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Adams, C. J. (2018) The Impact of Land Use on Nitrate-N Movement and Storage in the Vadose Zone of the Hastings’ WHPA, Thesis (M.S.)--University of Nebraska—Lincoln. 153 p. Online
Bobier, M.W., Frank, K.D., Spalding, R.F. (1993) Nitrate-N movement in a fine-textured vadose zone. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 48, 350-354 Online
Bobier, M. W. Agrichemical movement in the intermediate vadose zone at the South Central Research and Extension Center near Clay Center, Thesis (M.S.)--University of Nebraska—Lincoln. 177 p.
Bosch-Rubia, G. (2015) Land Use and Water and Soil Management Practices Impacts on Potential Groundwater Recharge in Loess Regions of South Central Nebraska, Thesis (M.S.)--University of Nebraska—Lincoln. 123 p. Online
Bryda, A.P. (1988) Nitrate-nitrogen profiles documenting land use practice effects on ground water in and around Sidney, Nebraska. Thesis (M.S.), University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 119 pp.
Herbel, M.J., Spalding, R.F. (1993) Vadose zone fertilizer-derived nitrate and d15N extracts. Ground Water 31, 376-382. Online
Juntakut, P., Snow, D.D., Haacker, E.M.K., Ray, C. (2019) The long term effect of agricultural, vadose zone and climatic factors on nitrate contamination in Nebraska's groundwater system. J. Contam. Hydrol. 220, 33-48. Online
Kitchen, L. (1987) Nitrate-N profiles of fine to medium textured sediments of the unsaturated zone of southeast and south-central Nebraska. Thesis (M.S.)--University of Nebraska--Lincoln, 134 p.
Spalding, R.F. (1996) Vadose Zone Agrichemical Leachates. University of Nebraska Water Center, pp. 1-27.
Spalding, R.F. A.P. Bryda, and L.A. Kitchen. (1988) Intermediate vadose zone nitrate. P. 635-647. In Agricultural Impacts on Groundwater-A conference, Des Moines, IA, National Groundwater Association. Dublin, OH.
Spalding, R.F., Kitchen, L.A. (1988) Nitrate in the intermediate vadose zone beneath irrigated cropland. Ground Water Monitoring & Remediation 8, 89-95. Online
Watts, D., Christiansen, A., Frank, K., Penas, E. (1991) The Impact of Nitrogen and Irrigation Management and Vadose Zone Conditions on Ground Water Contamination by Nitrate-Nitrogen. Univ. of Nebraska Cooperative Extension, p. 20. Online