Forest (Research Papers)

Adolphson, Susan. “A survey of mosses present along a south-facing dry run in a maple-basswood forest at St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN.” 1998.
Keyword(s): mosses, community composition
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Baker, Nick. “Aboveground carbon sequestration in Norway Valley.” 2014.
Keyword(s):
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Bergstrom, Ann. “Radial growth analysis of Acer Saccharum existing in the same area within the Big Woods forest of Minnesota.” 1995.
Keyword(s): tree rings, Acer saccharum
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Burck, Emma. “Potential impacts of the emerald ash borer (Agrilus Planipennis) on ash tress (Fraxinus spp.) and forest composition in the St. Olaf College natural lands (Northfield, Minnesota).” 2016.
Keyword(s): community composition, growth
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Butz, Ramona J. “Effects of Trail Edge on Species Richness and Floristic Composition in Norway Woods.” 1999.
Keyword(s): community composition, disturbance
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Cooper, Leigh. “Early Tree Growth Patterns in a Conifer Restoration.” 2004.
Keyword(s): soil
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Currie, Meg. “The Relationship Between Percent Soil Moisture and Gender Ratios of the Box Elder (Acer negundo).” 2003.
Keyword(s): soil, Acer negundo
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Granath (Bush), Karla. “MacroInvertebrate Survey of Wolf Creek: A Comparison of Agricultural and Wooded Areas” 1993.
Keyword(s): macroinvertebrates, water quality
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Ista, Amanda. “Impacts of European Earthworms on Maple-Basswood Forests” 2001.
Keyword(s): soil, worms
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Khanna, Merry. “A Study of Edge Effects on Exterior and Interior Forest Composition between Two Small Forests.” 1998.
Keyword(s): edge effects
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Kjerland, Tonya. “Distribution and Species Diversity of Gall-forming Insects on Young Oaks Within Two Restored Oak Forests of Southeastern Minnesota.” 2004.
Keyword(s): community composition, species diversity
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Knoell, Carly. “Conifer Tree Growth Patterns in the St. Olaf College Restoration Lands.” 2005.
Keyword(s): emergence
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Knutson, Emily. “Tree Ring Width Variation in Pinus strobus with Varied Water Availability; The current effects of past ecological footprints.” 2006.
Keyword(s): tree rings
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Laursen, Scott C. “Growth of Quercus Macrocarpa in Response to Radiation Levels in an Oak Savanna Remnant.” 1996.
Keyword(s): radiation
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Laursen, Scott C. “An Ecological Investigation into a Remnant Oak Savanna in Southern Minnesota.” 1997.
Keyword(s): succession, radiation
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Louis, Heather. “The Vegetation of St. Olaf: An Abstract.” 1991.
Keyword(s): community composition
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Mayer, Michael. “Comparison of Soil Characteristics Between a Restored Maple-Basswood Forests and a Mature Maple-Basswood Forest.” 2014.
Keyword(s):
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Meyer, Nathan J. “Island biogeography: the effect of area and isolation on forest composition.”
Keyword(s): isolation, edge effects
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Meyer, Nathan J. “The natural history of Manitou Heights.” 1996.
Keyword(s): geology, vegetation
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Pain, Rachel. “The effect of active and passive restoration strategies on the species composition of a hardwood forest.” 2012.
Keyword(s): restoration, composition
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Parker, Steven J. “The Effects of Girdling on Tree Seedlings in the Western Fields and Forest of St. Olaf Campus.” 1994.
Keyword(s): herbivory, girdling
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Rand, Rebecca. “Effects of White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) on Diversity, Distribution, and Height of Tree Species in a Restoration Field in Northfield, Minnesota.” 2009.
Keyword(s): herbivory
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Smerud, Kari. “Common Buckthorn’s (Rhamnus cathartica) Influence on Minnesota Soil Properties in Contrast to Native Black Cherry (Prunus serotina).” 2016.
Keyword(s): competition, invasive species, soil
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Vadnais, Sabina. “Forest composition comparison in two maple-basswood sites on St. Olaf’s natural lands.” 2016.
Keyword(s): community composition, species diversity, soil
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VanNingen, Amber Beth. “Comparative Growth Analysis of Two Restored Thuja Occidentalis Plots.” 2003.
Keyword(s): restoration
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Wahl, Nick. “Comparison of Physical and Chemical Soil Properties in Restored Coniferous and Prairie Ecosystems.” 2014.
Keyword(s):
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Wallace, Alison. “A Comparison of Chemical Characteristics and Soil Invertebrate Diversities in Coniferous and Deciduous Forest Soils.” 1988.
Keyword(s): soil, invertebrates
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Wood, Alison. “Comparison of Big Woods Forest Composition in Nerstrand Big Woods State Park versus Norway Valley.” 1995.
Keyword(s): community composition
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