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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: EFFECTIVENESS OF WATERSHED LAND-MANAGEMENT PRACTICES TO IMPROVE WATER QUALITY Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Precipitation data considerations for evaluating subdaily changes in rainless periods due to climate change     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bonta, J.V. 2013. Precipitation data considerations for evaluating subdaily changes in rainless periods due to climate change. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68(3)238-253.
Characterization of within-day beginning times of storms for stochastic simulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bonta, J.V., Hardegree, S.P., Cho, J. 2012. Characterization of within-day beginning times of storms for stochastic simulation. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 55(4):1179-1192.
Sorbent-amended compost filter socks in grassed waterways reduce nutrient losses in surface runoff from corn fields - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shipitalo, M.J., Bonta, J.V., Owens, L.B. 2012. Sorbent-amended compost filter socks in grassed waterways reduce nutrient losses in surface runoff from corn fields. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 67(5):433-441.
Silicate weathering and CO2 consumption within agricultural landscapes, the Ohio-Tennessee River Basin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fortner, S., Lyons, W., Carey, A., Shipitalo, M.J., Welch, S., Welch, K. 2012. Silicate weathering and CO2 consumption within agricultural landscapes, the Ohio-Tennessee River Basin. Biogeosciences. 9(3):941-955.
Inputs and losses by surface runoff and subsurface leaching for pastures managed by continuous or rotational stocking - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owens, L.B., Barker, D.J., Loerch, S.C., Shipitalo, M.J., Bonta, J.V., Sulc, R.M. 2011. Inputs and losses by surface runoff and subsurface leaching for pastures managed by continuous or rotational stocking. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41(1):106-113.
Comparative losses of glyphosate and selected residual herbicides in surface runoff from conservation-tilled watersheds planted with corn or soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shipitalo, M.J., Owens, L.B. 2011. Comparative losses of glyphosate and selected residual herbicides in surface runoff from conservation-tilled watersheds planted with corn or soybean. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40(4):1281-1289.
Sediment-bound and dissolved carbon concentration and transport from a small pastured watershed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owens, L.B., Shipitalo, M.J. 2011. Sediment-bound and dissolved carbon concentration and transport from a small pastured watershed. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 141(1-2):162-166.
Groundwater: Contamination from Nitrogen Fertilizers - (Book / Chapter)
(13-Oct-10)
Effects of Winter Manure Application in Ohio on the Quality of Surface Runoff - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owens, L.B., Bonta, J.V., Shipitalo, M.J., Rogers, S. 2010. Effects of Winter Manure Application in Ohio on the Quality of Surface Runoff. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40(1):153-165.
On-farm effects of no-till versus occasional tillage on soil quality and crop yields in eastern Ohio - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stavi, I., Lal, R., Owens, L.B. 2011. On-farm effects of no-till versus occasional tillage on soil quality and crop yields in eastern Ohio. Agronomy for Sustainable Development. 31(3):475-482.
Low Impact Development Design—Integrating Suitability Analysis and Site Planning for Reduction of Post-Development Stormwater Quantity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Shuster, W., Pal, C., Buchberger, S., Bonta, J.V., Avadhanula, K. 2010. Low Impact Development Design—Integrating Suitability Analysis and Site Planning for Reduction of Post-Development Stormwater Quantity. Sustainability. 2(8):2467-2482.
Dew Worms in the White Nights - (Abstract Only)
(30-Apr-10)
Sediment carbon concentration and transport from small pastured watersheds - (Abstract Only)
Owens, L.B., Shipitalo, M.J. 2010. Sediment carbon concentration and transport from small pastured watersheds. Agronomy Abstracts.
Effects of cattle grazing during the dormant season on soil surface hydrology and physical quality in a moist-temperate region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stavi, I., Lal, R., Owens, L.B. 2011. Effects of cattle grazing during the dormant season on soil surface hydrology and physical quality in a moist-temperate region. Ecohydrology. 4(1):106-114.
Does North Appalachian Agriculture Contribute to Soil Carbon Sequestration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopez-Bellido, J., Lal, R., Owens, L.B., Lopez-Bellido, L. 2010. Does North Appalachian Agriculture Contribute to Soil Carbon Sequestration. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 137(3-4):373-376.
Stabilized soil organic carbon pools in subsoils under forest are potential sinks for atmospheric CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lorenz, K., Lal, R., Shipitalo, M.J. 2011. Stabilized soil organic carbon pools in subsoils under forest are potential sinks for atmospheric CO2. Forest Science. 57(1):19-25.
Impact of Grassed Waterways and Compost Filter Socks on the Quality of Surface Runoff from Corn Fields - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shipitalo, M.J., Bonta, J.V., Dayton, E.A., Owens, L.B. 2010. Impact of grassed waterways and compost filter socks on the quality of surface runoff from corn fields. Journal of Environmental Quality 39(3):1009-1018.
USDA-ARS North Appalachian Experimental Watershed: 70-Year Hydrologic, Soil Erosion, and Water Quality Database - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owens, L.B., Bonta, J.V., Shipitalo, M.J. 2009. USDA-ARS North Appalachian Experimental Watershed: 70-Year Hydrologic, Soil Erosion, and Water Quality Database. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74(2):619-623.
Effect of Tillage and Rainfall on Transport of Manure-Applied Cryptosporidium Parvum Oocysts through Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramirez, N., Wang, P., Lejeune, J., Shipitalo, M.J., Ward, L., Sreevatsan, S., Dick, W. 2009. Effect of Tillage and Rainfall on Transport of Manure-Applied Cryptosporidium Parvum Oocysts through Soil. Journal of Environmental Quality. 38(6):2394–2401.
Effects of Winter Manure Application in Ohio on the Quality of Surface Runoff - (Abstract Only)
Owens, L.B., Bonta, J.V., Shipitalo, M.J., Rogers, S. 2009. Effects of Winter Manure Application in Ohio on the Quality of Surface Runoff. Agronomy Abstracts.
Application of stable isotope analysis to quantify the retention of eroded carbon in grass filters at the North Appalachian experimental watersheds. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacinthe, P.A., Lal, R., Owens, L.B. 2009. Application of stable isotope analysis to quantify the retention of eroded carbon in grass filters at the North Appalachian experimental watersheds. Geoderma. 148(3-4):405-412.
Runoff quality evaluations of continuous and rotational over-wintering systems for beef cows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owens, L.B., Shipitalo, M.J. 2009. Runoff quality evaluations of continuous and rotational over-wintering systems for beef cows. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 129(4):482-490.
Characterizing Times Between Storms in Mountainous Areas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bonta, J.V., Nayak, A. 2008. Characterizing Times Between Storms in Mountainous Areas. Transactions of the ASABE. 51(6):1-16.
Groundwater and stream response times to fertility management changes in pastures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owens, L.B., Shipitalo, M.J., Bonta, J.V. 2008. Groundwater and stream response times to fertility management changes in pastures. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 63(5):168A.
Drop-box Weir for Measuring Flow Rates Under Extreme Flow Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bonta, J.V. 2008. Drop-box Weir for Measuring Flow Rates Under Extreme Flow Conditions. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 63(4):134A.
Chemical stabilization of organic carbon pools in particle size fractions in no-till and meadow soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lorenz, K., Lal, R., Shipitalo, M.J. 2008. Chemical stabilization of organic carbon pools in particle size fractions in no-till and meadow soils. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 44:1043-1051.
Impact of using paper mill sludge for surface-mine reclamation on runoff water quality and plant growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shipitalo, M.J., Bonta, J.V. 2008. Impact of using paper mill sludge for surface-mine reclamation on runoff water quality and plant growth. Journal of Environmental Quality. 37(6):2351-2359.
Water Quality Response Times to Pasture Management Changes in Small and Large Watersheds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owens, L.B., Shipitalo, M.J., Bonta, J.V. 2008. Water Quality Response Times to Pasture Management Changes in Small and Large Watersheds. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 63(5):292-299.
Earthworm populations in septic system filter fields and potential effects on wastewater renovation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hawkins, C.L., Shipitalo, M.J., Rutledge, E.M., Savin, M.C., Brye, K.R. 2008. Earthworm populations in septic system filter fields and potential effects on wastewater renovation. Applied Soil Ecology. 40(1):195-200.
Development of Duration-Curve Based Methods for Quantifying Variability and Change in Watershed Hydrology and Water Quality     Reprint Icon - (Government Publication)
Morrison, M.A., Bonta, J.V. 2008. Development of Duration-Curve Based Methods for Quantifying Variability and Change in Watershed Hydrology and Water Quality [abstract]. Environmental Protection Agency. Available: http://www.epa.gov/nrmrl/pubs/600r08065/600r08065.pdf.
A sand layer deters burrowing by Lumbricus terrestris L. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hawkins, C.L., Rutledge, E.M., Savin, M.C., Shipitalo, M.J., Brye, K.R. 2008. A sand layer deters burrowing by Lumbricus terrestris L. Soil Science. 173(3):186-194.
Management intensive grazing and continuous grazing of hill pasture by beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
Hensler, A., Barker, D., Sulc, M., Loerch, S., Owens, L.B. 2007. Management intensive grazing and continuous grazing of hill pasture by beef cattle [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, November 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, LA. 2007 CD-ROM.
Application of manure to frozen ground in Ohio - (Abstract Only)
Owens, L.B., Bonta, J.V., Shipitalo, M.J., Rogers, S., Haines, J. 2007. Application of manure to frozen ground in Ohio [abstract]. CD-ROM Agronomy Abstracts.
Winter runoff of surface applied animal manure in Ohio - (Abstract Only)
Rogers, S., Haines, J., Jann, S., Owens, L.B., Bonta, J.V., Shipitalo, M.J. 2007. Winter runoff of surface applied animal manure in Ohio [abstract]. CD-ROM Agronomy Abstracts.
Overview of the North Appalachian Experimental Watershed Facility in the Ohio River Basin - (Abstract Only)
(12-Sep-07)
Empirical relationships for soil organic carbon transport from agricultural watersheds in Ohio - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Starr, G.C., Lal, R., Owens, L., and Kimble, J. 2008. Empirical relationships for soil organic carbon transport from agricultural watersheds in Ohio. Land Degradation and Development. 19:57-64.
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