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Dr. Brian Strahm

Professor

Dr. Brian Strahm

Dr. Brian Strahm
310C Cheatham Hall
310 West Campus Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24061
  • forest and soil biogeochemistry
  • ecosystem ecology
  • global change
  • ecosystem services
  • carbon and nutrient cycling
  • environmental quality
  • soil health

2006    Ph.D. Forest Resources (Forest Soils), University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

1998    B.S. Biology (Minors in Chemistry and Environmental Science), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

2021-present - Professor
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

2015-2021 - Associate Professor
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

2016-2017 - Research Fellow
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and Scion/New Zealand Forest Research Institute Limited

2009-2015 - Assistant Professor
Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

2008-2009 - Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

2007 - Postdoctoral Research Associate
College of Forest Resources
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

  • FREC 2004: Forest Ecosystems
  • FREC 4354: Forest Soil and Watershed Management
  • FREC 5354: Soil Science and Biogeochemistry

Papers in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Word, C.S., D.L. McLaughlin, B.D. Strahm, R.D. Stewart, J.M. Varner, F.C. Wurster, T.J. Amestoy, and N.T. Link. 2022. Peatland drainage alters soil structure and water retention properties: implications for ecosystem function and management. Hydrologic Processes. (in press)
  2. Foley, J.R., T.J. McAvoy, C. Grubb, A.E. Mayfield, B.D. Strahm, and S.M. Salom. 2022. Subterranean Survivorship and Seasonal Emergence of Laricobius spp.(Coleoptera: Derodontidae), Biological Control Agents for the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvab124.
  3. Possinger, A.R., T. Weiglein, M.M. Bowman, A. Gallo, J.A. Hatten, K.A. Heckman, L. Matosziuk, L.E. Nave, M. SanClements, C.W. Swanston, and B.D. Strahm. 2021. Climate effects on subsoil carbon loss mediated by soil chemistry. Environmental Science & Technology. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.1c04909.
  4. Lakoba, V., D.Z. Atwater, V.A. Thomas, B.D. Strahm, and J.N. Barney. 2021. A global invader’s niche dynamics with intercontinental introduction, novel habitats, and climate change. Global Ecology and Conservation. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01848.
  5. Weiglein, T.L., B.D.Strahm, M.M. Bowman, A.C. Gallo, J.A. Hatten, K.A. Heckman, L.M. Matoszuik, L.E. Nave, ‡A.R. Possinger, M.D. Sanclements, and C.W. Swanston. 2021. Key predictors of soil organic matter vulnerability to mineralization differ with depth at a continental scale. Biogeochemistry. http://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3553.
  6. Minick, K.J., B.D. Strahm, T.R. Fox, Z. Leggett, and E. Sucre. 2021. Bioenergy production effects on SOM with depth of loblolly pine forests on Paleaquults in southeastern USA. Geoderma Regional. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geodrs.2021.e00428.
  7. Osburn, E.D., F.O. Aylward, B.D. Badgley, B.D. Strahm, and J.E. Barrett. 2021. Emergent properties of microbial communities drive accelerated biogeochemical cycling in disturbed temperate forests. Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.3553.
  8. Osburn, E.D., J.S. Simpson, B.D. Strahm, and J.E. Barrett. 2021. Land use history mediates soil biogeochemical responses to drought in temperate forest ecosystems. Ecosystems. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-021-00641-9.
  9. Noormets, A., R. Bracho, E. Ward, J. Seiler, B. Strahm, W. Lin, K. McElligott, J.C. Domec, C. Gonzalez-Benecke, E.J. Jokela, D. Markewitz, C. Meek, G. Miao, S.G. McNulty, J.S. King, L. Samuelson, G. Sun, R. Teskey, J. Vogel, R. Will, J. Yang, and T.A. Martin. 2021. Heterotrophic respiration and the divergence of productivity and carbon sequestration. Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL092366.
  10. Nave L.E., Bowman M., Gallo A., Hatten J.A., Heckman K.A., Matosziuk L., ‡Possinger A.R., SanClements M., Sanderman J., Strahm B.D., Weiglein T.L., Swanston C.W. 2021. Patterns and predictors of soil organic carbon storage across a continental-scale network. Biogeochemistry. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-020-00745-9.
  11. Sarr, M.S., J.R. Seiler, J. Sullivan, A.M. Diallo, and B.D. Strahm. 2021. Drought resistance and gum yield performances in a Senegalia senegal (L.) Britton progeny trial in Senegal. New Forests. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11056-020-09825-y
  12. Heckman, K.A., L.E. Nave, M.M. Bowman, A.C. Gallo, J.A. Hatten, L. Matosziuk, ‡A.R. Possinger, M.D. SanClements, B.D. Strahm, T.L. Weiglein, C. Rasmussen, and C.W. Swanston. 2020. Challenges to the current paradigm of soil organic C stabilization: Divergent controls on carbon concentrations and stability in forests and grasslands of the conterminous US. Biogeochemistry. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-020-00725-z.
  13. Mercier, K.M., C.D. Teutsch, J.H. Fike, J.F. Munsell, B.F. Tracy, and B.D. Strahm. 2020. Impact of increasing shade levels on the dry matter yield and botanical composition of multi-species forage stands. Grass and Forage Science. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gfs.12489.
  14. Matosziuk, L.M., J.A. Hatten, A. Gallo, K.D. Bladon, D. Ruud, M. Bowman, J. Egan, K. Heckman, M. Sanclements, B. Strahm, and T. Weiglein. 2020. Short-term effects of recent fire on the production and translocation of pyrogenic carbon in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, section Fire and Forests. https://doi.org/10.3389/ffgc.2020.00006.
  15. Lee, R.M., K.J. McGuire, B.D. Strahm, J.D. Knoepp, C.R. Jackson, and R.D. Stewart. 2020. Revisiting the Hewlett and Hibbert (1963) hillslope drainage experiment and modeling effects of decadal pedogenic processes and leaky soil boundary conditions. Water Resources Research. 56:e2019WR025090. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019WR025090.
  16. Osburn, E.D., S.G. McBride, F.O. Aylward, B.D. Badgley, B.D. Strahm, J.D. Knoepp, and J.E. Barrett. 2019. Soil bacterial and fungal communities exhibit distinct long-term responses to disturbance in temperate forests. Frontiers in Microbiology 10:2872. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02872.
  17. DeBruler, D., B. Strahm, R. Slesak, S. Schoenholtz, and T. Harrington. 2019. Soil Phosphorus Fractions Vary with Harvest Intensity and Vegetation Control at Two Contrasting Douglas-fir Sites in the Pacific Northwest. Geoderma. 350:73-83. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.04.038
  18. Nave, L.E., A. Covarrubias Ornelas, P.E. Drevnick, A. Gallo, J.A. Hatten, K.A. Heckman, L. Matosziuk, M. Sanclements, B.D. Strahm, T.J. Veverica, T.L. Weiglein, C.W. Swanston. 2019. Carbon-mercury interactions in Spodosols assessed through density fractionation, radiocarbon analysis, and soil survey information. Soil Science Society of America Journal 83:190-202. doi:10.2136/sssaj2018.06.0227.
  19. Bracho, R, J.G. Vogel, R.E. Will, A. Noormets, L.J. Samuelson, E.J. Jokela, C.A. Gonzalez-Benecke, S.A. Gezan, D. Markewitz, J.R. Seiler, B.D. Strahm, R.O. Teskey, T.R. Fox, M.B. Kane, M.A. Laviner, K.M. McElligott, J. Yang, W. Lin, C.R. Meek, J. Cucinella, M.K. Akers, and T.A. Martin. 2018. Carbon accumulation in loblolly pine plantations is increased by fertilization across a soil moisture availability gradient. Forest Ecology and Management 424:39-52. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2018.04.029.
  20. Qi, J., D. Markewitz, M. Foroughi, E. Jokela, B. Strahm, and J. Vogel. 2018. Drying-Wetting Cycles: Effect on Deep Soil Carbon. Soils 2:3. doi:10.3390/soils2010003.
  21. Minick, K.J., Z.H. Leggett, E.B. Sucre, T.R. Fox, and B.D. Strahm. 2017. Soil and aggregate-associated carbon in a young loblolly pine plantation: influence of bioenergy intercropping. Soil Science 182(7):233-240. doi:10.1097/SS.0000000000000215.
  22. McElligott, K.M., J.R. Seiler, and B.D. Strahm. 2017. The impact of water content on sources of heterotrophic soil respiration. Forests 8:299. doi:10.3390/f8080299.
  23. Sun, S., S. Li, B.A. Avera, B.D. Strahm, and B. Badgley. 2017. Soil bacterial and fungal communities show distinct recovery patterns during forest ecosystem restoration. Applied Environmental Microbiology 83:e00966-17. https://doi .org/10.1128/AEM.00966-17.
  24. Raymond, J.E., T.R. Fox, and B.D. Strahm. 2016. Understanding the fate of applied fertilizer nitrogen in pine plantations of the southeastern United States using 15N enriched fertilizers. Forests 7:270. doi:10.3390/f7110270.
  25. Shrestha, P., J.R. Seiler, B.D. Strahm, E.B. Sucre, and Z.H. Holmes. 2016. Soil CO2 efflux and root productivity in a switchgrass and loblolly pine intercropping system. Forests 7:221. doi:10.3390/f7100221.
  26. Raymond, J.E., T.R. Fox, B.D. Strahm, and J. Zerpa. 2016. Differences in the recovery of four different nitrogen containing fertilizers after two application seasons in pine plantations across the southeastern United States. Forest Ecology and Management 380:161–171. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2016.08.044.
  27. McElligott, K.M., J.R. Seiler, and B.D. Strahm. 2016. Partitioning soil respiration across four age classes of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) on the Virginia Piedmont. Forest Ecology and Management 378:173-180.
  28. Raymond, J.E., T.R. Fox, B.D. Strahm, and J. Zerpa. 2016. Ammonia volatilization following nitrogen fertilization with enhanced efficiency fertilizers and urea in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) plantations of the southern United States. Forest Ecology and Management 376:247-255.
  29. Slesak, R., T.B. Harington, D.H. Peter, D.G. DeBruler, S.H. Schoenholtz, and B.D. Strahm. 2016. Effects of intensive management practices on 10-year Douglas-fir growth, soil nutrient pools, and vegetation communities in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 365:22-33.
  30. Lang, A.J., R. Cristan, W.M. Aust, M.C. Bolding, B.D. Strahm, E.D. Vance, E.T. Roberts. 2015. Long-term effects of wet and dry site harvesting on soil physical properties mitigated by mechanical site preparation in coastal plain loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) plantations. Forest Ecology and Management 359:162-173.
  31. Avera, B.N., B.D. Strahm, C.E. Zipper, and J.A. Burger. 2015. Development of ecosystem structure and function on reforested surface-mined lands in the Central Appalachian Coal Basin of the United States. New Forests 46:5 DOI 10.1007/s11056-015-9502-8.
  32. Will, R., T.R. Fox, M. Akers, J.C. Domec, C. Gonzalez-Benecke, E. Jokela, M. Kane, M. Laviner, G. Lokuta, D. Markewitz, M.A. McGuire, C. Meek, A. Noormets, L. Samuelson, J. Seiler, B. Strahm, R. Teskey, J. Vogel, E. Ward, J. West, D. Wilson, and T. Martin. 2015. A range-wide experiment to investigate nutrient and soil moisture interactions in loblolly pine plantations. Forests 6:2014-2028.
  33. Minick, K.J., B.D. Strahm, T.R. Fox, E.B. Sucre, and Z.H. Leggett. 2015. Microbial nitrogen cycling responses to forest-based bioenergy production. Ecological Applications http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1745.1.
  34. Heim, B.C., J.R. Seiler, and B.D. Strahm. 2015. Root non-structural carbohydrates and their relationship with autotrophic respiration of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda). Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis DOI 10.1080/00103624.2015.1011752.
  35. Shrestha, R., B.D. Strahm, and E.B. Sucre. 2014. Invited Review: Greenhouse gas emissions in response to nitrogen fertilization in managed forest ecosystems. New Forests DOI 10.1007/s11056-014-9454-4.
  36. ‡Shrestha, R.K., B. Strahm, E. Sucre, S. Holub, and N. Meehan. 2014. Fertilizer management, parent material, and stand age influence greenhouse gas flux in Pacific Northwest Douglas-fir ecosystems. Soil Science Society of America Journal 78:2041-2053.
  37. Nave, L.E., J.P. Sparks, J. Le Moine, B.S. Hardiman, K.J. Nadelhoffer, J.M., Tallant, C.S. Vogel, B.D. Strahm, and P.S. Curtis. 2014. Changes in soil nitrogen cycling in a northern temperate forest ecosystem during succession. Biogeochemistry 121:471-488.
  38. ‡Shrestha, R., B.D. Strahm, and E.B. Sucre. 2014. Nitrous oxide fluxes in fertilized Pinus taeda plantations across a gradient of soil drainage classes. Journal of Environmental Quality 43:1823–1832.
  39. Stein, B.R., V.A. Thomas, L.J. Lorentz, and B.D. Strahm. 2014. Predicting macronutrient concentrations from loblolly pine leaf reflectance across local and regional scales. GIScience and Remote Sensing. 51: 269-287.
  40. Vance, E.D., W.M. Aust, R.E. Froese, R.B. Harrison, L.A. Morris, and B.D. Strahm. 2014. Biomass harvesting and soil productivity: Is the science meeting our policy needs? Soil Science Society of America Journal doi:10.2136/sssaj2013.08.0323nafsc.
  41. Chen, Y., S.D. Day, R.K. Shrestha, B.D. Strahm, and P.E. Wiseman. 2014. Influence of urban land development and soil rehabilitation on soil-atmosphere greenhouse gas fluxes. Geoderma 226-227:348-353.
  42. Campbell, C.D., J.R. Seiler, P.E. Wiseman, B.D. Strahm, and J.F. Munsell. 2014. Soil carbon dynamics in residential lawns converted from Appalachian mixed oak stands. Forests 5:425-438.
  43. Minick, K.J., B.D. Strahm, T.R. Fox, E.B. Sucre, and Z.H. Leggett. 2014. Switchgrass intercropping reduces soil inorganic nitrogen in a young loblolly pine plantation located in coastal North Carolina. Forest Ecology and Management 319:161-168.
  44. Passauer, D.P., W.M. Aust, M.C. Bolding, B.D. Strahm, J.A. Burger, S.C. Patterson, E.D. Vance, E.T. Roberts. 2013. Potential above-ground biomass losses from severe soil rutting during wet weather timber harvests of Coastal Plain loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) plantations mitigated by mechanical site preparation. Forest Ecology and Management 307:266-273.
  45. Liu, X.J., J. Fike, J. Galbraith, W. Fike, D. Parrish, G. Evanylo, and B. Strahm. 2013. Effects of harvest frequency and biosolids application on switchgrass yield, feedstock quality, and theoretical ethanol yield. Global Change Biology – Bioenergy doi:10.1111/gcbb.12124.
  46. Chen, Y., S.D. Day, A.F. Wick, B.D. Strahm, P.E. Wiseman, and W.L. Daniels. 2013. Changes in soil carbon pools and microbial biomass from urban land development and subsequent post-development soil rehabilitation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 66:38-44.
  47. McKee, S.E, W.M. Aust, J.R. Seiler, B.D. Strahm, E.B. Schilling, S. Brooks. 2013. Carbon pools and fluxes in a tupelo (Nyssa aquatica)-baldcypress (Taxodium distichum) swamp 24-years after harvest disturbances. Biomass & Bioenergy 55:130-140.
  48. Christie, A.M., W.M. Aust, S.M. Zedaker, B.D. Strahm. 2013. Potential erosion from bladed firelines in the appalachian region estimated with USLE-Forest and WEPP models. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 37:140-147.
  49. Evans, D.M., C.E. Zipper, J.A. Burger, B.D. Strahm, A.M. Villamagna. 2013. Reforestation practice for enhancement of ecosystem services on a compacted surface mine: path toward ecosystem recovery. Ecological Engineering 51:16-23.
  50. Wear, L.R., W.M. Aust, M.C. Bolding, B.D. Strahm, A. Dolloff. 2013. Effectiveness of best management practices for sediment reduction at operational forest stream crossings. Forest Ecology and Management 289: 551-561.
  51. Aust, W.M., S.E. McKee, J.R. Seiler, B.D. Strahm, and E.B. Schilling. 2012. Long-term sediment accretion in bottomland hardwoods following timber harvest disturbances in the Mobile-Tensaw River Delta, Alabama, USA. Wetlands DOI: 10.1007/s13157-012-0318-4.
  52. Devine, W.D., P.W. Footen, B.D. Strahm, R.B. Harrison, T.A. Terry, and T.B. Harrington. 2012. Nitrogen leaching following whole-tree and bole-only harvests on two contrasting Pacific Northwest sites. Forest Ecology and Management 267:7-17.
  53. McKee, S.E., W.M. Aust, J.R. Seiler, B.D. Strahm, and E.B. Schilling. 2011. Long-term site productivity of a tupelo-cypress swamp 24-years after harvesting disturbances. Forest Ecology and Management 265:172-180.
  54. Nave, L.E., C.M. Gough, K.D. Maurer, G. Bohrer, B.S. Hardiman, J. Le Moine, A.B. Munoz, K.J. Nadelhoffer, J.P. Sparks, B.D. Strahm, C.S. Vogel, and P.S. Curtis. 2011. Disturbance and the resilience of coupled carbon and nitrogen cycling in a north temperate forest. Journal of Geophysical Research 116:G04016.
  55. McCalley, C.K., B.D. Strahm, K.L. Sparks, A.S.E. Eller, and J.P. Sparks. 2011. The effect of long-term exposure to elevated CO2 on nitrogen gas emissions from Mojave Desert soils. Journal of Geophysical Research 116:G03022.
  56. Harrison, R.B., P.W. Footen, and B.D. Strahm. 2011. Deep soil horizons: contribution and importance to soil carbon pools and in assessing whole-ecosystem response to management and global change. Forest Science 57:67-76.
  57. Footen, P.W., R.B. Harrison, and B.D. Strahm. 2009. Long-term effects of nitrogen fertilization on the productivity of subsequent stands of Douglas-fir in the Pacific Northwest. Forest Ecology and Management 258:2194–2198.
  58. Strahm, B.D., R.B. Harrison, T.A. Terry, and T.B. Harrington, A.B. Adams, and P.W. Footen. 2009. Changes in dissolved organic matter with depth suggest the potential for postharvest organic matter retention to increase subsurface soil carbon pools. Forest Ecology and Management 258:2347-2352.
  59. Harrison, R.B., T.A. Terry, C.W. Licata, B.L. Flaming, R. Meade, I.A. Guerrini, B.D. Strahm, D. Xue, A.B. Adams, M.R. Lolley, A. Sidell, G.L. Wagoner, D. Briggs, and E.C. Turnblom. 2009. Biomass and stand characteristics of a highly productive mixed Douglas-fir and western hemlock plantation in coastal Washington. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 24:180-186.
  60. Slesak, R.A., S.H. Schoenholtz, T.B. Harrington, and B.D. Strahm. 2009. Dissolved carbon and nitrogen leaching following logging-debris retention and competing-vegetation control in Douglas-fir plantations of western Oregon and Washington. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39:1484-1497.
  61. Strahm, B.D., and R.B. Harrison. 2008. Controls on the sorption, desorption and mineralization of low-molecular-weight organic acids in variable-charge soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 72:1653-1664.
  62. Flint, C.M., R.B. Harrison, B.D. Strahm, and A.B. Adams. 2008. Nitrogen leaching from Douglas-fir forests after urea fertilization. Journal of Environmental Quality 37:1781-1788.
  63. Strahm, B.D., and R.B. Harrison. 2007. Mineral and organic matter controls on the sorption of macronutrient anions in variable-charge soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 71:1926-1933.
  64. Remington, S.M., B.D. Strahm, V. Neu, J.E. Richey, and H. Brandão da Cunha. 2007. The role of sorption in control of riverine dissolved organic carbon concentrations by riparian zone soils in the Amazon Basin. Soil Science 172:279-291.
  65. Strahm, B.D., and R.B. Harrison. 2006. Nitrate sorption in a variable-charge forest soil of the Pacific Northwest. Soil Science 171:313-321.
  66. Adams, A.B., R.B. Harrison, R.S. Sletten, B.D. Strahm, E.C. Turnblom, and C.M. Jensen. 2005. Nitrogen-fertilization impacts on carbon sequestration and flux in managed coastal Douglas-fir stands of the Pacific Northwest. Forest Ecology and Management 220:313-325.
  67. Strahm, B.D., R.B. Harrison, B.L. Flaming, T.A. Terry, C.W. Licata, and K.S. Petersen. 2005. Soil solution nitrogen concentrations and leaching rates as influenced by organic matter retention on a highly productive Douglas-fir site. Forest Ecology and Management 218:74-88.

Book chapters

  1. Strahm, B.D., and N.B. Comerford. 2015. Soil provisioning ecosystem services. In M. Stromberger, N. Comerford, and D. Lindbo (eds.) Soil ecosystem services. Soil Science Society of America, Madison, WI.
  2. Harrison, R.B., B.D. Strahm and X. Yi. 2009. Chapter 1.5.9.03. Soil education and public awareness. In W. Verheye (ed.) Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Soils and the Society (EOLSS), Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford, UK. [http://www.eolss.net].
  3. Harrison, R.B., and B.D. Strahm. 2008. Soil formation. p. 3291-3295. In S.E. Jorgensen and B. Fath (ed.) Encyclopedia of Ecology. Elsevier Science, Oxford, UK. [http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-008045405-4.00297-4]

Papers in peer-reviewed conference proceedings

  1. Furrow, M.R., J.R. Seiler and B.D. Strahm. 2017. Determining the influence of competitors on soil respiration and its components in loblolly pine plantations. In: Proc. 19th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Blacksburg, VA.
  2. Bilal, R.C., J.R. Seiler, B.D. Strahm, and J.A. Peterson. 2016. Soil CO2 efflux and water use efficiency across diverse cover types in southern Appalachian hardwood forests. In: Proc. 18th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Knoxville, TN.
  3. Heim, B.C., J.R. Seiler, and B.D. Strahm. 2014. Loblolly pine heterotrophic and autotrophic soil respiration as influenced by fertilization and reduced throughfall. In: Proc. 17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA.
  4. Shrestha, P., J.R. Seiler, B.D. Strahm, E.B. Sucre, and Z.H. Leggett. 2014. Soil CO2, CH4, and N2O fluxes in a switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) and loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) intercropping system. In: Proc. 17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA.
  5. Nichols, L.K., B.D. Strahm, T.R. Fox, J.R. Seiler, Z.H. Leggett, and E.B. Sucre. 2014. The impact of low molecular weight organic acids and dissolved organic carbon on microbial biomass in a loblolly pine and switchgrass intercropped system. In: Proc. 17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA.
  6. Minick, K.J., B.D. Strahm, T.R. Fox, E.B. Sucre, and Z.H. Leggett. 2014. Carbon and nitrogen dynamics in a southern loblolly pine forest managed for simultaneous wood and bioenergy production. In: Proc. 17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA.
  7. Raymond, J.E., T.R. Fox, and B.D. Strahm. 2014. The use of stable isotopes to evaluate the uptake efficiency of applied nitrogen fertilizer in southern loblolly pine plantations. In: Proc. 17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA.
  8. Curtis, C., J.R. Seiler, W.M. Aust, and B.D. Strahm. 2014. Survival and growth of restored Piedmont riparian forests as affected by site preparation, planting stock, and planting aids. In: Proc. 17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA.
  9. Wear, L., W.M. Aust, M.C. Bolding, and B.D. Strahm. 2014. Forestry best management practices and sediment control at skidder stream crossings. In: Proc. 17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA.
  10. Lorentz, L.J., B.D. Strahm, and V.A. Thomas. 2014. Investigating the use of nitrogen stable isotopes to predict fertilizer growth response in loblolly pine. In: Proc. 17th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference, Shreveport, LA.
  11. Lorentz, L., V.A. Thomas, and B.D. Strahm. 2013. Hyperspectral prediction of foliar isotopic nitrogen. In: Proc. 79th American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Annual Conference; Baltimore, MD, 6p.
  12. Wear, L.R., W.M. Aust, M.C. Bolding, B.D. Strahm, and C.A. Dolloff. 2012. Skid trail stream crossing closure BMPs affect stream sedimentation. In: Proc. 35th Annual Council on Forest Engineering Meeting; New Bern, NC. 10 p.
  13. Strahm, B.D., R.B. Harrison, B.L. Flaming, T.A. Terry, C.W. Licata, and K.S. Petersen. 2005. Factors affecting nitrogen mobility: organic matter retention and variable-charge soils. p. 165. In: C.A. Harrington and S.H. Schoenholtz (eds.) Proc. of Productivity of Western Forests: A Forest Products Focus. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-642. Portland, Oregon: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station.
  14. Ares, A., T.A. Terry, R.B. Harrison, C.A. Harrington, K. Piatek, B.L. Flaming, C.W. Licata, B.D. Strahm, R. Meade, R. Miller, W. Devine, P. Peter, K.S. Petersen, H. Anderson, and T. Harrington. 2006. Achieving long-term site productivity in the Pacific Northwest: Research-Driven Strategic Databases to Best Management Practices. In: Proc. IUFRO 4.04.02 Forest Plantation Meeting: Sustainable Forest Management with Fast Growing Plantations.

Technical reports and popular press

  1. Strahm, B., R. Sweigard, J. Burger, D. Graves, C. Zipper, C. Barton, J. Skousen, and P. Angel. 2017. Chapter 5: Loosening Compacted Soils on Mined Lands In M.B. Adams (ed.) The Forestry Reclamation Approach: Guide to Successful reforestation of Mined Lands. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-169. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 128 p. https://doi.org/10.2737/NRS- GTR-169.
  2. Raymond, J., T. Fox and B. Strahm. 2014. Can enhanced efficiency fertilizers affect the fate of nitrogen in loblolly pine plantations? Better Crops 98(2):4-6.
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