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Dr. Edward F. Loewenstein

School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

Auburn University, USA

Associate Professor

 

Email: loewenstein@auburn.edu

 

Qualifications

1996  Ph.D., University of Missouri, USA

1992  M.S., Auburn University, USA

1985  B.S., Southern Illinois University, USA

 

Publications (Selected)

  1. Martin, N.A.; Chappelka, A.H.; Keever, G.J.; Loewenstein, E.F. In press. A 100% tree inventory using i-tree eco protocol: a case study at Auburn University. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry.
  2. Lhotka, J.M. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2011. An individual-tree diameter growth model for managed uneven-aged oak-shortleaf pine stands in the Ozark Highlands of Missouri, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 261 770-778.
  3. Lhotka, J.M. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2009. Effect of midstory removal on understory light availability and the two-year response of underplanted cherrybark oak seedlings. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 33(4):171-177.
  4. Ponder, F. Jr., Tadros, M., and Loewenstein, E.F. 2009. Microbial properties and litter and soil nutrients after two prescribed fires in developing savannas in an upland Missouri Ozark Forest. Forest Ecology and Management 257(2): 755-763.
  5. Lhotka, J.M. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2008. An examination of species-specific growing space utilization. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38:470-479.
  6. Lhotka, J.M. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2008. Influence of canopy structure on the survival and growth of underplanted seedlings. New Forests 35:89-104.
  7. Folegatti, B.S., Smidt, M.F., Loewenstein, E.F., Carter, E., and McDonald, T. 2007. Analysis of mechanical thinning productivity and cost for use at the wildland urban interface. Forest Products Journal 57(11):33-38.
  8. Lhotka, J.M. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2007. A weighted relative density model applied to loblolly pine (Pinus taedaL.) stands. African Journal of Agricultural Research 2(7): 300-304.
  9. Lhotka, J.M. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2006. Indirect measures for characterizing light along a gradient of riparian forest canopy structures. Forest Ecology and Management 226:310-318.
  10. Taylor, T.S.; Loewenstein, E.F.; and Chappelka, A.H. 2006. Effect of animal browse protection and fertilizer application on the establishment of planted oak seedlings. New Forests 32:133-143.
  11. Loewenstein, E.F. 2005. Conversion of uniform broadleaved stands to an uneven-aged structure. Forest Ecology and Management 215(1-3):103-112.
  12. Loewenstein, N.J and Loewenstein E.F. 2005. Non-native plants in the understory of riparian forests across a land use gradient in the Southeast. Urban Ecosystems 8:79-91.
  13. Kolaks, J.; Grabner, K.;Hartman, G.;Cutter, B.; and Loewenstein, E.. 2005. An updated ROS clock. Fire Management Today 65(4):24-25.
  14. Loewenstein, E. F., P. S. Johnson and H. E. Garrett. 2000. Age and diameter structure of a managed uneven-aged oak forest. Can. J. For. Res. 30: 1060-1070.
  15. Rink, G., J. K. Haines, J. E. Jones, E. F. Loewenstein and H. E. Garrett. 1997. Variation in nut, kernel and shell characteristics ofJuglans nigraL. pp. 197-204. In: Proceedings of the Third International Walnut Congress. Gomes Pereira, J. A., J. M. S. Martins, and C. Pinto de Abreu (eds.). Acta Horticulturae Number 442, International Society for Horticulture Science. 445 p.
  16. Loewenstein, E.F. 2008. Silviculture and the long-term dynamics of single-tree selection on Pioneer Forest. pp. 43-48. In: Pioneer Forest—a half century of sustainable uneven-aged forest management in the Missouri Ozarks. Guldin, J.M., Iffrig, G.F., and Flader, S.I. (eds.). General Technical Report SRS-108. Asheville, NC. USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 123 p.
  17. Kolacks, J., Cutter, B.E., Loewenstein, E.F., Grabner, K.W., Hartman, G.W., and Kabrick, J.M. 2008. The effect of thinning and aspect on fire behavior in the central hardwood region. pp. 193-201. In: Proceedings of the 23rd Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Conference: Fire in grassland and shrubland ecosystems. R.E. Masters and K.E.M. Galley (eds.). Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, FL. 261 p.
  18. McMurry, E.R., Muzika, R-M, Loewenstein, E.F., Grabner, K.W., and Hartman, G.W. 2007. Initial effects of prescribed burning and thinning on plant communities in the southeast Missouri Ozarks. pp. 241-249. In: Proceedings, 15th Central Hardwood Forest Conference. Buckley, D.S. and Clatterbuck, W.K. (eds.). e-General Technical Report SRS-101. USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 770p.
  19. Kolaks, J.J.; Cutter, B.E.; Loewenstein, E.F.; Grabner, K.W.; Hartman, G.W.; and Kabrick, J.M. 2004 The effect of thinning and prescribed fire on fuel loading in the central hardwood region of Missouri. p. 168-178 In: Proceedings. 14th Central Hardwood Forest Conference, March 16-19; Wooster, OH. Yaussy, D.A.; Hix, D.M.; Long, R.P.; Goebel, P.C. (eds.). Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-316. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. Northeastern Research Station. 539 p.
  20. Loewenstein, E.F. and Guldin, J.M. 2004. Conversion of successionally stable even-aged oak stands to an uneven-aged structure. p. 264-268. In: Upland oak ecology symposium: history, current conditions, and sustainability. Spetich, M.A. (ed.). Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-73. Asheville, NC: USDA For. Ser., South. Res. Stn. 311 p.
  21. Loewenstein, Edward F., Grabner, Keith W., Hartman, George W., and McMurry, Erin R. 2003. Integrating fuel and forest management: developing prescriptions for the central hardwoods region. pp. 101-104. In:Proceedings, Thirteenth Central Hardwood Forest conference; VanSambeek, J.W.; Dawson, J.O.; Ponder, F., Jr.; Loewenstein, E.F.; Fralish, J.S. (eds). 2002 April 1-3; Urbana, IL. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-234. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 565 p.
  22. Lhotka, J.M. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2006. Initial response of underplanted cherrybark oak seedlings to four levels of mechanical midstory removal. pp. 275-278.In: Proceedings of the 13thbiennial southern silvicultural research conference. Conner, K.F. (ed.). USDA For. Ser. Gen.. Tech. Rep., GTR-SRS-92. USDA For. Ser. South. Res. Stn., Asheville, NC. 640p.
  23. Ostrom, B.J. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2006. Changes in light transmittance associated with four levels of midstory removal in a riparian hardwood forest. pp. 265-268.In: Proceedings of the 13thbiennial southern silvicultural research conference. Conner, K.F. (ed.). USDA For. Ser. Gen.. Tech. Rep., GTR-SRS-92. USDA For. Ser. South. Res. Stn., Asheville, NC. 640p.
  24. Rawls, R.P. and Loewenstein, E.F. 2006. Using forest vegetation simulator to aid communications between natural resource managers and stakeholders. pp. 76-77.In: Proceedings of the 13thbiennial southern silvicultural research conference. Conner, K.F. (ed.). USDA For. Ser. Gen.. Tech. Rep., GTR-SRS-92. USDA For. Ser. South. Res. Stn., Asheville, NC. 640p.
  25. Loewenstein, N.J and Loewenstein, E.F. 2005. Non-native plants in the understory of riparian forests across a land use gradient in the southeast U.S. pp.96-100. In:Proceedings-Emerging issues along urban/rural interfaces: linking science and society. Laband, D.N. (ed.). Auburn University, AL. 405 p.
  26. Shostak, D.I., E.F. Loewenstein, and M.R. Dubois. 2004. Topographic position and site index: an oak regeneration relationship. p243-248. In: Proceedings of the 12th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-71. Asheville, NC: USDA, For. Ser., SRS. 594p.
  27. Taylor, T.S., E.F. Loewenstein, and A.H. Chappelka. 2004. Improving species composition in mismanaged bottomland hardwood stands in Western Alabama. p565-570. In: Proceedings of the 12th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-71. Asheville, NC: USDA, For. Ser., SRS. 594p.
  28. Loewenstein, E. F. and K. R. Davidson. 2002. Ecological restoration through silviculture—a savanna management demonstration area, Sinkin Experimental Forest, Missouri. pp 490-94. In: Proceedings of the eleventh biennial southern silvicultural research conference. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-48. Asheville, NC: USDA For. Serv., So. Res. Stn. 622 p.