Publications

Book Chapters, Refereed Journal Papers, Special Publications

  • Dimov, Luben D., Jim L. Chambers, Brian Roy Lockhart. 2013 Tree species exhibit complex patterns of distribution in bottomland hardwood forests. Annals of Forest Science. 70:813-823.
  • Keim, RF, TJ Dean, JL Chambers, WH Conner. 2010. Stand density relationships in baldcypress. Forest Science 56(4): 336-343.
  • Dimov, L.D., Chambers, J.L., Lockhart, B.R. 2008. Five-year radial growth of red oaks in mixed bottomland hardwood stands. Forest Ecology and Management. 255(7):2790-2800.
  • Krauss, KW, JL Chambers, D Creech. 2007. Salt tolerance of tidal freshwater swamp species: advances using baldcypress as a model for restoration. Chapter 14 (pgs. 385-410) in Conner WH, Doyle TW, Krauss KW (eds) Ecology of tidal freshwater swamps of the southeastern United States (Springer Publishers, New York). 503p.
  • Faulkner, S.P., J.L. Chambers, W.H. Conner, R.F. Keim, J.W. Day, E.S. Gardiner, M.S. Hughes, S.L. King, K.W. McLeod, C.A. Miller, J.A. Nyman, and G.P. Shaffer Conservation and Use of Coastal Wetland Forests in Louisiana. 2007. Chapter 16 (pgs. 447-460) in Conner WH, Doyle TW, Krauss KW (eds) Ecology of tidal freshwater swamps of the southeastern United States (Springer Publishers, New York). 503p.
  • Krauss, K.W., P.J. Young, J.L. Chambers, T.W. Doyle, R.R. Twilley. 2007. Sap flow characteristics of neotropical mangroves in flooded and drained soils. Tree Physiology 27, 775–783.
  • Lockhart, B.R. and J.L. Chambers. 2007. Cherrybark oak stump sprout survival and development five years following plantation thinning in the lower Mississippi alluvial valley, USA. New Forests 33:183–192.
  • Chambers, J.L., W.H. Conner, R.F. Keim, S.P. Faulkner, J.W. Day Jr., E.S. Gardiner, M.S. Hughes, S.L. King, K.W. McLeod, C.A. Miller, J.A. Nyman, and G.P. Shaffer. 2006. Towards sustainable management of Louisiana’s coastal wetland forest: Problems, constraints, and a new beginning. pp. 1 50-157. ASABE International Conference on Forest Hydrology and Management of Forest Wetlands. Publisher, American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St. Joseph Michigan.
  • Keim; R., J. L. Chambers, M. S. Hughes, L. D. Dimov, W. H. Conner, G. P. Shaffer, Emile S Gardiner, John W Day. 2006. Long-term success of stump sprouts in high-graded baldcypress-water tupelo swamps in the Mississippi Delta. Forest Ecology and Management 234:24-33.
  • Keim R.F., J.L. Chambers, M.S. Hughes, J.A. Nyman, C.A. Miller, W.H. Conner, J.W. Day Jr., S.P. Faulkner, E.S. Gardiner, S.L. King, K.W. McLeod, and G.P. Shaffer. 2006. Ecological consequences of changing hydrological conditions in wetland forests of coastal Louisiana. pp. 383-395. In (ed) Y. Jun Xu. Coastal Environment and Water Quality. Water Resources Publications. Highlands Ranch, CO. 519 p.
  • Chambers, J.L., Conner, W.H., Day, J.W., Faulkner, S.P., Gardiner, E.S., Hughes, M.S., Keim, R.F., King, S.L., McLeod, K.W., Miller, C.A., Nyman, J.A., and Shaffer, G.P. 2005. Conservation, protection and utilization of Louisiana’s Coastal Wetland Forests. Final Report to the Governor of Louisiana from the Coastal Wetland Forest Conservation and Use Science Working Group. (special contributions from Aust, W.M., Goyer, R.A., Lenhard, G.J., Souther-Effler, R.F., Rutherford, D.A., and Kelso, W.E.). 121p. (Executive Summary, pdf, 13 pages) - (Full Report, pdf, 121 pages)
  • Chambers, J.L., R.F. Keim, W.H. Conner, J.W. Day Jr., S.P. Faulkner, E.S. Gardiner M.S. Hughes, S.L. King, K.W. McLeod, C.A. Miller, J. A. Nyman, and G.P. Shaffer. 2005. Conservation of Louisiana’s coastal wetland forests. pg.117-135. Louisiana Natural Resources Symposium. July 18-20, 2005 Lod Cook Conference Center, Louisiana State University. Baton Rouge, LA. 156 p.
  • Dimov, L.D., Chambers, J.C., Lockhart, B.R. 2005. Spatial Continuity of Tree Attributes in Bottomland Hardwood Forests in the Southeastern United States. Forest Science 51(6): 532-540 (pdf).
  • Sword Sayer, M.A., J.C. Goelz, Chambers, J.L., Z. Tang, and T.J. Dean, J.D. Haywood, and D.J. Leduc. 2004. Long-term trends in loblolly pine productivity and stand characteristics in response to stand density and fertilization in the western gulf region. Forest Ecology and Management 192:71-96.
  • Tang, Z., M.A. Sword Sayer, J.L. Chambers, and J.P. Barnett. 2004. Interactive effects of fertilization and throughfall exclusion on the responses and whole-tree carbon uptake of mature loblolly pine. Canadian Journal of Botany 82:850-861.
  • Burke, M. and J.L. Chambers. 2003. Root dynamics in bottomland hardwood forests of the of the Southeastern United States Coastal Plain. Plant and Soil 250: 141-153.
  • Yu Shufang, J. L. Chambers, Z. Tang and J. P. Barnett. 2003. Crown characteristics of juvenile loblolly pine 6 years after application of thinning and fertilization. Forest Ecology and Management 180 (1-3) 345-352.
  • Zhou, Benzhi; Sword, Mary Anne; Chambers, Jim; Andries, Dan. 2002. Monitoring new root dynamics of loblolly pine with minirhizotron technique.. Forest Research 15(3): 276-284.
  • Krauss, K.W., J.L. Chambers, J.A. Allen, D.M. Soileau Jr., and A.S. DeBosier. 2000. Growth and nutrition of baldcypress families planted under varying salinity regimes in Louisiana, USA. Journal of Coastal Research 16(1)153-163.
  • Krauss, K.W., R.A. Goyer, J.A. Allen, and J.L. Chambers. 2000. Tree shelters effective in coastal swamp restoration (Louisiana). Ecological Restoration 18(2): 200-201.
  • Krauss, K.W., J.L. Chambers, J.A. Allen, B. Luse, A. DeBosier (1999). Root and shoot responses of Taxodium distichum seedlings subjected to saline flooding. Environmental and Experimental Botany 41:15-23.
  • Tang, Z. J.L. Chambers, S.Guddanti, Shufang Yu and J.P. Barnett. 1999 Seasonal shoot and needle growth of loblolly pine responds to thinning fertilization and canopy position. Forest Ecology and Mgt. 120:117-130.
  • Tang, Z., J.L. Chambers, S. Guddanti, and J.P. Barnett. 1999. Thinning, fertilization, and crown position interact to control physiological responses of loblolly pine. Tree Physiology 19(2)87-94.
  • Krauss, K., J.L. Chambers and J.A. Allen. 1998. Salinity effects and differential germination of several half-sib families of baldcypress from different seed sources New Forests 15(1) 53-68.
  • Sword, M.A., J.L. Chambers, D.A. Gravatt, and J.D. Haywood. 1998 Ecophysiological responses of managed loblolly pine to changes in stand environment. Chapter 11, pp.185-206. In: Mickler, R.A. and S. Fox (ed.) The productivity and sustainability of southern forest ecosystems in a changing environment. Springer Verlag, New York, NY. 892 p.

Non-refereed Proceedings, Government and Other Publications:

  • Richard F. Keim, Thomas Dean, and Jim L. Chambers. 2013. Flooding effects on stand development in cypress-tupelo. In: Guldin, James M., ed. Proceedings of the 15th biennial southern silvicultural research conference. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-GTR-175. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 431-437.
  • Richard F. Keim, DeWitt H. Braud, Gary P. Shaffer, Jim L. Chambers. 2010 Mapping Coastal Wetland Forests in Coastal Louisiana. FINAL REPORT to Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.
  • Dimov, L. E. Stelzer, K. Wharton, J.S. Meadows, J.L. Chambers, K. Ribbeck, E.B. Moser. 2006. Effects of thinning intensity and crown class on cherrybark oak epicormic branching five years after treatment. Pp. 606-610. Conner, Kristina F. (ed.) Proceedings of the 13th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS–92. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 640 p..
  • Keim, R.F., J.L. Chambers, M.S. Hughes, W.H. Conner, J.W. Day Jr., S.P. Faulkner, E.S. Gardiner, S.L. King, K.W. McLeod, C.A. Miller, J.A. Nyman, G.P. Shaffer, and L. Dimov. 2006. Long-term success of stump sprouts in baldcypress. pp. 559-563.Conner, Kristina F. (ed.) Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-92. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station.
  • Chambers, J.L., W.H. Conner, R.F. Keim, S.P. Faulkner, J.W. Day Jr., E.S. Gardiner, M.S. Hughes, S.L. King, K.W. McLeod, C.A. Miller, J.A. Nyman, and G.P. Shaffer. 2006. Towards sustainable management of Louisiana’s coastal wetland forest: Problems, constraints, and a new beginning. pp. 150-157. ASABE nternational Conference on Forest Hydrology and Management of Forest Wetlands. Publisher, American Society of Agricultural Engineers, St. Joseph Michigan.
  • Chambers, J.L. 2006. Protecting coastal wetland forests: What can you do to help? Louisiana Agriculture. 49(2):4-9.
  • Keim, R.F., Chambers, J.L., and Dean, J. 2006. Baldcypress site relationships and silviculture. Louisiana Agriculture. 49(2):10-12.
  • Chambers, J.L., R.F. Keim, W.H. Conner, J.W. Day Jr., S.P. Faulkner, E.S. Gardiner M.S. Hughes, S.L. King, K.W. McLeod, C.A. Miller, J. A. Nyman, and G.P. Shaffer. 2005. Conservation of Louisiana’s coastal wetland forests. pg.117-135. Louisiana Natural Resources Symposium. July 18-20, 2005 Lod Cook Conference Center, Louisiana State University. Baton Rouge, LA. 156 p.
  • Young, P .Joy, Chambers, J. L, Meadows, S. and Ribbeck, K. 2004 Radial growth of nine selected provenances under prolonged drought. p. 592. Proceedings of the 12th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference. February 25-27, 2003, Biloxi, MS. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS, Asheville, NC.
  • Tang, Z., J.L. Chambers, S. Yu, M.A. Sword Sayer,and J.P. Barnett. 2004. Reapplication of silvicultural treatments impacts shoot growth and physiology of plantation loblolly pine. In: Proceedings of the 12th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference. pp. 450-457 February 25-27, 2003, Biloxi, MS. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS, Asheville, NC.

Selected Grant, Contracts and Cooperative Agreements

  • Physiological Responses of Selected Bottomland Tree Species to Flooding.
    Funding Source: LSU, College of Agriculture Basic Research Grant.
  • Regeneration of Bottomland Hardwoods by Underplanting.
    Funding Source: Williams, Incorporated. Duration:
  • Root Growth Response of Several Bottomland Oak Species to Flooding.
    Funding Source: USDA - Forest Service.
  • Evaluation of Herbivory in Baldcypress and Its Relationship to Flooding.
    Funding Source: USDI FWS.
  • Understanding Bottomland Hardwood Responses to an Operational Thinning.
    Funding Source: Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
  • Tree Ring Properties and Environmental Interaction Evaluation Laboratory (TREE Lab)
    Funding Source: Louisiana Board of Regents.
  • Water Economy of Southwest Florida Mangrove Vegetation in Relation to Hydroperiod.
    Funding Source: USGS.
  • Water Flux at different levels of scale in a Loblolly Pine stand.
    Funding Source: USDA-FS.
  • Science to Establish Interim Guidelines for Coastal Wetland Forest Harvesting, Regeneration, Establishment and Protection.
    Funding Source: Governor’s Office, State of Louisiana,
  • Documentation and analysis of tree root extent and behavior along and in levees and floodwalls in the New Orleans District
    Funding Source: Subcontract through (JESCO, USACE).
  • Mature tree response to hurricanes in northern Gulf Coast communities.
    Funding Source: NUCFAC, USDA Forest Service.
The statements included on this webpage are those of Jim L. Chambers only. Any statement or opinions included in these pages are not those of the LSU Agricultural Center, Louisiana State University, the LSU Board of Supervisors or the School of Renewable Natural Resources
revised: 26-Oct-2015 11:37