Groundwater Nitrate / SBX2 1 Project
Groundwater Nitrate / SBX2 1 Project
Groundwater Nitrate / SBX2 1 Project
University of California
Groundwater Nitrate / SBX2 1 Project


Scientific Journal Publications

Baram, S., V. Couvreur, T. Harter, M. Read, P.H. Brown, M. Kandelous, D.R. Smart, and J.W. Hopmans, 2016. Estimating Nitrate Leaching to Groundwater from Orchards: Comparing Crop Nitrogen Excess, Deep Vadose Zone Data-Driven Estimates, and HYDRUS Modeling. Vadose Zone J. 15. doi:10.2136/vzj2016.07.0061.

Ransom, K. M., M. N. Grote, A. Deinhart, G. Eppich, C. Kendall, M. E. Sanborn, A. K. Souders, J. Wimpenny, Q.-Z. Yin, M. Young, and T. Harter, 2016. Bayesian nitrate source apportionment to individual groundwater wells in the Central Valley by use of elemental and isotopic tracers, Water Resour. Res., 52, 5577–5597, doi:10.1002/2015WR018523 (open access).

Edwards, E. C., Harter, T., Fogg, G. E., Washburn, B., & Hamad, H. (2016). Assessing the Effectiveness of Drywells as Tools for Stormwater Management and Aquifer Recharge and Their Groundwater Contamination Potential. Journal of Hydrology 539:539-553, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.05.059.

Baram S., V. Couvreur, T. Harter, M. Read, P.H. Brown, J.W. Hopmans, D.R. Smart, 2016. Assessment of orchard N losses to groundwater with a vadose zone monitoring network. Agricultural Water Management 172:83-95. doi:10.1016/j.agwat.2016.04.012 

Tomich, T. et al, 2016. California Nitrogen Assessment.

Harter, T., 2015. California's agricultural regions gear up to actively manage groundwater use and protection. California Agriculture 69(3):193-201, doi:10.3733/ca.E.v069n03p193 (open access)

Mayzelle, M. M., J. H. Viers, J. Medellin-Azuara, and T. Harter, 2015. Economic feasibility of irrigated agricultural land use buffers to reduce groundwater nitrate in rural drinking water sources. Water 7(1):12-37, doi: 10.3390/w7010012 (open access).

Dzurella, K.N., G. S. Pettygrove, A. Fryjoff-Hung, A. Hollander, and T. Harter, 2015. Potential to assess nitrate leaching vulnerability of irrigated cropland. J. Soil and Water Conservation 70(1):63-72, doi: 10.2489/jswc.70.1.63 (open access).

Kourakos, G., and T. Harter, 2014. Parallel simulation of groundwater non-point source pollution using algebraic multigrid preconditioners. Comput. Geosci., doi:10.1007/s10596-014-9430-2
Liang, X. Q., T. Harter, L. Porta, C. van Kessel, and B. A. Linquist, 2014. Nitrate leaching in Californian rice fields: A field- and regional-scale assessment, J. Env. Qual. 43(3):881-894, doi:10.2134/jeq2013.10.0402.
Jensen, V. B., J. L. Darby, C. Seidel, and C. Gorman, 2013: Nitrate in Potable Water Supplies: Alternative Management Strategies, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, doi: 10.1080/10643389.2013.828272.
Dzurella, K. and T. Harter, 2013. Nitrogen fertilizer loading to groundwater in the Central Valley. 2013 Annual Interpretive Summary, Ca. Dept. Food & Agriculture, Fertilizer Research and Education Program, Project 11-0301, September 2013.
Nitrate Groundwater Pollution Hazard Index (website; Index has been updated as part of the SBX2 1 project)
Rosenstock, T.S., D. Liptzin, J. Six, and T.P. Tomich, 2013. Nitrogen fertilizer use in California: Assessing the data, trends, and a way forward. California Agriculture 67(1):68-79, doi:10.3733/ca.E.v067n01p68 (free public access).
Kourakos, G. and T. Harter, 2014. Vectorized simulation of groundwater flow and streamline transport. Environmental Modelling & Software 52:207-221, doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.10.029.
Lockhart, K.M., A. M. King, T. Harter, 2013. Identifying sources of groundwater nitrate contamination in a large alluvial groundwater basin with highly diversified intensive agricultural production. J. Contam. Hydrol. 151:140-154, doi:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2013.05.008 (pdf file for personal use only).
Bremer, J. and T. Harter, 2012. Domestic wells have high probability of pumping septic tank leachate,Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. 16:2453-2467, doi:10.5194/hess-16-2453-2012 (free public access).
Fryjoff-Hung, A, Hollander, A.D., McNally, A., King, A.M., Canada, H.E., Honeycutt, K., Liptzin, D., Rosenstock, T.S., Viers, J.H., & Harter, T. (2012)  The Geography of Nitrate in Groundwater: A Look at California in: Esri Map Book, Vol. 27. Esri Press, Redlands. pg. 84
Medellin, J., T.S. Rosenstock, R.E. Howitt, T. Harter, K.K. Jessoe, K. Dzurella, G.S. Pettygrove, J.R. Lund, 2012. Agro-economic analysis of nitrate crop source reductions. J. Water Resources Planning and Mgmt., doi:10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000268. (pdf file for personal use)
Kourakos, G., F. Klein, A. Cortis, and T. Harter, 2012, A groundwater nonpoint source pollution modeling framework to evaluate long-term dynamics of pollutant exceedance probabilities in wells and other discharge locations,Water Resour. Res., 48, W00L13, doi:10.1029/2011WR010813.
Kourakos, G., F. Klein, and T. Harter, 2012. A GIS-linked unit response function approach to stochastic groundwater nonpoint source pollution modeling, Models - Repositories of Knowledge, IAHS Publications (Red Book Series#355), 2013. 8 pages.
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