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Jerry Edgar Moorhead (Jed)
Soil and Water Management Research
Biological Science Technician

Phone: (806) 356-5704
Fax: (806) 356-5750

CONSERVATION & PRODUCTION RESEARCH LAB
P.O. DRAWER 10 (2300 EXPERIMENT STATION RD-SHIP)
BUSHLAND , TX 790120010

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Factory calibrated soil water sensor performance using multiple installation orientations and depths -
Simulating the impact of climate change on hydrology and crop production in the Northern High Plains of Texas using an improved SWAT model -
Chen, Y., Marek, G.W., Marek, T.H., Moorhead, J.E., Heflin, K.R., Brauer, D.K., Gowda, P.H., Srinivasan, R. 2019. Simulating the impact of climate change on hydrology and crop production in the Northern High Plains of Texas using an improved SWAT model. Agricultural Water Management. 221: 13-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2019.04.021.
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.
Design, fabrication, and operation of an in-situ microlysimeter for estimating soil water evaporation -
Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Evett, S.R., Moorhead, J.E., Brauer, D.K., Ruthardt, B.B. 2019. Design, fabrication, and operation of an in-situ microlysimeter for estimating soil water evaporation. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 35(3): 301-309. https://doi.org/10.13031/aea.13140.
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.
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.
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.
Field scale estimation of evapotranspiration -
Moorhead, J.E. 2019. Field scale estimation of evapotranspiration. In: Bucur, D., editor. Advanced Evapotranspiration Methods and Applications. London, United Kingdom: IntechOpen Limited. p. 1-19.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Accuracy assessment of NOAA gridded daily reference evapotranspiration for the Texas High Plains -
Moorhead, J.E., Gowda, P., Hobbins, M.T., Senay, G.B., Paul, G., Marek, T.H., Porter, D.O. 2015. Accuracy assessment of NOAA gridded daily reference evapotranspiration for the Texas High Plains. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 51(5):1262-1271. doi: 10.1111/1752-1688.
Identifiying and evaluating a suitable index for agricultural drought monitoring in the Texas High Plains -
Moorhead, J.E., Gowda, P., Singh, V.P., Porter, D.O., Marek, T.H., Howell, T.A., Stewart, B. 2015. Identifiying and evaluating a suitable index for agricultural drought monitoring in the Texas High Plains. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. DOI: 10.1111/jawr.12275.
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.
Gaussian process models for reference ET estimation from alternative meteorological data sources -
Holman, D., Sridharan, M., Porter, D., Gowda, P., Howell, T.A., Moorhead, J.E., Marek, T. 2014. Gaussian process models for reference ET estimation from alternative meteorological data sources. Journal of Hydrology. 517:28-35.
Use of crop specific drought indices for determining irrigation demand in the Texas High Plains -
Accuracy assessment of NOAA's daily reference evapotranspiration maps for the Texas High Plains -
Moorhead, J.E., Gowda, P., Paul, G., Hobbins, M.T., Senay, G.B., Marek, T.H., Porter, D.O. 2014. Accuracy assessment of NOAA's daily reference evapotranspiration maps for the Texas High Plains [abstract]. ASABE Paper No. 1873929.
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.
Use of crop-specific drought indices for determining irrigation demand in the Texas High Plains -
Moorhead, J.E., Gowda, P., Marek, T.H., Porter, D.O., Howell, T.A., Singh, V.P., Stewart, B. 2014. Use of crop-specific drought indices for determining irrigation demand in the Texas High Plains. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 29(6):905-916.
Mapping crop-specific drought index for groundwater management in the Texas High Plains -
Moorhead, J.E., Gowda, P., Porter, D.O., Marek, T.H., Howell, T.A., Stewart, B.A., Holman, D. 2012. Mapping crop-specific drought index for groundwater management in the Texas High Plains [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 2012 CDROM. Paper No. 209-11.
Spatial variability in sensitivity of reference crop ET to accuracy of climate data in the Texas High Plains -
Porter, D.O., Gowda, P., Marek, T.H., Howell, T.A., Moorhead, J.E., Holman, D. 2012. Spatial variability in sensitivity of reference crop ET to accuracy of climate data in the Texas High Plains [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 2012 CDROM. Paper No. 209-1.
Bushland evapotranspiration and agricultural remote sensing system (BEARS) -
Gowda, P., Howell, T.A., Paul, G., Colaizzi, P.D., Marek, T.H., Porter, D.O., Moorhead, J.E., Holman, D. 2012. Bushland evapotranspiration and agricultural remote sensing system (BEARS)[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 209-10.
Gaussian processes-based predictive models to estimate reference ET from alternative meteorological data sources for irrigation scheduling -
Holman, D., Sridharan, M., Gowda, P., Porter, D.O., Marek, T.H., Howell, T.A., Moorhead, J.E. 2012. Gaussian processes-based predictive models to estimate reference ET from alternative meteorological data sources for irrigation scheduling [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 2012 CDROM. Paper No. 204-11.
Spatial interpolation of daily evapotranspiration data in the Texas High Plains -
Marek, T.H., Porter, D.O., Gowda, P., Oommen, T., Howell, T.A., Holman, D., Moorhead, J.E. 2012. Spatial interpolation of daily evapotranspiration data in the Texas High Plains [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 2012 CDROM. Paper No. 209-2.
Sensitivity of grass and alfalfa reference evapotranspiration to weather station sensor accuracy -
Porter, D.O., Gowda, P., Marek, T.H., Howell, T.A., Irmak, S., Moorhead, J.E. 2012. Sensitivity of grass and alfalfa reference evapotranspiration to weather station sensor accuracy. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 28(4):543-549.