Assistant Professor, Kent State University
Adviser: Susan L. Brantley
PhD , Geosciences, Pennsylvania State University, 2012
Current Research: My research interests include the interactions between the biosphere and geochemistry, especially related to CZ development and the movement of contaminants.
Critical Agents of Change at Earth’s Surface. Kumar, P., Herndon, E., and Richter D. (2020): Eos
Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory: Shale Hills in the Context of Shaver's Creek Watershed. Brantley Susan, White Timothy, West Nicole, Williams Jennifer, Forsythe Brandon, Shapich Dan, Kaye Jason, Lin Hangsheng (Henry), Shi Yuning, Kaye Margot, Herndon Elizabeth, Davis Kenneth, He Yuting, Eissenstat David, Weitzman Julie, DiBiase Roman, Li Li, Reed Warren, Brubaker Kristen, Gu Xin (2018): Vadose Zone Journal, 17:180092
Perennial flow through convergent hillslopes explains chemodynamic solute behavior in a shale headwater catchment. Herndon, Elizabeth M., Steinhoefel, Grit, Dere, Ashlee L.D., and Sullivan, Pamela L. (2018): Chemical Geology
Biotic controls on solute distribution and transport in headwater catchments. Herndon E. M., A. L. Dere, P. L. Sullivan, D. Norris, B. Reynolds, and S. L. Brantley (2015): Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussion
Importance of vegetation for manganese cycling in temperate forested watersheds. Herndon Elizabeth, Lixin Jin, Danielle Andrews, David Eissenstat, Susan Brantley (2015): Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29(2):160-174
Landscape heterogeneity drives contrasting concentration-discharge relationships in shale headwater catchments. Herndon EM, Dere AL, Sullivan PL, Norris D, Reynolds B, and Brantley SL (2015): Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences, vol 19:3333–3347
Natural and anthropogenic processes contributing to metal enrichment in surface soils of central Pennsylvania. Kraepiel, A. M. L., Dere, A. L., Herndon, E. M., and Brantley, S. L. (2015): Biogeochemistry, March 2015, Volume 123, Issue 1-2, pp 265-283
Spectroscopic (XANES/XRF) characterization of contaminant manganese cycling in a temperate watershed. Herndon E.M., Martinez C.E., Brantley S.L. (2014): Biogeochemistry, December 2014, Volume 121, Issue 3, pp 505-517
Quantifying an early signature of the industrial revolution from lead concentrations and isotopes in soils of Pennsylvania, USA. Lin Ma, Jasper Konter, Elizabeth Herndon, Lixin Jin, Grit Steinhoefel, Diego Sanchez, Susan Brantley (2014): Anthropocene 7:16-29
Movement of manganese contamination through the Critical Zone . Herndon, E. M., Brantley S. L. (2011): Applied Geochemistry 26:S40–S43,
Soils Reveal Widespread Manganese Enrichment from Industrial Inputs. Herndon, E.M., Jin, L., and Brantley, S.L. (2011): Environmental Science & Technology 45 (1):241-247.
Papers and books that explicitly acknowledge a CZO grant are highlighted in PALE ORANGE.
Perennial flow through convergent hillslopes explains chemodynamic solute behavior in a shale headwater catchment. Herndon, E., Steinhoefel, G., Dere, A.L.D., Sullivan, P.L. (2017): 2017 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 11-15 Dec
IMPORTANCE OF VEGETATION FOR MANGANESE CYCLING IN FORESTED WATERSHEDS. Herndon, Elizabeth (2015): 2015 GSA Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.442
Investigating inorganic and organic-mediated cation transport from soils to streams. Herndon, Elizabeth (2014): Seed Grant Proposals in Support of Critical Zone Science in the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO
Quantifying the signature of the industrial revolution from Pb and Cd isotopes in the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory . Ma, L., Herndon, E., Jin, L., Sanchez, D., Brantley, S.L. (2013): Abstract H51B-1186 presented at 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 9-13 Dec.
Soils as a Record of Anthropogenic Metal Inputs: From Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory to Marietta, Ohio. Carter, M., Herndon, E., Brantley, S.L. (2012): AGU Annual Fall Conference Proceedings
Biogeochemistry of manganese contamination in a temperate forested watershed. Herndon, E. (2012): Doctor of Philosophy, Geosciences and Biogeochemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, p. 290.
Factors impacting manganese transport from soils into rivers using data from Shale Hills CZO . Herndon, E., Brantley, S.L. (2012): AGU Annual Fall Conference Proceedings
Modeling Soil Addition Profiles of Carbon, Nitrogen, Lead and Manganese across a Climate Gradient. N. Bingham, S.L. Brantley (2012): ASA, CSSA and SSSA Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, USA, October 21-24, 2012
Biogeochemical characterization of contaminant Mn sequestration. Herndon E.M., Eissenstat D., Martinez C.E., and Brantley S.L. (2011): Goldschmidt
Vegetation: A natural capacitor for contaminant metals input into the Critical Zone (Invited). Brantley, S.L., Herndon, E.M., Jin, L., Eissenstat, D., Raymond, P. (2010): AGU Annual Fall Conference Proceedings
16 May 2016 - Jorden Hayes (Southern Sierra CZO) was an invited speaker and visitor to the Shale Hills CZO All-Hands meeting in May 2016
01 Sep 2014 - The Spring 2014 Request for Seed Grant Proposals in Support of Critical Zone Science in the Susquehanna Shale Hills CZO resulted in the successful...