Martin Dovciak | Environmental and Forest Biology | SUNY-ESF
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Martin Dovciak

Martin DovciakAssociate Professor

459 Illick Hall
1 Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, New York 13210

Phone: (315) 470-6749/470-6743


Research Interests: Plant Ecology, Forest Ecosystems, Global Environmental Change, Biodiversity, Ecosystem Management and Restoration.

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Examples of Current and Recent Support (only grants >$50,000 shown):

  • National Science Foundation; $322,992; 2018-2021. “Linking Forest Regeneration, Plant Distributions, and Ecotone Dynamics in Changing Mountain Environments”. M. Dovciak (PI).
  • USDA McIntire-Stennis Program; $61,784; 2018-2020. "Recent Changes and Future Trajectories of an Ecosystem at the Crossroads: Implications for Planning, Management, and Conservation of Long Island Central Pine Barrens". M. Dovciak (PI), T. Green, K. Schwager.
  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation; $312,213; 2013-2018. Evaluating Deer Impacts on Forests of New York State”. M. Dovciak (PI), J. Frair, J. Hurst, P. Curtis, P. Smallidge.
  • NYSERDA; $200,000; 2015-2017. “Effects of acidic deposition and soil acidification on forest understory plant biodiversity in the Adirondack Mountains”. T. Sullivan (PI), M. Dovciak, G. Lawrence, T. McDonnell ($87,001 to M. Dovciak).
  • Electric Power Research Institute; $414,551; 2012-2016. “Cost effectiveness of cleaning techniques for controlling human-based transport of invasive exotic plants on electric transmission line rights-of-way across New York”. C. Nowak (PI), M. Dovciak ($176,184 to M. Dovciak).

Selected Publications (* graduate or ** undergraduate advisee; Complete publication list is here):