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Dr. Karletta Chief
LOA Hourly - Expert Consultant

Publications
2013
Chen, L., Berli, M., Chief, K. (2013). Examining Modeling Approaches for the Rainfall-Runoff Process in Wildfire-Affected Watersheds: Using San Dimas Experimental Forest, Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 49 (4), 851-866
2010
Chen, L., Miller, J. J., Caldwell, T. G., Dalldorf, G., Chief, K., Young, M. H., Long, X. (2010). Terrain, Soils and Runoff Potential in the Rainbow Wash Watershed, Maricopa County, Arizona
Chen, L., Chief, K., Berli, M., Young, M. H. (2010). Evaluation of Event-based Post-Fire Peak Flow Methods on a Selected Site in the Southwestern United States, Accepted.
Miller, J. J., Forsee, W. J., Shafer, D. S., Jenkins, S., Mizell, S. A., Chief, K. (2010). Potential surface water transport of radionuclide-contaminated soils in Plutonium Valley on the Nevada National Security Site
2009
Chief, K., Young, M. H., Lyles, B. F., Healey, J. M., Koonce, J. E., Knight, E. A., Johnson, E., Mon, J., Berli, M., Menon, M., Dana, G. L. (2009). Scaling Environmental Processes in Heterogeneous Arid Soils: Construction of Large Weighing Lysimeter Facility
2008
Chief, K., Ferré, T. P., Nijssen, B. (2008). Examination of correlation between air permeability and saturated hydraulic conductivity in unburned and burned desert soils, Soil Science Society of America Journal, 72, 1-9, 10.2136/sssaj2006.0416
Chief, K., Ferré, T. P., Hinnell, A. C. (2008). The effects of anisotropy on in situ air permeability measurements, Vadose Zone Journal, 7, 1-7, 10.2136/vzj2007.0164
2006
Chief, K., Ferre, T. P., Nijssen, B. (2006). Field testing of a soil corer air permeameter (SCAP) in desert soils, Vadose Zone Journal, 1257-1263, 10.2136/vzj2006.0063
Conference Proceedings
2014
Wang, X., Chief, K., Watson, J. G. (2014). Construction Dust Emissions and Measurements, Presented at Beijing Municipal Research Institute of Environmental Protection: Beijing, China, November 19, 2014
2013
Etyemezian, V. R., Shillito, R. M., Miller, J. J., Shafer, D. S., Cablk, M. E., Campbell, S. A., Chief, K., Fenstermaker, L.F., Forsee, W. J., Meyer, W. J., Mizell, S. A., Nikolich, G. (2013). Post-fire erosion at a Pinyon-Juniper and a Blackbrush Community: 3+ Years of Data, Great Basin consortium 2nd Annual Conference January 14-16, 2013: Boise, Idaho
Chen, L., Berli, M., Chief, K. (2013). Modeling Postwildfire Rainfall-Infiltration-Runoff: Challenges, Current state and Some new approaches., AGU Chapman Conference-Synthesizing Empirical Results to Improve Predictions of Post-wildfire Runoff and Erosion Response: Estes Park, Colorado, August 25, 2013-August 31, 2013
2011
Meyer, W. J., Ahmad, S., Young, M. H., Shafer, D. S., Miller, J. J., Chief, K. (2011). Effect of Spatial and Temporal Variability of Antecedent Moisture Content on Model-Generated Runoff from an Arid Watershed, World Water Congress: Palm Springs, CA
Twarakavi, N. C., Chief, K., Berli, M., Caldwell, T. G., Daniels, J. I., Young, M. H. (2011). Closing the Water Balance for Arid Soils – First Results from a Large Lysimeter Study, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA, EOS Abstract No. H53A-1378.
2010
Shafer, D. S., Etyemezian, V. R., Chief, K., DuBois, D. W., Kavouras, I. G., King, J., Miller, J. J., Nikolich, G., Zitzer, S. F. (2010). Ecological and physical response and feedbacks to fires in western North American deserts, 10th International Conference on Dry Lands Development: Cairo, Egypt, December 12, 2010
Berli, M., Chen, L., Chief, K., Meyer, W. J., Young, M. H., Casey, K., Vermeeren, R. (2010). Post-Fire Debris Flow in the Southwestern US – An Increase in Risk due to Climate Change?, Floodplain Management Association Annual Conference: Henderson, NV
Chief, K., Young, M. H., Shafer, D. S. (2010). Low-Intensity, Fire-Induced Changes of Soil Structure, Physical and Hydraulic Properties, American Society of Agronomy-Crop Science Society of America- Soil Science Society of America International Annual Meeting: Long Beach, CA
Chief, K., Berli, M., Young, M. H. (2010). Water infiltration into arid soils – first results from a lysimeter study, H33E-1189, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting: San Francisco, CA
Chen, L., Berli, M., Chief, K. (2010). Validation of Post-Fire Hydrology Models on a Selected Site in the Southwestern United States, Southern California Academy of Sciences: Los Angeles, CA
2009
Shafer, D. S., DuBois, D. W., Chief, K., Berli, M., Miller, J. J., Young, M. H. (2009). Fire Induced Changes in Soil Structure: Implications for Soil Hydraulic Properties and Aeolian Suspension Potential in the Great Basin, USA, American Geophysical Union
Meyer, W. J., Ahmad, S., Young, M. H., Shafer, D. S., Miller, J. J., Chief, K. (2009). A Multi-Platform Approach to Examine Spatial and Temporal Variability of Antecedent Moisture Content on Model-Generated Runoff from a Watershed, AGU: San Francisco
Chief, K., Caldwell, T. G., Young, M. H. (2009). Spatial variability of air and water permeability for two watersheds in the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts, American Society of Agronomy-Crop Science Society of America– Soil Science Society of America International Annual Meeting: Pittsburg, PA
Chief, K., Young, M. H., Koonce, J. E., Healey, J. M., Mon, J., Zhongbo, Y., Tyler, S. W. (2009). Scaling Environmental Processes in Heterogeneous Arid Soils (SEPHAS) Weighing Lysimeter Facility: Construction, Installation, and Baseline CO2, temperature, and moisture Measurements
2008
Young, M. H., J., H., Zhu, J., Chief, K., Yu, Z., Knight, E. A., Mon, J., Tyler, S. W., Menon, M. (2008). Examining Arid Soil Processes Using Weighing Lysimeter in Nevada, U.S.A., 2008 Symposium: Understanding Near-Surface Environmental Processes: Las Vegas, NV
Young, M. H., Yu, Z., Tyler, S. W., Chief, K., Knight, E. A., Healey, J. M., Zhu, J., Menon, M., Mon, J. (2008). Examining Arid Soil Processes in Nevada USA Using Weighing Lysimeters, European Geosciences Union 2008 General Assembly: Vienna, Austria
Chief, K., Young, M. H. (2008). Spatial Variability of Soil Air Permeability and Hydraulic Properties in Desert Soils, Am. Soc. Agron. National Meetings: Houston, TX
Chief, K., Young, M. H., Healey, J. M., Johnson, E., Knight, E. A., Koonce, J. E., Yu, Z., Tyler, S. W. (2008). Scaling Environmental Processes in Heterogeneous Arid Soils (SEPHAS) Weighing Lysimeter Facility: Construction, Installation, and Preliminary Infiltration Experiment Data, Am. Geophysical Union National Meetings: San Francisco, CA
Koonce, J. E., Young, M. H., Yu, Z., Chief, K., Healey, J. M., Tyler, S. W. (2008). Relating Temperature Propagation and Wetting Front in Arid Soils Using Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) Coupled With Multiple Technologies, Am. Geophysical Union National Meetings: San Francisco, CA
Chief, K., Young, M. H. (2008). Spatial variability of soil air permeability and hydraulic properties, 2008 Symposium: Understanding Near-Surface Environmental Processes: Las Vegas, NV
Young, M. H., Berli, M., Knight, E. A., Chief, K., Menon, M., Mon, J., Healey, J. M., Yu, Z., Tyler, S. W. (2008). Examining arid soil processes in Nevada, USA, using weighing lysimeters, Lysimeters for Global Change Research: Biological Processes and the Environmental Fate of Pollutants: Munich, Germany
Berli, M., Chen, L., Caldwell, T. G., Chief, K., Miller, J. J., Young, M. H. (2008). Post-fire effects on watershed hydrology, USACE Arid Regions Demonstration Programs Annual Review Conference: San Diego, CA