Shelley Hunt

Head shot of Shelly.
Associate Professor and Arboretum Director
Email: 
shunt@uoguelph.ca
Phone number: 
(519) 824-4120 Ext.53065 or Ext.52356 Room: ALEX 220
Office: 
E.C. Bovey, and OAC Centennial Arboretum Centre
Lab: 
Bovey 2226 (Lab: 2237)

Education

  • BSc(Env) 
  • PhD Guelph

Research

Ecosystem structure and function in managed forests; forest biodiversity; forest plant community dynamics; carbon and nitrogen dynamics in forest litter and woody debris; boreal forest ecology; forest restoration.

Meet Prof. Shelley Hunt

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Shelley Hunt is a professor in the School of Environmental Sciences and director of the University of Guelph Arboretum. She is also a forest ecologist.

Check out Shelly's 60 second snapshot video here. 

Publications

  • Berg, K., S.L. Hunt, and A.M. Gordon. 2013.  Epiphytic lichens in jack pine and black spruce plantations in northern Ontario, Canada: diversity and community patterns. The Bryologist 116:65-77.
  • Woods, C.L., S.L. Hunt, D.M. Morris, and A.M. Gordon. 2012. Epiphytes influence the transformation of nitrogen in coniferous forest canopies. Boreal Environment Research 17:411-424.
  • Newman, J.A., M. Anand, H.A.L. Henry, S.L. Hunt, and Z. Gedalof. 2011. Climate Change Biology. CAB International, Oxfordshire, UK. 289 p.
  • Hunt, S.L., A.M. Gordon, and D.M. Morris. 2010. Carbon stocks in managed conifer forests in northern Ontario, Canada. Silva Fennica 44:563-582.
  • Hunt, S.L., A.M. Gordon, and D.M. Morris. 2005. Aspects of ecological development in northern Ontario jack pine and black spruce plantations: understory vegetation and site nutrition. Forestry Chronicle 81:61-72.
  • Hunt, S.L., A.M. Gordon, D.M. Morris, and G.T. Marek. 2003. Understory vegetation in northern Ontario jack pine and black spruce plantations: 20-year successional changes. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 33: 1791-1803.

Research Area

ecosystem structure and function in managed forests, forest biodiversity, forest plant community dynamics, carbon and nitrogen dynamics in forest litter and woody debris, boreal forest ecology, forest restoration

 

Area of Research

Ecosystem Science and Biodiversity