Selected Publications and Documents
Black, Thomas A.; Luce, Charles H. 2013. Measuring water and sediment discharge from a road plot with a settling basin and tipping bucket. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-287. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 38 p.
Black, Thomas A.; Luce, Charles H. 1999.
Changes in erosion from gravel
surfaced forest roads through time. Sessions, John; Chung, Woodam, eds.
Proceedings of the International Mountain Logging and 10th Pacific Northwest
Skyline Symposium; 1999 March 28- April 1, Corvallis, OR; Corvallis, Oregon.
Oregon State University and International Union of Forestry Research
Istanbulluoglu, Erkan; Tarboton, David G.; Pack, Robert T.; Luce, Charles H. 2002. A probabilistic approach for channel initiation. Water resources research. 38(12): 61-1 - 61-14.
Luce, Charles H.; Tarboton, David G.; Istanbulluoglu,
Erkan; Pack, Robert T. 2005.
Reply to comment by Jonathan J. Rhodes on ‘‘Modeling of the interactions between
forest vegetation, disturbances, and sediment yields,’’ J. Geophys. Res.,
110, F01013, doi:10.1029/2004JF000279. (63 kb)
Luce, Charles H. 2002. Hydrological processes and pathways affected by forest roads: what do we still need to learn?. Hydrological processes. 16(1): 2901-2904.
Luce, Charles H.; Black, Thomas A. 2001. Effects of traffic and ditch maintenance on forest road sediment production. In: Proceedings of the Seventh Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference, March 25 to 29, 2001, Reno, Nevada. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Inter-agency Committee on Water Resources, Subcommittee on Sedimentation: V-67-V-74.
Luce, Charles H.; Rieman, Bruce E.; Dunham, Jason B.; Clayton, James L.; King, John G.; Black, Thomas A. 2001. Incorporating aquatic ecology into decisions on prioritization of road decommissioning. Water resources impact. 3(3): 8-14.
Luce, Charles H.; Wemple, Beverley C. 2001. Introduction to special issue on hydrologic and geomorphic effects of forest roads. Earth surface processes and landforms. 26(2): 111-113.
Luce, Charles H.; Black, Thomas A. 2001. Spatial and temporal patterns in erosion from forest roads. In: Wigmosta, M. S.; Burges, S. J., eds. Land use and watersheds: human influence on hydrology and geomorphology in urban and forest areas. Water science and application, Vol. 2. Washington, D.C.: American Geophysical Union: 165-178.
Luce, Charles H.; Black, Thomas A. 1999.
Sediment production from forest roads in western Oregon. Water Resources
Research. 35(8): 2561-2570. (1002 kb)
Luce, Charles H. 1997.
Effectiveness of road ripping in restoring infiltration capacity of forest
roads. Restoration Ecology. 5(3): 265-270.
Luce, Charles H. ; Cundy, T. W. 1994.
Parameter identification for a runoff model for forest roads. Water
Resources Research. 30(4): 1057-1069.
Luce, Charles H.; Cundy, T. W. 1992.
Modification of the kinematic wave - Philip infiltration overland flow model.
Water Resources Research. 28(4): 1179-1186. (446 kb)
Prasad, Ajay. 2007.
A tool to analyze
environmental impacts of road on forest watersheds. MS Thesis.
Utah State University, USA.
Prasad, Ajay; Tarboton, David G.;
Luce, Charles H.; Black, Thomas A. 2005. A
GIS tool to analyze forest road sediment production and stream
impacts. 2005. ESRI International User Conference Proceedings
[electronic resource]: July 25-29, 2005, San Diego, Calif. Redlands,
CA: ESRI. 10 p.
Retter, Matthias. 2003.
subsurface flowpaths at the low pass field site, Oregon, USA.
Diploma Thesis. University of Freiburg, Germany.
Note that other publications can be
found by searching the DigiTop
(USDA) or the TreeSearch
(Forest Service) publications
Elliot, William J.; Foltz, Randy B.;
Luce, Charles H . 1995.
Validation of Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model for
low-volume forest roads. Transportation Research Board.
Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Low-Volume
Roads; Washington, DC. National Academy Press: 178-186.
Elliot, William J.; Foltz, Randy B.;
Luce, Charles H .; [and others]. 1996.
Computer-aided risk analysis in road decommissioning.
Proceedings of the AWRA Symposium on Watershed Restoration
Management; Syracuse, NY. American Water Resources Association:
Elliott, William J.; Foltz, Randy B.;
Luce, Charles H . 1999.
Modeling low-volume road erosion. Transportation Research
Record. 1652: 244-249.
Gucinski, Hermann; Furniss, Michael J.; Ziemer, Robert R.; Brookes, Martha H. 2001. Forest roads: a synthesis of scientific information. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-509. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 103 p.
Switalski, T. A.; Bissonette, J. A.; Deluca, T. H.; Luce, C. H.; Madej, M. A. 2004. Benefits and impacts of road removal. Frontiers in ecology and the environment. 2(1): 21-28.
Tysdal, L. M.; Elliot, William J.;
Luce, Charles H. ; [and others]. 1999.
Modeling erosion from insloping low-volume roads with the WEPP
Watershed Model. Transportation Research Record. 1652: 250-256.
Procedures and Documents
Note that several documents, including
the GRAIP Manual, are on the downloads
Road Inventory for Watershed Analysis with GRAIP one sheet
The Water Road
Interaction Technology Series website
Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab Publications -- Boise Lab | AWAE Program