Presentations​

Babl E, Alexander HD, Siegert CM, Willis JL, Berry AI. 2018. Do mesophyte canopy, bark, and leaf litter traits drive future flammability of upland oak forests? Ecological Society of America. August 6 – 9. New Orleans, Louisiana. Presentation - Invited.

Clay NA, Siegert CM, Tang J, Garrigues LG, Riggins J. 2018. Multitrophic interactions alter biogeochemistry after one year in a coarse woody debris experiment: Interactions among bark beetles, fungi, and subterranean termites. Ecological Society of America. August 6 – 9. New Orleans, Louisiana. Presentation.

Drotar NA, Siegert CM, Alexander HD, Varner JM. 2018. Impacts of oaks vs mesophytes on water partitioning in relation to prescribed burning in an upland oak forest. Ecological Society of America. August 6 – 9. New Orleans, Louisiana. Presentation - Invited.

McDaniel JK, Alexander HD, Siegert CM, Lashley MA. 2018. Mesophication of upland oak forests: Impact on flammability through changes in leaf litter and fuel bed traits. Ecological Society of America. August 6 – 9. New Orleans, Louisiana. Poster.

Morrin CM, Tang JD, Siegert CM, Little N, Riggins JJ, Clay NA. 2018. Bluestain fungi (Ascomycota: Ophiostomatoid) increases ant diversity and mediates decomposer communities in coarse woody debris. Ecological Society of America. August 6 – 9. New Orleans, Louisiana. Poster.

Siegert CM, Clay NA, Tang JD, Garrigues LG, Riggins JJ. 2018. Short-term carbon and nitrogen dynamics of coarse woody debris decomposition: interactions among bark beetles and fungi [and subterranean termites]. Ecological Society of America. August 6 – 9. New Orleans, Louisiana. Presentation.

Burton MF, Siegert CM, Alexander HD, Lashley M. 2018. Changes to soil properties following fire in upland oak forests. MSU Undergraduate Research Symposium. April 13. MS State, MS. Poster.

Britton M, Siegert C, Limpert K, Clay N. 2018. Input of invertebrate biomass following storm events links aboveground and belowground systems. College of Applied and Natural Sciences Research Day, Louisiana Tech University. April 12. Ruston, LA. 1st Place, Undergraduate Poster Competition.

Morin C, Tang J, Siegert C, Little N, Riggins J, Clay N. 2018. Ant and detrital communities impacted by bluestain fungi (Ascomycota: Ophiostomatoid) inoculation in coarse woody debris. College of Applied and Natural Sciences Research Day, Louisiana Tech University. April 12. Ruston, LA. Presentation.

Drotar NA, Siegert CM, Alexander HD, Varner JM. 2018. Effects of prescribed burning on canopy structure and water partitioning in an upland oak forest. Mississippi Water Resources Conference. April 3-4. Jackson, MS. 3rd Place, Student Poster Competition.

Babl EK, Alexander HD, Siegert CM, Willis JL, Barry AI. 2018. Do mesophyte canopy and leaf litter traits drive future flammability of upland oak forests? Annual Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group Meeting. March 6. Stoneville, Mississippi. Poster.

Drotar N, Siegert CM, Alexander HD, Varner JM. 2018. Comparing the effects of fire on water use in oak and mesophytic species. Annual Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group Meeting. March 6. Stoneville, Mississippi. Poster.

McDaniel JK, Alexander HD, Siegert CM, Lashley MA. 2018. Mesophication of upland oak forests: Impacts on flammability through changes in leaf litter and fuel bed traits. Annual Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group Meeting. March 6. Stoneville, Mississippi. Poster.

Dearing NA, Krishnan N, Clay NA, Tang J, Siegert CM, Riggins JJ. 2018. Physiological effects on native subterranean termites from feeding on wood infected with blue-stain fungi. Southern Appalachian Forest Entomology and Pathology Seminar. March 3. Crossnore, NC. Presentation.

Babl EK, Alexander HD, Siegert CM, Willis JL, Barry AI. 2017. Species specific mechanisms contributing to the mesophication of upland oak stands in the absence of fire. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting. December 11-15. New Orleans, Louisiana. Poster.

Renninger HJ, Hornslein N, Siegert CM. 2017. Changes in water, nitrogen and carbon cycling in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) during a mortality event. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting. December 11-15. New Orleans, Louisiana. Poster.

Siegert CM, Renninger H, Karunarathna S, Hornslein N, Riggins J, Clay N, Tang J, Chaney B, Drotar N. 2017. Biogeochemical hotspots following a simulated tree mortality event of southern pine beetle. American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting. December 11-15. New Orleans, Louisiana. Presentation.

Alexander HD, Siegert C, Lashley M, Izbicki B, Babl E, Arthur M. 2017. Prescribed fire, oak regeneration, and future forest flammability. Sustaining Oak Forests in the 21st Century through Science-based Management. Knoxville, Tennessee. October 24 – 26. Presentation.

Babl EK, Alexander HD, Siegert CM, Willis JL, Barry AI. 2017. Species specific mechanisms contributing to the mesophication of upland oak forests. Oak Symposium: Sustaining Oak Forests in the 21st Century through Science-based Management. October 24 – 26. Knoxville, Tennessee. Poster.

Alexander HD, Siegert CM. 2017. Mesophication of eastern oak forests: vulnerability and resilience with the loss of fire disturbances. Oak Woodlands and Forest Fire Consortium. Webinar. October 10. http://www.oakfirescience.com/events-webinars-source/2017/9/18/dr-heather-alexander-webinar. Presentation.

Riggins JJ, Clay NA, Siegert CM, Tang J. 2017. Unlikely partners: Bark Beetles, Ophiostomatoid fungi, and subterranean termites. International Union of Forestry Research Organizations: Forest Insects and Pathogens in a changing environment: ecology, monitoring, and genetics. September 12. Thessaloniki, Greece. Presentation.

Riggins JJ, Clay NA, Tang J, Siegert CM, Levaron O, Hofstetter R. 2017. Bark beetles, decomposers, and the carbon cycle. National Dialog on Southern Pine Beetle Risk Mitigation. June 17. Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Presentation. (Invited)

Burton HR, Siegert CM, Omer AR, Baker BH, Goodridge B. 2017. Assessing impacts of best management practices on water quality in the Catalpa Creek Watershed. Mississippi State University Undergraduate Research Symposium. April 13. Mississippi State, Mississippi. Poster- 3rd Place, Arts and Humanities Category.

Webb WA, Babl EK, Siegert CM, Alexander HD. 2017. Variations in post-precipitation leaf litter moisture among species in upland oak forests within the eastern U.S. Mississippi State University Undergraduate Research Symposium. April 13. Mississippi State, Mississippi. Poster.

Linhoss AC, Siegert CM. 2017. Calibration and comparison of forest canopy interception models. Mississippi Water Resources Conference. April 11-12. Jackson, Mississippi. Presentation.

Siegert CM. 2017. Weather map classification as a tool for the hydroclimatological community. Mississippi Water Resources Conference. April 11-12. Jackson, Mississippi. Presentation.

Siegle-Gaither ML, Siegert CM, Keim RF. 2017. Using deuterium and oxygen-18 isotopes to understand stemflow generation mechanisms. Mississippi Water Resources Conference. April 11-12. Jackson, Mississippi. Poster- 1st Place, Student Poster Competition.

Babl EK, Alexander HD, Siegert CM, Willis JL. 2017. Species specific mechanisms contributing to the mesophication of upland oak forests. Association of Southeastern Biologists 78th Annual Meeting. March 29 – April 1. Montgomery, Alabama. Poster.

Webb WA, Alexander HD, Siegert CM. 2017. Species-specific leaf litter traits influence forest bed flammability. Association of Southeastern Biologists 78th Annual Meeting. March 29 – April 1. Montgomery, Alabama. Poster.

Siegle-Gaither ML, Siegert CM, Keim RF. 2017. Using deuterium and oxygen-18 isotopes to understand stemflow generation mechanisms. Mississippi State University Graduate Student Association Research Symposium. March 25. Mississippi State, Mississippi. Poster- 1st Place, Life and Biological Sciences and Engineering Category.

Siegert CM, Renninger HJ, Karunarathna S, Riggins JJ, Clay NA, Tang JT, Hornslein N, Chaney BL. 2017. Biogeochemical hotspots around bark beetle-killed trees: carbon sinks or carbon sources? 19th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference. March 14-15. Blacksburg, Virginia. Presentation.

Dearing NA, Krishnan N, Clay NA, Tang J, Siegert CM, Riggins JJ. 2017. Physiological effects on native subterranean termites from feeding on wood infected with blue-stain fungi. Southern Appalachian Forest Entomology and Pathology Seminar. March 3. Crossnore, North Carolina. Presentation.

Babl EK, Alexander HD, Siegert CM, Willis JL. 2017. Species specific mechanisms contributing to the mesophication of upland oak forests. Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group Annual Meeting. February 23. Stoneville, Mississippi. Poster.

Siegle-Gaither ML, Siegert CM, Keim RF. 2017. Using deuterium and oxygen-18 isotopes to understand stemflow generation mechanisms. Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group Annual Meeting. February 23. Stoneville, Mississippi. Poster- 2nd Place, Student Poster Competition.

Bankston JB, Alexander HD, Siegert CM. 2016. Hickory leaf litter alters decomposition rates in upland oak forests of the Southeastern U.S. Society of American Foresters. November 2-6. Madison, Wisconsin. Poster.

Clay, NA, Little, NS, Siegert, CM, Tang, J, Riggins, JJ. 2016. Interactions among bark beetles, blue stain fungi, and termites: Impacts on decomposition and diversity. International Congress of Entomology. September 25-30. Orlando, Florida. Presentation.

Garrigues, LG, Siegert, CM, Riggins, JJ, Clay, NA. 2016. The influence of canopy-mediated hydrologic fluxes and understory microclimate on soil properties. Ecological Society of America. August 7-12. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Poster.

Landfield, JC, Siegert, CM. 2016. Measurements of hydrologic and biogeochemical fluxes of stemflow and soil quality from southern pine beetle outbreaks in southern forests. Ecological Society of America. August 7-12. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Poster.

Limpert, KE, Siegert, CM, Karunarathna, S, 2016. Interspecific differences of throughfall hydrology, biogeochemistry, and leaf litter content among Quercus species in the Southeastern United States. Ecological Society of America. August 7-12. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Poster.

Siegle-Gaither, ML, Siegert, CM, Keim, R. 2016. Using deuterium and oxygen-18 stable isotopes to understand mechanisms of stemflow generation as a function of tree species and climate. Ecological Society of America. August 7-12. Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Poster.

Bankston, JB, Alexander, HD, Siegert, CM. 2016. Hickory leaf litter alters decomposition rates in upland oak forests of the Southeastern U.S. MSU Spring 2016 Undergraduate Research Symposium. April 15. Starkville, Mississippi. Poster.

Garrigues, LG, Siegert, CM 2016. The influence of throughfall partitioning on forest nutrient dynamics. MSU Spring 2016 Undergraduate Research Symposium. April 15. Starkville, Mississippi. Poster.

Karwan, D, Pizzuto, J, Aalto, R, Marquard, J, Aufdenkampe, A, Bentham, A, Skalak, K, Levia, D, Siegert, C. 2016. Short-term fallout radionuclide ratios and mass balance identify new suspended sediments of channel origin and importance of catchment flowpath. European Geophysical Union. April 17-22. Vienna, Austria. Presentation.

Limpert, KE, Siegert, CM. 2016. Ecological significance of phyllosphere leaf traits on throughfall hydrology, biogeochemistry and leaf litter amount Quercus species in the southeastern United States. Mississippi Water Resources Conference. April 5-6. Jackson, Mississippi. Poster.

Siegert, CM, Limpert, KE, Karunarathna, SSA. 2016. Interspecific ecological and meteorological controls on forest canopy-derived hydrology and biogeochemistry in the southeastern United States. Mississippi Water Resources Conference. April 5-6. Jackson, Mississippi. Presentation. 

Siegle-Gaither, ML, Siegert, CM, Keim, R. 2016. Using deuterium and oxygen-18 stable isotopes to understand mechanisms of stemflow generation as a function of tree species and climate. Mississippi Water Resources Conference. April 5-6. Jackson, Mississippi. Poster.

Limpert, KE, Siegert, CM. 2016. Ecological significance of phyllosphere leaf traits on throughfall hydrology, biogeochemistry and leaf litter amount Quercus species in the southeastern United States. Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group Annual Meeting. February 18. Stoneville, Mississippi. Poster.

Siegle-Gaither, M., Siegert, CM, Keim, R. 2016. Using deuterium and oxygen-18 stable isotopes to understand mechanisms of stemflow generation as a function of tree species and climate. Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group Annual Meeting. February 18. Stoneville, Mississippi. Poster.

Karwan, D, Pizzuto, J, Aalto, R, Marquard, J, Aufdenkampe, A, Bentham, A, Skalak, K, Levia, D, Siegert, C. 2015. Short-term fallout radionuclide ratios and mass balance identify new suspended sediments of channel origin. American Geophysical Union. December 14-18. San Francisco, California. Presentation.

Siegert, CM, Levia, DF, Dowtin, AL, Hudson, SA, Linhoss, A. 2015. Using sensitivity analysis and fine-scale field measurements to understand how canopy interception models function. American Geophysical Union. December 14-18. San Francisco, California. Poster.

Riggins, J, Clay, N, Little, N, Siegert, C, Tang. J, Gamblin, L. 2015. Hitchhiker or harbinger: where do bluestain fungi fit in forest food webs? Entomological Society of America. November 15-18, 2015. Minneapolis, Minnesota. Presentation.

Henderson, J, Dicke, S, Gordon, J, Hughes, G, Kushla, J, Self, B, Siegert, C, Willis, J. 2015. Climate change education in forestry extension: a case study from Mississippi. Society of American Foresters. November 3-7. Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Presentation.

Limpert, K, Siegert, C, Karunarathna, S. 2015. Ecological significance of phyllosphere leaf traits on throughfall hydrology, biogeochemistry, and leaf litter among Quercus species in the southeastern United States. Ecological Society of America. August 10-14, 2015. Baltimore, Maryland. Poster.

Siegert, C, Limpert, K, Karunarathna, S. 2015. Interspecific ecological and meteorological controls on forest canopy-derived hydrology and biogeochemistry in the southeastern United States. Ecological Society of America. Aug 10-14. Baltimore, Maryland. Poster.

Karwan, DF, Siegert, CM, Levia, DF, Pizzuto, J, Marquard, J, Aalto, R, Aufdenkampe, A. 2015. Why sediment fingerprinting must consider catchment hydrologic processes: Beryllium-7 event-scale variation in wet deposition and fluvial export on suspended sediment. Gordon Research Conference on Catchment Science: Interactions of Hydrology, Biology & Geochemistry. Andover, New Hampshire. June 14-19. Poster.

Gordon, J, Henderson, J, Bailey, B, Bales, D, Dicke, S, Hughes, G, Kushla, J, Rousseau, R, Self, B, Siegert, C, Willis, J. 2015. Climate Change Education in Forestry Extension: A Case Study from Mississippi. International Society of Forest Resource Economics (ISFRE). Vancouver, British Columbia, May 31-June 2. Presentation.

Henderson, J, Gordon, J, Dicke, S, Hughes, G, Kushla, J, Self, B, Siegert, C, Grebner, D, Khanal, P. 2015. Climate Change Related Extreme Weather Events and Risk Management Options for Family Forests. 99th Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents. July 20-24. Mobile, Alabama. Presentation.

Henderson, J, Gordon, J, Dicke, S, Hughes, G, Kushla, J, Self, B, Willis, J, Siegert, C, Grebner, D. 2015. Climate Change Related Extreme Weather Events and Risk Management Options for Family Forests. European Seminar on Extension and Education and the Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education. April 27-May 2. Wageningen, The Netherlands. Poster.

Garrigues, L, Siegert, C, Riggins, J, Clay, N. 2015. The influence of canopy-mediated hydrologic fluxes and understory microclimate on soil properties. MSU Spring 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium. April 23. Starkville, Mississippi. Poster.

Gamblin, L, Clay, N, Riggins, J, Siegert, C. 2015. Soil respiration and invertebrate populations. MSU Spring 2015 Undergraduate Research Symposium. April 23. Starkville, Mississippi. Poster.

Limpert, K, Siegert, C. 2015. The effects of marcescent leaves on throughfall hydrology, biogeochemistry, and leaf litter of Quercus species. Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group Annual Meeting. February 19. Stoneville, Mississippi. Poster.

Siegert, CM, Levia, DF, Leathers, DJ, Van Stan, JT, Mitchell, MJ. 2014. Identifying patterns of forest hydrologic and biogeochemical fluxes using weather map classification in a Mid-Atlantic deciduous forest. American Geophysical Union. December 15-19. San Francisco, California. Poster.

Siegert, CM, Levia, DF, Leathers, DJ, Zhang, F. 2013. Synoptic climatological approaches to assessing subcanopy hydrology and nutrient fluxes in a temperate deciduous forest. Northeastern Ecosystem Research Cooperative Conference. March 19-20. Saratoga Springs, New York. Poster.

 

Van Stan, J, Siegert, CM, Levia, DF, Sheick, CF. 2013. Differential stemflow generation due to crown structural interactions with wind-driven rainfall. European Geosciences Union. April 7-12. Vienna, Austria. Poster (solicited).

 

Karwan, DL, Levia, D, Siegert, C, Pizzuto, J. 2012. Beryllium-7 wet deposition in open precipitation and canopy throughfall. American Geophysical Union. December 3-7. San Francisco, California. Poster.

 

Siegert, CM, Levia, DF, Leathers, DJ. 2012. Synoptic climatological approaches to assessing subcanopy hydrologic and nutrient fluxes in a temperate deciduous forest. American Geophysical Union. December 3-7. San Francisco, California. Poster.

 

Siegert CM, Levia, DF, Leathers, DJ. 2012. Using synoptic climatology to forecast forest subcanopy hydrologic flux. Association of American Geographers. February 24-28. New York, New York. Presentation.

 

Van Stan, JT, Siegert, CM, Levia, DF, Scheick, CE. 2012. Effects of directional wind-driven rainfall on the spatial variability and magnitude of stemflow inputs to forest soils from co-dominant species of differing crown characteristics. Association of American Geographers. February 24-28. New York, New York. Poster.

 

Siegert, C, Karwan, D, Levia, D, Van Stan, J, Inamdar, S, Mitchell, M, McHale, P, Price, A, Scheick, C, Lepori-Bui, M. 2011. Subcanopy hydrologic and solute fluxes as influenced by vegetation, seasonality, and meteorology at a CZO satellite site in Fair Hill, MD. SoilTrEC- Designing an International Observatory Network. University of Delaware. Presentation.

           

Levia, DF, Van Stan, JT, Siegert, CM, Inamdar, S, Mitchell, M, Mage, S, McHale, P. 2010. Atmospheric deposition and corresponding variability of throughfall and stemflow chemistry across temporal scales in a mid-Atlantic broadleaved deciduous forest. American Geophysical Union. December 19-17. San Francisco, California. Poster.

 

Siegert CM, Levia, DF. 2010. Seedling stomatal conductance and transpiration response to microclimate: a case study of naturally occurring species of varying shade tolerance. American Geophysical Union. December 19-17. San Francisco, California. Poster.

 

Siegert, CM, Levia, DF. 2009. An investigation into the transpiration and stomatal conductance rates of three co-occurring seedling species of varying shade tolerance. Association of American Geographers. March 22-27. Las Vegas, Nevada. Poster.

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