Stream Research


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Personnel

John Brian (Brian) Alford
Assistant Professor
Fishery conservation and management

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Andrea Lorene Ludwig
Associate Professor
Ecological Engineering

Xiaofei (Philip) Ye
Professor
Value-added bioprocess engineering

Groups and Facilities


(1 mention)

Cherokee Wetlands 
Wetland and engineering research, teaching and outreach opportunities for UT students, staff and faculty!


 

News

5 Things You Didn’t Know about Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, 5/6/2017

Five Things You Didn’t Know about the AgResearch & Education Center at Ames Plantation, 10/6/2015

Faculty 360 | Nour Abdoulmoumine, 9/17/2015

Video


(10 mentions)

Obed Watershed 
For every flowing river in Tennessee, there are many streams that feed it. A group of volunteers on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau work to preserve water quality in these tributaries.



(2 mentions)

Gnats (Black Flies) 
In Tennessee’s warm months, gnats are a nuisance to people and animals. UT researchers are working to reduce the population by eliminating them before they’ve hatched from rivers and streams.



(2 mentions)

UT engineers create technology to map rivers 
A UT AgResearch professor has developed an underwater video system that, in combination with surface videos, gives a complete picture of the stream.



(1 mention)

River Cleanup 
Agriculture students worked to clean up the Tennessee River and some of its tributaries of plant growth and trash.


 

Recent Publications

Associations Between Fish and Benthic Macroinvertebrate Biotic Integrity and Non-Point Source Pollution Estimates in the Nolichucky River Watershed.  Alford, J. B., and H. S. Gotwald.  2018.  Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science. [Abstract]

Community Supported Ecosystem (CSE): A Market-Based Model to Conserve Private Lands.  Fly, J. M., and M. Wavrek.  2018.  Poster Presented at the International Symposium on Society and Resource Management. [Abstract]

Development of a Distributed Hydrologic Model for a Region with Fragipan Soils to Study Impacts of Climate on Soil Moisture: A Case Study on the Obion River Watershed in West Tennessee Ghaneeizad, S., A. Papanicolaou, B. Abban, C. Wilson, C. Giannopoulos, D. M. Lambert, F. R. Walker, and S. A. Hawkins.  2018.  Geosciences, Geosciences 2018, 8, 364. [Abstract]

Bioactive natural products in plant disease control Gwinn, K. D.  2018.  Studies in Natural Product Chemistry, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Vol. 56:229-246. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-64058-1.00007-8. Copyright: © Elsevier 2018 Published: 1st February 2018 Elsevier Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman. [Abstract]

Biobased Surfactants: A Useful Biorefinery Product That Can Be Prepared Using Green Manufacturing Hayes, D. G.  2018.  American Oil Chemists’ Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, 6-9 May 2018. [Abstract]

Estimating streambank erosion with a GPS-based video mapping system and the BANCS model Hensley, K., and P. D. Ayers.  2018.  Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 54(6):1185-1196.

Low head dam sediment characterization in southeast Tennessee second order stream.  Ludwig, A. L., P. D. Ayers, E. Essington, M. E. Essington, S. A. Hawkins, and F. R. Walker.  2018.  Abstracts of the 18th Annual American Ecological Society Meetings.

Molecular systematics of Thaumaleidae (Insecta: Diptera): The first phylogeny depicting intergeneric relationships and other taxonomic discoveries.  Pivar, R. J.  2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

A first phylogeny of world Thaumaleidae (Diptera).  Pivar, R. J., J. K. Moulton, and B. J. Sinclair.  2018.  Proceedings of the 9th International Congress of Dipterology, November 25–30, Windhoek, Namibia. [Abstract]

Improving water resources management with pasture management in Tennessee Walker, F. R., and L. B. Reynolds.  2018.  Proceedings of 2018 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. [Abstract]

Short-term detection of imidacloprid in streams following applications in forests.  Wiggins, G. J., E. Benton, J. F. Grant, M. Kerr, and P. L. Lambdin.  2018.  Journal of Environmental Quality, 47: 571-578.

Seed Inorganic Phosphorus Stability and Agronomic Performance of Two Low Phytate Soybean Lines Evaluated Across Six Southern U.S. Environments.  Boehm, J.D., F. R. Walker, H. Bhandari, D. A. Kopsell, and V. R. Pantalone.  2017.  Crop Science, 57:1-9. [Abstract]