Hubbard Brook Monthly - August 2020

HUBBARD BROOK MONTHLY August 2020 issue
 
Recent Publications
 
Harrison, JL, R Sanders-DeMott, AB Reinmann, PO Sorensen, NG Phillips, PH Templer. 2020. Growing season warming and winter soil freeze/thaw cycles increase transpiration in a northern hardwood forest. Ecology.
 
Hazlett, P, C Emilson, G Lawrence, I Fernandez, R Ouimet, SW Bailey. 2020. Reversal of Forest Soil Acidification in the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada: Site and Soil Factors Contributing to Recovery. Soil Systems.
 
Verdier, JM. 2020. In Their Own Words: Gene E. Likens. BioScience. 
 
If your publication is missing from this list, please let us know: sciencelinks@hubbardbrookfoundation.org
 
Hubbard Brook Researchers in the News
 
Making your own ice storm
 
In Their Own Words: Gene Likens
 
Outreach and Education Update
 
Sarah Thorne presented a talk entitled "Impact of Acid Rain and Climate Change on NH Forests" for Colby Sawyer s College's summer lecture series, Adventures in Learning, via Zoom on August 17.
 
Amey Bailey taught the new activity "Counting Caterpillars" for the Waterville Valley and Plymouth summer recreation camps in August based on the caterpillar and bird studies at Hubbard Brook.
 
Save the Date
 
NH Youth Climate and Clean Energy Town Hall student panelist Clarice Perryman, a current PhD candidate in Earth & Environmental Science and American Geophysical Union Voices for Science fellow, is hosting a virtual NH Youth Climate, Clean Energy, and Conservation Forum on September 1 from 6:30-8PM. The event will feature current NH gubernatorial candidates, and candidates from all parties were invited to participate in the event. Currently Andru Volinsky and Darryl Perry are confirmed guests. More event information can be found here:
 
Lindsey Rustad, Ian Halm, and Anthea Lavallee would like to invite the community to a Farewell Zoom for Hannah Vollmer on Thursday, September 17 from 12:00 - 1:00pm EDT. Join us for a montage of photos, a round of remarks, and a general celebration of Hannah's great work at Hubbard Brook.
 
Topic: Farewell Zoom for Hannah!
Time: Sep 17, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
 
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Announcements
 
To support those of you who will be teaching this fall, we've assembled a list of colleagues who are willing to help provide course content—whether in the form of an online guest talk, Q&A session, or other resources. This document is intended for use within the Hubbard Brook community only. If you'd like to use one of the resources listed or invite a guest speaker to your class, please reach out directly to the relevant person listed. Please find the list (in alphabetical order) in the following Google Doc:
 
The next upcoming deadline for proposals for new research at Hubbard Brook is September 15. Instructions can be found at: 
 
Building on the idea for a Gear Share that emerged from the April COS meeting, the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation is collecting items for students who come to Hubbard Brook and need to borrow field gear. We are collecting new and gently used items from the following list:
  • Comfortable, sturdy, waterproof boots
  • Breathable raincoats/rain pants (especially coats)
  • Bug nets/Bug Bafflers
  • Lightweight, long-sleeved layers (both pants and shirts)
  • Mid-weight layers (fleece jackets/pullovers for cooler evenings)
  • Wool socks
  • Bandanas
  • Sunglasses
  • Field backpacks
  • Reusable water bottles
  • Clipboards
  • Rite in the Rain notebooks/pencils
  • Headlamps/flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Bug repellent
  • Multi-tools
  • First aid kits
  • Whistles
  • Compasses