University of Vermont


Paula Murakami

Paula Murakami

U.S. Forest Service Biological Sciences Laboratory Technician

Phone: 802-951-6771 x1270
Office: U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station, 705 Spear Street, South Burlington, VT 05403
U.S. Forest Service NRS profile:

Areas of Interest

Chestnut restoration and phenology, stress response and carbohydrate relations in trees, impacts of climate change on the northern forest


University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, M.S. Forestry, 1994
Villanova University, Villanova, PA, B.S. Biology, 1990

Selected Publications

Richardson, Andrew D.; Carbone, Mariah S.; Keenan, Trevor F.; Czimczik, Claudia I.; Hollinger, David Y.; Murakami, Paula; Schaberg, Paul G.; Xu, Xiaomei. 2013. Seasonal dynamics and age of stemwood nonstructural carbohydrates in temperate forest trees. New Phytologist. 197: 850-861.

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.

Strimbeck, G. Richard; Kjellsen, Trygve D.; Schaberg, Paul G.; Murakami, Paula F. 2008. Dynamics of low-temperature acclimation in temperate and boreal conifer foliage in a mild winter climate. Tree Physiology. 28: 1365-1374.

Murakami, P.F.; Schaberg, P.G.; Shane, J.B. 2008. Stem girdling manipulates leaf sugar concentrations and anthocyanin expression in sugar maples trees during autumn. Tree Physiology. 28: 1467-1473.

Additional Links

USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station