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Research Interests

Awards and Honors

Phi Kappa Phi membership (1985), Beyond War Award collectively awarded to Peace Corps Volunteers (1987), Pennsylvania Mining and Mineral Resources Research Fellowship (1990-1991), Penn State Earth System Science Fellowship (1993), Excellence in Teaching Award Minot State University (2002)

Published Papers

Ramage, J.M., Apgar, J.D., McKenney, R.A., Hanna, W., 2007, Spatial Variability of Snowmelt Timing from AMSR-E and SSM/I Passive Microwave Sensors, Pelly River, Yukon Territory, Canada, Hydrological Processes, v. 21, no. 12, p. 1548-1560, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.6717

Apgar, J.D., Ramage, J.M., McKenney, R.A., and Maltais, P., 2007, AMSR-E Algorithm for Snowmelt Onset Detection in Subarctic Heterogeneous Terrain, Hydrological Processes, v. 21, no. 12, p. 1587-1596, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.6721

Royer, R. A., McKenney, R., and Newton, W. A., in review, "A characterization of non biotic features of prairies hosting the Dakota Skipper (Hesperia dacotae, Hesperiidae) across its remaining U. S. range" MS# 05-36, Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 30 MS pp, 7 figs.

Ramage, J. M., McKenney, R. A., Thorson, B., Maltais, P., and Kopczynski, S. E., 2006, Relationship between passive microwave-derived snowmelt and runoff, Wheaton River, Yukon Territory, Canada, Hydrological Processes, v. 20, no. 4, p. 689-704, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.6133.

McKenney, R., Whitman, J., Zylstra, J., Bergman, C., Kohler, D., Miller, A., and Tonn, S., 2005, Successfully Integrating Sustainability into the Campus Culture – Connecting Academics, Operations and Student Life, Greening of the Campus VI—Extending Connections, 9p.

McKenney, R., and Webster, J., 2004, Magnetism, the Earth as a Magnet, and Seafloor Banding—How Much Magnetism is Enough? Journal of Geoscience Education, v. 52, no. 4, p. 352-362.

McKenney, R., Kohler, D., Henson, M., Bergman, C. A., and Tonn, S. J., 2003, Building a Model of Water Sustainability by Integrating Operations, Research, and Curriculum: Greening of the Campus V—Connecting to Place, 11p.

Jacobson, R.B., Femmer, S. R., and McKenney, R. A., 2001, Land-use change and the physical habitat of streams—a review with emphasis on studies within the U.S. Geological Survey Federal-State Cooperative Program: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1175, 63p.

McKenney, R., 2001, Comparison of channel changes and habitat diversity in a warm-water, gravel-bed stream, in Dorava, J., Montgomery, D., Palscak, B., and Fitzpatrick, F. (eds.), Geomorphic Processes and Riverine Habitat, American Geophysical Union Water Science and Application v. 4, p. 57-71.

McKenney, R., and Jacobson, R.B., 1996, Erosion and deposition at the riffle-pool scale in gravel-bed streams, Ozark Plateaus, Missouri and Arkansas, 1990-1995, US Geological Survey Open-file report 96-655A, 171p.

McKenney, R., Jacobson, R.B., and Wertheimer, R.C., 1995, Woody vegetation and channel morphogenesis in low-gradient, gravel-bed streams in the Ozarks Region, Missouri and Arkansas, in Hupp, C.R., Osterkamp, W.R., and Howard, A.D. (eds), Biogeomorphology -- terrestrial and freshwater aquatic systems: Geomorphology, v 13, p. 175-198.

McKenney, R. A., and Gardner, T.W., 1994, Gully erosion minimization on reclaimed surface mines using SSAST computer model, Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, ASCE. v 120, no. 5, p. 910-924.