American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


21st Century Watershed Technology: Improving Water Quality and Environment Conference Proceedings, May 27-June 1, 2012, Bari, Italy


  1. Assessing the Impact of Hydraulic Fracturing on Water Resources in the Fayetteville Shale Area (Arkansas, USA)
    Authors:   Aziz Abouabdillah, Mauro Di Luzio, Jackson Cothren, Malcolm D Williamson
    Keywords:   Hydraulic fracturing, Oil and natural gas, SWAT model, IHA, environmental flow components
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41403
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  2. Lake Chad Restoration: Communities Attitude and Expectations
    Authors:   Ajibike O. S Adeyemo, Lars Ribbe, Sabine Schuelter
    Keywords:   Stakeholders, Communual, Water Quality, Resources Management, Lake Chad Basin
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41404
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  3. Use of Morphological Characteristics for Multi-Criteria Evaluation through Fuzzy Analytical Hierarchy Process for Prioritization of Watersheds
    Authors:   P D Aher, J Adinarayana, S D Gorantiwar
    Keywords:   Fuzzy analytical hierarchy process, Multiple criteria decision making, GIS, Morphometric characterization, Watershed prioritization, Vulnerability assessment
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41405
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  4. Runoff curve number for a small forested watershed in a semiarid region of Brazil
    Authors:   Eunice M Andrade, Helba Q Palácio, Julio Cesar N Santos, Maria João S Guerreiro, Joseilson O Rodrigues
    Keywords:   Rainfall-runoff, hydrological process, initial abstraction ratio, Curve number, semiarid
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41406
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  5. Point and Diffuse Sources of Pollution and Surface Water Quality in Marmara Basin of Turkey
    Authors:   Selma Ç Ayaz, Özgür Aktas, Sönmez Dagli, Lütfi Akça
    Keywords:   Marmara Basin, surface water quality, Watershed Protection Action Plan, point and diffuse pollution loads
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41407
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  6. Data Collection for GIS-based Landscape-scale River Habitat Mapping for Tennessee River Systems
    Authors:   Paul Ayers, Ken Swinson, Brett Connell, Bryan McConkey, J R Candlish, Chanci King, Matt Ellison
    Keywords:   GPS, GIS, river, mapping
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41408
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  7. Mitigation of Diffuse Sources Related to Pesticide Application: the TOPPS-PROWADIS Project
    Authors:   Paolo Balsari Full professor, Paolo Marucco Assistant researcher, Aldo Ferrero Full professor, Manfred Roettele Project manager
    Keywords:   Sprayer, drift, run-off, pesticide, environment
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41409
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  8. Scenarios Simulation of the Runoff Response for a Peri-Urban Watershed in the Atlantic Forest Biome, Southern Brazil
    Authors:   Fábio Alex Beling, João Batista Dias de Paiva, Eloiza Maria Cauduro Dias Paiva, Conrad D Heatwole
    Keywords:   Runoff Simulation, Kineros2 model, Scenarios, Atlantic Forest
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41410
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  9. Watershed-Scale Impact of Land-use changes for Bioenergy Production
    Authors:   David D Bosch, Jeff G Arnold, Jim R Kiniry, George Vellidis, Puneet Srivastava
    Keywords:   Hydrology, Modeling, Water Quality, Biofuels
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41411
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  10. Usage Of Coagulation With Ozonation For Treatment Of Model Wastewater Of Wood Processing With Aluminium Salts
    Authors:   Julija Brovkina, Galia Shulga, Sanita Vitolina, Brigita Neiberte, Jurijs Ozolins, Maris Turks, Vitalijs Rjabovs, Romans Neilands
    Keywords:   Coagulation, aluminium salts, ozonation, hemicelluloses, lignin, coagulates, wastewater
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41412
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  11. Modeling Flow Field in Freshwater Lake under Different Construction Scheme of High-Speed Railway Bridge
    Authors:   Hang Chen, Larry Curtis Brown, Yongsheng Fu
    Keywords:   Freshwater lake, flow field, hydrological simulation
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41413
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  12. Ecological Services of Constructed Two-Stage Agricultural Ditches
    Authors:   Jessica L D’Ambrosio, Andy Ward, Jonathan D Witter, Jennifer L Tank
    Keywords:   Ecosystem services, modified streams, agriculture, two-stage ditch, geomorphology, flood attenuation, floodplains, nitrogen removal, turbidity, nutrient processing
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41414
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  13. Consideration of Hydrology, Hydraulics, and Stream Morphology to Effectively Meet State and National Water Quality Standards
    Authors:   Jessica L D’Ambrosio, Andy Ward, Jonathan D Witter, Lance R Williams
    Keywords:   Channel forming discharge, modified streams, fish, macroinvertebrates, habitat, TMDL, geomorphology, spatial location, watershed management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41415
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  14. Modeling runoff with AnnAGNPS model in a small agricultural catchment, in Mediterranean environment
    Authors:   António F Canatário Duarte, Luciano I Mateos, Elias C Fereres
    Keywords:   AnnAGNPS model, calibration and validation, small agricultural basin, rainfall season, irrigation season
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41416
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  15. Spatial Variation of Borehole Water Quality with Depth in Uyo Municipality, Nigeria
    Authors:   Obot Ekpo Essien, Edi D Bassey
    Keywords:   groundwater, borehole depth, quality compatibility, regulatory policy, minimum borehole depth, Uyo urban watershed
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41417
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  16. Effect of vegetation and seasons on the water content of soil climatic conditions of the Atlantic Forest in Southern Brazil
    Authors:   Rafael Matias Feltrin, João Batista Dias de Paiva, Eloiza Maria Cauduro Dias de Paiva, Vanessa Sari, Lariane Schlosser Brites
    Keywords:   Soil moisture variation, Soil water content, Soil water storage, Tensiometry, Atlantic Forest
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41418
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  17. Pricing Policies in Managing Water Resources in Agriculture: an Application of Contract Theory to Unmetered Water
    Authors:   Francesco Galioto, Meri Raggi, Davide Viaggi
    Keywords:   Unmetered Water, Asymmetric Information, Pricing Scemes, Water Framework Directive
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41419
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  18. Hydrologic and Sediment Transport in Complex Mediterranean Catchment
    Authors:   C C Gamvroudis, N P Nikolaidis, O A Tzoraki, V M Papadoulakis, N D Karalemas
    Keywords:   Hydrology, Water yield, Suspended sediment transport, Sediment yield Mediterranean, SWAT, Evrotas River Basin
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41420
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  19. Copula-based Drought Severity-Area-Frequency Analysis in Western Rajasthan, India
    Authors:   Poulomi Ganguli, M Janga Reddy, Poulomi Ganguli, M Janga Reddy
    Keywords:   Copula, dependence, droughts, SPI, return period, SAF, water management, joint probability distributions, extreme events
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41421
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  20. Application of SWAT for modeling management scenarios in a large lowland watershed in Poland
    Authors:   Marek Gielczewski, Mikolaj Piniewski, Ignacy Kardel, Tomasz Okruszko
    Keywords:   SWAT, water quality, Narew, scenario development, land use change, water management
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41422
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  21. Using SWAT to Predict Pre- and Post-Development Hydrologic Regimes
    Authors:   Roger H Glick, Leila Gosselink
    Keywords:   SWAT, Urbanization, Stormwater, Runoff
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41423
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  22. Sensitivity of Modeled Watershed Attributes and Hydrological Outputs to DEM Spatial Resolution
    Authors:   Tristan J Goulden, Rob Jamieson, Chris Hopkinson
    Keywords:   SWAT, DEM, resolution
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41424
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  23. Using Olive Stone as a Filtering Media for Industrial Wastewater
    Authors:   Ahmed Mahrous Hassan, Mohamed Mahmoud Ibrahim
    Keywords:   Olive stone, activated carbon, industrial wastewater, methylene blue, filter media
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41425
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  24. Defining "Typical" Rainfall for Water Quality Modeling
    Authors:   John C Hayes, Billy J Barfield, Sam L Harp
    Keywords:   Rainfall, Water Quality Modeling, Hydrology
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41426
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  25. Multivariate Statistical Methods and Neural Networks for the Identification of Pollution Sources and Classification of the Apulia Region Ground Waters
    Authors:   Pierina Ielpo, Daniela Cassano, Antonio Lopez, Giuseppe Pappagallo, Vito Felice Uricchio, Livia Trizio, Gianluigi De Gennaro
    Keywords:   Ground Waters, Principal Component Analysis, , Neural Networks, Source Apportionment, Discriminant Function Analysis, Cluster Analysis, Classification, Forecasting
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41427
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  26. The results of eight years Plawnowice reservoir restoration by hypolimnetic withdrawal.
    Authors:   Maciej Franciszek Kostecki, Jan Suschka
    Keywords:   Keywords: lakes restoration, hypolimnetic withdrawal,
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41428
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  27. The SID&GRID project: developing GIS embedded watershed modeling
    Authors:   Borsi Iacopo, Rudy Rossetto, Claudio Schifani
    Keywords:   Hydrological modeling, open source GIS, MODFLOW-2005, VSF, LGR, SID&GRID
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41429
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  28. Statistical Behaviour of Load Estimators Based on Routine Monthly Data Series
    Authors:   M.A Lorenzo-Gonzalez, D Quilez, D Isidoro
    Keywords:   Water quality, salt loads, nitrate loads, sampling frequency, agreement indexes
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41430
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  29. Impact of climate change on soil moisture condition in Nova Scotia
    Authors:   Raheleh Malekian , Robert Gordon , Ali Madani ASABE Member, Seyyed Ebrahim Hashemi
    Keywords:   Climate Change, Soil Moisture, Versatile Soil Moisture Budget (VSMB), Nova Scotia
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41431
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  30. Parameter Estimation in LEACHN for Zeolite-Amended Soil and Unamended-Soil Conditions
    Authors:   Raheleh Malekian , Jahangir Abedi-Koupai , Sayed Saeid Eslamian
    Keywords:   Nitrate leaching, Clinoptilolite zeolite, LEACHN-CUP, Uncertainty, SUFI-2
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41432
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  31. Evaluation of Spectral Similarity of Water in Urban and Rural Reservoirs Using Cluster Analysis
    Authors:   Ana Célia Maia Meireles, Fernando Bezerra Lopes, Eunice Maia de Andrade, Cláudio Clemente Barbosa Faria, Evlyn Márcia Leão de Moraes Novo, Helena Becker
    Keywords:   Hyperspectral Remote Sensing, Multivariate Statistics, Water Quality
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41433
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  32. Combating Agricultural Drought in Developing Countries through Watershed Approach: A Case Study from Odisha, India.
    Authors:   Sushree Sangita Mishra, Ramakrishna Nagarajan
    Keywords:   Agricultural drought, SPI, NDVI, NDWI, Developing countries
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41434
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  33. Prediction of Soil and Nutrient Losses on Chianti Vineyard with SWAT Model
    Authors:   Marco Napoli, Simone Orlandini, Daniele Grifoni, Camillo Alessandro Zanchi
    Keywords:   SWAT, vineyard, erosion, nutrients loss
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41435
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  34. Soil Loss Minimization through Land Use Optimization
    Authors:   Davood - Nikkami, Hadi - Chamheidar, Mohammad Hossein - Mahdian, Ebrahim - Pazira
    Keywords:   Abolabbas, Land resources, Land use, Linear programming
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41436
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  35. Evaluate and Mapping Groundwater Quality using Geostatistics for Sustainable Land Management in Darb El-Arbaein, South Western Desert, Egypt
    Authors:   El-Sayed Ewis Omran, Salman Selmy, Ahmed Ghallab, Abd-Alla Gad
    Keywords:   Darb El-Arbaein, GIS, Groundwater quality, Kriging, Water quality index, Suitability
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41437
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  36. Factors Conditioning the Adoption of Water Conserving Techniques
    Authors:   Mar Ortega-Reig, Marta García-Mollá, Guillermo Palau-Salvador, Llorenç Avellà
    Keywords:   Irrigation, innovation adoption, institutions, organizational factors, irrigation technology
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41438
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  37. Trends in streamflow in the Ibicuí river basin - influence of rice crop irrigation
    Authors:   Eloiza Maria Cauduro Dias Paiva, Conrad D Heatwole, João Batista Dias de Paiva, Rodrigo C.D Paiva, Fábio Alex Beling
    Keywords:   Statistical analysis, Mann-Kendall test, rice irrigation, flow duration, water withdrawal
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41439
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  38. Emergy Evaluation of Semi-Arid Watersheds Under Different Management Strategies
    Authors:   Helba Araújo de Queiroz Palácio, Eunice Maia de Andrade, Júlio César Neves dos Santos, José Ribeiro de Araújo Neto, Paulilo Palácio Brasil
    Keywords:   emergy, Brazilian semi-arid region, environmental sustainability, emergy indicators
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41440
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  39. Future Scenarios for Environmental Flows in a Large Semi-Natural River Basin in Poland: A Case Study with the SWAT Model
    Authors:   Mikolaj Piniewski, Tomasz Okruszko, Michael C Acreman
    Keywords:   Environmental flows, Narew, climate change, land use change, scenario, SWAT
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41441
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  40. Predicting Waterborne Escherichia coli Particle Attachment Using Regression Tree Analysis
    Authors:   Gregory S Piorkowski, Rob C Jamieson
    Keywords:   E coli, particle attachment, regression tree
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41442
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  41. Assessment of Emitter Discharge in Drip Irrigation as Affected by Biogas Effluent
    Authors:   Mohamed Abouzeid Rashad, Mohamed Ali Abdel-Hadi, Samy Abl El-Malik Abd El-Azeem
    Keywords:   Drip Irrigation, Emitter Clogging, Biogas Effluent
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41443
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  42. Evaluation of Drip Irrigation Clogging under Egyptian Conditions
    Authors:   Mohamed Abouzeid Rashad, Mohmmed Wasfiy Elwan, Khalid E Abd El-Hamed, Samy Abl El-Malik Abd El-Azeem
    Keywords:   Low Pressure, Unfiltered water, Clogging, Vegetable Yield
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41444
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  43. European Scenario Studies on Future In-Stream Nutrient Concentrations
    Authors:   Klara Reder, Ilona Bärlund, Anja Voß, Ellen Kynast, Richard Williams, Olli Malve, Martina Flörke
    Keywords:   Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Large Scale, Water Quality, Modeling, Europe
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41445
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  44. Managing Phosphorus Enrichment in Watersheds with high levels of Livestock and Poultry Production
    Authors:   L Mark Risse
    Keywords:   Water Quality, Poultry Litter, Nutrient Management, Non-point source pollution
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41446
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  45. Spatio-Temporal Patterns in Soil Water Content Time Series: Influence of the Time Series Length and Precipitation Events
    Authors:   Diego RIVERA, José Luis ARUMÍ, Mario LILLO-SAAVEDRA
    Keywords:   Soil water content, time series, time stability, wavelet filtering
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41447
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  46. Assessing the Cost-Effectiveness of Reduced N-Fertilizer Application Rates and Alternative Application Regimes in the Cértima Catchment
    Authors:   Peter Cornelis Roebeling, João Rocha, Henrique Alves, Maria Luz Rodríguez-Blanco, Sara Fonseca
    Keywords:   Diffuse-source water pollution, Nitrogen fertilizers, Best agricultural practices, Cost-effectiveness
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41448
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  47. Evaluating Nutrient Tracking Tool (NTT) and simulated conservation practices
    Authors:   A Saleh, E Osei, O Gallego
    Keywords:   Key Words Nutrient Tracking Tool, nitrogen, phosphorus, sediment, conservation practices, NTT
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41449
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  48. Measurement of soil erosion on different spatial scales with vegetation cover of caatinga in the northeast of Brazil
    Authors:   Julio Cesar Neves dos Santos, Eunice Maia de Andrade, Helba Araújo de Queiroz Palácio, José Ribeiro de Araújo Neto, José Ailton da Silva Filho
    Keywords:   Watershed, Erosion plot, Semi-arid, Brazil
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41450
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  49. An Integrated Modeling Approach for Evaluation of On-Site Wastewater System Phosphorus Loading in Rural Nova Scotia Watersheds
    Authors:   Andrew Sinclair, Rob Jamieson, Ali Madani, William Hart, Rob Gordon, Dale Hebb
    Keywords:   SWAT, Phosphorus, On-Site Wastewater Systems, Watershed Modeling
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41451
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  50. Effect of Spatial Resolution on Watershed Characteristics and the AGNPS Model Hydrologic Simulations
    Authors:   Ramadhar Singh, B C Mal, K N Tiwari
    Keywords:   Keywords : Watershed, Remote sensing, GIS, DEM, Cell size, AGNPS, Sediment yield
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41452
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  51. Evaluation Of BMPs Scenarios For Minimizing Phosphorus And Sediments Transport In Sprinkler Irrigation System
    Authors:   Ahmed Skhiri, Farida Dechmi
    Keywords:   Best management practices, hydrological model, intensive irrigation, sprinkler irrigation, SWAT, total phosphorus, water quality
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41453
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  52. An Instantaneous Unit Hydrograph for Estimating Runoff from Windrow Composting Pads
    Authors:   Ernest W Tollner, Owen J Duncan, Herbert Ssegane
    Keywords:   Runoff Models, Gravel Aggregate, Windrow Composting Pads, Tank Model, Curve Number
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41454
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  53. Geo-spatial analysis of the nitrate contamination of groundwater from diffuse sources
    Authors:   Maria Cristina Trifu, Valeria Maria Daradici, Denis Mihailescu, Ilie Calciu
    Keywords:   GIS system, nitrates vulnerable zones, nutrients pollution control, water integrated management, agriculture sources, nitrates directive
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41455
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  54. Creating a Stormwater Park in the City Meadow of Norfolk, Connecticut
    Authors:   Steven David Trinkaus
    Keywords:   Keywords: Stormwater Quality, Constructed Wetlands, Public Benefits
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41456
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  55. LID Demonstration Project for Seaside Village in Bridgeport, Connecticut
    Authors:   Steven David Trinkaus
    Keywords:   Keywords: Low Impact Development, Bioretention, Flooding, Water Quality
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41457
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  56. Cyanobacteria recent blooms in the Occhito reservoir (Puglia, Italy): results from three-years monitoring.
    Authors:   G Assennato, M Blonda, B Cudillo, G Dalessandro, A Fascia, S Gifuni, G Napolitano, R Petruzzelli, Nicola Ungaro
    Keywords:   Cyanobacteria, bloom, Planktothrix rubescens, water quality, reservoir management, Southern Italy
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41458
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  57. Maryland Nutrient Trading Tool: Estimating Creditable On-farm Nutrient Reductions
    Authors:   Sara Walker, Mindy Selman, Susan Frick Payne, Ali Saleh
    Keywords:   Water quality trading, nutrient trading, market-based, offsets, nutrient discharges, point source, nonpoint source, nutrient reductions, on-farm estimation tool
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41459
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  58. Linking Watershed Models and Lake Models Together
    Authors:   Brian J Watson, Jeremy R Wyss
    Keywords:   LSPC, EFDC, watershed model, lake model, model linkage
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41460
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  59. Community DECISIONS (Community Decision Support for Integrated, On-the-ground Nutrient Reduction Strategies)
    Authors:   Mary Leigh Wolfe, Javier Osorio, James W Pease, Darrell Bosch, Christopher Zobel
    Keywords:   stakeholder, nutrients, watershed management, watershed model, costs
    DOI:   10.13031/2013.41461
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