Loewenstein, Edward

Edward Loewenstein, Associate Professor

SFWS 3211 | (334) 844-1069 | loeweed@auburn.edu | website
BS, Southern Illinois University, 1985, Forest Resource Management; MS, Auburn University, 1992, Forest Biology; PhD, University of Missouri, 1996, Silviculture.
Teaching Responsibilities: Silviculture; Ecology and silviculture of eastern hardwood forests.
Research Interests: Uneven-aged silvicultural systems. Hardwood silviculture. Canopy dynamics. Temporal effects of thinning on light in the understory. Stand stocking and growing space allocation
Experience: Research Forester with the USDA Forest Service in the North Central Research Station (1996-2002).
AuthorsYearTitlePublishing InfoLink
Chappelka, A.H., E.F. Loewenstein, G.L. Somers, G.J. Keever and N.A. Martin. 2015Determination of crew size efficiency relative to urban tree inventories.Arbor. & Urban For. 41:223-229.
Kara*, F., L. Kalin, E. Loewenstein 2015Changes in Water Characteristics As a Result of Silvicultural Treatments within a Stream Buffer ZoneTurkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry. 39:764-774.
Kara, F., Kalin, L., and Loewenstein, E.F. 2015Short term hydrological responses to silvicultural treatments within a stream buffer zone: a case study.Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 39: 764- 774.
Chappelka, A.H., Loewenstein, E.F., Somers, G.L., Keever, G.J., and Martin, N.A. 2015Determination of crew size efficiency relative to urban tree inventories.Arboriculture and Urban Forestry 41 (4):223-229.
Lhotka, J.M. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2015. 2015Comparing individual-tree approaches for predicting height growth of underplanted seedlings.Annals of Forest Science
Kara, F. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2015Impacts of logging and prescribed burning in longleaf pine forests managed under uneven-aged silviculture.Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 39:99-106.
Kara, F. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2015Influence of residual basal area on longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) first year germination and establishment under selection silviculture.Open Journal of Forestry 5:10-20.
Kara, F., L. Kalin, E. Loewenstein. 2014Sediment Dynamics Following Active Management of a Stream Buffer Zone: A Case Study,Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69(2): 87-94.
Brockway, D.G., E.F. Loewenstein, and K.W. Outcalt. 2014Proportional basal area method for implementing selection silviculture systems in longleaf pine forests.Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44:977-985.
Martin, N.A., A.H. Chappelka, E.F. Loewenstein, G.J. Keever, and G. Somers.2013Evaluation of sampling protocol for iTree Eco: A care study in predicting ecosystem services at Auburn University, Alabama. Arbor. & Urban For. 39: 56-61.
Martin, N.A., A.H. Chappelka, E.F. Loewenstein G.J. Keever and G. Somers.2012Predictive open-grown crown width equations for three oak species planted in a southern urban locale.Arbor.& Urban For. 38: 57-62.
Martin, N.A., A.H. Chappelka, E.F. Loewenstein and G.J. Keever.2012Comparison of carbon storage, carbon sequestration, and air pollution removal by protected and maintained urban forests in Alabama, USA. Internat. J. Biodivers. Sci., Eco. Serv. & Mang. 8: 265-272.
Nourredine Abdoulmoumine, Avanti Kulkarni, Sushil Adhikari, Steven Taylor and Edward Loewenstein.2012"Economic Analysis of Municipal Power Generation from Gasification of Urban Green Wastes: Case Study of Fultondale, Alabama." Biofuels, Bioproducts, & Biorefining 6, 2012.: 521-533.
Kara, F., E.F. Loewenstein, and L. Kalin, 2012Changes in Sediment and Water Yield Downstream on a Small Watershed.Ekoloji, 21(84):30-37.
Kara, F., Edward Loewenstein and Latif Kalin. 2012"Changes in Sediment and Water Yield Downstream on a Small Watershed."Ekoloji 21, no. 84 2012.: 30-37.
Kara, F., E.F. Loewenstein, L. Kalin 2012“Sediment Yield along an Actively Managed Riparian Buffer”, Proceedings of the 16th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference. Charleston (SC). USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. General Technical Report SRS-156. pp:165-168.
Lhotka, J.M. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2011An individual-tree diameter growth model for managed uneven-aged oak-shortleaf pine stands in the Ozark Highlands of Missouri, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 261:770-778.
Martin, N.A.; Chappelka, A.H.; Keever, G.J.; Loewenstein, E.F. 2011A 100% tree inventory using i-tree eco protocol: a case study at Auburn University.Arboriculture and Urban Forestry 37(5):207-212.
Loewenstein, E.F. 2011Managing our streamside management zones (SMZs).Alabama’s Treasured Forests, Spring 2011:14-15.
Martin, N.A., Chappelka, A.H., Loewenstein, E.F., and Keever, G.J. 2011Optimum urban tree inventory crew size: results from an i-Tree Eco project at Auburn University.City Trees 47(6):16.
Lhotka, J.M. and E. F. Loewenstein.2009Effect of midstory removal on understory light availability and the two-year response of underplanted cherrybark oak seedlings.Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 33(4):171-177.
Ponder, F. Jr., M. Tadros, and E. F. Loewenstein.2009Microbial properties and litter and soil nutrients after two prescribed fires in developing savannas in an upland Missouri Ozark Forest.Forest Ecology and Management 257(2): 755-763.
Lhotka, J.M. and E. F. Loewenstein.2008An examination of species-specific growing space utilization.Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 38:470-479
Lhotka, J.M. and E. F. Loewenstein.2008Influence of canopy structure on the survival and growth of underplanted seedlings.New Forests. 35:89-104
Lhotka, J.M. and E. F. Loewenstein.2007A weighted relative density model applied to loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) stands.African Journal of Agricultural Research 2(7): 300-304.
Folegatti, B .S., M.F. Smidt, E.F. Loewenstein, E. Carter, and T. McDonald.2007Productivity and cost analysis of mechanical thinning treatments in small stands at the Wildland Urban Interface.Forest Products Journal 57(11):33-38.
Taylor, T.S. E.F. loeweed and A.H. Chappelka.2006Effect of animal browse protection and fertilizer application on the establishment of planted Nuttall oak seedllings.New For. 32:133-143.
Taylor, T.S.; Loewenstein, E.F., and Chappelka, A.H.2006Effect of animal browse protection and fertilizer application on the establishment of planted oak seedlings.New Forests 32:133-143.
Lhotka, J.M. and Loewenstein, E.F.2006Indirect measures for characterixing light along a gradient of riparian forest canopy structures.Forest Ecology and Management 226:310-318.
Loewenstein, E.F.2005Conversion of uniform broadleaved stands to an uneven-aged structure.For. Ecol. Mgt. 215(1-3):103-112.
Loewenstein, N.J. and E. F. Loewenstein.2005Non-native plants in the understory of riparian forests across a land use gradient in the Southeast.Urban Ecosystems 8:79-91.
Loewenstein, N.J and Loewenstein, E.F. 2005Non-native plants in the understory of riparian forests across a land use gradient in the Southeast.Urban Ecosystems 8:79-91.

Teaching Responsibilities:

Silviculture
Ecology and silviculture of eastern hardwood forests.

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