M.S. Louisiana State University, Soil Physics, 1981
B.S. Louisiana State University, Crop Science, 1978
Specific research objectives include:
To better understand, analyze, and quantify subsurface flow processes from the pore to field to watershed scales that contribute to soil erosion. Specific interests are to quantify the subsurface flow processes governing the initiation, development and migration of ephemeral gullies, evaluate the effect of conservation management practices on infiltration and erosion; assess the impact of ephemeral gully erosion of soil properties; quantify seepage and effective stress relations on stream bank erosion and gully erosion; and to develop and evaluate models for describing and methods of controlling subsurface flow induced erosion processes.