|Robert Wells Additional Information|
BS, Civil Engineering, 1991, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
MS, Civil Engineering, 1995, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
PhD, Biological and Environmental Engineering, 2003, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Morphodynamics of channels
Erosion/Landform evolution assessment technologies
Sediment transport mechanics
Momm HG, Wells RR, Bennett SJ. 2017. Disaggregating soil erosion processes within an evolving experimental landscape. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms doi: 10.1002/esp.4268.
Wells RR, Momm HG, and Castillo C. 2017. Quantifying uncertainty in high-resolution remotely sensed topographic surveys for ephemeral gully channel monitoring. Earth Surface Dynamics 5: 347-367.
Liu QJ, Wells RR, Dabney SM, He JJ. 2017. Effect of water potential and void ratio on erodibility for agricultural soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 81: 622-632.
Wells RR, Momm HG, Bennett SJ, Gesch KR, Dabney SM, Cruse R, Wilson GV. 2016. A measurement method for rill and ephemeral gully erosion assessments. Soil Science Society of America Journal 80: 203-214.
Wells RR, Momm HG, Rigby JR, Bennett SJ, Bingner RL, Dabney SM. 2013. An empirical investigation of gully widening rates in upland concentrated flows. Catena 101: 114-121.
Selected Research Projects and Activities:
RUSLE2 (internal URL): RUSLE2 builds on the USLE and RUSLE1 erosion-prediction technology previously developed by the USDA-ARS and its cooperators. RUSLE2 includes several components: computer program that solves the many mathematical equations, interface that connects the user to RUSLE2 and the database, which is a large collection of input data values. More …