Dr. Peter J. Wierenga

CURRICULUM VITA

 

Peter J. Wierenga

 

 

 

 

 

Education:

 

Ph.D. 1968 Soil plant-water relations, University of California

M.S. 1963 Irrigation and drainage, Agricultural University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

B.S. 1960 Land reclamation and improvement, Agricultural University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

 

 

 

Employment:

 

2005-Present - President of Soil Measurement Systems

1988-2005 - Professor and Department Head, Department of Soil and Water Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

1982-1983 - Visiting Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

1977-1988 - Professor, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

1975-1976 - Charge de Recherches, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Institut de Mecanique, Grenoble, France

1972-1977 - Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

1968-1972 - Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

1965-1968 - Post-graduate Research Water Scientist, University of California, Davis, CA

1961-1963 - Research Assistant, Institute of Land and Water Management, Wageningen, The Netherlands

 

 

 

Field of Interest:

 

Water movement, chemical transport, water management, vadose zone characterization

 

 

 

Professional Societies:

 

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Geophysical Union

American Society of Agronomy

European Geophysical Society

Soil Science Society of America

Western Soil Science Society

Royal Society of Agricultural Science, The Netherlands

 

 

 

Courses Taught:

 

Soil-Water Relations (undergraduate)

Soils Physics (graduate)

Computer Simulation (graduate)

 

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed:

 

Young, M.H., P.J. Wierenga and C.F Mancino. 1996. Time Domain Reflectometry and Weighing Lysimetry for Measuring Water Use by Turfgrass. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. (Submitted).

 

Warrick, A.W., P.J. Wierenga and L. Pan. 1996. Downward Water Flow Through Sloping Layers in the Vadose Zone: Analytical Solutions for Diversions. J. of Hydrology (Accepted).

 

Warrick, A.W., L. Pan and P.J. Wierenga. 1996. Water Flow in Desert Soils Near Buried Waste Repositories. Proc. Vadose Zone Hydrology Conference, Davis, CA

 

Warrick, A.W., L. Pan and P.J. Wierenga. 1996. Downward Water Flow Through Sloping Layers in the Vadose Zone: Steady-State Analytical Solutions. J. of Hydrology (Accepted)

 

Young, M.H., P.J. Wierenga and C.A. Mancino. 1996. Large Weighing Lysimeters for Water Use and Solute Transport Studies. Soil Science. (In press)

 

Young, M.H., J.B. Fleming, P.J. Wierenga and A.W. Warrick. 1996. Rapid Laboratory Calibration of Time-domain Reflectometry Probes Using Upward Infiltration. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. (Submitted)

 

Wierenga, P.J., R.G. Hills, M.H. Young and J. Vinson. 1996. A Field Study for Evaluating Unsaturated Zone Flow and Transport Models. In Peter R. Stevens and Thomas J. Nicholson eds. US Geological Survey. Water Resources Investigations Report 95-4015:119-136.

 

Pan, L., A.W. Warrick and P.J. Wierenga. 1996. Finite Element Methods for Modeling Water Flow in Variably Saturated Porous Media: Numerical Oscillation and Mass-distribution Schemes. Water Resourc. Res :1883-1889

 

Pan, Lehua and P.J. Wierenga. 1996. Techniques for Improving Numerical Modeling of 2-D Water Flow in Variably Saturated and Heterogeneous Porous Media. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. (Accepted)

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1996. Physical Processes Affecting Contaminant Fate and Transport in Soil and Water. In Pepper, I.L., C.H. Gerba and M.L. Brusseau eds. Pollution Science, Academic Press :45-62.

 

Wierenga, P.J and M.L. Brusseau. 1996. Water and Contaminant Transport in the Vadose Zone. Chapter 6. In Vijay Singh eds. Environmental Hydrology. Kluwer Academic Publishers :165-193.

 

Hudson, D.B., P.J. Wierenga and R.G. Hills. 1996. Unsaturated Hydraulic Properties from Upward Flow into Soil Cores. Soil Science Soc. Amer. J. 60:388-396

 

Pan, L. and P.J. Wierenga. 1995. A Transformed Pressure Head Based Approach to Solve Richards' Equation for Variably Saturated Soils. Water Resour. Res. 31-925-931.

 

Wierenga, P.J., R.G. Hills, A.W. Warrick and T.C. Yeh. 1994. Controlled Field Study for Validation of Vadose Zone Transport Models. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Report. NUREG/CR-6120.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1994. Water and Solute Transport and Storage. In Wilson et al. Handbook of Vadose Zone Characterization and Monitoring. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, pp. 41-60.

 

Hills, R.G. and P.J. Wierenga. 1994. Intraval Phase IIa. Model Testing at the Las Cruces Trench Site. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Report. NUREG/CR-6063. (Submitted).

 

Hills, R.G., K.A. Fisher, M.R. Kirkland and P.J. Wierenga. 1994. Application of Flux Corrected Transport to the Las Cruces Trench Site. Water Resour. Res. 30:2377-2385.

 

Estrella, R. M.L. Brusseau, I.L. Pepper, P.J. Wierenga and R.M. Miller. 1993. Biodegradation, Sorption and Transport of 2,4-D in a Saturated and Unsaturated Soil. Appl. Envir. Microbiol. 59:4266-4273.

 

Gee, G.W., P.J. Wierenga, B.J. Andraski, M.H. Young., M.J. Fayer, M.L. Rockhold. 1994. Variations in Water Balance and Recharge at Three Western Desert Sites. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 58:63-72.

 

Porro, I., P.J. Wierenga and R.G. Hills. 1993. Solute Transport Through Large Uniform and Layered Soil Columns. Water Resourc. Res. 29(4):1321-1330.

 

Porro, I., and P.J. Wierenga. 1993. Transient and Steady State Solute Transport Through a Large Unsaturated Soil Column. Ground Water. 31(2):193-200.

 

Hills, R.G., P.J. Wierenga and D.B. Hudson. 1993. Spatial Variability at the Las Cruces Trench Site. In Proc. Workshop "Indirect Methods for Estimating the Hydraulic Properties of Unsaturated Soils. Riverside, California, Oct. 11-13, 1989. :529-539.

 

Wierenga, P.J., M.H. Young, G.E. Gee, R.G. Hills, C.T. Kincaid, T.J. Nicholson and R.E. Cady. 1992. Soil Characteristic Methods for Unsaturated Low-Level Waste Sites. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Report. NUREG/CR-5988, pp. 141.

 

Schulin, R., H. Fluhler, M.H. Selim, B. Sevruk and P.J. Wierenga. 1992. Snow Cover Measurements and Areal Assessment of Soil Moisture. World Meteorological Organization Operational Hydrology Report No. 35. pp. 283.

 

Toorman, A.F., P.J. Wierenga and R.G. Hills. 1992. Parameter Estimation of Hydraulic Properties from One-step Outflow Data. Water Resourc. Res. 8:3021-3028.

 

Porro, I., and P.J. Wierenga. 1992. Transport of Reactive Tracers by Unsaturated Flow Using Field and Column Experiments. Proc. Radionuclide Adsorption Workshop, Los Alamos, NM, 111-123.

 

Kirkland, M.R., R.G. Hills and P.J. Wierenga. 1992. Algorithms for Solving Richards' Equation for Variably Saturated Soils. Water Resourc. Res. 28:2049-2059.

 

Nash, M.S., A. Toorman, P.J. Wierenga, A. Gutjahr and G. Cunningham. 1991. Estimation of Vegetation Based on Soil Moisture in Rangeland Using Cokriging. Soil Science 154:25-37.

 

Hills, R.G and P.J. Wierenga. 1991. Model Validation at the Las Cruces Trench Site. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Report NUREG/CR-5716. pp. 87.

 

Nash, M.S., P.J. Wierenga and A. Gutjahr. 1991. Time Series Analysis of Soil Moisture and Rainfall Along a Line Transect in Arid Rangeland. Soil Science 152:189-199.

 

Hills, R.G., P.J. Wierenga, D.B. Hudson and M.R. Kirkland. 1991. The Second Las Cruces Trench Experiment: Experimental Results and Two-dimensional Flow Predictions. Water Resour. Res. 27:2707-2718.

 

Wierenga, P.J., R.G. Hills and D.B. Hudson. 1991. The Las Cruces Trench Site: Experimental Results and One Dimensional Flow Predictions. Water Resour. Res. 27:2695-2705.

 

Wierenga, P.J., D.B. Hudson, R.G. Hills, I. Porro, M.R. Kirkland and J. Vinson. 1990. Flow and Transport at the Las Cruces Trench Site. Experiment 1 and 2. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Report. NUREG/CR-5607. pp. 413.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and R.G. Hills. 1990. A Field Test for Validation of Flow and Transport Models. Transactions 14th Intern. Congress of Soil Sciences, Kyoto, Japan, Aug. 12-18. Vol. I:4-9.

 

Bond, W.J. and P.J. Wierenga. 1990. Immobile Water During Solute Transport in Unsaturated Sand Columns. Water Resour. Res. 26:2475-2481.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., P.J. Wierenga and M.S. Nash. 1990. Variability of Soil Water Tension and Soil Water Content. Agricultural Water Management 18(2):135-149.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H. and P.J. Wierenga. 1990. Variability of Soil Water Tension in a Trickle Irrigated Chile Pepper Field. Irrigation Science 11:23-30.

 

Wierenga, P.J., A.F. Toorman, D.B. Hudson, J. Vinson, M. Nash and R.G. Hills. 1989. Soil Physical Properties and the Las Cruces Trench Site. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Report. NUREG/CR-5441. pp. 91.

 

Al-Khafaf, S., F.A. Sharhan, P.J. Wierenga and A.D. Iyada. 1989. Some Empirical Relations for the Prediction of Soil Evaporation, Transpiration and Root Water Uptake Under Field Conditions. Agric. Water Management 16(4):323-337.

 

Hills, R.G., I. Porro, D.B. Hudson and P.J. Wierenga. 1989. Modelling One–dimensional Infiltration into Very Dry Soils. Part 2. Estimation of the Soil–water Parameters and Model Predictions. Water Resour. Res. 25:1271-1281.

 

Hills, R.G., I. Porro, D.B. Hudson and P.J. Wierenga. 1989. Modelling One–dimensional Infiltration into Very Dry Soils. Part 1. Water Content Versus Pressure Head Based Algoriths. Water Resour. Res. 25:1259-1269.

 

Boyle, F.W., W.R. Strong and P.J. Wierenga. 1989. A Simple, Low–cost Vacuum System. Soil Science Soc. Amer. J. 53:298.

 

Nicholson, T.J., P.J. Wierenga, G.W. Gee, E.A. Jacobson, D.D. McLaughlin and L.W. Gelhar. 1989. Validation of Stochastic Flow and Transport Models for Unsaturated Soils: A Comprehensive Field Study. Proc. DOE/AECL '87 Conf. on Geostatistical Sensitivity and Uncertainty Methods for Groundwater Flow and Radionuclide Transport Modeling, pp. 275-297.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and M. Th. van Genuchten. 1989. Solute Transport Through Small and Large Columns. Groundwater 27:35-42.

 

Nash, M.S., P.J.Wierenga and A. Butler-Nance. 1989. Variation in Tension, Water Content and Drainage Rate Along a 91 m Transect. Soil Sci. 148:94-102.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1988. Validation of Flow and Transport Models at the Jornada Test Facility. Proc. Intern. Conf. on Validation of Flow and Transport Models, Ruidoso, NM :525-530.

 

Hills, R.G., D.B. Hudson, I. Porro and P.J. Wierenga. 1988. Modelling One–dimensional Infiltration at the Jornada Test Facility. Proc. Intern. Conf. on Validation of Flow and Transport Models, Ruidoso, NM :147-157.

 

Elabd, H., I. Porro and P.J. Wierenga. 1988. Estimation of Field Transport Parameters Using the Convection Dispersion Equation. Proc. Intern. Conf. on Validation of Flow and Transport Models, Ruidoso, NM :78-87.

 

Boyle, F.W., H. Elabd, and P.J. Wierenga. 1988. Evaluation of the Convection–dispersion Equation Using Laboratory Column Studies. Proc. Intern. Conf. on Validation of Flow and Transport Models, Ruidoso, NM :20-25.

 

Nash, M.H., L.A. Daugherty, A. Gutjahr, P.J. Wierenga and S.A. Nance. 1988. Horizontal and Vertical Kriging of Soil Properties Along a Transect in Southern New Mexico. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 52:1086-1090.

 

Greenholtz, D.E., T.C. Jim Yeh, Maliha S.B. Nash and P.J. Wierenga. 1988. Geostatistical Analysis of Soil Hydrological Properties in a Field Plot. J. of Contaminant Hydrology 3:227-250.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., P.J. Wierenga and N.S. Urquhart. 1988. Optimal Design of Field Experiments for Determination of Production Functions. Soil Sci. Soc. of Amer. 52:494–499.

 

Wierenga, P.J., J.L. Fowler and D.D. Davis. 1987. Use of Tensiometers for Scheduling Drip–irrigated Cotton. Proc. Intern. Conf. on Measurement of Soil and Plant Water Status. Logan, Utah. July 6–10. Vol. 1:157–161.

 

Sabol, G.V., H. Bouwer, and P.J. Wierenga. 1987. Irrigation Effects in Arizona and New Mexico: Special Section on Effects of Irrigated Agriculture on Groundwater Quality: Am. Soc. Civil Eng., J. of Irrig. and Drainage Eng. 113:30-48.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1987. Future Developments in Soil Science: Solute Transport. American Society of Agronomy :23–35.

 

Schulin, R., P.J. Wierenga, H. Fluhler, and J. Leuenberger. 1987. Solute Transport Through a Stony Soil. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 51:36–41.

 

Wierenga, P.J., J.M. H. Hendrickx, M.H. Nash, J. Ludwig, and L. Daugherty. 1987. Variation of Soil and Vegetation with Distance Along a Transect in the Chihuahuan Desert. J. of Arid Zone Environments 13(1):53–64.

 

Wierenga, P.J., L.W. Gelhar, C.S. Simmons, G.W. Gee and T.J. Nicholson. 1986. Validation of Stochastic Flow and Transport Models for Unsaturated Soils: A Comprehensive Field Study. NUREG Report/CR–4622 PNL–5876. pp. 54.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., P.J. Wierenga, M.S. Nash, and D.R. Nielsen. 1986. Boundary Location from Texture, Soil Moisture and Infiltration Rate. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 50:1515–1520.

 

Yeh, J.T.C., Lynn W. Gelhar, and P.J. Wierenga. 1986. Observations of Spatial Variability of Soil–water Pressure in a Field Soil. Soil Science 142:7–12.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1986. Applications of Spatial Analyses in Field Studies on Soil Moisture. Trans. XIII Congress of the International Society of Soil Science. Vol. IV. 1622–1624.

 

Bach, L.B., P.J. Wierenga, and T.J. Ward. 1986. Estimation of the Philip Infiltration Parameters from Rainfall Simulation Data. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 50:1319–1323.

 

van Genuchten, M. Th. and P.J. Wierenga. 1986. Determination of Solute Dispersion Coefficients. In: A. Klute ed. Methods of Soil Analysis. American Society of Agronomy, Madison. :1025–1053.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and M.H. Saddiq. 1985. Optimum Soil Water Tension for Trickle Irrigated Chile Peppers. Proc. 3rd Intern. Drip/Trickle Irrigation Congress. Nov. 17–21, Fresno, CA. 193–198.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1985. Trickle Irrigation of Chile Peppers. Proc. Symposium: Water and Science. N.M. Water Resources Research Institute :50–62.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1985. Spatial Variability of Soil Water Properties in Irrigated Soils. In: Soil Spatial Variability. eds. D.R. Nielsen and J. Bouma. Proceedings of a workshop of the ISSS and the SSSA. Las Vegas, USA. :112–129.

 

Schulin, R., P.J. Wierenga and H. Fluhler. 1985. In: Solute Displacement Through a Rendzina. eds. J. Bouma and P.A.C. Raats. Proceedings of the ISSS Symposium on water and solute movement in heavy clay soils. ILRI Publication 37:262–267.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and J.M.H. Hendrickx. 1985. Yield and Quality of Trickle Irrigated Chile. Agricultural Water Management 9:339–356.

 

Saddiq, M.H., P.J. Wierenga, J. Hendrickx, and M. Hussain. 1985. Spatial Variability of Soil Water Tension in Irrigated Soil. Soil Sci. 140(2):126–132.

 

Al–Khafaf, S. and P.J. Wierenga. 1984. CSMP Model for Predicting Water Distribution Under Field Conditions. Measurements and Computations. J. of Agric. and Water Resources 3(1):1–18.

 

Buchter, B., J. Leuenberger, P.J. Wierenga, and F. Richard. 1984. Preparation of Large Core Samples from Stony Soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 48:1460–1462.

 

Horton, R., O. Aguirre–Luna, and P.J. Wierenga. 1984. Soil Temperatures in a Row Crop with Incomplete Surface Cover. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 48:1225–1232.

 

Horton, R., O. Aguirre–Luna, and P.J. Wierenga. 1984. Observed and Predicted Two Dimensional Soil Temperature Distributions Under a Row Crop. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 48:1147–1152.

 

Duffy, C.J., L.W. Gelhar, and P.J. Wierenga. 1984. Stochastic Models in Agricultural Watersheds. J. of Hydrology 69:145–163.

 

de Smedt, F. and P.J. Wierenga. 1984. Solute Transfer Through Columns of Glass Beads. Water Resour. Res. 20:225–232.

 

Nkedi–Kizza, P., J.W. Biggar, H.M. Selim, M. Th. van Genuchten, P.J. Wierenga, J. M. Davidson, and D.R. Nielsen. 1984. On the Equivalence of Two Conceptual Models for Describing Ion Exchange During Transport Through an Aggregated Oxisol. Water Resour. Res. 20:1123–1130.

 

Horton, R. and P.J. Wierenga. 1984. The Effect of Column Wetting on Soil Thermal Conductivity. Soil Sci. 138:102–108.

 

Sabol, G., H. Bouwer, and P.J. Wierenga. 1983. Irrigation and Groundwater in Arizona and New Mexico. Proc. ASCE Irrigation and Drainage Specialty Conf., Jackson, Wyoming. 192–199.

 

Gelhar, L.W., P.J. Wierenga, K.R. Rehfeldt, C.J. Duffy, M.J. Simonet, T.C. Yeh, and W. R. Strong. 1983. Irrigation Return Flow Water Quality Monitoring, Modeling and Variability in the Middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico. EPA–Project Summary, EPA–600/S2–83–072.

 

Beese, F. and P.J. Wierenga. 1983. Simulation of Water and Chloride Movement in Field Lysimeters. Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenernahrung und Bodenkunde. 146(6):760–771.

 

Nielsen, D.R., P.J. Wierenga, and J.W. Biggar. 1983. Spatial Soil Variability and Mass Transfers from Agricultural Soils. In: Proc. Symp. Chemical Mobility and Reactivity in Soil Systems, Atlanta, Nov. 29–Dec. 3, 1981. 5:65–78.

 

Beese, F. and P.J. Wierenga. 1983. The Variability of the Apparent Diffusion Coefficient in Undisturbed Soil Columns. Zeitschrift fur Pflanzanernahrung und Bodenkunde 146(3):302–315.

 

Nkedi–Kizza, P., J.W. Biggar, M. Th. van Genuchten, P.J. Wierenga, H.M. Selim, J.M. Davidson, and D.R. Nielsen. 1983. Modelling Tritium and Chloride–36 Transport Through an Aggregated Oxisol. Water Res. Res. 19:691–700.

 

Nielsen, D.R., K. Reichardt, and P.J. Wierenga. 1983. Characterization of Field–measured Soil–water Properties. In: Radiation Techniques in Soil Physics and Irrigation Studies. 1983 International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna. 55–78.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1983. Yield and Quality of Trickle Irrigated Chile. Agric. Exp. Sta. Bull. 73. pp. 16.

 

Marthaler, H.P., W. Vogelsanger, F. Richard and P. Wierenga. 1983. A Pressure Transducer for Field Tensiometers. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 47:624–627.

 

Horton, R., P.J. Wierenga and D.R. Nielsen. 1983. Evaluation of Methods for Determining the Apparent Thermal Diffusivity of Soil Near the Surface. Soil Science Society of Amer. J. 47:25–32.

 

Horton, R. and P.J. Wierenga. 1983. Determination of the Mean Soil Temperature for Evaluation of Heat Flux in Soil. Agric. Meteor. 28:309–319.

 

Horton, R. and P.J. Wierenga. 1983. Estimating the Soil Heat Flux from Observations of Soil Temperature Near the Surface. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 47:14–20.

 

Lansford, R.R., P.J. Wierenga, Th. W. Sammis, and B.J. Creel. 1982. Demonstration of Irrigation Return Flow Quality Control in the Mesilla Valley, New Mexico. Project Summary. EPA–600/S2–82–071. pp. 4.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1982. Solute Transport Through Soils: Mobil–immobile Water Concepts. In: Arnold, G.M., G.W. Gee and R.W. Nelson eds. Proc. Symposium on Unsaturated Flow and Transport Modelling. Battelle Northwest and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. March 23–24, 1982, pp. 211–229.

 

Persaud, N. and P.J. Wierenga. 1982. A Differential Model for One–dimensional Cation Transport in Discrete Homoionic Ion–exchange Media. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 46:482–490.

 

Horton, R., P.J. Wierenga, and D.R. Nielsen. 1982. A Rapid Technique for Obtaining Uniform Water Content Distributions in Unsaturated Soil Columns. Soil Sci. 133:397–399.

 

Horton, R., F. Beese, and P.J. Wierenga. 1982. Physiological Response of Chile Pepper to Trickle Irrigation. Agron. J. 74:551–556.

 

Beese, F., R. Horton and P.J. Wierenga. 1982. Growth and Yield Response of Chile Pepper to Trickle Irrigation. Agron. J. 74:556-562.

 

Panpruik, P., B.D. McCaslin, and P.J. Wierenga. 1982. Effects of Trickle–fertilization on Chile. N.M. Agric. Exp. Sta. Res. Rpt. 480.

 

Wierenga, P.J., D.R. Nielsen, R. Horton, and B. Kies. 1982. Effects of Tillage on Soil Temperature and Thermal Conductivity. In: Predicting Tillage Effects on Soil Physical Properties and Processes. ASA Special Publication no. 44. 69–91.

 

Nielsen, D.R., J.W. Biggar and P.J. Wierenga. 1982. Nitrogen Transport Processes in Soils. Agronomy Monograph No. 22. Chapter. 11: ASA, Madison, Wisc. 423–445.

 

Jones, T.L., G.W. Gee and P.J. Wierenga. 1981. Radionuclide Transport Under Changing Soil Salinity Conditions. Proc. Conf. on "Modeling and low–level waste management: an interagency workshop." Dec. 1–4, 1980. 155–165.

 

Gee, G.W., A.C. Campbell, P.J. Wierenga, and T.L. Jones. 1981. Unsaturated Moisture and Radionuclide Transport: Laboratory Analysis and Modeling. Battelle Pacific Northwest Laboratory PNL–3616. pp. 27.

 

Nielsen, D.R. and P.J. Wierenga. 1981. Movement of Water and Solutes in Fields Soils. Proc. of the Third Colloquium on Planetary Water. Niagra Falls, N.Y., 27–29 October, 1980. 5–6.

 

Sisson, J.B. and P.J. Wierenga. 1981. Spatial Variability of Steady–state Infiltration Rates as a Stochastic Process. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 45:699–704.

 

Duffy, C., P.J. Wierenga, and R.A. Kselik. 1981. Variations in Infiltration Rate Based on Soil Survey Information and Field Measurements. Agric. Exp. Sta. Bull. 680. pp. 40.

 

de Smedt, F., S. Al–Khafaf, and P.J. Wierenga. 1981. Simulation of Water Flow in Plants and Soils. In: Progress in Ecological Engineering and Management by Mathematical Modelling. Proc. 2nd Intern. Conf. on the State–of–the–Art in Ecological Modelling. Liege (Belgium). :849–863.

 

O'Connor, G.A., P.J. Wierenga, H.H. Cheng, and K.G. Doxtader. 1980. Movement of 2,4,5–T Through Large Soil Columns. Soil Sci. 130:157–162.

 

Horton, R., P.J. Wierenga, and F. Beese. 1980. Water Use of Chile Peppers. Proceedings Inter–American Conference on Salinity and Water Management Technology. El Paso, Texas. Dec. 13 and 14, 1979. pp. 137–149.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1980. Quality of Irrigation Return Flow in the Middle Rio Grande Basin. Proceedings Inter–American Conference on Salinity and Water Management Technology. El Paso, Texas. Dec. 13 and 14, 1979. pp. 203–213.

 

Beese, F. and P.J. Wierenga. 1980. Solute Transport Through Soil Computed with a Transient and a Constant Flux Model. Soil Science 129:245–253.

 

Beese, F. and P.J. Wierenga. 1979. Zur Bedeuting der Thetta–Psi–Beziehung in boden hydrologischen Modellen. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft. Band 29:101–110.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and B. Kies. 1979. Effects of desertification on soil physical properties. Presented at Symposium on "Effects of Desertification on Soil Chemical, Physical, and Biological Properties." American Society for the Advancement of Science. Houston, Jan. 7, 1979.

 

Fowler, J.L. and P.J. Wierenga. 1979. Cotton Response to Two Water Application Levels Under Trickle Irrigation. N.M. Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Rpt. No. 392.

 

de Smedt, F. and P.J. Wierenga. 1979. A Generalized Solution for Solute Flow in Soils with Mobile and Immobile Water. Water Res. Res. 15:1137–1142.

 

de Smedt, F. and P.J. Wierenga. 1978. Solute Transport Through Soil with Non–uniform Water Content. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 42:7–10.

 

Al–Khafaf, S., P.J. Wierenga and B.C. Williams. 1978. Evaporative Flux from Trickle–irrigated Cotton as Related to Leaf Area Index, Soil–water and Evaporative Demand. Agron. J. 70:912–917.

 

de Smedt, F. and P.J. Wierenga. 1978. Mass Transfer in Porous Media with Immobile Water. J. of Hydrology 41:59–67.

 

de Smedt, H. and P.J. Wierenga. 1978. Approximate Analytical Solution for Solute Flow During Infiltration and Redistribution. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 42:407–412.

 

de Smedt, F. and P.J. Wierenga. 1977. Simulation of Water and Solute Transport in Unsaturated Soils. Proc. 3rd. Intern. Symp. in Hydrology. Fort Collins, June 27–29.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1977. Solute Distribution Profiles Computed with Steady State and Transient Water Movement Models. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 41:1050–1055.

 

Al–Khafaf, S., P.J. Wierenga, and B.C. Williams. 1977. A Flotation Method for Determining Root Mass in Soil. Agron. J. 69:1025–1027.

 

Gaudet, J.P., H. Jegat, G. Vachaud, and P. Wierenga. 1977. Solute Transfer, with Exchange Between Mobile and Stagnant Water, Through Unsaturated Sand. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 41:665–671.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1977. Research: Past, Present and Future Needs for Section 208 Planning. Proc. of the Twenty–second Annual New Mexico Water Conf. WRRI Report No. 089:45–62.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and J.B. Sisson. 1977. Effects of Irrigation Management on Soil Salinity and Return Flow Quality. Proc. Natl. Conf. on Irr. Return Flow Quality Management. May 16–19, 115–123.

 

Willis, W.O., P.J. Wierenga, and T.T. Vredenburg. 1977. Fall Soil Water: Effect on Summer Soil Temperature. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 41:615–617.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1977. Influence of Trickle and Surface Irrigation on Return Flow Quality. Environmental Protection Technology Series. EPA–600/2–77–093. pp. 158.

 

Haverkamp, R., M. Vauclin, J. Touma, P.J. Wierenga, and G. Vachaud. 1977. A Comparison of Numerical Simulation Models for One Dimensional Infiltration. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 41:285–294.

 

van Genuchten, M. Th., P.J. Wierenga, and G.A. O'Connor. 1977. Mass Transfer Studies in Sorbing Porous Media. III. Experimental Evaluation with 2,4,5T. Soil Soc. Amer. J. 41:278–285.

 

van der Pol, R.M., P.J. Wierenga, and D.R. Nielsen. 1977. Solute Movement in a Layered Field Soil. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 41:10–13.

 

van Genuchten, M. Th. and P.J. Wierenga. 1977. Mass Transfer Studies in Sorbing Porous Media. II. Experimental Evaluation with Tritium. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. J. 41:272–278.

 

O'Connor, G.A., M. Th. van Genuchten, and P.J. Wierenga. 1976. Predicting 2,4,5–T Movement in Soil Columns. J. of Environ. Qual. 5:375–378.

 

van Genuchten, M. Th. and P.J. Wierenga. 1976. Mass Transfer Studies in Sorbing Porous Media. I. Analytical Solution. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. Proc. 40:473–480.

 

van Genuchten, M. Th. and P.J. Wierenga. 1976. Numerical Solution for Convective Dispersion with Intra–aggregate Diffusion and Non–linear Adsorption. In: G. C. Van Steenkiste (ed.). System simulation in water resources. North–Holland Publishing Co. 275–292.

 

Vachaud, G., P.J. Wierenga, J.P. Gaudet and H. Jegat. 1976. Simulation of Miscible Displacement in Unsaturated Porous Media. In: G.C. Van Steenkiste (ed.), System simulation in water resources. North– Holland Publishing Co. 129–143.

 

Vauclin, M., J. Touma, P. Wierenga and G. Vachaud. 1975. Comparison entre differents schemas de resolution numerique de l'equation de l'infiltration. Letters of Heat and Mass Transfer 2:473–480.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and van Genuchten. 1975. Solute Movement in Porous Media with Lateral Diffusion. Proceedings A.T.P. Hydro–geology. Dispersion de Fluides Miscibles en milieu Poreux, Grenoble, France.

 

Gaudet, J.P., H. Jegat, F. de Smedt, P. Wierenga, and G. Vachaud. 1975. Transfert d'un creneau d'elution dans une colonne de sol non sature. C.R. Acad. Sc. Paris, t. 281:615–617.

 

Gould, W.L., D. Rai, and P.J. Wierenga. 1975. Problems in Reclamation of Coal Mine Spoils in New Mexico. In: Practices and Problems of Land Reclamation in Western North America (ed. by Mohan K. Wali). Univ. of North Dakota Press. p. 107–121.

 

Wierenga, P.J., M.J. Shaffer, S.P. Gomez, and G.A. O'Connor. 1975. Predicting Ionic Distributions in Large Soil Columns. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. Proc. 39:1080–1084.

 

Cassel, D.K., M. Th. van Genuchten, and P.J. Wierenga. 1975. Predicting Anion Movement in Disturbed and Undisturbed Soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. Proc. 39:1015–1019.

 

Wierenga, P.J., M. Th. van Genuchten and F.W. Boyle. 1975. Transfer of Boron and Tritiated Water Through Sandstone. J. of Environ. Qual. 4:83–87.

 

Dane, J.H. and P.J. Wierenga. 1975. Effect of Hysteresis on the Prediction of Infiltration, Redistribution and Drainage of Water in a Layered Soil. J. of Hydrology 25:229–242.

 

Rai, Dhanpat, P.J. Wierenga, and W.L. Gould. 1975. Chemical and Physical Properties of Soil Samples from a Coal–bearing Formation in San Juan County, New Mexico. N. Mex. State Univ. Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Rpt. 294.

 

van Genuchten, M. Th. and P.J. Wierenga. 1974. Simulation of One–dimensional Solute Transfer in Porous Media. New Mexico Agr. Exp. Sta. Bull. 628.

 

Rai, Dhanpat, P.J. Wierenga, and W.L. Gould. 1974. Chemical and Physical Properties of Core Samples from a Coal Bearing Formation in San Juan County, New Mexico. New Mexico Exp. Sta. Res. Rpt. 287.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and T.C. Patterson. 1974. Quality of Irrigation Return Flow in the Mesilla Valley. Proceedings of the 10th International Congress of Soil Science, Moscow, USSR, August 12–20, Volume X, 216–222.

 

Patterson, T.C. and P.J. Wierenga. 1974. Irrigation Return Flow as Influenced by Drip Irrigation. Proceedings of the International Drip Irrigation Congress. San Diego, California. July 7–14. 376–381.

 

Cassel, D.K., M. Th. van Genuchten, and P.J. Wierenga. 1974. Simulation of Nitrate Movement Through Gardena Very Fine Sandy Loam. Proceedings Summer Computer Simulation Conference, Houston, July 9–11, 263–270.

 

Westcot, D.W. and P.J. Wierenga. 1974. Transfer of Heat by Conduction and Vapor Movement in a Closed Soil System. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. Proc. 39:9–14.

 

van Genuchten, M. Th., J.M. Davidson, and P.J. Wierenga. 1974. An Evaluation of Kinetic and Equilibrium Equations for the Prediction of Pesticide Movement Through Porous Media. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. Proc. 38:29–35.

 

Patterson, T.C. and P.J. Wierenga. 1973. Influence of Trickle Irrigation on Irrigation Return Flow. Paper No. 73–2506. American Soc. of Agricultural Engineers. St. Joseph, Michigan, 49085.

 

O'Connor, G.A. and P.J. Wierenga. 1973. The Persistence of 2,4,5–T in Greenhouse Lysimeter Studies. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. Proc. 37:398–401.

 

Wierenga, P.J., R.J. Black, and P. Manz. 1973. A Multichannel Syringe Pump for Steady State Flow in Soil Columns. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. Proc. 37:133–134.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and T.C. Patterson. 1972. Irrigation Return Flow Studies in the Mesilla Valley. In: Managing Irrigated Agriculture to Improve Water Quality. Proceedings National Conference on Managing Irrigated Agriculture to Improve Water Quality, May 16–18, 1972.

 

Wierenga, P.J., R.M. Hagan, and E.J. Gregory. 1971. Effects of Irrigation Water Temperature on Soil Temperature. Agron. J. 63:33–36.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1971. Soil Temperature. In: Desert Biome. A Biotic Specialists Meeting. Tucson, Arizona. March 6–7, 1970. pp. 77–80.

 

Stucky, H.R., G.L. Cunningham, and P.J. Wierenga. 1970. Water and People in New Mexico. In: Environment, People and Culture, New Mexico State Univ. Press. pp. 20–22.

 

Wierenga, P.J., R.M. Hagan, and D.R. Nielsen. 1970. Soil Temperature Profiles During Infiltration and Redistribution of Cool and Warm Irrigation Water. Water Resour. Res. 6:230–238.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and C.T. deWit. 1970. Simulation of Heat Transfer in Soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. Proc. 34:845–848.

 

Wierenga, P.J., D.R. Nielsen, and R.M. Hagan. 1969. Thermal Properties of a Soil Based Upon Field and Laboratory Measurements. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. Proc. 33:354–360.

 

Wierenga, P.J., R.M. Hagan. 1966. Effects of Cold Irrigation Water on Soil Temperature and Crop Growth. Calif. Agr. 20:14–16.

 

Reports:

 

Warrick, A.W., L. Pan, and P.J. Wierenga. 1995. Water Flow in Desert Soils Near Buried Waste Repositories. Vadose Zone Hydrology Conference, Davis, CA, Sept. 1995.

 

Kool, J.B., P.S. Huyahorn and P.J. Wierenga. 1991. Model Calibration and Simulation of Flow in a Heterogenous Soil. Proc. Intn. Conf. on Calibration and Reliability in Groundwater Modeling. (In press).

 

Vinson, J.R., D.B. Hudson, P.J. Wierenga and M. Nash. 1989. Validation of Stochastic Flow and Transport Models for Unsaturated Soils. Redistribution I Core Report. Dept. of Soil and Water Science, Univ. of Arizona. pp. 31.

 

Wierenga, P.J., D. Hudson, J. Vinson, M. Nash and A. Toorman. 1989. Soil Physical Properties at the Las Cruces Trench Site. Soil and Water Science Report #89-002. Univ. of Arizona, Tucson.

 

van Pelt, R. Scott and P.J. Wierenga. 1989. Water Use by and Salinity Effects Upon Trickle Irrigated Grape Production in the Southern Basin and Range Province of New Mexico. N.M. Water Resources Research institute, Technical Completion Report. Prog. #1345627. pp. 76.

 

Wierenga, P.J., D. Batchelet, J.R. Bilskie, H. Elabd, D.B. Hudson, M. Nash, I. Porro, W. R. Strong, A. Toorman, J. Vinson. 1989. Validation of Stochastic Flow and Transport Models for Unsaturated Soils. Research Report 88–SS–03, Dept. of Agronomy and Horticulture, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.

 

Wierenga, P.J., D. Batchelet, J.R. Bilskie, H. Elabd, C. Herold, D. Hudson, I. Porro and W.R. Strong. 1987. Weather Data. Daily and Monthly Means. March 1983–October 1987. Jornada LTER Site. Research report 88–SS–02, Dept. of Agronomy and Horticulture, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.

 

Wierenga, P.J., I. Porro, W. Strong, J. Vinson, D. Hudson, M. Nash, and A. Schneeberger. 1986. Validation of Stochastic Flow and Transport Models for Unsaturated Soils. Research Report 86–SS–01, Dept. of Agronomy and Horticulture, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1986. Consumptive Use and Salt Accumulation with Trickle Irrigation of Row Crops. Water Resources Research Report No. 203. pp. 29.

 

Wierenga, P.J., W. Strong, M. Heinen, D. Hudson, and M. Th. van Genuchten. 1985. Validation of Stochastic Flow and Transport Models for Unsaturated Soils. Research Report 85–SS–02. Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, pp. 67.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1985. Solute Transport Through Deep Unsaturated Soil Columns. Research Report 85–SS–01. Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, pp. 47.

 

Hendrickx, J.M.H., P.J. Wierenga and M.S. Nash. 1984. Variability of Soil Water Tension and Soil Water Content. Paper No. 84–2509. American Society of Agricultural Engineers Winter Meeting, New Orleans, LA, pp. 26.

 

Gelhar, L.W., P.J. Wierenga, K.R. Rehfeldt, C.J. Duffy, M.J. Simonett, T.C. Yeh, and W.R. Strong. 1983. Irrigation Return Flow Water Quality Monitoring, Modelling and Variability in the Middle Rio Grande Valley, New Mexico. Report Dept. of Geoscience, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM, and Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. pp. 493.

 

Persaud, N. and P.J. Wierenga. 1982. Solute Interactions and Transport in Soils from Waste Disposal Sites at Sandia Laboratories. Special Report Department of Agronomy, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM. pp. 237.

 

de Smedt, F., P.J. Wierenga, and A. van der Beken. 1981. Theoretical and Experimental Study of Solute Movement Through Porous, Media with Mobile and Immobile Water. Report V.U.B. Hydrology – 6 pp. 219.

 

Wierenga, P.J., C. Duffy, R. Senn, and L.W. Gelhar. 1981. Impacts of Irrigated Agriculture on Water Quality in the Rio Grande Below Albuquerque. Final Report N. M. Environmental Improvement Division, pp. 140.

 

Lansford, R.R., P.J. Wierenga, T.W. Sammis, and B.J. Creel. 1981. Demonstration of Irrigation Return Flow Water Quality Control in the Mesilla Valley, N.M. Final report EPA, pp. 139.

 

Gelhar, L.W., P.J. Wierenga, et al. 1980. Irrigation Return Flow Studies at San Acacia, New Mexico: Monitoring, Modeling and Variability. Report No. H–3, Geophysical Research Center, N.M. Inst. of Mining and Technology, Socorro.

 

Wierenga, P.J. 1979. Soil Salinity and Cotton Yields as Affected by Surface and Trickle Irrigation. N. M. Water Resources Res. Inst. Report No. 106. pp. 212.

 

Al–Khafaf, S., P.J. Wierenga, and B.C. Williams. 1979. Improved Method of Estimating Crop Consumptive Use and Distribution of Soil Water in Irrigated Soil Profiles. New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute Report. No. 103. pp.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and C. Duffy. 1979. Impacts of Irrigated Agriculture on Water Quality in the Rio Grande Below Albuquerque. N.M. Eng. Exp. Sta. Rpt. pp. 141.

 

Lansford, R.R., P.J. Wierenga, L.W. Gelhar, T.W. Sammis, C.M. Hohn and G.O. Ott. 1977. Demonstration of Irrigation Return Flow Salinity Control in the Upper Rio Grande. New Mexico Water Resources Research Report No. 086.

 

Lansford, R.R., P.J. Wierenga, L.W. Gelhar, T.A. Howell, C.M. Hohn and G.O. Ott. 1976. Demonstration of Irrigation Return Flow Salinity Control in the upper Rio Grande. New Mexico Water Resources Research Report No. 070.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and T.C. Patterson. 1974. Quality and Quantity of Return Flow as Influenced by Trickle and Surface Irrigation. New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute Report No. 042, pp. 41.

 

Wierenga, P.J. and T.C. Patterson. 1973. Quality and Quantity of Return Flow as Influenced by Trickle and Surface Irrigation. New Mexico Water Resources Research Institute Report No. 014.

 

Wierenga, P.J., G.A. O'Connor and H.E. Dregne. 1972. Soil and Water Management for Salinity Control. Technical Completion Report. July 1968–August 1972. N.M. Water Resources Research Institute Rpt. No. 018. pp. 57.

 

Hagan, R.M. and P.J. Wierenga. 1966. Water Temperature in Relation to Crop Growth. Ann. Rpt. No. 3, Cal. State Dept. Water Resources. pp.169.

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