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Chad J Penn
National Soil Erosion Research
Soil Scientist

Phone: (765) 494-0330
Fax: (765) 494-5948

275 SOUTH RUSSELL STREET
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 479072077
Projects
Conservation Practice Impacts on Water Quality at Field and Watershed Scales
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432501
Managing Agricultural Systems to Improve Agronomic Productivity, Soil, and Water Quality
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 435642
Regeneration of Phosphorus Sorbing Materials (PSMs) toward Sustainable P Removal from Agricultural Runoff and Tile Drainage
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 437722
Improving Phosphorus Fertility Recommendations for Improving Efficiency and Minimizing Environmental Impact
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433214
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.)
Performance of a ditch-style phosphorus removal structure for treating agricultural drainage water with aluminum-treated steel slag - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Utilization of steel slag in blind inlets for dissolved phosphorus removal Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonzalez, J.M., Penn, C.J., Livingston, S.J. 2020. Utilization of steel slag in blind inlets for dissolved phosphorus removal. Water. 12(6):1593. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12061593.
Using steel slag for dissolved phosphorus removal: Insights from a designed flow-through laboratory experimental structure Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Penn, C.J., Huang, C., Livingston, S.J., Yan, J. 2020. Using steel slag for dissolved phosphorus removal: Insights from a designed flow-through laboratory experimental structure. Water. 12:1236. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12051236.
Atrazine removal from water by activated charcoal cloths Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonzalez, J.M., Murphy, L.R., Penn, C.J., Boddu, V.M., Sanders, L.L. 2020. Atrazine removal from water by activated charcoal cloths. International Soil and Water Conservation Research. 8(2):205-212. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.iswcr.2020.03.002.
Performance of field-scale phosphorus removal structures utilizing steel slag for treatment of subsurface drainage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Penn, C.J., Livingston, S.J., Shedkar, V., King, K.W., Williams, M.R. 2020. Performance of field-scale phosphorus removal structures utilizing steel slag for treatment of subsurface drainage. Water. 12:443. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12020443.
The past, present, and future of blind inlets as a surface water best management practice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Penn, C.J., Gonzalez, J.M., Williams, M.R., Smith, D.R., Livingston, S.J. 2019. The past, present, and future of blind inlets as a surface water best management practice. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science Technology. https://doi.org/10.1080/10643389.2019.1642836.
A critical review on soil chemical processes that control how soil pH affects phosphorus availability to plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Penn, C.J., Camberato, J.J. 2019. A critical review on soil chemical processes that control how soil pH affects phosphorus availability to plants. Agriculture. 9(6):120. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture9060120.
Hydrologic assessment of blind inlet performance in a drained closed depression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CEAP in the Cedar Creek watershed ()
Williams, M.R., Livingston, S.J., Penn, C.J. 2018. CEAP in the Cedar Creek watershed. Laboratory Publication. 1(2):1-2.
A discussion on Mehlich-3 phosphorus extraction from the perspective of governing chemical reactions and phases: Impact of soil pH Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Penn, C.J., Rutter, E.B., Arnall, D.B., Camberato, J., Williams, M.R., Watkins, P. 2018. A discussion on Mehlich-3 phosphorus extraction from the perspective of governing chemical reactions and phases: Impact of soil pH. Agriculture. 8(7):106. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture8070106.
Investigation of atrazine sorption to biochar with titration calorimetry and flow-through analysis: Implications for design of pollution-control structures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Penn, C.J., Gonzalez, J.M., Chagas, I. 2018. Investigation of atrazine sorption to biochar with titration calorimetry and flow-through analysis: Implications for design of pollution-control structures. Frontiers in Chemistry. 6:307. https://doi.org/10.3389/fchem.2018.00307.
Integrating temporal inequality into conservation planning to improve practice design and efficacy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, M.R., King, K.W., Penn, C.J. 2018. Integrating temporal inequality into conservation planning to improve practice design and efficacy. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 54(5):1029-1054. https://doi.org/10.1111/1752-1688.12662.
Mechanisms of phosphorus removal by phosphorus sorbing materials Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zixuan, Q., Shober, A.L., Scheckel, K.G., Penn, C.J., Turner, K.C. 2018. Mechanisms of phosphorus removal by phosphorus sorbing materials. Journal of Environmental Quality. 47:1232-1241. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2018.02.0064.
Controls of event-based nutrient transport within nested headwater agricultural watersheds of the western Lake Erie basin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, M.R., Livingston, S.J., Penn, C.J., Smith, D.R., King, K.W., Huang, C. 2018. Controls of event-based nutrient transport within nested headwater agricultural watersheds of the western Lake Erie basin. Journal of Hydrology. 559:749-761.
Total petroleum hydrocarbon degradation and BTEX leaching in soils after application of oil-base drilling mud: Impact of application rate, rainfall regime, and time Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whitaker, A.H., Penn, C.J. 2018. Total petroleum hydrocarbon degradation and BTEX leaching in soils after application of oil-base drilling mud: Impact of application rate, rainfall regime, and time. Modern Approaches in Oceanography and Petrochemical Sciences. 1(2):1-13. https://doi.org/10.32474/MAOPS.2018.01.000107.
Fertilizer placement and tillage effects on phosphorus leaching in fine-textured soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, M.R., King, K.W., Duncan, E.W., Pease, L.A., Penn, C.J. 2018. Fertilizer placement and tillage effects on phosphorus leaching in fine-textured soils. Soil and Tillage Research. 178:130-138.
Assessment of phosphorus availability in soil cultivated with ruzigrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Almeida, D.S., Penn, C.J., Roselem, C.A. 2018. Assessment of phosphorus availability in soil cultivated with ruzigrass. Geoderma. 312:64-73.
Phosphorus retention by fly-ash amended filter media in aged bioretention cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kandel, S., Vogel, J., Penn, C.J., Brown, G. 2017. Phosphorus retention by fly-ash amended filter media in aged bioretention cells. Water. 9:746. doi:10.3390/w9100746.
A review of phosphorus removal structures: How to assess and compare their performance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Penn, C.J., Chagas, I., Klimeski, A., Lyngsie, G. 2017. A review of phosphorus removal structures: How to assess and compare their performance. Water. 9(8):583.
Denitrifying woodchip bioreactor and phosphorus filter pairing to minimize pollution swapping - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Christianson, L.E., Lepine, C., Sibrell, P.L., Penn, C.J., Summerfelt, S.T. 2017. Denitrifying woodchip bioreactor and phosphorus filter pairing to minimize pollution swapping. Water Research. 121:129-139.
Lime and phosphogypsum impacts on soil organic matter pools in a tropical Oxisol under long-term no-till conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carmeis Filho, A., Penn, C.J., Crusciol, C., Calonego, J.C. 2017. Lime and phosphogypsum impacts on soil organic matter pools in a tropical Oxisol under long-term no-till conditions. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 241:11-23.
Impact of macropores and gravel outcrops on phosphorus leaching at the plot scale in silt loam soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heeren, D.J., Fox, G., Penn, C.J., Halihan, T., Storm, D.E., Haggard, B.E. 2017. Impact of macropores and gravel outcrops on phosphorus leaching at the plot scale in silt loam soils. Transactions of the ASABE. 60(3):823-835.
An important tool with no instruction manual: A review of gypsum use in agriculture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Penn, C.J., Zoca, S.M. 2017. An important tool with no instruction manual: A review of gypsum use in agriculture. Advances in Agronomy. 144:1-44.
Nitrogen, phosphorus, calcium, and magnesium applied individually or as a slow release or controlled release fertilizer increase growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cole, J.C., Smith, M.W., Penn, C.J., Cheary, B.S., Conaghan, K.J. 2016. Nitrogen, phosphorus, calcium, and magnesium applied individually or as a slow release or controlled release fertilizer increase growth. Scientia Horticulturae. 211:420-430.
Streambanks: A net source of sediment and phosphorus to streams and rivers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fox, G.A., Purvis, R.A., Penn, C.J. 2016. Streambanks: A net source of sediment and phosphorus to streams and rivers. Journal of Environmental Management. 181:602-614.
Design and construction of phosphorus removal structures for improving water quality ()
Penn, C.J., Bowen, J.M. 2017. Design and construction of phosphorus removal structures for improving water quality. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG. 228 p.
APPLICATION OF PHOSPHORUS SORBING MATERIALS TO STREAMSIDE CATTLE LOAFING AREAS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Penn, C.J., Bryant, R.B. 2006. Application of phosphorus sorbing materials to cattle loafing areas. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 61:303-310.
INCUBATION OF DRIED AND SIEVED SOILS CAN INDUCE PRECIPITATION OF CALCIUM PHOSPHATES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Penn, C.J., Bryant, R.B. 2006. Incubation of Dried and Sieved Soils Can Induce Calcium Phosphate Precipitation/Adsorption. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 37:1437-1449.
EFFICACY OF ACID MINE DRAINAGE RESIDUALS IN DECREASING PHOSPHORUS CONCENTRATIONS IN RUNOFF - (Abstract Only)
Callahan, M.P., Bryant, R.B., Penn, C.J. 2005. Efficacy of acid mine drainage residuals in decreasing phosphorus concentrations in runoff [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings Abstracts. Phosphorus Chemistry in Soils: II. P Fluxes in Soil and Water Systems. Paper No. 7.
EFFECTIVENESS OF ACID MINE DRAINAGE RESIDUALS IN REDUCING PHOSPHORUS CONCENTRATIONS IN RUNOFF FROM AGRICULTURAL SOILS - (Abstract Only)
Penn, C.J., Bryant, R.B., Callahan, M.P. 2005. Effectiveness of acid mine drainage residuals in reducing phosphorus concentrations in runoff from agricultural soils [abstract]. Mine Waste Water Technology Conference. p. 1.
PHOSPHORUS SORPTION MECHANISMS IN ACID MINE DRAINAGE TREATMENT RESIDUALS AND INDUSTRIAL BYPRODUCTS - (Abstract Only)
Penn, C.J., Bryant, R.B., Callahan, M.P. 2005. Phosphorus sorption mechanisms in acid mine drainage treatment residuals and industrial byproducts [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting AbstractsAbstracts. Phosphorus Chemistry in Soils: I. P Availability. Paper No. 4.
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