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Sarah A Porter
Soil and Water Management Research
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Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Novel, ultralight platform for mapping water quality parameters in low-order streams Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Felton, R., Dalzell, B.J., Baker, J.M., Flynn, K., Porter, S.A. 2023. Novel, ultralight platform for mapping water quality parameters in low-order streams. ACS Environmental Science & Technology Water. Article 3c00280. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsestwater.3c00280.
Challenges and opportunities for manureshed management across U.S. dairy systems: Case studies from four regions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dell, C.J., Baker, J.M., Spiegal, S.A., Porter, S.A., Leytem, A.B., Flynn, K.C., Rotz, C.A., Bjorneberg, D.L., Bryant, R.B., Hagevoort, R., Williamson, J., Slaughter, A.L., Kleinman, P.J. 2022. Challenges and opportunities for manureshed management across U.S. dairy systems: Case studies from four regions. Journal of Environmental Quality. 54(4):521-539. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeq2.20341.
Riparian catchments: A landscape approach to link uplands with riparian zones for agricultural and ecosystem conservation Reprint Icon - (Other)
Tomer, M.D., Porter, S.A., James, D.E., Van Horn, J.D. 2020. Riparian catchments: A landscape approach to link uplands with riparian zones for agricultural and ecosystem conservation. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 75:94A-100A. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.2020.1220A.
Comparing Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework (ACPF) practice placements for runoff mitigation and controlled drainage among 32 watersheds representing Iowa landscapes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tomer, M.D., Van Horn, J.D., Porter, S.A., James, D.E., Niemi, J. 2020. Comparing Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework (ACPF) practice placements for runoff mitigation and controlled drainage among 32 watersheds representing Iowa landscapes. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 75(4):460-471. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.2020.00001.
Temporal trends in amount and placement of conservation practices in the South Fork of the Iowa River watershed Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moorman, T.B., James, D.E., Van Horn, J.D., Porter, S.A., Tomer, M.D. 2020. Temporal trends in amount and placement of conservation practices in the South Fork of the Iowa River watershed. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 75(3):245-253. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.75.3.245.
Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework ArcGIS® toolbox User's Manual, Version 3.0 - (Other)
Porter, S.A., Tomer, M.D., James, D.E., Van Horn, J.D. 2018. Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework ArcGIS® toolbox User's Manual, Version 3.0. USDA/ARS-National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment. Available: www.acpf4watersheds.org.
Right practice, right place: A conservation planning toolbox for meeting water quality goals in the Corn Belt Reprint Icon - (Popular Publication)
Mclellan, E., Schilling, K.E., Wolter, C.F., Tomer, M.D., Porter, S.A., Magner, J.A., Smith, D.R., Prokopy, L.S. 2018. Right practice, right place: A conservation planning toolbox for meeting water quality goals in the Corn Belt. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 73(2):29A-34A.
Identifying riparian zones best suited to installation of saturated buffers: a preliminary multiwatershed assessment Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Tomer, M.D., Jaynes, D.B., Porter, S.A., James, D.E., Isenhart, T.M. 2017. Identifying riparian zones best suited to installation of saturated buffers: a preliminary multiwatershed assessment. In: Delgado, J., Sassenrath, G., Mueller, T., editors. Precision Conservation: Geospatial Techniques for Agricultural and Natural Resources Conservation. Madison, WI: ASA and CSSA. p. 83-93. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronmonogr59.2013.0018.
Identifying riparian zones appropriate for installation of saturated buffers: A multi-watershed assessment - (Abstract Only)
Tomer, M.D., Jaynes, D.B., Porter, S.A., James, D.E., Isenhart, T.M. 2016. Identifying riparian zones appropriate for installation of saturated buffers: A multi-watershed assessment. In: Proceedings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, November 6-9, 2016, Phoenix, AZ.
Agricultural Conservation Planning Toolbox User's Manual - (Other)
Porter, S.A., Tomer, M.D., James, D.E., Boomer, K.M. 2015. Agricultural Conservation Planning Toolbox User's Manual. Agricultural Conservation Planning Toolbox User's Manual. Available: www.northcentralwater.org/acpf/.
Agricultural conservation planning framework: 2. Classification of riparian buffer design-types with application to assess and map stream corridors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tomer, M.D., Boomer, K.M., Porter, S.A., Gelder, B.K., James, D.E., McLellan, E. 2015. Agricultural conservation planning framework: 2. Classification of riparian buffer design-types with application to assess and map stream corridors. Journal of Environmental Quality. 44:768-779.
Agricultural conservation planning framework: 1. Developing multi-practice watershed planning scenarios and assessing nutrient reduction potential Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tomer, M.D., Porter, S.A., Boomer, K.M., James, D.E., Helmers, M.J., Isenhart, T.M., McLellan, E. 2015. Agricultural conservation planning framework: 1. Developing multi-practice watershed planning scenarios and assessing nutrient reduction potential. Journal of Environmental Quality. 44:754-767.
A planning approach for agricultural watersheds using precision conservation - (Popular Publication)
Tomer, M.D., Porter, S.A., James, D.E. 2015. A planning approach for agricultural watersheds using precision conservation. Getting Into Soil and Water. p. 22-23.
Challenges and progress in distributed watershed modeling: applications of the AgroEcoSystem-Watershed (AgES-W) model - (Proceedings)
J.C. Ascough II, Tomer, M.D., Green, T.R., David, O., Cole. K.J., Kipka, H., and Porter, S.A. 2014. Challenges and progress in distributed watershed modeling: Applications of the AgroEcoSystem-Watershed (AgES-W) model. Procs. Third 21st Century Watershed Technology Conference and Workshop: Improving Water Quality and Environment, Paper No. 14-002, pgs. 1-8. DOI: 10.13031/wtcw.2014-002.DOI: 10.13031/wtcw.2014-002.
Opportunities for energy crop production based on subfield scale distribution of profitability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bonner, I.J., Cafferty, K.G., Muth Jr., D.J., Tomer, M.D., James, D.E., Porter, S.A., Karlen, D.L. 2014. Opportunities for energy crop production based on subfield scale distribution of profitability. Energies. 7:6509-6526.
Combining precision conservation technologies into a flexible framework to facilitate agricultural watershed planning - (Other)
Tomer, M.D., Porter, S.A., James, D.E., Boomer, K.M., Kostel, J.A., Mclellan, E. 2013. Combining precision conservation technologies into a flexible framework to facilitate agricultural watershed planning. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68(5):113A-120A.
A framework for watershed conservation planning using precision technologies - (Abstract Only)
Tomer, M.D., Porter, S.A., James, D.E. 2014. A framework for watershed conservation planning using precision technologies [CD-ROM]. In: ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, Nov. 3-6, 2013, Tampa, FL.