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J. P. Gannon

Collegiate Asst Professor AY
  • Assistant Professor
  • Ph.D. Virginia Tech, FREC 2014
  • M.S. Virginia Tech, Geosciences 2010
  • B.S. The College of New Jersey, Physics, 2007

J.P. Gannon - Assistant Professor

J.P. Gannon - Assistant Professor
J.P. Gannon - Assistant Professor
Cheatham Hall, 0324
310 W. Campus Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24141
  • Information Technologies for Natural Resource Management
  • Introduction to Environmental Informatics
  • Digital Planet
  • Environmental Informatics Capstone

Research interests focus on examining streamflow generation in rivers and streams at a variety of scales, as well as using remotely sensed data to address environmental issues. He is passionate about teaching and involving undergraduate students in research projects, whether in class or independently.

  • Miller, J. R., J.P. Gannon, and K. Corcoran.  2019. Concentrations, mobility, and potential ecological risks of selected metals within compost amended, reclaimed coal mine soils, tropical South Sumatra, Indonesia, AIMS Environmental Science. DOI: 10.3934/environsci.2019.4.298.
  • Zimmer, M.A., and J.P. Gannon. 2018. Runoff processes from mountains to foothills: The role of soil stratigraphy and structure in influencing runoff characteristics across high to low relief landscapes. Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.11495 
  • Gannon, J.P., McGuire, K.J., Bailey, S.W., Bourgault, R.R., and D.S. Ross. 2017. Lateral water flux in the unsaturated zone: a mechanism for the formation of spatial soil heterogeneity in a headwater catchment. Hydrological Processes.DOI: 10.1002/hyp.11279
  • Bourgault, R.R., Ross, D.S., Bailey, S.W., Bullen, T.D., McGuire, K.J., and J.P. Gannon. 2017. Redistribution of soil metals and organic carbon via lateral flowpaths at the catchment scale in a glaciated upland setting. Geoderma. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2017.05.039
  • Gannon, J.P., Kinner, D.A., and M.L. Lord. 2016. Beyond the Clean Water Rule: Impacts of a non-jurisdictional ditch on headwater stream discharge and water     chemistry. Water. DOI: 10.3390/w8120607.
  • Gannon, J.P., Bailey, S.W., McGuire, K.J., and J. Shanley. 2015. Flushing of distal hillslopes as an alternative source of stream dissolved organic carbon in a       headwater catchment. Water Resources Research.DOI: 10.1002/2015WR016927.
  • Gannon, J.P., Bailey, S.W., and K.J. McGuire. 2014. Organizing groundwater regimes and response thresholds by soils: a framework for understanding spatial patterns of water movement in a headwater catchment. Water Resources Research.DOI: 10.1002/2014WR015498.
  • Gillin, C.P., Bailey, S.W., McGuire, K.J., and J.P. Gannon. 2014. Mapping of hydropedological spatial patterns in a steep headwater catchment. Soil Science Society of America Journal. DOI: 10.2136/sssaj2014.05.0189.