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Linda Ashkenas

Phone: (541) 737-1966
Fax: (541) 737-3590
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Oregon State University
Dept. of Fisheries and Wildlife
104 Nash Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331

Official position at address above: Senior Faculty Research Assistant
Educational Institutions attended: BA, 1976, Cornell University
MS, 1979, Boston University
Roles/Affiliations: Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)
Principal Collaborators: Stanley V. Gregory, Randy Wildman, Judith Li, Sherri Johnson, Frederick J. Swanson
General Interests: Forest-stream interaction, riparian management &
restoration, stream food webs
Current Research Projects/Activities: Long-term studies of large wood in streams, fish populations, implications for restoration
Historical reconstruction of Willamette River channel and vegetation
Impacts of forest harvest on headwater streams and cumulative biological impacts
stable isotope studies of nitrogen dynamics
Intersite LTER/International Activities: LINX project/Khadrovye Pad, Vladivostock, Russia


Argerich, Alba; Haggerty, Roy; Johnson, Sherri L.; Wondzell, Steve M.; Dosch, Nicholas; Corson-Rikert, Hayley; Ashkenas, Linda; Robert, Pennington; Thomas, Christoph K. . 2016. Comprehensive multiyear carbon budget of a temperate headwater stream. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 121: 1-10. doi: 10.1002/2015JG003050 (Pub No: 4929)
Sobota, Daniel J.; Johnson, Sherri L.; Gregory, Stan V.; Ashkenas, Linda R. 2012. A stable isotope tracer study of the influences of adjacent land use and riparian condition on fates of nitrate in streams. Ecosystems. 15: 1-17, doi:10.1007/s10021-011-9489-8. (Pub No: 4468)
Helton, Ashley M.; Poole, Geoffrey C.; Meyer, Judy L.; Wollheim, Wilfred M.; Peterson, Bruce J.; Mulholland, Patrick J.; Bernhardt, Emily S.; Stanford, Jack A.; Arango, Clay; Ashkenas, Linda R.; Cooper, Lee W.; Dodds, Walter K.; Gregory, Stanley V.; Hall, Robert O. Jr.; Hamilton, Stephen K.; Johnson, Sherri L.; McDowell, William H.; Potter, Jody D.; Tank, Jennifer L.; Thomas, Suzanne M.; Valett, H. Maurice; Webster, Jackson R.; Zeglin, Lydia. 2011. Thinking outside the channel: modeling nitrogen cycling in networked river ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 9(4): 229-238, doi:10.1890/089211. (Pub No: 4444)
Bernot, Melody J.; Sobota, Daniel J.; Hall, Robert O. Jr.; Mulholland, Patrick J.; Dodds, Walter K.; Webster, Jackson R.; Tank, Jennifer L.; Ashkenas, Linda R.; Cooper, Lee W.; Dahm, Clifford N.; Gregory, Stanley V.; Grimm, Nancy B.; Hamilton, Stephen K.; Johnson, Sherri L.; McDowell, William H.; Meyer, Judith L.; Peterson, Bruce; Poole, Geoffrey C.; Valett, H. Maurice; Arango, Clay; Beaulieu, Jake J.; Burgin, Amy J.; Crenshaw, Chelsea; Helton, Ashley M.; Johnson, Laura; Merriam, Jeff; Niederlehner, B. R.; O'Brien, Jonathan M.; Potter, Jody D.; Sheibley, Richard W.; Thomas, Suzanne M.; Wilson, Kym. 2010. Inter-regional comparison of land-use effects on stream metabolism. Freshwater Biology. 55: 1874-1890. (Pub No: 4587)

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Hometown: Corvallis, Oregon
Personal Interests: Whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, fishing, gardening, reading