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Dr. Kathryn Amatangelo

Katie Amatangelo in a forest 

Dr. Kathryn Amatangelo
Assistant Professor
PhD, Stanford
Telephone: (585) 395-5743
Email: kamatang@brockport.edu
115 Lennon Hall
Curriculum Vitae
Lab Website

Courses:

Ecology (ENV 303), Plant Ecology (ENV 405/505), Plant Diversity (ENV 400/500), Biostatistics/Experimental Design (ENV 437/614), Conservation Biology (ENV 439/539)

Research:

Plant community change, Global change ecology, Species invasions, Functional traits, Ecosystem function, Terrestrial biogeochemistry, Paleoecology

Publications:

Funk, J.L. and K.L. Amatangelo (2013). Physiological mechanisms drive differing foliar calcium content in ferns and angiosperms. Oecologia. DOI 10.1007/s00442-013-2591-1.

Waller, D.M, K.L. Amatangelo, S. Johnson, and D.A. Rogers (2012). Plant community survey and resurvey data from the Wisconsin Plant Ecology Laboratory. Biodiversity and Ecology 4: 255-264.

Klionsky, S.M., K.L. Amatangelo, and D.M. Waller (2011). Above- and belowground impacts of European buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) on four native forbs. Restoration Ecology 19(6): 728-737.

Amatangelo, K.L., Fulton, M.R., Rogers, D.A., and D.M. Waller (2011). Converging forest community composition along an edaphic gradient threatens landscape-level diversity. Diversity and Distributions 17(2): 201-213.

Stewart, C.E., J.C. Neff, K.L. Amatangelo, and P.M. Vitousek (2011).  Vegetation effects on soil organic matter chemistry of aggregate fractions in a Hawaiian forest. Ecosystems 14(3) 382-397.

Amatangelo, K.L., and P.M. Vitousek (2009). Contrasting predictors of fern versus angiosperm decomposition in a common garden. Biotropica 41:154-161

Cornwell, W.K., J.H.C. Cornelissen, K. Amatangelo, and 25 others (2008). Plant species traits are the predominant control on litter decomposition rates within biomes worldwide. Ecology Letters 11:1065-1071.

Amatangelo, K.L., and P.M. Vitousek (2008). Stoichiometry of ferns in Hawaii: Implications for nutrient cycling. Oecologia 157:619-627.

Amatangelo, K.L., J.S. Dukes, and C.B. Field (2008). Responses of a California annual grassland to litter manipulation. Journal of Vegetation Science 19:605-612.

Eshenroder, R. and K.L. Amatangelo (2002).  Reassessment of the lake trout population collapse in Lake Michigan during the 1940s. Tech. Rep. 65, Great Lakes Fishery Commission.

Last Updated 8/29/13

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Events

Upcoming Seminars:    

 

December 15th, 2014

10:00 am, Lennon 218

A Quantitative Survey of the Freshwater Mussel (Unionidae) Fauna in Honeoye Creek, New York

Robert Cornish

Thesis Defense Seminar

Department of Environmental Science & Biology

The College at Brockport

 

Dept of Env Sci & Bio Hours: 

Monday-Friday, 8am - 4pm

Secretary: Deb Dilker

Contact: 585.395.5975