Volume 6, Issue 2 - June/July 2013
Center News, Publications/Products, and Events
Eastern Threat Center research ecologist Steve McNulty joined the Southeast Watershed Forum Board of Directors for 2013.
The Center’s Parker Tract is among 11 long-term core sites in the Department of Energy’s AmeriFlux network that monitors ecosystem health and function.
The August First Friday All Climate Change Talks will feature Michigan Tech’s Linda Nagel, PhD, presenting the Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change Project.
Center research ecologist Bill Hargrove will present a Landscape Science webinar on June 25 at 1:00 p.m. (ET), sponsored by the national USDA Forest Service Research and Development office.
Right: Eastern Threat Center co-hosts an All Cultures Luncheon featuring Minority Landowner publisher Victor Harris (left).
New Publications and Products (search Treesearch for all pubs and abstracts):
- Yemshanov, D., F.H. Koch, M. Ducey, and K. Koehler. 2013. Mapping ecological risks with a portfolio-based technique: incorporating uncertainty and decision-making preferences. Diversity and Distributions 19:567-579.
- Huang, L., H. Chen, H. Ren, J. Wang, and Q. Guo. 2013. Effect of urbanization on the structure and functional traits of remnant subtropical evergreen broad-leaved forests in South China. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 185:5003-5018.
- Boggs, J.L., G. Sun, D. Jones, and S.G. McNulty. 2013. Effect of soils on water quantity and quality in piedmont forested headwater watersheds of North Carolina. Journal of American Water Resources Association 49(1):132-150.
- Sun, G. and Y. Liu. 2013. Chapter 15 Forest Influences on Climate and Water Resources at the Landscape to Regional scale. In: Fu, B. and Bruce, K. J. (Eds). Landscape Ecology for Sustainable Environment and Culture, Springer, 2013. Pp309-334.
- The new staff resource guide is a great reference to connect with Center forest scientists, in-house collaborators, and research support staff.
- New and updated fact sheets reflect current Center research and projects, including ForWarn, the Comparative Risk Assessment Framework and Tools, climate and severe weather, and invasive species.
- Research ecologist Kurt Riitters is featured among the Forest Service Natural Inquirer scientists’ cards – a great resource for schools!