative Biology.

* Groffman, P., A. Gold, N. Gurwick, and D. Kellogg, 2007. "Denitrification Rates in Riparian Systems: Controls and Regulators." Soil Science Society of America

Dijkstra, P., J.R. Brown, J.C. Blankinship, N.P. Gurwick, H.A.L. Henry, C.B. Field and B.A. Hungate 2006. "Interactive effects of precipitation, temperature, CO2 concentration, N deposition and ecosystem type on N cycling." The EPRECOT Precipitation Workshop, Elsinore Denmark.

Gurwick, N.P., T.K. Raab, C.B. Field, and P.M. Vitousek 2006. "Soil biochemistry responses after six years of multiple global change manipulations in a California grassland" Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN.

Gurwick, N.P., P.M. Groffman, D.C. McCorkle, M. Stolt, D.Q. Kellogg, and A.J. Gold 2004. "What carbon sources support groundwater microbial activity in riparian forests?" American Geophysical Union annual spring meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Groffman, P.M., A.J. Gold, and N.P. Gurwick. 2003. "Wetlands as Nitrogen Sinks in Large Watersheds. " Soil Science Society of America annual meeting, Denver CO.

* Invited