Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Dharmakeerthi, R.S., Hanley, K., Whitman, T., Woolf, D. & Lehmann, J. (2015) Organic carbon dynamics in soils with pyrogenic organic matter that received plant residue additions over seven years. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 88, 268-274.

Whitman, T., Zhu, Z. & Lehmann, J. (2014) Carbon mineralizability determines interactive effects on mineralization of pyrogenic organic matter and soil organic carbon. Environmental Science and Technology, 48, 13727-13734.

Whitman, T., Enders, A., Lehmann, J. (2014) Pyrogenic carbon additions counteract positive priming of soil carbon mineralization by plantsSoil Biology and Biochemistry, 73, 33-41.

Whitman, T., Hanley, K., Enders, A., Lehmann, J. (2013) Black carbon labile fraction across production temperatures as related to its initial propertiesOrganic Geochemistry, 64: 76-83.

Enders, A., Hanley, K., Whitman, T., Joseph, S., Lehmann, J. (2012) Characterization of biochars to evaluate recalcitrance and agronomic performance. Bioresource Technology, 114, 644-653.

Whitman, T., Yanni, S.F., & Whalen, J.K. (2011) Life cycle assessment of corn stover production for cellulosic ethanol in Quebec. Canadian Journal of Soil Science, 91(6): 997-1012.

Whitman, T., Nicholson, C.F., Torres, D., & Lehmann, J. (2011) Climate change impact of a biochar cook stove in western Kenyan farm households: system dynamics model analysis. Environmental Science and Technology, 45(8): 3687-3694.

Whitman, T. & Lehmann, J. (2011) Systematic under- and overestimation of GHG reductions in renewable biomass systems. Climatic Change, 104(2): 415-422.

Whitman, T., Scholz, S., & Lehmann, J. (2010) Biochar projects for mitigating climate change: an investigation of critical methodology issues for carbon accounting. Carbon Management, 1:89-107.

Whitman, T. & Aarssen, L.W. (2010) The leaf size/number trade-off in herbaceous angiosperms. Journal of Plant Ecology-UK, 3(1): 49-58.

Whitman, T. & Lehmann, J. (2009) Biochar – One way forward for soil carbon in offset mechanisms in Africa? Environmental Science and Policy, 12(7): 1024-1027.

In Revision or Submitted Publications

Roberts, K.G., Wilson, K., Whitman, T., Scholz, S.M., Sembres, T. & Lehmann, J. Life cycle assessment of biochar systems in developing countries: Kenya, Vietnam, and Senegal case studies. In revision for AMBIO, 2012

Presentations and Posters

Whitman, T., Pepe-Ranney, C., Koechli, C., Campbell, A., Buckley, D. & Lehmann, J. (June 2015) Pyrogenic and fresh organic matter effects on soil carbon and soil microbial communities. Soil Ecology Society, Colorado Springs, CO. Oral presentation (Ph.D. rsch.).

Whitman, T., Buckley, D. & Lehmann, J. (December 2014) Pyrogenic and Fresh Organic Matter Effects on Soil Microbial Communities. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation (Ph.D. rsch.).

Whitman, T., Zhu, Z. & Lehmann, J. (October 2014) Relative carbon mineralizability determines interactive priming
between pyrogenic organic matter and soil organic carbon. Soil Organic Matter 6, Kiawah Island, SC. Poster presentation (Ph.D. rsch.).

Whitman, T. & Lehmann, J. (December 2013) Three-way partitioning with two C isotopes: A field study of pyrogenic C, soil organic C, and plant root C and their interactions. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation (Ph.D. rsch.). *Outstanding student paper award

Whitman, T. & Lehmann, J. (June 2013) When does 2 + 2 ≠ 4? Testing mechanisms for microbially-mediated priming of soil organic carbon by black carbon. Soil Ecology Society, Camden, NJ. Oral presentation (Ph.D. rsch.). *Student presentation award

Whitman, T., Zinder, S. & Buckley, D. (May 2013) Investigation of Anoxygenic Phototroph Activity in the Pink Layer of a Salt Marsh Microbial Mat by Targeting the pufM Gene with 13C Stable Isotope Probing. ASM, Denver, CO. Poster presentation (MBL rsch.).

Whitman, T. & Lehmann, J. (June 2012) Black C effects on soil CO2 emissions: A methodological study. Canadian Society of Soil Science, Lac Beauport, QC. Oral presentation (Ph.D. rsch.).

Whitman, T. & Lehmann, J. (October 2012) When Does 2+2=3? Exploring Mechanisms for Negative Priming of Soil Organic Matter by Black Carbon. ASA-CSA-SSSA, Cincinnati, OH. Oral presentation (Ph.D. rsch.).

Whitman, T. & Lehmann, J. (June 2012) Black C effects on soil CO2 emissions: A methodological study. Canadian Society of Soil Science, Lac Beauport, QC. Oral presentation (Ph.D. rsch.).

Whitman, T. & Lehmann, J. (October 2011) Black C effects on soil CO2 emissions: A methodological study. ASA-CSA-SSSA, San Antonio, TX. Oral presentation (Ph.D. rsch.).

Whitman, T., Torres, D., Nicholson, C.F., & Lehmann, J. (December 2010) Climate change impact of a biochar cook stove in western Kenyan farm households: system dynamics model analysis. UNFCCC COP16, Cancún, Mexico. Oral presentation (M.S. rsch.).

Whitman, T., Torres, D., Nicholson, C.F., & Johannes Lehmann (September 2010) Climate change impact of a biochar cook stove in western Kenyan farm households: system dynamics model analysis. IBI 2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Oral presentation (M.S. rsch.).

Whitman, T. (August 2009) Carbon dynamics of a biochar cook stove system at a household level in western Kenya. North American Biochar Conference. Boulder, CO. Oral presentation and poster presentation (M.S. rsch.).

Whitman, T. & Whalen, J.K. (August 2009) Corn stover production for cellulosic ethanol in Quebec: A life cycle assessment. Canadian Society of Soil Science, Canadian Society of Agronomy, and Canadian Society of Agricultural and Forest Meterology National Conference. Guelph, ON. Poster presentation. (NSERC USRA rsch.).

Whitman, T. & Aarssen, L.W. (May 2009) The leaf size/number trade-off in herbaceous angiosperms. Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution (CSEE) & the Genetics Society of Canada National Conference. Halifax, NS. Oral presentation. (NSERC USRA and B.Sc. rsch.).

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