The list of publication presented here, far from being complete, is based on the research and field done at the Soltis Center in last three years. We invite students, researchers and faculty to review and update the list as new documents are being generated.

Aparecido, L.M.T.; Miller, G.R.; Cahill, A.T. and Moore, G.W. 2016. Comparison of tree transpiration under wet and dry canopy conditions in a Costa Rican premontane tropical forest. Hydrol. Process. 30:5000-5011.
Aparecido, L.M.T.; Miller, G.R.; Cahill, A.T. and Moore, G.W. 2017. Leaf surface traits and water storage retention affect photosynthetic responses to leaf surface wetness among wet tropical forest and semiarid savanna plants. Tree Physiology 37(10): 1285–1300.

Margot A. Wood, Ryan Sheridan, Rusty A. Feagin, Jose Pablo Castro, Thomas E. Lacher. 2017. Comparison of land use change in payments for environmental services and National Biological Corridor Programs, Land Use Policy (63) 440-449.

Aparecido, Luiza Maria & S. Teodoro, Grazielle & Mosquera, Giovanny & Brum, Mauro & Barros, Fernanda & Pompeu, Patricia & Rodas, Melissa & Lazo, Patricio & Signori Muller, Caroline & Mulligan, Mark & Asbjornsen, Heidi & Moore, Georgianne & Oliveira, Rafael. 2018. Ecohydrological drivers of Neotropical vegetation in montane ecosystems. Ecohydrology. 10.1002/eco.1932.

Moore, GW, Orozco, G, Aparecido, LMT, Miller, GR. 2018. Upscaling transpiration in diverse forests: Insights from a tropical premontane site Ecohydrology:e1920.

G. W. Moore, G. Orozco, L. M. T. Aparecido, G. R. Miller. 2018. Upscaling transpiration in diverse forests: Insights from a tropical premontane site. Ecohydrology. DOI: 10.1002/eco.1920 []

Richardson, S., Trimm, T., Paredes, R., Koehl, J & Song, H. 2019. A New Species of King Cricket Glaphyrosoma. Brunner von Wattenwyl, 1888 (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae: Glaphyrosomatini) from Costa Rica with behavioral observations Zootaxa 4671 (1): 093-104.

Gonzalez, Javier Oviedo, 2013. Geology of the Soltis Center for Research & Education

Bryan Tarbox, Tomasz Falkowski, Kevin Davis, Georgianne Moore, Mark Tjoekler, Robert Washington-Allen. 2011. Light Availability and Distribution Patterns in a Tropical Premontane Wet Forest.

Bryan Tarbox, Tomasz Falkowski, Kevin Davis, Gretchen Miller and Georgianne Moore. 2011. Characterization and Comparison of Vegetation Structure.

Casey Peirano, and Courtney Schumacher. 2011. Tethered Balloon Observations in a Premontane Wet Forest.

Chris Houser, Anthony T. Cahill, Sarah Brooks, Oliver W. Frauenfeld, Kelly Lemmons, Kevin J. Mcinnes, Gretchen Miller, Georgianne W. Moore, Steven Quiring, Anita D. Rapp, E. Brendan Roark, Guannar W. Schade, Courtney Schumacher, Mark Tjoelker and Robert A. Washington-Allen. 2011. Eco-Hydrology of a Tropical Montane Cloud Forest. A New REU Site Hosted by Texas A&M University (presented at 2011 AGU).

Kaitlin Cloud, Josh Mallin, and Sarah Brooks. 2011. Aerosol Effects on Fog and Rain Formation in the Tropical Pre-Montane Wet Forest of Costa Rica.

Laura Hempel, Anna Pfohl, and Gunnar Schade. 2011.  Soil CO2 and CH4 Fluxes in a Costa Rican Premontane Wet Forest., and

Robert A. Washington-Allen, Kevin Davis, Tomasz Falkowski, Bryan Tarbox, Alfredo Delgado, Joshua Baggett, Georgianne Moore, Mark Tjoelker, Eugenio Gonzalez, and Chris Houser. 2011. NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates: 3-D Characterization and Comparison of Vegetation Structure in a Tropical Premontane Wet Forest (presented at 2011 AGU).

Sarah Berry, Arelis Rivera, Samantha Wills, Oliver Frauenfeld, Steven Quiring, Anita Rapp and  Brendan Roark. 2011. Multi-Scale Climate Analysis of a Costa Rican Cloud Forest.

Alexander Peterson, Anita Dr. Rapp, Oliver W. Frauenfeld, Steven M. Quiring, and E. Brendan Roark. 2012. Characteristics of Precipitating Systems over Costa Rica Uising TRMM. (Presented at AMS).

Ariel Dennis, Emily Guffin, and Dr. Sarah D. Brooks. 2012. Characterization of Atmospheric Aerosols in a Tropical Premontane Cloud Forest

Emily Morris. 2012. Classifying Synoptic Conditions that Produce Precipitation in Costa Rica.

Esther Buckwalter, Nathan Tourtellotte, Dr. Kelly Brumbelow, Dr. Tony Cahill, and Dr. Gretchen Miller. 2012. Streamgaging Weir Construction in Tropical Costa Rican Forest.

Esther Buckwalter, Nathan Tourtellotte, Dr. Kelly Brumbelow, Dr. Tony Cahill, and Dr. Gretchen Miller. 2012. Hydrologic Processes in a Tropical Pre_Montane Transitional Forest (Presented at AGU 2012).

Graciela L. Orozco, Georgianne W. Moore, and Gretchen R. Miller. 2012. The contribution of large trees to total transpiration rates in a pre-montane tropical forest and its implications for selective logging practices. (Presented at AGU).

Jordan Nichole Burns, Rachel Passig Oien, and Jason Ackerson and Christine Morgan. 2012. Water Retention Properties of Soil in a Tropical Pre-Montane Transitional Forest. (Presented at AGU).

Natalie Teale and Nicole Shibley. 2012. Microscale Throughfall and Precipitation Heterogeneity in a Transitional Cloud Forest.

Nicole Shibley and Natalie Teale. 2012. Characterizing Spatial Variability in Precipitation and Throughfall in a Tropical Pre-Montane Cloud Forest. (Presented at AMS).

Rachel Oien, Jordan Burns, Ryan Arnott, and Jason Ackerson. 2012. Mapping Depth to Bedrock in a Tropical Premontane Wet Forest in Costa Rica.

Robert A. Washington-Allen, Esther Buckwalter, Georgianne W. Moore, Jordan Burns, Ariel Dennis, Olivia Dodge, Emily Guffin, Emily Morris, Rachel Oien, Graciela Orozco, Alexander Peterson, Natalie G. Teale, Nicole Shibley, Nathan J. Tourtellotte, Chris Houser, Sarah Brooks, Kelly Brumbelow, Anthony Cahill1, Oliver W. Frauenfeld, Eugenio Gonzalez, Charles T. Hallmark, Kevin J. McInnes, Gretchen Miller, Cristine Morgan, Steve Quiring, Anita Rapp, Brendan Roark, Alfredo Delgado, Jason Ackerson, and D. Ryan Arnott. 2012. ED23B-0752: Exploratory Water Budget Analysis of a Transitional Premontane Cloud Forest in Costa Rica through Undergraduate Research.
Amélie Berger, Natalie Teale, Oliver Frauenfeld, Anita Rapp, Steven Quiring, Brendan Roark, Sarah Bleakney, and Hayden Mahan. 2013. Characterization of Throughfall Heterogeneity in a Transitional Cloud Forest in Costa Rica.

Emily Waring and Dr. Kelly Brumbelow. 2013. Quantifying Sediment Transport in a Premontane Transitional Cloud Forest.

Gavin T. Miller and Georgianne W. Moore. 2013. Characterizing Diversity and Homogeneity in Tropical Species from the Single-Leaf to Whole-Tree Scale.

Gretchen Miller, Georgianne Moore, Graciela Orozco, and Andrea DuMont. 2013. Transpiration rates and responses in a tropical pre‐montane forest.

Leland Cohen, Gretchen Miller, and Andrea DuMont. 2013. Hydrogeologic Processes in a Transitional Tropical Forest. 

Sarah Bleakney, Natalie Teale, Amelie Berger, Hayden Mahan, Anita Rapp, Oliver Frauenfeld, Steven Quiring, and Brendan Roark. 2013. Canopy Influence on Throughfall in a Transitional Cloud Forest.
DuMont, Andrea Lyn (2014). Hillslope Hydrological Processes in a Costa Rican Rainforest: Water Supply Partitioning Using Isotope Tracers. Master’s thesis, Texas A&M University.

Min-Venditti, Amelia Anne (2016). Strengthening Connections Between Science and Public Policy: Forest Conversion in the Tropics and Associated Impacts on Forest Cover and Hydrology. Master's thesis, Texas A&M University.  Available electronically from 

Andrews, Ryan S (2016). The Temporal Variation of Vertical Micrometeorological Profiles in a Lower Montane Tropical Forest. Master’s thesis, Texas A&M University.

Wood, Margot Astrid (2016). Conservation Policies, Mammal Corridors, and Landscape Dynamics within a Costa Rican Biological Corridor. Doctoral dissertation, Texas A&M University. Available electronically from

González, Javier O. (2013). Geologia del Soltis Center for Research and Education y alrededores (Geology of the Soltis Center for Research and Education and Surroundings). For a copy in English, email Mr. González directly.

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