Publications

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In the list below, underline designates undergraduate or graduate student or post-doc author.

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Peer-reviewed journal articles

2014 (including papers under review or revision, accepted, and in press)

83. Partin, J.W., T. M. Quinn, C.-C. Shen, Y. Okumura, M. B. Cardenas, F. P. Siringan, J. L. Banner, K. Lin, and F. W. Taylor, A tropical perspective on hydroclimate changes during the Younger Dryas, submitted.

82. Zamora, P. B., M. B. Cardenas, R. Lloren, and F. P. Siringan, Groundwater-seawater mixing dynamics in intertidal and subtidal sediment overlying focused discharge zones, submitted.

81. Cardenas, M. B., M. Doering, D. S. Rivas, C. Galdeano, B. T. Neilson, and C. T. Robinson, Analysis of the temperature dynamics of a proglacial river using time-lapse thermal imaging and energy balance modeling, submitted.

80. Wang, L., M. B. Cardenas, D. T. Slottke, R. A. Ketcham, and J. M. Sharp, Jr., Generalized local cubic law for inertial flow through tortuous and rough fractures, submitted.

79. Zlotnik, V. A., D. Toundykov, and M. B. Cardenas, An efficient approach for analysis of flow in aquifers with spatially varying top boundary, Ground Water, in press.

78. Cardenas, M. B. and Kanarek, M. R., Soil moisture variation and dynamics across a wildfire burn boundary in a loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) forestJournal of Hydrology, 519, 490–502, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.07.016, 2014.

77. Kessler, A. J.M. B. Cardenas, I. R. Santos, and P. L. M. Cook, Enhancement of denitrification in permeable carbonate sediment due to intra-granular porosity: a multi-scale modelling studyGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 141, 440-453, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.06.028, 2014.

76. Altman, S. J., B. Aminzadeh, M. T. Balhoff, P. C. Bennett, S. L. Bryant, M. B. Cardenas, K. Chaudhary, R. T. Cygan, W. Deng, T. Dewers, D. A. DiCarlo, P. Eichhubl, M. A. Hesse, C. Huh, E. N. Matteo, Y. Mehmani, C. M. Tenney, and H. Yoon, Chemical and hydrodynamic mechanisms for long-term geological carbon storageJournal of Physical Chemistry C,  118 (28), 15103–15113, doi: 10.1021/jp5006764, 2014.

75. Befus, K. M., M. B. Cardenas, D. R. Tait, and D. V. Erler, Geoelectrical signals of geologic and hydrologic processes in a fringing reef lagoon setting, Journal of Hydrology, 517, 508-520, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.05.070, 2014.

74. Kiel, B. A., and M. B. Cardenas, Lateral hyporheic exchange throughout the Mississippi River network, Nature Geoscience, 7, 413-471, doi:10.1038/ngeo2157, 2014.

73. Norman, F. A., and M. B. Cardenas, Heat transport in hyporheic zones: an experimental study, Water Resources Research, 50, doi:10.1002/2013WR014673, 2014.

72. Wang, L., and M. B. Cardenas, Non-Fickian transport through two-dimensional rough fractures: Assessment and prediction, Water Resources Research, 50(2), 871–884, doi: 10.1002/2013WR014459, 2014.

71. Kessler, A. J., L. A. Bristow, M. B. Cardenas, R. N. Glud, B. Thamdrup, P. L. M. Cook, The isotope effect of denitrification in permeable sediments, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 133, 156-167, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.02.029, 2014.

70. Deng, W., M. B. Cardenas, and P. C. Bennett, Extended Roof snap-off for a continuous nonwetting fluid and an example case for supercritical CO2, Advances in Water Resources, 64, 34-46, doi: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.12.001, 2014.

2013

69. Kessler, A. J., R. N. Glud, M. B. Cardenas, and P. L. M. Cook, Transport zonation limits coupled nitrification-denitrification in permeable sediments, Environmental Science & Technology, 47(23),  13404–13411, doi: 10.1021/es403318x, 2013.

68. Deng, W., M. B. Cardenas, M. F. Kirk, S. J. Altman, and P. C. Bennett, The effect of permeable biofilm on micro- and macro-scale flow and transport in bioclogged pores, Environmental Science & Technology, 47(19), 11092–11098, doi: 10.1021/es402596v, 2013.

67. Tait, D.R., I. R. Santos, D. V. Erler, K. M. Befus, M. B. Cardenas, and B. D. Eyre, Estimating submarine groundwater discharge in a South Pacific coral reef lagoon using different radioisotope and geophysical approaches, Marine Chemistry, 156, 49-60, doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2013.03.004, 2013.

66. Deng, W., and M. B. Cardenas, Dynamics and dislodgment from pore constrictions of a trapped nonwetting droplet stimulated by seismic waves, Water Resources Research, 49(7), 4206–4218, doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20335, 2013.

65. Wong, W. W., M. R. Grace, I. Cartwright, M. B. Cardenas, P. B. Zamora, and P. L. M. Cook, Dynamics of groundwater-derived nitrate and nitrous oxide in a tidal estuary from radon mass balance modeling, Limnology and Oceanography, 58(5), 1689-1706, doi:10.4319/lo.2013.58.5.1689, 2013.

64. Chaudhary, K., M. B. Cardenas, W. W. Wolfe, J. A. Maisano, R. A. Ketcham, and P. C. Bennett, Pore-scale trapping of supercritical CO2 and the role of grain wettability and shape, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, doi:10.1002/grl.50658, 2013.

63. Befus, K. M., M. B. Cardenas, D. V. Erler, I. R. Santos, and B. D. Eyre, Heat transport dynamics at a sandy intertidal zone, Water Resources Research, 49(6), 3770-3786, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20325, 2013.

62. Bardini, L., F. Boano, M. B. Cardenas, A. H. Sawyer, R. Revelli, and L. Ridolfi, Small-scale heterogeneity has negligible effects on nutrient cycling in streambeds, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, doi:10.1002/grl.50224, 2013.

61. Smith, V. B., C. H. David, M. B. Cardenas, and Z.-L. Yang, Climate, river network, and vegetation cover relationships across a climate gradient and their potential for predicting effects of decadal-scale climate change, Journal of Hydrology, 488, 101–109, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.02.050, 2013.

60. Chaudhary, K., M. B. Cardenas, W. Deng, and P. C. Bennett, Pore geometry effects on intra-pore viscous to inertial flows and effective hydraulic parameters, Water Resources Research, 49(2), 1149-1162, doi:10.1002/wrcr.20099, 2013.

59. Marshall, J. A., A. J. Castillo, and M. B. Cardenas, Assessing student understanding of physical hydrology, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17, 829-836, doi:10.5194/hess-17-829-2013, 2013.

58. Wolaver, B. D., L. J. Crossey, K. E. Karlstrom, J. L. Banner, M. B. Cardenas, C. Gutiérrez Ojeda, and J. M. Sharp, Jr., Identifying the origins of and pathways for spring waters in a semi-arid basin using He, Sr, and C isotopes: Cuatrociénegas Basin, Mexico, Geosphere, 9(1), 113-125, doi:10.1130/GES00849, 2013.

2012

57. Bardini, L., F. Boano, M. B. Cardenas, R. Revelli and L. Ridolfi, Nutrient cycling in bedform induced hyporheic zones, Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 84, 47-61, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2012.01.025, 2012.

56. Befus, K. M., M. B. Cardenas, J. B. Ong, and V. A. Zlotnik, Classification and delineation of groundwater-lake interactions in the Nebraska Sand Hills (USA) using electrical resistivity patterns, Hydrogeology Journal, 20(8), 1483-1495, doi:10.1007/s10040-012-0891-x, 2012.

55. Bingham, Q. G., B. T. Neilson, C. M. U. Neale, and M. B. Cardenas, Application of high resolution remotely sensed data for transient storage modeling parameter estimation, Water Resources Research, 48, W08520, doi:10.1029/2011WR011594, 2012.

54. Cardenas, M. B., A. M. F. Lagmay, B. J. Andrews, R. S. Rodolfo, H. B. Cabria, P. B. Zamora, and M. R. Lapus, Terrestrial smokers: thermal springs due to hydrothermal convection of groundwater connected to surface water, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L02403, doi:10.1029/2011GL050475, 2012.

53. Gomez, J. D., J. L. Wilson, and M. B. Cardenas, Residence time distributions in sinuosity-driven hyporheic zones and their biogeochemical effects, Water Resources Research, 48, W09533, doi.org/10.1029/2012WR012180, 2012.

52. Janssen, F., M. B. Cardenas, A. H. Sawyer, T. Dammrich, J. Krietsch, and D. de Beer, A comparative experimental and multiphysics computational fluid dynamics study of coupled surface-subsurface flow in bedforms, Water Resources Research, 48, W08514, doi:10.1029/2012WR011982, 2012.

51. Kessler, A. J., R. N. Glud, M. B. Cardenas, M. Larsen, M. Bourke, and P. L. M. Cook, Quantifying denitrification in rippled permeable sands through combined flume experiments and modelling, Limnology and Oceanography, 57(4), 1217-1232, doi:10.4319/lo.2012.57.4.1217, 2012.

50. Nowinski, J. D., M. B. Cardenas, A. F. Lightbody, T. E. Swanson, and A. H. Sawyer, Hydraulic and thermal response of groundwater-surface water exchange to flooding in an experimental aquifer, Journal of Hydrology, 472–473, 184–192, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.09.018, 2012.

49. Sawyer, A. H., and M. B. Cardenas, Effect of experimental wood addition on hyporheic exchange and thermal dynamics in a losing meadow stream, Water Resources Research, 48, W10537, doi:10.1029/2011WR011776, 2012.

48. Sawyer, A. H., M. B. Cardenas, and J. Buttles, Hyporheic temperature dynamics and heat exchange near channel-spanning logs, Water Resources Research, 48, W01529, doi:10.1029/2011WR011200, 2012.

47. Wang, L.M. B. Cardenas, W. Deng, and P. C. Bennett, Theory for dynamic longitudinal dispersion in fractures and rivers with Poiseuille flow, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L05602, doi:10.1029/2012GL051169, 2012.

2011

46. Andrews, B. J., M. B. Cardenas, and P. C. Bennett, Analysis of turbulent non-isothermal mixing between a jet and cooler ambient water using thermal imagery, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 12, Q07022, doi:10.1029/2011GC003530, 2011.

45. Cardenas, M. B., C. M. U. Neale, C. Jaworowski, and H. Heasler, High-resolution mapping of river-hydrothermal water mixing: Yellowstone National Park, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32(10), 2765 – 2777, doi: 10.1080/01431161003743215, 2011.

44. Cardenas, M. B., and H. S. Jiang, Wave-driven porewater and solute circulation through rippled elastic sediment under highly transient forcing, Limnology and Oceanography: Fluids and Environments, 1, 23-37, doi: 10.1215/21573698-1151658, 2011.

43. Cardenas, M. B., and M. S. Markowski, Geo-electrical imaging of hyporheic exchange and mixing of river water and groundwater in a large regulated river, Environmental Science and Technology, 45, 1407–1411, doi:10.1021/es103438a, 2011.

42. Chaudhary, K., M. B. Cardenas, W. Deng, and P. C. Bennett, The role of eddies inside pores in the transition from Darcy to Forchheimer flows, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L24405, doi:10.1029/2011GL050214,  2011.

41. Gerecht, K. E., M. B. Cardenas, A. J. Guswa, A. H. Sawyer, T. E. Swanson, and J. D. Nowinski, Dynamics of hyporheic flow and heat transport across a bed-to-bank continuum in a large regulated river, Water Resources Research, 47, W03524, doi:10.1029/2010WR009794, 2011.

40. Nowinski, J. D., M. B. Cardenas, and A. F. Lightbody, Evolution of hydraulic conductivity in the floodplain of a meandering river due to hyporheic transport of fine materials, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L01401, doi:10.1029/2010GL045819, 2011.

39. Sawyer, A. H., M. B. Cardenas, and J. Buttles, Hyporheic exchange due to channel-spanning logs, Water Resources Research, 47, W08502, doi:10.1029/2011WR010484, 2011.

38. Senal, M. I. S., G. S. Jacinto, M. L. San Diego-McGlone, F. P. Siringan, P. B. Zamora, L. Soria, M. B. Cardenas, C. Villanoy, and O. Cabrera, Nutrient inputs from submarine groundwater discharge in Santiago Reef Flat, Bolinao, Northwestern Philippines, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 63(5-12), 195-200, doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.05.037, 2011.

37. Swanson, T. E., and M. B. Cardenas, Ex-Stream: A MATLAB® program for calculating fluid flux through sediment-water interfaces based on steady and transient temperature profiles, Computers & Geosciences, 37, 1664-1669, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2010.12.001, 2011.

36. Zlotnik, V. A., M. B. Cardenas, and D. Toundykov, Effects of multi-scale depth-dependent anisotropy on hyporheic and regional groundwater flow, Ground Water, 49(4), doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2010.00775.x, 2011.

2010

35. Cardenas, M. B., Lessons from and assessment of Boussinesq aquifer modeling of a large fluvial island in a dam-regulated river, Advances in Water Resources, 33(11), 1359-1366, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2010.03.015, 2010.

34. Cardenas, M. B., and X. W. Jiang, Groundwater flow, transport and residence times through topography-driven basins with exponentially decreasing permeability and porosity, Water Resources Research, 46, W11538, doi:10.1029/2010WR009370, 2010.

33. Cardenas, M. B., P. B. Zamora, F. P. Siringan, M. R. Lapus, R. S. Rodolfo, G. S. Jacinto, M. L. San Diego-McGlone, C. L. Villanoy, O. Cabrera, and M. I. Senal, Linking regional sources and pathways for submarine groundwater discharge at a reef by electrical resistivity tomography, 222Rn, and salinity measurements, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L16401, doi:10.1029/2010GL044066, 2010.

32. Cardenas, M. B., Thermal skin effect of pipes in streambeds and its implications on groundwater flux estimation using diurnal temperature signals, Water Resources Research, 46, W03536, doi:10.1029/2009WR008528, 2010.

31. Francis, B. A., L. K. Francis, and M. B. Cardenas, Water table dynamics and groundwater-surface water interactions during filling and draining of a large fluvial island due to dam-induced river stage fluctuations, Water Resources Research, 46, W07513, doi:10.1029/2009WR008694, 2010.

30. Jiang, X. W., L. Wan, M. B. Cardenas, S. Ge, and X. S. Wang, Simultaneous rejuvenation and aging of groundwater in topography-driven basins due to depth-decaying poromechanical properties, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L05403, doi:10.1029/2010GL042387, 2010.

29. Swanson, T. E., and M. B. Cardenas, Diel heat transport within the hyporheic zone of a pool-riffle-pool sequence of a losing stream and evaluation of models for fluid flux estimation using heat, Limnology and Oceanography, 55(4), 1741-1754, doi:10.4319/lo.2010.55.4.1741, 2010.

2009

28. Cardenas, M. B., Direct simulation of pore-level Fickian dispersion scale for transport through dense cubic packed spheres with vortices, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 10, Q12014, doi:10.1029/2009GC002593, 2009.

27. Cardenas, M. B., Stream-aquifer interactions and hyporheic exchange in gaining and losing sinuous streams, Water Resources Research, 45, W06429, doi:10.1029/2008WR007651, 2009.

26. Cardenas, M. B., D. T. Slottke, R. A. Ketcham, and J. M. Sharp, Jr., Effects of inertia and directionality on flow and transport in a fracture, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 114, B06204, doi:10.1029/2009JB006336, 2009.

25. Cardenas, M. B., A model for lateral hyporheic flow based on valley slope and channel sinuosity, Water Resources Research, 45, W01501, doi:10.1029/2008WR007442, 2009.

24. Dunckel, A. E., M. B. Cardenas, A. H. Sawyer, and P. C. Bennett, High-resolution in-situ thermal imaging of microbial mats at El Tatio Geyser, Chile shows coupling between community color and temperature, Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L23403, doi:10.1029/2009GL041366, 2009.

23. Sawyer, A. H., and M. B. Cardenas, Hyporheic flow and residence time distributions in heterogeneous cross-bedded sediment, Water Resources Research, 45, W08406, doi:10.1029/2008WR007632, 2009.

22. Sawyer, A. H., M. B. Cardenas, A. Bomar, and M. Mackey, Impact of dam operations on hyporheic exchange in the riparian zone of a regulated river, Hydrological Processes, 23(15), 2129-2137, doi:10.1002/hyp.7324, 2009.

2008

21. Cardenas, M. B., The effect of river bend morphology on flow and timescales of surface water-groundwater exchange across pointbars, Journal of Hydrology, 362, 1-2, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.08.018, 134-141, 2008.

20. Cardenas, M. B., P. L. M. Cook, H. Jiang, and P. A. Traykovski, Constraining denitrification in permeable wave-influenced marine sediment using linked hydrodynamic and biogeochemical modeling, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 275(1-2), 127-137, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.08.016, 2008.

19. Cardenas, M. B., Three-dimensional vortices in single pores and their effects on transport, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L18402, doi:10.1029/2008GL035343, 2008.

18. Cardenas, M. B.,J. L. Wilson, and R. Haggerty, Residence time of bedform-driven hyporheic exchange, Advances in Water Resources, 31(10), 1382-1386, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2008.07.006, 2008.

17. Cardenas, M. B., Surface water-ground water interface geomorphology leads to scaling of residence times, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L08402, doi:10.1029/2008GL033753, 2008.

16. Cardenas, M. B., and M. N. Gooseff, Comparison of hyporheic flow under uncovered and covered channels based on linked surface-ground-water simulations, Water Resources Research, 44, W03418, doi:10.1029/2007WR006506, 2008.

15. Cardenas, M. B., J. W. Harvey, A. I. Packman, and D. T. Scott, Ground-based thermography of fluvial systems at low and high discharge reveals complex thermal heterogeneity driven by flow variation and bioroughness, Hydrological Processes, 22, 980-986, 2008.

14. Vivoni, E. R., A. J. Rinehart, L. A. Méndez-Barroso, C. A. Aragón, G. Bisht, M. B. Cardenas, E. Engle, B. A. Forman, M. D. Frisbee, H. A. Gutiérrez-Jurado, S.-H. Hong, T. H. Mahmood, K. Tai, and R. L. Wyckoff, Vegetation controls on soil moisture distribution in the Valles Caldera, New Mexico, during the North American Monsoon, Ecohydrology, 1(3), 225-238, doi:10.1002/eco.11, 2008.

13. Cardenas, M. B., and J. L. Wilson, Thermal regime of sediments in channels under gaining and losing conditions, Journal of Geophysical Research -Biogeosciences, 112, G04013, doi:10.1029/2007JG000485, 2007.

12. Cardenas, M. B., and J. L. Wilson, Exchange across a sediment-water interface with ambient groundwater discharge, Journal of Hydrology, 346, 3-4, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2007.08.019, 69-80, 2007.

11. Cardenas, M. B., and J. L. Wilson, The effects of current-bedform induced fluid flow on the thermal regime of sediments, Water Resources Research,43, W08431, doi:10.1029/2006WR005343, 2007.

10. Cardenas, M. B., and J. L. Wilson, Dunes, turbulent eddies, and interfacial exchange with permeable sediments, Water Resources Research, 43, W08412, doi:10.1029/2006WR005787, 2007.

9. Cardenas, M. B., D. T. Slottke, R. A. Ketcham, and J. M. Sharp, Jr., Navier-Stokes flow and transport simulations using real fractures shows heavy tailing due to eddies, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L14404, doi:10.1029/2007GL030545, 2007.

8. Cardenas, M. B., Potential contribution of topography-driven regional groundwater flow to fractal stream chemistry: residence time distribution analysis of Toth flow, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L05403, doi:10.1029/2006GL029126, 2007.

7. Cardenas, M. B., and J. L. Wilson, Hydrodynamics of coupled flow above and below a sediment-water interface with triangular bed forms: underflow case, Advances in Water Resources, 30, 301-313, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2006.06.009, 2007.

2006

6. Cardenas, M. B., Interactive comment on “Quantifying biologically and physically induced flow and tracer dynamics in permeable sediments” by F. J. Meysman et al., Biogeosciences Discussions, 3, S901-S908, 2006. (pdf)

5. Cardenas, M. B., and J. L. Wilson, The influence of ambient groundwater discharge on exchange zones induced by current–bedform interactions, Journal of Hydrology, 331, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2006.05.012, 103-109, 2006.

4. Cardenas, M. B., and J. L. Wilson, Comment on “Flow resistance and bed form geometry in a wide alluvial channel” by Shu-Qing Yang, Soon-Keat Tan and Siow-Ying Lim, Water Resources Research, 42, W06601, doi:10.1029/2005WR004663, 2006.

Pre-2006

3. Cardenas, M. B., J. L. Wilson, and V. A. Zlotnik, Impacts of heterogeneity, bed forms, and stream curvature on subchannel hyporheic exchange, Water Resources Research, 40, W08307, doi: 10.1029/2004WR003008, 2004.

2. Cardenas, M. B., and V. A. Zlotnik, Three-dimensional model of modern channel bend deposits, Water Resources Research, 39(6), 1441, doi:10.1029/2002WR001383, 2003.

1. Cardenas, M. B., and V. A. Zlotnik, A simple constant-head injection test for streambed hydraulic conductivity estimation, Ground Water, 41(6), 867-871, 2003.

Book chapters

Lawler, D., M. B. Cardenas, G. Old, and D. Sear, Geomorphology and Sediments of the Hyporheic Zone, In The Hyporheic Handbook: A handbook on the groundwater–surface water interface and hyporheic zone for environment managers, UK Environment Agency, pp 16-47, 2009.

Cardenas, M. B., and J. L. Wilson, Driving while under the influence: pumping-driven circulation under the influence of regional groundwater flow, in A New Focus on Groundwater–Seawater Interactions (Proceedings of Symposium HS1001 at IUGG2007, Perugia, July 2007), edited by Ward Sanford, Christian Langevin, Maurizio Polemio & Pavel Povinec. IAHS Publ. 312, 229-236, 2007.