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Tim Keane

Contact Information

Tim Keane, Ph.D.
Department of Landscape Architecture/Regional and Community Planning
216 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Ph. 785 532 2439; E-mail: whisker@ksu.eduWebsite


Dr. Keane's research focuses on stream morphology and process, as well as urban stormwater management.

Recent Water-Related Publications

Agudelo, S.; Nelson, N.; Barnes, P.; Keane, T. Pierzynski, G. “Phosphorus adsorption and desorption potential of stream sediments and field soils in agricultural watersheds.”  Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:144-152. 2011.

Bouska, W.; Keane, T.; Paukert, C. “The effects of road crossings on prairie stream habitat and function”. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 25:499-506. 2010.

Ongoing and Recent Water-Related Projects

Measuring success of targeted BMP implementation, and getting smarter about ephemeral gully sediment and nutrient sources and BMPs. Mankin-Douglas, K.; Graber, R.; Keane, T.; Sheshukov, A.; Nelson, N.; Langemeier, P.; Barnes, P.; Devlin, D. U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2012-2015.

Holistic range watershed assessment and monitoring plan. Keane, T. D. The Apache Foundation, since 2002.

Political fragmentation in local governance and water resource management. Kim, J.H.; Aistrup, J.; Barnes, P.; Bernard, E.; Keane, T. National Science Foundation, 2011-2013.

Multi-variate study of stormwater BMPs. J. Schuessler, S.; Hutchinson, S.; Keane, T.; Dods, D.; O’Hara, M. U.S. Green Building Council.

Watershed level assessment of soil, sediment, management and geomorphologic effects on phosphorus loading to surface waters. Nelson, N.; Keane, T.; Barnes, P.; Pierzynski, G. Fertilizer Research Fund.

Awards and Recognition

2011 American Society of Landscape Architecture Honor Award
2010-2013 Mary Jarvis Scholar of Distinction
2009 USDA-CSREES Partnership Award for Mission Integration