Forests & Rural Lands Publications

In many parts of the world such as the Southeast U.S., forests are characteristic of the rural landscape. The CFS supports forest research that, among other things, looks at services provided by urban forests and how forests can be managed at the urban rural interface.

A list of CFS supported publications related to forests and rural lands is provided below.

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W. Flynt Barksdale,Christopher J. Anderson and Latif Kalin2013The influence of watershed run-off on the hydrology, forest floor litter and soil carbon of headwater wetlandsECOHYDROLOGY( DOI: 10.1002/eco.1404
3. Zhang, C, H Tian, S Pan, G Lockaby, A Chappelka 2013Multi-factor controls on terrestrial carbon dynamics in urbanised areas.Biogeosciences Discussions 10 (11): 17597-17631
Martin, N.A., A.H. Chappelka, E.F. Loewenstein G.J. Keever and G. Somers2012Predictive open-grown crown width equations for three oak species planted in a southern urban localeArboriculture and Urban Forestry 38: 57-62
Martin, N.A., A.H. Chappelka, E.F. Loewenstein and G.J. Keever2012Comparison of carbon storage, carbon sequestration, and air pollution removal by protected and maintained urban forests in AlabamaInternational Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management 8: 265-272
Chen, G., H.Q. Tian, C. Zhang, M. Liu, W. Ren, W. Zhu, A. Chappelka, S. Prior and B.G. Lockaby2012Drought in the Southern United States over the 20th century: Variability and its impacts on terrestrial ecosystem productivity and carbon storageClimatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-012-0410-z
Zhang, C., H.Q. Tian, G. Chen, A. Chappelka, X. Xu, W. Ren, D. Hui, M. Liu, C. Lu, S. Pan, B.G. Lockaby2012Impacts of urbanization on carbon balance in terrestrial ecosystems of the Southern United StatesEnvironmental Pollution 164: 89-101
Anderson, C.J., and B.G. Lockaby2011Forested wetland communities as indicators of tidal influence on the Apalachicola River, Florida, USAWetlands 31: 895–906
Anderson, C.J., and B.G. Lockaby2011Foliar nutrient dynamics in tidal and non-tidal freshwater forested wetlandsAquatic Botany 95: 153-160
Mitchell, J.M., B.G. Lockaby, and E. Brantley2011Influence of Chinese privet (Ligustrum sinense) on decomposition and nutrient availability in riparian forestsInvasive Plant Science and Management 4: 437-447
Lockaby, B.G., and C.J. Anderson 2011Seasonal patterns of river connectivity and saltwater intrusion in tidal freshwater forested wetlandsRiver Research And Applications DOI: 10.1002/RRA.1489
Martin, N.A., A.H.Chappelka, G. J. Keever, and E.F. Loewenstein2011A 100% tree inventory using i-Tree Eco protocol: A case study at Auburn University, AlabamaArboriculture and Urban Forestry 37: 207-212
Styers, D.M., A.H. Chappelka, L.J. Marzen, and G.L. Somers2011Determination of Alterations in Forest Condition Using Various Measures of Land Use Change along an Urban-Rural Gradient in the West Georgia Piedmont,USAISRN Ecology DOI 10.5402/2011/461310
Zhang, D., and M. Polyakov2010The geographical distribution of plantation forests and land resources potentially available for nine plantations in the U.S. SouthBiomass and BioEnergy 34: 1643-1654
Nagubadi, R., and D. Zhang2010Urbanization effects on timberland by ownership class: A modified multinomial logit analysisSouthern Journal of Applied Forestry 34: 101-109
Lu, D., X. Xu, H.Q. Tian, E. Moran, M. Zhao, and S. Running2010The effects of urbanization on net primary productivity in Southeastern ChinaEnvironmental Management 46: 404-410
Ren, W., H.Q. Tian, B. Tao, A. Chappelka, G. Sun, C. Lu, M. Liu, G. Chen and X. Xu2010Impacts of tropospheric ozone and climate change on net primary productivity and net carbon exchange of China's forest ecosystemsGlobal Ecology and Biogeography 20: 391-406
Barrett, K., B. Helms, S. Samoray, and C. Guyer2010Growth patterns of a stream vertebrate differ between urban and forested catchmentsFreshwater Biology 55: 1628-1635
Styers, D.M., A.H. Chappelka, L.J. Marzen, and G.L. Somers2010Developing a land-cover classification to select indicators of forest ecosystem health in a rapidly urbanizing landscapeLandscape and Urban Planning 94: 158-165
Styers, D.M., and A.H. Chappelka2009Urbanization and atmospheric deposition: Using bioindicators of determining patterns of land-use change in West GeorgiaWater, Air, and Soil Pollution 200: 371-386
Burton, M.L., L.J.Samuelson, M.D. Mackenzie2009Riparian woody plant traits across an urban-rural land use gradient and implications for watershed function with urbanizationLandscape and Urban Planning 90: 42-55
Zhang, C., H.Q. Tian, S. Pan, M. Liu, B.G. Lockaby, E.B. Schilling, and J. Stanturf2008Effects of forest regrowth and urbanization on ecosystem carbon storage in a rural-urban gradient in the Southeast United StatesEcosystems 11:1211-1222
Lhotka, J.M. and E.F. Loewenstein2008Influence of canopy structure on the survival and growth of underplanted seedlingsNew Forest 35: 89-104
Polyakov, M., and D. Zhang2008Population growth and land use dynamics along urban-rural gradientJournal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 40: 649-666
Zhang, Y., A. Hussian, J. Deng, and N. Letson2007Public attitudes toward urban trees and supporting urban tree programsEnvironment and Behavior 39: 797-814
Zhu, P., and Y. Zhang2007Demand for urban forests in United States citiesLandscape and Urban Planning 84: 93-300
Anderson, C.J., and B.G. Lockaby2007Soils and biogeochemistry of tidal freshwater forested wetlandsIn W. H. Conner, T. W. Doyle, and K. W. Krauss, editors. Ecology of Tidal Freshwater Forested Wetlands of the Southeastern United States. Springer-Verlag
Chen, G.S., and H. Tian2007Land use/land cover change and the global carbon budgetJournal of Plant Ecology 31: 189-204
Folegatti, B .S., M.F. Smidt, E.F. Loewenstein, E. Carter, and T. McDonald2007Productivity and cost analysis of mechanical thinning treatments in small stands at the Wildland Urban InterfaceForest Products Journal 57: 33-38
Folegatti, B.S., and M.F. Smidt2007Cost and cost trends for forestry practices in the SoutheastForest Landowner 66: 5
Trusty, J.L., L.R. Goertzen, W.C. Zipperer, and B.G. Lockaby2007Invasive Wisteria in the southeastern United States: genetic diversity, hybridization, and the role of urban centersUrban Ecosystems 10: 379-395
Lhotka, J.M. and E. F. Loewenstein2007A weighted relative density model applied to loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) standsAfrican Journal of Agricultural Research 2: 300-304
Li, Y., and D. Zhang2007A spatial panel data analysis of tree planting in the U.S. SouthSouthern Journal of Applied Forestry 31: 175-182
Lu C., H.Q. Tian, and Y. Huang2007Ecological consequences of nitrogen depositionJournal of Plant Ecology 31: 205-218
Lu, A., and H.Q. Tian2007Fire disturbance, global change and terrestrial primary productionJournal of Plant Ecology 31: 242-251
Premore, S.A., J. McDaniel, and J.S. Kush2007Presettlement forests and fire in southern AlabamaCanadian Journal of Forest Research 37: 1723-1736
Reilly, J., B. Felzer, D. Kickligher, J.M. Melillo, H.Q. Tian, and M. Asadoorian2007The prospects for carbon sinks in greenhouse gas emissions trading systemsIn D. Reay, C.N. Hewitt, K. Smith and J. Grace, editors. Greenhouse Gas Sinks. CABI Publishing, Oxfordshire, UK.
Ren, W., and H.Q. Tian2007Air pollution and terrestrial ecosystem productionJournal of Plant Ecology 31: 219-230
Ren, W., H. Tian, G. Chen, M. Liu, C. Zhang, A.H. Chappelka, and S. Pan2007Influence of ozone pollution and climate variability on net primary productivity and carbon storage in China’s grassland ecosystems from 1961 to 2000Environmental Pollution 149: 327-335
Ren, W., H.Q. Tian, M. Liu, C. Zhang, G. Chen, S. Pan, B. Felzer, and X. Xu2007Effects of tropospheric ozone pollution on net primary productivity and carbon storage in terrestrial ecosystems of ChinaJournal of Geophysical Research 112, D22S09, DOI:10.1029/ 2007JD008521
Tian, H.Q., S. Wan, and K. Ma2007Global change ecology: global change and terrestrial ecosystemsJournal of Plant Ecology 31: 173-174
Tian, H.Q., X.F. Xu, and X. Song2007Drought impacts on terrestrial primary productivityJournal of Plant Ecology 3: 231-241
Trusty, J.L., K.J. Johnson, B.G. Lockaby, and L.R. Goertzen2007Bi-parental cytoplasmic DNA inheritance in Wisteria (Fabaceae): evidence from natural experimentPlant Cell Physiology 48: 662-665
Vitale, M., L.J. Marzen, and C. Bailey2007Geographic barriers to primary health care services for Hispanic residents in Toombs County, GeorgiaPapers of the Applied Geography Conferences 30: 106-115
Xu, X., H.Q. Tian, and S. Wan2007Climate warming impacts on terrestrial ecosystem productionJournal of Plant Ecology 31: 175-188
Zhang C., H.Q. Tian, A. H. Chappelka, W. Ren, H. Chen, S. Pan, M. Liua, D. Styersa, G. Chen, and Y. Wang2007Impacts of climatic and atmospheric changes on carbon dynamics in the Great Smoky Mountains National ParkEnvironmental Pollution 149: 336-347
Chen, H., H.Q. Tian, M. Liu, J. M. Melillo, S. Pan, and C. Zhang2006Effect of land-cover change on terrestrial carbon dynamics in the southern USAJournal of Environmental Quality 35: 1533-1547
Lhotka, J.M., and E.F. Loewenstein2006Indirect measures for characterizing light along a gradient of mixed-hardwood riparian forest canopy structures Forest Ecology and Management 226: 310-318
Li, Y., and D. Zhang2006Incidence of the 1996 U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement among landowners, loggers, and lumber manufacturers in the U.S. SouthForest Science 52: 422-431
Zhang, D., A. Hussain, A. and J.B. Armstrong2006Supply of hunting leases from non-industrial private forest lands in AlabamaHuman Dimensions in Wildlife 11:1-14
Zhu, P., and Y. Zhang2006Demand for urban forests and economic welfare: evidence from the Southeastern U.S. CitiesJournal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 38: 279-285
Burton, M. L., L.J. Samuelson, and S. Pan2005Riparian woody plant biodiversity and forest structure along an urban-rural gradientUrban Ecosystems 8: 93-106
Casanova, V., and J.M. McDaniel2005Forest management and the H2B guest worker program in the Southeastern US: An assessment of contractors and their crewsJournal of Forestry 103: 114-19
Liu, J., M. Liu, H.Q. Tian, D. Zhuang, Z. Zhang, W. Zhang, X. Tang, and X. Deng2005Current status and recent changes of cropland in China: an analysis based on Landsat TM dataRemote Sensing of Environment 98: 442-456
Lockaby, B.G., D. Zhang, J. McDaniel, H. Tian, and S. Pan2005Interdisciplinary research at the urban-rural interface: the West GA projectUrban Ecosystems 8: 7-21
Loewenstein, N.J., and E.F. Loewenstein2005Non-native plants in the understory of riparian forests across a land use gradient in the SoutheastUrban Ecosystems 8: 79-91
Lü, A., H.Q. Tian, and Y. Liu2005State-of-the-Art in quantifying fire disturbance and ecosystem carbon cycleActa Ecologica Sinica 25: 2734-2743
Nagubadi, R.V., and D. Zhang2005Determinants of timberland use by ownership and forest type in Alabama and GeorgiaJournal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 37: 173-186
Peterson, A.T., H.Q. Tian, E. Martínez-Meyer, J. Soberón, and V. Sánchez-Cordero2005Modeling distributional shifts of individual species and biomesIn T. Lovejoy and L. Hannah, editors. Climate Change and Biodiversity. Yale University Press. New Haven, CT
Schoonover, J., B.G. Lockaby, and S. Pan2005Changes in chemical and physical properties of stream water across an urban-rural gradient in western GeorgiaUrban Ecosystems 8: 107-124
Tian, H.Q., J. Liu, J. M. Melillo, M. Liu, D. Kicklighter, X. Yan, and S. Pan2005The terrestrial carbon budget in East Asia: human and natural impactsIn C. Fu, J. Freney and J. Steward, editors. Changes in the Human-Monsoon System of East Asia in the Context of Global Change. SCOPE Series, Island Press, Washington D.C.
Zhang, C., H.Q. Tian, J. Liu, S. Wang, M. Liu, S. Pan and X. Shi2005Pools and distributions of soil phosphorus in ChinaGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles 19: GB1020, DOI: 10.1029/2004GB002296
Zhang, D., and R.V. Nagubadi2005The influence of urbanization on timberland use by forest type in the Southern United StatesForest Policy and Economics 7: 721-731
Nagubadi,R.V., and D. Zhang2005Economic and Policy Perspectives of the Wildland-Urban InterfaceForest Policy and Economics 7: 721-731
Casanova, V., and J.M. McDaniel2004Pines in lines: Tree Planting, H2B Guest Workers, and Rural Poverty in AlabamaSouthern Rural Sociology 19: 73-96
Schilling, E., B.G. Lockaby, and R. Rummer.2004Biomass partitioning and root architecture responses of loblolly pine seedlings to tillage in Piedmont and Coastal Plain soilsSouthern Journal of Applied Forestry 28: 76-82
Kang, M.2003U.S. wood products and regional tradeAtlantic Economic Journal 31: 386
Laband, D.N.2003Environmental policy and the rural-urban interface: tragedy in the political commonsForest Landowner 62: 38-41
Tian, H., J.M. Melillo, D.W. Kicklighter, S. Pan, J. Liu, A.D. McGuire and B. Moore, III2003Regional carbon dynamics in monsoon Asia and its implications to the global carbon cycleGlobal and Planetary Change 37: 201-217

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