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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: REMOTE SENSING FOR CROP AND WATER MANAGEMENT IN IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE

Location: Water Management and Conservation Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Camelina water use and seed yield response to irrigation scheduling in an arid environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunsaker, D.J., French, A.N., Thorp, K.R. 2012. Camelina water use and seed yield response to irrigation scheduling in an arid environment. Irrigation Science. 31(5):911-929.
Estimation of surface energy fluxes using surface renewal and flux variance techniques over an advective irrigated agricultural site - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
French, A.N., Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Prueger, J.H., Hipps, L.E., Chavez Eguez, J.L., Evett, S.R., Howell, T.A., Gowda, P., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R. 2012. Estimation of surface energy fluxes using surface renewal and flux variance techniques over an advective irrigated agricultural site. Advances in Water Resources. 50:91-105. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.07.007.
Estimating crop biophysical properties from remote sensing data by inverting linked radiative transfer and ecophysiological models - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Wang, G., West, A.L., Moran, M.S., Bronson, K.F., White, J.W., Mon, J. 2012. Estimating crop biophysical properties from remote sensing data by inverting linked radiative transfer and ecophysiological models. Remote Sensing of Environment. 124:224-233.
Assimilating remote sensing observations of leaf area index and soil moisture for wheat yield estimates: An observing system simulation experiment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nearing, G.S., Crow, W.T., Thorp, K.R., Moran, M.S., Reichle, R., Gupta, H.V. 2012. Assimilating remote sensing observations of leaf area index and soil moisture for wheat yield estimates: An observing system simulation experiment. Water Resources Research. 48 W05525.
Methodology to evaluate the performance of simulation models for alternative compiler and operating system configurations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., White, J.W., Porter, C.H., Hoogenboom, G., Nearing, G.S., French, A.N. 2012. Methodology to evaluate the performance of simulation models for alternative compiler and operating system configurations. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 81(1):62-71.
Use of nitrogen calibration ramps and canopy reflectance on farmers' irrigated cotton fields - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bronson, K.F., Malapati, T.A., Wheeler, C.M., Brown, R.K., Taylor, R.K., Scharf, P.C., Barnes, E.M. 2012. Use of nitrogen calibration ramps and canopy reflectance on farmers' irrigated cotton fields. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76(3):1060-1067.
Association of spectral reflectance indices with plant growth and lint yield in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gutierrez, M., Norton, R., Thorp, K.R., Wang, G. 2012. Association of spectral reflectance indices with plant growth and lint yield in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Crop Science. 52:849-857.
Vegetation-index-based crop coefficients to estimate evapotranspiration by remote sensing in agricultural and natural ecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glenn, E.P., Neale, C.M., Hunsaker, D.J. 2011. Vegetation-index-based crop coefficients to estimate evapotranspiration by remote sensing in agricultural and natural ecosystems. Hydrological Processes. 25(26):4050-4062.
Color Image Segmentation Approach to Monitor Flowering in Lesquerella - (Abstract Only)
(06-Apr-11)
Color image segmentation approach to monitor flowering in lesquerella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Dierig, D.A. 2011. Color image segmentation approach to monitor flowering in lesquerella. Industrial Crops and Products. 34(1):1150-1159.
A self-contained probe for measuring water advance and recession times in surface-irrigated fields - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunsaker, D.J., Pettit, D.E., Clemmens, A.J. 2011. A self-contained probe for measuring water advance and recession times in surface-irrigated fields. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 27(5):729-736.
Foreword to the Special Issue on Remote Sensing and Modeling of Surface Properties - (Other)
Karbou, F., Weng, F., French, A.N. 2011. Foreword to the special issue on remote sensing and modeling of surface properties. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 49(4):1175-1176.
Canopy Reflectance-Based Nitrogen Management Strategies for Subsurface Drip Irrigated Cotton in the Texas High Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bronson, K.F., Malapati, A., Scharf, P.C., Nichols, R.L. 2011. Canopy reflectance-based nitrogen management strategies for subsurface drip irrigated cotton in the Texas High Plains. Agronomy Journal. 103(2):422-430.
Nitrogen Requirements for Ethanol Production from Sweet and Photoperiod Sensitive Sorghums in the Southern High Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bronson, K.F., Schwartz, R.C., Tamang, P.L., Malapati, A., Johnson, J., Moore-Kucera, J. 2011. Nitrogen requirements for ethanol production from sweet and photoperiod sensitive sorghums in the Southern High Plains. Agronomy Journal. 103(2):431-440.
Comparison of two temperature differencing methods to estimate daily evapotranspiration over a Mediterranean vineyard watershed from ASTER data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(23-Jan-11)
Daily evapotranspiration over cotton by assimilating remotely sensed data with ground-based radiometers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(16-Jan-11)
Use of GIS-based Site-specific Nitrogen Management for Improving Energy Efficiency - (Book / Chapter)
Bronson, K.F., Scharf, P.C., Kitchen, N.R. 2011. Use of GIS-based site-specific nitrogen management for improving energy efficiency. In: Clay, D.E., Shanahan, J.F., editors. GIS Applications in Agriculture, Volume Two, Nutrient Management for Energy Efficiency. Boca Raton, FL:CRC Press. p. 359-384.
Field Thermal Infrared Emissivity Dependence on Soil Moisture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanchez, J.M., French, A.N., Mira, M., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R., Valor, E., Caselles, V. 2011. Field thermal infrared emissivity dependence on soil moisture. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 99:1-8. DOI:10.1109/TGRS.2011.2142000.
Soil Profile Sulfate in Irrigated Southern High Plains Cotton Fields and Ogallala Groundwater - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(06-Dec-10)
Remote sensing of evapotranspiration over crops using combined airborne and ground-based observations - (Proceedings)
French, A.N., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R. 2010. Remote sensing of evapotranspiration over crops using combined airborne and ground-based observations. National Decennial Irrigation Conference. IRR 10-9789.
Analysis of hyperspectral reflectance data for monitoring growth and development of lesquerella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Dierig, D.A., French, A.N., Hunsaker, D.J. 2010. Analysis of hyperspectral reflectance data for monitoring growth and development of lesquerella. Industrial Crops and Products. 33(2):524-531.
Nitrogen Utilization by Western U.S. Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Silvertooth, J.C., Bronson, K.F., Norton, E.R., Mikkelsen, R. 2011. Nitrogen Utilization by Western U.S. Cotton. Better Crops. Vol 95:21-23.
Field thermal infrared emissivity dependence on soil moisture - (Proceedings)
Sanchez, J.M., French, A.N., Mira, M., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R., Valor, E., Caselles, V. 2010. Field thermal infrared emissivity dependence on soil moisture. Remote Sensing in Hydrology Symposium. 10-11.
Analyzing Water Management and Production Trade-Offs Using Crop Systems Models - (Proceedings)
Thorp, K.R., Hunsaker, D.J., French, A.N. 2010. Analyzing Water Management and Production Trade-Offs Using Crop Systems Models. National Decennial Irrigation Conference. ASABE Paper No. IRR10-9783.
Drainmod-simulated performance of drainage water management across the U.S. Midwest - (Proceedings)
Youssef, M.A., R. Wayne, S., Thorp, K.R., Ahmed, A.M., Jaynes, D.B. 2010. Drainmod-Simulated Performance of Drainage Water Management Across the U.S. Midwest. Proceedings of the 9th International Drainage Symposium. ASABE Paper No. IDS-CSBE100206..
Assimilating Leaf Area Index Estimates from Remote Sensing into the Simulations of a Cropping Systems Model - (Proceedings)
Thorp, K.R., Hunsaker, D.J., French, A.N. 2010. Assimilating Leaf Area Index Estimates from Remote Sensing into the Simulations of a Cropping Systems Model. Biological Systems Simulation Group Proceedings. Volume 1, Pages 30-31. University of Arizona:Maricopa
ET Estimation by assimilating ground and airborne data - (Proceedings)
French, A.N., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R. 2010. ET Estimation by assimilating ground and airborne data. Biological Systems Simulation Group Proceedings. 12-13.
Water use, crop coefficients, and irrigation management criteria for camelina production in arid regions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunsaker, D.J., French, A.N., Clarke, T.R., El-Shikha, D.M. 2010. Water use, crop coefficients, and irrigation management criteria for camelina production in arid regions. Irrigation Science. 29(1):27-43.
Land Cover Characterization for Hydrological Modeling Using Thermal Infrared Emissivities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
French, Andrew N. and Inamdar, Anand(2010) Land cover characterization for hydrological modelling using thermal infrared emissivities, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 31: 14, 3867 — 3883
Assimilating leaf area index estimates from remote sensing into the simulations of a cropping systems model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Hunsaker, D.J., French, A.N. 2010. Assimilating Leaf Area Index Estimates from Remote Sensing into the Simulations of a Cropping Systems Model. Transactions of the ASABE. 53(1):251-262.
Combining Remotely Sensed Data and Ground-Based Radiometers to Estimate Crop Cover and Surface Temperatures at Daily Time Steps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
French, A.N., Hunsaker, D.J., Clarke, T.R., Fitzgerald, G.J., Pinter, Jr., P.J. 2009. COMBINING REMOTELY SENSED DATA AND GROUND-BASED RADIOMETERS TO ESTIMATE CROP COVER AND SURFACE TEMPERATURES AT DAILY TIME STEPS. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 136:4, 232-239.
Evaluation of the CSM-CROPSIM-CERES-Wheat Model as a Tool for Crop Water Management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Hunsaker, D.J., French, A.N., White, J.W., Clarke, T.R., Pinter Jr, P.J. 2010. Evaluation of the CSM-CROPSIM-CERES-Wheat Model as a Tool for Crop Water Management. Transactions of the ASABE. 53(1):87-102.
Water Use and Evapotranspiration Coefficients for Camelina Sativa - (Proceedings)
Hunsaker, D.J., French, A.N., Clarke, T.R., El-Sheikha, D.M. 2009. Water Use and Evapotranspiration Coefficients for Camelina Sativa. EWRI Proceedings: 3979-3988.
Spatially distributed evapotranspiration estimation using remote sensing and ground-based radiometers over cotton at Maricopa, Arizona - (Proceedings)
French, A.N., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R., Clarke, T.R. 2009. Spatially distributed evapotranspiration estimation using remote sensing and ground-based radiometers over cotton at Maricopa, Arizona. In: Proceedings of New Approaches to Hydrological Prediction in Data-sparse Regions, September 6-12, 2009, Hyderabad, India. p. 267-272.
Using ESAP Software for Predicting the Spatial Distributions of NDVI and Transpiration of Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunsaker, D.J., El-Shikha, D.M., Clarke, T.R., French, A.N., Thorp, K.R. 2009. Using ESAP Software for Predicing the Spatial Distributions of NDVI and Transpiration of Cotton. Agricultural Water Management. 96(9):1293-1304
Simulation of unsteady flow and soil erosion in irrigation furrows - (Proceedings)
Zhang, S. Y., Duan, J. G., and Strelkoff, T. S. (2010). Simulation of unsteady flow and soil erosion in irrigation furrows. ASCE Conf. Proc. 371, 216, DOI: 10.1061/41114(371)216. Zhang, S. Y., Duan, J. G., and Strelkoff, T. S. (2010). “Simulation of unsteady flow and soil erosion in irrigation furrows.” ASCE Conf. Proc. 371, 216, DOI: 10.1061/41114(371)216.
Estimation of Potential Evapotranspiration from Merged Ceres and Modis Observations - (Proceedings)
Inamdar, A.K., French, A.N. 2009. ESTIMATION OF POTENTIAL EVAPOTRANSPIRATION FROM MERGED CERES and MODIS OBSERVATIONS. American Meteorological Society Proceedings, January 11-15, 2009, Phoenix, AZ. p. 1-8.
Disaggregation of Goes Land Surface Temperatures Using Surface Emissivity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Inamdar, A.K., French, A.N. 2009. Disaggregation of goes land surface temperatures using surface emissivity. Geophysical Research Letters. Vol. 36, L02408, doi:10.1029/2008GL036544.
Longwave Thermal Infrared Spectral Variability in Individual Rocks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balick, L., Gillespie, A., French, A.N., Danilina, I., Allard, J., Mushkin, A. 2009. LONGWAVE THERMAL INFRARED SPECTRAL VARIABILITY IN INDIVIDUAL ROCKS. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. 6:1, 52-56.
Influence of Agricultural Practices on Micrometerological Spatial Variations at Local and Regional Scales - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Courault, D., Jacob, F., Benoit, V., Weiss, M., Marloie, O., Hanocq, J.F., Fillol, E., Olioso, A., Dedieu, G., Gouaux, P., Gay, M., French, A.N. 2009. Influence of Agricultural Practices on Micrometerological Spatial Variations at Local and Regional Scales. International Journal of Remote Sensing. 30(5):1183-1205.
Drainmod-N Ii: Evaluated for An Agricultural System in Iowa and Compared to Rzwqm-Dssat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Youssef, M.A., Jaynes, D.B., Malone, R.W., Ma, L. 2009. DRAINMOD-N II: Evaluated for an agricultural system in Iowa and compared to RZWQM-DSSAT. Transactions of the ASABE. 52(5):1557-1573.
Evapotranspiration over a Camelina Crop at Maricopa, Arizona - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
French, A.N., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R., Clarke, T.R. 2009. Evapotranspiration over a camelina crop at Maricopa, Arizona. Industrial Crops and Products. 29:289-300.
Estimating Crop Water Use for Camelina with Remote Sensing - (Proceedings)
French, A.N., Hunsaker, D.J., Thorp, K.R., Clarke, T.R. Estimating crop water use for camelina with remote sensing. ASABE Annual International Meeting. pp. 1-10.
Methodology for the use of DSSAT Models for Precision Agriculture Decision Support - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., DeJonge, K.C., Kaleita, A.L., Batchelor, W.D., Paz, J.O. 2009. Methodology for the use of DSSAT Models for Precision Agriculture Decision Support. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 64(2):276-285.
Simulating Long-Term Performance of Drainage Water Management Across the Midwestern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Jaynes, D.B., Malone, R.W. 2008. Simulating long-term performance of drainage water management across the midwestern United States. Transactions of the ASABE. 51(3):961-976.
Using Aerial Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Imagery to Estimate Corn Plant Stand Density - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Steward, B.L., Kaleita, A.L., Batchelor, W.D. 2008. Using aerial hyperspectral remote sensing imagery to estimate corn plant stand density. Transactions of the ASABE. 51(1):311-320.
Influence of Agricultural Practices on Micrometeorological Spatial Variations at the Local and Regional Scales - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(20-Sep-07)
Using Cross-Validation to Evaluate Ceres-Maize Yield Simulations Within a Decision Support System for Precision Agriculture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorp, K.R., Batchelor, W.D., Paz, J.O., Kaleita, A.L., Dejonge, K.C. 2007. Using cross-validation to evaluate ceres-maize yield simulations within a decision support system for precision agriculture. Transactions of the ASABE. 50(4):1467-1479.
Simulating the effects of spatial variable irrigation on corn yields, costs, and revenue in Iowa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DeJonge, K.C., Kaleita, A.L., Thorp, K.R. 2007. Simulating the effects of spatial variable irrigation on corn yields, costs, and revenue in Iowa. Agricultural Water Management. 92:99-109.
Ground-Based Remote Sensing for Assessing Water and Nitrogen Status of Broccoli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
El-Shikha, D.M., Waller, P., Clarke, T.R., Hunsaker, D.J., Barnes, E. 2007. Ground-Based Remote Sensing for Assessing Water and Nitrogen Status of Broccoli. Agricultural Water Management. 92(3):183.193
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