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Jean L Steiner

Supervisory Soil Scientist

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Dr. Jean Steiner

Director Grazingland Research Laboratory

USDA-ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory

7207 West Cheyenne Street El Reno OK 73036

Voice: 1-(405)-262-5291    

Fax: 1-(405)-262-0133


Research Interests

Long Term Agroecosystem Research, Agroclimate, water resources


Kansas State University   Agronomy (agroclimatology)                              Ph.D.     1982

Kansas State University   Agronomy (agroclimatology)                               M.S.       1979

Cornell College, Iowa      Geology                                                               B.A.        1974

Professional Experience

2006-present          Director, USDA ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory, El Reno, OK

                              Adjunct Faculty, University of Oklahoma

2005                      Acting Deputy Administrator, USDA-ARS, Beltsville, MD. 2005 (4 mo.)

2003                      OECD Fellow, CSIRO Land and Water Division, Adelaide, SA. (4 mo.)

2001-present          Research Leader, USDA ARS, El Reno, OK

2001                      Acting National Progr. Leader, Hydrology, USDA ARS, Beltsville, MD. (2 mo.)           

1994-2001             Center Director, USDA ARS, Watkinsville, GA.

                              Adjunct Professor, University of Georgia Graduate School 

1983-1994             Research Soil Scientist, USDA ARS, Bushland, TX.

1982-1983             Research Scientist, CSIRO Centre for Irrigation Research, Griffith, NSW.


 Professional Service

American Society of Agronomy                                                                             1979-Present 

Member, Soil Science Society of America.                                                            1979-Present

Soil and Water Conservation Society 1979-Present 

American Society for the Advancement of Science                                              1983-Present

Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (SANREM) CRSP

National Integrated Drought Information System

University of Hawaii


Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Network

USDA-AFRI-CAP, Co-Project Director

Southern Plains Climate Hub

Fourth National Climate Assessment

Oklahoma State University


Brakke, T. W., Kanemasu, E. T., Steiner, J. L., Ulaby, F. T., and Wilson, E.  Microwave radar response to canopy moisture, area index, and dry weight of wheat, corn, and sorghum. Remote Sensing of the Environ. 11:207 220.  1981. 

  1. Kanemasu, E. T., Steiner, J. L., Biere, A. N., Warman, F. D., and Stone, J. F. Irrigation in the Great Plains.  Agric. Water Mgt. 7:157 178.  1983. 
  2. Steiner, J. L., Kanemasu, E. T., and Clark, R. N. Spray losses and partitioning of water under a center pivot sprinkler system.  Trans. ASAE 26:1128 1134.  1983. 
  3. Steiner, J. L., Kanemasu, E. T., and Hasza, D. Microclimatic and crop responses to center pivot sprinkler and surface irrigation. Irrig. Sci. 4:201 214.  1983. 
  4. Smith, R. C. G., Barrs, H. D., Steiner, J. L., and Stapper, M. Relationship between wheat yield and foliage temperature: Theory and its application to infrared measurements. Agric. and Forest Meteorol. 36:129 143.  1985. 
  5. Smith, R. C. G., Steiner, J. L., Meyer, W. S., and Erskine, D. Influence of season to season variability in weather on irrigation scheduling of wheat: A simulation study. Irrig. Sci. 6:241 251.  1985. 
  6. Steiner, J. L., Smith, R. C. G., Meyer, W. S., and Adeney, J. A. Water use, foliage temperature, and yield of irrigated wheat in south eastern Australia.  Austr. J. of Agric. Res. 36:1 11.  1985. 
  7. Smith, R. C. G., Barrs, H. D., and Steiner, J. L. Alternative models for predicting the foliage air temperature difference of well watered wheat under variable meteorological conditions. I. Derivation of parameters.  II.  Accuracy of prediction.  Irrig. Sci. 7:225 236. 1986. 
  8. Steiner, J. L. Dryland grain sorghum water use, light interception and growth responses to planting geometry. Agron. J. 78:720 726.  1986. 
  9. Unger, P. W., Steiner, J. L., and Jones, O. R. Response of conservation tillage sorghum to growing season precipitation. Soil & Tillage Res. 7:291 300.  1986. 
  10. Steiner, J. L. Radiation balance of dryland grain sorghum as affected by planting geometry.  Agron. J. 79(2):259 265.  1987. 
  11. Steiner, J. L., Williams, J. R., and Jones, O. R. Evaluation of the EPIC simulation model using a dryland wheat sorghum fallow rotation. Agron. J. 79:732 738.  1987. 
  12. Graham, P. L., Steiner, J. L., and Wiese, A. F. Light absorption and competition in mixed sorghum pigweed communities.  Agron. J. 80:415 418.  1988. 
  13. Schneider, A. D., Marek, T. H., Ebeling, L. L., Howell, T. A., and Steiner, J. L. Hydraulic pulldown procedure for collecting large soil monoliths. Trans. ASAE 31:1092 1097.  1988. 
  14. Steiner, J. L. Day, J. C., Papendick, R. I., Meyer, R. E., and Bertrand, A. R. Improving and sustaining productivity in dryland regions of developing countries.  Adv. Soil Sci. 8:79 122.  1988. 
  15. Steiner, J. L. Tillage and surface residue effects on evaporation from soils.  Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 53:911 916.  1989. 
  16. Stewart, B. A., and Steiner, J. L. Water use efficiency in dryland agriculture. In B. A. Stewart, R. P. Singh, and J. F. Parr (eds.).  Adv. Soil Sci., Springer Verlag, F.R.G. Vol. 13:151 173.  1990.
  17. Dugas, W. A., Fritschen, L. J., Gay, L. W., Held, A. A., Matthias, A. D., Reicosky, D. C., and Steiner, J. L. Bowen ratio, eddy correlation, and portable chamber measurements of sensible and latent heat flux over irrigated spring wheat. Agric. For. Meteor.  56:1 20. 1991. 
  18. Steiner, J. L., Howell, T. A., and Schneider, A. D. Lysimetric evaluation of daily potential evapotranspiration models for grain sorghum. Agron. J. 83:240 247.  1991.
  19. Brar, G. S., Steiner, J. L., Unger, P. W., and Prihar, S. S. Modeling sorghum seedling establishment from soil wetness and temperature of drying seed zones.  Agron. J. 84:905 910.  1992. 
  20. Richardson, A. J., Wiegand, C. L., Wanjura, D. F., Dusek, D., and Steiner, J. L. Multisite analyses of spectral biophysical data for sorghum.  Remote Sensing Environ. 41:71 82.  1992. 
  21. Schneider, A. D., Howell, T. A., and Steiner, J. L. An evapotranspiration research facility using monolithic lysimeters from three soils. Applied Eng. in Agric. 9:227 235.  1993. 
  22. Schneider, A. D., Steiner, J. L., and Howell, T.A. Pulldown forces for collecting large soil monoliths.  Trans. Amer. Soc. Agric. Eng. 37:831-835.  1994.
  23. Schomberg, H. H., Steiner J. L., and Unger, P. W. Crop residue decomposition under a line source sprinkler system.  Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 58:372-381.  1994. 
  24. Steiner, J. L., Schomberg, H. H., Douglas Jr., C. L., and Black, A. L. Standing stem persistence in no tillage small-grain fields. Agron. J. 86:76-81.  1994. 
  25. Tunick, A., Rachele, H., Hansen, F. V., Howell, T. A., Steiner, J. L., Evett, S. R., and Schneider, A. D. REBAL '92   A cooperative radiation and energy balance field study for imagery and E.M. propagation.  Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 75:421-428.  1994.
  26. Durar, A. A., Steiner, J. L., Evett, S. R., and Skidmore, E. L. Measured and simulated surface soil drying. Agron. J. 87:235-244.  1995.
  27. Evett, S. R. and Steiner, J. L. Precision of neutron scattering and capacitance type soil water content gages from a field calibration. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 59:961-968.  1995.
  28. Howell, T. A., Schneider, A. D., Dusek, D. A., Marek, T. H., and Steiner, J. L. Calibration of Bushland weighing lysimeters and scale performance as affected by wind. Trans. Am. Soc. Agric. Eng. 38:1019-1024.  1995.
  29. Howell, T. A., J. L. Steiner, A. D. Schneider, and S. R. Evett. Evapotranspiration  of irrigated winter wheat - Southern High Plains. Trans. Am. Soc. Agric. Eng. 38:745-759. 1995.
  30. Tolk, J. A., Howell, T. A, Steiner, J. L, and Krieg, D. R. Aerodynamic characteristics of corn as determined by energy balance techniques. Agron. J. 87:464-473. 1995.
  31. Tolk, J. A., Howell, T. A., Steiner, J. L., Kreig, D. R., and Schneider, A. D. Estimated net interception losses during and after sprinkler irrigation events.  Irrig. Sci. 16:89-95.  1995.
  32. Tolk, J.A., Howell, T.A., Steiner, J.L., Krieg, D.R., and Schneider, A.D. Role of transpiration suppression by evaporation of intercepted water in improving irrigation efficiency. Irrig. Sci. 16(2):89-95. 1995.
  33. Daughtry, C.S.T., McMurtry III, J. E., Chapelle, E. W., Hunter, W. J., and Steiner, J. L. Measuring crop residue cover using remote sensing techniques. Theor. Appl. Climatology. 54:17-26. 1996.
  34. Prihar, S. S., Jolata, S. K, and Steiner, J. L. Residue management for reducing evaporation in relation to soil type and evaporativity. Soil Use and Management 12:150-157. 1996.
  35. Schomberg, H. H., Steiner, J. L., Evett, S. R., and Moulin, A. P. Climatic influences on residue decomposition prediction in the Wind Erosion Prediction System. Theor. Appl. Climatology. 54:5-16. 1996.
  36. Steiner, J. L. [K. K. Tanji and B. Yaron (eds.) Management of Water Use in Agriculture] Agric. Water Management 31:310-311. 1996. (Book review)
  37. Steiner, J. L. (Ed.) Crop Residue Effects at the Earth: Atmosphere Interface. Special issue.  Theor. Appl. Climatology.  54:1-2. 1996.
  38. Steiner, J. L. and Schomberg, H. H. Crop Residue Effects at the Earth: Atmosphere Interface: Introduction. Theor. Appl. Climatology 54:1-4. 1996.
  39. Howell, T. A., Steiner, J. L., Schneider, A. D., Evett, S. R., and Tolk, J. A. Seasonal and maximum daily evapotranspiration of irrigated winter wheat, sorghum, and corn - southern High Plains. Trans. Am. Soc. Agric. Eng. 40:623-634. 1997.
  40. Schomberg, H. H. and Steiner, J. L. Comparison of residue decomposition models used in erosion prediction. Agron. J. 89:911-919. 1997.
  41. Schomberg, H.H. and Steiner, J.L. Estimating crop residue decomposition coefficients using substrate-induced respiration.  Soil Bio. and Biochemistry. 29(7):1089-1097. 1997.
  42. Tolk, J. A., Howell, T. A., and Steiner, J. L., and Evett, S.R. Grain sorghum growth, water use, and yield in contrasting soils. Agric. Water Use.  35:29-42. 1997.
  43. Steiner, J. L., Franzluebbers, A. J., Mark Risse, L., Moore Jr., P. A, Francis, C. A., Scheyer, J., Flora, C. B., Janke, R. R., Deutsch, W. G., Gatseyer, S., Tolk, J. A., and Upshaw, W. Investigating ecosystem dynamics at a watershed level. Executive summary. J. Soil and Water Conserv. 53:305-306. 1998. (Invited feature) Complete white paper at:
  44. Schomberg, H. H. and Steiner, J. L. Nutrient dynamics of crop residues decomposing on a fallow no-till soil surface. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 63:607-613. 1999.
  45. Steiner, J. L., Schomberg, H. H., Unger, P. W., and Cresap, J. Crop residue decomposition in no-tillage grain fields. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 63:1817-1824. 1999.
  46. Endale, D. M., Schomberg, H. H. and Steiner, J. L. Long term sediment yield and mitigation in a small Southern Piedmont watershed. International J. Sediment Res. 15:60-68. 2000.
  47. Fisher, D. S., Steiner, J. L., Endale, D. M., Stuedemann, J. S., Schomberg, H. H., Franzluebbers, A. J., and Wilkinson, S. R. The relationship of land use practices to surface water quality in the Upper Oconee watershed of Georgia. Forest Ecology and Management 128:39-48. 2000.
  48. Steiner, J. L., Schomberg, H. H., Unger, P. W., and Cresap, J. Biomass and residue cover relationships of fresh and decomposing small grain residue. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 64:2109-2114. 2000.   
  49. Franklin, D.H., Cabrera, M.L., Steiner, J.L., Endale, D.M., and Miller, W.P. Evaluation of percent flow captured by a small in-field runoff collector. Trans. Amer. Soc. Of Agri. Eng. 44(3):551-554. 2001.
  50. Endale, D. M., Cabrera, M. L., Steiner, J. L., Radcliffe, D. E., Vencill, W. K., Schomberg, H. H., Lohr, L. Impact of soil tillage and fertility management on soil water and yield in cotton fertilized with poultry litter or mmonium nitrate in the Georgia Piedmont. Soil and Tillage Research 66:55-68. 2002.
  51. Endale, D. M., Radcliffe, D. E., Steiner, J. L., Cabrera, M. L. Drainage characteristics of a Southern Piedmont soil following six years of conventionally tilled or no-till cropping systems. Trans. Am. Soc. Agr. Eng. 45:1423-1432. 2002.
  52. Franklin, D. H., Cabrera, M. L., Steiner, J. L., Usery, E. L. Distribution of inorganic nitrogen and phosphorus concentrations in stream flow of two Southern Piedmont watersheds. J. Env. Q. 31:1910-1917. 2002.
  53. Schomberg, H. H., Foster, G. R., Steiner, J. L., and Stott, D. E. An improved temperature function for modeling crop residue decomposition. Trans. Am. Soc. Agr. Eng. 45:1515-1422. 2002.
  54. van Donk, S. J., Tollner, E. W., Steiner, J. L., and Evett, S. R. Soil temperature under a dormant bermudagrass mulch: Simulation and measurement. Trans. Am. Soc. Agr. Eng. 47:91-98. 2004.
  55. Zhang, X. J., Nearing, M. A., Garbrecht, J. D., and Steiner, J. L. Downscaling monthly forecasts to simulate impacts of climate change on soil erosion and wheat production. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68:1376-1385. 2004.
  56. Abrahamson, D.A., Radcliffe, D.E., Steiner, J.L., Cabrera, M.L., Hanson, J.D., Rojas, K.W., Schomberg, H.H., Fisher, D.S., Schwartz, L., Hoogenboom, G. Calibration of the root zone water quality model for simulating drainage and leached nitrate in the Georgia Piedmont. Agron. J. 97:1584-1602. 2005.
  57. Abrahamson, D.A., Radcliffe, D.E., Steiner, J.L., Cabrera, M.L., Endale, D.M., Hoogenboom, G. Evaluation of the root zone water quality model for simulating tile drainage and leached nitrate in the Georgia Piedmont. Agron. J. 98:644-654. 2006.
  58. Endale, D.M., Fisher, D.W., Steiner, J.L. Hydrology of a zero-order southern Piedmont watershed through 45 years of changing land use: 1. Monthly and seasonal rainfall-relationships. J. Hydro. 316:1-12. 2006.
  59. Garbrecht, J.D., Starks, P.J., Steiner, J.L. The under-appreciated climate factor in CEAP. J. Soil and Water Conserv. 61(4):A110-A112. 2006. (Invited Viewpoint)
  60. Garbrecht, J.D., Steiner, J.L., Cox, C.A. Climate change impacts on soil and water conservation. Earth Observing System, EOS, Trans. Am. Geophysical Union. 88(11):136. 2007.
  61. Garbrecht, J.D., Steiner, J.L., Cox, C.A. The times they are changing: soil and water conservation in the 21st century. Hydrological Processes. 21(19):2677-2679. 2007.
  62. Perez, C., Neely, C., Roncoli, C., Steiner, J.L. Can carbon sequestration markets benefit low-income producers in semi-arid Africa? Potentials and challenges. Agri. Sys. 94:2-00. 2007.
  63. Perez, C., Neely, C., Roncoli, C., Steiner, J.L. [eds.] Making carbon sequestration work for Africa’s rural poor: opportunities and constraints. Special Issue. Agri. Sys. 94:1-109. 2007.
  64. Steiner, J.L. Answers and analysis needed to guide the use of biofuels as a renewable energy source. J. Soil and Water Conserv. 63(1):A7. 2008. (Invited Viewpoint)
  65. Steiner, J.L., Hatfield, J.L. Winds of change: a century of agroclimatology research. Agron. J. 100:S132-S152. 2008.
  66. Steiner, J.L., Starks, P.J., Daniel, J.A., Garbrecht, J.D., Moriasi, D.N., McIntyre, S.C., Chen, J.S. Environmental effects of agricultural conservation: a framework for research in two watersheds in Oklahoma’s upper Washita River Basin. J. Soil and Water Conserv. 63(6):443-452.  2008.
  67. Steiner, J.L., E.J. Sadler, J-S. Chen, G.J. Wilson, D.E. James, B.C. Vandenberg, J.D. Ross, T. Oster, K.L. Cole. Sustaining the earth’s watersheds – Agricultural research data system: overview of development and challenges. J. Soil and Water Conserv. 63(6):569-576. 2008.
  68. Sadler,E.J., Steiner, J.L., J-S. Chen, G.J. Wilson,, J.D. Ross, T. Oster, K.L. Cole, D.E. James, B.C. Vandenberg. Sustaining the earth’s watersheds – Agricultural research data system: data development, user interaction and operations management. J. Soil and Water Conserv. 63(6):-577-589.  2008.
  69. Wilson, C.G., Kuhnle, R.A., Bosch, D.D., Steiner J.L., Starks, P.J., Tomer, M.D., Wilson, G.V. Quantifying relative contributions from sediment source in conservation effects assessment project watersheds. J. Soil Water Conserv. 63(6):523-532. 2008.
  70. Zhang, X.J., Phillips, W.A., Garbrecht, J.D., Steiner, J.L., Hunt, L.A. A wheat grazing model for simulating grain and beef production: Part 1 – model development. Agron. J. 100(5):1242-1247. 2008.
  71. Steiner, J.L., Franzluebbers, A.J. Farming with grass – for people, for profit, for production, for protection. J. Soil Water Conserv. 64(2):75A-80A. 2009. (Invited feature).
  72. Steiner, J.L., Sadler, E.J., Hatfield, J.L., Wilson, G.J., James, D.E., Vandenberg, B.C., Ross, J.D., Oster, T., Cole, K.L. Data management to enhance long-term watershed research capacity: context and STEWARDS case study. J. Ecohydrology. 2:391-398. 2009.
  73. Steiner, J.L., Sadler, E.J., Wilson, G.J., Hatfield, J.L., James, D.E., Vandenberg, B.C., Chen, J., Oster, T., Ross, J.D., Cole, K.J. STEWARDS watershed data system: system design and implementation. Trans. ASABE. 52(5):1523-1533. 2009.
  74. Garbrecht, J.D., X.J. Zhang, J.M. Schneider, J.L. Steiner. 2010. Utility of seasonal climate forecasts in management of winter-wheat grazing. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 26(5):855-866.
  75. Moriasi, D.N., J.L. Steiner, and J. G. Arnold. 2011. Sediment measurement and transport modeling: Impact of riparian and filter strip buffers. J. Env. Quality 40(3):807-814.
  76. Sanderson, M.A., Goslee, S.C., Franzluebbers, A.J., Kiniry, J.R., Owens, L.B., Spaeth, K., Steiner, J.L., Veith, T.L. 2011. Pastureland Conservation Effects Assessment Project: Status and expected outcomes. J. Soil and Water Conserv. 66(5):148A-153A.
  77. Ávila-Carrasco, R., F. Mojarro Dávila*, D. N. Moriasi, P. H. Gowda, C. Bautista-Capetillo, F. G. Echavarria-Cháirez, J. D. Garbrecht, J. L. Steiner, T. A. Howell, E. T. Kanemasu, J. A. Verser, K. Wagner and J. Hernandez. 2012. Calibration of SWAT2009 using crop biomass, evapotranspiration, and deep recharge: Calera watershed in Zacatecas, Mexico case study.  Journal of Water Resource and Protection 4(7):439-450 doi:10.4236/jwarp.2012.47051.
  78. Hernandez, J.E., P. Gowda, T.A. Howell, J.L. Steiner, F. Mojarro, E.P. Nunez, J.R. Avila. 2011 Modeling groundwater levels in the Calera Aquifer region in central Mexico using MODFLOW J. Agric. Sci. Techn. 4(7):439-450 doi:10.4236/jwarp.2012.47051. 2012.
  79. Osei, E. D.N. Moriasi, J.L. Steiner, P.J. Starks, A. Saleh. 2012. Farm-level economic impact of no-till farming in the Fort Cobb Reservoir watershed. J. Soil Water Conserv. 67(2):75-86 doi:10.2489/jswc.67.2.75
  80. Franklin, D.H. , J.L. Steiner, S.E. Duke, D.N. Moriasi, and P.J. Starks. 2013. Spatial considerations in wet and dry periods for phosphorus in streams of the Fort Cobb Watershed, United States. J. Am. Water Resourc. Assn. (JAWRA) 1-15. DOI: 10.1111/jawr.12048
  81. Garbrecht, J. D., F. Mojarro, F. G. Echavarria-Chairez, C. F. Bautista-Capetillo, D. Brauer, J. L. Steiner 2013. Sustainable Utilization of the Calera Aquifer, Zacatecas, Mexico. Applied Engin. Agric. 29(1): 67-75.
  82. Guzman, J.A., D.N. Moriasi, M.L. Chu, P.J. Starks, J.L. Steiner, and P.H. Gowda. 2013. A tool for mapping and spatio-temporal analysis of hydrological data. Environ. Modell. and Software 48:163-170.
  83. Júnez-Ferreira, H. E., F. Mojarro Dávila, C. Bautista-Capetillo, Á. Villalobos de Alba, J.L. Steiner and J.R. Ávila Carrasco. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of groundwater in Aguanaval and Chupaderos Aquifers (Mexico). J. Earth Sci. and Engin. 3:425-436. 2013.
  84. Moriasi, D.N., P.H. Gowda, J.G. Arnold, D.J. Mulla, S. Ale, and J.L. Steiner. Modeling the impact of nitrogen fertilizer application and tile drain configuration on nitrate leaching using SWAT. Agric. Water Manag. 2013.
  85. Moriasi, D.N., P.H. Gowda, J.G. Arnold, D.J. Mulla, S. Ale, J.L. Steiner, and M.D. Tomer. Evaluation of the Hooghoudt and Kirkham tile drain equations in the Soil and Water Assessment Tool to simulate tile flow and nitrate-nitrogen. J. Environ. Qual. 42:1699–1710. doi:10.2134/jeq2013.01.0018. 2013
  86. Garbrecht, J.D., X.C. Zhang, and J.L. Steiner. 2014. Climate change and observed climate trends in the Fort Cobb Experimental Watershed, Oklahoma. J. Environ. Qual. 43:1319-1327.
  87. Guzman, J.A., L. Chu. P.J. Starks, D.N. Moriasi, J.L. Steiner, C.A. Fiebrich, and A.G. McCombs. 2014. Long-term agro-hydrological research in the Upper Washita River Experimental Watersheds: Data screening procedure for quality assurance. J. Environ. Qual. 43:1250-1261.
  88. Moriasi, D.N., J.A. Guzman, J.L. Steiner, P.J. Starks, and J.D. Garbrecht. 2014. Seasonal sediment and nutrients transport patterns. J. Environ. Qual..43: 43:1334-1344.
  89. Moriasi, D.N., P.J. Starks, J.A. Guzman, J.D. Garbrecht, J.L. Steiner, J.C. Stoner, P.B. Allen, and J.W. Naney. 2014. Long-term agro-hydrological research in Upper Washita River Experimental Watersheds: Reservoir, groundwater, and stream flow data.  J. Environ. Qual. 43:1262-1272.
  90. Moriasi, D.N., P.J. Starks, J.L. Steiner, J.A. Guzman, P.B. Allen, and J.W. Naney. 2014. Long-term agro-hydrological research in Upper Washita River Experimental Watersheds, Oklahoma, USA - Physiography data. J. Environ. Qual. 43:1298-1309.
  91. Starks, P.J., C. Fiebrich, D. Grimsley J.D. Garbrecht, J.L. Steiner, J.A. Guzman, and D.N. Moriasi. Long-term agro-hydrological research in Upper Washita River Experimental Watersheds: Meteorologic and soil climate measurement networks. J. Environ. Qual. 43:1239-12-49.
  92. Starks, P.J., J.L. Steiner, D.M. Moriasi, J.A. Guzman, J.D. Garbrecht, P.B. Allen, and J.W. Naney. 2014. Long-term agro-hydrological research in Upper Washita River Experimental Watersheds: Nutrient water quality data. J. Environ. Qual. 43:1280-1297.
  93. P.J. Starks, J.L. Steiner and A.J. Stern.2014. Long-term agro-hydrological research in Upper Washita River Experimental Watersheds: Land cover data sets (1974-2007) for two southwestern Oklahoma agricultural watersheds. J. Environ. Qual.43:1310-1318. 
  94. Steiner, J.L., P.J. Starks, J.G. Garbrecht, D.M. Moriasi, X.-C. Zhang, J.M. Schneider, J.A. Guzman, E. Osei. Long-term environmental research: The Upper Washita River experimental watersheds, Oklahoma, USA. J. Environ. Qual. 43:1227-1238. .
  95. Steiner, J. L., Engle, D. M., Xiao, X., Saleh, A., Tomlinson, P., Rice, C. W., Cole, N. A., Coleman, S. W., Osei, E., Basara, J., Middendorf, G., Gowda, P., Todd, R., Moffet, C., Anandhi, A., Starks, P. J., Ocshner, T., Reuter, R. and Devlin, D. 2014. Knowledge and tools to enhance resilience of beef grazing systems for sustainable animal protein production. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1328: 10–17. doi: 10.1111/nyas.12572.
  96. Zhang, X.-C., J.D. Garbrecht, J.L. Steiner, and R.L. Blazs.2014. Long-term agro-hydrological research in Upper Washita River experimental watersheds: Sediment database. J. Environ. Qual. 43:1273-1279.
  97. Wu, G. J. Fanzo, D.D. Miller, P. Pingali, M. Post, J.L. Steiner, and A.E. Thalacker-Mercer. 2015. Production and supply of high-quality food protein for human consumption: sustainability, challenges and innovations. Annals New York Acad. Sci. (accepted 7/6/2014)
  98. Arnold, J. G., M. A. Youssef, H. Yen, M. J. White, A. Sheshukov, A.M. Sadeghi, D. N. Moriasi, J. L. Steiner, D.M. Amatya, R.W. Skaggs, E. B. Haney, J. Jeong, M. Arabi, P. H. Gowda. 2015. Hydrological processes and model representation: Impact of soft data on calibration. Trans. ASABE. 58:1637-1660 (doi:10.13031/trans.58.10726).
  99. Garbrecht, J.D., M.A. Nearing, J.L. Steiner, X.C. Zhang, M.G. Nichols. 2015. Can conservation trump impacts of climate change on soil erosion from winter wheat cropland in the Southern Great Plains of the United States? Weather and Climate Extremes.
  100. Guzman, J.A., D.N. Moriasi, P.H. Gowda, J.L. Steiner, P.J. Starks, J.G. Arnold, and R. Srinivasan. 2015. A model integraton framework for linking SWAT and MODFLOW..Environ. Mod. & Software 73:103-116. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2015.08.011
  101. Zhang, X.C., G.H. Zhang, J.D. Garbrecht. and J.L. Steiner. 2015. Dating sediment in a fast sedimentation reservoir using cesium-137 andlead-210. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 79:948-956. Doi:10.2136/sssaj2015.01.0021.
  102. T. M. Zobeck, J.L. Steiner, D.E. Stott, S. E. Duke, P.J. Starks, D.N. Moriasi, D.L. Karlen. 2015. Soil quality index comparisons using Fort Cobb Oklahoma watershed-scale land management data. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 79:224-238. doi.10.2136/sssaj2014.06.0257.
  103. Anandhi, A., J.L. Steiner, and N. Bailey. 2016. A system’s approach to assess the exposure of agricultural production to climate change and variability. Climate Change DOI 10.1007/s10584-016-1636-y.
  104. Wagle, P. Xiangming Xiao, P. Gowda, J. Basara, N. Brunsell, J.L. Steiner, K.C. Anup. 2016. Analysis and estimation of tallgrass prairie evapotranspiration in the central United States. Agric. Forest Meteor. 232 (2017) 35–47. DOI:
  105. Webb, N.P., Herrick, J.E., Van Zee, J.W., Courtright, E.M., Hugenholtz, C.H., Zobeck, T.M., Okin, G., Barchyn, T.E., Billings, B.J., Boyd, R., Clingan, S., Cooper, B., Duniway, M., Derner, J.D., Fox, F.A., Havstad, K.M., Heilman, P., Laplante, V.K., Ludwig, N., Metz, L.J., Nearing, M.A., Norfleet, M., Pierson Jr, F.B., Sanderson, M.A., Sharratt, B.S., Steiner, J.L., Tatarko, J., Tedela, N., Toledo, D.N., Unnasch, R., Van Pelt, R.S., Wagner, L.E. 2016. The National Wind Erosion Research Network: Building a standardized long-term data resource for aeolian research, modeling and land management. Aeolian Research. 22:23-36.
  106. Garbrecht, J.D., M.A. Nearing, X.C. Zhang, and J.L. Steiner. Uncertainty of climate change impacts on soil erosion from cropland in central Oklahoma. Applied Engineering in Agric. Accepted 4/22/2016.
  107. Steiner, J.L., D.D. Briske, D.P. Brown, C.M. Rottler. 2017. Vulnerability of Southern Plains agriculture to climate change. Climatic Change  DOI:10.1007/s10584-017-1965-5.
  108. Wang, Bin, J.L. Steiner, Fenli Zhang, P. Gowda (2017) Impact of rainfall pattern on interrill erosion process. Earth Surf. Process. Landforms, doi: 10.1002/esp.4140.
  109. Webb, N.P., J.W. Van Zee, J.W. Karl, J.E. Herrick, E.M. Courtright, B.J. Billings, R. Boyd, A. Chappell, M.C. Duniway, J.D. Derner, J.L. Hand, E. Kachergis, S.E. McCord, B.A. Newingham, F.B. Pierson, J.L. Steiner, J.Tatarko, N.H. Tedela, D. Toledo, R.S. Van Pelt. 2017.  Enhancing wind erosion monitoring and assessment for U.S. rangelands.  Rangelands (accepted 4/08/2017)
  110. Yuting Zhou, X.M. Xiao, P. Wagle, R. Bajgain, H. Mahan, J.B. Basara, J.W. Dong, Yuanwei Qin, Geli Zhang, Yiqi Luo, P.H. Gowda, J.P.S. Neel, J.L. Steiner. 2017. Examining the impacts of diverse management practices on plant phenology and carbon fluxes of tallgrass pasture using multiple techniques. Ag. Forest Meteor. 237: 60-70. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.01.018
  111. Todd, R.W., C. Moffet, J. Neel, K.E. Turner, J.L. Steiner, and N.A. Cole. Evaluation of forward and backward dispersion analyses, GreenFeed system and empirical inventory methods to estimate methane emissions from grazing cattle. Atmospheric Environment (submitted 9/21/2016)
  112. Bajgain, Rajen, Xiangming Xiao, Jeffrey Basara, Pradeep Wagle, Yuting Zhou, Hayden Mahan, Prasanna Gowda, Heather McCarthy, and J.L. Steiner. Carbon dioxide and Water Vapor Fluxes of Winter Wheat and Tallgrass Prairie Ecosystems in Central Oklahoma. Submitted Ag Forest Met (11/??/2016).
  113. Ávila - Carrasco, J.R., H.E. Júnez - Ferreira, P.H. Gowda, J.L. Steiner, D.N. Moriasi, P.J. Starks, J. Gonzalez, A.A. Villalobos, C. Bautista – Capetillo. Evaluation of TRMM Precipitation Estimates Over Santiago River Basin, México. J. Am. Water Resourc. Assoc. (submitted 11/09/2016).
  114. Nelson, Amanda M. Daniel N. Moriasi, Mansour Talebizadeh, J.L. Steiner, Rem Confesor, Prasanna H. Gowda, Patrick J. Starks, Haile Tadesse. Impact of length of dataset on streamflow calibration parameters and model performance. J. Am. Water Resourc. Ass. (accepted)
  115. Mansour Talebizadeh, Daniel Moriasi, Amanda Nelson, J.L. Steiner, Rem Confessor, Prasanna Gowda, Patrick Starks, and Haile Tadesse. A new tool for performing static and dynamic global sensitivity analysis for the APEX model. Env Modelling and Software (submitted 10/13/2016)
  116. Guzman, J.A., M.L. Chu, J.L. Steiner, P.J. Starks. Assessing and Quantifying Changes in Precipitation Patterns in a Small Scale: An event driven analysis approach. Climate Dynamics (submitted 12/12/2016)
  117. Peterson-Munks, B., L.C. Hanna, J.L. Steiner. Reduced soil disturbance: positive effects on greenhouse gas efflux and soil N losses in winter wheat systems of the southern plains. Soil & Tillage Res. (submitted)
  118. Rivera-Zayas, Johanie, C.W. Rice, J.L. Steiner. Management practices for minimizing the environmental footprint of beef cattle in tropical and temperate grazing system. Animal: An International Journal of Animal Bioscience (submitted 6/30/2017)