Hubbard Brook Monthly January 2018

HUBBARD BROOK MONTHLY January 2018 issue

Recent Publications (Oct 2017–Jan 2018)

Ayres, Matthew P. and María J. Lombardero. 2017. Forest pests and their management in the Anthropocene. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, Published on the web 10 October 2017.

Battles, John J., Natalie L. Cleavitt, David S. Saah, Benjamin T. Poling, and Timothy J. Fahey. 2017. Ecological impact of a microburst windstorm in a northern hardwood forest.Canadian Journal of Forest Research 47: 1695–1701. 

Berton, Rouzbeh, Charles T. Driscoll, and Jan F. Adamowski. 2017. The near-term prediction of drought and flooding conditions in the northeastern United States based on extreme phases of AMO and NAO. Journal of Hydrology 553: 130–141.

Bourgault, Rebecca R., Donald S. Ross, Scott W. Bailey, Thomas D. Bullen, Kevin J. McGuire, and John P. Gannon. 2017. Redistribution of soil metals and organic carbon via lateral flowpaths at the catchment scale in a glaciated upland setting. Geoderma 307: 238–252.

Cleavitt, Natalie L., John J. Battles, Chris E. Johnson, and Timothy J. Fahey. 2018. Long-term decline of sugar maple following forest harvest, Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 48(1): 23–31.

Sorensen, Patrick O., Adrien C. Finzi, Marc-André Giasson, Andrew B. Reinmann, Rebecca Sanders-DeMott, and Pamela H. Templer. 2018. Winter soil freeze-thaw cycles lead to reductions in soil microbial biomass and activity not compensated for by soil warming. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 116: 39–47. 

Yanai, Ruth D., Griffin E. Walsh, Yang Yang, Corrie A. Blodgett, Kikang Bae, and Byung Bae Park. 2018. Nutrient concentrations of roots vary with diameter, depth, and site in NewHampshire northern hardwoods. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 48: 32–41.

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Hubbard Brook in the News 

Outreach and Education Update (Including recent and planned speaking engagements for public audiences, community outreach events, and K–12 education involvement)

Gary Lovett and Paul Schaberg presented at the Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative (FEMC) conference on December 15 at the University of Vermont, which focused on the theme: “Beyond Communication: Advocating for Science and our Forests.” Click here to read their abstracts. 

Imported Forest Pests: Science Applied to Policy

Presenter: Gary Lovett, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

How weather and other factors influence fall leaf color displays

Presenter: Paul Schaberg, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station

Save the Date

  • The next Committee of Scientists meeting will take place on January 3 and 4, 2018, at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, New York.
  • The April Committee of Scientists meeting will be a joint meeting with guests from the Harvard Forest on April 11, 2018 at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, New York. The meeting theme is Public Engagement with Science, led by Sarah Garlick and Kathy Fallon Lambert.


  • The Hubbard Brook Research Foundation is seeking undergraduate researchers for two paid internships at Hubbard Brook this summer. One intern will assist the vegetation team and the other will work with the hydropedology team. Applications are due January 31, 2018:

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