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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: INTEGRATION OF CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND FORECASTS INTO RISK-BASED MANAGEMENT TOOLS FOR AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION AND RESOURCE CONSERVATION

Location: Great Plains Agroclimate and Natural Resources Research Unit

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

Soil detachment by overland flow under different vegetation restoration models in the loess plateau of China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, B., Zhang, G., Shi, Y., Zhang, X.J. 2014. Soil detachment by overland flow under different vegetation restoration models in the loess plateau of China. Catena. 116:51-59.
Assessment of the scale effect on statistical downscaling quality at a station scale using a weather generator-based model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Zhang, X.J., Brissette, F.P. 2013. Assessment of the scale effect on statistical downscaling quality at a station scale using a weather generator-based model. International Journal of Climatology. DOI:10.1002/joc.3717.
An independent assessment of the monthly PRISM gridded precipitation product in central Oklahoma - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, J.M., Ford Jr., D.L. 2013. An independent assessment of the monthly PRISM gridded precipitation product in central Oklahoma. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 3(2):249-258.
Generating synthetic daily precipitation realizations for seasonal precipitation forecasts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garbrecht, J.D., Zhang, X.J. 2014. Generating synthetic daily precipitation realizations for seasonal precipitation forecasts. Journal Hydrologic Engineering. 19(1):252-264.
Evaluation of a weather generator-based method for statistically downscaling non-stationary climate scenarios for impact assessment at a point scale - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X.J., Chen, J., Garbrecht, J.D., Brissette, F.P. 2012. Evaluation of a weather generator-based method for statistically downscaling non-stationary climate scenarios for impact assessment at a point scale. Transactions of the ASABE. 55(5):1745-1756.
Cropping and tillage systems effects on soil erosion under climate change in Oklahoma - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X.J. 2012. Cropping and tillage systems effects on soil erosion under climate change in Oklahoma. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76(5):1789-1797.
Water budget considerations regarding groundwater extraction targets in the Calera Aquifer watershed, Mexico - (Proceedings)
Garbrecht, J.D., Majorro, F., Echavarria, F., Bautista-Capetello, C., Steiner, J.L. 2012. Water budget considerations regarding groundwater extraction targets in the Calera Aquifer watershed, Mexico. In: Environmental and Water Resources Institute World Congress Proceedings, May 21-24, 2012, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 2012 CD-ROM.
Random, but Uniform Please: Requirements for Synthetic Weather Generation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garbrecht, J.D. 2012. Random, but uniform please: requirements for synthetic synthetic precipitation generation for computer simulations in agriculture. Journal Hydrologic Engineering. 28(2):207-217.
Verifying a temporal disaggregation method for generating daily precipitation of potentially non-stationary climate change for site-specific impact assessment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X.J. 2013. Verifying a temporal disaggregation method for generating daily precipitation of potentially non-stationary climate change for site-specific impact assessment. International Journal of Climatology. 33(2):326-342.
Syntor: a Synthetic Daily Weather Generator Version 3.4 User Manual - (Other)
Garbrecht, J.D., Busteed, P.R. 2011. SYNTOR: A synthetic daily weather generator version 3.4 user manual. Grazinglands Research Laboratory Miscellaneous Publication. Available on: http://ars.usda.gov/Main/docs.htm?docid=22071.
Effects of cropping and tillage systems on soil erosion under climate change in Oklahoma - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, X.J. 2011. Effects of cropping and tillage systems on soil erosion under climate change in Oklahoma [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, Fundamental for Life: Soil, Crop and Environmental Sciences, October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX. Available on: http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2011am/webprogram/Paper64957.html.
Climate of the Fort Cobb reservoir watershed, southwestern Oklahoma, 1940-2007 - (Government Publication)
Garbrecht, J.D., Moriasi, D.N. 2011. Climate of the Fort Cobb reservoir watershed, southwestern Oklahoma, 1940-2007. In: Becher, C.J. (ed.). Assessment of Conservation Practices in the Fort Cobb Reservoir Watershed, Southwestern Oklahoma. USGS - Scientific Investigations Report. Available: http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2010/5257/.
Variable environment and market affects optimal nitrogen management in wheat and cattle production systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X.J., Mackown, C.T., Zhang, H., Edwards, J.T., Garbrecht, J.D. 2012. Variable environment and market affects optimal nitrogen management in wheat and cattle production systems. Agronomy Journal. 104(4):1136-1148.
Climate variability in Oklahoma - get ready for more - (Abstract Only)
Schneider, J.M. 2011. Climate variability in Oklahoma - get ready for more [abstract]. Langston University 20th Annual Small Farmers Conference, May 25-27, 2011, Oklahoma City, OK. p. 9.
Trend and uncertainty analysis of simulated climate change impacts with multiple GCMs and emission scenarios - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, X.J., Liu, W.Z., Li, Z., Chen, J. 2011. Trend and uncertainty analysis of simulated climate change impacts with multiple GCMs and emission scenarios. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 151(10):1297-1304.
Emerging climate services for water resources planning - (Abstract Only)
Schneider, J.M. 2011. Emerging climate services for water resources planning [abstract]. Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop, Iowa State University, Des Moines, Iowa, March 1-4, 2011. Available: http://www.biorenew.iastate.edu/index.php?id=8235.
Effects of climate variations and soil conservation on sedimentation of a west-central Oklahoma reservoir - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garbrecht, J.D. 2011. Effects of climate variations and soil conservation on sedimentation of a west-central Oklahoma reservoir. Journal Hydrologic Engineering. 16(11):899-913.
Synthetic weather generator SYNTOR: Implementing improvements in precipitation generation - (Abstract Only)
Garbrecht, J.D., Zhang, X.J. 2011. Synthetic weather generator SYNTOR: Implementing improvements in precipitation generation [abstract]. In: Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress, Bearing Knowledge for Sustainabiity (Eds. R.E. Beighley and M.W. Killgore). May 22-26, 2011, Palm Springs, Califorina. 2011 CD-ROM.
Erosion by water and sediment control: Amendment techniques - (Book / Chapter)
Zhang, X.J. 2012. Erosion by water and sediment control: Amendment techniques. Environmental Management. DOI:10.1081/E-EEM-120046351.
Impact of sediment load on manning coefficient in supercritical shallow flow on steep slopes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, G., Luo, R., Cao, Y., Shen, R., Zhang, X.J. 2010. Impact of sediment load on manning coefficient in supercritical shallow flow on steep slopes. Hydrological Processes. 24:3909-3914.
Moving toward climate-informed agricultural decision support - can we use PRISM data for more than just monthly averages? - (Abstract Only)
Schneider, J.M., Ford Jr, D.L. 2010. Moving toward climate-informed agricultural decision support - can we use PRISM data for more than just monthly averages?[abstract]. American Meteorological Society. Paper No. 2A.6. Available: http:ams.confex.com/ams/19Ag19BLT9Urban/techprogram/paper_172949.htm.
Impacts of climate and land use change on reservoir sedimentation - (Abstract Only)
Garbrecht, J.D. 2010. Impacts of climate and land use change on reservoir sedimentation [abstract]. Environmental and Water Resources Institute World Congress Proceedings, May 16-20, 10, Providence, RI. Available on-line: http://content.asce.org/files/pdf/EWRI10_FINAL_504.pdf
Synopsis of integrated science to support the assessment of conservation practices in the Fort Cobb reservoir watershed, southwestern Oklahoma - (Book / Chapter)
Andrews, W.J., Becher, C.J., Steiner, J.L., Daniel, J.A., Garbrecht, J.D. 2011. Synopsis of integrated science to support the assessment of conservation practices in the Fort Cobb reservoir watershed, southwestern Oklahoma. In: Becher, C.J. (ed.). Assessment of Conservation Practices in the Fort Cobb Reservoir Watershed, Southwestern Oklahoma. USGS - Scientific Investigations Report. Available: http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2010/5257/.
Conservation and sediment yield on the Fort Cobb reservoir watershed - (Proceedings)
Garbrecht, J.D., Starks, P.J., Moriasi, D.N. 2011. Conservation and sediment yield on the Fort Cobb reservoir watershed. National Sedimentation Laboratory (NSL)- 50 Years of Soil & Water Research in a Changing Agricultural Environment, September 3-5, 2008, Oxford, Mississippi. p. 730-740. 2008 CD-ROM.
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