- About this Journal ·
- Abstracting and Indexing ·
- Aims and Scope ·
- Article Processing Charges ·
- Author Guidelines ·
- Bibliographic Information ·
- Citations to this Journal ·
- Contact Information ·
- Editorial Board ·
- Editorial Workflow ·
- Free eTOC Alerts ·
- Publication Ethics ·
- Recently Accepted Articles ·
- Reviewers Acknowledgment ·
- Submit a Manuscript ·
- Subscription Information ·
- Table of Contents
International Journal of Forestry Research
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 976809, 10 pages
Terrestrial Liming As a Restoration Technique for Acidified Forest Ecosystems
1School of Forest Resources, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
2Department of Biology, Colorado State University, Campus Delivery 1878, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Received 1 September 2011; Revised 4 November 2011; Accepted 7 November 2011
Academic Editor: Kristiina Vogt
Copyright © 2012 Sarah E. Pabian et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
- M. B. Adams, J. A. Burger, A. B. Jenkins, and L. Zelazny, “Impact of harvesting and atmospheric pollution on nutrient depletion of eastern US hardwood forests,” Forest Ecology and Management, vol. 138, no. 1–3, pp. 301–319, 2000.
- C. T. Driscoll, G. B. Lawrence, A. J. Bulger et al., “Acidic deposition in the northeastern United States: sources and inputs, ecosystem effects, and management strategies,” BioScience, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 180–198, 2001.
- S. P. Hamburg, R. D. Yanai, M. A. Arthur, J. D. Blum, and T. G. Siccama, “Biotic control of calcium cycling in Northern Hardwood forests: acid rain and aging forests,” Ecosystems, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 399–406, 2003.
- R. A. F. Warby, C. E. Johnson, and C. T. Driscoll, “Continuing acidification of organic soils across the northeastern USA: 1984–2001,” Soil Science Society of America Journal, vol. 73, no. 1, pp. 274–284, 2009.
- S. W. Bailey, S. B. Horsley, and R. P. Long, “Thirty years of change in forest soils of the Allegheny Plateau, Pennsylvania,” Soil Science Society of America Journal, vol. 69, no. 3, pp. 681–690, 2005.
- J. Graveland, R. Van Der Wal, J. H. Van Balen, and A. J. Van Noordwijk, “Poor reproduction in forest passerines from decline of snail abundance on acidified soils,” Nature, vol. 368, no. 6470, pp. 446–448, 1994.
- T. S. Traaen, T. Frogner, A. Hindar, E. Kleiven, A. Lande, and R. F. Wright, “Whole-catchment liming at Tjonnstrond, Norway: an 11-year record,” Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, vol. 94, no. 1-2, pp. 163–180, 1997.
- J. Gunn, R. Sein, B. Keller, and P. Beckett, “Liming of acid and metal contaminated catchments for the improvements for the improvement of drainage water quality,” Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, vol. 130, no. 1–4, pp. 1439–1444, 2001.
- T. R. Wilmot, D. S. Ellsworth, and M. T. Tyree, “Base cation fertilization and liming effects on nutrition and growth of Vermont sugar maple stands,” Forest Ecology and Management, vol. 84, no. 1–3, pp. 123–134, 1996.
- R. P. Long, S. B. Horsley, and P. R. Lilja, “Impact of forest liming on growth and crown vigor of sugar maple and associated hardwoods,” Canadian Journal of Forest Research, vol. 27, no. 10, pp. 1560–1573, 1997.
- L. E. Johannessen and T. Solhøy, “Effects of experimentally increased calcium levels in the litter on terrestrial snail populations,” Pedobiologia, vol. 45, no. 3, pp. 234–242, 2001.
- A. Hindar, R. F. Wright, P. Nilsen, T. Larssen, and R. Høgberget, “Effects on stream water chemistry and forest vitality after whole-catchment application of dolomite to a forest ecosystem in southern Norway,” Forest Ecology and Management, vol. 180, no. 1-3, pp. 509–525, 2003.
- J. D. Moore and R. Ouimet, “Ten-year effect of dolomitic lime on the nutrition, crown vigor, and growth of sugar maple,” Canadian Journal of Forest Research, vol. 36, no. 7, pp. 1834–1841, 2006.
- S. M. Juice, T. J. Fahey, T. G. Siccama et al., “Response of sugar maple to calcium addition to northern hardwood forest,” Ecology, vol. 87, no. 5, pp. 1267–1280, 2006.
- W. E. Sharpe, M. C. Brittingham, W. M. Tzilkowski, et al., “Evaluation of whole watershed and riparian wetland liming to mitigate acidity,” Final Report Grant 41000155481ME352917, The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection,, 2006.
- S. Bureš and K. Weidinger, “Sources and timing of calcium intake during reproduction in flycatchers,” Oecologia, vol. 137, no. 4, pp. 634–647, 2003.
- M. Darveau, J. Martel, J. L. Desgranges, and Y. Mauffette, “Associations between forest decline and bird and insect communities in northern hardwoods,” Canadian Journal of Forest Research, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 876–882, 1997.
- M. L. Cody, “Habitat selection in birds: the role of vegetation structure, competitors, and productivity,” BioScience, vol. 31, pp. 107–113, 1981.
- S. E. Pabian and M. C. Brittingham, “Terrestrial liming benefits birds in an acidified forest in the northeast,” Ecological Applications, vol. 17, no. 8, pp. 2184–2194, 2007.
- T. L. Mcdonald, W. P. Erickson, and L. L. Mcdonald, “Analysis of count data from before-after control-impact studies,” Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 262–276, 2000.
- E. P. Smith, “BACI design,” in Encyclopedia of Environmetrics, A. H. El-Shaarawi and W. W. Piegorsch, Eds., pp. 141–148, Wiley, Chichester, UK, 2002.
- A. M. Wolf and D. B. Beegle, “Recommended soil tests for macronutrients: phosphorus, potassium, calcium, and magnesium,” in Recommended Soil Testing Procedures for the Northeastern United States, Northeast Regional Bulletin no. 493, J. Thomas Sims and A. Wolf, Eds., pp. 25–34, Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Delaware, Newark, Del, USA, 1995.
- D. Eckert and J. Thomas Sims, “Recommended soil pH and lime requirement tests,” in Recommended Soil Testing Procedures for the Northeastern United States, Northeast Regional Bulletin no. 493, J. Thomas Sims and A. Wolf, Eds., pp. 11–16, Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Delaware, Newark, Del, USA, 1995.
- R. Mesibov, R. J. Taylor, and R. N. Brereton, “Relative efficiency of pitfall trapping and hand-collecting from plots for sampling of millipedes,” Biodiversity and Conservation, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 429–439, 1995.
- K. D. McCoy, “Sampling terrestrial gastropod communities: using estimates of species richness and diversity to compare two methods,” Malacologia, vol. 41, no. 1, pp. 271–281, 1999.
- K. P. Hotopp, “Land snails and soil calcium in central Appalachian mountain forest,” Southeastern Naturalist, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 27–44, 2002.
- T. E. Martin, C. R. Paine, C. J. Conway, W. M. Hochochka, P. Allen, and W. Jenkins, BBIRD Field Protocol, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Mont, USA, 1997.
- R Development Core Team, “R: a language and environment for statistical computing,” R Foundation for Statistical Computing, Vienna, Austria, 2009, http://www.R-project.org.
- D. Bates and M. Maechler, lme4: Linear mixed-effects models using S4 classes, R package version 0.999375-31, 2009, http://CRAN.R-project.org/package=lme4.
- S. H. Hurlbert, “Pseudoreplication and the design of ecological field experiments,” Ecological Monographs, vol. 54, pp. 187–211, 1984.
- M. Plummer, N. Best, K. Cowles, and K. Vines, “coda: output analysis and diagnostics for MCMC,” R package version 0.13-4, 2009.
- A. Poole, “The Birds of North America Online,” Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA, 2009, http://bna.birds.cornell.edu/BNA/.
- M. C. Demchik and W. E. Sharpe, “The effect of soil nutrition, soil acidity and drought on northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) growth and nutrition on Pennsylvania sites with high and low red oak mortality,” Forest Ecology and Management, vol. 136, no. 1–3, pp. 199–207, 2000.
- F. R. Magdoff and R. J. Bartlett, “Effects of liming acid soils on potassium availability,” Soil Science, vol. 129, pp. 12–14, 1980.
- E. Matzner, P. K. Khanna, K. J. Meiwes, and B. Ulrich, “Effects of fertilization and liming on the chemical soil conditions and element distribution in forest soils,” Plant and Soil, vol. 87, no. 3, pp. 405–415, 1985.
- R. J. Haynes, “Effects of liming on phosphate availability in acid soils,” Plant and Soil, vol. 68, no. 3, pp. 289–308, 1982.
- B. Côté, I. O'Halloran, W. H. Hendershot, and H. Spankie, “Possible interference of fertilization in the natural recovery of a declining sugar maple stand in southern Quebec,” Plant and Soil, vol. 168-169, no. 1, pp. 471–480, 1995.
- C. S. Cronan and D. F. Grigal, “Use of calcium/aluminum ratios as indicators of stress in forest ecosystems,” Journal of Environmental Quality, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 209–226, 1995.
- R. T. Holmes, J. C. Schultz, and P. Nothnagle, “Bird predation on forest insects: an exclosure experiment,” Science, vol. 206, no. 4417, pp. 462–463, 1979.
- R. J. Marquis and C. J. Whelan, “Insectivorous birds increase growth of white oak through consumption of leaf-chewing insects,” Ecology, vol. 75, no. 7, pp. 2007–2014, 1994.
- K. Martin and M. Sommer, “Relationships between land snail assemblage patterns and soil properties in temperate-humid forest ecosystems,” Journal of Biogeography, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 531–545, 2004.
- S. E. Pabian, Songbirds and soils: relating forest ecosystem quality to nutrient availability, Ph.D. dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa, USA, 2010.
- P. J. Kalisz and J. E. Powell, “Effect of calcareous road dust on land snails (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) and millipedes (Diplopoda) in acid forest soils of the Daniel Boone National Forest of Kentucky, USA,” Forest Ecology and Management, vol. 186, no. 1–3, pp. 177–183, 2003.
- M. F. Wasson, Causes and consequences of calcium limitation in breeding passerine birds, Ph.D. dissertation, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, 2002.
- A. M. Schreffler and W. E. Sharpe, “Effects of lime, fertilizer, and herbicide on forest soil and soil solution chemistry, hardwood regeneration, and hardwood growth following shelterwood harvest,” Forest Ecology and Management, vol. 177, no. 1–3, pp. 471–484, 2003.
- L. D. Donaldson, Effects of forest liming on foliar chemistry and radial growth of northern red oak and red maple in northcentral Pennsylvania, M.S. thesis, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa, USA, 2006.
- J. R. Sauer, J. E. Hines, J. E. Fallon, K. L. Pardieck, D. J. Ziolkowski Jr., and W. A. Link, “The North American Breeding Bird Survey, Results and Analysis 1966–2009,” Version 3.23.2011, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Laurel, Md, USA, 2011.
- J. Graveland and T. van Gijzen, “Arthropods and seeds are not sufficient as calcium sources for shell formation and skeletal growth in passerines,” Ardea, vol. 82, no. 2, pp. 299–314, 1994.
- R. Pahl, D. W. Winkler, J. Graveland, and B. W. Batterman, “Songbirds do not create long-term stores of calcium in their legs prior to laying: results from high-resolution radiography,” Proceedings of the Royal Society B, vol. 264, no. 1379, pp. 239–244, 1997.
- V. Geissen, J. Illmann, A. Flohr, R. Kahrer, and G. W. Brümmer, “Effects of liming and fertilization on collembola in forest soils in relation to soil chemical parameters,” Pedobiologia, vol. 41, no. 1-3, pp. 194–201, 1997.
- S. J. Ormerod and S. D. Rundle, “Effects of experimental acidification and liming on terrestrial invertebrates: implications for calcium availability to vertebrates,” Environmental Pollution, vol. 103, no. 2-3, pp. 183–191, 1998.
- M. C. Fisk, W. R. Kessler, A. Goodale, T. J. Fahey, P. M. Groffman, and C. T. Driscoll, “Landscape variation in microarthropod response to calcium addition in a northern hardwood forest ecosystem,” Pedobiologia, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 69–78, 2006.
- M. A. Skeldon, M. A. Vadeboncoeur, S. P. Hamburg, and J. D. Blum, “Terrestrial gastropod responses to an ecosystem-level calcium manipulation in a northern hardwood forest,” Canadian Journal of Zoology, vol. 85, no. 9, pp. 994–1007, 2007.
- R. J. Haynes and R. Naidu, “Influence of lime, fertilizer and manure applications on soil organic matter content and soil physical conditions: a review,” Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 123–137, 1998.
- D. C. Bradley and S. J. Ormerod, “Long-term effects of catchment liming on invertebrates in upland streams,” Freshwater Biology, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 161–171, 2002.
- R. A. Haack, “Patterns of forest invertebrates along an acid deposition gradient in the Midwestern United States,” in Air Pollution and Multiple Stresses, R. Cox, K. Perey, K. Jensen, and C. Simpson, Eds., pp. 245–257, Canadian Forest Service-Atlantic Centre, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, 1996.
- L. Butler, “Canopy arthropods of an experimentally acidified watershed,” in Proceedings of the PA Acidic Deposition Conference: The Effects of Acidic Deposition on Pennsylvania’s Forests, W. E. Sharpe and J. R. Drohan, Eds., vol. 1, pp. 107–117, , Environmental Resources Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa, USA, 1999.