Publications & Presentations

Publications

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://www.nckms.org/pdf/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://www.nckms.org/pdf/2017_NCKMS_Proceedings.pdf

In Review

Adams RE, Hyodo A, Wright CL, SantaMaria T, Boutton TW, West JB. “Bound and mobile soil water isotope ratios are affected by soil texture and mineralogy while extraction method influences their measurement.” Hydrological Processes. Submitted; April 2019.

Adams RE, Iliffe TM, West JB. “Digging deeper: documenting deep roots in caves in Quintana Roo, Mexico.” Planets, People, Planet. Submitted; March 2019.

Presentations

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.