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Viktor O Polyakov
Southwest Watershed Research Center
Research Associate

Phone: (520) 647-2996
Fax: (520) 670-5550

2000 E ALLEN RD
TUCSON , AZ 85719

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Quantifying geostatistical properties of 137Cs and 210Pbex at small scales for improving sampling design and soil erosion estimation -
Zhang, X.J., Polyakov, V.O., Liu, B., Nearing, M.A. 2018. Quantifying geostatistical properties of 137Cs and 210Pbex at small scales for improving sampling design and soil erosion estimation. Geoderma. 334: p. 155-164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.08.002.
Overland flow velocities on semiarid hillslopes 2471 -
Rainfall simulation experiments in the Southwestern USA using the Walnut Gulch rainfall simulator -
Polyakov, V.O., Stone, J., Holifield Collins, C.D., Nearing, M.A., Paige, G., Buono, J., Gomez-Pond, R. 2018. Rainfall simulation experiments in the Southwestern USA using the Walnut Gulch rainfall simulator. Earth System Science Data. 10:19-26. https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-19-2018.
Rainfall erosivity: An historical review -
Nearing, M.A., Yin, S., Borrelli, B., Polyakov, V.O. 2017. Rainfall erosivity: An historical review. Catena. 157:357-362. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2017.06.004.
Slope-Velocity-Equilibrium and evolution of surface roughness on a stony hillslope -
Nearing, M.A., Polyakov, V.O., Nichols, M.H., Hernandez Narvaez, M.N., Li, L., Zhao, Y., Armendariz, G.A. 2017. Slope-Velocity-Equilibrium and evolution of surface roughness on a stony hillslope. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 21:3221-3229. https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-21-3221-2017.
Application of ecological site information to transformative changes on Great Basin sagebrush rangelands Reprint Icon -
Williams, C.J., Pierson, F.B., Spaeth, K., Brown, J., Al-Hamdan, O., Weltz, M.A., Nearing, M.A., Herrick, J.E., Boll, J., Robichaud, P.R., Goodrich, D.C., Heilman, P., Guertin, D.P., Hernandez Narvaez, M.N., Wei, H., Polyakov, V.O., Armendariz, G.A., Nouwakpo, S.K., Hardegree, S.P., Clark, P., Strand, E.K., Bates, J.D., Metz, L.J., Nichols, M.H. 2017. Application of ecological site information to transformative changes on Great Basin sagebrush rangelands. Rangelands. 38(6):379-388.
Determining soil erosion rates on semi-arid watersheds using radioisotope-derived sedimentation chronology 2327 -
The Reduction of Partitioned Wind and Water Erosion by Conservation Agriculture -
Semiarid watershed response to low-tech porous rock check dams -
Nichols, M.H., Polyakov, V.O., Nearing, M.A., Hernandez, M. 2016. Semiarid watershed response to low-tech porous rock check dams. Soil Science. 181(7):275-282. doi: 10.1097/SS.0000000000000160.
Effect of check dams on runoff, sediment yield and retention on small semi-arid watersheds -
Polyakov, V.O., Nichols, M.H., Mcclaran, M., Nearing, M.A. 2014. Effect of check dams on runoff, sediment yield and retention on small semi-arid watersheds. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69:414-421. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.69.5.414.
Fingerprinting the sources of suspended sediment delivery to a large municipal drinking water reservoir: Falls Lake, Neuse River, North Carolina, USA -
Voli, M., Wehmann, K., Bohnenstiehl, D., Leithold, E., Osburn, C., Polyakov, V.O. 2013. Fingerprinting the sources of suspended sediment delivery to a large municipal drinking water reservoir: Falls Lake, Neuse River, North Carolina, USA. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 3:1692–1707. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-013-0758-3.
A sediment budget for a small semiarid watershed in southeastern Arizona, USA -
Nichols, M.H., Nearing, M.A., Polyakov, V.O., Stone, J.J. 2012. A sediment budget for a small semiarid watershed in southeastern Arizona, USA. Geomorphology. 180-181: 137-145. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.10.002.
Comparison of two stream gauging systems for measuring runoff and sediment yield for a semi-arid watershed -
Polyakov, V.O., Nearing, M.A., Hawdon, A., Wilkinson, S., Nichols, M.H. 2013. Comparison of two stream gauging systems for measuring runoff and sediment yield for a semi-arid watershed. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 38: 383–390. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.3287.
Runoff and erosional response to a drought-induced shift in a desert grassland community composition -
Polyakov, V.O., Nearing, M.A., Stone, J.J., Hamerlynck, E.P., Nichols, M.H., Holifield Collins, C.D., Scott, R.L. 2010. Runoff and erosional response to a drought-induced shift in a desert grassland community composition. Journal of Geophysical Research. 115, G04027. https://doi.org/10.1029/2010JG001386.