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2017Niswonger, R., Naranjo, R., Smith, D., Constantz, J., Allander, K., Rosenberry, D., Neilson, B., Rosen, M., Stonestrom, D., 2017, Nutrient processes at the stream-lake interface for a channelized versus unmodified stream mouth, Water Resour. Res., 53. [get publication]
2016Carroll, R. W., Huntington, J. L., Snyder, K. A., Niswonger, R., Morton, C., & Stringham, T. K., 2016, Evaluating mountain meadow groundwater response to Pinyon‐Juniper and temperature in a Great Basin watershed: Ecohydrology. [get publication]
2016Constantz, J., Naranjo, R., Niswonger, R., Allander, K., Neilson, B., Rosenberry, D., Smith, D., Rosecrans, C., Stonestrom, D., 2016, Groundwater exchanges near a channelized versus unmodified stream mouth discharging to a subalpine lake: Water Resour. Res., 52. [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]
2016Huntington, J., McGwire, K., Morton, C., Snyder, K., Peterson, S., Erickson, T., Niswonger, R., Carroll, R., Smith, G. and Allen, R., 2016, Assessing the role of climate and resource management on groundwater dependent ecosystem changes in arid environments with the Landsat archive: Remote Sensing of Environment. [get publication]
2016Morway, E.D., Niswonger, R.G., Triana, E., 2016, Toward improved simulation of river operations through integration with a hydrologic model: Environmental Modelling & Software, 82, 255-274. [get publication]
2015Fulton, J.W., Risser, D.W., Regan, R.S., Walker, J.F., Hunt, R.J., Niswonger, R.G., Hoffman, S.A., and Markstrom, S.L., 2015, Water-budgets and recharge-area simulations for the Spring Creek and Nittany Creek Basins and parts of the Spruce Creek Basin, Centre and Huntingdon Counties, Pennsylvania, Water Years 2000–06: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2015–5073, 86 p. [get publication]
2015Naranjo, R. C., Niswonger, R. G., & Davis, C. J., 2015, Mixing effects on nitrogen and oxygen concentrations and the relationship to mean residence time in a hyporheic zone of a riffle‐pool sequence. Water Resources Research (published on line).
2015Rajagopal S., Huntington J.L., Niswonger R., Pohll G., Gardner M., Morton C., Zhang Y., Reeves D. M., (2015), Integrated Surface and Groundwater Modeling of Martis Valley, California, for Assessment of Potential Climate Change Impacts on Basin-Scale Water Resources, Desert Research Institute, Publication No. 41261.
2015Regan, R.S., Niswonger, R.G., Markstrom, S.L., and Barlow, P.M., 2015, Documentation of a restart option for the U.S. Geological Survey coupled groundwater and surface-water flow (GSFLOW) model: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, book 6, chap. D3, 19 p.
2014Allander, K.K., Niswonger, R.G., and Jeton, A.E., 2014, Simulation of the Lower Walker River Basin hydrologic system, west-central Nevada, Using PRMS and MODFLOW models: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report  2014-5190, 93 p. [get publication]
2014Hanson, R.T., Boyce, S.E., Schmid, Wolfgang, Hughes, J.D., Mehl, S.M., Leake, S.A., Maddock, Thomas, III, and Niswonger, R.G., 2014, One-Water Hydrologic Flow Model (MODFLOW-OWHM): U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 6-A51, 120 p. [get publication]
2014Hassan, S. T., Lubczynski, M. W., Niswonger, R. G., & Su, Z., 2014, Surface–groundwater interactions in hard rocks in Sardon Catchment of western Spain: An integrated modeling approach. Journal of Hydrology, 517, 390-410.
2014Niswonger, R. G., Allander, K. K., & Jeton, A. E., 2014, Collaborative modelling and integrated decision support system analysis of a developed terminal lake basin. Journal of Hydrology, 517, 521-537.
2014Schmid, W., Hanson, R. T., Leake, S. A., Hughes, J. D., & Niswonger, R. G., 2014, Feedback of land subsidence on the movement and conjunctive use of water resources. Environmental Modelling & Software, 62, 253-270.
2013Bailey, R. T., Morway, E. D., Niswonger, R. G., Gates, T. K., 2013, Modeling Variably Saturated Multispecies Reactive Groundwater Solute Transport with MODFLOW‐UZF and RT3D. Groundwater, 51(5), 752-761.
2013Morway, E.D., Niswonger, R.G., Langevin, C.D., Bailey, R.T., and Healy, R.W., 2013, Modeling variably saturated subsurface solute transport with MODFLOW-UZF and MT3DMS: Ground Water, v. 51, p. 237-251.
2013Naranjo, R. C., Pohll, G., Niswonger, R. G., Stone, M., & Mckay, A., 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, 49(6), 3697-3711.
2013Panday, Sorab, Langevin, C.D., Niswonger, R.G., Ibaraki, Motomu, and Hughes, J.D., 2013, MODFLOW-USG version 1: An unstructured grid version of MODFLOW for simulating groundwater flow and tightly coupled processes using a control volume finite-difference formulation: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, book 6, chap. A45, 66 p.
2012Bedekar, V., Niswonger, R.G., Kipp, K., Panday, S., & Tonkin, M., 2011, Approaches to the simulation of unconfined flow and perched groundwater flow in MODFLOW, Groundwater, 50(2), 187-198. [get publication]
2012Huntington, J. L., Niswonger, R. G., 2012, Role of surface-water and groundwater interactions on projected summertime streamflow in snow dominated regions: An integrated modeling approach. Water Resources Research, 48(11), W11524.
2012Mejia, J. F., Huntington, J., Hatchett, B., Koracin, D., Niswonger, R. G., 2012, Linking Global Climate Models to an Integrated Hydrologic Model: Using an Individual Station Downscaling Approach. Journal of Contemporary Water research & education, 147(1), 17-27.
2012Naranjo, R. C., Niswonger, R. G., Stone, M., Davis, C., & Mckay, A., 2012, The use of multiobjective calibration and regional sensitivity analysis in simulating hyporheic exchange. Water Resources Research, 48(1), W01538.
2012Shanafield, M., Niswonger, R. G., Prudic, D. E., Pohll, G., Susfalk, R., Panday, S., 2012, A method for estimating spatially‐variable seepage and hydraulic conductivity in channels with very mild slopes. Hydrological Processes, 28(1), 51-61.
2012Virdi, M. L., Lee, T. M., Swancar, A., Niswonger, R. G., 2012, Simulating the Effect of Climate Extremes on Groundwater Flow Through a Lakebed. Groundwater, 51, no. 2 (2013): 203-218.
2011Niswonger, R.G., Panday, S., & Ibaraki, M., 2011, MODFLOW-NWT, A Newton Formulation for MODFLOW-2005, US Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, 6-A37.
2009Niswonger R.G., D. E. Prudic, 2009, Comment on “Evaluating Interactions between Groundwater and Vadose Zone Using the HYDRUS-Based Flow Package for MODFLOW” by Navin Kumar C. Twarakavi, Jirka Šimůnek, and Sophia Seo, Vadose Zone Journal, 8(3), 818-819.
2008Constantz, Jim, Niswonger, R.G., Stewart, A.E., 2008, Analysis of Temperature Gradients to Determine Stream Exchanges with Groundwater, in Donald O. Rosenberry and James W. LaBaugh, eds., Field techniques for estimating water fluxes between surface water and groundwater: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 4–D2, p. 117–128.
2008Markstrom, Steven L, Niswonger, Richard G, Regan, R Steven, Prudic, David E, and Barlow, Paul M, 2008, GSFLOW - Coupled Ground-Water and Surface-Water Flow Model Based on the Integration of the Precipitation-Runoff Modeling System (PRMS) and the Modular Ground-Water Flow Model (MODFLOW-2005): U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 6-D1, 240 p. [get publication]
2008Niswonger, R G, Prudic, D E, Fogg, G E, Stonestrom, D A, and Buckland, E M, 2008, Method for estimating spatially variable seepage loss and hydraulic conductivity in intermittent and ephemeral streams: Water Resources Research, v. 44, iss. 5. [get publication]
2008Niswonger, R.G., and G. E. Fogg, 2008, Influence of perched groundwater on base flow, Water Resources Research, 44, W03405, doi:10.1029/2007WR006160.
2007Prudic, D.E., Niswonger, R.G., Harrill, J.R., and Wood, J.L., 2007, Streambed infiltration and groundwater flow from the Trout Creek Drainage, an intermittent tributary to the Humboldt River, north-central Nevada, in Stonestrom, David A., Constantz, Jim, Ferre, Ty P.A., and Leake, Stanley A., eds., Groundwater recharge in the arid and semiarid southwestern United States: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1703-K, p. 313-351.
2006Fleckenstein, J.H., R.G. Niswonger, G.E. Fogg, 2006, Stream-aquifer interactions, geologic heterogeneity, and low flow management: Groundwater, v. 44, no. 6, p. 837-852.
2006Markstrom, S L, Regan, R S, Niswonger, R G, and Prudic, D E, 2006, GSFLOW - A basin-scale model for coupled simulation of ground-water and surface-water flow - Part A. Concepts for modeling surface-water flow with the U.S. Geological Survey Precipitation-Runoff Modeling System model: Proceedings of the 3rd Federal Hydrologic Modeling Conference, Reno, Nevada, April 2-6, 2006.
2006Niswonger, R G, Prudic, D E, Markstrom, S L, and Regan, R S, 2006, GSFLOW - A basin-scale model for coupled simulation of ground-water and surface-water flow - Part B. Concepts for modeling ground-water flow with the U.S. Geological Survey MODFLOW model: Proceedings of the 3rd Federal Hydrologic Modeling Conference, Reno, Nevada, April 2-6, 2006.
2006Niswonger, R.G., Markstrom, S.L., Regan, R.S., Prudic, D.E., Pohll, Greg, and Viger, R.J., 2006, Modeling groundwater/surface-water interaction with GSFLOW, a new USGS model in Poeter, Eileen, Hill, Mary, and Zheng, Chunmiao, MODFLOW and More 2006—Managing groundwater systems: International Groundwater Modeling Center, Colorado School of Mines, May 22-26, 2006, Proceedings, v. 1, p. 99-103.
2006Niswonger, R.G., Prudic, D.E.,  and Regan, R.S., 2006, Documentation of the Unsaturated-Zone Flow (UZF1) Package for modeling unsaturated flow between the land surface and the water table with MODFLOW-2005: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 6-A19, 62 p.
2006Pohll, Greg, Niswonger, R.G., and Prudic, D.E., 2006, A new algorithm to simulate free-surface conditions within MODFLOW in Poeter, Eileen, Hill, Mary, and Zheng, Chunmiao, MODFLOW and More 2006—Managing groundwater systems: International Groundwater Modeling Center, Colorado School of Mines, May 22-26, 2006, Proceedings, v. 1, p. 28-32.
2006Prudic, D.E., Niswonger, R.G., and Plume, R.W., 2006, Trends in streamflow on the Humboldt River between Elko and Imlay, Nevada, 1950-99: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5199, 57 p.
2005Niswonger, R.G., 2005. The Hydroecological Significance of Perched Groundwater Beneath Streams. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis. Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Group, University of California, Davis.
2005Niswonger, R.G., and Prudic, D.E., 2005, Documentation of the Streamflow-Routing (SFR2) Package to include unsaturated flow beneath streams—A modification to SFR1: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 6-A13, 48 p.
2005Niswonger, Richard G, Prudic, David E, Pohll, Greg, and Constantz, Jim, 2005, Incorporating seepage losses into the unsteady streamflow equations for simulating intermittent flow along mountain front streams: Water Resources Research, v. 41, iss. 6. [get publication]
2004Niswonger, R.G., and Prudic, D.E., 2004, Modeling variably saturated flow using kinematic waves in MODFLOW, in Hogan, J.F., Phillips, F.M., and Scanlon, B.R., eds., Groundwater Recharge in a Desert Environment—The Southwestern United States: Washington, D.C., American Geophysical Union Water Science and Application Series, v. 9, p. 101-112. (Fred Phillips asked me to write this book chapter)
2003Niswonger, R.G., and Prudic, D.E., 2003, A kinematic wave solution for simulating unsaturated flow beneath streams using MODFLOW, in Poeter, Eileen, Zheng, Chunmiao, Hill, Mary, and Doherty, John, compilers, MODFLOW and more 2003—Understanding through modeling: International Groundwater Modeling Center, Colorado School of Mines, Sept. 16-19, 2003, Proceedings, v. 1, p. 149-153.
2003Niswonger, R.G., and Prudic, D.E., 2003, Modeling heat as a tracer to estimate streambed seepage and hydraulic conductivity, in Stonestrom, D.A., and Constantz, Jim, eds., Heat as a tool for studying the movement of groundwater near streams: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1260, p. 80-89.
2003Prudic, D.E., Niswonger, R.G., Wood, J.L, and Henkelman, K.K., 2003, Trout Creek—estimating flow duration and seepage losses along an intermittent stream tributary to the Humboldt River, Lander and Humboldt Counties, Nevada, in Stonestrom, D.A., and Constantz, Jim, eds., Heat as a tool for studying the movement of groundwater near streams: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1260, p. 57-71.
2002Constantz, Jim, Stewart, A.E., Niswonger, R.G., and Sarma, Lisa, 2002, Analysis of temperature profiles for investigating stream losses beneath ephemeral channels: Water Resources Research, v. 38, no. 12, p. 52-1 to 52-13.
2001Constantz, Jim, Stonestrom, D.A., Stewart, A.E., Niswonger, R.G., and Smith, T.R., 2001, Analysis of streambed temperatures in ephemeral channels to determine streamflow frequency and duration: Water Resources Research, v. 37, no. 2, p. 317-328.
2000Niswonger, R.G., and Rupp, J. L., 2000, Monte Carlo analysis of streambed seepage rates, in Wigington, P.J., and Beschta, R.C., (eds.), International conference on riparian ecology and management in multi-land use watersheds: Portland, Oregon, August 2000, American Water Resources Association, proceedings, p. 161-166.
1999Bartolino, J.R., and Niswonger, R.G., 1999, Numerical simulations of vertical groundwater fluxes of the Rio Grande from groundwater temperature profiles, Central New Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4212, 34 p.
1999Constantz, Jim, Niswonger, R.G., and Stewart, A.E., 1999, The use of heat as a tracer to estimate recharge beneath streams and artificial recharge ponds, in Bartlett, R.D., ed., Artificial Recharge of Groundwater: Amer. Soc. Civil. Engineering (Proceedings), p. 193-203.