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Brenton Sharratt

Soil Scientist
USDA-ARS
213 LJ Smith Hall, WSU
Pullman, WA 99164-6120

sharratt@wsu.edu

 

Education

Ph.D. Soil Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota
M.S. Soil Science and Biometeorology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah
B.S. Soil Science and Biometeorology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

Professional Employment

Research Associate, West Virginia University
Soil scientist, USDA-ARS, Fairbanks, Alaska
Soil scientist, USDA-ARS, Morris, Minnesota
Soil scientist, USDA-ARS, Pullman, Washington

Professional Organizations

American Geophysical Union
American Society of Agronomy
International Society for Aeolian Research
Soil Science Society of America

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Feng, G., B. Sharratt, and F. Young. 2011. Soil properties governing soil erosion affected by cropping systems in the US Pacific Northwest. Soil & Tillage Research 111:168-174.

Feng, G., B. Sharratt and F. Young.2011. Influence of long-term tillage and crop rotations on soil hydraulic properties in the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 66:233-241.

Feng, G., B. Sharratt, and L. Wendling. 2011. Fine particle emission potential from loam soils in a semi-arid region. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75:2262-2270.

Sharratt, B.S. 2011. Size distribution of windblown sediment emitted from agricultural fields in the Columbia Plateau. Soil Science Society of America 75:1054-1060.

Sharratt, B.S. and R. Edgar. 2011. Implications of changing PM10 air quality standards on Pacific Northwest communities affected by windblown dust. Atmospheric Environment 45:4626-4630.

Hagen, L., S. van Pelt and B. Sharratt. 2010. Estimating the saltation and suspension components from field wind erosion. Aeolian Research 1:147-153.

Sharratt, B., L. Wendling, and G. Feng. 2010. Windblown dust affected by tillage intensity during summer fallow. Aeolian Research 2:129-134.

Copeland, N., B. Sharratt, J. Wu, R. Foltz, and J. Dooley. 2009. A wood-strand material for controlling wind erosion and PM10 emissions from soils. Journal of Environmental Quality 38:139-148.

Feng, G., B. Sharratt, J. Vaughn, and B. Lamb. 2009. A multiscale database of soil properties for regional environmental quality modeling in the western United States. Journal of Soil & Water Conservation 64:363-373.

Feng, G. and B. Sharratt. 2009. Evaluation of the SWEEP model during high winds on the Columbia Plateau. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 34:1461-1468. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 34:1461-1468.

Sharratt, B. and G. Feng. 2009. Windblown dust influenced by conventional and undercutter tillage within the Columbia Plateau, USA. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 34:1323-1332.

Sharratt, B. and G. Feng. 2009. Friction velocity and aerodynamic roughness of conventional and undercutter tillage within the Columbia Plateau, USA. Soil & Tillage Research 105:236-241.

Feng, G. and B. Sharratt. 2007. Validation of WEPS for soil and PM10 loss from agricultural fields on the Columbia Plateau. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 32:743-753.

Feng, G. and B. Sharratt. 2007. Scaling from field to region for wind erosion prediction using WEPS and GIS. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 62:321-328.

Sharratt, B.S. and G. Feng. 2007. Loss of soil and PM10 from agricultural fields associated with high winds on the Columbia Plateau. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 32:621-630.

Sharratt, B.S. and D. Lauer. 2006. Particulate matter concentration and air quality affected by windblown dust in the Columbia Plateau. Journal of Environmental Quality 35:2011-2016.

Feng, G. and B. Sharratt. 2005. Sensitivity analysis of soil and PM10 loss in WEPS using LHS-OAT method. Transactions of American Society of Agricultural Engineers 48:1409-1420.

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.

Thesis and Dissertation

Copeland, N.S. (Department of Biosystems Engineering). 2007. Evaluating a wood strand material for wind erosion control and air quality protection. MS Thesis, Washington State University.

Conference Proceedings

Sharratt, B. and G. Feng. 2008. Fugitive dust emissions from agricultural land within the Columbia Plateau, USA. Transactions on Ecology and the Environment 116:281-289. Skiathas, Greece.

Sharratt, B.S. 2007. Instrumentation to quantify soil and PM10 flux using a portable wind tunnel. [CD-ROM]. Proceedings of International Symposium on Air Quality and Waste Management for Agriculture, 15-19 Sept., Broomfield, CO.

Feng, G., B. Sharratt, and L. Wendling. 2006. Analysis of wind erosion on the Columbia Plateau in the United States. 27 p. 8th International Conference on Dryland Development, 1-5 Oct., Beijing, China.

Schillinger, W.F., D.L. Young, and B.S. Sharratt. 2006. The undercutter method of summer fallow farming to reduce PM10 emissions. p. 293-300. In V.P. Aneja et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the Workshop on Agricultural Air Quality: State of the Science, 5-8 June, Potomac, MD.

Sharratt, B., L. Wendling, and G. Feng. 2006. Undercutter method of tillage for reducing wind erosion and dust emissions in eastern Washington. 9 p. 2nd International Symposium on Soil Erosion and Dryland Farming, 1-5 Oct., Yangling, China.

Wendling, L., B. Sharratt, and G. Feng. 2006. Soil erodibility and PM10 emissions following tillage in a dryland wheat-fallow cropping system. 14 p. 8th International Conference on Dryland Development, 1-5 Oct., Beijing, China.

Sharratt, B. and W. Schillinger. 2005. An integrated wind erosion / air quality research program for the Columbia Plateau. Proceedings of the Atmospheric Sciences and Air Quality Conference, American Meteorological Society, San Francisco, CA.

Sharratt, B.S., and W.F. Schillinger. 2005. The Columbia Plateau wind erosion / air quality project: Predicting and controlling wind-blow dust. In Proceedings of the Atmospheric Sciences and Air Quality Conference. American Meteorological Society, 27-29 April, San Francisco, CA.

Published Abstracts

Feng, G, B. Sharratt, and V. Vaddella. 2011. Impact of rainfall on crust formation and properties for loamy soils in a semiarid region. [CD-ROM]. American Society of Agronomy annual meeting, 16-20 Oct., San Antonio, TX. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Noll, C., J. Kannady, and B. Sharratt. 2011. Lithic scatters that blow: Wind as an agent of secondary deposition of Lithic artifacts. Society for American Archeology, 30 March – 3 April, Sacramento, CA.

Sharratt, B.S. 2011. Complying with tighter PM10air quality standards amid the dust in the Pacific Northwest. [CD-ROM]. American Society of Agronomy annual meeting, 16-20 Oct., San Antonio, TX. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Sharratt, B. 2011. Size characteristics of windblown soil: Field observations from the Columbia Plateau, USA. American Geophysical Union, 5-8 Dec., San Francisco, CA.

Feng, G. and B. Sharratt. 2010. Fine-dust entrainment potential from loessial soils in the US Pacific Northwest. Seventh International Conference on Aeolian Research, 5-9 July, Santa Rosa, Argentina.

Feng, G. and B. Sharratt. 2010. Evaluation and application of a soil erosion model on the Columbia Plateau, USA. Seventh International Conference on Aeolian Research, 5-9 July, Santa Rosa, Argentina.

Sharratt, B. 2010. Particle size of windblown loess within the Columbia Plateau, USA. [CD-ROM]. Soil Science Society of America annual meeting 31 Oct – 3 Nov., Long Beach, CA. ASA, CSSA, SSSA Agronomy Abstracts.

Chung, S., B. Lamb, J. Vaughan, G. Feng, and B. Sharratt. 2009. Modeling of atmospheric aerosols and incorporating the Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS) into a regional air quality modeling system. American Association of Aerosol Research. 26-30 October, Minneapolis, MN.

Feng, G. and B. Sharratt. 2009. Toward improving the performance of SWEEP in simulation wind erosion. [CD-ROM]. Soil Science Society of America annual meeting, 1-5 Nov., Pittsburgh, PA. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Sharratt, B and G. Feng. 2009. Undercutter tillage to mitigate erosion and improve air quality in the Columbia Plateau. [CD-ROM]. Soil Science Society of America annual meeting, 1-5 Nov., Pittsburgh, PA. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Feng, G., B. Sharratt, and F. Young. 2008. Impact of long-term conservation tillage cropping systems on soil hydraulic properties in the Pacific Northwest. Agronomy Abstracts. [CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA annual meeting, 5-9 Oct., Houston, TX. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Feng, G., B. Sharratt, B. Lamb, and J. Vaughan. 2008. Development of soil, land-use and management data bases for Aeolian research in eight western states, USA. [CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA annual meeting, 5-9 Oct., Houston, TX. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Sharratt, B. 2008. Agriculture as a source of Aeolian sediment affecting air quality. [CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA annual meeting, 5-9 Oct., Houston, TX. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Copeland, N., B. Sharratt, R. Foltz, J. Wu, and J. Dooley. 2007. Evaluating a wood strand material for wind erosion control, air quality protection. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers annual meeting. 17-20 June, Minneapolis, MN.

Sharratt, B., and G. Feng. 2007. Soil and PM10 flux above an eroding agricultural field during high winds. [CD-ROM]. Soil Science Society of America annual meeting, 5-8 Nov., New Orleans, LS. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Feng, G. and B. Sharratt. 2006. Soil wind erosion on agricultural field and its impact on air quality: Measurement and modeling. [CD-ROM]. 18th World Congress of Soil Science, 9-15 July, Philadelphia, PA. International Union of Soil Science Abstracts No. 151-2.

Sharratt, B. and G. Feng. 2006. Direct suspension as an important process of wind erosion within the Columbia Plateau. [CD-ROM]. 18th World Congress of Soil Science, 9-15 July, Philadelphia, PA. International Union of Soil Science Abstracts No. 151-4.

Sharratt, B. and G. Feng. 2006. Evidence of direct suspension of soil particulates on the Columbia Plateau. p. 165. 6th International Conference on Aeolian Research. 24-28 July, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Feng, G. and B. Sharratt. 2005. Scaling from field to region for wind erosion prediction using WEPS and GIS. Soil Science Society of America annual meeting, 7-10 Nov., Salt Lake City, UT. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Wendling, L., B. Sharratt, and G. Feng. 2005. Wind erodibility of soil in a dryland wheat-fallow cropping system. Soil Science Society of America annual meeting, 7-10 Nov., Salt Lake City, UT. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Feng, G, and B. Sharratt. 2004. Evaluation of Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS). [CD-ROM]. Soil Science Society of America annual meeting, 1-4 Nov., Seattle, WA. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Sharratt, B. and G. Feng. 2004. Wind erosion on the Columbia Plateau. [CD-ROM]. Soil Science Society of America annual meeting, 1-4 Nov., Seattle, WA. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts.

Sharratt, B. and G. Feng. 2004. Emission and transport of PM10 from agricultural fields. Soil and Water Conservation Society annual meeting, 24-28 July, St. Paul, MN.

Sharratt, B. 2004. Soil management practices to reduce particulate emissions. Soil and Water Conservation Society annual meeting, 24-28 July, St. Paul, MN.

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. 2003. Progress toward a dust emissions model for the Columbia Plateau. [CD-ROM]. American Association for Aerosol Research, 31 March – 4 April, Pittsburgh, PA.

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.

Zobeck, T.M., R.S. van Pelt, J. Kjelgaard, and B.S. Sharratt. 2003. Linkage of saltation and dust emissions in bare agricultural fields. 2nd Workshop on Mineral Dust, Paris, France.

Experiment Station Research and Extension Reports

Schillinger, W.F., T.A. Smith, S.E. Schofstoll, B.S. Sharratt, D. Pearson, and M. Nichols. 2009. Chemical summer fallow to reduce dust emissions in the Horse Heaven Hills. p. 39. In 2009 Field Day Abstracts: Highlights of Research Progress. Technical Report 09-1. Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Schillinger, W.F., B.S. Sharratt, D.L. Young, A.J. Busacca, W.L. Pan, A.C. Kennedy, C.S. Claiborn, B.K. Lamb, A.D. Esser, F.L. Young, B.E. Frazier, S. Machado, C.O. Stockle, J.Q. Wu, M. Flury, P.R. Wandschneider, and C.A. Warriner. 2004. 73. p. Northwest Columbia Plateau PM10 Project. 2004 Summary Report. Highlights of research achievements from 1998 through 2004