Explore a selection of works produced by faculty in the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University.
On November 20, 2019 the School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science became the College of Forest Resources and Environmental Science.
Submissions from 2020
Altered climate leads to positive density-dependent feedbacks in a tropical wet forest, Benedicte Bachelot, Aura M Alonso-Rodríguez, Laura Aldrich-Wolfe, Molly A. Cavaleri, Sasha C Reed, and Tana E Wood
Decay of birdseye sugar maple (acer saccharum) and curly red maple (acer rubrum) figured woods, Tara Lee Bal, Katherine Elizabeth Schneider, and Dana Richter
The energy crises revealed by COVID: Intersections of Indigeneity, inequity, and health, Kathleen Brosemer, Chelsea Schelly, Valoree Gagnon, Kristin L. Arola, Joshua M. Pearce, Douglas Bessette, and Laura Schmitt Olabisi
Advancements in thermochemical modification of wood for bioenergy and biomaterial applications, David B. DeVallance, Xinfeng Xie, Tianmiao Wang, and Jingxin Wang
Vegetative and edaphic responses in a Northern mixed conifer forest three decades after harvest and fire: Implications for managing regeneration and carbon and nitrogen pools, R. Kasten Dumroese, Martin Jurgensen, and Deborah S. Page-Dumroese
Correlates of bird collisions with buildings across three North American countries, Jared A. Elmore, Stephen B. Hager, Bradley J. Cosentino, Timothy J. O'Connell, Corey S. Riding, Michelle L. Anderson, Amber M. Roth, and et. al.
Effects of breeding and molt activity on songbird site fidelity, Luiza Figueira, Pedro Martins, C. John Ralph, Jamie L. Stephens, John D. Alexander, and Jared D. Wolfe
Applied behavior analysis as a development tool: Examples from agroforestry, Sonia Goltz, Audrey L. Mayer, and Blair D. Orr
A Genome-wide perspective on the persistence of red wolf ancestry in southeastern canids., Elizabeth Heppenheimer, Kristin Brzeski, Joseph W Hinton, Michael J Chamberlain, Jacqueline Robinson, Robert K Wayne, and Bridgett M vonHoldt
Taxonomic similarity does not predict necessary sample size for ex situ conservation: A comparison among five genera, Sean Hoban, Taylor Callicrate, John Clark, Susan Deans, Michael Dosmann, Priyanka Dipak Kadav, and et al.
High-purity recycling of hematite and Zn/Cu mixture from waste smelting slag, Yang Huo, Xiang Song, Suiyi Zhu, Yu Chen, Xue Lin, Yaqiong Wu, Zhan Qu, Ting Su, and Xinfeng Xie
Seedling and sapling recruitment following novel silvicultural treatments in Great Lakes northern hardwoods, Stefan Hupperts, Christopher R. Webster, Robert E. Froese, and Yvette L. Dickinson
Root respiration and biomass responses to experimental soil warming vary with root diameter and soil depth, Mickey P. Jarvi and Andrew J Burton
Determining hydrologic pathways of streamflow using geochemical tracers in a claypan watershed, Fengjing Liu, Robert N. Lerch, John Yang, and Greg Peters
A new integrated framework to estimate the climate change impacts of biomass utilization for biofuel in life cycle assessment, Weiguo Liu, Junming Xu, Xinfeng Xie, Yan Yan, Xiaolu Zhou, and Changhui Peng
Overexpression of an AP2/ERF family gene, BpERF13, in birch enhances cold tolerance through upregulating CBF genes and mitigating reactive oxygen species, Kaiwen Lv, Jiang Li, Kai Zhao, Su Chen, Jeff Nie, Wenli Zhang, Guifeng Liu, and Hairong Wei
Overexpression of an AP2/ERF family gene, BpERF13, in birch enhances cold tolerance through upregulating CBF genes and mitigating reactive oxygen species., Kaiwen Lv, Jiang Li, Kai Zhao, Su Chen, Jeff Nie, Wenli Zhang, Guifeng Liu, and Hairong Wei
Conceptual planning of urban–rural green space from a multidimensional perspective: A case study of Zhengzhou, China, Bo Mu, Chang Liu, Guohang Tian, Yaqiong Xu, Yali Zhang, Audrey L. Mayer, and et al.
Trends in protected area representation of biodiversity and ecosystem services in five tropical countries, Rachel A. Neugarten, Kevin Moull, Natalia Acero Martinez, Luciano Andriamaro, Curtis Bernard, Leonardo Saenz, and et al.
What is an endangered species?: judgments about acceptable risk, Thomas Offer-Westort, Adam Feltz, Jeremy T. Bruskotter, and John A. Vucetich
Territoriality drives preemptive habitat selection in recovering wolves: Implications for carnivore conservation, Shawn O'Neil, John A. Vucetich, Dean E Beyer, Sarah Hoy, and Joseph K Bump
A phylogenomic approach reveals a low somatic mutation rate in a long-lived plant., Adam J Orr, Amanda Padovan, David Kainer, Carsten Kulheim, Lindell Bromham, Carlos Bustos-Segura, William Foley, Tonya Haff, Ji-Fan Hsieh, Alejandro Morales-Suarez, Reed A Cartwright, and Robert Lanfear
Genetic variation of introduced red oak (Quercus rubra) stands in Germany compared to North American populations, Tim Pettenkofer, Reiner Finkeldey, Markus Müller, Konstantin V. Krutovsky, Barbara Vornam, Ludger Leinemann, and Oliver Gailing
The effect of water table levels and short-term ditch restoration on mountain peatland carbon cycling in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, A. M. Planas-Clarke, R. A. Chimner, J. A. Hribljan, E. A. Lilleskov, and B. Fuentealba
Soil biogeochemical responses of a tropical forest to warming and hurricane disturbance, Sasha C. Reed, Robin Reibold, Molly A. Cavaleri, Aura M. Alonso-Rodríguez, Megan E. Berberich, and Tana E. Wood
Energy policy for energy sovereignty: Can policy tools enhance energy sovereignty?, Chelsea Schelly, Douglas Bessette, Kathleen Brosemer, Valoree Gagnon, Kristin L. Arola, Andrew Fiss, Joshua M. Pearce, and Kathleen E. Halvorsen
Assessing the ecosystem services of various types of urban green spaces based on i-Tree eco, Peihao Song, Gunwoo Kim, Audrey L. Mayer, Ruizhen He, and Guohang Tian
Effective recycling of Co and Sr from Co/Sr-bearing wastewater via an integrated Fe coagulation and hematite precipitation approach, Ting Su, Zhijie Han, Zhan Qu, Yu Chen, Xue Lin, Suiyi Zhu, Rui Bian, and Xinfeng Xie
Evolution of breeding plumages in birds: A multiple-step pathway to seasonal dichromatism in New World warblers (Aves: Parulidae), Ryan S. Terrill, Glenn F. Seeholzer, and Jared D. Wolfe
What drives declining support for long-term ecological research?, John A. Vucetich, Michael Paul Nelson, and Jeremy T. Bruskotter
Fuel availability not fire weather controls boreal wildfire severity and carbon emissions, X. J. Walker, B. M. Rogers, S. Veraverbeke, J. F. Johnstone, J. L. Baltzer, K. Barrett, Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Liza K. Jenkins, E. S. Kane, and et. al.
Effects of a regenerating matrix on the survival of birds in tropical forest fragments, Jared D. Wolfe; Philip C. Stouffer; Richard O. Bierregaard Jr.; David A, Luther; and Thomas E. Lovejoy
Upcycling of groundwater treatment sludge to an erdite nanorod as a highly effienct activation agent of peroxymonosulfate for wastewater treatment., Suiyi Zhu, Xiang Song, Yu Chen, Ge Dong, Tong Sun, Hongbin Yu, Yang Yu, Xinfeng Xie, and Mingxin Huo
Submissions from 2019
US family forest management coupling natural and human systems: Role of markets and public policy instruments, Francisco Aguilar and Matt Kelly
Total economic value, ecosystem services and the role of public policy instruments in the creation and destruction of forest values, Francisco Aguilar, Matthew Kelly, and Brian Danley
Spatiotemporal Dimensions of Water Stress Accounting: Incorporating Groundwater-Surface Water Interactions and Ecological Thresholds., Sara Alian, Alex Mayer, Ann Maclean, David Watkins, and Ali Mirchi
Arbuscular mycorrhizal inoculation has similar benefits to fertilization for Thuja occidentalis L. seedling nutrition and growth on peat soil over a range of pH: implications for restoration, Guswarni Anwar, Erik A. Lilleskov, and Rodney Chimner
Nondestructive evaluation of tensile properties of structural lumber from the spruce-pine-fir species grouping: phase 1 evaluation of modulus of elasticity, Nusret As, Robert Ross, Xiping Wang, and Christopher Adam Senalik
Understanding farmers’ perceptions and the effects of shea (Vitellaria paradoxa) tree distribution in agroforestry parklands of Upper West Region, Ghana, Fahimeh Baziari, Kari B. Henquinet, and Molly A. Cavaleri
Genome-wide association studies of bark texture in Populus trichocarpa, Roba Bdeir, Wellington Muchero, Yordan Yordanov, Gerald A. Tuskan, Victor B. Busov, and Oliver Gailing
Correction to: Genome-wide association studies of bark texture in Populus trichocarpa, Roba Bdeir, Wellington Muchero, Yordan Yordanov, Gerald Tuskan, Victor Busov, Jin Zhang, and Oliver Gailing
Linking tree growth rate, damage repair, and susceptibility to a genus-specific pest infestation, Kayla Boyes, Kathryn G. Hietala-Henschell, Alexander P. Barton, Andrew J. Storer, and Jordan M. Marshall
Linking tree growth rate, damage repair, and susceptibility to a genus-specific pest infestation, Kayla N. Boyes, Kathryn G. Hietala-Henschell, Alexander P. Barton, Andrew J. Storer, and Jordan M. Marshall
Conservationists’ moral obligations toward wildlife: Values and identity promote conservation conflict, Jeremy Bruskotter, John A. Vucetich, Alia Dietsch, Kristina Slagle, Jeremy Brooks, and Michael Nelson
Determinants of tree sway frequency in temperate deciduous forests of the Northeast United States, Amanda Bunce, John Volin, David Miller, Jason Parent, and Mark Rudnicki
Differential regulation of the banana stress NAC family by individual and combined stresses of drought and heat in susceptible and resistant genotypes, Rakesh Shashikant Chaudhari, Bhavesh Liladhar Jangale, Abdul Azeez, Bal Krishna, Prafullachandra Vishnu Sane, and Aniruddha Prafullachandra Sane
Mapping mountain peatlands and wet meadows using multi-date, multi-sensor remote sensing in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, Rodney Chimner, Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Sarah L. Grelik, John A. Hribljan, Ana Maria Planas Clarke, Molly Polk, Erik Lilleskov, and Beatriz Fuentealba
Mapping mountain peatlands and wet meadows using multi-date, wulti-sensor remote sensing in the Cordillera Blanca, Peru, Rodney Chimner, Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Sarah L. Grelik, John A. Hribljan, Ana Maria Planas Clarke, Molly Polk, Erik Lilleskov, and Beatriz Fuentealba
Identifying genetic markers for a range of phylogenetic utility–From species to family level, Bokyung Choi, Michael D. Crisp, Lyn G. Cook, Karen Meusemann, Robert D. Edwards, Alicia Toon, and Carsten Kulheim
Identifying genetic markers for a range of phylogenetic utility–From species to family level, Bokyung Choi, Michael D. Crisp, Lyn G. Cook, Karen Meusemann, Robert D. Edwards, Alicia Toon, and Carsten Külheim
Deep uncertainty, public reason, the conservation of biodiversity and the regulation of markets for lion skeletons, Peter Coals, Dawn Burnham, Paul Johnson, Andrew Loveridge, David Macdonald, Vivienne Williams, and John A. Vucetich
The ethics of human-animal relationships and public discourse: A case study of lions bred for their bones, Peter Coals, Dawn Burnham, Andrew Loveridge, David W. Macdonald, Michael 't Sas-Rolfes, Vivvienne Williams, and John A. Vucetich
Nitrogen cycling responses to simulated emerald ash borer infestation in Fraxinus nigra-dominated wetlands, Joshua Davis, Joseph Shannon, Matthew J. Van Grinsven, Nicholas Bolton, Joseph Wagenbrenner, Randall K Kolka, and Thomas Pypker
Urban colonization through multiple genetic lenses: The city‐fox phenomenon revisited, Alexandra L. DeCandia, Kristin Brzeski, Elizabeth Heppenheimer, Catherine V. Caro, Glauco Camenisch, Peter Wandeler, and Carlos Driscoll
Socio-economic importance of forest resources and their conservation measures in Ethiopia: the case of area closure in South Gonder of Ethiopia, Fikirte Demissie, Kumelachew Yeshitela, Mark Rouleau, David J. Flaspohler, and Mengistie Kindu
Thinning efects on the tree height-diameter allometry of Masson pine (Pinus massoniana Lamb.), Cheng Deng, Shougong Zhang, Yuanchang Lu, Robert Froese, Angang Ming, and Qingfen Li
Evaluation of the FVS-CR diameter growth model in structurally-heterogeneous ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex C. Lawson) stands in the Southern Rockies, and potential modifications, Yvette L. Dickinson, Michael Battaglia, and Lance Asherin
Effects of Silvicultural Practices on Engineering Properties of Northern Hardwood Species of the Great Lakes Region, Yvette L. Dickinson, Xiping Wang, Jan Wiedenbeck, and Robert Ross
Out of the ashes: Ecological resilience to extreme wildfire, prescribed burns, and indigenous burning in ecosystems, Christina Eisenberg, Christopher Anderson, Adam Collingwood, Robert Sissons, Christopher Dunn, Curtis Edson, and et al.
When the Source of Flooding Matters: Divergent responses in carbon fluxes in an Alaskan Rich Fen to two types of inundation, E. S. Euskirchen, E. S. Kane, C. W. Edgar, and M. R. Turetsky
Characterization of functional relationships of R-loops with gene transcription and epigenetic modifications in rice., Yuan Fang, Lifen Chen, Kande Lin, Yilong Feng, Pengyue Zhang, Xiucai Pan, Jenneifer Sanders, Yufeng Wu, Xiu-E Wang, Zhen Su, Caiyan Chen, Hairong Wei, and Wenli Zhang
Chapter 4: Integrating across sectors and disciplines: transdisciplinary teamwork challenges and strategies, Kathleen E. Halvorsen, Jessie Knowlton, Robert M. Handler, Chelsea Schelly, and Erin Pischke
Chapter 1: Introduction to a research agenda for environmental management – Through transdisciplinary, social science-rich environmental governance research, Kathleen E. Halvorsen, Jessie Knowlton, Chelsea Schelly, Robert Handler, and Erin Pischke
Impacts of experimental alteration of water table regime and vascular plant community composition on peat mercury profiles and methylmercury production, Kristine Haynes, Evan Kane, Lynette R. Potvin, Erik Lilleskov, Randall K. Kolka, and Carl P. Mitchell
Impacts of experimental alteration of water table regime and vascular plant community composition on peat mercury profiles and methylmercury production., Kristine M Haynes, Evan Kane, Lynette Potvin, Erik A. Lilleskov, Randall K Kolka, and Carl P J Mitchell
Genetics and extinction and the example of Isle Royale wolves, P. W. Hendrick, J. A. Robinson, Rolf O. Peterson, and John A. Vucetich
Sustainable Forest Management, Darrell Hendrickson and Marcia Goodrich
Iron (Oxyhydr)Oxides Serve as Phosphate Traps in Tundra and Boreal Peat Soils, Elizabeth M. Herndon, Lauren Kinsman-Costello, Kiersten A. Duroe, Jonathan Mills, Evan Kane, Stephen D. Sebestyen, Aaron A. Thompson, and Stan D. Wullschleger
Supersymmetric laser arrays, Mohammad Hokmabadi, Nicholas Nye, Ramy El-Ganainy, Demetrios Christodoulides, and Mercedeh Khajavikhan
Fluctuations in age structure and their variable influence on population growth, Sarah Hoy, Daniel R. MacNulty, Douglas W. Smith, Daniel Stahler, Xavier Lambin, Rolf O. Peterson, Joel S. Ruprecht, and John A. Vucetich
Negative frequency‐dependent foraging behaviour in a generalist herbivore (Alces alces) and its stabilizing influence on food web dynamics, Sarah Hoy, John A. Vucetich, Rongsong Liu, Don DeAngelis, Rolf O. Peterson, Leah Vucetich, and John J. Henderson
Promoting structural and species diversity in Great Lakes northern hardwoods: a conceptual model and its application, Stefan Hupperts, Yvette L. Dickinson, Christopher R. Webster, and Christel C. Kern
Age structure and recruitment of Trillium luteum (Trilliaceae) populations in secondary forests of the southern Appalachian Mountains, Michael A. Jenkins and Christopher R. Webster
Bedding of Wetland Soil: Effects of Bed Height and Termite Activity on Wood Decomposition, Martin F. Jurgensen, Chris A. Miller, Carl T. Trettin, and Deborah S. Page-Dumroese
High marker density GWAS provides novel insights into the genomic architecture of terpene oil yield in Eucalyptus, David Kainer, Amanda Padovan, Joerg Degenhardt, Sandra Krause, Produyut Mondal, William Foley, and Carsten Külheim
Reduction‐oxidation potential and dissolved organic matter composition in northern peat soil: Interactive controls of water table position and plant functional groups, E. S. Kane, T. J. Veverica, M. M. Tfaily, E. A. Lilleskov, K. M. Meingast, Randall K Kolka, A. L. Daniels, and R. A. Chimner
Can group selection with legacy retention change compositional trajectories in conventionally managed hardwoods?, Sam Knapp, Christopher R. Webster, and Christel Kern
The composition and height of saplings capturing silvicultural gaps at two long-term experiments in managed northern hardwood forests, Sam Knapp, Christopher R. Webster, and Christel C. Kern
Detecting dynamic system regime boundaries with Fisher information: the case of ecosystems, Eva Konig, Heriberto Cabezas, and Audrey L. Mayer
Overexpression of PsnSuSy1, 2 genes enhances secondary cell wall thickening, vegetative growth, and mechanical strength in transgenic tobacco, Meilang Li, Shuan Wang, YingYing Liu, Yang Zhang, Menxuan Ren, Hairong Wei, and et. al.
Review of the effects of barred owls on spotted owls, Linda L. Long and Jared D. Wolfe
An evaluation of isotopic (δ2H) methods to provide estimates of avian breeding and natal dispersal, C. Lopez-Calderon, Steven L. Van Wilgenburg, Amber M. Roth, David J. Flaspohler, and Keith A. Hobson
Can the dual identity of policy entrepreneur and policy implementer promote successful policy adoption? Vertical greening policymaking in Shanghai, China, Hongmei Lu, Audrey L. Mayer, Adam Wellstead, and Shan Zhou
Scientific advances and adaptation strategies for Wisconsin lakes facing climate change, Madeline R. Magee, Catherine L. Hein, Jake R. Walsh, P. Danielle Shannon, M. Jake Vander Zanden, Timothy B. Campbell, and et al.
Landscape dynamics of family forest owners, Audrey L. Mayer
Characterizing boreal peatland plant composition and species diversity with hyperspectral remote sensing, Mara Y. McPartland, Michael J. Falkowski, Jason R. Reinhardy, Evan Kane, Randall K Kolka, Merritt R. Turetsky, and et al.
Mechanisms of Toxin Resistance by Wild Mammalian Herbivores, Jennifer Miles-Rhoades, Janae Wilson, Debbie Conner, and John Vucetich
Long-range mobile signals mediate seasonal control of shoot growth., Pál Miskolczi, Rajesh Kumar Singh, Szymon Tylewicz, Abdul Azeez, Jay P Maurya, Danuše Tarkowská, Ondřej Novák, Kristoffer Jonsson, and Rishikesh P Bhalerao
The impact of climate change on forest systems in the northern United States: projections and implications for forest management, W. Keith Moser, Patricia Butler-Leopold, Constance Hausman, Louis Iverson, Todd Ontl, Leslie Brandt, and et al.
Effects of land use and forest management on soil carbon in the ecoregions of Maryland and adjacent eastern United States, L. E. Nave, K. DeLyser, Patricia Butler-Leopold, E. Sprague, J. Daley, and C. W. Swanston
Territorial landscapes: incorporating density-dependence into wolf habitat selection studies., Shawn T O'Neil, Dean E Beyer, and Joseph K Bump
Wildfire alters belowground and surface wood decomposition on two national forests in Montana, USA, Deborah S. Page-Dumroese, Martin F. Jurgensen, Chris Miller, James B. Pickens, and Joanne M. Tirocke
Press-pulse odocoileus Virginianus herbivory in relict tsuga canadensis stands in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan, USA, Grace Parikh and Christopher R. Webster
Genetic diversity and differentiation of introduced red oak (Quercus rubra) in Germany in comparison with reference native North American populations, Tim Pettenkofer, Katharina Burkardt, Christian Ammer, Torsten Vor, Reiner Finkeldey, Markus Müller, Oliver Gailing, and et. al.
Whole-tree harvest and residue recovery in commercial aspen: Implications to forest growth and soil productivity across a rotation, Michael I. Premer, Robert Froese, and Eric D. Vance
Effective enrichment of Zn from smelting wastewater via an integrated Fe coagulation and hematite precipitation method, Zhan Qu, Ting Su, Yu Chen, Xue Lin, Yang Yu, Xinfeng Xie, and et. al.