Coats, R., G. Sahoo, J. Riverson, M. Costa-Cabral, M. Dettinger, B. Wolfe, J Reuter, G. Schladow, and C. Goldman. 2013. Historic and likely future impacts of climate change on Lake Tahoe, California-Nevada, USA Chapter 14, pp. 231-254. In: C.R. Goldman, M. Kumagai, and R.D. Robarts (eds). Climate Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters. Wiley Inc. Hoboken NJ. Download PDF
Coats, R, M. Costa-Cabral, J. Riverson, J. Reuter, G. Sahoo, G. Schladow and B. Wolfe. 2013. Projected 21st century trends in hydroclimatology of the Tahoe Basin. Climatic Change 116(1):71-95. doi:10.1007/s10584-012-0425-5. Download PDF
Coats, R. N. 2010. Climate change in the Tahoe Basin: Regional trends, impacts and drivers. Climatic Change 102:435-466. Download PDF
Coats, R. N., M. Larsen, A. Heyvaert, J. Thomas, M. Luck and J.
Reuter. 2008. Nutrient and sediment production, watershed characteristics and
land use in the Tahoe Basin, California-Nevada. Journal of the American Water
Resources Association 44(3):754-776.
Coats, R.N., J. Perez-Losada, G.
Schladow, R. Richards, and C. Goldman. 2006. The Warming of Lake Tahoe.
Climatic Change 76:121-148. Download PDF
R. N. 2002. Nutrient and sediment transport in streams of the Lake Tahoe Basin:
A 30-year retrospective. In Murphy, D., and P. A. Stine, eds. Proc. of the
Sierra Nevada Science Symposium. U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Res.
Sta. GTR-193. 301 pp. Albany CA.
Coats, R.N., F. Liu and C.R. Goldman, 2002. A Monte Carlo test of load
calculation methods, Lake Tahoe Basin, California-Nevada. Journal of the
American Water Resources Association 38(3):719-730.
Coats, R. N. and C. R. Goldman, 2001.
Patterns of nitrogen transport in streams of the Lake Tahoe Basin,
California-Nevada. Water Resources Research 37(2):405-416.
Coats, R. N. and M.
Powell. 2000. Hydropower, Timber Management and Eutrophication in the North
Umpqua River Basin. Watershed Management Council Networker, 9(2):1, 4-6.
Coats, R. N. 2000. Forest Hydromythology: Myths and Misconceptions
About Forests, Rainfall and Streamflow. pp. 93-98 In: Proc. of the 7th Biennial
Watershed Management Conference of the Watershed Management Council. Boise, ID.
Coats, R.N. 1999. Evaporation, Evapotranspiration. In: Encyclopedia of
Environmental Science. p. 240 In: D. E. Alexander and R. W. Fairbridge, (eds).
Kluwer Academic Press, London.
Coats, R.N. 1999. The Riparian Zone. In:
Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. p. 480 In: D. E. Alexander and R. W.
Fairbridge, (eds). Kluwer Academic Press, London.
Coats, R.N. 1995.
Physical factors affecting salmonid habitat in California estuaries. pp.
114-116 In: J. Duncan-Vaughn, (ed.). Proc. 13th Ann. Salmonid Restoration
Federation Conf. Santa Rosa, CA.
Coats, R.N., and C.R. Goldman, 1993.
Nitrate transport in subalpine streams, Lake Tahoe Basin, California-Nevada,
USA. Supplementary Issue No. 2:17-21, Applied Geochemistry, Presented at the
Second International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry, Uppsala, Sweden,
Coats, R.N., M.A. Showers, and B. Pavlik, 1993.
Management plan for an alkali sink and its endangered plant Cordylanthus
palmatus. Environmental Management, 17(1):115-127.
Coats, R.N., and
L.H. MacDonald, 1989. Use of hydrologic criteria in wetland delineation. Urban
Wetlands: Proceedings of the National Wetland Symposium, Association of Wetland
Managers, Inc., Berne, NY, pp. 164-172.
Coats, R.N., M.A. Showers, and
B. Pavlik, 1989. The Springtown alkali sink: An endangered ecosystem.
Coats, R.N., M.L. Swanson, and P.B. Williams,
1989. Hydrologic analysis for coastal wetland restoration. Environmental
Coats, R.N., 1987. Cumulative watershed
effects: A historical perspective. Proceedings: California Watershed Management
Conference, Wildland Resource Center, University of California, Berkeley, pp.
Coats, R.N., C. Farrington, and P.B. Williams, 1987. Enhancing
diked wetlands in coastal California. Proceedings: Coastal Zone '87 Conference,
Seattle, WA, ASCE, New York, pp. 3688-3700.
Coats, R.N., L. Collins,
J.L. Florsheim, and D. Kaufman, 1985. Channel change, sediment transport and
fish habitat in a coastal stream: Effects of an extreme event. Environmental
Coats, R.N., 1984. The Colorado River: River of
controversy. Environment, 26(2):7-13, 36-40.
Coats, R.N., and L.
Collins, 1984. Landsliding, channel change and sediment transport in a suburban
forested watershed: Effects of an extreme event. Proceedings: Symposium on the
Effects of Forest Land Use on Erosion and Slope Stability, East-West Center,
Honolulu, HI, pp. 165-175.
Coats, R.N. (ed.), 1982. Proceedings:
Symposium on watershed rehabilitation in Redwood National Park and other
Pacific coastal areas. The John Muir Institute, Napa, CA, 360 pp.
Coats, R.N., and L. Collins, 1981. Effects of silvicultural activities
on site quality: A cautionary review. California Department of Forestry,
Sacramento, CA, 39 pp.
Coats, R.N., and T.O. Miller, 1981. Cumulative
silvicultural impacts on watersheds: A hydrologic and regulatory dilemma.
Environmental Management, 5(2):147-160.
Coats, R.N., and T.O. Miller,
1981. Developing best management practices for California forests: A 208
progress report. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 36(4):205-208.
Leonard, R.L., L.A. Kaplan, J.F. Elder, R.N. Coats, and C.R. Goldman,
1980. Nutrient transport in surface runoff from a subalpine watershed, Lake
Tahoe, California. Ecological Monographs, 49(3):281-310.
1978. The road to erosion. Environment, 20(1):16-20, 37-39.
R.N., R. Leonard, and C.R. Goldman, 1976. Nitrogen uptake and release in a
forested watershed, Lake Tahoe Basin, California. Ecology, 57:995-1104.
Coats, R.N., R.L. Leonard, and S.L. Loeb, 1975. Removal of nitrogen
from snowmelt water by the soil-vegetation system, Lake Tahoe, California.
Proceedings: 43rd Annual Western Snow Conference, San Diego, CA.
R.N., 1971. Indonesian timber. Pacific Research, Pacific Studies Center, Palo
Alto, CA, 2(4):9-16.
Coats, R.N., 1970. The California coast - 900
miles of "Tahoe-by-the-sea". San Francisco Bay Guardian, 5(1):4-5.
Coats, R.N., W.A. Geyer, and E.I. Sucoff, 1968. Synecological light
coordinates: A verification by light measurements. Minnesota Forestry Research