Journal papers 

28) Jeong, H., & Bhattarai, R. (2018). Exploring the effects of nitrogen fertilization management alternatives on nitrate loss and crop yields in tile-drained fields in Illinois. Journal of Environmental Management, 213, 341-352. (Download)

27) Dahal, V., Gautam, S., & Bhattarai, R. (2018). Analysis of the long-term precipitation trend in Illinois and its implications for agricultural production. Water, 10(4), 433. (Download)

26) Rocha Junior, P. R. D., Bhattarai, R., Alves Fernandes, R. B., Kalita, P. K., & Andrade, F. V. (2018). Runoff sediment and P losses from various soil management practices: modelling in hilly slopes. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 18(1), 113-128. (Download)

25) Risal, A., Lim, K. J., Bhattarai, R., Yang, J. E., Noh, H., Pathak, R., & Kim, J. (2018). Development of web-based WERM-S module for estimating spatially distributed rainfall erosivity index (EI30) using RADAR rainfall data. Catena, 161, 37-49. (Download)

24) Li, S., Cooke, R. A., Huang, X., Christianson, L., & Bhattarai, R. (2018). Evaluation of fly ash pellets for phosphorus removal in a laboratory scale denitrifying bioreactor. Journal of Environmental Management, 207, 269-275. (Download)

23) Gautam, S., & Bhattarai, R. (2018). Low-Water Crossings: An Overview of Designs Implemented along Rural, Low-Volume Roads. Environments, 5(2), 22. (Download)

22) Bhattarai, R., Davidson, P. C., Kalita, P. K., & Kuhlenschmidt, M. S. (2017). Modeling effect of cover condition and soil type on rotavirus transport in surface flow. Journal of Water and Health, 15(4): 545-554. (Download)

21) da Rocha Junior, P. R., Andrade, F. V., de Sá Mendonça, E., Donagemma, G. K., Fernandes, R. B. A., Bhattharai, R., & Kalita, P. K. (2017). Soil, water, and nutrient losses from management alternatives for degraded pasture in Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest biome. Science of the Total Environment, 583, 53-63.(Download)

20) Li, S., Cooke, R. A., Wang, L., Ma, F., & Bhattarai, R. (2017). Characterization of fly ash ceramic pellet for phosphorus removal. Journal of Environmental Management, 189, 67-74. (Download)

19) Li, S., Bhattarai, R., Cooke, R. A., Rendall, T., Dahal, V., & Kalita, P. K. (2017). Assessment of Surface Inlets Performance on Sediment Transport to Subsurface Drainage System. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 33(2): 217-224 . (Download)

18) Risal, A., Bhattarai, R., Kum, D., Park, Y. S., Yang, J. E., & Lim, K. J. (2016). Application of Web ERosivity Module (WERM) for estimation of annual and monthly R factor in Korea. Catena, 147, 225-237. (Download)

17) da Rocha Junior, P. R., Bhattarai, R., Alves Fernandes, R. B., Kalita, P. K., & Vaz Andrade, F. (2016). Soil surface roughness under tillage practices and its consequences for water and sediment losses. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, 16(4), 1065-1074. (Download)

16) Motsinger, J., Kalita, P., & Bhattarai, R. (2016). Analysis of best management practices implementation on water quality using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool. Water, 8(4), 145. (Download)

15) Davidson, P. C., Kuhlenschmidt, T. B., Bhattarai, R., Kalita, P. K., & Kuhlenschmidt, M. S. (2016). Overland transport of rotavirus and the effect of soil type and vegetation. Water, 8(3), 78. (Download)

14) Dahal, V., Shakya, N. M., & Bhattarai, R. (2016). Estimating the impact of climate change on water availability in Bagmati Basin, Nepal. Environmental Processes, 3(1), 1-17. (Download)

13) García, C. B., Bhattarai, R., Monical, J., & Kalita, P. K. (2015). Generation and evaluation of digital microtopography elevation models using a Laser distance-meter. Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 31(6), 899-905. (Download)

12) Goodwin, G. E., Bhattarai, R., & Cooke, R. (2015). Synergism in nitrate and orthophosphate removal in subsurface bioreactors. Ecological Engineering,84, 559-568. (Download)

11) Verma, S., Bhattarai, R., Bosch, N. S., Cooke, R. C., Kalita, P. K., & Markus, M. (2015). Climate change impacts on flow, sediment and nutrient export in a Great Lakes watershed using SWAT. CLEAN–Soil, Air, Water,43(11), 1464-1474. (Download)

10) García, C. B., Monical, J., Bhattarai, R., & Kalita, P. K. (2015). Field evaluation of sediment retention devices under concentrated flow conditions.Journal of Soils and Sediments, 15(9), 2022-2031. (Download)

9) Li, S., Bhattarai, R., Wang, L., Cooke, R. A., Ma, F., & Kalita, P. K. (2015). Assessment of water quality in Little Vermillion River watershed using principal component and nearest neighbor analyses. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 15(2), 327-338. (Download)

8) Anderson, S. M., Lal, K., Bhattarai, R., & Kalita, P. K. (2014). The Effectiveness of different inexpensive sorbents on the toxic metal removal in wastewater. Advances in Water Resource and Protection, 2, 47-56.. (Download)

7) Davidson, P. C., Kuhlenschmidt, T. B., Bhattarai, R., Kalita, P. K., & Kuhlenschmidt, M. S. (2014). Effects of soil type and cover condition on Cryptosporidium parvum transport in overland flow. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 225(3), 1-12. (Download)

6) Davidson, P.C., Kuhlenschmidt, T.B., Bhattarai, R., Kalita, P.K., & Kuhlenschmidt, M. S. (2013) Investigation of rotavirus survival in different soil fractions and temperature conditions. Journal of Environmental Protection, 4(7A): 1-9. (Download)

5) Bhattarai, R., Kalita, P., Trask, J., & Kuhlenschmidt, M. S. (2011). Development of a physically-based model for transport of Cryptosporidium parvum in overland flow. Environmental Modelling & Software, 26(11), 1289-1297. (Download)

4) Bhattarai, R., Kalita, P. K., Yatsu, S., Howard, H. R., & Svendsen, N. G. (2011). Evaluation of compost blankets for erosion control from disturbed lands. Journal of Environmental Management, 92(3), 803-812. (Download)

3) Bhattarai, R., Kalita, P. K., & Patel, M. K. (2009). Nutrient transport through a vegetative filter strip with subsurface drainage. Journal of Environmental Management, 90(5), 1868-1876. (Download)

2) Bhattarai, R., & Dutta, D. (2008). A comparative analysis of sediment yield simulation by empirical and process-oriented models in Thailand. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 53(6), 1253-1269. (Download)

1) Bhattarai, R., & Dutta, D. (2007). Estimation of soil erosion and sediment yield using GIS at catchment scale. Water Resources Management, 21(10), 1635-1647.(Download)

Book chapters

2) Bhattarai, R., & Bosch, N. (2013) Analysis of climate change impact on runoff and sediment delivery in a Great Lakes watershed using SWAT. In Sediment Transport: Monitoring, Modeling and Management, Abdul A. Khan and Weiming Wu (Eds.), Nova Science Publishers. (Download)

1) Bhattarai, R. (2013) Sediment transport modeling using GIS in Bagmati basin, Nepal. In Sediment Transport Processes and Their Modelling Applications, Andrew Manning (Ed.), Intech Publications. (Download)

Other publications

  • Verma, S., Bhattarai, R., Goodwin, G.,  Cooke, R., J. Chun (2010) Evaluation of conservation drainage systems in Illinois – Bioreactors, ASABE Annual Meeting paper number 1009894, St. Joseph, MI. (Download)
  • Mugal, Habib-ur-Rehman, R. Bhattarai, (2005) Modelling and Socio-Economic Impact Analysis of Floods in Coastal Cities under Sea Level Rising Scenarios: A case study of Karachi, Pakistan, Proceedings of The International Symposium on Floods in Coastal Cities under Climate Change Conditions, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 29-36, June.(Download)
  • Bhattarai, R., D. Dutta (2005) Analysis of Soil Erosion and Sediment Yield Using Empirical and Process Based Models, Modeling Tools for Environment and Resources Management (MTERM) International Conference Proceedings, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 215-226, June. (Download)
  • Bhattarai, R., D. Dutta (2004) Estimation of Soil Erosion and Sediment Yield using GIS: A case study in Chi-Mun River, Thailand, Proceedings of International conference on “Advances in Integrated Mekong river management”, Vientiane, Loa PDR, pp. 66 – 73, October.

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