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Melvin H Johnson (Mel)
Coastal Plain Soil, Water and Plant Conservation Research
Agricultural Engineer

Phone: (843) 669-5203 ext. 301
Fax: (843) 669-6970

2611 W LUCAS ST
FLORENCE , SC 295011242


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Accuracy of vertical radial plume mapping technique in measuring lagoon gas emission -
Viguria, M., Ro, K.S., Stone, K.C., Johnson, M.H. 2015. Accuracy of vertical radial plume mapping technique in measuring lagoon gas emission. Journal of Air and Waste Management Association. 65(4):395-403. doi: 10.1080/10962247.20144.996267.
Optimal sensor locations for the backward Lagrangian stochastic technique in measuring lagoon gas emission -
Ro, K.S., Stone, K.C., Johnson, M.H., Hunt, P.G., Flesch, T., Todd, R.W. 2014. Optimal sensor locations for the backward Lagrangian stochastic technique in measuring lagoon gas emission. Journal of Environmental Quality. DOI: 10.02134/jeq2013.05.0163.
Comparison of micrometeorological techniques in measuring gas emissions from waste lagoons -
Comparison of micrometeorological techniques in measuring gas emissions from waste lagoons -
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H., Viguria, M., Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G. 2013. Comparison of micrometeorological techniques in measuring gas emissions from waste lagoons. In: Air Quality Measurement Methods and Technology Conference, November 19-21, 2013, Sacramento, California. http://measurements.awma.org
Effects of sensor location and the atmospheric stability on the accuracy of an inverse-dispersion technique for lagoon gas emission measurements -
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H., Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Flesh, T., Todd, R.W., Trabue, S.L. 2013. Effects of sensor location and the atmospheric stability on the accuracy of an inverse-dispersion technique for lagoon gas emission measurements. In: Guideline on Air Quality Models: The path forward, March 19-21, 2013, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Inverse-dispersion technique for assessing lagoon gas emissions -
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H., Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Todd, R.W., Flesch, T. 2012. Inverse-dispersion technique for assessing lagoon gas emissions. In: Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, Paper #12-1337658. 8 pp.
Transport of nitrate and ammonium during stream flow events from a southeastern USA Coastal Plain in-stream wetland - 1997 to 1999 -
Novak, J.M., Szogi, A.A., Stone, K.C., Chu, X., Watts, D.W., Johnson, M.H. 2012. Transport of nitrate and ammonium during stream flow events from a southeastern USA Coastal Plain in-stream wetland - 1997 to 1999. Chapter 7. In: Hickey, K., editor. Advances in Hurricane Research - Modelling, Meteorology, Preparedness and Impacts. New York:InTech. p. 139-158. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/51152.
Accuracy of lagoon gas emissions using an inverse dispersion method -
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H., Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Todd, R.W., Flesch, T. 2012. Accuracy of lagoon gas emissions using an inverse dispersion method. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Emissions of Gas and Dust from Livestock, June 10-12, 2012, Saint-Malo, France.
Measuring gas emissions from animal waste lagoons with an inverse-dispersion technique -
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H., Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Flesch, T., Todd, R.W. 2013. Measuring gas emissions from animal waste lagoons with an inverse-dispersion technique. Atmospheric Environment. 66:101-106.
Measuring trace gas emission from multi-distributed sources using vertical radial plume mapping (VRPM) and backward Lagrangian stochastic (bLS) techniques -
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H., Hunt, P.G., Flesch, T.K. 2011. Measuring trace gas emission from multi-distributed sources using vertical radial plume mapping (VRPM) and backward Lagrangian stochastic (bLS) techniques. Atmosphere. 2:553-566.
Validity of using backward Lagrangian Stochastic technique in measuring trace gas emission from treatment lagoon -
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H., Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Todd, R.W., Flesch, T. 2011. Validity of using backward Lagrangian Stochastic technique in measuring trace gas emission from treatment lagoon [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Society of Agronomy-Crop Science Society of America-Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, October 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, Texas.
Comparing two micrometeorological techniques for estimating trace gas emissions from distributed sources -
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H., Hunt, P.G., Flesch, T. 2011. Comparing two micrometeorological techniques for estimating trace gas emissions from distributed sources [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition, August 28-September 1, 2011, Denver, Colorado.
Oxygen transfer in marsh-pond-marsh constructed wetlands treating swine wastewater -
Ro, K.S., Hunt, P.G., Johnson, M.H., Matheny, T.A., Forbes, D., Reddy, G.B. 2010. Oxygen transfer in marsh-pond-marsh constructed wetlands treating swine wastewater. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A. 45:377-382.
Measurement of greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural sites using open-path optical remote sensing method. -
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H., Varma, R.M., Hashmonay, R.A., Hunt, P.G. 2009. Measurement of greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural sites using open-path optical remote sensing method. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A 44(10):1011-1018.
Comparison of micrometeorological methods using open-path optical instruments for measuring methane emission from agricultural sites -
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H. 2009. Comparison of micrometeorological methods using open-path optical instruments for measuring methane emission from agricultural sites [abstract]. In: Proceedings of Air and Waste Management Association First International Greenhouse Gas Measurement Symposium, March 22-25, 2009, San Francisco, California.
Oxygen transfer in marsh-pond-marsh constructed wetlands treating swine wastewater -
Ro, K.S., Hunt, P.G., Johnson, M.H., Matheny, T.A., Reddy, G.B. 2008. Oxygen transfer in marsh-pond-marsh constructed wetlands treating swine wastewater. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Wetland Systems Technology in Water Pollution Control, November 1-7, 2008, Indore, India. p. 1143-1150.
Livestock Air Treatment Using PVA-Coated Powdered Activated Carbon Biofilter Reprint Icon -
Ro, K.S., Mcconnell, L.L., Johnson, M.H., Hunt, P.G., Parker, D. 2008. Livestock air treatment using PVA-coated powdered activated carbon biofilter. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 24(6):791-798.
Livestock air treatment using PVA-coated powdered activated carbon biofilter Reprint Icon -
Ro, K.S., McConnell, L.L., Johnson, M.H., Hunt, P.G., Parker, D. 2008. Livestock air treatment using PVA-coated powdered activated carbon biofilter. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, June 29-July 2, 2008, Providence, Rhode Island, Paper No. 084243. 10 pp.
Trace gas exchanges of marsh-pond-marsh constructed wetlands treating swine wastewater -
Ro, K.S., Hunt, P.G., Johnson, M.H., Matheny, T.A., Reddy, G.B. 2008. Trace gas exchanges of marsh-pond-marsh constructed wetlands treating swine wastewater [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, November 2-7, 2008, Indore, India.
Forage subsurface drip irrigation using treated swine wastewater Reprint Icon -
Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Millen, J.A., Johnson, M.H., Matheny, T.A., Vanotti, M.B., Burns, J.C. 2008. Forage subsurface drip irrigation using treated swine wastewater. Transactions of the ASABE 51(2):433-440.
Path integrated optical remote sensing technique to estimate ammonia and methane gas emissions from CAFOs Reprint Icon -
Ro, K.S., Hunt, P.G., Johnson, M.H., Szogi, A.A., Vanotti, M.B. 2007. Path integrated optical remote sensing technique to estimate ammonia and methane gas emissions from CAFOs. In: International Symposium on Air Quality and Waste Management for Agriculture, 16-19 September, Broomfield, Colorado. 7 p. 2007 CDROM.
Ammonia and greenhouse gas emissions from constructed wetlands treating swine wastewater -
Ro, K.S., Hunt, P.G., Johnson, M.H., Matheny, T.A., Reddy, G.B. 2007. Ammonia and greenhouse gas emissions from constructed wetlands treating swine wastewater. Paper Number: 074059. In: Proceedings of American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, June 17-20, 2007, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 9 pp.
Estimating ammonia and methane emissions from CAFOs using an open-path optical remote sensing technology -
Ro, K.S., Hunt, P.G., Johnson, M.H., Szogi, A.A., Vanotti, M.B. 2007. Estimating ammonia and methane emissions from CAFOs using an open-path optical remote sensing technology. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International Meeting, Paper Number 074004. 8 p.
Effect of intermittent drainage on swine wastewater treatment by marsh-pond-marsh constructed wetlands -
Poach, M.E., Hunt, P.G., Reddy, G.B., Stone, K.C., Johnson, M.H., Grubbs, A. 2007. Effect of intermittent drainage on swine wastewater treatment by marsh-pond-marsh constructed wetlands. Ecological Engineering 30:43-50.
Dissolved phosphorus export from an animal waste impacted in-stream wetland: Response to tropical storm and hurricane disturbance -
Novak, J.M., Szogi, A.A., Stone, K.C., Watts, D.W., Johnson, M.H. 2007. Dissolved phosphorus export from an animal waste impacted in-stream wetland: Response to tropical storm and hurricane disturbance. Journal of Environmental Quality 36:790-800.
New open-path remote optical sensing method to estimate methane emission from soil -
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H., Hunt, P.G. 2007. New open-path optical remote sensing method to estimate methane emission from soil [abstract]. Proceedings of 4th USDA Greenhouse Gas Conference, February 6-8, 2007, Baltimore, Maryland. CDROM.
Greenhouse gas source identification and flux measurements using an optical remote sensing method and a photoacoustic multi-gas analyzer -
Ro, K.S., Johnson, M.H., Novak, J.M., Frederick, J.R., Watts, D.W. 2007. Greenhouse gas source identification and flux measurements using an optical remote sensing method and a photoacoustic multi-gas analyzer. Proceedings of 4th USDA Greenhouse Gas Conference, February 6-8, 2007, Baltimore, Maryland. CDROM
Forage subsurface drip irrigation using treated swine effluent -
Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Millen, J.A., Johnson, M.H. 2007. Forage subsurface drip irrigation using treated swine effluent [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 2007 USDA-CSREES National Water Quality Conference, January 28-February 1, 2007, Savannah, Georgia. Available: http://www.soil.ncsu.edu/extension/training/abstracts/index.php?num=4&action=detail&abs=288
FORAGE SUBSURFACE DRIP IRRIGATION USING TREATED SWINE EFFLUENT -
Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Millen, J.A., Johnson, M.H. 2005. Forage subsurface drip irrigation using treated swine effluent. In: Proceedings of The Irrigation Association Emerging Irrigation Technology Conference, November 6-8, 2005, Phoenix, Arizona. p. 57-61.
Soybean, wheat, and forage subsurface drip irrigation using treated swine effluent -
Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Johnson, M.H. 2004. Soybean, wheat, and forage subsurface drip irrigation using treated swine effluent. Irrigation Associations International Irrigation Technical Conference Proceedings. November 14-16, 2004, Tampa, Florida. p. 407-412.
SWINE WASTEWATER TREATMENT BY MARSH-POND-MARSH CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS UNDER VARYING NITROGEN LOADS -
Poach, M.E., Hunt, P.G., Reddy, G.B., Stone, K.C., Johnson, M.H., Grubbs, A. 2004. Swine wastewater treatment by marsh-pond-marsh constructed wetlands under varying nitrogen loads. Ecological Engineering. 23:165-175.
DISSOLVED PHOSPHORUS RETENTION AND RELEASE CHARACTERISTICS OF NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL PLAIN RIPARIAN ZONES AND IN-STREAM WETLANDS -
Novak, J.M., Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Szogi, A.A., Watts, D.W., Johnson, M.H. 2004. Dissolved phosphorus retention and release characteristics of riparian zones and in-stream wetlands [abstract]. American Water Research Association Conference, June 28-30, 2004, Lake Tahoe, California. 2004 CDROM.
STREAM NITROGEN CHANGES IN AN EASTERN COASTAL PLAIN WATERSHED -
Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Novak, J.M., Johnson, M.H., Watts, D.W., Humenik, F.J. 2004. Stream nitrogen changes in an eastern coastal plain watershed. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 59(2):66-72.
Ammonia volatilization from marsh-pond-marsh constructed wetlands treating swine wastewater -
Poach, M.E., Hunt, P.G., Reddy, G.B., Stone, K.C., Matheny, T.A., Johnson, M.H., Sadler, E.J. 2004. Ammonia volatilization from marsh-pond-marsh constructed wetlands treating swine wastewater. Journal of Environmental Quality 33:844-851.
DISSOLVED PHOSPHORUS RETENTION AND RELEASE FROM A COASTAL PLAIN IN-STREAM WETLAND -
NOVAK, J.M., STONE, K.C., SZOGI, A.A., WATTS, D.W., JOHNSON, M.H. DISSOLVED PHOSPHORUS RETENTION AND RELEASE FROM A COASTAL PLAIN IN-STREAM WETLAND. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY. 2004. v. 33, p. 394-401.
DISSOLVED PHOSPHORUS TRANSPORT IN STREAM FLOW FROM AN AGRICULTURALLY INTENSIVE SOUTHEASTERN COASTAL PLAIN WATERSHED -
NOVAK, J.M., STONE, K.C., WATTS, D.W., JOHNSON, M.H. DISSOLVED PHOSPHORUS TRANSPORT IN STREAM FLOW FROM AN AGRICULTURALLY INTENSIVE SOUTHEASTERN COASTAL PLAIN WATERSHED. TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS. 2003. v. 46. p. 1355-1363.
IMPROVED NITROGEN TREATMENT BY CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS RECEIVING PARTIALLY NITRIFIED SWINE WASTEWATER -
POACH, M.E., HUNT, P.G., VANOTTI, M.B., STONE, K.C., MATHENY, T.A., JOHNSON, M.H., SADLER, E.J. IMPROVED NITROGEN TREATMENT BY CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS RECEIVING PARTIALLY NITRIFIED SWINE WASTEWATER. ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING. 2003. V. 20. P. 183-197.
IN-STREAM WETLAND DESIGN FOR NON-POINT SOURCE POLLUTION MITIGATION -
STONE, K.C., HUNT, P.G., NOVAK, J.M., JOHNSON, M.H. IN-STREAM WETLAND DESIGN FOR NON-POINT SOURCE POLLUTION ABATEMENT. TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS. 2003. v. 19.p. 171-175.
AMMONIA VOLATILIZATION FROM CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS THAT TREAT SWINE WASTEWATER -
POACH, M.E., HUNT, P.G., SADLER, E.J., MATHENY, T.A., JOHNSON, M.H., STONE, K.C., HUMENIK, F.J., RICE, J.M. AMMONIA VOLATILIZATION FROM CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS THAT TREAT SWINE WASTEWATER. TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS. 2002. V. 45. P. 619-627.
SEASONAL OCCURRENCE AND EXPORT OF FIVE HERBICIDES FROM A NORTH CAROLINA COASTAL PLAIN WATERSHED -
NITROGEN REMOVAL FROM SWINE WASTEWATER BY CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS: EFFECT OF PRE-WETLAND NITRIFICATION -
PHOSPHORUS DYNAMICS IN A FRESHWATER IN-STREAM WETLAND: EXCHANGE BETWEEN SEDIMENTS AND WATER COLUMN -
PHOSPHORUS MOVEMENT TO A COASTAL PLAIN BLACK WATER STREAM WAS DECREASED BY A RIPARIAN ZONE -
NOVAK, J.M., HUNT, P.G., STONE, K.C., WATTS, D.W., JOHNSON, M.H. RIPARIAN ZONE IMPACT ON PHOSPHORUS MOVEMENT TO A COASTAL PLAIN BLACK WATER STREAM. JOURNAL OF SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION. 2002. V. 57. P. 127-133.
AMMONIA VOLATILIZATION FROM WETLANDS CONSTRUCTED TO TREAT CONFINED ANIMAL WASTE -
AN ENCLOSURE SYSTEM TO MEASURE AMMONIA VOLATILIZED FROM CONSTRUCTED WETLANDS -
PHOSPHORUS INPUT-OUTPUT RELATIONSHIPS FOR TWO COASTAL PLAIN IN-STREAM WETLAND SYSTEMS -
FLOW-PROPORTIONAL, TIME-COMPOSITED, AND GRAB SAMPLES ESTIMATION OF NITROGENEXPORT FROM AN EASTERN COASTAL PLAIN WATERSHED -
STORM FLOW EXPORT OF METOLACHLOR FROM A COASTAL PLAIN WATERSHED -
CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT OF NUTRIENT REMOVAL AND PHYSICOCHEMICAL CONDITIONS INCONSTRUCTED WETLANDS AT A DISTANT SITE -
IN-STREAM WETLAND MITIGATION OF NITROGEN CONTAMINATION IN A USA COASTAL PLAIN STREAM -
IMPACT OF SWINE WASTE APPLICATION ON GROUNDWATER AND STREAM WATER QUALITY IN AN EASTERN COASTAL PLAIN WATERSHED -
PESTICIDE AND METABOLITE OCCURRENCE IN SHALLOW GROUNDWATER OF A COASTAL PLAIN WATERSHED -
IN-STREAM WETLAND MITIGATION OF NITROGEN CONTAMINATION IN A COASTAL PLAIN STREAM -
FLOW PROPORTIONAL AND TIME COMPOSITE ESTIMATES OF NUTRIENT LOADING FROM AN EASTERN COASTAL PLAIN WATERSHED -
NITROGEN REMOVAL BY TWO SEQUENTIAL IN-STREAM WETLANDS IN A SOUTHEASTERN COASTAL PLAIN WATERSHED -
GLEAMS simulation of groundwater nitrate-N from row crop and swine wastewater spray fields in the eastern Coastal Plain -
Stone, K.C., Hunt, P.G., Johnson, M.H., Coffey, S.W. 1998. GLEAMS simulation of groundwater nitrate-N from row crop and swine wastewater spray fields in the eastern Coastal Plain. Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 41(1):51-57.
GROUND WATER NITRATE-N CONCENTRATIONS ON A DEMONSTRATION WATERSHED IN THE EASTERN COASTAL PLAINS -
ASSESSMENT OF PESTICIDE AND METABOLITE OCCURRENCE IN SHALLOW GROUNDWATER OF A COASTAL PLAIN WATERSHED -
EFFECTS OF SUMMER STORM FLOW ON PESTICIDES IN A COASTAL PLAIN STREAM SYSTEM: CONCENTRATIONS AND EXPORTS -
PESTICIDE OCCURRENCE IN GROUND AND SURFACE WATERS IN A COASTAL PLAIN WATERSHED -
IMPACT OF NUTRIENTS TO STREAM WATER QUALITY IN A SOUTHEASTERN COASTAL PLAINWATERSHED -
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