Kao, R.H., Gibson, C.M., Gallery, R.E., Meier, C.L., Bernett, D.T., Docherty, K.M., Blevins, K.K., Travers, P.D., Azuaje, E., Springer, Y.P., Thibault, K.M., McKenzie, V.J., Keller, M., Alves, L.F., Hinckley, E-L. S., Prnell, J., Schimel, D. 2012. NEON Terrestrial Field Observations: Designing Continental-Scale, Standardized Sampling. Ecosphere. Accepted.

Docherty, K.M., Gutknecht, J.L.M. 2012. The role of environmental microorganisms in ecosystem responses to global change: current state of research and future outlooks. Biogeochemistry. 109(1-3): 1-6.

Docherty, K.M., Balser, T.C., Bohannan, B.J.M., Gutknecht, J.L.M. 2012. Soil microbial responses to fire and interacting global change factors in a California annual grassland. Biogeochemistry. 109(1-3):63-83.


Docherty, K.M., Gutknecht, J.A., Allison, S., Balser, T., Bohannan, B.J.M., Cadillo-Quiroz, H., Niboyet, A., Treseder, K., Wallenstein, M. 2011. The Gate-Keepers and Global Change: Linking Microbial Communities to Ecosystem Function.  Nature Precedings.  Symposium Audio Content

Kulacki, K.J., Chaloner, D.M., Costello, D.M., Docherty, K.M., Larson, J.H., Bernot, R.J., Evans-White, M.A., Brueske, M.A., Lamberti, G.A., Kulpa, C.F.  2011. Proactive Aquatic Ecotoxicological Assessment of Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids.  Current Organic Chemistry.  15(12): 1918-1927


Docherty, K.M., Joyce, M.A., Kulacki, K.J., Kulpa, C.F.  2010.  Microbial Biodegradation and Metabolite Toxicity of Three Pyridinium Cation-Based Ionic Liquids.  Green Chemistry.  12(4): 701-712.  

Kulacki, K.J., Chaloner, D.T., Costello, D.M., Docherty, K.M., Larson, J.H., Bernot, R.J., Brueseke, M.A., Kulpa Jr., C.F., and G.A. Lamberti. 2007.  Aquatic Toxicity and Biodegradation of Ionic Liquids: A Synthesis.  Chemistry Today 25 (6 supp): p32-36.  

Docherty, K.M., Dixon, J.K., Kulpa, C.F.  2007.  Biodegradability of Imidazolium and Pyridinium Ionic Liquids by an Activated Sludge Microbial Community.  Biodegradation.  18 :481-493. 

Docherty, K.M., Hebbeler, S.Z., Kulpa, C.F.  2006.  An Assessment of Ionic Liquid Mutagenicity Using the Ames Test.  Green Chemistry.  8: 560-567. 

Couling, D.J., Bernot, R.J., Docherty, K.M., Dixon, J.K., Maginn, E.J.  2006. Ionic Liquid Toxicity to Aquatic Organisms: Experimental Studies and Quantitative Structure-Property Relationship Modeling.  Green Chemistry.  8: 82-90. 

Docherty, K.M., Young, K.C., Maurice, P.A., Bridgham, S.D., Kulpa, C.F.  2006.  Effects of Dissolved Organic Matter Concentration and Quality Upon Three Aquatic Microbial Communities.  Microbial Ecology. 52 : 378-388. 

Docherty, K.M., Kulpa, C.F. 2005.  Toxicity and Antimicrobial Effects of Imidazolium and Pyridinium Ionic Liquids. Green Chemistry.  7: 185-189. 

Young, K.C., Docherty, K.M., Maurice, P.A., Bridgham, S.D.  2005.  Dissolved Organic Matter Biodegradation in Two Streams and a Dystrophic Pond: Influence of Source and Native Microbial Population.  Hydrobiologia.  539 : 1-11. 

Young, K.C., Maurice, P.A., Docherty, K.M., Bridgham, S.D. 2004. Bacterial Adsorption and Degradation of Dissolved Organic Matter from Two Northern Michigan Streams. Geomicrobiology Journal.  21(8): 521-528. 

Docherty, K.M. and Kepner, R.L. 2000.  Coliphage in the Hudson River as Agents of Coliform Mortality and Indicators of Water Quality.  Secion II: 25pp.  In J.R. Waldman and W.C. Nieder (eds.). Final Reports of the Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship Program.  Hudson River Foundation, New York.