Patrick Drohan

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 Water Climate Change Appalachian Region Shale Infrastructure Gases Irrigation Lakes Regolith Water Use Efficiency Weathering Soil Science Pipeline Wastewater Bedrock Manganese Fragmentation Surface Roughness Biochar Roughness Methodology Water Content Soil Temperature

Most Recent Publications

Small anthropogenic landforms from past charcoal production control moisture dynamics and chemistry in northcentral Appalachian soils

S. Bayuzick, D. Guarin, A. Bonhage, F. Hirsch, Duane R Diefenbach, M. McDill, T. Raab, P. J. Drohan, 2022, Geomorphology

T. Raab, A. Raab, A. Bonhage, A. Schneider, F. Hirsch, K. Birkhofer, P. Drohan, M. Wilmking, J. Kreyling, I. Malik, M. Wistuba, E. van der Maaten, M. van der Maaten-Theunissen, T. Urich, 2022, Geomorphology

Anthony Buda, Seann M. Reed, Gordon J. Folmar, Casey D. Kennedy, David J. Millar, Peter J A Kleinman, Douglas Alan Miller, Patrick J. Drohan, 2022, Journal of Hydrometeorology on p. 1257-1280

Bryophyte diversity and soil organic carbon content in contrasting Northern Appalachian vernal pools

Shauna Kay Rainford, David Mortensen, Robert P. Brooks, Jhony Armando Benavides Bolaños, Patrick J. Drohan, 2022, Catena

Water use efficiency, yield and quality of tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) using negative pressure irrigation

Pingguo Yang, Patrick J. Drohan, Huai Yu Long, Miao Yang, Yun Bian, Erdeng Ma, 2022, Industrial Crops and Products

Negative pressure irrigation on water use efficiency, yield and quality of Brassica chinensis L.

Pingguo Yang, Patrick J. Drohan, Huai Yu Long, Yun Bian, Ray B. Bryant, 2022, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture on p. 1508-1513

Frances E. Buderman, Tess M. Gingery, Duane R. Diefenbach, Laura C. Gigliotti, Danielle Begley-Miller, Marc M. McDill, Bret D. Wallingford, Christopher S. Rosenberry, Patrick J. Drohan, 2021, Movement Ecology

Martin C. Rabenhorst, Patrick J. Drohan, John M. Galbraith, Colby Moorberg, Lesley Spokas, Mark H. Stolt, James A. Thompson, Judith Turk, Bruce L. Vasilas, Karen L. Vaughan, 2021, Soil Science Society of America Journal on p. 2201-2209

Karin Eklöf, Patrick Drohan, Joseph Needoba, Sally Landefeld, Tawnya D. Peterson, Haiyan Hu, Lidiia Iavorivska, Elizabeth W. Boyer, 2021, Environmental Research Communications

Mark H. Stolt, Anthony T. O'Geen, Dylan E. Beaudette, Patrick J. Drohan, John M. Galbraith, David L. Lindbo, H. Curtis Monger, Brian A. Needelman, Michel D. Ransom, Martin C. Rabenhorst, Joey N. Shaw, 2021, Soil Science Society of America Journal on p. 488-500

Most-Cited Papers

Early trends in landcover change and forest fragmentation due to shale-gas development in Pennsylvania

Patrick Joseph Drohan, Margaret Brittingham-Brant, J. Bishop, K. Yoder, 2012, Environmental Management on p. 1061-1075

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 & Technology on p. 8851-8860

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

Biochar amendment of soil improves resilience to climate change

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

The joy of teaching soil science

Alfred E. Hartemink, Megan R. Balks, Zueng Sang Chen, Patrick 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

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

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

Lillie A. Langlois, Patrick J. Drohan, Margaret C. Brittingham, 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