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Department of Soil and Water Systems

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 242
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2340
Moscow, ID 83844-2340

Phone: 208-885-0111

Email: cals-sws@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/sws

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Paul McDaniel

Paul McDaniel

Professor

Office

Ag Science, Room 242D

Phone

208-885-7012

Mailing Address

Department of Soil and Water Systems
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2340
Moscow, ID 83844-2340

Ph.D., North Carolina State University
M.S., Montana State
B.S., University of Kentucky

  • Formation, properties and ecological significance of soils formed in volcanic ash
  • Modeling soil formation in high-elevation soils
  • Near-surface hydrology and stratigraphy of Palouse-region soils

  • Brooks, E.S., Boll, J., McDaniel, P.A., 2012. Hydropedology in Seasonally Dry Landscapes: The Palouse Region of the Pacific Northwest USA. pp. 329-350 In Lin, H. (Ed.), Hydropedology: Synergistic Integration of Soil Science and Hydrology. Academic Press, Elsevier B.V. 
  • Weindorf, D.C., Y. Zhu, P. McDaniel, M. Valerio, L. Lynn, G. Michaelson, M. Clark, and C.L. Ping. 2012. Characterizing soils via portable x-ray fluorescence spectrometer: 2. spodic and albic horizons. Geoderma 189-190: 268-277. 
  • Hickey, P., D.G. Strawn, P.A. McDaniel, and L.L. Baker. 2012. Distribution of As, Cd, Pb and Zn in redox features of mine-waste impacted wetland soils. J. Soils Sediments 12: 1100-1110. 
  • Brown, R.A., P.A. McDaniel, and P.E. Gessler. 2012. Terrain attribute modeling of volcanic ash distributions in northern Idaho. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 76: 179-187. 
  • Buol, S.W., R.J. Southard, R.C. Graham, and P.A. McDaniel. 2011. Soil Genesis and Classification. 6th ed. Wiley-Blackwell. 532 pp. 
  • Valerio, M.W., P.A. McDaniel, and A.L. Falen. 2011. Problems with field recognition of Spodosol morphology in the northwest United States. Soil Survey Horizons 52: 35-39. 
  • Stiles, C.A., R.D. Hammer, R. Ferguson, M.G. Johnson, J. Galbraith, T. O’Geen, J. Arriaga, J. Shaw, A. Falen, R. Miles, and P. McDaniel. 2011. Validation testing of a portable kit for measuring an active soil carbon fraction. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 75: 233-2340.
  • Vaughan, K.L., P.A. McDaniel, and W.M. Phillips. 2011. Episodic soil succession on basaltic lava fields in a cool, dry environment. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 75: 1462-14
  • McDaniel, P.A., R.G. Darmody, J.C. Bell, and D.G. McGahan. 2011. Mollisols. pp. 33.97–33.113 In P.M. Huang, Y. Li, and M.E. Sumner (Eds.) Handbook of Soil Science. 2nd ed. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.McDaniel, P.A., D.J. Lowe, O. Arnalds, and C.L. Ping. 2011. Andisols. pp. 33.29–33.48 In P.M. Huang, Y. Li, and M.E. Sumner (Eds.) Handbook of Soil Science. 2nd ed. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.
  • McDaniel, P.A., D.J. Lowe, O. Arnalds, and C.L. Ping. 2011. Andisols. pp. 33.29–33.48 In P.M. Huang, Y. Li, and M.E. Sumner (Eds.) Handbook of Soil Science. 2nd ed. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

  • Fellow, Soil Science Society of America

Contact

Department of Soil and Water Systems

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 242
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2340
Moscow, ID 83844-2340

Phone: 208-885-0111

Email: cals-sws@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/sws

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