David Foster

 

David R. Foster

Director of the Harvard Forest
Senior Lecturer on Biology

Phone: 978-724-3302
E-mail:
Office: Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA

Website: http://harvardforest.fas.harvard.edu/david-r-foster


Plant ecology, landscape dynamics, conservation and long-term studies of forest ecosystems.


Recent Publications


Lindbladh M, Oswald WW, DR Foster, et al, 2007. A late-glacial transition from Picea glauca to Picea mariana in southern New England. Quaternary Research 67 (3): 502-508

Oswald WW, EK Faison, DR Foster, et al, 2007. Post-glacial changes in spatial patterns of vegetation across southern New England. Journal of Biogeography 34 (5): 900-913

D'Amato AW, DA Orwig, DR Foster, 2006. New estimates of Massachusetts old-growth forests: Useful data for regional conservation and forest reserve planning. Northeastern Naturalist 13 (4): 495-506

Foster DR, WW Oswald, EK Faison, et al, 2006. A climatic driver for abrupt mid-Holocene vegetation dynamics and the hemlock decline in New England. Ecology 87 (12): 2959-2966

Faison EK, DR Foster, WW Oswald, et al, 2006. Early Holocene openlands in southern New England. Ecology 87 (10): 2537-2547


Courses Taught


OEB 122. Field Research in Ecology and Conservation
OEB 160. Forest Ecology
OEB 193. Advanced Research in Ecology and Conservation
OEB 299r. Forest Practice and Research