My research interests include the movement and transformations of phosphorus from land to water, the development of soils as affected by water flow paths, carbon sequestration in Vermont’s forest soils, and long-term monitoring of soils to detect change.
Young, E.O., D.S. Ross and J. Sherman. 2019. Measuring phosphorus release in laboratory microcosms for water quality assessment. J Vis Exp. doi: 10.3791/60072.
Bailey, S.W., K.J. McGuire, D.S. Ross, M.B. Green and O.L. Fraser. 2019. Mineral weathering and podzolization control acid neutralization and streamwater chemistry gradients in upland glaciated catchments, northeastern United States. Front. Earth Sci. 7. doi:10.3389/feart.2019.00063.
Young, E.O., D.S. Ross and D.B. Jaynes. 2019. Editorial: Riparian buffer nutrient dynamics and water quality. Front. Environ. Sci. 7. doi:10.3389/fenvs.2019.00076.
Sebestyen, S.D., D.S. Ross, J.B. Shanley, E.M. Elliott, C. Kendall, J.L. Campbell, et al. 2019. Unprocessed atmospheric nitrate in waters of the northern forest region in the U.S. and Canada. Environ Sci Technol 53: 3620-3633. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.9b01276.
Bailey, S.W., D.S. Ross, N. Perdrial, M. Jercinovic, J. Webber and R. Bourgault. 2019. Determination of primary mineral content and calcium sources in forest soils using electron probe microanalysis mapping and cluster analysis. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 83:1830-1841. doi: 10.2136/sssaj2019.07.0231.
Associations and Affiliations
Director, CALS Integrated Environmental Sciences undergraduate major
Northeast Soil Monitoring Group
Northeast Branch of the American Society of Agronomy
Areas of Expertise and/or Research
Soil Chemistry, Stream Corridor Phosphorus, Hydropedology, Forest Soil Carbon
- Ph.D. Soil Chemistry University of Vermont, 1990
- M.S. Soil Sciences, University of Vermont 1980
- B.S. Soil Sciences, University of Vermont 1977
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260 Jeffords Hall
261 Soil Morphology Classification and Land Use
264 Chemistry of Soil and Water
266 Soil Water Movement,
269 Soil and Water Pollution and Bioremediation
ENSC 101 Pollutant Movement through Air, Land and Water