Peter A. Palmiotto (PhD)

Core Faculty and Director of Conservation Biology Concentration
Department of Environmental Studies

Recent Publications

Wolfe, Y., Palmiotto, P.A., and Magee, D. (2009). The Ram's Head Lady's slipper (Cypripedium Arietinum): A primer for wetland preservation in the Carney Fen Wetland complex, Carney, MI. The Michigan Botantist. vol: 48.

Tan, S., Yamakura, Tani, Masako, Palmiotto, P.A. ,Mamit, J.D. Pin, C.S., Davies, S., Ashton, P. Baillie, I.C. (2009). Review of Soils on the 52 ha Longterm Ecological Research plot in Mixed Dipterocarp Forest at Lambir, Sarawak, Malaysia Borneo. Tropics. 18 (2): 61-86.

Bjorklund, B.M., H. H. Thomas, P. A. Palmiotto, T. P. Algeo,D. Slate, R. B. Chipman, M. D. C. Wilda and D. J. Wilda. (2008). Potential Food Item Distractions during Raccoon ORV Baiting Campaigns on Cape Cod, Massachusetts: Would You Like Fries With That? Proceedings. 23rd Vertebrate. Pest Conference. (R. M. Timm and M. B. Madon, Eds.) Univ. of Calif., Davis. Pp. 270-274.

C. Baillie, P. S. Ashton, S. P. Chin, S. J. Davies, P. A. Palmiotto, S. E. Russo and S. Tan. (2006). Spatial associations of humus, nutrients and soils in mixed dipterocarp forest at Lambir, Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. Journal of Tropical Ecology. 22:543-553.

Palmiotto, P.A., Vogt, K.V., Ashton, P.M.S., Ashton, P.S., Vogt, D.J., Semui, H. Seng, L.W. (2004). Linking canopy gaps, topographic position and edaphic variation: implications for species diversity. In: E.C. Losos and E.G. Leigh Jr. (eds.), Tropical Forest Diversity and Dynamism: Findings from a Large-Scale Plot Network. University Chicago Press.

Palmiotto, P. A., S. J. Davies, K. A. Vogt, M. S. Ashton, D. J. Vogt and P. S. Ashton (2004). Soil-related habitat specialization in dipterocarp rain forest tree species in Borneo. Journal of Ecology. 92: 609-623.

Itoh, A., T. Yamakura, T. Ohkubo, M. Kanzaki, P. A. Palmiotto, J. V. LaFrankie, A. P.S. and H. S. Lee (2003). Importance of topography and soil texture in the spatial distribution of two sympatric dipterocarp trees in a Bornean rainforest. Ecological Research. 18: 307-320.

Itoh, A., T. Yamakura, T. Ohkubo, M. Kanzaki, P. A. Palmiotto, S. Tan and H. S. Lee (2003). Spatially aggregated fruiting in an emergent Bornean tree. Journal of Tropical Ecology. 19: 531-538.

Harrison, R., Hamid, R.R., LaFrankie, J., Lee, H.S., Nagamasu, H., Nakashizuka, T., Palmiotto, P.A., Tanaka, K. and Teo, S. (2003). The diversity of hemi-epiphytic figs in a Bornean lowland rain forest. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 78: 439-456.

Itoh, A., T. Yamakura, M. Kanzaki, T. Ohkubo, P. A. Palmiotto, J. V. LaFrankie, J. J. Kendawang and H. S. Lee (2003). Rooting ability of cuttings relates to phylogeny, habitat preference and growth characteristics of tropical rainforest trees. Forest Ecology and Management. 168: 275-287.

Debski, I., F. R. P. Burslem D.A., Palmiotto P.A., V. LaFrankie J., Lee, H.S. and Manokaran, N. 2002. Habitat preferences of Aporosa in two Malaysian forests: Implications for abundance and coexistence. Ecology 83(7): 2005-2018.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Vogt K.A., D.J. Vogt, P. Boon, A. Fanzeres, P. Wargo, P.A. Palmiotto, B. Larson, J.L. O'Hara,, T. Patel-Weynand, E. Cuadrado, J. Berry. 1999. A non-value based framework for assessing ecosystem integrity. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-461. Portland, OR. US Dept. of Agric., For. Serv., Pac. Northwest Res. Sta. pp. 2-20.

Vogt, K.A., B. Larson, D.J. Vogt, J. Gordon, A. Fanzeres, J. O'Hara and P.A. Palmiotto. 1999. Issues in certification. Chapter 1. In: K. Vogt, B. Larson, D. Vogt, Gordon, J, Fanzeres, A. (eds.), Forest Certification: Roots, Issues, Challenges and Benefits. CRC Press. Boca Raton, Florida.

Larson, B., D.J. Vogt, M. Booth, K.A. Vogt, L.E. Koteen, P.A. Palmiotto and J. O'Hara. 1999. Direct and indirect impacts of natural resource management practices on the ecosystem and their relationship to certification criteria. Chapter 6. In: K. Vogt, B. Larson, D. Vogt, Gordon, J, Fanzeres, A. (eds.), Forest Certification: Roots, Issues, Challenges and Benefits. CRC Press. Boca Raton, Florida.

Vogt, K.A., B. Larson, D.J. Vogt, J. Gordon, A. Fanzeres, J. O'Hara and P.A. Palmiotto. 1999. Challenges and benefits of certification. Chapter 8. Section 8.1, 8.2, 8.5 In: K. Vogt, B. Larson, D. Vogt, Gordon, J, Fanzeres, A. (eds.), Forest Certification: Roots, Issues, Challenges and Benefits. CRC Press. Boca Raton, Florida.

Davies, S.J., Palmiotto, P.A. , Ashton, P.S., Lee, H.S. and LaFrankie, J.V. 1998. Comparative ecology of 11 sympatric species of Macaranga in Borneo: tree distribution in relation to horizontal and vertical resource heterogeneity. Journal of Ecology. 86: 662-673.

Vann, D.R., Palmiotto. P.A. and Strimbeck, G.R. 1998. Allometric equations for two South American conifers: test of a non-destructive method. Forest Ecology and Management. 106: 55-71.

Vogt, K.A., Gordon J., Wargo, J., Vogt, D., Asbjornsen, H., Palmiotto, P.A., Clark, H. O'Hara, J. Petal-Weynand, T. and Witten, E. 1997. Ecosystems: Balancing Science with Management. Springer-Verlag, New York. p. 470.

Vogt, K.A. , Vogt, D., Palmiotto, P.A., Boon, P., O'Hara, J. and Asbjornsen, H. 1996. Review of root dynamics in forest ecosystems grouped by climate, climate forest type, and species. Plant and Soil. 187.

Palmiotto, P.A. (1993). Initial response of Shorea wildlings transplanted in gap and forest micro-sites in a lowland rain forest. Journal of Tropical Forest Science. 5(3): 403-415.

Peart, D.R., C.V. Cogbill and P.A. Palmiotto. (1992). Effects of logging history and hurricane damage on canopy structure in a northern hardwood forest. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. 119 (1): 29-38.

Peart, D.R., M.B. Jones and P.A. Palmiotto. (1991). Winter injury to red spruce at Mt. Moosilauke, NH. Canadian Journal of Forest