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Researchers funded through our Oklahoma Water Research Grants Program [USGS 104(b)] go on to present their findings at various conferences and publish in various media. Below are some of the peer-reviewed publications from research we have funded. Read the journal publication by clicking on the title. View final reports from the projects by clicking on the project year that follows the citation.

 

Handa, D., R.S. Frazier, S. Taghvaeian, and J.G. Warren. 2019. The Efficiencies, Environmental Impacts and Economics of Energy Consumption for Groundwater-Based Irrigation in Oklahoma. Agriculture 9:27. (a 2016 project, Western Oklahoma Irrigation Water and Energy Audits)

Datta S., S. Taghvaeian, T.E. Ochsner, D. Moriasi, P. Gowda, J.L. Steiner. 2018. Performance Assessment of Five Different Soil Moisture Sensors under Irrigated Field Conditions in Oklahoma. Sensors 18(11):3786. (a 2018 project, Conserving Agricultural Water Resources in Oklahoma using Smart Technologies)

Murley, Cameron B., Sumit Sharma, Jason G. Warren, Daryl B. Arnall, William R. Raun. 2018.Yield response of corn and grain sorghum to row offsets on subsurface drip laterals. Agricultural Water Management 208: 357-362. (a 2014 project, Comparison of Grain Sorghum and Corn Productivity under Limited Irrigation with Subsurface Drip)

Acharya, Bharat S., Todd Halihan, Chris B. Zou, and Rodney E. Will. 2017. Vegetation Controls on the Spatio-temporal Heterogeneity of Deep Moisture in the Unsaturated Zone: A Hydrogeophysical Evaluation. Scientific Reports 7(1). (a 2014 project, Increasing water yield and quality through redcedar removal and establishment of herbaceous biofuel feedstock production systems)

Giovanni, Antonio Lutzu and Nurhan Turgut Dunford. 2017. Algal Treatment of Wastewater Generated during Oil and Gas Production Using Hydraulic Fracturing Technology. Environmental Technology. (a 2016 project, Algal Remediation of Waste Water Produced during Hydraulic Fracturing)

Khand K, Taghvaeian S, Hassan-Esfahani L. 2017. Mapping annual riparian water use based on the single-satellite-scene approach. Remote Sensing 9(8), 832. (a 2017 project, The Impact of Drought on Vegetation Water Use in Different Climatic Divisions across Oklahoma)

Krueger, Erik S., Yohannes T. Yimam, and Tyson E. Ochsner. 2017. Human Factors Were Dominant Drivers of Record Low Streamflow to a Surface Water Irrigation District in the US Southern Great Plains. Agricultural Water Management 185: 93-104. (a 2015 project, Threats to the Lugert-Altus Irrigation District: Untangling the Effects of Drought, Land Use Change, and Groundwater Pumping)

Mittelstet, A.R., D.E. Storm, G.A. Fox and P.M. Allen, 2017. Modeling streambank erosion on composite streambanks on a watershed scale. Transactions of the ASABE. 60(3): 753-767. (a 2015 project, Quantifying Streambank Erosion and Phosphorus Load for Watershed Assessment and Planning)

Wyatt, Briana M., Tyson E. Ochsner, Christopher A. Fiebrich, Christopher R. Neel, and David S. Wallace. 2017. Useful Drainage Estimates Obtained from a Large-Scale Soil Moisture Monitoring Network by Applying the Unit-Gradient Assumption. Vadose Zone Journal 16(6). (a 2014 project, Estimating Groundwater Recharge Using the Oklahoma Mesonet)

Zhou, Nan and Nurhan Turgut Dunford. 2017. Characterization of Green Microalgae and Cyanobacteria Isolated from Great Salt Plains. Trans. ASABE, 60(2):283-290. (a 2016 project, Algal Remediation of Waste Water Produced during Hydraulic Fracturing)

Acharya, Bharat S., Younghong Hao, Tyson E. Ochsner, and Chris B. Zou. 2016. Woody Plant Encroachment Alters Soil Hydrological Properties and Reduces Downward Flux of Water in Tallgrass Prairie. Plant and Soil 414(1-2): 379-391. (a 2014 project, Increasing water yield and quality through redcedar removal and establishment of herbaceous biofuel feedstock production systems)

Acharya, Bharat S., Elaine Stebler, and Chris B. Zou. 2016. Monitoring Litter Interception of Rainfall Using Leaf Wetness Sensor under Controlled and Field Conditions. Hydrological Processes 31(1): 240-249. (a 2014 project, Increasing water yield and quality through redcedar removal and establishment of herbaceous biofuel feedstock production systems)

Miller, R.B., D.M. Heeren, G.A. Fox, T. Halihan, and D.E. Storm. 2016. Heterogeneity Influences on Stream Water–Groundwater Interactions in a Gravel-dominated Floodplain. Hydrological Sciences Journal 61(4): 741-750. (a 2010 104G project, Scale-Dependent Phosphorus Leaching in Alluvial Floodplains)

Mittelstet, A.R., D.E. Storm, and G.A. Fox. 2016. Testing of the Modified Streambank Erosion and Instream Phosphorus Routines for the SWAT Model. Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) 53(1): 101-114. (a 2015 project, Quantifying Streambank Erosion and Phosphorus Load for Watershed Assessment and Planning)

Penn, C.J., J. Bowen, J.M. McGrath, G. Fox, G. Brown, and R. Nairn. 2016. Evaluation of a universal flow-through model for predicting and designing phosphorus removal structures. Chemosphere, 151: 345-355. (a 2007 project, Subsurface Transport of Phosphorus to Streams: A Potential Source of Phosphorus not Alleviated by Best Management Practices)

Purvis, Rebecca A., and Garey A. Fox. 2016. Streambank Sediment Loading Rates at the Watershed Scale and the Benefit of Riparian Protection. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 41(10): 1327-1336.

Wyatt, B.M., T.E. Ochsner, C.A. Fiebrich, C.R. Neel, and D.S.Wallace. 2016. A simple method for estimating drainage through long-term soil moisture monitoring. Vadose Zone J. (a 2014 project, Estimating Groundwater Recharge Using the Oklahoma Mesonet)

Zou BC, Qiao L, Wilcox BP. 2016. Woodland expansion in central Oklahoma will significantly reduce streamflows—A modeling analysis. Ecohydrology 9(5): 717-895.doi: 10.1002/eco.1684. (a 2014 project, Increasing water yield and quality through redcedar removal and establishment of herbaceous biofuel feedstock production systems)

Castro, Antonio J., Caryn C. Vaughn, Jason P. Julian, Marina G. Llorente, and Kelsey N. Bowman. 2015. Social Perception and Supply of Ecosystem Services - A Watershed Approach for Carbon Related Ecosystem Services. Biodiversity in Ecosystems - Linking Structure and Function. (a 2011 projectIncorporating Ecological Costs and Benefits into Environmental Flow Recommendations for Oklahoma Rivers: Phase 1, Southeastern Oklahoma)

Dale, Joseph, Chris B. Zou, William J. Andrews, James M. Long, Ye Liang, and Lei Qiao. 2015. Climate, water use, and land surface transformation in an irrigation intensive watershed—Streamflow responses from 1950 through 2010. Agricultural Water Management 160: 144-152. (a 2012 project, Quantitative assessment of climate variability and land surface change on streamflow decrease in the Upper Cimarron River)

Daly, E. R., G. A. Fox, H. K. Enlow, D. E. Storm, and S. L. Hunt. 2015. Site-scale Variability of Streambank Fluvial Erodibility Parameters as Measured with a Jet Erosion Test. Hydrological Processes 29(26): 5451-5464. (a 2012 project, Identifying Nutrient Pathways to Streams: Sediment and Phosphorus Loads from Streambank Erosion and Failure in the Illinois River Watershed)

Daly, Erin R., Garey A. Fox, Abdul-Sahib T. Al-Madhhachi, and Daniel E. Storm, 2015. Variability of fluvial erodibility parameters for streambanks on a watershed scale. Geomorphology 231: 281-291. (a 2012 project, Identifying Nutrient Pathways to Streams: Sediment and Phosphorus Loads from Streambank Erosion and Failure in the Illinois River Watershed)

Daly, Erin R., Ronald B. Miller, and Garey A. Fox, 2015. Modeling streambank erosion and failure along protected and unprotected composite streambanks. Advances in Water Resources, Special Issue on Fluvial Eco-Hydraulics and Morphodynamics: New Insights and Challenges. Advances in Water Resources 81: 114-127. (a 2012 project, Identifying Nutrient Pathways to Streams: Sediment and Phosphorus Loads from Streambank Erosion and Failure in the Illinois River Watershed)

Heeren, D.M., G.A. Fox, and D.E. Storm. 2015. Heterogeneity of infiltration rates in alluvial floodplains as measured with a berm infiltration technique. Transactions of the ASABE 58(3): DOI 10.13031/trans.58.11056. (a 2010 104G project, Scale-Dependent Phosphorus Leaching in Alluvial Floodplains)

Gates, Kiza K., Caryn C. Vaughn, and Jason P. Julian. 2015. Developing Environmental Flow Recommendations for Freshwater Mussels Using the Biological Traits of Species Guilds. Freshwater Biology 60(4): 620-635. (a 2011 project, Incorporating Ecological Costs and Benefits into Environmental Flow Recommendations for Oklahoma Rivers: Phase 1, Southeastern Oklahoma)

Qiao, Lei, Chris B. Zou, Rodney E. Will, and Elaine Stebler. 2015. Calibration of SWAT Model for Woody Plant Encroachment Using Paired Experimental Watershed Data. Journal of Hydrology 523: 231-239. (a 2014 project, Increasing water yield and quality through redcedar removal and establishment of herbaceous biofuel feedstock production systems)

Vaughn, Caryn C., Carla L. Atkinson, and Jason P. Julian. 2015. Drought-induced Changes in Flow Regimes Lead to Long-term Losses in Mussel-provided Ecosystem Services. Ecology and Evolution 5(6): 1291-1305. (a 2011 project, Incorporating Ecological Costs and Benefits into Environmental Flow Recommendations for Oklahoma Rivers: Phase 1, Southeastern Oklahoma)

Zou, Chris B., Giulia L. Caterina, Rodney E. Will, Elaine Stebler, and Donald Turton. 2015. Canopy Interception for a Tallgrass Prairie under Juniper Encroachment. PLOS ONE 10(11). (a 2014 project, Increasing water yield and quality through redcedar removal and establishment of herbaceous biofuel feedstock production systems)

Freiberger, R., D.M. Heeren, G.A. Fox, C.J. Penn, and D.E. Eisenhauer. 2014. Finite element modeling of long-term phosphorus leaching through macropores in the Ozark ecoregion. ASABE Paper No. 141897543. St. Joseph, Mich.: ASABE. (a 2010 104G project, Scale-Dependent Phosphorus Leaching in Alluvial Floodplains)

Heeren, Derek M., Garey A. Fox, and Daniel E. Storm. 2014. Berm Method for Quantification of Infiltration at the Plot Scale in High Conductivity Soils. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 19(2): 457-461. (a 2010 104G project, Scale-Dependent Phosphorus Leaching in Alluvial Floodplains)

Miller, Ronald B., Garey A. Fox, Chad J. Penn, Stuart Wilson, Abigail Parnell, Rebecca A. Purvis, and Kelsey Criswell. 2014. Estimating Sediment and Phosphorus Loads from Streambanks with and without Riparian Protection. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 189: 70-81.

Miller, Ronald B., Derek M. Heeren, Garey A. Fox, Todd Halihan, Daniel E. Storm, and Aaron R. Mittelstet. 2014. The Hydraulic Conductivity Structure of Gravel-dominated Vadose Zones Within Alluvial Floodplains. Journal of Hydrology 513: 229-240. (a 2010 104G project, Scale-Dependent Phosphorus Leaching in Alluvial Floodplains)

Penn, C.J., D.M. Heeren, and G.A. Fox. 2014. Application of isothermal calorimetry to the study of phosphorus sorption onto soils in a flow-through system. Soil Science Society of America Journal 78(1):147-156. (a 2010 104G project, Scale-Dependent Phosphorus Leaching in Alluvial Floodplains)

Qiao, Lei, Yang Hong, Renee McPherson, Mark Shafer, David Gade, David Williams, Sheng Chen, and Douglas Lilly. 2014. Climate Change and Hydrological Response in the Trans-State Oologah Lake Watershed–Evaluating Dynamically Downscaled NARCCAP and Statistically Downscaled CMIP3 Simulations with VIC Model. Water Resources Management 28(10): 3291-3305. (a 2012 project, Utilization of Regional Climate Science Programs in Reservoir and Watershed Impact Assessments)

Ge, Jianjun, and Chris Zou. 2013. Impacts of Woody Plant Encroachment on Regional Climate in the Southern Great Plains of the United States. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 118(16): 9093-9104. (a 2012 project, Quantitative assessment of climate variability and land surface change on streamflow decrease in the Upper Cimarron River)

Heeren, D. M., G. A. Fox, A. K. Fox, D. E. Storm, R. B. Miller, and A. R. Mittelstet. 2013. Divergence and Flow Direction as Indicators of Subsurface Heterogeneity and Stage-Dependent Storage in Alluvial Floodplains. Hydrological Processes 28(3): 1307-1317. (a 2010 104G project, Scale-Dependent Phosphorus Leaching in Alluvial Floodplains)

Scott, Bethany L., Tyson E. Ochsner, Bradley G. Illston, Christopher A. Fiebrich, Jeffery B. Basara, and Albert J. Sutherland. 2013. New Soil Property Database Improves Oklahoma Mesonet Soil Moisture Estimates. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 30(11): 2585-2595. (a 2010-2011 project, Drought monitoring: a system for tracking plant available soil moisture based on the Oklahoma Mesonet)

Zou, Chris B., Donald J. Turton, Rodney E. Will, David M. Engle, and Sam D. Fuhlendorf. 2013. Alteration of Hydrological Processes and Streamflow with Juniper (Juniperus virginiana) Encroachment in a Mesic Grassland Catchment. Hydrological Processes 28(26): 6173-6182. (a 2009 104G project, Eastern Redcedar Encroachment and Water Cycle in Tallgrass Prairie)

Wine, Michael L., and Chris B. Zou. 2012. Long-Term Streamflow Relations with Riparian Gallery Forest Expansion into Tallgrass Prairie in the Southern Great Plains, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 266: 170-179. (a 2012 project, Quantitative assessment of climate variability and land surface change on streamflow decrease in the Upper Cimarron River)

Fox, G.A., D.M. Heeren, and M.A. Kizer. 2011. Evaluation of a Stream-Aquifer Analysis Test for Deriving Reach-Scale Streambed Conductance. Transactions of the ASABE 54:473-479.

Hargrave, Chad W., K. David Hambright, and Lawrence J. Weider. 2011. Variation in resource consumption across a gradient of increasing intra- and interspecific richness. Ecology 92(6) 1226-1235. (a 2003 project, Algal-nutrient dynamics in fresh waters; direct and indirect effects of zooplankton grazing and nutrient remineralization)

Zou CB, Turton D, Engle D, Will R, Fuhlendorf S, Winton K. 2011. Eastern Redcedar Encroachment and Water: Update of 2010 Research. Water Research and Extension Center. WREC-101. Oklahoma Coop. Ext. Serv. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. (a 2009 104G project, Eastern Redcedar Encroachment and Water Cycle in Tallgrass Prairie)

Bidwell, J.R., .Becker, S. Hensley, R. Stark, and M.T. Meyer. 2010. Occurrence of Organic Wastewater and Other Contaminants in Cave Streams in Northeastern Oklahoma and Northwestern Arkansas. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 58:286-298. (a 2006 project, Occurrence of Pharmaceuticals, Hormones, and other Organic Wastewater contaminants in Cave Water within the Lower Neosho and Illinois River Basins, Oklahoma)

Boyer, C.N., D.C. Adams, and J. Lucero. 2010. Rural Coverage Bias in Online Surveys? Evidence from Oklahoma Water Managers. Journal of Extension 48:3TOT5. (a 2010 project, Water conservation in Oklahoma urban and suburban watersheds through modification of irrigation practices)

Heeren, D.M., R. Miller, G.A. Fox, D.E. Storm, C.J. Penn, and T. Halihan. 2010. Preferential Flow Path Effects on Subsurface Contaminant Transport in Alluvial Floodplains. Transactions of the ASABE 53:127-136.

Zou, C., P. Folliott, and M. Wine. 2010. Streamflow Responses to Vegetation Manipulations along a Gradient of Precipitation in the Colorado River Basin. Forest Ecology and Management. 259:1268-1276. (a 2009 104G project, Eastern Redcedar Encroachment and Water Cycle in Tallgrass Prairie)

Zou, CB, Turton D, Engle D. 2010. How eastern redcedar encroachment affects the water cycle of Oklahoma rangelands. NREM-2888. Oklahoma Coop. Ext. Serv. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. (a 2009 104G project, Eastern Redcedar Encroachment and Water Cycle in Tallgrass Prairie)

Fuchs, J.W., G.A. Fox, D.E. Storm, C. Penn, and G.O. Brown. 2009. Subsurface Transport of Phosphorus in Riparian Floodplains: Influence of Preferential Flow Paths. Journal of Environmental Quality 38: 473-484. (a 2007 project, Subsurface Transport of Phosphorus to Streams: A Potential Source of Phosphorus not Alleviated by Best Management Practices)

Zume J.T. and Tarhule A. 2006. Precipitation and streamflow variability in northwestern Oklahoma, 1894-2003. 2006. Physical Geography 27(3): 189-205. (a 2004 project, Springs in Time: Comparison of Present and Historical Flows)