Publications

Refereed Journals

Berg, M. D., Marcantonio, F., Allison, M. A., McAlister, J., Wilcox, B. P., & Fox, W. E. (2016). Contrasting watershed-scale trends in runoff and sediment yield complicate rangeland water resources planning. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20(6), 2295-2307. doi:10.5194/hess-20-2295-2016

Berg, M. D., Popescu, S. C., Wilcox, B. P., Angerer, J. P., Rhodes, E. C., Mcalister, J., & Fox, W. E. (2016). Small farm ponds: Overlooked features with important impacts on watershed sediment transport. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 52(1), 67-76. doi:10.1111/1752-1688.12369

Berg, M. D., Wilcox, B. P., Angerer, J. P., Rhodes, E. C., & Fox, W. E. (2016). Deciphering rangeland transformation—complex dynamics obscure interpretations of woody plant encroachment. Landscape Ecology, 31(10), 2433-2444. doi:10.1007/s10980-016-0412-8

Castellanos, A. E., Celaya-Michel, H., Rodríguez, J. C., & Wilcox, B. P. (2016). Ecohydrological changes in semiarid ecosystems transformed from shrubland to buffelgrass savanna. Ecohydrology, 9(8), 1663-1674. doi:10.1002/eco.1756

Pessoa, L. G. M., Freire, M. B. G. D. S., Wilcox, B. P., Green, C. H. M., De Araújo, R. J. T., & De Araújo Filho, J. C. (2016). Spectral reflectance characteristics of soils in northeastern brazil as influenced by salinity levels. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 188(11) doi:10.1007/s10661-016-5631-6

McDonald, A. K., B. P. Wilcox, G. W. Moore, C. R. Hart, Z. Sheng, and M. Keith Owens (2015), Tamarix transpiration along a semiarid river has negligible impact on water resources, Water Resour. Res., 51, 51175127 McDonald_et_al-2015-Water_Resources_Research

Wilcox, B.P., W.E. Fox, L.J. Prcin, J. McAlister, J. Wolfe, D.M. Thomas, R.W. Knight, D.W. Hoffman, and F.E. Smeins.  2012. Effect of composted manure and contour ripping on the hydrology of degraded rangelands in Central Texas.  Environmental Management

Belnap, J., B.P. Wilcox. M.V. Van Scoyoc, and S.L. Phillips. 2012. Successional stage of biological soil crusts: an accurate indicator of ecohydrological condition.  Ecohydrology

McDonald, A.K., Z. Sheng, C.R. Hart, B.P. Wilcox 2013. Studies of regulated dryland river: surface-groundwater interactions  Hydrological Processes

Belnap, J., J.A. Ludwig, B.P. Wilcox, B. Bestlemeyer, J.L. Benancourt, W.R. Dean, and S.J. Milton. 2012. Introduced and invasive species in novel rangeland ecosystems: friends or foes?  Rangeland Ecology and Management

Bazan, R., B.P. Wilcox, C. Munster, M. Gary.  2012.  Large-scale rainfall simulation over shallow caves–Part II: effect of shrub removal.  Ecohydrology

Huaxing, B., M. Wenjing, T. Xiaoling, C. Zhewei, G. Lubo, and B.P. Wilcox. 2012. Using agroforestry to improve soil mositure and soil nutrients in the Loess Plateau of China. Arid Land Research and Management

Wilcox, B.P., M.G. Sorice, J. Angerer, and C.L. Wright. 2012. Historical changes in stocking densities on Texas rangelands.  Rangeland Ecology and Management

Sorice, M.G., U.P. Kreuter, B.P. Wilcox, W.E. Fox. 2012.  Classifying owners of drylands: implications for ecosystem services.  Journal of Arid Environments 80:56-64.

Wilcox, B.P., M.S. Seyfried, D.D. Breshears, J.J. McDonnell.  2012.  Ecohydrologic connections and complexities in drylands: new perspectives for understanding transformative landscape change.  Ecohydrology 5:143-144.

Turnbull, L., B.P. Wilcox, J. Belnap, S. Ravi, P. D’Odorico, D. Childers, W. Gwenzi, G. Okin, J. Wainwright, K. Caylor and T. Sankey. 2012.  Understanding the role of ecohydrological feedbacks in ecosystem-state change in dryland ecosystems.  Ecohydrology 5:174-183.

Wilcox, B.P., L. Turnbull, M.H. Young, J.Williams, S. Ravi, M.S. Seyfried, D.R. Bowling, R.L. Scott, M.J. Germino, T. Caldwell, and John Wainwright.2012.  Invasion of shrublands by exotic grasses: ecohydrological consequences in cold vs. warm deserts.  Ecohydrology 5:160-173.

Wilcox, B.P. M.G. Sorice, and M.H Young.  2011.  Dryland ecohydrology in the Anthropocene–taking stock of human-ecological interactions.  Geography Compass 5/3:112-127.

Wilcox, B.P., D.D. Dean, J.S. Jacob and A. Sipocz.  2011. Evidence of surface connectivity for Texas Gulf Coast Depressional Wetlands. Wetlands 31:451-458.

Archer, S.R. K. W. Davies, T.E. Fulbright, K.C. McDaniel, B.P. Wilcox, and K.I. Predick. 2011. Brush management as a rangeland conservation tool: a critical evaluation.  NRCS National CEAP evaluation.

Wilcox, B.P., and Huang, Yun. 2010. Woody plant encroachment paradox: Rivers rebound as degraded grasslands convert to woodlands. Geophysical Research Letters. 37:1-5.

Wilcox, B.P., Walker J.W., and Heilman, J.L. 2010. Commentary on “Effect of brush control on evapotranspiration in the North Concho River watershed using the eddy covariance technique” by Saleh et al. (2009). Journal of Soil and Water Conservancy. 65:83A-84A.

Wilcox, B.P. 2010. Transformative ecosystem change and ecohydrology: ushering in a new era for warershed management. Ecohydrology. 3:126-130.

Moreno-de las Heras, M., Nicolau, J.M., Merino-Martin, L., and Wilcox, B.P. 2010. Plot-scale effects on runoff and erosion along a slope degradation gradient. Water Resources Research. 16:1-12.

Gregory, L., Wilcox, B.P., Shade, B., Munster, C., Owens, K., and Veni, G. 2008. Large-scale rainfall simulation over shallow caves on karst shrublands. Ecohydrology. 1:1-8.

Zou, C.B., Breshears, D.D., Newman, B.D., Wilcox, B.P., Gard, M.O., and Rich, P.M. 2008. Ecohydrology. 1:309-315.

Wilcox, B.P., Taucer, P.I., Munster, C.L., Owens, M.K., Mohanty, B.P., Sorenson, J.R., and Bazan, R. 2008. Subsurface stromflow is important in semiarid karst shrublands. Geophysical Research Letters. 35:1-6.

Taucer, P.I., Munster, C.L., Wilcox, B.P., Owens, M.K., and Mohanty, B.P. 2008. Transactions of the ASABE. 51(6):1951-1961.

Wilcox, B.P., Haung, Yun, and Walker, J.W. 2008. Long-term trends in streamflow from semiarid rangelands: uncovering drivers of change. Global Change Biology. 14:1676-1689.

Wilcox, B.P. 2007. Does rangland degradation have implications for global streamflow?. Hydrological Process. 10:1-4.

Wilcox, B.P., Wilding, L.P, and Woodruff Jr., C.M. 2007. Soil and topographic controls on runoff generation from stepped landforms in the Edwards Plateau of Central Texas. Geophysical Research Letters. 34:1-6.

Birnbaum, J. S., K. O. Winemiller, S. Li, C. L. Munster, B. P. Wilcox, and R. L. Wilkens. 2007. Associations of watershed vegetation and environmental variabiles with fish and crayfish assemblages in headwater streams of the Pedernales River, central Texas. River Research and Application. 23:979-996.

Wilcox, B. P., S. L. Dowhower, W. R. Teague, and T. L. Thurow. 2006. Long-term water balance on shrublands in the Texas Rolling Plains. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 59:600–606.

Munster, C. L., P. Taucer*, B. P. Wilcox, S. C. Porter, and C. E. Richards. 2006. A large-scale rainfall simulator for rangeland research. Transactions of the ASABE. 49:915–924.

Huang, Y., B. P. Wilcox, and H. Perotto. 2006. Springs on Rangelands. Hydrological Processes. 20:3277–3288

Seyfried, M. S., and B. P. Wilcox. 2006. Soil water storage and rooting depth: key factors controlling recharge on rangelands. Hydrological Processes. 20:3261–3276.

Wilcox, B. P., K. W. Owens, W. A. Dugas, D. N. Ueckert, and C. A. Hart. 2006. Shrubs, streamflow and the paradox of scale. Hydrological Processes. 20:3245–3260.

Wilcox, B. P., and T. L. Thurow. 2006. Emerging issues in rangeland ecohydrology–Introduction. Hydrological Processes. 20:3155–3158.

Newman, B. D., B. P. Wilcox, S. Archer, D. D. Breshears, C. N. Dahm, C. J. Duffy, N. G. McDowell, F. M. Phillips, B. R. Scanlon, and E. R. Vivoni. 2006. The ecohydrology of arid and semiarid environments: a scientific vision paper. Water Resources Research. 42: Art.No. WO6302.

Wilcox, B. P. and T. L. Thurow. 2006. Emerging issues in rangeland ecohydrology: Vegetation change and the water cycle. Rangeland Ecology and Management 59: 220–224.

Taucer, P. I., C. L. Munster, and B. P. Wilcox. 2005. Plot-scale tracing of subsurface flow in the Edwards Aquifer epikarst. 10th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impact of Karst. San Antonio Texas.

Gregory, L*., G. Veni, B.L. Shade, B.P. Wilcox, C. Munster, and K. Owens. Quantifying recharge via fractures in an Ashe juniper dominated karst landscape. 10th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impact of Karst. San Antonio Texas.

Huang, Y*., and B.P. Wilcox. 2005. How karst features affect recharge—implications for estimating recharge to the Edwards Aquifer. 10th Multidisciplinary Conference on Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impact of Karst TM. San Antonio Texas.

Afinowicz, J. D*., C. L. Munster, and B. P. Wilcox. 2005. Modeling the effects of brush management for increasing water yield on the Edwards Plateau, Texas. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 41:181–193.

Afinowicz, J. D*., C. L. Munster, B. P. Wilcox, and R. E. Lacey. 2005. An efficient process for assessing wooded plant cover by remote sensing. Journal of Range Management 58:184–190.

Wilcox, B.P, M.K. Owens, R.W. Knight and R. Lyons 2005. Do woody plants affect streamflow on semiarid karst rangelands. Ecological Applications 15:127-136. (Winner outstanding technical paper by the Texas Section of the Society for Range Management)

Wilcox, B.P. and B.D. Newman. 2005 Introduction to Ecology Special Feature: Ecohydrology of semiarid landscapes, Ecology 86:275–276.

Huxman, T. E., B. P. Wilcox, R. Scott, K. Snyder, D. D. Breshears, E. Small, K. Hultine, W. Pockman, and R. Jackson. 2005. Woody plant encroachment and the water cycle: an ecohydrological perspective. Ecology 86:308–319.

Newman, B. D., B. P. Wilcox, and R. C. Graham 2004. Macropore flow and soil saturation in a semiarid forest. Hydrological Processes 18:1035–1042.

Wilcox, B. P., D. D. Breshears, and H. J. Turin. 2003. Hydraulic conductivity in a piñon-juniper woodland: influence of vegetation. Soil Science Society of America Journal 67:1243–1249.

Wilcox, B. P., D. D. Breshears, and M. S. Seyfried. 2003. Water balance on rangelands. In Encyclopedia of Water Science, Marcel Dekker, New York, 791-794.

Wilcox, B. P., D. D. Breshears, and C. D. Allen. 2003. Ecohydrology of a resource-conserving semiarid woodland: temporal and spatial scaling and disturbance. Ecological Monographs 73:223–239.

Newman, B. N., O. Sala, and B. P. Wilcox. 2003. Ecohydrology of semiarid landscapes: a Chapman Conference building community. EOS 84(2):13,17.

Wilcox, B. P. 2002. Shrub control and streamflow on rangelands: a process-based viewpoint. Journal of Range Management 55:318–326. (Winner outstanding technical paper by the Texas Section of the Society for Range Management).

Wilcox, B. P. 2000. Global change research and capacity-building in the Americas: the Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research. Hydrological Processes 14: 3325–3326 (invited contribution).

Brandes, D.*, and B. P. Wilcox. 2000. Evapotranspiration and soil moisture dynamics on a semiarid ponderosa pine hillslope. Journal of American Water Resources Association 36:965–974.

Reid, K. D.*, B. P. Wilcox, D. D. Breshears, and L. MacDonald. 1999. Runoff and erosion for vegetation patch types in a piñon-juniper woodland. Soil Science Society of America Journal 63:1869–1878.

Kaye, J. A., P. Canziani, V. Kirchhoff, M. Proffitt, and B. P. Wilcox. 1998. Measurement of ozone and UVB radiation is a concern over Latin America. EOS 79(35):415, 419.

Newman, B. D.*, A. R. Campbell, and B. P. Wilcox. 1998. Interflow pathways in a semiarid ponderosa pine hillslope. Water Resources Research 34:3485–3496.

Breshears, D. D., C. Heil, J. W. Nyhan, and B. P. Wilcox. 1998. Effects of woody plants on microclimate in a semiarid woodland: soil temperature and evaporation in canopy and intercanopy patches. International Journal of Plant Sciences 159: 1010–1017.

Davenport, D. W.*, D. D. Breshears, B. P. Wilcox, and C.D. Allen. 1998. Viewpoint: Sustainability of piñon-juniper ecosystems: a unifying perspective of soil erosion thresholds. Journal of Range Management 51:231–240.

Newman, B. D.*, A. R. Campbell, and B. P. Wilcox. 1997. Tracer-based studies of soil water movement in semi-arid forests of New Mexico. Journal of Hydrology 196:251–270.

Wilcox, B. P., and D. D. Breshears. 1997. Interflow in semiarid environments: an overlooked factor in risk assessment. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 3:187–203.

Poesen, J. W., J. Boardman, B. P. Wilcox, and C. Valentin. 1996. Soil erosion monitoring and experimentation for global change studies. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 51:386–396.

Davenport, D. W.*, B. P. Wilcox, and D. D. Breshears. 1996. Soil morphology as influenced by a pinyon-juniper woodland. Soil Science Society of America Journal 60:1881–1887.

Davenport, D. W.*, B. P. Wilcox, and B. L. Allen. 1995. Micromorphology of soils in fracture fills in Bandelier tuff. Soil Science Society of America Journal 59:1672–1683.

Seyfried, M. S., and B. P. Wilcox. 1995. Scale and the nature of spatial variability: field examples having implications for hydrologic modeling. Water Resources Research 31:173–183.

Wilcox, B. P. 1994. Runoff and erosion in intercanopy zones of pinyon-juniper woodlands, New Mexico. Journal of Range Management 47:285–295.

Wilcox, B. P., M. Sbaa*, W. H. Blackburn, and J. H. Milligan. 1992. Runoff prediction from sagebrush rangelands using water erosion prediction project (WEPP) technology. Journal of Range Management 45:470–475.

Wilcox, B. P., M. S. Seyfried, and T. H. Matison. 1991. Searching for chaotic dynamics in snowmelt runoff. Water Resources Research 27:1005–1010.

Wilcox, B. P., M. S. Seyfried, K. R. Cooley, and C. L. Hanson. 1991. Runoff characteristics of sagebrush rangelands: modeling implications. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 46:153–158.

Wilcox, B. P., W. J. Rawls, D. L. Brakensiek, and J. R. Wight. 1990. Modeling runoff from rangeland watersheds: a comparison of two models. Water Resources Research 26:2401–2410.

Wilcox, B. P., K. R. Cooley, and C. L. Hanson. 1989. Predicting snowmelt runoff on sagebrush rangeland using a calibrated SPUR hydrology model. Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers 32:1351–1357.

Wilcox, B. P., C. L. Hanson, J. R. Wight, and W. H. Blackburn. 1989. Sagebrush rangeland hydrology and evaluation of the SPUR model. Water Resources Bulletin 25:653–666.

Wilcox, B. P., and M. K. Wood. 1989. Factors influencing interrill erosion from semiarid slopes in New Mexico. Journal of Range Management 42:66–70.

Wilcox, B. P., and M. K. Wood. 1988. Hydrologic impacts of sheep grazing on steep slopes in New Mexico. Journal of Range Management 41:303–306.

Wilcox, B. P., and M. K. Wood. 1988. Factors influencing infiltrability of semiarid slopes. Journal of Range Management 41:197–206.

Wilcox, B. P., B. L. Allen, and F. C. Bryant. 1988. Description and classification of soils of the high elevation grasslands of central Peru. Geoderma 42:79–84.

Wilcox, B. P., and F. C. Bryant. 1987. An evaluation of range conditions in the Andes of central Peru. Journal of Range Management 40:41–45.

Wilcox, B. P., F. C. Bryant, and B. L. Allen. 1986. Grassland communities and soils on a high elevation grassland of the central Andes of Peru. Phytologia 61:231–250.

Wilcox, B. P., M. K. Wood, J. T. Tromble, and T. J. Ward. 1986. A hand-portable single nozzle rainfall simulator designed for use on steep slopes. Journal of Range Management 39:375–377.

Wilcox, B. P. 1984. The Puna: high elevation grassland of the Andes. Rangelands 6:99–101.

Books and Chapters / Reviews / Popular Articles
  • Wilcox, B.P. 2005. Book Review—Water and the Environment. Ecological Engineering 25: 193–194.
  • Wilcox, B.P. 2005. Book Review—Applied Ecology and Natural Resource Management. Ecological Engineering 25: 194–195.
  • Wilcox, B.P. 2005. Can brush control increase water supply in Texas? It all depends. Cattleman 4:20–37.
  • Wilcox, B. P. 2004. Runoff from rangelands: the role of shrubs. In W. A. McGinty, C. W. Hanselka, D. N. Ueckert, W. Hamilton, and M. Lee (eds.), Introduction to Brush Management. Texas A&M University, College Station pp227–238. Invited contribution.
  • Wilcox, B. P., M. S. Seyfried, and D. D. Breshears. 2003. The water balance on rangelands. Encyclopedia of Water Science (in press). Invited contribution.
  • Wilcox, B. P. 2003. Runoff from rangelands: the role of shrubs. In W. A. McGinty,
    C. W. Hanselka, D. N. Ueckert, W. Hamilton, and M. Lee (eds.), Introduction to Brush Management. Texas A&M University, College Station (in press). Invited contribution.
  • Wilcox, B. P., and J. R. Simanton. 1998. Evaluation of the WEPP hillslope model on stable and eroding semiarid woodlands. In J. Boardman and D. Favis-Mortlock (eds.), NATO Advanced Research Workshop-Global Change: Modelling Soil Erosion by Water. Series I: Global Environmental Change, Vol. 55, pp. 131-140. Invited contribution.
  • Wilcox, B. P., J. Pitlick, C. Allen, and D. Davenport. 1996. Runoff and erosion from a rapidly eroding pinyon-juniper hillslope. In M. G. Anderson and S. Brooks (eds.), Advances in Hillslope Processes, John Wiley and Sons, New York, pp. 61-78.
  • Wilcox, B. P., B. D. Newman, C. D. Allen, K. D. Reid, D. Brandes, J. Pitlick, and D. W. Davenport. 1996. Runoff and erosion on the Pajarito Plateau: observations from the field. In F. Goeff and L. McFadden (eds.), New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, Geology of the Los Alamos-Jemez

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