Oklahoma State University


Publications from members of the Oklahoma State University Soil Physics Group

 Peer-reviewed Journal Papers

  1. Lollato, R.P., A. Patrignani, T.E. Ochsner, and J.T. Edwards. 2016. Prediction of plant available water at sowing for winter wheat in the southern Great Plains. Agron. J. doi:10.2134/agronj2015.0433.
  2. Dong, J., S.C. Steele-Dunne, T.E. Ochsner and N. van de Giesen. 2015. Determining soil moisture by assimilating soil temperature measurements using the Ensemble Kalman Filter. Advances in Water Resources 86: 340-353.
  3. Krueger, E.S., T.E. Ochsner, D.M. Engle, J.D. Carlson, D. Twidwell and S.D. Fuhlendorf. 2015. Soil Moisture Affects Growing-Season Wildfire Size in the Southern Great Plains. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 79: 1567-1576. doi:10.2136/sssaj2015.01.0041.
  4. Patrignani, A. and T.E. Ochsner. 2015. Canopeo: A Powerful New Tool for Measuring Fractional Green Canopy Cover. Agron. J. doi:10.2134/agronj15.0150.
  5. Wine, M.L., J.M.H. Hendrickx, D. Cadol, C.B. Zou and T.E. Ochsner. 2015. Deep drainage sensitivity to climate, edaphic factors, and woody encroachment, Oklahoma, USA. Hydrological Processes 29: 3779-3789. doi:10.1002/hyp.10470.
  6. Yimam, Y.T., T.E. Ochsner and V.G. Kakani. 2015. Evapotranspiration partitioning and water use efficiency of switchgrass and biomass sorghum managed for biofuel. Agricultural Water Management 155: 40-47. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2015.03.018.
  7. Steiner, J.L., D.M. Engle, X. Xiao, A. Saleh, P. Tomlinson, C.W. Rice, N.A. Cole, S.W. Coleman, E. Osei, J. Basara, G. Middendorf, P. Gowda, R. Todd, C. Moffet, A. Anandhi, P.J. Starks, T. Ochsner, R. Reuter and D. Devlin. 2014. Knowledge and tools to enhance resilience of beef grazing systems for sustainable animal protein production. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1328: 10-17. doi:10.1111/nyas.12572.
  8. Johnson, J.M., D.L. Karlen, G.L. Gresham, K.B. Cantrell, D.W. Archer, B.J. Wienhold, G.E. Varvel, D.A. Laird, J. Baker and T.E. Ochsner. 2014. Vertical Distribution of Structural Components in Corn Stover. Agriculture 4: 274-287.
  9. Yimam, Y.T., T.E. Ochsner, V.G. Kakani and J.G. Warren. 2014. Soil Water Dynamics and Evapotranspiration under Annual and Perennial Bioenergy Crops. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 78: 1584-1593. doi:10.2136/sssaj2014.04.0165.
  10. Patrignani, A., R.P. Lollato, T.E. Ochsner, C.B. Godsey and J.T. Edwards. 2014. Yield Gap and Production Gap of Rainfed Winter Wheat in the Southern Great Plains. Agron. J. 106: 1329-1339. 10.2134/agronj14.0011.
  11. Dong, J., T.E. Ochsner, M. Zreda, M.H. Cosh and C.B. Zou. 2014. Calibration and validation of the COSMOS rover for surface soil moisture measurement. Vadose Zone J. doi:10.2136/vzj2013.08.0148.
  12. Krueger, E., J. Baker, T. Ochsner, C. Wente, G. Feyereisen and D. Reicosky. 2013. On-farm environmental assessment of corn silage production systems receiving liquid dairy manure. J. Soil. Water Conserv. 68: 438-449.
  13. Scott, B.L., T.E. Ochsner, B.G. Illston, C.A. Fiebrich, J.B. Basara and A.J. Sutherland. 2013. New Soil Property Database Improves Oklahoma Mesonet Soil Moisture Estimates. J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech. 30: 2585-2595.
  14. Ochsner, T.E., M.H. Cosh, R.H. Cuenca, W.A. Dorigo, C.S. Draper, Y. Hagimoto, Y.H. Kerr, E.G. Njoku, E.E. Small and M. Zreda. 2013. State of the Art in Large-Scale Soil Moisture Monitoring. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 77: 1888-1919.
  15. Torres, G.M., R.P. Lollato and T.E. Ochsner. 2013. Comparison of Drought Probability Assessments Based on Atmospheric Water Deficit and Soil Water Deficit. Agron. J. 105: 428-436.
  16. Patrignani, A., C.B. Godsey, T.E. Ochsner, and J.T. Edwards. 2012. Soil water dynamics of conventional and no-till wheat in the southern great plains. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 76:1768-1775.
  17. Krueger, E.S., T.E. Ochsner, J.M. Baker, P.M. Porter, and D.C. Reicosky. 2012. Rye–corn silage double-cropping reduces corn yield but improves environmental impacts. Agron. J. 104:888-896.
  18. Baker, J.M., T.J. Griffis, and T.E. Ochsner. 2012. Coupling landscape water storage and supplemental irrigation to increase productivity and improve environmental stewardship in the u.S. Midwest. Water Resour. Res. 48:W05301.
  19. Wine, M.L., T.E. Ochsner, A. Sutradhar, and R. Pepin. 2012. Effects of eastern redcedar encroachment on soil hydraulic properties along Oklahoma's grassland-forest ecotone. Hydrological Processes 26:1720-1728.
  20. Liesch, A.M., E.S. Krueger, and T.E. Ochsner. 2011. Soil structure and physical properties under rye-corn silage double-cropping systems. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 75:1307-1314.10.2136/sssaj2010.0292.
  21. Krueger, E.S., T.E. Ochsner, P.M. Porter, and J.M. Baker. 2011. Winter rye cover crop management influences on soil water, soil nitrate, and corn development. Agron. J. 103:316-323.
  22. Kantar, M., C. Sheaffer, P.M. Porter, E.S. Krueger, and T.E. Ochsner. 2011. Growth stage influences forage yield and quality of winter rye. Forage and Grazinglands10.1094/FG-2011-0126-01-RS.
  23. Wilhelm, W., J. Johnson, D. Lightle, D. Karlen, J. Novak, N. Barbour, D. Laird, J. Baker, T. Ochsner, A. Halvorson, D. Archer, and F. Arriaga. 2011. Vertical distribution of corn stover dry mass grown at several US locations. BioEnergy Research 4:11.10.1007/s12155-010-9097-z.
  24. Krueger, E.S., T.E. Ochsner, M. Kantar, C. Sheaffer, and P.M. Porter. 2010. Growth stage at harvest of a winter rye cover crop influences soil moisture and nitrogen. Crop Management doi:10.1094/CM-2010-1014-01-RS.
  25. Johnson, J., W. Wilhelm, D. Karlen, D. Archer, B. Wienhold, D. Lightle, D. Laird, J. Baker, T. Ochsner, J. Novak, A. Halvorson, F. Arriaga, and N. Barbour. 2010. Nutrient removal as a function of corn stover cutting height and cob harvest. BioEnergy Research:1-11.
  26. Ochsner, T.E., K.A. Albrecht, T.W. Schumacher, J.M. Baker, and R.J. Berkevich. 2010. Water balance and nitrate leaching under corn in kura clover living mulch. Agron. J. 102:1169-1178.
  27. Venterea, R.T., M.S. Dolan, and T.E. Ochsner. 2010. Urea decreases nitrous oxide emissions compared with anhydrous ammonia in a Minnesota corn cropping system. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 74:407-418.
  28. Ochsner, T.E., and J.M. Baker. 2008. In Situ Monitoring of Soil Thermal Properties and Heat Flux during Freezing and Thawing. Soil Sci Soc Am J 72:1025-1032.
  29. Olmanson, O.K., and T.E. Ochsner. 2008. A Partial Cylindrical Thermo-Time Domain Reflectometry Sensor. Soil Sci Soc Am J 72:571-577.
  30. Sauer, T.J., T.E. Ochsner, and R. Horton. 2007. Soil Heat Flux Plates: Heat Flow Distortion and Thermal Contact Resistance. Agron J 99:304-310.
  31. Ochsner, T.E., T.J. Sauer, and R. Horton. 2007. Soil Heat Storage Measurements in Energy Balance Studies. Agron J 99:311-319.
  32. Kluitenberg, G.J., T.E. Ochsner, and R. Horton. 2007. Improved Analysis of Heat Pulse Signals for Soil Water Flux Determination. Soil Sci Soc Am J 71:53-55.
  33. Heitman, J.L., R. Horton, T. Ren, and T.E. Ochsner. 2007. An Improved Approach for Measurement of Coupled Heat and Water Transfer in Soil Cells. Soil Sci Soc Am J 71:872-880.
  34. Gaur, A., D.B. Jaynes, R. Horton, and T.E. Ochsner. 2007. Surface and subsurface solute transport properties at row and interrow zones.
  35. Baker, J.M., T.E. Ochsner, R.T. Venterea, and T.J. Griffis. 2007. Tillage and carbon sequestration--What do we really know? Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment 118:1-5.
  36. Zhou, J., J.L. Heitman, R. Horton, T. Ren, T.E. Ochsner, L. Prunty, R.P. Ewing, and T.J. Sauer. 2006. Method for Maintaining One-Dimensional Temperature Gradients in Unsaturated, Closed Soil Cells. Soil Sci Soc Am J 70:1303-1309.
  37. Olmanson, O.K., and T.E. Ochsner. 2006. Comparing Ambient Temperature Effects on Heat Pulse and Time Domain Reflectometry Soil Water Content Measurements. Vadose Zone J 5:751-756.
  38. Ochsner, T.E., B.M. Stephens, W.C. Koskinen, and R.S. Kookana. 2006. Sorption of a Hydrophilic Pesticide: Effects of Soil Water Content. Soil Sci Soc Am J 70:1991-1997.
  39. Ochsner, T.E., T.J. Sauer, and R. Horton. 2006. Field Tests of the Soil Heat Flux Plate Method and Some Alternatives. Agronomy Journal 98:1005-1014.
  40. Koskinen, W.C., T.E. Ochsner, B.M. Stephens, and R.S. Kookana. 2006. Sorption of Isoxaflutole Diketonitrile Degradate (DKN) and Dicamba in Unsaturated Soil. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Waste 41:1071-1083.
  41. Ochsner, T.E., R. Horton, G.J. Kluitenberg, and Q. Wang. 2005. Evaluation of the Heat Pulse Ratio Method for Measuring Soil Water Flux. Soil Sci Soc Am J 69:757-765.
  42. Sauer, T.J., D.W. Meek, T.E. Ochsner, A.R. Harris, and R. Horton. 2003. Errors in Heat Flux Measurement by Flux Plates of Contrasting Design and Thermal Conductivity. Vadose Zone J 2:580-588.
  43. Ren, T., T.E. Ochsner, R. Horton, and Z. Ju. 2003. Heat-Pulse Method for Soil Water Content Measurement: Influence of the Specific Heat of the Soil Solids. Soil Sci Soc Am J 67:1631-1634.
  44. Ren, T., T.E. Ochsner, and R. Horton. 2003. Development of thermo-time domain reflectometry for vadose zone measurements. Vadose Zone Journal 2:544-551.
  45. Ochsner, T.E., R. Horton, and T. Ren. 2003. Use of the dual-probe heat-pulse technique to monitor soil water content in the vadose zone. Vadose Zone Journal 2:572-579.
  46. Wang, Q., T.E. Ochsner, and R. Horton. 2002. Mathematical analysis of heat pulse signals for soil water flux determination. Water Resources Research 38:10.1029/2001WR1089.
  47. Ochsner, T.E., R. Horton, and T. Ren. 2001. Simultaneous water content, bulk density, and air-filled porosity measurements with thermo-time domain reflectometry. Soil Science Society of America Journal 65:1618-1622.
  48. Ochsner, T.E., R. Horton, and T. Ren. 2001. A new perspective on soil thermal properties. Soil Science Society of America Journal 65:1641-1647.

Book Chapters

  1. Horton, R., and T.E. Ochsner. 2011. Soil thermal regime, In P. M. Huang, et al., eds. Handbook of soil sciences: Properties and processes, second edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.
  2. Ochsner, T.E. 2008. Measuring soil temperature, p. 235-251. In S. D. Logsdon, et al., eds. Soil science: Step-by-step field analyses. Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI.
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