University of Vermont

Gary Hawley

Gary Hawley

Research Associate

Email: gary.hawley@uvm.edu
Phone: 802-656-2512
Office: 204A Aiken Center
University of Vermont
81 Carrigan Drive
Burlington, VT 05405

Areas of Interest

Developmental cold tolerance and physiological mechanisms of winter injury in forest trees; genetic diversity, evolutionary biology, and physiological adaptation of forest trees; design, development, and demonstration of high performance green buildings

Instructional Programs

Environmental Sciences
Forestry

Education

M.S. 1982 Forest Genetics, University of Vermont
B.S. 1978 Forestry, University of Vermont

Selected Publications

D'Amore, David V.; Hennon, Paul E.; Schaberg, Paul G.; Hawley, Gary J. 2009. Adaptation to exploit nitrate in surface soils predisposes yellow-cedar to climate-induced decline while enhancing the survival of western redcedar: a new hypothesis. Forest Ecology and Management 258:2261-2268.

Schaberg, P.G.; Murakami, P.F.; Turner, M.R.; Heitz, H.K.; Hawley, G.J. 2008. Association of red coloration with senescence of sugar maple leaves in autumn. Trees 22:573-578.

Halman, Joshua M.; Schaberg, Paul G.; Hawley, Gary J.; Eagar, Christopher. 2008. Calcium addition at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest increases sugar storage, antioxidant activity and cold tolerance in native red spruce (Picea rubens). Tree Physiology 28:855-862.

Schaberg, P.G., Hennon, P.E., D'Amore, D.V., and G.J. Hawley. 2008. Influence of simulated snow cover on the cold tolerance and freezing injury of yellow-cedar seedlings. Global Change Biology 14:1-12.

Huggett, B.A., Schaberg, P.G., Hawley, G.J., and Eagar, C. 2007. Long-term calcium addition increases growth release, wound closure and health of sugar maple trees at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest. Can. J. For. Res. 37:1692-1700.