Charles Andrew Cole

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture

Research Summary

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.

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Recent Publications

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.

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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.

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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.

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