Robert Berghage

Associate Professor of Plant Science

Robert Berghage

Research Summary

Environmental plant physiology. Controlled and modified environments for plant growth. Eco-roofs, rooftop greening, and other uses of plants in distributed stormwater management systems.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Roofs Roof Green Runoff Heat Transfer Heat Snow Mass Transfer Rain Stormwater Green Roofs Hot Temperature Substrates Heat Flux Water Quality Volume Substrate Climate Environmental Pollutant Energy Simulation Performance Summer Effect Cold Storage

Most Recent Publications

Kathryn L. McDavid, David L. Sanford, Robert D. Berghage, 2017, HortTechnology on p. 354-357

Curve number and runoff coefficients for extensive living roofs

Elizabeth Fassman-Beck, William Hunt, Robert Berghage, Donald Carpenter, Timothy Kurtz, Virginia Stovin, Bridget Wadzuk, 2016, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering - ASCE

Accumulated snow layer influence on the heat transfer process through green roof assemblies

Mingjie Zhao, Jelena Srebric, Robert D. Berghage, Kevin A. Dressler, 2015, Building and Environment on p. 82-91

Effects of plant and substrate selection on thermal performance of green roofs during the summer

Mingjie Zhao, Paulo Cesar Tabares-Velasco, Jelena Srebric, Sridhar Komarneni, Robert Berghage, 2014, Building and Environment on p. 199-211

Validation of predictive heat and mass transfer green roof model with extensive green roof field data

Paulo Cesar Tabares-Velasco, Mingjie Zhao, Nicole Peterson, Jelena Srebric, Robert Berghage, 2012, Ecological Engineering on p. 165-173

C. E. Thuring, R. D. Berghage, D. J. Beattie, 2010, HortTechnology on p. 395-401

Evaluating a spreadsheet model to predict green roof stormwater management

A. R. Jarrett, W. F. Hunt, Robert Berghage, Jr., 2008, on p. 252-259

Green roofs - A BMP for urban stormwater quality?

Brett V. Long, Shirley E. Clark, Robert Berghage, Katherine Baker, 2008,

Selecting a green roof media to minimize pollutant loadings in roof runoff

Brett Long, Shirley E. Clark, Katherine H. Baker, Robert Berghage, 2008, on p. 260-274

Selecting a green roof medium for water quality benefits

Brett Long, Shirley E. Clark, Katherine H. Baker, Robert Berghage, 2007,

Most-Cited Papers

Effects of plant and substrate selection on thermal performance of green roofs during the summer

Mingjie Zhao, Paulo Cesar Tabares-Velasco, Jelena Srebric, Sridhar Komarneni, Robert Berghage, 2014, Building and Environment on p. 199-211

Validation of predictive heat and mass transfer green roof model with extensive green roof field data

Paulo Cesar Tabares-Velasco, Mingjie Zhao, Nicole Peterson, Jelena Srebric, Robert Berghage, 2012, Ecological Engineering on p. 165-173

Curve number and runoff coefficients for extensive living roofs

Elizabeth Fassman-Beck, William Hunt, Robert Berghage, Donald Carpenter, Timothy Kurtz, Virginia Stovin, Bridget Wadzuk, 2016, Journal of Hydrologic Engineering - ASCE

Accumulated snow layer influence on the heat transfer process through green roof assemblies

Mingjie Zhao, Jelena Srebric, Robert D. Berghage, Kevin A. Dressler, 2015, Building and Environment on p. 82-91

Kathryn L. McDavid, David L. Sanford, Robert D. Berghage, 2017, HortTechnology on p. 354-357