Drainage Research

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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.


Recent Publications

Effective and efficient agricultural drainage pipe mapping with UAS thermal infrared imagery: A case study Allred, B., N. S. Eash, R. S. Freeland, L. Martinez, and D. Wishart.  2018.  Agricultural Water Management, Volume 197, 15 January 2018, Pages 132-137. [Abstract]

Mapping Agricultural Subsurface Drainage by Proximal and Remote Sensing Technologies Integrated with a Satellite Navigation System - Invited Paper 351735 Allred, B., R. S. Freeland, D. Wishart, G. Rouse, and T. Williamson.  2018.  American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Dec 10-14, Washington DC. [Abstract]

Incorporating Unmanned Aircraft Imaging with Ground-Penetrating Radar for Efficient Mapping of Agricultural Drainage Tile Systems.  Allred, B., R. S. Freeland, L. Martinez, and D. Wishart.  2018.  Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, EEGS, SAGEEP Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems 2018 Nashville, TN. [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]

The Freshwater Mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) of the Harpeth River Drainage and the Upper and Middle Duck River Tributaries, Tennessee.  Irwin, K. L.  2018.  M.S. Thesis.

Compressibility of Fine Coal Refuse.  Jedari, C., A. M. Palomino, and E. C. Drumm.  2018.  Proceedings, Intn'l Foundations Congress & Equipment Expo, Orlando, FL, March 5-10, 2018. [Abstract]

Tile Drainage Systems.  Shekoofa, A., and B. G. Leib.  2018.  University of Tennessee - Extension, (W 788).

Sediment and Detention Basin Drainage System.  Tyner, J. S., D. C. Yoder, and B. S. Pilon.  2018.  Canadian Patent, # CA 2739385.

Drainage System Installed at Robbins Elementary Vail, K. M.  2018.  Pests and Pesticides in Child-serving Facilities: An IPM Newsletter, 12(1):2-4.

Ground-Penetrating Radar Water Content Mapping of Golf Course Green Sand Layers Allred, B., R. S. Freeland, K. Grote, E. McCoy, L. Martinez, and D. Gamble.  2016.  Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics, JEEG, December 2016, Volume 21, Issue 4, pp. 215–229. [Abstract]

Sediment and detention basin drainage system and method.  Tyner, J. S., D. C. Yoder, and B. Pilon.  2016.  Canadian Patent Application.

Mapping Lake Sturgeon spawning habitat in the Upper Tennessee River using side-scan sonar Walker, Daniel J., and J. B. Alford.  2016.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 36(5):1097-1105. [Abstract]