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Journals and other Publications for Forth Quarter 2011

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. Aquatic/Riparian Ecosystems

Beaulieu, J.J.; Tank, J.L.; Hamilton, S.K. [et al.]. 2011.

Nitrous oxide emission from denitrification in stream and river networks.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108(1): 214-219.

Binckley, C.A.; Wipfli, M.S.; Medhurst, R.B.; Polivka, K. [et al.]. 2010.
Ecoregion and land-use influence invertebrate and detritus transport from headwater streams.
Freshwater Biology. 55: 1205-1218.

Janisch, J.E.; Foster, A.D.; Ehinger, W.J. 2011.
Characteristics of small headwater wetlands in second-growth forests of Washington, U.S.A.
Forest Ecology and Management. 261: 1265-1274.

Zarnetske, J.P.; Haggerty, R.; Wondzell, S.M.; Baker, M.A. 2011.
Dynamics of nitrate production and removal as a function of residence time in the hyporheic zone.
Journal of Geophysical Research. 116: G01025. 1-12.


click to expand/collapse. Biometrics

Temesgen, H.; Monleon, V.; Weiskittel, A.; Wilson, D. 2011.
Sampling strategies for efficient estimation of tree foliage biomass.
Forest Science. 57(2): 153-163.


click to expand/collapse. Botany

Molina, R.; Horton, T.R.; Trappe, J.M.; Marcot, B.G. 2011.
Addressing uncertainty: how to conserve and manage rare or little-known fungi.
Fungal Ecology. 4: 134-146.


click to expand/collapse. Climate Change

Chmura, D.J.; Howe, G.T.; Anderson, P.D.; St. Clair, J.B. 2010.
Adaption of trees, forests and forestry to climate change.
SYLWAN. 154(9): 587-602.

click to expand/collapse. Economics

Choi, S.-W.; Sohngen, B.; Alig, R. 2011.
An assessment of the influence of bioenergy and marketed land amenity values on land uses in the midwestern US.
Ecological Economics. 70: 713-720.

Donovan, G.H.; Michael, Y.L.; Butry, D.T. [et al.]. 2011.
Urban trees and the risk of poor birth outcomes.

Health & Place. 17: 390-393.

click to expand/collapse. Ecosystem Structure and Function

Currie, W.S.; Harmon, M.E.; Burke, I.C. [et al.]. 2009.
Cross-biome transplants of plant litter show decomposition models extend to a broader climatic range but lose predictability at the decadal time scale.

Global Change Biology. 16: 1744-1761.

Helton, A.M.; Poole, G.C.; Meyer, J.L. [et al.]. 2011.
Thinking outside the channel: modeling nitrogen cycling in networked river ecosystems.

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 9(4): 229-238.


Nossov, D.R.; Ruess, R.W.; Hollingsworth, T.N. 2010.
Climate sensitivity of thinleaf alder growth on an interior Alaska floodplain.
Ecoscience. 17(3): 312-320.

Nossov, D.R.; Hollingsworth, T.N.; Ruess, R.W.; Kielland, K. 2011.
Development of Alnus tenuifolia stands on an Alaskan floodplain: patterns of recruitment, disease, and succession.

Journal of Ecology. 99: 621-633.

Phillips, C.L.; Nickerson, N.; Risk, D. [et al.]. 2010.
Soil moisture effects on the carbon isotope composition of soil respiration.
Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 24(9): 1271-1280.

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           expand/collapse. Fire/Fuels

Ager, A.A.; Finney, M.A.; McMahan, A.; Carthcart, J. 2010.
Measuring the effect of fuel treatments on forest carbon using landscape risk analysis.
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 10: 1-12.

Ager, A.; Vaillant, N., Finney, M.  2010.
A comparison of landscape fuel treatment strategies to mitigate wildland fire risk in the urban interface and preserve old forest structure.
Forest Ecology and Management. 259: 1556-1570.

Bernhardt, E.L.; Hollingsworth, T.N.; Chapin, F.S., III. 2011.
Fire severity mediates climate-driven shifts in understorey community composition of black spruce stands of interior Alaska.

Journal of Vegetation Science. 22: 32-44.

French, N.H.F.; de Groot, W.J.; Jenkins, L.K. [et al.]. 2011.
Model comparisons for estimating carbon emissions from North American wildland fire.

Journal of Geophysical Research.116: G00K05. 21 p.


Halofsky, J.E.; Peterson, D.L; Furniss, M.J. [et al.]. 2011.
Workshop approach for developing climate change adaptation strategies and actions for natural resource management agencies in the United States.

Journal of Forestry. 109(4): 219-225.

Johnson, M.C.; Kennedy, M.C; Peterson, D.L. 2011.
Simulating fuel treatment effects in dry forests of the western United States: testing the principles of a fire-safe forest.

Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 41(6): 1018-1030.

Peterson, D.L. 2010.
Managing fire and fuels in a warmer climate.

Northwest Woodlands. 26(2): 16-17/28-29.

Reiner, A.L.; Vaillant, N.M.; Fites-Kaufman, J.; Dailey, S.N. 2009.
Mastication and prescribed fire impacts on fuels in a 25-year old ponderosa pine plantation, southern Sierra Nevada.

Forest Ecology and Management. 258: 2365-2372.


Turetsky, M.R.; Kane, E.S.; Harden, J.W. [et al.]. 2010.
Recent acceleration of biomass burning and carbon losses in Alaskan forests and peatlands.

Nature Geoscience. 4: 27-31.

click to expand/collapse. Genetics

Gould, P.J.; Harrington, C.A.; St. Clair, B.J.  2011.
Incorporating genetic variation into a model of budburst phenology of coast Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii).
Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 41: 139-150.

Haig, S.M.; Bronaugh, W.M.; Crowhurst, R.S. [et al.]. 2011.
Genetic applications in avian conservation.
The Auk. 128(2): 205-229.


Magbanua, Z.V.; Ozkan, S.; Bartlett, B.D. [et al.]. 2011.
Adventures in the enormous: a 1.8 million clone BAC library for the 21.7 Gb genome of loblolly pine.

PLoS ONE. 6(1): 1-9.

Njuguna, W.; Liston, A.; Cronn, R.; Bassil, N.V. 2010.
Multiplexed fragaria chloroplast genome sequencing.
In: Basil, N.V.; Martin, R., eds. International Symposium on Molecular Markers in Horticulture. ISHS Acta Horticulturae 859: 315-321.

click to expand/collapse. Geomorphology and Hydrology

Graham, C.B.; Woods, R.A.; McDonnell, J.J. 2010.
Hillslope threshold response to rainfall: (1) a field based forensic approach.

Journal of Hydrology. 393: 65-76.

Graham, C.B.; McDonnell, J.J. 2010.
Hillslope threshold response to rainfall: (2) development and use of a macroscale model.

Journal of Hydrology. 393: 77-93.

Jones, J.A.; Perkins, R.M. 2010.
Extreme flood sensitivity to snow and forest harvest, western Cascades, Oregon, United States.
Water Resources Research 46. (doi:10.1029/2009WR008632): W12512.

Kluber, L.A.; Tinnesand, K.M.; Caldwell, B.A. [et al.]. 2010.
Ectomycorrhizal mats alter forest soil biogeochemistry.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 42: 1607-1613.

McGuire, K.J.; McDonnell, J.J. 2011.
Hydrological connectivity of hillslopes and streams: characteristic time scales and nonlinearities.
Water Resources Research. 46: W10543. doi:10.1029/2010WR009341.

Wondzell, S.M. 2011.
The role of the hyporheic zone across stream networks.
Hydrological Processes. doi:10.1002/hyp.8119: 8 p.

click to expand/collapse. Invasive Plants and Animals

Pattison, R.R.; D'Antonio, C.M.; Dudley, T.L. [et al.]. 2010.
Early impacts of biological control on canopy cover and water use of the invasive saltcedar tree (Tamarix spp.)in western Nevada, USA.
Oecologia. doi: 10.1007/s00442-010-1859-y. 12 p.


Pattison, R.R.; D'Antonio, C.M.; Dudley, T.L. 2011.
Biological control reduces growth, and alters water relations of the saltcedar tree (Tamarix spp.) in western Nevada, USA.
Journal of Arid Environments. 75: 346-352.

Pfeifer, E.M.; Hicke, J.A.; Meddens, A.J.H. 2011.
Observations and modeling of aboveground tree carbon stocks and fluxes following a bark beetle outbreak in the western United States.
Global Change Biology. 17: 339-350.

click to expand/collapse. Invertebrates

Medhurst, R.B.; Wipfli, M.S.; Binckley, C. [et al.]. 2010.

Headwater streams and forest management: Does ecoregional context influence logging effects on benthic communities?
Hydrobiologia. 64: 71-83.

click to expand/collapse. Landscape Ecology

Halofsky, J.E.; Donato, D.C.; Hibbs, D.E. [et al.]. 2011.
Mixed-severity fire regimes: lessons and hypotheses from the Klamath-Siskiyou ecoregion.
Ecosphere. 2(4): r40.


Ohmann, J.L.; Gregory, M.J.; Henderson, E.B.; Roberts, H.M. 2011.
Mapping gradients of community composition with nearest-neighbour imputation: extending plot data for landscape analysis.
Journal of Vegetation Science. doi: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2010.01244.x: 17 p.

click to expand/collapse. Mycology

Ammarellou, A.; Smith, M.E.; Tajick, M.A.; Trappe, J.M. 2011.
The phylogenetic placement of Picoa, with a first report on Picoa lefebvrei (Pat.) Maire (=Phaeangium lefebvrei) from Iran.
International Journal of Environmental Research. 5(2): 509-514.

Bonito, G.M.; Gryganskyi, A.P.; Trappe, J.M.; Vilgalys, R. 2010.
A global meta-analysis of Tuber ITS rDNA sequences: species diversity, host associations and long-distance dispersal.
Molecular Ecology. 19: 4994-5008.

Bonito, G.M.; Trappe, J.M.; Rawlinson, P.; Vilgalys, R. 2010.
Improved resolution of major clades within Tuber and taxonomy of species within the Tuber gibbosum complex.
Mycologia. 102(5): 1042-1057.

Bonito, G.; Trappe, J.M.; Donovan, S.; Vilgalys, R. 2011.
The Asian black truffle Tuber indicum can form ectomycorrhizas with North American host plants and complete its life cycle in non-native soils.
Fungal Ecology. 4: 83-93.

Castellano, M.A.; Trappe, J.M.; Vernes, K. 2011.
Australian species of Elaphomyces (Elaphomycetaceae, Eurotiales, Ascomycota).
Australian Systematic Botany. 24: 32-57.

Trappe, M.J.; Trappe, J.M.; Bonito, G.M. 2010.
Kalapuya brunnea gen. & sp. nov. and its relationship to the other sequestrate genera in Morchellaceae.
Mycologia. 102(5): 1058-1065.

click to expand/collapse. Natural Resources Policy

Farley, K.A.; Tague, C.; Grant, G.E. 2011.
Vulnerability of water supply from the Oregon Cascades to changing climate: linking science to users and policy.
Global Environmental Change. 21: 110-122.

click to expand/collapse. Plant Ecology

Barnard, D.M.; Meinzer, F.C.; Lachenbruch, B.; McCulloh, K.A. [et al.]. 2011.
Climate-related trends in sapwood biophysical properties in two conifers: avoidance of hydraulic dysfunction through coordinated adjustments in xylem efficiency, safety and capacitance.
Plant, Cell & Environment. 34: 643-654.

Chmura, D.J.; Anderson, P.D.; Howe, G.T. [et al.]. 2011.
Forest responses to climate change in the northwestern United States: ecophysiological foundations for adaptive management.
Forest Ecology and Management. 261: 1121-1142.

Lintz, H.E.; McCune, B.; Gray, A.N.; McCulloh, K.A. 2011.
Quantifying ecological thresholds from response surfaces.

Ecological Modelling. 222: 427-436.

click to expand/collapse. Range Management

Rinella, M.J.; Vavra, M.; Naylor, B.J.; Boyd, J.M. 2011.
Estimating influence of stocking regimes on livestock grazing distributions.
Ecological Modelling. 222: 619-625.

click to expand/collapse. Regional Assessments

Gordon, S.N.; Kirsten, G. 2011.
Structuring expert input for a knowledge-based approach to watershed condition assessment for the Northwest Forest Plan, USA.
Environmental Monitoring Assessment. 172(1-4): 643-661.

click to expand/collapse. Remote Sensing

Kumar, A.; Marcot, B.G.; Talukdar, G. 2010.
Designing a protected area network for conservation planning in Jhum landscapes of Garo Hills, Meghalaya.
Journal of the Indian Society of Remote Sensing. 38(3): 501-512.

click to expand/collapse. Resource Inventory

Heath, L.S.; Smith, J.E.; Woodall, C.W. [et al.]. 2011.
Carbon stocks on forestland of the United States, with emphasis on USDA Forest Service ownership.
Ecosphere. 2(1): 1-21. 38(3): 501-512.

click to expand/collapse. Rural Communities

Busby, G.; Albers, H.J. 2010.
Wildfire risk management on a landscape with public and private ownership: Who pays for protection?
Environmental Management. 45: 296-310.

click to expand/collapse. Silviculture

Devine, W.D.; Harrington, C.A. 2011.
Factors affecting diurnal stem contraction in young Douglas-fir.
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 151: 414-419.

Harrington, C.A.; Devine, W.D. 2011.
Stand development following precommercial thinning and fertilization treatments in a western redcedar (Thuja plicata) dominated forest.
Canadian Journal of Forestry Research. 41: 151-164.

O'Hara, K.L.; Youngblood, A.; Waring, K.M. 2010.
Maturity selection versus improvement selection: lessons from a mid-20th century controversy in the silviculture of ponderosa pine.
Journal of Forestry. 108(8): 397-407.

Youngblood, A. 2011.
Ecological lessons from long-term studies in experimental forests: ponderosa pine silviculture at Pringle Falls Experimental Forest, central Oregon.
Forest Ecology and Management. 261: 937-947.

Youngblood, A.; Cole, E.; Newton, M. 2011.
Survival and growth response of white spruce stock types to site preparation in Alaska.
Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 41: 793-809.

click to expand/collapse. Social Sciences

Fischer, A.P.; Charnley, S. 2010.
Social and cultural influences on management for carbon sequestration on US family forestlands: a literature synthesis.
International Journal of Forestry Research. Article ID 960912: 14 p.

Johnson, J.C.; Christian, R.R.; Brunt, J.W. [et al.]. 2010.
Evolution of collaboration within the US long term ecological research network.
BioScience. 60(11): 931-940.

click to expand/collapse. Soil

D'Amore, D.V.; Bonzey, N.S.; Berkowitz, J. [et al.]. 2011.
Holocene soil-geomorphic surfaces influence the role of salmon-derived nutrients in the coastal temperate rainforest of Southeast Alaska.
Geomorphology. 126: 377-386.

Kluber, L.A.; Smith, J.E.; Myrold, D.D. 2011.
Distinctive fungal and bacterial communities are associated with mats formed by ectomycorrhizal fungi.
Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 42: 1042-1050.

click to expand/collapse. Wildlife

Amstrup, S.C.; DeWeaver, E.T.; Douglas, D.C.; Marcot, B.G. [et al.]. 2010.
Greenhouse gas mitigation can reduce sea-ice loss and increase polar bear persistence.
Nature. 468: 955-958.

Brinkman, T.J.; Person, D.K.; Chapin, F.S., III. [et al.]. 2011.
Estimating abundance of Sitka black-tailed deer using DNA from fecal pellets.
Journal of Wildlife Management. 75(1): 232-242.

Coe, P.K.; Johnson, B.K.; Wisdom, M.J. [et al.]. 2011.
Validation of elk resource selection models with spatially independent data.
Journal of Wildlife Management. 75(1): 159-170.

Holloway, G.L.; Smith, W.P. 2011.
A meta-analysis of forest age and structure effects on northern flying squirrel densities.
Journal of Wildlife Management. 75(3): 668-674.

Knaus, B.J.; Cronn, R.; Liston, A. [et al.]. 2011.
Mitochondrial genome sequences illuminate maternal lineages of conservation concern in a rare carnivore.
BMC Biology. 11: 7. 14 p.

Lorenz, T.J.; Sullivan, K.A.; Bakian, A.V.; Aubry, C.A. 2011.
Cache-site selection in Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana).
The Auk. 128(2): 237-247.

Paoletti, D.J.; Olson, D.H.; Blaustein, A.R. 2011.
Responses of foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana boylii) larvae to an introduced predator.
Copeia. 2011(1): 161-168.

Shoo, L.P.; Olson, D.H.; McMenamin, S.K. [et al.]. 2011.
Engineering a future for amphibians under climate change.
Journal of Applied Ecology. 48: 487-492.

Smith, W.P.; Coblentz, B.E. 2010.
Cattle or sheep reduce fawning habitat available to Columbian white-tailed deer in western Oregon.
Northwest Science. 84(4): 315-326.

Spalinger, D.E.; Collins, W.B.; Hanley, Thomas A. [et al.]. 2010.
The impact of tannins on protein, dry matter, and energy digestion in moose (Alces alces).
Canadian Journal of Zoology. 88: 977-987.

click to expand/collapse. Wood Utilization

Voelker, S.L.; Lachenbruch, B.; Meinzer, F.C. [et al.]. 2011.
Transgenic poplars with reduced lignin show impaired xylem conductivity, growth efficiency and survival.
Plant, Cell and Environment. 34: 655-668.

Voelker, S.L.; Lachenbruch, B.; Meinzer, F.C. [et al.]. 2011.
Reduced wood stiffness and strength, and altered stem form, in young antisense 4CL transgenic poplars with reduced lignin contents.
New Phytologist. 189: 1096-1109.



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