Herschel Elliott, Ph.D., P.E.

Herschel Elliott, Ph.D., P.E.

  • Professor Emeritus
253 Agricultural Engineering Building
Shortlidge Road

University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Fate And Control Of Pollutants In Soils And Water

Education

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Tennessee
  • M.S. & Ph.D. Environmental Engineering, University of Delaware

Areas of Interest

Odor Management in Pennsylvania

Research

  • Treatment and land disposal and recycling of municipal, agricultural and industrial wastes
  • Phosphorus runoff and water quality
  • Soil decontamination
  • Odor management

Publications

  • Kibuye, F., H.E. Gall, H.E., K.R. Elkin, B. Ayres, T.L. Veith, M. Miller, S. jacobs, K.R. Hayden, J.E. Watson and H.A. Elliott. 2019. fate of pharmaceuticals in a spray-irrigated system: From wastewater to ground water. Sci Total Environ. 654: 197-208.
  • Sendagi, S.M. and H.A. Elliott. 2017. Atmospheric nitrogen loss factor (f) used in determining nitrogen-based municipal wastewater effluent irrigation rates: Design and nitrogen-balance estimated f values.  Nutr. Cycl. Agroecosyst. 109:181-191.
  • Fabian-Wheeler, E.E., M.L. Hile, D. Murphy, D.E. Hill, R.J. Meinen, R.C. Brandt, H.A. Elliott, and D. Hofstetter. 2017. Operator exposure to hydrogen sulfide from dairy manure storages containing gypsum bedding.  J Agr. Safety Health. 23:9-22.
  • Williams, M.R., A.R. Buda, K. Singha, H.A. Elliott, and J.P. Schmidt. 2017. Imaging riparian seepage zones using time-lapse electrical resistivity. Groundwater 55(1):136-148.
  • Mina, O., H. Gall, L. Saporito, H.A. Elliott, P.J.A. Kleinman. 2017. Relative role of transport and source-limited controls for estrogen, TDP, and DOC export for two manure application methods. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environ. 247:308-318.
  • Andrews, D.M., T. Robb, H.A. Elliott, and J.E. Watson. 2016. Impact of long-term wastewater effluent irrigation on the physicochemical properties of humid region soils: The Living Filter case study. Agric. Water Mgmt. 178:239-247.
  • Tian, G., A.E. Cox, K. Kumar, T.C. Granato, G.A. O'Connor, and H.A. Elliott. 2016. Assessment of plant availability and environmental risk of biosolids-phosphorus in a U.S. Midwest Corn-Belt Soil. J. Environ. Mgmt. 172:171-176.
  • Williams, M.R., A.R. Buda, K. Singha, H.A. Elliott, and J.P. Schmidt. 2016. Imaging riparian seepage zones using time-lapse electrical resistivity. Groundwater 55:136-148. doi:10.1111/gwat.12461.
  • Williams, M.R., A.R. Buda, H.A. Elliott, K. Singha, J. Hamlett. 2015. Influence of riparian seepage zones on nitrate variability in two agricultural headwater streams. J Amer. Water Resources Assoc.  51(4):883-897.
  • Williams, M.R., A.R. Buda, H.A. Elliott, A.S. Collick, C. Dell, P.J.A. Kleinman. 2015. Linking nitrogen management, seep chemistry, and stream water quality in two agricultural headwater watersheds. J. Environ. Qual. 44:910-920
  • Williams, M.R., A.R. Buda, H.A. Elliott, J. Hamlett, E.W. Boyer, and J.P. Schmidt. 2014. Groundwater flow path dynamics and nitrogen transport potential in the riparian zone of an agricultural headwater catchment. J. Hydrol. 511:870-879.
  • Elliott, H.A. and M. Taylor. 2014. Phosphorus partitioning in co-dewatering biosolids and water treatment residuals. Water Sci & Tech. 70(3):422-429
  • Williams, M.R., A.R. Buda, H.A. Elliott, J. Hamlett, E.W. Boyer, and J.P. Schmidt, 2014. Groundwater flow path dynamics and nitrogen transport potential in the riparian zone of an agricultural headwater catchment. J. Hydrol. 511:870-879.
  • Asem-Hiablie, S., C.D. Church, H.A. Elliott, N.W. Shappell, H.L. Schoenfuss, P. Drechsel, C.F. Williams, A.L. Knopf, and M.Y.Dabie. 2013. Serum estrogenicity and biological responses in African catfish raised in wastewater ponds in Ghana. Science Total Environ. 463-464: 1182-1191.
  • Jaiswal, D. and H.A. Elliott. 2013. Applicability of phosphorus site indices to wastewater effluent-irrigated cropland.  J. Soil Water Conserv. 68(3):228-237.
  • Taylor, M. and H.A. Elliott. 2013. Influence of water treatment residuals on dewaterability of wastewater biosolids. Water Sci & Tech. 67(1):180-186.
  • Elliott, H.A. and D. Jaiswal. 2012. Phosphorus management for sustainable agricultural irrigation of reclaimed water. J. Environ. Engr. 138(3):367-374.
  • Brandt, R.C., H.A. Elliott, M.A.A. Adviento-Borbe, E.F. Wheeler, P.J.A. Kleinman, and D.B. Beegle. 2011. Field olfactometry assessment of dairy manure land application methods. J. Environ. Qual. 40: 431-437.
  • Jaiswal, D. and H.A. Elliott. 2011. Long-term phosphorus fertility in wastewater-irrigated cropland. J. Environ. Qual. 40:214-223.
  • Ippilito, J.A., K.A. Barbarick, and H.A. Elliott. 2011. Drinking water treatment residual: A review of recent uses. J. Environ. Qual. 40:1-12.
  • Elliott, H.A. and D. Jaiswal. 2011. Phosphorus management for sustainable agricultural irrigation of reclaimed water. J. Environ. Engr. (accepted for publication).
  • Johnson, K.N, P.J.A. Kleinman, D.B. Beegle, H.A. Elliott, and L.S. Saporito. 2011. Effect of dairy manure slurry application in a no-till system on phosphorus runoff. Nutr. Cycl. Agroecosys.
  • Brandt, R.C., M.A.A. Adviento-Borbe, H.A. Elliott, and E.F. Wheeler. 2011. Protocols for reliable field olfactometry odor evaluation. Appl. Engr. Agric. 27:457-466.