Dianna M Hogan, Ph.D.


Dianna Hogan is the Deputy Regional Director for Science for the Southeast Region.  She has been with the USGS since 2000 and previously served as a Research Physical Scientist, a Supervisory Physical Scientist, and as the Acting Center Director for the Eastern Geographic Science Center and subsequently for the St Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center. 



Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Policy; George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.  Dissertation: The effects of urbanization on wetland ecosystem structure and function – a case study of freshwater riparian wetlands in Fairfax County, Virginia

M.S. in Biology; George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.  Thesis: A comparison of phosphorus retention and transformation in constructed and natural freshwater wetlands

B.S. in Biochemistry; The Wichita State University, Wichita, KS



Gutenberg, L, Krauss, K., Qu, J., Ahn, C., Hogan, D., Zhu, Z., Xu, C., submitted, Carbon dioxide and methane flux from forested wetland soils of the Great Dismal Swamp, USA. Environmental Management.

Hogan, D., Pindilli, E., Zhu, Z., submitted, Employing an Ecosystem Services Framework to Deliver Decision Ready Science, Bioscience.

Lawrence, C., Pindilli, E., and Hogan, D., 2019, Valuation of the flood attenuation ecosystem service in Difficult Run, VA, USA.  Journal of Environmental Management.  Volume 231(1):1056-1064. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.10.023

Kolka, R., C. Trettin, W. Tang, K. Krauss, S. Bansal, J. Drexler, K. Wickland, R. Chimner, D. Hogan, E. J. Pindilli, B. Benscoter, B. Tangen, E. Kane, S. Bridgham, and C. Richardson, 2018: Chapter 13: Terrestrial wetlands. In Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2): A Sustained Assessment Report [Cavallaro, N., G. Shrestha, R. Birdsey, M. A. Mayes, R. G. Najjar, S. C. Reed, P. Romero-Lankao, and Z. Zhu (eds.)]. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, USA, pp. 507-567, https://doi.org/10.7930/ SOCCR2.2018.Ch13.

Pindilli, E., Sleeter, R., Hogan, D., 2018, Estimating the Societal Benefits of Carbon Dioxide Sequestration Through Peatland Restoration, Ecological Economics 154:145-155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.08.002

Bhaskar, A., Hogan, D., Nimmo, J.R., Perkins, K.S, 2018, Groundwater recharge amidst focused stormwater infiltration. Hydrological Processes, 2018:1–11.  DOI: 10.1002/hyp.13137

Hopkins, K.G., Noe, G.B., Franco, F., Pindilli, E.J., Gordon, S., Metes, M.J., Claggett, P.R., Gellis, A.C., Hupp, C.R., Hogan, D.M., 2018, A method to quantify and value floodplain sediment and nutrient retention ecosystem services. Journal of Environmental Management 220: 65–76.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.05.013

Hopkins, K.G., J.V. Loperfido, L.S. Craig, G.B. Noe, D.M. Hogan, 2017, Comparison of sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorus export from watersheds with centralized versus distributed stormwater management.  Journal of Environmental Management 203(1):286-298. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.07.067

Parthum, B., Pindilli, E., Hogan, D., 2017, Benefits of the Fire Mitigation Ecosystem Service in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Journal of Environmental Management, 203:375-382. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.08.018

Sparkman, S., Hogan, D., Hopkins, K.G., Loperfido, J.V., 2017, Modeling Watershed-Scale Impacts of Stormwater Management with Traditional versus Low Impact Development Design, Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) https://doi.org/10.1111/1752–1688.12559

Sleeter, R., Sleeter, B., Williams, B., Hogan, D., Hawbaker, T., and Zhu, Z., 2017,  A Carbon Balance Model for the Great Dismal Swamp Ecosystem. Carbon Balance and Management. 12(2): 20 pp.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13021-017-0070-4

Hogan, D., Pindilli, E., Sleeter, R., Parthum, B., and Williams, B., 2016, Modeling, Assessing, and Valuing Peatland Ecosystem Services, proceedings of the International Peat Conference, Sarawak, Malaysia, 5 pgs.

Bhaskar, A.S., D.M. Hogan, and S.A. Archfield, 2016, Urban base flow with Low Impact Development. Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10808

Shapiro, C., Arthaud, G., Casey, F., and Hogan, D., 2015, Ecosystem Services Science, Practice, and Policy:  Perspectives from ACES, A Community on Ecosystem Services, Ecological Economics.  DOI:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2015.04.001 

Rhea, L., Jarnagin, T., Hogan, D., Loperfido, J., Shuster, W., 2015, Effects of Urbanization and Stormwater Control Measures on Streamflows in the Vicinity of Clarksburg, Maryland, USA: Hydrological Processes. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hyp.10505/abstract, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10505.

Hogan, Dianna M., Shapiro, Carl D., Karp, David N., and Wachter, Susan M., 2014, Urban ecosystem services and decision making for a green Philadelphia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1155, 21 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20141155

Jones, D.K., Baker, M.E., Miller, A.J., Jarnagin, S.T., Hogan, D.M., 2014, Tracking geomorphic signatures of watershed suburbanization with multitemporal LiDAR, Geomorphology 219 (2014) 42–52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.04.038

Loperfido, J.V., Noe, G.B., Jarnagin, S.T., Hogan, D.M., 2014, Effects of distributed and centralized stormwater best management practices and land cover on urban stream hydrology at the catchment scale, Journal of Hydrology http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.07.007

Hogan, D.M., Jarnagin, S.T., Loperfido,  J.V., and Van Ness, K, 2014. Mitigating the Effects of Landscape Development on Streams in Urbanizing Watersheds, Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) 1-16. DOI: 10.1111/jawr.12123

Labiosa, W., Forney, W., Esnard, A-M, Mitsova-Boneva, D., Bernknopf, R., Hearn, P. Hogan, D., Pearlstine, L., Strong, D., Gladwin, H., 2013, An Integrated Multi-Criteria Scenario Evaluation Web Tool for Participatory Land-Use Planning in Urbanized Areas: The Ecosystem Portfolio Model,  Environmental Modelling & Software, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.10.012.

Hogan, D., Labiosa, W., Pearlstine, L., Hallac, D., Strong, D., Hearn, P., Bernknopf, R., 2012, Estimating the Cumulative Ecological Effect of Local Scale Landscape Changes in South Florida, Environmental Management 49(2):502-515. DOI 10.1007/s00267-011-9771-8.

Loperfido, J.V., and Hogan, D.M., 2012, Effects of urban stormwater-management strategies on stream-water quantity and quality: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012–3079, 2 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2012/3079.

Hogan, D.M., Arthaud, G., Brookshire, D., Gunther, T., Pincetl, S., Shapiro, C., and Van Horne, B., 2011, Developing an Institutional Framework to Incorporate Ecosystem Services into Decision Making —Proceedings of a Workshop: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011–1221, 9 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1221.

Pearlstine, L., Hogan, D., and Labiosa, W, 2011, A Circuitscape Dispersal Model and Index for Connectivity in South Florida Landscapes.  Proceedings for the Third USGS Modeling Conference, Understanding and Predicting for a Changing World, Brady, S.R. (editor), Broomfield, CO, June 7-11, 2010.  U. S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2011–5147, 85 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2011/5147.

Labiosa, W., Bernknopf, R., Hearn, P., Hogan, D., Strong, D., and Pearlstine, L., 2010, The South Florida Ecosystem Portfolio Model: A Web-Enabled Multicriteria Land Use Planning Decision Support System. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Computer Society Press, January 5 - 8, 2010, 10 pp. http://www.computer.org/portal/web/csdl/doi/10.1109/HICSS.2010.482

Hogan, D.M., 2010, How Does Geography Help Us Understand Ecosystem Services?, Natural Inquirer, Ecosystem Services Edition, 12(1), http://www.naturalinquirer.org/

Hogan, D.M., Arthaud, G., Pattison, M., Sayre, R., and Shapiro, C., 2010, Developing an Analytical Framework: Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Decision Making—Proceedings of a workshop: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009–1259, 6 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1259/

Guntenspergen, G.R., Baldwin, A.H., Hogan, D.M., Neckles, H.A. and Nielsen, M.G., 2009, Valuing urban wetlands: modification, preservation and restoration, Chapter 29 (pgs 503 – 520) in Ecology of Cities and Towns.  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN-13: 978-0521678339

Hogan, D.M. and Walbridge, M.R., 2009, Recent Land Cover History and Nutrient Retention in Riparian Wetlands, Environmental Management 44:62–72.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s00267-009-9313-9

Hogan, D.M., Arthaud, G., Goodman, I., Pattison, M., Sayre, R., Shapiro, C., and Van Horne, B., 2009, Developing a Vision: Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Decision Making—Proceedings of a Workshop: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009–1062, 8 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1062/

Labiosa, W., Bernknopf, R., Hearn, P., Hogan, D., Strong, D., Pearlstine, L., Mathie, A., Wein, A., Gillen, K., and Wachter, S., 2009, The South Florida Ecosystem Portfolio Model – A Map-Based Multicriteria Ecological, Economic, and Community Land Use Planning Tool.  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5181, Reston, VA., http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2009/5181/

Hogan, D.M., 2008, Management of urban stormwater runoff in the Chesapeake Bay watershed: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008–3101, 4 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2008/3101

Slonecker, T., Jones, J.W., Price, S.D., and Hogan, D., 2008, Advanced remote sensing research: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2008-3052, 4 p., http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2008/3052

Hogan, D.M. and Walbridge, M.R., 2007, Urbanization and Nutrient Retention in Freshwater Riparian Wetlands, Ecological Applications, 17(4), p. 1142-1155. DOI: 10.1890/06-0185

Hogan, D.M. and Walbridge, M.R., 2007, Best Management Practices for Nutrient and Sediment Retention in Urban Stormwater Runoff, Journal of Environmental Quality 36:386-395. DOI: 10.2134/jeq2006.0142

Hogan, D.M., 2005, The effects of urbanization on wetland ecosystem structure and function – a case study of freshwater riparian wetlands in Fairfax County, Virginia: Ph.D. Dissertation, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.

Hogan, D.M., Jordan, T. and Walbridge, M.R., 2004, Phosphorus Retention and Soil Organic Carbon in Restored and Natural Freshwater Wetlands, Wetlands, 24(3), p. 573-585. https://doi.org/10.1672/0277-5212(2004)024[0573:PRASOC]2.0.CO;2

Hogan, D.M., 2000, A comparison of phosphorus retention and transformation in constructed and natural freshwater wetlands: M.S. Thesis, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA.