Dr. Geoff Wang

Professor, Silviculture and Ecology


Geoff WangEmail: gwang@clemson.edu
Office: 864-656-4864

Department:
School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences


Education:
Ph.D. University of British Columbia, Forest Ecology
M.S. Nanjing Forestry University, Forest Ecology
B.S. Nanjing Forestry University, Forest Science

Research interest:
Forest ecosystem restoration; effects of disturbance, management, climatic change and invasive species on forest ecosystem; forest regeneration and stand dynamics; forest carbon sequestration and biomass energy.

Publications:
Knapp, B.O., G.G. Wang, H. Hu, J.L. Walker, and C. Tennant. 2011. Restoring longleaf pine (Pinuspalustris Mill.) in loblolly pine (Pinustaeda L.) stands: effects of restoration treatments on natural loblolly pine regeneration. Forest Ecology and Management262: 1157-1167

Klos, R.J., G.G. Wang, W.L. Bauerle and J.R. Rieck. 2009. Drought impact on forest growth and mortality in the Southeast USA: An analysis using Forest Health and Monitoring data. Ecological Applications 19: 699-708.

Hu, H., and G.G. Wang. 2008. Changes in Forest Biomass Carbon Storage in the Piedmont of South Carolina between 1936 and 2005. Forest Ecology and Management 255: 1400-1408.

Wang, G.G., S. Chhin and W.L. Bauerle. 2006. The effect of natural atmospheric CO2 fertilization suggested by open-grown white spruce in a dry environment. Global Change Biology 12: 601-610.

Kemball, K.J., G.G Wang and R.A. westwood. 2006. Are mineral soils exposed by severe wildfire better seedbeds for conifer regeneration? Canadian Journal of Forest Research 36: 1943-1950.

Wang, G.G., W.L. Bauerle and B.T. Mudder. 2006. Effects of light intensity on the photosynthesis, growth, and biomass allocation in American chestnut seedlings. Forest Ecology Management 226: 173-180

Wang, G.G., D.H. Van Lear and W.L. Bauerle. 2005. Effects of prescribed fires on the first-year establishment of white oak (Quercus alba L.) seedlings in the Upper Piedmont of South Carolina, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 213: 328-337.

Wang, G.G. 2003. Early regeneration and growth dynamics of Populustremuloidessuckers in relation to fire severity. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 33: 1998-2006.

Chhin, S. and G.G. Wang. 2002. Spatial and temporal patterns of white spruce regeneration in mixed grass prairies. Journal of Biogeography 29: 903-912.

Fang, J.Y., G.G. Wang, G. Liu and S.L. Xu. 1998. Forest biomass of China: an estimate based on biomass-volume relationship. Ecological Applications 8: 1084-1091.

Wang, G.G., H. Qian and K. Klinka.1994.Growth of Thujaplicata seedlings along a light gradient.Canadian Journal of Botany72: 1749-1757.

Professional society activity:
Associate Editor, Canadian Journal of Forest Research
Associate Editor, New Forest
Member, Ecological Society of America
Member, Society of American Foresters

Courses:
FOR 465/665: Silviculture
FOR 807: Special Problems
FOR 812: Fire Ecology
FOR 891: MS Research
FOR 991: Ph.D. Research

Website/Publications:
http://www.clemson.edu/~gwang/