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  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
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Melanie K. Taylor

Ecologist
320 Green Street
Athens
Georgia
United States
30602-2044

Phone: 706-559-4323
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Research Interests

Forest ecosystem response to changes in tree species composition; Disturbance effects on fauna and nutrient-cycling of forest soils; restoration of degraded soils; Controls on root litter decomposition and the fate of decomposed products

Education

  • University of Georgia, M.S. Ecology 2015
  • Concord University, B.S. Biology 2012

Professional Experience

  • Ecologist, USDA-FS-SRS
    2015 -

Publications

Research Highlights

HighlightTitleYear


SRS-2016-202
Symbiotic Fungal Associations of Trees Have Differing Effects on Soil Carbon Content

The relationships between trees and soil fungi can affect the speed of decomposition in soils around those trees, report Forest Service scientis ...

2016


Last updated on : 07/24/2019