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

Opposite effects of nitrogen fertilization and plastic film mulching on crop N and P stoichiometry in a temperate agroecosystem.  Ding, F., S. Li, X. Lu, F. A. Dijkstra, S. M. Schaeffer, T. An, J. Pei, and J. Wang.  2019.  Journal of Plant Ecology.

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]

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, 9:00819.

Targeting Payments for Ecosystem Services Given Ecological and Economic Objectives.  Cho, S., M. Soh, B. C. English, T. E. Yu, and C. Boyer.  2018.  Forest Policy and Economics.

Targeting Payments for Ecosystem Services Given Ecological and Economic Objective.  Cho, S., M. Soh, B. C. English, T. E. Yu, and C. Boyer.  2018.  2018 Asia Resilience Center Conference, November 26-28, 2018. Korea University, Seoul, Korea..

Targeting Payments for Ecosystem Services Given Ecological and Economic Objectives.  Cho, S., M. Soh, B. C. English, T. E. Yu, and C. Boyer.  2018.  Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting, Jacksonville, FL. February 3.

Effect of Environmental Weathering on Microbial Assimilation of Biodegradable Mulch Films.  Cowan-Banker, C. D., M. B. Anunciado, L. C. Wadsworth, and D. G. Hayes.  2018.  15th International Symposium on Bioplastics, Biocomposites, and Biorefining, July 24 Ė 27, 2018, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. [Abstract]

Effect of Environmental Weathering on Microbial Assimilation of Biodegradable Mulch Films.  Cowan-Banker, C. D., M. B. Anunciado, L. C. Wadsworth, and D. G. Hayes.  2018.  25th BioEnvironmental Polymer Society (BEPS) Annual Meeting, August 15-17, 2018, Troy, NY. [Abstract]

The Sphagnome Project: enabling ecological and evolutionary insights through a genus‐level sequencing project D. Weston, P. Ranjan, et al.  2018.  New phytologist. [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]

Prescribed fire effects on wildlife in eastern oak ecosystems.  Harper, C. A., W. M. Ford, M. A. Lashley, C. E. Moorman, and M. C. Stambaugh.  2018.  Proceedings of Oak Symposium: Sustaining oak forests in the 21st Century through science-based man.

Cover Cropping Strategies to Increase Nitrogen Credits to Agroecosystems.  Jagadamma, S., M. Sabbagh, F. R. Walker, L. A. Duncan, and M. J. Buschermohle.  2018.  ASA-CSSA-CSA Meeting, November 4-7, Baltimore, MD.