Journal Publications

Our peer-reviewed research publications.

*= VTUF graduate student or research associate

Urban Forestry Profession2023Parajuli, R., Zucchetti Schons, S., Khanal, P., Wiseman, P.E., Chizmar, S., Lamica, A., Gordon, J., Ochuodho, T., Henderson, J.E., Mehmood, S. and Johnson, L. (2023). Perceived Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Private-Sector Urban and Community Forestry in the Southern United States. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 49(6):283-298.
Urban Forestry Profession2023O'Herrin, K.*, Bassett, C., Day, S., Ries, P., Wiseman, P. (2023). Can urban forestry be the ideal profession? City Trees, 60(5), 20-23.
Urban Forest Analysis2023Parajuli, R., Chizmar, S., Lamica, A., Wiseman, E., Gordon, J., Ochuodho, T., Schons, S. Z., Henderson, J. E., Mehmood, S., & Johnson, L. (2023). Economic Contribution Analysis of Urban and Community Forestry in the Southern United States in 2019. Journal of Forestry, 121(3), 217-223..
Urban Forestry Profession2023O'Herrin, K.*, Bassett, C., Day, S., Ries, P., Wiseman, P. (2023). Borrowed Credentials and Surrogate Professional Societies: A Critical Analysis of the Urban Forestry Profession. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, 49(3), 107-136.
Urban Forestry Profession2022Day, S., Ries, P., Wiseman, P., O'Herrin, K.* (2022) Support for a new credential in urban forestry: Results from a survey of urban forest professionals. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 73, 127588
Wood Recycling2020Schmitt-Harsh, M.L., Wiseman, P. (2023). Household Perceptions and Practices of Recycling Tree Debris from Residential Properties. Sustainability 12(16), 6476
Urban Forestry Profession2020O’Herrin, K*, P.E. Wiseman, S.D. Day, R.J. Hauer. 2020. Professional identity of urban foresters in the United States. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening Volume 54, Article 126741.
Urban Forestry Profession2018O’Herrin, K.,* S. D. Day, P. E. Wiseman, C. R. Friedel, and J. F. Munsell. 2018. University student perceptions of urban forestry as a career path. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 34:294-304
Urban Forestry Profession2018O’Herrin, K.,* P. E. Wiseman, S. D. Day, and W. H. Hwang*. 2018 Identifying a Career Ladder in Urban Forestry by Analyzing Job Postings and Interviews. Journal of Forestry 116 (2):151-163.
Urban Forest Analysis2018Koch, F. H., M. J. Ambrose, D. Yemshanov, P. E. Wiseman, and F. Cowett. 2018. Modeling urban distributions of host trees for invasive forest insects in the eastern and central USA: A three-step approach using field inventory data. Forest Ecology and Management 417:222-236.
Ecosystem Services2017Hwang, W. H.,* P. E. Wiseman, and V. A. Thomas. 2017. Enhancing the energy conservation benefits of shade trees in dense residential developments using an alternative tree placement strategy.. Landscape and Urban Planning 158:62-74.
Wood Recycling2017Stai, S. M., P. E. Wiseman, and K. Fernholz. 2017. Urban Wood Utilization in Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia, 19. Minneapolis, MN: Dovetail Partners, Inc.
Best Management Practices2016Wiseman, P. E., and M. J. Raupp 2016. Best Management Practices, Integrated Pest Management. Second ed. Champaign, IL: International Society of Arboriculture
Urban Forest Analysis2016Blood, A.*, G. Starr, F. J. Escobedo, A. Chappelka, P. E. Wiseman, R. Sivakumar, and C. L. Staudhammer. 2016. Resolving uncertainties in predictive equations for urban tree crown characteristics of the southeastern United States: Local and general equations for common and widespread species.. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 20:282-294.
Urban Forest Analysis2016Siriwardena, 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 Establishment2016Hwang, 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 2015Day, 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 Establishment2015Hwang*, 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 Analysis2014Turnbull, 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 Roots2014Chen*, 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 Analysis2014Kimball*, 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 Roots2014Chen*, 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
Stormwater2014Wang, 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 Roots2014Campbell, 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.
Stormwater2013Plumb*, 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 Roots2013Chen*, 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 Roots2012Bassuk, 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 Roots2012Wiseman, 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 Analysis2012McGee, 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 Analysis2012Bartens*, 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 Analysis2011Day, 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 Curricula2011Wiseman, 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 Analysis2011Patterson*, 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.
Arboriculture2010Harris, 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.
Arboriculture2010Bartens, 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 Roots2010Day, 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 Roots2010Day, 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 Analysis2010Wiseman, 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 Curricula2010Lea-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.
Stormwater2009Bartens, 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.
Arboriculture2009Wiseman, 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.
Arboriculture2009Wiseman, 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.
Arboriculture2009Day, 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.
Arboriculture2009Alvey, 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.
Stormwater2008Bartens, 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.
Arboriculture2008Appleton, 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.
Arboriculture2008Harris, 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 Establishment2008Day, 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 Analysis2007Kirwan, 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.
Arboriculture2007Day, 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
Arboriculture2005Wiseman, 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 Roots2005Gough, 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 Roots2004Wiseman, 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 Roots2001Day, 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 Roots2000Day, 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 Curricula1997Day, 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 Roots1995Day, 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 Roots1994Day, 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.