Publications & Presentations

Publications

Adams RE, Iliffe TM, West JB. (2019). “Identifying tree roots in the caves of Quintana Roo, Mexico as a step toward ecological insights and improved conservation.” Plants, People, Planet.                                                                                         https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp3.10079

Adams RE, Hyodo A, Wright CL, SantaMaria T, Boutton TW, West JB. (2019). “Bound and mobile soil water isotope ratios are affected by soil texture and mineralogy while extraction method influences their measurement.” Hydrological Processes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.13633

Soares D, Adams R, Hammond S, Slay ME, Fenolio DB, Niemiller ML. (2017). “Evolution of coprophagy and nutrient absorption in a Cave Salamander.” Subterranean Biology 24: 1–9.                                                                                   https://doi.org/10.3897/subtbiol.24.15013

Adams RE. “From Mayan to modern: the continued reliance and current exploitation of caves in Mexico.” 2017. Proceedings of the 22nd National Cave and Karst Management Symposium 40-43.                                              http://nckms.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2017_NCKMS_Proceedings.pdf

Adams RE, Schroeder RC, Slay ME. “Enhancements to a bat-friendly cave gate design for increased security.” 2017. Proceedings of the 22nd National Cave and Karst Management Symposium 44-46.                                              http://nckms.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2017_NCKMS_Proceedings.pdf

Presentations

Adams RE, Iliffe TM, West JB. “Tree roots in caves of Quintana Roo, Mexico: ecological insights and conservation implications.” Oral presentation at: National Cave and Karst Management Symposium; 2019 Oct; Bristol, VA.

Adams RE, West JB. “Water and nutrient acquisition strategies vary as a function of site and species in tropical subhumid forests.” Oral presentation at: Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting; 2019 Aug; Louisville, KY.

Adams RE. “Water and nutrient acquisition strategies in the tropical forests of Quintana Roo, Mexico.” Oral presentation at: Ecological Integration Symposium; 2019 April; College Station, TX.

Adams RE. “Deep roots: Research and cultural experiences in Quintana Roo, Mexico.” Keynote speaker at MSC L.T. Jordan Institute for International Awareness Fellows Banquet; 2019 February; College Station, TX.

Adams RE. “Digging deeper: ecological connections between the surface and subterranean via deep roots in Yucatán caves.” Invited speaker at National Geographic Society Headquarters; 2018 December; Washington D.C.

Adams RE, Jones FA, West JB. “The hidden half: Exploring below ground biodiversity and function of deep roots in a dry tropical forest.” Poster session presented at: American Geophysical Union; 2018 December; Washington D.C.

Adams RE, Hyodo A, Wright CL, SantaMaria T, Boutton TW, West JB. “Soil texture and extraction method effects on bound and mobile soil water fractions and isotope composition.” Poster session presented at: American Geophysical Union; 2018 December; Washington D.C.

Adams RE, Jones FA, West JB. “The hidden half: Exploring below ground biodiversity and function of deep roots in a dry tropical forest.” Poster session presented at: Ecological Society of America; 2018 August; New Orleans, LA.

Adams RE. “From Mayan to modern: the continued reliance and current exploitation of caves in Mexico.” Oral presentation at: National Cave and Karst Management Symposium; 2017 October; Eureka Springs, AR.

Adams RE, Schroeder RC, Slay ME. “Enhancements to a bat-friendly cave gate design for increased security.” Poster session presented at: National Cave and Karst Management Symposium; 2017 October; Eureka Springs, AR.

Roenfeldt RE, West JB, Iliffe TM. “Deep roots and the subterranean: beginning to move from phenomenology to mechanisms underlying access to groundwater by trees.” Poster session presented at: Ecological Integration Symposium; 2017 March; College Station, TX.

Roenfeldt RE, Fenolio DB, Slay ME, Hammond S, Soares D. “Diet expansion in a cave adapted Eurycea.” Poster session presented at: International Conference on Subterranean Biology; 2016 June; Fayetteville, AR.