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Robert Heinse

Ph.D. Student
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Publications

1. Heinse, R., B. Jones, D. Or, I. Podolskiy, T.S. Topham, D. Poritz and G.E. Bingham. 2015. Microgravity Oxygen Diffusion and Water Retention Measurements in Unsaturated Porous Media aboard the International Space Station. Vadoze Zone Journal, 14:6, doi: 10.2136/vzj2014.10.0135.
2. Nearing, Grey S., Markus Tuller, Scott B. Jones, Robert Heinse, and Mercer S. Meding. 2012. Electromagnetic Induction for Mapping Physical and Chemical Properties of Mine Tailings Deposits. Journal of Applied Geophysics, 89:11-20.
3. Jones, S.B., D. Or, R. Heinse and M. Tuller. 2012. Beyond Earth: Designing Root Zone Environments for Reduced Gravity Conditions. Vadose Zone J. 11(1) doi:10.2136/vzj2011.0081.
4. Robinson, D.A., S.B. Jones, J.M. Blonquist Jr., R. Heinse, I. Lebron, and T.E. Doyle. 2009. The Dielectric Response of the Tropical Hawaiian Mars Soil Simulant JSC Mars-1. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 73 (4):1113-1118.
5. Heinse, R., B. Jones, S. Steinberg, M. Tuller, and D. Or. 2007. Measurements and Modeling of Variable Gravity Effects on Water Distribution and Flow in Unsaturated Porous Media. Vadose Zone J. 6:713-724, doi:10.2136/vzj2006.0105.
6. Heinse, R., B. Jones, S. Steinberg, M. Tuller, and D. Or. 2007. Measurements and Modeling of Variable Gravity Effects on Water Distribution and Flow in Unsaturated Porous Media. Vadose Zone J. 6:713-724, doi:10.2136/vzj2006.0105.
7. Heinse, R., B. Jones, M. Tuller, G.E. Bingham, I. Podolskiy and D. Or. 2009. Providing Optimal Root Zone Fluxes: Challenges of Capillary-Driven Hysteretic Water Distributions in Microgravity. SAE Technical Paper no. 2009-01-2360.
8. Jones, S.B., Heinse, B. Bugbee, D. Or and G.E. Bingham. 2009. Porous plant growth media design considerations for Lunar and Martian habitats. SAE Technical Paper no. 2009-01-2361.
9. Heinse, R., S. Lewis, S.B. Jones, G. Kluitenberg, R.S. Austin, P. Shouse and G.E. Bingham. 2006. Integration of heat capacity and electrical conductivity sensors for root module water and nutrient assessment. SAE Technical Paper no. 2006-01-2211.
10. Heinse, R., D. Humphries, R.W. Mace, S.B. Jones, S.L. Steinberg, M. Tuller, R. Newman, D. Or. 2005. Measurement of Porous Media Water Retention during Parabolic Flight Induced Microgravity. SAE Technical Paper no. 2005-01-2950.
11. Jones, S.B., R. Heinse, G.B. Bingham and D. Or. 2005. Modeling and Design of Optimal Growth Media from Plant-Based Gas and Liquid Fluxes. SAE Technical Paper no. 2005-01-2949.
12. Jones, S.B., Dani Or, Robert Heinse and Markus Tuller. 2010. Beyond Earth: Designing root zone environments for reduced gravity. 1st International Conference and Exploratory Workshop on Soil Architecture and Physico-Chemical Functions "CESAR". Aarhus University, Research Centre Foulum, Denmark, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2. 
13. Jones, Scott B., Robert Heinse, Dani Or, Bruce Bugbee and Gail E. Bingham. 2019. Lunar and Martian Regolith Design Considerations for Optimizing Plant Growth Medium Water and Oxygen Supply. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX. Nov. 10-13, 2019.
14. Heinse, Robert and Scott B. Jones. Managing Soil for Plant Growth in Microgravity: Lessons Learned from Vomit Comet and Space Station Experiments. Invited Presentation at the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, Nov. 6-9.

Abstracts

  1. Jones, Scott B. Robert Heinse, Dani Or, Markus Tuller, Gail E. Bingham. 2016. Considerations for Growing Plants in the Reduced Gravity of Space: Gas Percolation and Root Intrusion Effects in Porous Media. 2016 Kirkham Conferences. Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Sede Boqer Campus, Israel. 10-14 April.
  2. Jones, Scott B., Dani Or, Robert Heinse and Markus Tuller. 2012. Beyond Earth: Designing Root Zone Environments for Reduced Gravity Conditions. Invited presentation at the 28th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research, Nov. 28 – Dec. 2, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  3. Tuller, M., G.S. Nearing, S.B. Jones and R. Heinse. 2011. Geophysical Characterization of Inactive Mine Tailings - A First Step for Revegetation. European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, Mar. 31 - Apr. 4. Vol. 13, EGU2011-PREVIEW.
  4. Heinse, R. and B. Jones. 2010. Identifying Thresholds for Water Storage and Transmission In Montane Watersheds From the Soil up. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, Oct. 31-Nov. 4.
  5. Heinse, R., Jones, S.B., Abdu and D.A. Robinson. Time-lapse Characterization of Soil Moisture Dynamics – A First Step towards Ecological Integrity. 2009. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, San Francisco, CA, December 14-18.
  6. Berger, P.A., R. Heinse, M. Tuller, S.B. Jones. Geophysical Characterization of Inactive Mine Tailings – A First Step for Revegetation. 2009. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA - Nov. 1-5, See Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  7. Jones, S.B., Abdu, R. Heinse, D.A. Robinson and R.J. Ryel. 2009. Identifying Soil Resource Pools within Forest Communities using Eco-Geophysics. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA - Nov. 1-5, See Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  8. Jones, S.B., Podolskiy, R. Heinse, S.T. Topham, V.N. Sytchev, D. Or and G.E. Bingham. 2009. Porous Media Fluid Transport in Microgravity: The ORZS Flight Experiments. Presented at the 17th International Academy of Astronautics ‘Humans in Space’ Symposium, Moscow, Russia, June 7-11.
  9. R. Heinse, S.B. Jones, M. Tuller, G.E. Bingham, I. Podolskiy and D. Or (2009). Providing Optimal Root Zone Fluxes: Challenges of Capillary-Driven Hysteretic Water Distributions in Microgravity. 39th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), Hyatt Regency, Savannah, Georgia, USA, July 12 - 16.
  10. Jones, S.B., R. Heinse, B. Bugbee, D. Or and G.E. Bingham. Porous plant growth media design considerations for Lunar and Martian habitats. 2009. 39th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), Hyatt Regency, Savannah, Georgia, USA, July 12 - 16.
  11. Berger, P.A., R. Heinse, H. Abdu, M. Tuller, S.B. Jones, M.G. Schaap and J.F. Artiola. 2008. Geophysical Characterization of Inactive Mine Tailings – A First Step for Economical Design of Vegetative Covers. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, San Francisco, CA, December 15-19.
  12. Heinse, R., J. Carlisle and S.B. Jones. 2008. Subsurface snowmelt patterns identified using time-lapse electrical resistivity imaging.  GSA-SSSA-ASA-CSSA-GCAGS-HGS 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX, Oct. 5-9, See Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  13. Berger, P.A., R. Heinse, M. Tuller, S.B. Jones, M.G. Schaap and J.F. Ariola. 2008. Physical and Hydrological Characterization of Mine Tailings – A First Step for Revegetation with Native Plant Communities. GSA-SSSA-ASA-CSSA-GCAGS-HGS 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX, Oct. 5-9, See Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  14. Heinse, R., B. Jones, D. Or, T.S. Topham, I.G. Podolskiy and G.E. Bingham. 2008. Microgravity Implications of Water Distribution on Oxygen Diffusion Pathways in Unsaturated Porous Media. GSA-SSSA-ASA-CSSA-GCAGS-HGS 2008 Joint Annual Meeting, George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX, Oct. 5-9, See Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  15. Heinse, R. and B. Jones. 2008. Towards Using Time-Lapse Electrical Resistivity Imaging for Improved Subsurface Snowmelt Characterization. Spring Runoff Conference, Eccles Conference Center, Utah State University, Mar. 31-Apr. 1.
  16. Jones, S.B.,A Robinson, H. Abdu, R. Heinse and R. Ryel. 2008. Monitoring and Assessment of Vegetation Root-Zone Status in the T.W. Daniel Experimental Forest. Restoring the West Conference, Utah State University, Logan, UT, Sept. 16 – 18.
  17. Jones, S.B., D.A. Robinson, Abdu and R. Heinse. Coupled geophysical techniques uncover soil property influence on Ecohydrology. 93rd Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Midwest Airlines Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Aug. 3 – 8, 2008. Invited.
  18. Heinse, R., B. Jones, D. Or, M. Tuller, T.S. Topham, I.G. Podolskiy and G.E. Bingham. Challenges of Watering Plants in Space: Water Retention and Distribution---What Have we Learned? 37th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Montreal, Canada, 13-20 July 2008.
  19. Jones, S.B., R. Heinse, D. Or, T.S. Topham, I.G. Podolskiy and G.E. Bingham. Oxygen diffusion measurements in porous media on the ISS: One piece of the puzzle for optimal root zone performance. 37th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Montreal, Canada, 13-20 July 2008.
  20. Jones, S.B., R. Heinse, J. Simunek, M. Tuller and D. Or. 2007. Numerical modeling of porous-media hydrodynamics in variable-gravity during parabolic flight. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14.
  21. Heinse, R., S.B. Jones, Or, T.S. Topham, I.G. Podolskiy and G.E. Bingham. 2007. Oxygen Diffusion Measurements in Unsaturated Porous Media on the International Space Station. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, San Francisco, CA, December 10-14.
  22. Jones, S.B., R. Heinse, D. Or and G.E. Bingham. 2007. Oxygen diffusion measurements in partially saturated porous media in microgravity, Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  23. Heinse, R., B. Jones, D. Or, T.S. Topham, I.G. Podolsky and G.E. Bingham, 2007. Porous Media Water Retention in Prolonged Microgravity: The ORZS Experiment. Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  24. Heinse, R., B. Jones, G.E. Bingham and B. Bugbee, 2007. Optimizing Straticulate Plant-Growth Media for Improved Root Zone Performance and Management. Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  25. Heinse, R., S.B. Jones, G. Bingham and B. Bugbee. 2007. Improving root zone performance: physical and numerical modeling of a layered plant-growth medium. Spring Runoff Conference, Utah State Univ., Logan, UT, April 5-6.
  26. Heinse, R., B. Jones, B. Bugbee and G.E. Bingham. 2006. Graduated Plant-Growth Media for Optimizing Gaseous, Liquid and Nutrient Requirements: Modeling, Design and Monitoring. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, San Francisco, CA, December 11-15
  27. Heinse, R. and B. Jones. 2006. Porous-Media Water Retention and Distribution observed in Variable Gravity during Parabolic Flight. Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  28. Heinse, R., Kluitenberg, P. Shouse, K. Lewis, G. E. Bingham and S.B. Jones. Integration of heat capacity and electrical conductivity sensors for root module water and nutrient assessment. SAE Technical Paper 06ICES-189. The 36th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES), Norfolk, VI, July 2006.
  29. Heinse, R., S. Lewis and S.B. Jones. 2006. A Small-Scale Multifunctional Heat-Pulse Sensor for Soil Water Content and Electrical Conductivity. West Regional Cooperative Soil Survey (WRCSS) and Western Society of Soil Science (WSSS) conference, Park City, Utah, June 19-23.
  30. Heinse, R., S. Lewis and S.B. Jones. 2006. Water Content and Electrical Conductivity Assessment using Small-Scale Multifunctional Heat-Pulse Sensors. Spring Runoff Conference, Utah State University, Logan, UT, March 27-28.
  31. Jones, B., R. Heinse, D. Or, D. Poritz and G.E. Bingham. 2006. Characterization and analysis of water retention and oxygen diffusion in plant growth media on earth: Criteria for comparison in microgravity. Habitation 2006: Conference on Habitation Research and Technology Development. Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, FL, February 5-8, 2006
  32. Heinse, R., K. Lewis, G. Kluitenberg, G. Bingham and B. Jones. 2006. Coupled heat capacity and electrical conductivity measurements for root zone water and nutrient assessment. Habitation 2006: Conference on Habitation Research and Technology Development. Rosen Plaza Hotel, Orlando, FL, February 5-8, 2006.
  33. Heinse, R., B. Jones and D. Or. 2005. Inverse Modeling of Porous Media Unsaturated Hydraulic Properties in Microgravity. Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  34. Blonquist, J.M.Jr., R. Heinse, P. Ditthakit, R.W. Mace and B. Jones. 2005. An Instrumented Soil Column for Teaching Unsaturated Flow and Transport Processes. Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  35. Jones, S.B., R. Heinse, G.B. Bingham and D. Or. 2005. Modeling and Design of Optimal Growth Media from Plant-Based Gas and Liquid Fluxes, The 35th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES) and the 8th European Symposium on Space Environmental Control Systems (ESSECS), Villa Pamphili Hotel, Rome, Italy, 11-14 July.
  36. Heinse, R., B. Jones, S.D. Humphries, R.W. Mace, S.L. Steinberg, M. Tuller, R. Newman, D. Or. 2005. Measurement of Porous Media Water Retention during Parabolic Flight Induced Microgravity. The 35th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES) and the 8th European Symposium on Space Environmental Control Systems (ESSECS), Villa Pamphili Hotel, Rome, Italy, 11-14 July.
  37. Jones, S.B., R. Heinse, G.B. Bingham and D. Or. 2005. Particulate Plant Growth Media for Reduced Gravity: Experiences and Challenges. Workshop on Granular Materials in Lunar and Martian Exploration, Feb. 2-3. John F. Kennedy Space Center, Orlando, FL.
  38. Heinse, R., B. Jones, S.D. Humphries, R.W. Mace, S.L. Steinberg, M. Tuller, R. Newman, D. Or. 2004. Porous Media Water Retention and Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity During Parabolic Flight Induced Microgravity. Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  39. B. Jones, M. Tuller, S. Steinberg, I. Alexander, N. Diadzic, L.N. Reddi, G. Kluitenberg, F.L. Ogden, R. Heinse. 2004. Unsaturated Flow in Zero Gravity - Lessons and Challenges. Agronomy Abstracts, ASA, Madison, WI.
  40. Or, D., B. Jones, M. Tuller, S. Steinberg, I. Alexander, N. Diadzic, L.N. Reddi, G. Kluitenberg, F.L. Ogden, R. Heinse. 2004. Unsaturated Flow in Zero Gravity - Lessons and Challenges. Kirkham Conference, Logan, UT, Oct. 28-29, 2004.