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Journals and other Publications for Forth 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. 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

Arismendi, I.; Johnson, S.L.; Dunham, J.B.; Haggerty, R. 2012.
The paradox of cooling streams in a warming world: regional climate trends do not parallel variable local trends in stream temperature in the Pacific continental United States.
Geophysical Research Letters. 39(L10401): 1-7.


Drake, D.C.; Sheppard, P.J.; Naiman, R.J. 2011.
Relationships between salmon abundance and tree-ring delta 15N: three objective tests.
Canadian Journal of Forestry Research. 41: 2423-2432.


Sobota, D.J.; Johnson, S.L.; Gregory, S.V.; Ashkenas, L.R. 2012.
A stable isotope tracer study of the influences of adjacent land use and riparian condition on fates of nitrate in streams.
Ecosystems. 15: 1-7.


Zarnetske, J.P.; Haggerty, R.; Wondzell, S.M.; Baker, M.A. 2012.
Labile dissolved organic carbon supply limits hyporheic denitrification.
Journal of Geophysical Research 116: G04036: 1-13.

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        expand/collapse. Biometrics

McIntosh, A.C.S.; Gray, A.N.; Garman, S.L. 2012.
Estimating canopy cover from standard forest inventory measurements in western Oregon. Forest Science. 58(2): 154-167.

Yackulic, C.B.; Reid, J.; Davis, R. [et al.]. 2012.
Neighborhood and habitat effects on vital rates: expansion of the Barred Owl in the Oregon Coast Ranges. Ecology. 93(8): 1953-1966.

click to expand/collapse. Climate CHange

Barrett, T.M.; Latta, G.; Hennon, P.E. [et al.]. 2012.
Host-parasite distributions under changing climate: Tsuga heterophyla and Arceuthobium tsugense in Alaska.
Canadian Journal of Forestry Research. 42: 642-656.

Büker, P.; Morrissey, T.; Briolat, A. [et al.]. 2012.
DO3SE modelling of soil moisture to determine ozone flux to forest trees.
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 12: 5537-5562.

Hennon, P.E.; D'Amore, D.V.; Schaberg, P.G. [et al.]. 2012.
Shifting climate, altered niche, and a dynamic conservation strategy for yellow-cedar in the North Pacific coastal rainforest.
BioScience. 62: 147-158.

Jones, J.A.; Creed, I.F.; Hatcher, K.L. [et al.]. 2012.
Ecosystem processes and human influences regulate streamflow response to climate change at long-term ecological research sites.
BioScience. 62(4): 390-404.

Littell, J.S.; McKenzie, D.; Kerns, B.K. [et al.]. 2011.
Managing uncertainty in climate-driven ecological models to inform adaptation to climate change.
Ecosphere. 2(9): Art. 102. doi:10.1890/ES11-00114.1.

Voelker, S.L.; Noirot-Cosson, P.-E.; Stambaugh, M.C. [et al.]. 2012.
Spring temperature responses of oaks are synchronous with North Atlantic conditions during the deglaciation.
Ecological Monographs. 82(2): 169-187.

Wolken, J.M.; Hollingsworth, T.N.; Rupp, T.S. [et al.]. 2011.
Evidence and implications of recent and projected climate change in Alaska's forest ecosystems.
Ecosphere. 2(11): art.124. 35 p.


click to expand/collapse. Economics

Adams, D.M.; Alig, R.; Latta, G.; White, E.M. 2011.
Regional impacts of a program for private forest carbon offset sales.
Journal of Forestry. 109(8): 444-453.

click to expand/collapse. Ecosystem Structure and Function

Bent, E.; Kiekel, P.; Brenton, R.; Taylor, D.L. 2011.
Root-associated ectomycorrhizal fungi shared by various boreal forest seedlings naturally regenerating after a fire in interior Alaska and correlation of different fungi with host growth responses.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77: doi:10.1128/AEM.02575-10: 3351-3359.

Edburg, S.L.; Hicke, J.A.; Lawrence, D.M.; Thornton, P.E. 2011.
Simulating coupled carbon and nitrogen dynamics following bark beetle outbreaks in the western United States.
Journal of Geophysical Research. 116: G04033. doi:10.1029/2011JG001786.

Evans, S.A.; Halpern, C.B.; McKenzie, D. 2012.
The contributions of forest structure and substrate to bryophyte diversity and abundance in mature coniferous forests of the Pacific Northwest.
The Bryologist. 115(2): 278-294.

Goetz, S. J.; Bond-Lamberty, B.; Law, B. E. [et al.]. 2012.
Observations and assessment of forest carbon dynamics following disturbance in North America.
Journal of Geophysical Research. 117(G02022): 1-17.

Grosse, G.; Harden, J.; Turetsky, M. [et al.]. 2011.
Vulnerability of high-latitude soil organic carbon in North America to disturbance.
Journal of Geophysical Research. 116: G00K06. 23 p. doi:10.1029/2010JG001507.

Hayes, D.J.; McGuire, A.D.; Kicklighter, D.W. [et al.]. 2011.
Is the northern high-latitude land-based CO2 sink weakening?
Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 25: GB3018. 14 p. doi:10.1029/2010GB003813.

Hicke, J.A.; Allen, C.D.; Desai, A.R. [et al.]. 2011.
Effects of biotic disturbances on forest carbon cycling in the United States and Canada.
Global Change Biology. 18: 7-34. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02543.x.

Hicks Pries, C.E.; Schuur, E.A.G.; Crummer, K.G. 2012.
Holocene carbon stocks and carbon accumulation rates altered in soils undergoing permafrost thaw.
Ecosystems. 15(1): 162-173.

Koyama, L.; Kielland, K. 2011.
Plant physiological responses to hydrologically mediated changes in nitrogen supply on a boreal forest floodplain: a mechanism explaining the discrepancy in nitrogen demand and supply.
Plant and Soil. 342(1-2): 129-139.

Natali, S.M.; Schuur, E.A.G.; Rubin, R.L. 2012.
Increased plant productivity in Alaskan tundra as a result of experimental warming of soil and permafrost.
Journal of Ecology. 100(2): 488-498.

Natali, S.M.; Schuur, E.A.G.; Trucco, C. [et al.]. 2011.
Effects of experimental warming of air, soil and permafrost on carbon balance in Alaskan tundra.
Global Change Biology. 17(3): 1394-1407.

O'Donnell, J.A.; Jorgenson, M.T.; Harden, J.W. [et al.]. 2012.
The effects of permafrost thaw on soil hydrologic, thermal, and carbon dynamics in an Alaskan peatland.
Ecosystems. 15: 213-229.

Schirrmeister, L.; Grosse, G.; Wetterich, S. [et al.]. 2011.
Fossil organic matter characteristics in permafrost deposits of the Northeast Siberian Arctic.
Journal of Geophysical Research. 116: G00M02. 16 p. doi: 10.1029/2011JG001647.

Schuur, E.A.G.; Abbott, B.W.[et al.]. 2011.
High risk of permafrost thaw.
Nature. 480: 32-33.

click to expand/collapse. Fire/Fuel

Ager, A.A.; Vaillant, N.M.; Finney, M.A. 2011.
Integrating fire behavior models and geospatial analysis for wildland fire risk assessment and fuel management planning.
Journal of Combustion. 2011: art. 572452. 19 p.

Hollingsworth, L.T.; Kurth, L.L.; Parresol, B.R. [et al.]. 2012.
A comparison of geospatially modeled fire behavior and fire management utility of three data sources in the southeastern United States.
Forest Ecology and Management. 273: 43-49.

Hudac, J.L.; Peterson, D.L. 2012.
Fuel variability following wildfire in forests with mixed severity fire regimes, Cascade Range, USA. .
Forest Ecology and Management 277: 11-24.

Hyde, J.D.; Smith, A.M.S.; Ottmar, R.D. 2012.
Properties affecting the consumption of sound and rotten coarse woody debris in northern Idaho: a preliminary investigation using laboratory fires.
International Journal of Wildland Fire. 21: 596-608.

Johnstone, J.F.; Rupp, T.S.; Olson, M.; Verbyla, D. 2011.
Modeling impacts of fire severity on successional trajectories and future fire behavior in Alaskan boreal forests.
Landscape Ecology. 26: 487-500.

Raymond, C.L.; McKenzie, D. 2012.
Carbon dynamics of forests in Washington, USA: 21st century projections based on climate-driven changes in fire regimes.
Ecological Applications. 22(5): 1589-1611.

Thies, W.G.; Westlind, D.J. 2012.
Validating the Malheur model for predicting ponderosa pine post-fire mortality using 24 fires in the Pacific Northwest, USA.
International Journal of Wildland Fire. 21(5): 572-582.

Thompson, M.P.; Calkin, D.E.; Finney, M.A. [et al.]. 2011.
Integrated national-scale assessment of wildfire risk to human and ecological values.
Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment. doi: 10.1007/s00477-011-0461-0.

click to expand/collapse. Forest Health

Eitel, J.U.H.; Vierling, L.A.; Litvak, M.E. [et al.]. 2011.
Broadband, red-edge information from satellites improves early stress detection in a New Mexico conifer woodland.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 115: 3640-3646.

click to expand/collapse. Forest Management

Anderson, S.M.; Landis, W.G. 2012.
A pilot application of regional scale risk assessment to the forestry management of the upper Grand Ronde watershed, Oregon.
Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal. 18(4): 705-732.

Endress, B.A.; Wisdom, M.J.; Vavra, M. [et al.]. 2012.
Effects of ungulate herbivory on aspen, cottonwood, and willow development under forest fuels treatment regimes.
Forest Ecology and Management. 276: 33-40.

Lin, C.-C.; Kassim, A.R.; Vanderbilt, K. [et al.]. 2011.
An ecoinformatics application for forest dynamics plot data management and sharing.
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science. 26(4): 357-369.

Progar, R.A.; Sturdevant, N.; Rinella, M.J. 2010.
Trapping Douglas-fir beetle (Dendroctonus pseudotsugae) with pheromone baited multiple-funnel traps does not reduce Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) mortality.
The Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 86(4): 111-118.

click to expand/collapse. Geomorphology and Hydrology

Carey, S.K.; Tetzlaff, D.; Seibert, J. [et al.]. 2010.
Inter-comparison of hydro-climatic regimes across northern catchments: snychronicity, resistance and resilience.
Hydrological Processes. 24: 3591-3602.

click to expand/collapse. Invasive Plants and Animals

Progar, R.A.; Markin, G.; Milan, J. [et al.]. 2011.
Population dynamics and impacts of the red-headed leafy spurge stem borer on leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula).
Invasive Plant Science and Management. 4: 183-188.

click to expand/collapse. Landscape Ecology

Ohmann, J.L.; Gregory, M.J.; Roberts, H.M. [et al.]. 2012.
Mapping change of older forest with nearest-neighbor imputation and Landsat time-series.
Forest Ecology and Management. 272: 13-25.

Thompson, J.R.; Wiek, A.; Swanson, F.J. [et al.]. 2012.
Scenario studies as a synthetic and integrative research activity for Long-Term Ecological Research.
BioScience. 62(4): 367-376

click to expand/collapse. Modelling

Marcot, B.G. 2012.
Metrics for evaluating performance and uncertainty of Bayesian network models.
Ecological Modeling. 230: 50-62.

click to expand/collapse. Monitoring

Turner, D.P.; Ritts, W.D.; Yang, Z. [et al.]. 2011.
Decadal trends in net ecosystem production and net ecosystem carbon balance for a regional socioecological system.
Forest Ecology and Management. 262: 1318-1325.

click to expand/collapse. Mycology

click to expand/collapse. Plant Ecology

Barrett, K.; McGuire, A.D.; Hoy, E.E.; Kasischke, E.S. 2011.
Potential shifts in dominant forest cover in interior Alaska driven by variations in fire severity.
Ecological Applications. 21(7): 2380-2396.

Forbey, J.S.; Pu, X.; Xu, D. [et al.]. 2011.
Inhibition of snowshoe hare succinate dehydrogenase activity as a mechanism of deterrence for papyriferic acid in birch.
Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37(12): 1285-1293.

Kizito, F.; Dragila, M.I.; Sene, M.; [et al.]. 2012.
Hydraulic redistribution by two semi-arid shrub species: implications for Sahelian agro-ecosystems.
Journal of Arid Environments. 83: 69-77.

Sala, A.; Woodruff, D.R.; Meinzer, F.C. 2012.
Carbon dynamics in trees: feast or famine?
Tree Physiology. 32: 764-775.

Woodruff, D.R.; Meinzer, F.C. 2011.
Water stress, shoot growth and storage of nonstructural carbohydrates along a tree height gradient in a tall conifer.
Plant, Cell and Environment. 34(11): 1920-1930.

click to expand/collapse. Range Management

Campbell, J.L.; Kennedy, R.E.; Cohen, W.B.; Miller, R.F. 2012.
Assessing the carbon consequences of western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) encroachment across Oregon, USA.
Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(3): 223-231.

Finstad, G.L.; Kielland, K. 2011.
Landscape variation in the diet and productivity of reindeer in Alaska based on stable isotope analyses.
Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research. 43(4): 543-554.

click to expand/collapse. Recreation

Wilson, P.I.; Hall, T.E.; Kruger, L.E. 2012.
Riparian area protection and outdoor recreation: lessons from the Northwest Forest Plan.
Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research. 4(2): 131-141.

click to expand/collapse. Remote Sensing

Andersen, H.-E.; Strunk, J.; Temesgen, H. 2011.
Using airborne light detection and ranging as a sampling tool for estimating forest biomass resources in the upper Tanana Valley of interior Alaska.
Western Journal of Applied Forestry. 26(4): 157-164.

Andersen, H.-E.; Jacob, S.; Temesgen, H. [et al.]. 2012.
Using multilevel remote sensing and ground data to estimate forest biomass resources in remote regions: a case study in the boreal forests of interior Alaska.
Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 37(6): 596-611.

Beets, P.N.; Reutebuch, S.; Kimberley, M.O. [et al.]. 2011.
Leaf area index, biomass carbon and growth rate of radiata pine genetic types and relationships with LiDAR.
Forests. 2: 637-659.

Coulston, J.W.; Moisen, G.G.; Wilson, B.T. [et al.]. 2012.
Modeling percent tree canopy cover: a pilot study.
Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 78(7): 715–727.

d'Oliveira, M.V.N.; Reutebuch, S.E.; McGaughey, R.J.; Andersen, H.-E. 2012.
Estimating forest biomass and identifying low-intensity logging areas using airborne scanning lidar in Antimary State Forest, Acre State, Western Brazilian Amazon.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 124: 479-491.

Kennedy, R.E.; Yang, Z.; Cohen, W.B. [et al.]. 2012.
Spatial and temporal patterns of forest disturbance and regrowth within the area of the northwest forest plan.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 122: 117-133.

Nelson, M.D.; Healey, S.P.; Moser, W.K. [et al.]. 2011.
Consistency of forest presence and biomass predictions modeled across overlapping spatial and temporal extents.
Mathematical and Computational Forestry and Natural-Resource Sciences. 3(2): 102-113.

Pflugmacher, D.; Cohen, W.B.; Kennedy, R.E. 2012.
Using Landsat-derived disturbance history (1972-2010) to predict current forest structure.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 122: 146-165.

Pflugmacher, D.; Krankina, O.N.; Cohen, W.B. [et al.]. 2011.
Comparison and assessment of coarse resolution land cover maps for Northern Eurasia.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 115: 3539-3553.

Strunk, J.L.; Reutebuch, S.E.; Andersen, H.-E. [et al.]. 2012.
Model-assisted forest yield estimation with light detection and ranging.
Western Journal of Applied Forestry. 27(2): 53-59.

Stueve, K.M.; Housman, I.W.; Zimmerman, P.L. [et al.]. 2011.
Snow-covered Landsat time series stacks improve automated disturbance mapping accuracy in forested landscapes.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 115: 3203-3219.

Wing, B.M.; Ritchie, M.W.; Boston, K. [et al.]. 2012.
Prediction of understory vegetation cover with airborne lidar in an interior ponderosa pine forest.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 124: 730-741.

Wulder, M.A.; Masek, J.G.; Cohen, W.B. [et al.]. 2012.
Opening the archive: how free data has enabled the science and monitoring promise of Landsat.
Remote Sensing of Environment. 122: 2-10.

click to expand/collapse. Resource Inventory

Marquardt, T.; Temesgen, H.; Anderson, P.D.; Eskelson, B. 2012
Evaluation of sampling methods to quantify abundance of hardwoods and snags within conifer-dominated riparian zones.
Annals of Forest Science. 69: 821-825.

click to expand/collapse. Silviculture

Devine, W.D.; Footen, P.W.; Strahm, B.D. [et al.]. 2012.
Nitrogen leaching following whole-tree and bole-only harvests on two contrasting Pacific Northwest sites.
Forest Ecology and Management. 267: 7-17.

Devine, W.D.; Harrington, T.B.; Terry, T.A. [et al.]. 2011.
Five-year vegetation control effects on aboveground biomass and nitrogen content and allocation in Douglas-fir plantations on three contrasting sites.
Forest Ecology and Management. 262: 2187-2198.

Harrington, C.A.; Gould, P.J.; Sniezko, R.A. 2012.
Growth and survival of Port-Orford-cedar families on three sites on the south Oregon coast.
Western Journal of Applied Forestry. 27(3): 156-158.

Harrington, T.B. 2011.
Overstory and understory relationships in longleaf pine plantations 14 years after thinning and woody control.
Canadian Journal of Forestry Research. 41: 2301-2314.

click to expand/collapse. Social Sciences

Asah, S.T.; Blahna, D.J.; Ryan, C.M. 2012.
Involving forest communities in identifying and constructing ecosystem services: millennium assessment and place specificity.
Journal of Forestry. 110(3): 149-156.

Harris, C.C.; Nielsen, E.A.; Becker, D.R. [et al.]. 2012.
Results of community deliberation about social impacts of ecological restoration: comparing public input of self-selected versus actively engaged community members.
Environmental Management. 50: 191-203.

Folke, C.; Carpenter, S.R.; Walker, B. [et al.]. 2010.
Resilience thinking: integrating resilience, adaptability and transformability.
Ecology and Society. 15(4): Art. 20. [Online] URL:

Olsen, C.S.; Mallon, A.L.; Shindler, B.A. 2012.
Public acceptance of disturbance-based forest management: factors influencing support.
ISRN Forestry. 2012(art 594067): doi:10.5402/2012/594067. 10 p.

click to expand/collapse. Soil

Johnson, K.D.; Harden, J.; McGuire, A.D. [et al.]. 2011.
Soil carbon distribution in Alaska in relation to soil-forming factors.
Geoderma. 167-168: 71-84.

Slesak, R.A.; Schoenholtz, S.H.; Harrington, T.B. 2011.
Soil carbon and nutrient pools in Douglas-fir plantations 5 years after manipulating biomass and competing vegetation in the Pacific Nortwest.
Forest Ecology and Management. 262: 1722-1728.

click to expand/collapse. Special Forest Products

Veluthoor, S.; Kelsey, R.G.; Gonzalez-Hernandez, M.P. [et al.]. 2011.
Composition of the heartwood essential oil of incense cedar (Calocedrus decurrens Torr.).
Holzforschung. 65: 333-336.

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

Magness, D.R.; Morton, J.M.; Huettmann, F. [et al.]. 2011.
A climate-change adaptation framework to reduce continental-scale vulnerability across conservation reserves.
Ecosphere. 2(10): 1-23

click to expand/collapse. Water Resources

Payn, R.A.; Gooseff, M.N.; McGlynn, B.L. [et al.]. 2012.
Exploring changes in the spatial distribution of stream baseflow generation during a seasonal recession.
Water Resources Research. 48: W04519. doi:10.1029/2011WR011552. 15p.

click to expand/collapse. Wildlife

Joly, K.; Chapin, F.S. III; Klein, D.R. 2010.
Winter habitat selection by caribou in relation to lichen abundance, wildfires, grazing, and landscape characteristics in northwest Alaska.
Ecoscience. 17(3): 321-333.

Joly, K.; Klein, D.R.; Verbyla, D.L. [et al.]. 2011.
Linkages between large-scale climate patterns and the dynamics of Alaskan caribou populations.
Ecography. 34: 345-352.

Marcot, B.G.; Thompson, M.P.; Runge, M.C. [et al.]. 2012.
Recent advances in applying decision science to managing national forests.
Forest Ecology and Management. 285: 123-132.

Rinella, M.J.; Dean, R.; Vavra, M.; Parks, C.G. 2012.
Vegetation responses to supplemental winter feeding of elk in western Wyoming.
Western North American Naturalist. 72(1): 78-83.

Seaton, C.T.; Paragi, T.F.; Boertje, R.D. [et al.]. 2011.
Browse biomass removal and nutritional condition of Alaska moose Alces alces.
Wildlife Biology. 17(1): 55-66. Doi: 10.2981/10-010.

Zielinski, W.J.; Dunk, J.R.; Gray, A.N. 2012.
Estimating habitat value using forest inventory data: the fisher (Martes pennanti) in northwestern California.
Forest Ecology and Management. 275: 35-42.



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