Mary Martin

Phone: (603) 862-1792
Office: Earth Systems Research Center, Morse Hall, Durham, NH 03824
A headshot of Mary Martin, a research assistant professor with the Earth Systems Research Center.


  • Ph.D., Natural Resources, University of New Hampshire
  • B.S., Botany & Plant Pathology, University of New Hampshire
  • A.A.S., Plant Science, University of New Hampshire

Selected Publications

Guerrieri, R., Belmecheri, S., Ollinger, S. V., Asbjornsen, H., Jennings, K., Xiao, J., . . . Richardson, A. D. (2019). Disentangling the role of photosynthesis and stomatal conductance on rising forest water-use efficiency. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 116(34), 16909-16914. doi:10.1073/pnas.1905912116

Contosta, A. R., Adolph, A., Burchsted, D., Burakowski, E., Green, M., Guerra, D., . . . Wollheim, W. (2017). A longer vernal window: the role of winter coldness and snowpack in driving spring transitions and lags. GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 23(4), 1610-1625. doi:10.1111/gcb.13517

Templer, P. H., Reinmann, A. B., Sanders-DeMott, R., Sorensen, P. O., Juice, S. M., Bowles, F., . . . Grant, N. (2017). Climate Change Across Seasons Experiment (CCASE): A new method for simulating future climate in seasonally snow-covered ecosystems. PLOS ONE, 12(2). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171928

Lepine, L. C., Ollinger, S. V., Ouimette, A. P., & Martin, M. E. (2016). Examining spectral reflectance features related to foliar nitrogen in forests: Implications for broad-scale nitrogen mapping. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, 173, 174-186. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2015.11.028

Burakowski, E. A., Ollinger, S. V., Lepine, L., Schaaf, C. B., Wang, Z., Dibb, J. E., . . . Martin, M. (2015). Spatial scaling of reflectance and surface albedo over a mixed-use, temperate forest landscape during snow-covered periods. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, 158, 465-477. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2014.11.023

Kokaly, R. F., Asner, G. P., Ollinger, S. V., Martin, M. E., & Wessman, C. A. (2009). Characterizing canopy biochemistry from imaging spectroscopy and its application to ecosystem studies. REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIRONMENT, 113, S78-S91. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2008.10.018

Ollinger, S. V., Richardson, A. D., Martin, M. E., Hollinger, D. Y., Frolking, S. E., Reich, P. B., . . . Schmid, H. P. (2008). Canopy nitrogen, carbon assimilation, and albedo in temperate and boreal forests: Functional relations and potential climate feedbacks. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 105(49), 19336-19341. doi:10.1073/pnas.0810021105

Magill, A. H., Aber, J. D., Currie, W. S., Nadelhoffer, K. J., Martin, M. E., McDowell, W. H., . . . Steudler, P. (2004). Ecosystem response to 15 years of chronic nitrogen additions at the Harvard Forest LTER, Massachusetts, USA. FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT, 196(1), 7-28. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2004.03.033

Ollinger, S. V., Smith, M. L., Martin, M. E., Hallett, R. A., Goodale, C. L., & Aber, J. D. (2002). Regional variation in foliar chemistry and N cycling among forests of diverse history and composition. ECOLOGY, 83(2), 339-355. doi:10.1890/0012-9658(2002)083[0339:RVIFCA]2.0.CO;2

Martin, M. E., & Aber, J. D. (1997). High spectral resolution remote sensing of forest canopy lignin, nitrogen, and ecosystem processes. ECOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS, 7(2), 431-443. Retrieved from

Most Cited Publications