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Publications for Forest Ecosystem Functions and Processes (SP II)

 

 

Below are some of the results of our ongoing research, in the Bankhead National Forest area and elsewhere. ​​

Theses / Dissertations





Dillon, Wallace. 2007. MS. CARBON SEQUESTRATION IN A DISTURBED FOREST ECOSYSTEM OF NORTHERN ALABAMA. Master's thesis, pp. Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama. 


Ntoko, Fritz. 2012. PhD. SOIL MICROBIAL DIVERSITY OF A MANAGED FOREST ECOSYSTEM AND TEH POTENTIAL FOR LIGNOCELLULOSE DEGRADATION AND METAL BIOACCUMULATION BY WHITE ROT FUNGI. PhD dissertation, pp 188. Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama. 


Owiti, Dessi. 2014. MS. SOIL ORGANIC CARBON FRACTIONS AND CARBOHYDRATE HYDROLASE ACTIVITY IN A FOREST ECOSYSTEM FOLLOWING PRESCRIBED BURNING AND THINNING​.​ Master's thesis, pp 82. Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama. 


Thompson, Meiko. 2010. PhD. ​Thinning and Prescribed Burning Effects on the Structural Microbial Diversity and Nutrient Cycling of a Forest Ecosystem. PhD dissertation, pp ? Alabama A&M University, Normal, Alabama.

 



Publications, Proceedings, and General Technical Reports

 





Lemke, Dawn; Callie J. Schweitzer; Irenus A. Tazisong; Yong Wang; and Jennifer A. Brown. 2012. Invasion of a mined landscape: what habitat characteristics are influencing the occurrence of invasive plants? International Journal of Mining, Reclamation, and Environment 27(4):275-293. 

DOI: 10.1080/17480930.2012.699215​ (SP I, SP II, SP III)​


McGee, Gregory G.; Myron J. Mitchell; Donald J. Leopold; Dudley J. Raynal; and Monday Mbila. 2007. Relationships among forest age, composition and elemental dynamics of Adirondack northern hardwood forests. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 134(2):253-268. (SP II)


Nobles, Maria M.; Wallace Dillon, Jr.; and Monday Mbila. 2009. Initial response of soil nutrient pools to prescribed burning and thinning in a managed forest ecosystem of northern Alabama. Forest, Range and Wildland Soils 73(1):285-292. (SP II)

 

Tazisong, Irenus; ​Zachary Senwo; and Miranda Williams. 2012. Mercury speciation and effects on soil microbial activities. Journal of Environmental Health and Science Part A, 47(6):854-862. (SP II)

 

Nyakatawa, Ermson; David Mays; Kozma Naka; and James Bukenya. 2012. Carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus dynamics in a loblolly-pine silvopasture system in the Southeast USA. Agroforestry Systems 86(2): 129-140.

​​Mbila, Monday. 2012. Soil minerals, organisms, and human health: medicinal uses of soils and soil materials. In Soil and Human Health, Eric C. Brevik and Lynn Burgess, eds., Taylor and Francis, CRC Press.



 

This is a Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology, funded through the National Science Foundatio​n​  (grant #  1036600).   ​​

 

 

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