US Forest Service Research & Development
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  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Jennifer D. Knoepp

Research Soil Scientist
3160 Coweeta Lab Road (10 miles south of Franklin and west 3 miles from US-441)
Otto, NC 28763
Phone: 828-524-2128 x103
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Current Research

Examine the long-term effects of forest management practices, including alternative harvest practices and prescribed burning, on soil chemistry, nutrient availability, and nutrient cycling.Study the effects of changes in soil chemical composition on litter decomposition and nutrient uptake. Examine the changes in nutrient availability, soil chemistry, and soil biological processes along a climatic, vegetation, and elevation gradient.Study the role of coarse wood debris in forest systems in the Southern Appalachians.


  • University of Missouri, Ph.D. Forest Soils, 1987
  • University of Arkansas, M.S. Forest Soils, 1982
  • University of Arkansas, B.S. Horticulture, 1980

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Last updated on : 04/09/2014