River basin Research


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Personnel

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

 

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Water Quality 
Floods, droughts and very hot or cold temperatures - all weather patterns that we experience often in Tennessee. What impact do these weather situations have?


 

Recent Publications

Effects of Optical Sensing Based Variable Rate Nitrogen Management on Yields, Nitrogen Use, and Profitability for Cotton Stefanini, M., J. A. Larson, D. M. Lambert, X. Yin, C. Boyer, P. Scharf, B. S. Tubaña, J. J. Varco, D. Dunn,, H. J. Savoy, and M. J. Buschermohle.  2018.  Precision Agriculture. [Abstract]

Increasing the Resilience of Agricultural Production in the Tennessee & Cumberland River Basins in the Southeastern USA.  Walker, F. R., C. D. Clark, S. Cui, P. Gale, A. Kalyanapu, T. Papanicolaou, and B. Waldron.  2017.  2nd Agriculture and Climate Change Conference. Stiges, Spain. March 26 to 28, 2017.

Diet of and Prey Availability for Reintroduced Juvenile Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in Ft. Loudoun Reservoir, Tennessee Amacker, T. M.  2016.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

More Floods and Droughts: University of Tennessee Extension Approaches to Adapting to Climate Change in Tennessee Walker, F. R.  2016.  Proceedings of 25th Tennessee Annual AWRA Meeting, Montgomery Bell State, Park, Burns TN. April 13,. [Abstract]

Water for Agriculture: How Will Climate Change Affect Tennessee? Walker, F. R.  2016.  Proceedings of 25th Tennessee Annual AWRA Meeting, Montgomery Bell State, Park, Burns TN. April 13,, 25th Tennessee Annual AWRA Meeting, Montgomery Bell State, Park, Burns TN. April 13, 2016. [Abstract]

Increasing the Resilience of Agricultural Production in Tennessee and Cumberland River Basins through More Efficient Water Resource Use Walker, F. R., C. D. Clark, S. Cui, P. Gale, A. Kalyanapu, T. Papanicolaou, and B. Waldron.  2016.  Poster presented at USDA NIFA Annual Project Directors meeting, Washington DC. October 21, 2016.

Proportional Water Sharing vs. Seniority-based Allocation in the Bow River Basin of Southern Alberta.  He, L., T. Horbulyk, K. Ali, D. LeRoy, and K. Klein.  2012.  Agricultural Water Management, 104:21-31. [Abstract]

A combined site proximity and recreation index approach to value natural amenities in South Australia’s Murray Darling River Basin Tapsuwan, S., D. MacDonald, D. King, and N. C. Poudyal.  2012.  Journal of Environmental Management, 94(1): 69-77. [Abstract]

Developing Tennessee's nutrient reduction plans for agricultural watersheds in West Tennessee Walker, F. R., D. Duhl, J. McClurkan, S. A. Hawkins, A. L. Ludwig, and S. Wang.  2012.  Proceedings of the 22nd Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. [Abstract]

Fertilizer Use in Regulated River Basins: Is It What We Think?.  Osmond, D., Neas, K., A. M. Johnson, and Chahill, S..  2011.  Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education.

Phosphorus balance of the impaired Tar-Pamlico River Basin, North Carolina.  Johnson, A. M., and D.L. Osmond.  2008.  Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. (in press).

Integration of surface irrigation techniques to reduce sediment and nutrient loading in the Yakima River Basin.  Leib, B. G., R. G. Stevens, C. A. Redulla, G. R. Matthews, and D. A. Strausz.  2002.  Abstract for the Biennial Conference on Agriculture and Water Quality in the Pacific Northwest 2002, Yakima, WA, November 19 & 20, 2002.