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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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John Tatarko
Plains Area
Soil Science

Phone: (970) 492-7320
Fax: (970) 492-7310

AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS RESEARCH UNIT
2150 CENTRE AVENUE, BLDG D, STE 200
FORT COLLINS , CO 80526

Projects
Modeling Soil and Soil-plant Interaction Responses to Wind and Extreme Precipitation and Temperature Events under Different Management Strategies
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430083
Software, Maintenance, and Technical Support for NRCS Users of WEPS, the Wind Erosion Prediction System
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 431790
Software Support for WEPS
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 427503
To Provide WEPS (Wind Erosion Prediction Systems) Support
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 427649
WEPS Web-based Wind Erosion Science Development and NRCS Technology Transfer Using WEPS
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 429675
Science and Technology Transfer for the Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS)
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428301

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The National Wind Erosion Research Network: Building a standardized long-term data resource for aeolian research, modeling and land management Reprint Icon -
Webb, N.P., Herrick, J.E., Van Zee, J.W., Courtright, E.M., Hugenholtz, C.H., Zobeck, T.M., Okin, G., Barchyn, T.E., Billings, B.J., Boyd, R., Clingan, S., Cooper, B., Duniway, M., Derner, J.D., Fox, F.A., Havstad, K.M., Heilman, P., Laplante, V.K., Ludwig, N., Metz, L.J., Nearing, M.A., Norfleet, M., Pierson Jr, F.B., Sanderson, M.A., Sharratt, B.S., Steiner, J.L., Tatarko, J., Tedela, N., Toledo, D.N., Unnasch, R., Van Pelt, R.S., Wagner, L.E. 2016. The National Wind Erosion Research Network: Building a standardized long-term data resource for aeolian research, modeling and land management. Aeolian Research. 22:23-36.
Impacts of corn residue grazing and baling on wind erosion potential in a semiarid environment -
Blanco-Canqui, H., Tatarko, J., Stalker, A.L., Shaver, T.M., Van Donk, S.J. 2016. Impacts of corn residue grazing and baling on wind erosion potential in a semiarid environment. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 80:1027-1037.
Implications of climate change on wind erosion of agricultural lands in the Columbia Plateau Reprint Icon -
Sharratt, B.S., Tatarko, J., Abatzoglou, J., Fox, F.A., Huggins, D.R. 2015. Implications of climate change on wind erosion of agricultural lands in the Columbia Plateau. Weather and Climate Extremes. 10:10-16.
PM2.5 and PM10 Emission from Agricultural Soils by Wind Erosion Reprint Icon -
Li, H., Tatarko, J., Kucharski, M.J., Dong, Z. 2015. PM2.5 and PM10 Emission from Agricultural Soils by Wind Erosion. Aeolian Research. doi:10.1016/j.aeolia.2015.02.003.
Soil erosion and organic matter variations for central Great Plains cropping systems under residue removal Reprint Icon -
Nelson, R., Tatarko, J., Ascough II, J.C. 2015. Soil erosion and organic matter variations for central Great Plains cropping systems under residue removal. Transactions of the ASABE. 58(2):415-427. DOI:10.13031/trans.58.10981.
Fugitive dust emissions from off-road vehicle maneuvers on military training lands -
Meeks, J.C., Wagner, L.E., Maghirang, R.G., Tatarko, J. 2015. Fugitive dust emissions from off-road vehicle maneuvers on military training lands. Transactions of the ASABE. 58(1):49-60. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13031/trans.58.10428.
Dataset: Soil erosion and organic matter for central Great Plains cropping systems under residue removal -
Tatarko, J., Nelson, R.G., Ahuja, L.R. 2015. Dataset: Soil erosion and organic matter for central Great Plains cropping systems under residue removal. National Ag Library. http://dx.doi.org/10.15482/USDA.ADC/1167058.
Military vehicle trafficking impacts vegetation and soil bulk density at Fort Benning, Georgia -
Retta, A., Wagner, L.E., Tatarko, J. 2014. Military vehicle trafficking impacts vegetation and soil bulk density at Fort Benning, Georgia. Transactions of the ASABE. 57(4):1043-1055. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13031/trans.57.10327.
Consistency of wind erosion assessments across land use and land cover types: A critical analysis -
Li, J., Okin, G.S., Tatarko, J., Webb, N.P., Herrick, J.E. 2014. Consistency of wind erosion assessments across land use and land cover types: a critical analysis. Aeolian Research. 15:253-260.
Evaluation of Physical Strength of Wheat Straw Under Different Fertilizer Treatments and Rates -
Can cover crop and manure maintain or improve soil properties after stover removal from irrigated no-till corn? Reprint Icon -
Blanco-Canqui, H., Ferguson, R.B., Jin, V.L., Schmer, M.R., Wienhold, B.J., Tatarko, J. 2014. Can cover crop and manure maintain or improve soil properties after stover removal from irrigated no-till corn? Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78:1368-1377. DOI: 10.2136/SSSAJ2013.12.0550.
Dedicated bioenergy crop impacts on soil wind erodibility and organic carbon in Kansas Reprint Icon -
Evers, B.J., Blanco-Canqui, H., Staggenborg, S., Tatarko, J. 2013. Dedicated bioenergy crop impacts on soil wind erodibility and organic carbon in Kansas. Agronomy Journal. 105(5):1271-1276.
Replacing fallow with cover crops in a semiarid soil:Effects on soil properties -
Blanco-Canqui, H., Holman, J., Schlegel, A., Tatarko, J., Shaver, T.M. 2013. Replacing fallow with cover crops in a semiarid soil: Effects on soil properties. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77(2):1026-1024.
Emergency wind erosion control -
Replacing fallow with cover crops in a semiarid soil: effects on soil properties Reprint Icon -
Blanco-Canqui, H., Holman, J.D., Schlegel, A.J., Tatarko, J., Shaver, T.M. 2013. Replacing fallow with cover crops in a semiarid soil: effects on soil properties. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77(3):1026-1034.
Military vehicle trafficking impacts on vegetation and soil bulk density at Fort Benning, Georgia -
Fugitive particulate air emissions from off-road vehicle maneuvers at military training lands -
Dust transport and abrasion assessment within simulated standing vegetation -
Evaluation of bulk density and vegetation as affected by military vehicle traffic at Fort Riley, Kansas Reprint Icon -
Retta, A., Wagner, L.E., Tatarko, J., Todd, T. 2013. Evaluation of bulk density and vegetation as affected by military vehicle traffic at Fort Riley, Kansas. Transactions of the ASABE. 56(2):653-665.
Soil property effects on wind erosion of organic soils -
Zobeck, T.M., Baddock, M., Van Pelt, R.S., Tatarko, J., Acosta Martinez, V. 2013. Soil property effects on wind erosion of organic soils. Aeolian Research. 10(1):43-51.
A history of wind erosion prediction models in the United States Department of Agriculture Prior to the Wind Erosion Prediction System Reprint Icon -
Tatarko, J., Sporcic, M.A., Skidmore, E.L. 2013. A history of wind erosion prediction models in the United States Department of Agriculture Prior to the Wind Erosion Prediction System. Aeolian Research. 10:3-8.
Dust emissions of organic soils observed in the field and laboratory -
Zobeck, T.M., Baddock, M., Guo, Z., Van Pelt, R.S., Acosta Martinez, V., Tatarko, J. 2012. Dust emissions of organic soils observed in the field and laboratory. Soil Survey and Land Resources Workshop. February 2-4, 2012. College Station, TX.
Applications of WEPS and SWEEP to non-agricultural lands -
Tatarko, J., Walker, D., Van Donk, S. 2011. Applications of WEPS and SWEEP to non-agricultural lands. In: Proceedings International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution (ISELE), 18-21 September 2011, Anchorage, Alaska. ISELE Paper No. 11023. D.C. Flanagan, J.C. Ascough II, and J.L Nieber (eds.). St. Joseph, MI ASABE.
Evaluation of bulk density and vegetation as affected by military vehicle traffic -
Retta, A., Wagner, L.E., Tatarko, J. 2011. Evaluation of bulk density and vegetation as affected by military vehicle traffic. In: Proceedings International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution (ISELE), 18-21 September 2011, Anchorage, Alaska. ISELE Paper No. 11126. D.C. Flanagan, J.C. Ascough II, and J.L Nieber (eds.). St. Joseph, MI ASABE.
Soil Property Effects on Wind Erosion of Organic Soils -
Zobeck, T.M., Baddock, M.C., Van Pelt, R.S., Tatarko, J., Acosta Martinez, V. 2011. Soil Property Effects on Wind Erosion of Organic Soils[abstract]. International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution. September 18-21, 2011, Anchorage, Alaska.
Impact of land use change on wind erosion and dust emission: scenarios from the central US -
Tatarko, J., Okin, G.S., Herrick, J.E., Li, J. 2010. Impact of land use change on wind erosion and dust emission: scenarios from the central US. American Geophysical Union. Abstract B33B-0396A presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec.
A modeling study of aeolian erosion enhanced by surface wind confluences over Mexico City Reprint Icon -
Diaz, E.N., Tatarko, J., Jazcilevich, A.D., Garcia, A.R., Caetano, E., Ruiz-Suarez, L.G. 2010. A modeling study of aeolian erosion enhanced by surface wind confluences over Mexico City. Aeolian Research. 2:143-157. doi:10.1016/j.aeolia.
Principles of Wind Erosion and its Control Reprint Icon -
Presley, D., Tatarko, J. 2009. Principles of Wind Erosion and its Control. Kansas State University Extension Publications. MF-2860.
Wind erodibility, soil moisture, and freeze-thaw frequency: Implications of harvesting corn residue for energy feedstock in southwest Kansas Reprint Icon -
Ihde, N.A., Presley, D., Tatarko, J., Stone, L. 2009. Wind erodibility, soil moisture, and freeze-thaw frequency: Implications of harvesting corn residue for energy feedstock in southwest Kansas. Abstract of Agronomy Meetings. Paper No. 112-1.
Aggregate Stability and Phosphorous Loss from Soils Treated with Biosolids -
Mamedov, A.I., Yosef, B., Levy, G.J., Tatarko, J. 2008. Aggregate Stability and Phosphorous Loss from Soils Treated with Biosolids. Celebration the International Year of Planet Earth. The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America - American Society of Agronomy - Crop Science Society of America and Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies (GSA, SSSA-ASA-CSSA, GCAGS) 2008 Joint Annual Meeting Abstracts, October 5-9, 2008, Houston, Texas. 2008 CDROM.
MCCM-WEPS: A computational tool to study and evaluate air pollution by dust particles over Mexico City Reprint Icon -
Diaz, E.N., Tatarko, J., Jazcilevich, A.D., Garcia, A.R. 2008. MCCM-WEPS: A computational tool to study and evaluate air pollution by dust particles over Mexico City. Meeting Abstract. Joint Assembly of the American Geophysical Union; Fort Lauderdale, FL; May 27-30, 2008.
An Introduction to the Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS) -
Tatarko, J., Wagner, L.E. 2007. An Introduction to the Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS) [abstract]. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE)2007 Annual International Meeting, 17-20 June 2007, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2007 CDROM.
Wind Erodibility of Biosolids - Amended Soils: A Status Report -
Tatarko, J., Stefonick, N.A. 2007. Wind Erodibility of Biosolids - Amended Soils: A Status Report. Water Environment Federation. 12(5):12-15
DUNE SAND TRANSPORT AS INFLUENCED BY WIND DIRECTIONS, SPEED AND FREQUENCIES IN THE ORDOS PLATEAU, CHINA -
Lui, L.Y., E.L. Skidmore, E. Hasi, L. Wagner, and J. Tatarko. 2005. dune sand transport as influenced by wind directions, speed and frequencies in the Ordos Plateau, China. Geomorphology. 67:283-297.
COMPARISON OF THE WEIBULL MODEL WITH MEASURED WIND SPEED DISTRIBUTIONS FOR STOCHASTIC WIND GENERATION -
Van Donk, S.J., Wagner, L.E., Skidmore, E.L., Tatarko, J. 2005. Comparison of the Weibull Model with measured wind speed distributions for stochastic wind generation. Trans ASAE 48 (2):503-510.
WIND EROSION PREDICTION SYSTEM (WEPS) -
Skidmore, E.L., Wagner, L.E., Tatarko, J., Tibke, G. 2004. Wind erosion prediction system (weps). Proceedings of Soil and Water conservation Society 2004 Annual Conference, Saint Paul, Minnesota, July 24-28,2004.
WIND EROSION: PROCESSES AND CONTROL -
Tatarko, J. 2004. Wind Erosion: Processes and Control. Oral presentation at the Natural Resource Engineering (BAE530); Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Kansas State University; Manhattan, Kansas.
SOIL PROPERTIES AS INFLUENCED BY DUST EMISSIONS -
Skidmore, E.L., Tatarko, J. 2003. Soil properties as influenced by dust emissions. EOS Trans. American Geophysical Union, 84(46) Fall Meet. Suppl.
SOIL EROSION BY WIND AND ITS CONTROL -
Tatarko, J. Soil erosion by wind and its control. 2003. Video and DVD. Manhattan, KS. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Wind Erosion Research Unit.
AN IMPROVED WIND SIMULATOR FOR WIND EROSION PREDICTION -
Van Donk, S.J., Wagner, L.E., Skidmore, E.L., Tatarko, J. An improved wind simulator for wind erosion prediction. 2003. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. Paper No. 03-2069.
DATABASE REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICABILITY OF WEPS FOR INTERNATIONAL AND NON-AGRICULTURE USES -
Wagner, L.E., Tatarko, J. Database requirements and applicability of WEPS for international and non-agriculture uses. 2003. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. Paper No. 03-2070.
A METHOD FOR USING WEPS TO MAP WIND EROSION RISK OF ALBERTA SOILS -
COEN, G.M., TATARKO, J., MARTIN, T.C., CANNON, K.R., GODDARD, T.W., and SWEETLAND, N.J. 2003. A Method for Using WEPS to map Wind Erosion Risk Assessment of Albert Soils. Environmental Modelling and Software 19:185-189.
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