CARC – Scientist Profile – Ali Fares

Dr. Ali Fares
Ali Fares Ph.D.
Associate Director for Research

Education

Ph.D., University of Florida (Soil Physics/Hydrological Science Cluster)
M.S., University of Florida (Agronomy/Computer Science)
Post Graduate Diploma (AEA), Tunis, Tunisia Diploma
Diploma of Horticulture Engineering, College of Horticultural Engineering of Soussa, Tunisia

Key Interests

Watershed hydrology and management, Water allocation, Irrigation management, Adaptation and mitigation of climate variability

Contact Information

Office: P.O. Box 519; MS 2008, Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone: (936) 261-5019
Email: alfares@pvamu.edu

Recent Publications

Books

Fares, A. and A. ElKadi, 2008 (Editors) . Coastal Watershed Management. Progress in Water Resources Series, WIT Press, Southampton, UK, May 2008. 438 pp. ISBN: 978-1-84564-091-0.

Book Chapters

Fares, A.   2010. Watershed Management for Sustainability in Tropical Watersheds: An Integrated Hydrologic Modeling Approach. In J. A. Roumasset, K. M. Burnett, and A.M. Balisacan (eds.), Sustainability Science for Watershed Landscapes. ISEAS Publishing, Singapore and SEARCAL, Los Banos, Philippines. ISBN: 978-981-4279-60-4. (Invited).

Fares, A., M. Safeeq, A. Kimoto, and A. Dogan, 2010.  Use of Buffers to Reduce Nitrogen Transport to Water Bodies. In J. Delgado and R. Follett (eds.). Advances in Nitrogen Management for Water Quality. Soil and Water Conservation Society. ISBN 978-0-9769432-0-4.

Fares A. and V.O. Polyakov, 2006. Advances in Crop Water Management Using Capacitive Water Sensors. In D. Sparks (ed.) pp. 43-77. Advances in Agronomy. Vol.90, Academic Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (Invited).

Fares, A. 2008. Overview of the Hydrological modeling of coastal watershed in small tropical islands. In A. Fares and A.I. Elkadi (ed.) Coastal Watershed Management, WIT Press, WIT Press, Southampton, UK May 2008. 438 pp, ISBN:978-1-84564-091-0.

Dogan, A., A. Fares and M. Safeeq, 2007. Effects of Land Use Changes And Groundwater Pumping On Salt Water Intrusion In Coastal Watersheds. In A. Fares and A.I. Elkadi (ed.) Coastal Watershed Management, WIT Press, Southampton, UK, May 2008. 438 pp. ISBN: 978-1-84564-091-0.

Kimoto A., Fares A. and V. Polyakov, 2008. Sediment Tracing Techniques And Their Application To Coastal Watersheds In A. Fares and A.I. Elkadi (ed.) Coastal Watershed Management, WIT Press, Southampton, UK, May 2008. 438 pp. ISBN: 978-1-84564-091-0.

Alva, A.K., S. Paramasivam, A. Fares , A.J. Delgado, D. Mattos, Jr. and K. Sajwan, 2006. Nitrogen and irrigation management practices to improve nitrogen uptake efficiency and minimize leaching losses. InA. Basra and S. Goyal (ed.) Enhancing the Efficiency of Nitrogen Utilization in Crops. Haworth’s Food Products Press, Binghamton, New York. 479 Pp. simultaneously co-published in Journal of Crop Improvement. 15(2).

Delgado, A.J, A.K., Alva, A. Fares , S. Paramasivam, D. Mattos, Jr. and K. Sajwan, 2006. Numerical modeling to study the fate of nitrogen in cropping systems and best management case studies. In A. Basra and S. Goyal (ed.) Enhancing the Efficiency of Nitrogen Utilization in Crops. Haworth’s Food Products Press, Binghamton, New York. 479 Pp. simultaneously co-published in Journal of Crop Improvement. 15(2).

Fares A. , A.K., Alva, S. Paramasivam and P. Nkedi-Kizza, 1997. Soil moisture monitoring techniques for optimizing citrus irrigation. Trends in Soil Science. Vol. 2: 153-180. Council of Scientific Integration, Trivandrum (Invited).

Paramasivam, S., A.K., Alva, and A. Fares, 1997. Vadose zone Soil solution sampling techniques to investigate transport in soils. Trends in Soil Science. Vol 2: 115-136. Council of Scientific Integration, Trivandrum (Invited).

Fares A. , R.S. Mansell, and S.A. Bloom 1996. Hydrological/environmental impacts of tree harvesting within flatwood pine forest upon local wetlands. In M. Taniguchi (ed.) Subsurface Hydrological Responses to Land Cover and Land Use Changes. Kluwer Academic Publishers Co. (Invited).

Extension Bulletins

Fares, A. 2009. Use of Soil Water Content Monitoring Sensors. UHM-CTAHR, Natural Resources and Environmental Management Dept. Ext. Pub. EN.

Fares, A. and F. Abbas, 2009. Injection Rates and Components of a Fertigation System. UHM-CTAHR, Natural Resources and Environmental Management Dept. Ext. Pub. EN4.

Fares, A. and F. Abbas, 2009. Irrigation Systems and Nutrient Sources for Fertigation. UHM-CTAHR, Natural Resources and Environmental Management Dept. Ext. Pub. SCM25.

Fares, A. S.K. Deb, and M. H. Ryder, 2009. Use of Filter Strips for Improved Surface Water Quality. UHM-CTAHR, Natural Resources and Environmental Management Dept. Ext. Pub. SCM24.

Abbas, F. and A. Fares, 2009. Best Management Practices for Sustainable Agriculture. UHM-CTAHR, Natural Resources and Environmental Management Dept. Ext. Pub. SA2.

Refereed Articles

Safeeq, M. and A. Fares, 2012. Hydrological Effect of Groundwater Development in a Small Mountainous Tropical Watershed. Journal of Hydrology. (In-Print). Impact Factor 2.433

Fares, A. ; F., Abbas, D., Maria, A., Mair. Improved Calibration Functions of Three Capacitance Probes for the Measurement of Soil Moisture in Tropical Soils. Sensors, 11, 4858-4874. Impact Factor: 1.821 (2009).

Mair, A. and A. Fares, 2011. Time Series Analysis of Daily Rainfall and Streamflow in a Volcanic Dike-Intruded Aquifer System. Hydrogeology Journal (In-Print). Impact Factor 1.417 (2009)

Safeeq, M. and A. Fares, 2011. Accuracy Evaluation of ClimGen Weather Generator and Daily to Hourly Disaggregation Methods in Tropical Conditions.  Theoretical and Applied Climatology Journal. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-011-0438-4. Impact Factor: 1.776 (2009).

Safeeq, M. and A. Fares, 2011. Hydrologic Response of a Hawaiian Watershed to Future Climate Change Scenarios. Hydrological Processes. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.8328. Impact Factor: 1.870.

Abbas, F., A., Fares, and S. Fares, 2011. Watershed Scale Calibration and Performance of Three Capacitance Soil Water Content Monitoring Sensors. Sensors: 11, 6354-6369 . Impact Factor: 1.821 (2009).

Abbas, F., A. Fares, H. Valenzuela, and S. Fares, 2011. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from an Organically Amended Tropical Soil Journal of Sustainable Agriculture : 36, 3-17.

Ahmad, A.A.; A. Fares , and N. V. Hue, 2011. Nitrate Dynamic in a Tropical Mollisol Amended with Organic Manures, Planted with Sweet Corn, and Monitored with SPAD Readings. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. (InPress).

Mair, A. and A. Fares, 2010. Comparison of rainfall interpolation methods in a mountainous region of a subtropical island:  a case study. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 16, 371-380. Impact Factor: 1.098 (2009).

Mair, A. and A. Fares, 2010. Influence of Groundwater Pumping and Rainfall Spatio-Temporal Variation on Stream flow. Journal of Hydrology 393: 287–308. Impact Factor 2.433

Mair, A. and A. Fares, 2010. Through fall characteristics in three Non-Native Hawaiian Forest Stands. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Journal. 150: 1453-1466. Impact Factor 3.197.

Mair, A. and A. Fares, 2010. Assessing rainfall data homogeneity and estimating missing records in Makaha valley, O’ahu, Hawai’i. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 15(1) 101-106. Impact Factor 1.098 (2009)

Augustijn, D., A. Fares , and D. N. Tran, 2010. Temporal and Spatial Variations in Total Suspended and Dis­solved Solids in the Upper Part of Manoa Stream, Hawaii. Journal of Sustainable Watershed Science and Management. 1:01-09.

Conroy K. N., A. Fares , K. C. Ewel, and T. Miura, 2010. A snapshot of agro-forestry in Terminalia carolinensis wetlands in Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia. Micronesica Journal. 42(1).

Fares, A., M. Safeeq and D.M. Jenkins, 2009. Adjusting Temperature and Salinity effects on Single Capacitance Sensors. Pedosphere Journal. 19(5): 588-596. Impact Factor 1.103.

Fares, A., S. K. Deb, and S. Fares, 2009. Review of vadose zone soil solution sampling techniques. Environmental Reviews Journal 17:185-214.

Fares, A., 2009. Citrus Irrigation Scheduling. Tree Forestry Science and Biotechnology. 3:12-21.

Fares, A., F. Abbas, S.K. Deb, S. Paramasivam, 2009. Citrus Chemigation. Tree Forestry Science and Biotechnology. 3:22-31.

Ahmad, A, A. Fares, S. Paramasivam, M. Elrashidi, R. Savabi, 2009. Biomass and Nutrient Concentration of Sweet Corn Roots and Shoots Under Organic Amendments Application. Journal of Environ. Sci. and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes, 1532-4109, 44(8), 742-754.Impact Factor 1.097.

Abbas, F. and Fares, A. 2009. Best Management Practices in Citrus Production. Tree Forestry Science and Biotechnology 3:1-11.

Abbas, F. and A. Fares, 2009. Soil Organic Carbon and CO2 Emission from an Organically Amended Hawaii Tropical Soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 73: 995-1003. Impact Factor 1.231.

Fares, A., A. Farhat, A, Ahmed, J. Deenik and M. Safeeq, 2008. Response of selected Soil Physical and Hydrological Properties to Manure Amendment Rates, Levels, and Types. Soil Science Journal. 173 (8): 522-533.

Ryder, M.H. and A. Fares, 2008. Best Management Practices to control Agricultural Non-point Source Pollution in Hawaii . JAWRA, 2008.

Fares, A. , Dogan A., F. Abbas, L. R. Parsons, T. Obreza, and K.T. Morgan, 2008. Effects of Citrus Canopy Interception on Effective rainfall Calculations Using Water Budget Analysis and TR-21 Method. Soil Sci. Soc. of Amer. Journal. 72(3) 578-585.

Fares, A. , H. Hamdhani, and D.M. Jenkins, 2007. Temperature Dependent Scaled Frequency to Improved Accuracy of Multisensor Capacitance Probe. Soil Sci. Soc. Amer. Journal. 71: 10-16. Impact Factor 1.231.

Elrashidi, M.A., D. Hammer, A. Fares, C. Seybold, C. Ferguson, S.D. Peaslee, 2007. Loss of heavy metals by runoff from agricultural watersheds. Soil Science. 172: 876-894.

Polyakov V., A. Fares, D. Kubo, J. Jacobi,C. Smith, 2007. Evaluation of a non-point source pollution model, AnnAGNPS, in a tropical watershed. Environmental Modeling Software, Volume 22, Issue 11, November 2007, Pages 167-1627.

Mair, A, A. Fares and A. I. Elkadi, 2007. Evaluation of The Effect of Groundwater Extraction and Long-Term Weather Patterns on The Makaha Valley’s Streamflow. JAWRA 43:1-12, 2007.

Fares, A. , H. Hamdhani, and H. Valenzuela, 2006. Real-time water monitoring for optimum water management. JAWRA Sustainable Watershed Special Issue, 42:1-8.

Fox, R.L., A. Fares, Y. Wan and C.I. Evensen, 2006. Comparative Phosphorus Sorption by Marine Sediments and Agricultural Soils in a Tropical Environment. Journal of Environ. Sci. and Health, Part A, Toxic/Hazardous Substance & Environ. Eng. Part A 41:2109-2126.

Alva, A.K., S. Pramasivam, A. Fares, T.A. Obreza, and A.W. Schumann, 2006. Nitrogen best management practice for citrus trees II. Nitrogen fate, transport, and components of N budget. Scientia Horticulturae 109: 223-233.

Polyakov V., A. Fares, and M.H. Ryder, 2005.  Effects of medium type and temperature on calibration of multi-sensor capacitance system. Vadose Zone Journal 4: 1004-1010.

Polyakov V., A. Fares, and M.H. Ryder, 2005. Calibration of capacitance system for measuring water content of tropical soil. Vadose Zone Journal 4: 1004-1010. (Available online)

Polyakov V., A. Fares, and M.H. Ryder,  2005.  Riparian Buffers and Vegetative Filters for the Control of Pollutants from Agriculture and Livestock: A Review. Environmental Reviews Journal. 13:1-16.

Polyakov V., A. Fares, and M.H. Ryder, 2005. Precision Riparian Buffers for the Control of non Point Source Pollutant Leading to Surface Water: A Review. Environmental Reviews Journal. 13:1-16. (Available online)

Elrashidi, M.D. Mays, A. Fares, C. Seybold, and S.D. Peaslee, 2005. Loss of Nitrate-Nitrogen by Runoff and Leaching for an Agricultural Watershed in Southeast Nebraska . Journal of Environmental Quality. Soil Science Vol 170 Issue 12.

Fares, A. , P., Buss, M. Dalton, A. I. El-Kadi, and L.R., Parsons, 2004. Dual field calibration of capacitance and neutron sensors in a shrinking-swelling clay soil. Vadose Zone Journal. 3: 1390-1399. (Available online)

Alva, A.K., S. Paramasivam, A. Fares , A.J. Delgado, D. Mattos, Jr. and K. Sajwan.  2005. Nitrogen and irrigation management practices to improve nitrogen uptake efficiency and minimize leaching losses.  Journal of Crop Improvement. 15(2) (Invited).

Delgado, A.J, A.K., Alva, A. Fares , S. Paramasivam, D. Mattos, Jr. and K. Sajwan, 2005. Numerical modeling to study the fate of nitrogen in cropping systems and best management case studies.  Journal of Crop Improvement.  15(2) (Invited).

Fares, A. , J. Simunek, M. Th. van Genuchten L.R. Parsons, T.A. Wheaton and K. Morgan, 2001. Effect of emitter patterns on solute transport. Soil Crop Sci. Soc. Florida Proc. 61:46-56. (Available online)

Fares, A. , A.K. Alva, 2000. Soil water Balance components based on real-time multisensor capacitance probes in a sandy. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 64:311-318.

Fares, A. , A.K. Alva, 2000. Evaluation of Capacitance probe for monitoring soil moisture content in a sandy Entisol profile with citrus trees. Irrigation Science 20:1-8

Fares, A. , A.K. Alva., P. Nkedi-Kizza and M. A. Elrashidi, 2000. Determination of soil water physical properties under field conditions using capacitance probes and Guelph permeameter. Soil Sci. 165: 768-777. (Available online)

Fares, A. , A.K. Alva, 1999. Field determination of citrus evapotranspiration using the mass balance method based on a continuous monitoring of the soil moisture content. Soil Sci. 164:302-310. (Available online)

Alva, A.K., A. Fares, and H. Dou, 2003. Managing citrus trees to optimize dry mass and nutrient partitioning. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 26(8):1541-1559. (Available online)

Paramasivam, S., A.K. Alva, A. Fares and K.S. Sajwan, 2002. Fate of nitrate and bromide in an unsaturated zone of a sandy soil under citrus production. J. of Eniron. Qual. 31:671-681. (Available online)

Paramasivam, S., A.K. Alva, A. Fares and K.S. Sajwan, 2001. Estimation of Nitrate Leaching in an Entisol under Optimum Citrus Production. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 65: 914-921. Impact Factor 1.231. (Available online)

Duncan , L. W., Genta, J. G., Zellers, J., A. Fares, and P.A., Stansly.  Efficacy of Steinername riobrave Against Larvae of Diaprepes abbreviatus in Florida Soils of Different Texture.  Journal of Nematology.

Paramasivam, S., A.K. Alva, and A. Fares, 2000. Transformation and transport of nitrogen forms in a sandy Entisol following a heavy loading of Ammonium Nitrate solution: Field Measurements and Model Simulations. Journal of Soil Contamination. 9:65-86. (Available online)

Paramasivam, S., A.K. Alva, and A. Fares, 2000. An evaluation of soil water status using tensiometers in a sandy soil profile under citrus production. Soil Sci. 165:343-353. (Available online)

Shapiro, D.I., C.W. McCoy, A. Fares, T. Obreza and H. Dou, 2000. Effects of Soil Type on Virulence and Persistence of Entomopathogenic Nematodes in Relation to Control of Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 29:1083-87. (Available online)

Alva, A.K., O. Prakash, A. Fares and A. G. Hornsby, 1999. Distribution of rainfall and soil moisture content in soil profile under citrus tree canopy and at dripline. Irrigation Science. Vol 18:109-115. (Available online)

Fares, A., A.K. Alva, 1998. Evaluation of Capacitance probe for monitoring soil moisture content in a sandy Entisol profile with citrus trees. (Available online)

Proceeding Articles

Verger, R.P., D.C.M. Augustijn, M.J. Booij, and A. Fares, 2008. Modeling of a vanishing Hawaiian Stream with DHSVM. Proceedings of NCR-Days. 2008. November 20-21 2008.

Fares, A., M. Safeeq, and D.M. Jenkins, 2006. Temperature Dependant Scaled Voltage to Improve the Performance of Single Capacitance Sensors. ASABE annual meeting Portland Oregon July 9-12, paper number 062121.

Fares A. , J. Šimunek, L.R. Parsons, Th. M. van Genuchten, and K.T. Morgan, 2005. Effects of Canopy Shading and Irrigation on Soil Water Content and Temperature. Proceedings of the Advanced Modeling of Water Flow and Contaminant Transport in the Vadose Zone and Groundwater Workshop. Utrecht , The Netherlands , 17-19 October 2005.

Ananthanarayanan K., D. M. Jenkins and A. Fares, 2005. A new psychrometric sensor for soil moisture. Proceedings of The Society for Engineering in agricultural, food, and biological systems. Paper Number 052181. Tampa , Florida July 17-20 2005 .

Hamdhani, Fares, A ., Polyakov, V., and Valenzuela, H, 2004. Real-time soil water monitoring for optimum water management. American Water Resources Association 2005. Specialty Spring Conference. Honolulu , HI June 2005. (Available online)

Fares A. , H. Valenzuela, M. Ryder, V. Polyakov and C. Nazario, 2004. Irrigation Scheduling for optimum Plant Water and Nutrient uptake. The Irrigation Association 2002 Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings. Tampa , FL November 14-16 2004 .

Fares A. , M. Zekri and L.R. Parsons, 2004. The Helper, A User-Friendly Irrigation Scheduling Tool in Florida and Hawaii . The Irrigation Association 2002 Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings. Tampa , FL November 14-16 2004 .

Fares A. , L.R. Parsons, T. A. Obreza, and K. T. Morgan, 2004. Spatial and temporal Plant Water Use and Rain Inputs as Affected by Citrus Canopy and micro-sprinkler Irrigation System. The Irrigation Association 2004 Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings. Tampa , FL November 14-16 2004 .

Schumann W. A., A. Fares , A.K. Alva and S. Paramasivam, 2003. Response of ‘Hamlin’ orange to fertilizer source, rate and irrigated area. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. Paper No. 21.

Olden, S., Buss, P., A. Fares , and Dalton , M, 2002. Adopting best management practices for winery wastewater re-use onto a woodlot. Irrigation Association Annual Meeting. LA. (Available online)

Alva, A.K., H.P. Collins, S. Paramasivam, K.S. Sajwan, and A. Fares. Evaluation and mitigation of pollutant transport in agricultural sandy soils. Proceedings of World Cong. Soil Sci. 2002.

Fares, A., P. Buss, and M. Dalton, 2002. Challenges of field calibration of a capacitance and a neutron probe in a clay soil. Transactions of the First International Symposium on Soil Water Measurement Using Capacitance and Impedance. Vol1, 2.6 12Pp.

Fares, A., A.K. Alva, 2002. Critical overview of the performance of a multisensor capacitance system. Transactions of the First International Symposium on Soil Water Measurement Using Capacitance and Impedance. Vol1, 2.8 12Pp.

Fares, A., L.R. Parsons, J., Simunek, T.A Wheaton and K.T. Morgan. Simulated Drip Irrigation With Different Soil Types . Proceedings of the Florida Horticultural Science Society Annual Meeting. Hutchinson Island , FL June 17-19, 2001.

Fares, A., A.K. Alva, T.O. Obreza and M. Zekri, 2000. Using modern irrigation scheduling techniques to keep soil-applied chemicals in the root zone. Proceedings of the Nineth Congress of Inter. Soc. of Cit. Orlando, FL. December 3-6 2000. (Invited)

Fares, A. and Y. Alila, 2000. Discover the geographical information system, GIS. Tunisian Scientific Magazine. (Invited).

Buss, P., A. Fares and M. Dalton, 2000. Diviner 2000® A New Portable Hand-Held Depth Recognizing Soil Moisture Capacitance Probe. 2000. In Proc. International Symposium on Nuclear Techniques in Integrated Plant Nutrient, Water and Soil Management. Vienna , Austria , 16-20 October 2000. International Atomic Energy, Vienna , Austria .

Alva, A.K. and A. Fares, 1999. A New Technique for Continuous Monitoring of Soil Moisture Content to Improve Citrus Irrigation. Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc. 1998.

Alva, A.K. and A. Fares, 1999. Precision Scheduling of Irrigation in Sandy Soils Using Capacitance Probes. Dahlia Greidinger International Symposium on Nutrient Management under Salinity and Water Stress. Conference Proceedings. Technion IIT, Haifa Israel, 5-6 March 1999 (Invited).

Fares, A. 1998. EnviroSCAN capacitance probe, new technology for optimal water usage. Tunisian Scientific Magazine. 12:68-71.

Fares, A., Y. Alila and M.S. Odemari. 1998. Role of Numerical models in protecting our water resources. Tunisian Scientific Magazine. 12:149-152

Bloom S.A., A. Fares, R.S. Mansell, 1996. Modeling water flow and chemical transport under climatic variations and aid in selecting appropriate management strategies. Computing in Environmental Resource Management Conference Proceedings.

Fares, A., R.S. Mansell, 1996. Hydrological aspects of cypress wetlands in coastal-region pine forests and impacts of management practices. Soil and Crop Sci. Soc. of Florida. 55:52-58.

Fares, A. and M. Zekri, 1994. Wastewater and its potential use for agricultural irrigation: A Review. Tunisian Scientific Magazine 8: 4-7.

Keynote Speaker

Fares, A. 2008. Efficient Water Management Based On Real-Time Soil Water Monitoring. Water Session of the Fifth Conference on Scientific Research Outlook & Technology Development in the Arab World (SRO5): Path to Innovation: Transforming Research into Value. Fez, Morocco, October 26-30 2008.

Invited Presentations

Fares, A. GIS-IManSys, A User-Friendly Computer Based Water Management Software Package. Proceedings of the 5 th IEEE-GCC Conference, Kuwait City, Kuwait March 17-19, 2009.

Fares, A. 2008. Overview of the Surface Hydrology of Hawai’i Watersheds. In Fisher et al. (editors) Ecology, Restoration, and Management of Hawaiian Stream and Riparian Systems Workshop; Windward Community College, Honolulu, Hawai’i, 20-22 May 2008.

Fares, A. 2008. Efficiency of riparian buffers to impact sediment and pollutants transport in Hawaiian watersheds. In Fisher et al. (editors) Ecology, Restoration, and Management of Hawaiian Stream and Riparian Systems Workshop; Windward Community College, Honolulu, Hawai’i, 20-22 May 2008.

Fares, A. 2008. Potential and Performance of Riparian Buffers as BMPs in Hawaiian Watersheds. Hawaii Water Quality Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI, March 24-25 2008.

Fares, A. 2007. Soil water sensor performance and software development. W-1128 Annual Meeting; Reducing Barriers to Adoption of Microirrigation. Honolulu, HI, October 09-11 2007.

Fares, A. 2007. Watershed Restoration for Flood Management. International Conference on sustainability Science for Watershed Landscapes. East-West Center, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, HI. November 13-14 2007.

Fares, A. 2007. Soil Water Monitoring. National College of Engineers. Tunis, Tunisia. December 05 2007.

Fares, A. 2007. Surface water and sediment transport watershed hydrology. National College of Engineers. Tunis, Tunisia. December 12 2007.

Fares, A. 2007. Soil water sensor performance and software development. W-1128 Annual Meeting; Reducing Barriers to Adoption of Microirrigation. Honolulu, HI, October 09-11 2007.

Fares, A. 2007. Watershed Restoration for Flood Management. International Conference on sustainability Science for Watershed Landscapes. East-West Center, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, HI. November 13-14 2007.

Fares, A. 2007. Controlling Water contaminants at the Source, Kaiaka-Waialua Watershed. Hawaii Water Quality Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI, March 25-26 2008.

Fares, A. 2006. Cover Crops in Agricultural Lands. Western Chapter International Erosion control Association, Ahupua’a Conference, Honolulu, HI, December 21-15 2006.

Fares, A. 2006. Hanalei Ahupua’a: Ridge to Reef a Modeling Approach. Western Chapter International Erosion control Association, Ahupua’a Conference, Honolulu, HI, December 21-15 2006.

Fares, A. 2006. Soil water sensor performance and software development. W-1128 Annual Meeting; Reducing Barriers to Adoption of Microirrigation. San Antonio, TX, November 01-03 2006.

Fares, A. and D. T. Kimura. 2006. Cutting Your Water and Energy Costs. Hawaiian Agriculture Conference, October 26 2006.

Fares, A. 2006. Water Quality Under Deficit Conditions. The first Conference of the Arab Expatriate Scientists was held on April 24-26, 2006 in Doha, Qatar.

Fares, A. 2005. Hydrological Aspects of Hawaiian Watersheds. UH Water Resource Research Center, September 01 2005.

Fares, A., A.K. Alva, T.O. Obreza and M. Zekri, 2000. Using modern irrigation scheduling techniques to keep soil-applied chemicals in the root zone. The Nineth Congress of Inter. Soc. of Cit. Orlando, FL. December 3-6 2000.

Fares, A. and P. Buss, 2000. EnviroSCAN, A Corner Stone to an Integrated Approach to Evaluate Performance of Existing Effluent Disposal Sites and to Optimize Their Potential. First Winery Environmental Conference, Adelaide , South Australia October 31- November 1 2000.

Alva, A.K and A. Fares, 1999. Soil water measurement as basis to optimize irrigation scheduling: A review. Symposium on Water Stress: Soil Moisture monitoring techniques Dahlia Greidinger International Symposium on Nutrient Management under Salinity and Water Stress.

Alva, A.K and A. Fares, 1998. Soil water measurement as basis to optimize irrigation scheduling: A review. Symposium on Soil Water Measurement at Annual International Conference of the American Society of Horticultural. Abstract of the Annual International Conference of the American Society of Horticultural Science. Charlotte , NC . July.

Fares, A., and A.K Alva,1998. EnviroSCAN Capacitance probe: a new technique for citrus, irrigation scheduling, evapotranspiration and water leaching calculation. Certified Crop Advisors’ Continuing Education Seminar. Sebring , FL March, 1998.

Fares, A., and T. Obreza, 1999. Citrus Water Management: The first Step for an Optimal Production and Safer Environment. Certified Crop Advisors’ Continuing Education Seminar. Sebring , FL , November 1999.

Abstracts

Fares, A. , F. Abbas, S. Fares, A. Amjad, C. Evensen, A. Elkadi, and C. Chan-Halbrendt, 2011. Designing Site Specific Precision Vegetative Buffer Strips. Proceedings of the 2011 Land Grant and Sea Grant National Water Conference, Washington DC. Jan. 31 – Feb. 2011.

Fares, A., M. Safeeq, S. Fares, 2011. Patterns in Soil-Vegetation-Atmosphere Systems: Monitoring, Modeling, and Data Assimilation III Posters. AGU-Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA December 5-8. 2011.

Fares, A., 2010. Major Water Cycle Components of a Tropical Watershed. Soil Sci. Soc. of Amer. Annual Meeting, Long-Beach, CA October 31-November 4. 2010.

Safeeq M., and A. Fares, 2010. Groundwater Pumping Effects on Streamflow in a Flashy Mountainous Hawaiian Watershed. Soil Sci. Soc. of Amer. Annual Meeting, Long-Beach, CA October 31-November 4. 2010.

Abbas F. and A. Fares, 2010. Management Practices Impact on Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling in an Agricultural Ecosystem. Soil Sci. Soc. of Amer. Annual Meeting, Long-Beach, CA October 31-November 4. 2010.

Mair, A., and A. Fares, 2010. Effects of Rainfall Variability and Groundwater Pumping on Streamflow in Upper Makaha Valley. Proceeding of the 2010 Hawai‘i Conservation Conference “Pacific Ecosystem Management and Restoration: Applying Traditional and Western Knowledge Systems”,  Honolulu, HI August 4-6, 2010.

Safeeq, M. and A. Fares, 2010. Groundwater Pumping and Streamflow in a Flashy Mountainous Watershed: A Modeling Approach. Proceeding of the 2010 Hawai‘i Conservation Conference “Pacific Ecosystem Management and Restoration: Applying Traditional and Western Knowledge Systems”,  Honolulu, HI August 4-6, 2010.

Fares, S., A. Fares, and M. Rosener, 2010. Frequencies and Magnitudes of Some Extreme Hydrological Events. Proceeding of the 2010 Hawai‘i Conservation Conference “Pacific Ecosystem Management and Restoration: Applying Traditional and Western Knowledge Systems”,  Honolulu, HI August 4-6, 2010.

Fares, A. 2010. Performance of Seed and Vegetative Propagation of Two Hawaiian Riparian Species (Piligrass and Ahuawa). Proceeding of the 2010 Hawai‘i Conservation Conference “Pacific Ecosystem Management and Restoration: Applying Traditional and Western Knowledge Systems”,  Honolulu, HI August 4-6, 2010.

Fares A. , M. Jaballah, and M. Djebbi, 2009. Impact of Morphological Changes of the Medjerda River, Tunisia, on Flood Risks and Frequencies. AGU-Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA December 14-18. 2009.

Safeeq M., and A. Fares, 2009. AGU-Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA December 14-18. 2009.

Abbas F. and A. Fares, 2009. Estimation of Carbon Dioxide Emission from Soil Physical and Hydrological Properties. AGU joint assembly in Toronto, ON. May 24–27, 2009.

F Abbas, A. Fares, 2009. Measurement and simulation of carbon sequestration in an organically managed soil. 17TH Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, HI. July 28 – 30, 2009.

Fares A. 2009. Symposium introduction – Carbon Sequestration and Carbon Trading: General Aspects and Current State of Knowledge. 17TH Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, HI. July 28 – 30, 2009.

Fares A. 2009. Performance of Vegetative Filters to Control Loadings of Sediment and Nutrients in to Surface Water Bodies in a Hawaiian Watershed. 17TH Hawaii Conservation Conference, Honolulu, HI. July 28 – 30, 2009.

Mair, A. and A. Fares, 2008. Long-Term Rainfall Trends and Shifts in Makaha Valley, O‘ahu. Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii Conservation Conference [CD-ROM]. HCA, July 29-31, 2008, Honolulu, HI.

Mitschele, R., T. Radovich, A., Fares, and M. Robotham, 2008. Application and Evaluation of a Rapid Nitrate-N test for Soil Solution under Perennial Peanut (Arachis pintoi) Living Mulch. Proceedings of the American Society for the Horticultural Science [CD-ROM]. July 21-24, 2008, Orlando, FL.

Fares, A. and F. Abbas, 2007. Use of Riparian Buffers to Reduce Sediment and Nitrogen Transport in Hawaiian Watersheds. Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii Conservation Conference [CD-ROM]. HCA, July 25-27, 2007, Honolulu, HI.

Samira, F., A. Fares, A. Amjad and F. Abbas, 2007. Soil Water Movement and Nutrient Dynamics Under Different Land Cover Filters. Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii Conservation Conference [CD-ROM]. HCA, July 25-27, 2007, Honolulu, HI.

Safeeq M. , A. Fares, F. Abbas, and Nghia D Tran, 2007. Modeling runoff and sediment load from an urbanized tropical watershed using AnnAGNPS and N-SPECT model. Hawaii Conservation Conference, July 25-27, Honolulu HI

Safeeq M. , A. Fares, F. Abbas, and Nghia D Tran, 2007. Spatio -temporal variability of water quality and quantity in an urbanized watershed. 19 th Annual College of Tropical Agricultural and Human Resources, Student Research Symposium. Abstract, #45 . April 6-7

Fares, A., C. L. Cheng, and A. Dogan, 2006. Calibration and Validation of Nonpoint Source Pollution and Erosion Comparison Tool,N- SPECT, for Tropical Conditions. 87(52), Eos Trans. AGU , Fall Meet. Suppl. Abstract H21C-1395.

Fares, A., A. Dogan and A. Kimoto, 2006. Use of Buffers to Reduce Nitrogen Transport to Water Bodies. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Indianapolis , IN November 12-16 2006 .

Mair A., A. Fares, and A.I. Elkadi, 2006. TI: Spatial and Temporal Variation of Rainfall in a Small Hawaiian Watershed. 87(52), Eos Trans. AGU , Fall Meet. Suppl. Abstract H43E-0548.

Chillingworth, M., J. Taylor, AFares and T. Radovich, 2006. Peat and peat alternatives influence media physical properties and solute transport of golf green rooting media. Proceedings of CTHAR’s 18 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 7-8 2006 . Honolulu , HI .

Kono, N. AFares , K. Ewel, and T. Miura. 2006, Study on the characteristics of Terminalia agroforestry, FSM . Proceedings of CTHAR’s 18 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 7-8 2006 . Honolulu , HI .

Mitschele, B., AFares , A. Ahmad and T. Radovich. Soil water content and nitrogen composition under different corn-legume combinations in Manoa Valley . Proceedings of CTHAR’s 18 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 7-8 2006 . Honolulu , HI .

Ahmad, A., T. Radovich, J., DeFrank, and A. Fares . The influence of legume species on corn growth and leaf chlorophyll levels in a mixed-crop system. Proceedings of CTHAR’s 18 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 7-8 2006 . Honolulu , HI .

Tran., N., D., A. Fares , A. Kimoto and A. Dogan. Analysis of water quality in upper parts of Manoa Stream. Proceedings of CTHAR’s 18 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 7-8 2006 . Honolulu , HI .

Domingos Maria *, AFares , A. Mair, and Hamdhani. Laboratory Calibration of Two Soil Water Content Measuring Capacitance Sensors in Two Tropical Soils. Proceedings of CTHAR’s 18 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 7-8 2006 . Honolulu , HI .

Kandeepan, V., A. Fares and Hamdhani. Effect of Measuring Method and Spatial Variability on Surface Water Infiltration. Proceedings of CTHAR’s 18 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 7-8 2006 . Honolulu , HI .

Safeeq, M. and A. Fares, 2006. Temperature and Salinity Dependant Scaled Voltage to Improve the Performance of ECH2O Probe Sensors. Proceedings of CTHAR’s 18 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 7-8 2006 . Honolulu , HI .

Fares A., H. Hamdhani and V. Polyakov, 2005. Validity of Temperature Depend Scaled Frequency to Adjust Medium Temperature Effects on the Readings of Capacitance Soil Moisture Sensors. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City , UT November 6-10 2005 .

Fares A., and V. Polyakov, 2005. Evaluation of a Nonpoint Source Pollution and Erosion Comparison Tool, N-SPECT. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City , UT November 6-10 2005 .

Polyakov, V and A. Fares, 2005. Measured and Simulated Runoff and Sediment Yield from a Tropical Watershed. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City , UT November 6-10 2005 .

Elrashidi, M.A., D. Mays, A. Fares, C. Seybold, J. Harder, and S. Peaslee, 2005. Loss of Nitrate-N by Runoff and Leaching for Agricultural Watersheds. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City , UT November 6-10 2005 .

Fares A., A. Mair and A.I. El-Kadi, 2005. Evaluation of the effect of alien plant species, groundwater extraction and long-term weather patterns on the Makaha stream flow. AWRA Special Summer Conference, June 27-29 2005 , Honolulu , HI .

Polyakov, V. and A. Fares, 2005. Measured and simulated runoff and sediment yield from a tropical watershed. AWRA Special Summer Conference, June 27-29 2005 , Honolulu , HI .

Mair, A. Fares, and A.I. El-Kadi Groundwater levels response to pumping, land cover changes and historical weather patterns in the Makaha valley. AWRA Special Summer Conference, June 27-29 2005 , Honolulu , HI .

Hamdhani N and A . Fares 2005. Small Scale field evaluation and numerical modeling of different water cycle components. AWRA Special Summer Conference, June 27-29 2005 , Honolulu , HI .

Hamdhani and A. Fares, 2005. Response of two capacitance sensors to soil temperature fluctuation under laboratory conditions. CTHAR 17th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 1-2 2005 . Honolulu , HI .

Mair, A., and A. Fares, 2005. Evaluation of the effect of alien plant species, groundwater extraction and long-term rainfall patterns on water flow in the Makaha stream, Makaha , Hawai’i . 17th Annual CTAHR Student Research Symposium. April 1-2. Honolulu, HI.

Fares, A. and L. R. Parsons, 2004. Effective Rainfall: A Water Balance Approach. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Seattle , WA . October 31- November 4 2004 .

Fares, A., M. H. Ryder, K. Phanvilay and V. Polyakov, 2004. Field Calibration of Hydrosense, a Time domain Reflectometry Soil Moisture Sensor. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Seattle , WA . October 31- November 4 2004 .

Polyakov, V., A. Fares , and M. H. Ryder, 2004. Field Calibration of Sentek EasyAg Soil Capacitance Probe for a Tropical Soil. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Seattle , WA . October 31- November 4 2004 .

Ryder, M.H. and A. Fares, 2004. Evaluating Cover Crops (Oats, Sudex and Sunn hemp) for the Control of Soil Erosion and Associated Sediment Loading, Waialua, Oahu . Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Seattle , WA . October 31- November 4 2004 .

Fares , A. and M. H. Ryder, 2004. Impact of Land Use Cover on Subsurface Movement of Nitrogen and Phosphorus. Eos. Trans. AGU, 85(28), West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract H31B-04.

Meason, D.F., A. Fares and T. Idol, 2004. A Column study assessing Phosphorus behavior as affected by soil type, fertilization and P Pulse Concentration. Eos. Trans. AGU, 85(28), West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract, H24A-04.

Ryder, M.H. and A. Fares, 2004. Effect of Cover Crops on Soil Erosion and Sediment Loading in a Hawaiian Watershed. Eos. Trans. AGU, 85(28), West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract, H32A-04.

Hamdhani, NFN and A. Fares , M.H. Ryder, 2004. Effect of Soil Cover of Surface infiltration and Subsurface hydraulic Conductivity as Measured by Two Field Methods. Eos. Trans. AGU, 85(28), West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract, H33A-67.

Kono, T. Suzuki, and A. Fares, 2004. Spatial Dynamic of Soil Physical Properties of a Sloping Intersect in a Small Tropical Watershed. West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract, H33A-66.

Rentner, J., Fares , A. and M. H. Ryder, 2004. Above and Below Ground Performance of Three Land Cover Crops Used to Reduce Soil Erosion and Surface Runoff . Eos. Trans. AGU, 85(28), West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract, H33A-68.

Polyakov, V. and A. Fares, 2004. A Modeling Approach to Optimize Non-point Source Pollution Control Practices. Eos. Trans. AGU, 85(28), West. Pac. Geophys. Meet. Suppl., Abstract, H33A-69.

Ryder M.H. and A. Fares, 2004. Evaluating Cover Crops for Erosion Control, Waialua, Oahu . CTHAR 16 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 2-3 2004. Honolulu , HI .

Kono, T. Suzuki, and A. Fares, 2004. Estimating spatial patterns of soil physical properties on a sloping intersect. CTHAR 16 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 2-3 2004. Honolulu , HI .

Phanvilay, K., A. Fares and M. H. Ryder, 2004. Field calibration of Hydrosense, a time domain reflectometry soil moisture sensor. CTHAR 16 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 2-3 2004. Honolulu , HI .

Hamdhani N, A . Fares and M. H. Ryder, 2004. Comparison of two field methods to measure soil hydraulic conductivity. CTHAR 16 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 2-3 2004. Honolulu , HI .

Rentner, J., A. Fares and M. H. Ryder. Growth performance and water use for three cover crops on Oahu’s North Shore . CTHAR 16 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 2-3 2004. Honolulu , HI .

Nazario, C, A. Fares , H. Valenzuela, and M. H., Ryder, 2004. Monitoring soil moisture content to determine effect of variety on tomato plant water use and for improving irrigation efficiency. CTHAR 16 th Annual Student Research Symposium. April 2-3 2004. Honolulu , HI.

Fares, A. and L.R. Parsons, 2003. Effect of salinity and temperature on soil water content determined by a capacitance sensor. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. October 2003.

Delise, J., P. Sivapatham, K. S.  Sajwan, C. L.  Young, A. K.  Alva and A. Fares, 2003. Phosphorus Leaching from Sewage Sludge Amended Soils of Florida and Georgia. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. October 2003.

Ryder, M. and A. Fares, 2002. Benefits of Riparian Buffers to a Perennial Stream in Hawaii. 15 th CTAHR Annual Student Research Symposium, Honolulu , HI April 11 2003.

Ramelb J.T and A. Fares, 2002. Evaluation of Potential Crop Water Management Methods for Hawaiian Crops. 15 th CTAHR Annual Student Research Symposium, Honolulu , HI April 11 2003.

Erwin, S. and A. Fares, 2002. Kokua: a User-Friendly Irrigation Management Computer Program.15 th CTAHR Annual Student Research Symposium, Honolulu , HI April 11 2003.

Fares, A., L. R. Parsons, and A. W. Schumann. Effect of the Salinity and Temperature of the Media on the Performance of a Low Cost Capacitance Sensor. First International Symposium on Soil Water Measurement using Capacitance, Impedance and Time Domain Transmission (TDT), Beltsville, Maryland, November 5-7, 2002.

Fares, A., L.R. Parsons, J. Simunek, T.A. Obreza, M. TH. Van Genuchten, T.A. Wheaton and K. T. Morgan. Effective Rainfall in Citrus Groves under Central Florida Conditions: Field and Modeling Approach. Soil. Amer. Soc. of Agr. Southern Branch Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, February 2-6, 2002.

Fares, A., A.W., Schumann, T.A. Wheaton and L.R. Parsons. Stability and Chemical Activity of Phosphatic Clay Byproduct and its Remedial Potential in a Flatwood. Soil. Amer. Soc. of Agr. Southern Branch Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, February 2-6, 2002.

Fares, A., J. Simunek, L.R. Parsons, Th. M. van Genuchten, T.A. Wheaton and K. Morgan. Evaluation of the Performance of HYDRUS-2D in Simulating Effects of Shading and Irrigation on Soil Water Content and Temperature. Amer. Geo. Phy. Uni. Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA, December 10-14, 2001.

Buss, P., A. Fares, S. Olden and M. Dalton, 2001. Precision, accuracy and calibration of a new slim-line multisensor soil water capacitance probe. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC. October 2001.

Paramasivam, S., A.K. Alva, A. Fares and K.S. Sajwan, 2001. Transformation and Transport of Surface Applied Nitrogen . Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC. October 2001.

Fares, A., J. Simunek, L.R. Parsons, T.A. Wheaton and K. Morgan. Effect of emitter patterns on soil water distribution through the rootzone. Florida Horticultural Science Society Annual Meeting. Hutchinson Island, FL June 17-19, 2001.

Fares, A., J. Simunek, L.R. Parsons, T.A. Wheaton and K. Morgan. Effect of emitter patterns on solute transport. Florida Crop and Soil Science Society Annual Meeting. Hutchinson Island, FL June 17-19, 2001.

Fares, A. and P. Buss, 2000. Field determination of Evapo-transpiration and drainage/recharge based on EnviroSCAN real-time soil monitoring. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota. November 2000.

Buss, P.; A. Fares and M. Dalton, 2000. Diviner 2000® A New Portable Hand-Held Depth Recognizing Soil Moisture Capacitance Probe. Abstract of the Soil Science Socie ty of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota. November 2000.

Zekri, M. A. Fares, A.K. Alva, L.R. Parsons and P. Nkedi-Kizza. Effect of Shading, Irrigation and Plastic Cover on Soil Temperature Distribution. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota. November 2000.

Paramasivam, S., A.K. Alva, A. Fares, 2000. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota. November 2000.

Fares, A. and A.K. Alva 1999. Evaluation of capacitance probes in monitoring soil water content under sandy soils. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. October 1999.

Alva, A.K., Fares, A. and H. Dou, 1999. Partitioning of dry matter and nutrients in citrus trees. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. October 1999.

Paramasivam, S., A.K. Alva, O. Prakash, A. Fares, 1999. Effect of Continuous Application on Spatial and Variation on M-3 Extractable and Soil pH of a Sandy Entisol under Mature Citrus Crop. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. October 1999.

Fares A., A.K. Alva, and M. Zekri, 1999. Estimation of soil heat flux based on continuous monitoring of soil temperature. Florida Soil and Crop Science Society Annual meeting, Sarasota, FL, September 1999.

Fares A., A.K. Alva, K. Morgan and L.R. Parsons, 1999. Effect of shading, irrigation and plastic cover on soil temperature distribution. Florida Soil and Crop Science Society Annual meeting, Sarasota, FL, September 1999.

Fares, A, A.K. Alva, T.A Wheaton and P. Nkedi-Kizza, 1999. Field spatial distribution of soil hydraulic properties in a Candler fine sand. Florida Soil and Crop Science Society Annual meeting, Sarasota, FL, September 1999.

Fares, A., A.K. Alva and S. Paramasivam 1998. Citrus best management practices: I Model Validation (LEACHM) of water flow and nitrogen transport. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. October 1998.

Alva, A.K and A. Fares, 1998. A new technique for continuous monitoring of soil moisture content to improve citrus irrigation. Florida State Horticultural Society. The Annual Florida State Horticultural Society Meeting, St. Petersburg, FL. November 1-3, 1998.

Alva, A.K., A. Fares and S. Paramasivam 1998. Citrus best management practices: II Simulated and Measured Plant N uptake and yield response. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. October 1998.

Paramasivam, S., A.K., Alva, and A. Fares, 1998. Citrus best management practices: III Simulated and Measured water quality and nutrient distribution. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. October 1998.

Fares, A., A.K. Alva and S. Paramasivam 1998. Field measurements and simulation of nitrogen fate under citrus. Abstract of the Annual International Conference of the American Society of Horticultural Science. Charlotte, NC. July.

Fares, A., A.K. Alva, 1997. Use of capacitance probe to develop field estimation of soil water budget. Abstract of Application of GIS, Remote Sensing, Geostatistics, and Solute Transport Modeling to Assessment of Non-point Source Pollutants in the Vadose Zone. Joint AGU Chapman conference, SSSA Outreach Conference, Riverside, CA. October.

Fares, A., A.K. Alva, 1997. Continuous monitoring of in-situ moisture water content using capacitance probes. Abstract of Application of GIS, Remote Sensing, Geostatistics, and Solute Transport Modeling to Assessment of Non-point Source Pollutants in the Vadose Zone. Joint AGU Chapman conference, SSSA Outreach Conference, Riverside, CA. October.

Fares, A., A.K. Alva, 1997. Application of capacitance probe to estimate evapotranspiration. Abstract of the Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA. October 1997.

Fares, A., R.S. Mansell, and S.A. Bloom, 1996. Multi-dimensional water flow/solute transport model that dynamically links surface-subsurface environments. Abstract Amer. Geo. Phys. Union, Spring Meeting, Baltimore MD 1996.

Fares, A., R.S. Mansell, and S.A. Bloom, 1996. Hydrological/Environmental impacts of tree harvesting within flatwood pine forests upon local wetlands. Abstract Amer. Geo. Phys. Union, Western Pacific Meeting, Brisbane Australia 1996.

Fares, A., R.S. Mansell, and S.A. Bloom, 1993. ETM, an evapotranspiration model. Abstract of Soil Science Society of America Annual meeting, Saint Louis, MO, November 1995.

Fares, A., and R.S. Mansell, 1991. Hillslope hydrology: A review. Abstract of Florida Soil and Crop Science Society Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL September 1991.

Fares, A. 1990. Pigeonpea production in North Florida as affected by tillage row spacing and weed control practices. M.S. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 64 pp.

Fares, A., K.L. Buhr, and D.G. Shilling, 1990. Planting data row spacing and herbicide effects on weeds in Pigeonpea. Abstract of the Fifty-fourth annual meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, Melbourne, FL. March 1990.

Fares, A., Mansell, R.S. and Bloom, S.A. (1993) Modeling water and solute transport for a variably saturated surface and subsurface environment. Abstracts of the American Geophysical Union, Fall meeting, San Francisco, CA. December .

Fares, A., Mansell, R.S. and Bloom, S.A. (1993). Modeling evapotranspiration for a multi-species wetland plant community. Abstract of Florida soil and Crop Science Society Annual meeting, Gainesville, FL, September 1993.

Bloom, S.A., Mansell, R.S. and Fares, A. (1993). A Two-dimensional model for water flow and solute transport in wetland system. Abstract of Florida Soil and Crop Science Society Annual meeting, Gainesville, FL, September 1993.

Appointments

August 2009 – August 2013. Professor of Watershed Hydrology and Tropical Soils, NREM Department, CTAHR, University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

August 2005 – August 2009. Associate Professor of Watershed Hydrology and Tropical Soils, NREM Department, CTAHR, University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

2002 – July 2005. Assistant Professor of Watershed Hydrology and Tropical Soil, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management. College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

2001 – 2002 & 1996 – 1999. Research Associate, University of Florida Soil and Water Science Department & Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred, FL 33850.

2001 – 2002. Graduate Adjunct Faculty, The Union Institute and University, Cincinnati , OH.

2001– 2002. Adjunct Faculty, Keiser College , Lakeland Campus, Lakeland , FL.

2002 (Spring). Adjunct Faculty, Warner Southern College, Lake Wales , FL.

2000. Research Scientist, Sentek, Pty, Ltd. Stepney, Adelaide , South Australia , Australia.

1991 – 1996, Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Soil and Water Science Department of the University of Florida , Gainesville , FL 32611.

Honors, Awards and Achievements

Nominated for the 2009 and 2008 CTAHR Outstanding Researcher Award

Nominated for the 2009 CTAHR Outstanding Teaching Award

Nominated for the 2008 University of Hawaii-Manoa Outstanding Researcher Award

Florida State Horticulture Society Best and Most Meritorious Paper in the Citrus Section of the 2004 Proceedings.

Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture, 1995

Tunisian Minister of Agriculture Scholarship, 1980-1984.

Research Grants

Funded Current

Fares, A. and H.R. Valenzuela, 2012. Impact of Potential Climate Changes on Coastal Areas Water Resources. CTAHR-Supplemental Funding (2011-2013).

Fares, A. , Valenzuela, H.R., and Abbas, F. Irrigation and Nitrogen Best Management Practices for Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection. US-EPA Regional Pollution Prevention Program (2011-2012).

Fares, A., R. L., Bowen, H. Valenzuela, and F. Abbas. Environmentally Accepted and Economically Viable Nitrogen and Water Best Management Practices for Tropical Conditions of Hawaii. USDA- T-STAR. (2009-2012). 

Fares, A., R. Ogoshi, Elkadi and C, I, Evensen, 2009.  Evaluate Hawaii’s Water Resources and Their Potential to Support Production of Biofuels as a Significant Renewable Energy Resource.  Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism. (2009).

Fares, A. , Evensen, C., Chan-Halbrendt, K., and El-Kadi, A.  2008. Design and Evaluation of Precision Vegetative Buffer Strips as Sustainable Conservation Management Practice to control Non-Point Source Pollution in Hawaiian Watersheds. USDA-NWQI(2008-2012).

Fares, A., P. Sh. Chu, and J. Michaud 2008. Evaluation of Flash Flood Prediction Models for Small Watersheds in Tropical Islands . NWS-NOAA. (2008-2011)

Fares, A. 2006. Water Management Software to Estimate Crop Irrigation Requirements for Consumptive Use Permitting In Hawaii . Commission on Water Resource Management, Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources.  (June 2006 – December 2007).

El-Kadi , J. Becker, S. Martel and A. Fares. Estimating hydraulic properties for volcanic island aquifers using wave setup.

El-Swaify S. A., C. Chan-Halbrendt, E. Jarjees, A. Fares and S. Zaghloul, 2006. Hawaii-Iraq Partnership For Revitalizing Kurdistan Agricultural Higher Education And Development (2006 – 2009).

Fares, A. 2005. NSPECT: Evaluation of Its Performance in Modeling the Effect of Land Based Management Practices on Costal Areas. NOAA- Coastal Services Center- PSC. (August 2005 – September 2006).

Fares, A, C. Ferguson and T., Miura, 2005. Hawaii Agricultural Water Use Study. Hawaii Department of Agriculture and Hawaii Commission on Water Resource Management.  (July 2005 – December 2006).

Fares, A and D Jenkins, 2005. Developing and Improving Tension Based and Capacitance Based Soil Moisture Sensors as Water Management and Irrigation Scheduling Tools. USDA-T-STAR. (2005-2008).

Fares, A. 2004. Modeling current and alternative best management practices on Hanalei watershed using AnnAGNPS. USD A -NRCS.  (September 2006).

Fares, A. Evaluation Performance of Best Management Practices on Stream bank Stabili ty and Stream Water Quality. USDA-NRCS. (2003).

Fares, A. and A. I El-Kadi. Field and Numerical Evaluation of Best Management Practices to Protect Water Resources at the Hanalei Watershed. USDA-T-STAR. (2004-2007).

Fares, A., J. Deenik and T. Miura. Determining the impacts of water pumping and alien species invasion on stream flow for a sustainable water resource management in Makaha Valley, Hawaii USDA-T-STAR (2004-2007).

Funded Terminated

Fares, A., C. I. Evensen. S.A. El-Swaify and A. I. El Kadi. Controlling Water contaminants at the Source by Integrated Technologies, Kaiaka-Waialua Watershed, North-Shores. Hawaii Dept. of Health, Water Quali ty Branch 319 Projects. (October 2006).

Fares, A., L.R. Parsons, T.A. Wheaton and K.T. Morgan. Evaluating low cost irrigation management devices to reduce water use. Southwest Florida Water management District, Fiscal years 2001-2003.

Walker , M., Atwill, R., Tate, K., Sweeney, M., Fares, A., Evensen, C.I. Regional Approaches to Water Protection from Non-point Sources of Microbial Contaminants. USDA-NWQI  (2003-2004) .

El-Swaify S. A., C. Chan-Halbrendt, E. Jarjees, A. Fares and S. Zaghloul. Hawaii-Iraq Partnership for Revitalizing Agricultural Higher Education and Development (Agri-Head). USAID. (2003 – 2005).

Pending

Fares, A. , H. Valenzuela, and John McHugh 2007. Mulching practices to manage weeds and pests, and to optimize soil water and nutrients in organically grown fresh market produce in Hawaii . Hawaii-Department of Agriculture. (Project Budget $48,000) . (2007-2008).

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