Robert O. Evans - Refereed Journal Articles:


King, S.E., D.L. Osmond, J. smith, M.R. burchell, M. Dukes, R.O. Evans, S. Knies, and S. Kunickis. 2016. Effects of riparian buffer vegetation and width: a 12-year retrospective study. J. Environmental Quality. In Review.


Jarzemsky, R., M.R. Burchell, and R.O. Evans. 2013. The impact of manipulating surface topography on the hydrologic restoration of a forested coastal wetland. Ecological Engineering. 58(2013): 35-43.


Johnson, S.R., M.R. Burchell, R.O. Evans. D.L. Osmond, and J.W. Gilliam. 2013. Riparian buffer located in an upland landscape position does not enhance nitrate-nitrogen removal. Ecological Engineering. 52(2013):252-261.


Liu, Z., G.L. Grabow, R.L. Huffman, J. Osborne, and R.O. Evans. 2012.  Factors Affecting Uniformity of Irrigation-Type Manure Application Systems. Applied Eng. in Agric.  28(1).


Skaggs, R.W., N. R. Fausey and R.O. Evans. 2012. Drainage water management. J. Soil and Water Conservation 67(6): 161-166.


Grabow, G.L., R. L. Huffman, and R.O. Evans. 2011. SDI Dripline Spacing Effect on Corn and Soybean Yield in a Piedmont Clay Soil, Journal of Irrigation and Drainage, 137(1):27-36.

Skaggs, R.W., M.A. Youssef, J.W. Gilliam and R.O. Evans. 2010. Effect of controlled drainage on water and nitrogen balances in drained lands. Transactions of the ASABE. 532(6):1843-1850.


Hathaway, J.M., M.J. Cook, R.O. Evans. 2010. Nutrient Removal Capability of a Constructed Wetland Receiving Groundwater Contaminated by Swine Lagoon Seepage. Transactions of the ASABE.  53(3):1-9.


Lindow, N., G.A. Fox and R.O. Evans. 2009. Seepage erosion in layered stream bank material. Earth Surf. Process. Landforms. 34:1693-1701.


Cook, M.J., J.M. Hathaway, R.O. Evans. 2008. The Impact of Swine Lagoon Seepage on Shallow Groundwater Quality: Groundwater Remediation through Lagoon Closure and Pumping. Transactions of the ASABE. 51(3): 891-900.


Madramootoo, C.A., W.R. Johnston, J.E. Ayars, R.O. Evans, N.R. Fausey. 2007. Agricultural drainage management, quality and disposal issues in North America. ICID J. of Irrigation and Drainage. 56(1):S35-S45.


Evans, R.O., K.L. Bass, M.R. Burchell, R.D. Hinson, R. Johnson, M. Doxey. 2007. Management alternatives to enhance water quality and ecological function of channelized streams. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 2007 62(4):308-320.


Grabow, G.L., R.L. Huffman, R.O. Evans, D.L. Jordan, and R.C. Nuti. 2006. Water distribution from a subsurface drip irrigation system and dripline spacing effect on cotton yield and water use efficiency in a coastal plain soil. Transactions of the ASAE. 49(6):1823-1835.


Dukes, M.D. and R.O. Evans. 2006. Land use and water quality in the North Carolina middle Coastal Plain. ASCE J. Irr. & Drain, Eng.


Jia, Z., R.O. Evans, J.T. Smith. 2006. Effect of controlled drainage and vegetative buffers on drainage water quality from wastewater irrigated fields. ASCE J. Irr. & Drain. Eng. 132(2):159-169.


Jia, Z. and R.O. Evans. 2004. Modification and use of DRAINMOD to evaluate a lagoon effluent land application system. Transactions of the ASAE.47(1):47-58.


Dukes, M.D. and R.O. Evans. 2003. Riparian ecosystem management model: hydrology performance and sensitivity in the North Carolina middle Coastal Plain. Transactions of the ASAE. Vol. 46(6):1567-1579.


Dukes, M.D., R.O. Evans, J.W. Gilliam, S.H. Kunickis. 2003. Interactive effects of controlled drainage and riparian buffers on shallow groundwater quality. J. Irr. Drain. Eng. ASCE. 129(2):82-91.


Osmond, D.L., J.W. Gilliam, and R.O. Evans. 2002. Riparian buffers and controlled drainage to reduce agricultural nonpoint sources pollution. North Carolina Agricultural Research Service Technical bulletin 318, North Carolina State University, Raleigh. 56 pgs.


Dukes, M.D., R.O. Evans, J.W. Gilliam, S.H. Kunickis. 2002. Effect of riparian buffer width and vegetation type on shallow groundwater quality in the middle coastal plain of North Carolina. Transactions of the ASAE. 45(2):327-336.

Tweedy, K.L., and R.O. Evans. 2001. Hydrologic characterization of two prior converted wetland restoration sites in Eastern North Carolina. Journal Review completed.

Evans, R.O., and N.R. Fausey. 1999. Effects of inadequate drainage on crop growth and yields. Chapter II IN: ASA Drainage Monograph. pp.13-54.

Fouss, J.L., R.O. Evans, and H.W. Belcher. 1999. Design of controlled-drainage and subirrigation facilities for water table control systems. Chapter XXI IN: ASA Drainage Monograph. p.719-742.

Fouss, J.L., R.O. Evans, D.L. Thomas, and H.W. Belcher.1999. Operation of controlled drainage and subirrigation facilities for water table management. Chapter XXII. IN: ASA Drainage Monograph. p743-766.

Evans, R.O., K.A. Harrison, J.E. Hook, C.V. Privette, W.I. Segars, W.B. Smith, D.L. Thomas and A.W. Tyson. 1998. Irrigation conservation practices appropriate for the southeastern United States. D. L. Thomas (Ed). Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Project Report 32. 38 pgs.

Gilliam, J.W., D.L. Osmond, and R.O. Evans. 1997. Selected agricultural best management practices to control nitrogen in the Neuse River basin. North Carolina Agricultural Research Service Technical bulletin 311, North Carolina State University, Raleigh. 53 pgs. (also listed in Extension section IV.A).

Breve, M.A., R.W. Skaggs, J.W. Gilliam, J.E. Parsons, A.T. Mohammad, G.M. Chescheir, and R.O. Evans. 1997. Field Testing of Drainmod-N. TRANSACTIONS of the ASAE. 40(4):1077-1085.

Evans, R.O., J.W. Gilliam and R.W. Skaggs. 1995. Controlled versus conventional drainage effects on water quality. J. Irr. & Drain. Div. ASCE. 121(4):271-276.

Munster, C.L., R. W. Skaggs, J.E. Parsons, R.O. Evans, J.W. Gilliam and E.W. Harmsen. 1995. Aldicarb transport in the coastal plain of North Carolina. J. of Irrigation and Drainage, ASCE. 121(6):378-384.

Thomas, D.L., C.D. Perry, R.O. Evans, and J.W. Gilliam. 1995. Effect of agricultural drainage on water quality in the Southeastern Coastal Plain. J. Irr. & Drain. Div. ASCE. 121(4):277-282.

Skaggs, R.W., D. Amatya, R.O. Evans, and J.E. Parsons. 1994. Characterization and evaluation of proposed hydrologic criteria for wetlands. J. Soil and Water Conservation. 49(5)501-510.

Munster, C.L., R.W. Skaggs, J.E. Parsons, R.O. Evans, J.W. Gilliam, and M.A. Breve. 1994. Simulating aldicarb transport in a drained field. TRANSACTIONS of the ASAE. 37(6):1817-1824.

Seymour, R.M., R.W. Skaggs, and R.O. Evans. 1992. Predicting corn yield response to planting date delay. TRANSACTIONS of the ASAE. 35(3):865-860.

Skaggs, R.W., J.W. Gilliam and R.O. Evans. 1992. A computer simulation study of pocosin hydrology. WETLANDS. 11(Special Issue):399-416.

Evans, R. O., J. E. Parsons, K. Stone and W. B. Wells. 1992. Water table management on a watershed scale. J. Soil and Water Conservation. 47(1):58-64.

Evans, R. O., R. W. Skaggs and R. E. Sneed. 1991. Stress day index models to predict corn and soybean relative yield under high water table conditions. TRANSACTIONS of the ASAE. 34(5):1997-2005.

Evans, R. O., J. W. Gilliam, and R. W. Skaggs. 1990. Controlled drainage and subirrigation effects on drainage water quality. IN: Proceedings Fourteenth International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage, M. Holy, ed. ICID. 1A(Q42):13-30.

Evans, R. O., R. W. Skaggs, and R. E. Sneed. 1990. Normalized crop susceptibility factors for corn and soybeans to excess water stress. TRANSACTIONS of the ASAE. 33(4):1153-1161.

Evans, R. O. and R. W. Skaggs. 1989. Design Procedures For Water Table Management Systems. APPLIED ENGINEERING IN AGRICULTURE. 5(4):539-548.

Westerman, P.W., M.R. Overcash, R.O. Evans, L.D. King and J.C. Burns. 1985. Swine lagoon effluent applied to Coastal Bermudagrass. III. Rainfall runoff quality. JEQ. 14(1):22-25.

Evans, R.O., P.W. Westerman and M.R. Overcash. 1984. Drainage water quality from land application of swine lagoon effluent. TRANSACTIONS of the ASAE. 27(2):473-478.

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