Charles Andrew Cole

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Titles and Affiliations
Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture

Charles Andrew "Andy" Cole’s research interests lie with restoration ecology as it applies to damaged landscapes, usually wetlands. He has a long-standing interest in the creation of wetland ecosystems and their developing characteristics and function. He is also interested in how design decisions impact site and landscape ecology. He is the director of E+D: Ecology Plus Design.

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Recent Publications

Media Contributions to a Chesapeake Bay Watershed Collective Identity? A Tale of Three Cities

Cui, Z., Dillard, J. P., Pinto, J., High, A., De La Cruz, J. J., Mainzer, S. & Cole, C. A., Nov 2022, In: Environmental Management. 70, 5, p. 855-868 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

The influence of soil amendments on a native wildflower seed mix in surface mine restoration

Rothman, S. E., Cole, C. A., Bruns, M. A. & Hall, M., Sep 2021, In: Restoration Ecology. 29, 7, e13440.

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Created ecosystems and the concept of succession

Cole, C. A., 2019, In: Landscape Journal. 38, 1-2, p. 75-85 11 p.

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Assessment of a judgment-based hydrogeomorphic wetland classification using long-term hydrologic data

Cole, C. A., Jan 1 2017, In: Ecohydrology. 10, 1, e1761.

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HGM: a call for model validation

Cole, C. A., Oct 1 2016, In: Wetlands Ecology and Management. 24, 5, p. 579-585 7 p.

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Herbaceous plant community composition in created wetlands over seven years in northern New York, USA

Cole, C. A., Urban, C. A., Russo, P., Murray, J., Hoyt, D. & Brooks, R. P., Jul 1 2013, In: Studies in the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes. 33, 3, p. 235-247 13 p.

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Comparison of function of created wetlands of two age classes in central Pennsylvania

Hoeltje, S. M. & Cole, C. A., Apr 1 2009, In: Environmental Management. 43, 4, p. 597-608 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Aboveground decomposition dynamics in riparian depression and slope wetlands of central Pennsylvania

Hough, Z. & Cole, C. A., Jun 2009, In: Aquatic Ecology. 43, 2, p. 335-349 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Hydrogeomorphology, environment, and vegetation associations across a latitudinal gradient in highland wetlands of the northeastern USA

Peterson-Smith, J., Wardrop, D. H., Cole, C. A., Cirmo, C. P. & Brooks, R. P., 2009, In: Plant Ecology. 203, 2, p. 155-172 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Editorial: Why become a certified SWS-professional wetland scientist: A perspective from the academic world

Atkinson, R., Brooks, R., Cole, A., Craft, C., Brinson, M., Mitsch, W. J., Perry, J. E., Rains, M., Rickerl, D. H., Shannon, R., Teal, J., Wardrop, D. & Warner, B., Dec 2008, In: Wetlands. 28, 4, p. 1104-1105 2 p.

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Transferability of an HGM wetland classification scheme to a longitudinal gradient of the central Appalachian Mountains: Initial hydrological results

Cole, C. A., Cirmo, C. P., Wardrop, D. H., Brooks, R. P. & Peterson-Smith, J., Jun 1 2008, In: Wetlands. 28, 2, p. 439-449 11 p.

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Determining the feasibility and cost of an ecologically-based design for a mitigation wetland in central Pennsylvania, USA

Sonntag, D. H. & Cole, C. A., Jul 3 2008, In: Landscape and Urban Planning. 87, 1, p. 10-21 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Losing function through wetland mitigation in central Pennsylvania, USA

Hoeltje, S. M. & Cole, C. A., Mar 1 2007, In: Environmental Management. 39, 3, p. 385-402 18 p.

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Inventorying and monitoring wetland condition and restoration potential on a watershed basis with examples from Spring Creek Watershed, Pennsylvania, USA

Brooks, R. P., Wardrop, D. H. & Cole, C. A., Oct 1 2006, In: Environmental Management. 38, 4, p. 673-687 15 p.

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Comparison of the long-term water levels of created and natural reference wetlands in northern New York, USA

Cole, C. A., Urban, C. A., Russo, P., Murray, J., Hoyt, D. & Brooks, R. P., Sep 28 2006, In: Ecological Engineering. 27, 2, p. 166-172 7 p.

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