Developing indicators of forest biodiversity and ecosystem function across broad regions: Papers and presentations

Publications:

Potter, K.M. 2018. Do United States protected areas effectively conserve forest tree rarity and evolutionary distinctiveness? Biological Conservation 224:34-46. DOI:10.1016/j.biocon.2018.05.007.

Iannone, B.V., K.M. Potter, Q. Guo, A.M. Liebhold, B.C. Pijanowski, C.M. Oswalt, and S. Fei. 2016. Biological invasion hotspots: A trait-based perspective reveals new sub-continental patterns. Ecography 39:961-969.

Iannone, B.V., K.M. Potter, K-A. Dixon Hamil, W. Huang, H. Zhang, Q. Guo, C.M. Oswalt, C.W. Woodall, and S. Fei. 2016. Evidence of biotic resistance to invasions in forests of the Eastern USA. Landscape Ecology 31:85-99.

Iannone, B.V., C.M. Oswalt, A.M. Liebhold, Q. Guo, K.M. Potter, G.C. Nunez-Mir, S.N. Oswalt, B.C. Pijanowski, and S. Fei. 2015. Region-specific patterns and drivers of macroscale forest plant invasions. Diversity and Distributions 21:1181-1192.

Potter, K.M., and F.H. Koch. 2014. Phylogenetic community structure of forests across the conterminous United States: Regional ecological patterns and forest health implications. Forest Science 60(5):851-861. DOI:10.5849/forsci.13-115.

Potter, K.M., and C.W. Woodall. 2014. Does biodiversity make a difference? Relationships between species richness, evolutionary diversity, and aboveground live tree biomass across U.S. forests. Forest Ecology and Management 321:117-129. DOI:10.1016/j.foreco.2013.06.026.

Potter , K.M., and C.W. Woodall. 2012. Trends in tree evolutionary diversity across life stages indicate change in regional forest biodiversity. Ecological Applications. 22(2):517-53. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/10-2137.1.

Potter, K.M. 2012. Evolutionary diversity and phylogenic community structure of forest trees across the conterminous United States. Chapter 2 in K.M. Potter and B.L.Conkling, eds., Forest Health Monitoring 2008 National Technical Report. General Technical Report SRS-158. Asheville, North Carolina: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station.

Potter, K.M. 2009. From genes to ecosystems: Measuring evolutionary diversity and community structure with Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) data. Proceedings of the 2008 Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Symposium, Will McWilliams, Gretchen Moisen, and Ray Czaplewski, comps. Park City, Utah, Oct. 21-23, 2008. RMRS-P-56CD. Fort Collins, Colorado: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 1 CD.


Presentations:

Potter, K.M. 2018. “Where the Rare Things Are: A Multi-Scale Assessment of Geographic and Evolutionary Rarity Across U.S. Forests.” 2018 Annual Meeting of the United States Regional Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Chicago, Illinois, April 11, 2018.

Potter, K.M. 2017. “Assessing Forest Conservation Value Using Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Data.” 2017 Forest Inventory and Analysis Stakeholder Science Meeting, Park City, Utah, October 24, 2017.

Potter, K.M. 2017. “Do U.S. Protected Areas Adequately Conserve Forest Tree Species Rarity?” 2017 Annual Meeting of the United States Regional Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Baltimore, Maryland, April 10, 2017. (Invited)

Potter, K.M. 2017. “U.S. Protected Areas Do Not Adequately Conserve Forest Tree  Species Rarity.” Eighth Biennial Conference of the International Biogeography Society,  Tucson, Arizona, January 12, 2017.

Potter, K.M., B.V. Iannone, C.M. Oswalt, and S. Fei. 2016. “When Does Biodiversity Matter? Assessing the Ecological Importance of Evolutionary Diversity across Broad Regions.” 2016 China-U.S. Biodiversity Workshop: Building Sino-U.S. Collaboration Platform in Biodiversity Studies, Hangzhou, China, October 21, 2016. (Invited)

Potter, K.M. 2016. “Indices of Rarity and Evolutionary Distinctiveness to Prioritize Tree Species and Forests for Conservation.” EcoSummit 2016, Montpellier, France, August 31, 2016. (Invited)

Potter, K.M. 2016. “Rarity and Evolutionary Distinctiveness: Tools to Prioritize Species and Landscapes for Conservation.” Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, August 11, 2016.

Potter, K.M., C.M. Oswalt, S. Fei, B.V. Iannone, and Q. Guo. 2016. “How – and Where – Do Nonnative Trees Alter the Biodiversity of Eastern U.S. Forests?” 2016 Annual Meeting of the United States Regional Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Asheville, North Carolina, April 4, 2016. (Invited)

Iannone, B.V., K.M. Potter, C.M. Oswalt, Q. Guo, and S. Fei. 2016. “Evolutionary divergence conveys biotic resistance to invasion across multiple spatial scales.” 2016 Annual Meeting of the United States Regional Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Asheville, North Carolina, April 4, 2016. (Invited)

Fei, S., B.V. Iannone, Q. Guo, C.M. Oswalt, and K.M. Potter. 2016. “Biotic resistance to invasive species.” 2016 Annual Meeting of the United States Regional Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Asheville, North Carolina, April 4, 2016. (Invited)

Oswalt, C.M., S. Fei, T.R. Ridley, S.N. Oswalt, B.V. Iannone, K.M. Potter, Q. Guo, and B. Pijanowski. 2016. “Southern invasive plant inventory: Data, tools, and discoveries.” 2016 Annual Meeting of the United States Regional Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Asheville, North Carolina, April 4, 2016. (Invited)

Potter, K.M., C.W. Woodall, C.M. Oswalt, B.V. Iannone, and S. Fei. 2015. “When Does Biodiversity Matter? Assessing Ecosystem Services across Broad Regions using Forest Inventory and Analysis Data.” 2015 Forest Inventory and Analysis Science Symposium: Moving from Status to Trends, Portland, Oregon, December 10, 2015.

Oswalt, S.N., C.M. Owalt, S. Fei, Q.F. Guo, B.V. Ianonne, B.C. Pijanowski, and K.M. Potter. 2015. “Impact of Invasive Species on Ecosystem Processes and Structures: Large-scale Monitoring.” USDA Forest Service Research and Development Workshop: State of the Science for Non-native Invasive Species, Phoenix, Arizona. November 17-19, 2015. (Invited)

Potter, K.M., B.V. Iannone, C.M. Oswalt, Q. Guo, H. Zhang, C.W. Woodall, and S. Fei. 2015. “Biodiversity, Biomass, and Resistance to Plant Invasion across the Eastern United States.” 13th International Conference on the Ecology and Management of Alien Plant Invasions, Waikoloa, Hawaii. September 24, 2015.

Fei, S., B.V. Iannone, K.M. Potter, Q. Guo, C.M. Oswalt, B.C. Pijanowski, and A.M. Liebhold. 2015. “Macrosystems Invasion Patterns and Processes.” 13th International Conference on the Ecology and Management of Alien Plant Invasions, Waikoloa, Hawaii. September 24, 2015.

Potter, K.M., B.V. Iannone, C.M. Oswalt, C.W. Woodall, and S. Fei. 2015. “When (and Where) Does Biodiversity Matter? The Ecological Importance of Evolutionary Diversity Across Broad Regions.” International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Landscape Ecology Conference, Tartu, Estonia. August 26, 2015.

Iannone, B.V., K.M. Potter, H. Zhang, C.M. Oswalt, Q. Guo, C.W. Woodall, K-A. Dixon Hamil, W. Huang, and S. Fei. 2015. “Determining Sub-continental Patterns of Biotic Resistance: A North American Forest Case Study.” Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, August 14, 2015.

Fei, S., K.M. Potter, B.V. Iannone, Q. Guo, G.C. Nunez-Mir, T.L. Clark. 2015.  “Understanding Spatiotemporal Invasion Patterns through a Macroecosystem Approach.” Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, August 9-14, 2015. (poster)

Potter, K.M., C.M. Oswalt, B.V. Iannone, S. Fei, S.N. Oswalt, Q. Guo, and C.W. Woodall. 2015. “Forest Tree Biodiversity: An Indicator of Invasive Plant Success in the Southeastern United States.” 2015 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. April 23, 2015.

Iannone, B.V., K.M. Potter, K.A. Dixon Hamil, W. Huang, H. Zhang, Q. Guo, C.M. Oswalt, C.W. Woodall, and S. Fei. “Key Invasion Relationships are Contingent on Scale and Sub-regional Ecological Context: A North American Forest Case Study.” 2015 Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois. April 23, 2015.

Potter, K.M. 2014. “When (and How) Does Biodiversity Matter? Assessing the Ecological Importance of Evolutionary Diversity across Broad Regions.” Forestry and Natural Resources Seminar, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, November 11, 2014.

Potter, K.M., C.M. Oswalt, B.V. Iannone, S. Fei, S.N. Oswalt, Q. Guo, and C.W. Woodall. 2014. “Forest Tree Biodiversity Is Correlated with Invasive Plant Diversity across the Southeast.” 2014 Society of American Foresters National Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah. October 11, 2014.

Iannone, B.V., C.M. Oswalt, A.M. Liebhold, Q. Guo, K.M. Potter, G.C. Nunez-Mir, S.N. Oswalt, B.C. Pijanowaski, and S. Fei. 2014. “Macroscale Patterns and Drivers of Forest Plant Invasions: A Multidimensional, Region-Specific Perspective.” 2014 Society of American Foresters National Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah. October 11, 2014.

Potter, K.M., and C.W. Woodall. 2014. “Does Biodiversity Make a Difference? Evolutionary Diversity Indicators of Forest Ecosystem Function across Broad Regions.” 24th International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) World Congress, Salt Lake City, Utah. October 5-11, 2014. (poster)

Potter, K.M., C.M. Oswalt, S. Fei, B.V. Iannone, Q. Guo, S.N. Oswalt, and C.W. Woodall. 2014. “Relationships between Forest Tree Biodiversity and Invasive Plant Success across the Southeastern United States.” 2014 Annual Symposium of the United States Regional Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Anchorage, Alaska. May 21, 2014.

Potter, K.M., C.M. Oswalt, Q. Guo, B.V. Iannone, S.N. Oswalt, S. Fei, and C.W. Woodall. 2013. “Can Forest Evolutionary Diversity and Structure Predict Invasive Plant Success? A South-wide Study.” 9th Southern Forestry and Natural Resource Management GIS Conference, Athens, Georgia, December 9, 2013.

Potter, K.M. and C.W. Woodall. 2013. “Regional Trends in Forest Tree and Seedling Phylogenetic Diversity Change in the Eastern United States.” INTECOL 2013, London, England, August 22, 2013.

Potter, K.M., C.W. Woodall and F.H. Koch. 2013. “Phylogenetic Community Structure of Forests across the Conterminous United States: Patterns and Forest Health Implications.” 9th North American Forest Ecology Workshop, Bloomington, Indiana, June 20, 2013.

Potter, K.M., and C.W. Woodall. 2013. “Evolutionary Diversity as an Indicator of Forest Function and Change.” 2013 Annual Symposium of the United States Regional Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Austin, Texas, April 15, 2013.

Potter, K.M. and C.W. Woodall. 2012. “Incorporating Evolutionary Relationships into Regional Assessments of Forest Biodiversity Across Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Plots.” 2012 Forest Inventory and Analysis Science Symposium: Moving from Status to Trends, Baltimore, Maryland, December 4, 2012.

Potter, K.M. and C.W. Woodall. 2012. “Incorporating Evolutionary Relationships into Regional Assessments of Plot-Level Forest Biodiversity.” IUFRO Second International Conference on Biodiversity in Forested Ecosystems and Landscapes, Cork, Ireland, August 31, 2012.

Potter , K.M., and C.W. Woodall. In press. Trends in tree evolutionary diversity across life stages indicate change in regional forest biodiversity. Ecological Applications. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/10-2137.1.

Potter, K.M. and C.W. Woodall. 2011. “Combining Tree Demography and Evolutionary History to Detect Potential Climate Change Effects on Regional Forest Diversity.” 8th North American Forest Ecology Workshop, Roanoke, Virginia, June 23, 2011.

Climate change_IUFRO.jpgPotter, K.M. and C.W. Woodall. 2010. “Combining Forest Tree Demography and Evolutionary History to Detect Potential Climate Change Effects on Regional Biodiversity.” Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) 2010 Symposium, Knoxville, Tennessee, October 5-7, 2010 (poster).

Potter, K.M. and C.W. Woodall. 2010. “Combining Forest Tree Demography and Evolutionary History to Detect Potential Climate Change Effects on Regional Biodiversity.” Forest Landscapes and Global Change: New Frontiers in Management, Conservation and Restoration, IUFRO Landscape Ecology International Conference, Braganca, Portugal, September 21-24,
2010 (poster ).

Potter, K.M. 2012. Evolutionary diversity and phylogenic community structure of forest trees across the conterminous United States. Chapter 2 in K.M. Potter and B.L.Conkling, eds., Forest Health Monitoring 2008 National Technical Report. General Technical Report SRS-158. Asheville, North Carolina: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station.

Potter, K.M. 2009. From genes to ecosystems: Measuring evolutionary diversity and community structure with Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) data. Proceedings of the 2008 Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Symposium, Will McWilliams, Gretchen Moisen, and Ray Czaplewski, comps. Park City, Utah, Oct. 21-23, 2008. RMRS-P-56CD. Fort Collins, Colorado: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 1 CD.

Potter, K.M. and F.H. Koch. 2008. “From Genes to Ecosystems: Measuring Evolutionary Diversity and Community Structure with FIA Data.” 2008 Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Symposium, Park City, Utah, Oct. 23, 2008.

Potter, K.M. 2008. “Forest Community Phylogenetics: Exploring Evolutionary Ecology Across Multiple Spatial Scales.” Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources seminar, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, April 14, 2008.

Potter, K.M. 2008. “At the Intersection of Landscape, Genetics and Ecology: Community Phylogenetics and Multiple Scales.” 23th Annual Symposium of the United States Regional Chapter of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Madison, Wisconsin, April 9, 2008.

Potter, K.M. and F.H. Koch. 2008. “The Evolutionary History of Forest Tree Communities: A New Tool for Assessing Forest Health.” USDA Forest Service Forest Health Monitoring 14th Annual Workgroup Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 11-14, 2008 (poster).

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