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Journals and other Publications for First Quarter 2012

The following publications were not published by the Pacific Northwest Research Station, although the work was supported by the station. These publications may be viewed online at the USDA Research and Development Treesearch Web site listed under each article. If you would like a hard copy, you may print the articles from this Web site. For more information about Treesearch, see page 3 of this report. You may also obtain hard copies through university libraries or from the publisher; some outlets may charge for these services. Forestry libraries in the Northwest receive proceedings volumes and subscribe to the journals in which PNW authors publish.

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click to expand/collapse.Atmosphere

Riddell, J.; Jovan, S.; Padgett, P.E.; Sweat, K. 2011.

Tracking lichen community composition changes due to declining air quality over the last century:the Nash legacy in Southern California.
Bibliotheca Lichenologica. 106: 263-277.


click to expand/collapse. Aquatic/Riparian Ecosystems

Ball, B.A.; Kominoski, J.S.; Adams, H.E. [et al.]. 2010.
Direct and terrestrial vegetation-mediated effects of environmental change on aquatic ecosystem processes.
BioScience. 60(8): 590-601.

Williams, J.E.; Williams, R.N.; Thurow, R.F. [et al.] 2011.
Native fish conservation areas: a vision for large-scale conservation of native fish communities.
Fisheries. 36(6): 267-277.


click to expand/collapse.Biometrics

Azuma, D.; Monleon, V.J. 2011.
Differences in forest area classification based on tree tally from variable- and fixed-radius plots.
Canadian Journal of Forestry Research. 41: 211-214.

Gould, P.J.; Harrington, C.A.; Devine, W.D. 2011.
Growth of Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana).
Northwest Science. 85(2): 159-171.


click to expand/collapse. Climate Change

Beck, P.S.A.; Juday, G.P.; Alix, C. [et al.]. 2011.
Changes in forest productivity across Alaska consistent with biome shift.
Ecology Letters. 14: 373-379.

Grosse, G.; Romanovsky, V.; Jorgenson, T. [et al.]. 2011.
Vulnerability and feedbacks of permafrost to climate change.
EOS, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. 92(9): 73-74.

Jay, C.V.; Marcot, B.G.; Douglas, D.C. 2011.
Projected status of the Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens) in the 21st century.
Polar Biology. 34: 1065-1084.

Lloyd, A.H.; Bunn, A.G.; Berner, L. 2010.
A latitudinal gradient in tree growth response to climate warming in the Siberian taiga.
Global Change Biology. 17(5): 1935-1945.

Muskett, R.R.; Romanovsky, V.E. 2011.
Alaskan permafrost groundwater storage changes derived from GRACE and ground measurements.
Remote Sensing. 3(2): 378-397.

Rowland, J.C.; Jones, C.E.; Altmann, G. [et al.]. 2010.
Arctic landscapes in transition: responses to thawing permafrost.
EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union. 91(26): 229-236.

click to expand/collapse. Economics

Donovan, G.H.; Butry, D.T. 2011.
The effect of urban trees on the rental price of single-family homes in Portland, Oregon.
Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 10: 163-168.

Donovan, G.H.; Michael, Y.L.; Butry, D.T. 2011.
Urban trees and the risk of poor birth outcomes.
Health & Place. 17: 390-393.

Donovan, G.H; Prestemon, J.P; Gebert, K. 2011.
The effect of newspaper coverage and political pressure on wildfire suppression costs. Society and Natural Resources. 24(8):785-798.

click to expand/collapse. Ecosystem Structure and Function

Allison, S.D.; Gartner, T.B.; Mack, MC. [et al.]. 2010.
Nitrogen alters carbon dynamics during early succession in boreal forest.
Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 42: 1157-1164.

Collins, S.L.; Carpenter, S.R.; Swinton, S.M. [et al.]. 2010.
An integrated conceptual framework for long-term social-ecological research.
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 9(6): 351-357.

Kane, E.S.; Turetsky, M.R.; Harden, J.W. [et al.]. 2010.
Seasonal ice and hydrologic controls on dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen concentrations in a boreal-rich fen.
Journal of Geophysical Research. 115: G04012.

Kuhry, P.; Dorrepaal, E.; Hugelius, G. [et al.]. 2010.
Potential remobilization of belowground permafrost carbon under future global warming.
Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. 21: 208-214.

McGuire, A.D.; Hayes, D.J.; Kicklighter, D.W. [et al.]. 2010.
An analysis of the carbon balance of the Arctic Basin from 1997 to 2006.
Tellus. 62(5): 455-474.

McGuire, A.D.; Macdonald, R.W.; Schuur, E.A.G. [et al.]. 2010.
The carbon budget of the northern cryosphere region.
ScienceDirect. 2: 231-236.

O'Donnell, J.A.; Harden, J.W.; McGuire, A.D.; Romanovsky, V.E. 2011.
Exploring the sensitivity of soil carbon dynamics to climate change, fire disturbance and permafrost thaw in a black spruce ecosystem.
Biogeosciences. 8: 1367-1382.

O'Donnell, J.A.; Harden, J.W.; McGuire, A.D. [et al.]. 2011.
The effect of fire and permafrost interactions on soil carbon accumulation in an upland black spruce ecosystem of interior Alaska: implications for post-thaw carbon loss.
Global Change Biology. 17: 1461-1474.

Peters, D.P.C.; Lugo, A.E.; Chapin, F.S., III. [et al.]. 2011.
Cross-system comparisons elucidate disturbance complexities and generalities.
Ecosphere. 2(7): 1-26.

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           expand/collapse. Fire/Fuels

Barrett, K.; Kasischke, E.S.; McGuire, A.D. [et al.]. 2010.
Modeling fire severity in black spruce stands in the Alaskan boreal forest using spectral and non-spectral geospatial data.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 114(7): 1494-1503.

Boby, L.A.; Schuur, E.A.G.; Mack, M.C. [et al.]. 2010.
Quantifying fire severity, carbon, and nitrogen emissions in Alaska's boreal forest.
Ecological Applications. 20(6): 1633-1647.

Lewis, S.A.; Hudak, A.T.; Ottmar, R.D. [et al.]. 2011.
Using hyperspectral imagery to estimate forest floor consumption from wildfire in boreal forests of Alaska, USA.
International Journal of Wildland Fire. 20: 255-271.

Littell, J.S.; Peterson, D.L.; Millar, C.I.; O'Halloran, K.A. 2011.
U.S. National forests adapt to climate change through science-management partnerships.
Climatic Change. 10.1007/s10584-011-0066-0: 27.

Mack, M.C.; Bret-Harte, M.S.; Hollingsworth, T.N. [et al.]. 2011.
Carbon loss from an unprecedented Arctic tundra wildfire.
Nature. 475: 489-492.

Perry, D.A.; Hessburg, P.F.; Skinner, C.N. [et al]. 2011.
The ecology of mixed severity fire regimes in Washington, Oregon, and Northern California.
Forest Ecology and Management. 262; 703-717.

Shenoy, A.; Johnstone, J.F.; Kasischke, E.S.; Kielland, K. 2011.
Persistent effects of fire severity on early successional forests in interior Alaska.
Forest Ecology and Management. 261: 381-390.

Yi, S.; McGuire, A.D.; Kasischke, E. [et al.]. 2010.
A dynamic organic soil biogeochemical model for simulating the effects of wildfire on soil environmental conditions and carbon dynamics of black spruce forests.
Journal of Geophysical Research. 115(G04015): 15.

click to expand/collapse. Fish

Reeves, G.H.; Sleeper, J.D.; Lang, D.W. 2011.
Seasonal changes in habitat availability and the distribution and abundance of salmonids along a stream gradient from headwaters to mouth in coastal Oregon.
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 140(3): 537-548

click to expand/collapse. Forest Management

Azuma, D. 2010.
The effects of a western spruce budworm outbreak on the dead wood component in relation to ownership in forests of eastern Oregon.

Journal of Hydrology. 393: 65-76.

Hanewinkel, M.; Hummel, S.; Albrecht, A. 2011.
Assessing natural hazards in forestry for risk management: a review.
European Journal of Forest Research. 130: 329-351.

Kayes, L.J.; Puettmann, K.J.; Anderson, P.D. 2011.
Managing forests because carbon matters: integrating energy, products, and land management policy.
Journal of Forestry. 109(7S): S7-S50.

Malmsheimer, R.W.; Bowyer, J.L.; Fried, J.S. 2011.
Ectomycorrhizal mats alter forest soil biogeochemistry.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 42: 1607-1613.

click to expand/collapse. Genetics

Gould, P.J.; St.Clair, B.; Anderson, P.D. 2011.
Performance of full-sib families of Douglas-fir in pure-family and mixed-family deployments.
Forest Ecology and Management. 262: 1417-1425.

Jennings, T.N.; Knaus, B.J.; Mullins, T.D. [et al.]. 2011.
Multiplexed microsatellite recovery using massively parallel sequencing.
Molecular Ecology Resources. doi:10-1111/j.1755-0998.2011.03033.x.

Johnson, R.C.; Erickson, V.J.; Mandel, N.L. [et al.]. 2010.
Mapping genetic variation and seed zones for Bromus carinatus in the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon, USA.
Botany. 88: 725-736.

Parks, M.; Liston, A.; Cronn, R. 2011.
Newly developed primers for complete YCF1 amplification in Pinus (Pinaceae) chloroplasts with possible family-wide utility.
American Journal of Botany 10.3732/ajb.1100088:e1-e4.

St. Clair, J.B.; Howe, G.T. 2011.
Strategies for conserving forest genetic resources in the face of climate change.
Turkish Journal of Botany. 35: 403-409.

Straub, S.C.K.; Fishbein, M.; Livshult, T. [et al.]. 2011.
Building a model: developing genomic resources for common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) with low coverage genome sequencing.
BMC Genomics. 12.

click to expand/collapse. Geomorphology and Hydrology

Cashman, K.V.; Deligne, N.I.; Gannett, M.W. [et al.]. 2009.
Fire and water: volcanology, geomorphology, and hydrogeology of the Cascade Range, central Oregon.
The Geological Society of America. Field Guide 15: 539-582.

Warren, J.M.; Brooks, J.R.; Dragila, M.I.; Meinzer, F.C. 2011.
In situ separation of root hydraulic redistribution of soil water from liquid and vapor transport.
Oecologia. 166: 899-911.

click to expand/collapse. Invasive Plants and Animals

Fei, S.; Gould, P.; Kaeser, M.; Steiner, K. 2010.
Distribution and dynamics of the invasive native hay-scented fern.
Weed Science. 58: 408-412.

Spellman, B.T.; Wurtz, T.L. 2011.
Invasive sweetclover (Melilotus alba) impacts native seeding recruitment along floodplains of interior Alaska.
Biological Invasions. doi:10.1007/s10530-010-9931-4: 12.

click to expand/collapse. Invertebrates

Li, J.L.; Johnson, S.L.; Sobota, J.B.. 2011.
Three responses to small changes in stream temperature by autumn-emerging aquatic insects.
North American Benthological Society. 30(2): 474-484.

click to expand/collapse. Land Use

Lewis, D.J.; Plantinga, A.J.; Nelson, E.; Polasky, S. 2011.
The efficiency of voluntary incentive policies for preventing biodiversity loss.
Resource and Energy Economics. 33: 192-211.

click to expand/collapse. Landscape Ecology

Johnstone, J.F.; McIntire, E.J.B.; Pedersen, E.J. [et al.]. 2010.
A sensitive slope: estimating landscape patterns of forest resilience in a changing climate.
Ecosphere. 1(6): Article 14. 21 p.

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Barrett, T.M.; Gray, A.N. 2011.
Potential of a national monitoring program for forests to assess change in high-latitude ecosystems.
Biological Conservation. 144: 1285-1294.

Woodall, C.William; Amacher, M.C.; Bechtold, W.A. [et al.]. 2011.
Status and future of the forest health indicators program of the USA.
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 177: 419-436.

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Joly, K.; Jandt, R.R.; Klein, D.R. 2009.
Decrease of lichens in Arctic ecosystems: the role of wildfire, caribou, reindeer, competition and climate in north-western Alaska.
Polar Research. 28: 433-442.

Stefani, F.O.P.; Sokolski, S.; Wurtz, T.L. [et al.]. 2010.
Morchella tomentosa: a unique belowground structure and a new clade of morels.
Mycologia. 102(5): 1082-1088.

click to expand/collapse. Natural Resource Policy

Mortimer, M.J.; Stern, M.J.; Malmsheimer, R.W. [et al.]. 2011.
Environmental and social risks: defensive National Environmental Policy Act in the US Forest Service.
Journal of Forestry. 109(1): 27-33.

click to expand/collapse. Plant Ecology

Johnson, D.M.; McCulloh, K.A.; Meinzer, F.C. [et al.]. 2011.
Hydraulic patterns and safety margins, from stem to stomata, in three eastern US tree species.
Tree Physiology. 31: 659-668.

Kennedy, A.H.; Taylor, D.L.; Watson, L.E. 2011.
Mycorrhizal specificity in the fully mycoheterotrophic Hexalectris Raf. (Orchidaceae: Epidendroideae).
Molecular Ecology. 20: 1303-1316.

McCulloh, K.A.; Johnson, D.M.; Meinzer, F.C. [et al.]. 2011.
An annual pattern of native embolism in upper branches of four tall conifer species.
American Journal of Botany. 98(6): 1007-1015.

Mortensen, B.; Wagner, D.; Doak, P. 2010.
Defensive effects of extrafloral nectaries in quaking aspen differ with scale.
Oecologia. 165(4): 983-993.

Sveinbjornsson, B.; Smith, M.; Traustason, T. [et al.]. 2010.
Variation in carbohydrate source-sink relations of forest and treeline white spruce in southern, interior and northern Alaska.
Oecologia. 163: 833-843.

Tape, K.D.; Lord, R.; Marshall, H.-P.; Ruess, R.W. 2010.
Snow-mediated ptarmigan browsing and shrub expansion in arctic Alaska.
Ecoscience. 17(2): 186-193.

click to expand/collapse. Plant Pathology

Rohrs-Richey, J.K.; Mulder, C.P.H.; Winton, L.M.; Stanosz, G. 2011.
Physiological performance of an Alaskan shrub (Alnus fruticosa) in response to disease (Valsa melanodiscus) and water stress.
New Phytologist. 189: 295-307.

click to expand/collapse. Range Management

Bajgain, P.; Richardson, B.A.; Price, J.C. [et al.]. 2011.
Transcriptome characterization and polymorphism detection between subspecies of big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata).
BMC Genomics. 12: 370.

click to expand/collapse. Recreation

Cerveny, L.K.; Blahna, D.J.; Stern, M.J. [et al.]. 2011.
The use of recreation planning tools in U.S. Forest Service NEPA assessments.
Environmental Management. 48: 644-657.

Cerveny, L.K.; Blahna, D.J.; Stern, M.J. [et al.]. 2011.
Forest Service interdisciplinary teams: size, composition, and leader characteristics.
Journal of Forestry. 109(4): 201-207.

Freeman, J.W.; Stern, M.J.; Mortimer, M. [et al.]. 2011.
Interdisciplinary collaboration within project-level NEPA teams in the US Forest Service.
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 54(5): 597-615.

Ryan, C.M.; Cerveny, L.K. 2010.
Science exchange in an era of diminished agency capacity: recreation management in the U.S. Forest Service.
American Review of Public Administration. 40(5): 593-616.

Seekamp, E.; Cerveny, L.K. 2010.
Examining USDA Forest Service recreation partnerships: institutional and relational interactions.
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. 28(4): 1-15.

click to expand/collapse. Remote Sensing

Kasischke, E.S.; Tanase, M.A.; Bourgeau-Chavez, L.L.; Borr, M. 2011.
Soil moisture limitations on monitoring boreal forest regrowth using spaceborne L-band SAR data.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 115: 227-232.

Moskal, L.M.; Styers, D.M.; Halabisky, M. 2011.
Monitoring urban tree cover using object-based image analysis and public domain remotely sensed data.
Remote Sensing. 3(10): 2243-2262.

Parent, M.B.; Verbyla, D. 2010.
The browning of Alaska's boreal forest.
Remote Sensing. 2(12): 2729-2747.

click to expand/collapse. Rural Communities

Amsden, B.L.; Stedman, R.C.; Kruger, L.E. 2011
The creation and maintenance of sense of place in a tourism-dependent community.
Leisure Sciences. 33(1): 32-51.

click to expand/collapse. Social Sciences

Dayo, D.; Kofinas, G. 2010.
Institutional innovation in less than ideal conditions: management of commons by an Alaska Native village corporation.
International Journal of the Commons. 4(1): 142-159.

Donoghue, E.M.; Thompson, S.A.; Bliss, J.C. 2010.
Tribal-federal collaboration in resource management.
Journal of Ecological Anthropology. 14(1): 22-38.

Gosnell, H.; Robinson-Maness, N.; Charnley, S. 2011.
Engaging ranchers in market-based approaches to climate change mitigation: opportunities, challenges, and policy implications.
Rangelands. 33(5): 20-24.

Gosnell, H.; Robinson-Maness, N.; Charnley, S. 2011.
Profiting from the sale of carbon offsets: a case study of the Trigg ranch.
Rangelands. 33(5): 25-29.

Paulson G.J.; Flint, C.G. 2010.
Constructing a community-level amenity index.
Society and Natural Resources. 23: 1253-1258.

Qin, H.; Flint, C.G. 2010.
Capturing community context of human response to forest disturbance by insects: a multi-method assessment.
Human Ecology. 38: 567-579.

click to expand/collapse. Threatened, Endangered, Sensitive Species

Firman, J.C.; Steel, E.A.; Jensen, D.W. [et al.]. 2011.
Landscape models of adult coho salmon density examined at four spatial extents.
Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 140: 440-455.

Sovern, S.G.; Taylor, M.; Forsman, E.D. 2011.
Nest reuse by Northern Spotted Owls on the east slope of the Cascade Range, Washington.
Northwestern Naturalist. 92: 101-106.

click to expand/collapse. Water Resources

Barnard, H.R.; Graham, C.B.; van Verseveld, W.J. [et al.]. 2010.
Mechanistic assessment of hillslope transpiration controls of diel subsurface flow: a steady-state irrigation approach.
Ecohydrology. 3: 133-142.

Bisson, P.A. 2011.
Clean water and family forest management: some emerging issues.
Northwest Woodlands. (Summer): 12-15.

McDonnell, J.J.; McGuire, K.; Aggarwal, P. [et al.]. 2010.
How old is streamwater? Open questions in catchment transit time conceptualization, modelling and analysis.
Hydrological Processes. 24: 1745-1754.

Nolin, A.W.; Phillippe, J.; Jefferson, A.; Lewis, S.L. 2010.
Present-day and future contributions of glacier runoff to summertime flows in a Pacific Northwest watershed: implications for water resources.
Water Resources Research. 46: W12509.

O'Donnell, J.A.; Aiken, G.R.; Kane, E.S.; Jones, J.B. 2010.
Source water controls on the character and origin of dissolved organic matter in streams of the Yukon River basin, Alaska.
Journal of Geophysical Research. 115(G03025): 1-12.

click to expand/collapse. Water Resources

Dayo, D.; Kofinas, G. 2010.

Institutional innovation in less than ideal conditions: management of commons by an Alaska Native village corporation.
International Journal of the Commons. 4(1): 142-159.



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