Larry Band, Voit Gilmore Distinguished Professor

Larry Band

Research Emphasis:

Structure, function and dynamics of watersheds with an emphasis on the quantity and quality of surface water, and ecosystem cycling of carbon and nutrients

CWT Committees:

CWT Science Advisory Committee

Contact Information:

Primary Organization:  Department of Geography

Mailing Address:

Dr. Lawrence E. Band
Department of Geography
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Office Phone:  919-962-3921

FAX Number:  919.962.1537

E-Mail:  lband@email.unc.edu

Web Page:  http://band.web.unc.edu/


CWT Data Sets:

4076 (In situ soil moisture measurements for the Hillslope study from 5 sites located in Macon County, North Carolina, within the Upper Little Tennessee River Basin)

1143 (Groundwater well chemistry at 7 hillslope sites located in Macon County, North Carolina, within the Upper Little Tennessee River Basin.)

4050 (Hillslope Study groundwater well specifications from 9 sites located in Macon County, North Carolina, within the Upper Little Tennessee River Basin.)

4052 (Hillslope Study manual well measurements from 9 sites located in Macon County, North Carolina, within the Upper Little Tennessee River Basin.)

4051 (Hillslope Study climate station measurements from 5 sites located in Macon County, North Carolina, within the Upper Little Tennessee River Basin.)

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CWT Publications and Presentations: (custom bibliography)

Journal Articles

Hwang, T., Band, L.E., Hales, T.C., Miniat, C.F., Vose, J.M., Bolstad, P.V., Miles, B. and Price, K. 2015. Simulating vegetation controls on hurricane-induced shallow landslides with a distributed ecohydrological model. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biosciences. 120(2):361-378. (DOI: 10.1002/2014JG002824)

Lin, L., J. R. Webster, T. Hwang, and L. E. Band 2015. Effects of lateral nitrate flux and instream processes on dissolved inorganic nitrogen export in a forested catchment: A model sensitivity analysis, Water Resour. Res., 51, 2680-2695, (doi:10.1002/2014WR015962).

Band, L. E., McDonnell, J. J., Duncan, J. M., Barros, A., Bejan, A., Burt, T., Dietrich, W. E., Emanuel, R. E., Hwang, T., Katul, G., Kim, Y., McGlynn, B., Miles, B., Porporato, A., Scaife, C. and Troch, P. A. (2014), Ecohydrological flow networks in the subsurface. Ecohydrol., 7: 1073–1078. doi:10.1002/eco.1525

Hwang, T., Band, L.E., Miniat, C.F., Song, C., Bolstad, P.V., Vose, J.M. and Love, J.P. 2014. Divergent phenological response to hydroclimate variability in forested mountain watersheds. Global Change Biology. 20:2580-2595. (DOI:10.1111/gcb.12556)

Band, L.E., Hwang, T., Hales, T., Vose, J.M. and Miniat, C.F. 2012. Ecosystem processes at the watershed scale: Mapping and modeling ecohydrological controls of landslides. Geomorphology. 137(1):159-167.

Hwang, T., Band, L.E., Vose, J.M. and Tague, C. 2012. Ecosystem processes at the watershed scale: Hydrologic vegetation gradient as an indicator for lateral hydrologic connectivity of headwater catchments. Water Resources Research. 48. W06514. (DOI: 10.1029/2011WR011301)

Hwang, T., C. Song, J.M. Vose, and L.E. Band. 2011. Topography-mediated controls on local vegetation phenology estimated from MODIS vegetation index. Landscape Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s10980-011-9580-8.

Hwang, Taehee, Conghe Song, Paul V. Bolstad, Lawrence E. Band. 2011. Downscaling real-time vegetation dynamics by fusing multi-temporal MODIS and Landsat NDVI in topographically complex terrain. Remote Sensing of Environment 115(10): 2499-2512. (DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2011.05.010)

Hales, T., Ford, C., Hwang, T., Vose, J., Band, L. Topographic and ecologic controls on root reinforcement. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114: F03013

Hwang, T., Band, L., Hales, T. Ecosystem processes at the watershed scale: Extending optimality theory from plot to catchment. Water Resources Research, 45: W11425.

Conference Posters and Presentations

Band, L.E., Hwang, T., Duncan, J.M., Tague, C., 2010. "Coupled ecosystem-geomorphic controls on the generation and transport of nitrogen through watersheds." American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2010

Hales, T. C.; Ford, C. R.; Hwang, T.; Vose, J.; Band, L. E.. 2009. Canopy Composition and Topographic Controls on Root Cohesion in Landslide-Prone Terrain, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2009, abstract #EP43E-0684