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Hubbart, Jason

Professor of Physical Hydrology

Jason A. Hubbart serves as a professor of physical hydrology in the WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, Division of Forestry and Natural Resources (School of Natural Resources). He is the West Virginia gubernatorial appointee to the Science and Technical Advisory Committee of the Chesapeake Bay Program. Hubbart is a formally trained forest hydrologist and watershed hydrologist and conducts research investigating contemporary land use practices on physical hydrologic processes and climate regimes, environmental biophysics, water quality, floodplain-wetland-stream and shallow ground water interactions, hydrogeomorphology, and hydrologic modeling. He teaches and conducts research in the fields of hydrology, water resources, and environmental biophysics, and directs the Interdisciplinary Hydrology Laboratory (IHL). He has independently and in collaboration generated more than $40M in external grants, mentors’ post-docs, graduate (26 graduated) and undergraduate students, has published over 130 peer reviewed articles, authored over 250 conference presentations, and serves as an editor for PLOS Water, SWRM, and Water

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  1. Becker, D.N., J.A. Hubbart, and J.T. Anderson. 2022. Biodiversity Monitoring of a Riparian Wetland in a Mixed-Use Watershed in the Central Appalachians, USA Before Restoration. Diversity, 14(4):1-22. DOI: 10.3390/d14040304.
  2. Gootman, K.S., and J.A. Hubbart. 2022. A Comparison of Stream Water and Shallow Groundwater Suspended Sediment Concentrations in a West Virginia Mixed-Use, Agro-Forested Watershed. Land, 11(506):1-16. DOI: 10.3390/land11040506
  3. Hubbart, J.A. 2022. Improving Best Management Practice Decisions in Mixed-Land-Use and/or Municipal Watersheds: Should Approaches be Standardized? Land, 10(12):1402. DOI: 10.3390/land10121402.
  4. Xu, Y., L. Elbakidze, H. Yen, J.G. Arnold, P.W. Gassman, J.A. Hubbart, and M.P. Strager. 2022. Integrated Assessment of Nitrogen Runoff to the Gulf of Mexico. Resource and Energy Economics, 67 (2022) 101279. DOI: 10.1016/j.reseneeco.2021.101279
  5. Hubbart, J.A., and Gootman, K.S. 2021. A Call to Broaden Investment in Drinking Water Testing and Community Outreach Programs. Challenges: 12, 32, 1-10. DOI: 10.3390/challe12020032
  6. Hafyani, M.E., A. Essahlaoui, K. Fung-loy, J.A. Hubbart, and A Van Rompaey. 2021. Assessment of agricultural water requirement for semi-arid areas. A case study in the Boufakrane river watershed (Morocco). Applied Sciences, 11, 10379 (16pp). DOI: 10.3390/app112110379
  7. Gootman, K.S., and J.A. Hubbart. 2021. Rainfall, runoff and shallow groundwater response in a mixed-use, agro-forested watershed of the Northeast, USA. Hydrological Processes, 2021;35:e14312. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.14312
  8. Zeiger, S., and J.A. Hubbart. 2021. Measuring and Modeling Event-Based Environmental Flows: An Assessment of HEC-RAS 2D Rain-on-Grid Simulations. Journal of Environmental Management, 285 (2021) 112125. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112125
  9. Petersen, F., and J.A. Hubbart. 2021. The Occurrence and Transport of Microplastics: The State of the Science. Science of the Total Environment, 758:1-12. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143936
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