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Proceedings, 1995 meeting of the Northern Global Change Program; 1995 March 14-16; Pittsburgh, PA. : Introduction/Environmental Change


Kelly O'Brian



Publication type:

General Technical Report (GTR)

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

Northeastern Research Station


Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-214. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 238 p.


Contains articles presented at the 1995 Northern Global Change Program meeting on the following topics: monitoring and predicting regional environmental change, responses of northern tree species to regional stress, responses of ecosystem processes to regional stress, forest and landscape responses to regional stress and management activities, human-forest interactions and regional change, an integrated national model of the effects of global change on U.S. Forests, and boreal forest and global change.

The northern global change research program
Delineation of climate regions in the Northeastern United States
Enhancement of regional wet deposition estimates based on modeled precipitation inputs
Effects of calcium fertilization and acid mist on calcium concentration and cold tolerance of red spruce needles
Ozone-induced accelerated foliar senescence: implications for toxicity and compensation
Root growth and respiration of aspen in response to ozone and elevated carbon dioxide
Effects of ozone and CO2 on the growth and physiology of aspen
Interacting effects of ozone and CO2 on growth and physiological processes in northern forest trees
The chronic response of yellow-poplar and eastern white pine to ozone and elevated carbon dioxide: three-year summary
Effects of carbon dioxide enrichment on response of pitch pine grown at different nutrient levels to aluminum
Elevated CO2 compensates for water stress in northern red oak
Modeling impacts of CO2, ozone, and climate change on tree growth
Ozone exposure, uptake, and response of different-sized black cherry trees
Water use in forest canopy black cherry trees and its relationship to leaf gas exchange and environment
Effects of elevated CO2 and ozone on phenolic glycosides of trembling aspen
Variable performance of outbreak defoliators on aspen clones exposed to elevated CO2 and O3
Genetic aftereffects of increased temperature in Larix
Physiological and genotypic responses of central hardwood species to allelochemicals, other stresses, and their interactions
The Howland Integrated Forest Study (HIFS) - ecosystem research on atmospheric influences governing forest function
Biogeochemical cycling of carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur at the Howland Integrated Forest Study site, Howland, Maine
Elemental cycling response of an Adirondack subalpine spruce-fir forest to atmospheric and environmental change
Internal uptake and assimilation of gaseous nitric acid by western forest tree species
Climatic and pollution influences on ecosystem processes in northern hardwood forests
Effects of elevated CO2 and shade on the decomposition of senesced tree foliage: impacts on microbial activity
Effects of elevated CO2 and shade on the decomposition of senesced tree foliage: impacts on the growth and survival of treehole mosquitoes
Cation depletion in New England forests
Aluminum mobilization and calcium depletion in the forest floor of red spruce forests in the northeastern United States
Calcium status of the forest floor in red spruce forests of the northeastern U.S. - past, present and future
Putrescine: a marker of stress in red spruce trees
Long-term changes in the acidity of a dekalb forest soil in the mid-region of the Susquehanna River Watershed
Experimental soil warming effects on C, N, and major element cycling in a low elevation spruce-fir forest soil
Soil respiration and net N mineralization along a climate gradient in Maine
Increasing soil temperature in a northern hardwood forest: effects on elemental dynamics and primary productivity
Microhabitat effects of litter temperature and moisture on forest-floor invertebrate communities
Effects of acidic precipitation on leaf decomposition rates, microbial biomass, and leaf pack macroinvertebrates in six streams on the Allegheny plateau of West Virginia
Leaf litter processing in West Virginia mountain streams: effects of temperature and stream chemistry
Leaf litter decomposition and elemental change in three Appalachian mountain streams of different pH
Methane evolution from Minnesota Peatlands
Nutrient cycling in aggrading forests: 50 years of research at Pack Forest, New York
Relative nitrogen mineralization and nitrification potentials in relation to soil chemistry in oak forest soils along a historical deposition gradient
Mortality patterns in oak forests along a climatic and acid deposition gradient
Thirty-three year changes in above- and below-ground biomass in northern hardwood stands in Vermont
Evaluation of methodology for detecting/predicting migration of forest species
Growth responses of white oak and black oak to drought stress across gradients of acid deposition and microclimate
Assessing the ability of plants to respond to climatic change through distribution shifts
Overview of current research on atmospheric interactions with wildland fires
Synoptic circulation and temperature pattern during severe wildland fires
Atmospheric mesoscale simulations of regional wildland fire episodes: looking for weather-related factors and scales of interaction
Spatial patterns in carbon storage in a lake states' landscape
Carbon storage in managed forests of the northern Great Lake States
Temperature and earthworm effects on C and N dynamics in oak stands along an urban-rural land use gradient
Preparation of Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) and State Soil Geographic Data Base (STATSGO) data for global change research in the Eastern United States
Regeneration attributes of tree species in the central hardwoods type
Herbivorous insects and climate change: potential changes in the spatial distribution of forest defoliator outbreaks
Predicting the effects of tropospheric ozone on forest productivity in the Northeastern U.S.
Catalog of long-term research conducted within the USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station
Carbon balance of the Alaskan boreal forest
An energy balance model for forest canopies: a case study
Temporal and spatial trends of fluxes and concentrations of CO2 above and within the canopy at Howland, Maine: preliminary results
Dynamics of calcium concentration in stemwood of red spruce and Siberian fir


Hom, John; Birdsey, Richard; O''Brian, Kelly; eds. 1996. Proceedings, 1995 meeting of the Northern Global Change Program; 1995 March 14-16; Pittsburgh, PA. : Introduction/Environmental Change. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-214. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 238 p.


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