Patrick Drohan

Assistant Professor of Pedology

Patrick Drohan

Research Summary

Soil formation and biogeochemistry due to land use and ecosystem change; soil and water degradation, and the remediation of soil physical and chemical properties in urban environments.

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Soil Shale Gas Shale Gases Bedrock Regolith Wastewater Weathering Gas Infrastructure Soil Science Loess Biochar Climate Change Runoff Soils Oils Agriculture Rocks Surface Water Water Phosphorus Oil Irrigation Panicum Virgatum

Most Recent Papers

Comparison of emitters of ceramic tube and polyvinyl formal under negative pressure irrigation on soil water use efficiency and nutrient uptake of crown daisy

Pingguo Yang, Yun Bian, Huai Yu Long, Patrick J. Drohan, 2020, Agricultural Water Management

Geochemical and mineralogical characteristics of loess along northern Appalachian, USA major river systems appear driven by differences in meltwater source lithology

K. S. Lindeburg, Patrick Joseph Drohan, 2019, Catena on p. 461-468

A global perspective on phosphorus management decision support in agriculture

Patrick J. Drohan, Marianne Bechmann, Anthony Buda, Faruk Djodjic, Donnacha Doody, Jonathon M. Duncan, Antti Iho, Phil Jordan, Peter J. Kleinman, Richard McDowell, Per Erik Mellander, Ian A. Thomas, Paul J.A. Withers, 2019, Journal of Environmental Quality on p. 1218-1233

Comparing Biochar Application Methods for Switchgrass Yield and C Sequestration on Contrasting Marginal Lands in Pennsylvania, USA

Roger T. Koide, Binh Thanh Nguyen, R. Howard Skinner, Curtis J. Dell, Paul R. Adler, Patrick Joseph Drohan, Megan Licht, Monica Boyer Matthews, Rachel Nettles, Kevin Ricks, John Watkins, 2018, Bioenergy Research on p. 784-802

Soil magnetism and climatic variation across the Shanxi Loess Plateau, China

Pingguo Yang, James M. Byrne, Miao Yang, Patrick J. Drohan, 2018, Arid Land Research and Management on p. 367-378

Short-term forecasting tools for agricultural nutrient management

Zachary M. Easton, Peter J.A. Kleinman, Anthony R. Buda, Dustin Goering, Nichole Emberston, Seann Reed, Patrick J. Drohan, M. Todd Walter, Pat Guinan, John A. Lory, Andrew R. Sommerlot, Andrew Sharpley, 2017, Journal of Environmental Quality on p. 1257-1269

Unconventional gas development facilitates plant invasions

Kathryn M. Barlow, David A. Mortensen, Patrick J. Drohan, Kristine M. Averill, 2017, Journal of Environmental Management on p. 208-216

Weathering of rock to regolith

Elizabeth A. Hasenmueller, Xin Gu, Julie N. Weitzman, Thomas S. Adams, Gary E. Stinchcomb, David M. Eissenstat, Patrick J. Drohan, Susan L. Brantley, Jason P. Kaye, 2017, Geoderma on p. 11-31

Watershed-Scale Impacts from Surface Water Disposal of Oil and Gas Wastewater in Western Pennsylvania

William D. Burgos, Luis Castillo-Meza, Travis L. Tasker, Thomas J. Geeza, Patrick J. Drohan, Xiaofeng Liu, Joshua D. Landis, Jens Blotevogel, Molly McLaughlin, Thomas Borch, Nathaniel R. Warner, 2017, Environmental Science and Technology on p. 8851-8860

Linear infrastructure drives habitat conversion and forest fragmentation associated with Marcellus shale gas development in a forested landscape

Lillie A. Langlois, Patrick Joseph Drohan, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, 2017, Journal of Environmental Management on p. 167-176

Most-Cited Papers

Residential demolition and its impact on vacant lot hydrology

W. D. Shuster, S. Dadio, Patrick Joseph Drohan, R. Losco, J. Shaffer, 2014, Landscape and Urban Planning on p. 48-56

Watershed-Scale Impacts from Surface Water Disposal of Oil and Gas Wastewater in Western Pennsylvania

William D. Burgos, Luis Castillo-Meza, Travis L. Tasker, Thomas J. Geeza, Patrick J. Drohan, Xiaofeng Liu, Joshua D. Landis, Jens Blotevogel, Molly McLaughlin, Thomas Borch, Nathaniel R. Warner, 2017, Environmental Science and Technology on p. 8851-8860

Topographic and soil constraints to shale-gas development in the northcentral appalachians

P. J. Drohan, M. Brittingham, 2012, Soil Science Society of America Journal on p. 1696-1706

The use of LiDAR terrain data in characterizing surface roughness and microtopography

Kristen M. Brubaker, Wayne L. Myers, Patrick J. Drohan, Douglas A. Miller, Elizabeth W. Boyer, 2013, Applied and Environmental Soil Science

Weathering of rock to regolith

Elizabeth A. Hasenmueller, Xin Gu, Julie N. Weitzman, Thomas S. Adams, Gary E. Stinchcomb, David M. Eissenstat, Patrick J. Drohan, Susan L. Brantley, Jason P. Kaye, 2017, Geoderma on p. 11-31

Biochar amendment of soil improves resilience to climate change

Roger T. Koide, Binh T. Nguyen, R. Howard Skinner, Curtis James Dell, Matthew S. Peoples, Paul R. Adler, Patrick Joseph Drohan, 2015, GCB Bioenergy on p. 1084-1091

The joy of teaching soil science

Alfred E. Hartemink, Megan R. Balks, Zueng Sang Chen, Patrick Joseph Drohan, Damien J. Field, Pavel Krasilnikov, David J. Lowe, Martin Rabenhorst, Ken van Rees, Peter Schad, Louis A. Schipper, Marthijn Sonneveld, Christian Walter, 2014, Geoderma on p. 1-9

Linear infrastructure drives habitat conversion and forest fragmentation associated with Marcellus shale gas development in a forested landscape

Lillie A. Langlois, Patrick Joseph Drohan, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, 2017, Journal of Environmental Management on p. 167-176

Turnover of soil carbon following addition of switchgrass-derived biochar to four soils

Binh T. Nguyen, Roger T. Koide, Curtis Dell, Patrick Drohan, Howard Skinner, Paul R. Adler, Andrea Nord, 2014, Soil Science Society of America Journal on p. 531-537

The "Dig It!" Smithsonian soils exhibition

Patrick Joseph Drohan, John L. Havlin, J. Patrick Megonigal, H. H. Cheng, 2010, Soil Science Society of America Journal on p. 697-705