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Fish Assemblage Responses to Forest Cover

Chris L. Burcher, Matthew E. McTammany, E. Fred Benfield, Gene S. Helfman
2007 Environmental Management  
having a high degree of nearstream forest cover. reforestation categories based on cluster analysis of years 1950 and 1993 near-stream forest cover.  ...  Streams with relatively low near-stream forest cover were different from streams having moderate to high near-stream forest cover in 1950 and 1993.  ...  Methods Site Selection Streams were selected to represent watersheds along a forest cover continuum from mostly forested to least forested.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00267-007-9049-3 pmid:18043963 fatcat:bbg3bdcqafcdlaye6q6ykhdvii

Linking Forest Flammability and Plant Vulnerability to Drought

Rachael H. Nolan, Chris J. Blackman, Víctor Resco de Dios, Brendan Choat, Belinda E. Medlyn, Ximeng Li, Ross A. Bradstock, Matthias M. Boer
2020 Forests  
Here, we outline the mechanisms through which plant responses to drought may affect forest flammability, specifically fuel moisture and the ratio of dead to live fuels.  ...  Despite the co-occurrence of forest fires with drought, current approaches to modelling flammability largely overlook the large body of research into plant vulnerability to drought.  ...  (a) E. viminalis; (b) E. grandis; (c) E. macrorhyncha; (d) E. melliodora; (e) E. blakelyi; (f) E. sideroxylon; (g) E. populnea; (h) E. largiflorens.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f11070779 fatcat:lv4gwchnebghpmdhrlb5tlf5aq

Effects of Small-Scale Dead Wood Additions on Beetles in Southeastern U.S. Pine Forests

Kier D. Klepzig, Michael L. Ferro, Michael D. Ulyshen, Matthew L. Gimmel, Jolie B. Mahfouz, Allan E. Tiarks, Chris E. Carlton
2012 Forests  
These results suggest manipulations of dead wood in pine forests have variable effects on beetles according to life history characteristics.  ...  The positive influence of dead wood additions on the beetle community can be largely attributed to the saproxylic fauna (species dependent on dead wood), which, when analyzed separately, OPEN ACCESS Forests  ...  productivity and long-term forest sustainability is becoming more important in forest management.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f3030632 fatcat:i7yvnpkhtrglzffwrpoybrh24i

Long-term decline of sugar maple following forest harvest, Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire

Natalie L. Cleavitt, John J. Battles, Chris E. Johnson, Timothy J. Fahey
2018 Canadian Journal of Forest Research  
We studied the 30-year 25 trajectory of forest recovery from clearcutting (whole-tree harvest (WTH)) in a forest originally 26 dominated by sugar maple (Acer saccharum).  ...  Foresters should consider that sites Introduction (Park and Yanai 2009, Duchesne et al. 2013).  ... 
doi:10.1139/cjfr-2017-0233 fatcat:k7wnngvilzf7nhbmjilwj2i6ya

Multi-angular hyperspectral observations of Mediterranean forest with PROBA-CHRIS

Massimo Menenti, Fabio Maselli, Marta Chiesi, Riccardo Benedetti, Simone Cristofori, Donatella Guzzi, Federico Magnani, Sabrina Raddi, Carmine Maffei, Sylvia S. Shen, Paul E. Lewis
2004 Imaging Spectrometry X  
The models KUUSK, SAIL and GeoSAIL were used to simulate spectro-directional reflectance of different stands in the forest and compared with PROBA -CHRIS and airborne hyperspectral observations.  ...  Measurements of spectro-directional radiances done with the imaging spectrometer CHRIS on-board the agile platform PROBA are being used to determine key properties of terrestrial vegetation at the appropriate  ...  In particular the following measurements were done: Figure 2 Figure 3 23 Spectro -directional TOC reflectance of three stands at four view angles D0=0°, D2= -36, D3= +55° e D4=-55°: A) Pinus pinaster  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.559348 fatcat:255jnsyc6fbmrikr3tiomcdmsm

Aluminum is more tightly bound in soil after wollastonite treatment to a forest watershed

Weiyao Gu, Charles T. Driscoll, Shuai Shao, Chris E. Johnson
2017 Forest Ecology and Management  
This conversion of exchangeable Al to organically bound Al has reduced Al solubility and contributed to improved forest health.  ...  Aluminum is more tightly bound in soil after wollastonite treatment to a forest watershed by Weiyao Gu B.A. Fudan University, 2010 Thesis  ...  primarily exchangeable Al since Ca has a lower affinity for organic binding sites than Al (Tam and McColl, 1990 Skyllberg (1999) , who suggested that the concentration of organically bound Al in O and E  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2017.04.035 fatcat:mcvlptevrbd6pegrntztcsdznu

Mycorrhizal weathering in base-poor forests

Joel D. Blum, Andrea Klaue, Carmen A. Nezat, Charles T. Driscoll, Chris E. Johnson, Thomas G. Siccama, Christopher Eagar, Timothy J. Fahey, Gene E. Likens
2003 Nature  
Driscoll, Chris E. Johnson, Thomas G. Siccama, Christopher Eagar, Timothy J. Fahey, Gene E. Likens © 2003 Nature Publishing Group  ...  weathering expected in base-poor forests 12, 13 .  ... 
doi:10.1038/423824a fatcat:7xmvjpwyobgy5c36hvkknk5r6y

Stand-Level Transpiration Increases after Eastern Redcedar (Juniperus virginiana L.) Encroachment into the Midstory of Oak Forests

Patricia R. Torquato, Rodney E. Will, Bo Zhang, Chris B. Zou
2020 Forests  
., redcedar) encroachment is transitioning the oak-dominated Cross-Timbers of the southern Great Plain of the USA into mixed-species forests.  ...  We selected three sites representative of oak, redcedar, and oak and redcedar mixed stands with a similar total basal area (BA) in a Cross-Timbers forest near Stillwater, Oklahoma.  ...  Lines are locally weighted regressions for OAK O , OAK M , ERC M , and ERC E , respectively.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f11090901 fatcat:ahdiendab5h6lgbvcb6dgw4n7q

The influence of experimental wind disturbance on forest fuels and fire characteristics

Jeffery B. Cannon, Joseph J. O'Brien, E. Louise Loudermilk, Matthew B. Dickinson, Chris J. Peterson
2014 Forest Ecology and Management  
In this study, we simulated wind-caused gaps in a Pinus taeda forest in the Piedmont of north-central Georgia using static winching of trees to examine how wind damage may alter fuel characteristics and  ...  Understanding disturbance interactions can allow forest managers to make more informed decisions about how wind disturbance influences fuel heterogeneity, and how management processes, such as prescribed  ...  Photo courtesy of USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Center for Forest Disturbance Science. Fig. 3 . 3 Mean mass of forest floor fuels.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2014.07.021 fatcat:yn4oo3lnzrbvvfpl7ri4jenaja

Effects of calcium treatment on forest floor organic matter composition along an elevation gradient

Ankit Balaria, Chris E. Johnson, Peter M. Groffman
2014 Canadian Journal of Forest Research  
Calcium amendment is a restorative option for nutrient-depleted, acidic soils in the forests of the northeastern United States.  ...  effects of watershed-scale wollastonite (CaSiO 3 ) application on the structural composition of soil organic matter (SOM) and hot-water extractable organic matter (HWEOM) at the Hubbard Brook Experiment Forest  ...  Forest floor samples were collected using a 10-cm diameter PVC corer.  ... 
doi:10.1139/cjfr-2014-0065 fatcat:7uqtfl4x5jblzbr43zs6foeoxy

Merging the Minnaert-$k$ Parameter With Spectral Unmixing to Map Forest Heterogeneity With CHRIS/PROBA Data

Jochem Verrelst, Jan G. P. W. Clevers, Michael E. Schaepman
2010 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
We combined the spectral domain with the angular domain of CHRIS data in order to map the surface heterogeneity of an Alpine coniferous forest during winter.  ...  Merging both maps resulted in a forest cover heterogeneity map, which contains more detailed information on canopy heterogeneity at the CHRIS subpixel scale than is possible to realize from a single-source  ...  Test Site and CHRIS Data An Alpine valley, the Ofenpass valley, located in the Swiss National Park, South East Switzerland (10 • 13 48 E/ 46 • 39 45 N), was chosen as test site.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2010.2047400 fatcat:ppjgford4fh35h47xecrjthu54

Comparing Simulations and Observations of the Lyα Forest. I. Methodology

Cathy E. Petry, Chris D. Impey, Neal Katz, David H. Weinberg, Lars E. Hernquist
2002 Astrophysical Journal  
We present an automated process for detecting and selecting absorption features over the range of resolution and signal-to-noise of typical observational data on the Lyman-alpha "forest".  ...  Details of the method for culling out metal lines from the Lyman-α forest will be given in Paper II.  ...  Figure 1 1 summarizes the state of observational capabilities for studies of the Lyman-α forest.  ... 
doi:10.1086/338033 fatcat:frh3nflrw5bmnjefzgm5vmlyzu

Sustaining Cross-Timbers Forest Resources: Current Knowledge and Future Research Needs

Omkar Joshi, Rodney E. Will, Chris B. Zou, Gehendra Kharel
2019 Sustainability  
In addition, we theorize how the adoption of active forest management will affect ecosystem services and structure of the Cross-Timbers forests.  ...  The Cross-Timbers region of the United States, situated in the southern Great Plains along the western edge of the eastern deciduous forest, was historically Quercus-dominated open forest interspersed  ...  more open forest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11174703 fatcat:tw4omefqprhtfktkhfe3jvayqm

Effects of calcium silicate treatment on the composition of forest floor organic matter in a northern hardwood forest stand

Ankit Balaria, Chris E. Johnson, Peter M. Groffman, Melany C. Fisk
2014 Biogeochemistry  
Effects of calcium silicate treatment on the composition of forest floor organic matter in a northern hardwood forest stand. Biogeochemistry, 122(2-3), 313-326. http://doi.  ...  Abstract Calcium amendment can help improve forest sustainability in stands that have been impacted by chronic acid deposition.  ...  reductions in forest health (Likens et al. 1998 .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10533-014-0043-6 fatcat:evvwe6a54rczzokkj5vdzkxidy

Climate change: Hot questions of temperature bias

Chris E. Forest, Richard W. Reynolds
2008 Nature ■ Chris E.  ...  Forest is in the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139,  ... 
doi:10.1038/453601a pmid:18509430 fatcat:csg7fso4cfan3mqogmfqizx2uq
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