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Gary W Marek
Soil and Water Management Research


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Precipitation and Irrigation Management to Optimize Profits from Crop Production
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Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Corn and sorghum ET, E, yield and CWP affected by irrigation application method: SDI versus mid-elevation spray irrigation -
Simulating the impact of climate change on hydrology and crop production in the Northern High Plains of Texas using an improved SWAT model -
Multisite evaluation of an improved SWAT irrigation scheduling alogrithm for corn (Zea mays L.) production in the U.S. Southern Great Plains -
Chen, Y., Marek, G.W., Marek, T.H., Gowda, P.H., Xue, Q., Moorhead, J.E., Brauer, D.K., Srinivasan, R., Heflin, K.R. 2019. Multisite evaluation of an improved SWAT irrigation scheduling alogrithm for corn (Zea mays L.) production in the U.S. Southern Great Plains. Journal of Environmental Modeling and Software. 118:23-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.04.001.
Comparison of evapotranspiration simulation performance by APEX model in dryland and irrigated cropping systems -
Evaluation of the uncalibrated energy balance model (BAITSSS)for estimating evapotranspiration in a semiarid, advective climate -
Design, fabrication, and operation of an in-situ microlysimeter for estimating soil water evaporation -
Evaluation of sensible heat flux and evapotranspiration using a surface layer scintillometer and a large weighing lysimeter -
Moorhead, J.E., Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Gowda, P.H., Evett, S.R., Marek, T.H., Porter, D.O., Brauer, D.K. 2019. Evaluation of sensible heat flux and evapotranspiration using a surface layer scintillometer and a large weighing lysimeter. In: Top 5 Contributions in Sensor and Biosensor Technology. 3rd Edition. Hyderabad, India: Avid Science. p. 1-40.
Evaluation of evapotranspiration from eddy covariance using large weighing lysimeters -
Moorhead, J.E., Marek, G.W., Gowda, P.H., Lin, X., Colaizzi, P.D., Evett, S.R., Kutikoff, S. 2019. Evaluation of evapotranspiration from eddy covariance using large weighing lysimeters. Agronomy. 9(2):99. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy9020099.
Increased bias in evapotranspiration modeling due to weather and vegetation indices data sources -
Assessing SWAT plant stress algorithms using full and deficit irrigation treatments -
Chen, Y., Marek, G.W., Marek, T.H., Xue, Q., Brauer, D.K., Srinivasan, R. 2018. Assessing SWAT plant stress algorithms using full and deficit irrigation treatments. Agronomy Journal. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.09.0556.
Simulating the impacts of irrigation levels on soybean production in Texas High Plains to manage diminishing groundwater levels -
Sharda, V., Gowda, P.H., Marek, G.W., Kisekka, I., Ray, C., Adhikari, P. 2019. Simulating the impacts of irrigation levels on soybean production in Texas High Plains to manage diminishing groundwater levels. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 55(1): 56-69. https://doi.org/10.1111/1752-1688.12720.
2016 USDA-ARS Bushland Texas 15-minute research weather data -
Evett, S.R., Copeland, K.S., Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Brauer, D.K. 2018. 2016 USDA-ARS Bushland Texas 15-minute research weather data. Ag Data Commons. https://doi.org/10.15482/USDA.ADC/1482548.
Evaporative loss differences between SDI and sprinkler irrigation - Southern High Plains experience -
Evett, S.R., Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Brauer, D.K., O'Shaughnessy, S.A. 2018. Evaporative loss differences between SDI and sprinkler irrigation - Southern High Plains experience. In: Proceedings of the 2018 Irrigation Association Conference, December 3-7, 2018, Long Beach, California. p. 1-21. https://www.irrigation.org/IA/Resources/Technical-Paper-Library.aspx.
Quality management for research weather data: USDA-ARS, Bushland, Texas -
Evett, S.R., Marek, G.W., Copeland, K.S., Colaizzi, P.D. 2018. Quality management for research weather data: USDA-ARS, Bushland, Texas. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 1:180036. https://doi.org/10.2134/age2018.09.0036.
Heat storage and its effect on the surface energy balance closure under advective conditions -
Kutikoff, S., Lin, X., Evett, S.R., Gowda, P.H., Moorhead, J.E., Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Aiken, R., Brauer, D.K. 2018. Heat storage and its effect on the surface energy balance closure under advective conditions. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 265:56-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agformet.2018.10.018.
Evaluating evapotranspiration estimation methods in APEX model in irrigated cropping systems -
Tadesse, H.K., Moriasi, D.N., Gowda, P.H., Steiner, J.L., Talebizadeh, M., Nelson, A.M., Starks, P.J., Marek, G.W. 2019. Evaluating evapotranspiration estimation methods in APEX model in irrigated cropping systems [abstract]. American Geophysical Union. Available at: http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2018AGUFM.H53O1796T.
Assessment of alternative agricultural land use options for extending the availability of the Ogallala Aquifer in the Northern High Plains of Texas -
Chen, Y., Marek, G.W., Marek, T.H., Moorhead, J.E., Heflin, K.R., Brauer, D.K., Gowda, P.H., Srinivasan, R. 2018. Assessment of alternative agricultural land use options for extending the availability of the Ogallala Aquifer in the Northern High Plains of Texas. Hydrology. 5(4):53. https://doi.org/10.3390/hydrology5040053.
Modeling Evapotranspiration and Crop Growth of Irrigated and Non-irrigated Corn in the Texas High Plain Using RZWQM -
Zhang, H., Malone, R.W., Ma, L., Ahuja, L.R., Anapalli, S.S., Marek, G.W., Gowda, P.H., Evett, S.R., Howell, T.A. 2018. Modeling Evapotranspiration and Crop Growth of Irrigated and Non-irrigated Corn in the Texas High Plain Using RZWQM. Transactions of the ASABE. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.12838.
Evaporative losses from sprinkler and subsurface drip irrigation in a region of large evaporative demand -
Evett, S.R., Colaizzi, P.D., Marek, G.W., Moorhead, J.E., Brauer, D.K., Copeland, K.S., Ruthardt, B.B. 2018. Evaporative losses from sprinkler and subsurface drip irrigation in a region of large evaporative demand [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 1801788.
Empirical model of annual nitrous oxide emissions from open-lot beef cattle feedyard pens in the southern high plains -
Parker, D.B., Cortus, E.L., Casey, K.D., Marek, G.W., Heflin, K.R., Waldrip, H. 2018. Empirical model of annual nitrous oxide emissions from open-lot beef cattle feedyard pens in the southern high plains [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper #1800508.
Determining planting date effects on seasonal water use of full and short season maize using SWAT in the southern Ogallala Aquifer region -
Marek, G.W., Chen, Y., Marek, T.H., Moorhead, J.E., Heflin, K.R., Brauer, D.K. 2018. Determining planting date effects on seasonal water use of full and short season maize using SWAT in the southern Ogallala Aquifer region [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 1800949.
Evaluation of the oceanic nino index as a decision support tool for winter wheat cropping systems in the Texas High Plains using SWAT -
Marek, G.W., Baumhardt, R.L., Brauer, D.K., Gowda, P., Mauget, S.A., Moorhead, J.E. 2018. Evaluation of the oceanic nino index as a decision support tool for winter wheat cropping systems in the Texas High Plains using SWAT. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 151: 331-337. doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2018.06.030.
Net ecosystem exchange of CO2 and H2O fluxes from irrigated grain sorghum and maize in the Texas High Plains -
Wagle, P., Gowda, P., Moorhead, J.E., Marek, G.W., Brauer, D.K. 2018. Net ecosystem exchange of CO2 and H2O fluxes from irrigated grain sorghum and maize in the Texas High Plains. Science of the Total Environment. 637-638:163-173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.018.
Application of an energy balance method for estimating evapotranspiration in cropping systems -
Anapalli, S.S., Green, T.R., Reddy, K.N., Gowda, P., Sui, R., Fisher, D.K., Moorhead, J.E., Marek, G.W. 2018. Application of an energy balance method for estimating evapotranspiration in cropping systems. Agricultural Water Management. 204:107-117.
Evaluating evapotranspiration estimation methods in APEX model for dryland cropping systems in a semi-arid region -
Tadesse, H.K., Moriasi, D.N., Gowda, P., Marek, G.W., Steiner, J.L., Brauer, D.K., Talebizadeh, M., Nelson, A.M., Starks, P.J. 2018. Evaluating evapotranspiration estimation methods in APEX model for dryland cropping systems in a semi-arid region. Agricultural Water Management. 206:217-228. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2018.04.007.
Modeling Evapotranspiration and Crop Growth of Irrigated and Non-irrigated Corn under Warm Climate -
Planting geometry and growing season effects on the growth and yield of dryland cotton -
Baumhardt, R.L., Schwartz, R.C., Marek, G.W., Bell, J.M. 2018. Planting geometry and growing season effects on the growth and yield of dryland cotton. Agricultural Sciences. 9(1):99-116. https://doi.org/10.4236/as.2018.91008.
Row and plant spacing effects on growth and yield of dryland cotton where growing season duration is limited -
A subsurface drip irrigation system for weighing lysimetry -
Evett, S.R., Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Ruthardt, B.B., Copeland, K.S. 2018. A subsurface drip irrigation system for weighing lysimetry. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 34(1):213-214. doi:10.13031/aea.12597.
Calibration and validation of CSM-CROPGRO-cotton model using lysimeter data in the Texas High Plains -
Adhikari, P., Gowda, P., Marek, G.W., Brauer, D.K., Kisekka, I., Northup, B.K., Rocatelli, A. 2018. Calibration and validation of CSM-CROPGRO-cotton model using lysimeter data in the Texas High Plains. Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. 162: 61-78.
Lysimetric evaluation of the APEX Model to simulate daily ET for irrigated crops in the Texas High Plains -
Saleh, A., Niraula, R., Marek, G.W., Gowda, P.H., Brauer, D.K., Howell, T.A. 2018. Lysimetric evaluation of the APEX Model to simulate daily ET for irrigated crops in the Texas High Plains. Transactions of the ASABE. 61(1):65-74. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.11938.
Calibration and validationof DSSAT-CSM using lysimeter data for estimating daily ET in the Texas high plains -
Adhikari, P., Gowda, P.H., Marek, G.W., Brauer, D.K., Northup, B.K., Rocateli, A. 2017. Calibration and validationof DSSAT-CSM using lysimeter data for estimating daily ET in the Texas high plains [abstract]. 2017 UCOWR/NIWR Conference, June 13-15, 2018, Fort Collins, Colorado. Session 15, p. 43.
Effect of temporal scales on estimating evapotranspiration with APEX -
Tadesse, H.K., Moriasi, D.N., Gowda, P.H., Marek, G.W., Steiner, J.L., Brauer, D.K., Talebizadeh, M., Nelson, A.M., Starks, P.J. 2017. Effect of temporal scales on estimating evapotranspiration with APEX [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Available at: https://scisoc.confex.com/crops/2017am/webprogram/Paper106107.html.
Implication of varying parameter sensitivities and temporal aggregation on estimating evapotranspiration in the semi-arid conditions -
Talebizadeh, M., Moriasi, D.N., Gowda, P.H., Marek, G.W., Steiner, J.L., Brauer, D.K., Tadesse, H.K., Nelson, A.M., Starks, P.J. 2017. Implication of varying parameter sensitivities and temporal aggregation on estimating evapotranspiration in the semi-arid conditions [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Available at: https://scisoc.confex.com/crops/2017am/webprogram/Paper106714.html.
Assessing the efficacy of the SWAT auto-irrigation function to simulate Irrigation, evapotranspiration and crop response to irrigation management strategies of the Texas High Plains -
Chen, Y., Marek, G.W., Marek, T.H., Brauer, D.K., Srinivasan, R. 2017. Assessing the efficacy of the SWAT auto-irrigation function to simulate Irrigation, evapotranspiration and crop response to irrigation management strategies of the Texas High Plains. Water. 9(7):509. doi:10.3390/w9070509.
Exceedance probability of the standardized precipitation-evapotranspiration index in the Texas High Plains -
Moorhead, J.E., Marek, G.W., Gowda, P., Marek, T.H., Porter, D.O., Singh, V.P., Brauer, D.K. 2017. Exceedance probability of the standardized precipitation-evapotranspiration index in the Texas High Plains. Agricultural Sciences. 8(8):783-800. doi:10.4236/as.2017.88058.
SDI increases water use efficiency of grain crops in the Southern High Plains -
Evett, S.R., Brauer, D.K., Colaizzi, P.D., Marek, G.W., Oshaughnessy, S.A., Moorhead, J.E. 2017. SDI increases water use efficiency of grain crops in the Southern High Plains. 2017 UCOWR/NIWR Annual Conference, Fort Collins, CO, June 13-15, 2007.
Improved chamber systems for rapid, real-time nitrous oxide emissions from manure and soil -
Parker, D.B., Todd, R.W., Waldrip, H., Webb, K., Willis, W.M., Meyer, B.E., Marek, G.W., Casey, K.D., Auvermann, B., Marek, T., Pemberton, B. 2017. Improved chamber systems for rapid, real-time nitrous oxide emissions from manure and soil. Transactions of the ASABE. 60:(4)1235-1258. doi:10.13031/trans.1215a.
Simulating evapotranspiration (ET) yield response of selected corn varieties under full and limited irrigation in the Texas High Plains using DSSAT-CERES-Maize -
Marek, G.W., Marek, T.H., Xue, Q., Gowda, P., Evett, S.R., Brauer, D.K. 2017. Simulating evapotranspiration (ET) yield response of selected corn varieties under full and limited irrigation in the Texas High Plains using DSSAT-CERES-Maize. Transactions of the ASABE. 60(3):837-846.
Long-term conventional and no-tillage effects on field hydrology and yields of a dryland crop rotation -
Baumhardt, R.L., Schwartz, R.C., Jones, O.R., Scanlon, B.R., Reedy, R.C., Marek, G.W. 2017. Long-term conventional and no-tillage effects on field hydrology and yields of a dryland crop rotation. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 81(1)200-209.
Modeling long-term water use of cropping rotations in the Texas High Plains using SWAT -
Marek, G.W., Gowda, P., Marek, T., Baumhardt, R.L., Brauer, D.K. 2016. Modeling long-term water use of cropping rotations in the Texas High Plains using SWAT. Irrigation Science. doi:10.1007/s00271-016-0524-6.
Simulation of crop evapotranspiration and crop coefficient with data in weighing lysimeters -
Anapalli, S.S., Ahuja, L.R., Gowda, P., Ma, L., Marek, G.W., Evett, S.R., Howell, T.A. 2016. Simulation of crop evapotranspiration and crop coefficient with data in weighing lysimeters. Agricultural Water Management. 177:274-283.
Sustainable semiarid dryland production in relation to tillage effects on Hydrology: 1983-2013 -
Baumhardt, R.L., Schwartz, R.C., Jones, O.R., Scanlon, B.R., Reedy, R.C., Marek, G.W. 2016. Sustainable semiarid dryland production in relation to tillage effects on Hydrology: 1983-2013. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, in Phoenix, Az., November 6-9, 2016.
Lysimetric evaluation of eddy covariance and scitillometer systems for the Texas High Plains -
Moorhead, J.E., Gowda, P., Marek, G.W., Lin, L., Kutikoff, S., Marek, T.H., Porter, D.O. 2016. Lysimetric evaluation of eddy covariance and scitillometer systems for the Texas High Plains. ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE 2016 international meeting, July 17-20, 2016, Orlando, FL.
Simulating evapotranspiration (ET) and corn yield response to irrigation management in the Texas High Plains using DSSAT -
Marek, G.W., Gowda, P., Marek, T.H., Xue, Q., Evett, S.R., Brauer, D.K. 2016. Simulating evapotranspiration (ET) and corn yield response to irrigation management in the Texas High Plains using DSSAT. ASABE 2016 international meeting, July 17-20, 2016.
Estimating preseason irrigation losses by characterizing evaporation of effective precipitation under bare soil conditions using large weighing lysimeters -
Marek, G.W., Gowda, P., Marek, T.H., Auvermann, B., Evett, S.R.,Colaizzi, P.D., Brauer, D.K. 2016. Estimating preseason irrigation losses by characterizing evaporation of effective precipitation under bare soil conditions using large weighing lysimeters. Agricultural Water Management. 169: 115-128 doi:10.1016/j.agwat.2016.02.024.
Calibration and validation of the SWAT model for predicting daily ET over irrigated crops in the Texas High Plains using lysimetric data -
Marek, G.W., Gowda, P., Evett, S.R., Baumhardt, R.L., Brauer, D.K., Howell, T.A., Marek, T.H., Srininvasan, R. 2016. Calibration and validation of the SWAT model for predicting daily ET over irrigated crops in the Texas High Plains using lysimetric data. Transactions of the ASABE. 59(2):611-622 doi:10.1303/trans.59.10926.
Estimating evapotranspiration for dryland cropping systems in the semiarid Texas High Plains using SWAT -
Marek, G.W., Gowda, P., Evett, S.R., Baumhardt, R.L., Brauer, D.K., Howell, T.A., Marek, T.H., Srininvasan, R. 2016. Estimating evapotranspiration for dryland cropping systems in the semiarid Texas High Plains using SWAT. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 52(2):298-314.
The Bushland weighing lysimeters: A quarter century of crop ET investigations to advance sustainable irrigation -
A decade of remote sensing and evapotranspiration research at USDA-ARS Conservation and Production Research Laboratory -
Gowda, P., Howell, T.A., Chavez, J.L., Paul, G., Moorhead, J.E., Holman, D., Marek, T.H., Porter, D.O., Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Evett, S.R., Brauer, D.K. 2015. A decade of remote sensing and evapotranspiration research at USDA-ARS Conservation and Production Research Laboratory. ASABE Annual International Meeting. CDROM: Paper#152141015.
The Bushland weighing lysimeters: A quarter century of crop ET investigations to advance sustainable irrigation Reprint Icon -
Evett, S.R., Howell, T.A., Schneider, A.D., Copeland, K.S., Dusek, D.A., Tolk, J.A., Brauer, D.K., Marek, G.W., Marek, T.M., Gowda, P. 2016. The Bushland weighing lysimeters: A quarter century of crop ET investigations to advance sustainable irrigation. Transactions of the ASABE. 58(5):13031/trans.58.11159.
Evaluation of SWAT for estimating ET in irrigated and dryland cropping systems in the Texas High Plains -
Marek, G.W., Gowda, P., Evett, S.R., Baumhardt, R.L., Brauer, D.K., Howell, T.A., Marek, T.H., Srinivasan, R. 2015. Evaluation of SWAT for estimating ET in irrigated and dryland cropping systems in the Texas High Plains. ASABE Annual International Meeting. CDROM: Paper#152141855.
Optimizing irrigation strategies as influenced by El Nino southern oscillation -
Baumhardt, R.L., Mauget, S.A., Gowda, P., Brauer, D.K., Marek, G.W. 2015. Optimizing irrigation strategies as influenced by El Nino southern oscillation Agronomy Journal. 107(5):1895-1904.
Spatial uniformity in sensitivity coefficient of reference ET in the Texas High Plains -
Moorhead, J.E., Gowda, P., Marek, G.W., Porter, D.O., Marek, T.H., Howell, T.A. 2016. Spatial uniformity in sensitivity coefficient of reference ET in the Texas High Plains. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 32(2):263-269:doi:10.13031/aea.32.10940.
Practical implications of applied irrigation research -
Marek, G.W., Gowda, P., Evett, S.R., Oshaughnessy, S.A., Brauer, D.K. 2015. Practical implications of applied irrigation research. Power Point Presentation at the High Plains Irrigation Conference, January 15, 2015, Amarillo Civic Center.
Forecast EL NIÑO–Southern oscillation phases and best irrigation strategies to increase cotton yield -
Baumhardt, R.L., Mauget, S.A., Gowda, P., Brauer, D.K., Marek, G.W. 2015. Forecast EL NIÑO–Southern oscillation phases and best irrigation strategies to increase cotton yield. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. [abstract] p.934 on CDROM.
Evapotranspiration and irrigation algorithms in hydrologic modeling:Present Status and Opportunities -
Gowda, P., Marek, G.W., Baumhardt, R.L., Brauer, D.K., Evett, S.R., Ahuja, L.R. 2014. Evapotranspiration and irrigation algorithms in hydrologic modeling:Present Status and Opportunities [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 74-2. CDROM.
Increasing stocking density reduces emissions of fugitive dust from cattle feedyards -
Bush, K.J., Heflin, K.R., Marek, G.W., Bryant, T.C., Auvermann, B.W. 2014. Increasing stocking density reduces emissions of fugitive dust from cattle feedyards. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 30(5):815-824.
Evapotranspiration: Mass balance measurements compared with flux estimation methods -
Evett, S.R., Gowda, P., Marek, G.W., Alfieri, J.G., Kustas, W.P., Moorhead, J.E., Brauer, D.K. 2014. Evapotranspiration: Mass balance measurements compared with flux estimation methods. American Geophysical Union meeting {abstract]2014 AGU meeting, December 15-19, 2014, San Francisco, CA.
Testing of SWAT for estimating ET in irrigated and dryland cropping systems in the Texas High Plains -
Calibration and validation of the SWAT model for predicting daily ET for irrigated crops in the Texas High Plains using lysimetric data -
Marek, G.W., Gowda, P., Evett, S.R., Howell, T.A., Brauer, D.K., Marek, T.H., Moriasi, D.N., Baumhardt, R.L., Srinivasan, R. 2014. Calibration and validation of the SWAT model for predicting daily ET for irrigated crops in the Texas High Plains using lysimetric data. ASABE Paper No. 1872959.
Spatial variability insensitivity coefficient of grass and alfalfa reference evapotranspiration in the Texas High Plains -
Moorhead, J.E., Gowda, P., Marek, G.W., Porter, D.O., Marek, T.H., Howell, T.A. 2014. Spatial variability insensitivity coefficient of grass and alfalfa reference evapotranspiration in the Texas High Plains [abstract] ASABE Paper No. 18748.
Post-processing techniques for reducing errors in weighing lysimeter evapotranspiration (ET) datasets -
Marek, G.W., Evett, S.R., Gowda, P., Howell, T.A., Copeland, K.S., Baumhardt, R.L. 2014. Post-processing techniques for reducing errors in weighing lysimeter evapotranspiration (ET) datasets. Transactions of the ASABE. 57(2):499-515.