Last update: 2014-03-21 15:53:12

John L. Campbell

US Forest Service
Northern Research Station
271 Mast Road
Durham, NH
Telephone: (603) 868-7643
FAX: (603) 868-7604


Ph.D., State University of New York - College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY (2006)
M.S., University of New Hampshire, Department of Natural Resources, Durham, NH (1995)
B.S., University of New Hampshire, Department of Natural Resources, Durham, NH (1989)

Professional Positions:
  • Ecologist (1996-present), USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station, Durham, NH
  • Research Assistant (1993-1996), University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
  • Forestry Technician (1992-1993), USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station, Durham, NH
  • Park Ranger (1991), National Park Service, Denali National Park, AK
  • Biologist (1989-1990), Enviro-Sciences, Inc., Mt. Arlington, NJ

  • Selected Publications:

    Butnor, J.R, Campbell, J.L., Shanley, J.B., Zarnoch, S.J. Measuring soil frost depth in forest ecosystems with ground penetrating radar. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. In press.

    Campbell, J.L., Socci, A.M., and Templer, P.H. 2014. Soil freezing reduces uptake of nitrogen by fine roots in a northern hardwood forest. Global Change Biology. In press.

    Campbell, J.L., Reinmann, A.B. and Templer, P.H. 2014. Soil freezing effects on sources of nitrogen and carbon leached during snowmelt. Soil Science Society of America Journal 78:297-308.

    Campbell, J.L., Rustad, L.E., Porter, J.H., Taylor, J.R.., Dereszynski, E.W., Shanley, J.B., Gries, C., Henshaw, D.L., Martin, M.E., Sheldon, W.M., and Boose, E.R. 2013. Quantity is nothing without quality: Automated QA/QC for streaming sensor networks. BioScience 63(7) 574-585

    Jaffé, R., Ding, Y., Niggemann, J., Vähätalo, A.V., Stubbins, A., Spencer, R., Campbell, J., Dittmar, T. 2013. Global charcoal mobilization from soils via dissolution and riverine transport to the oceans. Science 340:345-347.

    Green, M.B., Bailey, A.S., Bailey, S.W., Battles, J.J., Campbell, J.L., Driscoll, C.T., Fahey, T.J., Lepine, L.C., Likens, G.E., Ollinger, S.V., and Schaberg, P.G. 2013. Decreased water flowing from a forest amended with calcium silicate. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(15): 5999-6003.

    Argerich, A., Johnson, S. L., Sebestyen, S. D., Rhoades, C. C., Greathouse, E. A., Knoepp, J., Adams, M. B., Likens, G. E., Campbell, J. L., McDowell, W. H., Scatena, F. N., and Ice, G. G. 2013. Trends in stream nitrogen concentrations for forested reference catchments across the USA. Environmental Research Letters 8(1): 014039.

    Comerford, D.P., Schaberg, P.G., Templer, P.H., Socci, A.M., Campbell, J.L. and Wallin, K.F. 2013. Influence of experimental snow removal on root and canopy physiology of sugar maple trees in a northern hardwood forest Oecologia 171:261–269.

    Kerr, J.G., Eimers, M.C., Adams, M.B., Beall, F., Burns D., Campbell, J.L., Christopher, S.F., Clair, T.A., Creed, I.F., Courchesne, F., Duchesne, L., Fernandez, I., Houle, D., Jeffries, D.S., Likens, G.E. , Mitchell, M.J. , Shanley, J., and Yao, H. 2012. The effect of drought on sulphate dynamics in streams across southeastern Canada and northeastern USA, Biogeochemistry 111:393–409.

    Yanai, R. Levine, C., Green, M. and Campbell, J. 2012. Ecosystem budgets have no error: a progress report on Quantifying Uncertainty in Ecosystem Studies (QUEST). Journal of Forestry 110(8): 448-456.

    . Groffman, P.M., Rustad, L.E., Templer, P.H., Campbell, J.L., Christenson, L.M., Lany, N.K., Socci, A.M., Vadeboncoeur, M.A., Schaberg, P.G., Driscoll, C.T., Fahey, T.J., Fisk, M.C., Goodale, C.L., Green, M.B., Hamburg, S.P., Johnson, C.E., Mitchell, M.J., Morse, J.L., Pardo, L.H., Rodenhouse, N.L., and Wilson, G.F. 2012. Climate change effects are manifest in complex and surprising ways in the northern hardwood forest. BioScience 62(12):1056-1066.

    Tedela, N.H., McCutcheon, S.C., Campbell, J.L., Swank, W.T., Adams, M.B., Rasmussen, T.C. 2012. Curve Numbers for Nine Mountainous Eastern United States Watersheds: Seasonal Variation and Forest Cutting. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 17(11), 1199-1203.

    Tedela, N.H., McCutcheon, S.C., Rasmussen, T.C. Hawkins, R.H., Swank, W.T., Campbell, J.L., Adams, M.B., Jackson, C.R., Tollner, E.W. 2012. Runoff Curve Numbers for 10 Small Forested Watersheds in the Mountains of the Eastern United States. Journal of Hydrologic Engineering 17(11): 1188-1198.

    Rustad, L.E. and Campbell, J.L. 2012. A novel ice storm manipulation experiment in a northern hardwood forest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42(9):1810-1818.

    Penn, C.A., Wemple, B.C., and Campbell, J.L. 2012. Forest influences on snow accumulation and snowmelt at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire, USA. Hydrological Processes 26: 2524-2534.

    Pourmokhtarian, A., Driscoll, C. T. Campbell, J.L., and Hayhoe, K. 2012. Modeling potential hydrochemical responses to climate change and rising CO2 at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest using a dynamic biogeochemical model (PnET-BGC). Water Resources Research 48, W07514, doi:10.1029/2011WR011228.

    Bain, D.J., Green, M.B., Campbell, J., Chamblee, J., Chaoka, S., Fraterrigo, J., Kaushal, S., Martin, S., Jordan, T., Parolari, T., Sobczak, B., Weller, D., Wollheim, W. M., Boose,E., Duncan, J., Gettel, G., Hall, B., Kumar, P., Thompson, J., Vose, J., Elliott, E., and Leigh, D. 2012. Legacies in Material Flux: Structural Changes before Long-term Studies. BioScience 62 (6): 575-584.

    Fountain, A.G., Campbell, J.L., Schuur, E.A.G., Stammerjohn, S.E., Williams, M.W. and Ducklow, H.W. 2012. The disappearing cryosphere: Impacts and ecosystem responses to rapid cryosphere loss. Bioscience 62: 405-415.

    Jones, J.A., Creed, I.F., Hatcher, K.L., Warren, R.J., Adams, M.B., Benson, M.H., Emery Boose, Brown, W., Campbell, J.L., Covich, A., Clow, D.W., Dahm, C.N., Elder, K., Ford, C.R., Grimm, N.B., Henshaw, D.L., Larson, K.L., Miles, E.S., Miles, K.M., Sebestyen, S. Spargo, A.T., Stone, A., Vose, J.M., and Williams, M.W. 2012. Ecosystem processes and human influences regulate streamflow response to climate change at Long-Term Ecological Research sites. Bioscience 62: 390-404.

    Templer, P.H., Schiller, A.F., Fuller, N.W., Socci, A.M., Campbell, J.L. Drake, J.E., and Kunz, T.H. 2012. Impact of a reduced winter snowpack on litter arthropod abundance and diversity in a northern forest ecosystem. Biology and Fertility of Soils 48: 413-424.

    Graduate Advisor:
    Myron J. Mitchell

    Role at the Hubbard Brook:
    I serve on the Information Oversight Committee and Committee of Scientists.

    Title at Hubbard Brook:
    Principal Investigator