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Full List of 2015 Publications

Publications by members of SENR in 2015

Ahsan, Shamim, Ali Mursheda K, and Islam Rafiq. 2015.  E-Waste trading impact on public health and cosystem Services in Developing Countries. International Journal of Waste Resources  5(4): 1 - 7.  

Anderson, T.L., J.L. Heemeyer, W.E. Peterman, B.H Ousterhout, D.L. Drake, and R.D. Semlitsch. 2015. Using Thermochron iButton temperature data loggers to measure hydroperiod of vernal wetlands. Wetlands Ecology and Management 23:1039–1047.

Anderson, T.L., B.H. Ousterhout, W.E. Peterman, D.L. Drake, and R.D Semlitsch. 2015. Life history differences influence the impacts of drought on aquatic survival and occupancy of two pond-breeding salamanders. Ecological Applications 25:1896–1910.

Anderson, T.L., D.J. Hocking, C.A. Conner, J.E. Earl, E.B. Harper, M.J. Osbourn, W.E. Peterman,T.A.G. Rittenhouse, and R.D. Semlitsch. 2015. The influence of priority effects on metamorph traits and recruitment of two pond-breeding salamanders. Oecologia 17:761–773.

Antille, D.L., W.C.T. Chamen, J.N. Tullberg and R. Lal. 2015.  The potential of controlled traffic farming to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and enhance carbon sequestration in arable land: A critical review. Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers 58(3):707-731.

Ard, K. 2015. Trend in exposure to industrial air toxins for different racial and socioeconomic groups: A spatial and temporal examination of environmental quality in the U.S. from 1995 to 2004 Social Science Research 53:375-390.

Aziz, I., N. Bangash, T. Mahmood and K.R. Islam. 2015. Impact of no-till and conventional tillage practices on woild chemical properties.  Pak. J. Bot  47(1):297-303.

Bal, H.K., K.R. Islam, E.L. McCoy, S. Kumarappan, A. Sundermeier and P.S. Grewal. 2015. Effect of soil management on soil food web in long-term organic and transitioning farming systems. Journal of Nematology 47(3):222-223. 

Balota, E.L., I.F.U. Yada, H.F. Amaral, A.S. Nakatani, M. Hungria, R.P. Dick and M.S. Coyne. 2015. Soil quality in relation to forest conversion to perennial or annual cropping in southern Brazil. Revista Brasileira De Ciencia Do Solo 39(4):1003-1014.

Basta, Nicholas T. and Albert Juhasz. 2015. Using in vivo bioavailability and/or in vitro gastrointestinal bioaccessibility testing to adjust human exposure to arsenic from soil ingestion. Arsenic: Environmental Geochemistry, Mineralogy, and Microbiology 79:451-471.

Bandyopadhyay, K.K. and R. Lal. 2015. Effect of land use management practices on distribution of C and N pools in water stable aggregates. J. Indian Soc. Soil. Sci. 63(1):53-63

Beniston, J.W., M.J. Shipitalo, R. Lal, E.A. Dayton, D.W. Hopkins, F. Jones, A. Joynes and J.A.J. Dungait. 2015. Carbon and macronutrient losses during accelerated erosion under different tillage and residue management. European Journal of Soil Science 66(1):218-225.

Beniston, J., R. Lal, K. Mercer. 2015. Assessing and managing soil quality for urban agriculture in a degraded vacant lot soil. Land Degradation & Development. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2342

Bey (Lawlis), Clarissa and S. Mažeika P. Sullivan. 2015. Associations between stream hydrogeomorphology and codependent mussel-fish assemblages: evidence from an Ohio, USA river system. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 25:555-568.

Bordonal, R.D., R. Lal, D.A. Aguiar, E.B. de Figueiredo, L.I. Perillo, M. Adami, B.F.T. Rudorff and N. La Scala. 2015. Greenhouse gas balance from cultivation and direct land use change of recently established sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) plantation in south-central Brazil. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  52:547-556.

Brar, B.S., G.S. Dheri, R. Lal, K. Singh, S. Walia.2015. Cropping system impacts on carbon fractions and accretion in typic ustochrept soil of Punjab, India. Journal of Crop Improvement ID101625. 29(3): 281-300.

Berardo, Ramiro, Tom´as Olivier and Anthony Lavers. 2015. Focusing events and changes in ecologies of policy games: Evidence from the Paran´a River Delta. Review of Policy Research 32(4):443-464.

Berardo, Ramiro and Jeff Hanlon. 2015. Institutions. In, Wohl, Ellen (ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Environmental Science. Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780199363445-0040.

Berardo, Ramiro. 2015. Redes y riesgo en sistemas socio-ecolo´gicos. In, Ramirez de la Cruz, Edgar (ed.), An´alisis de redes sociales para el estudio de la Gestio´n y las Pol´ıticas Pu´blicas: aproximaciones y casos. Mexico: Centro de Investigacio´n y Docencia Econo´mica. In press.

Betz, Michael, Mark Partridge, Michael Ferran and Linda Lobao. 2015. Coal mining, economic development, and the natural resources curse. Energy Economics  50(July):105-116.

Bright, Ryan M., Kaiguang Zhao, Robert B. Jackson and Francesco Cherubini. 2015. Quantifying surface albedo and other direct biogeophysical climate forcings of forestry activities. Global Change Biology 21(9):3246-3266.

Brooks, Jeremy S. and Charlie Wilson. 2015. The influence of contextual cues on the perceived status of consumption-reducing behavior. Ecological Economics 117:108-117.

Brooks, J.S. 2015. The complexity of social groups and sustainable development. Commentary on Waring and Tremblay, An evolutionary approach to sustainability science. Social Evolution Forum.

Bruskotter, Jeremy T., Michael Paul Nelson and John A. Vucetich. 2015. Hunted predators: Intrinsic value. Science 349(6254):1294-1295. DOI: 10.1126/science.349.6254.1294-b

Bruskotter, Jeremy T., Ajay Singh, David C. Fulton and Kristina Slagle. 2015. Assessing tolerance for wildlife: Clarifying relations between concepts and measures. Human Dimensions of Wildlife  20(3):255-270. doi: 10.1080/10871209.2015.1016387

Bullock, Clair and Gregory Hitzhusen. 2015. Participatory development of key sustainability concepts for dialogue and curricula at The Ohio State University. Sustainability 7(10):14063-14091.

Campbell, Joseph T. and Eric Romich. 2015. Residents perceptions toward utility scale wind farm development. Journal of Extension 53(7).

Carlson, Jennifer, Jyotisna Saxena, Nicholas Basta, Lakhwinder Hundal, Dawn Busalacchi and Richard P. Dick. 2015. Application of organic amendments to restore degraded soil: effects on soil microbial properties. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 187(3):109.

Chacón, P., K. Lorenz, R. Lal, F.G. Calhoun* and N. Fausey. 2015. Association of soil organic carbon with physically separated soil fractions in different land uses of Costa Rica. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B — Soil & Plant Science 65:448-459.

Chacón, Paula, Klaus Lorenz, Rattan Lal, Frank G. Calhoun* and Norman Fausey. 2015. Soil organic carbon in some land uses of Costa Rica. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica Section B-Soil and Plant Science 65(4):310-320.

Chapuis-Lardy, L., S. Diakhate, D. Djigal, A.O. Ba, R.P. Dick, P.M. Sembene and D. Masse. 2015. Potential of Sahelian Native Shrub Materials to Suppress the Spiral Nematode Helicotylenchus dihystera. Journal of Nematology 47(3):214-217. 

Chen, Liming, Richard Stehouwer, Xiaogang Tong, Dave Kost, Jerry M. Bigham and Warren A. Dick. 2015. Surface coal mine land reclamation using a dry flue gas desulfurization product: Short-term and long-term water responses. Chemosphere 134:459-465.

Clark, Jill K., Jeff S. Sharp and Kristine L. Dugan. 2015. The agrifood system policy agenda and research domain. Journal of Rural Studies 42:12-122.  

Colorado Zuluaga, Gabriel J. and Amanda D. Rodewald. 2015. Response of mixed-species flocks to habitat alteration and deforestation in the Andes. Biological Conservation 188(S1):72-81.

Colorado, Gabriel J. and Amanda D. Rodewald. 2015. Assembly patterns of mixed-species avian flocks in the Andes. Journal of Animal Ecology  84(2):386-395.

Connette, G.M., J.A. Crawford, and W.E. Peterman. 2015. Climate change and shrinking salamanders: Alternative mechanisms for changes in plethodontid salamander body size. Global Change Biology 21:2834–3843.

Coronado, Carlos J., T. Eric McConnell and Stephen N. Matthews. 2015. Forestry and forest products in Ohio: 2011 Economic impacts with comparisons to 2001 values. Wood and Fiber Science 47(2):60-170.

Costigan, Katie H., Paul J. Soltesz and Kristin L. Jaeger. 2015. Large wood in central Appalachian headwater streams: controls on and potential changes to wood loads from infestation of hemlock woolly adelgid. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms  40(13):174-1763.

Das, A., R. Lal, D.P. Patel, R.G. Idapuganti, J. Layek, S.V. Ngachan, P.K. Ghosh, J. Bordoloi and M. Kumar. 2014. Effects of tillage and biomass on soil quality and productivity of lowland rice cultivation by small scale farmers in North Eastern India. Soil & Tillage Research 143:50-58.

Davies G.M. and A. Gray. 2015. Don’t let spurious accusations of pseudoreplication limit our ability to learn from natural experiments (and other messy kinds of ecological monitoring). Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5, 5295–5304.

Davies, G Matt and Julien Bodart. 2015. Changes in vegetation diversity and composition following livestock removal along an upland elevational gradient. iForest  8:582-589. doi: 10.3832/ifor1557-008.

Davies G.M., R. Domènech, A. Gray and P.C.D. Johnson. 2015. Vegetation structure and fire weather influence variation in burn severity and fuel consumption during peatland wildfires. Biogeosciences Discussions 12:15737-15762.

Debenport S., K. Assigbetse, R. Bayala, L. Chapuis-Lardy, R.P. Dick and B.B. McSpadden Gardener. 2015. Shifting populations in the root-zone microbiome of millet associated with enhanced crop productivity in the Sahel. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81:2841-2851.

Debenport, Spencer J., Komi Assigbetse, Roger Bayala, Lydie Chapuis-Lardy, Richard P. Dick and Brian B. McSpadden Gardener. 2015. Association of shifting populations in the root zone microbiome of millet with enhanced crop productivity in the Sahel Region (Africa). Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81(8):2841-2851.

de Moraes Sa, J.C., L. Seguy, F. Tivet, R. Lal, S. Bouzinac, P.R. Borszowskei, C. Briedis, J.B. dos Santos, D.D. Hartman, C.G. Bertoloni, J. Rosa, T. Friedrich. 2015. Carbon depletion by plowing and its restoration by no-till cropping systems in oxisols of subtropical and tropical agro-ecoregions in Brazil. Land Degradation & Development 26(6):531-543.

Diallo, M.D.,  A. Guisse, S.N. Sall, R.P. Dick, K.B. Assigbetse, A.L. Dieng and J.L. Chotte.  2015. Influence of tropical leaf litter on nitrogen mineralization and community structure of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria. Biotechnologie Agronomie Societe et Environnement 19(2):145-155.

Dorobek, A.C., S.M.P. Sullivan and A. Kautza. 2015. Short-term consequences of lowhead dam removal for fish assemblages in an urban river system. River Systems. 21/2–3:125-139.

Dossman, B., G.W. Mitchell, R. Norris, P.D. Taylor, C. Guglielmo, S.N. Matthews and P.G. Rodewald. 2015. The effects of wind and fuel stores on stopover departure behavior across a migratory barrier. Behavioral Ecology  doi:10.1093/beheco/arv189

Drake, D.L, B.H. Ousterhout, C.D. Shulse, D.J. Hocking, W.E. Peterman, T.A. Anderson, K.L. Lohraff,C.A. Conner, E.H. Harper, J.R. Johnson, T.A.G. Rittenhouse, B.B. Rothermel, L.S. Eggert and R.D. Semlitsch. 2015. Pond-breeding amphibian community composition in Missouri. American Midland Naturalist 174:180–187.

Eichenberger, E.M., J.T. Thaden, B. Sharma-Kuinkel, L.P. Park, T.H. Rude, F. Ruffin, N. Hos, H. Seifert, S. Rieg, W.V. Kern, S.K. Lower, V.G. Fowler and A.J. Kaasch. 2015. Polymorphisms in fibronectin binding proteins A and B among Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream Isolates are not associated with arthroplasty infectionPLoS ONE 10: e0141436.

Farmer, T., K. Dabrowski, E. Marschall and S. Ludsin. 2015. Short, warm winters threaten temperate fish populations. Nature Communications doi:10.1038/ncomms8724

Gallagher M., A. Down, R.C. Ackley, K. Zhao, N. Phillips, and RB. Jackson. 2015. Natural gas pipeline replacement programs reduce methane leaks and improve consumer safety. Environmental Science & Technology Letters 2(10):286-291.

García, M., J. Gajardo, D. Riaño, K. Zhao, P. Martín, & S. Ustin. 2015. Canopy clumping appraisal using terrestrial and airborne laser scanning. Remote Sensing of Environment 161:78-88.

Gautam, S., E.G. Mbonimpa, S. Kumar, J.V. Bonta, R. Lal. 2015. Agricultural policy environmental eXtender model simulation of climate change impacts on runoff from a small no-till watershed. Journal of Soil and Water  Conservation 70:101-109.

Gehrt, S.D. 2015. Coyotes: The ghost dogs of Chicago. In, G. Van Horn, D. Aftandilian (eds.), City Creatures.  University of Chicago Press. Pages 324-330.

Gelaw, A.M., R. Lal, B.R. Singh. 2015. Carbon footprint and sustainability of smallholder agricultural production systems in Ethiopia. Journal of Crop Improvement 28(5):700-714.

Gelaw, A.M., B.R. Singh and R. Lal. 2015. Soil quality indices for evaluation of smallholder Agricultural land uses in Northern Ethiopia. Sustainability 7:2322-2337.

Gour, S.P., S.K. Singh, R. Lal, R.P. Singh, J.S. Bohra, J.P. Srivastava, S.P. Singh, M. Kumar, O. Kumar, A.M. Latare. 2015. Effect of organic sources of plant nutrients on growth and yield of rice (oryza sativa) and soil fertility. Indian Journal of Agronomy 60(2):328-331.

Groth, T.M., A. Curtis, E. Toman and E. Mendham. 2015. The utility of a collective identity construct to explore the influence of farming identity on natural Resource management. Society and Natural Resources DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2015.1095376

Groth, T.M., A. Curtis, E. Mendham, and E. Toman. 2015. The development and validation of a collective occupational identity construct (COIC) in a natural resource context. Journal of Rural Studies 40:111-119.

Guo, X., H. Shi, K. Wu, Z. Ju, and W.A. Dick. 2015. Performance and risk assessment of alinite cementbased materials from municipal solid waste incineration. Materials and Structures. DOI:10.1617/s11527-015-0655-x.

Hankinson, M. W., L.E. Lindsey and S.W. Culman. 2015. Effect of planting date and starter fertilizer on soybean grain yield. Crop, Forage and Turfgrass Management 1(1). doi:10.2134/cftm2015.0178.

Hartemink, A.E., R. Lal, , M.H. Gerzabek, B. Jama, A.B. McBratney, J. Six and C. Gustavo Tornquist. 2015. Soil carbon research and global environmental challenges. PeerJ PrePrints

Hassan, A., S.S. Ijaz, R. Lal, S. Ali, M. Ansar, Q. Hussain and M.S. Bloch. 2015. Active soil organic carbon fractions and aggregate stability as influenced by minimum tillage and crop rotations on a marginal dryland soil in Punjab, Pakistan. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science 4(4):326-337

Hassan, A. S.S. Ijaz1, R. Lal, S. Ali1, Q. Hussain, M. Ansar, R.H. Khattak and M.S. Baloch 2015. Depth distribution of soil organic carbon fractions in relation to tillage and cropping sequences in some drylands of Punjab, PakistanLand Degradation and Development  DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2345

64.    Hassan, A., S.S. Ijaza, R. Lal, D. Barkerb, M. Ansara, Sa. Alia and S. Jiang. 2015. Tillage effect on partial budget analysis of cropping intensification under dryland farming in Punjab, Pakistan. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 62(2):151-162.

Henry, H., M.F. Naujokas, C. Attanayake, N.T. Basta, Z. Cheng, G.M. Hettiarachchi, M. Maddaloni, C. Schadt and K.G. Scheckel.  2015.  Bioavailability-based in situ remediation to meet future lead (Pb) standards in urban soils and gardensEnviron. Sci. Technol. 49 (15), pp 8948–8958.

Hepp, Todd E., John P. Vimmerstedt*, Glendon W. Smalley and W. Henry McNab. 2015. Estimating yields of unthinned eastern white pine plantations from current stocking in the Southern Appalachians. Forest Science 61(1):114-122.

Hernandez, R.R., S.J. Debenport, M.C.C.E. Leewis, F. Ndoye, K.I.E. Nkenmogne, A. Soumare, M.  Thuita, M. Gueye, E. Miambi, L. Chapuis-Lardy, I. Diedhiou and R.P. Dick. 2015. The native shrub, Piliostigma reticulatum, as an ecological "resource island" for mango trees in the SahelAgriculture Ecosystems & Environment  204:51-61.

Hix, D.M. 2015. Providing the essential foundation through an experiential-learning approach: an intensive field course on forest ecosystems for undergraduate students. Journal of Forestry 113:484-489.

Iverson, L.R., K. Knight, A. Prasad, D. Hearms, S.N. Matthews, M. Peters, A. Smith, D. Hartzler and R. Long. 2015.  Potential species replacements for black ash (Fraxinus nigra) at the confluence of two threats: emerald ash borer and a changing climate. Ecosystems doi: 10.1007/s10021-015-9929-y. 23 p.

Jackson, Breeanne K. and S. Mazeika P. Sullivan. 2015. Responses of riparian tetragnathid spiders to wildfire in forested ecosystems of the California Mediterranean climate region, USAFreshwater Science 34(4):1542-1557. doi: 10.1086/683682.

Jackson, Robert B., Ella R. Lowry, Amy Pickle, Mary Kang, Dominic DiGiulio and Kaiguang Zhao. 2015. The depths of hydraulic fracturing and accompanying water use across the United States. Environmental Science & Technology 49(15):8969-8976.

Janke, A.K., R.J. Gates, and T.M. Terhune II. 2015. Habitat influences northern bobwhite survival at fine spatiotemporal scales. The Condor: Ornithological Applications 117:41-52.

Jaeger K.L. 2015. Reach-scale geomorphic differences between headwater streams draining mountaintop mined and unmined catchments. Geomorphology 236:25-33.

Jordan, J.L., K.S. Lekies and S.D. Scheer. 2015. Reducing risky driving behavior: The impact of an adolescent driver intervention program with and without mandatory parental attendance. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension 3(1):32-45.

Kadri, Annce, Conor Long and Ajay Singh. 2015. An Economic Analysis of Ohio’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Freeze: Justification for Repealing Ohio Senate Bill 310. Journal of Science Policy and Goverance Vol. 7, Issue 1 ISSN 2372-2193.

Kaiser, Michelle L., Michele L. Williams, Nicholas Basta, Michelle Hand and Sarah Huber. 2015. When vacant lots become urban gardens: Characterizing the perceived and actual food safety concerns of urban agriculture in Ohio. Journal of Food Protection 78(11):2070-2080.

Karns, G.R., J.T. Bruskotter and R.J. Gates. 2015. Explaining hunting participation in Ohio: A story of changing land use and new technology. Human Dimensions of Wildlife  20(6). DOI:10.1080/10871209.2015.1073409

Kautza, A. and S.M.P. Sullivan. 2015. Spatially-dependent human alterations drive fish assemblage composition in a modified river system. River Systems. 21/2–3:93-108.

Kautza, Adam and S. Mazeika P. Sullivan. 2015. Shifts in reciprocal river-riparian arthropod fluxes along an urban-rural landscape gradient. Freshwater Biology 60(10):2157-2168.

Kendall, Joshua, Dan S. Long, Harold P. Collins, Francis J. Pierce, Amitava Chatterjee, Jeffrey L. Smith and Stephen L. Young. 2015. Soil carbon dynamics of transition to Pacific northwest cellulosic ethanol feedstock production. Soil Science Society of America Journal 79(1):272-281.

Kestemont, P., K. Dabrowski and R.C. Summerfelt (Eds.). 2015. Biology and Culture of Percid Fishes Principles and Practices. Springer Netherlands 901 pp. doi:10.1007/978-94-017-7227-3

Kihupi, N.I., A.K.P.R. Tarimo, R.J. Masika, B. Boman and W.A. Dick. 2015. Trend of growing season characteristics of semi-arid Arusha District in Tanzania. Journal of Agricultural Science 7:45-55. DOI:10.5539/jas.v7n9p45

Kladivko, F., M. Helmers, L.J. Abendroth, D. Herzman, R. Lal, M. Castellano et al. 2015. Standardized research protocols enable trans-disciplinary research of climate variation impacts in corn production systems. J. Soil Water Conserv. 69(6):532-542.

Koontz, Tomas M., Diuya Gupta, Pranietha Mudliar and Pranay Ranjan. 2015. Adaptive institutions in social-ecological systems governance: A synthesis framework. Environmental Science & Policy 53(SI B) 139-151. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2015.01.003

Kumar, S., T. Nakajima, E.G. Mbonimpa, S. Gautam, U. R. Somireddy, A. Kadono, R. Lal, R. Chintala, R. Rafique, and N. Fausey. 2015. Long-term tillage and drainage influences on soil organic carbon dynamics, aggregate stability, and corn yield. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 60: 108-118.

Lal, R. 2015. Managing soil carbon through sustainable intensification of agro-ecosystem. Tropical Agriculture Association 24:13-18.

Lal, R. 2015. Restoring soil quality to mitigate soil degradation. Sustainability 7(5): 5875-5895.

Lal, R. 2015. Soil carbon sequestration in agroecosystems of India. J. Indian Soil Sci. Soc. 63(2):125-143.

Lal, R. 2015. The soil-peace nexus: our common future. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 61:566-578.

Lal, Rattan. 2015. Cover cropping and the "4 per Thousand" proposal. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 70(6):141A-141A.

Lal, R. 2015. Soil carbon sequestration and aggregation by cover cropping. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 70(6):329-339.

Lal, Rattan. 2015. The soil-peace nexus: our common future. Soil Science and Plant Nutrient 61(4 SI):566-578.

Lal, Rattan. 2015. Research and development priorities in water security. Agronomy Journal 107(4):1567-1572.

Lal, Rattan. 2015. World water resources and achieving water security. Agronomy Journal 107(4):1526-1532.

Lal, Rattan. 2015. A system approach to conservation agriculture. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 70(4):822A-88A.

Lal, Rattan. 2015. Sequestering carbon and increasing productivity by conservation agriculture. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 70(3):55A-62A.

Lal, R., W. Negassa and K. Lorenz. 2015. Carbon sequestration in soil. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 15:79-86.

Lekies, Kristi S., David Matarrita-Cascante, Rebecca Schewe and Richelle Winkler. 2015. Amenity migration in the new global economy: Current issues and research priorities. Society & Natural Resource 28(10):1144-1151.

Lekies, K.S., G.M. Yost and J. Rode. 2015. Urban youth’s experiences of nature: Implications for outdoor adventure recreation. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism 9:1-10.

Li, N., T.Y. Ning, Z.Y. Cui, S.Z. Tian, Z.J. Li and R.T. Lal. 2015. N2O emissions and yield in maize field fertilized with polymer-coated urea under subsoiling or rotary tillage. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 102(3):397-410.

Li, J. K. Li, X.Y. Cui, N.T. Basta, L.P. Li, H.B. Li and L.Q. Ma. 2015. In vitro bioaccessibility and in vivo relative bioavailability in 12 contaminated soils: Method comparison and method development. Science of the Total Environment 532:812-820.

Liao, Y., W.L. Wu, F.Q. Meng and R. Lal. 2015. Increase in soil organic carbon by agriculutal intensification in northern China. Biogeoscience 12:1403-1413.

Liu, Ruiqiang and Rattan Lal. 2015. Effects of molecular weight and concentration of carboxymethyl cellulose on morphology of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles as prepared with one-step wet chemical method. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering  9(5 SI):804-812. DOI: 10.1007/s11783-015-0785-y.

Liu, Ruiqiang and Rattan Lal, 2015. Effects of molecular weight and concentration of carboxymethyl cellulose on morphology of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles as prepared with one-step wet chemical method. Frontiers of Environmental Science & Engineering  9(5 SI): 804-812. DOI: 10.1007/s11783-015-0785-y.

Liu Ruiqiang and Rattan Lal. 2015. Potentials of engineered nanoparticles as fertilizers for increasing agronomic productions. Science of the Total Environment 514:131-139.

Liu, Ruiqiang and Rattan Lal. 2015. Effects of low level aqueous hydrogen sulfide and other sulfur species on lettuce (Lactuca sativa) seed germination. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 46(5):576-587.

Lobao, Linda and Gregory Hooks. 2015. Development Sociology at the Subnational Scale: Open Questions About State and Market Processes Across the United States. Sociology of Development 1(1):43-76.

Londo, A.J., G., LaBarge, H. Watters, S.W. Culman, M.A. Rose, P. Hall, G. Arnold, S. Custer, E. Richer, S. Noggle and C. Penrose. 2015. Water quality and nutrient management extension programs in OhioJournal of Contemporary Water Research & Education 156:48–55.

Lopez-Lopez, V.V., G.A. Rodriguez M. de O; M.A. Galaviz, C.R. Reyes,  E.A. Medina-Hernandez, K. Dabrowski and M.C. Haws. 2015. Comparative histological description of the digestive and visual system development of larval chame Dormitator latifrons (Pisces: Eleotridae). Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research 43:484-494.

Lorenz, Klaus. 2015. Organic urban agricultureSoil Science 180(4/5):146-153.

Lorenz, Klaus and Rattan Lal. 2015. Managing soil carbon stocks to enhance the resilience of urban ecosystems. Carbon Management 6(1-20):35-50.

Malpass, J.S., Rodewald, A.D., and S.N. Matthews. 2015. Woody cover does not promote ctivity of nest predators in residential yards. Landscape and Urban Planning 135:32-39.

Mandal, S., S. Roy, A. Das, G.I. Ramkrushna, R. Lal, B.C. Verma, A. Kumar, R.K. Singh and J. Layek. 2015.  Energy efficiency and economics of rice cultivation systems under subtropical Eastern Himalaya. Energy for Sustainable Development 28:115-121.

Manfredo, M.J., T.L. Teel and A.M. Dietsch. 2015. Implications of human value shift and persistence for biodiversity conservation. Conservation Biology DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12619.

Marra, Peter P., Emily B. Cohen, Scott R. Loss, Jordan E. Rutter and Christopher M. Tonra. 2015. A call for full annual cycle research in animal ecology. Biology Letters 11:20150522.

McDermott, Molly E., Amanda D. Rodewald and Stephen N. Matthews. 2015. Managing tropical agroforestry for conservation of flocking migratory birds. Agroforestry Systems 89(3):383-396.

Mengistu, D. and R. Lal. 2015. Conservation effects on soil quality and climate change adaptability of Ethiopian watersheds. Land Degradation and Development DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2376

Middleton, Beth A., Arnold G. van der Valk and Craig B. Davis. 2015. Responses to water depth and clipping of twenty-three plant species in an Indian monsoonal wetland. Aquatic Botany 126:38-47. doi:10.1016/j.aquabot.2015.06.004

Milanovich, J.R., D.J Hocking, W.E. Peterman and J.A. Crawford. 2015. Effective use of trails for assessing terrestrial salamander abundance and detection: A case study at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Natural Areas Journal 35:590–598

Mitsch, William J., Li Zhang, Darryl Marois and Keunyea Song. 2015. Protecting the Florida Everglades wetlands with wetlands: Can stormwater phosphorus be reduced to oligotrophic conditions? Ecological Engineering 80(S1):8-19.

Mitsch, William J., L. Zhang, D. Maroisa and K. Song. 2015. Protecting the Florida Everglades wetlands with wetlands: Can stormwater phosphorus be reduced to oligotrophic conditions? Ecological Engineering 8: 8-19.

Montes de Oca, Gustavo A. Rodriguez and Konrad Dabrowski. 2015. Growth and body composition of Midas (Amphilophus citrinellus) and Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) reared in duoculture. Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Pecuarias 28(3):255-264.

Morel, Jean Louis, Claire Chenu and Klaus Lorenz. 2016. Ecosystem services provided by soils of urban, industrial, traffic, mining, and military areas (SUITMAs). Soils and Sediments in Urban and Mining Areas  15:1659-1666.  DOI 10.1007/s11368-014-0926-0

Mukherjee, A. and R. Lal. 2015. Short-term effects of cover cropping on the quality of a Typic Argiaquolls in Central Ohio. Catena 131:125-129.

Mukherjee, A. and R. Lal. 2015. Tillage effects on quality of organic and mineral soils under on-farm conditions in Ohio. Environmental Earth Sciences 74(2):1815-1822.

Nakajima, Toru and Rattan Lal. 2015. Comparison of greenhouse gas emissions monitored with a photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy multi-gas monitor and a gas chromatograph from a Crosby silt loam. Carbon Management 6(1-2):69-76.

Nakajima, Toru, Rattan Lal and Shiguo Jiang. 2015. Soil quality index of a crosby silt loam in central Ohio. Soil and Tillage Research 136(B):323-328.

Nath, A.J., R. Lal, A.K. Das. 2015. Ethnopedology and soil properties in bamboo (Bambus sp.) based agroforestry system in North East India. Catena 135:92-99

Nath, A.J., R. Lal, A.K. Das. 2015. Managing woody bamboos for carbon farming and carbon trading. Global Ecology and Conservation 3:654-663.

Nath, S., A. Nath, R. Lal, A.K. Das. 2015. Ecosystem‐based adaptation to climate change: Experience from smallholder floodplain forest management. Advances in Forestry Letters 4:6-12.

Nath, Arun Jyoti, Rattan Lal and Ashesh Kumar Das. 2015. Grains for ecosystem carbon management in North East India. Current Science  109(8):1387-1389.

Nath, Arun Jyoti, Rattan Lal and Ashesh Kumar Das. 2015. Ethnopedology and soil quality of bamboo (Bambusa sp.) based agroforestry system. Science of the Total Environment  521:372-379.

Newsome, T.M., J.T. Bruskotter and W.J. Ripple. 2015. When shooting a coyote kills a wolf: Mistaken identity or misguided management? Biodiversity and Conservation 24(12):3145-3149.

Newsome, Seth D., Heidi M. Garbe, Evan C. Wilson and Stanley D. Gehrt. 2015. Individual variation in anthropogenic resource use in an urban carnivore. Oecologia  178(1):115-128.

Nolting, J.A., C. Fries, R.J. Gates, A.S. Bowman and R.D. Slemons. 2015. Influenza A viruses from over-wintering and spring-migrating waterfowl in the Lake Erie Basin, United States. Avian Diseases In-Press.

Obade, V. and R. Lal. 2015. Toward a standard technique for soil quality assessment. Geoderma 265:96-102.

Ono, K., M. Mano, G.H. Han, H. Nagai, T. Yamada, Y. Kobayashi, A. Miyata, Y. Inoue and R. Lal. 2015. Environmental controls on fallow carbon dioxide flux in a single-crop rice paddy, Japan. Land Degradation & Development 26(4):331-339.

Ousterhout, B.H., T.L. Anderson, D.L. Drake, W.E. Peterman and R.D Semlitsch. 2015. Habitat traits and species interactions differentially affect abundance and body size in pond-breeding amphibians. Journal of Animal Ecology 84:914–924.

Ortas, I. and R. Lal. 2015. Long-term fertilization effect on agronomic yield and soil organic carbon under semi-arid mediterranean region. Am. J. Expl. Agric. 4(9):1086-1102

Peters, M.P., L.R. Iverson and S.N. Matthews. 2015. Long-term droughtiness and drought tolerance of eastern US forests over five decades. Forest Ecology and Management 345:56-64.

Peterman, W.E., T.L. Anderson, B.H. Ousterhout, D.L. Drake, R.D. Semlitsch and L.S. Eggert.  2015. Differential dispersal shapes population structure and patterns of genetic differentiation in two sympatric pond breeding salamanders. Conservation Genetics 16:59–69.

Pintor, Lauren M. and James E. Byers. 2015. Do native predators benefit from non-native prey? Ecology Letters 18(11):1174-1180.

Pintor, Lauren M. and James E. Byers. 2015. Individual variation in predator behavior and demographics affects consumption of non-native prey. Behavioral Ecology 26(3):797-804.

Rahman, M.H., S. Sabreen, M. Hara, M. Deurer and K.R. Islam. 2015.  Forage legume response to subsoil compactionEnviron. Control Biol. 53(3):107-115. 

Reynolds, J.J.H., B.T. Hirsch, S.D. Gehrt and M.E. Craft. 2015. Raccoon contact networks predict seasonal susceptibility to rabies outbreaks and limitations of vaccination. Journal of Animal Ecology 84(6):1720-1731.

Romich, Eric and Joseph T. Campbell. 2015. Partnering with private industry – Ground rules for working together. Journal of Extension 53(4).

Rose, S.J., and P.C. Goebel. 2015. Short-term impacts of prescribed burning on the spider community (Order: Araneae) in a small Ohio grassland. Ohio Journal of Science 115:79-86.

Sall, Seidou Nurou, Ndeye Yacine Badiane Ndour, Sire Diedhiou-Sall, Richard Dick and Jean-Luc Chotte. 2015. Microbial response to salinity stress in a tropical sandy soil amended with native shrub residues or inorganic fertilizer. Journal of Environmental Management  161:30-37. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.06.017

Semlitsch, R.D., W.E. Peterman, T.L. Anderson, D.L. Drake, and B.H. Ousterhout. 2015. Intermediate pond sizes contain the highest density, richness, and diversity of pond-breeding amphibians. PLoS ONE

Sengupta, Aditi and Warren A. Dick. 2015. Bacterial community diversity in soil under two tillage practices as determined by pyrosequencing. Microbial Ecology 70(3):853-859.

Sexton, N.R., D. Ross-Winslow, M. Pradines and A.M. Dietsch. 2015. The Urban Wildlife Conservation Program:  building a broader conservation community. Cities and the Environment 8(1).

Sharma, Kuhuk, Nicholas T. Basta and Parwinder S. Grewal. 2015. Soil heavy metal contamination in residential neighborhoods in post-industrial cities and its potential human exposure risk. Urban Ecosystems 18(1):115-132.

Slager, David L., Paul G. Rodewald and Patricia J. Heglund. 2015. Experimental effects of habitat type on the movement ecology and stopover duration of spring migrant Northern Waterthrushes (Parkesia noveboracensis). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69(11):1809-1819.

Slagle, Kristina M., Robyn S. Wilson and Alexander Heeren. 2015. Seeking, thinking, acting: Understanding suburban resident perceptions and behaviors related to stream quality. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 51(3):821-832.

Starr, S.E., T.E. McConnell, J.S. Bruskotter and R.A. Williams. 2015. Typology of Ohio, USA, tree farmers based upon forestry outreach needs. Environmental Management 55(2):308-320.

Stavi, Ilan and Rattan Lal. 2015. Achieving zero net land degradation: Challenges and opportunities. Journal of Arid Environments 112(SP-A):44-51.

Sullivan, S. Mazeika P., Katie Hossler and Christina M. Cianfrani. 2015. Ecosystem structure emerges as a strong determinant of food-chain length in linked stream-riparian ecosystemsEcosystems 18(8):1356-1372. doi:10.1007/s10021-015-9904-7.

Tagwireyi, P, and S.M.P. Sullivan. 2015. Riverine landscape patch heterogeneity drives riparian ant assemblages in the Scioto River Basin, USAPLoS ONE 10(4): e0124807. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0124807

Taylor, Dorceta and Kerry Ard. 2015. Food availability and the food desert frame in Detroit: An overview of the city's food system. Environmental Practice  17(2):32.

Thieme, Jennifer L., Amanda D. Rodewald, Justin Brown, Chris Anchor and Stanley D. Gehrt. 2015. Linking grassland and early successional bird territory density to predator activity in urban parks. Natural Areas Journal 35(4):515-532.

Tian, YQ, L.M. Chen, M.L. Wu, L.H. Gao, F.C. Michel and W.A. Dick. 2015. Windrow composting of waste paint sludge containing melamine resins. Compost Science and Utilization 23(3):199-206.

Toman, E., H. Brenkert-Smith, A. Curtis, M. Rogers and M. Stidham. 2015. Guidebook to cognitive mapping with diverse stakeholders in natural resource management: Overview. Joint Fire Science Program. 6 p.

Toman, E., H. Brenkert-Smith and M. Stidham. 2015. Guidebook to cognitive mapping with diverse stakeholders in natural resource management: Section II. Method 1: Using cognitive mapping to explore stakeholder perceptions of desired future conditions. Joint Fire Science Program. 28 p.

Tonra, Christopher M., Kimberly Sager-Fradkin, Sarah A. Morley, Jeffrey J. Duda and Peter P. Marra. 2015. The rapid return of marine-derived nutrients to a freshwater food web following dam removalBiological Conservation 192:130-134.

Tonra, Christopher M., Christiaan Both and Peter P. Marra. 2015. Incorporating site and year-specific deuterium ratios (δ2H) from precipitation into geographic assignments of a migratory bird. Journal of Avian Biology 46(3):266-274.

Treves, A., G. Chapron, J.V. López-Bao, C. Shoemaker, A.R. Goeckner and J.T. Bruskotter. 2015. Predators and the public trust. Biological Reviews  doi: 10.1111/brv.12227.

Velmurugan, A., T.P. Swarnam and Rattan Lal. 2015. Effect of land shaping on soil properties and crop yield in tsunami inundated coastal soils of Southern Andaman Island. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 206:1-9.  doi:10.1016/j.agee.2015.03.012

Vilmundardóttir, O.K., G. Gísladóttir and R. Lal. 2015. Between ice and ocean; soil development along an age chronosequence formed by the retreating Breiðamerkurjökull glacier, SE-Iceland. GEODERMA 259:310-320.

Vilmundardottir, O.K., G. Gisladottir and R. Lal. 2015. Soil carbon accretion along an age chronosequence formed by the retreat of the Skaftafellsjokull glacier, SE-Iceland. Geomorphology 228:124-133.

Vucetich, John A., Jeremy T. Bruskotter and Michael Paul Nelson. 2015. Evaluating whether nature's intrinsic value is an axiom of or anathema to conservation. Conservation Biology  29(2):321-332. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12464

Wang, X.M., Y. Teng, Y.M. Luo and R.P. Dick. 2015. Biodegradation of 3,3 ',4,4 '- tetrachlorobiphenyl by Sinorhizobium meliloti NMBioresource Technology 201:261-268.

Waring, T.M., M.A. Kline, J.S. Brooks, S.H. Goff, J. Gowdy, M.A. Janssen, P.E. Smaldino and J. Jacquet. 2015. A multi-level evolutionary framework for sustainability analysis. Ecology & Society 20(2):34.

Williams, M.R., K.W. King, E. Dayton and G.A. LaBarge. 2015. Sensitivity analysis of the Ohio phosphorus risk index. Transactions of the ASABE 58(1):93-102.

Williams, R.A. 2015. Mitigating biodiversity concerns in eucalyptus plantations located in south China. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 3:1-8.

Wilson, R.S., D.J. Hardisty, R.S. Epanchin-Niell, M.C. Runge, K.L. Cottingham, D.L. Urban, L.A. Maguire, A. Hastings, P.J. Mumby and D.P. Peters. 2015. A typology of time-scale mismatches and behavioral interventions to diagnose and solve conservation problems. Conservation Biology 30(1):42-49.

Wolfson, Lois, Ann Lewandowski, Joe Bonnell, Jane Frankenberger, Faye Sleeper and Jo Latimore. 2015. Developing capacity for local watershed management: Essential leadership skills and training approachesJournal of Contemporary Water Research and Education 1(156):86-97.  

Xiong, Y.Q., B.K. Sharma-Kuinkel, N.N. Casillas-Ituarte, V.G. Fowler, T. Rude, A. DiBartola, R. Lins, A. Bayer and S.K. Lower. 2015. Endovascular infections caused by methicillin-resistent Staphylococcus aureus are linked to clonal complex specific-alterations in binding and invasion domains of fibronectin-binding protein A as well as the occurrence of fnbBInfection and Immunity 83:4772-4780.

Xue, J., C. Pu, S. Liu, Z. Chen, F. Chen, X. Xiao, R. Lal and H. Zhang. 2015. Effects of tillage systems on soil organic carbon and total nitrogen in a double paddy cropping sstem in Southern China. Soil & Tillage Research  153:161-168.

Yang, X.G., F. Chen, X.M. Lin, Z.J. Liu, H.L. Zhang, J. Zhao, K.N. Li, Q. Ye, Y. Li, S. Lv, P. Yang, W.B. Wu, Z.G. Li, R. Lal and H.J. Tang. 2015. Potential benefits of climate change for crop productivity in China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 208:76-84.

Yocco, Victor S., Jeremy Bruskotter, Robyn Wilson and Joseph E. Heimlich. 2015. Why should I care? Exploring the use of environmental concern as a frame of communication in zoos. The Journal of Environmental Education  46(1):56-71. doi: 10.1080/00958964.2014.973352

Yucel, D., C. Yucel, E.L. Aksakal, K. Barik, M.K. Khosa, I. Aziz and K.R. Islam. 2015. Impacts of biosolids application on soil quality under alternate year no-till corn-soybean rotationWater, Air and Soil Pollution  226:1-11.  

Yuqin  Jiao, Julie K.  Bower, Wansoo  Im, Nicholas  Basta, John  Obrycki, Mohammad Z.  Al-Hamdan, Allison  Wilder, Claire  Bollinger, Tongwen , Zhang, Ludie  Hatten, Jerrie  Hatten, Darryl B.  Hood.  2015.  Development of educational PPGIS risk-communication tools and application to evaluating urban soils.  In, Proceedings from the 2015 Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees Conference, as a Special Issue of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). J. Community Medicine 13(1):11.

Zha, Y., X.P. Wu, F.F. Gong, M.G. Xu, H.M. Zhang, L.M. Chen, S.M. Huang abd D.X. Cai. 2015.  Long-term organic and inorganic fertilizations enhanced basic soil productivity in a fluvo-aquic soil. Journal of Integrative Agriculture 14(2):2477-2489.

Zhang, Hai-Lin, Xin Zhao, Xiao-Gang Yin, Sheng-Li Liu, Jian-Fu Xue, Meng Wang, Chao Pu, Rattan Lal and Fu Chen. 2015. Challenges and adaptations of farming to climate change in the North China Plain. Climate Change 129(1-2):213-224.

Zhang, X.S., R.C. Izaurralde, D.H. Manowitz, R. Sahajpal, T.O. West, A.M. Thomson, M. Xu, K. Zhao, S.D. LeDuc and J.R. Williams. 2015. Regional scale cropland carbon budgets: Evaluating a geospatial agricultural modeling system using inventory data. Environmental Modelling and Software 63:199-216.

Zhao, K., G. Mariano, S. Liu, Q. Guo, G. Chen, X. Zhang, Y. Zhou & X. Meng. 2015. Terrestrial lidar remote sensing of forests: Maximum likelihood estimates of canopy profile, leaf area index, and leaf angle distribution. Agriculture & Forest Meteorology 209:100-113.

Zhou,Y., S. Smith, K. Zhao, M. Imhoff, A. Thomson, B. Bond-Lamberty, G. Asrar, X. Zhang,C. He, and C. Elvidge. 2015. A global map of urban extent from nightlights. Environmental Research Letters 10(5).


*Emeritus faculty


Publications from 2012-2014