U.S. Forest Service Biological Sciences Laboratory Technician


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.

Paula Murakami

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

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


  • 802-951-6771
Office Location:

George D. Aiken Forestry Sciences Lab, 705 Spear Street