Richard Pascal Fiorella portrait
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Geology & Geophysics

Research Keywords

  • Radiation Heat Transfer
  • Earth Sciences


  • Department Seminar, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University. , Presented, 2020.
  • DeFord Lecture, Department of Geological Sciences, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin. , Presented, 2018.
  • Guo, J., Allen, S.T., Fiorella, R.P., Still, C.J., Anderegg, W.R.L., and Bowen, G.J. Vertical partitioning of root distributions correlated with ecophysiological characteristics: Initial results from NEON megapit data. Poster presentation, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, virtual. December 1-17. Poster, Presented, 2020.

Software Titles

  • SPATIAL-Lab/NEONiso. NEONiso: Automated calibration of NEON atmospheric water vapor and carbon dioxide isotope ratios. Release Date: 2020. Inventors: Rich Fiorella.


  • Jameel Y. (date unknown). Isotopic reconnaissance of urban water supply system dynamics. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. Vol. 22, 6109-6125. Accepted, .
  • Kannenberg, Steven A (date unknown). Seasonal and diurnal trends in progressive isotope enrichment along needles in two pine species. Plant, Cell, and Environment. Vol. 44, 13. Accepted, .
  • Aron P. (date unknown). Stable Water Isotopes Reveal Effects of Intermediate Disturbance and Canopy Structure on Forest Water Cycling. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. Vol. 124, 2958-2975. Accepted, .
  • Fiorella R. (date unknown). Wintertime decoupling of urban valley and rural ridge hydrological processes revealed through stable water isotopes. Atmospheric Environment. Vol. 213, 337-348. Accepted, .
  • Putman A. (date unknown). A Global Perspective on Local Meteoric Water Lines: Meta-analytic Insight Into Fundamental Controls and Practical Constraints. Water Resources Research. Vol. 55, 6896-6910. Accepted, .
  • Fiorella R. (date unknown). Seasonal Patterns of Water Cycling in a Deep, Continental Mountain Valley Inferred From Stable Water Vapor Isotopes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. Vol. 123, 7271-7291. Accepted, .
  • Fiorella R. (date unknown). Detection and variability of combustion-derived vapor in an urban basin. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. Vol. 18, 8529-8547. Accepted, .
  • Bowen G. (date unknown). Isotopes in the water cycle: Regional- to global-scale patterns and applications. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Vol. 47, 453-479. Accepted, .
  • Aron, Phoebe (date unknown). An isotopic approach to partition evapotranspiration in a mixed deciduous forest. Ecohydrology. Accepted, .
  • Matheny A. (date unknown). Contrasting strategies of hydraulic control in two codominant temperate tree species. Ecohydrology. Vol. 10. Accepted, .
  • Fiorella R. (date unknown). Biased estimates of the isotope ratios of steady-state evaporation from the assumption of equilibrium between vapour and precipitation. Hydrological Processes. Vol. 33, 2576-2590. Accepted, .
  • Fiorella R. (date unknown). Equable end mesoproterozoic climate in the absence of high CO2. Geology. Vol. 45, 231-234. Accepted, .
  • Skinner C. (date unknown). The role of plant CO2 physiological forcing in shaping future daily-scale precipitation. Journal of Climate. Vol. 30, 2319-2340. Accepted, .