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    Author(s): Kenneth L. ClarkNicholas SkowronskiJohn Hom
    Date: 2010
    Source: Global Change Biology. 16: 88-101.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    Invasive insects can impact ecosystem functioning by altering carbon, nutrient, and hydrologic cycles. In this study, we used eddy covariance to measure net CO2 exchange with the atmosphere (NEE), and biometric measurements to characterize net ecosystem productivity (NEP) in oak- and pine-dominated forests that were defoliated by Gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar L.) in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Three years of data were used to compare C dynamics; 2005 with minimal defoliation, 2006 with partial defoliation of the canopy and understory in a mixed stand, and 2007 with complete defoliation of an oak-dominated stand, and partial defoliation of the mixed and pine-dominated stands.

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    Citation

    Clark, Kenneth L.; Skowronski, Nicholas; Hom, John. 2010. Invasive insects impact forest corbon dynamics

    Keywords

    carbon cycle, ecosystem function, eddy covariance, invasive species, net carbon exchange, New Jersey Pine Barrens, Pitch Pine

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