USDA Forest ServicePacific Northwest Research Station3200 SW Jefferson WayCorvallis, OR 97331USA
Phone: (541) 750-7387Fax: (541) 750-7329Primary Email:
Official position at address above:
Educational Institutions attended:
2004, PhD, Botany & Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR1993, MS, Forest Ecology, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR1982, BA, Botany, Humboldt State University, Arcata CA
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)Courtesy Faculty, Dept. of Forest Science, Oregon State UniversityEditorial board member for Applied Soil Ecology
Impacts of fire and disturbance on soil microbesMicrobial interactions with native and non-native invasive plant speciesBiological and functional diversity of forest fungiInfluence of old-growth legacy on forest fungal diversity
Current Research Projects/Activities:
Impacts of post-fire salvage logging and wildfire burn intensity on soil productivity and forest recoveryInvasive plant species and soil microbial response to wildfire burn severity
Parks, Noreen with Laurel A. Kluber and Jane E. Smith. 2014. Nutritional Hotspots and the Secret Life of Forests Science Findings 161. Portland, OR: US Department of Agriculture, Forest Services, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Issue 161. 6 p.
(Pub No: 4856)
Kluber, Laurel A.; Smith, Jane E.; Myrold, David D. 2011. Distinctive fungal and bacterial communities are associated with mats formed by ectomycorrhizal fungi. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 43: 1042-1050.
(Pub No: 4684)
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