Page Banner

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

ARS Modeling Capacities
headline bar

Department of Energy workshop May 2009: ARS modeling capacities

Presentation by John Sadler

http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/person/4892/May_2009/ARS3slidesforDOE.ppt

Overviews by Jeff Steiner, National Program Leader

ARS Science for Sustainability: Investment into National Long-term Research Networks & Modeling
http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/person/4892/May_2009/Long term investment-050709.pdf

USDA Biophysical Simulations and Economic Models Useful for Assessing the Impact of Bioenergy Production
http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/person/4892/May_2009/Model Descriptions updated 050609.doc

Links

STEWARDS hydrologic data system
http://arsagsoftware.ars.usda.gov/stewards/

REAP
http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/AR/archive/jul07/sow0707.htm

GRACEnet
http://www.gracenet.usda.gov/

Natural Resources and Sustainable Agricultural Systems
http://www.ars.usda.gov/pandp/locations/NPSLocation.cfm?modecode=02-02-00-00

NP-216, Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability http://www.ars.usda.gov/research/programs/programs.htm?NP_CODE=216

Publications

Adler, Paul R., Del Grosso, Stephen J., and Parton, William J. 2007. Life-cycle assessment of net greenhouse-gas flux for bioenergy cropping systems. Ecological Applications, 17(3), 2007, pp. 675–691.
http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/person/4892/May_2009/Adler et al., 2007, Ecological Applications.pdf

Moran, M.S., Peters, D.C., McClaren, M.P., Nichols, M.H., Adams, M.B. 2008. Long-term data collection at USDA experimental sites for studies of ecohydrology. Ecohydrology. 1:377-393.
http://www.tucson.ars.ag.gov/unit/Publications/PDFfiles/1847.pdf

AGWA model shell for SWAT and Kineros2

AGWA presentation
http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/person/4892/May_2009/swcs_agwa_Pres_072508.ppt

AGWA fact sheet
http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/person/4892/May_2009/agwa20_factsheet.pdf

Kepner, W. G., Semmens, D. J., Hernandez, M., Goodrich, D. C. Evaluating hydrological response to forecasted land-use change. Chapter 15: In The North American Land Cover Summit, Association of American Geographers, Washington, DC,, pp. 275-292, 2008.
http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/person/4892/May_2009/CHAPT15_kepner Final.pdf

Kepner, W. G. Semmens, D. J., Bassett, S. D., Mouat, D. A., Goodrich, D. C. Scenario analysis for the San Pedro River, analyzing hydrological consequences of a future environment. J. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 94:115-127. 2004.
http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/person/4892/May_2009/Alt-Futures-SW.pdf

Semmens, D. J., Goodrich, D. C., Unkrich, C. L., Smith, R. E., Woolhiser, D. A., Miller, S. N. KINEROS2 and the AGWA modeling framework. Chapter 5: In Hydrological Modelling in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas (H. Wheater, S. Sorooshian, and K. D. Sharma, Eds.). Cambridge University Press, London. Pp. 49-69. 2008.
http://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/person/4892/May_2009/Semmens-Goodrich-K2-AGWA-Chap.pdf

STEWARDS

J.L. Steiner, E.J. Sadler, J.-S. Chen, G. Wilson, D. James, B. Vandenberg, J. Ross, T. Oster, and K. Cole. 2008. Sustaining the Earth's Watersheds-Agricultural Research Data System: Overview of development and challenges. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 2008 63( 6) : 569 - 576.
http://www.jswconline.org/content/63/6/569.full.pdf+html*

E.J. Sadler, J.L. Steiner, J.-S. Chen, G. Wilson, J. Ross, T. Oster, D. James, B. Vandenberg, K. Cole, and J. Hatfield. 2008. Sustaining the Earth's Watersheds-Agricultural Research Data System: Data development, user interaction, and operations management. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 2008 63( 6) : 577 - 589.
http://www.jswconline.org/content/63/6/577.full.pdf+html*

C.W. Richardson, D.A. Bucks, and E.J. Sadler. 2008. The Conservation Effects Assessment Project benchmark watersheds: Synthesis of preliminary findings. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 2008 63( 6) : 590 - 604. 
http://www.jswconline.org/content/63/6/590.full.pdf+html*

Some documents are in Adobe pdf format.  Get the free Adobe Reader here*

*links to non-federal sites.


Last Modified: 5/11/2009
Footer Content Back to Top of Page