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  • Fate of Farmland and Forest in Rural Tennessee 

    Gray, Mary Bruce; Hinkle, Megan; Merrill, Haley; McGrath, Deborah; Smith, Ken; Willis, Kevin (2006-04-28)
    Dunlap, TN is located in the Sequatchie Valley (Figure 1), and mining, timbering, and farming once sustained its economy. Currently, the townspeople actively recruit industry to boost employment and revenue. Recently, ...
  • Forest dynamics on the hickory ridge of St. Catherine's Island 

    Keith-Lucas, Alastair; Smith, Ken (University of the South, 2013-04)
    The Hickory Ridge of the Georgia barrier island, St. Catherine’s Island, stands as one of the few remaining of its kind and recently received its own habitat designation by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. While ...
  • Forest Restoration at Sewanee 

    Jeffers, Johnson; Smith, Ken (2010-04-15)
    Two methods used to restore oak-hickory forests include prescribed burning and the removal of non-native tree species. The objective of this study was to restore a 30-acre stand in Sewanee, Tennessee by removing non-native ...
  • Oak Regeneration in the Lake O'Donnell Watershed 

    Wolford, Deana; Smith, Ken; McGrath, Deborah; Nunley, Nicole (2010-04-15)
    Previous studies have examined the effects of thinning and fire on oak regeneration, and changes in oak-hickory forests are related to shifts in the fire disturbance regime and shade cast by mid- and understory vegetation ...
  • Pharmaceuticals from Wastewater in Streams Draining a Forested Watershed on the Cumberland Plateau 

    Teasley, Erica; Bennett, Julie; Crider, Callie; McGrath, Deborah; Smith, Ken (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    Research has increasingly focused on the excretion of pharmaceuticals into the environment through wastewater effluent. Wastewater treatment at the Sewanee Utility District involves biodegradation of sewage passing through ...
  • Sedimentary Origins of an 8000 year-old Rock Shelter through Particle Size Analysis and X-Ray Diffraction of Clays 

    Donn, Leila; Shaver, Steve; Sherwood, Sarah; Smith, Ken (University of the South, 2011-04-29)
    This geoarchaeological study was designed to determine the sedimentary and anthropogenic origin of an 8000 year-old Warren Point Sandstone rockshelter on the Domain of the University of the South following a 2.5 month ...