Kelting, Daniel L.

Executive Director and Associate Professor
JWAL 109
(518) 327-6213
Year Started at Paul Smith's:  2003

Interests and Activities

Nutrient cycling in forest ecosystems; Watershed assessment and planning; Aquatic plant monitoring and management

Academic Background

1999 Ph.D. Virginia Tech Forest Soils
1996 M.S. Virginia Tech Forest Science
1990 B.S. SUNY ESF Forest Resource Management
1987 A.A.S. NYS Ranger School Forest Technology

2006 Flores, F.J., H.L. Allen, H. Cheshire, J.M. Davis, M. Fuentes, and D.L. Kelting
Using Landsat 7 ETM + data to estimate leaf area and response to silvicultural treatments. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 36:1587-1596.
2006 Leggett, Z.H., and D.L. Kelting
Fertilization Effects on Carbon Pools in Loblolly Pine Plantations on Two Upland Sites. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 70:279-286.
2006 Carlson, C.A., T.R. Fox, S.R. Colbert, D.L. Kelting, H.L. Allen, and T.J. Albaugh
Growth and survival of Pinus taeda in response to surface and subsurface tillage in the southeastern United States. Forest Ecology and Management. 234:209-217.
2005 Rubilar, R.A., H.L. Allen, and D.L. Kelting
Comparison of biomass and nutrient content equations for successive rotations of loblolly pine plantations on an Upper Coastal Plain site. Biomass and Bioenergy 28:548-564.
2005 Choi, W.J., S.X. Chang, H.L Allen, D.L. Kelting, and H.M. Ro
Irrigation and fertilization effects on foliar and soil carbon and nitrogen isotope ratios in a loblolly pine stand. Forest Ecology and Management. 213:90-101.
2004 Gurlevik, N., D.L. Kelting, and H.L. Allen
Nitrogen mineralization following vegetation control and fertilization in a mid-rotation loblolly pine plantation. Soil Science Society of America Journal 68:272-281.
2003 Gurlevik, N., D.L. Kelting, and H.L. Allen
Nutrient release from decomposing pine needles in a mid-rotation loblolly pine plantation. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 33:2491-2502.
2001 Allen, H.L., D.L. Kelting, and T.J. Albaugh
Nutrient management concepts and practices in southern pine plantations. p. 27-31. In: C. Bramsey (ed.), Enhanced Forest Management: Fertilization and Economics. Clear Lake Ltd., Edmonton, Canada. 169pp.
2000 Kelting, D.L., J.A. Burger, and S.C. Patterson
Early loblolly pine growth response to changes in the soil environment. New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 30:206-224
1999 Burger, J.A., and D.L. Kelting
Using soil quality indicators for assessing sustainable forest management. Forest Ecology and Management 122:155-166
1999 Kelting, D.L., J.A. Burger, S.C. Patterson, W.M. Aust, M. Miwa, and S.C. Trettin
Soil quality indicators to assess sustainable forest management – a southern pine example. Forest Ecology and Management 122:167-185.
1998 Kelting, D.L., J.A. Burger, and G.S. Edwards
Estimating root respiration, respiration in the rhizosphere, and root-free soil respiration in forest soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 30:961-968.
1998 Burger, J.A., and D.L. Kelting
Monitoring soil quality as a component of sustainable forestry: a rationale and approach for using soil-based indicators. p. 17-52. In: E. Davidson and M. Adams (ed.), Criteria and Indicators of Sustainable Forest Management. Soil Science Society of America Special Publication No. 53.
1998 Andrews, J.A., J.E. Johnson, J.L. Torbert, J.A. Burger, and D.L. Kelting
Minesoil and site properties associated with early height growth of eastern white pine. Journal of Environmental Quality 27:192-199.
1997 Rakonczay, Z., J.R. Seiler, and D.L. Kelting
Carbon efflux rates of fine roots of three tree species decline shortly after excision. Environmental and Experimental Botany 38:243-249.
1995 Kelting, D.L., J.A. Burger, and G.S. Edwards
Ozone effects on the root dynamics of red oak (Quercus rubra L.) seedlings and mature trees. Forest Ecology and Management 79:197-206.
1995 Kelly, J.M., L. Samuelson, G. Edwards, P. Hanson, D.L. Kelting, A. Mays, and S. Wullshleger
Are seedlings reasonable surrogates for trees? An analysis of ozone impacts on quercus rubra. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 85:1317-1324.
Courses Taught

FOR 330 Forest Soils
NRS 340 Watershed Management

Relevant Work Experience

1999-2003 North Carolina State University Assistant Professor and Codirector of the Forest Nutrition Cooperative
1992-1998 Virginia Tech Research Associate and Graduate Research Assistant
1989 SUNY ESF, Newcomb, NY Forest Technician
1988 Diamond Occidental Forests Inc., Old Town, ME Forest Technician
1987 International Paper Company, Lincoln, ME Forest Technician


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