Advisers: David Eissenstat and Margot Kaye
PhD Pennsylvania State University, Ecology, Pennsylvania State University, 2015
Current Research: the effect of species and slope position on tree water use, scaling tree physiological processes to the watershed level.
Rapid tree water transport and residence times in a Pennsylvania catchment. Gaines KP, FC Meinzer, CJ Duffy, EM Thomas, and DM Eissenstat (2016): Ecohydrology, 9 (8): 1554–1565
Reliance on shallow soil water in a mixed-hardwood forest in central Pennsylvania. Gaines KP, JW Stanley, FC Meinzer, KA McCulloh, DR Woodruff, W Chen, TS Adams, H Lin and DM Eissenstat (2016): Tree Physiology, 36 (4): 444-458
CZ-tope at Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO: Synthesizing multiple isotope proxies to elucidate Critical Zone processes across timescales in a temperate forested landscape. Sullivan P., Ma L., West N., Jin L., Karwan D., Noireaux J., Steinhoefel G., Gaines K., Eissenstat D., Gaillardet J., Derry L., Meek K., Hynek S., and Brantley S.L. (2016): Chemical Geology, vol 445, 103–119
Spatial distribution of tree species governs the spatio-temporal interaction of leaf area index and soil moisture across a forested landscape. Naithani K.J., Baldwin D., Gaines K., Lin H. & Eissenstat D.M. (2013): PLoS ONE
Papers and books that explicitly acknowledge a CZO grant are highlighted in PALE ORANGE.
Influence of Topography on Root Processes in the Shale Hills Susquehanna Critical Zone Observatory (Invited). Eissenstat, David M, Alexandra S. Orr, Thomas S Adams, Weile Chen and Katie Gaines (2015): H23J-02 Ecohydrology in the Critical Zone II, presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
The tree water isoscape of a central Pennsylvania catchment: ecohydrologic patterns and processes. Gaines, Katie and Kristen Marie Brubaker (2015): H21C-1387 Ecohydrology in the Critical Zone I Posters, presented at 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
FOREST ECOHYDROLOGY IN A CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA CATCHMENT: A STABLE ISOTOPE APPROACH . Gaines, Katie P. (2015): Doctor of Philosophy, Ecology, The Pennsylvania State University, p. 126
B22A-01 Rapid Water Uptake and Limited Storage Capacity at Height of Growing Season in Four Temperate Tree Species in a Central Pennsylvania Catchment . Katie Gaines • Frederick Meinzer • Christopher Duffy • Evan Thomas • David Eissenstat (2014): 2014 AGU Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec 15-19th
Scaling root processes based on plant functional traits (Invited). Eissenstat, D.M., McCormack, M.L., Gaines, K., Adams, T. (2013): Abstract H14D-01 presented at 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 9-13 Dec.
Patterns in tree water extraction depth at the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory in central Pennsylvania. Katie P Gaines, David Eissenstat, and Henry Lin (2013): ESA Annual Meeting,Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-9, 2013
Patterns in tree water isotopic signature at the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory. Gaines, K., Eissenstat, D.M. (2012): AGU Annual Fall Conference Proceedings
Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Vegetation Structure and Hydrology at Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory in Central Pennsylvania. Naithani K.J., K. Gaines, D. Baldwin, H. Lin, & D.M. Eissenstat (2011): 1st Conference on Spatial Statistics, Enschede, Netherlands. March 23-25, 2011. Poster
Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Vegetation Structure and Hydrology at Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory in Central Pennsylvania. Naithani, K.J., Gaines, K., Baldwin, D., Lin, H., Eissenstat, D.M. (2011): Postdoctoral Research Exhibition, PSU. April 12, 2011. Poster
Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Vegetation Structure and Hydrology at Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory in Central Pennsylvania. Naithani, K.J., Gaines, K., Baldwin, D., Lin, H., Eissenstat, D.M. (2011): All Hands Meeting, Oracle, AZ, May, 2011 Poster
Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Vegetation and Hydrological Properties at Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory in Central Pennsylvania. Naithani, K.J., Gaines, K., Baldwin, D., Lin, H., Eissenstat, D.M. (2010): AGU Annual Fall Conference Proceedings
03 Apr 2015 - Gaines, nearing completion of year five in the Ecology graduate program, has been awarded the Intercollege Graduate Student Outreach Achievement...
04 Jun 2014 - PhD candidates Katie Gaines and Ashlee Frederick led a group of 6th grade students from the Philipsburg-Osceola Middle School on a field trip to the...
Forest ecohydrology in a central Pennsylvania catchment: A stable isotope approach
105 Forest Resources Building.
A Recap of the CZO LiDAR Workshop held in Berkeley, CA December 2011
301 Steidle Building.