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L. R. Mason, J. M. Hathaway, K. N. Ellis, and T. Harrison. 2017. Public interest in microclimate data in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. Sustainability 9 (1): 23 (doi:10.3390/su9010023)

L. R., Mason, K. N. Ellis, and J. M. Hathaway. 2017. Experiences of urban environmental conditions in socially and economically diverse neighborhoods. Journal of Community Practice (doi: 10.1080/10705422.2016.1269250)


Christopher G. Wilson, Kenneth M. Wacha, A.N. (Thanos) Papanicolaou, Heather A. Sander, Violet B. Freudenberg, Benjamin K.B. Abban, and Chang Zhao. 2016. Dynamic assessment of current management in an intensively managed agroecosystem. Journal of Contemporary Water Research & Education 158: 148-171.

Jian Sun, Joshua Fu, and Kan Huang. 2016. Organic nitrates and other oxidized nitrogen compounds contribute significantly to the total nitrogen depositions in the United States.In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, published ahead of print July 20, 2016 (DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1608717113).

Kristy Keel-Blackmon, Scott Curran, and Melissa Lapsa. June 2016. Summary of OEM Idling Recommendations from Vehicle Owner’s Manuals. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, ORNL/TM -2016/ 50.

T. C. Hazen, R. C. Prince, and N. Mahmoudi. 2016. Marine Oil Bioremediation. Feature Article. Environ. Sci. Technol. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b03333)

C. J. Paradis, S. Jagadamma, D. B. Watson, L. D. McKay, T. C. Hazen, M. Park, and J. D. Istok. 2016. In situ mobility of uranium in the presence of nitrate following sulfate-reducing conditions. J. Cont. Hydro. (DOI 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2016.02.002)


A. N. (T) Papanicolaou, K. M. Wacha, B. K. Abban, C. G. Wilson, J. L. Hatfield, C. O. Stanier, and T. R. Filley. 2015. From soilscapes to landscapes: A landscape-oriented approach to simulate soil organic carbon dynamics in intensively managed landscapes. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences 120: 2375–2401 (DOI:10.1002/2015JG003078)

K. N. Ellis, J. M. Hathaway, L. R. Mason, D. A. Howe, T. H. Epps, and V. M. Brown. 2015. Summer temperature variability across four urban neighborhoods in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. Theoretical and Applied Climatology (DOI:10.1007/s00704-015-1659-8)

A.F. Billings, J. L. Fortney, T. C. Hazen, B. Simmons, K. W. Davenport, L. Goodwin, N. Ivanova, N. C. Krypides, K. Mavromatis, T. Woyke, and K. DeAngelis. 2015. Genome sequence and description of the anaerobic lignin-degrading bacterium Tolumonas lignolyticus sp. nov. Standards in Genomic Science 10(1) (DOI:10.1186/s40793-015-0100-3)

C. L. Hemme, Q. Tu, .Z. Shi, Y. Qin, W. Gao, Y. Deng, J. D. Van Nostrand, L. Wu, Z. He, P. S. G. Chain, S. Tringe, M. W. Fields, E. M. Rubin, J. M. Tiedje, T. C. Hazen, A. P. Arkin, and J. Zhou. 2015. Comparative metagenomics reveals impact of contaminants on groundwater microbial communities. Frontiers in Microbiology 6:1205 (DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.01205)

J. Sitte, S. Löffler, E. M. Burkhardt, K. Goldfarb, G. Büchel, T. C. Hazen, and K. Küsel. 2015. Microbial community changes along a flow path of heavy metals and radionuclides in a former uranium-mining site. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 22:1932619341 (DOI: 10.1007/s11356-015-4791-1)


Bruce A. Tschantz. 2014. What We Know (and Don't Know) about Low-Head Dams. Journal of Dam Safety, Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) 12, 4: 37-45.

Wen-Juan Shi, Fu-Min Menn, Ting-Ting Xu, Zibo T. Zhuang, Clara Beasley, Steven A. Ripp, Jie Zhuang, Alice C. Layton, Gary S. Sayler. 2014. C60 reduces the bioavailability of mercury in aqueous solutions. Chemosphere 95: 324-328 (doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.09.027).

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Scott Curran, Kathye Settles (ORNL), and Kristy Keel-Blackmon (East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition). 2013. ORNL Operations Best Practices Guide: Idle Reduction. Oak Ridge National Laboratory Sustainable Campus Initiative, ORNL/LTR-2013/102.

Tai-Long Guo, Quan-Jiu Wang, Ding-Qiang Li, Jie Zhuang, Lao-Sheng Wu. 2013. Flow hydraulic characteristic effect on sediment and solute transport on slope erosion. Catena 107: 145-153 (doi:10.1016/j.catena.2013.03.001).

Mary English. 2013. Should the Federal Government Sell TVA?

Rachel J.C. Chen. 2013. How Can Stores Sustain Their Businesses? From Shopping Behaviors and Motivations to Environment Preferences. Sustainability 5(2): 617-628 (doi: 10.3390/su5020617)

Yan-Fen Yang, Quan-Jiu Wang, and Jie Zhuang. 2013. Estimating hydraulic parameters of stony soils on the basis of one-dimensional water absorption properties. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica Section B - Soil and Plant Science (doi: 10.1080/09064710.2012.762424)

Tai-Long Guo, Quan-Jiu Wang, Wen-Juan Bai, and Jie Zhuang. 2013. Effect of land use on scouring flow hydraulics and transport of soil solute in erosion. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 18(4): 465-473 (doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)HE.1943-1584.0000611)

ISSE Researcher John Sheffield's memoir, Fun in Fusion Research, has been published by Elsevier. This book discusses the fun side of the quest to develop fusion energy—a modern equivalent of the hunt for the Holy Grail. It can be found on Amazon.

Guoping Tang, David Watson, Wei-Min Wu, Christopher Schadt, Jack Parker, and Scott Brooks. In Press.  U(VI) Bioreduction with Emulsified Vegetable Oil as the Electron donor ? Model Application to a Field Test. Environmental Science & Technology.

Guoping Tang, Wei-Min Wu, David Watson, Jack Parker, Christopher Schadt, Xiaoqing Shi, and Scott Brooks. In Press. U(VI) Bioreduction with Emulsified Vegetable Oil as the Electron Donor ? Microcosm Tests and Model Development. Environmental Science & Technology.

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Y. Gao, J. Fu, J. B. Drake, Y. Liu, and J-F Lamarque. 2012. Projected changes of extreme weather events in the eastern United States based on a high resolution climate modeling system. Environmental Research Letters7(4). Online publication accessed December 17, 2012.

T.S. Sullivan, N.R. Gottel, N. Basta, P.M. Jardine, and C.W. Schadt. 2012. Firing range soils yield a diverse array of fungal isolates capable of Pb-mineral solubilization. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78:6078-6086 (doi:10.1128/AEM.01091-12).

M.A. Mayes, K. Heal, K., C.C. Brandt, J.R. Phillips, and P.M. Jardine. 2012. Relation between soil order and sorptive capacity for dissolved organic carbon. Soil Science Society of America Journal 76:1027-1031.

J. Parker, U. Kim, P. Kitanidis, M. Cardiff, X. Liu, and G. Beyke. 2012. Stochastic Cost Optimization of DNAPL Site Remediation: Method Description and Sensitivity Studies. Environmental Modeling and Software 38:74-88 (DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.05.002).

U. Kim, J. Parker, P. Kitanidis, M. Cardiff, X. Liu, and J. Gillie. 2012. Stochastic Cost Optimization of DNAPL Site Remediation: Field Application. Environmental Modeling and Software (DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2012.05.003).

J. Yoo, U. Kim, and T-W. Kim. 2012. Bivariate Drought Frequency Curves and Confidence Intervals: A Case Study Using Monthly Rainfall Generation. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment (DOI: 10.1007/s00477-012-0588-7).

J. Lee, X. Liu, P. K. Kitanidis, U. Kim, J. Parker, A. Bloom, and R. Lyon. 2012. Cost optimization of DNAPL Remediation at Dover Air Force Base Site. Ground Water Remediation and Monitoring (DOI: 10.1111/j17456592.2011.01382.x).

X. Liu, J. Lee, P. K. Kitanidis, J. Parker, and U. Kim. 2012. Value of Information as a context-specific measure of uncertainty in groundwater remediation. Water Resources Management 26(6): 1513-1535 (DOI: 10.1007/s11269-011-9970-3).

Peter S. Knappett, Larry D. McKay, Alice Layton, Daniel E. Williams, Md. J. Alam, Md. R. Huq, Jacob Mey, John E. Feighery, Patricia J. Culligan, Brain J. Mailloux, Jie Zhuang, Veronica Escamilla, Michael Emch, Edmund Perfect, Gary S. Sayler, Kazi M. Ahmed, and Alexander van Geen. 2012. Implications of fecal bacteria input from latrine-polluted ponds for wells in sandy aquifers. Environmental Science and Technology 46(3): 1361-1370 (doi:10.1021/es202773w).

E. Tipping, P.Chamberlain, M. Fröberg, P.J. Hanson, P.M. Jardine. 2012. Simulation of carbon cycling, including dissolved organic carbon transport, in a forest soil locally enriched with 14C. Biogeochemistry 108:91-107.

Yuan-Shun Dai, Seung Hyun Baek, Alberto Garcia-Diaz, Bai Yang, Kwok-Leung Tsui, Jie Zhuang. 2011. An enhanced engineering perspective of global climate systems and statistical formulation of terrestrial CO2 exchanges. Theoretical and Applied Climatology 107(3-4): 347-359 (doi:10.1007/s00704-011-0471-3).

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Jie Zhuang and Randall W. Gentry. 2011. Environmental application and risks of nanotechnology: A balanced view. In S. Ripp and T. B. Henry (ed.) Biotechnology and Nanotechnology Risk Assessment: Minding and Managing the Potential Threats around Us. American Chemical Society: Washington, DC: 41-67 (doi: 10.1021/bk-2011-1079.ch003).

M. O. Barnett, D.W. Kilgour, O.K. Hartzog, J. Zhuang, Y. Wang, and P.M. Jardine. 2011. Formation of chloropyromorphite during the physiologically based extraction test: An experimental artifact? Environmental Engineering Science 28: 719-724.

R.J.C. Chen. 2011. Effects of Climate Change in North America: An Overview. Journal of Sustainable Development 4(3): 32-50.

R.J.C. Chen. 2011. Review of "Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage." Journal of Sustainable Tourism 19(6): 789-792.

L. Jetter and R.J.C. Chen. 2011. Destination Branding and Images: Perceptions and Practices from Tourism Industry Professionals. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration 12(2): 174-187.

R.J.C. Chen. 2011. The Facts of the Weather Extreme Events in the United States: Is There a Trend? Journal of Sustainable Development 4(4): 14-21.

P.M. Jardine, T.L. Mehlhorn, W.B. Bailey, S.C. Brooks, S. Fendorf, R.W. Gentry, T.J. Phelps, and J.E. Saiers. 2011. Geochemical Processes Governing the Fate and Transport of Cr(III) and Cr(VI) in Soils. Vadose Zone Journal 10: 1058-1070.

Thomas Gihring, Thomas M., Gengxin Zhang, Craig C. Brandt, Scott C. Brooks, James H. Campbell1, Susan Carroll, Craig S. Criddle, Stefan J. Green, Phil Jardine, Joel E. Kostka, Kenneth Lowe, Tonia L. Mehlhorn, Will Overholt, David B. Watson, Zamin Yang, Wei-Min Wu, and Christopher W. Schadt. 2011. A limited microbial consortium is responsible for longer-term bioreduction of uranium in a contaminated aquifer. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. doi:10.1128/AEM.00220-11.

F. Zhang, W.S. Luo, J.C. Parker, S.C. Brooks, D.B. Watson, P.M. Jardine, and B.H.Gu. 2011. Modeling uranium transport in acidic contaminated groundwater with base addition. J. Hazardous Materials 190: 863-868. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.04.022.

Bruce Tonn, Tim Ezzell, and Eric Ogle. 2011. Experimental Learning and Economic Development in Appalachian Communities, Journal of Appalachian Studies 16 ( Nos. 1 & 2), Spring/Fall 2010.

Joy Van Nostrand, Liyou Wu, Wei-Min Wu, Ye Deng, Jack Carley, Sue Carroll, Zhili He, Baohua Gu, Jian Luo, Craig S. Criddle, David B. Watson, Philip M. Jardine, Terence L. Marsh, James M. Tiedje, Terry C. Hazen, Jizhong Zhou. 2011. Dynamics of Microbial Community Composition and Function during In Situ Bioremediation of a Uranium-Contaminated Aquifer. Applied Environmental Microbiology 77: 3860-3869.

Robert H. Socolow and Mary English. "Living Ethically in a Greenhouse" in The Ethics of Climate Change. Edited by Denis Arnold (Cambridge University Press, May 2011).

Mi Zhang, Gui-Rui Yu, Jie Zhuang, Randall W. Gentry, Yu-Ling Fu, Xiao-Min Sun, Lei-Ming Zhang, Xue-Fa Wen, Qiu-Feng Wang, Shi-Jie Han, Jun-Hua Yan, Yi-Ping Zhang, Yan-Fen Wang, Ying-Nian Li . 2011. Effects of cloudiness change on net ecosystem exchange, light use efficiency, and water use efficiency in typical ecosystems of China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151(7): 803-816 (doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2011.01.011).

Bruce A. Tschantz and Kenneth R. Wright. 2011. Hidden Dangers and Public Safety at Low-head Dams. Journal of Dam Safety 9(1): 8-17.

Hongbo He, Wei Zhang, Xudong Zhang, Hongtu Xie, Jie Zhuang. 2011. Temporal responses of soil microorganisms to substrate addition as indicated by amino sugar differentiation. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 43: 1155-1161.

S.R. Koirala, R.W. Gentry, P.J. Mulholland, E. Perfect, J.S. Schwartz, and G.S. Sayler. 2011. Persistence of hydrologic and reactive water chemistry data in an East Tennessee watershed. Journal of Hydrology 401: 221-230 (doi. 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.02.022).

Gong, R., C. Lu, W.-M. Wu, H. Cheng, B.H. Gu, D. Watson, P.M. Jardine, S.C. Brooka, C.S. Criddle, P.K. Kitanidis, and J. Luo. 2011. "Estimating reaction rate coefficients within travel-time modeling framework." Ground Water 49:209-218.

Garten, C.T. Jr., D.J. Brice, H.F. Castro, R.L. Graham, C.A. Gunderson, R.C. Izaurralde, P.M. Jardine, J.D. Jastrow, M.K. Kerley, R. Matamala, M.A. Mayes, F.B. Metting, R.M. Miller, K. Moran, W.M. Post III, R.D. Sands, C.W. Schadt, J.L. Smith, J.C. Tarver, A.M. Thomson, D.D. Tyler, T. Vugteveen, T.O. West, and S.D. Wullshleger. 2011. Response of Alamo switchgrass tissue chemistry and biomass to nitrogen fertilization in west Tennessee, USA. Agriculture Ecosystems and Environment 140: 289-297.

J. C. Parker, U. Kim, M. Widdowson, P. Kitanidis, and R. Gentry. 2010. Effects of model formulation and calibration data on uncertainty in dense nonaqueous phase liquids source dissolution predictions. Water Resources Research 46 (W12517, doi:10.1029/2010WR009361).

E. Cardenas, W.-M. Wu, M. B. Leigh, J. Carley, S. Carroll, T. Gentry, J. Luo, D. Watson, B. Gu, M. Ginder-Vogel, P.K. Kitanidis, P.M. Jardine, J. Zhou, C.S. Criddle, T.L. Marsh, and J. M. Tiedje. 2011. Significant association between sulfate-reducing bacteria and uranium-reducing microbial communities as revealed by a combined massively parallel sequencing-indicator species approach. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76: 6778-6786.

A. Al-Juaidy, U. Kim, and J. J. Kaluarachchi. 2011. Decision analysis to minimize agricultural groundwater demand and salt water intrusion using treated wastewater. GQ10: Groundwater Management in a Rapidly Changing World (No. 342-70-WE-31, Publication 342, ISBN 978-1-907161-16-2).

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G. Tang, M.A. Mayes, J.C. Parker, and P.M. Jardine. 2010. CXTFIT/Excel - A modular adaptable code for parameter estimation, sensitivity analysis and uncertainty analysis. Computers & Geosciences 36: 1200-1209.

Xiaorong Wei, Minan Shao, Jie Zhuang, and Robert Horton. 2010. Soil iron fractionation and availability at selected landscape positions in a loessial gully region of northwestern China. Soil Science and Plant Nutrition 56(4): 617-626 (doi:10.1111/j.1747-0765.2010.00497.x).

G. Tang, E. F. D'Azevedo, F. Zhang, J. C. Parker, D. B. Watson and P. M. Jardine. 2010. Application of a hybrid MPI/OpenMP approach for parallel groundwater model calibration on multi-core computers. Computers and Geosciences 36: 1451-1460.

Dustin Froula (LLE, U. Rochester), Siegfried Glenzer (LLNL), Neville Luhmann, Jr (UC-Davis), and John Sheffield (ISSE, U.Tennessee-Knoxville). October, 2010. Plasma Scattering of Electromagnetic Radiation, 2nd Edition: Theory and Measurement Techniques. Elsevier Academic Press.

Jie Zhuang, Randall Gentry, Gui-Rui Yu, Gary Sayler, and John Bickham. 2010. Bioenergy sustainability in China: Potential and impacts. Environmental Management 46(4): 525-530 (doi:10.1007/s00267-010-9555-6).

Randall Gentry, Gary Sayler, Jie Zhuang. 2010. Towards sustainable cellulosic bioenergy. Journal of Resources and Ecology 1(2): 117-122 (doi:10.3969/j.issn.1674-764x.2010.02.003).

F. Zhang, Wu, W.-M., J. C. Parker, S. C. Brooks, D. B. Watson, P.M. Jardine. 2010. Kinetic analysis and modeling of U(VI) reduction with oleate and ethanol as electron donor source. Journal of Hazardous Materials 183:482-489.

Mary English and Roy Arthur. 2010. Statewide Water Resources Planning: A Nine State Study. Prepared for the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.

J. Parker, U. Kim, M. Widdowson, P. Kitanidis, and R. Gentry. 2010. Effects of model formulation and calibration data on uncertainty in predictions of DNAPL source dissolution rate. Water Resources Research. Accepted and in press.

J. Parker, U. Kim, P. K. Kitanidis, M. Cardiff, and X. Liu. 2010. Stochastic cost optimization of multi-strategy DNAPL site remediation. Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation 30(3): 65-78 (DOI: 10.1111/j17456592.2010.001287.x).

Guirui Yu, Zemei Zheng, Qiufeng Wang, Yuling Fu, Jie Zhuang, Xiaomin Sun, and Yuesi Wang. 2010. Spatiotemporal Pattern of Soil Respiration of Terrestrial Ecosystems in China: The Development of a Geostatistical Model and Its Simulation. Environmental Science Technology 44(16): 60746080 (DOI: 10.1021/es100979s)

Tailong Guo, Quanjiu Wang, Dingqiang Li, and Jie Zhuang. 2010. Effect of Surface Stone Cover on Sediment and Solute Transport on the Slope of Fallow Land in the Semi-arid Loess Region of Northwestern China. Journal of Soils and Sediments 10: 1200-1208 (DOI: 10.1007/s11368-010-0257-8).

Jordan F. Suter, Kathleen Segerson, Christian A. Vossler, and Gregory L. Poe. 2010. Voluntary-Threat Approaches to Reduce Ambient Water Pollution. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (June 10).

Paul J. Ferraro and Christian A. Vossler. 2010. The Source and Significance of Confusion in Public Goods Experiments. BE Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy 10 (1): article 53.

A. E. Al-Juaidi, J. J. Kaluarachchi, and U. Kim. 2010. Multi-criteria decision analysis of treated wastewater use for agriculture in water deficit regions. Journal of American Water Resources Association 46(2): 395-411 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2009.00409.x, April).

M. Cardiff, X. Liu, P. K. Kitanidis, J. Parker, and U. Kim. 2010. Cost Optimization of DNAPL source and plume remediation under uncertainty using a semi-analytic model. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology 113(1-4): 25-43 (DOI:10.1016/j.jconhyd.2009.11.004, April).

Theodore M. Besmann. 2010. Projections of US GHG reductions from nuclear power new capacity based on historic levels of investment. Energy Policy 38: 2431-2437 (doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2009.12.036). [Note: ISSE provided the funding for this project.]

Shesh R. Koirala, Randall W. Gentry, Patrick J. Mulholland, Edmund Perfect, John S. Schwartz. 2010. Time and frequency domain analyses of high-frequency hydrologic and chloride data in an east Tennessee watershed. Journal of Hydrology 387: 256-264.

Larry McKay. 2010. Concentrations of viruses and bacteria linked to human feces found in community water sources in East Tennessee. Published online at Medical News Today and MediLexicon.

Kent Messer, Gregory L. Poe, Daniel Rondeau, William D. Schulze, and Christian A. Vossler. 2010. Social Preferences and Voting: An Exploration Using a New Preference Revealing Mechanism. Journal of Public Economics 94(3-4): 308-317.

Jack Parker, Ungtae Kim, P. K. Kitanidis, M. Cardiff, and X. Liu. 2010. Stochastic cost optimization of multi-strategy DNAPL site remediation. Groundwater Monitoring & Remediation(June 28).

Neal Stewart, Lee Shugart, Gong-she Liu, Jie Zhuang, Yong-qing Ma, Gerald A. Tuskan, Richard Meilan, Randall W. Gentry, and Gary S. Sayler. 2010. China-US workshop on biotechnology of bioenergy plants. Ecotoxicology 19: 1-3 (doi:10.1007/s10646-009-0448-5)

Jie Zhuang, Nadine Goeppert, Ching Tu, John F McCarthy, Edmund Perfect, and Larry D. McKay. 2010. Colloid transport with wetting fronts: Interactive effects of solution surface tension and ionic strength. Water Research 44: 1270-1278 (doi:10.1016/j.watres.2009.12.012).

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Bell, A., A. Layton, L. D. McKay, D. Williams, R. W. Gentry, and G. S. Sayler. 2009. Factors Influencing the Persistence of Fecal Bacteroides in Stream Water, Journal of Environmental Quality 38 (doi:10.2134/jeq2008.0258).

DeBruyn, Jennifer M., Thomas J. Mead, Steven W. Wilhelm, and Gary S. Sayler. 2009. PAH Biodegradative Genotypes in Lake Erie Sediments: Evidence for Broad Geographical Distribution of Pyrene-Degrading Mycobacteria. Environmental Science & Technology 43(10): 3467-3473.

Debruyn, Jennifer and Gary Sayler. 2009. Microbial Community Structure and Biodegradation Activity of Particle-Associated Bacteria in a Coal Tar Contaminated Creek. Environmental Science and Technology, March 27, 2009 (Web) (doi: 10.1021/es803373y).

Franklin, S. B., J. A. Kupfer, S. R. Pezeshki, R. W. Gentry, and R. D. Smith. 2009. Complex effects of channelization and levee construction on western Tennessee floodplain forest function. Wetlands 29(2): 451-464.

Franklin, S.B., J.A. Kupfer, S. R. Pezeshki, R. W. Gentry, and R. D. Smith. 2009. Efficacy of the Hydrogeomorphic Model (HGM): A Case Study from Western Tennessee. Ecological Indicators 9(2): 267-283 (doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2008.05.004).

Kim, Ungtae and J. J. Kaluarachchi. 2009. Hydrologic Model Calibration Using Discontinuous Data: An Example From the Upper Blue Nile River Basin of Ethiopia. Hydrological Processes 23(26): 3705-3717. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7465 (link:

Kim, Ungtae and J. J. Kaluarachchi. 2009. Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources in the Upper Blue Nile River Basin, Ethiopia. Journal of American Water Resources Association 46(6): 1361-1378. DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2009.00370.x (link:

Mayes, M. A., G. Tang, P. M. Jardine, L. D. McKay, X. L. Yin, M. N. Pace, J. C. Parker, F. Zhang, T. L. Melhorn, and R. Dansby-Sparks. 2009. Influence of sedimentary bedding on reactive transport parameters under unsaturated conditions. Soil Science of America Journal 73: 1938-1946.

Peretz, Jean, Sujit Das, and Bruce E. Tonn. 2009 August. Evaluating knowledge benefits of automotive lightweighting materials R&D projects. Evaluation and Program Planning 32(3): 300-309.

Tang, G., M. A. Mayes, J. C. Parker, X. L. Yin, D. B. Watson, and P. M. Jardine. 2009. Improving parameter estimation for column experiments by multi-model evaluation and comparison. Journal of Hydrology 376: 567-578. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.07.063.

Tonn, Bruce, K.C. Healy, Amy Gibson, Ashutosh Ashish, Preston Cody, Drew Beres, Sam Lulla , Jim Mazur, and A.J. Ritter. 2009. Power from Perspective: Potential future United States energy portfolios, Energy Policy 37, 1432-1443.

Tran, Liem T. and Thomas E. Burley. 2009. An Analysis of Spatiotemporal Variations of Water Quality in the Little River and the Harpeth River Watersheds and their Connection with Land-Cover Patterns. ISSE Working Paper 2009-01.

Zhao, Peipei, Mingan Shao, and Jie Zhuang. 2009. Fractal features of particle size redistributions of deposited soils on the dam farmland. Soil Science 174(7): 403-407 (doi:10.1097/ss.0b013e3181aea79a).

Zhang, F. and J. C. Parker. 2009. An efficient modeling approach to simulate heat and mass transfer between fracture and matrix regions for oil shale retorting. Transport in Porous Media (published online November 13, 2009).

Zhuang, Jie, John S. Tyner, and Edmund Perfect. 2009. Colloid transport and remobilization in unsaturated porous media during transient flow. Journal of Hydrology 377:112-119 (doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2009.08.011).

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Das, Sujit, Bruce E. Tonn, and Jean H. Peretz. 2008. Application of economic evaluation techniques to automotive lightweighting materials research and development projects. Research Evaluation 17(2): 133-148 (doi 10.3152/095820208X287153).

Ivey, S. S., R. W. Gentry, D. Larsen, and J. L. Anderson. 2008. Case Study of the Sheahan Wellfield Using 3-H/3-He Field Data to Determine Localized Leakage Areas. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 13(11): 1011-1020.

Ivey, S. S., R. W. Gentry, D. Larsen, and J. L. Anderson. 2008. Inverse Application of Age-distribution Modeling using Environmental Tracers 3-H/3-He. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 13(11): 1002-1010.

Kenst, Andrew B., Edmund Perfect, Steven W. Wilhelm, Jie Zhuang, John F. McCarthy, and Larry D. McKay. 2008. Virus transport during infiltration of a wetting front into initially unsaturated sand columns. Environmental Science and Technology 42(4): 1102-1108.

Kim, Ungtae et al. 2008. Generation of Monthly Precipitation Under Climate Change for the Upper Blue Nile River Basin, Ethiopia. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 44(5): 1231-1247. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2008.00220.x)

Kim, Ungtae, J. J. Kaluarachchi, and V. U. Smakhtin. 2008. Climate Change Impacts on Hydrology and Water Resources of the Upper Blue Nile River Basin, Ethiopia. Colombo. Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) Research Report 126. 27 p. ISBN 978-92-9090-696-4.

Kim, Ungtae et al. 2008. Application of parameter estimation and regionalization methodologies to ungauged basins of the Upper Blue Nile River Basin, Ethiopia. Journal of Hydrology 362(1-2): 39-56.

Koirala, S. R., E. Perfect, R. W. Gentry, and J. Kim. 2008. Effective saturated hydraulic conductivity of two-dimensional random multifractal fields, Water Resources Research 44 (W08410, doi:10.1029/2007WR006199).

Koirala, S.R., R. W. Gentry, E. Perfect, J. Schwartz, and Sayler, G.S. 2008. Temporal variation and persistence of bacteria in streams. Journal of Environmental Quality 37: 1559-1566.

Knappett, Peter S., Monica B. Emelko, Jie Zhuang, and Larry D. McKay. 2008. Transport and retention of a bacteriophage and microspheres in saturated, angular porous media: Effects of ionic strength and grain size. Water Research, 42(16), 4368-4378.

McCarthy, John F., Jan Ilavsky, Julie D. Jastrow, Lawrence M. Mayer, Edmunm Perfect, and Jie Zhuang. 2008. Protection of organic carbon in soil microaggregates via restructuring of aggregate porosity and filling of pores with accumulating organic matter. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 4725-4744, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2008.06.015.

Sanseverino, J, M. Eldridge, A. Layton, J. Yarbrough, J. Easter, T.W. Schultz, and G.S. Sayler. 2008. Screening of potentially hormonally active chemicals using bioluminescent yeast bioreporters. Toxicological Sciences (published online Nov. 7, 2008, doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfn229).

Shang, Jianying, Markus Flury, Gang Chen, and Jie Zhuang. 2008. Impact of flow rate, water content, and capillary forces on in situ colloid mobilization during infiltration in unsaturated sediments. Water Resources Research, 44, W06411; doi:10.1029/2007WR006516.

Suter, Jordan F., Christian A. Vossler and Gregory L. Poe. 2008. Experiments on Damage-Based Ambient Taxes for Nonpoint Source Polluters. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 90(1):86-102.

Tonn, Bruce E., et al. 2008. "The Next Big Thing in Environmental Protection." ISSE Working Paper 2008-01.

Tonn, Bruce E. and Jean Peretz. 2008. "Barriers to Reducing Energy Consumption at Home and on the Road." ISSE Working Paper 2008-02.

Zhuang, Jie, John F. McCarthy, Edmund Perfect, Lawrence M. Mayer, and Julie D. Jastrow. 2008 (January/February). Soil Water Hysteresis in Water-Stable Microaggregates as Affected by Organic Matter. Soil Science Society of America Journal 72(1): 212-220.

Zhuang, Jie and Yan Jin. 2008. Interactions between virus and goethite during saturated flow: effects of solution pH, carbonate, and phosphate. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 98(1-2), 15-21; DOI: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2008.02.002.

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English, Mary (with Fred Wegmann, UT Civil Engineering; Jerry Everett, UT Center for Transportation Research; Shih-Lung Shaw and Yibin Zhao, UT Geography Department). 2007. Environmental Justice in Transportation Planning and Projects: A Desk Guide for Tennessee (ISSE Report 2007-02). This report was prepared as part of a project conducted for the Tennessee Department of Transportation. The other major part of the project was a GIS-based demographic screening tool developed by Shaw and Zhao.

English, Mary. 2007. The Resource Team in a Context Sensitive Solutions Process (ISSE Report 2007-01). This report is a "lessons learned" report based on observations of two CSS processes conducted for the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

Ezzell, Tim and Eric Ogle. 2007. Destination Madisonville: A Community-Driven Downtown Revitalization Plan. Download and read the PDF file with the Appendix or without the Appendix. The report was prepared by the Community Partnership Center and the University of Tennessee's Planning Program (Ed Jepson, Consulting Faculty).

Gentry, R.W., A. Layton, L. McKay, J. McCarthy, D. Williams, S. R. Koirala, and G. S. Sayler. 2007. Efficacy of Bacteroides for Reducing the Statistical Uncertainty Associated with Hydrologic Flow and Fecal Loads in a Mixed Use Watershed, Journal of Environmental Quality 36: 1324-1330.

Peine, John. 2007. "Social Considerations of Species Conservation," Conservation of Rare and Little Known Species: Biological, Social and Economic Considerations, M. Raphael and R. Molina, Eds., Island Press (forthcoming November). Peine also co-authored two additional chapters for the book, "Conservation Goals and Objectives" and "A Process for Selection and Implementation of Conservation Approaches."

Tonn, Bruce E. and Jean H. Peretz. 2007. "State-Level Benefits of Energy Efficiency." Energy Policy 35: 3665-3674.

Yu, Gui-Rui, Jie Zhuang, Keiichi Nakayama, and Yan Jin. 2007. Root water uptake and profile soil water as affected by vertical root distribution. Plant Ecology 189(1): 15-30.

Zhuang, Jie, John F. McCarthy, Edmund Perfect, John Tyner, Markus Flury, Tammo Steenhuis. 2007. In-situ colloid mobilization in Hanford sediments under unsaturated transient flow condition: Effect of irrigation pattern. Environmental Science and Technology, 41(9), 3199-3204; doi: 10.1021/es062757h.


Barkenbus, Jack, R. Jamey Menard, Burton C. English, and Kim L. Jensen. 2006. Resource and Employment Impact of a Renewable Portfolio Standard in the Tennessee Valley Authority Region (ISSE Report No. 2006-01). This report calculates the amount and nature of renewable energy production in the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) region associated with Congressional passage of a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and examines the employment consequences derived from this initiative.

Davis, Kimberly L. and Robert Emmett Jones. 2006. Understanding Public Opinion and Support for the Maintenance and Protection of Trees in Knox County, Tennessee: A Mail Survey of Area Homeowners (ISSE Report 2006-02). This is a two-year study of attitudes of Knox County homeowners about the protection and maintenance of the local urban forest.

Das, Sujit, Jean Peretz, and Bruce Tonn. 2006. Automotive Lightweighting Materials Benefit Evaluation. The report was produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory as ORNL/TM-2006/545

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