SEPHAS: Publications

Reports

Chief, K., M.H. Young, B.F. Lyles, J. Healey, J. Koonce, E. Knight, E. Johnson, J. Mon, M. Berli, M. Menon, and G. Dana. 2009. Scaling Environmental Processes in Heterogeneous Arid Soils: Construction of Large Weighing Lysimeter Facility, p. 370. Desert Reseach Institute. Las Vegas, NV.

Yu, Zhongbo, Young, M.H., Tyler, S.W. Scaling Environmental Processes in Heterogeneous Arid Soils (SEPHAS)

Publications

Caldwell, T.G., M.H. Young, and J. Zhu. 2008. Spatial structure of hydraulic properties from canopy to interspace in the Mojave Desert. Geophys. Res. Let. 35, L19406, doi:10.1029/2008GL035095.

Marion, G.M. P.J. Verburg, E. V. McDonald, J. Arnone. 2007. Modeling salt movement through a Mojave Desert soil. J. Arid Env. Submitted.

Meadows, D.G., M.H. Young, E.V. McDonald. 2007. Influence of Surface Age on Infiltration Mechanisms of Desert Pavements, Mojave Desert. Catena. 72:169-178.

Wang, X.-P., M. H. Young, Z. Yu, and Z.-S. Zhang. 2007. Long-term effects of restoration on soil hydraulic properties in revegetation-stabilized desert ecosystems. Geophys. Res.Lett. doi:10.1029/2007GL031725.

Wang, X.P. Y.X. Pan, Z. Yu, M.H. Young, 2007. Effects of rainfall characteristics on infiltration and redistribution patterns in revegetation-stabilized desert ecosystems. J. of Hydrology. Submitted.

Yin, J., M.H. Young, Z. Yu. 2006. Effects of Paleoclimate, Time-Varying Soil Properties and Time-Varying Canopy Structures on Paleorecharge. J. Geophysical Res. - Atmospheres. Accepted.

Young, M.H., G.S. Campbell, J. Yin. 2007. Correcting dual-probe heat-pulse readings for ambient temperature fluctuations. Vadose Zone Journal. Accepted.

Young, M. H., H. Lin, and B. P. Wilcox. 2007. Introduction to special section on Bridging Hydrology, Soil Science, and Ecology: Hydropedology and Ecohydrology, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L24S20, doi:10.1029/2007GL031998.

Presentations

Caldwell, T.G., E.V. McDonald, M.H. Young, E.P. Hamerlynck, S.N. Bacon. 2006. Ecohydrology of an Arid Soil Chronosequence in the Sonoran Desert, Yuma Proving Ground, USA. Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Caldwell, T.G. M.H. Young, J. Zhu, E.V. McDonald. 2007. Small-Scale Heterogeneity of Soil Hydraulic Properties on Large-Scale Water Balance Simulations. Presented at the Am. Soc. Agron. Meetings, New Orleans, LA.

Caldwell, T.G., M.H. Young, J. Zhu, L. Fenstermaker, E.V. McDonald. 2007. Scaling Heterogeneous Soil Hydraulic Properties Using Canopy/Interspace Distributions in a Mojave Desert Ecosystem. Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Meadows, D.G. M.H. Young, L. Fenstermaker. 2006. Impact of Spatial Variability of Soil Properties on Local Water Balance in a Mojave Desert Ecosystem. Presented at the American Soc. Agron meetings, Indianapolis, IN.

Yin, J. M.H. Young, Z. Yu. 2007. Effects of Paleoclimate and Time-Varying Canopy Structures on Paleo-Water Fluxes. Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Young, M.H. 2006. Evolution of soil hydraulic properties on arid alluvial fans: Impacts on near-surface water resources. Hohai University, Nanjing, China (Invited).

Young, M.H. Measuring Water Content in Near-surface Soils With Large Changes In Ambient Temperature. Presented at the Environmental Sensors Symposium. Boise State University, Boise ID, Oct 26-27, 2007 (Invited).

Young, M.H., D.G. Meadows, T.G. Caldwell, D.S. Shafer, E.V. McDonald. 2006. Evolution of soil hydraulic properties on arid alluvial fans. Presented at the AGU - Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, Beijing, China (Invited).

Young, M.H., T.G. Caldwell, J.J. Miller, G. Dalldorf. 2007. Combining Pedotransfer Functions and Detailed Geomorphic Mapping to Characterize Runoff Potential on an Arid Alluvial Fan Complex. Presented at the Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Young, M.H. T.G. Caldwell, J. Zhu. 2007. Spatial Variability of Soil Hydraulic Properties at Interspace/Canopy Microsites. Presented at the Am. Soc. Agron. Meetings, New Orleans, LA. (Invited)

Young, M.H. Z. Yu, S.W. Tyler. 2006. Scaling Environmental Processes in Heterogeneous Arid Soils (SEPHAS): A New Research Facility in Nevada USA. Presented at the World Congress of Soil Science, Philadelphia, PA. (Invited).

Young, M.H., Z. Yu, S.W. Tyler. 2007. Large Weighing Lysimeters for Studying Environmental Processes in Arid Soils, Presented at the Unsaturated Zone Interest Group meetings, Los Alamos, NM. August 27-29, 2007.