Search
US Forest Service Research & Development
Contact Information
  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
You are here: Home / People / Profile

Profile

Carl sampling peatlands in Lesotho

Carl C. Trettin

Team Leader
2730 Savannah Highway
Cordesville, SC 29414
Phone: 843-336-5602
Contact Carl C. Trettin


Current Research

- Soil carbon and nitrogen cycles. - Effects of management practices and stressors on soil processes. - Hydrologic controls on biogeochemical cycling in wetlands. - Wetland restoration.

Research Interests

Carbon cycle science in forested wetlands

Past Research

- Effects of sivlcultural practices on carbon and nutrient cycles in forested wetlands.

- Functional restoration of forested wetlands.

Why This Research is Important

- To ensure the sustainablity of forested landscapes.

Education

  • North Carolina State University, Ph.D. Forest Soils, 1992
  • Michigan Technological University, M.S. Forest Soils, 1980
  • Michigan Technological Univ., B.S. Forest Hydrology, 1976

Professional Experience

  • Supervisory Research Soil Scientist and Team Leader, Center for Forested Wetlands Research, Southern Research Station, US Forest Service
    1994 - Current
  • Research Scientist, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
    1992 - 1994
  • Research Scientist, School of Forestry and Wood Products, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
    1982 - 1988
    Included Coordinator - Cooperative for Research on Forest Soils
  • Assistant Research Scientist, School of Forestry and Wood Products, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI
    1978 - 1982

Featured Publications & Products

Publications & Products

Research Highlights

HighlightTitleYear


SRS-2011-18
Recovery of Carbon and Nutrient Pools in a Northern Forested Wetland

There has been long-standing concern about the effects of silvicultural practices on the functions of forested wetlands. This work shows that th ...

2011


Last updated on : 08/18/2014