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Hilairy Hartnett

Hilairy Hartnett
Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Associate Professor, School of Earth and Space Exploration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor, School of Molecular Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

H.Hartnett@asu.edu
480-965-5593

School of Earth and Space Exploration
Arizona State University
PO Box 876004
Tempe, AZ 85287-6004

Dr. Hartnett conducts research in biogeochemistry, focusing on how geochemical, microbial, and anthropogenic processes affect elemental cycles in environments that range from arid terrestrial systems, to rivers and lakes, to marine sediments. She uses both experimental fieldwork and cutting-edge analytical techniques to investigate the transfer of elements (particularly carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorous) and energy between different geological pools. She teaches courses in geochemistry, field geochemistry, advanced biogeochemistry, and introductory geology.

PhD, University of Washington, 1998

Journal Articles

In Press

Desch, S. J., N. Smith, C. Groppi, P. Vargas, R. Jackson, A. Kalyaan, P. Nguyen, L. Probst, M. E. Rubin, H. Singleton, A. Spacek, A. Truitt, P. Zaw and H. E. Hartnett. Arctic ice management. Earth's Future DOI: 10.1002/2016EF000410. (link )

2017

Eagar, J., P. Herckes and H. E. Hartnett. 2017. The characterization of haboobs and the deposition of dust in Tempe, AZ from 2005 to 2014. Aeolian Research 24(Feb):81-91. DOI: 10.1016/j.aeolia.2016.11.004. (link )

2013

Hamilton, G. A. and H. E. Hartnett. 2013. Soot black carbon concentration and isotopic composition in soils from an arid urban ecosystem. Organic Geochemistry 59:87-94. DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2013.04.003. (link )

Book Chapters

2013

Larson, E. K., S. R. Earl, E. Hagen, R. L. Hale, H. E. Hartnett, M. L. McCrackin, M. R. McHale and N. B. Grimm. 2013. Beyond restoration and into design: Hydrologic alterations in aridland cities. Pp. 183-210 In: Pickett, S. T., M. L. Cadenasso, B. McGrath and K. Hill eds., Resilience in Ecology and Urban Design: Linking Theory and Practice for Sustainable Cities. Vol 3. Springer.

Posters

2016

Eagar, J., P. Herckes and H. E. Hartnett. 2016. Particle deposition and frequency of haboobs in the CAP LTER. Poster presented at the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Eighteenth Annual All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 15 January 2016, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Hartnett, H. E., M. M. Palta, A. Ruhi, M. van Schajik and N. B. Grimm. 2016. Modeling DOC quantity and quality in Tempe Town Lake: Time-series analysis of a 10-year data set. Poster presented at the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Eighteenth Annual All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 15 January 2016, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2013

Hartnett, H. E., J. Coe, Z. Smith, M. Bowman, M. Raleigh, A. Chesley and G. Pavlovic. 2013. 3D fluorescence analsyis of dissolved organic carbon in Tempe Town Lake. Poster presented at the 11 January 2013, 15th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting 2013, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Hartnett, H. E. and G. A. Hamilton. 2013. Land-use patterns and photo-oxidation of soot black carbon. Poster presented at the 11 January 2013, 15th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting 2013, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Palta, M. M. and H. E. Hartnett. 2013. Assessment of temporal patterns in dissolved organic carbon in Tempe Town Lake. Poster presented at the 11 January 2013, 15th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting 2013, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2012

Hamilton, A. and H. E. Hartnett. 2012. Depth distribution and photo-reactivity of black carbon in Survey200 soils. Poster presented at 13 January 2012 CAP LTER 14th Annual Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2010

Hamilton, A. and H. E. Hartnett. 2010. Black carbon in urban/desert ecosystems. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at the January 14, 2010 12th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability.

2009

Larson, E. K., S. R. Earl, E. Hagen, R. L. Hale, H. E. Hartnett, M. L. McCrackin, M. R. McHale and N. B. Grimm. 2009. Arid urban aquatic ecosystems: A case study of ecology, design and restoration in the Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER. Poster presented September 13-17 at the Long Term Ecological Research-All Scientists Meeting, Estes Park, CO.

Hamilton, A. and H. E. Hartnett. 2009. Black carbon concentrations in urban and rural arid-land soils. Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at 11th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) Poster Symposium, January 15, 2009, Global Institute of Sustainability. (link )

Hamilton, G. A. and H. E. Hartnett. 2009. Black carbon concentration and isotopic composition in central Arizona-Phoenix. Estes Park, CO. Poster presented at 14-16 September 2009 LTER All Scientist Meeting, Integrating Science and Society in a World of Constant Change.

Hartnett, H. E., J. Shipp and D. Lui. 2009. Effects of water management and monsoon storms on dissolved organic carbon (DOC) content and composition in an urban lake. Estes Park, CO. Poster presented at 14-16 September 2009 LTER All Scientist Meeting, Integrating Science and Society in a World of Constant Change.

Hartnett, H. E., J. Shipp, D. Lui and H. Waterman. 2009. Dissolved organic carbon dynamics in Tempe Town Lake. Tempe AZ. Poster presented at 11th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) Poster Symposium, January 15, 2009, Global Institute of Sustainability.

Larson, E. K., S. R. Earl, E. Hagen, R. L. Hale, H. E. Hartnett, M. L. McCrackin, M. R. McHale and N. B. Grimm. 2009. Arid urban aquatic ecosystems: A case study of ecology, design, and restoration in the Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER. Poster presented at 14-16 September 2009 LTER All Scientist Meeting, Integrating Science and Society in a World of Constant Change, Estes Park, CO.

Shipp, J., H. E. Hartnett, K. Lui and H. Waterman. 2009. Temporal trends in dissolved metal concentrations in Tempe Town Lake. Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at 11th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) Poster Symposium, January 15, 2009, Global Institute of Sustainability. (link )

2008

Hartnett, H. E., M. Kelly, K. Mayer and H. Waterman. 2008. Biogeochemical processes in Tempe Town Lake: Trends and patterns in the amount and composition of dissolved organic carbon. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2007

Kelly, M. and H. E. Hartnett. 2007. Temporal compositional changes in DOC in Tempe Town Lake. Poster presented at the January 10, 2007 CAP LTER Ninth Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.. (link )

2006

Brown, B. and H. E. Hartnett. 2006. Determination of bulk dissolved organic carbon content in the Verde River-reservoir system. Poster presented at the 19 January 2006 CAP LTER 8th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Hartnett, H. E. and B. Brown. 2006. Evolution of dissolved organic carbon concentrations in Tempe Town Lake: Biogeochemical and hydrologic processes. Poster presented at the 19 January 2006 CAP LTER 8th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Presentations

2010

Hartnett, H. E. and A. Hamilton. 2010. Black carbon in Phoenix-area soils: Distribution and relationship with land use across a desert city. Knoxville, TN. Presentation at the June 13-18, 2010 Goldschmidt 2010: Earth, Energy, and The Environment.

2009

Grimm, N. B., E. Cook, S. R. Earl, R. L. Hale, S. J. Hall, H. E. Hartnett, D. M. Iwaniec, E. K. Larson, M. R. McHale and R. A. Sponseller. 2009. Ecosystem biogeochemical function and services in an urbanizing desert region. Presentation December 14-18 at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA.

Hartnett, H. E., J. Shipp, D. Lui and H. Waterman. 2009. Temporal patterns in dissolved organic carbon content and composition in an urban lake: Effects of water management and monsoon rains. Presentation at the February 26 - March 1, 2009 Dynamic Deserts: Resource Uncertainty in Arid Environments, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

2008

Hamilton, A. and H. E. Hartnett. 2008. Black carbon concentrations in urban and rural arid-land soils. Presented at EOS Trans. Am. Geophys. Union 89(53). Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract B23D-0478.

Hartnett, H. E., J. Shipp and D. Lui. 2008. Seasonal and interannual changes in dissolved organic carbon content and composition in an urban lake: Effects of water management and monsoon storms. Presentation at 2008 ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Nice, France.

Kelly, J. and H. E. Hartnett. 2008. Seasonal processes affect the composition of dissolved organic carbon in an urban lake. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 235: 63-GEOC. ACS 235th National Meeting, New Orleans, LA.