10th International Symposium on Agriculture and the Environment abstracts


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A Risk-Based Vulnerability Approach for Rangeland Management

Mark Nearing
Mariano Hernandez, USDA-ARS
Fred Pierson, USDA-ARS
Jason Williams, USDA-ARS
Ken Spaeth, USDA-NRCS
Mark Weltz, USDA-ARS

Droughts in Southern Minas Gerais, Southeastern Brazil: Understanding the Last 100 Years

L. Darrell Norton, USDA/ARS National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory
Carlos R. Mello, Universidade Federal de Lavras
Marcelo R. Viola, Universidade Federal de Lavras
Gilberrto Coelho, Universidade Federal de Lavras

Determination of Land Productivity Dynamic Trend for Land Degradation in Two Adjacent Micro Catchments

Orhan Dengiz, Ondokuz Mayıs University, Samsun, Turkey

Soil erosion under climate change – a high-resolution projection on catchment scale until 2100

Anne Routschek, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Juergen Schmidt, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
Frank Kreienkamp, DWD

Potential release of macronutrients and C sequestration of different land use systems in the Peruvian Amazon

Julio C. Alegre, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina

Effect of EU's Common Agricultural Policies on erosion and soil organic carbon balance, Italy.

Pasquale Borrelli, Joint Research Centre - EU
Keith Paustian
Panos Panagos
Arwyn Jones
Brigitta Schütt
Emanuele Lugato

Payment for Watershed Services: It’s Possible, but for which Conservation Policy on Fresh Water and Ecosystem Services?

Alexandre R.C. Andrade Silva, Federal University of Goias, Brazil
Francis L. Ribeiro, Federal University of Goias, Brazil

Acceleration of wind erosion on the Tibetan Plateau due to future climate change

Benli Liu, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jianjun Qu, Chinese Academy of Sciences

A New Approach of Using Multiple Composite Fingerprints to Apportion Sediment Sources

John Zhang

Initial selection of forest species for the rehabilitation of soils disturbed by petroleum extractions in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Jaime Villacis, Departmento de Ciencias de la Vida, Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas (ESPE), Sangolquí, Ecuador
Cristina Armas, Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas, CSIC,. Almería, Spain
Susana Hang, School of Agricultural Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, CC 509, 5000 Córdoba, Argentina
Fernando Casanoves, Biometric Unit, Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center (CATIE), Turrialba, Costa Rica

Management of Drylands: Lessons Learned

Donald Maurice Gabriels, Ghent University Belgium
Deyanira Lobo, Universidad Central de Venezuela

Estimation of Soil Erosion using Fallout Radionuclide Cs-137 Technique

Akram Teshyevich Teshayev, Samarkand Agricultural Institute
Shaymonkul Halmanovich Hushmurodov, Samarkand State University, Uzbekistan
Muhtor Gaffarovich Nasyrov, Samarkand, State, University

Resizing Plots and Terrace Spacing in Sugarcane Areas

Max Well de Oliveira Rabelo, Instituto Federal de Educação Ciência e Tecnologia de Goiás
Nori Paulo Griebeler, Universidade Federal de Goiás
Nilson Clementino Ferreira, Universidade Federal de Goias

Duck Powered Organic Rice and Duck Value Chain Development for Sustainable Food Production, Environmental Protection and Inclusive Growth in the Philippines

Jose Apollo Y. Pacamalan, Rice-Duck Movement

Effect of Vegetated Buffer Strips on Flow Hydraulics and Sediment Deposition and Delivery

Bofu Yu, Griffith University

Impact of sampling approach and hydraulic topsoil properties on soil erosion estimates by the fallout radionuclide 7Be

Nick Ryken, Department of Soil Management, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Bashar Al-Barri, Department of Soil Management, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Will Blake, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Plymouth University, UK
Alex Taylor, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Plymouth University, UK
Pascal Boeckx, Department of Applied Analytical and Physical Chemistry, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
Ann Verdoodt, Department of Soil Management, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Application of Different Indicators for Assessment of Dynamic Soil Erosion Rates within the Russian Plain during Recent Decades

Valentin Golosov, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russian Federation

Relationships between Tillage Systems associated with Previous Crops and Effects on Corn Productivity in 14 years of Long-term Experiments in Northeastern Brazil

Alceu Pedrotti, Department of Agricultural Engineering the Federal University of Sergipe - Brazil
Thaisa Menezes M Silva MSc, Prodema UFS
Richard Matos Souza MSC, DEA-UFS
Ezio S. Pinto Jr., DEA-UFS
Sara Julliane Ribeiro Assunção MSc, Prodema - UFS
Eloy Antonio Pauletto DSc, FAEM-UFPel

Impacts of Agricultural Use on Organic Matter of Histosols in the Cerrado in the north of Minas Gerais State, Brazil

Alceu Pedrotti, Department of Agricultural Engineering the Federal University of Sergipe - Brazil
Bruno Gomes Cunha MSc, Prodema-UFS e Incra-Se.
Carlos Ernesto Schaefer DSc, UFV

Aspects of Agro-Environmental Sustainability in the Perimeter Irrigated Piauí in Lagarto (Sergipe State) Northeastern Brazil

Alceu Pedrotti, Department of Agricultural Engineering the Federal University of Sergipe - Brazil
Ana Paula Silva Santana MSc, Prodema - UFS

Soil Quality in Riparian Areas of the Cerrado Biome as Affected by Deforestation Followed by Citrus Cultivation

Alfredo De-Campos, University of Campinas
Caleb C. Lin, University of Campinas
Marcio H.C. Zancope

Absorption of Copper from Oxisols by Brachiaria decumbens Roots

Alfredo De-Campos, University of Campinas
Cleiton M. Sousa, Instituto Federal Goiano
Ilmo C. Silva, Universidade Federal de Goiás
Cleonice Rocha, Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás

Reducing Energy Costs for the Pasteurization of Corn and Wheat Straw Bales for Producing Mushrooms in Mexico with a Solar Oven made with Recycled Materials

Israel Ruiz-Gonzalez, Universidad Anahuac Queretaro
Jonathan Dominguez-Aldana, Universidad Anahuac Queretaro

Effects of Conservation Practices on Phosphorus Loss Reduction from an Indiana Agricultural Watershed

Qingyu Feng, Agricultural & Biological Engineering at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Indirect methods of estimating Leaf Area Index (LAI) in broadcast-seeded paddy rice fields

Nebiye Musaoglu, Istanbul Technical University
Esra Erten, Istanbul Technical University

Dynamics of aggregate stability under drying and wetting cycles for yellow soil in China

Bin Wang, Beijing Forestry University

Impact of Tillage Management on Aeolian Sediment Transport: A Multi-Source Regression Analysis Using Effective Plant Cover (EPC) factor

Amin Nouri, Ankara University
Gunay Erpul, Ankara University

Research Progress on Conservation Tillage Project in Guangdong, China

Yinggang Ou, South China Agricultural University

Effects of rainfall regime and its character indices on soil loss at loessial hillslope with ephemeral gully

Ximeng Xu
Fenli Zheng
Yong Han

Active stage Gully Morphological Characteristics in the Loess Hilly-gully Region Based on 3D Laser Scanning Technique

Chao Qin
Fenli Zheng
Ximeng Xu
Hongyan Wu

Trends and variability of daily temperature extremes during 1960–2012 in the Yangtze River Basin, China

Fenli Zheng
Yinghui Guan
Xunchang Zhang

A laboratory study on rill network development and morphological characteristics

Fenli Zheng
Chao Qin
Ximeng Xu

Conservation of aquaculture wastewater and nutrients through vegetable crop production

Teng Yang, Purdue University
Hye-Ji Kim 4960122, Purdue University

Rebuilding Soil Health with Forest Industry Residuals

Xiaojun Zhao, Purdue University
Lori A. Hoagland, Purdue University

Short-term Effects of Biochar Addition on Nitrification, Ammonia Oxidizer and Nitrous Oxide Emissions in Two Acid Red Soils

Xu Zhao, Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Agronomic and Environmental Effects of Reducing P Fertilization for Four-Year Rice-Wheat Rotation Field Experiment in the Taihu Lake Region of Southern China

Shenqiang Wang

Effects of crop management system on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) diversity, and its influence on soybean tolerance to water stress

Lisseth Zubieta, Purdue University
Lori Hoagland, Purdue University
National University of Colombia

Climate change interactions with agriculture, forestry sequestration, and food security

Luis M. Pena-Levano, PhD candidate
Farzad Taheripour, Purdue University
Wallace E. Tyner, Purdue University

Using nutrient data and dye tracing to assess subsurface connectivity and contaminant transfer patterns in Grayson-Gunnar Cave, Monticello, KY.

Gilles Tagne, Ball State University
Lee Florea, Ball State University

Evaluation of a Combined Reservoir Tillage System for Soil and Water Conservation in Rainfed Farming Land

Leandro Velazquez-Luna, Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Mexico

Relational analysis of aggregate size distributions and soil organic carbons of the eroded sediments

Gunay Erpul, Ankara University
Selen Deviren Saygın, Ankara University

Comparison of Land Suitability for Three Different Irrigation Methods Determined through a Parametric Approach

Orhan Dengiz
Andulmuttalip Efendi

Impacts of Stone Bunds on Soil Loss and Surface Runoff: A Case Study from Gumara Maksegnit Watershed, Northern Ethiopia

Andreas Klik, BOKU University Vienna
Stefanie Wakolbinger, BOKU University
Eva Maria Obereder, BOKU University
Stefan Strohmeier, ICARDA, Jordan
Nigus Demelash Melaku, BOKU University

Investigation of the Impact of Stone Bunds on Erosion and Deposition Processes Combining Conventional and Tracer Methodology in the Gumara Maksegnit Watershed, Northern Highlands of Ethiopia

Andreas Klik, BOKU University Vienna
Eva Maria Obereder, BOKU University

Characterization of cover crops for use in olive groves and vineyards in certified systems under Mediterranean conditions

Jose A. Gomez, Insitute for Sustainable Agriculture. IAS-CSIC

Iron oxides as tools to assess water erosion processes

Jose A. Gomez, Insitute for Sustainable Agriculture. IAS-CSIC

Use of conceptual water balance model to explore the impact of different soil management on water availability in olives and vineyards under different climate conditions

Jose A. Gomez, Insitute for Sustainable Agriculture. IAS-CSIC

Utilization of Water Resources and Sustainable Crop Production

Hasan S. Öztürk, Ankara University
Engin Yurtseven, Ankara University
Mustafa Yıldız, Ankara University
Ahmet Öztürk, Ankara University
Sevba Yılmaz, Ankara University

Solubility and Plant Availability of Nutrients as Affected by FGD Gypsum and Glyphosate Application Under Different Redox Conditions

L. Darrell Norton, Purdue University

Blind Inlets as Conservation Practices to Improve Water Quality

Javier M. Gonzalez, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Douglas R. Smith, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Stanley J. Livingston, USDA, Agricultural Research Service

Sand Detachment with Shallow Asymmetric Corona Formation under Well-Developed Lateral Jets of Wind-Driven Raindrop Impacts

Donald Gabriels, Ghent University
Gunay Erpul, Ankara University
Caglar Sagun, Ankara University
Melis Ozge Pinar, Ankara University, MoFAL-TZARI
Wim Cornelius, Ghent University

Hydrologic and biogeochemical controls on phosphorus export from western Lake Erie tributaries

Mark R. Williams, USDA-ARS
Kevin W. King, USDA-ARS
David B. Baker, Heidelberg University
Laura T. Johnson, Heidelberg University
Douglas R. Smith, USDA-ARS
Norm R. Fausey, USDA-ARS

Long-Term Watershed Monitoring - Do's and Don'ts

Stanley J. Livingston, USDA, Agricultural Research Service

Regeneration of Valuable Materials from Poultry Farm Wastes

Atila Caglar, Kastamonu University
Bahattin Aydinli, Kastamonu University
Sefa Pekol, Kastamonu University

The Ecological Awareness Imparted by Civil Foundation for Sustainable Environment

Bahattin Aydinli, Kastamonu University
Çağrı Avan, Ministry of Education of Turkey
Sefa Pekol, Kastamonu University
Atila Caglar, Kastamonu University

Effects Of Land Use Change On Soil Erosion In Small Watershed Of Loess Hilly Region, China

Yafeng Wang, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Science CAS, Beijing, China

The Influence of Land Use Projection Uncertainty on Flow and Sediment Estimations: A Case Study from the Mekong Basin

Thomas A. Cochrane, university of canterbury
Bikesh Shrestha, University of Canterbury

Quantifying Water Savings with Windbreaks

Thomas A. Cochrane, university of canterbury
Tonny T. de Vries, university of canterbury
Eric Kilaka, university of canterbury
Jenny Webster-Brown, university of canterbury

Climate-smart Soil Fertility Improvement Techniques Increase Grain Yield in the Ethiopian Highlands

Gebreyohannes Girmay Woldetensai, Mekelle University

Sediment and radiocesium runoff after Fukushima accident

Kazutoshi Osawa, Utsunomiya University

Programs to resolve agricultural and water quality issues - the Kiwi perspective

Thomas A. Cochrane, university of canterbury

Impact of Vetch Cover Crop on Runoff, Soil Loss, Soil Chemical Properties and Yield of Chickpea in North Gondar, Ethiopia

Andreas Klik, BOKU University Vienna
Nigus Demelash Melaku, BOKU University

Variability of Sediment-fixed Nutrient Export from a Micro-Watershed in Northern Ethiopia

Gebreyohannes Girmay Woldetensai, Mekelle University

Pedotransfer functions for estimations of soil moisture retention and hydro-limits: The case of Abreha Atsbeha in northern Ethiopia

Gebreyohannes Girmay Woldetensai, Mekelle University
Mulugeta Sebhatleab Tesfay
Tesfay Berihu Gebremichael

Effects of potential land use changes on runoff and soil loss under subtropical conditions

Jamil Alexandre Ayach Anache, Universidade de Sao Paulo
Manoel C.M. Cabrera, Universidade de Sao Paulo
Cristian P.M. Youlton, Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso
Paulo T.S. Oliveira, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul
Mayra Ishizuka, Universidade de Sao Paulo
Edson C. Wendland, Universidade de Sao Paulo
Dennis C. Flanagan, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS), National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory, West Lafayette, IN, USA

The Attitudes on Sustainable Solid Waste Recycling for Environmental Education Policy

Sefa Pekol, Kastamonu University
Yunus Alboga, MEM Turkey
Bahattin Aydinli, Kastamonu University
Atila Caglar, Kastamonu University

Comparison of Growth Curves and Seasonality Parameters of Main Field crops in a High Elevation Mountain Area based on TIMESAT Program

Xia Zhao, Qinghai Normal University
Qinghai Normal University
Remote Sensing Monitoring Center of Eco-environmental in Qinghai Province

Effects of Droughts on Two Indiana River Basins’ Water Quality and Quantity

Nina Omani, Purdue University
Indrajeet Chaubey, Purdue University

Development of a Landscape Unit Delineation Framework to assess Water Transfers across Landscape Units using SWAT

Hendrik Rathjens, Purdue University
Katrin Bieger, Blackland Research and Extension Center, Texas A&M AgriLife
Indrajeet Chaubey, Purdue University
Jeffrey G. Arnold, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory
Peter M. Allen, Baylor University
Raghavan Srinivasan, Texas A&M University
David D. Bosch, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Southeast Watershed Research Laboratory
Martin Volk, Centre for Environmental Research -UFZ

Removal of Boron from Well Waters for Irrigation of Agricultural Lands

Eusebio Jr Ventura, University of Queretaro

Impact of Climate Change on WEPP Runoff and Soil Loss Predictions in Iowa

Nayereh Ghazanfarpour

Deposited sediment source fingerprinting in a tropical environment

John N. Quinton, Lancaster University
Barbara Maher, Lancaster University
Alona Armstrong, Lancaster University

Applying Hyporheic Exchange Transient Storage Concept to Quantify Sediment Transport Processes on the Landscape

Chi-hua Huang
Sayjro Nouwakpo
Zhaoxia Li

Velocity of Simulated Raindrops in a Wind Tunnel Measured by Different Technologies

Pedro Luiz Terra Lima, Universidade Federal de Lavras
Matheus de Figueiredo Braga Colares, Universidade Federal de Lavras
Luiz Antonio Lima, Universidade Federal de Lavras
Lis Lemos, Universidade Federal de Lavras
Nick Riken, Ghent University
Ann Verdoodt, Ghent University

Automated Testing of WEPP Web Services

Jim Frankenberger, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Norm Widman, USDA-NRCS
Joel Poore, USDA-NRCS
Dennis C. Flanagan, USDA-ARS NSERL

Quantifying the Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Trends in Extreme Weather for Great Lakes Agriculture

Natalie Chin, Purdue University

Sediment fingerprinting in nested watersheds cropped to eucalyptus

José M. Reichert Professor, Federal University of Santa Maria

Scaling of Livestock Heat Stress with Global Mean Surface Temperature Change

Jonathan R. Buzan, University of New Hampshire
Matthew Huber, University of New Hampshire

Future Heat Stress Projections and their Effects on US Livestock

Emma C. McCabe, University of New Hampshire
Jonathan Buzan, University of New Hampshire, Durham
Srinath Krishnan, Yale University
Matthew Huber, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Can the cohesive strength meter be used to estimate critical shear stress of an agricultural and prairie soil?

Edward P. Boswell, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Anita M. Thompson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nick J. Balster, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Rapid Response Tools and Datasets for Hydrological Modeling

Mary E. Miller, Michigan Technological University
William J. Elliot, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station

Application of the WEPP Model to Simulate the Water Balance of a Forested Watershed, Interior US Pacific Northwest

Anurag Srivastava, Purdue University

Geochemistry of Soil Solution and Canal Waters in Plinthosols under Irrigation by Flooding

Alfredo De-Campos, State University of Campinas, Brazil
Marcio H.C. Zancope, Universidade Federal de Goias
Bianca Marcuz, University of Campinas
Fernando K. Afonso, University of Campinas
Gustavo S. Paulo, University of Campinas
Jeruza L. Carvalho, University of Campinas
Marcela R. Moretti, University of Campinas
Natalia B. Silva, University of Campinas

Grey Water Treatment with Constructed Wetlands for Backyard Crops Irrigation

Marcela S. Duhne-Ramírez, University of Queretaro
Eusebio Jr Ventura, University of Queretaro
Israel Ruiz-Gonzalez, Universidad Anahuac Queretaro

The Soil Conditioning Index Model Service

Jack R. Carlson

Climate Change and Bioenergy Crop Production Impacts on Watershed Sustainability

Cibin Raj, Purdue University - Main Campus
Indrajeet Chaubey, Purdue University
Sylvie M. Brouder, Purdue
Laura Bowling, Purdue University
Keith A. Cherkauer, Purdue
Jane Frankenberger, Purdue University
Reuben R. Goforth, Purdue University
Benjamin Gramig, Purdue University
Jeffrey J. Volenec, Purdue University

A Mirrored Telematics-SCADA System using Global System for Mobile Communications and Short Message Service

Cesar Isaza, Universidad Politecnica de Queretaro
Karina Anaya, Universidad Politecnica de Queretaro
Jonny Zavala de Paz, Uiversidad Politecnica de Queretaro
Salvador Francisco Acuña, Universidad Politecnica de Queretaro

Evaluation of Electrical Conductivity as a Surrogate for Solute Concentration in Tracer Injection Experiments

Isis S P Chagas, Purdue University
Chi-hua Huang, National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory
Laura C. Bowling, Purdue University

Estimating Phosphorus Removal by Steel Slag in a Flume Injection Experiment

Isis S P Chagas, Purdue University
Chi-hua Huang, National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory (ARS-USDA)
Laura C. Bowling, Purdue University
Douglas R. Smith, Grassland, Soil and Water Research Laboratory (ARS-USDA)

Cover crops, soil health, and resiliency

Eileen J. Kladivko, Purdue University

USDA-NRCS WEPP Implementation Project

Dennis C. Flanagan, Purdue University
Norman L. Widman, USDA-NRCS
Jim Frankenberger, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Joel K. Poore, USDA-NRCS

Cropping System, Agroecological Zone, and Nitrogen Use Efficiency Effect on Greenhouse Gas Mitigation for Biodiesel Feedstock Production

Ashley Hammac, USDA-ARS NSERL
Bill Pan, Washington State University
Rich Koenig, Washington State University
Ann-Marie Fortuna
Brian Lamb, Washington State University
John Reganold, Washington State University

CLIGEN Database Update and Its Effects on Soil Erosion Estimations Using the WEPP Model

Josept D. Revuelta-Acosta, Purdue University

2016 WEPS Release Update

Larry E. Wagner, USDA Agricultural Research Service

Effect of Cover Crops and Nitrogen Application Timing on Nutrient Loading through Subsurface Drainage

Shalamar Armstrong, Purdue University

Assessment of Climate Change Impacts on Water Quality Loads in the Beasley Lake Watershed, MS

Lindsey Yasarer, USDA-ARS

The Investigation of Various Aspects of Sustainable Environmental Behavior

Kadir Karatekin, Kastamonu University
Bahattin Aydınlı, Kastamonu university

The Daily Erosion Project: An Overview and Summary

Brian Keith Gelder, Iowa State University
Richard M. Cruse, Iowa State University
David E. James, USDA, Agricultural Research Service
Daryl Herzmann, Iowa State University

Predicting Future Changes of Rainfall Erosivity and Hillslope Erosion across South-East Australia

Xihua Yang

Producing more rice with less greenhouse gas emissions from paddy fields

Weijian Zhang, Institute of Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences / Key Laboratory of Crop Physiology and Ecology, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China
Dahai Guan, Rural Energy and Environment Agency, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China

Improving Sorghum Productivity in Waterlogged Vertisols in North Gondar, Ethiopia

Andreas Klik, BOKU University Vienna
Nigus Demelash Melaku

Regional soil erosion assessment based on field survey and geostatistics

Shuiqing Yin, Beijing Normal University

Towards Quantitative Real Time Tracing of Soils and Sediment: Using Fluorescent Soil Particles and Image Analysis

John N. Quinton, Lancaster University

Mitigating the Transfer of Sediment and Pollutants from Soils to Water

John N. Quinton, Lancaster University

Wind and Water Erosion Processes and their Interactions

Gunay Erpul, Ankara University

Comparison of Detachment Rates from Purple and Loess Soil Rills

Xiaoyan Chen, Southwest University, Chongqing, China
Yuhan Huang, Southwest University, Chongqing, China
Banglin Luo, Southwest University, Chongqing, China
Linqiao Din, Southwest University, Chongqing, China