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Forest Service scientists and collaborators have written more than 200 scientific publications about their work on the PEF; some of these are linked below. These and other PEF publications are available through the Forest Service’s Treesearch website.

TitleAuthorYear
Penobscot Experimental Forest: 60 years of research and demonstration in Maine, 1950-2010Kenefic, Laura S.; Brissette, John C.2014
History of the Penobscot Experimental Forest, 1950-2010Kenefic, Laura S.; Brissette, John C.2014
Penobscot Experimental Forest: resources, administration, and missionKimball, Alan J.2014
Silvicultural options for early-successional stands in Maine: 6-year results of the Silvicultural Intensity and Species Composition ExperimentNelson, Andrew S.; Wagner, Robert G.; Saunders, Mike R.2014
Sixty years of research, 60 years of data: long-term US Forest Service data management on the Penobscot Experimental ForestRussell, Matthew B.; Meyer, Spencer R.; Brissette, John C.; Kenefic, Laura2014
Centerpiece of research on the Penobscot Experimental Forest: the US Forest Service long-term silvicultural studyBrissette, John C.; Kenefic, Laura S.2014
The Acadian Forest Ecosystem Research Program: an example of natural disturbance-based silviculture in the northeastSaunders, Mike R.; Seymour, Robert S.; Wagner, Robert G.2014
Vascular flora of the Penobscot Experimental Forest, with provisional lists of lichens and bryophytesDibble, Alison C.2014
Understanding patterns and regulatory pathways in conifer ontogeny: the role of the Penobscot Experimental ForestDay, Michael E.; Greenwood, Michael S.; Spencer, Katherine; Adams, Stephanie L.2014
Northeastern conifer research: Multiple species and multiple valuesKenefic, Laura S.; Brissette, John C.; Judd, Richard W.2014
Silvicultural rehabilitation of cutover mixedwood standsKenefic, Laura S.; Bataineh, Mohammad; Wilson, Jeremy S.; Brissette, John C.; Nyland, Ralph D.2014
Publications of the Penobscot Experiment Forest, 1950-2010Kenefic, Laura S.; Brissette, John C.2014
Bob Frank's recollections made on the occasion of the Penobscot Experimental Forest's 60TH anniversaryFrank, Robert M.; Kenefic, Laura S.2014
Studying the role of wood-decay fungi in calcium cycling on the Penobscot Experimental Forest: a progress reportShortle, Walter C.; Jellison, Jody; Smith, Kevin T.; Schilling, Jonathan S.2014
The cooperative forestry research unit Commercial Thinning Research Network--9-year resultsSeymour, Robert S.; Meyer, Spencer R.; Wagner, Robert G.2014
Stand Structure and Composition 32 Years after Precommercial Thinning Treatments in a Mixed Northern Conifer Stand in Central MaineWeiskittel, Aaron R.; Kenefic, Laura S.; Li, Rongxia; Brissette, John2011
Nonnative invasive plants in the Penobscot Experimental Forest in Maine, USA: influence of site, silviculture, and land use historyOlson, Elizabeth; Kenefic, Laura S.; Dibble, Alison C.; Brissette, John C.2011
Northern white-cedar regeneration dynamics on the Penobscot Experimental Forest in Maine: 40-year resultsLarouche, Catherine; Kenefic, Laura S.; Ruel, Jean-Claude.2010
Turning data into knowledge for over 50 years: USDA Forest Service research on the Penobscot Experimental ForestKenefic, Laura S.; Sendak, Paul E.; Brissette, John C.2006
Long-term data from silvicultural studies: interpreting and assessing old records for economic insightsSendak, Paul E.; Frank, Robert M.; Leak, William B.2006
Long-term research on classical silvicultural approaches in the Acadian Forest: Penobscot Experimental Forest Part IBrissette, John C.; Saunders, Michael R.; Kenefic, Laura S.; Sendak, Paul E.2006
Reference Stands for Silvicultural Research: A Maine PerspectiveKenefic, Laura S.; White, Alan S.; Cutko, Andrew R.; Fraver, Shawn2005
Comparison of Fixed Diameter-Limit and Selection Cutting in Northern ConifersKenefic, Laura S.; Sendak, Paul E.; Brissette, John C.2005
Digging Out the Data: USDA Forest Service Research on the Penobscot Experimental ForestKenefic, Laura S.; Sendak, Paul E.; Brissette, John C.2005
Forty Years of Partial Harvesting in Mixed Northern Conifers in Maine: Results from the Penobscot Experimental ForestSendak, Paul E.; Brissette, John C.; Frank (retired), Robert M.; Kenefic, Laura S.2005
Managing Stands of Mixed Northern Conifers: 40-Year Results From the Penobscot Experimental ForestSendak, Paul E.; Brissette, John C.; Frank, Robert M.2004
Silvicultural management and the manipulation of rare allelesSchaberg, Paul G.; Hawley, Gary J.; DeHayes, Donald H.; Nijensohn, Samuel E.2004
Reference conditions for silvicultural field studies in Maine: limitations and opportunitiesKenefic, Laura S.; White, Alan S.; Fraver, Shawn2004
Silviculture affects composition, growth, and yield in mixed northern conifers: 40-year results from the Penobscot Experimental ForestSendak, Paul E.; Brissette, John C.; Frank, Robert M.2003
A field test of point relascope sampling of down coarse woody material in managed stands in the Acadian ForestBrissette, John C.; Ducey, Mark J.; Gove, Jeffrey H.2003
Timber marking costs in spruce-fir: experience on the Penobscot Experimental ForestSendak, Paul E.2002
Eastern hemlock response to even- and uneven-age management in the Acadian forest: results from the Penobscot Experimental Forest long-term silviculture studyBrissette, John C.; Kenefic, Laura S.2000
Growth patterns of Tsuga canadensis in managed uneven-aged northern conifer standsKenefic, Laura S.; Seymour, Robert S.2000
Indications of silvicultural potential from long-term experiments in spruce-fir typesFrank, Robert M.1977
Animal damage to young spruce and fir in MaineBlum, Barton M.1977
Trees and Shrubs of the Penobscot Experimental Forest, Penobscot County, MaineSafford, Lawrence O.; Frank, Robert M.; Little, Elbert L., Jr.1969
Penobscot woodlands yield annual cutsHart, A. C.1958
Results of small woodlot cuttings on Penobscot Experimental Forest, 1953 and 1954Hart, Arthur C.1956
Results of a mouse census in a spruce-fir-hemlock forest in MaineGrisez, Ted J.1954
1954 hurricane damage on Penobscot Experimental ForestGrisez, T. J.1954