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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Fred Theurer
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Fred Theurer

AGNPS Lead Scientist for NRCS

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
National Water & Climate Center (NWCC)
Water Science & Technology Team (WSTT)
7413 Cinnabar Terrace
Gaithersburg, MD 20879-4575

Telephone: (301) 869-7195
Fax: (301) 869-8217
E-mail:
Fred.Theurer@verizon.net

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Degrees:

B.S. University Of Maryland Civil Engineering (1959)
M.S. Colorado State University Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics, & Stream Mechanics (1974)
Ph.D. Colorado State University Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics, Stream Mechanics, & Sedimentation (1975)

Technical Interests:

Computational hydrology & hydraulics, watershed-scale pollutant-loading modeling, aquatic resource evaluation & restoration (salmonids).

Selected Accomplishments & Publications:
  • Theurer, F.D., A.H.Barnes, and E.V.Richardson. 1976. Solution for steady open channel flow. In Rivers ?76. ASCE proceedings on symposium on inland waterways for navigation, flood control and water diversions, Ft. Collins, CO, August 10-12, 1976, pg. 793-812.
  • Theurer, F.D., A.H.Barnes, and E.V.Richardson. 1976. Solution for unsteady open channel flow. In Rivers ?76. ASCE proceedings on symposium on inland waterways for navigation, flood control and water diversions, Ft. Collins, CO, August 10-12, 1976, pg. 1497-1515.
  • Brevard, J.A. and F.D.Theurer. 1979. Simplified dam-breach routing procedure. Technical release no. 66, USDA-Soil Conservation Service, Engineering Division, Washington, DC, March 1979. 30 pp.
  • Theurer, F.D. and J.H.Harrington, Jr. 1981. A field study of vegetative channels in Ohio. ASAE summer meeting, Orlando, FL, June 21-14, 1981. 25 pp.
  • Ponce, V.M. and F.D.Theurer. 1982. Accuracy criteria in diffusion routing. Journal of the hydraulics division, ASCE, vol. 108, no. HY6, June 1982, pg. 747-757.
  • Theurer, F.D. 1983. Evaluating impacts of soil and water conservation measures. In Natural resources modeling symposium, Pingree Park, CO, October 17-21, 1983. USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Public. ARS-30, pg. 1-6.
  • Theurer, F.D., K.A.Voos, and W.J.Miller. 1984. Instream water temperature model. Instream Flow Information Paper 16 (peer reviewed). US Fish and Wildlife Service. FWS/OBS-84/15. 300 pp.
  • Theurer, F.D. and C.D.Clarke. 1991. Wash load component for sediment yield modeling. In Proceedings of the fifth federal interagency sedimentation conference (peer reviewed), March 18-21, 1991, pg. 7-1 to 7-8.
  • Theurer, F.D, C.V.Alonso, & J.M.Bernard. 1996. Hydraulic Geometry for Pollutant Loading Computer Models Using Geographical Information Systems to Develop Input Data. In Proceedings of the sixth federal interagency sedimentation conference (peer reviewed), March 1996, 8 pg.
  • Alonso, C.V., F.D.Theurer, & D.W.Zachmann. 1996. Sediment intrusion and dissolved-oxygen transport model (SIDO), Technical Report No. 5 (peer reviewed), USDA?National Sedimentation Laboratory, PO Box 1157, Oxford, MS 38655. 400 pp.
Memberships:

American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Agricultural Engineers
American Water Resources Association
Registered Professional Engineer Pennsylvania


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