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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Assessment, Conservation and Management of Rangelands in Transition

Location: Northwest Watershed Management Research

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

Hydrologic impacts of woodland encroachment and tree removal in Great Basin sagebrush steppe - (Abstract Only)
(25-Aug-14)
Assessment of fire impacts on hydrology and erosion using field experiments and the Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model - (Abstract Only)
(22-Aug-14)
Estimation of big sagebrush leaf area index with terrestrial laser scanning - (Abstract Only)
Clark, P., Olsoy, P.J., Mitchell, J.J., Glenn, N.F., Levia, D.F. 2014. Estimation of big sagebrush leaf area index with terrestrial laser scanning. Meeting Abstract.
A synopsis of short-term responses to alternative restoration treatments in sagebrush-steppe: the SageSTEP project - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(10-Jul-14)
Short-term effects of tree removal on infiltration, runoff, and erosion in woodland-encroached sagebrush steppe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(21-Feb-14)
Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model (RHEM) enhancements for applications on disturbed rangelands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Al-Hamdan, O.Z., Hernandez, M., Pierson Jr, F.B., Nearing, M.A., Williams, C.J., Stone, J.J., Boll, J., Weltz, M.A. 2014. Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model (RHEM) enhancements for applications on disturbed rangelands. Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10167.
Aboveground total and green biomass of dryland shrub derived from terrestrial laser scanning - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olsoy, P.J., Glenn, N.F., Clark, P., Derryberry, D.R. 2014. Aboveground total and green biomass of dryland shrub derived from terrestrial laser scanning. Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 88C:166-173. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2013.12.006.
Hydrologic vulnerability of western US rangelands in the wake of woodland encroachment and increasing wildfire activity - (Abstract Only)
Williams, C.J., Pierson, F.B., Al-Hamdan, O.Z., and Kormos, P.R. 2013. Hydrologic vulnerability of western US rangelands in the wake of woodland encroachment and increasing wildfire activity. Presented at the American Geophysical Union Annual Fall Meeting, December 9-13, 2013, San Francisco, CA.
A Review of Fire Effects on Vegetation and Soils in the Great Basin Region: Response and Ecological Site Characteristics - (Government Publication)
Miller, R. F.; Chambers, J. C.; Pyke, D. A.; Pierson, F. B.; Williams, C. J. 2013. A Review of Fire Effects on Vegetation and Soils in the Great Basin Region: Response and Ecological Site Characteristics. General Technical Report, RMRS-GTR-308. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 126 p.
Estimating sagebrush biomass using terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olsoy, P.J., Glenn, N.F., Clark, P. 2014. Estimating sagebrush biomass using terrestrial laser scanning (TLS). Remote Sensing of Environment. 67:224-228. DOI: 10.2111/REM-D-12-00186.1.
Evaluating the capability of the enhanced Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model (RHEM) for modeling the soil erosion impact of disturbance on rangelands - (Abstract Only)
(01-Oct-13)
Resilience to disturbance and resistance to alien grass invasions in the cold desert of western North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chambers, J.C., Bradley, B.B., D'Antonio, C., Germino, M.J., Grace, J.B., Hardegree, S.P., Miller, R.F., Pyke, D.A. 2013. Resilience to disturbance and resistance to alien grass invasions in the cold desert of western North America. Ecosystems. 17:360-375.
Modeling soil erosion impact of rangeland disturbance using the Rangeland Hydrology and Erosion Model (RHEM) - (Abstract Only)
Williams, C.J., Pierson, F.B., Spaeth, K.E., Al-Hamdan, O.Z., Weltz, M.A., and Boll, J. 2013. Eco-hydrology considerations for enhancement of ecological site descriptions [abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society 68th International Annual Conference, Resilient Landscapes: Planning for Food, Drought, and Fire, July 21-24, 2013 Reno, Nevada.
A decade of advancement in understanding of rangeland hydrology and erosion and the effects of conservation practices - (Abstract Only)
Pierson, F.B., Spaeth, K.E., Williams, C.J., and Al-Hamdan, O.Z. 2013. A decade of advancement in understanding of rangeland hydrology and erosion and the effects of conservation practices [abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society 68th International Annual Conference, Resilient Landscapes: Planning for Food, Drought, and Fire, July 21-24, 2013, Reno, Nevada.
Eco-hydrology considerations for enhancement of ecological site descriptions - (Abstract Only)
Williams, C.J., Pierson, F.B., Spaeth, K.E., Al-Hamdan, O.Z., Weltz, M.A., and Boll, J. 2013. Eco-hydrology considerations for enhancement of ecological site descriptions [abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society 68th International Annual Conference, Resilient Landscapes: Planning for Food, Drought, and Fire, July 21-24, 2013, Reno, Nevada.
Significance of connectivity and post-wildfire runoff - (Abstract Only)
Williams, C.J., Al-Hamdan, O.Z., Pierson, F.B., Robichaud, P.R., and Boll, J. 2013. Significance of connectivity and post-wildfire runoff [abstract]. In: Moody, J.A., and Martin, D.A [eds.]. Collected Abstracts for the AGU Chapman Conference, Synthesizing Empirical Results to Improve Predictions of Post-fire Runoff and Erosion Responses, American Geophysical Union, August 25-31, 2013, Estes Park, CO. p. 165.
An efficient sampling protocol for sagebrush/grassland monitoring - (Proceedings)
Larson, L.L., Louhaichi, M., Clark, P., Johnson, D.E. 2013. An efficient sampling protocol for sagebrush/grassland monitoring. International Grasslands Congress. 2:877-878.
Last Modified: 10/31/2014
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