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James R Frankenberger (Jim)
National Soil Erosion Research
Information Technology Specialist (Applications Software)

Phone: (765) 494-5051
Fax: (765) 494-5948
Room 159

NATIONAL SOIL EROSION RESEARCH LABORATORY
275 S. RUSSELL STREET
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 479071196
Projects
WEPP Watershed Web-based GIS Interface
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 433515
WEPP Model Development, Testing and Support
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 433922
NRCS WEPP Model Programming, Testing and Support
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 437978
Managing Agricultural Systems to Improve Agronomic Productivity, Soil, and Water Quality
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 435642
Conservation Practice Impacts on Water Quality at Field and Watershed Scales
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432501
Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP)
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 435532
Maintaining Water Quality Monitoring Infrastructure for the St. Joseph River Watershed Conservation Effects Assessment Project
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434184

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Water Erosion Prediction Project technology for use by NRCS and conservation partners - (Abstract Only)
Kucera, M., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Srivastava, A. 2019. Water Erosion Prediction Project technology for use by NRCS and conservation partners. Soil and Water Conservation Society. p. 13.
Updated climate database and impacts on WEPP model predictions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srivastava, A., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Engel, B. 2019. Updated climate database and impacts on WEPP model predictions. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 74(4):334-349. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.74.4.334.
Status of process-based prediction technology for use in soil conservation planning activities in the United States - (Proceedings)
Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Srivastava, A., Huang, C. 2018. Status of process-based prediction technology for use in soil conservation planning activities in the United States. In: The 11th International Symposium on Agriculture and the Environment (AgroEnviron 2018), October 14-18, 2018, Nanjing, China. p. 11-14.
Evaluation of WEPP model performance with various climate inputs - (Proceedings)
Flanagan, D.C., Srivastava, A., Frankenberger, J.R. 2018. Evaluation of WEPP model performance with various climate inputs. Proceedings of the ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE Paper No. 1801739. 12 pp.
Flow resistance interactions on hillslopes with heterogeneous attributes: Effects on runoff hydrograph characteristics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Papanicolaou, A.N., Abban, B., Dermisis, D.C., Giannopoulos, C.P., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Wacha, K.M. 2018. Flow resistance interactions on hillslopes with heterogeneous attributes: Effects on runoff hydrograph characteristics. Water Resources Research. 54:359-380. doi: 10.1002/2017WR021109.
WEPP model enhancements for NRCS use - (Abstract Only)
Flanagan, D.C., Srivastava, A., Frankenberger, J.R., Poore, J.K., Widman, N.C. 2017. WEPP model enhancements for NRCS use. Soil and Water Conservation Society 72nd International Annual Conference. Madison, WI. July 30-August 2,2017. p. 69. https://swcs.org/static/media/cms/17AC_Abstract_Book_1085002174566.pdf.
Impacts on predicted WEPP runoff and soil loss from use of the updated 2015 CLIGEN database compared to the existing 1995 database - (Abstract Only)
Srivastava, A., Flanagan, D.C., Engel, B.A., Frankenberger, J.R. 2017. Impacts on predicted WEPP runoff and soil loss from use of the updated 2015 CLIGEN database compared to the existing 1995 database. Soil and Water Conservation Society. p. 208.
Updated soil conservation practice simulation with the WEPP model Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Flanagan, D.C., Srivastava, A., Frankenberger, J.R., Poore, J.K., Widman, N.L. 2017. Updated soil conservation practice simulation with the WEPP model. Proceedings of the ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE Paper No. 1701488. https://doi.org/10.13031/aim.201701488.
Prediction technologies for assessment of climate change impacts - (Proceedings)
Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Srivastava, A., Trotochaud, J. 2017. Prediction technologies for assessment of climate change impacts. In Proceedings of the 1st World Conference CONSOWA, Soil and Water Conservation under Global Change, June 1 2-16, 2017, Lleida, Spain. p. 391-394.
Demonstration of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) internet interface and services - (Proceedings)
Frankenberger, J., Flanagan, D., Elliot, B., and Theller, E. 2015. Demonstration of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) internet interface and web services. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Joint Federal Interagency Conference (10th Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference and 5th Federal Interagency Hydrologic Modeling Conference), April 19-23, 2015, Reno, Nevada. p. 1797-1807.
WEPP model implementation project with the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service - (Abstract Only)
Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Theller, E.C., Widman, N.L., Engel, B.A. 2015. WEPP model implementation project with the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. International Soil Conservation Organization Conference Abstracts. May 31-June 5, 2015, El Paso, Texas. 2015. USB.
Evaluation and improvement of the CLIGEN model for storm and rainfall erosivity generation in Central Chile - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lobo, G.P., Frankenberger, J.R., Flanagan, D.C., Bonilla, C.A. 2015. Evaluation and improvement of the CLIGEN model for storm and rainfall erosivity generation in Central Chile. Catena. 127:206-213. DOI:10.1016/j.catena.2015.01.002.
Applying online WEPP to assess forest watershed hydrology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dun, S., Wu, J., Elliot, W.J., Frankenberger, J.R., Flanagan, D.C., McCool, D.K. 2013. Applying online WEPP to assess forest watershed hydrology. Transactions of the ASABE. 56(2):581-590.
WEPP modeling in the Great Lakes Basin - (Abstract Only)
Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Wu, J.Q., Dun, S., Elliot, W.J. 2013. WEPP modeling in the Great Lakes Basin [abstract]. In: Abstract Book, 56th Annual Conference on Great Lakes Research, International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR), June 2-6, 2013, Ann Arbor, MI: IAGLR. p. 88.
WEPP: Model use, calibration, and validation - (Abstract Only)
Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Ascough Ii, J.C. 2013. WEPP: Model use, calibration, and validation. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, Missouri. 2013. CD ROM.
Geospatial application of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Cochrane, T.A., Renschler, C.S., Elliot, W.J. 2013. Geospatial application of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model. Transactions of the ASABE. 56(2):591-601.
WEPP: Model use, calibration and validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Ascough II, J.C. 2012. WEPP: Model use, calibration and validation. Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 55(4):1463-1477.
Integrating WEPP into the WEPS infrastructure - (Proceedings)
Fox, F.A., Frankenberger, J.R., Flanagan, D.C., Wagner, L.E. 2011. Integrating WEPP into the WEPS infrastructure. In: Proceedings International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution (ISELE), 18-21 September 2011, Anchorage, Alaska. ISELE Paper No. 11142. D.C. Flanagan, J.C. Ascough II, and J.L Nieber (eds.). St. Joseph, MI ASABE.
Development of a GIS interface for WEPP model application to Great Lakes forested watersheds - (Proceedings)
Frankenberger, J.R., Dun, S., Flanagan, D.C., Wu, J.Q., Elliot, W.J. 2011. Development of a GIS interface for WEPP model application to Great Lakes forested watersheds [abstract]. In: D.C. Flanagan, J.C. Ascough II, and J.L. Nieber, editors. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution (ISELE). ISELE Paper No. 11139. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, September 18-21, 2011, Anchorage, AK. 711P0311cd. 2011 CD ROM.
Geospatial application of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model - (Proceedings)
Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Cochrane, T.A., Renschler, C.S., Elliot, W.J. 2011. Geospatial application of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model [abstract]. In: D.C. Flanagan, J.C. Ascough II, and J.L. Nieber, editors. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution (ISELE). ISELE Paper No. 11084. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, September 18-21, 2011, Anchorage, AK. 711P0311cd.
Applying online WEPP to assess forest watershed hydrology - (Proceedings)
Dun, S., Wu, J.Q., Elliot, W.J., Frankenberger, J.R., Flanagan, D.C., McCool, D.K. 2011. Applying online WEPP to assess forest watershed hydrology [abstract]. In: D.C. Flanagan, J.C. Ascough II, and J.L. Nieber, editors. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution (ISELE). ISELE Paper No. 11085. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, September 18-21, 2011, Anchorage, AK. 711P0311cd.
Applying WEPP technologies to western alkaline surface coal mines - (Proceedings)
Wu, J.Q., Dun, S., Rhee, H., Liu, X., Elliot, W.J., Golnar, T., Frankenberger, J.R., Flanagan, D.C., Conrad, P.W., McNearny, R.L. 2011. Applying WEPP technologies to western alkaline surface coal mines [abstract]. In: D.C. Flanagan, J.C. Ascough II, and J.L. Nieber, editors. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution (ISELE). ISELE Paper No. 11086. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, September 18-21, 2011, Anchorage, AK. 711P0311cd.
Development of a WEPP-Water Quality (WEPP-WQ) Model - (Proceedings)
Savabi, M.R., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Hubbard, R.K., Bosch, D.D., Potter, T.L. 2011. Development of a WEPP-Water Quality (WEPP-WQ) Model. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution.
Coupling WEPP and 3ST1D models for improved prediction of flow and sediment transport at watershed scales - (Proceedings)
Abban, B., Papanicolaou, A., Dermisis, D., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R. 2011. Coupling WEPP and 3ST1D models for improved prediction of flow and sediment transport at watershed scales. In: Proceedings RCEM2011: 7th IAHR Symposium on river, Coastal and Estuarie Morphodynamics. September 6-8, Beijing, China. 10 pp.
The coupling of WEPP and 3ST1D numerical models for improved estimation of runoff and sediment yield at watershed scales - (Proceedings)
Dermisis, D., Papanicolaou, A.N., Abban, B., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R. 2011. The coupling of WEPP and 3ST1D numerical models for improved estimation of runoff and sediment yield at watershed scales [abstract]. In: R.E. Beighley II and M.W. Kilgore, editors. Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011, May 22-26, 2011, Palm Springs, California. p. 4749-4758. Reston, Virginia: ASCE.
Improving frost-simulation subroutines of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dun, S., Wu, J.Q., McCool, D.K., Frankenberger, J.R., Flanagan, D.C. 2010. Improving frost-simulation subroutines of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model. Transactions of the ASABE. 53(5):1399–1411.
WEPP model applications for evaluation of best management practices - (Proceedings)
Flanagan, D.C., Elliot, W.J., Frankenberger, J.R., Huang, C. 2010. WEPP model applications for evaluation of best management practices [abstract]. In: International Soil Conservation Organization Conference Proceedings, November 7-13, 2010, Santiago, Chile. CD ROM.
WEPP Model Application in CEAP Watersheds in NE Indiana - (Proceedings)
Cechova, K., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Zuercher, B.W. 2010. WEPP Model Application in CEAP Watersheds in NE Indiana [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, June 20-23, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA. Paper No. 10-08827.
WEPP Model Application in CEAP Watersheds in NE Indiana - (Abstract Only)
Flanagan, D.C., Cechova, K., Frankenberger, J.R., Zuercher, B.W. 2010. WEPP Model Application in CEAP Watersheds in NE Indiana [abstract]. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) International Meeting, June 20-23, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA. 2010 CDROM.
A simplified close range photogrammetry method for soil erosion assessment - (Proceedings)
Nouwakpo, S., Huang, C., Frankenberger, J.R., Bethel, J. 2010. A simplified close range photogrammetry method for soil erosion assessment. Joint Federal Interagency Sedimentation and Hydrologic Modeling. http://acwi.gov/sos/pubs/2ndJFIC/Contents/SP07_Nouwakpo_01_03_10_paper.pdf.
A Simple Close Range Photogrammetry Technique to Assess Soil Erosion in the Field - (Abstract Only)
Nouwakpo, S.K., Huang, C., Frankenberger, J.R., Bethel, J. 2009. A Simple Close Range Photogrammetry Technique to Assess Soil Erosion in the Field [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, November 1-5, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA. 2009 CDROM.
Combined Wind and Water Erosion Modeling - (Abstract Only)
Flanagan, D.C., Wagner, L.E., Ascough Ii, J.C., Frankenberger, J.R. 2009. Combined Wind and Water Erosion Modeling [abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society and CEAP meeting, July 11-15, 2009, Dearborn, Michigan. 2009. CDROM.
Adapting the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Model for Forest Applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dun, S., Wu, J.Q., Elliot, W.J., Robichaud, P.R., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Brown, R.E., Xu, A.C. 2009. Adapting the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Model for Forest Applications. Journal of Hydrology. 366(2009):46-54.
Impact of Precipitation Changes on Runoff and Soil Erosion in Korea using CLIGEN and WEPP - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, M., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Meyer, C. 2009. Impact of Precipitation Changes on Runoff and Soil Erosion in Korea using CLIGEN and WEPP. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 64(2):154-162.
LOW-ALTITUDE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAMMETRY TECHNIQUE TO ASSESS EPHEMERAL GULLY EROSION - (Proceedings)
Combining ARS Process-Based Water and Wind Erosion Prediction Technologies - (Abstract Only)
Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Fox, F.A., Wagner, L.E., Ascough Ii, J.C. 2007. Combining ARS Process-Based Water and Wind Erosion Prediction Technologies. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts, November 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2007 CDROM.
Regional Scale Application of USLE and WEPP for Soil Erosion Assessment in Korea - (Proceedings)
Kim, M., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Jung, K. 2007. Regional Scale Application of USLE and WEPP for Soil Erosion Assessment in Korea [abstract]. 2007 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting. June 17-20, 2007, Minneapolis, MN. Paper No. 072048.
IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGES ON SOIL EROSION AND RUNOFF IN KOREA - (Abstract Only)
Kim, M., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Meyer, C.R. 2006. Impact of climate changes on soil erosion and runoff in Korea [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Meetings. 2006 CDROM.
WATER EROSION PREDICTION PROJECT (WEPP) TECHNOLOGY FOR ASSESSMENT OF RUNOFF, SOIL LOSS AND SEDIMENT YIELD POTENTIAL - (Proceedings)
Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Meyer, C.R. 2006. Water erosion prediction project (WEPP) technology for assessment of runoff, soil loss and sediment yield potential [abstract]. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International. Paper # 06-2103. p. 14.
DAILY ESTIMATES OF RAINFALL, WATER RUNOFF, AND SOIL EROSION IN IOWA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cruse, R.M., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Gelder, B.K., Herzmann, D., James, D.E., Krajewski, W., Kraszewski, M., Laflen, J.M., Opsomer, J. and Todey, D. 2006. Daily estimates of rainfall, water runoff, and soil erosion in iowa. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 61(4):191-199.
A STEREO VISION SYSTEM FOR MEASURING SOIL MICRO-TOPOGRAPHY - (Abstract Only)
Frankenberger, J.R., Huang, C., Norton, L.D. 2005. A stereo vision system for measuring soil micro-topography. In: Proceedings of the ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, November 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT. 2005 CDROM.
WEB-BASED GIS APPLICATION OF THE WEPP MODEL - (Proceedings)
Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Engel, B.A. 2004. Web-based gis application of the wepp model. American Society for Agricultural Engineers Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 04-2024.
DEVELOPMENT OF WEB-BASED GIS INTERFACES FOR APPLICATION OF THE WEPP MODEL - (Proceedings)
Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Renschler, C.S., Engel, B.A. 2004. Development of web-based gis interfaces for application of the wepp model. International Soil Conservation Organization Conference Abstracts. Paper No. 419.
THE WEPP MODEL AND DAILY SOIL EROSION ESTIMATION - (Abstract Only)
Laflen, J.M., Flanagan, D.C., Frankenberger, J.R., Curse, R.M. CD-ROM. The WEPP model and daily soil erosion estimation. Soil and Water Conservation Society. 2003.
GEOWEPP-THE GEO-SPATIAL INTERFACE FOR THE WATER EROSION PREDICTION PROJECT - (Abstract Only)
Renschler, C.R., Flanagan, D.C., Engel, B.A., Frankenberger, J.R. GEOWEPP-The geo-spacial interface for the water erosion prediction project. American Society of Agricultural Engineers Meetings Papers. 2002. Paper No. 02-2171.
ENHANCED WEPP MODEL APPLICABILITY FOR IMPROVED EROSION PREDICTION - (Proceedings)
Flanagan, D.C., Renschler, C.S., Frankenberger, J.R., Cochrane, T.A., Engel, B.A. Enhanced WEPP model applicability for improved erosion prediction. International Congress on Modeling and simulation Proceedings. 2001. p. 1817-1822.
SIMULATING SMALL WATERSHEDS WITH WATER EROSION PREDICTION PROJECT TECHNOLOGY - (Proceedings)