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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Rodney T. Venterea (Rod)

Soil Scientist

Lead Scientist Soil & Water Mgmt Research Unit


Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Soil, Water & Climate, University of Minnesota

Graduate Faculty, Land and Atmospheric Science Program

Technical Editor, Journal of Environmental Quality


PhD Soil Science, University of California Davis 2000

MS Civil Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell 1991

BS Dartmouth College 1983

Publication List


Resources for chamber-based gas-flux measurement:

*Chamber Bias Correction (CBC) Method:

->Article:Venterea (2010)

->Simplified calculations (Excel file)

->Related articles: Venterea (2013), Venterea & Parkin (2012) Venterea et al (2009), Venterea & Baker (2008)

*Detection Limit Estimation:

->Article:Parkin et al (2012)

->Supplement (step-by-step instructions)

->Simplified calculations (Excel file) 


->GRACEnet Chamber Measurement Protocol (Parkin & Venterea, 2010)

->GRA Nitrous Oxide Methodology Guidelines (Link to complete collection, Eds. de Klein & Harvey)

      ->Chapter 6. Data Analysis Considerations (PDF)

*Chamber design:

->Stainless steel chambers fabricated from steam pans


Recent news:

*Agricultural Research Magazine: Nitrite's Role in Soil N2O Emissions






Last Modified: 9/18/2014
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