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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: SOIL EROSION, SEDIMENT YIELD, CONSERVATION STRUCTURES, AND DSS FOR SUSTAINABLE LAND MANAGEMENT ON SEMIARID RANGELAND WATERSHED

Location: Southwest Watershed Research

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

Sediment tracers in water erosion studies: Current approaches and challenges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guzmán, G., Quinton, J., Nearing, M.A., Mabit, L., Gómez, J. 2013. Sediment tracers in water erosion studies: Current approaches and challenges. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 13:816–833.
Scales and erosion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cerdà, A., Brazier, R., Nearing, M.A., De Vente, J. 2013. Scales and erosion. Catena. 102:1-2.
A sediment budget for a small semiarid watershed in southeastern Arizona, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, M.H., Nearing, M.A., Polyakov, V.O., Stone, J.J. 2012. A sediment budget for a small semiarid watershed in southeastern Arizona, USA. Geomorphology. 180-181: 137-145.
Rainfall erosivity in Brazil: A Review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanches Oliveira, P., Wendland, E., Nearing, M.A. 2013. Rainfall erosivity in Brazil: A Review. Catena. 100:139–147.
Short-term soil moisture response to low-tech erosion control structures in a semi arid rangeland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, M.H., Mcreynolds, K., Reed, C. 2012. Short-term soil moisture response to low-tech erosion control structures in a semi arid rangeland. Catena. 98:104-109.
A comparison of two stream gauging systems for measuring runoff and sediment yield on semi-arid wtershed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polyakov, V.O., Nearing, M.A., Hawdin, A., Wilkinson, S., Nichols, M.H. 2013. A comparison of two stream gauging systems for measuring runoff and sediment yield on semi-arid wtershed . Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 38: 383–390.
Assessing phenological change in China from 1982 to 2006 using AVHRR imagery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, H., Heilman, P., Qi, J., Nearing, M.A., Gu, Z., Zhang, Y. 2012. Assessing phenological change in China from 1982 to 2006 using AVHRR imagery. Frontiers of Earth Science. 6(3):227–236.
On the effects of improved cross-section representation in one dimensional flow routing models applied to ephemeral rivers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hutton, C., Brazier, R., Nicholas, A., Nearing, M.A. 2012. On the effects of improved cross-section representation in one dimensional flow routing models applied to ephemeral rivers. Water Resources Research. 48: 1-11.
Extending results from agricultural fields with intensively monitored data to surrounding areas for water quality management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heilman, P., Malone, R.W., Ma, L., Hatfield, J.L., Ahuja, L.R., Boyle, K., Kanwar, R. 2012. Extending results from agricultural fields with intensively monitored data to surrounding areas for water quality management. Agricultural Systems. 106:59-71.
Effects of antecedent soil moisture on runoff modeling in small semiarid watersheds of southeastern Arizona 2104 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., Nearing, M.A., Wei, H. 2011. Effects of antecedent soil moisture on runoff modeling in small semiarid watersheds of southeastern Arizona. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 15: 3171–3179.
Modeling climate change effects on runoff and soil erosion in southeastern Arizona rangelands and implications for mitigation with rangeland conservation practices - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., Hernandez, M., Anson, E.L., Nearing, M.A., Wei, H., Stone, J.J., Heilman, P. 2012. Modeling climate change effects on runoff and soil erosion in southeastern Arizona rangelands and implications for mitigation with rangeland conservation practices. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 67(5):390-405.
Headcut retreat in a semiarid watershed in the southwestern United States since 1935 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reike-Zapp, D., Nichols, M.H. 2011. Headcut retreat in a semiarid watershed in the southwestern United States since 1935. Catena. 87(1):1-10.
A rangeland hydrology and erosion model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nearing, M.A., Wei, H., Stone, J.J., Pierson, Jr. F.B., Spaeth, K., Weltz, M.A., Flanagan, D.C., Hernandez, M. 2011. A rangeland hydrology and erosion model. Transactions of the ASABE. 54(3):1-8.
Comparative rates of wind versus water erosion from a small semiarid watershed in southern Arizona, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., Nearing, M.A., Liu, B.Y., Van Pelt, R.S., Stone, J.J., Wei, H., Scott, R.L. 2011. Comparative rates of wind versus water erosion from a small semiarid watershed in southern Arizona, USA. Aeolian Research. 3:197-204.
Modelling Impacts of Climate Change: Case Studies using the New Generation of Erosion Models - (Book / Chapter)
Nunes, J., Nearing, M.A. 2011. Modelling impacts of climate change: Case studies using the new generation of erosion models. In: Morgan, R.P. and M.A. Nearing (eds.). Handbook of Erosion Modelling. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, Chichester, West Sussex, UK. p. 289-312.
The Future of Soil Erosion Modelling - (Book / Chapter)
Nearing, M.A., Hairsine, P. 2011. The Future of Soil Erosion Modelling. In: Morgan, R.P. and M.A. Nearing (eds.). Handbook of Erosion Modelling. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, Chichester, West Sussex, UK. p. 387-397.
Runoff and erosional response to a drought-induced shift in a desert grassland community composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polyakov, V.O., Nearing, M.A., Stone, J.J., Hamerlynck, E.P., Nichols, M.H., Holifield Collins, C.D., Scott, R.L. 2010. Runoff and erosional response to a drought-induced shift in a desert grassland community composition. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 115: 1-8. G04027.
Patterns of grain-size dependent sediment tranpsort in low-ordered, ephemeral-channels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yuill, B., Nichols, M.H. 2010. Patterns of grain-size dependent sediment tranpsort in low-ordered, ephemeral-channels. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. p. 1-13.
Long-term runoff and sediment yields from small semi-arid watersheds in southern Arizona     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polyakov, V., Nearing, M.A., Nichols, M.H., Scott, R.L., Stone, J.J., Mcclaran, M. 2010. Long-term runoff and sediment yields from small semi-arid watersheds in southern Arizona. Water Resources Research. 46: W09512, doi:10.1029/2009WR009001.
Ecological Sites of the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed - (Proceedings)
Heilman, P., Stone, J.J., Robinett, D. 2010. Ecological Sites of the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed. Proceedings of AWRA 2010 Spring Specialty Conference Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Water Resources VI March 29-31, 2010 Orlando, Florida.
Coarse Bed Material Patch Evolution in Low-Order, Ephemeral Channels 2007 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(18-Feb-10)
Projected rainfall erosivity changes under climate change from multimodel and multiscenario projections in Northeast China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., Nearing, M.A., Zhang, X.J., Xie, Y., Wei, H. 2010. Projected rainfall erosivity changes under climate change from multimodel and multiscenario projections in Northeast China. Journal of Hydrology. 384(1-2): 97-106.
Soil erosion and runoff in different vegetation patches from semiarid Central Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vasquez-Mendez, R., Ventura-Ramos, E., Oleschko, K., Hernandez-Sandoval, L., Parrot, J., Nearing, M.A. 2010. Soil erosion and runoff in different vegetation patches from semiarid Central Mexico. Catena. 80: 162–169.
Very High Resolution Panoramic Photography to Improve Conventional Rangeland Monitoring 1994 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, M.H., Ruyle, G.B., Nourbakhsh, I.R. 2009. Very High Resolution Panoramic Photography to Improve Conventional Rangeland Monitoring. 62:579–582.
Estimating an Impedance-to-Flow Parameter for Flood Peak Prediction in Semi-Arid Watersheds 1997 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(17-Aug-09)
Tracing sediment movement on semi-arid watershed using Rare Earth Elements 1988 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polyakov, V., Kimoto, A., Nearing, M.A., Nichols, M.H. 2009. Tracing sediment movement on semi-arid watershed using Rare Earth Elements. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 73:1559-1565.
Does WEPP meet the specificity of soil erosion in steep mountain regions? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Konz, N., Banninger, D., Nearing, M.A., Alewell, C. 2009. Does WEPP meet the specificity of soil erosion in steep mountain regions? Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 6: 2153–2188.
A new Splash and Sheet Erosion Equation for Rangelands 1957 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, H., Nearing, M.A., Stone, J.J., Guertin, D.P., Spaeth, K., Pierson Jr, F.B., Nichols, M.H., Moffet, C.A. 2009. A new Splash and Sheet Erosion Equation for Rangelands. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 73:1386-1392.
Integrated water management research in Mexico: Opportunity for North American collaboration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanchez-Cohen, I., Moreno, J., Spring, U., Heilman, P., Barrios, J., Padilla, G., Valle, M. 2008. Integrated water management research in Mexico: Opportunity for North American collaboration. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 63(6): 212A-213A.
A Dual-Monte-Carlo Approach to Estimate Model Uncertainty and its Application to the Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model 1914 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, H., Nearing, M.A., Stone, J.J., Breshears, D.P. 2008. A dual-monte-carlo approach to estimate model uncertainty and its application to the rangeland hydrology and erosion model. Trans. Am. Soc. Agric. Bio. Eng. 51(2): 515-520.
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