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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Technologies for Managing Water and Sediment Movement in Agricultural Watersheds

Location: Watershed Physical Processes Research Unit

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

Standardized research protocols enable transdisciplinary research of climate variation impacts in corn production systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(05-May-14)
Fine sediment sources on conservation evaluation assessment watersheds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-May-14)
Acoustic measurement of suspensions of clay and silt particles using single frequency attenuation and backscatter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carpenter, W.O., Goodwiller, B.T., Chambers, J.P., Wren, D.G., Kuhnle, R.A. 2014. Acoustic measurement of suspensions of clay and silt particles using single frequency attenuation and backscatter. Applied Acoustics. 85:123-129.
Modification of meander migration by bank failures     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Motta, D., Langendoen, E.J., Abad, J.D., Garcia, M.H. 2014. Modification of meander migration by bank failures. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 119(5):1026-1042. doi:10.1002/2013JF002952.
A stability analysis of semi-cohesive streambanks with CONCEPTS: Coupling field and laboratory investigations to quantify the onset of fluvial erosion and mass failure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sutarto, T., Papanicolaou, A.N., Wilson, C.G., Langendoen, E.J. 2014. A stability analysis of semi-cohesive streambanks with CONCEPTS: Coupling field and laboratory investigations to quantify the onset of fluvial erosion and mass failure. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0000899.
Imaging a soil fragipans using a high-frequency MASW method - (Proceedings)
Lu, Z., Wilson, G.V., Hickey, C. 2014. Imaging a soil fragipans using a high-frequency MASW method. Symposium on Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems Proceedings. PP 1-8.
Velocity field measurements in tailings dam failure experiments using a combined PIV-PTV approach - (Proceedings)
(04-Feb-14)
Bilateral oligopoly in pollution permit markets - experimental evidence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(03-Dec-13)
Evaluation of the AnnAGNPS model for predicting runoff and sediment yield in a small Mediterranean agricultural watershed in Navarre (Spain)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chahor, Y., Casalí, J., Giménez, R., Bingner, R.L. 2014. Evaluation of the AnnAGNPS model for predicting runoff and sediment yield in a small Mediterranean agricultural watershed in Navarre (Spain). Agricultural Water Management. 134:24-37.
Predicting bed load transport of sand and gravel on Goodwin Creek - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuhnle, R.A., Wren, D.G., Langendoen, E.J. 2014. Predicting bed load transport of sand and gravel on Goodwin Creek. Journal of Hydro-environment Research. 8(2):153-163.
A note on acoustic measurements of turbulence, suspended sediment, and bed forms in mobile bed experiments     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wren, D.G., Langendoen, E.J., Kuhnle, R.A. 2014. A note on acoustic measurements of turbulence, suspended sediment, and bed forms in mobile bed experiments. Journal of Hydro-environment Research. 8:(2)164-173.
Laboratory soil piping and internal erosion experiments: evaluation of a soil piping model for low-compacted soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fox, G., Felice, R., Midgley, T., Wilson, G.V., Al-Madhhachi, A. 2013. Laboratory soil piping and internal erosion experiments: evaluation of a soil piping model for low-compacted soils. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. p. 1-9 doi:10.1002/esp.3508.
Response of carbon dioxide emissions to warming under no-till and conventional till systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hou, R., Ouyang, Z., Wilson, G.V., Li, Y., Li, H. 2013. Response of carbon dioxide emissions to warming under no-till and conventional till systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78(1):280-289 doi:10.2136/sssaj2013.05.0184.
Turbulent flow and sand transport over a cobble bed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wren, D.G., Kuhnle, R.A., Langendoen, E.J., Rigby Jr, J.R. 2014. Turbulent flow and sand transport over a cobble bed. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 140(4), doi:04014001. 2014.
Physical-scale models of engineered log jams in rivers     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gallisdorfer, M.S., Bennett, S.J., Atkinson, J.F., Ghaneeizad, S.M., Brooks, A.P., Simon, A., Langendoen, E.J. 2014. Physical-scale models of engineered log jams in rivers. Journal of Hydro-environment Research. 8(2):115-128. doi:10.1016lj.jher.2013.10.002.
Forage harvest representation in RUSLE2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dabney, S.M., Yoder, D.C., Ferruzzi, G. 2014. Forage harvest representation in RUSLE2. Agronomy Journal. 106(1):151-167.
Managing landscape disturbances to increase watershed infiltration     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bonta, J.V. 2013. Managing landscape disturbances to increase watershed infiltration. Transactions of the ASABE. 56(4):1349-1359.
A review of irrigation termination practices in Northeastern Arkansas - (Experiment Station)
Reba, M.L., Teague, T.G., Vories, E.D. 2013. A review of irrigation termination practices in Northeastern Arkansas. Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Series 610. 41-44.
Turbulence structure and sand transport over gravel and cobble beds in laboratory flumes - (Book / Chapter)
Wren, D.G., Kuhnle, R.A., Langendoen, E.J., Pellachini, C. 2013. Turbulence structure and sand transport over gravel and cobble beds in laboratory flumes. In: Venditti, J. G., Best, J. L., Church, M., and Hardy, R. J. Coherent Flow Structures at Earth's Surface. Chichester, UK. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, p. 341-357.
Organic manure as an alternative to crop residues for no-tillage wheat-maize systems in North China Plain     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dai, X.Q., Li, Y., Ouyang, Z., Wang, H.M., Wilson, G.V. 2013. Organic manure as an alternative to crop residues for no-tillage wheat-maize systems in North China Plain. Field Crops Research. 149:141-148.
Changes in spatiotemporal land use patterns in selected hydrogeomorphic areas of China and the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quan, B., Romkens, M.J., Bingner, R.L., Momm, H., Wilcox, D.L. 2013. Changes in spatiotemporal land use patterns in selected hydrogeomorphic areas of China and the USA. International Journal of Geosciences. 4(3):537-548.
Laboratory and field investigations of marsh edge erosion - (Book / Chapter)
Chen, Q., Ozeren, Y., Zhang, G., Wren, D., Wu, W., Jadhav, R., Parker, K., and Pant, H. Laboratory and field investigations of marsh edge erosion. Chapter in: Sediment Transport: Monitoring, Modeling and Management (pp. 311-337). Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Editors: Abdul, K. and Wu, W.
A theoretical treatise of drainage and seepage in bottom land areas adjacent to incised channels: the J. J. van Deemter analysis - (Proceedings)
Romkens, M.J. 2013. A theoretical treatise of drainage and seepage in bottom land areas adjacent to incised channels: the J. J. van Deemter analysis. Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on River Sedimentation. 2049-2058. (CD ROM)
Spatiotemporal urban land use changes in the Changzhutan Region of Hunan Province in China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quan, B., Xiao, Z., Romkens, M.J. 2013. Spatiotemporal urban land use changes in the Changzhutan Region of Hunan Province in China. Journal of Geographic Information System. 5(2):136-147.
Curve numbers for long-term no-till corn and agricultural practices with high watershed infiltration     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bonta, J.V., Shipitalo, M.J. 2013. Curve numbers for long-term no-till corn and agricultural practices with high watershed infiltration. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68(6):487-500.
The role of soil surface water regimes and raindrop impact on hillslope soil erosion and nutrient losses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
An, J., Zheng, F., Romkens, M.J., Li, G., Yang, Q., Wen, L., Wang, B. 2013. The role of soil surface water regimes and raindrop impact on hillslope soil erosion and nutrient losses. Natural Hazards. 67:411-430. DOI 10.1007/s11069-013-0570-9.
In situ soil pipeflow experiments on contrasting streambank soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Midgley, T.L., Fox, G.A., Wilson, G.V., Felice, R., Heeren, D. 2013. In situ soil pipeflow experiments on contrasting streambank soils. Transactions of the ASABE. 56(2):479-488.
Comparison of soil erodibility factors in USLE, RUSLE2, EPIC and Dg models based on a Chinese soil erodibiity database.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, B., Zheng, F., Romkens, M.J. 2013. Comparison of soil erodibility factors in USLE, RUSLE2, EPIC and Dg models based on a Chinese soil erodibiity database.. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science. 63(1): 69-79.
Elemental chemistry of sand-boil discharge used to trace variable pathways of seepage beneath levees during the 2011 Mississippi River flood - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davidson, G., Rigby Jr, J.R., Pennington, D., Cizdziel, J. 2013. Elemental chemistry of sand-boil discharge used to trace variable pathways of seepage beneath levees during the 2011 Mississippi River flood. Applied Geochemistry. 28:62-68.
Phase II Report for SERRI Project No. 80037: Investigation of surge and wave reduction by vegetation (Phase II) - (Other)
Wu, W., Ozeren, Y., Wren, D.G., Chen, Q., Zhang, G., Holland, M., Marsooli, R., Lin, Q., Jadhave, R., Parker, K., Pant, H., Bouanchaud, J., Chen, Y. 2012. Phase II Report for SERRI Project No. 80037: Investigation of surge and wave reduction by vegetation (Phase II). Government Publication/Report. SERRI Report No. 80037-02:1-397.
Is the change of winter wheat yield under warming caused by shortened reproductive period? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hou, R., Ouyang, Z., Li, Y., Wilson, G.V., Li, H. 2012. Is the change of winter wheat yield under warming caused by shortened reproductive period?. Ecology and Evolution. 2(12):2999-3008.
Response of a soil-mantled experimental landscape to exogenic forcing     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gordon, L.M., Bennett, S.J., Wells, R.R. 2012. Response of a soil-mantled experimental landscape to exogenic forcing. Water Resources Research. 48:W10514, doi: 10.1029/2012WR012283.
Observations on the use of acoustic Doppler velocimeters over rough beds with suspended sediment - (Proceedings)
Wren, D.G., Langendoen, E.J., Kuhnle, R.A., Pellachini, C. 2012. Observations on the use of acoustic Doppler velocimeters over rough beds with suspended sediment. Hydraulic Measurements and Experimental Methods Conference, Snowbird, Utah. 7 pp. CD-ROM.
Water surface capturing by image processing - (Proceedings)
Ozeren, Y., and Wren, D. G. Water surface capturing by image processing. Hydraulic Measurements and Experimental Methods Conference, Snowbird, Utah. 6 pp. 2012. CD-ROM.
Performance assessment and calibration of a profiling lab-scale acoustic Doppler velocimeter for application over mixed sand-gravel beds - (Proceedings)
Ursic, M., Langendoen, E. J., Wren, D. G., Kuhnle, R. A., and Pellachini, C. Performance assessment and calibration of a profiling lab-scale acoustic Doppler velocimeter for application over mixed sand-gravel beds. Hydraulic Measurements and Experimental Methods Conference, Snowbird, Utah. 6 pp. 2012. CD-ROM.
Comparison and assessment of four sediment particle-size analysis methodologies - (Proceedings)
Rigby, J. R. and Wren, D. G. Comparison and assessment of four sediment particle-size analysis methodologies. Hydraulic Measurements and Experimental Methods Conference, Snowbird, Utah. 5 pp. 2012. CD-ROM.
Using terrestrial LIDAR to characterize morphology and texture of a sand and gravel bed in a laboratory flume - (Proceedings)
Ursic, M., Langendoen, E. J., Momm, H., Wren, D. G., and Kuhnle, R. A. Using terrestrial LIDAR to characterize morphology and texture of a sand and gravel bed in a laboratory flume. Hydraulic Measurements and Experimental Methods Conference, Snowbird, Utah. 6 pp. 2012. CD-ROM.
Above ground plots at the MAFES-Holly Springs Experiment Station for studying impacts of seepage on erosion - (Government Publication)
Wilson, G.V., Wells, R.R., Dabney, S.M., Momm, H.G., Hudspeth, J.A., Gregory, E.A., Saunders, R. 2012. Above ground plots at the MAFES-Holly Springs Experiment Station for studying impacts of seepage on erosion. Laboratory Publication. pp. 1-83.
Pore-water pressures associated with clogging of soil pipes: Numerical analysis of laboratory experiments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, G.V., Fox, G. 2013. Pore-water pressures associated with clogging of soil pipes: Numerical analysis of laboratory experiments. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77(4):1168-1181.
Laboratory measurements of wave attenuation through model and live vegetation - (Book / Chapter)
Ozeren, Y. and Wren, D. G. Laboratory measurements of wave attenuation through model and live vegetation. In: Coastal Hazards (pp. 45–56). American Society of Civil Engineers. doi:10.1061/9780784412664.005. 2013.
Predicting streambank seepage flows: sensitivity to soil properties and layering - (Proceedings)
Heeren, D.M., Fox, G.A., Chu-Agor, M.L., Wilson, G.V. 2009. Predicting streambank seepage flows: sensitivity to soil properties and layering. Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress Conference. Great Rivers. 342:3753-3762.
A seepage erosion sediment transport function and geometric headcut relationships for predicting seepage erosion undercutting - (Proceedings)
Chu-Agor, M.L., Fox, G.A., Wilson, G.V. 2009. A seepage erosion sediment transport function and geometric headcut relationships for predicting seepage erosion undercutting. Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress Conference. pp. 1-10. doi: 10.1061/41036(342)378.
Seepage erosion mechanisms of bank collapse: three-dimensional seepage particle mobilization and undercutting - (Proceedings)
Fox, G.A., Chu-Agor, M.L., Cancienne, R.M., Wilson, G.V. 2008. Seepage erosion mechanisms of bank collapse: three-dimensional seepage particle mobilization and undercutting. Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress Conference. pp. 1-10. doi: 10.1061/40976(316)292.
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