Robert A Slesak

20072022
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Research Output 2007 2019

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2019
Cytisus scoparius
soil resources
resource availability
Pseudotsuga menziesii
physiology

Quantifying wetland microtopography with terrestrial laser scanning

Stovall, A. E. L., Diamond, J. S., Slesak, R. A., McLaughlin, D. L. & Shugart, H., Oct 1 2019, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 232, 111271.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microtopography
microrelief
Wetlands
lasers
wetlands

Scotch broom (Cytisus scoparius) modifies microenvironment to promote nonnative plant communities

Carter, D. R., Slesak, R. A., Harrington, T. B., Peter, D. H. & D’Amato, A. W., Apr 15 2019, In : Biological Invasions. 21, 4, p. 1055-1073 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cytisus scoparius
plant community
plant communities
soil water
vegetation

Soil phosphorus fractions vary with harvest intensity and vegetation control at two contrasting Douglas-fir sites in the Pacific northwest

DeBruler, D. G., Schoenholtz, S. H., Slesak, R. A., Strahm, B. D. & Harrington, T. B., Sep 15 2019, In : Geoderma. 350, p. 73-83 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pseudotsuga menziesii
phosphorus
vegetation
soil
soil depth
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

A holistic monitoring approach for water quality BMP and Forest Watershed Risk assessment

Slesak, R. A., Corcoran, J. & Rossman, R., May 4 2018, In : Journal of Forestry. 116, 3, p. 283-290 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forested watersheds
risk assessment
water quality
watershed
monitoring
9 Citations (Scopus)

Extracting the full value of the Landsat archive: Inter-sensor harmonization for the mapping of Minnesota forest canopy cover (1973–2015)

Vogeler, J., Braaten, J. D., Slesak, R. A. & Falkowski, M. J., May 1 2018, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 209, p. 363-374 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Landsat
forest canopy
Masks
sensor
Spectral resolution
3 Citations (Scopus)

Forested versus herbaceous wetlands: Can management mitigate ecohydrologic regime shifts from invasive emerald ash borer?

Diamond, J. S., McLaughlin, D., Slesak, R. A., D'Amato, A. & Palik, B., Sep 15 2018, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 222, p. 436-446 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
emerald
Wetlands
ash
wetland
1 Citation (Scopus)
man-made trails
best management practices
relief
erosion
vegetation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Logging debris and herbicide treatments improve growing conditions for planted Douglas-fir on a droughty forest site invaded by Scotch broom

Harrington, T. B., Peter, D. H. & Slesak, R. A., May 15 2018, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 417, p. 31-39 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cytisus scoparius
Pseudotsuga menziesii
logging
herbicide
herbicides
5 Citations (Scopus)

Review of ecosystem level impacts of emerald ash borer on black ashwetlands: What does the future hold?

Kolka, R. K., D'Amato, A. W., Wagenbrenner, J. W., Slesak, R. A., Pypker, T. G., Youngquist, M. B., Grinde, A. R. & Palik, B. J., Apr 2 2018, In : Forests. 9, 4, 179.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fraxinus nigra
Agrilus planipennis
emerald
ash
ecosystems
2017
10 Citations (Scopus)

Canopy treatment influences growth of replacement tree species in Fraxinus nigra forests threatened by the emerald ash borer in Minnesota, USA

Looney, C. E., D’Amato, A. W., Palik, B. J. & Slesak, R. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 47, 2, p. 183-192 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fraxinus nigra
Agrilus planipennis
emerald
ash
replacement
5 Citations (Scopus)
soil productivity
soil chemical properties
soil physical properties
soil compaction
chemical property
10 Citations (Scopus)

The response of Fraxinus nigra forest ground-layer vegetation to emulated emerald ash borer mortality and management strategies in northern Minnesota, USA

Looney, C. E., D'Amato, A. W., Palik, B. J., Slesak, R. A. & Slater, M. A., Apr 1 2017, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 389, p. 352-363 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fraxinus nigra
Agrilus planipennis
emerald
ash
mortality
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of intensive management practices on 10-year Douglas-fir growth, soil nutrient pools, and vegetation communities in the Pacific Northwest, USA

Slesak, R. A., Harrington, T. B., Peter, D. H., DeBruler, D. G., Schoenholtz, S. H. & Strahm, B. D., Apr 1 2016, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 365, p. 22-33 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pseudotsuga menziesii
soil nutrient
soil nutrients
management practice
productivity
8 Citations (Scopus)

Invasive scotch broom alters soil chemical properties in Douglas-fir forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA

Slesak, R. A., Harrington, T. B. & D’Amato, A. W., Jan 1 2016, In : Plant and Soil. 398, 1-2, p. 281-289 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cytisus scoparius
soil chemical properties
Pseudotsuga menziesii
chemical property
soil
1 Citation (Scopus)
lidar
harvest date
vegetation
winter
soil compaction
2015
11 Citations (Scopus)

Hillslope erosion two and three years after wildfire, skyline salvage logging, and site preparation in southern Oregon, USA

Slesak, R. A., Schoenholtz, S. H. & Evans, D., Apr 5 2015, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 342, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

salvage logging
site preparation
wildfires
hillslope
wildfire
16 Citations (Scopus)

Overstory treatment and planting season affect survival of replacement tree species in emerald ash borer threatened Fraxinus nigra forests in Minnesota, USA

Looney, C. E., D’Amato, A. W., Palik, B. J. & Slesak, R. A., Aug 19 2015, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 45, 12, p. 1728-1738 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fraxinus nigra
Agrilus planipennis
emerald
overstory
ash
15 Citations (Scopus)

Sap flow of black ash in wetland forests of northern Minnesota, USA: Hydrologic implications of tree mortality due to emerald ash borer

Telander, A. C., Slesak, R. A., D'Amato, A. W., Palik, B. J., Brooks, K. N. & Lenhart, C. F., Jun 5 2015, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 206, p. 4-11 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fraxinus nigra
Agrilus planipennis
sap flow
emerald
tree mortality
2014
8 Citations (Scopus)

Initial soil respiration response to biomass harvesting and green-tree retention in aspen-dominated forests of the great lakes region

Kurth, V. J., Bradford, J. B., Slesak, R. A. & D'Amato, A. W., Sep 15 2014, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 328, p. 342-352 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Great Lakes region
soil respiration
slash
respiration
biomass
29 Citations (Scopus)

Water table response to harvesting and simulated emerald ash borer mortality in black ash wetlands in Minnesota, USA

Slesak, R. A., Lenhart, C. F., Brooks, K. N., D'Amato, A. W. & Palik, B. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 44, 8, p. 961-968 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fraxinus nigra
Agrilus planipennis
emerald
water table
wetlands
2013
8 Citations (Scopus)
regrowth
logging
soil temperature
growing season
sampling
29 Citations (Scopus)

Variation in logging debris cover influences competitor abundance, resource availability, and early growth of planted Douglas-fir

Harrington, T. B., Slesak, R. A. & Schoenholtz, S. H., May 5 2013, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 296, p. 41-52 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resource availability
Pseudotsuga menziesii
logging
seedling
vegetation
2011
12 Citations (Scopus)

Five-year vegetation control effects on aboveground biomass and nitrogen content and allocation in Douglas-fir plantations on three contrasting sites

Devine, W. D., Harrington, T. B., Terry, T. A., Harrison, R. B., Slesak, R. A., Peter, D. H., Harrington, C. A., Shilling, C. J. & Schoenholtz, S. H., Dec 15 2011, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 262, 12, p. 2187-2198 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aboveground biomass
Pseudotsuga menziesii
nitrogen content
plantation
plantations
11 Citations (Scopus)

Initial response of soil carbon and nitrogen to harvest intensity and competing vegetation control in douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) plantations of the pacific northwest

Slesak, R. A., Schoenholtz, S. H., Harrington, T. B. & Meehan, N. A., Feb 1 2011, In : Forest Science. 57, 1, p. 26-35 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil nitrogen
Pseudotsuga menziesii
soil carbon
plantation
plantations
15 Citations (Scopus)

Soil carbon and nutrient pools in Douglas-fir plantations 5years after manipulating biomass and competing vegetation in the Pacific Northwest

Slesak, R. A., Schoenholtz, S. H. & Harrington, T. B., Nov 1 2011, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 262, 9, p. 1722-1728 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pseudotsuga menziesii
soil carbon
soil nutrient
plantation
plantations
2010
2 Citations (Scopus)
Abies concolor
Christmas trees
Fertilizers
organic fertilizers
Nutrition
10 Citations (Scopus)
Pseudotsuga menziesii
logging
vegetation
nitrogen
soil
8 Citations (Scopus)

Soil respiration and carbon responses to logging debris and competing vegetation

Slesak, R. A., Schoenholtz, S. H. & Harrington, T. B., May 1 2010, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74, 3, p. 936-946 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soil respiration
soil carbon
logging
respiration
vegetation
2009
16 Citations (Scopus)

Dissolved carbon and nitrogen leaching following variable logging-debris retention and competing-vegetation control in Douglas-fir plantations of western Oregon and Washington

Slesak, R. A., Schoenholtz, S. H., Harrington, T. B. & Strahm, B. D., Aug 1 2009, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 39, 8, p. 1484-1497 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pseudotsuga menziesii
logging
leaching
plantation
plantations
2007
4 Citations (Scopus)

Christmas tree response to N fertilization and the development of critical foliar N levels in New York

Slesak, R. A. & Briggs, R. D., Sep 1 2007, In : Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 24, 3, p. 209-217 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Christmas trees
Abies fraseri
Abies
Nitrates
ammonium nitrate