Pollutant Research

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Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology



Promotion and Tenure 2016, 9/29/2016

New Twists on Traditional Christmas Flower, 11/24/2015


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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

Agricultural Stormwater Loading Variability and Implications on Constructed Wetlands Performance for Pollutant Attenuation.  B. Cao  2017.  M.S. Thesis.

Hazardous pollutants emissions and environmental impacts from fuelwood burned and synthetic fertilizers applied by tobacco growers in Pakistan.  Hussain, M, R. N. Malik, A. M. Taylor, and M. Puettmann.  2017.  Environmental Technology & Innovation.

Co-firing switchgrass in a 60-megawatt pulverized coal-fired boiler: Effects on combustion behavior and pollutant emissions Cheng, L., X. Ye, B. C. English, D. Boylan, T. Johnson, and B. Zemo.  2016.  Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Volume 38:3, 322-329. [Abstract]

Impacts of Land Use Disturbance on Fish and Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Assemblages in the Nolichucky River Watershed Gotwald, Hayley S.  2016.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Decontaminating soil organic pollutants with manufactured nanoparticles Li, Q., X. J. Chen, J. Zhuang, and X. Chen.  2016.  Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23 (12), 11533-11548. [Abstract]

Simulated Flood of a Small Constructed Floodplain Wetland in Virginia: Event-Scale Pollutant Attenuation Ludwig, A. L., W. C. Hession, D. T. Scott, and D. L. Gallagher.  2016.  Transactions of the ASABE, 59(5): 1319-1329. [Abstract]

An exploratory spatial analysis of social vulnerability and smoke plume dispersion in the U.S. South Gaither, C. J., S. Goodrick, B. Murphy, and N. C. Poudyal.  2015.  Forests, 6(5), 1397-1421. [Abstract]

University of Tennessee - Knoxville Stormwater Management Master Plan.  Schwartz, J. S., K. J. Neff, A. Celebucki, R. Woockman, A. L. Ludwig, and J. Logan.  2013.  Research Report. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. [Abstract]

An economic geospatial analysis of short-rotation woody crops Young, T. M., X. Huang, and J. H. Perdue.  2013.  Final Report for USDA Southeastern Sun Grant Center. [Abstract]

Effect on Mercuric Compounds on Pine and Sycamore Germination And Early Survival.  Jean-Philippe, S. R., N. Labbe, Jeremie Damay, J. A. Franklin, and Karen Hughes.  2012.  American Journal of Plant Science 3:150-158. [Abstract]

Water quality best management practices at the Little River Animal & Environmental Unit Ludwig, A. L., S. A. Hawkins, J. Lee, L. McKay, F. R. Walker, and R. Hunter.  2012.  Proceedings of the 22nd Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. [Abstract]

Combustion Behavior and Pollutant Emissions in Co-firing Switchgrass on a 60-Megawatt Pulverized Coal-fired Boiler.  Ye, X., B. C. English, L. Cheng, D. Boylan, T. Johnson, and B. Zemo.  2012.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, #1338411, Dallas, Texas, July 31, 2011.