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Keith E. Saxton

Keith Saxton

Agricultural Engineer (Retired)
USDA-ARS
Dept. of Biological Systems Engineering
Washington State University
1250 SW Campus View
Pullman, WA 99163

ksaxton@wsu.edu

 

Education

Ph.D. Agricultural Engineering, Iowa State University, 1972
M.S. Civil Engineering, Univ. of Wisconsin, 1965
B.S. Agricultural Engineering, Univ. of Nebraska, 1961

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Chandler, D.G., K.E. Saxton, and A.J. Busacca. 2005. Predicting wind erodibility of loessial soils in the Pacific Northwest by particle sizing. Arid Land Research and Management 19:13-27.

Kjelgaard, J., D. Chandler, and K. Saxton. 2004. Evidence for direct suspension of loessial soils on the Columbia Plateau. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 29:221-236.

Kjelgaard, J., B. Sharratt, I. Sundram, B. Lamb, C. Claiborn, K. Saxton, and D. Chandler. 2004. PM10 emission from agricultural soils on the Columbia Plateau: Comparison of dynamic and time integrated field scale measurements and entrainment mechanisms. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 125:259-277.

Sundram, I., C. Claiborn, T. Strand, B. Lamb, D. Chandler, and K. Saxton. 2004. Numerical modeling of regional windblown dust in the Pacific Northwest with improved meteorology and dust emission models. Journal of Geophysical Research 109, D24208.

Chandler, D.G., K. Saxton, A. Busacca, and J. Kjelgaard. 2002. A technique to measure PM10 and PM2.5 emission potential from wind erosion. Soil Science Society of America Journal 66:1127-1133.

Saxton, K., D. Chandler, L. Stetler, B. Lamb, C. Claiborn, and B.-H. Lee. 2000. Wind erosion and fugitive dust fluxes on agricultural lands in the Pacific Northwest. Transactions of American Society of Agricultural Engineers 43:623-630.

Horning, L., L. Stetler, and K.E. Saxton. 1998. Surface residue and soil roughness for wind erosion protection. Transactions of American Society of Agricultural Engineers 4:1061-1065.

Pietersma, D., L.D. Stetler, and K.E. Saxton. 1996. Design and aerodynamics of a portable wind tunnel for soil erosion and fugitive dust research. Transactions of American Society of Agricultural Engineers 39:2075-2083.

Saxton, K.E. 1996. Agricultural wind erosion and air quality impacts: A comprehensive research program. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture 11:64-70.

Stetler, L.D. and K.E. Saxton. 1996. Wind Erosion and PM10 emissions from agricultural fields on the Columbia Plateau. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 21:673-685.

Saxton, K.E. 1995. Wind erosion and its impact on off-site air quality in the Columbia Plateau – an integrated research plan. Transactions of American Society of Agricultural Engineers 38:1031-1038.

Extension Bulletins

Kok, H., R. Papendick, K. Saxton, W. Pan and R. Bolton. 2008. Planting date guide for winter wheat cover crops to control wind erosion in the Columbia Basin. Washington State University EB2030E.

Conference Proceedings

Kok, H., K. Saxton, and R. Papendick. 2006. Selecting planting dates for fall cover crops to control wind erosion on the irrigated Columbia Basin. Proceedings of the Soil and Water Conservation Society of America Congress, 23-27 July, Keystone, Co.

Schillinger, W.F., K.E. Saxton, and R.I. Papendick. 2006. Implications of the proposed particulate matter coarse standard for agriculture in the Pacific Northwest. In Proceedings of the Agricultural Air Quality Task Force meeting, 28 Feb – 2 March, Bethesda, MD.

Kjelgaard, J., D. Chandler, and K. Saxton. 2002. Evidence for direct suspension of loessial soils. p. 38. In J.A. Lee and T.M. Zobeck (eds.) Proceedings of ICAR5/GCTE-SEN Joint Conference, International Center for Arid and Semiarid Lands Studies, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA Publication 02-2.

Kjelgaard, J., K. Saxton, B. Lamb, and C. Claiborn. 2002. Intensive study site for monitoring, measuring and modeling agricultural field dust emissions. p. 163. In J.A. Lee and T.M. Zobeck (eds.) Proceedings of ICAR5/GCTE-SEN Joint Conference, International Center for Arid and Semiarid Lands Studies, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA Publication 02-2.

Chandler, D.G. and K.E. Saxton. 1999. Developments in measurement and models for suspension-dominated wind erosion. Proceedings of International Soil Conservation Organization. p. 688-692. In E.E. Stott, R.H. Mohtar, and G.C. Steinhardt (eds). Sustaining the Global Farm – Selected papers from the 10th International Soil Conservation Organization Meeting, 24-29 May, West Lafayette, IN. CD-ROM available from the USDA-ARS National Soil Erosion Laboratory, West Lafayette, IN.

Saxton, K.E., D. Chandler, and W.F. Schillinger. 1999. Wind erosion and air quality research in the Northwest U.S. Columbia Plateau: Organization and progress. p. 766-770. In E.E. Stott, R.H. Mohtar, and G.C. Steinhardt (eds). Sustaining the Global Farm – Selected papers from the 10th International Soil Conservation Organization Meeting, 24-29 May, West Lafayette, IN. CD-ROM available from the USDA-ARS National Soil Erosion Laboratory, West Lafayette, IN.

Schillinger, W., R. Jirava, B. Wetli, R.J. Cook, R. Papendick, R. Veseth, H. Schafer, R. Gillespie, A. Kennedy, J. Yenish, K. Saxton, and D. Wysocki. 1999. Alternative crop rotations using no-till in low-rainfall dryland areas. p. 69-72. In F. Lessiter (ed.) Proceedings of the 10th Annual National No-Tillage Conference, 21-23 Jan., St. Louis, MO.

Chandler, D.G., L. Horning, L.D. Stetler and K.E. Saxton. 1998. Relating empirical parameters of a dust emission model to loess soil properties. p. 42-44. Dust Aerosols, Loess Soils and Global Change Conference Proceedings, 9-14 Oct., Seattle WA.

Lee, B.-H, B. Lamb, C. Claiborn, D. Chandler and K. Saxton. 1998. Regional modeling of windblown dust in the Columbia Plateau and analyses of modeling uncertainties. p 59-62. In Dust Aerosols, Loess Soils and Global Change Conference Proceedings, 9-14 Oct., Seattle WA.

Saxton, K.E., D. Chandler, L. Stetler, B. Lamb, and C. Claiborn. 1998. A wind erosion and fugitive dust model for loessial soils in the Pacific Northwest. p. 81-84. In Conference Proceedings Dust Aerosols, Loess Soils and Global Change, 11-14 Oct., Seattle, WA.

Saxton, K.E., D. Chandler, L. Stetler, B. Lamb, C. Claiborn and B. Lee. 1998. Predicting PM10 and PM2.5 dust emissions from agricultural wind erosion. p. 1119-1129. Conference Proceedings AWMA, Emissions Inventory: Living in a Global Environment, 8-10 Dec., New Orleans, LA.

Schillinger, W., R. Jirava, B. Wetli, R.J. Cook, R. Papendick, R. Veseth, H. Schafer, R. Gillespie, A. Kennedy, J. Yenish, K. Saxton, and D. Wysocki. 1998. Alternative crop rotations using no-till in low-rainfall dryland areas. p. 71-74. In R. Veseth (ed.) Proceedings of the Northwest Direct Seed Intensive Cropping Conference, 7-8 January, Pasco, WA.

Saxton, K.E. 1995. Fugitive dust from agricultural wind erosion – A comprehensive research program. In Particulate Matter: Health and Regulatory Issues: 49:514-524.

Saxton, K.E., B. Lamb, C. Claiborn, B. Frazier, and L. Stetler. 1995. Regional airborne particulates during wind erosion of agricultural fields. In J. Tomas and I. Stone (eds.). p. 34-49. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Air Pollution by Particulates, 4-6 October, Prague Czechoslovakia.

Stetler, L.D. and K.E. Saxton. 1995. Fugitive dust PM10 emissions and eroded soil relations from agricultural fields on the Columbia Plateau. In Particulate Matter Health and Regulatory Issues: 49:537-547.

Stetler, L., K.E. Saxton, and D. Fryrear. 1994. Wind erosion and PM10 measurements from agricultural fields in Texas and Washington. In Air and Waste Management Association 87th annual meeting, 19-24 June, Cincinnati, OH.

Published Abstracts

Schillinger, W.F., K.E. Saxton, and B.S. Sharratt. 2003. The Columbia Plateau Wind Erosion / Air Quality Project: Ten years of research progress. Western Society of Soil Science annual meeting. p. 80. In Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Pacific Division 84th annual meeting, 15-19 June, San Francisco, CA.

Sharratt, B.S., K.E. Saxton, and W.F. Schillinger. 2003. Overview of the Columbia Plateau Wind Erosion / Air Quality Project. p. 50. Soil and Water Conservation Society annual meeting, 28-31 July, Spokane, WA. SWCS Annual Conference Abstracts.

Sundram, I., C. Claiborn, T. Strand, B. Lamb, D. Chandler, and K. Saxton. 2003. Numerical modeling of regional windblown dust in the Pacific Northwest and incorporation of an improved dust emission model. 2003 annual Geophysical Union meeting, 8-12 December, San Francisco, CA.

Kjelgaard, J., K. Saxton, B. Lamb, C. Claiborn, and B. Barry. 2001. Intensive study site for monitoring, measuring and modeling agricultural field dust emissions: Site instrumentation descriptions and preliminary results. Annual conference of the Pacific Northwest International Section of the Air and Waste Management Association, Big Sky, MT.

Sundram, I., J. Kjelgaard, C. Claiborn, B. Lamb, and K. Saxton. 2001. Columbia Plateau PM10 Project: Wind tunnel calibrations of continuous particulate samplers. p. 34. Annual conference of the Pacific Northwest International Section of the Air and Waste Management Association, Big Sky, MT.

Saxton, K.E., D.G. Chandler, and A.J. Busacca. 2000. Wind erosion of highly suspendible loessial soils. International Soil Conservation Organization, 11th International Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Saxton, K.E., and W.F. Schillinger. 2000. The Columbia Plateau wind erosion/air quality project: Research results and future challenges. p. 315. Soil Science Society of America annual meeting, 5-9 Nov., Minneapolis, MN. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Schillinger, W.F., R.J. Cook, D.L. Young, A.C. Kennedy, and K.E. Saxton. 2000. Alternative no-till cropping systems research in the semiarid Pacific Northwest USA. In Proceedings of the 11th Meeting of the International Soil Conservation Organization, 22-27 October, Buenos Aries, Argentina.

Chandler, D.G., K. Saxton, B. Lamb, and C. Claiborn. 1999. An empirical model of wind erosion and fugitive dust fluxes from agricultural lands on the Columbia Plateau. Pacific Northwest International Section of the Air and Waste Management Association annual conference, 3-5 Nov. Pasco WA.

Schillinger, W.F., and K.E. Saxton. 1999. Wind erosion control for low-organic, non-aggregated agricultural soils. p. 285. Soil Science Society of America annual meeting, 31 Oct. – 4 Nov., Salt Lake City, UT. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Schillinger, W.F., R.J. Cook, K.E. Saxton, R.I. Papendick, A.C. Kennedy, D.L. Young, and R.L. Gillespie. 1999. Direct seeding and intensive cropping research in typical wheat-fallow areas. p. 445. Western Society of Crop Science annual meeting, 28-30 June, Powell, WY. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Saxton, K.E., D. Chandler, L. Stetler, B. Lamb, C. Claiborn and B. Lee. 1998. Wind erosion and fugitive dust fluxes on agricultural lands in the Pacific Northwest. Proceedings No. 982058, annual meeting of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, 12-16 July, Orlando, FL.

Horning, L., L.D. Stetler, and K. Saxton. 1996. Surface residue and soil roughness for wind erosion protection. American Society of Agricultural Engineers annual meeting, 17 July, Phoenix, AZ.

Stetler, L.D. and K.E. Saxton. 1995. Simultaneous wind erosion and PM10 fluxes from agricultural lands on the Columbia Plateau. In Air and Waste Management Association 88th annual meeting, 18-23 June, San Antonio, TX.

Stetler, L., K.E. Saxton, and D. Fryrear. 1994. Wind erosion and PM10 measurements from agricultural fields in Texas and Washington. In Air and Waste Management Association 87th annual meeting, 19-24 June, Cincinnati, OH.

Experiment Station Research and Extension Reports

Schillinger, W., H. Schafer, B. Sauer, T. Paulitz, A. Kennedy, D. Young, S. Schofstoll, R. Veseth, D. Wysocki, K. Saxton, B. Fode, K. Schroeder, and C. Claiborn. 2002. Irrigated cropping systems research at Lind. p. 96-99. In 2002 Field Day Proceedings: Highlights of Research Progress. Technical Report 02-1, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Schillinger, W., H. Schafer, B. Sauer, A. Kennedy, and K. Saxton. 2002. Dryland direct-seed annual cropping systems at Lind: The first four years. p. 90-91. In 2002 Field Day Proceedings: Highlights of Research Progress. Technical Report 02-1, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Schillinger, W., H. Schafer, B. Sauer, K. Saxton, and A. Kennedy. 2001. Annual no-till cropping systems research at the WSU Dryland Research Station at Lind. p. 90. In 2001 Field Day Proceedings: Highlights of Research Progress. Technical Report 01-4, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Schillinger, W., R. Cook, K. Saxton, R. Papendick, H. Schafer, D. Young, R. Gillespie, A. Kennedy, J. Yenish, T. Lumpkin, R. Veseth, J. Driessen, and B. Sauer. 1999. Long-term alternative cropping systems for the drylands. p. 134-137. In S. Dofing (ed.) 1999 Field Day Proceedings: Highlights of Research Progress. Technical Report 99-1, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Schillinger, W., R.J. Cook, R. Papendick, R. Veseth, H. Schafer, K. Saxton, R. Gillespie, A. Kennedy, J. Yenish, and J. Driessen. 1998. Alternative annual crop rotations for low-rainfall dryland using no-till. p. 55-58. In 1998 Field Day Proceedings: Highlights of Research Progress. Technical Report 98-2, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Schillinger, B., B. Papendick, K. Saxton, J. Cook, H. Schafer, J. Driessen, D. Evans, S. Albrecht, and E. Donaldson. 1998. No-till annual cropping in the Horse Heaven Hills. p. 54. In 1998 Field Day Proceedings: Highlights of Research Progress. Technical Report 98-2, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.