Publications and Presentations

Peer-reviewed publications:

Brown, K.R. and Visser, R. 2016.  Evaluating the potential for sediment delivery at forest road-stream crossings in New Zealand.  New Zealand Journal of Forestry. 61(1), 31-38.

Nolan, L., Aust, W.M., Barrett, S.M., Bolding, M.C., Brown, K.R., and McGuire, K.J., 2015. Estimating costs and effectiveness of upgrades in forestry best management practices for stream crossings. Water. 7, 6946-6966. DOI: 10.3390/w7126668

Brown, K.R., McGuire, K.J., Hession, W.C., and Aust, W.M., 2015. Can the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model be used to evaluate BMP effectiveness from forest roads? J. For. 113(X), XXX. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5849/jof.14-101

Brown, K.R., McGuire, K.J., Aust, W.M., Hession, W.C., and Dolloff, C.A., 2014. The effect of increasing gravel cover on forest roads for reduced sediment delivery to stream crossings. Hydrol. Process. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10232

Brown, K.R., Aust, W.M., and McGuire, K.J., 2013. Sediment delivery from bare and graveled forest road stream crossing approaches in the Virginia Piedmont. For. Ecol. Manage. 310: 836-846. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2013.09.031.

Brown, K.R., Aust, W.M., and McGuire, K.J., 2015. Monitoring sediment production from forest road approaches to stream crossings in the Virginia Piedmont. Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference. Holley et al. Eds., 2013 March 5-7; Shreveport, LA. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-203. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station 568 p.

Brown, K.R., Aust, W.M., and McGuire, K.J., 2013. Sediment associated with forest operations in the Piedmont region. Proceedings of the 18th Central Hardwood Forest Conference. Miller et al. Eds., 2012 March 26-28; Morgantown, WV. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-117. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 531 p.

Brown, K.R., Xu, Y.J., and Thomas, D.L., 2010. Implications of streamflow changes following timber harvesting for TMDL development in low-gradient forested headwaters. Paper number 711P0710cd. TMDL 2010: Watershed Management to Improve Water Quality Proceedings. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, MI.

Brown, K.R., Xu, Y.J., Davis, D., and Thomas, D.L., 2010. Importance of stormflow sediment loading for TMDL development in low-gradient forested headwaters. Paper number 711P0710cd. TMDL 2010: Watershed Management to Improve Water Quality Proceedings. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, MI.

Presentations:

Brown, K.R. 2016. Can we use cost-benefit assessments to determine efficacy of forestry BMPs?  Invited presentation:  Nelson Forest Management Ltd. Workshop on Sedimentation and Forestry Practices.  May 26-27, 2016, Nelson, New Zealand.

Brown, K.R. 2015. New Zealand Perspectives of Forest Hydrology.  Invited presentation: International Forest Hydrology Science Symposium and Workshop.  Hosted by Thomas Maness and Jeff McDonnell, College of Forestry, Oregon State University. Dec. 9-11, 2015, Portland, Oregon.

Brown, K.R. 2015. Protecting water resources during the timber harvest expansion in New Zealand.  Invited presentation: Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech.  Dec. 2, 2015, Blacksburg, Virginia.

Brown, K.R. and Visser, R. 2015. Assessing the environmental performance of New Zealand forest road-stream crossings.  Invited presentation: Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech.  Dec. 2, 2015, Blacksburg, Virginia.

Brown, K.R. and Visser, R. 2015. Reducing sediment loading impacts through improved stream crossing design on forest roads. Oral presentation: Forest Growers Research Conference. Oct. 14, 2015, Nelson, New Zealand.

Brown, K.R. 2015. Forest roads research at the School of Forestry, University of Canterbury. Oral presentation: Future Forests Research Meeting (Technical Steering Team). Feb. 18, 2015, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Brown, K.R., McGuire, K.J., Aust, W.M., Hession, W.C., and Dolloff, C.A., 2014. Sediment delivery from forest road-stream crossing approaches in the Virginia Piedmont Region, USA. Oral presentation: ICCE/IAHS International Symposium on Sediment Dynamics: From the Summit to the Sea. Dec. 11-14, 2014, New Orleans, LA.

McGuire, K.J., Brown, K.R., Hession, W.C., and Aust, W.M., 2014. Can WEPP estimate BMP effectiveness from experimental forest roads? Oral presentation: Symposium on Forestry BMP Effectiveness in the Eastern U.S. May 12-15, 2014, Blacksburg, VA. Co-sponsored by the Society of American Foresters, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, and the Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Dept. at Virginia Tech.

Brown, K.R., Aust, W.M., McGuire, K.J., Hession, W.C., and Dolloff, C.A. 2014. Effectiveness of best management practices to reduce sediment delivery from reopened legacy roads at forest stream crossings. Oral presentation: Symposium on Forestry BMP Effectiveness in the Eastern U.S. May 12-15, 2014, Blacksburg, VA. Co-sponsored by the Society of American Foresters, National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, and the Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation Dept. at Virginia Tech.

Brown, K.R., Aust, W.M., McGuire, K.J., Hession, W.C., and Dolloff, C.A. 2013. Quantifying BMP effects on sediment delivery at forest road stream crossings. Oral presentation: Society of American Foresters National Convention 2013. Oct. 24-26, 2013, North Charleston, SC.

Brown, K.R., Aust, W.M., McGuire, K.J., Hession, W.C., and Dolloff, C.A. 2013. An evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of gravel application to minimize sediment delivery from forest road stream crossing approaches. Oral presentation: American Water Resources Association 2013 Summer Specialty Conference; Healthy Forests = Healthy Waters. Jun. 27-28, 2013, Hartford, CT.

Brown, K.R., McGuire, K.J., and Aust, W.M. 2013. Monitoring sediment production from forest road approaches to stream crossings in the Virginia Piedmont. Oral presentation: 17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference. Mar. 5-7, 2013, Shreveport, LA.

Brown, K.R., McGuire, K.J., and Aust, W.M. 2012. Runoff and sediment delivery from bare and graveled forest road approaches to stream crossings. Poster Presentation: American Geophysical Union Fall 2012 Meeting. Poster Number: EP13D-0881. Dec. 3-7, 2012, San Francisco, CA.

Brown, K.R., Aust, W.M., and McGuire, K.J. 2011. Sediment associated with forest operations in the Piedmont region. Oral Presentation: 18th Central Hardwood Conference. West Virginia University, Division of Forestry and Natural Resources and the USDA Forest Service, Northern Re­search Station. Mar. 26-28, 2012, Morgantown, WV.

Brown, K.R., Xu, Y.J., and Thomas, D.L. 2010. Implications of streamflow changes following timber harvesting for TMDL development in low-gradient forested headwaters: Oral Presentation: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. TMDL 2010: Watershed Management to Improve Water Quality. 14-17, 2010, Baltimore, MD.

Brown, K.R., Xu, Y.J., Davis, D., and Thomas, D.L. 2010. Importance of stormflow sediment loading for TMDL development in low-gradient forested headwaters: Oral Presentation: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. TMDL 2010: Watershed Management to Improve Water Quality. 14-17, 2010, Baltimore, MD.

Brown, K.R., Xu, Y.J., and Davis, D. 2010. Confounding factors and lessons learned: Monitoring the hydrology of headwater streams of the Gulf Coastal Plain. Oral Presentation: 7th National Monitoring Conference. April 25-29, 2010, Denver, CO.

Davis, D., Brown, K.R., and Xu, Y.J. 2010. Complications associated with nutrient and dissolved oxygen monitoring in low-gradient headwater streams. Poster Presentation: 7th National Monitoring Conference. April 25-29, 2010, Denver, CO.

Brown, K.R., Xu, Y.J., Saksa, P., and Mesmer, R. 2008. Comparing two methods of calculating open-water evaporation for a shallow, subtropical lake. Poster Presentation: American Water Resources Association Conference. Nov. 17-20, 2008, New Orleans, LA.

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