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Nicholas P Webb (Nick) (PhD)
Range Management Research
Research Physical Scientist

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Projects
Land Health Assessment and Visualization Tools
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 444586
Wind Erosion Tools and the Landscape Data Commons
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 444587
Knowledge Systems and Tools to Increase the Resilience and Sustainablity of Western Rangeland Agriculture
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 445353
Development of an All-lands Wind Erosion Model
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 440389
Environmental Monitoring to Support Eco-Geomorphic Modeling and Atmospheric Prediction
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 443838
Science and Technologies for the Sustainable Management of Rangeland Systems
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 443877
Science and Technologies for the Sustainable Management of Rangeland Systems
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436904

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Establishing quantitative benchmarks for soil erosion and ecological monitoring, assessment and management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Webb, N.P., Edwards, B., Heller, A., McCord, S.E., Schallner, J., Tremino, R., Wheeler, B., Stauffer, N.G., Spiegal, S.A., Duniway, M., Traynor, A., Kachergis, E., Houdeshell, C. 2024. Establishing quantitative benchmarks for soil erosion and ecological monitoring, assessment and management. Ecological Indicators. 159:e111661. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2024.111661.
Spatial patterns and controls on wind erosion in the Great Basin Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tremino, R., Webb, N.P., Edwards, B., Faist, A., Newingham, B.A., Kachergis, E. 2024. Spatial patterns and controls on wind erosion in the Great Basin. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 129(1):e2023JG007792. https://doi.org/10.1029/2023JG007792.
Long-term trends in spring season land surface roughness and its relationship to vegetation cover chance across the southwestern united states - (Abstract Only)
Dhital, S., Webb, N.P., Chappell, A., McCord, S.E., Kaplan, M.L., Tyree, G.L., Nauman, T.W., Duniway, M.C., LeGrand, S.L., Letcher, T.W. 2023. Long-term trends in spring season land surface roughness and its relationship to vegetation cover chance across the southwestern united states. Watershed Management Conference Proceedings. Abstract.
Surface shear velocity estimates in a sparsely vegetated rangeland landscape - (Abstract Only)
Zhang, P., Edwards, B., Webb, N.P., Ziegler, N., Van Zee, J.W., Wheeler, B., Okin, G., Gillies, J. 2023. Surface shear velocity estimates in a sparsely vegetated rangeland landscape. American Geophysical Union Meeting Abstract. Abstract.
Using large-scale monitoring and remote sensing data to monitor restoration outcomes through time - (Abstract Only)
Young, K.E., McCord, S.E., James, D.K., Webb, N.P. 2023. Using large-scale monitoring and remote sensing data to monitor restoration outcomes through time. Society for Ecological Restoration Abstracts. Abstract.
Understanding impacts of Dust-on-Snow on Regional Hydrology Dynamics in the Upper Colorado River Basin for the past 20 years - (Abstract Only)
Cai, J., Naple, P., S. McKenzie, S., Dhital, S., Webb, N.P., Nauman, T., Duniway, M., Tyree, G., Chaney, N. 2023. Understanding impacts of Dust-on-Snow on Regional Hydrology Dynamics in the Upper Colorado River Basin for the past 20 years. American Geophysical Union Meeting Abstract. Abstract.
Fulfilling the promise of digital tools to build rangeland resilience Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bestelmeyer, B.T., McCord, S.E., Browning, D.M., Burkett, L.M., Elias, E.H., Estell, R.E., Herrick, J.E., James, D.K., Spiegal, S.A., Utsumi, S., Webb, N.P., Williamson, J.C. 2024. Fulfilling the promise of digital tools to build rangeland resilience. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. e2736. https://doi.org/10.1002/fee.2736.
Elucidating hidden and eduring weaknesses in dust emission modeling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chappell, A., Webb, N.P., Hennen, M., Zender, C., Ciais, P., Schepanski, K., Edwards, B., Zeigler, N., Balkanski, Y., Tong, D., Leys, J., Heidenreich, S., Hynes, R., Fuchs, D., Zeng, Z., Baddock, M., Lee, J., Kandakji, T. 2023. Elucidating hidden and eduring weaknesses in dust emission modeling. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 128(17):Article e2023JD038584. https://doi.org/10.1029/2023JD038584.
Managing an arid ranch in the 21st century: New technologies for novel ecosystems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Utsumi, S., McCord, S.E., Browning, D.M., Burkett, L.M., Elias, E.H., Estell, R.E., Herrick, J.E., James, D.K., Spiegal, S.A., Webb, N.P., Williamson, J.C. 2023. Managing an arid ranch in the 21st century: New technologies for novel ecosystems. Rangelands. Article ISSN 0190-0528. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rala.2023.05.002.
Next-generation Irwin Sensors for characterizing surface shear velocity - (Abstract Only)
Webb, N.P., Ziegler, N., Brown, E., Nikolich, G., Gillies, J., Edwards, B., Patel, S., Van Zee, J.W., Trautz, A., LeGrand, S. 2023. Next-generation Irwin Sensors for characterizing surface shear velocity. International Conference on Aeolian Research. Abstract.
Long-term trends in spring season land surface roughness and its relationship to vegetation cover chance across the southwestern united states - (Abstract Only)
Dhital, S., Webb, N.P., Chappell, A., McCord, S.E., Tyree, G., Nauman, T., Duniway, M., LeGrand, S., Letcher, T., Skiles, M., Naple, P., Chaney, N., Cai, J. 2023. Long-term trends in spring season land surface roughness and its relationship to vegetation cover chance across the southwestern united states. International Conference on Aeolian Research. Abstract.
Investigating long-term trends in aeolian sediment transport in the Great Basin - (Abstract Only)
Tremino, R., Webb, N.P., Edwards, B., Faist, A., Newingham, B.A., Kachergis, E., Chappell, A. 2023. Investigating long-term trends in aeolian sediment transport in the Great Basin. International Conference on Aeolian Research. Abstract.
The impact of vegetation removal by oil and gas development on wind erosion and dust emmission on the Colorado Plateau, USA - (Abstract Only)
Tyree, G., Webb, N.P., Chappell, A., Dhital, S., Duniway, M., Edwards, B., Faist, A., Nauman, T., Villareal, M. 2023. The impact of vegetation removal by oil and gas development on wind erosion and dust emmission on the Colorado Plateau, USA. International Conference on Aeolian Research. Abstract.
Integrating erosion models into land health assessments to support wind and water erosion management - (Abstract Only)
Wheeler, B., Webb, N.P., Williams, J.B., Edwards, B., Faist, A., Herrick, J.E., Kachergis, E., Lepak, N., McCord, S.E., Newingham, B.A., Pietrasiak, N., Toledo, D.N. 2023. Integrating erosion models into land health assessments to support wind and water erosion management. International Conference on Aeolian Research. Abstract.
Satellites reveal Earth's seasonally shifting dust emission sources Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chappell, A., Webb, N.P., Hennen, M., Schepanski, K., Ciais, P., Balkanski, Y., Zender, C., Tegen, I., Zeng, Z., Tong, D., Baker, B., Eckstrom, M., Baddock, M., Eckardt, F., Kandaki, T., Lee, J., Nobakht, M., Von Holdt, J., Leys, J. 2023. Satellites reveal Earth's seasonally shifting dust emission sources. Science of the Total Environment. 883. Article 163452. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.163452.
Optimizing sampling across methods improves the power of ecological monitoring data - (Abstract Only)
McCord, S.E., Webb, N.P., Courtright, E.M., Van Zee, J.W., Derner, J.D., Edwards, B., Howard, B.K., Huggins, D.R., Duniway, M.C., Moriasi, D.N. 2023. Optimizing sampling across methods improves the power of ecological monitoring data. Ecological Society of America (ESA). Abstract.
Quantifying wind erosion responses to ecosystem change across western US rangelands - (Abstract Only)
Webb, N.P., Edwards, B., McCord, S.E., Dhital, S., Heller, A., Schallner, J., Tremino, R., Tyree, G., Wheeler, B., Chappell, A. 2023. Quantifying wind erosion responses to ecosystem change across western US rangelands. Ecological Society of America (ESA). Abstract.
A generalized state approach to setting reclamation benchmarks - (Abstract Only)
McCord, S.E., Davidson, Z.M., Schallner, J.W., Webb, N.P. 2023. A generalized state approach to setting reclamation benchmarks. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Abstract.
Application of a satellite-retrieved sheltering parameterization (v1.0) for dust event simulation with WRF-Chem v4.1 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LeGrand, S.L., Letcher, T.W., Okin, G.S., Webb, N.P., Gallagher, A.R., Dhital, S., Hodgdon, T.S., Ziegler, N.P., Michaels, M.L., Chappell, A. 2023. Application of a satellite-retrieved sheltering parameterization (v1.0) for dust event simulation with WRF-Chem v4.1. Geoscientific Model Development. 16(3):1009–1038. https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-16-1009-2023.