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Shawn W Salley (PhD)
Range Management Research
Research Ecologist

Phone: (575) 646-4842
Fax: (575) 646-5889

2995 KNOX STREET
LAS CRUCES, NM 880038003

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Digital ecological site mapping in the central California coastal range - (Abstract Only)
Numerical soil classification supports soil identification by citizen scientists using limited, simple soil observations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maynard, J.J., Salley, S.W., Beaudette, D., Herrick, J.E. 2020. Numerical soil classification supports soil identification by citizen scientists using limited, simple soil observations. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1002/saj2.20119.
A standardized land capability classification system for land evaluation using mobile phone technology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quandt, A., Herrick, J.E., Peacock, G., Salley, S.W., Buni, A., Mkalawa, C., Neff, J. 2020. A standardized land capability classification system for land evaluation using mobile phone technology. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.2020.00023.
Hidden biodiversity: How soil seed banks vary across ecological sites and states in the Chihuahuan Desert - (Abstract Only)
Romig, K.B., James, D.K., Maxwell, C., Brown, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Havstad, K., Salley, S.W., Faist, A. 2020. Hidden biodiversity: How soil seed banks vary across ecological sites and states in the Chihuahuan Desert [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Meeting. August 3-6, 2020, Virtual. Poster #86481.
Digital soil mapping to support California ecological site development ()
Salley, S.W. 2020. Digital soil mapping to support California ecological site development. National Cooperative Soil Survey Newsletter. 90:27-28.
Rapid bulk density measurement using mobile device photogrammetry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whiting, M., Salley, S.W., James, D.K., Karl, J., Brungard, C. 2020. Rapid bulk density measurement using mobile device photogrammetry. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 84:3 pages 811-817. https://doi.org/10.1002/saj2.20063.
Landpks Soilid: A Smartphone-Based Soil Identification Tool for Rangeland Management - (Abstract Only)
Maynard, J., Herrick, J.E., Salley, S.W., Beaudette, D., O'Geen, A. 2020. Landpks Soilid: A Smartphone-Based Soil Identification Tool for Rangeland Management [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting. February 16-20, 2020, Denver, Colorado. #116.
LandPKS App for Planning and Monitoring Outcome-Based Grazing: New Features - (Abstract Only)
Herrick, J.E., Salley, S.W., Neff, J., Murph, R., Mize, M., Maynard, J., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2020. LandPKS App for Planning and Monitoring Outcome-Based Grazing: New Features [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting, February 16-20, 2020, Denver, Colorado. #82.
Mobile Apps for Supporting Soil – and Soil Biodiversity – Management for Sustainability - (Abstract Only)
Quantifying data quality in citizen science - (Abstract Only)
Digital mapping of ecological land units using a nationally scalable modeling framework Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maynard, J.J., Nauman, T., Salley, S.W., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Duniway, M., Talbot, C.J., Brown, J.R. 2019. Digital mapping of ecological land units using a nationally scalable modeling framework. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 83:666-686. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2018.09.0346.
Mobile phone app for gardeners to access soil survey information - (Abstract Only)
Salley, S.W., Herrick, J.E., Maynard, J.J. 2019. Mobile phone app for gardeners to access soil survey information [abstract]. 2019 National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) National Conference. June 10-13-2019, Narragansett, Rhode Island. Abstract #PL-60.
Prioritizing land for investments based on short- and long-term land potential and degradation risk: A strategic approach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herrick, J.E., Neff, J., Quandt, A., Salley, S.W., Maynard, J.J., Ganguli, A., Bestelmeyer, B.T. 2019. Prioritizing land for investments based on short- and long-term land potential and degradation risk: A strategic approach. Environmental Science and Policy. 96:52-58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2019.03.001.
Training and calibration key for accurate hand textures Reprint Icon ()
Salley, S.W. 2019. Training and calibration key for accurate hand textures. CSA News. 64:0211. https://doi.org/10.2134/csa2019.64.0211.
Variation of Seed Banks among Ecological States in the Chihuahuan Desert: Implications for Restoration - (Abstract Only)
Romig, K.B., James, D.K., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Maxwell, C.J., Brown, J., Salley, S.W. 2019. Variation of Seed Banks among Ecological States in the Chihuahuan Desert: Implications for Restoration [abstract]. In: Abstract Proceedings of the 72nd Society for Range Management International Meeting, February 10-13, 2019. Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 364.
A smartphone-based application for estimating soil color - (Abstract Only)
A comparison of soil texture-by-feel estimates: Implications for the citizen soil scientist Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salley, S.W., Herrick, J.E., Holmes, C., Karl, J.W., Levi, M.R., McCord, S.E., Van De Waal, C., Van Zee, J.W. 2018. A comparison of soil texture-by-feel estimates: Implications for the citizen soil scientist. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 82:1526-1537. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2018.04.0137.
The generation and redistribution of soil cations in high elevation catenas in the Fraser Experimental Forest, Colorado, U.S. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bergstrom, R., Borch, T., Martin, P., Melzer, S., Rhoades, C., Salley, S.W., Kelly, E. 2019. The generation and redistribution of soil cations in high elevation catenas in the Fraser Experimental Forest, Colorado, U.S. Geoderma. 333:135-144. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.07.024.
Testing the ecological site group concept - (Abstract Only)
Salley, S.W., Maynard, J.J., Nauman, T.W., Talbot, C.J., Brown, J.R. 2017. Testing the ecological site group concept [abstract]. 2018 Conference of The Society for Range Management. January 28-February 2, 2018. Sparks, Nevada.
Assessing quality of citizen scientists’ soil texture estimates to evaluate land potential - (Abstract Only)
Salley, S.W., Herrick, J.E. 2017. Assessing quality of citizen scientists’ soil texture estimates to evaluate land potential [abstract]. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. October 22-25, 2017, Tampa, Florida. pg. 48-6.
Completing the land resource hierarchy - (Abstract Only)
Salley, S.W., Talbot, C., Brown, J. 2017. Completing the land resource hierarchy [abstract]. Society for Range Management. Jan 29-Feb 02, 2017, St .George, Utah.
Completing the land resource hierarchy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salley, S.W., Monger, H., Brown, J. 2016. Completing the land resource hierarchy. Rangelands. 38:313-317.
Completing the land resource hierarchy - (Abstract Only)
Salley, S.W., Brown, J.R., Monger, H. 2016. Completing the land resource hierarchy [abstract]. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting: Resilience Emerging from Scarcity and Abundance. November 6-9, 2016. Phoenix, Arizona.
A long-term analysis of the historical dry boundary for the Great Plains of North America: Implications of climatic variability and climatic change on temporal and spatial patterns in soil moisture Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salley, S.W., Sleezer, R., Bergstrom, R., Martin, P., Kelly, E. 2016. A Long-term analysis of the historical dry boundary for the Great Plains of North America: Implications of climatic variability and climatic change on temporal and spatial patterns in soil moisture. Geoderma. 274:104-113.
Landscape soil variability in relatively static and dynamic properties in arid and semi-arid ecosystems: do they matter for restoration? - (Abstract Only)
Herrick, J.E., Salley, S.W., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Brown, J., Wills, S.A. 2016. Landscape soil variability in relatively static and dynamic properties in arid and semi-arid ecosystems: do they matter for restoration? [abstract] 2016 Ecological Society of America Meeting, August 7-12, 2016, Fort Lauderdale, FL. SYMP 6-4.
From landscape to domain: Soils role in landscape classifications - (Abstract Only)
Salley, S.W., Brown, J. 2016. From landscape to domain: Soils role in landscape classifications [abstract]. International Soil Modeling Consortium (ISMC) Inaugural Workshop. March 29-April 1, 2016, Austin, TX.
A method for testing land resource area concepts - (Abstract Only)
Salley, S.W., Talbot, C., Brown, J. 2016. A method for testing land resource area concepts [abstract]. 69th Annual Society for Range Management Meeting, January 31-February 4, 2016, Corpus Christi, TX.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service land resource hierarchy and ecological sites Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Salley, S.W., Talbot, C.J., Brown, J. 2016. The Natural Resources Conservation Service land resource hierarchy and ecological sites. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 80(1):1-9.
Historical perspectives and recommendations for revision of Agricultural Handbook 296 - (Abstract Only)
Salley, S.W., Gronemeyer, P., Talbot, C., Brown, J. 2015. Historical perspectives and recommendations for revision of Agricultural Handbook 296 [abstract]. 2015 National Cooperative Soil Survey National Conference, Jun 7-11,2015, Duluth, MN. pg. 49 T-72.
Historical Perspectives and Recommendations for revision of the Agricultural Handbook 296 ()
Salley, S.W., Talbot, C., Brown, J. 2015. Historical Perspectives and Recommendations for revision of the Agricultural Handbook 296 [abstract]. NRCS - NCSS Webinar Series. www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVTegM8vk5I.