Laura Elizabeth Christianson

20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

2019

Developing and validating a decision support tool for media selection to mitigate drainage waters

Ezzati, G., Healy, M. G., Christianson, L. E., Feyereisen, G. W., Thornton, S., Daly, K. & Fenton, O., Aug 2019, In : Ecological Engineering: X. 2, 100010.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
drainage water
Nutrients
Drainage
nutrient
hydraulic conductivity

Drying-rewetting cycles affect nitrate removal rates in woodchip bioreactors

Maxwell, B. M., Birgand, F., Schipper, L. A., Christianson, L. E., Tian, S., Helmers, M. J., Williams, D. J., Chescheir, G. M. & Youssef, M. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 48, 1, p. 93-101 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rewetting
Bioreactors
bioreactor
Nitrates
Drying

The MANAGE Drain Concentration database: A new tool compiling North American drainage nutrient concentrations

Hertzberger, A., Pittelkow, C. M., Harmel, R. D. & Christianson, L. E., May 1 2019, In : Agricultural Water Management. 216, p. 113-117 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
drain
drainage
nutrient content
nutrient loss
nutrient
2018

Beyond the nutrient strategies: Common ground to accelerate agricultural water quality improvement in the upper Midwest

Christianson, R. D., Christianson, L. E., Wong, C., Helmers, M., McIsaac, G., Mulla, D. & McDonald, M., Jan 15 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 206, p. 1072-1080 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nutrients
Water quality
nutrient
Nitrogen
production system
Bioreactors
Fly ash
fly ash
bioreactor
Phosphorus

Plastic carrier polishing chamber reduces pollution swapping from denitrifying woodchip bioreactors

Christianson, L. E., Feyereisen, G., Lepine, C. & Summerfelt, S. T., May 2018, In : Aquacultural Engineering. 81, p. 33-37 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wood chips
bioreactors
bioreactor
plastics
plastic

Woodchip bioreactors as treatment for recirculating aquaculture systems’ wastewater: A cost assessment of nitrogen removal

Lepine, C., Christianson, L. E., Davidson, J. & Summerfelt, S., Nov 2018, In : Aquacultural Engineering. 83, p. 85-92 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aquaculture system
recirculating aquaculture systems
wood chips
bioreactors
bioreactor
2017

Denitrifying woodchip bioreactor and phosphorus filter pairing to minimize pollution swapping

Christianson, L. E., Lepine, C., Sibrell, P. L., Penn, C. & Summerfelt, S. T., Jan 1 2017, In : Water Research. 121, p. 129-139 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioreactors
bioreactor
Phosphorus
Pollution
phosphorus

Meta-analysis constrained by data: Recommendations to improve relevance of nutrient management research

Eagle, A. J., Christianson, L. E., Cook, R. L., Harmel, R. D., Miguez, F. E., Qian, S. S. & Ruiz Diaz, D. A., Nov 1 2017, In : Agronomy Journal. 109, 6, p. 2441-2449 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrient management
meta-analysis
synthesis
researchers
agriculture
Bioreactors
bioreactors
coastal plains
Climate
coastal plain

Plastic biofilm carrier after corn cobs reduces nitrate loading in laboratory denitrifying bioreactors

Feyereisen, G. W., Christianson, L. E., Moorman, T. B., Venterea, R. T. & Coulter, J. A., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 46, 4, p. 915-920 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofilms
Bioreactors
bioreactor
biofilm
Nitrates

Reducing Nitrate-N losses to achieve water quality goals

Helmers, M., Christianson, L. E. & Christianson, R. D., Jul 1 2017, Resource: Engineering and Technology for Sustainable World, 24, 4, p. 22-24 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Gulf of Mexico
Mississippi
Mississippi River
Water Quality
Watersheds

Scientifically advanced woody media for improved water quality from livestock woodchip heavy-use areas

Christianson, L. E., DeVallance, D., Faulkner, J. & Basden, T., Jun 1 2017, In : Frontiers of Environmental Science and Engineering. 11, 3, 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

livestock
water quality
pasture
nitrate
gravel
2016

Assessment and synthesis of 50 years of published drainage phosphorus losses

Christianson, L. E., Harmel, R. D., Smith, D., Williams, M. R. & King, K., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 45, 5, p. 1467-1477 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drainage
Phosphorus
drainage water
drainage
phosphorus

Assessment of drainage nitrogen losses on a yield-scaled basis

Zhao, X., Christianson, L. E., Harmel, D. & Pittelkow, C. M., Dec 1 2016, In : Field Crops Research. 199, p. 156-166 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drainage
nitrogen
maize
corn
loss

Denitrifying bioreactor clogging potential during wastewater treatment

Christianson, L. E., Lepine, C., Sharrer, K. L. & Summerfelt, S. T., Nov 15 2016, In : Water Research. 105, p. 147-156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioreactors
Wastewater treatment
bioreactor
Chemical oxygen demand
Wastewater

Denitrifying bioreactors for nitrate removal: A meta-analysis

Addy, K., Gold, A. J., Christianson, L. E., David, M. B., Schipper, L. A. & Ratigan, N. A., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 45, 3, p. 873-881 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meta-analysis
Bioreactors
bioreactor
Nitrates
nitrate

Expansion of the MANAGE Database with Forest and Drainage Studies

Harmel, D. R., Christianson, L. E., McBroom, M. W., Smith, D. R. & Higgs, K. D., Oct 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 52, 5, p. 1275-1279 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drainage
nutrient
land use
pasture
runoff

Moving denitrifying bioreactors beyond proof of concept: Introduction to the special section

Christianson, L. E. & Schipper, L. A., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 45, 3, p. 757-761 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioreactors
bioreactor
Nitrates
Denitrification
nitrate

Optimizing hydraulic retention times in denitrifying woodchip bioreactors treating recirculating aquaculture system wastewater

Lepine, C., Christianson, L. E., Sharrer, K. & Summerfelt, S., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 45, 3, p. 813-821 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquaculture
aquaculture system
Bioreactors
bioreactor
Wastewater

Performance of agricultural residue media in laboratory denitrifying bioreactors at low temperatures

Feyereisen, G. W., Moorman, T. B., Christianson, L. E., Venterea, R. T., Coulter, J. A. & Tschirner, U. W., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 45, 3, p. 779-787 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agricultural wastes
Bioreactors
bioreactor
Wood
Nitrates

Performance of denitrification beds for removing nitrate from drainage water at cold temperatures

Ghane, E., Feyereisen, G. W., Rosen, C. J., Sadowsky, M. J. & Christianson, L. E., Jan 1 2016, 10th International Drainage Symposium 2016. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, p. 236-239 4 p. (10th International Drainage Symposium 2016; vol. 2016-January).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

drainage water
bioreactor
denitrification
nitrate
temperature

Understanding phosphorus transport through tile drains utilizing descriptive Statistics

Bailey, B. S., Christianson, L. E. & Cooke, R. A. C., Jan 1 2016, 10th International Drainage Symposium 2016. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 2016-January. p. 108-115 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

tile drain
phosphorus
statistics
drainage
runoff
2015

4R water quality impacts: An assessment and synthesis of forty years of drainage nitrogen losses

Christianson, L. E. & Harmel, R. D., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Environmental Quality. 44, 6, p. 1852-1860 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drainage
Water quality
drainage
Nitrogen
water quality

Heterotrophic denitrification of aquaculture effluent using fluidized sand biofilters

Tsukuda, S., Christianson, L. E., Kolb, A., Saito, K. & Summerfelt, S., Jan 1 2015, In : Aquacultural Engineering. 64, p. 49-59 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aquaculture effluent
biofilters
denitrification
effluents
aquaculture

Hydraulic flow characteristics of agricultural residues for denitrifying bioreactor media

Feyereisen, G. W. & Christianson, L. E., Jan 1 2015, In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 31, 1, p. 89-96 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agricultural wastes
Bioreactors
Hydraulics
Wood
Hydraulic conductivity

Nitrate removal effectiveness of fluidized sulfur-based autotrophic denitrification biofilters for recirculating aquaculture systems

Christianson, L. E., Lepine, C., Tsukuda, S., Saito, K. & Summerfelt, S., Sep 1 2015, In : Aquacultural Engineering. 68, p. 10-18 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biofilters
aquaculture system
recirculating aquaculture systems
denitrification
sulfur

The MANAGE Drain Load database: Review and compilation of more than fifty years of North American drainage nutrient studies

Christianson, L. E. & Harmel, R. D., Jan 1 2015, In : Agricultural Water Management. 159, p. 277-289 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

pollution load
drain
drainage
nutrient
nutrients
2014

Adoption potential of nitrate mitigation practices: An ecosystem services approach

Christianson, L. E., Knoot, T., Larsen, D., Tyndall, J. & Helmers, M., Oct 2014, In : International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability. 12, 4, p. 407-424 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pollution control
ecosystem services
nitrates
water quality
electronic discussion groups
biofilters
fluidization
denitrification
sulfur
surface area

Suitability of three wood species for denitrification bioreactor fill

Christianson, L. E., Hanly, J. A. & Hedley, M. J., 2014, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2014, ASABE 2014. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 2. p. 1447-1457 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Salix
Denitrification
Bioreactors
bioreactors
denitrification
2013

Financial comparison of seven nitrate reduction strategies for Midwestern agricultural drainage

Christianson, L. E., Tyndall, J. & Helmers, M., Oct 1 2013, In : Water Resources and Economics. 2-3, p. 30-56 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

drainage
nitrate
costs
cost
cover crop

Internal hydraulics of an agricultural drainage denitrification bioreactor

Christianson, L. E., Helmers, M., Bhandari, A. & Moorman, T., Mar 1 2013, In : Ecological Engineering. 52, p. 298-307 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
Bioreactors
bioreactor
Drainage
denitrification

Modeling and calibration of drainage denitrification bioreactor design criteria

Christianson, L. E., Christianson, R. D., Helmers, M., Pederson, C. & Bhandari, A., Sep 9 2013, In : Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 139, 9, p. 699-709 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
Bioreactors
bioreactors
denitrification
bioreactor
2012

A practice-oriented review of woodchip bioreactors for subsurface agricultural drainage

Christianson, L. E., Bhandari, A. & Helmers, M. J., Dec 1 2012, In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 28, 6, p. 861-874 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Bioreactors
Drainage
Water quality
Denitrification
Nitrates

Performance evaluation of four field-scale agricultural drainage denitrification bioreactors in iowa

Christianson, L. E., Bhandari, A., Helmers, M., Kult, K., Sutphin, T. & Wolf, R., Dec 1 2012, In : Transactions of the ASABE. 55, 6, p. 2163-2174 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
Bioreactors
bioreactors
denitrification
bioreactor

The potential of municipal yard waste to be denitrification bioreactor fill

Christianson, L. E., Hoover, N., Bhandari, A. & Helmers, M. J., Dec 1 2012, In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 28, 6, p. 853-859 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
Bioreactors
Carbon
Nitrates
Hardwoods
2011

Optimized denitrification bioreactor treatment through simulated drainage containment

Christianson, L. E., Hanly, J. A. & Hedley, M. J., Nov 1 2011, In : Agricultural Water Management. 99, 1, p. 85-92 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bioreactors
containment
denitrification
bioreactor
drainage

Pilot-scale evaluation of denitrification drainage bioreactors: Reactor geometry and performance

Christianson, L. E., Bhandari, A. & Helmers, M. J., Apr 1 2011, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 137, 4, p. 213-220 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Denitrification
Bioreactors
bioreactor
Drainage
denitrification

Potential design methodology for agricultural drainage denitrification bioreactors

Christianson, L. E., Bhandari, A. & Helmers, M., Jul 21 2011, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011: Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability - Proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. p. 2740-2748 9 p. (World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011: Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability - Proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

bioreactor
denitrification
drainage
methodology
peak flow
farming system
maize
dialogue
bioreactor
alternative agriculture

The potential of municipal yard waste to be denitrification bioreactor fill

Christianson, L. E., Hoover, N., Bhandari, A. & Helmers, M., 2011, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2011, ASABE 2011. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Vol. 6. p. 4983-4990 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

yard wastes
bioreactors
denitrification
carbon
nitrates
2010

Bioreactor design geometry effects on nitrate removal

Christianson, L. E., Helmers, M. & Bhandari, A., 2010, ASABE - 9th International Drainage Symposium 2010, Held Jointly with CIGR and CSBE/SCGAB. p. 38-44 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

bioreactor
nitrate
geometry
hydrograph
denitrification

Hydraulic property determination of denitrifying bioreactor fill mediaz

Christianson, L. E., Castelló, A., Christianson, R. D., Helmers, M. & Bhandari, A., Nov 30 2010, In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 26, 5, p. 849-854 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioreactors
Hydraulics
Hydraulic conductivity
Denitrification
Porosity
2009

Denitrifying bioreactors for treatment of tile drainage

Christianson, L. E., Bhandari, A., Helmers, M. H. & Clair, M. S., Oct 26 2009, Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 - World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers. p. 4078-4087 10 p. (Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009 - World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2009: Great Rivers; vol. 342).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

bioreactor
drainage
nitrate
cost
nonpoint source pollution

Emerging technology: Denitrification bioreactors for nitrate reduction in agricultural waters

Christianson, L. E., Bhandari, A. & Helmers, M., Sep 1 2009, In : Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 64, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

pollutant removal
nitrate reduction
bioreactors
agricultural practice
water treatment
2008

Embracing sustainable development as a profession

Christianson, L. E., Bhandari, A. & Steward, B., Oct 2008, In : Resource: Engineering and Technology for Sustainable World. 15, 7, p. 21-23 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conservation of Natural Resources
sustainable development
engineers
Sustainable development
Engineers
2007

Management implications for a poplar phytoremediation plantation

Christianson, L. E., Hutchinson, S., Clark, G. & Barden, C., Nov 7 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Environmental Biodegradation
phytoremediation
plantations
Nutrients
Soil moisture

The greenest green: Vegetation integration

Christianson, L. E., Christianson, R. D. & Hutchinson, S., Feb 2007, In : Resource: Engineering and Technology for Sustainable World. 14, 2, p. 4-5 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pollution
bioretention areas
Military bases
researchers
Research Personnel
2005

Evaluating remote sensing methods for targeting erosion in riparian corridors

Christianson, L. E., Armstrong, M. B., Storm, D. E. & White, M. J., Dec 1 2005.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Aerial photography
riparian areas
land cover
remote sensing
Photography