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Meet the Soil, Environmental and Atmospheric Sciences Faculty

Clark Gantzer

Clark J. Gantzer, Ph.D.


Professor
Soil Science

Education

  • Ph.D. 1980, University of Minnesota

Research

  • Soil and water conservation and management and applied soil physics.

Research Summary

  • Research and teaching in soil and water conservation and management. Work includes: measurement and prediction of soil erosion, measurement of soil structure and its relationship to soil productivity and soil quality, and improvement of soil and water conservation and management methods.

Teaching

  • Ecology and renewable resource management
  • Introduction to environmental science
  • Soil and water management and conservation
  • Land use management

Selected Publications

  • Udawatta, R.P., S.H. Anderson, C.J. Gantzer and H.E. Garrett. 2006.
    Agroforestry and grass buffer influence on macropore characteristics: A computed tomography analysis. Soil Science Society of America Journal 70:1763-1773.
  • Blanco-Canqui, H., C.J. Gantzer and S.H. Anderson. 2006.
    Performance of grass barriers and filter strips under interrill and concentrated flow. Journal of Environmental Quality 35:1969-1974.
  • Seobi, T., S.H. Anderson, R.P. Udawatta, and C.J. Gantzer. 2005.
    Influence of grass and agroforestry buffer strips on soil hydraulic properties for an Albaqualf. Soil Science Society of America Journal 69:893-901.
  • Rachman, A., S.H. Anderson, and C.J. Gantzer. 2005.
    Computed-tomographic measurement of soil macroporosity parameters as affected by stiff-stemmed grass hedges. Soil Science Society of America Journal 69:1609-1616.
  • Rachman, A., S.H. Anderson, C.J. Gantzer, and A.L. Thompson. 2004.
    Influence of stiff-stemmed grass hedge systems on infiltration. Soil Science Society of America Journal 68:2000-2006.
  • Rachman, A., S.H. Anderson, C.J. Gantzer, and E.E. Alberts. 2004.
    Soil hydraulic properties influenced by stiff-stemmed grass hedge systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal 68:1386-1393.
  • Blanco-Canqui, H., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, and A.L. Thompson. 2004.
    Soil berms as an alternative to steel plate borders for runoff plots. Soil Science Society of America Journal 68:1689-1694.
  • Blanco-Canqui, H., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, E.E. Alberts, and A.L. Thompson. 2004.
    Grass barrier and vegetative filter strip effectiveness in reducing runoff, sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorus loss. Soil Science Society of America Journal 68:1670-1678.
  • Blanco-Canqui, H., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, and E.E. Alberts. 2004.
    Tillage and crop influences on physical properties for an Epiaqualf. Soil Science Society of America Journal 68:567-576.
  • Blanco-Canqui, H., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, and E.E. Alberts. 2004.
    Grass barriers for reduced concentrated flow induced soil and nutrient loss. Soil Science Society of America Journal 68:1963-1972.
  • Rachman, A., S.H. Anderson, C.J. Gantzer, and A.L. Thompson. 2003.
    Influence of long-term cropping systems on soil physical properties related to soil erodibility. Soil Science Society of America Journal 67:637-644.
  • Motavalli, P.P., S.H. Anderson, P. Pengthamkeerati, and C.J. Gantzer. 2003.
    Use of soil cone penetrometers to detect the effects of compaction and organic amendments in claypan soils. Soil & Tillage Research 74:103-114.
  • Anderson, S.H., H. Wang, R.L. Peyton, and C.J. Gantzer. 2003.
    Estimation of porosity and hydraulic conductivity from x-ray CT-measured solute breakthrough. Geological Society of London, London.
  • Gantzer, C.J., and S.H. Anderson. 2002.
    Computed tomographic measurement of macroporosity in chisel-disk and no-tillage seedbeds. Soil & Tillage Research 64:101-111.
  • Cheng, Z., S.H. Anderson, C.J. Gantzer, and J.W. Van Sambeek. 2002.
    Soil structure characterized using computer tomographic images. Proc. 13th Central Hardwoods Forest Conference:368-374.
  • Blanco-Canqui, H., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, E.E. Alberts, and F. Ghidey. 2002.
    Saturated hydraulic conductivity and its impact on simulated runoff for claypan soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 66:1596-1602.
  • Zhu, J.C., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, R.L. Peyton, and E.E. Alberts. 2001.
    Comparison of concentrated-flow detachment equations for low shear stress. Soil & Tillage Research 61:203-212.
  • Hu, Q., C.J. Gantzer, P.K. Jung, and B.L. Lee. 2000.
    Rainfall erosivity in the republic of Korea. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 55:115-120.