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Steven S. Perakis

Perakis, Steven S.

Supervisory Research Ecologist

Office: 541-750-0991
3200 SW Jefferson Way
Corvallis, OR 97331


B.S. (1990) University of Pennsylvania
M.S. (1994) University of Washington
Ph.D. (2000) Cornell University
Postdoc (2001) Stanford University


Forest biogeochemistry and ecosystem studies, watershed science, riparian forests, global change, nutrient cycling, forest soil fertility, stable isotopes

Research Team

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Bormann, B.T., Perakis, S.S., Darbyshire, R., Hatten, J., 2017, Chapter 11 - Long-term Forest Productivity In Olson, D.H., Van Horne, B., eds., People, Forests, and Change: Washington, D.C., Island Press, p. 344. [Details]

Burton, J.I., Perakis, S.S., McKenzie, S.C., Lawrence, C.E., Puettmann, K.J., 2017, Intraspecific variability and reaction norms of forest understory plant species traits: Functional Ecology, v. 31, no. 10, p. 1881–1893,[Details]

Carter, T., Clark, C., Fenn, M.E., Jovan, S., Perakis, S.S., Riddell, J., Schaberg, P.G., Hastings, M., 2017, Mechanisms of nitrogen deposition effects on temperate forest lichens and trees: Ecosphere, v. 8, no. 3, p. e01717,[Details]

King, E.K., Perakis, S.S., Pett-Ridge, J.C., 2017, Molybdenum isotope fractionation during adsorption to organic matter: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 222, p. 584–598,[Details]

McLauchlan, K.K., Gerhart, L.M., Battles, J., Craine, J.M., Elmore, A.J., Higuera, P.E., Mack, M.M., McNeil, B., Nelson, D.M., Pederson, N., Perakis, S.S., 2017, Centennial-scale reductions in nitrogen availability in temperate forests of the United States: Scientific Reports, v. 7, no. 1, p. 7586,[Details]

Nelson, M.P., Gosnell, H., Warren, D.R., Batavia, C., Betts, M.G., Burton, J.I., Davis, E.J., Friesen, C.A., Perakis, S.S., Schulze, M., Segura, C., 2017, Chapter 18 - Enhancing Public Trust in Federal Forest Management In Olson, D.H., Van Horne, B., eds., People, Forests, and Change: Washington, D.C., Island Press, p. 344. [Details]

Perakis, S.S., Pett-Ridge, J.C., Catricala, C.E., 2017, Nutrient feedbacks to soil heterotrophic nitrogen fixation in forests: Biogeochemistry, v. 134, no. 1-2, p. 41-55,[Details]

Perry, L.G., Shafroth, P.B., Perakis, S.S., 2017, Riparian soil development linked to forest succession above and below dams along the Elwha River, Washington, USA: Ecosystems, v. 20, no. 1, p. 104-129,[Details]

Hynicka, J.D., Pett-Ridge, J.C., Perakis, S.S., 2016, Nitrogen enrichment regulates calcium sources in forests: Global Change Biology, v. 22, p. 4067-4079,[Details]

Kranabetter, J.M., McLauchlan, K.K., Enders, S.K., Fraterrigo, J.M., Higuera, P.E., Morris, J.L., Rastetter, E.B., Barnes, R., Buma, B., Gavin, D.G., Gerhart, L.M., Gillson, L., Hietz, P., Mack, M.C., McNeil, B., Perakis, S.S., 2016, A framework to assess biogeochemical response to ecosystem disturbance using nutrient partitioning ratios: Ecosystems, v. 19, p. 387-395,[Details]

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