Presentations in 2009 & 2010
Members of the research teams are presenting their finding at regional, national and international conferences, professional meetings and grower group meetings. Below is a partial listing of these outreach activities in 2009 and 2010. Presentation may be downloaded (PDF format) where indicated.
Falk, M., Pyles, R.D., Marras, S., Spano, D., Snyder, R.L., and Paw U, (2010), Coupling of the WRF and ACASA models for urban environments: two case studies, presented at the Ninth Symposium on the Urban Environment, Amer. Meteorol. Soc., Keystone, CO, 1-6 Aug. (Ustin Team)
Falk, M. 2010. Regional Fluxes of Energy and Carbon over Urban Areas from a Coupled WRF-ACASA Model, presented at the Atmospheric Seminar Series (AS3), Atmospheric, Earth, and Energy Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CA, Nov. 3, 2010
Falk, M., Pyles, R.D., Marras, S., Spano, D., Snyder, R.L., and Paw U, K.T. (2010), A Regional Study of Urban Fluxes from a Coupled WRF-ACASA Model, Abstract B21E-0372 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 13-17, 2010 (Ustin Team)
Hannah, Hayley, Leo Lombardini, Astrid Volder. 2010. Aligning Root Growth with Phenology in Pecans. 89th Conference of Texas Pecan Growers Association, San Marcos, TX. (PDF)
Jan W. Hopmans, Maziar M. Kandelous, Andres Olivos, Blaine R. Hanson and Patrick Brown. 2010. Optimization of Water Use and Nitrate Use for Almonds under Micro-Irrigation. Modesto Centre Plaza, Modesto CA, Dec. 8-9, 2010. (PDF poster)
Leo Lombardini and Astrid Volder. 2010. Linking Pecan Root Biology to Nitrogen and Water Utilization. PDF)
Paw U, K.T. Xu, R.D. Pyles and Falk, M. 2010. A Comparison of Observations and Process-based Simulations (WRF-ACASA and WRF-NOAH) for Scaling Controls of Net Ecosystem Exchange (NEE) from the leaf to the regional and global scales (Invited), Abstract B41K-04 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 13-17, 2010 (Ustin Team)
Sammis et al. Online Remote-Sensing Tool for Calculating Evapotranspiration. New Mexico Pecan growers association. 2010
Schellenberg, Daniel, Maria M. Alsina, Christine M. Stockert and David R. Smart. 2010. Seasonal Variability of Nitrous Oxide Emissions From Two Nitrogen Sources In a California Almond Orchard. (PDF) ACS, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2010, Long Beach, CA
Smart, D. R., Maria Mar Alsina, Daniel Schellenberg, Christine Stockert, Ana Clara Borges, Blake Sanden, John Edstrom. Microjet Sprinklers and Nitrogen Fertilizer Source Diminish Almond Orchards Carbon Footprint. 2010. 38th Almond Industry Conference. Dec. 8-9, 2010, Modesto, CA
Smart, D. R. Maria M. Alsina, M. Wolff, D. Schellenberg, E. Suddick, K. M. Scow. 2010. Micro-irrigation Systems and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from California Perennial Crops. American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Mar. 21-26, 2010, San Francisco, CA
Smart, D.R., M.W. Wolff, E. Carlisle and Maria del Mar Alsina. 2010. Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the Vineyard: Advances in the Search to Develop More Sustainable Practices. Proceedings of the EcoSostenibleWine Conference, June 15-16, 2010, Vilafranca de Penedes, Catalunya (Spain).
Xu, K.T., R. D. Pyles, and Paw U. 2010. Simulating Present and Future Water, Energy, and Carbon Dioxide Fluxes on a Regional Scale using the WRF/ACASA Coupled Model, presented at the 29th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, Amer. Meteorol. Soc., Keystone, CO, Aug. 1-6, 2010 (Ustin Team)
Lampinen, B., Browne, G., Udompetaikul, V., Upadhyaya, S., Slaughter, D., Holtz, B., Metcalf, S., Shafii, M., Klonsky, K., 2009. A mobile platform for measuring canopy photosynthetically active radiation interception in tree crops. Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions. US Environmental protection agency and US department of agriculture, San Diego, CA.
Sammis, T. W., Vince P. Gutschick, Junming Wang, Manoj K. Shukla, and Rolston St. Hilaire. 2009. Modeling pecan growth and fertilization under nitrogen and water stress. Innovations in Irrigation Conference, Dec. 2-4, 2009, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX