Scientists & Staff


Todd Ontl

Notes: This person is no longer an employee of the Northern Research Station.

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Publications & Products

  • Moser, W. Keith; Butler-Leopold, Patricia ; Hausman, Constance ; Iverson, Louise ; Ontl, Todd ; Brand, Leslie ; Matthews, Stephen ; Peters, Matthew ; Prasad, Anantha. 2020. The impact of climate change on forest systems in the northern United States: Projections and implications for forest management [Chapter 8]. In: Stanturf, John A., ed. Achieving sustainable management of boreal and temperate forests. Cambridge, UK: Burleigh and Dodds Science Publishing. p 239-290.
  • Asbjornsen, Heidi ; Campbell, John L.; D'Amato, Anthony W.; Garnas, Jeff ; Gunn, John S.; Iverson, Louis R.; Ontl, Todd A.; Pederson, Neil ; Peters, Matthew P.; Shannon, P. Danielle. 2019. Managing Effects of Drought in the Midwest and Northeast United States. In: Vose, James M.; Peterson, David L.; Luce, Charles H.; Patel-Weynand, Toral, eds. Effects of drought on forests and rangelands in the United States: translating science into management responses. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-98. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Washington Office. 165-190. Chapter 8.
  • Nave, Luke ; Marin-Spiotta, Erika ; Ontl, Todd ; Peters, Matt ; Swanston, Chris. 2019. Soil carbon management [Chapter 11]. In: Busse, Matt; Giardina, Christian P.; Morris, Dave M.; Page, Dumroese, Deborah S. Global change and forest soils: Cultivating stewardship of a finite natural resource. Developments in Soil Science, Vol. 36. Elsevier. p. 215-257.
  • O'Toole, Daniel ; Brandt, Leslie A.; Janowiak, Maria K.; Schmitt, Kristen M.; Shannon, P. Danielle; Leopold, Patricia R.; Handler, Stephen D.; Ontl, Todd A.; Swanston, Christopher W. 2019. Climate Change Adaptation Strategies and Approaches for Outdoor Recreation. Sustainability
  • Ontl, Todd ; Janowiak, Maria ; Swanston, Christopher ; Daley, Jad ; Handler, Stephen ; Cornett, Meredith ; Hagenbuch, Steve ; Handrick, Cathy ; Mccarthy, Liza ; Patch, Nancy. 2019. Forest Management for Carbon Sequestration and Climate Adaptation. Journal of Forestry
  • Shannon, P. Danielle; Swanston, Christopher W.; Janowiak, Maria K.; Handler, Stephen D.; Schmitt, Kristen M.; Brandt, Leslie A.; Butler-Leopold, Patricia R.; Ontl, Todd. 2019. Adaptation strategies and approaches for forested watersheds. Climate Services
  • Angel, J. ; Swanston, C. ; Boustead, B.M. ; Conlon, K.C. ; Hall, K.C. ; Jorns, J.L. ; Kunkel, K.E. ; Lemos, M.C. ; Lofgren, B. ; Ontl, T.A. ; Posey, J. ; Stone, K. ; Takle, G. ; Todey, D. 2018. Midwest. In: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II Reidmiller, D.R.; Avery, C.W.; Easterling, D.R.; Kunkel, K.E.; Lewis, K.L.M.; Maycock, T.K.; Stewart, B.C. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, USA: 872-940.
  • Iversen, Colleen M.; Childs, Joanne ; Norby, Richard J.; Ontl, Todd A.; Kolka, Randall K.; Brice, Deanne J.; McFarlane, Karis J.; Hanson, Paul J. 2018. Fine-root growth in a forested bog is seasonally dynamic, but shallowly distributed in nutrient-poor peat. Plant and Soil
  • Swanston, Chris; Brandt, Leslie A.; Janowiak, Maria K.; Handler, Stephen D.; Butler-Leopold, Patricia; Iverson, Louis; Thompson, Frank R.; Ontl, Todd A.; Shannon, P. Danielle. 2018. Vulnerability of forests of the Midwest and Northeast United States to climate change. Climatic Change. 146(1-2): 103-116.

Other Publications

  • Ontl TA, CA Cambardella, LA Schulte, RK Kolka. 2015. Factors influencing soil aggregation and particulate organic matter responses to bioenergy crops across a topographic gradient. Geoderma 255:1─11. doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2015.04.016.

  • Ontl TA, KS Hofmockel, CA Cambardella, LA Schulte, RK Kolka. 2013. Topographic and soil influences on root productivity of three bioenergy crops. New Phytologist 199:727─737. doi: 10.1111/nph.12302.

  • Schulte LA, TA Ontl, GLD Larsen. 2013. Biofuels and Biodiversity, Wildlife Habitat Restoration, In: Levin, S.A. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, 2nd edition, Volume 1, pp.540-551. Academic Press, Waltham, MA.

  • Ontl TA, LA Schulte.  2012.  Soil carbon storage. Nature Education Knowledge 3(7):22.

Last modified: Tuesday, January 2, 2018