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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Wells Hively (Dean)

Visiting Scientist

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W. Dean Hively, Ph.D.
Research Soil Scientist
USDA-ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory
Bldg. 007, Rm. 7, BARC-West
Beltsville, MD 20705-2350 USA
Voice: (301) 504-9031
Fax: (301) 504-8931
Dean.Hively@ars.usda.gov


Research Interests:

  • Remote sensing and field sampling of cover crop and commodity cover crop performance on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
  • Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) evaluation of the Choptank River watershed
  • Process-based research into phosphorus movement and transformation from field to stream, effects of redox processes in riparian wetlands.
  • Watershed processes and landscape analysis.


Education:

  • 1990: B.A. Harvard University.
  • 1998: M.S. Department of Soil, Crop and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University.
  • 2004: Ph.D. Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University.


Professional Experience:

  • 1993 - 2003: Teaching Assistant, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University.
  • 1998 - 2004: Ph.D. Research, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University.
  • 2002 - 2005: Consulting Scientist, New York State Water Resources Institute.
  • 2004 - 2005: Postdoctoral Associate, Van Es Soil Physical Health Laboratory, Department of Crop and Soil Science, Cornell University.
  • 2005 - Present: Soil Scientist, USDA-ARS Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, Beltsville, MD.


Awards:

  • 1997: Grant, Cornell Program in Biogeochemistry and Environmental Change.
  • 1998: Grant, Cornell Agroforestry Working Group.
  • 1998: Grant, Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program.
  • 2000: Edna B. Sussman Fellowship.
  • 1999 - 2001: Grants, Cornell Program in Biogeochemistry and Environmental Change. 1999.
  • 2001: Clinton Dewitt Smith Fellowship.
  • 2001 - 2003: New York State Water Resources Institute/New York City Watershed Agricultural Program.
  • 2005: Editor's Citation for Excellence in Manuscript Review, Journal of Environmental Quality.


Professional Service:

  • Soil Science Society of America (SSSA)
  • American Water Resources Association (AWRA)
  • Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD)


Selected Publications: (please contact the author to determine reprint availability)

Hively, W.D. 1998. Interseeding of Cover Crop Species into Soybean: Performance and N Contribution to Succeeding Corn. M.S. Thesis. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Hively, W.D. and W.J. Cox. 2001. Interseeding cover crops into soybean and subsequent corn yields. Agronomy Journal 93(2): 308-313. American Society of Agronomy, Madison, WI.

Hively, W.D., L. Buck, L. Drinkwater, and N. Uphoff. 2004. Contributions of Agricultural Biodiversity and Natural Ecosystem Processes to Sustainable Agricultural Systems. Chapter Six In L. Buck, T.A. Gavin, D.R. Lee, and N.T. Uphoff (Eds.). Ecoagriculture: A Review and Assessment of its Scientific Foundations, pp. 74-118. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Hively, W.D. 2004. Phosphorus Loading from a Monitored Dairy Farm Landscape. Ph.D. Dissertation. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Tan, I.Y.S., H.M. van Es, J.M. Duxbury, J.J. Melkonian, R.R. Schindelbeck, L.D. Geohring, W.D. Hively, and B.N. Moebius. Nitrous oxide losses under maize production as affected by soil type, tillage, rotation, and fertilization. [Submitted to Journal of Environmental Quality, May 2005]

Gérard-Marchant, P., W.D. Hively, and T. S. Steenhuis. 2005. Distributed hydrological modeling of dissolved phosphorus transport in an agricultural landscape, Part I: distributed runoff generation. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 10:245-261.

Hively, W.D., P. Gérard-Marchant, and T. S. Steenhuis. 2005. Distributed hydrological modeling of dissolved phosphorus transport in an agricultural landscape, Part II: dissolved phosphorus transport. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 10:263-276.

Hively, W.D., R.B. Bryant, and T.J. Fahey. 2005. Phosphorus concentrations in overland flow from diverse locations on a New York dairy farm. Journal of Environmental Quality 34(4): 1224-1233.

Bishop, P.L., W.D. Hively, J.R. Stedinger, J.A. Bloomfield, M.R. Rafferty, and J.L. Lojpersberger. 2005. Multivariate analysis of paired watershed data to evaluate agricultural best management practice effects on stream water phosphorus. Journal of Environmental Quality 34(3): 1087-1101.

Hively,W.D., E.J. Neafsey, M. Havens, S. DeGloria, and H.M. van Es. 2005. Hyperspectral sensing of soil pedons for soil classification and survey. [Manuscript in preparation]

Hively, W.D., H.M. van Es, R.R. Shindelbeck, B. Moebius, D. Grantham, T. Owiyo, A.V. Bigli, W.D. Philpot, and S.D. DeGloria. Hyperspectral Analysis of Long-term Tillage Effects on Soil Reflectance, Nutrition, and Aggregate Stability. [Manuscript in internal review]

Hively, W.D. 2005. Characterization of phosphorus loading source areas in a monitored dairy farm landscape, five years after implementation of best management practices. [Manuscript in preparation]

Bryant, R.B., W.J. Gburek, T.L.Veith, and W.D. Hively. 2006. Perspectives on the potential of hydropedology to improve watershed modeling of phosphorus loss. Geoderma 131: 299-307.



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