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Steve Van Vactor
Northwest Watershed Research Center
Hydrologist

Phone: (208) 422-0731
Fax: (208) 334-1502

251 E Front Street
Suite 400
BOISE, ID 83702

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Network Regions, 2018 version Reprint Icon ()
Coffin, A.W., Sclater, V., Holifield Collins, C., Archer, D., Armendariz, G., Arthur, D.K., Augustine, D., Baffaut, C., Bean, A.R., Bestelmeyer, B., Browning, D.M., Carlson, B.R., Clark, P., Derner, J.D., Goslee, S.C., Huggins, D.R., James, D.E., Kaplan, N.E., King, K.W., Kleinman, P.J., Ponce Campos, G.E., Porensky, L.M., Robertson, P., Sadler, J., Smith, D., Spiegal, S.A., Steiner, J.L., Strickland, T.C., Vandenberg, B.C., Van Vactor, S.S., Wienhold, B.J., Yasarer, L.M. 2021. Long-Term Agroecosystem Research Network Regions, 2018 version. Biogeochemistry. https://doi.org/10.15482/USDA.ADC/1520632.
Utilizing long-term ARS data to compare and contrast hydroclimatic trends from snow and rainfall dominated watersheds - (Proceedings)
Goodrich, D.C., Marks, D.G., Seyfried, M.S., Keefer, T.O., Unkrich, C.L., Anson, E.L., Clark, P., Flerchinger, G.N., Hamerlynck, E.P., Hardegree, S.P., Heilman, P., Holifield Collins, C.D., Moran, M.S., Nearing, M.A., Nichols, M.H., Pierson Jr, F.B., Scott, R.L., Stone, J.J., Van Vactor, S.S., Winstral, A.H., Wong, J.K. 2011. Utilizing long-term ARS data to compare and contrast hydroclimatic trends from snow and rainfall dominated watersheds. Proceedings of the 4th Interagency Conference of Research in the Watersheds, Fairbanks, AK., Sept. 26-30, 2011.
Evaluation of NEXRAD radar precipitation products for natural resource applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hardegree, S.P., Van Vactor, S.S., Levinson, D.H., Winstral, A.H. 2008. Evaluation of NEXRAD Radar Precipitation Products for Natural Resource Applications. Rangeland Ecology and Management 61:339-345.
Hydrologic impacts of mechanical seeding treatments on sagebrush rangelands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pierson Jr, F.B., Blackburn, W.H., Van Vactor, S.S. 2007. Hydrologic impacts of mechanical seeding treatments on sagebrush rangelands. Rangeland Ecology and Management, 60:666-674.
Measuring winter precipitation in a mountain catchment - (Abstract Only)
Winstral, A., Marks, D., and Van Vactor, S., 2005. Measuring winter precipitation in a mountain catchment, abstract C21A-1058, Eos, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 86(52):F429-F430
Multi-watershed evaluation of WSR-88D (NEXRAD) radar-precipitation products for hydrologic and natural resources modeling applications - (Abstract Only)
Hardegree, S.P., Van Vactor, S.S., Healy, K.R., Alonso, C.V., Bonta, J.V., Bosch, D.D., Fisher, D.S., Goodrich, D.C., Harmel, R.D., Steiner, J.L., Van Liew, M.W., 2003, Multi-watershed evaluation of WSR-88D (NEXRAD) radar-precipitation products for hydrologic and natural resources modeling applications. In: American Geophysical Union. 84(46):H22D-0962.
Microclimatic constraints and revegetation planning in a variable environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hardegree, S.P., Van Vactor, S.S. 2004. Microclimatic constraints and revegetation planning in a variable environment. Weed Technology 18:1213-1215.
Multi-watershed evaluation of WSR-88D (NEXRAD) radar-precipitation products - (Proceedings)
Hardegree, S.P., Van Vactor, S.S., Healy, K.R., Alonso, C.V., Bonta, J.V., Bosch, D.D., Fisher, D.S., Goodrich, D.C., Harmel, R.D., Steiner, J.L., Van Liew, M.W., 2003. Multi-watershed evaluation of WSR-88D (NEXRAD) radar-precipitation products. In: Proceedings of the First Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds, October 28-30, 2003, Benson, Arizona, p. 486-491.
Microclimatic constraints and revegetation planning in a variable environment - (Abstract Only)
Hardegree, S.P., Flerchinger, G.N., and Van Vactor, S.S. 2003. Microclimate constraints and revegetation planning in a variable environment. (abstract) 7th Internation Conference on the Ecology and Management of Alien Plant Invasions. p. 35
Microclimatic constraints and revegetation planning in a variable environment - (Abstract Only)
Hardegree, S., Flerchinger, G., and Van Vactor, S. 2003. Microclimatic constraints and revegetation planning in a variable environment. 7th International Conference on the Ecology and Management of Alien Plant Invasions, Invasive Plants in Natural and Managed Systems; Linking Science and Management, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, Nov 3-7-2003., abs, p. 35
Hydrothermal germination response and the development of probabilistic germination profiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hardegree, S.P., Flerchinger, G.N., Van Vactor, S.S., Hydrothermal germination response and the development of probabilistic germination profiles. Ecological Modelling 2003, v. 167, p. 305-322.
Annual and seasonal patterns of seedbed microclimate: rehabilitation and restoration planning in a variable environment - (Abstract Only)
VARIABILITY IN THERMAL RESPONSE OF PRIMED AND NON-PRIMED SEEDS OF SQUIRRELTAIL }ELYMUS ELYMOIDES (RAF.) SWEZEY AND ELYMUS MULTISETUS (J.G.SMITH) M.E. JONES} - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hardegree, Stuart P., Jones, Thomas A., Van Vactor, Steven S., Variability in Thermal Response of Primed and Non-primed Seeds of Squirreltail {Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey and Elymus multisetus (J.G. Smith) M.E. Jones}. Annals of Botany 2002, v. 89, p. 311-319.
VARIABILITY IN THERMAL RESPONSE OF PRIMED AND NON-PRIMED SEEDS OF SQUIRRELTAIL (ELYMUS ELYMOIDES (RAF.) SWEZEY AND ELYMUS MULTISETUS (J.G. SMITH) M.E. JONES) - (Abstract Only)
HARDEGREE, STUART P., JONES, THOMAS A., and VAN VACTOR, STEVEN S., Variability in Thermal Response of Primed and Non-primed Seeds of Squirreltail (Elymus elymoides (Raf.) Swezey and Elymus multisetus (J.G. Smith) M.E. Jones). Annals of Botany Company 2002, p. 311-319.
THIRTY-FIVE YEARS OF RESEARCH DATA COLLECTION AT THE REYNOLDS CREEK EXPERIMENTAL WATERSHED, IDAHO, UNITED STATES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slaughter, Charles W., Marks, Danny, Flerchinger, Gerald N., Van Vactor, Steven S, and Burgess, Mike, Thirty-five years of research data collection at the Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed, Idaho, United States. Water Resources Research 2001, v. 37, no. 11, p. 2819-2823.
LONG-TERM LYSIMETER DATABASE, REYNOLDS CREEK EXPERIMENTAL WATERSHED, IDAHO, UNITED STATES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seyfried, M.S., Hanson, C.L., Murdock, M.D., and Van Vactor, S., Long-term lysimeter database, Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed, Idaho, United States, Water Resources Research 2001, v. 37, no. 11, p. 2853-2856.
LONG-TERM SOIL TEMPERATURE DATABASE, REYNOLDS CREEK EXPERIMENTAL WATERSHED, IDAHO, UNITED STATES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seyfried, M.S., Flerchinger, G.N., Murdock, M.D., Hanson, C.L., Van Vactor, S., Long-term soil temperature database, Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed, Idaho, United States. Water Resources Research 2001, v. 37, no. 11, p. 2843-2846.
LONG TERM SOIL WATER CONTENT DATABASE REYNOLDS CREEK EXPERIMENTAL WATERSHED IDAHO, UNITED STATES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seyfried, M.S., Flerchinger, G.N., Murdock, M.D., Hanson, C.L., Van Vactor, S.S. 2001. Long-term soil temperature database, reynolds creek experimental watershed, Idaho, USA. Water Resources Research 37:2843-2846.
LONG-TERM CLIMATE DATABASE: REYNOLDS CREEK EXPERIMENTAL WATERSHED, IDAHO USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hanson, Clayton L., Marks, Daniel G., Van Vactor, Steven S., Long-Term Climate Database: Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed, Idaho USA., Water Resources Research, journal, pp 2839-2841, v. 37, 2001.
TOPOGRAPHIC AND CANOPY CONTROLS ON SNOW DEPOSITION, SNOW-COVER ENERGY BALANCE AND SNOWMELT ()
Marks, Daniel G., Winstral, Adam H., Van Vactor, Steven S., Robertson, David C., Davis R.E., Topographic and Canopy Controls on Snow Deposition, Snow-Cover Energy Balance and Snowmelt, International Assoc. of Hydrological Sciences, Book Chapter Title - Remote Sensing Hydrology 2000, pp. 129-135, 2001.
GERMINATION AND EMERGENCE OF PRIMED GRASS SEEDS UNDER FIELD AND SIMULATED- FIELD TEMPERATURE REGIMES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
PREDICTING GERMINATION RESPONSE OF FOUR COOL-SEASON GRASSES TO FIELD- VARIABLE TEMPERATURE REGIMES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
GERMPLASM SCREENING FOR THERMAL GERMINATION RESPONSE - (Abstract Only)
PREDICTING VARIABLE-TEMPERATURE RESPONSE OF NON-DORMANT SEEDS FROM CONSTANT-TEMPERATURE GERMINATION DATA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
PARTITIONING SMALL SCALE SPATIAL VARIABILITY OF RUNOFF AND EROSION ON SAGE-BRUSH RANGELAND - (Peer Reviewed Journal)