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Journals and other Publications for Forth Quarter 2010

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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Aquatic/Riparian Systems

Anderson, P.D.; Meleason, M.A. 2009.

Discerning responses of down wood and understory vegetation abundance to riparian buffer width and thinning treatments: an equivalence-inequivalence approach.
Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 39(12): 2470-2485.


Bernot, M.J.; Sobota, D.J.; Hall, R.O., Jr.; Mulholland, P.J. et al. 2010.

Inter-regional comparison of land-use effects on stream metabolism.
Freshwater Biology. 55: 1874-1890.


Betts, E.F.; Jones, J.B., Jr. 2009.

Impact of wildfire on stream nutrient chemistry and ecosystem metabolism in boreal forest catchments of interior Alaska.
Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 41(4): 407-417.


Eskelson, B.N.I.; Temesgen, H.; Barrett, T.M. 2009.

Estimating cavity tree and snag abundance using negative binomial regression models and nearest neighbor imputation methods.
Canadian Journal of Forestry Research. 39: 1749-1765.


Goerndt, M.E.; Monleon, V.J.; Temesgen, H. 2010.

Relating forest attributes with area- and tree-based light detection and ranging metrics for western Oregon.

Western Journal of Applied Forestry. 25(3): 105-111.


Lichstein, J.W.; Dushoff, J.; Ogle, K.; Chen, A. [Et al.]. 2010.

Unlocking the forest inventory data: relating individual tree performance to unmeasured environmental factors.

Ecological Applications. 20(3): 684-699.

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click to expand/collapse. Economics

Keegan, C.E., III; Morgan, T.A.; Blatner, K.A.; Daniels, J.M. 2010.

Trends in lumber processing in the Western United States. Part I: board foot Scribner volume per cubic foot of timber.

Forest Products Journal. 60(2): 133-139.


Keegan, C.E., III; Morgan, T.A.; Blatner, K.A.; Daniels, J.M. 2010.

Trends in lumber processing in the Western United States. Part II: Overrun and lumber recovery factors. Forest Products Journal. 60(2): 140-143.

Forest Products Journal. 60(2): 140-143.

click to expand/collapse. Ecosystem Structure and Function

Chapin, F.S.,III; McGuire, A.D.; Ruess, R.W.; Hollingsworth, T.N. [Et al.]. 2010.

Resilience of Alaska's boreal forest to climate change.
Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 40: 1360-1370.


Kane, V.R.; Bakker, J.D.; McGaughey, R.J.; Lutz, J.A. [Et al.]. 2010.

Examining conifer canopy structural complexity across forest ages and elevations with LiDAR data.
Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 40: 774-787.


McGuire, A. D.; Huntington, H. P.; Wilson, S. . 2009.

Sensitivity of Arctic carbon in a changing climate.
iLEAPS Newsletter. 8: 12-14.


Michel, A. K.; Winter, S. 2009.

Tree microhabitat structures as indicators of biodiversity in Douglas-fir forests of different stand ages and management histories in the Pacific Northwest, U.S.A.
Forest Ecology and Management. 257: 1453-1464.

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Berg, N.H.; Azuma, D.L. 2010.

Bare soil and rill formation following wildfires, fuel reduction treatments, and pine plantations in the southern Sierra Nevada, California, USA.
International Journal of Wildland Fire. 19: 478-489.


Fried, J.S.; Fried, B.D. 2010.

A foundation for initial attack simulation: the Fried and Fried fire containment model.
Fire Management Today. 70(2): 44-47.


Hoy, Elizabeth E.; French, Nancy H.F.; Turetsky, Merritt R.; Trigg, Simon N.; Kasischke, Eric S. 2008.

Evaluating the potential of Landsat TM/ETM+ imagery for assessing fire severity in Alaskan black spruce forests.
International Journal of Wildland Fire. 17: 500-514.


Jandt, Randi; Joly, Kyle; Meyers, C. Randy; Racine, Charles. 2008.

Slow recovery of lichen on burned caribou winter range in Alaska tundra: potential influences of climate warming and other disturbance factors.
Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 40(1): 89-95.


Keane, R.E.; Drury, S.A.; Karau, E.C.; Hessburg, P.F.; Reynolds, K.M. 2010.

A method for mapping fire hazard and risk across multiple scales and its application in fire management.
Ecological Modelling. 221: 2-18.


Lutz, J.A.; van Wagtendonk, J.W.; Thode, A.E.; Miller, J.D.; Franklin, J.F. 2009.

Climate, lightning ignitions, and fire severity in Yosemite National Park, California, USA.
International Journal of Wildland Fire. 18: 765-774.

click to expand/collapse. Forest Management

Beier, C.M.; Lovecraft, A.L.; Chapin, F.S., III. 2009.

Growth and collapse of a resource system: an adaptive cycle of change in public lands governance and forest management in Alaska.
Ecology and Society. 14(2): [online].


Devine, W.D.; Harrington, C.A.; Kraft, J.M. 2010.

Acorn storage alternatives tested on Oregon white oak.
Native Plants Journal. 11(1): 65-76.


Dodson, E.K.; Peterson, D.W.; Harrod, R.J. 2010.

Impacts of erosion control treatments on native vegetation recovery after severe wildfire in the Eastern Cascades, USA.
International Journal of Wildland Fire. 19: 490-499.


Gulca, V.; Deal, R.L. 2010.

Opportunities for a forest energy industry in a developing country: an example from Moldova.
Northwest Woodlands. 26(3): 26-27.


Hanewinkel, M.; Hummel, S.; Cullmann, D. 2010.

Modelling and economic evaluation of forest biome shifts under climate change in Southwest Germany.
Forest Ecology and Management. 259: 710-719.


Hessburg, P.F.; Povak, N.A.; Salter, R.B. 2010.

Thinning and prescribed fire effects on snag abundance and spatial pattern in an eastern Cascade Range dry forest, Washington, USA.
Forest Science. 56(1): 74-87.


Latta, G.; Temesgen, H.; Adams, D.; Barrett, T. 2010.

Analysis of potential impacts of climate change on forests of the United States Pacific Northwest.
Forest Ecology and Management. 259(4): 720-729.


Olson, Deanna H.; Burnett, Kelly M. 2009.

Design and management of linkage areas across headwater drainages to conserve biodiversity in forest ecosystems.
Forest Ecology and Management. 258S: S117-S126.


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           expand/collapse. Genetics

Bent, E.; Taylor, D.L. 2009.

Direct amplification of DNA from fresh and preserved ectomycorrhizal root tips.

Journal of Microbiological Methods. 80: 206–208.


Gould, P.J.; Marshall, D.D. 2010.

Incorporation of genetic gain into growth projections of Douglas-Fir using ORGANON and the Forest Vegetation Simulator.

Western Journal of Applied Forestry. 25(2): 55–61.

click to expand/collapse. Geomorphology and Hydrology

Brooks, J.R.; Barnard, H.R.; Coulombe, R.; McDonnell, J.J. 2010.

Ecohydrologic separation of water between trees and streams in a Mediterranean climate.
Nature Geoscience. 3: 100–104.

click to expand/collapse. Invasive Plants and Animals

Kerns, B.K.; Naylor, B.J.; Buonopane, M.; Parks, C.G.; Rogers, B. 2009.

Modeling Tamarisk (Tamarix spp.) habitat and climate change effects in the northwestern United States.
Invasive Plant Science and Management. 2: 200–215.

click to expand/collapse. Land Use

Alessa, L.; Chapin, F.S., III. 2008.

Anthropogenic biomes: a key contribution to earth-system science.
Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 23(10): 529–531.


Gosnell, H.; Kline, J.D.; Chrostek, G.; Duncan, J. 2010.

Is Oregon's land use planning program conserving forest and farm land? A review of the evidence.
Land Use Policy. 28: 185–192.

click to expand/collapse. Monitoring

Eskelson, B.N.I.; Barrett, T.M.; Temesgen, H. 2009.

Imputing mean annual change to estimate current forest attributes.
Silva Fennica. 43(4): 649–658.

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click to expand/collapse. Natural Resources Policy

Meek, C.L.; Lovecraft, A.L.; Robards, M.D.; Kofinas, G.P. 2008.

Building resilience through interlocal relations: case studies of polar bear and walrus management in the Bering Strait.
Marine Policy. 32: 1080–1089..

click to expand/collapse. Plant Ecology

Anderson, M.D.; Ruess, R.W.; Myrold, D.D.; Taylor, D.L. 2009.

Host species and habitat affect nodulation by specific Frankia genotypes in two species of Alnus in interior Alaska.
Oecologia. 160: 619–630.


Angell, A.C.; Kielland, K. 2009.

Establishment and growth of white spruce on a boreal forest floodplain: interactions between microclimate and mammalian herbivory.

Forest Ecology and Management. 258: 2475–2480.


Craine, J.M.; Elmore, A.J.; Aidar, M.P.M.; Bustamante, M. [et al.]. 2009.

Global patterns of foliar nitrogen isotopes and their relationships with climate, mycorrhizal fungi, foliar nutrient concentrations, and nitrogen availability.
New Phytologist. 183: 980–992.


Gotsch, S.G.; Geiger, E.L.; Franco, A.C.; Goldstein, G. [et al.]. 2010.

Allocation to leaf area and sapwood area affects water relations of co-occurring savanna and forest trees.
Oecologia. 163: 291–301.


Halpern, C.B.; Antos, J.A.; Rice, J.M.; Haugo, R.D.; Lang, N.L. 2010.

Tree invasion of a montane meadow complex: temporal trends, spatial patterns, and biotic interactions.
Journal of Vegetation Science. 21(4): 717–732.


Hardman, A.; McCune, B. 2010.

Bryoid layer response to soil disturbance by fuel reduction treatments in a dry conifer forest.
The Bryologist. 113(2): 235–245.


Hollingsworth, T.N.; Lloyd, A.H.; Nossov, D.R.; Ruess, R.W. [et al.]. 2010.

Twenty-five years of vegetation change along a putative successional chronosequence on the Tanana River, Alaska.
Canadian Journal of Forestry Research. 40: 1273–1287


Johnstone, J.F.; Chapin, F.S., III; Hollingsworth, T.N.; Mack, M.C. [et al.]. 2010.

Fire, climate change, and forest resilience in interior Alaska.
Canadian Journal of Forestry Research. 40: 1302–1312


Kayes, L.J.; Anderson, P.D.; Puettmann, K.J. 2010.

Vegetation succession among and within structural layers following wildfire in managed forests.
Journal of Vegetation Science. 21: 233–247.


Kennedy, M.C.; Ford, E.D.; Hinckley, T.M. 2009.

Defining how aging Pseudotsuga and Abies compensate for multiple stresses through multi-criteria assessment of a functional–structural model.
Tree Physiology. 30: 3–22.


Lutz, J.A.; van Wagtendonk, J.W.; Franklin, J.F. 2010.

Climatic water deficit, tree species ranges, and climate change in Yosemite National Park.
Journal of Biogeography. 37: 936–950.


McCulloh, K.; Sperry, J.S.; Lachenbruch, B.; Meinzer, F.D. [et al.]. 2010.

Moving water well: comparing hydraulic efficiency in twigs and trunks of coniferous, ring-porous, and diffuse-porous saplings from temperate and tropical forests.
New Phytologist. 186: 439–450.

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Huntsinger, L.; Johnson, M.; Stafford, M.; Fried, J.S. 2010.

Hardwood rangeland landowners in California from 1985 to 2004: production, ecosystem services, and permanence.

Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63(3): 324–334.


Johnson, R.; Stritch, L.; Olwell, P.; Lambert, S. [et al.]. 2010.

What are the best seed sources for ecosystem restoration on BLM and USFS lands?

Native Plants. 11(2): 117–131.

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Duane, M.V.; Cohen, W.B.; Campbell, J.L.; Hudiburg, T. [et al.]. 2010.

Implications of alternative field-sampling designs on Landsat-based mapping of stand age and carbon stocks in Oregon forests.
Forest Science. 56(4): 405–416.


Gatziolis, Demetrios; Fried, Jeremy S.; Monleon, Vicente S. 2010.

Challenges to estimating tree height via LiDAR in closed-canopy forest: a parable from western Oregon.
Forest Science. 56(2): 139–155.


Kane, V.R.; McGaughey, R.J.; Bakker, J.D.; Gersonde, R.F. [et al.]. 2010.

Comparisons between field- and LiDAR-based measures of stand structural complexity.
Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 40: 761–773.


Kim, Y.; Yang, Z.; Cohen, W.B.; Pflugmacher, D. [et al.]. 2009.

Distinguishing between live and dead standing tree biomass on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park, USA using small-fooprint lidar data.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 113: 2499–2510.

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Andersen, H.-E.; Clarkin, T.; Winterberger, K.; Strunk, J. 2010.

An accuracy assessment of positions obtained using survey- and recreational-grade Global Positioning System receivers across a range of forest conditions within the Tanana Valley of interior Alaska.
Forest Ecology and Management. 260: 313–320.


Marquardt, T.; Temesgen, H.; Anderson, P.D. 2010.

Accuracy and suitability of selected sampling methods within conifer dominated riparian zones.
Forest Science. 56(2): 139–155.

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Cole, E.C.; Hanley, T.A.; Newton, M. 2010.

Influence of precommercial thinning on understory vegetation of young-growth Sitka spruce forests in southeastern Alaska.
Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 40(4): 619–628.


Comfort, E.J.; Roberts, S.D.; Harrington, C.A. 2010.

Midcanopy growth following thinning in young-growth conifer forests on the Olympic Peninsula western Washington.
Forest Ecology and Management. 259: 1606–1614.


Harrington, T.B. 2010.

Manipulating stand structure of Douglas-fir plantations for wildlife habitat and wood production.
Western Forester. 55(2): 6–7.


Harrington, T.B.; Schoenholtz, S.H. 2010.

Effects of logging debris treatments on five-year development of competing vegetation and planted Douglas-fir.
Canadian Journal of Forestry Research. 40: 500–510.

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Chambers, J.D.; Wisdom, M.J. 2009.

Priority research and management issues for the imperiled Great Basin of the western United States.
Restoration Ecology. 17(5): 707–714.


Ely, C.R.; Pearce, J.M.; Ruess, R.W. 2008.

Nesting biology of lesser Canada geese, Branta canadensis parvipes, along the Tanana River, Alaska.
The Canadian Field-Naturalist. 122: 29–33.


Fleishman, E.; Chambers, J.C.; Wisdom, M.J. 2009.

Introduction to the special section on alternative futures for Great Basin ecosystems.
Restoration Ecology. 17(5): 704–706.


Flaherty, E.A.; B.-D., Merav; Smith, W.P. 2010.

Quadrupedal locomotor performance in two species of arboreal squirrels: predicting energy savings of gliding.
Journal of Comparative Physiology B. DOI 10.1007/s00360-010-0470-1.


Kelsey, R.G.; Forsman, E.D.; Swingle, J.K. 2009.

Terpenoid resin distribution in conifer needles with implications for red tree vole, Arborimus longicaudus, foraging.
The Canadian Field-Naturalist. 123: 12–18.


Marcot, B.G.; Ohmann, J.L.; Mellen-McLean, K.L.; Waddell, K.L. 2010.

Synthesis of regional wildlife and vegetation field studies to guide management of standing and down dead trees.
Forest Science. 56(4): 391–404.


Mathur, P.K.; Kumar, H.; Lehmkuhl, J.F.; Tripathi, A. [et al.]. 2010.

Mammal indicator species for protected areas and managed forests in a landscape conservation area in northern India.
Biodiversity and Conservation. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-010-9851-8.



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