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Andrew Ward

  • Professor, Food, Agr & Biological Eng
  • 590 Woody Hayes Dr
    230B
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-9354

Honors

  • 2013

    OARDC Innovator of the Year Award. .

  • 2009

    Gamma Sigma Delta Teaching Award of Merit. .

  • 2008

    Ralph L. Boyer Award. Excellence in Teaching. .

  • 2006

    Price Advising Award. .

  • 2005

    Pomerene Teaching Award. .

Books

2015

  • • Andy D. Ward, Stanley W. Trimble, Suzette R. Burckhard, John G. Lyon.. 2015. "Environmental Hydrology." Boca Raton: CRC Press.

2004

  • Andy D. Ward and Stanley W. Trimble. 2004. "Environmental Hydrology." Boca Raton: CRC Press.

1995

  • Andy Ward et al.. 1995. "Environmental Hydrology." Boca Raton: CRC Press.

Chapters

2010

Journal Articles

2016

  • Ward, Andy and Molly Moran, 2016, "A Novel Approach for Estimating the Recurrence Intervals of Channel-Forming Discharges." Water 8, no. 7, 269 -

2015

  • D'Ambrosio, J. L., Ward, A. D., Witter, J. D., 2015, "Evaluating Geomorphic Change in Constructed Two-Stage Ditches." AWRA 51, no. 4, 910–922 -

2014

  • D'Ambrosio,Jessica,L; Williams,Lance,R; Williams,Marsha,G; Witter,Jonathan,D; Ward,Andrew,D, 2014, "Geomorphology, habitat, and spatial location influences on fish and macroinvertebrate communities in modified channels of an agriculturally-dominated watershed in Ohio, USA." ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING 68, 32 - 46.
  • 1. D'Ambrosio, J., Williams, L., Williams, M., Witter, J., and A. Ward, 2014, "Geomorphology, Habitat, and Spatial Location Influences on Fish and Macroinvertebrate Communities in Modified Channels of an Agriculturally-Dominated Watershed in Ohio, USA." Ecological Engineering 68, 32 - 46.

2013

  • Schlea, D., Martin, J., Ward, A., Brown, L., and Suter, S, 2013, "Performance and Water Table Responses of Retrofit Rain Gardens." Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 10, 8 -

2012

  • Gowda P.H., Mulla D. J., Desmond E. D., Ward A. D., and D. N. Moriasi, 2012, "ADAPT: Model use, calibration and validation." Transactions of the ASABE 55, no. 4, 1345 - 1352.
  • Fry, B. E., A. D. Ward and K. W. King, 2012, "The frequency of channel-forming discharges in a tributary of Upper Big Walnut Creek, Ohio." Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 67, no. 3, 173 - 182.

2011

  • Gorney,Rebecca,M; Ferris,Dawn,R; Ward,Andy,D; Williams,Lance,R, 2011, "Assessing channel-forming characteristics of an impacted headwater stream in Ohio, USA." ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING 37, no. 3, 418 - 430.
  • D'Ambrosio, J.L., A.D. Ward, and J.D. Witter, 2011, "Two-stage agricultural drainage channels: a decade later." Ohio Country Journal 6, 31 -
  • Witter, J.D., Ward, A.D., and J.L. D'Ambrosio, 2011, Predicting stream dynamic equilibrium in a central Ohio watershed. Journal of Natural and Environmental Sciences. 2, no. 1, 25 - 33.
  • Witter, J.D., J.L. D'Ambrosio, and A.D. Ward, 2011, "Considerations for implementing two-stage channels." Ohio Country Journal 8, 36 -
  • Witter, J.D., Ward, A.D., and J.L. D'Ambrosio, 2011, "Predicting Stream Dynamic Equilibrium in a Central Ohio Watershed." Journal of Natural & Environmental Sciences 2, no. 1, 25 - 33.
  • Rebecca M. Gorney, Dawn R. Ferris , Andy D. Ward, Lance R. Williams, 2011, "Assessing Channel-Forming and Equilibrium Characteristics of an Impacted Headwater Stream in Ohio, USA." Ecological Engineering no. 37, 418 - 430.

2010

  • Jung-Chen Huang, William J. Mitsch, and Andrew D. Ward, 2010, "Design of Experimental Streams for Simulating Headwater Stream Restoration." Journal of the American Water Resources Association 46, no. 5, 957 - 971.

2009

  • D'Ambrosio, J., Williams, L. R., Witter, J., and A. D. Ward, 2009, "Effects of geomorphology, habitat, and spatial location on fish assemblages in a Midwestern watershed in Ohio.." Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 148, 325 - 341.
  • D'Ambrosio,Jessica,L; Williams,Lance,R; Witter,Jonathan,D; Ward,Andy, 2009, "Effects of geomorphology, habitat, and spatial location on fish assemblages in a watershed in Ohio, USA." ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT 148, no. 1-4, 325 - 341.

2007

  • Powell, G.E., A.D. Ward, D.E. Mecklenburg, J. Draper and W. Word., 2007, "Two-stage channel systems Part 2: Case Studies." Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 62, no. 4, 287 - 296.
  • Jayakaran,A,D; Ward,A,D, 2007, "Geometry of inset channels and the sediment composition of fluvial benches in agricultural drainage systems in Ohio." JOURNAL OF SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION 62, no. 4, 296 - 307.
  • Ward,Andy,L; Zhang,Z,Fred, 2007, "Effective hydraulic properties determined from transient unsaturated flow in anisotropic soils." VADOSE ZONE JOURNAL 6, no. 4, 913 - 924.
  • Powell,G,E; Ward,A,D; Mecklenburg,D,E; Jayakaran,A,D, 2007, "Two-stage channel systems: Part 1, a practical approach for sizing agricultural ditches." JOURNAL OF SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION 62, no. 4, 277 - 286.

2006

  • Powell,G,E; Mecklenburg,D; Ward,A, 2006, "Evaluating channel-forming discharges: A study of large rivers in Ohio." TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASABE 49, no. 1, 35 - 46.

2005

  • Jayakaran, A., D. Mecklenburg, A. D. Ward, L. C. Brown, and A. Weekes, 2005, "Formation of Fluvial Benches in headwater Channels in the Midwestern Region of the USA." International Agricultural Engineering Journal 14, no. 4, 193 - 208.

2002

  • Engelmann, Claudia, J.K., Andy D. Ward, Ann D. Christy, and E. Scott Bair, 2002, "Application of the BASINS Database and NPSM Model on a Small Ohio Watershed." Journal AWRA 38, no. 1, 289 - 300.

2000

  • Senay,G,B; Ward,A,D; Lyon,J,G; Fausey,N,R; Nokes,S,E; Brown,L,C, 2000, "The relations between spectral data and water in a crop production environment." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING 21, no. 9, 1897 - 1910.
  • Christy, A. D., M. Lima, A. D. Ward, 2000, "Implementing Real World Problem Solving Projects in a Team Setting." NACTA Journal 44, no. 3, 72 - 77.
  • Senay,G,B; Lyon,J,G; Ward,A,D; Nokes,S,E, 2000, "Using high spatial resolution multispectral data to classify corn and soybean crops." PHOTOGRAMMETRIC ENGINEERING AND REMOTE SENSING 66, no. 3, 319 - 327.

1999

  • Gowda,P; Ward,A; White,D; Lyon,J; Desmond,E, 1999, "The sensitivity of ADAPT model predictions of streamflows to parameters used to define hydrologic response units." TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE 42, no. 2, 381 - 389.
  • Atherton, B.C., M.T. Morgan, S.A. Shearer, T.S. Stombaugh, and A.D. Ward, 1999, "Site-Specific Farming: A Perspective on Information Needs, Benefits and Limitations." Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 54, no. 2, 455 - 461..
  • Gowda,P,H; Ward,A,D; White,D,A; Baker,D,B; Lyon,J,G, 1999, "Using field scale models to predict peak flows on agricultural watersheds." JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN WATER RESOURCES ASSOCIATION 35, no. 5, 1223 - 1232.

1998

  • Senay,G,B; Ward,A,D; Lyon,J,G; Fausey,N,R; Nokes,S,E, 1998, "Manipulation of high spatial resolution aircraft remote sensing data for use in site-specific farming." TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE 41, no. 2, 489 - 495.
  • Kalita, P. K., A. D. Ward, R. S. Kanwar, D. K. McCool, 1998, "Simulation of Pesticide Concentrations in Groundwater Using Agricultural Drainage and Pesticide Transport (ADAPT) model." Agricultural Water Management 36, 23 - 44.

1997

  • Wu,Q,J; Ward,A,D; Workman,S,R; Salchow,E,M, 1997, "Applying stochastic simulation techniques to a deterministic vadose zone solute transport model." JOURNAL OF HYDROLOGY 197, no. 1-4, 88 - 110.
  • van Deventer, A.P., A.D. Ward, P.H. Gowda, and J.G. Lyon, 1997, "Using Thematic Mapper Data to Identify Contrasting Soil Plains and Tillage Practices." Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 63, no. 1, 87 - 93.

1996

  • Mankin, K.R., A.D. Ward, K.M. Boone, 1996, "Quantifying Changes in Soil Physical Properties from Soil and Crop Management: A Survey of Experts." Trans. of the ASAE 39, no. 6, 2065 - 2074..
  • DESMOND,E,D; Ward,A,D; Fausey,N,R; Workman,S,R, 1996, "Comparison of daily water table depth prediction by four simulation models." TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE 39, no. 1, 111 - 118.
  • Salchow, E., R. Lal, N.R. Fausey, A.D. Ward, 1996, "Some Pedotransfer Functions of Physical Properties of a Fluventic Hapludoll in Southern Ohio." Geoderma 73, 165 - 181.
  • Wu, Q., A.D. Ward, S.R. Workman, 1996, "Using GIS in Simulation of Nitrate Leaching from Heterogeneous Unsaturated Soils." Journal of Environmental Quality 25, no. 3, 526 - 534..

1995

  • Workman,S,R; Ward,A,D; Fausey,N,R; Nokes,S,E, 1995, "ATRAZINE AND ALACHLOR DISSIPATION RATES FROM FIELD EXPERIMENTS." TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE 38, no. 5, 1421 - 1425.
  • Ward,A,D; Wu,Q; Workman,S,R; Salchow,E, 1995, "Simulation of flow and solute transport through heterogeneous unsaturated soils." WATER QUALITY MODELING - PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM 95, no. 5, 374 - 383.

1994

  • Thenkabail, P.S., A.D. Ward, J.G. Lyon, and C.J. Merry, 1994, "Thematic Mapper Vegetation for Determining Soybean and Corn Growth Parameters." American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing 60, no. 4, 437 - 442.
  • Nortz, P.E., E.S. Bair, A.D. Ward, and D. White, 1994, "Interactions Between an Alluvial-Aquifer Wellfield and the Scioto River, Ohio USA." Applied Hydrology 4, 23 - 34.
  • Thenkabail,P,S; Ward,A,D; Lyon,J,G, 1994, "LANDSAT-5 THEMATIC MAPPER MODELS OF SOYBEAN AND CORN CROP CHARACTERISTICS." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REMOTE SENSING 15, no. 1, 49 - 61.
  • Ward, A.D., J.L. Hatfield, J.A. Lamb, E.E. Alberts, T.J. Logan and J.L. Anderson, 1994, "The Management Systems Evaluation Areas Program: Tillage and Water Quality Research." Soil and Tillage Research 30, 49 - 74.
  • Thenkabail, P S, A.D. Ward, and J.G. Lyon, 1994, "Impacts of Agricultural Management Practices on Soybean and Corn Crops Evident in Ground-Truth Data and Thematic Mapper Vegetation Indices." Trans. of the ASAE 37, no. 3, 989 - 995.

1993

  • Ward A. D., and A.P. van Deventer, 1993, "Calibration and Use of a Single-Probe Gamma Density Depth Gauge." Soil Science 155, no. 1, 23 - 30.

1992

  • Thenkabail, P.S., A.D. Ward, J.G. Lyon, and P. van Deventer, 1992, "Landsat Thematic Mapper Indices for Evaluating Management and Growth Characteristics of Soybeans and Corn." Trans. of the ASAE 35, no. 5, 1441 - 1448.
  • Chung, S.O., A.D. Ward, and C.W. Schalk, 1992, "Evaluation of the Hydrologic Component of the ADAPT Water Table Management Model." Trans. of the ASAE 35, no. 2, 571 - 579.

1990

  • Dorsey, J.D., A.D. Ward, N.R. Fausey, and E.S. Bair, 1990, "A Comparison of Four Field Methods for Measuring Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity." Trans. of the ASAE 33, no. 5, 1925 - 1931.

1989

  • Ward,A,D; Middleton,B,J; Haan,C,T; CAMPBELL,G,V, 1989, "AN EVALUATION OF SMALL CATCHMENT FLOOD ESTIMATION TECHNIQUES." TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE 32, no. 2, 611 - 619.

1987

  • Smith, A.C., A.D. Ward, and D. Harpley, 1987, "Predicting the Quality of Waste-disposal Seepage for Desalination Treatment." Journal of the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 87, no. 3, 79 - 84.

1986

  • Wells,L,G; Ward,A,D; Moore,I,D; Phillips,R,E, 1986, "COMPARISON OF 4 INFILTRATION MODELS IN CHARACTERIZING INFILTRATION THROUGH SURFACE MINE PROFILES." TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE 29, no. 3, 785 - 793.

1984

  • Wilson,B,N; Barfield,B,J; Ward,A,D; Moore,I,D, 1984, "A HYDROLOGY AND SEDIMENTOLOGY WATERSHED MODEL .1. OPERATIONAL FORMAT AND HYDROLOGIC COMPONENT." TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE 27, no. 5, 1370 - 1377.
  • Walmsley, B. and A.D. Ward, 1984, "Erosion Control in Rural Watersheds." Agricultural Engineering in South Africa 17, no. 1, 46 - 48.

1983

  • Ward, A.D., L.G. Wells, and R.E. Phillips, 1983, "Infiltration Through Reconstructed Surface Mines Spoils and Soils." Trans. of the ASAE 26, no. 3, 821 - 832.
  • Ward, A.D., L.G. Wells, and R.E. Phillips, 1983, "Characterizing Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity of Western Kentucky Surface Mine Spoils and Soils." Soil Science Society of America Journal 47, no. 5, 847 - 854.

1982

  • TAPP,J,S; Ward,A,D; Barfield,B,J, 1982, "APPROXIMATE SIZING OF RESERVOIRS FOR DETENTION-TIME." JOURNAL OF THE HYDRAULICS DIVISION-ASCE 108, no. 1, 17 - 23.

1981

  • Ward,A; Bridges,T; Wilson,B, 1981, "A SIMPLE PROCEDURE FOR DEVELOPING A DESIGN STORM HYDROGRAPH." WATER RESOURCES BULLETIN 17, no. 2, 209 - 214.
  • Ward,A,D; Rausch,D,L; Haan,C,T; HEINEMANN,H,G, 1981, "A VERIFICATION STUDY ON A RESERVOIR SEDIMENT DEPOSITION MODEL." TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE 24, no. 2, 340 - ?.

1980

  • Loewer, O.J., G.M. White, B.F. Parker, and A.D. Ward, 1980, "Simulation of a High Temperature Solar Grain Drying System." Trans. of the ASAE 23, no. 5, 1307 - 1312.
  • Ward,A,D; Haan,C,T; Barfield,B,J, 1980, "THE DESIGN OF SEDIMENT BASINS." TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE 23, no. 2, 351 - 356.

1979

  • Ward,A,D; Haan,C,T; Barfield,B,J, 1979, "PREDICTION OF SEDIMENT BASIN PERFORMANCE." TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASAE 22, no. 1, 126 - 136.

1978

  • Ward,A,D; Haan,C,T, 1978, "DESIGN-MODEL FOR PREDICTING SEDIMENT BASIN PERFORMANCE." TRANSACTIONS-AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION 59, no. 12, 1068 - 1068.

Unknown

  • Kalcic, M., W. Crumpton, X.Q. Liu, J. D'Ambrosio, A.D. Ward, and J. Witter, "Assessment of nutrient management practices for agricultural crop systems with subsurface drainage: Part 3, beyond-the-field BMPs.." Journal of Soil and Water Conservation

Unknown

  • 3. D'Ambrosio, J.L., Ward, A.D., and J.D. Witter, "Evaluating Geomorphic Change in Constructed Two-Stage Ditches." Journal of the American Water Resources Association
  • Derek Schlea,Jay F. Martin, Andrew D. Ward, Larry C. Brown, Stephanie A. Suter, "Performance and water table responses of retrofit rain gardens." Journal of Hydrologic Engineering

Presentations

  • Two-stage Ditches: An approach that helps restore ecoservices to agricultural drainage systems.. 2013, Presented at HydroEco2013 4th International Multidisciplinary Conference on Hydrology and Ecology, Rennes, FR|FRA
  • "The History and Design of Two-Stage Channel Systems in an Agricultural Landscape." 2013, Presented at AWRA 2013 SPRING SPECIALTY CONFERENCE Agricultural Hydrology and Water Quality II, St. Louis, US|USA
  • "Nutrient Removal Benefits of Two-Stage Ditches." 2016, Presented at AFRI and NIWQP Project Directors Meeting, Washington D.C.,
  • "P-filter Design for Runoff and Time Drainage." 2016, Presented at American Ecological Engineering Society Meeting, Knoxville,

Papers in Proceedings

2014

  • Mecklenburg D., A. Ward, J. Witter, J. D'Ambrosio "Spreadsheet tools for river evaluation, assessment and monitoring." in River Flow 2014. Lausanne, (9 2014). 424 -

2011

  • Ward, A.D., J.D. Witter, and J.L. D'Ambrosio "The sustainability and nitrate reduction potential of two-stage ditches." in ASABE 2011 Annual International Meeting. Louisville, (1 2011). Paper 1111833 -
  • A. Ward, D. E. Mecklenburg, Jessica D’Ambrosio, and Jon Witter "Spreadsheet Tools for River Evaluation, Assessment and Monitoring (STREAM)." in ASCE 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. Palm Springs, (5 2011).

2010

  • Sara Kallio, Andy Ward, Jessica L. D’Ambrosio, Jonathan D. Witter "Beyond the Field: A Look at Agricultural Ditch Floodplains as a Water Quality BMP." in XVIIth World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR). Quebec City, (6 2010).
  • Rebecca Kallio, Andy Ward, Jessica L. D’Ambrosio, Jonathan D. Witter "A Decade Later: The Establishment, Channel Evolution, and Stability of Innovative Two-Stage Agricultural Ditches in the Midwest Region of the United States." in XVIIth World Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR). Quebec City, (6 2010).
  • Jonathan Witter, Andy Ward, Jessica L. D’Ambrosio "Predicting Dynamic Equilibrium In Streams In The Olentangy River Watershed, Ohio, USA." in XVIIthWorld Congress of the International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR). Quebec City, (6 2010).

2000

  • Ward,A; Workman,S; Wu,J; Fausey,N; BAIR,S; Desmond,E "Measuring and modeling solute transport through the root zone at the Ohio Management Systems evaluation Areas project." in 2nd International Symposium on Preferential Flow. ST JOSEPH, (1 2000). 145 - 148.