Journal Articles


[26] Bailey, R.T., Barnes, K., and C.D. Wallace (2016), Predicting Future Groundwater Resources of Coral Atoll Islands. Hydrological Processes, in Press, doi: 10.1002/hyp.10781.


[25] Bailey, R.T., Ahmadi, M., Gates, T.K. and M. Arabi (2015), Spatially distributed influence of agro-environmental factors governing nitrate fate and transport in an irrigated stream-aquifer system.. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences., 19, 4859-4876. doi: 10.5194/hess-19-4859-2015.

[24] Wallace, C.D., Bailey, R.T., and M. Arabi (2015), Rainwater catchment system design using simulated future climate data. Journal of Hydrology., 529, 1798-1809.

[23] Bailey, R.T., Gates, T.K., and E.C. Romero (2015), Assessing the effectiveness of land and water management practices on nonpoint source nitrate levels in an alluvial stream-aquifer system. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology., 179, 102-115.

[22] Bailey, R.T. (2015), Quantifying transient post-overwash aquifer recovery for atoll islands in the Western Pacific. Hydrological Processes., doi: 10.1002/hyp.10512.

[21] Foy, C., Arabi, M, Yen, H, Gironás, J., and R.T. Bailey (2015), Multisite assessment of hydrologic processes in snow-dominated mountainous river basins in Colorado using a watershed model. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering., doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001130.

[20] Bailey, R.T., Romero, E.C., and T.K. Gates (2015), Assessing best management practices for remediation of selenium loading in groundwater to streams in an irrigated region. Journal of Hydrology, 521, 341-359.


[19] Wallace, C.D. and R.T. Bailey (2014), Rainwater Catchment Analysis to Assess Existing and Potential Water Supply for Micronesian Atoll Islands. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, in press.

[18] Bailey, R.T., Khalil, A., and V. Chatikavanij (2014), Estimating Current and Future Groundwater Resources of the Maldives. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, doi: 10.1111/jawr.12236.

[17] Yen, H., Bailey, R.T., Arabi, M., Ahmadi, M., White, M., and Arnold, J. (2014), The role of interior watershed processes in improving parameter estimating and performance of watershed models. Journal of Environmental Quality, doi:10.2134/jeq2013.03.0110.

[16] Bailey, R.T., Khalil, A., and V. Chatikavanij (2014), Estimating Transient Freshwater Lens Dynamics for Atoll Islands of the Maldives. Journal of Hydrology, 515, 247-256.

[15] Bailey, R.T., Gates, T.K., and M. Ahmadi (2014), Simulating reactive transport of selenium coupled with nitrogen in a regional-scale irrigated groundwater system. Journal of Hydrology, 515, 29-46.

[14] Bailey, R.T. and M. Ahmadi (2014), Spatial and Temporal Variability of In-Stream Water Quality Parameter Influence on Dissolved Oxygen and Nitrate within a Regional Stream Network. Ecological Modelling, 277, 87-96.


[13] Bailey, R.T. and Jenson, J.W. (2013), Effects of marine overwash for atoll island aquifers: environmental and human factors. Groundwater, 52(5), 694-704.

[12] Bailey, R.T., Morway, E.D., Niswonger, R., and Gates, T.K. (2013), Modeling variably saturated multispecies reactive groundwater solute transport with MODFLOW-UZF and RT3D. Groundwater, 51(5), 752-761.

[11] Bailey, R.T., and T.K. Gates, and Halvorson, A.D. (2013) Simulating variably-saturated reactive transport of selenium and nitrogen in agricultural groundwater systems. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 149, 27-45.

[10] Bailey, R.T., Jenson, J.W., and Taborosi, D. (2013), Estimating the freshwater lens thickness of atoll islands in the Federated States of Micronesia. Hydrogeology Journal, 21(2), 441-457.

[9] Morway, E.D., Niswonger, R., Langevin, C., Bailey, R.T., and Healy, R. (2013), Modeling variably saturated subsurface solute transport with MODFLOW-UZF and MT3DMS. Groundwater, 51(2), 237-251.


[8] Bailey, R.T., Baù, D., and Gates, T.K. (2012), Estimating spatially-variable rate constants of denitrification in an irrigated agricultural groundwater system using an Ensemble Smoother. Journal of Hydrology, 468-469, 188-202.

[7] Bailey, R.T., Hunter, W.J., and Gates, T.K. (2012), The influence of nitrate on selenium in irrigated agricultural groundwater systems. Journal of Environmental Quality, 41, 783-792.

[6] Bailey, R.T., and Baù, D. (2012), Estimating geostatistical parameters and spatially-variable hydraulic conductivity within a catchment system using an ensemble smoother. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 16, 287-304.


[5] Bailey, R.T. and Baù, D. (2011), Estimating spatially-variable first-order rate constants in groundwater reactive transport systems, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 122, 104-121.


[4] Bailey, R.T. and Baù, D. (2010), Ensemble smoother assimilation of hydraulic head and return flow data to estimate hydraulic conductivity distribution, Water Resources Research, 46, W12543, doi:10.1029/2010WR009147.

[3] Bailey, R.T., Jenson, J.W., and Olsen, A.E. (2010), Estimating the ground water resources of atoll islands. Water, 2(1), 1-27.


[2] Gates, T.K., Cody, B.M., Donnelly, J.P., Herting, A.W., Bailey, R.T., and Mueller.-Price, J. (2009), Assessing selenium contamination in the irrigated stream-aquifer system of the Arkansas River, Colorado. Journal of Environmental Quality, 38, 1-13.

[1] Bailey, R.T., Jenson, J.W., and Olsen, A.E. (2009), Numerical modeling of atoll island hydrogeology. Ground Water, 47(2), 184-196.