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2017Ebel, B.A., and Moody, J.A., 2017, Synthesis of soil-hydraulic properties and infiltration timescales in wildfire-affected soils: Hydrological Processes, v. 31, p. 324–340, doi: 10.1002/hyp.10998
2017Ebel, B.A., and O. Romero, 2017, Soil physical and hydraulic properties in the area affected by the 2011 Las Conchas Fire in New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F71834RB. [get publication]
2017Hinckley, E.-L.S., B.A. Ebel, R.T. Barnes, S.F. Murphy, and S.P. Anderson, 2017, Critical zone properties control the fate of Nitrogen during experimental rainfall in montane forests of the Colorado Front Range, Biogeochemistry, v. 132, p. 213-231. doi: 10.1007/s10533-017-0299-8 [get publication]
2016Ebel, B. A., F.K. Rengers, and G.E. Tucker (2016) Observed and simulated hydrologic response for a first-order catchment during extreme rainfall three years after wildfire disturbance, Water Resources Research, 52, 1-23,  doi: 10.1002/2016WR019110. [get publication]
2016Ebel, B.A., (2016) Soil depth and soil-hydraulic properties of the Sugarloaf experimental catchment; 2010 Fourmile Canyon Fire area, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey data release, doi: 10.5066/F7F769NK. [get publication]
2016Fatichi, S., Vivoni, E.R., Ogen, F.L., Ivanov, V.Y., Mirus, B., Gochis, D., Downer, C.W., Camporese, M., Davison, J.H., Ebel, B., Jones, M., Jongo, K., Mascaro, G., Niswonger, R., Restrepo, P., Rigon, R., Shen, C., Sulis, M., Tarboton, D., 2016, An overview of current applications, challenges, and future trends in distributed process-based models in hydrology: Journal of Hydrology, 537, 45-60. [get publication]
2016Loague, K., and B. A. Ebel, 2016, Finite-element modeling of physics-based hillslope hydrology, Keith Beven and beyond, Hydrological Processes, 30, 2432–2437,  doi: 10.1002/hyp.10762. [get publication]
2016Moody, J. A., Ebel, B. A., Nyman, P., Martin, D. A., Stoof, C. R., and McKinley, R., 2016, Relations between soil hydraulic properties and burn severity: International Journal of Wildland Fire, 25, 279–293. [get publication]
2016Rengers, F. K., G. E. Tucker, J. A. Moody, and B. A. Ebel, 2016, Illuminating wildfire erosion and deposition patterns with repeat terrestrial lidar: Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 121, 588–608,  doi: 10.1002/2015JF003600. [get publication]
2015Ebel, B. A, F. K. Rengers, and G. E. Tucker (2015), Aspect-dependent soil saturation and insight into debris-flow initiation during extreme rainfall in the Colorado Front Range, Geology, 43, 659-652. [get publication]
2014Ebel, B. A., and B. B. Mirus (2014), Disturbance hydrology: challenges and opportunities, Hydrological Processes, 28, 5140-5148.
2014Hinckley, E. S., B. A. Ebel, R. T. Barnes, R. S. Anderson, M. W. Williams, and S. P. Anderson (2014), Aspect control of water movement on hillslopes near the rain-snow transition of the Colorado Front Range, Hydrological Processes, 28, 74–85.
2014Moody, J.A. and Ebel, B.A., 2014, Infiltration and runoff generation processes in fire-affected soils, Hydrological Processes, doi: 10.10002/hyp.9857.
2013Ebel, B. A., and J. A. Moody (2013), Rethinking infiltration in wildfire-affected soils, Hydrological Processes, 27, 1510–1514.
2013Ebel, B. A. (2013), Simulated unsaturated flow processes after wildfire and interactions with slope aspect, Water Resources Research, 49, 8090–8107.
2013Ebel, B. A. (2013), Wildfire and aspect effects on hydrologic states after the 2010 Fourmile Canyon Fire, Vadose Zone Journal, 12.
2013Ebel, B.A., and Nimmo, J.R., 2013, An alternative process model of preferential contaminant travel times in the unsaturated zone--Application to Rainier Mesa and Shoshone Mountain, Nevada: Environmental Modeling and Assessment, v. 18, no. 3, doi: 10.1007/s10666-012-9349-8, p. 345-363.
2013Loague, K., and , B. A. Ebel (2013), Conceptualization in catchment modeling. In Treatise on Geomorphology, Edited by J. F. Shroder, Vol. 7, pp. 105-121. San Diego, Academic Press.
2012Ebel, B. A. (2012), Impacts of wildfire and slope aspect on soil temperature in a mountainous environment, Vadose Zone Journal, 11.
2012Ebel, B. A. (2012), Wildfire impacts on soil-water retention in the Colorado Front Range, USA, Water Resources Research, 48.
2012Ebel, B.A., Hinckley, E.S., Martin, D.A., 2012. Soil-water dynamics and unsaturated storage during snowmelt following wildfire: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, v. 16, p. 1401–1417. doi:10.5194/hess-16-1401-2012. 
2012Ebel, B.A., and Moody, J.A., 2012, Rethinking infiltration in wildfire-affected soils, Hydrological Processes, doi: 10.1002/hyp.9696.
2012Ebel, Brian A, Moody, John A, and Martin, Deborah A, 2012, Hydrologic conditions controlling runoff generation immediately after wildfire: Water Resources Research, v. 48, iss. 3. [get publication]
2012Moody, J. A, and B. A. Ebel (2012), Difference infiltrometer: A method to measure temporally variable infiltration rates during rainstorms,Hydrological Processes, 26, 3312-3318.
2012Moody, John A, and Ebel, Brian A, 2012, Hyper-dry conditions provide new insights into the cause of extreme floods after wildfire: CATENA, v. 93, iss. 0, p. 58-63. [get publication]
2011Mirus, Benjamin B, Ebel, Brian A, Heppner, Christopher S, and Loague, Keith, 2011, Assessing the detail needed to capture rainfall-runoff dynamics with physics-based hydrologic response simulation: Water Resources Research, v. 47, iss. 3. [get publication]
2010BeVille, S. H., B. B. Mirus, B. A. Ebel, G. G. Mader, and K. Loague (2010), Using simulated hydrologic response to revisit the 1973 Lerida Court landslide, Environmental Earth Sciences, 61, 1249-1257.
2010Ebel, B A, and Nimmo, J R, 2010, Simple estimation of fastest preferential contaminant travel times in the unsaturated zone: application to Rainier Mesa and Shoshone Mountain, Nevada: Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, v. 7, iss. 3, p. 3879-3930. [get publication]
2010Ebel, B. A., K. Loague, and R. I. Borja (2010), The impacts of hysteresis on variably-saturated hydrologic response and slope failure,Environmental Earth Sciences, 61, 1215-1225.
2010Ebel, B. A., and J. R. Nimmo (2010), Hydraulic property and soil textural classification measurements for Rainier Mesa, Nevada Test Site, Nevada. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1264: 17 p. [get publication]
2010Loague, K., C. S. Heppner, B. A. Ebel, and J. E. VanderKwaak (2010), The quixotic search for a comprehensive understanding of hydrologic response at the surface: Horton, Dunne, Dunton, and the role of concept-development simulation, Hydrological Processes, 24, 2499-2505.
2009Ebel, B. A., B. B. Mirus, C. S. Heppner, J. E. VanderKwaak, and K. Loague (2009), First-order exchange coefficient coupling for simulating surface water–groundwater interactions: Parameter sensitivity and consistency with a physics-based approach, Hydrological Processes, 23, 1949–1959.
2009Ebel, B. A., and J. R. Nimmo (2009), Estimation of unsaturated zone traveltimes for Rainier Mesa and Shoshone Mountain, Nevada Test Site, Nevada, using a source-responsive preferential-flow model. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1175: 74 p [get publication]
2008Ebel, B. A., K. Loague, D. R. Montgomery, and W. E. Dietrich (2008), Physics-based continuous simulation of long-term near-surface hydrologic response for the Coos Bay experimental catchment, Water Resources Research, 44, W07417.
2008Ebel, B. A., and K. Loague (2008), Rapid simulated hydrologic response within the variably saturated near surface, Hydrological Processes, 22, 464-471.
2007Ebel, B. A., K. Loague, J. E. VanderKwaak, W. E. Dietrich, D. R. Montgomery, R. Torres, and S. P. Anderson (2007), Near-surface hydrologic response for a steep, unchanneled catchment near Coos Bay, Oregon: 2. Physics-based simulations, American Journal of Science, 307, 709-748.
2007Ebel, B. A., K. Loague, W. E. Dietrich, D. R. Montgomery, R. Torres, S. P. Anderson, and T. W. Giambelluca (2007), Near-surface hydrologic response for a steep, unchanneled catchment near Coos Bay, Oregon: 1. Sprinkling experiments, American Journal of Science, 307, 678-708.
2007Mirus, B. B., B. A. Ebel, K. Loague, and B. C. Wemple (2007), Simulated effect of a forest road on near-surface hydrologic response: Redux, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 32, 126–142.
2006Borja, R. I., G. Oettl, B. Ebel, and K. Loague (2006), Hydrologically driven slope failure initiation in variably saturated porous media. In Modern Trends in Geomechanics. Wu, W. and H.S. Yu (Eds.), pp. 303-311, Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.
2006Ebel, B. A., and K. Loague (2006), Physics-based hydrologic-response simulation: Seeing through the fog of equifinality, Hydrological Processes, 20, 2887–2900.
2006Loague, K., C. S. Heppner, B. B. Mirus, B. A. Ebel, Q. Ran, A. E. Carr, S. H. BeVille, and J. E. VanderKwaak (2006), Physics-based hydrologic-response simulation: foundation for hydroecology and hydrogeomorphology, Hydrological Processes, 20, 1231–1237.
2005Ehlmann, B. L., R. E. Arvidson, B. L. Jolliff, S. S. Johnson, B. Ebel, N. Lovenduski, J. D. Morris, J. A. Byers, N. O. Snider, and R. E. Criss (2005), Hydrologic and Isotopic Modeling of Alpine Lake Waiau, Mauna Kea, Hawai‘i, Pacific Science, 59, 1–15.
2005Loague, K., C. S. Heppner, R. H. Abrams, A. E. Carr, J. E. VanderKwaak, and B. A. Ebel (2005), Further testing of the Integrated Hydrology Model (InHM): event-based simulations for a small rangeland catchment located near Chickasha, Oklahoma, Hydrological Processes, 19, 1373–1398.