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Research Project: Managing Water and Sediment Movement in Agricultural Watersheds

Location: Watershed Physical Processes Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Evaluation of Thiobencarb runoff from rice farming practices in a California watershed - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Exploring rainfall kinetic energy induced erosion behavior and sediment sorting for a coarse-textured granite derived soil of south China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Internal erosion of soil pipes: Sediment rating curves for soil pipes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, G.V., Ursic, M.E., Fox, G.A., Nieber, J.L. 2020. Internal erosion of soil pipes: Sediment rating curves for soil pipes. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 15 pp.

A nine-year study on the benefits and risks of soil and water conservation practices in the humid highlands of Ethiopia: The Debre Mawi watershed Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mhire, D.A., Dagnew, D.C., Guzman, C.D., Alemie, T.C., Zegeye, A.D., Tebebu, T.Y., Langendoen, E.J., Zaitchik, B.F., Tilahun, S.A., Steenhuis, T.S. 2020. A nine-year study on the benefits and risks of soil and water conservation practices in the humid highlands of Ethiopia: The Debre Mawi watershed. Environmental Management. 270 (2020) 110885. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.110885.

Erosion processes and features for a coarse-textured soil with different hoizons: a laboratory simulation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, S., Zhang, D., Wen, H., Cai, C., Wilson, G.V., Wang, J. 2020. Erosion processes and features for a coarse-textured soil with different hoizons: a laboratory simulation. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 2020 pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-020-02665-5.

Erodibility of bank materials on the Lower American and Sacramento Rivers, adjacent to the City of Sacramento, California - (Government Publication)
Langendoen, E.J., Ursic, M.E. 2020. Erodibility of bank materials on the Lower American and Sacramento Rivers, adjacent to the City of Sacramento, California. Laboratory Publication. Research Report No. 80, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Sedimentation Laboratory, Oxford, MS, 138 pp.

The effects of freeze-thaw cycles at different initial soil water contents on soil erodibility in Chinese Mollisol region Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Zuo, X., Zheng, F., Wilson, G.V., Zhang, X.J., Wang, Y., Fu, H. 2020. The effects of freeze-thaw cycles at different initial soil water contents on soil erodibility in Chinese Mollisol region. Catena. 193 pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2020.104615.

Hydro-morphological response to the change in groynes position and angle in sine-generated meandering channels of different sinuosity - (Proceedings)
Karki, S., Nakagawa, H., Kawaike, K., Langendoen, E.J. 2020. Hydro-morphological response to the change in groynes position and angle in sine-generated meandering channels of different sinuosity. International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics. July 7-10, 2020. Delft Netetherlands. pp. 644-652.

Elements for the successful computer simulation of sediment management strategies for reservoirs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anarieh, R., Hotchkiss, R.H., Langendoen, E.J. 2020. Elements for the successful computer simulation of sediment management strategies for reservoirs. Water. 12(3): 714. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12030714.

Probabilistic bank erosion simulation for risk-informed levee integrity analysis - (Abstract Only)

The role of soil pipe and pipeflow in headcut migration processes in loessic soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, X., Wilson, G.V., Zheng, F., Tang, Q. 2020. The role of soil pipe and pipeflow in headcut migration processes in loessic soils. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 45. pp. 1749-1763. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/share/2AJQFAGBGRMB4GM2XCQT?target=10.1002/esp.4843.

Quantifying the uncertainty in riverbank erosion for risk-informed river engineering Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Langendoen, E.J., Ursic, M.E. 2020. Quantifying the uncertainty in riverbank erosion for risk-informed river engineering. European Geosciences Union General Assembly Proceedings. EGU2020-19427. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-19427.

Comparison of terrestrial lidar, SfM, and MBES resolution and accuracy for geomorphic analyses in physical systems that experience subaerial and subaqueous conditions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rowley, T., Ursic, M.E., Konsoer, K.M., Langendoen, E.J., Mutschler, M., Sampey, J., Pocwiardowski, P. 2020. Comparison of terrestrial lidar, SfM, and MBES resolution and accuracy for geomorphic analyses in physical systems that experience subaerial and subaqueous conditions. Geomorphology. 355: 107056. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2020.107056.

Calibration and validation of the CONCEPTS model for predicting gully erosion and evaluating gully control measures in the sub-humid highlands of Ethiopia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zegeye, A.D., Langendoen, E.J., Steenhuis, T.S., Amare, S.D., Tilahun, S.A. 2020. Calibration and validation of the CONCEPTS model for predicting gully erosion and evaluating gully control measures in the sub-humid highlands of Ethiopia. Blue Nile Journal of Agricultural Research (BNJAR). 1(2):66-89.

Effects of consolidation on soil erosion properties and their relation to soil physical quality indicators Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, G.V., Zhang, T., Wells, R.R., Liu, B. 2020. Effects of consolidation on soil erosion properties and their relation to soil physical quality indicators. Soil & Tillage Research. 198: 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2019.104550.

Climate-related trends of within-storm intensities using dimensionless temporal storm distributions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gordji, L., Bonta, J.V., Altinakar, M. 2020. Climate-related trends of within-storm intensities using dimensionless temporal storm distributions. Journal Hydrologic Engineering. 25(5): 13 pp. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-5584.0001911.

Discrimination of soil losses from ridges and furrows in longitudinal ridge-tillage under upslope inflow and rainfall simulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

How does root biodegradation after plant felling change root reinforcement to soil? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J., Wang, Y., Wang, Y., Mao, Z., Langendoen, E.J., Ma, C. 2020. How does root biodegradation after plant felling change root reinforcement to soil? Plant and Soil. 446: 211–227. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-019-04345-x.

Upslope and lateral inflow impacts on ephemeral gully erosion: contribution discrimination Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, X., Zheng, F., Wilson, G.V., Zhang, X.J., Qin, C., Xu, G. 2019. Upslope and lateral inflow impacts on ephemeral gully erosion: contribution discrimination. Journal of Hydrology. 579:1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124174.

Causes and controlling factors of valley bottom gullies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amare, S.D., Keesstra, S., Van Der Ploeg, M., Langendoen, E.J., Steenhuis, T.S., Tilahun, S.A. 2019. Causes and controlling factors of valley bottom gullies. Land. 8(9):141; doi:10.3390/land8090141.

Structural changes of a mobile gravel bed surface for increasing flow intensity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuhnle, R.A., Wren, D.G., Langendoen, E.J. 2019. Structural changes of a mobile gravel bed surface for increasing flow intensity. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 146(2): 04019065. 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001699.

Sediment transport and bed-form characteristics for a range of step-down flows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wren, D.G., Kuhnle, R.A., Langendoen, E.J. 2019. Sediment transport and bed-form characteristics for a range of step-down flows. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 146(2): 04019060. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)HY.1943-7900.0001695.

Experimental and 2D numerical modelling of morphology and bank erosion in meandering channels of different sinuosity - (Proceedings)
Karki, S., Nakagawa, H., Kawaike, K., Hashimoto, M., Hasegawa, Y., Langendoen, E.J., Ata, R., Tassi, P., El Kadi Abderrezzak, K. 2019. Experimental and 2D numerical modelling of morphology and bank erosion in meandering channels of different sinuosity. In Proceedings of International Hydro-Science & Engineering International Proceedings. September 1-6, 2019, Panama City, Panama 10 pp.

Development and calibration of an underwater acoustic data collection system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goodwiller, B.J., Wren, D.G., Surbeck, C. 2019. Development and calibration of an underwater acoustic data collection system. Applied Acoustics. 155 (2019):383-390. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2019.06.019.

Apportioning contributions of individual rill erosion processes and their interactions on loessial hillslopes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, C., Zheng, F., Wilson, G.V., Zhang, X.J., Xu, X. 2019. Apportioning contributions of individual rill erosion processes and their interactions on loessial hillslopes. Catena. 181 (2019) 104099. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2019.104099.

Short term sediment accumulation rates reveal seasonal time lags between sediment delivery and deposition in an oxbow lake - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wren, D.G., Taylor, J.M., Rigby Jr, J.R., Locke, M.A., Yasarer, L.M. 2019. Short term sediment accumulation rates reveal seasonal time lags between sediment delivery and deposition in an oxbow lake. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 281:92-99.

The relationship of channel planform and point bar architecture on a reach of the Wabash River near Grayville, Illinois - (Proceedings)
Rowley, T., Konsoer, K.M., Ursic, M.E., Langendoen, E.J. 2019. The relationship of channel planform and point bar architecture on a reach of the Wabash River near Grayville, Illinois. In Proc. 4th Joint Federal Interagency Sedimentation and Hydrologic Modeling. June 24-28, 2019, Reno, NV, 5 pp.

Interactions among gravel and sand fractions during transport as measured by impact plates and sedflux monitor in a laboratory channel - (Proceedings)
Kuhnle, R.A., Wren, D.G., Hilldale, R.C. 2019. Interactions among gravel and sand fractions during transport as measured by impact plates and sedflux monitor in a laboratory channel. Joint Federal Interagency Sedimentation and Hydrologic Modeling. June 24-28, 2019, Reno, Nevada. 1-3.

Modelling runoff and sediment loads in a developing coastal watershed of the US-Mexico border - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gudino-Elizondo, N., Biggs, T., Bingner, R.L., Langendoen, E.J., Kretzschmar, T., Taguas, E.V., Taniguchi-Quan, K., Liden, D., Yuan, Y. 2019. Modelling runoff and sediment loads in a developing coastal watershed of the US-Mexico border. Water. 11, 1024.

Modeling internal erosion processes in soil pipes: capturing changing geometry dynamics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nieber, J., Wilson, G.V., Fox, G.A. 2019. Modeling internal erosion processes in soil pipes: capturing changing geometry dynamics. Vadose Zone Journal. 18:1.

Photogrammetric analysis tools for channel widening quantification Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, C., Wells, R.R., Momm, H.G., Xu, X., Wilson, G.V., Zheng, F. 2019. Photogrammetric analysis tools for channel widening quantification. Soil and Tillage Research. 191(August 2019):306-316. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2019.04.002.

Enhanced field-scale characterization for watershed erosion assessments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Momm, H.G., Bingner, R.L., Wells, R.R., Porter, W.S., Yasarer, L.M., Dabney, S.M. 2019. Enhanced field-scale characterization for watershed erosion assessments. Journal of Environmental Modeling and Software. 117:134-148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.03.025.

Patterns in gravel bedload transport from impact plates in a laboratory flume - (Proceedings)
Wren, D.G., Kuhnle, R.A., Hildale, R.C. 2019. Patterns in gravel bedload transport from impact plates in a laboratory flume. Joint Federal Interagency Sedimentation and Hydrologic Modeling Conference, Reno, Nevada, June 24-28, 2019. 1-5 pp.

Laboratory experiments on the removal of soil plugs during soil piping and internal erosion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wanger, M., Fox, G., Wilson, G.V., Nieber, J. 2019. Laboratory experiments on the removal of soil plugs during soil piping and internal erosion. Transactions of the ASABE. 62(1):83-93. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.13092.

Filling an ephemeral gully channel: impacts on physical soil quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, G.V., Wells, R.R., Dabney, S.M., Zhang, T. 2018. Filling an ephemeral gully channel: impacts on physical soil quality. Catena. 174:164-173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2018.11.006.

Reservoir sedimentation management: a sustainable development challenge - (Popular Publication)
Annandale, G.W., Randle, T.J., Langendoen, E.J., Hotchkiss, R.H. 2018. Reservoir sedimentation management: a sustainable development challenge. Popular Publication. Hydrolink. 3:72-75.

Assessment of levee treatments for an irrigation reservoir in Arkansas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ozeren, Y., Wren, D.G., Yasarer, H. 2018. Assessment of levee treatments for an irrigation reservoir in Arkansas. Transactions of the ASABE. 61(5):1677-1689. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.12983.

Technical notes on a multi-scale framework for assessing the hydromorphological conditions of Alpine rivers - (Other)
Kloesch, M., Pessenlehner, S., Dunst, R., Langendoen, E.J., Goltara, A., Aigner, J., Bertrand, M., Habersack, H. 2018. Technical notes on a multi-scale framework for assessing the hydromorphological conditions of Alpine rivers. Technical Report. HyMoCARES, Interreg Alpine Space Program. 46 pp.

Technical notes on tools to support planning and design of hydromorphological management and restoration measures - (Other)
Koesch, M., Bertrand, M., Boz, B., Carolli, M., Chouquet, I., Dunst, R., Fragola, G., Gaucher, R., Gmeiner, P., Goltara, A., Hauer, C., Holzapfel, P., Langendoen, E.J., Javornik, L., Liebault, L., Maldonado, E., Marangoni, N., Molnar, P., Pessenlehner, S., Pusch, M., Recking, A., Rossi, D., Rozman, D., Santi, S., Stephan, U., Habersack, H. 2018. Technical notes on tools to support planning and design of hydromorphological management and restoration measures. Technical Report. HyMoCARES, Interreg Alpine Space Program. 185 pp.

Fluvial geomorphology, root distribution, and tensile strength of the invasive giant reed, Arundo donax, and its role on stream bank stability in the Santa Clara River, southern California Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stover, J., Keller, E.A., Dudley, T.L., Langendoen, E.J. 2018. Fluvial geomorphology, root distribution, and tensile strength of the invasive giant reed, Arundo donax, and its role on stream bank stability in the Santa Clara River, southern California. Geosciences. 8(8):304. https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences8080304.

Application of fibrous streambank protection against groundwater seepage erosion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akay, O., Ozer Tolga, Fox, G.A., Wilson, G.V. 2018. Application of fibrous streambank protection against groundwater seepage erosion. Journal of Hydrology. 565:27-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.08.010.

Predicting streambank erosion rates and instabilities in incised streams using the model CONCEPTS - (Proceedings)
Ramirez-Avila, J.J., Langendoen, E.J., Mcanally, W., Martin, J.L., Ortega-Achury, S.L., Bingner, R.L. 2018. Predicting streambank erosion rates and instabilities in incised streams using the model CONCEPTS. Proceedings of the XIII Brazilian Meeting of Sediment Engineering, Victoria/ES, Brazil, September 24-28, 2018,(http://www.abrh.org.br/xiiienes_en/index.php?ID=211). 8 PP.

Morphodynamic trends of the Ribb River, Ethiopia, prior to dam construction Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mulatu, C.A., Crosato, A., Moges, M.M., Langendoen, E.J., McClain, M. 2018. Morphodynamic trends of the Ribb River, Ethiopia, prior to dam construction. Geosciences. 8(7):255. https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences8070255.

Long-term metal and arsenic mobility between wetlands and lakes variable histories within the same floodplain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Surbeck, C.Q., Davidson, G.R., Wren, D.G. 2018. Long-term metal and arsenic mobility between wetlands and lakes variable histories within the same floodplain. Applied Geochemistry. 96:244-251.

Measuring ephemeral gully erosion rates and topographical thresholds in an urban watershed using unmanned aerial systems and structure from motion photogrammetric techniques Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gudino-Elizondo, N., Biggs, T., Castillo, C., Bingner, R.L., Langendoen, E.J., Taniguchi, K., Kretzschmar, T., Yuan, Y., Liden, D. 2018. Measuring ephemeral gully erosion rates and topographical thresholds in an urban watershed using unmanned aerial systems and structure from motion photogrammetric techniques. Land Degradation and Development. 29:1896-1905. https://doi.org/10.1002/ldr.2976.

Modeling ephemeral gully erosion from unpaved roads: Equifinality and implications for scenario analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gudino-Elizondo, N., Biggs, T., Bingner, R.L., Yuan, Y., Langendoen, E.J., Taniguchi, K., Kretzschmar, T., Taguas, E.V., Liden, D. 2018. Modeling ephemeral gully erosion from unpaved roads: Equifinality and implications for scenario analysis. Geosciences. 8(4)137. https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences8040137.

Wave erosion of cohesive and non-cohesive embankments: Laboratory experiments - (Proceedings)
Ozeren, Y., Wren, D.G. 2018. Wave erosion of cohesive and non-cohesive embankments: Laboratory experiments. River Flow 2018, International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics IAHR. Lyon, France. September 5-8, 2018. 1-8 pp.

Assessment of practices for controlling shallow valley-bottom gullies in the sub-humid Ethiopian highlands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Addisie, M.B., Langendoen, E.J., Aynalem, D.W., Ayele, G.K., Tilahun, S.A., Schmitter, P., Mekuria, W., Moges, M.M., Steenhuis, T.S. 2018. Assessment of practices for controlling shallow valley-bottom gullies in the sub-humid Ethiopian highlands. Water. 10(4):389. 10.3390/w10040389.

Assessment of irrigation reservoir levee impairment in Arkansas, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wren, D.G., Ozeren, Y., Taylor, J.M., Reba, M.L., Bowie, C. 2018. Assessment of irrigation reservoir levee impairment in Arkansas, USA. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 73(5):533-540. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.73.5.533.

Fiber reinforced sandy slopes under groundwater return flow Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akay, O., Ozer, T., Fox, G.A., Wilson, G.V. 2018. Fiber reinforced sandy slopes under groundwater return flow. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 144(5):1-10. 10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001300.

Simulating runoff from small grazed pasture watersheds located at North Appalachian Experimental Watershed in Ohio - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Comparison of runoff and soil loss in different tillage systems in the Mollisol region of Northeast China Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, X., Zheng, F., Wilson, G.V., He, C., Lu, J., Bian, F. 2018. Comparison of runoff and soil loss in different tillage systems in the Mollisol region of Northeast China. Soil & Tillage Research. 177 pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2017.10.005.

On the governing equations for horizontal and vertical coupling of one- and two-dimensional open channel flow models Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simon, C.A., Langendoen, E.J., Abad, J., Mendoza, A. 2020. On the governing equations for horizontal and vertical coupling of one- and two-dimensional open channel flow models. Journal of Hydraulic Research IAHR. 58(5): 709-724. https://doi.org/10.1080/00221686.2019.1671507.

Using detailed surface topography to classify dune beds in a laboratory flume - (Proceedings)
Wren, D.G., Kuhnle, R.A., Langendoen, E.J., Rigby Jr, J.R. 2019. Using detailed surface topography to classify dune beds in a laboratory flume. American Society of Civil Engineers Hydraulic Conference Proceedings. University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, July 9-12, 2017. 7 p.

Designing erosion and nutrient control practices in watersheds in humid regions: lessons learned - (Proceedings)
Steenhuis, T.S., Zimale, F.A., Boll, J., Tilahun, S.A., Brooks, E., Guzman, C.D., Hoang, L., Schneiderman, E.M., Mukundan, R., Langendoen, E.J. 2017. Designing erosion and nutrient control practices in watersheds in humid regions: lessons learned. In Proc. 2017 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, WA. Paper No. 1701316. pp. 11. DOI: 10.13031/aim.201701316.

5.3.2 Optical measurements - (Book / Chapter)
Wren, D.G. 2018. 5.3.2 Optical measurements. In: Experimental Hydraulics: Flows, Methods, Instrumentation, Data Analysis & Management, Vol II Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques, M. Muste, J. Aberle, D. Admiraal, R. Ettema, M.H. Garcia, D. Lyn, V. Nikora, and C. Rennie (Eds.). CRC Press/Balkema. PP 280-283.

Arresting gully formation in the Ethiopian highlands - (Book / Chapter)
Tebebu, T.Y., Zegeye, A.D., Langendoen, E.J., Ayele, G., Tilahun, S.A., Ayana, E.K., Steenhuis, T.S. 2013. Arresting gully formation in the Ethiopian highlands. In W. Mekuria (ed.) Rainwater Management for Resilient Livelihoods in Ethiopia, Nairobi, Kenia. pp. 196-203.

Evaluation of the conservational channel evolution and pollutant transport system (CONCEPTS) applied to composite streambanks in the Ozark Highlands ecoregion - (Proceedings)
Daly, E.R., Storm, D.E., Fox, G.A., Langendoen, E.J. 2013. Evaluation of the conservational channel evolution and pollutant transport system (CONCEPTS) applied to composite streambanks in the Ozark Highlands ecoregion. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 131620552. 21 pp.

An improved meander migration formulation based on streambank erosion processes - (Proceedings)
Langendoen, E.J., Motta, D., Abad, J.D., Garcia, M.H. 2010. An improved meander migration formulation based on streambank erosion processes. In Proceedings of International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics -- River Flow 2010. pp. 1027-1033.

A sediment budget for Town Creek Watershed: preliminary results from streambank erosion processes and rates assessment - (Proceedings)
Ramirez-Avila, J.J., Langendoen, E.J., Mcanally, W.H., Ortega-Achury, S.L., Martin, J.L. 2010. A sediment budget for Town Creek Watershed: preliminary results from streambank erosion processes and rates assessment. In: Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). Paper No. 1009205. 8 pp.