Samantha Hartzell


Ph.D. Civil and Environmental Engineering, April 2020, Princeton University, NJ
M.S. in Environmental Engineering, September 2017, Duke University, Durham, NC
B.S. in Environmental Engineering, June 2015, MIT, Cambridge, MA

Book Chapters
  1. Hartzell, S. (2019) Ecohydrology of Photosynthesis, in Dryland Ecohydrology, ed. D’Odorico, P., Porporato, A., and C. Wilkinson Runyan. Springer, 101-120, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-23269-6_5
  2. Follador, M., Viezzer, J., Egler, M., Becher, M., Hach, L., Pererira, V., Rocha, A., Vaz, C., Viera, T., Amoni, M., and S. Hartzell (2018)  Modelling potential biophysical impacts of climate change in the Atlantic Forest: Closing the gap to identify vulnerabilities in Brazil. Climate Change Adaptation in Latin America, 33-64. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-56946-8_3
Peer-Reviewed Publications
  1. Yu, K., D’Odorico, P., Collins, S.L., Carr, D., Porporato, A., Anderegg, W.R., Gilhooly III, W.P., Wang, L., Bhattachan, A., Bartlett,  Hartzell, S., Yin, J., He, Y., Li, W., Tatlehgo, M., and J. Fuentes (2019) The competitive advantage of a constitutive CAM species over a C4 grass species under drought and CO2 enrichment. Ecosphere, 10(5), doi: 10.1002/ecs2.2721
  2. Hartzell, S., Bartlett, M.S. and A. Porporato (2018) Unified representation of the C3, C4, and CAM photosynthetic pathways with the Photo3 model. Ecological Modelling, doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2018.06.012.
  3. Hartzell, S., Bartlett, M.S., Yin, J. and A. Porporato (2018) Similarities in the evolution of plants and cars. PLOS ONE, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198044
  4. Hartzell, S., Bartlett, M. S., and A. Porporato (2017) The role of plant water storage and hydraulic strategies in relation to soil moisture availability. Plant and Soil, doi: 10.1007/s11104-017-3341-7.
  5. Hartzell S., Bartlett, M. S., Virgin, L., and A. Porporato (2014) Nonlinear dynamics of the CAM circadian rhythm in response to environmental forcing. Journal of Theoretical Biology, doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2014.12.010.
Publications in review or revision
  1. Souza, R., Hartzell, S., Feng, X. and A. Porporato. Optimal management of animal grazing in the seasonally dry tropical forest under rainfall fluctuations. In review.
  2. Hartzell, S., Bartlett, M.S., Inglese, P., Consoli, S., Yin, J. and A. Porporato. Beyond the environmental productivity index: Predicting CAM productivity and water use from basic principles. In review.
  3. Souza, R., Hartzell, S., Quintão de Almeida, A., Lima, J., Ferraz, A., Antonino, A., and E. Souza. Dynamics of soil penetration resistance in the water-controlled environment. In review.