Biological Science Technician
Phone: (510) 559-6425
USDA, Forest Service
Pacific Southwest Research Station
800 Buchanan Street
West Annex Building
Albany, CA 94710-0011
Ph: (510) 559-6300
Fx: (510) 559-6440
B.S. Forestry 1977. University of California, Berkeley, CA
MS Forest Genetics 1986. University of Washington, Seattle, WA
I work as a member of a team with Connie Millar and Bob Westfall. Our research concerns changes over time in tree communities at population and landscape levels.
Millar, C.I., R.D. Westfall, and D.L. Delany. 2007. Response of high-elevation limber pine (Pinus flexilis) to multi-year droughts and 20th-century warming; Sierra Nevada, California, USA. Canadian Journal of Forest Research vol 37: pp 2508-2520.
Millar, C.I., J.C. King, R.D. Westfall, H.A. Alden, and D.L. Delany. 2006. Late Holocene forest dynamics, volcanism, and climate change at Whitewing Mountain and San Joaquin Ridge, Mono County, Sierra Nevada, CA, USA. Quaternary Research 66 (2006): 273-287.
Millar, C.I., L.J. Graumlich, D.L. Delany, R.D. Westfall, and J.K. King. 2004. Response of subalpine conifers in the Sierra Nevada, California, U.S.A., to 20th-century warming and decadal climate variability. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 36(2):181-200.
Riggs, L. A., Millar, C. I., and Delany, D. L. 1991. Genetic variation sampled in three California oaks. Pgs 233-234. Editor: Standiford, R. B. In: Proceedings Symposium Oak Woodlands and Hardwood Rangeland Management, October 31- November 2, 1990, Davis, CA, General Technical Report PSW-126, USDA Forest Service, Berkeley, CA.
Millar, C. I., Delany, D. L., and Riggs, L. A. 1990. Genetic variation in California oaks. Fremontia 18 :20-21.
Posters and Presentations
Millar, CI; Westfall, RD; and Delany, DL. 2008. Complex Responses of Subalpine Forests to Climate Change Presented at Great Basin Archeological Conference, Portland OR, October 2008.
Millar, CI; Westfall, RD; and Delany, DL. 2008. Geographic, Periglacial, and Climatic Relationships of American Pika
(Ochotono princeps) in the Eastern Sierra Nevada and Western Great Basin. Presented at California Climate Change Research Conference, Sacramento CA, Sept 2008.
Millar, CI; Westfall, RD; and Delany, DL. 2007. Sierra Nevada Rock Glaciers: Alpine Water Reserves and Biodiversity Refugia in a Warming World. Presented at AGU2007, San Francisco CA, Dec 2007.
Millar, CI; Westfall, RD; and Delany, DL. 2006. Elevational Gradients and Differential Recruitment of Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) and Bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva); White Mountains, California, USA. Presented at AGU2006, San Francisco CA, Dec 2006.
Millar, CI; Westfall, RD; and Delany, DL. 2005. Limber Pine Forest Mortality Event in Response to a Late-20th-Century Low Precipitation/High Temperature Period. Presented at AGU2005, San Francisco CA, Dec 2005.
Millar, CI; Westfall, RD; Delany, DL; King, JC; and Alden, HA. 2004. High-Elevation Response of Conifers to Climate Change in the Sierra Nevada and Western Great Basin, USA: Treeline Elevation is Not the Primary Effect. Presented at AGU2004, San Francisco CA, Dec 2004.