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Warming Climates, Changing Forests

Read the background behind the research that led Angelica to conduct studies that assessed how trees in Northeast US forests would fare in a warming world.

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Patterson, A.E., Williams, T.M., Ramos, J., Pierre, S. (2023). Building Authentic Connections to Science Through Mentorship, Activism, and Community, in Teaching and Practice. In: Rivera Maulucci, M.S., Pfirman, S., Callahan, H.S. (eds) Transforming Education for Sustainability. Environmental Discourses in Science Education, vol 7. Springer, Cham.

A.E. Patterson, and K.L. Griffin. Photosynthetic capacities in response to elevated temperature across 22 northern, central, and southern-ranged tree species in a northeastern temperate forest (in prep).


J. Rangel da Silva, W. Pereira Rodrigues, L. Ferreira, W. de Paula Bernado, J. Paixão, A.E. Patterson, K. Ruas, L. Viana, E. Fernandes de Sousa, R. Bressan-Smith, S. Poni, K.L. Griffin, E. Campostrini. 2018. Deficit irrigation and transparent plastic covers can save water and improve grapevine cultivation in the tropics. Agricultural Water Management 202: 66-80.


A.E. Patterson, R. Arkebauer, C. Quallo, M. Heskel, X. Li, N. Boelman, K.L. Griffin. 2018. Temperature response of respiration and respiratory quotients of 16 co-occurring temperate tree species. Tree Physiology.


J. Rangel da Silva, A.E. Patterson, W. Pereira Rodrigues, E. Campostrini, K. Griffin. 2016. Photosynthetic acclimation to elevated CO2 combined with partial rootzone drying results in improved water use efficiency, drought tolerance and leaf carbon balance of grapevines (Vitis labrusca). Environmental and Experimental Botany.


B. Taylor, A.E. Patterson, M. Ajayi, R. Arkebauer, K. Bao, N. Bray, R.M. Elliott, P.P.G. Gauthier, J. Gersony, R. Gibson, M. Guerin, S. Lavenhar, C. Leland, L. Lemordant, E. Liao, J. Melillo, R. Oliver, C. Prager, W.S.F. Schuster, N. Schwartz, C. Shen, and K.P. Terlizzi, K.L. Griffin. 2016. Growth and physiology of a dominant understory shrub, Hamamelis virginiana, following canopy disturbance in a temperate hardwood forest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research.


Y.P. Chen, W. Wei, A.E. Patterson, and L. Tong. 2013. Spatial scale conversion approach for moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer leaf area index product validation. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing 7 (1), 073463.


A.E. Patterson. 2012. Warming Climates, Changing Forests: Temperature Tolerances of Trees and Carbon Dynamics in Northeastern Temperate Forests.  Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development 9 (1): 160-171.


N. Falxa-Raymond and A.E. Patterson. 2012. Girdling Increases Nitrogen Reductase Activity, Foliar Nitrogen Levels, and Productivity in Betula lenta in Black Rock Forest, NY. Tree Physiology 32 (9): 1092-1101.


H.S. Callahan, K. del Fierro, A.E. Patterson, H. Zafar. 2008.  Impacts of elevated nitrogen inputs on oak reproductive and offspring traits.  Global Change Biology 14 (2): 285-293.

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