Hubbard Brook Monthly - December 2018

HUBBARD BROOK MONTHLY December 2018 issue


Recent Publications

Femeena, PV, I Chaubey, A Aubeneau, S McMillan, PD Wagner, N Fohrer. 2018. Simple regression models can act as calibration-substitute to approximate transient storage parameters in streams. Advances in Water Resources

Xiangyin, N, S Liao, F Wu, PM Groffman. 2018. Short-term precipitation pulses stimulate soil CO2 emission but do not alter CH4 and N2O fluxes in a northern hardwood forest. Soil Biology and Biogeochemistry.

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Hubbard Brook in the News/Hubbard Brook Multimedia Stories

  • Climate change is shrinking winter snowpack, which harms Northeast forests year-round
    The Conversation
  • Not So Sweet: Climate Change Means Slow-Growing Sugar Maples, Study Finds
  • Forest Snowpack Decline Could Stunt Tree Growth, Impact Animal and Human Life
    The University Network
  • Drastic Shifts in Weather Give People “Winter Weather Whiplash”
  • Who Likes Orchids?
    Hubbard Brook Multimedia Stories


Outreach and Education Update

  • Due to weather, the November 27 roundtable addressing the relationships among forest health, products, and pests has been rescheduled for February 7.
  • The Hubbard Brook Research Foundation is coordinating an outreach visit to the Vermont statehouse. The scientific briefing will focus on forest health with a particular emphasis on sugar maple. If you would like to participate or contribute, contact Anthea Lavallee at
  • The Hubbard Brook website now has a "Featured Speakers" page: If you are interested in joining the list of Featured Speakers, please email


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  • Gene Likens is one of eight 2019 Franklin Institute Award Laureates. The Franklin Institute of Philadelphia has been honoring outstanding achievements in science, engineering, and industry, in the spirit of Benjamin Franklin, since 1824. Past laureates of this prestigious award include Thomas Edison, Marie Curie, Jane Goodall, Nikola Tesla, Stephen Hawking, the Wright Brothers, Bill Gates, and Albert Einstein. Dr. Likens will receive a medal in Earth and Environmental Science at a ceremony in April.
  • Thank you to everyone who submitted to our photo contest! Congratulations to KerryYurewicz for her winning image of a spring peeper.