University of Vermont

Don Ross

Ross Research Fact-sheet on Earthworms and Forests (2016)

Areas of Interest:

Forested catchment research sites in Vermont:

    Brush Brook (central Vermont)

    Lye Brook Wilderness Area study watershed (Southeast Vermont)

Current funded projects:

Ross, D.S.  Organic phosphorus transformations in stream corridor agricultural soils of Vermont’s Lake Champlain Basin.  USDA Hatch.  $60,000.  10/1/2014 - 9/30/2017.

Driscoll, C.T., J.D. Demers, D.S. Ross, J.B. Shanley and A.K. Sauer.  Assessing biological mercury hotspots in montane ecosystems of the Northern Forest.  Northern States Research Cooperative.  $114,797.  7/1/2014 - 5/31/2017.

Ross, D.S. and B.C. Wemple.  Organic phosphorus forms and transformations in Lake Champlain stream corridor soils.  Vermont Water Center (USGS).  $80,000.  3/1/2014 - 2/28/2016.

Ross, D.S., J.H. Görres, C.M. Danks, S.H. Wilmot and C.v.H. Cogbill. Earthworm and land-use legacy effects on belowground carbon in the managed northern forest. Northern States Research Cooperative Theme 1.  $73,072.  6/26/2012 - 9/30/2015.

Van Houten, J. and K.Chu. Adaptation to climate change in the Lake Champlain Basin: New understanding through complex systems modeling. NSF EPSCoR. $20M. 9/1/2011 - 8/21/2016 (Ross is one of the funded investigators).

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