学术报告(5月24日 上午9:00)

学术报告(5月24日 上午9:00)

题 目:Urban forests: interactions between human decision-making, climate, and landscape function

报告人:Heather R. McCarthy, University of Oklahoma

单 位:Department of Microbiology and Plant Biology, University of Oklahoma, USA

时 间:2017年5月24日(星期三),上午9:00

地 点:第一实验楼527室

 

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个人简历:

 

Research Interests:

Physiological Ecology, Global Change, Urban Ecology, Ecohydrology, Elevated CO2 Effects on Ecosystems,

Spatial Variation in Ecological Processes, Forest Carbon Cycling, Disturbance.

Education:


2007 Ph.D. Ecology. Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University
2000 B.S. Environmental Science, Oregon State University


Professional Experience:

 

2017 – Associate Professor (Dept. of Microbiology and Plant Biology, University of Oklahoma)
2011 – 2016 Assistant Professor (Dept. of Microbiology and Plant Biology, University of Oklahoma)
2007 – 2011 Postdoctoral Researcher (Dept. of Earth System Science, University of California, Irvine)
2000 – 2007 Graduate Research Assistant (Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University)

Selected publications (out of 49):
 LitvakE, McCarthy HR, Pataki DE. (2016). A method for estimating transpiration of irrigated urban trees in
California. Landscape and Urban Planning, 158, 48 – 61.
 Zhang ZZ, Zhao P, McCarthy HR, Ouyang L, Niu JF, Zhu LW, Ni GY, Huang YQ. Hydraulic balance of a
Eucalyptus urophylla plantation in response to periodical drought in low subtropical China. Frontiers in
Plant Science, 2016, 7:1346.
 Zhang ZZ, Zhao P, McCarthy HR, Zhao XH, Niu JF, Zhu LW, Ni GW, Huang YQ, Gu DX. (2016). Influence of
the decoupling degree on the estimation of canopy stomatal conductance for two broadleaf tree species.
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 221, 230‐241.
 ZhangY, XiaoX, ZhouS, CiaisP, McCarthyHR, Luo Y. (2016). Canopy and physiological control of GPP during
drought and heatwave. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 3325‐3333.
 Medlyn BE, Zaehle S, De Kauwe MG, Walker AP, Dietze MC, Hanson P, Hickler T, Jain A, Luo Y, Parton W,
Prentice IC, Thornton P, Wang S, Wang Y‐P, Weng E, Iversen CM, McCarthy HR, Warren JM, Oren R, Norby
RJ. (2015). Using ecosystem experiments to improve vegetation models. Nature Climate Change, 5, 528‐
534.
 Wang H, Zhao P, Zou LL, McCarthy HR, Zeng XP, Ni GY, Rao XQ. CO2 uptake of a mature Acacia mangium
plantation estimated from sap flow measurements and stable carbon isotope discrimination.
Biogeosciences, 2014, 11: 1393‐1411.
 Zaehle S, Medlyn BE, De Kauwe MG, Walker AP, Dietze MC, Hickler T, Luo Y, Wang Y‐P,
El‐Masri B, Thornton P, Jain A, Wang S, Warlind D, Weng E, Parton W, Iversen CM, Gallet‐Budynek A,
McCarthy HR, Finzi AC, Hanson P, Prentice IC, Oren R, Norby RJ. (2014). Evaluating the responses of 11
terrestrial carbon‐nitrogen cycle models using observations from two temperate Free‐Air CO2 Enrichment
studies. New Phytologist, 202, 803‐822.
 Pataki DE, McCarthy HR, Gillespie T, Jenerette GD, Pincetl S (2013). A trait based ecology of the Los
Angeles urban forest. Ecosphere, 4, art72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES13‐00017.1
McCarthy HR, Luo Y, Wullschleger SD (2012). Integrating empirical‐modeling approaches to improve
understanding of terrestrial ecology processes. New Phytologist, 195, 523‐525.
 Litvak E, McCarthy HR, Pataki DE. (2012). Transpiration sensitivity of urban trees in a semi‐arid climate is
constrained by xylem vulnerability to cavitation. Tree Physiology, 32, 373‐388.
McCarthy HR, Pataki, DE, Jenerette GD (2011). Plant water use efficiency as a metric of urban ecosystem
services. Ecological Applications, 21, 3115‐3127.
 Drake JE, Gallet‐Budynek A, Hofmockel KS, Bernhardt ES, Billings SA, Jackson RB, Johnsen KS, Lichter J,
McCarthy HR, McCormack ML, Moore DJP, Oren R, Palmroth S, Phillips RP, Pippen JS, Pritchard
SG,Treseder KK, Schlesinger WH, DeLucia EH, Finzi AC. (2011). Increases in the flux of carbon belowground
stimulates nitrogen uptake and sustains the long‐term enhancement of forest productivity under elevated
CO2. Ecology Letters, 14, 349‐357.
McCarthy HR, Oren R, Johnsen KH, Gallet‐Budynek A, Pritchard SG, Cook CW, LaDeau SL, Jackson RB, Finzi
AC (2010). Reassessment of plant carbon dynamics at the Duke free air CO2 enrichment site: interactions
of atmospheric [CO2] with nitrogen and water availability over stand development. New Phytologist, 185,
514‐528.
McCarthy HR, Pataki, DE (2010). Drivers of variability in water use of native and non‐native urban trees in
the greater Los Angeles area. Urban Ecosystems, 13, 393‐414.
McCarty HR, Oren R, Finzi AC, Ellsworth DS, Kim HS, Johnsen KH, Millar B. Temporal dynamics and spatial
variability in the enhancement of canopy leaf area under elevated atmosphere CO2. Global Change Biology,
2007, 13: 2479‐2497.
McCarthy HR, Oren R, Finzi AC, Johnsen KH (2006). Canopy leaf area constrains [CO2]‐induced
enhancement of productivity and partitioning among aboveground carbon pools. Proceedings of the
National Academy of Sciences, 103, 19356‐19361.
 Norby RJ, DeLucia EH, Gielen B, Calfapietra C, Giardina CP, King JS, Ledford J, McCarthy HR, Moore DJP,
Ceulemans R, De Angelis P, Finzi AC, Karnosky DF, Kubiske ME, Lukac M, Pregitzer KS, Scarascia‐Mugnozza
GE, Schlesinger WH, Oren R (2005) Forest response to elevated CO2 is conserved across a broad range of
productivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102, 18052‐18056.
 Oren R, Ellsworth DS, Johnsen KH, Phillips N, Ewers BE, Maier C, Schäfer KVR, McCarthy H, Hendrey G,
McNulty SG, Katul GG (2001) Soil fertility limits carbon sequestration by forest ecosystems in a CO2‐
enriched atmosphere. Nature, 411, 469‐472.


Recent presentations (out of 27):
McCarthy HR, Giddens J. (2016). Exploring spatial patterns in urban forest health, mortality, and sensitivity
to drought in the Oklahoma City region. In: Urban Ecosystems I. Ecological Society of America 101st Annual
Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, August 2016.
McCarthy HR. (2016). Urban forests: interactions between human decision‐making, climate, and landscape
function. Spring 2016 Seminar Series: Forests in Flux. Ecosystem Science and Management Department,
Texas A&M University. March 2016.
McCarthy HR. (2015). Detecting climate signals in urban ecosystems. Symposium on the Effects of Climate
Change: Past, Present, Future. 104th Oklahoma Academy of Science Technical meeting. Oklahoma City,
Oklahoma, November 2015.
McCarthy HR. (2015). Impacts of climate change on agricultural and forestry plants: What do we know
from empirical studies? What don’t we know? Energy Modeling Forum Summer Workshop on Climate
Change Impacts and Integrated Assessment. Aspen, Colorado, July 2015.
McCarthy HR, Jin C, Giddens J. (2014). Impacts of severe drought events on urban forest composition in
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In: Ecosystem Stability and Resilience I. Ecological Society of America 99th
Annual Meeting. Sacramento, California, August 2014.
McCarthy HR, Ehardt C, Rodriguez A. (2013). Role of a remnant floodplain forest in uptaking urban
stormwater runoff. In: Physiological Ecology I. Ecological Society of America 98th Annual Meeting.
Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 2013.


Teaching and Mentoring:
 Instructor: Ecology and Environmental Quality (University of Oklahoma; Spring 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017),
Principles of Plant Ecology (University of Oklahoma; Fall 2012, 2013, 2015), Methods in Plant Ecology

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