- Hillslope hydrology
- Runoff processes and modelling
- Isotope hydrology
- Hydrological theory
Academic Credentials and Affiliations
- Doctor of Philosophy in Forest Hydrology, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
- Master of Science in Watershed Ecosystems, Trent University
- Bachelor of Science in Physical Geography, University of Toronto
Coles, A.E. and J.J. McDonnell, 2018. Fill and spill drives runoff connectivity over frozen ground. Journal of Hydrology, 558:115-128, DOI:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.01.016.
Pfister, L., N. Martínez‐Carreras, C. Hissler, J. Klaus, G.E. Carrer, M.K. Stewart and J.J. McDonnell, 2017. Bedrock geology controls on catchment storage, mixing, and release: A comparative analysis of 16 nested catchments. Hydrological Processes, 31(10):1828-1845, DOI:10.1002/hyp.11134.
Hale, V. C., and J.J. McDonnell, 2016. Effect of bedrock permeability on stream base flow mean transit time scaling relations: 1. A multiscale catchment intercomparison, Water Resources Research, 52(2): 1358–1374, DOI:10.1002/2014WR016124.
Evaristo, J., S. Jasechko, and J.J. McDonnell. 2015. Global separation of plant transpiration from groundwater and streamflow, Nature, DOI:10.1038/nature14983.
McDonnell, J.J. and K. Beven, 2014. Debates—The future of hydrological sciences: A (common) path forward? A call to action aimed at understanding velocities, celerities and residence time distributions of the headwater hydrograph. Water Resources Research, 50: 5342–5350, DOI:10.1002/2013WR015141.