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Joanne Logan
Associate Professor
Applied climatology & climate change

Andrea Lorene Ludwig
Associate Professor
Watershed science and management

Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

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

Groups and Facilities

1 mention

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



3 mentions

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.

1 mention

River Cleanup 
Agriculture students worked to clean up the Tennessee River and some of its tributaries of plant growth and trash.


Recent Publications

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

An assessment of the effectiveness of winter wheat cover crops for nutrient load reduction in the Red and Obion River watersheds.  Hawkins, S. A.  2016.  Proceedings of the 2016 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium.

An Assessment of the Effectiveness of Winter Wheat Cover Crops for Nutrient Load Reduction in Tennessee (USA) Watersheds Dominated by Row Crop Agriculture.  Hawkins, S. A., and H. McClellan.  2016.  China-US Joint Workshop–Environmental Remediation and Watershed Restoration, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China.

Watershed-scale Project in Oostanaula Creek Walker, F. R., C. D. Clark, M. E. Essington, S. A. Hawkins, D. M. Lambert, A. Layton, J. Schwartz, and L. Reynolds.  2016.  Presentation at USDA NIFA Annual Project Directors meeting, Washington DC. October 21, 2016.

Molecular analysis of atrazine-degrading bacteria and catabolic genes in the water column and sediment of a created wetland in an agricultural watershed.  Douglas, J. F., M. A. Radosevich, and O. H. Tuovinen.  2015.  Ecological Engineering, 83:405-412.

UT Extension works to Protect Obion River Watershed.  Duncan, L. A.  2015.  UTIA Video Interview - various news outlets.

Sustainable STEM: How much water would a watershed shed if a watershed could shed water?.  Duncan, L. A., A. L. Ludwig, and E. A. Gall.  2015.  UT Extension W 338-C.

Sediment-Microbial Source Tracking for Oostanaula Creek Watershed.  Huangfu, Y., S. A. Hawkins, A. Layton, and D. Williams.  2015.  Conference Proceedings, Soil Interfaces for Sustainable Development, McGill University.

Sediment-Microbial Source Tracking (MST) for Oostanaula Creek Watershed.  Huangfu, Y., S. A. Hawkins, A. Layton, D. Williams, and F. R. Walker.  2015.  American Water Resources Association (AWRA) Tennessee Water Resources Symposium, Montgomery Bell Sta.

Environmental and economic analysis of using SWAT to simulate the effects of switchgrass production on water quality in an impaired watershed Zhou, X., C. D. Clark, S. Surendran Nair, S. A. Hawkins, and D. M. Lambert.  2015.  Agricultural Water Management, 160:1-13.

Multi-scale assessment of habitats and stressors influencing stream fish assemblages in the Lake Pontchartrain Basin, USA Alford, J. B.  2014.  Hydrobiologia, 738:129-136.

Mapping watershed-scale streambank erosion using EPA-BANCS for determining TMDLs. Presented at the AWRA GIS and Water Resources Conference. Snowbird, UT.  Ayers, P. D., K. Hensley, and D. Wade.  2014.  Presented at the AWRA GIS and Water Resources Conference. Snowbird, UT..