1 JOHN S. KING Professor of Tree Physiology and Ecosystem Science Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC Professional preparation Duke University Forest Ecophysiology PhD 1997 Duke University Forest Ecology MS 1991 Stockton State College (NJ) Environmental Studies BS 1985 Employment 2013 Professor of Tree Physiology and Ecosystem Science, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University 2011 Visiting Professor and International Francqui Chair, Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Belgium Associate Professor of Tree Physiology and Ecosystem Science, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University Assistant Professor of Tree Physiology, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University Adjunct Professor, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University Assistant Professor of Ecosystem Science, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University Research Scientist, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University Post-doctoral Research Fellow, School of Forestry and Wood Products, Michigan Technological University 1996 Teaching Assistant, Department of Botany, Duke University Research Assistant, Department of Botany, Duke University 1992 Research Technician, Department of Botany, Duke University Research Assistant, The Nature Conservancy, Chapel Hill, NC 1990 Teaching Assistant, School of the Environment, Duke University Peace Corps Volunteer, Gabon, Central Africa Scientific Societies American Institute of Biological Sciences Ecological Society of America Sigma Xi Society of American Foresters
2 Selected Publications Peer-reviewed journal articles (of 59, mean citation rate 56 for papers > 2 y old) King JS, Kelley AM, Rees R (2014) Systemic control of Nantucket pine tip moth (Rhyacionia frustrana Scudder in Comstock, 1880) enhances seedling vigor, plantation establishment and early stand-level productivity in Pinus taeda L. Forest Science, 60: Miao G, Noormets A, Domec JC, Trettin CC, McNulty SG, Sun G, King JS (2013) The effect of water table fluctuation on soil respiration in a lower coastal plain forested wetland in the southeastern USA. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences, 118: Domec J-C, Rivera L, King JS, Hain F, Peltonen I, Frampton J (2013) Hemlock wooly adelgid (Adelges tsugae) infestation affects water and carbon relations of eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) and Carolina hemlock (Tsuga caroliniana). New Phytologist, 199: King JS, Ceulemans R, Albaugh JM, Dillen SY, Domec J-C, Fichot R, Fischer M, Leggett Z, Sucre E, Trnka M, Zenone T (2013) The challenge of lignocellulosic bioenergy in a water-limited world. BioScience, 63: Njakou Djomo S, El Kasmioui O, De Groote T, Broeckx LS, Verlinden MS, Berhongaray G, Fichot R, Zona D, Dillen SY, King JS, Janssens JA, Ceulemans R (2013) Energy and climate benefits of bioelectricity from low-input short rotation woody crops on agricultural land over a two-year rotation. Applied Energy, 111: Noormets A, McNulty SG, Domec J-C, Gavazzi M, Sun G, King JS (2012) The role of harvest residue in rotation cycle carbon balance in loblolly pine plantations: Respiration partitioning approach. Global Change Biology 18: Berhongaray G, King JS, Janssens IA, Ceulemans R (2012) An optimized fine root sampling methodology balancing accuracy and time investment. Plant Soil, 366: Albaugh JM, Sucre EB, Leggett Z, Domec J-C, King JS (2012) Evaluation of intercropped switchgrass establishment under a range of experimental site preparation treatments in a forested setting on the Lower Coastal Plain of North Carolina, U.S.A. Biomass and Bioenergy 46: Buker P, Morrissey T, Briolat A, Falk R, Simpson D, Tuovinen J-P, Alonso R, Barth S, Baumgarten M, Grulke N, Karlsson PE, King J, Lagergren F, Matyssek R, Nunn A, Ogaya R, Penuelas J, Rhea L, Schaub M, Uddling J, Werner W, Emberson LD (2012) DO 3 SE modeling of soil moisture to determine ozone flux to forest trees. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions 12: Domec J-C, Ogee J, Noormets A, Jouangy J, Gavazzi M, Treasure E, Sun G, McNulty SG, King JS (2012) Interactive effects of nocturnal transpiration and climate change on root hydraulic redistribution and carbon and water budgets of southern United States pine plantations. Tree Physiology, 32: Aspinwall MJ, McKeand SE, King JS (2012) Carbon sequestration from 40 years of planting genetically improved loblolly pine across the southeast United States. Forest Science 58:
3 Peer-reviewed book chapters (6) Fischer M, Fichot R, Albaugh JM, Ceulemans R, Domec J-C, Trnka M, King JS (2014) Ecophysiology, above-ground productivity, and stand-level water use efficiency of Populus and Salix grown in short-rotation coppice for bioenergy. In Bhardwaj AK, Zenone T, Chen J (eds) Sustainable biofuels: An ecological assessment of the future energy, HEP degruyter, Berlin, in press. King JS, Liu L, Aspinwall MJ (2013) Tree and forest responses to interacting elevated atmospheric CO 2 and tropospheric O 3 : A synthesis of experimental evidence. In Matyssek R, Clarke N, Cudlin P, Mikkelsen TN, Tuovinen J-P, Wieser G, Paoletti E (eds) Climate change, air pollution and global challenges: Understanding solutions from forest research, Elsevier Physical Sciences Series, San Diego, pp Pregitzer KS, Zak DR, Loya WM, King JS, Burton AJ (2007) The contribution of root systems to biogeochemical cycles in a changing world. In Z. Cardon and J. Whitbeck (eds) The rhizosphere-an ecological perspective. Elsevier, Boston, pp Giardina C, Coleman M, Binkley D, Hancock J, King J, Lilleskov E, Loya W, Pregitzer K, Ryan M, Trettin C (2005) The effects of global change on belowground carbon allocation in forests. In D. Binkley and O. Menyailo (eds) The impacts of global climate change on plant-soil interactions. NATO Science Series, Kluwer Academic Press, Dordrecht, Netherlands, pp Pregitzer KS, King JS (2005) Effects of soil temperature on nutrient uptake. In Bassirirad, H. (ed.) Nutrient acquisition by plants: An ecological perspective. Ecological Studies Series, Vol. 181, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, pp Karnosky DF, Sharma P, Thakur RC, Kinouchi M, King J, Kubiske ME, Birdsey RA (2003) Changing atmospheric carbon dioxide: A threat or benefit? In D.F. Karnosky, K.E. Percy, A.H. Chappelka, C. Simpson, and J. Pikkarainen (eds) Air pollution, global change and forests in the new millennium. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp Proceedings and Reports Rivera LN, Domec J-C, Frampton J, Hain F, Peszlen I, King JS (2010) The effect of hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) infestation on water relations of Carolina and eastern hemlock: Can ecophysiological investigation of tree water relations improve silvicultural management of HWA?, p In B. Onken and R. Reardon (eds.), Fifth Symposium on the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern United States, August 2010, Asheville, NC. USDA Forest Service, FHTET , Morgantown, WV. King JS, Giardina CP, Richards C, Storer AJ, Tsai CJ, Webster CR (2004) Managing Forest Resources in the 21 st Century: An Integrated Approach, 18 th North American Forest Biology Workshop, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, USA, July. Recent Grants ($8,042,612 total funding as of 02/12/2014) King JS (11/14/ /30/2016) Root dynamics, biomass partitioning and biochemical composition in an experimental loblolly pine-switchgrass intercropping system in eastern North Carolina. Weyerhaeuser NR Company, $45,565.
4 King JS, Domec J-C, Noormets (08/23/ /31/2018) Developing a forest stress monitoring system utilizing RAFES sap flux data. USDA Forest Service, $42,586. King JS (08/06/13-05/31/18) Regional assessment of threats, opportunities and ecological sustainability in managed and unmanaged forests of the US Southeast, USDA Forest Service, $49,575. Noormets A, Domec J-C, King JS (10/01/ /01/2016) Ameriflux core site cluster. US DOE LBNL, $745,000. Noormets A, King JS, Domec J-C (05/01/13-12/31/13) Post-harvest soil and harvest residue decomposition in loblolly pine. Weyerhaeuser NR Company, $13,065. King JS, Domec J-C, Noormets A (01/01/ /31/2014) Influence of historical drainage on coastal ecosystem resilience to rising sea level - implications for natural resources management and terrestrial carbon storage of the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments $21,720. Domec J-C, King JS, Noormets A (09/01/ /31/2014) Quantifying the effect of nighttime interactions between roots and canopy physiology and their control of water and carbon cycling on feedbacks between soil moisture and terrestrial climatology under variable environmental conditions. USDOE $462,546. Martin T, Whetten R, Noormets A, Domec J-C, King JS et al. (03/15/ /14/2016) Climate change mitigation and adaptation in pine plantation forestry. USDA NIFA Climate Change CAP subcontract to University of Florida. Total funds to UF - $20,000,000; total funds to NCSU - $3,670,000; total funds to King Lab - $1,058,846. King JS, Domec J-C, Johnsen K, Stape JL, Sucre EB, Leggett ZH, Fox TR, Maier CA, Strahm B, Seiler J (03/15/ /14/2016) Loblolly pine-switchgrass intercropping for sustainable timber and biofuels production in the southeastern United States. USDA NIFA Sustainable Bioenergy, $802,970. Hain F, Frampton J, King J (07/01/ /31/2011) Feeding behavior of the hemlock woolly adelgid in relation to host suitability. USDA Forest Service, $55,258. King JS (03/23/09 01/31/11) Modeling regional evapotranspiration and water balances by integrating measurements of eddy fluxes, sapflow, and groundwater dynamics. USDA Forest Service Southern Global Change Program, $25,000. King JS (09/01/09 08/31/12) Evaluating plant water relations in a loblolly pine plantation managed for biofuel production. Weyerhaeuser NR Corporation, $150,000. King JS (11/03/08 11/02/12) Carbon sequestration under intensive plantation forestry. Bayer Environmental Sciences Corporation, $326,924. Robison D, Chiang V, King J (09/01/08 8/31/11) Tree biotechnology, genetics and production systems for enhanced wood-based fuels development. USDA CSREES, $567,964. Frampton J, Furness C, King J (07/01/ /30/2009) Fraser fir carbon measurements. NC Christmas Tree Association, $3,300. King JS (06/19/08 05/31/13) Quantifying ecosystem level fluxes of carbon and water as a function of stand age and climate in managed forests along the lower coastal plain of North Carolina. USDA Forest Service Southern Global Change Program, $900,502.
5 Awards and Honors 2013 North Carolina State University Faculty Excellence Award 2011 International Franqui Chair, Belgian Francqui Foundation, Brussels, Belgium 2011 US Department of State, Fulbright Research Scholarship 2011 Invited Keynote Speaker, International Conference Forests 2011: Conservation and Management of Forests for Sustainable Development: Where Science Meets Policy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, November 2011 Invited Keynote Speaker, European Union COST Action FP0903 International Conference on Ozone, Climate Change and Forests, Prague, Czech Republic, June Synergistic activities *Reviewer for scientific journals including Ecology, Global Change Biology, New Phytologist, Tree Physiology, Plant and Soil, Forest Ecology and Management, Canadian Journal of Forest Research, Trees, Soil Science Society of America Journal, Environmental Pollution *Panelist/external reviewer for NSF, DOE, USDA competitive grants programs *Communicating science to the public via the media, town hall meetings, workshops at public schools, expert opinion on climate effects on forests to conservation and special interest organizations (e.g. National Wildlife Federation, etc.) *Organizing international scientific workshops and professional society meetings *Organizing research collaborations between multiple federal agencies, academic institutions and private sector participants *Committee participation at the department, college and university levels *Involving undergraduate students in field and laboratory research