Andrey Guber, Ph.D.

Andrey Guber
Telephone: 517-353-0269

Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences

Assistant Professor - Soil physics, soil hydrology and modeling water flow, solute and microbial transport in soils.

Plant and Soil Sciences Building
1066 Bogue St., Room A 584
East Lansing, MI 48824

Soil physics, soil hydrology and modeling water flow, solute and microbial transport in soils.


Ph.D. M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University

General Areas of Expertise:  

Soil science with the emphasis on soil physics, soil hydrology and modeling water flow, solute and microbial transport in soils.


Current Research Interests:

Role of soil physical properties in environmental and contaminant hydrology, fate and transport of manure-borne bacteria in environment, model abstraction and interrelationships between processes at different scales.



Yakirevich, A., Pachepsky, Y.A., Guber, A.K., Gish, T.J., Shelton, D.R., Cho, K.H. 2012. Modeling Transport of Escherichia coli in a Creek During and After Artificial High-Flow Events: Three Year Study and Analysis. Water Research (in review).

Guber, A.K., Pachepsky Y.A., Dao, T.H., Shelton, D.R., Sadeghi, A.M. 2012. Evaluating manure release parameters for nonpoint contaminant transport model KINEROS2/STWIR. International Journal on Ecological Modelling and Systems Ecology (in review).

Yakirevich, A., Pachepsky, Y.A., Gish, T.J., Guber, A.K., Kuznetsov, M., Cady, R.E., Nicholson, T.J. 2012. Augmentation of groundwater monitoring networks using information theory and ensemble modeling with pedotransfer functions. Journal of Hydrology (in review).

Guber, A.K., Pachepsky, Y.A., Yakirevich, A.M., Shelton, D.R., Goodrich, D.C.. Unkrich, C.L. 2012. Modeling Runoff and Microbial Overland Transport with KINEROS2/STWIR Model: Accuracy and Uncertainty as Affected by Source of Infiltration Parameters. Journal of Hydrology (in review).

Pachepsky, Y.A., Guber, A.K., Shelton, D.R., 2012. First report on the effect of a high-flow event on the pattern of E. coli distribution in sediment along a creek. Environmental Microbiology Reports (in review)

Pan, F., Y. Pachepsky, D. Jacques, A. Guber, R. Hill. 2012. Data Assimilation with Soil Water Content Sensors and Pedotransfer Functions in Soil Water Flow Modeling. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. Journal 76: 829-844.

Pachepsky, Y.A., Morrow, J., Guber, A.K., Rowland, R.A., Shelton, D.R. 2012. Effect of biofilm in irrigation pipes on the microbial quality of irrigation water. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 54(3): 217-224.

Raymundo-Raymundo, E., Yu.N. Nikolskii, A.K. Guber, C. Landeros-Sanchez. 2012. Adequacy of transport parameters obtained in soil column experiments for selected chemicals. Eurasian Soil Science 45: 675–683.

Pan, F., Pachepsky, Y.A., Guber, A.K., Hill, R. 2012. Scale effects on information theory-based measures applied to streamflow patterns in two rural watersheds. Journal of Hydrology. 414-415: 99-107.

Guber, A. K., Gish, T. J., Pachepsky, Y. A., McKee, L., Nicholson, T. J., Cady, R. E. 2011. Event-based estimation of water budget components using the network of multi-sensor capacitance probes. Hydrological Science Journal 56(7), 1227–1241.

Guber, A. K., Y. A. Pachepsky, A.M. Yakirevich, D.R. Shelton, A.M. Sadeghi, D. Goodrich, K. Unkrich. 2011. Uncertainty in modeling of Faecal coliform overland transport associated with manure application in Maryland. Hydrological Processes, 25:2393-2404.

Pan, F., Pachepsky, Y. A., Guber, A. K. Hill, R. 2011. Information and Complexity Measures Applied to Observed and Simulated Soil Moisture Time Series. Hydrological Science Journal, 56(6): 1027–1039.

Hadzick, Z., Guber, A. K., Pachepsky, Y. A., Hill, R., Gish, T.J. 2011. Pedotransfer functions in soil electrical resistivity estimation. Geoderma 164:195-202.

Pachepsky, Y. A., Rowland, R.A., Guber, A. K. 2011. Sensitivity of the Enviroscan soil moisture capacitance probe to the presence of artificial macropores. Soil Science 176: 1-9.

Kyung, H.C., Y.A. Pachepsky, H.K. Joon, A.K. Guber, D.R. Shelton, R.A. Rowland. 2010. Release of Escherichia coli from the bottom sediment in a small first-order creek: Experiment and Modeling. Journal of Hydrology 391: 322-332.

Raymundo-Raymundo, E., J. Hernandez-Vargas, Yu. N. Nikol’skii, A. K. Guber, F. Gavi- Reyes. B.L. Prado-Pano, B. Figueroa-Sandoval, and J. R. Mendosa-Hernandez. 2010. Determination of the Atrazine Migration Parameters in Vertisol. Eurasian Soil Science, 2010, Vol. 43, No. 5, pp. 565–572.

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