Margot Kaye

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Associate Professor, Ecosystem Science and Management

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Research projects focus on northeastern forest regeneration and global change; impacts of woody shrub invasion on eastern forest dynamics; late-successional forest in the eastern US; climate, fire, and ecology of semi-arid pine forest in the western US.

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Recent Publications

Mite density, not diversity, declines with biomass removal in Patagonian woodlands

Fernández, M. M., Casas, C., Bedano, J. C., Eissenstat, D. M., Kaye, M. W., García, I. M., Kun, M. E. & Garibaldi, L. A., Jan 2022, In: Applied Soil Ecology. 169, 104242.

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Prescribed fire alters structure and composition of a mid-Atlantic oak forest up to eight years after burning

Dems, C. L., Taylor, A. H., Smithwick, E. A. H., Kreye, J. K. & Kaye, M. W., Dec 2021, In: Fire Ecology. 17, 1, 10.

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The Seasonal Influence of Invasive Shrubs on Light and Temperature in an Eastern Deciduous Forest Understory

Maynard-Bean, E. & Kaye, M., Aug 2 2021, In: Natural Areas Journal. 41, 3, p. 186-194 9 p.

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Simulated fire regimes favor oak and pine but affect carbon stocks in mixed oak forests in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Zhao, A., Taylor, A. H., Smithwick, E. A. H., Kaye, M. & Harris, L. B., Aug 15 2021, In: Forest Ecology and Management. 494, 119332.

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Citizen scientists record novel leaf phenology of invasive shrubs in eastern U.S. forests

Maynard-Bean, E., Kaye, M., Wagner, T. & Burkhart, E. P., Nov 1 2020, In: Biological Invasions. 22, 11, p. 3325-3337 13 p.

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Hunter and Non-Hunter Perceptions of Costs, Benefits, and Likelihood of Outcomes of Prescribed Fire in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Miller, Z. D., Wu, H., Zipp, K., Dems, C. L., Smithwick, E., Kaye, M., Newman, P., Zhao, A. & Taylor, A., Oct 2 2020, In: Society and Natural Resources. 33, 10, p. 1321-1327 7 p.

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Bedrock type drives forest carbon storage and uptake across the mid-Atlantic Appalachian Ridge and Valley, U.S.A.

Reed, W. P. & Kaye, M. W., Mar 15 2020, In: Forest Ecology and Management. 460, 117881.

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Observing and Simulating Spatial Variations of Forest Carbon Stocks in Complex Terrain

Smeglin, Y. H., Davis, K. J., Shi, Y., Eissenstat, D. M., Kaye, J. P. & Kaye, M. W., Jan 1 2020, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 125, 1, e2019JG005160.

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Invasive shrub removal benefits native plants in an eastern deciduous forest of North America

Maynard-Bean, E. & Kaye, M., Mar 1 2019, In: Invasive Plant Science and Management. 12, 1, p. 3-10 8 p.

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Susquehanna shale hills critical zone observatory: Shale hills in the context of shaver’s creek watershed

Brantley, S. L., White, T., West, N., Williams, J. Z., Forsythe, B., Shapich, D., Kaye, J., Lin, H., Shi, Y., Kaye, M., Herndon, E., Davis, K. J., He, Y., Eissenstat, D., Weitzman, J., Dibiase, R., Li, L., Reed, W., Brubaker, K. & Gu, X., 2018, In: Vadose Zone Journal. 17, 1, 180092.

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