Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Morrison, R.R. and M.C. Stone. 2014. Spatially implemented Bayesian network model to assess environmental impacts of water management. Water Resources Research, Online early View: DOI: 10.1002/2014WR015600.

Chen, L., Stone, M.C., and Acharya, K. 2014. Using a mechanical approach to quantify flow resistance by submerged, flexible vegetation - a revisit of Kouwen's approach. Advances in Water Resources, 73:198-202. DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2014.08.014

Morrison, R. R. and M.C. Stone. 2014. Evaluating the impacts of environmental flow alternatives on reservoir and recreational operations using system dynamics modeling. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. Online Early View.

Morrison, R. R. and M.C. Stone. 2014. Investigating environmental flows for riparian vegetation recruitment using system dynamics modelling. River Research and Applications. Online Early View.

Webb, R.W., Stormont, J.C., Stone, M.C., and B.M. Thomson. 2014. Characterizing the unsaturated and saturated hydraulic properties of coal combustion by-products. Journal of The American Society of Mining and Reclamation, 3(1).

Morrison, R.R., Stone, M.C. and Sada, D. 2013. Response of a desert springbrook to incremental discharge reductions, with tipping points of non-linear environmental change. Journal of Arid Environments, 99: 5-13.

Benson, M.H, Morrison, R.H., and M.C. Stone. 2013. A classification framework for running adaptive management rapids. Society and Ecology, 18(3): 30.

Naranjo, R., Niswonger, R., Pohl, G. and M.C. Stone. 2013. Using heat as a tracer to estimate spatially distributed mean residence times in the hyporheic zone of a riffle-pool sequence. Water Resources Research, accepted for press. DOI: 10.1002/wrcr.20306.

Chen, D., Acharya, K. and M.C. Stone. 2013. Closure to Sensitivity analysis of non-equilibrium adaptation parameters for modeling mining-pit migration. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering,  139(7):801.

Zhu, J., Stone, M.C., and W. Forsee. 2012. Analysis of Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Intensity–Duration–Frequency (IDF) Relationships for Six Regions in the United States. Journal of Water and Climate Change, 3(3):185-196.

Naranjo, R., Niswonger, R., Pohl, G., Stone, M.C., Davis, C.,  and W. McKay. 2012. The use of multiobjective calibration and regional sensitivity analysis in simulating hyporheic exchange. Water Resources Research, 48:W01538, doi:10.1029/2011WR011179.

Stone, M.C., Goreham, J.O., McKay, K., Chen, L., and K. Acharya. 2011. Bending of submerged woody riparian vegetation as a function of hydraulic flow conditions. River Research and Applications, 29(2):195-205. DOI: 10.1002/rra.1592.

Chen, L., Stone, M.C., Acharya, K. and K. Steinhaus. 2011. Analyzing vegetation mechanics in flowing fluids: a theoretical approach with application for simple geometry, emergent plants. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 46(6):766-774, DOI: 10.1080/00221686.2011.621359.

 Li, Y., Acharya, K., Stone, M.C., et al. 2011. Spatiotemporal patterns in nutrient loads, nutrient concentrations, and algal biomass in Lake Taihu, China. Lake and Reservoir Management, 27(4):298-309. DOI:10.1080/07438141.2011.610560.

 Li, Y., Acharya, K., Stone, M.C., and D. Chen. 2010. Modeling water ages and thermal structure of Lake Mead under changing water levels. Lake and Reservoir Management, 26:258-272. 

 Chen, D., Stone, M.C., and Acharya, K. 2010. Sensitivity analysis of non-equilibrium adaptation parameters for modeling mining-pit migration. J. of Hydraulic Eng., 136(10):806-811. 

Gautam, M.R., Acharya, K., and M. Stone. 2010. Best Management Practices for Stormwater Management in the Desert Southwest. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education, 146:39-49. 

Morrison, R.R., Hotchkiss, R.H., Stone, M.C., Thurman, D., and A.R. Horner-Devine. 2009. Turbulence characteristics of flow in a spiral corrugated culvert fitted with baffles and implications for fish passage. Ecological Eng., 35(3):381-392. 

Chen, L., and M. C. Stone. 2008. Influence of bed material size heterogeneity on bedload transport uncertainty. Water Resour. Res., 44, W01405, doi:10.1029/2006WR005483. 

Stone, M.C. and R.H. Hotchkiss. 2007. Evaluating velocity measurement techniques in shallow streams. J. of Hydraulic Res., Vol. 45, No. 6, pp. 752–762.

Stone, M.C. and R.H. Hotchkiss. 2007. Turbulence Descriptions in Two Cobble-Bed River Reaches. J. of Hydraulic Eng., Vol. 133, No. 12, pp. 1367–1378. 

Stone, M.C., Hotchkiss, R.H. and L.O. Mearns. 2003. Water yield responses to high and low spatial resolution climate change scenarios in the Missouri River Basin. Geophysical Research Letters 30(4):1186.

Stone, M.C., Hotchkiss, R.H., Hubbard, C.M., Fontaine, T.A., Mearns, L.O. and J.G. Arnold. 2001. Impacts of climate change on Missouri River Basin water yield. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 37(5):1119. 

Hotchkiss, R.H., Jorgensen, S.F., Stone, M.C. and T.A. Fontaine. 2000. Regulated river modeling for climate change impact assessment: The Missouri River. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 36(2):375.

Book Chapters

Stone, M.C. and A.B. Stone. 2013. Social-Ecological Resilience and Climate Change. In Encyclopedia of Climate Change Volume 1. ABC-Clio, Santa Barbara, CA. ISBN: 1598847619.

Conference Publications and Presentations

Stone, M.C. 2013. Modeling the Channel/Floodplain Interface: The Influence of Riparian Vegetation on Mass and Momentum Exchange. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, California, December 9-13.

Morrison, R.R., Stone, M.C., and D.W. Sada. 2013. Impacts of Discharge Reductions on Physical and Thermal Habitat Characteristics in a Desert Spring, Death Valley National Park, California, USA. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, California, December 9-13.

Samson, J. and M.C. Stone. 2013. An Investigation Into the Ecohydrology of Riparian Wetlands Along the Gila River, NM, USA  San Francisco, California, December 9-13. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, California, December 9-13.

Jia, L. and M.C. Stone. 2013. A framework of parameter uncertainty analysis based on hydro-catchments: Application of the VIC model to the Gila River basin. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, California, December 9-13.

Naranjo, R.C., Pohll, G.M., Stone, M.C., Niswonger, G., and W.A. McKay. 2013. Using heat as a tracer to estimate spatially distributed mean residence times in the hyporheic zone. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, California, December 9-13.

Dombroski, D., Greimann, B., Lai, Y., Huang, V., Fotherby, L., Stone, M.C., and L. Chen. 2013. Modeling Interactions of Flow and Vegetation for Improved Riverine System Management. American Water Resources Association Specialty Conference on Environmental Flows. Hartford, Connecticut, June 24-25.

Stone, M.C. 2013. Evaluating the impacts of river engineering on the ecosystem service of floodwave attenuation: The Gila River in New Mexico, USA. 3rd Biennial Symposium of the International Society for River Science. Beijing, China, August 5-9.

Morrison, R.R. and Stone, M.C. 2013. Implementing environmental flows in complex water resource systems. 3rd Biennial Symposium of the International Society for River Science. Beijing, China, August 5-9.

Stone, M.C., Stormont, J.C., Epp, Edward, Byrne, Colin, Rahman, S., Powell, R., Rider, W., and S. Perkins. 2013. Evaluation of
Geomorphic Reclamation Performance and Models in the Southwestern
 U.S. 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mining Reclamation. Laramie, Wyoming, June 1-7.

Bramlett, K., Stormont, J.C., and M.C. Stone. 2013. Infiltration in Reconstructed Channels. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mining Reclamation. Laramie, Wyoming, June 1-7.

Parker, C., Hart, K., Webb, R., Thomson, B., Stormont, J.C., and M.C. Stone. 2013. Coal Combustion By-Products Disposal Practices at a Surface Coal Mine in New Mexico: Leachate and Groundwater Quality Study by 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mining Reclamation. Laramie, Wyoming, June 1-7.

Webb, R., Stormont, J.C., Stone, M.C., Thomson, B., and K. Hart-Carstens. 2012. Characterizing and Modeling Water Movement Through of Coal Combustion Byproducts in Landfills. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Albuquerque, NM.

Jia, L., Stone, M.C., and K. Benedict. 2012. Improved Dust Forecasts Through Running Soil Moisture Model in San Juan River Basin. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Albuquerque, NM.

Nassam, A.H., Stone, M.C., and L. Chen. 2012. Momentum and Mass Exchange between Main Channel and Floodplains in Open Channels with Submerged Vegetation. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Albuquerque, NM.

Stone, M.C., Harris, S., Harvey, M., Morrison, R., Gustina, G., and M.H. Benson. 2012. Flow Optimization for Geomorphic and Ecological Improvements in the Wild and Scenic Reach of the Rio Chama, New Mexico. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Albuquerque, NM.

Samson, J. and M.C. Stone. 2012. Quantifying the Contribution of Bank Storage Due to a Decrease in Stream. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Albuquerque, NM.

Jia, L., Stone, M.C., and M. Ye. 2012. Integrated Uncertainty Assessment in Evaluating Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Albuquerque, NM.

Parker, C., Webb, R., Thomson, B, Stormont, J, Stone, M.C., O’Hara, J, and C. Thomas. 2011. Analysis of Coal Combustion By-Products Disposal Practice in NM: Hydrologic & Water Quality Issues. American Water Resources Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.

Jia, L., Stone, M.C., and Benedict, K. 2011. Enhanced Dust Production Forecasts Using Soil Moisture Models in the Four Corners Areas. American Water Resources Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.

Webb, R., Stormont, J, Stone, M.C., and B. Thomson. 2011. Characterizing the Hydrologic Properties of Coal Combustion By-products. American Water Resources Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.

Samson, J. and M.C. Stone. 2011. Water storage potential within a riparian zone: The Middle Rio Grande. American Water Resources Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.

Stone, M.C. and D. Sada. 2010. Incremental Response of Desert Spring Systems to Reduce Discharge. American Society of Limnologists and Oceanographers Annual Meeting. Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Chen, L. and M.C. Stone. 2010. Theoretical Analyses for the Interaction between Vegetation Bending and Flow. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Providence, RI.

Jia, L., Stone, M.C., Pohll, G., and D. McGraw. 2010. Response of Riparian Evapotranspiration to Groundwater Fluctuations. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Providence, RI.

Acharya, K. and M.C. Stone. 2009. Urban non-point source pollution in arid and semi-arid regions: A case study of the Las Vegas Wash, Nevada. An International Perspective on Environmental and Water Resources. Environmental Water Resources Institute-ASCE. Bangkok, Thailand.

Stone, M.C., Chen, L., Smith, D.L., and R.A. Goodwin. 2009. Application of the Numerical Fish Surrogate to River Environments. 7th International Symposium on Ecohydraulics. IAHR. Concepcion, Chile.

Stone, M.C. and K. Acharya. 2008. Ecological Modeling of Walker Lake to Evaluate the Influence of Local and Global Environmental Change. Ninth International Conference on Dryland Development. Alexandria, Egypt.

McKay, S.K., Fischenich, C., Stone, M.C., Acharya, K., and J. Gorham. 2008. Stability and failure of vegetation in arid regions. American Water Resources Association Annual Water Resources Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Earman, S., Stone, M.C., and J. Zhu. 2008. Integration of climate change impacts into risk and uncertainty analysis. Floodplain Management Association 2008 Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.

Stone, M.C., Goreham, J., Chen, L., and A.B. Stone; 2008. Impacts of Shear Stress on Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity of a Polyacrylamide Treated Soil. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Honolulu, Hawaii.

Chen, D., Acharya, K., and M.C. Stone. 2008. Simulating impact of sand and gravel mining on riverbed - an example of the Salt River, Phoenix. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Honolulu, Hawaii.

Chen, L. and M.C. Stone. 2008. On the mass conservation of the four-point implicit scheme. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Honolulu, Hawaii.

Shafer, D.S., Dubois, D.W., Etyemezian, V.R., Kavouras, I., Miller, J.J., Nikolich, G., and M.C. Stone. 2007. Fire as a Long-Term Stewardship Issue for Soils Contaminated with Radionuclides in the Western U.S. 11th International Conference on Environmental Remediation & Radioactive Waste Management (ICEM07). Bruges, Belgium.

Stone, M.C., Acharya, K., Sada, D., and D. Henneberry; 2007. Influence of Near-Bed Flowfield Characteristics on Macroinvertebrate Community Composition. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress, ASCE. Tampa, Florida.

Stone, A., Vana Miller, D., Stone, M.C. and T. Fisk. 2007. Efficacy of the National Park Service's Water Resource Stewardship Report in the Western United States as a conflict prevention and management plan. Southwest Hydrology and Arizona Hydrological Society 2007 Regional Water Symposium. Tucson, Arizona.

Chen, L. and M.C. Stone. 2007. Analysis of Unsteady Sediment Transport Modeling Approaches. Environmental Water Resources Institute-ASCE. Tampa, FL.

Acharya, K., Stone, M.C., Fisk, T. and M.R. Bower. 2007. Food Web Analysis Of Endangered Devils Hole Pupfish: Is Food Availability Hurting Devils Hole Pupfish?. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography. Sante Fe, NM.

Chen, D., Acharya, K. and M.C. Stone. 2007. Two-dimensional Simulation of Mining Effect on Channel Geomorphology Change - an Example of the Salt River, Phoenix. Environmental Water Resources Institute-ASCE. Tampa, FL.

Chen, D., Zhang, Y., Duan, J.G., Stone, M.C. and K. Acharya. 2007. Two-dimensional Simulation of Hydrodynamic and Sediment Transport in a Gravel Bed Channel: The Salt River. World Water & Environmental Resources Congress. ASCE. Tempe, FL.

Morrison, R.R., Hotchkiss, R.H., and M.C. Stone. 2007. Turbulence Characteristics of Flow in a Full-Scale Spiral Corrugated Culvert Fitted with Sloped- and Slotted-Weir Baffles. Hydraulic Measurements and Experimental Methods Conference. ASCE: EWRI. Lake Placid, NY.

Chen, D., Stone, M.C. and K. Acharya. 2007. 2D simulation of hydrodynamic and sediment transport in an aggrading sand bed channel: an example of the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico. Fifth International Symposium on Environmental Hydraulics. Tempe, Arizona.

Stone, M.C. and M.E. Barber. 2007. Hydraulic Diversity Created by Woody Debris in Agricultural Waterways. International Association of Hydraulic Research World Congress. IAHR. Venice, Italy.

Stone, M.C., Hotchkiss, R.H., and R.R. Morrison. 2006. Turbulence Observations in Cobble-Bed Rivers. Environmental Water Resources Institute-ASCE. Omaha, NE.

Chen, D., Duan, J.G., Stone, M.C., and K. Acharya. 2006. Impacts of Fine Materials on Settling Velocity of Sand Sized Particles in sediment-laden flows. American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, CA.

Chen, D., Duan, J.G., Stone, M.C., and K. Acharya. 2006. Modified settling velocity formula for sand-size particles accounts for particle-to particle collisions. American Geophysical Union. San Francisco, CA.

Stone, M.C. 2006. Fish Passage Technology Transfer: Lessons Learned in the Pacific Northwest. California-Nevada American Fisheries Society. San Luis Obispo, CA.

Stone, M.C. 2006. Two-dimensional habitat modeling for Silvery Minnow in the Rio Grande River. International Conference on Ecological Modeling. Yamaguchi, Japan. Aug 28-Sept 1.

Stone, M.C. and R.H. Hotchkiss. 2005. Modeling the impacts of climate change on water resources: the influence of model scale. World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Anchorage, AK. May 15-19.

Stone, M.C., Hotchkiss, R.H. and R. Morrison. 2005. Periphyton scour from hydraulic disturbances. World Water and Environmental Resources Congress, Anchorage, AK. May 15-19.

Stone, M.C., Tritico, H.M., Hotchkiss, R.H. and P. Flanagan. 2003. Turbulence characteristics in obstructed gravel bed flow. Engineering Mechanics Conference, Seattle, WA. July 16-18.

Stone, M.C., Hotchkiss, R.H. and L.O. Mearns. 2003. High and low spatial resolution climate change scenarios for the Missouri River basin: water yield responses. American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting. Long Beach, CA. February 6-9.

Tritico, H., Stone, M.C. and R.H. Hotchkiss. 2003. Turbulence characterization in the wake of an obstruction in a gravel bed river. ASCE: Hydraulic Measurements and Experimental Methods Conference. Estes Park, CO. July 28-Aug 1.

Hotchkiss, R.H. Faber, D., Stone, M.C., Tritico, H.M. and P. Flanagan. 2002. Velocity measurements in vicinity of a removable spillway weir. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA. August 15-18th.

Stone, M.C., Tritico, H.M., Hotchkiss, R.H., Papanicolaou, A. and M.E. Barber. 2002. Characterizing turbulence in salmonid bearing streams to improve fish passage at hydroelectric dams. Hydrovision Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

Stone, M.C., Hotchkiss, R.H., Hubbard, C.M., and T.A. Fontaine. 1999. Modeling the impacts of global climate change on water resources. ASCE, International Water Resources Engineering Conference, Seattle, WA. August 8-12th.