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David C Nielsen

Research Agronomist

David C. Nielsen

Water Management


Phone: 970-345-0507




1977 B.S. Meteorology, Iowa State University

1979 M.S. Agronomy/Agricultural Climatology, Iowa State University

1983 Ph.D. Agricultural Meteorology, University of Nebraska


Research Interests

Water use/yield relationships for traditional and alternative Great Plains crops

Water stress timing effects on crop productivity

Residue type and management effects on precipitation storage efficiency and surface soil microclimate

Residue architecture effects on wind velocity profiles, snow accumulation, and soil water storage