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Samuel Munoz

360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015

Research & Scholarship Interests

sedimentary records of environmental change, paleoclimate and climate change, rivers and fluvial processes, hydroclimatic extremes
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Department Research Areas

Selected Publications

  • S.E. Munoz, S.G. Dee, El Niño Increases the Risk of Lower Mississippi River Flooding, Scientific Reports, 7, 2017, 1772
  • J.R. Walsh, S.E. Munoz, M.J. Vander Zanden., Outbreak of an Undetected Invasive Species Triggered by a Climate Anomaly, Ecosphere, 7(12), 2016, 1-17
  • S.E. Munoz, K. Gruley, A. Massie, D.A. Fike, S.S. Schroeder, J.W. Williams, Cahokia’s Emergence and Decline Coincided with Shifts of Flood Frequency on the Mississippi River, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(20), 2015, 6319-6324
  • V.C. Radeloff, J.W. Williams, B.L. Bateman, K.D. Burke, S.K. Carter, E.S. Childress, K.J. Cromwell, C. Gratton, A.O. Hasley, B.M. Kraemer, A.W. Latzka, E. Marin-Spiotta, C.D. Meine, S.E. Munoz, et al., The Rise of Novelty in Ecosystems, Ecological Applications, 25(8), 2015, 2051-2068
  • S.E. Munoz, S. Schroeder, D.A. Fike, J.W. Williams, A Record of Sustained Prehistoric and Historic Land use from the Cahokia Region, Illinois, USA, Geology, 42(6), 2014, 499-502

Related News

September 1, 2017

Samuel Munoz joins the Civil and Environmental Engineering department in September 2017 as an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in Marine and Environmental Sciences.