Ecosystem Research


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Personnel

Mike Black
Research Leader I
Shortleaf pine

Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

Jennifer Anne Franklin
Associate Professor
Tree physiology

Neelam Chandra Poudyal
Associate Professor
Natural Resource Policy and Human Dimensions

Sean Michael Schaeffer
Assistant Professor
Biogeochemistry

Jie (Joe) Zhuang
Professor
Fate and transport of envir. contaminant

Groups and Facilities


(2 mentions)

Wetlands 
Stressors, monitoring, management, and restoration for wetland ecosystems.



(2 mentions)

Hardwood Genomics Project 
Creating genomic resources for the most important hardwood species in North America.



(1 mention)

Center for Native Grasslands Management 
Forage production, biofuels production, restoration of native grassland communities, and wildlife conservation.


 

News

Internationalizing UTIA Efforts Through the China Scholars Program, 4/3/2017

Faculty 360 | Sindhu Jagadamma, 9/22/2016

Five Things You Didnít Know about the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 2/25/2016

Biodegradable Mulch Team Uses Transdisciplinary Approach to Meet Objectives, 9/16/2015

 

Recent Publications

Biodegradable Plastic Mulch Films: Impacts on Soil Microbial Communities and Ecosystem Functions Bandopadhyay, S., L. Martin-Closas, A. M. Pelacho, and J. M. DeBruyn.  2018.  Frontiers in Microbiology.

Effect of weathering on biodegradability of biodegradable mulch film Anunciado, M., L. C. Wadsworth, D. B. Cowan-Banker, and D. G. Hayes.  2017.  BioEnvironmental Polymer Society 24th Annual Meeting, Albany, CA, 20-22 September 2017 (poster). [Abstract]

Chapter 6: Tree-Compatible Ground Covers for Reforestation and Erosion Control Burger, J., V. Davis, J. A. Franklin, C. Zipper, J. Skousen, C. Barton, and P. Angel.  2017.  The Forestry Reclamation Approach: Guide to Successful Reforestation of Mined Lands, M. B. Adams, Editor. [Abstract]

Effects of spatial resolution on cost efficiency of payment system for ecosystem services.  Cho, S., N. C. Poudyal, and P. A. Armsworth.  2017.  International Society for Ecological Modeling Global Conference, September 17-21, 2017. Jeju, Korea..

The Sphagnome Project: enabling ecological and evolutionary insights through a genus‐level sequencing project D. Weston, P. Ranjan, et al.  2017.  New physiologist. [Abstract]

Chapter 9: Planting Hardwood Tree Seedlings on Reclaimed Mine Land in the Appalachian Region Davis, V., J. A. Franklin, C. Zipper, and P. Angel.  2017.  The Forestry Reclamation Approach: Guide to Successful Reforestation of Mined Lands, M. B. Adams, Editor. [Abstract]

Prescribed fire effects on wildlife in eastern oak ecosystems.  Harper, C. A.  2017.  Oak Symposium: Sustaning Oak Forests in the 21st Century, Knoxville, TN.

Conservation management practices for agroecosystem sustainability.  Jagadamma, S.  2017.  26th Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. April 5-7. Burns, TN.

Estimating the Supply of Ecosystem Services from Small-Scale Forests: Challenges and Opportunities.  Japelj, A., and D. G. Hodges.  2017.  Interconnecting Forests, Science and People, p. 533, In: Book of Abstracts from 125th Anniversary Meeting of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Freiburg, Germany. [Abstract]

Advancing the Valuation and Measurement of Forest Ecosystem Services: Future Research/Management Directions.  Japelj, A., N. C. Poudyal, M. Bosch, and D. G. Hodges.  2017.  Interconnecting Forests, Science and People, p. 79, In: Book of Abstracts from 125th Anniversary Meeting of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Freiburg, Germany. [Abstract]

Biogeochemistry of vertebrate decomposition in a forest ecosystem.  Keenan, S. W., S. M. Schaeffer, and J. M. DeBruyn.  2017.  Southeastern Biogeochemistry Symposium, Athens GA.

Wildlife response to oak ecosystem restoration.  Keyser, P. D., A. W. Vander Yacht, C. A. Henderson, E. V. Willcox, M. R. Cox, D. A. Buehler, C. A. Harper, C. Kwit, and M. Stambaugh.  2017.  Oak Symposium: Sustaning Oak Forests in the 21st Century, Knoxville, TN, Oct 24-25, 2017.