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Selected Publications and Presentations by Water and Agriculture Information Center Staff

WAIC Publications
  • Interagency Working Group on the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of the Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology, National Science and Technology Council; Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Sustainability. 2017. Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia in the Great Lakes Research Plan and Action Strategy: An Interagency Report. Report to Congress. Executive Office of the President, National Science and Technology Council. Washington, D.C. 103 p.
  • Gagnon, S.R., Sears, J.R.L., Makuch, J.R., Rossi, C.G., Nouwakpo, S.K., Weltz, M.A., and Frasier, G. 2014. Salinity mobilization and transport; hydrologic and aeolian processes and remediation techniques for rangelands: A selected bibliography. United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library, Water Quality Information Center, Special Reference Brief Series no. SRB 2014-01, 371 p.
  • Gagnon, S. R. 2010. Technological Challenges in Data Archiving. Presented at the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA International Annual Meeting, Oct. 31 - Nov. 4., Long Beach, California.
  • Water Quality Information Center. May 2009. Finding CEAP Information Through the National Agricultural Library. Conservation Effects Assessment Project, CEAP Highlights. (PDF | 322 KB) U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service.
  • Duriancik, L. F., Bucks, D., Dobrowolski, J. P., Drewes, T., Eckles, S. D., Jolley, L., Kellogg, R. L., Lund, D., Makuch, J. R., O'Neill, M. P., Rewa, C. A., Walbridge, M. R., Parry, R. and M. A. Weltz. 2008. The first five years of the Conservation Effects Assessment Project. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 63(6): 185-197.
  • Gagnon, S. R., Makuch, J. R. and C. Y. Harper. 2008. Effects of Agricultural Conservation Practices on Fish and Wildlife, A Conservation Effects Assessment Project Bibliography. Volume 7a. (PDF | 9.50 MB) Special Reference Briefs Series no. SRB 2008-01. National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture: Beltsville, Maryland.
  • Gagnon, S. R., Makuch, J. R. and C. Y. Harper. 2008. Effects of Agricultural Conservation Practices on Fish and Wildlife, A Conservation Effects Assessment Project Bibliography. Volume 7b. (PDF | 5.67 MB) Special Reference Briefs Series no. SRB 2008-01. National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture: Beltsville, Maryland.
  • Makuch, J. R., Maderik, R. A., and Gagnon, S. R. 2006. Dynamic Bibliographies: A Simple Tool for Finding Current Science on Conservation Practices. (PDF | 1.4 MB) Poster presented at the conference on Managing Agricultural Landscapes for Environmental Quality: Strengthening the Science Base, Oct 11-13, 2006, in Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Water Quality Information Center. 2006. Conservation Effects Assessment Project Bibliographies. (PDF | 813 KB) National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture: Beltsville, Maryland.
  • Maderik, R. A., Gagnon, S. R., and Makuch, J. R. 2006. Wetlands in Agricultural Landscapes, A Conservation Effects Assessment Project Bibliography. Special Reference Briefs Series no. SRB 2006-01. National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture: Beltsville, Maryland.
  • Maderik, R. A., Gagnon, S. R., and Makuch, J. R. 2006. Environmental Effects of Conservation Practices on Grazing Lands, A Conservation Effects Assessment Project Bibliography. Special Reference Briefs Series no. SRB 2006-02. National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture: Beltsville, Maryland.
  • Makuch, J. 2006. Digital library of water and agriculture information just a click away. Beltsville News, July 2006.
  • Makuch, J. R. 2005. Enviro-News: A source of timely environmental information. Paper 053107 presented at the American Society of Agricultural Engineers Annual Meeting, Jul 17-20, in Tampa, Florida. (Abstract)
  • Makuch, J. R. 2005. 2005 update on information resources from the National Agricultural Library. Presented at the Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference Aug 7-10, at Virden Center, University of Delaware, Lewes, Delaware.
  • Water Quality Information Center. 2005. Conservation Effects Assessment Project Four-Volume Bibliography. (PDF | 1.04 MB) Poster presented at the Soil and Water Conservation Society Annual Meeting, Jul 31-Aug 4, 2005, in Rochester, New York.
  • Gagnon, S. R., Makuch, J. R. and T. J. Sherman. 2004. Environmental Effects of U.S. Department of Agriculture Conservation Programs, A Conservation Effects Assessment Project Bibliography. Special Reference Briefs Series no. SRB 2004-01. National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture: Beltsville, Maryland.
  • Makuch, J. R., Gagnon, S. R. and T. J. Sherman. 2004. Implementing Agricultural Conservation Practices: Barriers and Incentives, A Conservation Effects Assessment Project Bibliography. Special Reference Briefs Series no. SRB 2004-02. National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture: Beltsville, Maryland.
  • Sherman, T. J., Gagnon, S. R. and J. R. Makuch. 2004. Data and Modeling for Environmental Credit Trading, A Conservation Effects Assessment Project Bibliography. Special Reference Briefs Series no. SRB 2004-03. National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture: Beltsville, Maryland.
  • Makuch, J. R., Gagnon, S. R. and T. J. Sherman. 2004. Agricultural Conservation Practices and Related Issues: Reviews of the State of the Art and Research Needs, A Conservation Effects Assessment Project Bibliography. Special Reference Briefs Series no. SRB 2004-04. National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture: Beltsville, Maryland.
  • Makuch, J. R. 2004. 2004 Update on Information Resources from the National Agricultural Library. Presentation at NABEC 2004, the Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference, June 27-30, 2004, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.
  • Gagnon, S. R. and Makuch, J. R. 2003. Using Data from Web-server Logs to Develop a Concept-based Browse Set for Water Quality and Agriculture. In: Navigating the Shoals: Evolving User Services in Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries, Markham, J. W. and Duda, A. L. (eds.). Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the International Association of Aquatic and Marine Science Libraries and Information Centers (IAMSLIC), October 5-9, 2003, Mystic, Connecticut. pp. 77-88. IAMSLIC: Fort Pierce, Florida.
  • Makuch, J. R. and P. D. Robillard. 2003. Academic Disciplines. In: Encyclopedia of Water Science, Stewart, B. A. and Howell, T. A. (eds.). Marcel-Dekker: New York, New York.
    (Abstract)
  • Makuch, J. R. and S. R. Gagnon. 2003. Journals. In: Encyclopedia of Water Science, Stewart, B. A. and Howell, T. A. (eds.). Marcel-Dekker: New York, New York.
    (Abstract)
  • Makuch, J. R. 2003. Update on Information Resources and Related Issues from the National Agricultural Library. NABEC paper no. 03-017. Presented at NABEC 2003, the Northeast Agricultural and Biological Engineering Conference, August 10-13, 2003, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.
  • Makuch, J. R. and Gagnon, S. R. 2002. Information Access Initiatives of the Water Quality Information Center at the National Agricultural Library. (PDF | 367 KB) Paper and poster presentation at the 5th Water Information Summit, October 23-25, 2002. Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • Gagnon, S. R. , Makuch, J. R. and Davids, S. L. 2002. Testing the CORC System as a Tool for Managing Agricultural Information. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, paper 02-3094: Saint Joseph, Michigan. Presented at the 2002 ASAE Annual Meeting, July 28-31, 2002, Chicago, Illinois.
    (Abstract)
  • Gagnon, S. R. and Makuch, J. R. 2001. Lessons Learned Associating and Developing Specialized Schema for a Web Database at the National Agricultural Library. Computers in Libraries 2001. pp. 64-71. March 14-16, 2001, Washington, D. C. Information Today, Inc: Medford, NJ.
    (NAL Call #: Z678.9 A1S53)
  • Makuch, J. R. and Gagnon, S. R. 2000. The National Agricultural Library's Database of Online Documents Covering Water and Agriculture. (PDF | 61 KB) Presented at the Third Water Information Summit, Supporting Sustainable Water Resources Management Through Information Distribution, November 3-5, 2000, Miami, Florida.
  • Makuch, J. R. and Hamilton, E. P. 1999. Improving Access to Water and Agriculture Publications on the World Wide Web. Symposium on Water Resources and the World Wide Web. December 5-9, 1999, Seattle, Washington. American Water Resources Association: Middleburg, VA.
  • Makuch, J. R. 1999. Electronic Sources of Water Quality Information from the National Agricultural Library. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, paper 993181. Saint Joseph, Michigan. Presented at the 1999 ASAE/CSAE-SCGR Annual International Meeting, July 18-21, 1999, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Makuch, J. R. 1999. Observations on Managing an Internet Mailing List: The Enviro-News Experience. Presented at the joint meeting of Agricultural Communicators in Education and the National Extension Technology Conference, Partnerships for the Future. June 12-16, 1999, Knoxville, Tennessee.
  • Kane, J. and Makuch, J. R. 1998. An Overview of Electronic Publishing and Extensible Markup Language (XML). (PDF | 506 KB) Journal of Applied Communications. Vol. 82, Issue 2, pp. 7-19.
  • Makuch, J. R. 1997. Useful Resources at the National Agricultural Library. Proceedings of the National Pesticide Applicator Certification and Training Workshop. June 9-12, 1997, Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State University Extension: Columbus, Ohio.
  • Makuch, J. R. 1997. Forest Watershed Management. Pennsylvania Woodlands. Penn State Cooperative Extension: State College, Pennsylvania.
  • Bucks, D., Horton, M., Ribaudo, M., Howard, L., Makuch, J., Rives, S., Smith, D., Adams, L., and Swader, S. Water Quality: A Report of Progress. 1997. U. S. Department of Agriculture: Washington, D. C.
  • Makuch, J. R. 1995. Internet Access to Information on Water Quality and Agriculture. Electronic Green Journal. Vol. 2, Issue 2, December 1995.
  • Makuch, J. R. 1995. Accessing Water Resources Information on the Internet. Presented at the Second Joint International Conference of Agricultural Communicators in Education and the National Extension Technology Conference. July 1995, Burlington, Vermont.
  • Makuch, J. R. 1994. Sources of Water Quality Information on the Internet. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, paper 94-3533. Saint Joseph, Michigan. Presented at the 1994 ASAE International Winter Meeting, "Building Our Future Through Engineering and Technology." December 13-16, 1994, Atlanta, Georgia.
    (NAL Call #: 290.9 Am32P)
  • Makuch, J. R. and D. Kelley. 1994. NAL's Approach to Water Quality Issues. Agricultural Libraries Information Notes. Vol. 20, No. 4-6.
  • Makuch, J. R. and K. R. Schneider. 1993. The Water Information Network (WIN): What's on It for You? In: Application of Advanced Information Technologies: Effective Management of Natural Resources (Proceedings of the 18-19 June 1993 Conference, Spokane, Washington). C. D. Heatwole (ed.). pp. 84-88. American Society of Agricultural Engineers: Saint Joseph, Michigan.
    (NAL Call #: GE5 A66 1993)
  • Makuch, J. R. and K. R. Schneider. 1993. Exploring the Agricultural Library Forum (ALF). American Society of Agricultural Engineers, paper 93-3061: Saint Joseph, Michigan.
    (NAL Call #: 290.9 Am32P)
  • Water Quality Information Center staff have also authored numerous bibliographies.