Explore a selection of works produced by 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.
Works from 2018
Experimental evidence for selection against hybrids between two interfertile red oak species, Oliver Gailing and Ruhua Zhang
Latitudinal limits to the predicted increase of the peatland carbon sink with warming, Angela V. Gallego-Sala, Dan J. Charman, Simon Brewer, Susan E. Page, I. Colin Prentice, Pierre Friedlingstein, Rodney A. Chimner, John Hribjlan, and et al.
Northern red oak regeneration: 25-year results of cutting and prescribed fire in Michigan oak and pine stands, Joshua J. Granger, David S. Buckley, Terry Sharik, John M. Zobel, William W. DeBord, Jason P. Hartman, Jason G. Henning, Tara L. Keyser, and Jordan M. Marshall
TGMI: an efficient algorithm for identifying pathway regulators through evaluation of triple-gene mutual interaction, Chathura J. Gunasekara, Kui Zhang, Wenping Deng, Laura E. Brown, and Hairong Wei
Kinetic analysis and thermodynamic simulation of alkali‐silica reaction in cementitious materials, Shuaicheng Guo, Qingli Dai, Liang Chang, Yun Hang Hu, Xinfeng Xie, Ruizhe Si, and Jiaqing Wang
Effectiveness of bare-root and gravel-culture shrubs used in wildlife habitat restoration on lakeshores in Northern Wisconsin, Daniel E. Haskell, Alex Bales, Christopher R. Webster, Michael W. Meyer, and David J. Flaspohler
High genomic diversity and candidate genes under selection associated with range expansion in eastern coyote (Canis latrans) populations, Elizabeth Heppenheimer, Kristin E. Brzeski, Joseph W. Hinton, Brent R. Patterson, Linda Y. Rutledge, Alexandra L. DeCandia, Tyler Wheeldon, Steven R. Fain, Paul A. Hohenlohe, Roland Kays, Bradley N. White, Michael J. Chamberlain, and Bridgett M. vonHoldt
High genomic diversity and candidate genes under selection associated with range expansion in eastern coyote (Canis latrans) populations, Elizabeth Heppenheimer, Kristin Brzeski, Joseph Hinton, Brent Patterson, Linda Rutledge, Alexandra L. DeCandia, and et. al.
Rediscovery of red wolf ghost alleles in canid population along the American Gulf Coast, Elizabeth Heppenheimer, Kristin Brzeski, Ron Wooten, William Waddell, Linda Y. Rutledge, Michael J. Chamberlain, and et. al.
Population genomic analysis of North American eastern wolves (Canic lycaon) support their conservation priority status, Elizabeth Heppenheimer, Ryan Harrigan, Linda Rutledge, Klaus-Peter Koepfli, Alexandra L. DeCandia, Kristin Brzeski, and et. al.
Anthropogenic nitrogen deposition ameliorates the decline in tree growth caused by a drier climate., Inés Ibáñez, Donald R Zak, Andrew J Burton, and Kurt S Pregitzer
Avian community response to short-rotation Aspen forest management, Gina M. Jarvi, Jessie Knowlton, Colin Phifer, Amber Roth, Christopher R. Webster, and David J. Flaspohler
Shrimp ponds lead to massive loss of soil carbon and greenhouse gas emissions in northeastern Brazilian mangroves, J. Boone Kauffman, Angelo F. Bernardino, Tiago O. Ferreira, Nicholas Bolton, Luiz Eduardo de O. Gomes, and Gabriel Nuto Nobrega
Infrared heater system for warming tropical forest understory plants and soils, Bruce Kimball, Auro M. Alonso-Rodriguez, Molly A. Cavaleri, Sasha Reed, Grizelle Gonzalez, and Tana E. Wood
Terrestrial Wetlands, Randall K Kolka, Carl Trettin, Wensu Tang, Ken Krauss, Sheel Bansal, Judith Drexler, Rodney Chimner, Evan S. Kane, and et. al.
Acclimation and adaptation components of the temperature dependence of plant photosynthesis at the global scale, Dushan P. Kumarathunge, Belinda E. Medlyn, John E. Drake, Mark G. Tjoelker, Kelsey Carter, Molly A. Cavaleri, and et al.
Mid-Atlantic forest ecosystem vulnerability assessment and synthesis: a report from the Mid-Atlantic Climate Change Response Framework project, Patricia Leopold, Louis Iverson, Frank R. Thompson III, Leslie A. Brandt, Stephen D. Handler, Danielle Shannon, Matt Kelly, and et. al.
Is Indonesian peatland loss a cautionary tale for Peru? A two-country comparison of the magnitude and causes of tropical peatland degradation, Erik Lilleskov, Kevin McCullough, Kristin Hergoualc'h, Dennis del Castillo Torres, Rodney Chimner, Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, John A. Hribljan, John del Aquila Pasquel, and et. al.
A Temperature-Controlled, Conductive PANI@CNFs/MEO < inf> 2 MA/PEGMA Hydrogel for Flexible Temperature Sensors, Liu Liu, Sha Luo, Yan Qing, Ning Yan, Yiqiang Wu, Xinfeng Xie, and Feiyu Hu
Growth performance, organ-level ionic relations and organic osmoregulation of Elaeagnus angustifolia in response to salt stress, Zhengxiang Liu, Jiangfeng Zhu, Xiuyan Yang, Haiwen Wu, Qi Wei, Hairong Wei, and Huaxin Zhang
The Effect of poplar PsnGS1.2 overexpression on growth, secondary cell wall, and fiber characteristics in tobacco, Tingting Lu, Lulu Liu, Minjing Wei, Yingying Liu, Zianshang Qu, Chuanping Yang, Hairong Wei, and Zhigang Wei
Predicting Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus Planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), Landing Behavior on Unwounded Ash, Jordan M. Marshall, Melissa J. Porter, and Andrew J. Storer
Temperate and tropical forest canopies are already functioning beyond their thermal thresholds for photosynthesis, Alida C. Mau, Sasha C. Reed, Tana E. Wood, and Molly A. Cavaleri
Family forest owners and landscape-scale interactions: A review, Audrey L. Mayer
The response of boreal peatland community composition and NDVI to hydrologic change, warming, and elevated carbon dioxide, Mara Y. McPartland, Evan Kane, Michael J. Falkowski, Randall K. Kolka, Merritt R. Turetsky, Brian Palik, and Rebecca Montgomery
Analysis of environment-marker associations in American chestnut, Markus Müller, C. Dana Nelson, and Oliver Gailing
Temperature responses of carbon dioxide fluxes from coarse dead wood in a black ash wetland, Nam Jin Noh, Joseph Shannin, Nicholas Bolton, Joshua Davis, Matthew J. Van Grinsven, Thomas P. Pypker, Randall K. Kolka, and Joseph W. Wagenbrenner
Climate change adaptation strategies and approaches for outdoor recreation, Daniel O'Toole, Leslie A. Brandt, Maria K. Janowiak, Danielle Shannon, Patricia Leopold, Stephen D. Handler, and et al.
Does persistent snowpack inhibit degradation of fecal stress indicators?, Grace Parikh, Christopher R. Webster, John A. Vucetich, John J. Durocher, and Joseph K. Bump
Transatlantic wood pellet trade demonstrates telecoupled benefits, Esther S. Parish, Anna J. Herzberger, Colin Phifer, and Virginia H. Dale
Incidental effects of cut-to-length harvest systems and residue management on populus tremuloides (Michx.) regeneration and yield, Michael I. Premer and Robert Froese
Spatiotemporal Variation of nutrient concentrations in the Upper Shule River Basin, the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, China, Hongzheng Pu, Yongjian Ding, Tianding Han, and Fengjing Liu
Uncovering discursive framings of the Bangladesh shipbreaking industry, S. M. Mizanur Rahman, Chelsea Schelly, Audrey L. Mayer, and Emma S. Norman
Factors affecting the distribution and abundance of autumn vagrant New World warblers in northwestern California and southern Oregon, C. John Ralph and Jared D. Wolfe
Auditory Displays for Take-Over in Semi-automated Vehicles, Erin Richie, Thomas Offer-Westort, Raghavendran Shankar, and Myounghoon Jeon
Nondestructive assessment of wood members in a viewing tower in Potawatomi State Park, Door County, Wisconsin, US, Robert Ross, Xiping Wang, and C. Adam Senalik
Examining the microclimate hypothesis in Amazonian birds: indirect tests of the ‘visual constraints’ mechanism, Cameron L. Rutt, Stephen R. Midway, Vitek Jirinec, Jared D. Wolfe, and Philip C. Stouffer
Water level controls on sap flux of canopy species in black ash wetlands, Joseph Shannon, Matthew Van Grinsven, Joshua Davis, Nicholas Bolton, Nam Jin Noh, Thomas Pypker, and Randall K Kolka
A genetic network mediating the control of bud break in hybrid aspen, Rajesh Kumar Singh, Jay P. Maurya, Abdul Azeez, Pal Miskolczi, Szymon Tylewicz, Katja Stojkovic, Nicolas Delhomme, Victor Busov, and Rishikesh P. Bhalerao
Genetic diversity and structure of natural Juglans regia L. populations in the southern Kyrgyz Republic revealed by nuclear SSR and EST-SSR markers, Nurlan Torokeldiev, M. Ziehe, Oliver Gailing, and R. Finkeldey
Response of black ash wetland gaseous soil carbon fluxes to a simulated emerald ash borer infestation, Matthew Van Grinsven, Joseph Shannon, Nicholas Bolton, Joshua Davis, Nam Jin Noh, Joseph Wagenbrenner, and et al.
Effect of forest thinning and wood quality on the short-term wood decomposition rate in a Pinus tabuliformis plantation, Weiwei Wang, Deborah Page-Dumroese, Martin Jurgensen, Joanne Tirocke, and Yong Liu
Vertical foraging shifts in Hawaiian forest birds in response to invasive rat removal, Erin E. Wilson Rankin, Jessie L. Knowlton, Daniel S. Gruner, David J. Flaspohler, Christian P. Giardina, Devin R. Leopold, Anna Buckardt, William C. Pitt, and Tadashi Fukami
Widespread antisense transcription of Populus genome under drought, Yinan Yuan and Su Chen
Works from 2017
Evidence of damage from exotic invasive earthworm activity was highly correlated to sugar maple dieback in the Upper Great Lakes region, Tara L. Bal, Andrew J. Storer, and Martin F. Jurgensen
Quantitative trait locus mapping of Populus bark features and stem diameter, Roba Bdeir, Wellington Muchero, Yordan Yordanov, Gerald Tuskan, Victor B. Busov, and Oliver Gailing
Integrating science and management to assess forest ecosystem vulnerability to climate change, Leslie A. Brandt, Patricia Butler, Stephen D. Handler, Maria K. Janowiak, P. Danielle Shannon, and Christopher W. Swanston
Tropical rainforest carbon sink declines during El Niño as a result of reduced photosynthesis and increased respiration rates, Molly A. Cavaleri, Adam P. Coble, Michael G. Ryan, William L. Bauerle, Henry W. Loescher, and Steven F. Oberbauer
Vertical leaf mass per area gradient of mature sugar maple reflects both height-driven increases in vascular tissue and light-driven increases in palisade layer thickness, Adam P. Coble and Molly A. Cavaleri
Estimating belowground carbon stocks in peatlands of the Ecuadorian páramo using ground-penetrating radar (GPR), Xavier Comas, Neil Terry, John A. Hribljan, Erik A. Lilleskov, Esteban Suarez, Rodney Chimner, and Randy K. Kolka
Styrene-assisted maleic anhydride grafted poly(lactic acid) as an effective compatibilizer for wood flour/poly(lactic acid) bio-composites, Jun Du, Youyong Wang, Xinfeng Xie, Min Xu, and Yongming Song
Mobility and transport of mercury and methylmercury in peat as a function of changes in water table regime and plant functional groups, Kristine M. Haynes, Evan Kane, Lynette Potvin, Erik A. Lilleskov, Randall K. Kolka, and Carl P.J. Mitchell
Recovery of carbon pools a decade after wildfire in black spruce forests of interior Alaska: effects of soil texture and landscape position, Gregory Houle, Evan Kane, Eric Kasischke, Carolyn Gibson, and Merritt Turetsky
Climate warming is associated with smaller body size and shorter lifespans in moose near their southern range limit, Sarah Hoy, Rolf O. Peterson, and John A. Vucetich
Multidate, multisensor remote sensing reveals high density of carbon‐rich mountain peatlands in the páramo of Ecuador, John Hribjlan, Esteban Suarez, Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Sarah L. Endres, Erik Lilleskov, Segundo Chimbolema, Craig Wayson, E Serocki, and Rodney Chimner
The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project, Lawrence N. Hudson, Tim Newbold, Sara Contu, Samantha L.L. Hill, Igor Lysenko, Adriana De Palma, David J. Flaspohler, and et. al.
Canopy ecophysiology: exploring the terrestrial ecosystem frontier, H. Roaki Ishii and Molly A. Cavaleri
Adenylate control contributes to thermal acclimation of sugar maple fine‐root respiration in experimentally warmed soil, Mickey Jarvi and Andrew Burton
Impacts of forestry best management practices on logging costs and productivity in the northeastern USA, Matthew C. Kelly, René H. Germain, and Steven Bick
Applying theory of constraints to timber harvesting: A case study from the Northeast USA, Matthew Kelly and René H. Germain
11. Iron Mines, Toxicity, and Indigenous Communities in the Lake Superior Basin, Nancy Langston
A scientist on any schedule, Audrey L. Mayer
When agencies move on: Agenda setting and research cycles, Audrey L. Mayer
Interactive effects of climate change and fungal communities on wood-derived carbon in forest soils, Samantha L. Mosier, Evan Kane, Dana Richter, Erik Lilleskov, Martin F. Jurgensen, Andrew Burton, and Sigrid Resh
Dynamic changes of green-space connectivity based on remote sensing and graph theory: A case study in Zhengzhou, China, Bo Mu, Huawei Li, Audrey L. Mayer, Ruizhen He, and Guohang Tian
Carbon and nitrogen accumulation and decomposition from coarse woody debris in a naturally regenerated Korean red pine (pinus densiflora S. et Z.) forest, Nam Jin Noh, Tae Kyung Yoon, Rae-Hyun Kim, Nicholas Bolton, Choonsig Kim, and Yowhan Son
Spatially varying density dependence drives a shifting mosaic of survival in a recovering apex predator (Canis lupus), Shawn O'Neil, Joseph K. Bump, and Dean E. Beyer
Polychlorinated Biphenyl Bioaccumulation Patterns Among Lake Erie Lower Trophic Level Consumers Reflect Species Ecologies, Jordan A. Pitt, Ken G. Drouillard, and Gordon Paterson
Forest floor and mineral soil respiration rates in a Northern Minnesota red pine chronosequence, Matthew Powers, Randall K Kolka, John Bradford, Brian Palik, and Martin F. Jurgensen
Carbon dioxide and methane fluxes in grazed and undisturbed mountain peatlands in the Ecuadorian Andes, Maria Elisa Sanchez Garces, Rodney Chimner, John A. Hribljan, Erik Lilleskov, and E. Suarez
Selecting habitat to what purpose? The advantage of exploring the habitat-fitness relationship, Alessia Uboni, Douglas W. Smith, Daniel R. Stahler, and John A. Vucetich
Source water contributions and hydrologic responses to simulated emerald ash borer infestations in depressional black ash wetlands, Matthew J. Van Grinsven, Joseph Shannon, Joshua C. Davis, Nicholas Bolton, Joseph W. Wagenbrenner, Randall K. Kolka, and Thomas G. Pypker
Evaluating the principles of wildlife conservation: a case study of wolf (Canis lupus) hunting in Michigan, United States, John A. Vucetich, Jeremy T. Bruskotter, Michael Paul Nelson, Rolf O. Peterson, and Joseph K. Bump
Works from 2016
Substantial long-Term effects of carcass addition on soil and plants in a grassy eucalypt woodland, Philip S. Barton, Sue McIntyre, Maldwyn John Evans, Joseph K. Bump, Saul A. Cunningham, and Adrian D. Manning
Role of insect vectors in epidemiology and invasion risk of Fusarium circinatum, and risk assessment of biological control of invasive Pinus contorta, Eckehard Brockerhoff, Margaret Dick, Rebecca Ganley, Alain Roques, and Andrew J. Storer
An evaluation of tree marking methods for implementing spatially heterogeneous restoration, Yvette L. Dickinson and Jeffrey D. Cadry
Elevated tropospheric CO2 and O3 may not alter initial wood decomposition rate or wood-decaying fungal community composition of Northern Hardwoods, Emmanuel Ebanyenle, Andrew Burton, Andrew J. Storer, Dana Richter, and Jessie Glaeser
Role of soil texture, clay mineralogy, location, and temperature in coarse wood decomposition - A mesocosm experiment, Cinzia Fissore, Martin Jurgensen, James Pickens, Chris Miller, Deborah Page-Dumroese, and Christian P. Giardina
Sustainability for shrinking cities, Justin L. Herrmann, William D. Shuster, Audrey L. Mayer, and Ahjond S. Garmestani
Peatland carbon stocks and accumulation rates in the Ecuadorian páramo, John A. Hribljan, Esteban Suarez, Katherine A. Heckman, Erik A. Lilleskov, and Rodney Chimner
Bottom-up GGM algorithm for constructing multilayered hierarchical gene regulatory networks that govern biological pathways or processes, Sapna Kupari, Wenping Deng, Chathura J. Gunasekara, Vincent Chiang, Huann-sheng Chen, Hairong Wei, and et. al.
Adaptive variation and introgression of a CONSTANS-like gene in North American red oaks, Jennifer F. Lind-Riehl and Oliver Gailing
Life cycle assessment of steel in the ship recycling industry in Bangladesh, S. M. Mahfuzur Rahman, Robert M. Handler, and Audrey L. Mayer
Stormwater Facts and Figures, Audrey L. Mayer
How landscape ecology informs global land-change science and policy, Audrey L. Mayer, Brian Buma, Amelie Davis, Sara A. Gagne, E. Louise Loudermilk, Robert M. Scheller, Fiona K. A. Schmiegelow, Yolanda F. Wiersma, and Janet Franklin
Estimating local spread of recently established emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, infestations and the potential to influence it with a systemic insecticide and girdled ash trees, Rodrigo Mercader, Deborah McCullough, Andrew J. Storer, John Bedford, Robert Heyd, Nathan Siegert, Steven Katovich, and Therese Poland
Policy compliance recommendations for international shipbreaking treaties for Bangladesh, S. M. Mizanur Rahman and Audrey L. Mayer
Land use dynamics and policy implications in Central China: A case study of Zhengzhou, Bo Mu, Audrey L. Mayer, Ruizhen He, and Guohang Tian
Ungulate impacts on herbaceous-layer plant communities in even-aged and uneven-aged managed forests, Bryan D. Murray, Christopher R. Webster, Michael A. Jenkins, Michael R. Saunders, and G. Scott Haulton
Food habits of the world's grey wolves, Thomas Newsome, Luigi Boitani, Guillaume Chapron, Paolo Ciucci, Christopher Dickman, Rolf O. Peterson, and et al.
The influence of plant defensive chemicals, diet composition, and winter severity on the nutritional condition of a free‐ranging, generalist herbivore, Grace Parikh, Jennifer Sorensen Forbey, Brecken Robb, Rolf O. Peterson, Leah Vucetich, and John A. Vucetich
Hydrologic Implications of Post-Fire Mulching Across Different Spatial Scales, Sergio Alegre Prats, Joseph W. Wagenbrenner, Martinho A.S. Martins, Maruxa Cortizo Malvar, and Jan Jacob Keizer
Revival of saprotrophic and mycorrhizal basidiomycete cultures after 30 years in cold storage in sterile water, Dana Richter, Thomas Dixon, and Jill Smith
Failure to communicate: Inefficiencies in voluntary incentive programs for private forest owners in Michigan, Mark. D. Rouleau, Jennifer F. Lind-Riehl, Miranda N. Smith, and Audrey L. Mayer
A field hydropedology approach to planning for sponge cities and managing the urban water cycle, William D. Shuster, Audrey L. Mayer, and Tian Bai
Criteria and indicators for a bioenergy production industry identified via stakeholder participation, Ashma Vaidya and Audrey L. Mayer
Critical review of the millennium project in Nepal, Ashma Vaidya and Audrey L. Mayer
Use of a participatory approach to develop a regional assessment tool for bioenergy production, Ashma Vaidya and Audrey L. Mayer
Use of multiple criteria analysis to develop a participatory regional assessment tool for bioenergy production, Ashma Vaidya and Audrey L. Mayer
Spatial variability of surface fuels in treated and untreated ponderosa pine forests of the southern Rocky Mountains, Emma Vakili, Chad M. Hoffman, Robert Keane, Wade T. Tinkham, and Yvette L. Dickinson