Samuelson, Lisa

Lisa Samuelson, Alumni Professor & Dwain
G. Luce Professor of Forestry

SFWS 4348 | (334) 844-1040 |
| Center for Longleaf Pine Ecosystems | Trees of Alabama and the Southeast website
BS, University of Georgia, 1985, Forestry; MS, University of Georgia, 1987, Forestry; PhD, Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1992, Forestry.
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ArchMiller*, A.A., and L.J Samuelson. 2015. Intra-annual variation of soil respiration across four heterogeneous longleaf pine forests in the southeastern United States.Forest Ecology and Management 359: 370-380.
Bartkowiak*, S.M., L.J. Samuelson, M.A. McGuire, and R.O. Teskey. 2015Fertilization increases sensitivity of canopy stomatal conductance and transpiration to throughfall reduction in an 8-year- old loblolly pine plantation.Forest Ecology and Management 354: 87-96.
Burton, M. L., L.J. Samuelson, and S. Pan. 2005Riparian woody plant biodiversity and forest structure along an urban-rural gradient.Urban Ecosystems 8:93-106.
Burton, M.L and L.J. Samuelson.2007Influence of urbanization on riparian forest diversity and structure in the Georgia Piedmont, US. Plant Ecol. 195:99-115.
Burton, M.L, and L.J. Samuelson.2008Influence of urbanization on riparian forest diversity and structure in the Georgia Piedmont, US.Plant Ecology 195:99-115.
Burton, M.L., L.J. Samuelson, and M.D. Mackenzie. 2009Riparian wood plant traits across an urban-rural land use gradient and implications for watershed function with urbanization.Landscape and Urban Planning 90: 42-55.
Eberhardt, T.L., and L. J. Samuelson. 2015Collection of wood quality data by X-ray densitometry: A case study with three southern pines.Wood Science Technology 49:739-753.
Gonzalez-Benecke, C.A., L.J. Samuelson, T.A. Martin, W.P. Cropper, K.H. Johnsen, T.A. Stokes, J.R. Butnor, and P. Anderson. 2015Modeling the effects of forest management on in situ and ex situ longleaf pine forest carbon stocks.Forest Ecology and Management 355: 24-36.
Gonzalez-Benecke, C.A., L.J. Samuelson, T.A. Stokes, W.P. Cropper, T.A. Martin, and K.H. Johnsen. 2015Understory plant biomass dynamics of Pinus palustris stands.Forest Ecology and Management 344: 84-94.
Gonzalez-Benecke, C.A., S.A. Gezan, D.J. Leduc, T.A. Martin, W. P. Cropper Jr., and L.J. Samuelson.2012Modeling survival, yield, volume partitioning and their response to thinning for longleaf pine plantations. Forests 3: 1104-1132.
Gonzalez-Benecke, C.A., S.A. Gezan, L.J. Samuelson, W.P. Cropper Jr., D.J. Leduc and T.A. Martin.2014Estimating Pinus palustris tree diameter and stem volume from tree height, crown area and stand-level parameters. Journal of Forestry Research 25:43-52.
Gonzalez-Benecke, C.A., S.A. Gezan, T. J. Albaugh, H.L. Allen, H.E. Burkhart, T. R. Fox, E. J. Jokela, C. A. Maier, T. A. Martin, R. A. Rubilar, and L. J. Samuelson. 2014Local and general above-stump biomass functions for loblolly pine and slash pine trees.Forest Ecology and Management 334: 254-276.
Gonzalez-Benecke, C.A., S.A. Gezan, T.A. Martin, W. P. Cropper Jr., L.J. Samuelson, and D.J. Leduc. 2013Individual tree diameter, height and volume functions for longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.).Forest Science (published online at:
Gonzalez-Benecke, C.A., S.A. Gezan, T.A. Martin, W. P. Cropper Jr., L.J. Samuelson, and D.J. Leduc.2014. Individual tree diameter, height and volume functions for longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.).Forest Science 60:43-56.
Johnson, K. H., L.J. Samuelson, F.G. Sanchez, and R. J. Eaton. 2013Soil carbon and nitrogen content and stabilization in mid-rotation, intensively managed sweet gum and loblolly pine stands.Forest Ecology and Management 302:144-153.
Samuelson, L., R. Mathew, T. Stokes, Y. Feng, D. Aubrey, and M. Coleman. 2009Soil and microbial respiration in a loblolly pine plantation in response to seven years of irrigation and fertilization.Forest Ecology and Management 258: 2431-2438.
Samuelson, L.J. and T.A. Stokes.2012Leaf physiological and morphological responses to shade in grass-stage seedlings and young tree of longleaf pine.Forests 3: 684-699.
Samuelson, L.J., and T.A. Stokes2006Transpiration and canopy stomatal conductance of five-year-old loblolly pine in response to intensive management.Forest Science 52:313-323.
Samuelson, L.J., and William B. Whitaker.2012Relationships between soil CO2 efflux and forest structure in 50-year-old longleaf pine.Forest Science Special Issue: Southern Forest Science in Support of a Low Carbon Economy 58: 472-484.
Samuelson, L.J., C. J. Pell, T. A. Stokes, S. Bartkowiak, M. Akers, M. Kane, M. McGuire, D. Markewitz, and R.O. Teskey. 2014Two-year effects of throughfall and fertilization on leaf physiology and growth of loblolly pine in the Georgia Piedmont.Forest Ecology and Management 330:29-37.
Samuelson, L.J., J. Butnor, C. Maier, T.A. Stokes, K. Johnsen, and M. Kane. 2008Growth and physiology of loblolly pine in response to long-term resource management: defining growth potential in the southern United States.Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38: 721-732.
Samuelson, L.J., M.G. Farris, T.A. Stokes, and M.D. Coleman.2008Fertilization but not irrigation influences hydraulic traits in plantation-grown loblolly pine.Forest Ecology and Management 255: 3331-3339.
Samuelson, L.J., T. Martin, C. Gonzalez-Benecke, J. Butnor, and W. Cropper. 2013Interim Report for “Developing tools for ecological forestry and carbon management in longleaf pine.U.S. Department of Defense Strategic Environmental Research and Development, 69 pp.
Samuelson, L.J., T.A. Eberhardt, J.R. Butnor, T.A. Stokes, and K.H. Johnsen.2010Maximum growth potential in loblolly pine: results from a 47-year-old spacing study in Hawaii.Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40: 1914-1929.
Samuelson, L.J., T.A. Stokes, and K.H. Johnsen.2012Ecophysiological comparison of 50-year old longleaf pine, slash pine and loblolly pine. Forest Ecology and Management 274: 108-115.
Samuelson, L.J., T.A. Stokes, and M. Coleman.2007Influence of irrigation and fertilization on transpiration and hydraulic properties of Populus deltoides.Tree Physiol. 27:765-774.
Samuelson, L.J., T.A. Stokes, J. R. Butnor, K.H. Johnsen, C.A. Gonzalez-Benecke, P. Anderson, J. Jackson, L. Ferrari, T. A. Martin, and W. P. Cropper, Jr. 2014Ecosystem carbon stocks in Pinus palustris Mill. forests.Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44: 476-486.
Samuelson, L.J., T.L. Eberhardt, S.M. Bartkowiak, and K.H. Johnsen. 2013Relationships between climate, radial growth and wood properties of mature loblolly pine in Hawaii and a northern and southern site in the southeastern United States. Forest Ecology and Management 310:786-795.
Stokes, T.A., L.J. Samuelson, J.S. Kush, M.G. Farris, and J.C. Gilbert. 2010Structure and diversity of longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) forest communities in the Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge, northeastern Alabama.Natural Areas Journal 30: 211-225.
Stokes, T.A., L.J. Samuelson, J.S. Kush, M.G. Farris, and J.C. Gilbert. 2010Forest structure of longleaf pine communities in the Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alabama, USA. Natural Areas Journal 30(2):211- 225.
Will, R., T. Fox, M. Akers, J-C Domec, C. Gonzalez-Benecke, E. Jokela, M. Kane, A. 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. 2015A range-wide experiment to investigate nutrient and soil moisture interactions in loblolly pine plantations.Forests doi:10.3390/f6062014.

General Research Interests: forest and tree-level ecophysiology, carbon and water relations; forest resilience; plant stress physiology

Teaching Responsibilities:

FORY 3200 Tree Physiology
FORY 2060 Introduction to Forested Landscapes
FORY 7170 Ecophysiology of Forest Trees

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