Delphis F. Levia

Delphis F. Levia

Delphis F. Levia

Professor
 302-831-3218

Office Location
216C and 207 Pearson Hall
125 Academy Street
Newark, DE 19716

Appointments

  • Department of Geography and Spatial Sciences
  • Department of Plant and Soil Sciences

 

Education

  • Ph.D., Geography, Clark University, 2000;
  • M.S. Geography, University of Massachusetts, 1996;
  • B.A. Geography, Clark University, 1994.

 

Research Interests

Ecohydrology; stemflow; biosphere-atmosphere interactions; biogeochemistry; field methods and instrumentation; microscopy; bioimaging.

 

Publications

See my Curriculum Vitae for a list of my published works.

Select publications:

Levia, D.F. (Editor), Carlyle-Moses, D.E. (Co-Editor), Iida, S. (Co-Editor), Michalzik, B. (Co-Editor), Nanko, K. (Co-Editor), and Tischer, A. (Co-Editor). 2020. Forest-Water Interactions. Ecological Studies Series, No. 240, Springer Nature, Cham, Switzerland, 628 p. [ISBN: 978-3-030-26085-9 (Print); 978-3-030-26086-6 (eBook); DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-26086-6]

Levia, D.F.*, Creed, I.F.*, Hannah, D.M., Nanko, K., Boyer, E.W., Carlyle-Moses, D.E., van de Giesen, N., Grasso, D., Guswa, A.J., Hudson, J.E., Hudson, S.A., Iida, S., Jackson, R.B., Katul, G.G., Kumagai, T., Llorens, P., Lopes Ribeiro, F., Pataki, D.E., Peters, C.A., Sanchez Carretero, D., Selker, J.S., Tetzlaff, D., Zalewski, M. and Bruen, M. 2020. Homogenization of the terrestrial water cycle. Nature Geoscience 13(10): 656-658. [* equal contributors; we make no distinction between first and second authors] [DOI: 10.1038/s41561-020-0641-y]

Guswa, A.J., Tetzlaff, D., Selker, J.S., Carlyle-Moses, D.E., Boyer, E.W., Bruen, M., Cayuela, C., Creed, I.F., van de Giesen, N., Grasso, D., Hannah, D.M., Hudson, J.E., Hudson, S.A., Iida, S., Jackson, R.B., Katul, G.G., Kumagai, T., Llorens, P., Lopes Ribeiro, F., Michalzik, B., Nanko, K., Oster, C., Pataki, D.E., Peters, C.A., Rinaldo, A., Sanchez Carretero, D., Trifunovic, B., Zalewski, M., Haagsma, M. and Levia, D.F. 2020. Advancing ecohydrology in the 21st century: a convergence of opportunities. Ecohydrology 13(4): e2208, 14 p. [DOI: 10.1002/eco.2208]

Mrad, A., Katul, G.G., Levia, D.F., Guswa, A.J., Boyer, E.W., Bruen, M., Carlyle-Moses, D.E., Coyte, R., Creed, I.F., van de Giesen, N., Grasso, D., Hannah, D.M., Hudson, J.E., Humphrey, V., Iida, S., Jackson, R.B., Kumagai, T., Llorens, P., Michalzik, B., Nanko, K., Peters, C.A., Selker, J.S., Tetzlaff, D., Zalewski, M. and Scanlon, B. 2020. Peak grain forecasts for the U.S. High Plains amid withering waters. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117(42): 26145-26150. [DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2008383117]

Tucker, A.M., Levia, D.F., Katul, G.G., Nanko, K. and Rossi, L.F. 2020. A network model for stemflow solute transport. Applied Mathematical Modelling 88: 266-282. [DOI: 10.1016/j.apm.2020.06.047]

Levia, D.F.*, Nanko, K.*, Amasaki, H., Giambelluca, T.W., Hotta, N., Iida, S., Mudd, R.G., Nullet, M.A., Sakai, N., Shinohara, Y., Sun, X., Suzuki, M., Tanaka, N., Tantasirin, C. and Yamada, K. 2019. Throughfall partitioning by trees. Hydrological Processes 33(12): 1698-1708. [* equal contributors; we make no distinction between first and second authors] [DOI: 10.1002/hyp.13432]

Cayuela, C., Levia, D.F., Latron, J. and Llorens, P. 2019. Particulate matter fluxes in a Mediterranean mountain forest: interspecific differences between throughfall and stemflow in oak and pine stands. Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres 124(9): 5106-5116. [DOI: 10.1029/2019JD030276]

Carlyle-Moses, D.E., Iida, S., Germer, S., Llorens, P., Michalzik, B., Nanko, K., Tischer, A. and Levia, D.F. 2018. Expressing stemflow commensurate with its ecohydrological importance. Advances in Water Resources 121: 472-479. [DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2018.08.015]

Dowtin, A.L. and Levia, D.F. 2018. The power of persistence. Science 360(6393): 1142. [DOI: 10.1126/science.360.6393.1142]

Levia, D.F. and Germer, S. 2015. A review of stemflow generation dynamics and stemflow-environment interactions in forests and shrublands. Reviews of Geophysics 53(3): 673-714. [DOI: 10.1002/2015RG000479]

More Information

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • UD Ecohydrology Group
  • Series Editor, Ecological Studies: Analysis and Synthesis (Springer Nature)
  • Associate Editor, Hydrological Processes (Wiley)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science (Wiley)