Publications

Journal Articles:

Abou Najm, M.; Jesiek, J., Mohtar, R.H., Lura, P.; Sant, G. 2012. Assessing the Role of the Pore Solution Concentration on Horizontal Deformations in an Unsaturated Soil Specimen during Drying. Geoderma, doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2012.04.009

Abou Najm, M., J.D. Jabro, W.M. Iverson, R.H. Mohtar, and R.G. Evans. 2010. New method for the characterization of three-dimensional preferential flow paths in the field. Water Resources Research, 46, W02503, doi:10.1029/2009WR008594.

Abou Najm, M.R., R.H. Mohtar, K.A. Cherkauer, and B.F. French. 2010. Effect of Integrating Hydrologic Scaling Concepts on Students’ Learning and Decision Making Experiences. Advances in Engineering Education. 2:1: 20 pp.

Abou Najm, M., R.H. Mohtar, J. Weiss, E. Braudeau. 2009. Assessing internal stress evolution in unsaturated soils.Water Resources Research. 45 WOOC11 DOI:10.1029/2007WR006484.

Belhouchette, H., E. Braudeau, R.H.Mohtar, M. Donatelli, and Wery. 2008. Integrating spatial soil organization data with a regional agricultural management simulation model: a case study in northern Tunisia. Transactions of the ASABE. 51(3): 1099-1109.

Braudeau, E., R.H Mohtar, N. El Ghezal, M. Crayol, M. Salahat and P. Martin. 2009. A multi-scale "soil water structure" model based on the pedostructure concept. Hydrol. and Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss. 6: 1111-1163.

Braudeau, E. and R.H. Mohtar. 2008. Modeling the soil system: Bridging the gap between between pedology and soil-water physics., Global Planet. Change, 67: 51-61.

Braudeau, E. and R.H. Mohtar. 2006. Modeling the Swelling Curve for Packed Soil Aggregates Using the Pedostructure Concept. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 70:494-502.

Braudeau, E., R.H. Mohtar and N. Chahinian. 2005. Estimating soil shrinkage parameters. In: Y. Pachepsky and W.J. Rawls (eds.) Development of Pedotransfer Functions in Soil Hydrology . Elsevier, Amsterdam , The Netherlands . Pp. 225-240. DOI 10.1016/S0166-2481(04)30013-9.

Braudeau, E. and R.H. Mohtar. 2004. Water potential in nonrigid unsaturated soil-water medium. Water Resources Research 40:x-x.

Braudeau, E., M. Sene, and R.H. Mohtar. 2004. Hydrostructural Characteristics of two African tropical soils. European Journal of Soil Science 56:375-388. DOI:10.1111/J.1365-2389.2004.00679.X

Braudeau, E., J.P. Frangi, and R.H. Mohtar . 2004. Characterizing non-rigid aggregated soil-water medium using its shrinkage curve. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 68(359-370).

Braudeau, E. and R.H. Mohtar. 2004. Water potential in non-rigid unsaturated soil-water medium. Water Resources Research. (40)W05108, doi:10.1029/2004WR003119.

Braudeau, E. and R.H. Mohtar. 2004. Soil Water Functions in Pedostructure. In Encyclopedia of Water Science. Marcel Dekker, Stewart and Howell, eds. DOI:10.1081/E-EWS 120021076

Mohtar, R.H., E. Braudeau, P. Martin and P. Clourel. New Paradigm for Modeling Soil Water in Non-Rigid, Dual Porosity, Aggregated Soil Medium. Research Activity Reports, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA.

Braudeau, E., J.M. Costantini, G. Bellier, and H. Colleuille. 1999. New Device and Method for Soil Shrinkage Curve Measurement and Characterization. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 63:525-535. Colleuille, H. and E.

Braudeau. 1996. A soil fractionation related to soil structural behavior. Aust. J. Soil Res. 34:653-69.

Mallory J.J, R.H. Mohtar, G.C. Heathman, D.G. Schulze and E. Braudeau. 2011. Evaluating the effect of tillage on soil strucural properties using the pedostructure concept. Geoderma. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2011.01.018.

Sanders, E.C., M.R. Abou Najm, R.H. Mohtar, E. Kladivko, and D. Schulze. 2012. Field method for separating the contribution of surface-connected preferential flow pathways from flow through the soil matrix, Water Resour. Res., 48, W04534, doi:10.1029/2011WR011103.

Salahat, M.; Mohtar, R.H.; Braudeau, E.; Schulze, D.G.; Assi, A. 2012. Toward Delineating Hydro-functional Soil Mapping Units using the Pedostructure Concept: A Case Study. Comput. Electron. Agric. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2012.04.011.

Singh, J., R.H. Mohtar, E. Braudeau, G. Heathmen, J. Jesiek, D. Singh. 2012. Field evaluation of the pedostructure-based model (Kamel). Comput. Electron. Agric., http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2012.03.001

Ouessar, M., A. Bruggeman, F. Abdelli, R.H. Mohtar, D. Gabriels, and W. Cornelis. 2009. Modelling water-harvesting systems in the arid south of Tunisia using SWAT. Hydrology and Earth Systems Discussions. 13:2003-2021.