- Landscape pathology, specifically the interactions between land use history and forest pest & pathogen dynamics.
- Ecosystem ecology, focusing on the biogeochemical relationships between vegetation composition and soils.
- Plant community ecology and succession, particularly the connections between disturbance and ecosystem function.
- Reconstruction of pre-settlement forest composition.
Influence of host tree species on ecosystem response to bark beetle outbreak and salvage logging in subalpine forests of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Griffin, Jacob M., Gary M. Lovett, Mary A. Arthur, and Kathleen C. Weathers. 2003. The distribution and severity of beech bark disease in the Catskill Mountains, NY. CJFR 33: 1754-1760. (pdf)
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