Daniel Hirmas, Ph.D.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics -
Associate Professor
Primary office:
Lindley Hall, 415A
University of Kansas
1475 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045-7575


Summary

Selected Publications

Hirmas, D. R., and D. Giménez. 2017. “A Geometric Equation for Representing Morphological Field Information in Horizons with Compound Structures.” Journal Articles 81: 863–67. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2016.12.0396.
Hirmas, D.R., and R.D. Mandel. 2017. “Soils of the Great Plains.” Book Chapters. In , edited by L. T. West, A. E. Hartemink, and M. J. Singer. Springer.
Mohammed, A. K., D. R. Hirmas, D. Giménez, and J. R. Miller. 2016. “A Digital Morphometric Approach for Quantifying Ped Shape.” Journal Articles 80: 1604–18. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2016.06.0203.
Drager, K., D. R. Hirmas, and S. T. Hasiotis. 2016. “Effects of Ant (Formica Subsericea) Bioturbation on Physical and Hydrological Properties of a Fine-Textured Soil.” Journal Articles 80: 364–75. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2015.08.0300.
Drager, K., D. R. Hirmas, S. T. Hasiotis, and T. C. Bents. 2016. “Effects of Ant (Formica Subsericea) Nest Development on Physical and Hydrological Properties in a Coarse-Textured Soil.” Journal Articles 181: 166–74.
Katz, B. S., R. L. Stotler, D. R. Hirmas, G. Ludvigson, J. J. Smith, and D. O. Whittemore. 2016. “Geochemical Recharge Estimation and the Effects of a Declining Water Table.” Journal Articles 15 (10). https://doi.org/10.2136/vzj2016.04.0031.
Kim, D, D R Hirmas, R W McEwan, T G Mueller, S J Park, P Samonil, J A Thompson, and O Wendroth. 2016. “Predicting the Influence of Multi-Scale Spatial Autocorrelation on Soil-Landform Modeling.” Journal Articles 80: 409–19.
Hirmas, D. R., D. Giménez, E. A. Mome Filho, M. Patterson, K. Drager, B. F. Platt, and D. V. Eck. 2016. “Quantifying Soil Structure and Porosity Using Three-Dimensional Laser Scanning.” Book Chapters. In , 19–35. Springer.
Eck, D.V., M. Qin, D.R. Hirmas, D. Giménez, and N.A. Brunsell. 2016. “Relating Quantitative Soil Structure Metrics to Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity.” Journal Articles 15 (1). https://doi.org/10.2136/vzj2015.05.0083.
Kraus, C., D. Hirmas, and J. Roberts. 2015. “Compressive Strength of Blood Stabilized Earthen Architecture.” Book Chapters. In , edited by C. Mileto, F. Vegas, L. García Soriano, and V. Christini, 217–20. Taylor & Francis Group.
Klopfenstein, S.T., D.R. Hirmas, and W.C. Johnson. 2015. “Relationships between Soil Organic Carbon and Precipitation along a Climosequence in Loess-Derived Soils of the Central Great Plains, USA.” Journal Articles 133: 25–34.
Rabenhorst, M.C., A. Schmehling, J.A. Thompson, D.R. Hirmas, R.C. Graham, and A.M. Rossi. 2015. “Reliability of Soil Color Standards.” Journal Articles 79: 193–99.
Halfen, A. F., T. White, T. A. Slocum, D. R. Hirmas, D. McDermott, P. Atchley, W. C. Johnson, S. Egbert, and A. Gilbreath. 2014. “A New Stereoscopic (3D) Media Database and Teaching Strategy for Use in Large-Lecture Introductory Geoscience Courses.” Journal Articles 62: 515–31.
Hirmas, D. R., T. A. Slocum, A. F. Halfen, T. White, E. Zautner, P. Atchley, H. Liu, W. C. Johnson, S. Egbert, and D. McDermott. 2014. “Effects of Seating Location and Stereoscopic Display on Learning Outcomes in an Introductory Physical Geography Class.” Journal Articles 62: 126–37.
Hirmas, D. R. 2013. “A Simple Method for Removing Artifacts from Moist Fine-Textured Soil Faces.” Journal Articles 77: 591–93.
Hirmas, D. R., D. Giménez, V. Subroy, and B. F. Platt. 2013. “Fractal Distribution of Mass from the Millimeter- to Decimeter-Scale in Two Soils under Native and Restored Tallgrass Prairie.” Journal Articles 207–208: 121–30.
Kraus, C., D. Hirmas, and J. Roberts. 2013. “Microbially Indurated Rammed Earth: A Long Awaited next Phase of Earthen Architecture.” Book Chapters. In , edited by C. Jarrett, K.-H Kim, and N. Senske, 58–65. University of North Carolina Charlotte.
Eck, D. V., D. R. Hirmas, and D. Giménez. 2013. “Quantifying Soil Structure from Field Excavation Walls Using Multistripe Laser Triangulation Scanning.” Journal Articles 77: 1319–28.
Hirmas, D. R., B. F. Platt, and S. T. Hasiotis. 2012. “Determination of Calcite and Dolomite Content in Soils and Paleosols by Continuous Coulometric Titration.” Journal Articles 76: 1100–1106.
Platt, B. F., S. T. Hasiotis, and D. R. Hirmas. 2012. “Empirical Determination of Physical Controls on Megafaunal Footprint Formation through Neoichnological Experiments with Elephants.” Journal Articles 27 (725–737).
Subroy, V., D. Giménez, D. R. Hirmas, and P. Takhistov. 2012. “On Determining Soil Aggregate Bulk Density by Displacement in Two Immiscible Liquids.” Journal Articles 76: 1212–16.
Wysocki, D. A., P. J. Schoeneberger, D. R. Hirmas, and H. E. LaGarry. 2011. “Geomorphology of Soil Landscapes.” Book Chapters. In , edited by P. M. Huang, Y. Li, and M. E. Sumner, 29:1-29:26. CRC Press.
Hirmas, D. R., and R. C. Graham. 2011. “Pedogenesis and Soil-Geomorphic Relationships in an Arid Mountain Range, Mojave Desert, CA.” Journal Articles 75: 192–206.
Hirmas, D. R., R. C. Graham, and K. J. Kendrick. 2011. “Soil-Geomorphic Significance of Land Surface Characteristics in an Arid Mountain Range, Mojave Desert, USA.” Journal Articles 87: 408–20.

Selected Grants

KU CLAS Instructional Technology Grant. $10271.00. (1/1/2012 - 12/31/2013). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
KU General Research Fellowship. $2596.00. (1/1/2012 - 12/31/2013). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
KU General Research Fellowship. $3656.00. (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2012). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
KU New Faculty General Research Program Grant. $7950.00. (1/1/2010 - 12/31/2011). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded
KU Field Station Small Grants Program. $250.00. (12/31/2010). University (KU or KUMC). Status: Funded

Department of Geography and Atmospheric Science Events
2019 GPRM-AAG Annual Meeting