Journal Publications- our peer-reviewed research publications originally listed in reverse chronological order.

*= VTUF graduate student or research associate

Topic Year ? Citation ?
Urban Forest Analysis 2016 Siriwardena, S.D.*, Boyle, K.J., Holmes, T.P., and Wiseman, P.E. 2016. The implicit value of tree cover in the U.S.: A meta-analysis of hedonic property value studies. Ecological Economics 128: 68-76.
Arboriculture and Tree Establishment 2016 Hwang, W. H.*, Wiseman, P.E. and Thomas, V.A. 2016. Simulation of shade tree effects on residential energy consumption in four U.S. cities. Cities and the Environment (CATE) 9(1): 23.
Stormwater 2015 Day, S.D., 2015 A new perspective on opportunities for stormwater mitigation through soil management in ordinary urban landscapes. Watershed Science Bulletin 6(1).
Arboriculture and Tree Establishment 2015 Hwang*, W.H., Wiseman, P.E., Thomas, V.A., 2015. Tree planting configuration influences shade on residential structures in four U.S. cities. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 41, 208-222.
Urban Forest Analysis 2014 Turnbull, T., Jean–Philippe, S., Albright, R., Buckley, D., Schaeffer. S., and Wiseman, P. 2014. Investigating land-use change on street tree ecosystems. Open Journal of Forestry 4(5): 467-480.
Soils and Roots 2014 Chen*, Y., S.D. Day, Shrestha, R.K., Strahm, B.D., Wiseman, P.E. 2014. Influence of urban land development and soil rehabilitation on soil‐atmosphere greenhouse gas fluxes. Geoderma. 226‐227 (1): 348‐353.
Urban Forest Analysis 2014 Kimball*, L., Wiseman, P.E., Day, S.D., Munsell, J.F. 2014. Use of Urban Tree Canopy Assessments by Localities in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Cities and the Environment: Vol. 7: Iss. 2, Article 9.
Soils and Roots 2014 Chen*, Y., S.D. Day, A.F. Wick, and K.J. McGuire. 2014. Influence of urban land development and subsequent soil rehabilitation on soil aggregates, carbon, and hydraulic conductivity. Science of The Total Environment, 494-495: 329–336
Stormwater 2014 Wang, C.Y., Sample, D.J., Day, S.D., and Grizzard, T.J. 2014 Floating treatment wetland nutrient removal through vegetation harvest and observations from a field study. Ecological Engineering, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2014.05.018.
Soils and Roots 2014 Campbell, C.D., J.R. Seiler, P.E. Wiseman, B.D. Strahm, and J.F. Munsell. 2014. Soil Carbon Dynamics in Residential Lawns Converted from Appalachian Mixed Oak Stands. Forests. 5(3): 425-438.
Stormwater 2013 Plumb*, P., S.D. Day, T. Wynn-Thompson, and J.R. Seiler. 2013. Relationship between woody plant colonization and Typha L. encroachment in stormwater detention basins. Environmental Management. 52: 861–876.
Soils and Roots 2013 Chen*, Y., S.D. Day, A.F. Wick, B.D. Strahm, P.E. Wiseman, and W.L. Daniels. 2013. Changes in soil carbon pools and microbial biomass from urban land development and subsequent post-development soil rehabilitation. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 66: 38–44.
Soils and Roots 2012 Bassuk, N.L. and S.D. Day. Chapter 5, Site Design: Soils (pp 247-322). 2012. In The Sustainable Sites Handbook: A Complete Guide to the Principles, Strategies, and Best Practices for Sustainable Landscapes. M. Calkins (Ed.). Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey. 545 pp
Soils and Roots 2012 Wiseman, P.E., S.D. Day, and J.R. Harris. 2012. Organic amendment effects on soil carbon and microbial biomass in the root zone of three landscape tree species. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry. 38(6): 262–275.
Urban Forest Analysis 2012 McGee, J.A., S.D. Day, R.H. Wynne, and B. White. 2012. Using geospatial tools to assess the urban tree canopy:  Decision support for local governments. Journal of Forestry. 110(5): 275–286.
Urban Forest Analysis 2012 Bartens*, J., H. Grissino-Mayer, S.D. Day, and P.E. Wiseman. 2012. Evaluating the potential for dendrochronological analysis of live oak (Quercus virginiana Mill.) from the urban and rural environment– An explorative study. Dendrochronologia. 30:15 21.
Urban Forest Analysis 2011 Day, S.D. and R. Amateis. 2011. Predicting canopy and trunk cross-sectional area of silver linden (Tilia tomentosa) in confined planting cutouts. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 10(4): 317–322.
Education and Curricula 2011 Wiseman, P.E., J. Hoffman*, S.D. Day, and T. Clements. 2011. A syllabus-level review of arboriculture education in the United States. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. 37(2): 51–59.
Urban Forest Analysis 2011 Patterson*, M.F., P.E. Wiseman, M.F. Winn, S. Lee, and P.A. Araman. 2011. Effects of photographic distance on tree crown attributes calculated using UrbanCrowns image analysis software. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. 37 (4): 173–179.
Arboriculture 2010 Harris, J.R. and S.D. Day. 2010. Planting depth at onset of container production and subsequent rootball remediation at transplanting of pin oak and littleleaf linden. HortScience. 45(12): 1793–1797.
Arboriculture 2010 Bartens, J.*, P.E. Wiseman, E.T. Smiley. 2010. Stability of landscape trees in engineered and conventional urban soil mixes. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 9(4): 333–338.
Soils and Roots 2010 Day, S.D., S. B. Dickinson*, P.E. Wiseman, and J.R. Harris. 2010. Tree root ecology in the urban environment and implications for a sustainable rhizosphere. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. 36(5): 193–205.
Soils and Roots 2010 Day, S.D., P.E. Wiseman, S.B. Dickinson*, and J.R. Harris. 2010. Contemporary concepts of root system architecture of urban trees. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. 36(4): 149–159.
Urban Forest Analysis 2010 Wiseman, P.E., and J.A. McGee. 2010. Taking stock: assessing urban forests to inform policy and management. Virginia Forests. 65(4): 4–7.
Education and Curricula 2010 Lea-Cox, J., D.S. Ross, T. Bilderback, T. Yeager, J.R. Harris, C. Hong, S.D. Day, W. Bauerle, R. Beeson, A. Ristvey, J. Ruter, M. Lorscheider, S. Dickinson*. 2010. A Nursery and Greenhouse Online Knowledge Center: Learning Opportunities for Sustainable Practice. HortTechnology. 20(3): 509–517.
Stormwater 2009 Bartens, J.*, S.D. Day, J.R. Harris, T.M. Wynn, and J.E. Dove. 2009. Transpiration and root development of urban trees in structural soil stormwater reservoirs. Environmental Management. 44(4): 646–657.
Arboriculture 2009 Wiseman, P.E., and C.E. Wells. 2009. Arbuscular mycorrhizal inoculation affects root development of Acer and Magnolia species. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 27(2): 70–79.
Arboriculture 2009 Wiseman, P.E., K.H. Colvin, and C.E. Wells. 2009. Performance of mycorrhizal products marketed for woody landscape plant. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 27(1): 41–50.
Arboriculture 2009 Day, S.D., G.W. Watson, P.E. Wiseman, and J.R. Harris. 2009. Causes and consequences of deep structural roots in urban trees: from nursery production to landscape establishment. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. 35(4): 182–190.
Arboriculture 2009 Alvey, A.A.*, P.E. Wiseman, and B. Kane. 2009. Efficacy of conventional tree stabilization systems and their effect on short-term tree development. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 35(3): 157–164.
Stormwater 2008 Bartens, J.*, S.D. Day, J.R. Harris, J.E. Dove, and T.M. Wynn. 2008. Can urban tree roots improve infiltration through compacted subsoils for stormwater management? Journal of Environmental Quality. 37:2048–2057.
Arboriculture 2008 Appleton, B.L., C.M. Cannella, P.E. Wiseman, and A.A. Alvey*. 2008. Tree stabilization: current products and practices. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry 34(1): 54–58.
Arboriculture 2008 Harris, J.R., S.D. Day and B. Kane. 2008. Nitrogen fertilization during planting and establishment of the urban forest: A collection of five studies. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 7(3):195–206.
Arboriculture and Tree Establishment 2008 Day, S.D. and J.R. Harris. 2008. Growth, survival, and root system morphology of deeply planted Corylus colurna seven years after transplanting and the effects of root collar excavation. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 7(2): 119–128.
Urban Forest Analysis 2007 Kirwan, J.L., P.E. Wiseman and J.R. Seiler. 2007. Trees on K-12 school campuses in Virginia. Virginia Journal Science. 58(1): 3–16.
Arboriculture 2007 Day, S.D. and J.R. Harris. 2007. Fertilization of red maple (Acer rubrum) and littleleaf linden (Tilia cordata) trees at recommended rates does not aid tree establishment. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 33(2):113-121
Arboriculture 2005 Wiseman, P.E. and C.E. Wells. 2005. Soil inoculum potential and arbuscular mycorrhizal colonization of Acer rubrum in forested and developed landscapes. Journal of Arboriculture. 31(6): 296–302.
Soils and Roots 2005 Gough, C.M., J.R. Seiler, P.E. Wiseman, and C.M. Maier. 2005. Soil CO2 efflux in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) plantations on the Virginia Piedmont and South Carolina Coastal Plain over a rotation-length chronosequence. Biogeochemistry. 73(1): 127–147.
Soils and Roots 2004 Wiseman, P.E. and J.R. Seiler. 2004. Soil CO2 efflux across four age classes of plantation loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) on the Virginia Piedmont. Forest Ecology and Management. 192: 297–311.
Soils and Roots 2001 Day, S. D., J. R. Seiler, D. W. Smith, and R. E. Kreh. 2001. Overlaying compacted or uncompacted construction fill has no negative impact on white oak and sweetgum growth and physiology. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 31(1): 100-109.
Soils and Roots 2000 Day, S. D., J. R. Seiler, and N. Persaud. 2000. A comparison of root growth dynamics of silver maple and dogwood in compacted soil at differing soil water contents. Tree Physiology 20(4):257-263.
Education and Curricula 1997 Day, S. D., S. T. Dorn, D. Relf, and J. R. Harris. 1997. Advanced Master Gardener--Tree Steward: Training to enhance community volunteerism. HortTechnology 7(4):363-367.
Soils and Roots 1995 Day, S. D., N. L. Bassuk, and H. M. van Es. 1995. Effects of four compaction remediation methods for landscape trees on soil aeration, mechanical impedance and tree establishment. Journal of Environmental Horticulture 13(2): 64-71.
Soils and Roots 1994 Day, S. D. and N. L. Bassuk. 1994. A review of the effects of soil compaction and amelioration treatments on landscape trees. Journal of Arboriculture. 20(1): 9-17.

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