Jack Kurki-Fox

Research Scholar

  • Weaver Administration Bldg 209


Ph.D. 2018

Biological and Agricultural Engineering

North Carolina State University

M.E. 2013

Civil Engineering

University of Florida

B.S. 2012

Civil Engineering

University of Florida


Microplastic distribution and characteristics across a large river basin: Insights from the Neuse River in North Carolina, USA
Kurki-Fox, J., Doll, B. A., Monteleone, B., West, K., Putnam, G., Kelleher, L., … Schneidewind, U. (2023), SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 878. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.162940
Determining the costs, revenues, and cost-share payments for the “floodwise” program: Nature-based solutions to mitigate flooding in eastern, rural North Carolina
Hovis, M., Cubbage, F., Hollinger, J. C., Shear, T., Doll, B., Kurki-Fox, J. J., … Potter, T. (2022), Nature-Based Solutions, 2, 100016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nbsj.2022.100016
Estimating Changes in Peak Flow and Associated Reductions in Flooding Resulting from Implementing Natural Infrastructure in the Neuse River Basin, North Carolina, USA
Kurki-Fox, J. J., Doll, B. A., Line, D. E., Baldwin, M. E., Klondike, T. M., & Fox, A. A. (2022), WATER, 14(9). https://doi.org/10.3390/w14091479
The flood reduction and water quality impacts of watershed-scale natural infrastructure implementation in North Carolina, USA
Kurki-Fox, J., Doll, B. A., Line, D. E., Baldwin, M. E., Klondike, T. M., & Fox, A. A. (2022), ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING, 181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2022.106696
Characterizing ambient nutrient concentrations and potential warning levels for surface water in natural forested wetlands in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina, USA
Kurki-Fox, J. J., & Burchell, M. R., II. (2021), ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING, 172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2021.106395
Characterizing copper and zinc content in forested wetland soils of North Carolina, USA
Kurki-Fox, J. J., Burchell, M. R., II, Vepraskas, M. J., & Broome, S. W. (2021), ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT, 193(12). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-021-09618-6
Natural Infrastructure Practices as Potential Flood Storage and Reduction for Farms and Rural Communities in the North Carolina Coastal Plain
Hovis, M., Hollinger, J. C., Cubbage, F., Shear, T., Doll, B., Kurki-Fox, J. J., … Potter, T. (2021), SUSTAINABILITY, 13(16). https://doi.org/10.3390/su13169309
A Framework for Planning and Evaluating the Role of Urban Stream Restoration for Improving Transportation Resilience to Extreme Rainfall Events
Doll, B. A., Kurki-Fox, J. J., & Line, D. E. (2020), Water, 12(6), 1620. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12061620
Flood Flow Frequency Analysis to Estimate Potential Floodplain Nitrogen Treatment during Overbank Flow Events in Urban Stream Restoration Projects
Doll, B. A., Kurki-Fox, J. J., Page, J. L., Nelson, N. G., & Johnson, J. P. (2020), Water, 12(6), 1568. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12061568
Impact of control structures on hydrologic restoration within the Great Dismal Swamp
Kamrath, B. J. W., Burchell, M. R., Kurki-Fox, J. J., & Bass, K. L. (2020), ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING, 158. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2020.106024

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Water, Water Everywhere: Adapting Water Control Operations and Floodplain Conservation Planning to Global Change
NCSU Southeast Climate Science Center(2/01/23 - 1/31/25)
Eastern NC Community Floodprints: Accelerating Rural Recovery & Resilience
US Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)(1/01/22 - 7/31/25)
Engaging Partners to Evaluate Plastics Loading to the Pamlico Sound from Urban and Rural Lands via the Neuse River in North Carolina
NCSU Sea Grant Program(5/01/20 - 1/31/23)
Characterizing Water Quality Status, Trends and Potential Watershed Management Opportunities from NPDES Stormwater Data
NC Clean Water Management Trust Fund(9/16/20 - 1/31/23)
Predicting Roadway Washout Locations During Extreme Rainfall Events
NC Department of Transportation(1/01/21 - 9/30/23)
Quantifying and Predicting Streambank Erosion in the Ridge and Valley and Blue Ridge Physiographic Regions of Virginia to Benefit Eastern Hellbender Populations
US Dept. of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA NRCS)(10/25/19 - 7/31/22)
Designing Toward Implementation: Lumberton Floodprint Phase 2
NC Community Foundation(7/25/19 - 4/25/21)
Evaluating the Capacity of Natural Infrastructure for Flood Abatement at the Watershed Scale
Environmental Defense Fund(5/20/19 - 2/19/20)
2018-2021_North Caorlina Sea Grant Omnibus
US Dept. of Commerce (DOC)(2/01/18 - 1/31/24)
Implementation of Innovative Grade Controls for Restoring an Incised Urban Channel at Millbrook Exchange Park
Raleigh, NC(4/27/17 - 6/30/22)