Papers Published This Quarter:
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Gazal, R.M., Scott, R.L., Goodrich, D.C., Williams, D.G. 2006. Controls on transpiration in a desert riparian cottonwood forest. Ag. & Forest Meteorology. 137(56-67).
Moran, M.S., McElroy, S, Watts, J.M., Peters, L.C.D. 2006. Radar remote sensing for estimation of surface soil moisture at the watershed scale. Proc. ARS/INIFAP Binational Sym. on Modeling and Remote Sensing in Agriculture, June 2-6, 2003, Aquascalientes, Mexico.
Hernandez, M., Semmens, D., Miller, S., Goodrich, D.C., Kepner, W. 2006. Development and application of the automated geospatial watershed assessment tool. Modeling and Remote Sensing Applied to Agriculture (U.S. and Mexico). USDA-INIFAP.
Kimoto, A., Nearing, M.A., Zhang, X.J., Powell, D.M. 2006. Applicability of rare earth element oxides as sediment tracers for coarse-textured soils. Catena 65:24.-221.
Heilman, P., Stone, J.J., Sanchez-Cohen, I., Rodriquez, H., Mann, R. 2006. Working smarter: Research and decision support systems in Mexican agriculture. Proc. ARS/INIFAP Binational Sym. on Modeling and Remote Sensing in Agriculture, June 2-6, 2003, Aquascalientes, Mexico.
Nearing, M.A. 2006. Can soil erosion be predicted?. Chpt. In: Soil Erosion and Sediment Redistribution in River Catchments, P. Owens (ed.), CABI Publishing. p. 145-152.
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Future Science Events:
SWRC is hosting two meetings in Tucson : Techniques for Sediment Source Identification and Research Insights in Semi-arid Environments (RISE). Click here for more information.
WGEW and SRER data can be downloaded from the web site at http://www.tucson.ars.ag.gov/dap
Geographic locations of the three precipitation records can be found at http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/Place/53424500/images/sw_az3.jpg
Congratulations to Dr. Ray Jackson who was selected for the ARS Hall of Fame. Click here for details.
Click here for news from SWRC Scientists Mark Nearing, Russ Scott, Ken Renard and Susan Moran.
SWRC is seeking a new permanent full-time research scientist with expertise in plant physiology, soil science and hydrology. Click here for details and application directions.
Contact the SWRC Research Leader, Dr. Mark Nearing at 670-6380 x152 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Mailing address is USDA ARS SWRC, 2000 E. Allen Rd., Tucson, AZ 85719 and web address is http://www.tucson.ars.ag.gov/ . The SWRC Quarterly is on—line at http://ars.usda.gov/News/News.htm?modecode=53-42-45-00.
The Southwest Watershed Research Center conducts long-term research of soil, water and climate processes to better understand interactions with plants, animals and humans as a basis for management of semiarid watersheds. SWRC develops new technologies for land managers, including remote sensing, computer-aided decision tools, and ecosystem models.