Margot Kaye

Professor of Forest Ecology

Margot Kaye

Research Summary

Vegetation dynamics; global change ecology; interactions among vegetation, climate and human land use; dendrochronology; disturbance history; environmental change.

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Climate Temperature Soil Carbon Biomass Drought Effect Shale Deciduous Forests Phenology Shrubs Water Bedrock Harvest Climate Change Understory Deciduous Forest Quercus Warming Soils Agriculture Temperate Forests Shrub Carbon Sinks Temperate Forest

Most Recent Papers

Mite density, not diversity, declines with biomass removal in Patagonian woodlands

Margarita M. Fernández, Cecilia Casas, José C. Bedano, David M. Eissenstat, Margot W. Kaye, Ivana M. García, Marcelo E. Kun, Lucas A. Garibaldi, 2022, Applied Soil Ecology

Prescribed fire alters structure and composition of a mid-Atlantic oak forest up to eight years after burning

Cody L. Dems, Alan H. Taylor, Erica A.H. Smithwick, Jesse K. Kreye, Margot W. Kaye, 2021, Fire Ecology

Simulated fire regimes favor oak and pine but affect carbon stocks in mixed oak forests in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Anthony Zhao, Alan H. Taylor, Erica A.H. Smithwick, Margot Kaye, Lucas B. Harris, 2021, Forest Ecology and Management

The Seasonal Influence of Invasive Shrubs on Light and Temperature in an Eastern Deciduous Forest Understory

Erynn Maynard-Bean, Margot Kaye, 2021, Natural Areas Journal on p. 186-194

Citizen scientists record novel leaf phenology of invasive shrubs in eastern U.S. forests

Erynn Maynard-Bean, Margot Kaye, Tyler Wagner, Eric P. Burkhart, 2020, Biological Invasions on p. 3325-3337

Hunter and Non-Hunter Perceptions of Costs, Benefits, and Likelihood of Outcomes of Prescribed Fire in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Zachary D. Miller, Hong Wu, Katherine Zipp, Cody L. Dems, Erica Smithwick, Margot Kaye, Peter Newman, Anthony Zhao, Alan Taylor, 2020, Society and Natural Resources on p. 1321-1327

Bedrock type drives forest carbon storage and uptake across the mid-Atlantic Appalachian Ridge and Valley, U.S.A.

Warren P. Reed, Margot W. Kaye, 2020, Forest Ecology and Management

Observing and Simulating Spatial Variations of Forest Carbon Stocks in Complex Terrain

Yuting H. Smeglin, Kenneth J. Davis, Yuning Shi, David M. Eissenstat, Jason P. Kaye, Margot W. Kaye, 2020, Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences

Invasive shrub removal benefits native plants in an eastern deciduous forest of North America

Erynn Maynard-Bean, Margot Kaye, 2019, Invasive Plant Science and Management on p. 3-10

Drought timing and local climate determine the sensitivity of eastern temperate forests to drought

Loïc D'Orangeville, Justin Maxwell, Daniel Kneeshaw, Neil Pederson, Louis Duchesne, Travis Logan, Daniel Houle, Dominique Arseneault, Colin M. Beier, Daniel A. Bishop, Daniel Druckenbrod, Shawn Fraver, François Girard, Joshua Halman, Chris Hansen, Justin L. Hart, Henrik Hartmann, Margot Kaye, David Leblanc, Stefano Manzoni, Rock Ouimet, Shelly Rayback, Christine R. Rollinson, Richard P. Phillips, 2018, Global Change Biology on p. 2339-2351

Most-Cited Papers

Drought timing and local climate determine the sensitivity of eastern temperate forests to drought

Loïc D'Orangeville, Justin Maxwell, Daniel Kneeshaw, Neil Pederson, Louis Duchesne, Travis Logan, Daniel Houle, Dominique Arseneault, Colin M. Beier, Daniel A. Bishop, Daniel Druckenbrod, Shawn Fraver, François Girard, Joshua Halman, Chris Hansen, Justin L. Hart, Henrik Hartmann, Margot Kaye, David Leblanc, Stefano Manzoni, Rock Ouimet, Shelly Rayback, Christine R. Rollinson, Richard P. Phillips, 2018, Global Change Biology on p. 2339-2351

Increased temperature and precipitation had limited effects on soil extracellular enzyme activities in a post-harvest forest

M. D. McDaniel, J. P. Kaye, M. W. Kaye, 2013, Soil Biology and Biochemistry on p. 90-98

Designing a suite of measurements to understand the critical zone

Susan L. Brantley, Roman A. Dibiase, Tess A. Russo, Yuning Shi, Henry Lin, Kenneth J. Davis, Margot Kaye, Lillian Hill, Jason Kaye, David M. Eissenstat, Beth Hoagland, Ashlee L. Dere, Andrew L. Neal, Kristen M. Brubaker, Dan K. Arthur, 2016, Earth Surface Dynamics on p. 211-235

Experimental warming alters spring phenology of certain plant functional groups in an early successional forest community

Christine R. Rollinson, Margot W. Kaye, 2012, Global Change Biology on p. 1108-1116

Interspecific variation in growth responses to climate and competition of five eastern tree species

Christine R. Rollinson, Margot W. Kaye, Charles D. Canham, 2016, Ecology on p. 1003-1011

Variability in aboveground carbon driven by slope aspect and curvature in an eastern deciduous forest, USA

Lauren A. Smith, David M. Eissenstat, Margot W. Kaye, 2017, Canadian Journal of Forest Research on p. 149-158

Long-term aspen cover change in the western US

Dominik Kulakowski, Margot W. Kaye, Daniel M. Kashian, 2013, Forest Ecology and Management on p. 52-59

Susquehanna shale hills critical zone observatory: Shale hills in the context of shaver’s creek watershed

Susan L. Brantley, Tim White, Nicole West, Jennifer Z. Williams, Brandon Forsythe, Dan Shapich, Jason Kaye, Henry Lin, Yuning Shi, Margot Kaye, Elizabeth Herndon, Kenneth J. Davis, Yuting He, David Eissenstat, Julie Weitzman, Roman Dibiase, Li Li, Warren Reed, Kristen Brubaker, Xin Gu, 2018, Vadose Zone Journal

Advancing dendrochronological studies of fire in the United States

Grant L. Harley, Christopher H. Baisan, Peter M. Brown, Donald A. Falk, William T. Flatley, Henri D. Grissino-Mayer, Amy Hessl, Emily K. Heyerdahl, Margot W. Kaye, Charles W. Lafon, Ellis Q. Margolis, R. Stockton Maxwell, Adam T. Naito, William J. Platt, Monica T. Rother, Thomas Saladyga, Rosemary L. Sherriff, Lauren A. Stachowiak, Michael C. Stambaugh, Elaine Kennedy Sutherland, Alan H. Taylor, 2018, Fire on p. 1-6

Microclimate and ecological threshold responses in a warming and wetting experiment following whole tree harvest

M. D. McDaniel, R. J. Wagner, C. R. Rollinson, B. A. Kimball, M. W. Kaye, J. P. Kaye, 2014, Theorectical and Applied Climatology on p. 287-299