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Johnny Boggs

Johnny Boggs

Biological Scientist
P.O. Box 12254
Research Triangle Park
North Carolina
United States

Phone: 919-549-4060
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Current Research

Investigating the management potential of forests to protect water resources in the Piedmont of North Carolina and the impacts of nitrogen deposition on nutrient cycling and forest productivity in the eastern United States.

Boggs, Johnny; Sun, Ge; Domec, Jean-Christophe; McNulty, Steven; Treasure, Emrys. 2015. Clearcutting upland forest alters transpiration of residual trees in the riparian buffer zone. Hydrological Processes John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 14 p.


  • Alabama A&M University, M.S. Plant and Soil Science 1998
  • Alabama A&M University, B.S. Environment Science 1996

Professional Organizations

  • Minorities in Agriculture Natural Resources and Related Sciences (2015 - Current)

Awards & Recognition

  • Research Professional Support Award , 2015
    For exceptional professional support in studying the impacts of forest management and climate change on water resources and ecosystem sustainability.

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Research Highlights


Forest Cover Plays a More Critical Role in Regulating Water Resources in the Piedmont than in the Mountains and Coastal Plain

The mountains, Piedmont, and coastal plain are three distinct land provinces across the southeastern U.S. Population density, topography, and ty ...


Forest Inventory and Analysis Plots Provide Foundational Data for Experimental Forest Network

New Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) plots are being installed across the Southern Research Station Experimental Forest Network. The purpose ...


Water samples provide further guidance on how best to protect water quality at stream crossings in Piedmont forests

Sedimentation inputs to streams are some of the biggest current and future challenges for land and water managers. Preventing stream sediment ge ...


Last updated on : 10/05/2021