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Dr. Eric Mcdonald
Research Professor, Geomorphology

Research Areas of Interest and Expertise

  • Climate change
  • Environmental restoration and site characterization
  • Geochemical and hydrological analysis of soils and sediments
  • Landscape evolution
  • Quaternary geology
  • Soil landscape relations
  • Surface process geomorphology
  • Soil stratigraphy
  • Soil and surface water hydrology
  • Vegetation and landscape dynamics

Research Projects

Education

Degree Year Institution Area
Ph.D. 1994 University of New Mexico Earth and Planetary Sciences
M.S. 1987 Washington State University Soil Science
B.S. 1984 Humboldt State University Geology

Downloadable Publications

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Keywords

Climate change, Environmental restoration and site characterization, Geochemical and hydrological analysis of soils and sediments, Landscape evolutionQuaternary geologySoil landscape relationsSurface process geomorphologySoil stratigraphySoil and surface water hydrologyVegetation and landscape dynamics

 

Publications
2021
Crews, J. B., Page, D. J., McDonald, E. V. (2021). Development of Remote Reflection Acquisition of Seismic Parameters (RRASP), Prepared for: U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Crews, J. B., Page, D. J., McDonald, E. V. (2021). Remote Reflection for Acquisition of Seismic Parameters (RRASP) Field Deployment, Prepared for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

McDonald, E. V., Sion, B., Hausner, M. B., Page, D. J., Crews, J. B. (2021). Modeling Linkages Among Soil-Terrain-Atmospheric Processes: Project Summary, Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Crews, J. B., Hausner, M. B., Page, D. J., Lyles, B. F., Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V. (2021). Quantification of Near-surface Physical and Electromagnetic Properties in Soils Related to Operational Testing and Development of Countermine Technologies, Prepared for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Hartshorn, E. J., McDonald, E. V., Weir, W. B., Sweeney, M., Houseman, S. M., Lacey, T. (2021). An Integrated Model Combining UAS Imagery and PI-SWERL for Evaluating Intra-Landform Dust Emission Variability, Report Prepared for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Sion, B., McDonald, E. V., Lyles, B. F., Sabol, D. E., Weir, W. B. (2021). Determining field-based relations between variable soil moisture and soil strength, 38, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, W913E5-19-C-0009

Sion, B., Weir, W. B., McDonald, E. V. (2021). Assessment of numerical vadose zone models and empirical relationships between soil moisture and soil strength for vehicle mobility applications, 25, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, W913E5-19-C-0009

Sion, B., Sabol, D. E., Weir, W. B., Brown, D., McDonald, E. V. (2021). Examining the Utility of an Electromagnetic Induction Sensor for Prediction of Soil Strength Conditions, 41, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, W913E-19-C-0009

Baish, C. J., Sion, B., Adams, K. D., Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V. (2021). A landform-based predictive mapping approach to estimating soil properties in Estonia and Lithuania, 29, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: , Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Sabol, D. E., Hartshorn, E. J., McDonald, E. V., Weir, W. B., Brown, D. (2021). Spatial and temporal reflectance variability as it relates to dust emission at Willcox Playa, Arizona, 48, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Hausner, M. B., Rybarski, S. C., Lyles, B. F., McDonald, E. V. (2021). Numerical modeling of heat and mass transfer around buried munitions, Contract W913E5-19-C-0007, Final Report to US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab: [not for public release]

2020
Crews, J. B., Page, D. J., McDonald, E. V. (2020). Experimental comparison of the Open-Hull Dual Aperture Measurement Network (OHDAMN) to the Campbell Scientific CS655 Soil Moisture Sensor, Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

McDonald, E. V., Hartshorn, E. J., Lacey, T., Sabol, D. E. (2020). Testing Soil Landform Mapping to Remotely Predict Locations Capable of Generating Degraded visual Environments, 83, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Adams, K. D., Sabol, D. E., Sion, B., McDonald, E. V. (2020). Mapping methods used to predict soil textural properties in Estonia, 16, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Adams, K. D., Page, D. J., Hartshorn, E. J., Sabol, D. E., Wriston, T. A., McDonald, E. V. (2020). Summary of the Development of a Landform Map for the Western U.S. for Areas Prone to Dust, 16, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

2019
Jasoni, R. L., Page, D. J., Lyles, B. F., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Design and Development of Three Master Environmental Reference Sites for Monitoring Soil Mass Energy Associated with Buried Munition, 43 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory.

Crews, J. B., Page, D. J., Rybarski, S. C., Hartshorn, E. J., Weir, W. B., Sabol, D. E., Lyles, B. F., Healey, J. M., Hausner, M. B., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Enhanced Soil Electromagnetic Parameter Acquisition Using the Open Hull Dual Aperture Measurement Network (OHDAMN), 58 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory.

Sabol, D. E., Page, D. J., Minor, T. B., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Initial Results Estimating Subsurface Soil Moisture Using NDVI and ATI Derived from sUAS Imagery at Temperate Site, U.S. Army Fort Hunter Liggett, CA, 30 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory.

Sabol, D. E., Sion, B., Hartshorn, E. J., Page, D. J., McDonald, E. V. (2019). A Soil-Landform Approach for Locating Maneuverable Lands on the Korean Peninsula: A Proof of Concept, 29 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory.

Page, D. J., Sabol, D. E., Hartshorn, E. J., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Soil Characterization Data Visualization Geodatabase Developed for the Yuma Proving Ground, 17 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground.

Crews, J. B., Page, D. J., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Initial Results of Laboratory and Field Evaluation of a Radio-Frequency (RF) Instrument for Measuring Mass-Particle Concentration in Dust Clouds in Support of DVE Test Operations at YPG, 22 p., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground.

Crews, J. B., Page, D. J., Rybarski, S. C., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Soil Electromagnetic Parameter Acquisition Using the Open Hull Dual Aperture Measurement Network (OHDAMN), 9 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground.

Lyles, B. F., Page, D. J., Jasoni, R. L., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Development of a Master Environmental Reference Site (MERS) Remote Display for the YPG Countermine Facility, 2 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground.

Lyles, B. F., Jasoni, R. L., Page, D. J., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Development of a YPG Countermine MERS Portable Monitoring Station, 3 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground.

Hausner, M. B., McDonald, E. V., Crews, J. B., Hartshorn, E. J., Minatre, K. L., Page, D. J., Rybarski, S. C., Sabol, D. E., Sion, B., Weir, W. B. (2019). Intra‐Site Soil Variability on the Yuma Proving Ground Countermine Site, 43 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground.

Hartshorn, E. J., Page, D. J., Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Patton Hilly Trails Slope Characterization, 20 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground.

Hartshorn, E. J., Page, D. J., Sabol, D. E., Minor, T. B., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Vehicle Test Course Characterization at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, 14 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground.

Hartshorn, E. J., Page, D. J., Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Imperial Sand Dunes Vehicle Test Course Characterization, Test Locations 1-4, 25 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground.

Sion, B., McDonald, E. V., Sabol, D. E., Hartshorn, E. J. (2019). Geotechnical soil characterization of desert landforms: an evaluation of the similarity between YPG test courses and analog desert environments, 39 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground

Sion, B., Hartshorn, E. J., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Using soil-landform and terrain criteria to characterize potential opportune landing sites at Fort Hunter Liggett, 22 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Sion, B., Hartshorn, E. J., Sabol, D. E., Page, D. J., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Relating soil physical and morphological properties at Fort Hunter Liggett to in-situ soil strength measured with a dynamic cone penetrometer, 52 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Sion, B., Sabol, D. E., Weir, W. B., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Relating Soil Physical and Morphological Properties at Fort Leonard Wood, MO and Camp Ripley, MN to In-situ Soil Strength Measurements, 23 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Sion, B., Sabol, D. E., Lacey, T., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Relating Soil Physical and Morphological Properties at Fort Riley to In-situ Soil Strength Measurements, 50 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Sion, B., Adams, K. D., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Soil-Landform Relationships at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and Camp Ripley, Minnesota, 23 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Sion, B., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Soil-Landform relationships at Fort Riley, KS, 13 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Sion, B., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Development of a morphological indexing scheme for remote prediction of relative soil strength, part 1: Fort Hunter Liggett, CA, 29 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Sion, B., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Development of a morphological indexing scheme for remote prediction of relative soil strength, part 2: Fort Riley, KS, 25 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Sion, B., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Development of a morphological indexing scheme for remote prediction of relative soil strength, part 3: Fort Leonard Wood, MO and Camp Ripley, MN, 35 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Sabol, D. E., Page, D. J., Lyles, B. F., Sion, B., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Initial Results Estimating Subsurface Soil Moisture Using Apparent Thermal Inertia Over Bare Soils, 22, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V., Hartshorn, E. J., Sion, B. (2019). Soil/Landform Assemblages for Opportune Landing Sites on the Korean Penninsula, 23, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

2018
Minatre, K. L., Page, D. J., Minor, T. B., Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V. (2018). R45 update, Updated Landforms and Surface Cover of Vehicle Endurance Test Courses at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, 183 pp., Report prepared for the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground.

2016
Antinao Rojas, J., McDonald, E. V., Rhodes, E. J., Brown, N., Barrera, W., Gosse, J., Zimmermann, S. (2016). Late Pleistocene-Holocene alluvial stratigraphy of southern Baja California, Mexico, Quaternary Science Reviews, 146, 161-181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.06.008

McDonald, E. V., Bullard, T. F. (Eds.) Sabol, D. E., Minor, T. B., McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N. (2016). Parent Material Mapping of Geologic Surfaces Using ASTER in Support of Integrated Terrain Forecasting for Military Operations, In Military Geosciences and Desert Warfare, Past Lessons and Modern Challenges, 311-338, Springer: New York, NY

McDonald, E. V., Bullard, T. F. (Eds.) Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V. (2016). Regional Distribution of Salt-Rich Dust Across Southwest Asia Based on Predictive Soil-Geomorphic Mapping Techniques, In Military Geosciences and Desert Warfare, Past Lessons and Modern Challenges, 237-256, Springer: New York, NY

McDonald, E. V., Bullard, T. F. (Eds.) Fleming, S., McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N. (2016). Military Test Site Characterization and Training Future Officers? An Integrated Terrain Analysis Approach, In Military Geosciences and Desert Warfare, Past Lessons and Modern Challenges, 273-295, Springer: New York, NY

McDonald, E. V., Bullard, T. F. (Eds.) McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N., Bassett, S., Amit, R., Enzel, Y., Minor, T. B., McGwire, K. C., Crouvi, O., Nahmias, Y. (2016). Integrated Terrain Forecasting for Military Operations in Deserts: Geologic Basis for Rapid Predictive Mapping of Soils and Terrain Features, In Military Geosciences and Desert Warfare, Past Lessons and Modern Challenges, 353-375, Springer: New York, NY

Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V. (2016). From army outpost to military training installations for worldwide operations: How WWII transformed the military presence in the southwestern United States, XXV, 9-36, in Military Geosciences and Desert Warfare: Past lessons and modern challenges: Springer

2015
Regmi, N. R., Giardino, J. R., McDonald, E. V., Vitek, J. D. (2015). A Review of Mass Movement Processes and Risk in the Critical Zone of Earth, In Principles and Dynamics of the Critical Zone, Elsevier, 319, Elsevier

McDonald, E. V., Schumer, R. (2015). Use of Ground-Based LiDAR for Detection of IED Command Wires on Typical Desert SurfacesUse of Ground-Based LiDAR for Detection of IED Command Wires on Typical Desert Surfaces, In Military Geosciences and Desert Warfare: Past Lessons and Modern Challenges, Springer Verlag

Brown, N. D., Rhodes, E. J., Antinao Rojas, J., McDonald, E. V. (2015). Single-grain post-IR IRSL signals from K-feldspars from alluvial fan deposits in Baja California Sur, Mexico, Quaternary International, 362, 132-138, 10.1016/j.quaint.2014.10.024

McDonald, E. V., Sabol, D. E., Hausner, M. B. (2015). Soil characterization of Lane 49 CAL at Countermine Facility: Methods, Data, and Results, 12pp, U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground Technology and Investments Directorate

2014
Regmi, N. R., McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N. (2014). Mapping Quaternary Alluvial Fans in the Southwestern United States Based on Multi-Parameter Surface Roughness of LiDAR Topographic Data, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 119, 10.1002/2012JF002711

Harmon, R. S., Baker, S. E., McDonald, E. V. (Eds.) Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Dalldorf, G., Lucas, W., Nikolich, G. (2014). Recommendations for the development of a dust-suppressant test operations procedure (TOP) for U.S. Army materiel testing, In Military Geosciences in the Twenty-First Century: Geological Society of America Reviews in Engineering Geology, Vol. XXII, 83-100

2013
Regmi, N. R., Giardino, J. R., McDonald, E. V., Vitek, J. D. (2013). A Comparison of Logistic Regression-Based Models of Susceptibility to Landslides in western Colorado, USA, Landslides, 10.1007/s10346-012-0380-2

Antinao Rojas, J., McDonald, E. V. (2013). An increased role for the Tropical Pacific in the humid Pleistocene-Holocene transition in south-western North America, 78, 319-341, Quaternary Science Reviews, 10.016/j.quascirev.2013.03.019

Antinao Rojas, J., McDonald, E. V. (2013). A reduced relevance of vegetation change for alluvial aggradation in arid zones, Geology, 10.1130/G33623.1.

2012
Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V., Zhu, J. (2012). Soil heterogeneity in Mojave Desert shrublands: Biotic and abiotic processes, v.48, 9551-9563, Water Resources Research

2011
Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Amit, R., Enzel, Y., Crouvi, O. (2011). Total suspended particulate matter emissions at high friction velocities from desert landforms, Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 116, F03019

2010
McAlpine, J. D., Koracin, D. R., Boyle, D. P., Gillies, J. A., McDonald, E. V. (2010). Development of a rotorcraft dust-emission parameterization using a CFD model, Environ Fluid Mech, 10, 691-710, 10.1007/s10652-010-9191-y

Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G., Dalldorf, G. (2010). Timing and distribution of alluvial fan sedimentation in response to strengthening of late Holocene ENSO variability in the Sonoran Desert, Southwestern Arizona, USA, Quaternary Research, 73, 425-438

Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G. (2010). Desert soil in situ monitoring for detection of buried landmines and unexploded ordinance, NGA Final Report, 50pp, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Bacon, S. N., Dalldorf, G. K., McDonald, E. V., Baker, S. E., Sabol, D. E., Minor, T. B., Bassett, S., MacCabe, S. R., Bullard, T. F. (2010). Predictive soil maps based on geomorphic mapping, remote sensing, and soil databases in the desert southwest, In 2008 3rd Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping: Bridging Research, Production, and Environmental Application

2009
Engelbrecht, J. P., McDonald, E. V., Gillies, J. A., Jayanty, R. K., Casuccio, G. S., Gertler, A. W. (2009). Characterizing Mineral Dusts and Other Aerosols from the Middle East-Part 1: Ambient Sampling, Inhal Toxicol, 21 (4), 297-326

Engelbrecht, J. P., McDonald, E. V., Gillies, J. A., Jayanty, R. K., Casuccio, G. S., Gertler, A. W. (2009). Characterizing Mineral Dusts and Other Aerosols from the Middle East-Part 2: Grab Samples and Re-Suspensions, Inhal Toxicol, 21 (4), 327-336

Webb, R. H., Fenstermaker, L. F., Heaton, J. S., Hughson, D. L., McDonald, E. V., Miller, D. M. (Eds.) Stevenson, B. A., McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G. (2009). Root patterns for Larrea tridentata in relation to soil morphology in Mojave Desert soils of different agesRoot patterns for Larrea tridentata in relation to soil morphology in Mojave Desert soils of different ages, In The Mojave Desert: Ecosystem Processes and Sustainability, 312-338, University of Nevada Press: Reno, NV

Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V., Young, M. H. (2009). The seedbed microclimate and active revegetation of disturbed lands in the Mojave Desert, J Arid Environ, 73 (4-5), 563-573, 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2008.12.008

Claudia, J. L., McDonald, E. V., Sancho, C., Pena, J. L., Rhodes, E. J. (2009). Climatic implications of correlated Upper Pleistocene glacial and fluvial deposits on the Cinca and Gallego Rivers (NE Spain) based on OSL dating and soil stratigraphy, Global and Planetary Change, 67 (3-4), 141-152

Baker, S. E., Gosse, J. C., McDonald, E. V., Evenson, E. B., Martinez, O. (2009). Quaternary history of the piedmont reach of Rio Diamante, Argentina, Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 28, 54-73

Engelbrecht, J. P., McDonald, E. V., Gillies, J. A., Jayanty, R. K., Casuccio, M., Gertler, A. W. (2009). Characterizing Mineral Dusts and Other Aerosols from the Middle East – Part 1: Ambient Aerosols, Inhalation Toxicology, 21 (4), 297-326

Engelbrecht, J. P., McDonald, E. V., Gillies, J. A., Jayanty, R. K., Casuccio, M., Gertler, A. W. (2009). Characterizing Mineral Dusts and Other Aerosols from the Middle East – Part 2: Grab Samples and Re-suspensions, Inhalation Toxicology, 21 (4), 327-336

2008
Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., Zhu, J., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Spatial structure of hydraulic properties from canopy to interspace in the Mojave Desert., Geophysical Research Letters, 35, 10.1029/2008GL035095

Sweeney, M., Etyemezian, V. R., Macpherson, T., Nickling, W. G., Gillies, J. A., Nikolich, G., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Comparison of PI-SWERL with dust emission measurements from a straight-line field wind tunnel, J. Geophys. Res., 113 (F01012), 10.1029/2007JF000830

Marion, G. M., Verburg, P.S.J., McDonald, E. V., Arnone, J.A. III (2008). Modeling salt movement through a Mojave Desert soil, Journal of Arid Environments, 72, 1009-1030

Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Baker, S. E., Caldwell, T. G., Stullenbarger, G. (2008). Desert terrain characterization of landforms and surface materials within vehicle test courses at US Army Yuma Proving Ground, USA, Journal of Terramechanics, 45 (5), 167-183, 10.1016/j.jterra.2008.09.005

Engelbrecht, J. P., McDonald, E. V., Gillies, J. A., Gertler, A. W. (2008). Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance Program: A Multidisciplinary Approach To Understanding Mineral Dusts from the Middle East. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2008, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, A243

Engelbrecht, J. P., McDonald, E. V., Gillies, J. A., Gertler, A. W. (2008). Department of Defense Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance Program (EPMSP), Final report prepared for Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance Sub-Group, Particulate Matter Working Group, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Health Promotion and Readiness

Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N., Stullenbarger, G. (2008). The performance and sustainability of vehicle dust courses for military testing, Journal of Terramechanics, 45, 213-221, 10. 1016/J.JTERRA.2008.10.002

2007
Shafer, D. S., Young, M. H., Zitzer, S. F., Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V. (2007). Impacts of interrelated biotic and abiotic processes during the past 125,000 years of landscape evolution in the northern Mojave Desert, U.S.A., Journal of Arid Environments, 69, 633-657

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

McAlpine, J. D., Koracin, D. R., Veropoulos, K., Boyle, D. P., McDonald, E. V., Lamorey, G. (2007). Determining atmospheric dust concentrations during strong flow perturbations using a digital-optical technique., Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Advances in Visual Computing, 4841, 393-402

Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Meadows, D. G., Shafer, D. S., Zitzer, S. F., Miller, J. J., McDonald, E. V., Gorehma, J. O., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G. (2007). Technical Report: Evaluation of Topical Application of Encapco Emulsion on Desert Soils

Gomez , J. L., Barroso , G. S. (Eds.) Sancho, C., Pena, L., Lewis, C., McDonald, E. V., Rhodes, E., Pueyo, E. L., Gosse, J. (2007). Contribuciones Al Estudio Del Periodo CuaternarioContribuciones Al Estudio Del Periodo Cuaternario, In Cronologia del sistema de terrazas cuaternarias en la cuenca del rRo Cinca (Pirineos y depression del Ebro), 30-32

Sancho, C., Benito, G., Munoz, A., Pena, J. L., Longares, L. A., McDonald, E. V., Rhodes, E., Saz, M. A. (2007). Actividad aluvial durante la Pequena Edad del Hielo en Bardenas Reales de Navarra (Alluvial activity during Little Ice Age in Bardenas Reales of Navarra), Geogaceta, 42, 111-114

Shafer, D. S., Young, M. H., Zitzer, S. F., Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V. (2007). Interrelated pedogenic, hydraulic, biotic and abiotic processes during the past 125,000 years of landscape evolution in the northern Mojave Desert, Nevada, USA, Journal of Arid Environments, 69, 633-657

2006
Albright, W. H., Benson, C. H., Gee, G. W., Abichou, T., McDonald, E. V., Tyler, S. W., Rock, S. A. (2006). Field Performance of a Compacted Clay Landfill FinalCover at a Humid Site, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 132 (11), 1393-1403

Meadows, D. G., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V. (2006). Estimating clay content and saturated hydraulic conductivity on clay-rich surfaces using GPR, Vadose Zone Journal, 5, 720-730

Miller, G., Zapata, C., Houston, S., Fredlund, D. (Eds.) Shafer, D. S., Young, M. H., Zitzer, S. F., McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G. (2006). Coupled environmental processes in the Mojave Desert and implications for ET covers as stable landformsCoupled environmental processes in the Mojave Desert and implications for ET covers as stable landforms, In Unsaturated Soils 2006, Geotechnical Special Publication 147, 718-729, American Society of Civil Engineers

Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V., Young, M. H. (2006). Soil disturbance and hydrologic response at the National Training Center, Ft. Irwin, California, J. Arid Environments, 67, 456-472

McAuliffe, J. R., McDonald, E. V. (2006). Persistent plant scars on desert pavements: long-term records of environmental change in the Sonoran Desert, Quaternary Research, 65 (2), 204-215

2005
Meadows, D. G., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V. (2005). A laboratory method for determining the unsaturated hydraulic functions of individual soil peds, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 69, 807-815

Meadows, D. G., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V. (2005). A laboratory method for determining the unsaturated hydraulic properties of soil peds, Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J., 69, 807-815

Stevenson, B. A., Kellya, E. F., McDonald, E. V., Busacca, A. J. (2005). The stable carbon isotope composition of soil organic carbon and pedogenic carbonates along a bioclimatic gradient in the Palouse region, Washington State, USA, Geoderma, 124 (1-2), 37-47

2004
Lancaster, J. M., Mouat, D. A., McDonald, E. V. (Eds.) Lancaster, J. M., Mouat, D. A., McDonald, E. V. (2004). Field Guidebook, Desert Surficial Processes and Landscape Dynamics on Military Lands: Scientific Advances, New Challenges, and Technology Transfer, Desert Research Institute: Reno, Nevada

Lancaster, J. M., Mouat, D. A., McDonald, E. V. (Eds.) Lancaster, J. M., Mouat, D. A., Bassett, S., McDonald, E. V. (2004). Field Guidebook, Saturday, September 18, 2004: Las Vegas, NV to Zzyzx, CAField Guidebook, Saturday, September 18, 2004: Las Vegas, NV to Zzyzx, CA, In Field Guidebook, Desert Surficial Processes and Landscape Dynamics on Military Lands: Scientific Advances, New Challenges, and Technology Transfer, 1-11 , Desert Research Institute: Reno, NV

Lancaster, J., Mouat, D. A., McDonald , E. (Eds.) McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G., Gillies, J. A., Sparks, R., Hamilton, M., Gilewiche, D. (2004). Field Guidebook, Monday, September 20, 2004: National Training Center, Fort Irwin, CAField Guidebook, Monday, September 20, 2004: National Training Center, Fort Irwin, CA, In Field Guidebook, Desert Surficial Processes and Landscape Dynamics on Military Lands: Scientific Advances, New Challenges, and Technology Transfer, 16-25

Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G., Benner, S. G., Meadows, D. G. (2004). Hydraulic properties of a desert soil chronosequence, Mojave Desert, USA, Vadose Zone Journal, 3, 956-963

Young, M. H., Albright, W. H., Zachritz, W., Shafer, D. S., Pohlmann, K. F., Cablk, M. E., Zitzer, S. F., McDonald, E. V. (2004). Technical approach for designing alternative covers at Edwards Air Force Base, California., Prepared for Air Force Flight Test Center, Environmental Management Directorate, Edwards Air Force Base, California, Desert Research Institute publication No. 41192, Contract #DACA05-02-C-0009

2003
Dahan, O., McDonald, E. V., Young, M. H. (2003). Development of a flexible TDR probe for deep vadose zone monitoring, Vadose Zone Journal, 2, 270-275

Easterbrook , D. J. (Ed.) Eppes, M. C., McDonald, E. V., McFadden, L. D. (2003). Soil geomorphological studies in the Mojave Desert. Impacts of Quaternary tectonics, climate, and rock type on soils, landscapes, and plant community ecologySoil geomorphological studies in the Mojave Desert. Impacts of Quaternary tectonics, climate, and rock type on soils, landscapes, and plant community ecology, In Quaternary Geology of the United States. INQUA 2003 Field Guide Volume, 105-122, Desert Research Institute: Reno, NV

Enzel, Y., Wells, S. G., Lancaster , N. (Eds.) McDonald, E. V., McFadden, L. D., Wells, S. G. (2003). Regional response of alluvial fans to the Pleistocene-Holocene climatic transition, Mojave Desert, CaliforniaRegional response of alluvial fans to the Pleistocene-Holocene climatic transition, Mojave Desert, California, In Paleoenvironments and Paleohydrology of the Mojave and Southern Great Basin Deserts, Geological Society of America Special Paper 368, 189-206

McDonald, E. V., McFadden, L. D., Wells, S. G. (2003). Regional response of alluvial fans to the Pleistocene-Holocene transition, Mojave Desert, California, Geological Society of America Special Paper 368, 189-205

Young, M. H., Albright, W. H., Zachritz, W., Shafer, D. S., Pohlmann, K. F., Cablk, M. E., Zitzer, S. F., McDonald, E. V. (2003). Technical Approach for Designing Alternative Covers at Edwards Air Force Base, California, DRI Report No. 41192

2001
Pohll, G. M., McGraw, D. S., Ralson, J., Bohm, B., Thomas, J. M., McKay, W. A., Widmer, M., Minor, T. B., Lamorey, G., Dahan, O., Carroll, R. W., Cupp, K., Jacobson, E., McDonald, E. V., Stevick, E., Huntington, J. L. (2001). Evaluation of Groundwater and Solute Transport in the Fernley-Wadsworth Area, DRI Report No. 41173

Conference Proceedings
2022
Sion, B., McDonald, E. V., Bustarde, J., Hidy, A. (2022). Meteoric 10Be analysis from a soil chronosequence in the Mojave Desert, USA reveals the long-term stability of Av horizons and potential avenues for future research (EGU22-9963), European Geophysical Union: Vienna, Austria, May 23, 2022-May 27, 2022, 10.5194/egusphere-egu22-9963

Houseman, S. M., McDonald, E. V. (2022). Coastal Erosion Along the Eastern Seaboard: An Evaluation of Soil Health and Future Impacts on Coastal Military Installations, 14th International Conference on Military Geosciences: Charleston, South Carolina, June 20, 2022-June 24, 2022

2021
Sion, B., Baish, C. J., Brown, D., McDonald, E. V., Neudorf, C.M. (2021). Soils developed beneath a relict geomorphic surface in southern New Mexico (USA) indicate episodic regional scale surface instability, ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting: Salt Lake City, UT, November 7, 2021-November 10, 2021, 1239

2020
Sion, B., McDonald, E. V., Bustarde, J. (2020). Using soil stratigraphic observations to constrain TCN depth profile ages of relict alluvial fan surfaces in the Sonoran Desert, USA, European Geophysical Union: Vienna, Austria, May 4, 2020-May 8, 2020, D894

McDonald, E. V., Sweeney, M. R., Hanson, P. R., Sion, B. (2020). When did vesicular Av horizons form in the desert SW U.S.: elucidating between soil processes and luminescence ages, European Geophysical Union: Vienna, Austria, May 4, 2020-May 8, 2020

2019
Hartshorn, E. J., McDonald, E. V., Page, D. J., Sabol, D. E., Minor, T. B. (2019). Evaluation of Military Vehicle Mobility through UAS Photogrammetry and Digital Terrain Modeling, 13th International Conference on Military Geosciences: Padova, Italy

Sabol, D. E., Minor, T. B., Page, D. J., Hartshorn, E. J., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Investigating Remote Measurement of Sub-Surface Soil Moisture for Military Operations, 13th International Conference on Military Geosciences: Padova, Italy

Sion, B., McDonald, E. V., Hartshorn, E. J., Sabol, D. E., Shoop, S. (2019). The Utility of Soil-Landform Relationships in Terrain Mobility Models Based on Soil-Strength Characteristics in Different Environmental and Geologic Settings, International Conference on Military Geosciences: Padova, Italy

McDonald, E. V., Kirby, E., Gosse, J., Phillips, F., Marrero, S., Sion, B. (2019). Integration of soil-profile development improves age interpretation of TCN depth profiles: An example from Late Pleistocene lake shorelines, southwestern US, International Union for Quaternary Research: Dublin, Ireland, O-1067

McDonald, E. V., Sion, B. (2019). Influence of parent material lithology on dust accumulation in alluvial fan soils, Mojave Desert, California USA, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting: Phoenix, AZ, Abstract 287-12

Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Effects of Buried Targets on Soil Thermal and Moisture Regimes for Mine Detection, Night Vision Thermal IR Sensing Meeting: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, April 10, 2019

Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V. (2019). Intra-Site Variability on the Yuma Proving Ground Countermine Site, Night Vision Thermal IR Sensing Meeting: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

2017
Antinao Rojas, J., Negrini, R. M., Maldonado, A., McDonald, E. V., Baker, S. E., Santibanez, I., Brown, N. D. (2017). A Coupled Lacustrine and Alluvial Fan Record for the Holocene of the Arid Southern Central Andes, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 49 (2), 51st North-Central Annual Section Meeting, Geological Society of America: Pittsburgh, PA, March 21, 2017-March 21, 2017, Session No. 53, 10.1130/abs/2017NE-290266

Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V. (2017). VIS/SWIR & Thermal Remote Sensing at the Yuma Proving Ground, AZ, YPG Workshops, December 12, 2017-December 13, 2017

2015
Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V. (2015). Soil Geotechnical Characterization of Desert Surfaces for Testing Ground Robotics, International Conference of Military Geology: U.S. Naval Academy Annapolis, MD , June 14, 2015-June 19, 2015

2012
Regmi, N. R., McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N. (2012). Mapping Quaternary alluvial fans in the southwestern United States based on multi-parameter roughness of LiDAR topographic data, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, No. EP41E-0846

Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N., Young, M. H., Lin, H. (2012). Hydropedology and ecosystem response on an arid soil chronosequence, 2nd International Conference on Hydropedology, Abstract with Programs: Leipzig, Germany, July 22, 2012-July 27, 2012

McAlpine, J. D., Koracin, D. R., Bacon, S. N., Baker, S. E., McDonald, E. V. (2012). Development of an operational predictive tool for visibility degradation and brownout caused by rotorcraft dust entrainment, Weather Impacts Decision Aids (WIDA) Workshop, Abstract with Programs: Reno, NV, March 13, 2012-March 15, 2012

McDonald, E. V., Spears, L., Fleming, S. D., Bacon, S. N. (2012). Developing science-based testing – characterizing the physical environment with enough detail to support test procedures, 28th Annual National Test & Evaluation Conference, Abstract with Programs: Hilton Head, SC, March 12, 2012-March 15, 2012, Abstract 13755.

2011
Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., Zhu, J., McDonald, E. V. (2011). Soil heterogeneity in arid shrublands: biotic and abiotic controls on soil moisture variability, W2188 USDA Multi-State Research Meeting: Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.

Engelbrecht, J. P., McDonald, E. V., Gillies, J. A., Gertler, A. W., R.K.M. Jayanty, Casuccio, G. (2011). A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding Mineral Dusts from the Middle East, 9th International Conference on Military Geosciences: Las Vegas, NV, June 20, 2011-June 24, 2011

Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Green, H. L. (2011). Development of geomorphic-based dust source emissions data in support of forecasting dust storm activity in southwest Asia, 18, 9th International Conference on Military Geosciences, Abstracts with Programs: Las Vegas, NV, June 19, 2011-June 24, 2011

Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Sweeney, M. R., Amit, R., Enzel, Y., Crouvi, O. (2011). Emission of PM10 and total suspended particulate matter from desert landforms across the southwestern U.S. and Israel: Implications for near-surface and atmospheric dust loading models, XXIII Inqua-Congress, Abstract with Programs: Bern, Switzerland, July 21, 2011-July 27, 2011, ID 3015

Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N., Schumer, R. (2011). Cleared circles: Anthropogenic or Biogenic? Use of non-invasive geophysical techniques to determine origin, The Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP), Abstracts with Program, April 10, 2011-April 14, 2011

McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N., Schumer, R., Jenkins, S., Caldwell, T. G. (2011). The question of the origin of cleared circles as cultural resource features: weary humans or energetic rodents?, 80, 9th International Conference on Military Geosciences, Abstracts with Programs: Las Vegas, NV, June 19, 2011-June 24, 2011

Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V. (2011). Remote Sensing for Rapid Surface Mapping of Desert Terrains in Support of Military Operations, 9th International Conference on Military Geosciences: Las Vegas, Nevada, June 20, 2011-June 24, 2011

Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V. (2011). From Army Outpost to Global Military Installations: How WW2 Transformed the Military Presence in the Southwestern United States, 9th International Conference on Military Geosciences: Las Vegas, NV, June 20, 2011-June 25, 2011

2010
McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N. (2010). Rapid measurement of dust emission from semi-arid to hyperarid landforms: Implications for assessing impacts of global climate change on wind erosion and dust emission, International Dryland Development Commission (IDDC), Tenth International Conference on Development of Drylands, Abstracts with Programs: Cairo, Egypt, December 12, 2010-December 15, 2010

2009
Dalldorf, G., Caldwell, T. G., Bacon, S. N., Young, M. H., Miller, J. J., McDonald, E. V. (2009). Rapid Characterization of Runoff Potential on Arid Alluvial Fans using Terrain Prediction and Geomorphic Mapping, American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting: Las Vegas, NV, March 6, 0009, Session 5603.

Engelbrecht, J. P., McDonald, E. V., Gillies, J. A., Gertler, A. W., Casuccio, G., Jayanty, J. (2009). A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding Mineral Dusts from the Middle East, and Their Potential Impact on Human Health, 7th International Conference on Air Quality – Science and Application: Istanbul, Turkey, March 24, 2009-March 27, 2009

Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Dalldorf, G., Baker, S. E., Sabol, D. E., Minor, T. B., Bassett, S., MacCabe, S. R., Bullard, T. F. (2009). Predictive terrain hazard maps for military operations in the desert based on geomorphic mapping, remote sensing, and soil databases [abstract], 14, 8th International Conference on Military Geosciences, Abstracts with Programs: Vienna, Austria, June 15, 2009-June 19, 2009

Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G., Dalldorf, G. (2009). Alluvial fan response to strengthening of late Holocene ENSO variability in the Sonoran Desert, southwest Arizona, Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, 41 (7), 647, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

Caldwell, T. G., Sweeney, M., Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V. (2009). Hydraulic gradient and dust emissivity along a playa to distal fan transect, EOS Transactions, 90 (52), AGU Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract EP24A-05.

McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N., Dalldorf, G., Bullard, T. F., Minor, T. B. (2009). Integrated desert terrain forecasting for military operations: Geologic basis for rapid predictive mapping of soils and terrain features, 92, 8th International Conference on Military Geosciences, Abstracts with Programs: Vienna, Austria, June 15, 2009-June 19, 2009

Sabol, D. E., McDonald, E. V. (2009). Studying the effect of soils and environmental conditions on detection of buried mines/UXO, ARO UXO/Countermine/Range Forum: Washington, D.C., September 12, 2009

2008
Zhu, J., Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Scaling Under-Canopy and Interspace Soil Hydraulic Properties in Desert Ecosystems, 2008 Symposium: Understanding Near-Surface Environmental Processes: Las Vegas, NV

Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., Zhu, J., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Heterogeneity of Soils and Hydraulic Properties from Canopy to Interspace in the Mojave Desert, 2008 Symposium: Understanding Near-Surface Environmental Processes: Las Vegas, NV

Zhu, J., Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Implications of Under-Canopy and Interspace Soil Hydraulic Property Distributions in Large Scale Desert Ecosystems, European Geosciences Union 2008 General Assembly: Vienna, Austria

Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., Zhu, J., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Gradation of Soil Hydraulic Properties from Canopy to Interspace on a Mojave Desert Soil Chronosequence, European Geosciences Union 2008 General Assembly: Vienna, Austria

Sun, D., Zhu, J., Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Effect of Distinct Under-Canopy and Interspace Soil Hydraulic Properties on Large Scale Water Budget, AGU 2008 Fall Meeting: San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., Zhu, J., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Hydropedology of Canopy-Interspace Ecosystems in the Mojave Desert: Biotic and Abiotic Processes, 93rd Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Zhu, J., Fenstermaker, L.F., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Multi-Scale Variability of Soil and Hydraulic Properties and Impacts to Arid Water Balance, 2008 GSA and ASA-CSSA-SSSA Joint Annual Meeting: Houston, Texas

Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Zhu, J., Fenstermaker, L.F., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Multi-Scale Variability of Soil and Hydraulic Properties and Impacts to Arid Water Balance, Am. Soc. Agron. National Meetings: Houston, TX

Sun, D., Zhu, J., Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Effect of Distinct Under-Canopy and Interspace soil Hydraulic Properties on Large Scale Water Budget, Am. Geophysical Union National Meetings: San Francisco, CA

Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Evolution of arid alluvial soils: Linking texture and structure to the partitioning of water at different spatial scales, 1st International Conference on Hydropedology: Penn State University, PA

Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Miller, J. J., Chen, L., Dalldorf, G., Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Using Terrain Forecasting and Field Measurements to Predict Runoff Potential, Am. Soc. of Flood Plain Managers National Meetings: San Diego, CA

Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V., Young, M. H., Bacon, S. N., Marion, G. M. (2008). Numerical Simulations of Salt Accumulation in a Hyper-Arid Soil Chronosequence In the Sonoran Desert, Am. Soc. Agron. National Meetings: Houston, TX, Paper 335-9.

Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Relating Mass and Energy Fluxes to Arid Soil Development, Am. Soc. Agron. National Meetings: Houston, TX

Berli, M., Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V., Gilewitch, D. A. (2008). Trafficability of fine-textured arid soils – a model evaluation, ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting: Houston, TX

Engelbrecht, J. P., McDonald, E. V., Gillies, J. A., Gertler, A. W. (2008). Chemistry and Individual Particle Characteristics of Aerosols from the Middle East, 33rd International Geological Congress: Oslo, Norway, August 6, 2008-August 14, 2008

Engelbrecht, J. P., McDonald, E. V., Gillies, J. A., Gertler, A. W. (2008). Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance Program: A Multidisciplinary Approach To Understanding Mineral Dusts from the Middle East. Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2008, Goldschmidt 2008: Vancouver, Canada, July 13, 2008-July 18, 2008

Gillies, J. A., McDonald, E. V., Engelbrecht, J. P., Gertler, A. W. (2008). Chemistry and Individual Particle Characteristics of Aerosols from the Middle East, 11th Annual Force Health Protection Conference: Albuquerque, NM, August 9, 2008-August 15, 2008

Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Dalldorf, G., Baker, S. E., Sabol, D. E., Minor, T. B., Bassett, S., MacCabe, S. R., Bullard, T. F. (2008). An expert based system to predict soil attributes using geomorphic mapping, remote sensing, and soil databases in the desert southwest USA [abstract], European Geological Union, EGU2008-A-10709; SSS25-1FR5P-0669, Abstract XY0669

Berli, M., Caldwell, T. G., Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V. (2008). Trafficability of fine-textured arid soils – a model evaluation, Geological Society of America Joint Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Paper No. 58-6.

Dalldorf, G., McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N., Nikolich, G. (2008). Testing and evaluation of a synthetic polymer for dust suppression in military applications, Geological Society of America Joint Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs, Abstract 135-14.

Dalldorf, G., Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Baker, S. E., Sabol, D. E., Minor, T. B., Bassett, S., MacCabe, S. R., Bullard, T. F. (2008). Predictive soil maps based on geomorphic mapping, remote sensing, and soil databases in the desert southwest, 10 p., 3rd Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping, Paper in Session 6.

Bacon, S. N., Dalldorf, G. K., McDonald, E. V., Baker, S. E., Sabol, D. E., Minor, T. B., Bassett, S., MacCabe, S. R., Bullard, T. F. (2008). Predictive soil maps based on geomorphic mapping, remote sensing, and soil databases in the desert southwest, 2008 European Geosciences Union Congress: Vienna, Austria

2007
Caldwell, T. G., Berli, M., McDonald, E. V. (2007). Trafficability of fine-textured arid soils A model evaluation, Joint North America, Asia-Pacific ISTVS Conference and Japanese Society for Terramechanics: Fairbanks AK

Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V., Young, M. H., Hamerlynck, E. P., Bacon, S. N. (2007). Soil Development and Hydrology of an Arid Soil Chronosequence in the Sonoran Desert: Los Alamos, NM

McDonald, E. V., Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Benner, S. G., Meadows, D. G. (2007). Hydraulic Properties of a Desert Soil Chronosequence in the Mojave Desert, USA: Los Alamos, NM

Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., Zhu, J., McDonald, E. V. (2007). Small-Scale Heterogeneity of Soil Hydraulic Properties on Large-Scale Water Balance Simulations

McAlpine, J. D., Koracin, D. R., Veropoulos, K., Boyle, D. P., McDonald, E. V., Lamorey, G. (2007). Determining atmospheric dust concentrations during strong flow perturbations using a digital-optical technique., 3rd International Symposium on Visual Computing: South Lake Tahoe

Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., Zhu, J., McDonald, E. V. (2007). Small-Scale Heterogeneity of Soil Hydraulic Properties on Large-Scale Water Balance Simulations, ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2007 International Annual Meetings: New Orleans, Louisiana

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

Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., Zhu, J., Fenstermaker, L.F., McDonald, E. V. (2007). Scaling Heterogeneous Soil Hydraulic Properties Using Canopy/Interspace Distributions in a Mojave Desert Ecosystem: San Francisco, CA

Engelbrecht, J. P., McDonald, E. V., Gillies, J. A., Gertler, A. W., Skiba, M. (2007). Enhanced Particulate Matter Surveillance Program, 10th Annual Force Health Protection Conference: Louisville, KY, August 5, 2007-August 10, 2007

Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Bassett, S. (2007). Catalogue of analogs: Identifying terrain similarities between the World’s deserts and the US Army Desert/Hot Weather test site, Yuma Proving Ground (YPG), southwestern Arizona [abstract], 8, 7th International Conference on Military Geology and Geography: Quebec, Canada, June 8, 2007-June 1, 2007, Session 4 Spatial Analysis, abstract and talk

Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Baker, S. E., Caldwell, T. G., Stullenbarger, G. (2007). Desert terrain characterization of landforms and surface cover within vehicle test courses at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground, USA [abstract], Proceedings of the Joint North American, Asia-Pacific ISTVS Conference and Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Terramechanics: Fairbanks, AK, June 3, 2007-June 6, 2007, Session 41 Terrain Impacts, talk and short paper.

Bacon, S. N., McDonald, E. V., Dalldorf, G., Caldwell, T. G. (2007). Late Holocene soil stratigraphy and geochronology of alluvial sedimentation in the Sonoran Desert, Arizona [abstract], EOS Transactions, 88 (52), AGU Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H53C-1390.

Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V., Bacon, S. N. (2007). Vehicle dust courses and military testing at the U.S. Army’s Yuma Proving Ground, Proceedings of the Joint North American, Asia-Pacific ISTVS Conference and Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Terramechanics: Fairbanks, AK, June 23, 2007-June 26, 2007, Session 41 Terrain Impacts, poster and short paper.

McDonald, E. V., Bassett, S., Bacon, S. N., Minor, T. B., Bullard, T. F. (2007). Integrated terrain forecasting for military operations: Predicting the location of critical soil conditions using geomorphic image analysis, 22, 7th International Conference on Military Geology and Geography: Quebec, Canada, June 18, 2007-June 21, 2007, Session 9 Soil and Technology, abstract and talk.

2006
Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G., Meadows, D. G., Shafer, D. S. (2006). Evolution of soil hydraulic properties on arid alluvial fans: Impacts on near-surface water resources: Nanjing, China

Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Meadows, D. G., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Shafer, D. S., McDonald, E. V., Miller, J. J., Goreham, J. (2006). Hydrologic and Air Quality Impacts of a Soil-Applied, Organic Emulsion: Philadelphia, PA

Young, M. H., Meadows, D. G., Caldwell, T. G., Shafer, D. S., McDonald, E. V. (2006). Evolution of soil hydraulic properties on arid alluvial fans: Beijing, China

Young, M. H., Caldwell, T. G., Meadows, D. G., Etyemezian, V. R., Nikolich, G., Shafer, D. S., McDonald, E. V., Miller, J. J., Goreham, J. (2006). Field and Laboratory Evaluation of a Soil-Applied, Organic Emulsion: Indianapolis, Indiana

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

Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V., Young, M. H., Hamerlynck, E. P., Bacon, S. N. (2006). Ecohydrology of an arid soil chronosequence in the Sonoran Desert, Yuma Proving Ground, USA, EOS Transactions, 87 (52), AGU Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract H13A-1355.

McDonald, E. V., Bassett, S., Bacon, S. N., Minor, T. B., Bullard, T. F. (2006). Integrated desert terrain forecasting for military operations, 6 p., 25th Army Science Conference: Orlando, FL, November 27, 2006-November 30, 2006, Session O Environmental and Engineering Geosciences; OP-14, poster & short paper.

2005
Young, M. H., Yu, Z., Tyler, S. W., Drohan, P. J., Verburg, P.S.J., Cooper, C. A., Caldwell, T. G., Decker, D. L., Devitt, D. A., Kreamer, D. K., McDonald, E. V., Nowak, R. S., Papelis, C., Smith, S. D., Sun, H., Ye, M., Zhu, J. (2005). Scaling environmental processes in heterogeneous arid soils (SEPHAS): A new Nevada NSF EPSCoR initiative: Newark, Delaware

Young, M. H., Meadows, D. G., Caldwell, T. G., Goreham, J., McDonald, E. V., Shafer, D. S., Miller, J. J. (2005). Hydrologic impacts of a surface-applied, organic emulsion on arid soils: San Francisco, CA

Caldwell, T. G., McDonald, E. V., Young, M. H., Stevenson, B. A. (2005). Modeling the interdependence of hydropedology and root distributions of {Larrea Tridentata} in the Mojave Desert: San Francisco, CA

Meadows, D. G., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V. (2005). Dynamism in the predominant mechanism of infiltration on desert pavements as a function of surface age: Salt Lake City, UT

2004
Meadows, D. G., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V. (2004). A laboratory method for determining the unsaturated hydraulic functions of individual soil peds: Seattle, WA

Zitzer, S. F., Shafer, D. S., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G. (2004). Changes in diversity and density of northern Mojave plant communities resulting from desert pavement development on a 125,000-year-old chronosequence: Portland, OR

2003
Meadows, D. G., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G. (2003). Hydraulic property determination of vesiculated soil peds in desert pavement environments: San Francisco, CA

Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G., Benner, S. G. (2003). Infiltration through desert pavements, Mojave Desert, CA, USA: Denver, CO

Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G., Benner, S. G. (2003). Infiltration through desert pavements, Mojave Desert, CA, USA: Nice, France

Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H., McDonald, E. V. (2003). Modeling soil moisture in support of revegetation of military lands in arid regions: San Francisco, CA

Shafer, D. S., Young, M. H., Zitzer, S. F., McDonald, E. V., Caldwell, T. G. (2003). Coupled environmental processes: Implications for landscape development in the northern Mojave desert: San Francisco, CA