Dr. Charles Goebel

The Ohio State University, USA

Associate Professor



2001  Ph.D., Michigan Technological University, USA

1995  M.S., The Ohio State University, USA

1993  B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. Drobyshev, I., P.C. Goebel, Y. Bergeron, and R.G. Corace, III. 2011.Detecting changes in climate forcing on fire regime in a North American mixed pine forests: a case study of Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Upper Michigan. Dendrochronologia. (In press).
  2. Holmes, K.L., P.C. Goebel, L.R. Williams, and M. Schecengost. 2011. Environmental influences on macroinvertebrate assemblages in headwater streams of northeastern Ohio.Journal of Freshwater Ecology. (In press).
  3. Rist, S.L., P.C. Goebel, R.G. Corace, III, D.M. Hix, I. Drobyshev, and T. Casselman. 2011. Do partial cross sections from live trees for fire history analysis result in higher mortality 2 years after sampling? Forest Ecology and Management. 262:940-946.
  4. Holmes, K.L., and P.C. Goebel. 2011. A functional approach to riparian area delineation using geospatial methods.  Journal of Forestry. 109:233-241.
  5. Bumgardner, M.S., G.W. Graham, P.C. Goebel, and R.L. Romig. 2011. How clustering dynamics influence lumber utilization patterns in the Amish-based furniture industry in Ohio.  Journal of Forestry. 109:74-81.
  6. Martin, K.L., D.M. Hix, and P.C. Goebel. 2011. Coupling of vegetation layers and environmental influences in a mature, second-growth Central Hardwood forest landscape. Forest Ecology and Management. 261:720-729.
  7. Goebel, P. C., M.S. Bumgardner, D.A. Herms, and A. Sabula. 2010. Failure to phytosanitize firewood infested with emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) in a small dry kiln using ISPM-15 standards.  Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:597-602.
  8. Corace, R. G., III, N.E. Seefelt, and P.C. Goebel. 2010. Snag management in Kirtland’s Warbler jack pine plantations.  Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 27:125-131.
  9. Corace, R. G., III, P.C. Goebel, and D.L. McCormick. 2010. Kirtland’s Warbler habitat management and multi-species bird conservation: considerations for planning and management across jack pine habitat types.  Natural Areas Journal. 30:174-190.
  10. Holmes, K.L., P.C. Goebel, and A.E.L. Morris. 2010. The distribution and characteristics of downed wood across headwater riparian ecotones: integrating the stream with the riparian area.  Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 40: 1604-1614.
  11. Morris, A.E.L., P.C. Goebel, and B.J. Palik. 2010. Spatial distribution of large wood jams in streams related to stream-valley geomorphology and forest age in northern Michigan.  River Research and Applications. 26:835-847.
  12. Corace, R. G., III, P.C. Goebel, D.M. Hix, T. Casselman, and N.E. Seefelt. 2009. Ecological forestry at National Wildlife Refuges: experiences from Seney National Wildlife Refuge and Kirtland’s Warbler Wildlife Management Area, USA.  Forestry Chronicle. 85: 695-701.
  13. Wilson, R.S., D.M. Hix, P.C. Goebel, and R.G. Corace, III. 2009. Identifying land manager objectives and alternatives for mixed-pine forest ecosystem management and restoration in eastern Upper Michigan.  Ecological Restoration. 27:407-416.
  14. Drobyshev, I. V., P.C. Goebel, D.M. Hix, R.G. Corace, and M.E. Semko-Duncan. 2008. Fire history of red pine-dominated forest ecosystems of the Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Upper Michigan. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 38:2497-2514.
  15. Drobyshev, I. V., P.C. Goebel, D.M. Hix, R.G. Corace, and M.E. Semko-Duncan. 2008. Interactions between forest structure, fuel loadings and fire history: a case study of red pine-dominated forests of Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Upper Michigan. Forest Ecology and Management. 256:1723-1733.
  16. Allen, B. P., P.C. Goebel, and R.R. Sharitz. 2007. Are lianas increasing in importance in temperate floodplain forests in the southeastern United States? Forest Ecology and Management. 242:17-23.
  17. Graham, G. W., P.C. Goebel, R.B. Heiligmann, and M.B. Bumgardner. 2007. Influence of demographic characteristics on production practices within the Ohio maple syrup industry. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 24:290-295.
  18. Morris, A. L., P.C. Goebel, and B.J. Palik. 2007. Geomorphic and riparian forest influences on characteristics of large wood and large wood jams in old-growth and second-growth forests in Northern Michigan, USA. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 32:1131-1153.
  19. Goebel, P. C., K.S. Pregitzer, and B.J. Palik. 2006. Landscape hierarchies influence riparian ground-flora communities in Wisconsin, USA.Forest Ecology and Management. 230:43–54.
  20. Morris, A.E.L., P.C. Goebel, L.R. Williams, and B.J. Palik. 2006. Influence of landscape geomorphology on large wood jams and salmonids in an old-growth river of Upper Michigan. Hydrobiologia. 556:149-161.
  21. Graham, G.W., P.C. Goebel, R.B. Heiligmann, and M.S. Bumgardner. 2006. The role of extension in supporting maple syrup production in family-owned sugarbushes in Ohio. Journal of Forestry. 104:94-101.
  22. Allen, B.P., R.R. Sharitz, and P.C. Goebel. 2005. Twelve years post-hurricane liana dynamics in an old-growth southeastern floodplain forest. Forest Ecology and Management. 218:259-269.
  23. Corace, R.G., III, P.C. Goebel, and T.C. Wyse. 2005. A landscape and field-scale assessment of the bird communities of historic openlands at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Michigan Birds and Natural History. 12:169-181.
  24. Goebel, P.C., T.C. Wyse, and R.G. Corace, III. 2005. Determining reference ecosystems conditions for disturbed landscapes within the context of contemporary resource management issues. Journal of Forestry. 103:351-356.
  25. Holmes, K.L., P.C. Goebel, D.M. Hix, and C.E. Dygert. 2005. Ground-flora composition and structure of floodplain and upland landforms of an old-growth headwater forest in north-central Ohio. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 132:62-71.
  26. Goebel, P.C., D.M. Hix and M.E. Semko-Duncan. 2005. Composition and structure of two contrasting southeastern Ohio old-growth forest ecosystem types. Ohio Journal of Science. 105:8-16.
  27. Kirkman, L.K., P.C. Goebel, B.J. Palik, and L. West. 2004. Predicting plant diversity in a longleaf pine landscape. Écoscience, 11:80-93.
  28. Goebel, P.C., B.J. Palik, and K.S. Pregitzer. 2003. Plant diversity contributions of riparian areas in watersheds of the northern Lake States, USA. Ecological Application. 13:1595-1609.