Papers Published This Quarter:
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Semmens, D., Goodrich, D.C., Unkrich, C.L., Smith, R.E., Woolhiser, D.A., Miller, S.N. 2005. KINEROS2 and the AGWA modeling framework. Chapter 6 in The GWADI International Modeling Worshop, UNESCO on-line publication, 30 p., http://gwadi.org/shortcourses/chapters/Semmens_L6.pdf
Semmens, D.J., Goodrich, D.C. 2005. Planning change: Case studies illustrating the benefits of GIS and Land-Use data in environmental planning. Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydrological Perspectives for Sustainable Development, Feb. 23-25, 2005, Roorkee, India, p. 346-354.
Gonzalez-Dugo, M.P., Moran, M.S., Mateos, L., Bryant, R. 2005. Canopy temperature variability as an indicator of crop water stress severity. J. Irrig. Sci.
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Future Science Events:
Several workshops and meetings are coming up, as well as a very special presentation by SWRC Retired Scientist Ken Renard at the ARS Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed. (click here for more information)
WGEW and SRER data can be downloaded from the web site at http://www.tucson.ars.ag.gov/dap
Geographic locations of the three precipitation records can be found at http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/Place/53424500/images/sw_az3.jpg
Check out the awards for ARS Tucson Scientist Russ Scott and SWRC Liaison Committee member Ruth Evelyn Cowan. (click here for more information)
Meet our new Research Leader, Dr. Mark Nearing (click here). Tucson ARS Scientist Dean Martens, known for his intense scientific curiosity and wonderful sense of humor, passed away last November after a brief battle with cancer (click here).
(Click here for additional staff news).
Contact the SWRC Research Leader, Dr. Mark Nearing at 670-6380 x152 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Mailing address is USDA ARS SWRC, 2000 E. Allen Rd., Tucson, AZ 85719 and web address is http://www.tucson.ars.ag.gov/ . The SWRC Quarterly is on—line at http://ars.usda.gov/News/News.htm?modecode=53-42-45-00.
The Southwest Watershed Research Center conducts long-term research of soil, water and climate processes to better understand interactions with plants, animals and humans as a basis for management of semiarid watersheds. SWRC develops new technologies for land managers, including remote sensing, computer-aided decision tools, and ecosystem models.