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Selected Moscow FSL Engineering publications

Wagenbrenner, J.W.; Robichaud, P.R. 2013. Post-fire bedload sediment delivery across spatial scales in the interior western United States. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 12 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion; hillslope; catchment; sedimentation; rainfall intensity

Foltz, R.B; Robichaud, P.R. 2013. Effectiveness of Post-fire Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) Road Treatments: Results from Three Wildfires. RMRS-GTR-313. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 40 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion, assessment, values at risk, recovery, road failures

Robichaud, P.R.; Ashmun, L.E. 2013. Tools to aid post-wildfire assessment and erosion-mitigation treatment decisions. International Journal of Wildland Fire 22, 95-105. [Full text available]
Keywords: burn severity, erosion modeling, remote sensing, resource valuation

Wagenbrenner, N.S.; Germino,. M.J.; Lamb, B.K.; Robichaud, P.R.; Foltz, R.B. 2013. Wind erosion from a sagebrush steppe burned by wildfire: Measurements of PM10 and total horizontal sediment flux. Aeolian Research 10:25-36. [Full text available]
Keywords: Post-fire, Wind erosion, PM10, Dust, Horizontal sediment flux, Vertical flux

Robichaud, P.R.; Ashmun, L.E.; Foltz, R.B.; Showers, C.G.; Groenier, J.S.; Kesler, J.; DeLeo, C.; Moore, M. 2013. Production and aerial application of wood shreds as a post-fire hillslope erosion mitigation treatment. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-307. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 31 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: heli-mulching, aerial mulching, wood mulch, post-fire, Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER), erosion mitigation

Moody, J.A.; Shakesby, R.A.; Robichaud, P.R.; Cannon, S.H.; Martin, D.A. 2013. Current research issues related to post-wildfire runoff and erosion processes. Earth-Science Reviews 122:10.37 [Full text available]
Keywords: Wildfire, Burn severity, Meso-scale rainfall, Soil-hydraulic properties, Runoff, Soil erosion

Robichaud, P.R.; Jordan, P.; Lewis, S.A.; Ashmun, L.E.; Covert, S.A.; Brown, R.E. 2013. Evaluating the effectiveness of wood shred and agricultural straw mulches as a treatment to reduce post-wildfire hillslope erosion in southern British Columbia, Canada. Geomorphology 197:21–33. [Full text available]
Keywords: Erosion control, Runoff, Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER), Post-fire, Mitigation

Robichaud, Peter R.; Wagenbrenner, Joseph W.; Lewis, Sarah A.; Ashmun, Louise E.; Brown, Robert E.; Wohlgemuth, Peter M. 2013. Post-fire mulching for runoff and erosion mitigation. Part II: Effectiveness in reducing runoff and sediment yields from small catchments. Catena 105: 93–111. [Full text available]
Keywords: Straw mulch, Hydromulch, Post-fire recovery, Treatment effectiveness

Robichaud, Peter R.; Lewis, Sarah A.; Wagenbrenner, Joseph W.; Ashmun, Louise E.; Brown, Robert E. 2013. Post-fire mulching for runoff and erosion mitigation. Part I: Effectiveness at reducing hillslope erosion rates. Catena 105: 75–92. [Full text available]
Keywords: Post-fire rehabilitation, Wheat straw mulch, Wood strand mulch, Hydromulch, Seeding, Needle cast

Foltz, R.B. 2012. A comparison of three erosion control mulches on decommissioned forest road corridors in the northern Rocky Mountains, United States. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 67(6):536-544. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion control, mulch, straw, wood shreds, wood strands

Robichaud, P.R.; Ashmun, L.E. 2012. What happens after the smoke clears? Post-wildfire assessment and stabilization strategies. 2012. Geo-Strata July/August 2012. 22-28. [Full text available]

Lewis, S.A.; Robichaud, P.R.; Hudak, A.T.; Austin, B.; Liebermann, R.J. 2012. Utility of Remotely Sensed Imagery for Assessing the Impact of Salvage Logging after Forest Fires. Remote Sensing 4: 2112-2132; doi:10.3390/rs4072112. [Full text available]
Keywords: QuickBird; NAIP; School Fire; Red Eagle Fire; Tripod Fire; spectral mixture analysis

Foltz, R.B., Robichaud, P.R. January 2011. A synthesis of post-fire road treatments of BAER teams. Stream Notes. 1-5. Fort Collins, CO: Stream Systems Technology Center, U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 8 p. [Full text available]

Miller, M.E.; MacDonald, L.H.; Robichaud, P.R.; Elliot, W.J. 2011. Predicting post-fire hillslope erosion in forest lands of the western United States. International Journal of Wildland Fire 20:982-999. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF09142
Keywords: ground cover, modelling, sensitivity analysis, WEPP

Wohlgemuth, P.M.; Beyers, J.L.; Robichaud, P.R. 2011. The Effectiveness of Aerial Hydromulch as an Erosion Control Treatment in Burned Chaparral Watersheds, Southern California. The Fourth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. 26-30 September 2011, Fairbanks, AK. 6 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: wildfire, erosion control, hydromulch

Wagenbrenner, J.W.; Robichaud, P.R. 2011. Rill erosion rates in burned forests. 3rd International Meeting of Fire Effects on Soil Properties. 15-19 March 2011, University of Minho, Guimarăes, Portugal. 4 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: Wildfire, burn severity, rill erosion, forest disturbance, sediment flux

Robichaud, P.R.; Brown, R.E.; Wohlgemuth, P.M.; Wagenbrenner, J.W. 2011. Getting results: measuring post-wildfire erosion control treatment effectiveness. ISELE Paper Number 11071. International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution. 18-21 September 2011, Anchorage, Alaska. ASABE Publication Number 711P0311cd. [Full text available]
Keywords: Rill erosion, Mulching, Contour-felled logs, Paired watersheds, Concentrated flow experiments

Wagenbrenner, N.S.; Germino, M.J.; Lamb, B.K.; Foltz, R.B.; Robichaud, P.R. 2011. Wind erosion of soils burned by wildfire. ISELE Paper Number 11021. CD-Rom Proceedings presented at the International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution. 18-21 September 2011, Anchorage Alaska. ASABE Publication Number 711P0311cd. 9 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: Wind erosion, Wildfire, Ash, PM10, Burned soil, Air quality

Robichaud, P.R.; Elliot, W.J.; Wagenbrenner, J.W. 2011. Probabilistic soil erosion modeling using the Erosion Risk Management Tool (ERMiT) after wildfires. ISELE Paper Number 11039. International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution. 18-21 September 2011, Anchorage, Alaska. ASABE Publication Number 711P0311cd. 9 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: ERMiT, Wildfire, Erosion, WEPP, Postfire, Validation

Elliot, W.J.;Robichaud, P.R.; Foltz, R.B. 2011. Erosion processes and prediction in NW U.S. forests. ISELE Paper Number 11002. International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution. 18-21 September 2011, Anchorage, Alaska. ASABE Publication Number 711P0311cd. 8 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: Forest fire, Forest roads, Slope stability, WEPP

Peppin, D.L.; Fule, P.Z.; Sieg, C.H.; Beyers, J.L.; Hunter, M.E.; Robichaud, P.R. 2011. Recent trends in post-wildfire seeding in western US forests: costs and seed mixes. International Journal of Wildland Fire 20(5): 702-708. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: annual cereal grains, Burned Area Emergency Response, native plant species, seeding, ground cover, native seed

Elliot, W.J.; Robichaud, P.R. 2011 Risk-based erosion assessment: application to forest watershed management and planning. Chapter 16 in: Morgan, R.P.C.; Nearing, M.A., eds. 2011 Handbook of Erosion Modelling. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. 313-323.
Keywords: erosion assessment, risk, Disturbed WEPP, WEPP, FS WEPP, ERMiT, GeoWEPP, forest watershed

Dumroese, R.K.; Page-Dumroese, D.S.; Brown, R.E. 2011 Allometry, nitrogen status, and carbon stable isotope composition of Pinus ponderosa seedlings in two growing media with contrasting nursery irrigation regimes. Can. J. For. Res. 41:1091-1101. doi:10.1139/X11-017. [Full text available]
Keywords: carbon

Lewis, S.A.; Robichaud, P.R. 2011. Using QuickBird Imagery to Detect Cover and Spread of Post-Fire Straw Mulch After the 2006 Tripod Fire, Washington, USA. Fort Collins, CO: United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Research Note RMRS-RN-43. April 2011. 12 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: QuickBird, remote sensing, straw mulch, Tripod Fire, Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER), erosion mitigation

Lewis, S.A.; Hudak, A.T.; Ottmar, R.D.; Robichaud, P.R.; Lentile, L.B.; Hood, S.M.; Cronan, J.B.; Morgan, P. 2011. Using hyperspectral imagery to estimate forest floor consumption from wildfire in boreal forests of Alaska, USA. International Journal of Wildland Fire 20:255-271. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: burn severity, carbon, duff, hyperspectral remote sensing, moss, hyperspectral, ground cover

Hudak, A.T.; Rickert, I.; Morgan, P.; Strand, E.; Lewis, S.A.; Robichaud, P.R.; Hoffman, C.; Holden, Z.A. 2011. Review of fuel treatment effectiveness in forests and rangelands and a case study from the 2007 megafires in central Idaho, USA. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-252. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 60 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: fire severity, fuel treatment, National Fire Plan, post-fire effects, wildland-urban interface (WUI)

Bayley, T.; Elliot, W.; Nearing, M.A.; Guertin, D.P.; Johnson, T.; Goodrich, D.; Flanagan, D. 2010. Modeling erosion under future climates with the WEPP model. 2nd Joint Federal Interagency Conference, Las Vegas, NV, June 27 - July 1, 2010

Elliot, William; Brooks, Erin; Link, Tim; Miller, Sue 2010. Incorporating groundwater flow into the WEPP model. In: Hydrology and sedimentation for a changing future: Existing and emerging issues; Proceedings of the 2nd Joint Federal Interagency Conference [9th Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference and 4th Federal Interagency Hydrologic Modeling Conference]; 27 June - 1 July; Las Vegas, NV. 12 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: water erosion prediction project, WEPP, groundwater flow, watershed, Tahoe Basin, deep seepage, channel flow, base flow

Foltz, R.B.; Wagenbrenner, N.S. 2010 An evaluation of three wood shred blends for post-fire erosion control using indoor simulated rain events on small plots. Catena 80: 86-94. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: wood shred, erosion control, burned soil, forest fire, rainfall simulation

Wohlgemuth, P.M.; Beyers, J.L.; Robichaud, P.R. 2010. The effectiveness of aerial hydromulch as a post-fire erosion control treatment in southern California, In: Proceedings of the Joint Federal Interagency Conference, 9th Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference and 4th Federal Interagency Hydrologic Modeling Conference, June 27-July 1, 2010, Las Vegas, NV. 12 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: mulch, hydromulch

Wagenbrenner, J.W.; Robichaud, P.R.; Elliot, W.J. 2010. Rill erosion in natural and disturbed forests: 2. Modeling approaches. Water Resources Research, 46, W10507, doi:10.1029/2009WR008315. 12 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: rill erosion

Robichaud, P.R.; Wagenbrenner, J.W.; Brown, R.E. 2010. Rill erosion in natural and disturbed forests: 1. Measurements. Water Resources Research 46, W10506, doi:10.1029/2009WR008314. 14 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: rill erosion

Parsons, Annette; Robichaud, Peter R.; Lewis, Sarah A.; Napper, Carolyn; Clark, Jess T. 2010. Field guide for mapping post-fire soil burn severity. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-243. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 49 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: BAER, photo series, post-fire mapping, post-fire rehabilitation, remote sensing, burn severity

Robichaud, Peter R.; Ashmun, Louise E.; Sims, Bruce D. 2010. Post-fire treatment effectiveness for hillslope stabilization. Gen Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-240. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 62 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: BAER, contour-felled logs, hydromulch, LEB, straw mulch, PAM, wood shreds, wood strands, postfire treatment, stabilization, ground cover

Elliot, W.J. 2010. Effects of forest biomass use on watershed processes in the western United States. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 25(1):12-17. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: energy, wood fuel, timber harvest, biomass, watershed

Elliot, William; Hyde, Kevin; MacDonald, Lee; McKean, James. 2010. Tools for analysis. Chapter 13 in: Elliot, W.J.; Miller, I.S.; Audin, L., eds. 2010. Cumulative watershed effects of fuel management in the western United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-231. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 246-276. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: cumulative effects, watershed, wildfire, fuel management, water quality, soil erosion

Robichaud, Pete R.; MacDonald, Lee H.; Foltz, Randy B. 2010. Fuel management and erosion. Chapter 5 in: Elliot, W.J.; Miller, I.S.; Audin, L., eds. 2010. Cumulative watershed effects of fuel management in the western United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-231. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 79-100. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: cumulative effects, watershed, wildfire, fuel management, water quality, soil erosion

Elliot, William J.; Miller, Ina Sue; Audin, Lisa., eds. 2010. Cumulative watershed effects of fuel management in the western United States. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-231. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 299 p. [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: cumulative effects, watershed, wildfire, fuel management, water quality, soil erosion

Robichaud, Peter R.; Wagenbrenner, Joseph W.; Brown, Robert E.; Spigel, Kevin M. 2009. Three years of hillslope sediment yields following the Valley Complex fires, western Montana. Res. Pap. RMRS-RP-77. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 8 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion, rainfall intensity, soil water repellency, vegetative recovery, postfire, ssediement yield

Foltz, R.B.; Copeland, N.S.; Elliot, W.J. 2009. Reopening abandoned forest roads in northern Idaho, USA: quantification of runoff, sediment concentration, infiltration, and interrill erosion parameters. Journal of Environmental Management 90(2009):2542-2550. [Full text available]
Keywords: road, road recommissioning

Robichaud, P.R.; Elliot, W.J.; Pierson, F.B.; Hall, D.E.; Moffet, C.A. 2009. A probabilistic approach to modeling postfire erosion after the 2009 Australian bushfires. In Anderssen, R.S.; Braddock, R.D.; Newham, L.T.H., eds. Proceedings of the 18th World IMACS / MODSIM Congress, Cairns, Australia, 13-17 July 2009. International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Interfacing Modelling and Simulation with Mathematical and Computational Sciences. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: sediment yield, wildfire, WEPP, ERMiT, Victoria Bushfires, probabilistic

Elliot, W.E.; Foltz, R.B.; Robichaud, P.R. 2009. Recent findings related to measuring and modeling forest road erosion. In Anderssen, R.S.; Braddock, R.D.; Newham, L.T.H., eds. Proceedings of the 18th World IMACS / MODSIM Congress, Cairns, Australia, 13-17 July 2009. International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Interfacing Modelling and Simulation with Mathematical and Computational Sciences. [Full text available]
Keywords: WEPP:Road, ditch, road surface, inslope, outslope, FS WEPP, road

Lentile, L.B.; Smith, A.M.S.; Hudak, A.T.; Morgan, P.; Bobbitt, M.J.; Lewis, S.A.; Robichaud, P.R. 2009. Remote sensing for prediction of 1-year post-fire ecosystem condition. International Journal of Wildland Fire 18(5):594-608. [Full text available]
Keywords: burn severity, char, Landsat ETM+, ponderosa pine, subpixel, unmixing

Robichaud, P.R.; Lewis, S.A.; Brown, R.E.; Ashmun, L.E. 2009. Emergency post-fire rehabilitation treatment effects on burned area ecology and long-term restoration. Fire Ecology Special Issue 5(1):115-128. [Full text available]
Keywords: BAER treatments, burn severity map, mulching, native seed, remote sensing, seeding, treatment monitoring, values-at-risk

Robichaud, Peter R.; Cerdà, Artemi. 2009. Summary and Remarks. Chapter 21 in: Cerdà, A.; Robichaud, P.R., eds. Fire Effects on Soils and Restoration Strategies. 2009. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers. 569 ff.
Keywords: fire effects, restoration

Bautista, Susana; Robichaud, Peter R.; Bladé, Carme. 2009. Post-fire Mulching. Chapter 13 in: Cerdà, A.; Robichaud, P.R., eds. Fire Effects on Soils and Restoration Strategies. 2009. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers. 353-372.
Keywords: mulch, fire effects, restoration

Robichaud, Peter R. 2009. Using Erosion Barriers for Post-fire Stabilization. Chapter 12 in: Cerdà, A.; Robichaud, P.R., eds. Fire Effects on Soils and Restoration Strategies. 2009. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers. 337-352.
Keywords: fire effects, restoration, erosion barrier, stabilization

Robichaud, Peter R. 2009. Post-fire Stabilization and Rehabilitation. Chapter 10 in: Cerdà, A.; Robichaud, P.R., eds. Fire Effects on Soils and Restoration Strategies. 2009. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers. 299-320.
Keywords: fire effects, restoration, stabilization

Scott, David F.; Curran, Michael P.; Robichaud, Peter R.; Wagenbrenner, Joseph W. 2009. Soil erosion after forest fire. Chapter 6 in: Cerdà, A.; Robichaud, P.R., eds. Fire Effects on Soils and Restoration Strategies. 2009. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers. 177-196.
Keywords: fire effects, restoration

Cerdà, Artemi; Robichaud, Peter R. 2009. Fire Effects on Soil Infiltration. Chapter 3 in: Cerdà, A.; Robichaud, P.R., eds. Fire Effects on Soils and Restoration Strategies. 2009. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers. 81-104.

Cerdà, Artemi; Robichaud, Peter R., eds. 2009. Fire Effects on Soils and Restoration Strategies. Enfield, NH: Science Publishers (USA). Volume 5 of Land Reconstruction and Management series. 605 pages. ISBN 978-1-57808-526-2.
Keywords: forest fires, fire ecology, soil ecology, forest restoration

Dun, S.; Wu, J.Q.; Elliot, W.J.; Robichaud, P.R.; Flanagan, D.C.; Frankenberger, J.R.; Brown, R.E.; Xu, A.D. 2009. Adapting the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model for forest applications. Journal of Hydrology 336(1-4):45-54. [Full text available]
Keywords: Forest watershed; Surface runoff; Subsurface lateral flow; Soil erosion; Hydrologic modeling; WEPP

Foltz, R.B.; Robichaud, P.R.; Rhee, H. 2009. A synthesis of postfire road treatments for BAER teams: methods, treatment effectiveness, and decisionmaking tools for rehabilitation. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-228. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 152 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: wildfire, BAER, burned area, emergency response, peak flow, roads

Copeland, N.S.; Sharratt, B.S.; Wu, J.Q.; Foltz, R.B.; Dooley, J.H. 2009. A wood-strand material for wind erosion control: effects on total sediment loss, PM10 vertical flux, and PM10 loss. Journal of Environmental Quality. 38:139-148. [Full text available]
Keywords: wood-strand material, wind erosion control, sediment loss, PM10 vertical flux, PM10 loss, wind erosion

Zhang, J.X.; Wu, J.Q.; Chang, K.; Elliot, W.J.; Dun, S. 2009. Effects of DEM source and resolution on WEPP hydrologic and erosion simulation: A case study of two forest watersheds in Northern Idaho. Transactions of the ASABE 52(2):447-457. [Full text available]
Keywords: DEM, Forest watershed, GIS, LiDAR, Water erosion modeling, WEPP

Meadows, D; Foltz, R.B.; Geehan, N. 2008. Effects of All Terrain Vehicles on Forested Lands. USDA Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Center. 0823 1811-SDTDC [Full text available]
Keywords: ATVs, managing, natural resources, plans, policies, travel management

Pan, F.; Han, H.-S.; Johnson, L.R.; Elliot, W.J. 2008. Production and cost of harvesting, processing, and transporting small-diameter (< 5 inches) trees for energy. Forest Products Journal. 58(5):47-53. [Full text available]
Keywords: small-diameter trees, forest biomass, energy, harvest productivity, biomass

Pan, Fei; Han, Han-Sup; Johnson, Leonard R.; Elliot, William J. 2008. Net energy output from harvesting small-diameter trees using a mechanized system. Forest Products Journal. 58(1/2):25-30. [Full text available]
Keywords: energy output, forest biomass energy, harvesting, small-diameter trees, mechanized system

Yao, C.; Lei, T.; Elliot, W.J.; McCool, D.K.; Zhao, J.; Chen, S. 2008. Critical conditions for rill initiation. Transactions of the ASABE. 5(1):107-114. [Full text available]
Keywords: critical condition, critical shear, erosion, hillslope, rill initiation

Riechers, G.H.; Beyers, J.L.; Robichaud, P.R.; Jennings, K.; Kreutz, E.; Moll, J. 2008. Effects of Three Mulch Treatments on Initial Postfire Erosion in North-Central Arizona. Session C. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-189. 107-113. [Full text available]
Keywords: mulch

Robichaud, P.R. 2008. Erosion Risk Management Tool (ERMiT). Stream Notes July 2008. Stream Systems Technology Center, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Center. 1-4. [Full text available]
Keywords: Erosion Risk Management Tool, ERMiT, watershed stabilization, runoff and erosion

Robichaud, P.R.; Pierson, F.B.; Brown, R.E.; Wagenbrenner, J.W. 2008. Measuring effectiveness of three postfire hillslope erosion barrier treatments, western Montana, USA. Hydrological Processes 22:159-170. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion mitigation; silt fence; contour-felled log; straw wattles; contour trenches; rainfall simulation; erosion barrier

Foltz, R.B.; Rhee, H.; Elliot, W.J. 2008. Modeling changes in rill erodibility and critical shear stress on native surface roads. Hydrological Processes. 22:4783-4788. [Full text available]
Keywords: soil erosion, forestry, sediment depletion, overland flow, simulation, Idaho, shear stress, road

Foltz, R.B.; Copeland, N.S. 2008. Evaluating the efficacy of wood shreds for mitigating erosion. Journal of Environmental Management 90(2):779-785. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2008.01.006 [Full text available]
Keywords: Erosion; Erosion control; Mitigation; Mulch; Wood shreds

Foltz, R.B.; Yanosek, Y.A.; Brown, T.M. 2008. Sediment concentration and turbidity changes during culvert removals. Journal of Environmental Management 87(3):329-340. May 2008. [Full text available]
Keywords: Soil erosion; Road obliteration; Sediment; Stream water quality; Culvert removal; sediment concentration

Robichaud, P.R.; Wagenbrenner, J.W.; Brown, R.E.; Wohlgemuth, P.M.; Beyers, J.L. 2008. Evaluating the effectiveness of contour-felled log erosion barriers as a post-fire runoff and erosion mitigation treatment in the western United States. International Journal of Wildland Fire 17:255-273. [Full text available]
Keywords: catchment, LEB, sediment yield, watershed, erosion barrier

Hudak, A.T.; Crookston, N.L.; Evans, J.S.; Hall, D.E.; Falkowski, M.J. 2008. Nearest neighbor imputation of species-level, plot-scale forest structure attributes from LiDAR data. Remote Sensing of Environment 112:2232-2245. [Full text available]
Keywords: Forestry; k-NN imputation; LiDAR remote sensing; Mapping; Random forest

Pierson, F.B.; Robichaud, P.R.; Moffet, C.A.; Spaeth, K.E.; Williams, C.J.; Hardegree, S.P.; Clark, P.E. 2008. Soil water repellency and infiltration in coarse-textured soils of burned and unburned sagebrush ecosystems. Catena 74:98-108. [Full text available]
Keywords: Rangeland, Sagebrush, Fire, Infiltration, Runoff, Hydrophobicity; water repellency

Pierson, F.B.; Robichaud, P.R.; Moffet, C.A.; Spaeth, K.E.; Hardegree, S.P.; Clark, P.E.; Williams, C.J. 2008. Fire effects on rangeland hydrology and erosion in a steep sagebrush-dominated landscape. Hydrological Processes 22: 2916-2929. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion; fire; infiltration; interrill; rangeland; rills; runoff; sagebrush; water-repellent soils

Lewis, S.A.; Robichaud, P.R.; Frazier, B.E.; Wu, J.Q.; Laes, D.Y.M. 2008. Using hyperspectral imagery to predict post-wildfire soil water repellency. Geomorphology 95:192-205. [Full text available]
Keywords: Burn severity; Ash; Water repellent soils; Hayman Fire; Remote sensing; water repellency

Grace, McFero, J. III; Elliot, W.J. 2008. Determining soil erosion from roads in coastal plain of Alabama. In Proc.; Environmental Connection 08, Proceedings of Conference 39, Orlando, FL, International Erosion Control Association, Steamboat Springs, CO. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: soil erosion, modeling, forest, roads, sediment deposition, WEPP, road

MacDonald, L.H.; Robichaud, P.R. 2008. Post-fire erosion and the effectiveness of emergency rehabilitation treatments over time. Stream Notes January 2008. Stream Systems Technology Center, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Center. 1-6. [Full text available]
Keywords: emergency rehabilitation

Robichaud, P.R.; Lewis, S.A.; Ashmun, L.E. 2008. New procedure for sampling infiltration to assess post-fire soil water repellency. Res. Note. RMRS-RN-33. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 14 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: water repellency

Moffet, C.A.; Pierson, F.B.; Robichaud, P.R.; Spaeth, K.E.; Hardegree, S.P. 2007. Modeling soil erosion on steep sagebrush rangeland before and after prescribed fire. Catena 71(2):218-228. [Full text available]
Keywords: WEPP; Rill erosion; Darcy-Weisbach roughness; Shear stress; Rill erodibility; Rill width, sagebrush

Foltz, R.B.; Copeland, N.S. 2007. Field testing of wood-based biomass erosion control materials on obliterated roads. 2007 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No: 078046. Minneapolis, MN, 17-20 June 2007. July 2007. [Full text available]
Keywords: Erosion control, Road obliteration, Wood strands, Wood shreds, Mitigation, biomass, road obliteration

Foltz, R.B.; Rhee, H.; Yanosek, K.A. 2007. Infiltration, erosion, and vegetation recovery following road obliteration. Transactions of the ASABE 50(6):1937-1943. December 2007. [Full text available]
Keywords: Erosion, Forest roads, Infiltration, Interrill erodibility, Obliteration, Rainfall simulation, Saturated hydraulic conductivity, Vegetation recovery, WEPP, road obliteration

Spigel, K.M.; Robichaud, P.R. 2007. First-year post-fire erosion rates in Bitterroot National Forest, Montana Hydrological Processes 21: 998-1005 [Full text available]
Keywords: hillslope erosion; forest fire; silt fences; WEPP; rainfall intensity; water repellency; site productivity

Hudak, Andrew T.; Morgan, Penelope; Bobbitt, Michael J.; Smith, Allstair M. S.; Lewis, Sarah A.; Lentile, Leigh B.; Robichaud, Peter R.; Clark, Jess T.; McKinley, Randy A. 2007. The relationship of multispectral satellite imagery to immediate fire effects. Fire Ecology. 3(1):64-90. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: burn severity, change detection, char, Landsat, normalized burn ratio, remote sensing, soils, spectral mixture analysis, vegetation, wildfire

Lentile, Leigh B.; Morgan, Penelope; Hudak, Andrew T.; Bobbitt, Michael J.; Lewis, Sarah A.; Smith, Alistair M. S.; Robichaud, Peter R. 2007. Post-fire burn severity and vegetation response following eight large wildfires across the Western United States. Fire Ecology. 3(1):91-108. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: dNBR, delta Normalized Burn Ratio, fire effects, remote sensing, species diversity, species richness

Lewis, Sarah A.; Lentile, Leigh B.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Robichaud, Peter R.; Morgan, Penelope; Bobbitt, Michael J. 2007. Mapping ground cover using hyperspectral remote sensing after the 2003 Simi and Old wildfires in southern California. Fire Ecology. 3(1):109-128. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: burn severity, dNBR, erosion potential, hyperspectral data, Relative dNBR, southern California wildfires, spectral mixture analysis, ground cover

Spaeth, Kenneth E.; Pierson, Frederick B.; Robichaud, Peter R.; Moffet, Corey A. 2007. Hydrology, erosion, plant, and soil relationships after rangeland wildfire. In: Sosebee, Ronald E.; Wester, David B.; Britton, Carlton M.; McArthur, E. Durant; Kitchen, Stanley G., comps. Proceedings: Shrubland dynamics -- fire and water; 2004 August 10-12; Lubbock, TX. Proceedings RMRS-P-47. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 62-68. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]

Calkin, David E.; Hyde, Kevin D.; Robichaud, Peter R.; Jones, J. Greg; Ashmun, Louise E.; Loeffler Dan. 2007. Assessing post-fire values-at-risk with a new calculation tool. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-205. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 32 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER), Values-at-Risk, economic assessment, implied value

Lentile, L.; Morgan, P.; Hardy, C.; Hudak, A.; Means, R.; Ottmar, R.; Robichaud, P.; Kennedy Sutherland, E.; Szymoniak, J.; Way, F.; Fites-Kaufman, J.; Lewis, S.; Mathews, E.; Shovik, H.; Ryan, K. 2007. Value and challenges of conducting rapid response research on wildland fires. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-193. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 11 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: Rapid Response Research, wildland fire, Incident Management Teams, Joint Fire Science Program, burn severity

Lentile, L.; Morgan, P.; Hardy, C.; Hudak, A.; Means, R.; Ottmar, R.; Robichaud, P.; Sutherland, E.; Way, F.; Lewis, S. 2007. Lessons learned from rapid response research on wildland fires. Fire Management Today 67(1):24-31. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: Rapid Response Research, wildland fires, fire effects, fire management

Robichaud, P.R.; Pierson, F.B.; Brown, R.E. 2007. Runoff and erosion effects after prescribed fire and wildfire on volcanic ash-cap soils. In: Page-Dumroese, D.; Miller, R.; Mital, J.; McDaniel, P.; Miller, D., tech. eds. 2007. Volcanic-Ash-Derived Forest Soils of the Inland Northwest: Properties and Implications for Management and Restoration. 9-10 November 2005. Coeur d'Alene, ID. Proceedings. RMRS-P-44. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 83-94. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: water repellent soils, rainfall simulation, burn severity, runoff, erosion, ash

Robichaud, P.R.; Lewis, S.A.; Laes, D.Y.M.; Hudak, A.T.; Kokaly, R.F.; Zamudio, J.A. 2007. Postfire soil burn severity mapping with hyperspectral image unmixing. Remote Sensing of Environment (2007), doi:10.1016/j.rse.2006.11.027. 14 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: Hayman Fire; Ash; Mixture tuned matched filter; Hyperspectral; Burn severity

Robichaud, P.R.; Elliot, W.J.; Pierson, F.B.; Hall, D.E.; Moffet, C.A. 2007. Predicting postfire erosion and mitigation effectiveness with a web-based probabilistic erosion model. Catena 71(2):229-241. [Full text available]
Keywords: sediment yield, wildfire, WEPP, FS WEPP, ERMiT, probabilistic

Robichaud, P.R.; Elliot, W.J.; Pierson, F.B.; Hall, D.E.; Moffet, C.A.; Ashmun, L.E. 2007. Erosion Risk Management Tool (ERMiT) user manual (version 2006.01.18). Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-188. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 24 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: erosion prediction model, FS WEPP, post-fire assessment, BAER treatments, ERMiT, erosion risk

Elliot, W.; Miller, I.S.; Hall, D. 2007. WEPP FuME analysis for a north Idaho site. Summary of poster paper. p. 205-209. In: Page-Dumroese, D.; Miller, R.; Mital, J.; McDaniel, P.; Miller, D., tech. eds. 2007. Volcanic-Ash-Derived Forest Soils of the Inland Northwest: Properties and Implications for Management and Restoration. 9-10 November 2005. Coeur d'Alene, ID. Proceedings. RMRS-P-44. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: WEPP, FS WEPP, FuME

Elliot, W.; Miller, I.S.; Glaza, B. 2007. Erosion risks in selected watersheds for the 2005 School Fire located near Pomeroy, Washington on predominately ash-cap soils. Summary of poster paper. p. 211-214. In: Page-Dumroese, D.; Miller, R.; Mital, J.; McDaniel, P.; Miller, D., tech. eds. 2007. Volcanic-Ash-Derived Forest Soils of the Inland Northwest: Properties and Implications for Management and Restoration. 9-10 November 2005. Coeur d'Alene, ID. Proceedings. RMRS-P-44. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: ash, School Fire

Gorsevski, P.V.; Gessler, P.E.; Foltz, R.B.; Elliot, W.J. 2006. Spatial Prediction of Landslide Hazard Using Logistic Regression and ROC Analysis. Transactions in GIS 10(3):395-415.
Keywords: landslide

Hudak, A.T.; Lewis, S.; Robichaud, P.; Morgan, P.; Bobbitt, M.; Lentile, L.; Smith, A.; Holden, Z.; Clark, J.; McKinley, R. 2006. Sensitivity of Landsat image-derived burn severity indices to immediate post-fire effects. Third International Fire Ecology and Management Congress Proceedings. CD-ROM. 3 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: burn severity, LANDSAT

Conroy, W. J.; Hotchkiss, R. H.; Elliot, W. J. 2006. A coupled upland-erosion and instream hydrodynamic-sediment transport model for evaluating sediment transport in forested watersheds. Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 49(6): 1-10. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: Erosion modeling, Hydrodynamic modeling, Watershed models, TMDLs, CCHE1D, WEPP, sediment transport

Elliot, W.J. 2006. The roles of natural and human disturbances in forest soil erosion. In: Owens, P.N.; Collins, A.J. (eds.). Soil Erosion and Sediment Redistribution in River Catchments. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK: Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau International. 177-185. [Full text available]

Lentile, L.B.; Holden, Z.A.; Smith, A.M.S.; Falkowski, M.J.; Hudak, A.T.; Morgan, P.; Lewis, S.A.; Gessler, P.E.; Benson, N.C. 2006. Remote sensing techniques to assess active fire characteristics and post-fire effects. International Journal of Wildland Fire 15:19-345. [Full text available]
Keywords: burn severity; burned area; ecological change; fire atlas; fire intensity; fire perimeters; fire radiative power; fire severity; Normalized Burn Ratio; Normalized Difference Vegetation Index; radiative energy

Lentile, L.B.; Smith, A.M.S.; Morgan, P.; Holden, Z.A.; Falkowski, M.J.; Gessler, P.E.; Lewis, S.A.; Hudak, A.T.; Robichaud, P.R. 2006. Panel discussion: challenges and recommendations for the mapping of fire and post-fire effects. In: Greer, J.D., ed. New Remote Sensing Technologies for Resource Managers, Proceedings of the 11th Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 24-28 2006. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), CD-ROM. 8&npbs;p. [Full text available]
Keywords: mapping

Lewis, S.A.; Hudak, A.T.; Robichaud, P.R.; Lentile, L.B.; Morgan, P.; Bobbitt, M.J. 2006. Post-wildfire ground cover mapping by spectral unmixing of hyperspectral data. In: Greer, J.D., ed. New Remote Sensing Technologies for Resource Managers, Proceedings of the 11th Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 24-28 2006. American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS), CD-ROM. 8&npbs;p. [Full text available]
Keywords: mapping, ground cover

Foltz, R.B.; Tyler, K.Y. 2006. Modeling infiltration under wood byproducts used for erosion control. Written for presentation at the 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Sponsored by ASABE, Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR. 9 - 12 July 2006. ASABE Paper No. 068053. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
Keywords: infiltration

Lanning, D.N.; Burks, J.E.; Foltz, R.B. 2006. Field performance of long-strand wood erosion control mulch and agricultural straw under natural rainfall events. Written for presentation at the 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Sponsored by ASABE, Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR. 9 - 12 July 2006. ASABE Paper No. 068028. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
Keywords: mulch, straw

Zhang, J.X.; Wu, J.Q.; Elliot, W.J.; Dun, S.; Chang, K. 2006. Effects of DEM resolution on forest hydrologic and erosion prediction using WEPP. Written for presentation at the 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Sponsored by ASABE, Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR. 9 - 12 July 2006. ASABE Paper No. 062179. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
Keywords: forest watershed, water erosion modeling, WEPP, GIS, DEM, LiDAR

Dun, S.; Wu, J.Q.; Elliot, W.J.; Robichaud, P.R.; Flanagan, D.C. 2006. Adapting the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model to forest conditions. Written for presentation at the 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Sponsored by ASABE, Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR. 9 - 12 July 2006. ASABE Paper No. 062150. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. [Full text available]
Keywords: forest watershed, surface runoff, subsurface lateral flow, soil erosion, hydrologic modeling, WEPP

Copeland, N.; Sharratt, B.; Wu, J.Q.; Foltz, R.B.; Dooley, J.H. 2006. Evaluating material properties to optimize wood-strands for wind erosion control. Written for presentation at the 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Sponsored by ASABE, Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR. 9 - 12 July 2006. ASABE Paper No. 062199. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.
Keywords: Wind erosion, Erosion control, Wind tunnel, Wood strands, PM10 emissions, Air quality

Robichaud, P.R.; Elliot, W.J. 2006. Protection from erosion following wildfire. Written for presentation at the 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Sponsored by ASABE, Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR. 9 - 12 July 2006. ASABE Paper No. 068009. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 7 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: erosion mitigation, sediment yield, forest fire

Elliot, W.J.; Miller, I.S.; Glaza, B.D. 2006. Using WEPP technology to predict erosion and runoff following wildfire. Written for presentation at the 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Sponsored by ASABE, Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR. 9 - 12 July 2006. ASABE Paper No. 068011. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. [Full text available]
Keywords: Wildfire, Erosion control, Flooding, Forests, Hydrologic modeling, WEPP

Brooks, E.S.; Boll, J.; Elliot, W.J.; Dechert, T. 2006. Global Positioning System/GIS-based approach for modeling erosion from large road networks. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 11(5), September/October. 418-426. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: Sediment; Runoff; Watershed management; Erosion; Roadside hazards, road

Foltz, R.B. 2006. Erosion from all terrain vehicle (ATV) trails on National Forest lands. Presented at the 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting. ASABE, Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR. 9-12 July 2006. Paper No. 068012. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 10 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: All Terrain Vehicles (ATV), recreation, hydraulic conductivity, interrill erodibility, rainfall simulation

Robichaud, P.R.; Lillybridge, T.R.; Wagenbrenner, J.W. 2006. Effects of postfire seeding and fertilization on hillslope erosion in north-central Washington, USA. Catena 67: 56-67. "Available online at www.sciencedirect.com" [Full text available]
Keywords: Erosion rate, wildfire, grass seeding, silt fence, monitoring, rehabilitation, seeding

Yanosek, K.A.; Foltz, R.B.; Dooley, J.H. 2006. Performance assessment of wood strand erosion control materials among varying slopes, soil textures, and cover amounts. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 61(2):45-51. [Full text available]
Keywords: Mitigation, runoff, soil erosion control, straw mulch, water quality, wood strand

Graham, R.T.; Finney, M.A.; Cohen, J.; Robichaud, P.R.; Romme, W.; Kent, B. 2005. Hayman fire impacts. Fire Management Today 65(1):19-22. [Full text available]
Keywords: Hayman Fire

Robichaud, P.R.; Beyers, J.L.; Neary, D.G. 2005. Chapter 10: Watershed rehabilitation. In: Neary, D.G.; Ryan, K.C.; DeBano, L.F., eds. Wildland fire in ecosystems: effects of fire on soils and water. Gen Tech Rep RMRS-GTR-42-vol.4. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 179-197. [Full text available]
Keywords: watershed

Ryan, K.; Elliot, W.J. 2005. Chapter 9: Fire effects and soil erosion models. In: Neary, D.G.; Ryan, K.C.; DeBano, L.F., eds. Wildland fire in ecosystems: effects of fire on soils and water. Gen Tech Rep RMRS-GTR-42-vol.4. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 171-177. [Full text available]
Keywords: WEPP, fire effects

Lewis, S.A.; Wu, J.Q.; Robichaud, P.R. 2005. Assessing burn severity and comparing soil water repellency, Hayman Fire, Colorado. Hydrological Processes 20:1-16 (2006). Published online 26 August 2005. [Full text available]
Keywords: forest fire; water repellent soils; erosion; burn severity; water drop penetration time (WDPT); mini-disk infiltrometer (MDI), water repellency, Hayman Fire

Robichaud, P.R. 2005. Measurement of post-fire hillslope erosion to evaluate and model rehabilitation treatment effectiveness and recovery. International Journal of Wildland Fire 14(4): 475-485 [Full text available]
Keywords: Burned Area Emergency Response; emergency stabilization; mitigation; paired watersheds; sediment; silt fence; wildfire

Covert, S.A.; Robichaud, P.R.; Elliot, W.J.; Link, T.E. 2005. Evaluation of runoff prediction from WEPP-based erosion models for harvested and burned forest watersheds, Transactions of the ASAE 48(3):1091-1100. [Full text available]
Keywords: GeoWEPP, Model evaluation, Prescribed fire, Runoff prediction, Timber harvest, Watershed, WEPP

Groenier, J."S"., Foltz, R.; Showers, C. 2005. Using rainfall simulators to test wood shreddings for erosion control. Tech Tip 0571-2329-MTDC. August 2005. Missoula, MT: USDA Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center. 6 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: wood shreddings, BAER, Burned Area Emergency Response, overland flow, Purdue-type simulators, rain damage, rainfall simulators, simulations, soil conservation, wood shred

Foltz, R.B.; Yanosek, K.A. 2005. Effects of road obliteration on stream water quality. In Moglen, G.E., ed., Managing Watersheds for Human and Natural Impacts: Engineering, Ecological, and Economic Challenges. Proceedings of the 2005 Watershed Management Conference, July 19-22, 2005, Williamsburg, VA; Sponsored by Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers. 12 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: road obliteration, water quality

Foltz, R.B.; Yanosek, K.A. 2005. Impacts of all terrain vehicles (ATV) on National Forest Lands and Grasslands. In Moglen, G.E., ed., Managing Watersheds for Human and Natural Impacts: Engineering, Ecological, and Economic Challenges. Proceedings of the 2005 Watershed Management Conference, July 19-22, 2005, Williamsburg, VA; Sponsored by Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers. 1 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: all terrain vehicles, ATV

Robichaud, P.R.; Brown, R.E. 2005. Postfire rehabilitation treatments: are we learning what works? In Moglen, G.E., ed., Managing Watersheds for Human and Natural Impacts: Engineering, Ecological, and Economic Challenges. Proceedings of the 2005 Watershed Management Conference, July 19-22, 2005, Williamsburg, VA; Sponsored by Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers. 12 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: rehabilitation

Elliot, W.J., and J.Q. Wu. 2005. Predicting cumulative watershed effects of fuel management with improved WEPP technology. In Moglen, G.E., ed., Managing Watersheds for Human and Natural Impacts: Engineering, Ecological, and Economic Challenges. Proceedings of the 2005 Watershed Management Conference, July 19-22, 2005, Williamsburg, VA; Sponsored by Environmental and Water Resources Institute (EWRI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers. 11 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: Watershed management, Predictions, Fuels, Fires, Forests, cumulative effects, WEPP

Elliot, William; Robichaud, Pete. 2005. Evaluating sedimentation risks associated with fuel management. Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; environmental consequences fact sheet 8. Res. Note RMRS-RN-23-08-WWW. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: sedimentation risk, fuel management

McDonald, Geral I.; Tanimoto, Philip D.; Rice, Thomas M.; Hall, David E.; Stewart, Jane E.; Zambino, Paul J.; Tonn, Jonalea R.; Klopfenstein, Ned B.; Kim, Mee-Sook. 2005. Root Disease Analyzer -- Armillaria Response Tool (ART). Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; environmental consequences fact sheet 13. Res. Note RMRS-RN-23-13-WWW. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: root disease, Armillaria

Elliot, William; Hall, David. 2005. Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Fuel Management (FuMe) tool. Fuels planning: science synthesis and integration; environmental consequences fact sheet 12. Res. Note RMRS-RN-23-12-WWW. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: FuME, WEPP, fuel management

Foltz, R.B.; Dooley, J.H. 2004. Wood strands as an alternative to agricultural straw for erosion control. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Program, 2300. Recreation Management Tech Tips. 0423 131302--SDTDC. July 2004. 2 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: wood straw, wood strand

Foltz, R.B.; Truebe, M. 2004. Sediment measurements from multiple aggregate sources: not all aggregates perform identically. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Program, 7700. Transportation Management Tech Tips. 0477 1308--SDTDC. July 2004. 2 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: aggregate

Laes, D.; Maus, P.; Lewis, S.; Robichaud, P.; Kokaly, R. 2004. Postfire burn-severity classification of the Hayman Fire, CO: based on hyperspectral data. JFSP RFP 2001-2 Task 1. Remote Sensing Applications Center Project Report RSAC-0068-RPT1. Salt Lake City, UT: US Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Remote Sensing Application Center. 29 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: burn severity, Hayman fire

Lewis, S.A.; Robichaud, P.R.; Elliot, W.J.; Frazier, B.E.; and Wu, J.Q. 2004. Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Postfire Soil Properties. In: Remote Sensing for Field Users, Proceedings of the Tenth Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 5-9, 2004. CD-ROM. 9 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: hyperspectral

Hudak, A.T.; Robichaud, P.R.; Evans, J.B.; Clark, J.; Lannom, K.; Morgan, P.; and Stone, C. 2004. Field validation of Burned Area Reflectance Classification (BARC) products for post fire assessment. In: Remote Sensing for Field Users, Proceedings of the Tenth Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 5-9, 2004. CD-ROM. 13 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: BARC

Elliot, W.J.; Robichaud, P.R. 2004. The effectiveness of postfire mitigation treatments. Presented at the 2004 BAER Training Workshop, April 30, 2004, Denver, CO. Rocky Mountain Research Station, Moscow, ID.

Elliot, W.J. April 2004. WEPP Internet interfaces for forest erosion prediction. Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) 40(2):299-309. Paper No. 02021. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion; sedimentation; forest hydrology; modeling; forest roads; road; WEPP

Robichaud, P.R. 2004. Portable electronic meter: Measuring water content of organic materials. Resource. May 2004 11(4): 10-11. American Society of Agricultural Engineers. [Full text available]
Keywords: Duff moisture meter

Robichaud, P.R.; Gasvoda, D.S.; Hungerford, R.D.; Bilski, J.; Ashmun, L.E.; Reardon, J. 2004. Measuring duff moisture content in the field using a portable meter sensitive to dielectric permittivity. International Journal of Wildland Fire 13(3): 343-353. [Full text available]
Keywords: prescribed fire, forest floor, duff moisture content, frequency domain reflectometry, time domain reflectometry, duff moisture meter

Robichaud, P.R.; Bilskie, J. 2004. A new tool for fire managers--an electronic duff moisture meter. Fire Management Today. USDA Forest Service, Fire and Aviation Management. 64(2):15-18. [Full text available]
Keywords: DMM600, duff moisture meter

Robichaud, P.R.; Brown, R.E. 2003. Quick Response Small Catchment Monitoring Techniques For Comparing Postfire Rehabilitation Treatment Effectiveness. p. 663-666 in First Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds, 2003. Renard, Kenneth G., McElroy, Stephen A., Gburek, William J., Canfield, H. Evan, and Scott, Russell L., eds. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 27-30 October 2003, Benson, AZ. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion, sedimentation, paired watersheds, instrumentation, data logger

Conroy, W.J.; Wu, J.; Elliot, W. 2003. Proposed modifications to the WEPP model to improve sediment yield predictions for TMDL scenario analyses ANOVA of instream turbidity measurements for In: ASAE annual international meeting; 2003 July 27-30; Las Vegas, NV. Paper No. 032055. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers.
Keywords: TMDL, WEPP

Conroy, W.J.; Wu, J.; Elliot, W. 2003. Modification of the evapotranspiration routines in the WEPP model: part 1. In: ASAE annual international meeting; 2003 July 27-30; Las Vegas, NV. Paper No. 032293. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. [Full text available]
Keywords: Evapotranspiration, Penman-Monteith, WEPP, Water Erosion Prediction Project

Rummer, B.; Prestemon, J.; May, D.; Miles, P.; Vissage, J.; McRoberts, R.; Liknes, G.; Shepperd, W.D.; Ferguson, D.; Elliot, W.; Miller, S.; Reutebuch, S.; Barbour, J.; Fried, J.; Stokes, B.; Bilek, Ed.; Skog, K. 2003. A strategic assessment of forest biomass and fuel reduction treatments in Western States. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Research and Development. 21 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: assessment, biomass, fuel reduction, inventory

Pannkuk, C.K.; Robichaud, P.R. 2003. Effectiveness of needle cast at reducing erosion after forest fires. Water Resources Research 39(12), 1333, doi:10.1029/2003WRR002318. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion, runoff, wildfires, needle cast

Robichaud, P.R. 2003. Effects of fire on water repellency: Infiltration rates after prescribed fire in Northern Rocky Mountain forests. Chapter 19 in: Ritsema, C.J.; Dekker, L.W., eds. Soil water repellency. Elsevier, London.
Keywords: water repellency, infiltration

Pierson, F.B.; Robichaud, P.R.; Spaeth, K.E.; Moffet, C.A. 2003. Impacts of fire on hydrology and erosion in steep mountain big sagebrush communities. First interagency conference on research in the watersheds. Agricultural Research Service. 625-630. [Full text available]
Keywords: sagebrush

Robichaud, P.R.; Brown, R.E. 2003. Quick response small catchment monitoring techniques for comparing postfire rehabilitation treatment effectiveness. First interagency conference on research in the watersheds. Agricultural Research Service. 663-667. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion, sedimentation, paired watersheds, instrumentation, data logger

Robichaud, P.R.; MacDonald, L.; Freeouf, J.; Neary, D.; Martin, D.; Ashmun, L. 2003. Postfire rehabilitation of the Hayman Fire. P. 293-313 in: Graham, Russell T., Technical Editor. 2003. Hayman Fire Case Study. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-114. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 396 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: Hayman Fire

Elliot, W.J.; Foltz, R.B. 2003. The challenges in developing the WEPP cumulative effects model. In: Wide, M.I.; Hallberg, I., eds. Proceedings: 2nd Forest Engineering Conference. Arbetsrapport, Fran Skogforsk NR 540 Maj 2003. Posters. 55-58. Uppsala, Sweden: Skogforsk. <www.skogforsk.se> Presented at the 2nd Forest Engineering Conference, 12-15 May 2003 Vaxjö, Sweden In: Wide, M.I.; Baryd, B., eds. Uppsala, Sweden: Skogforsk: 55-58. [Full text available]
Keywords: watershed analysis, soil erosion, cumulative effects, WEPP

Covert, S.A. 2003. Accuracy assessment of WEPP-based erosion models on three small, harvested and burned forest watersheds. Master of Science Thesis. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho College of Graduate Studies. Forest Resources. 54 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: GeoWEPP, erosion models, forested watersheds, WEPP

Lewis, S.A. 2003. Hyperspectral remote sensing of fire induced water repellent soils. Master of Science in Engineering thesis. Pullman, WA: Washington State University. December 2003. 111 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: fire, hydrophobic soil, water repellent soil, hyperspectral, water repellency

Robichaud, P.R.; Bilskie, J. 2003. Time to burn? Wildfire, May/June 2003, a supplement of Fire Chief. [Full text available]
Keywords: moisture meter, duff moisture meter

Brooks, E.S.; Boll, J.; Elliot, W.J. 2003. GPS-assisted road surveys and GIS-based road erosion modeling using the WEPP model. Paper No. PNW-03-109. Presented at PNW ASAE and Salmon "The Fight for Survival." The 2003 Pacific Northwest Region Meeting sponsored by ASAE. Quality Inn and Suites Conference Center, Clarkston, WA. September 25-27, 2003. Paper no. PNW2003-9. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. [Full text available]
Keywords: sediment yield, runoff, low-volume roads, watershed modeling, TMDL, road

Foltz, R.B.; Dooley, J.H. 2003. Comparison of erosion reduction between wood strands and agricultural straw. Transactions of the ASAE 46(5) 1389-1396. September/October 2003. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion, erosion control, mitigation, mulch, overland flow, residue, sediment control, straw mulch, wood strand

Foltz, R.B.; Malliard, E. 2003. Infiltration rates on abandoned road--stream crossings. ASAE paper no. 035009 [025016]. Written for presentation at the 2003 ASAE Annual International Meeting sponsored by ASAE. Riviera Hotel and Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, USA. 27-30 July 2003. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers.
Keywords: road obliteration, road abandonment, hydraulic conductivity, interrill erosion, raindrop splash, stream crossing

Foltz, R.B. 2003. Environmental impacts of forest roads: an overview of the state of the knowledge. The Forestry Research Institute of Sweden. Second International Forest Engineering Conference, 12-15 May 2003, Växjö, Sweden. Växjö Concert Hall. In: Wide, M.I.; Baryd, B., eds. Uppsala, Sweden: Skogforsk: 121-128.
Keywords: forest roads, watershed, environmental impact

Foltz, R.B.; Truebe, M. 2003. Locally available aggregate and sediment production. Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board, National Academies of Science, Washington, DC. 1819(2): 185-193. Paper No. LVR8-1050. Presented at the 8th International Conference on Low-volume Roads. June 22-25, 2003, Silver Legacy Hotel & Conference Center, Reno, NV. [Full text available]
Keywords: aggregate, road

Elliot, W. J.; Ballerini, M.; Hall, D.E. 2003. Simplified methods for evaluating road prism stability. Transportation Research Record, Transportation Research Board, National Academies of Science, Washington, DC. 1819(2):95-100. Paper No. LVR8-1095. Presented at the 8th International Conference on Low-volume Roads. June 22-25, 2003, Silver Legacy Hotel & Conference Center, Reno, NV. [Full text available]
Keywords: road stability

Elliot, W.J. 2003. Soil erosion in forest ecosystems and carbon dynamics. In: Kimble, J.M.; Heath, L.S.; Birdsey, R.A.; Lal, R., eds. The potential of U.S. forest soils to sequester carbon and mitigate the greenhouse effect. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press: 175-190.

Robichaud Peter R.; Storrar, Chapin S. 2002. Silt happens: Gathering erosion data. General Technical Report RMRS-93-CD. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 14 minute video on CD.

Elliot, W.J. 2002. Predicting sediment TMDLs for forest conditions with the WEPP model. In: Saleh, A., ed., Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Environmental Regulations: Proceedings of the March 11-13 ASAE Conference, Fort Worth, TX. ASAE Publication Number 701P0102. p. 554-559. [Full text available]

Elliot, W.J.; Flanagan, D.; Laflen, J.M. 2002. Predicting Peak Runoff Rates from Snowmelt with the WEPP Model. 2002 ASAE annual international meeting/CIGR XVth world congress. July 28--31, 2002, Chicago, IL ASAE meeting paper no. 02-8009. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE.
Keywords: Soil Erosion, WEPP, Runoff, Erosion, Snowmelt, Forest Fires

Elliot, W.J.; Miller, I.S. 2002. Estimating Erosion Impacts from Implementing the National Fire Plan. 2002 ASAE annual international meeting/CIGR XVth world congress. July 28-31, 2002, Chicago, IL ASAE meeting paper no. 02-5011. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE.
Keywords: Soil Erosion, WEPP, Forest Fires, Rangelands, Fuel Management

Robichaud, P.R.; Brown, R.E. 2002. Silt fences: an economical technique for measuring hillslope soil erosion. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-94. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 24 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: silt fence, erosion, erosion rate, sediment, measurement techniques, monitoring

Flanagan, D.C.; Meyer, C.R.; Yu, B.; Scheele, D.L. 2001. Evaluation and enhancement of the CLIGEN weather generator. Presented January 3-5, 2000, Honolulu, HI. In: Ascough II, J.C.; Flanagan, D.C., eds. Soil erosion for the 21st century: proceedings of the international symposium. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. ASAE Pub. No. 701P0007. 107-110. [Full text available]
Keywords: Climate generation, Stochastic weather generator, Erosion models, CLIGEN, WEPP

Wohlgemuth, P.M.; Hubbert, K.R.; Robichaud, P.R. 2001. The effects of log erosion barriers on post-fire hydrological response and sediment yield in small forested watersheds, southern California. Hydrological Processes 15(15): 3053-3066. [Full text available]
Keywords: sediment yield; hydrologic response; fire; erosion control; log erosion barriers; upland watersheds; soil depth; water repellency; erosion barrier

Pierson, F.B.; Robichaud, P.R.; Spaeth, K.E. 2001. Spatial and temporal effects of wildfire on the hydrology of step rangeland watershed. Hydrological Processes 15(15): 2905-2916. Ft. Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. [Full text available]
Keywords: rangeland; fire; infiltration; runoff; erosion; water-repellent; rainfall simulation

Elsenbeer, H; Robichaud, P., issue editors. Hydrological Processes Journal 15(15): 30 October 2001.
Keywords: Hydrology, Wildfire, Surficial processes

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Winter 2001. Should Ditches Be Graded? Testing unpaved roads with a computer program. In: Natural Inquirer. Ft. Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 24-28. [Full text available]
Keywords: road, WEPP

Gorsevski P.V.; Foltz, R.B.; Gessler, P.E.; Cundy, T.W. 2001. Statistical Modeling of Landslide Hazard Using GIS. Seventh Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference: Silver Legacy, March 25-29, 2001, Reno, Nevada. 7 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: landslides, hazards, models, geographical information systems (GIS)

Robichaud, P.R.; Beyers, J.L.; Neary, D.G. February 2001. After the fire, before the storm: Post-erosion control efforts explored. CE News 54-62. [Full text available]

Robichaud, P.R.; Beyers, J.L.; Neary, D.G. February 2001. After the storm, before the rain. American Society of Civil Engineers Bulletin 3(6): 3.

Elliot, W.J.; Foltz, M. 2001. Validation of the FS WEPP Interfaces for Forest Roads and Disturbances. ASAE paper number 01-8009, presented at the 2001 ASAE Annual International Meeting sponsored by American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, California, USA, July 30--August 1, 2001. ASAE--2001: An Engineering Odyssey. Technical Session 21: Forest soil erosion and water quality. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. 16 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: Soil Erosion, WEPP, Forest Roads, Forest Engineering, Fires, FS WEPP

Elliot, W.J.; Robichaud, P.R.; Pannkuk, C.D. 2001. A probabilistic approach to modeling erosion for spatially-varied conditions. Proceedings of the Seventh Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference, March 25 to 29, 2001, Reno, Nevada. Volume 2, Section VI, "Data Quality Assurance." p. VI-33 -- VI-40. [Full text available]
Keywords: probabilistic

Elliot, W.J.; Robichaud, P.R.; Hall, D.E.; Cuhaciyan, C.O.; Pierson, F.B.; Wohlgemuth, P.M. 2001. A probabilistic approach to modeling erosion for spatially-varied conditions. ASAE paper number 01-8006, presented at the 2001 ASAE Annual International Meeting sponsored by American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, California, USA, July 30--August 1, 2001. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. 16 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: Modeling, WEPP, Forest Fire, Erosion, Variability, probabilistic

Brady, J.; Robichaud, P.R.; Pierson, F.B. 2001. Infiltration rates after wildfires in the Bitterroot Valley. ASAE paper number 01-8003, presented at the 2001 ASAE Annual International Meeting sponsored by American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, California, USA, July 30--August 1, 2001. ASAE--2001: An Engineering Odyssey. Technical Session 21: Forest soil erosion and water quality. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. [Full text available]
Keywords: infiltration

Foltz, R.B.; Elliot, W.J. 2001. Infiltration characteristics of forest road filter windrows Presented January 3-5, 2000, Honolulu, HI. In: Ascough II, J.C.; Flanagan, D.C., eds. Soil erosion for the 21st century: proceedings of the international symposium. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. ASAE Pub. No. 701P0007. [Full text available]
Keywords: Filter windrows, Hydrophobic conditions, Hydraulic conductivity, WEPP, infiltration, road

Robichaud, P.R.; McCool, D.K.; Pannkuk, C.D.; Brown, R.E.; Mutch, P.W. 2001. Trap Efficiency of Silt Fences Used in Hillslope Erosion Studies. Presented January 3-5, 2000, Honolulu, HI. In: Ascough II, J.C.; Flanagan, D.C., eds. Soil erosion for the 21st century: proceedings of the international symposium. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. 541-543. ASAE Pub. No. 701P0007. [Full text available]
Keywords: Soil erosion, Geotextiles, Sediment control, silt fence

Elliot, W.J. 2001. Comparing RUSLE to WEPP Cropland and Rangeland Formats. Presented January 3-5, 2000, Honolulu, HI. In: Ascough II, J.C.; Flanagan, D.C., eds. Soil erosion for the 21st century: proceedings of the international symposium. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. 388-391. ASAE Pub. No. 701P0007. [Full text available]
Keywords: Erosion models, Modeling, Rangeland, RUSLE, WEPP

Scheele, D.L.; Elliot, W.J.; Hall, D.E. 2001. Enhancements to the CLIGEN weather generator for mountainous or custom applications. Presented January 3-5, 2000, Honolulu, HI. In: Ascough II, J.C.; Flanagan, D.C., eds. Soil erosion for the 21st century: proceedings of the international symposium. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. 392-395. ASAE Pub. No. 701P0007. [Full text available]
Keywords: WEPP, CLIGEN, Climate generation, PRISM, Stochastic weather generator.

Robichaud, P.R.; Beyers, J.L.; Neary, D.G. 2001. After the fire, before the storm. ASCE Bulletin Inland Empire Section, March 2001; 3(6): 3. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion control

Elliot, W.J.; Robichaud, P.R. 2001. Comparing Erosion Risks from Forest Operations to Wildfire. In: Peter Schiess and Finn Krogstad, editors, Proceedings of The International Mountain Logging and 11th Pacific Northwest Skyline Symposium: 2001 - A Forest Engineering Odyssey. Seattle, WA: College of Forest Resources, University of Washington and International Union of Forestry Research Organizations. 78-89. Presented at The International Mountain Logging and 11th Pacific Northwest Skyline Symposium 2001, December 10--12, 2001, Seattle, WA. [Full text available]
Keywords: Soil Erosion, Forest operations, Forest fires, WEPP

Hall, D.E.; Elliot, W.J. 2001. Interfacing soil erosion models for the World Wide Web. In: Ghassemi, F.; Post, D.; Sivapalan, M.; Vertessy, R. (eds.). Proceedings Volume 1: Natural Systems (Part One) of MODSIM 2001 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 10-13 December 2001. The Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand. p. 179-184. [Full text available]
Keywords: Water Erosion Prediction Project; WEPP; CLIGEN; PRISM; FS WEPP

Robichaud, P.R.; Elliot, W.J.; Pierson, F.B.; Wohlgemuth, P.M. 2000. Risk assessment of fuel management practices on hillslope erosion processes. In: Neuenschwander, L.F.; Ryan, K.C., tech. eds., Proceedings from the Joint Fire Science Conference and Workshop -- "Crossing the Millennium: Integrating Spatial Technologies and Ecological Principles for a New Age in Fire Management"; June 15-17, 1999; Boise, ID. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho; Vol. II: 58-64.
Keywords: erosion, fire severity, risk assessment, modeling, fuel management

Elliot, W.J. 2000. Impact of roads and other corridors. Chapter 9 in: G. Dissmeyer (ed.). Drinking Water from Forests and Grasslands - A Synthesis of the Scientific Literature. USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station General Technical Report SRS-39: 85-100. [Full text available]
Keywords: road, drinking water

Robichaud, P.R.; Hungerford, R.D.; Gasvoda, D.S., inventors; The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture, asignee. 2000. Method for the measurement of forest duff moisture content. U.S. Patent 6,078,181. June 20. 9 p. Int. Cl7G01R 27/26. [Full text available]
Keywords: duff moisture meter

Elliot, W.J.; Lewis, S.A. 2000. Linking the WEPP Model to Stability Models. Presented at the 2000 ASAE annual international meeting, Milwaukee, WI, July 9-12, 2000. Paper no. 00-2150. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. 8 p.
Keywords: Forest roads, Slope stability, Forest hydrology, Erosion models, WEPP, XSTABL, Factor of safety

Pannkuk, C.D.; Robichaud, P.R.; Brown, R.E. 2000. Effectiveness of needle cast from burnt conifer trees on reducing erosion. Paper no. 00-5018. Presented at the 2000 ASAE annual international meeting, Milwaukee, WI, July 9-12, 2000. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. 15 p.
Keywords: Residue cover, Forest, Surface runoff, Erosion, Fires, needle cast

Elliot, W.J.; Scheele, D.L.; Hall, D.E. 2000. The Forest Service WEPP interfaces. Presented at the 2000 ASAE annual international meeting, Milwaukee, WI, July 9-12, 2000. Paper No. 00-5021. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. 9 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: Forest roads, Forest operations, Forest hydrology, Erosion models, WEPP, FS WEPP

Neary, D.G.; Robichaud, P.R.; Beyers, J.L. 2000. Burned Area Emergency Watershed Rehabilitation: Program Goals, Techniques, Effectiveness, and Future Directions in the 21st Century. In: Ffolliott, Peter F.; Baker Jr., Malchus B.; Edminster, Carleton B.; Dillon, Madelyn C.; Mora, Karen L., technical coordinators. 2000. Land stewardship in the 21st century: the contributions of watershed management: poster papers. USDA Forest Service proceedings RMRS-P-13. 375-378. [Full text available]
Keywords: BAER, Burned area emergency rehabilitation

Robichaud, P.R. 2000. Forest Fire Effects on Hillslope Erosion: What We Know. Watershed Management Council Networker 9(1): Winter 2000. Available online at <http://watershed.org/news/win_00/2_hillslope_fire.htm> [October 2001]. [Full text available]
Keywords: Prescribed Fire

Robichaud, P.R.; Beyers, J.L.; Neary D.G. 2000. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Postfire Rehabilitation Treatments. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-63. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 85 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: burn severity, erosion control, BAER, burned area emergency rehabilitation, mitigation, seeding, monitoring

Elliot, W.J.; Arnold, C.D. 2000. Validation of the Weather Generator CLIGEN with Precipitation Data from Uganda. Transactions of the ASAE 44(1): 53-58. [Full text available]
Keywords: Uganda, Stochastic, Climate, CLIGEN, validation

Scheele, D.L.; Hall, D.E. 2000. Corrections and improvements to the CLIGEN climate database. USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, Moscow Forestry Sciences Laboratory. May 18, 2000. 6 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: CLIGEN, WEPP, climate, weather

Gorsevski P.V.; Gessler, P.E.; Foltz, R.B. 2000. Spatial Prediction of Landslide Hazard using Discriminant Analysis and GIS. GIS in the Rockies 2000 Conference and Workshop: Applications for the 21st Century, September 25-27, 2000, Denver, Colorado. 10 p. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: Landslides, Landslide Hazard, Slope Stability, Geographic Information System, Spatial Prediction, Multivariate Models, Discriminant Analysis

Wu, J.Q.; Xu, A.C.; Elliot, W.J. 2000. Adapting WEPP (Water Erosion Prediction Project) for Forest Watershed Erosion Modeling. Paper No. 002069. Presented at the 2000 International ASAE Meeting, 9-12 July, Milwaukee, WI. St. Joseph, MI: ASAE. 9 p.
Keywords: WEPP, watershed

Gorsevski, P.V.; Gessler, P.; Foltz, R.B. 2000. Spatial Prediction of Landslide Hazard Using Logistic Regression and GIS. Presented at the 4th International Conference on Integrating GIS and Environmental Modeling (GIS/EM4): Problems, Prospects and Research Needs, September 2 - 8, 2000, Banff, Alberta, Canada. 9 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: Landslides, Landslide hazard, Slope stability, Geographic Information System, Spatial Prediction, Multivariate models, Logistic Regression

Elliot, W.J.; Foltz, R.B.; Robichaud, P.R. 2000. Measuring and modelling soil erosion processes in forests. Landwards 55(2): 8-25. Presented at the Forestry Engineering for Tomorrow Conference, 28 June 1999, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Keywords: erosion

Robichaud, P. R. 2000. Fire effects on infiltration rates after prescribed fire in northern Rocky Mountain forests, USA. Journal of Hydrology. 231-232(2000): 220-229. [Full text available] [Available through Treesearch]
Keywords: Water repellent, rainfall simulation, forest fire, hydraulic conductivity, water repellency, infiltration

Robichaud, P. R.; Hungerford, R. D. 2000. Water repellency by laboratory burning of four northern Rocky Mountain forest soils. Journal of Hydrology. 231-232(2000): 207-219. [Full text available]
Keywords: hydrophobicity, soil heating, water drop penetration time, water repellent, water repellency

Robichaud, P.R. 2000. Fire and Erosion: Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Post-Fire Rehabilitation Treatment, Contour-Felled Logs. In: Flug, Marshall; Frevert, Donald; Watkins, Jr., David W., eds. Proceedings from the Conference on Watershed Management and Operations Management, June 20-24, 2000, Fort Collins, CO. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers. 11 p.
Keywords: contour felled logs

Elliot, W.J. 2000. Modeling rangeland watershed erosion processes. In: Flug, Marshall; Frevert, Donald; Watkins, Jr., David W., eds. Proceedings from the Conference on Watershed Management & Operations Management 2000; 2000 June 20-24; Fort Collins, CO. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers: 9 p.
Keywords: watershed

Wu, J.Q.; Place, M.K.; Elliot, W.J. 2000. Modeling soil erosion from insloping forest roads with impoundment or surface cross drain structures. In: Flug, M.; Frevert, D.; Watkins, Jr., D.W., eds., Proceedings from the Conference on Watershed Management & Operations Management 2000; 2000 June 20-24; Fort Collins, CO. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers: 11 p.
Keywords: road, impoundment

Graves, S.R.; Elliot, W.J. 2000. Road erosion estimation equations derived using a WEPP database. In: Flug, M.; Frevert, D.; Watkins, Jr., D.W., eds., Proceedings from the Conference on Watershed Management & Operations Management 2000; 2000 June 20-24; Fort Collins, CO. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers: 10 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: road, WEPP

Foltz, R.B.; Evans, G.L.; Truebe, M. 2000. Relationship of forest road aggregate test properties to sediment production. In: Flug, M.; Frevert, D.; Watkins, Jr., D.W., eds., Proceedings from the Conference on Watershed Management & Operations Management 2000; 2000 June 20-24; Fort Collins, CO. Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers: 10 p.
Keywords: aggregate, road

Rhee, H.; Foltz, R.B.; Elliot, W.J.; Fridley, J.L.; Bolton, S.M. 1999. Level of detail necessary for predicting forest road surface erosion. Presented at the American Society of Civil Engineers 1999 International Water Resources Engineering Conference, August 7-11, 1999, Seattle, WA. Also, Appendix C in Rhee, H.; Fridley, J.L.; Bolton, S.M. 1999. Modeled outsloped forest road surface erosion using the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model. Final Report for Contract INT-95124-RJVA. USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, Moscow, ID. September 1999.
Keywords: road

Robichaud, P.R.; Miller, S.M. 1999. Spatial Interpolation and Simulation of Post-burn Duff Thickness after Prescribed Fire. International Journal of Wildland Fire 9(2): 137-143. [Full text available]
Keywords: Geostatistics, Forest floor, Duff water content, Spatial patterns, Northern Rocky Mountains

Tysdal, L.M.; Elliot, W.J.; Luce, C.H.; Black, T.A. 1999. Modeling erosion from insloping forest [low-volume] roads with WEPP watershed model. Presented at the Seventh International Conference on Low-Volume Roads, May 23-26, 1999, Baton Rouge, LA. Transportation Research Record No. 1652, volume 2. 250-256.
Keywords: Erosion, WEPP, low volume road

Elliot, W.J.; Foltz, R.B.; Luce, C.H. 1999. Modeling low-volume road erosion. Presented at the Seventh International Conference on Low-Volume Roads, May 23-26, 1999, Baton Rouge, LA. Transportation Research Record No. 1652, volume 2, 244-249.
Keywords: Road erosion, low volume road

McClelland, D.E.; Foltz, R.B.; Falter, C.M.; Wilson, W.D.; Cundy, T.; Schuster, R.L.; Saurbier, J.; Rabe, C.; Heinemann, R. 1999. Relative effects on a low-volume road system of landslides resulting from episodic storms in northern Idaho. Presented at the Seventh International Conference on Low-Volume Roads, May 23-26, 1999, Baton Rouge, LA. Transportation Research Record No. 1652, volume 2. 235-243.
Keywords: landslide, slope stability, low volume road

Robichaud, P.R.; Elliot, W.J.; Pierson, F.B.; Wohlgemuth, P.M. 1999. Risk Assessment of Fuel Management Practices on Hillslope Erosion Processes. Proceedings of the Joint Fire Science Conference and Workshop, Volume II. June 15-17, 1999, Boise, ID. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho, International Association of Wildland Fire. 58-64.
Keywords: erosion, fire severity, risk assessment, modeling

Elliot, W.J.; Hall, D.E.; Graves, S.R. 1999. Predicting sedimentation from forest roads. Journal of Forestry, August 1999, 97(8):23-29. [Full text available]
Keywords: sedimentation, erosion, road

Elliot, W.J.; Tysdal, L.M. 1999. Understanding and reducing erosion from insloping roads. Journal of Forestry, August 1999, 97(8):30-34. [Full text available]

Robichaud, P.R.; Brown, R.E. 1999 Measuring Rill Erosion Rates in a Steep Forest Environment. Presented at the 1999 American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting, June 1-4, Boston, MA. Poster.
Keywords: rill erosion

Robichaud, P.R.; Hungerford, R.D.; Gasvoda, D.S., inventors; The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture, asignee. 1999. Apparatus and method for the measurement of forest duff moisture content. U.S. Patent 5,920,195. July 6. 9 p. Int. Cl6G01R 27/26. [Full text available]

Elliot, W.J; Hall, D.E.; Graves, S.R. 1999. Predicting sediment delivery from forest roads with the XDRAIN program.
Keywords: WEPP:Road, Erosion prediction, Interface, road, XDRAIN

Robichaud, P.; Ford, G. 1999. Water Repellant Soils in Northern Rocky Mountains, USA. U.S.D.A. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station and Idaho Panhandle National Forests. Poster.
Keywords: water repellency

Elliot, W.J.; Foltz, R.B.; Robichaud, P.R. 1999. Measuring and modeling soil erosion in forests. Proceedings of Forest Engineering for Tomorrow. Forestry Engineering Technical Papers, Paper 3. Silsoe, UK: Institution of Agricultural Engineers, Forest Engineering Group.

Robichaud, P.R.; Brown, R.E. 1999. What Happened After the Smoke Cleared: Onsite Erosion Rates after a wildfire in Eastern Oregon. In: Proceedings of the Annual Summer Specialty Conference (Track 2: Wildland Hydrology), 419-426. June 30-July 2, 1999, Bozeman, MT. Herndon, VA: American Water Resources Association. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion measurement; silt fence; wildfire; nutrient loss

Elliot, W.J.; Page-Dumroese, D.; Robichaud, P.R. 1999. The effects of forest management on erosion and soil productivity. Proceedings of the Symposium on Soil Quality and Erosion Interaction, Keystone, CO, July 7, 1996. Ankeney, IA: Soil and Water Conservation Society. 16 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: Soil Quality, Soil Erosion Prediction, WEPP

Foltz, R.B.; Elliot, W.J. 1999. Forest erosion probability analysis with the WEPP model. ASAE Paper No. 99-5047. Presented at the 1999 ASAE/CSAE-SCGR Annual International Meeting, July 18-21, 1999, Toronto, Canada. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 10 p.
Keywords: Forest hydrology, Erosion models, Climate, probabilistic, WEPP

Elliot, W.J.; Page-Dumroese, D.; Robichaud, P.R. 1999. The effects of forest management on erosion and soil productivity. Chapter 12 in Lal, R., ed., Soil Quality and Soil Erosion. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. 195-208.
Keywords: Soil Quality, Soil Erosion Prediction, WEPP

Koler, T.E. 1998. Evaluating slope stability in forest uplands with deterministic and probabilistic models. Environmental and Engineering Geoscience. 4(2):185-194 (Summer 1998). [Full text available]
Keywords: slope stability, LISA, DLISA, Debris flows, Infinite slope equation, Stochastic simulation, probabilistic

Elliot, W.J., Robichaud, P.R. 1998. Risk Analysis After Fire With WEPP. Burned Area Emergency Rehabilitation Course, Reno, NV. March 31, 1998. USDA Forest Service Region 5. 4 p.
Keywords: WEPP, fire, risk analysis

Elliot, W.J.; Graves, S.M.; Hall, D.E.; Moll, J.E. 1998. The X-DRAIN cross drain spacing and sediment yield model. United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Technology & Development Program. 7700--Transportation System; 2500--Watershed and Air Management; June 1998; 9877 1801--SDTDC; San Dimas Technology and Development Center, San Dimas, California. 30 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: WEPP, XDRAIN, sediment yield

Elliot, W.J.; Foltz, R.B; Luce, C.H. 1998. Predicting the Impacts of Forest Roads on the Environment. In: Proceedings of the Third Brazilian Harvesting and Transportation Symposium, December 8--12, 1997, Vitoria, ES, Brazil. 17 p.
Keywords: road

Elliot, W.J.; Hall, D.E.; Graves, S.R. 1998. X-DRAIN and XDS: a simplified road erosion prediction method. Presented at the 1998 ASAE annual international meeting, July 12-16, 1998, Orlando, FL. Paper No. 987024. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 15 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: WEPP, Roads, Erosion prediction, Interface, XDRAIN

Elliot, W.J. 1998. The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly. Presented at Region 6 Geotech/Geology Workshop, Portland, OR, April 30, 1998.
Keywords: WEPP

McClelland, D.E.; Foltz, R.B; Wilson, W.D.; Cundy, T.W.; Heinemann, R.; Saurbier, J.A.; Schuster, R.L. 1997. Assessment of the 1995 and 1996 floods and landslides on the Clearwater National Forest, part I: Landslide assessment. A report to the Regional Forester, Northern Region, U.S. Forest Service. December 1997. 52 p.
Keywords: landslide

Laflen, J.M.; Elliot, W.J.; Flanagan, D.C.; Meyer, C.R.; Nearing, M.A. 1997. WEPP: predicting water erosion using a process-based model. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, March-April 1997, 96-102.
Keywords: WEPP

Tysdal, L.; Elliot, B.; Luce, C.; Black, T. 1997. Modeling insloping road erosion processes with the WEPP watershed model. Paper 97-5014. Presented at the 1997 ASAE Annual International Meeting, August 10-14 1997, Minneapolis, MN. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 14 p.
Keywords: road, WEPP, watershed

Foltz, R.B.; Elliot, W.J. 1997. The impact of lowered tire pressures on road erosion. Presented at the Transportation Research Board 76th Annual Meeting, January 12-16 1997, Washington, DC. Transportation Research Board.
Keywords: road, tire pressure

Robichaud, P.R.; Monroe, T.M. 1997. Spatially-varied erosion modeling using WEPP for timber harvested and burned hillslopes. ASAE Annual International Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. Paper No. 97-5015. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. [Full text available]
Keywords: erodibility, prescribed fire, spatial variability, WEPP

Robichaud, P.R. 1997. Geostatistics: a new tool for describing spatially-varied surface conditions from timber harvested and burned hillslopes. ASAE Annual International Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. Paper No. 97-2092. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 133-136. [Full text available]
Keywords: erosion modeling, hydraulic conductivity, prescribed fire, erodibility

Elliot, W.J.; Hall, D.E. August 1997. Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) forest applications. General Technical Report INT-GTR-365. Moscow, ID: Intermountain Research Station. 11 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: WEPP, Hydrology, Soil Erosion, Water Quality, FS WEPP

Tysdal, L.M.; Elliot, W.J. 1997. Describing Insloping Forest Roads With WEPP.
Keywords: road, WEPP

Robichaud, P.R. 1997. Forest fire: friend or foe? Resource: Engineering and Technology for a Sustainable World. 4(5): 7-8.

Luce, C.H. 1997. Effectiveness of road ripping in restoring infiltration capacity of forest roads. Restoration Ecology 5(3) 265-270.
Keywords: Road ripping, infiltration

Elliot, W.J.; Laflen, J.M.; Thomas, A.W.; Kohl, K.D. 1997. Photogrammetric and Rillmeter techniques for Hydraulic Measurement in Soil Erosion Studies. ASAE Paper No. 89-2621.
Keywords: WEPP, Rainfall simulation, Rill erosion, Research methods, photogrammetry

Elliot, W.J.; Robichaud, P.R. 1997. Assessing Impacts of Cover and other Factors on the Erosion Risk in Forests. Presented at the Conference on Soils and Forest Productivity, Oct. 21-22, Beaverton, OR.
Keywords: cover, erosion risk

Robichaud, P.R. 1996. Spatially-varied erosion potential from harvested hillslopes after prescribed fire in the Interior Northwest. Ph.D. dissertation. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho. [Full text available]

Foltz, R.B.; Elliot, W.J. 1996. Measuring and modeling impacts of tire pressures on road erosion. Presented at the FAO Seminar on Environmentally Sound Forest Roads, June 1996, Sinaia, Romania. 14 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: road, tire pressure

Elliot, W.J.; Foltz, R.B.; Luce, C.H.; Koler, T.E. 1996. Computer-aided risk analysis in road decommissioning. In: Proceedings of the AWRA Annual Symposium on Watershed Restoration Management. Syracuse, NY; July 1996. 341--350.
Keywords: Forest, road, closure, hydrologic modeling, surface ripping, risk analysis, road decommissioning

Foltz, R.B. 1996. Traffic and no-traffic on an aggregate surfaced road: sediment production differences. Presented at the FAO Seminar on Environmentally Sound Forest Roads, June 1996, Sinaia, Romania. 13 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: road, trafic, aggregate

Morfin, S.; Elliot, B.; Foltz, R.; Miller, S. 1996. Predicting effects of climate, soil, and topography on road erosion with WEPP. Paper 96-5016. Presented at the ASAE International Winter Meeting. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 11 p.
Keywords: dips and waterbars; erosion control; modeling; road erosion; WEPP

Elliot, W.J.; Page-Dumroese, D.; Robichaud, P.R. 1996. The Effects of Forest Management on Erosion and Soil Productivity. An invited paper presented at the Symposium on Soil Quality and Erosion Interaction sponsored by The Soil and Water Conservation Society of America, July 7, 1996, Keystone, CO. 16 p.

Arnold, C.D.; Elliot, W.J. 1996. CLIGEN weather generator predictions of seasonal wet and dry spells in Uganda. Transactions of the ASAE 39(3): 969-972. American Society of Agricultural Engineers.
Keywords: Climate assessment, Model validation, CLIGEN, Uganda

Elliot, W.J.; Luce, C.H.; Foltz, R.B.; Koler, T.E. 1996. Hydrologic and Sedimentation Effect of Open and Closed Roads. Natural Resource News 6 (1): 7-8. [Blue Mountains Natural Resources Institute, Pacific Northwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service.]
Keywords: road

Koler, T.E. 1995. A soil identification method for potential road construction problem sites on the Olympic Peninsula, Washington Environmental and Engineering Geoscience. 1(2):129-137 (Summer 1995).
Keywords: soil identification; Olympic Peninsula; soil strength

Povilaitis, A.; Robichaud, P.; Dumbrauskas, A.; Tumas, R.; Ruseckas, J.; Heatwole, C. 1995. Erosion prediction in the republic of Lithuania with the WEPP model. Water quality modeling: Proceedings of the International Symposium; 1995 Apr 2-1995 Apr 5; Orlando, Florida, USA. ASAE. 333-340.
Keywords: erosion, erosion prediction, WEPP, Lithuania

Elliot, W.J.; Foltz, R.B.; Luce, C.H. 1995. Validation of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model for low-volume forest roads. In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Low-Volume Roads, Minneapolis, MN. Vol. I p. 178--186. Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, DC.
Keywords: Road erosion, runoff, low volume road

Moore, T.; Foltz, R.B.; Cronenwett, L. 1995. Central Tire Inflation (CTI) Reduces Sediment up to 84%--A Method to Help Meet New Water Quality Standards and Guidelines. Engineering Tech Tips. San Dimas, CA: San Dimas Technology and Development Center. 1 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: sedimentation; tire pressure; water quality; sediment; Central Tire Inflation; road

Elliot, W.J.; Robichaud, P.R.; Luce, C.H. 1995. Applying the WEPP erosion model to timber harvest areas. In: Proceedings of the ASCE Watershed Management Conference, August 1995, San Antonio, TX. American Society of Civil Engineers. 83--92.
Keywords: WEPP

Elliot, W.J.; Koler, T.E.; Cloyd, J.C.; Philbin, M. 1995. Impacts of Landslides on an Ecosystem. Presented at the 1994 ASAE International Winter Meeting sponsored by ASAE, Atlanta Hilton and Towers, Atlanta, Georgia, December 13-16, 1994.
Keywords: Ecosystems, Sedimentation, landslide

Foltz, R.B.; Luce, C.H.; Stockton, P. 1995. The Kinetic Energy Field Under a Rainfall Simulator. Watershed Management Planning for the 21st Century, Committee on the Water Resources Engineering Division/ASCE, Aug 14-16,1995, San Antonio, TX.
Keywords: kinetic energy, rainfall simulator

Foltz, R.B.; Trube, M.A. 1995. Effect of Aggregate Quality on Sediment Production from a Forest Road. In: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Low-Volume Roads. Vol. 1, p. 49-57. Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, DC.
Keywords: road, aggregate

Foltz, R.B. 1995. Sediment Reduction from the Use of Lowered Tire Pressures. In: Central tire inflation systems: managing the vehicle to surface. SP-1061.Warrendale, PA: Society of Automotive Engineers: 47-52; SAE Technical Paper Series, 942244. [Full text available]
Keywords: sedimentation; tire pressure; unpaved roads; forest roads; forest management and practices; wheel ruts; sediment

Elliot, W.J.; Foltz, R.B.; Robichaud, P.R. 1994. A tool for estimating disturbed forest site sediment production. In: Baumgartner, D.M.; Lotan, J.E.; Tonn, J.R., eds. Proceedings, Interior Cedar-Hemlock-White Pine Forests: Ecology and Management; 1993 March 2-4; Spokane, WA. Pullman, WA: Washington State University Cooperative Extension: 233-236.
Keywords: soil erosion, modeling, prediction, WEPP

Hall, D.E.; Long, M.T.; Remboldt, M.D., editors; Prellwitz, R.W.; Koler, T.E.; Steward, J.E., coordinators. 1994. Slope Stability Reference Guide for National Forests in the United States. Publication EM-7170-13. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service, Engineering Staff. 3 volumes, 1091 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: slope stability

Elliot, W.J.; Koler, T.E.; Hall, D.E. 1994. Slope stability technology transfer in the Forest Service. ASAE Paper No. 94-2107. June 19--22, 1994, Kansas City, MO. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 6 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: slope stability

Robichaud, P.R.; Waldrop, T.A. 1994. A comparison of surface runoff and sediment yields from low- and high-severity site preparation burns. Journal of the American Water Resources Association (Water Resources Bulletin) 30(1): 27-34.
Keywords: erosion, runoff, sediment yield, site preparation burning, timber harvest

Robichaud, P.R.; Graham, R.T.; Hungerford, R.D. 1994. Onsite sediment production and nutrient losses from a low-severity burn in the Interior Northwest. In: Baumgartner, D.M.; Lotan, J.E.; Tonn, J.R., eds. Proceedings, Interior Cedar-Hemlock-White Pine Forests: Ecology and Management; 1993 March 2-4; Spokane, WA. Pullman, WA: Washington State University Cooperative Extension: 227-232.
Keywords: erosion, prescribed burning, nitrogen loss, soil heating, sediment yield, sediment production

Robichaud, P.R.; Foltz, R.B; Luce, C.H. 1993. Development of an on-site prediction model for forest roads and timber harvest areas. In: Hadley, R.F.; Mizuyama, T. (eds.). Sediment problems: Strategies for monitoring, prediction and control. Proceedings of the Yokohama Symposium, July 1993. IAHS Publ. No. 217. 135-140.

Elliot, W.J.; Foltz, R.b.; Luce, C.H. 1993. Validation of the WEPP model for forest roads. Presented at the 1993 ASAE International Winter Meeting, December 14-17, 1993, Chicago, IL. ASAE.
Keywords: WEPP, forest roads, erosion prediction

Robichaud, P.R.; Luce, C.H.; Brown, R.E. 1993. Variation among different surface conditions in timber harvest sites in the southern Appalachians. In: Larionov, G.A.; Nearing, M.A., eds. Proceedings of the International Russian, United States, Ukrainian Workshop on Quantitative Assessment of Soil Erosion, September 1993, Moscow, Russia. West Lafayette, IN: The Center for Technology Transfer and Pollution Prevention, Purdue University. 231-241.
Keywords: surface conditions

Burroughs, E.R., Jr.; Luce, C.H.; Phillips, F. 1992. Estimating interrill erodibility of forest soils. Transactions of the ASAE, Sept.-Oct. 1992, 35(5): 1489-1495.
Keywords: sediment yield, rainfall simulation, erosion, California, interrill erosion

Hall, D.E. 1992. A set of continuous univariate pseudo-random number generation routines for use in computer simulation. M.S. thesis. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho. 98 p.
Keywords: random number generator, beta distribution, triangular distribution, lognormal distribution

Hammond, C.; Hall, D.; Miller, S.; Swetik, P. 1992. Level I Stability Analysis (LISA) documentation for version 2.0. General Technical Report INT-285. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 190 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: LISA, slope stability, landslide

Burroughs, E.R., Jr.; Foltz, R.B.; Robichaud, P.R. 1991. Sediment production from forest roads and timber harvest areas. Our California Environment 1(4): 4-6. Fort Dodge, IA: Land and Water, Inc.
Keywords: road

Shahlaee, A.K.; Nutter, W.L.; Burroughs, E.R., Jr.; Morris, L.A. 1991. Runoff and sediment production from burned forest sites in the Georgia Piedmont. Water Resources Bulletin, June 1991, 27(3): 485-493.
Keywords: runoff, sediment production, hydrophobicity, burning, Georgia Piedmont

Bellitto, M.; Burroughs, E.R. Jr.; Foltz, R.B. 1991. The effect of reduced tire pressure on sediment production from a forest road. A report on a cooperative study between the Intermountain Research Station, WO Engineering and San Dimas Technology and Development Center. Internal Document. 28 p.
Keywords: tire pressure

Foltz, R.B. 1991. Sediment processes in wheel ruts on unsurfaced forest roads. Moscow, ID: University of Idaho. 177 p. Ph.D. thesis.
Keywords: sediment modeling; road erosion; wheel ruts; erosion processes; road

Burroughs, E.R., Jr. 1991. Forest Service Engineering research to develop a model of onsite sediment production from forest roads and timber harvest areas. In: Proc. Forestry and Environment - Engineering Solutions, Am. Soc. Agric. Eng., 1991, New Orleans, LA. 151-160.

Burroughs, E.R., Jr.; Foltz, R.B.; Robichaud, P.R. 1991. United States Forest Service research on sediment production from forest roads and timber harvest areas. In: Actes Proceedings Actes 2: 10th World Forestry Congress; 1991 September 18-22; Paris, France. Rev. For. Francaise 2. Rome, Italy: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations: 187-193.
Keywords: road

Foltz, R.B.; Burroughs, E.R., Jr. 1991. A test of normal tire pressure and reduced tire pressure on forest roads: sedimentation effects. American Society of Agricultural Engineers Pub. 09-91, Proceedings of the 1991 Conference, Forestry and Environment, Engineering Solutions, New Orleans, LA, June 5-6, 1991.
Keywords: road, tire pressure

Hammond, C.J.; Prellwitz, R.W.; Miller, S.M. 1991. Landslide hazard assessment using Monte Carlo simulation. Bell, D.H., ed. Landslides/Glissements de terrain. Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium, 10-14 February 1992, Christchurch, New Zealand. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: A.A. Balkema. Vol. 2, 959-964. [Full text available]
Keywords: landslide, probabilistic

Foltz, R.B.; Rauch, K.S.; Burroughs, E.R., Jr. 1991. Hydraulic roughness and sediment yield in wheel ruts on forest roads. In: Proceedings of Hydraulic Engineering 1991 EE, IR, WW Div./ASCE national conference on hydraulic engineering; 1991 July 29-August 2; Nashville, TN. New York: American Society of Civil Engineers: 1108-1113.
Keywords: sedimentation; wheel ruts; forest roads; erosion processes; hydraulics; hydraulic roughness; road

Laflen, J. M., W. J. Elliot, R. Simanton, S. Holzhey and K. D. Kohl. 1991. WEPP Soil Erodibility experiments for rangeland and cropland soils. J. Soil and Water Conserv. 46(1):39-44. 1991.
Keywords: WEPP

Cain, C.; Burroughs, E.R., Jr. 1990. Reducing stream siltation through slash filter windrows. Paper No. 907533. Presented at the 1990 International Winter Meeting, American Society of Agricultural Enginers, Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL, December 18-21, 1990. 8 p.
Keywords: filter windrow, sedimentation, erosion, hydraulic excavator, roads, forests

Foltz, R.B.; Burroughs, E.R., Jr. 1990. Sediment production from forest roads with wheel ruts. In: Proceedings from Watershed Planning and Analysis in Action. Symposium Proceedings of IR Conference, Watershed Mgt, IR Div, American Society of Civil Engineers, Durango, CO, July 9-11, 1990. pp. 266-275. [Full text available]
Keywords: road

Burroughs, E.R., Jr. 1990. Predicting onsite sediment yield from forest roads. Proceedings of Conference XXI, International Erosion Control Association, Erosion Control: Technology in Transition. Washington, DC, February 14-17, 1990. 223-232. [Full text available]
Keywords: British Columbia, sediment, impacts of roads and logging on erosion, runoff

Elliot, W.J.; Liebenow, A.M.; Laflen, J.M.; Kohl, K.D. 1989. A Compendium of Soil Erodibility Data from WEPP Cropland Soil Field Erodibility Experiments 1987 and 1988. NSERL Report No. 3, The Ohio State University, and USDA Agricultural Research Service [Full text available]
Keywords: WEPP

Burroughs, E.R., Jr.; King, J.G. 1989. Reduction of soil erosion on forest roads. General Technical Report INT-264. Ogden, UT: U.S. Forest Service Intermountain Research Station. 21 p. [Full text available]
Keywords: soil erosion, forest roads, erosion control, erosion reduction, estimating sediment transport

Burroughs, E.R., Jr.; J. Nordin. 1987. Proposed onsite sediment yield model for forest conditions. Paper No. 87-2583. Written for presentation at the 1987 International Meeting of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Hyatt Regency Chicago, Illinois Center, December 15-18, 1987. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 18 p.
Keywords: Erosion, sedimentation, forests, roads

Burroughs, E.R., Jr.; King, J.G. 1985. Surface erosion control on roads in granitic soils. Proceedings of Symposium Sponsored by Committee on Watershed Management, Irrigation & Drainage Div., ASCE. Denver, CO: ASCE Convention, April 30-May 1, 1985. 183-190. [Full text available]
Keywords: road

Burroughs, E.R., Jr. 1985. Landslide Hazard Rating for the Oregon Coast Range. Proceedings of Symposium Sponsored by Committee on Watershed Management, Irrigation & Drainage Div., ASCE. Denver, CO: ASCE Convention, April 30-May 1, 1985. 132-139. [Full text available]
Keywords: slope stability, landslide

Burroughs, E.R., Jr.; Watts, F.J.; King, J.G.; Hansen, D. 1984. Relative effectiveness of fillslope treatments in reducing surface erosion, Horse Creek Road, Nezperce National Forest, Idaho. Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Moscow, ID. Unpublished report. January 1984.
Keywords: fillslope, filter windrow, wood fiber mulch, erosion, roads

Burroughs, E.R., Jr.; Watts, F.J.; Haber, D.F. 1984. Surfacing to Reduce Erosion of Forest Roads Built in Granitic Soils. Presented at the Symposium on Effects of Forest Land Use on Erosion and Slope Stability, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, U.S.A., May 7-11, 1984.
Keywords: road, surface

Sundberg, E.; Johnston, R.S.; Burroughs, E.R., Jr. 1982. Experience with a process-oriented road sediment model. Modeling components of hydrologic cycle, a part of the proceedings of the International Symposium on rainfall-runoff modeling, May 18-21, 1981, Mississippi State University. Littleton, CO: Water Resources Publications. 577-590.
Keywords: road

Burroughs, E.R., Jr.; Thomas, B.R. 1977. Declining root strength in Douglas-fir after felling as a factor in slope stability. Research Paper INT-190. USDA Forest Service. Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 27 p.
Keywords: root strength, slope stability

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