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Hill, Brian H.; Kolka, Randall K.; McCormick, Frank H.; Starry, Matthew A. 2014. A synoptic survey of ecosystem services from headwater catchments in the United States. Ecosystem Services. 7: 106-115.


Holsinger, L., R. Keane, D. Isaak, L. Eby, M. Young. 2014. Relative effects of climate change and wildfires on stream temperatures: a simulation modeling approach in a Rocky Mountain watershed. Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-014-1092-5.


Isaak, Daniel J.; Peterson, Erin E.; Ver Hoef, Jay M.; Wenger, Seth J.; Falke, Jeffrey A.; Torgersen, Christian E.; Sowder, Colin; Steel, E. Ashley; Fortin, Marie-Josee; Jordan, Chris E.; Ruesch, Aaron S.; Som, Nicholas; Monestiez, Pascal. 2014. Applications of spatial statistical network models to stream data. WIREs Water. doi: 10.1002/wat2.1023.


Lemoine, Michael; Young, Michael K.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Eby, Lisa; Pilgrim, Kristine L.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2014. Cottus schitsuumsh, a new species of sculpin (Scorpaeniformes: Cottidae) in the Columbia River basin, Idaho-Montana, USA. Zootaxa. 3755(3): 241-258.


Wang, Li; Wu, Joan Q.; Elliot, William J.; Feidler, Fritz R.; Lapin, Sergey. 2014. Linear diffusion-wave channel routing using a discrete Hayami convolution method. Journal of Hydrology. 509: 282-294.






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Adams, S. B., D. A. Schmetterling, and M. K. Young.  2005.  Instream movement by boreal toads (Bufo boreas boreas).  Herpetological Review 36:  27-33.


Andrews, Danielle M.; Barton, Christopher D.; Kolka, Randall K.; Rhoades, Charles C.; Dattilo, Adam J. 2011. Soil and water characteristics in restored canebrake and forest riparian zones. Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA). 47(4): 772-784.






Barry, Jeffrey J.; Buffington, John M.; King, John G. 2004. A general power equation for predicting bed load transport rates in gravel bed rivers. Water resources research. 40: W10401 (22 p.)


Barry, Jeffrey J.; Buffington, John M.; King, John G. 2005. Reply to comment by Claude Michel on "A general power equation for predicting bed load transport rates in gravel bed rivers". Water resources research. 41(7): W0716 (2 p.)


Beechie, T.J., D.A. Sear, J.D. Olden, G.R. Pess, J.M. Buffington, H.J. Moir, P. Roni, and M.M. Pollock. 2010. Process-based principles for restoring river ecosystems. BioScience 60(3): 209-222.


Bellugi, Dino; Dietrich, William E.; Stock, Jonathan; McKean, Jim; Kazian, Brian; Hargrove, Paul. 2011. Spatially explicit shallow landslide susceptibility mapping over large areas. In: Genevois, R.; Hamilton, D. L.; Prestininzi, A., eds. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Debris-Flow Hazards Mitigation: Mechanics, Prediction and Assessment; Padua, Italy; June 7-11, 2011. Rome, Italy: Casa Editrice Universita La Sapienza, Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment-Book. p. 759-768.


Bisson, P.A.; Rieman, B.E.; Luce, C.; Hessburg, P.F.; Lee, D.C.; Kershner, J.L.; Reeves, G.H.; Gresswell, R.E. 2003. Fire and aquatic ecosystems of the Western USA: current knowledge and key questions. Forest Ecology and Management. 178: 213-229.


Bisson, Peter A.; Montgomery, David R.; Buffington, John M. 2006. Valley segments, stream reaches, and channel units. In: Hauer, F. R.; Lamberti, G. A., eds. Methods in Stream Ecology. Second Edition. San Diego, CA: Academic Press: 23-49.


Black, Thomas A.; Luce, Charles H. 2013. Measuring water and sediment discharge from a road plot with a settling basin and tipping bucket. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-287. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 38 p.


Brooks, P., D. McKnight, and K. Elder, 2004, Carbon limitation of soil respiration under winter snowpacks: potential feedbacks between growing season and winter carbon fluxes Global Change Biology, 11, 231-238.


Brookshire, E. N. J. and K. A. Dwire. 2003. Controls on patterns of coarse organic particle retention in headwater streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 22(1): 17-34.


Buffington, J. M.; Montgomery, D. R.  2013.  Geomorphic classification of rivers. In: Shroder, J.; Wohl, E., ed. Treatise on Geomorphology; Fluvial Geomorphology, Vol. 9. San Diego, CA: Academic Press. p. 730-767.


Buffington, J.M., 2012. Changes in channel morphology over human time scales. In: Church, M., Biron, P.M., Roy, A.G. (Eds.), Gravel-Bed Rivers: Processes, Tools, Environments. Wiley, Chichester, UK, pp. 435-463.


Buffington, J.M., D.R. Montgomery, and H.M. Greenberg. 2004. Basin-scale availability of salmonid spawning gravel as influenced by channel type and hydraulic roughness in mountain catchments.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 61:2085-2096.  Erratum


Buffington, John M.; Roper, Brett B.; Archer, Eric; Moyer, Chris, 2009. REPLY TO DISCUSSION - The Role of Observer Variation in Determining Rosgen Stream Types in Northeastern Oregon Mountain Streams. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 45 (5), 1298-1312.


Buffington, John M.; Tonina, Daniele  2009.  Hyporheic exchange in mountain rivers II: Effects of channel morphology on mechanics, scales, and rates of exchange. Geography Compass. 3(3): 1038-1062.


Bunte, Kristin; Abt, Steven R.; Potyondy, John P.; Ryan, Sandra E. 2004. Measurement of coarse gravel and cobble transport using portable bedload traps. Journal of hydraulic engineering. Vol. 130, no. 9 (Sept. 2004): p. 879-893.


Burke, M., K. Jorde, J.M. Buffington, J. Braatne, and R. Benjakar. 2006. Spatial distribution of impacts to channel bed mobility due to flow regulation, Kootenai River, USA. Proceedings of the 8th Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference, Reno, NV, April 2-6, 2006.


Burke, M., K. Jorde, and J.M. Buffington, published online November 5 2008, Application of a hierarchical framework for assessing environmental impacts of dam operation: changes in hydrology, channel hydraulics, bed mobility and recruitment of riparian trees in a western North American river, Journal of Environmental Management, doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2008.1007.0222.


Bytnerowicz, A.; O. Badea.; F. Popescu; R. Musselman; M. Tanase; I. Barbu; W. Frączek; N. Gembasu; A. Surdu; F. Danescu; D. Postelnicu; R. Cenusa; C. Vasile. 2005. Air pollution, precipitation chemistry and forest health in the Retazat Mountains, Southern Carpathians, Romania. Environmental Pollution. 137: 546-567.





Caamaño, D., P. Goodwin, and J.M. Buffington. 2012. Flow structure through pool-riffle sequences and a conceptual model for their sustainability in gravel-bed rivers. River Research and Applications 28(3): 377-389.


Caamaño, D., P. Goodwin, J.M. Buffington, J.C.P. Liou, and S. Daley-Laursen, 2009, A unifying criterion for the velocity reversal hypothesis in gravel-bed rivers, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 135(1): 66-70, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9429(2009)135:1(66).


Calkin, David E.; Hyde, Kevin D.; Robichaud, Peter R.; Jones, J. Greg; Ashmun, Louise E.; Loeffler Dan. 2007. Assessing post-fire values-at-risk with a new calculation tool. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-205. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 32 p.


Cline, D., K. Elder, B. Davis, J. Hardy, G.E. Liston, D. Imel, S.H. Yueh, A.J. Gasiewski, G. Koh, R.L. Armstrong, M. Parsons, Overview of the NASA cold land processes field experiment (CLPX-2002), Proc. Int. Symp., 2002 October 24-25, China, Soc. of Photo-Opt. Instrumentation Engineers, Vol. 4894: 361-372, 2003.


Collins, B. J.; Rhoades, C. C.; Battaglia, M. A.; Hubbard, R. M. 2012. The effects of bark beetle outbreaks on forest development, fuel loads and potential fire behavior in salvage logged and untreated lodgepole pine forests. Forest Ecology and Management. 284: 260-268.


Collins, B.J.; Rhoades, C.C.; Hubbard, R.M.; Battaglia, M.A. 2011. Tree regeneration and future stand development after bark beetle infestation and harvesting in Colorado lodgepole pine stands. Forest Ecology and Management. 261: 2168–2175.


Collins, Byron J.; Rhoades, Charles C.; Underhill, Jeffrey; Hubbard, Robert M. 2010. Post-harvest seedling recruitment following mountain pine beetle infestation of Colorado lodgepole pine stands: A comparison using historic survey records. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 40: 2452-2456.


Conroy, W. J.; Hotchkiss, R. H.; Elliot, W. J. 2006. A coupled upland-erosion and instream hydrodynamic-sediment transport model for evaluating sediment transport in forested watersheds. Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 49(6): 1-10.


Copeland, N.S., Sharratt, B.S., Wu, J.Q., Foltz, R.B., Dooley, J.H., 2009. A wood-strand material for wind erosion control: effects on total sediment loss, PM10 vertical flux, and PM10 loss. J. Environ. Qual. 37:1–10. doi: 10.2134/jeq2008.0115.






Dattilo, A.J. and C.C. Rhoades. 2005. River cane (Arundinaria gigantea) establishment for riparian restoration in Central Kentucky. Restoration Ecology 13:615-621.


Deems, J., S. R. Fassnacht, and K. Elder, 2006, Fractal distribution of snow depth from LiDAR data, J. Hydromet., 7, 285-297.


Dietrich, W.E., McKean, J., Bellugi, D., Perron, T., 2007. The prediction of shallow landslide location and size using a multidimensional landslide analysis in a digital terrain model. 4th Intl. Debris Flow Conf., Chengdu, China. Sept. 10-13.


Dillon, Gregory K.; Holden, Zachery A.; Morgan, Penelope; Crimmins, Michael A.; Heyerdahl, Emily K.; Luce, Charles H. 2011. Both topography and climate affected forest and woodland burn severity in two regions of the western US, 1984 to 2006. Ecosphere. 2(12): 130. doi: 10.1890/ES11-00271.1.


Douglas P. Peterson, Bruce E. Rieman, Michael K. Young, and James A. Brammer. 2010. Modeling predicts that redd trampling by cattle may contribute to population declines of native trout. Ecological Applications. 20:954–966.


Dun, S.; J.Q. Wu; W.J. Elliot; P.R. Robichaud; D.C. Flanagan. 2006. Adapting the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model to forest conditions. Written for presentation at the 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting. Sponsored by ASABE, Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR. 9 - 12 July 2006. ASABE Paper No. 062150. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.


Dunham, J.B., B.E. Rieman, and G.L. Chandler. 2001. Development of field-based models of suitable thermal regimes for interior Columbia Basin salmonids. Final Report to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Seattle, WA. Interagency Agreement #00-IA-11222014-521.


Dunham, J., B. Rieman and G. Chandler.  2003.  Influences of temperature and environmental variables on the distribution of bull trout within streams at the southern margin of its range.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 23:894-904.


Dunham, J., G. Chandler, B. Rieman, and D. Martin.  2005.  Measuring stream temperature with digital data loggers: A user's guide.  General Technical Report.  RMRSGTR-150WWW.  Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.  15pp.


Dunham, J.B., A.E. Rosenberger, C.H. Luce, and B.R. Rieman. 2007. Influences of wildfire and channel reorganization on spatial and temporal variation in stream temperature and the distribution of fish and amphibians. Ecosystems. 10:335-346.


Dunham, Jason B.; Chandler, G. L. 2001. Models to predict suitable habitat for juvenile bull trout in Washington state. Boise, ID: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. Final Report for cooperative agreement #134100H001. 75 p.


Dutra, Emanuel; Balsamo, Gianpaolo; Viterbo, Pedro; Miranda, Pedro M. A.; Beljaars, Anton; Schar, Christoph; Elder, Kelly. 2010: An improved snow scheme for the ECMWF land surface model: Description and offline validation. Journal of Hydrometeorology. 11: 899-916.


Dwire, K. A. and J. B. Kauffman. 2003. Fire and riparian ecosystems in landscapes of the western USA. Forest Ecology and Management 178 (1-2): 61-74.


Dwire, K. A., J. B. Kauffman, and J. Baham. 2006. Plant species distribution in relation to water table depth and soil redox potential in montane riparian meadows. Wetlands 26 (1): 131 – 146.


Dwire, K. A., J. B. Kauffman, E. N. J. Brookshire and J. Baham. 2004. Plant biomass and species composition along an environmental gradient in montane riparian meadows. Oecologia 139(2): 309-317.


Dwire, Kathleen A.; Ryan, Sandra E.; Shirley, Laura J.; Lytjen, Danna; Otting, Nick; Dixon, Mark K. 2006. Influence of herbivory on regrowth of riparian shrubs following a wildland fire. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 42 (1): 201-212.g


Dwire, K.A., C.C. Rhoades, and M.K. Young. 2006. Potential effects of fuel management activities on riparian areas. Elliot, W.J. and Audin, L.J., (Eds.). Cumulative Watershed Effects of Fuels Management in the Western United States.






Eiriksson, David; Whitson, Michael; Luce, Charles H.; Marshall, Hans Peter; Bradford, John; Benner, Shawn G.; Black, Thomas; Hetrick, Hank; McNamara, James P.  2013.  An evaluation of the hydrologic relevance of lateral flow in snow at hillslope and catchment scales. Hydrological Process. 27: 640-654.


Elder, K., K. Dwire, R. Hubbard, C. Rhoades, S. Ryan, M. Young, L. Porth, M. Dixon and A. Goodbody, 2006, Disturbance and water related research in the western United States, Proc. of Sec. Interagency Conf., Research in the Watersheds, May 16-18, 2006, Coweeta Hydrological Lab, Otto, North Carolina.


Elliot, W. J.  2007.  Predicting background and risk-based sedimentation for forest watershed TMDLs.  Proc of the 10-14 March 2007 Conference on Watershed Management to Meet Water Quality Standards and TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Loads).  St. Joseph, MI: ASABE.  109-115.


Elliot, W. J., P. R. Robichaud and I. S. Miller.  2007.  Erosion rates from forests and rangelands following fuel management.  Proc of the 10-14 March 2007 Conference on Watershed Management to Meet Water Quality Standards and TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Loads).  St. Joseph, MI: ASABE.  493-499.


Elliot, W., Hyde, K., MacDonald, L., McKean, J., 2006. Tools for Analysis of CWE of Fuel Management. In, Elliot, W.J. and Audin, L.J., (eds.). Cumulative Watershed Effects of Fuels Management in the Western United States.






Fausch, C., B. Rieman, J. Dunham, and M. Young. 2006. Strategies for conserving native salmonid populations at risk from nonnative invasions: tradeoffs in using barriers to upstream movement. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, GTR-RMRS-174, Fort Collins, CO.


Fausch, K.D., Rieman, B.E., Dunham, J.B., Young, M.K. and Peterson, D.P.  2009 . The invasion versus isolation dilemma: tradeoffs in managing native salmonids with barriers to upstream movement.  Conservation Biology 23(4):859-870. Published Online: February 6, 2009.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2008.01159.x


Faux, Russell N.; Buffington, John M.; Whitley, M. German; Lanigan, Steve H.; Roper, Brett B. 2009. Chapter 6.- Use of airborne near-infrared LiDAR for determining channel cross-section characteristics and monitoring aquatic habitat in Pacific Northwest rivers: A preliminary analysis In: Bayer, J.M.; Schei, J.L., eds. PNAMP special publication: Remote sensing applications for aquatic resource monitoring. Cook, WA: Pacific Northwest Aquatic Monitoring partnership. p. 43-60.


Ferguson, Sue A, McKay, Steven J., Nagel, David E., Piepho, Trent, Rorig, Miriam L., Anderson, Casey, Kellog, Lara, 2003.  Assessing Values of Air Quality and Visibility at Risk from Wildland Fires. Research Paper PNW-RP-550.  USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, April 2003.


Ffolliott, Peter F.; Stropki, Cody L.; Chen, Hui; Neary, Daniel G.  2011.  The 2002 Rodeo-Chediski Wildfire's impacts on southwestern ponderosa pine ecosystems, hydrology, and fuels. Res. Pap. RMRS-RP-85. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 36 p.


Foltz, R. B. 2012. A comparison of three erosion control mulches on decommissioned forest road corridors in the northern Rocky Mountains, United States. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 67(6):536-544.


Foltz, Randy B.; Copeland, Natalie S. 2009. Evaluating the efficacy of wood shreds for mitigating erosion. Journal of Environmental Management. 90: 779-785.


Foltz, R.B.; Copeland, N.S. 2007. Field testing of wood-based biomass erosion control materials on obliterated roads. 2007. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No: 078046. Minneapolis, MN, 17-20 June 2007. July 2007.


Foltz, R. B.; Rhee, H.; Yanosek, K. A. 2007. Infiltration, erosion, and vegetation recovery following road obliteration. Transactions of ASABE. 50(6): 1937-1943.


Foltz, Randy B.; Yanosek, Kristina A.; Brown, Timothy M. 2008. Sediment concentration and turbidity changes during culvert removals. Journal of Environmental Management. 87(3): 329-340.


Foltz, R. B.; Copeland, N. S.; Elliot, W. J. 2009. Reopening abandoned forest roads in northern Idaho, USA: Quantification of runoff, sediment concentration, infiltration, and interrill erosion parameters. Journal of Environmental Management. 90: 2542-2550.


Foltz, R. B.; Wagenbrenner, N. S. 2010. An evaluation of three wood shred blends for post-fire erosion control using indoor simulated rain events on small plots. Catena. 80: 86-94.


Foltz, Randy B.; Westfall, Breann; Kopyscianski, Ben 2013. Turbidity changes during culvert to bridge upgrades at Carmen Creek, Idaho. Res. Note RMRS-RN-54. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 12 p.


Foltz, Randy B.; Westfall, Breann; Kopyscianski, Ben. 2012. Turbidity changes during culvert to bridge upgrades at Carmen Creek, Idaho. Report to Bureau of Land Management; FFIS Agreement 2216-07-IA287. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management. 8 p.


Fornwalt, Paula J.; Rhoades, Charles C. 2011. Rehabilitating slash pile burn scars in upper montane forests of the Colorado Front Range. Natural Areas Journal. 31(2): 177-182.


Furniss, M.; Clifton, C.; Ronnenberg, K. eds. 2007. Advancing the Fundamental Sciences: Proceedings of the Forest Service National Earth Sciences Conference, San Diego, CA, 18-22 October 2004. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-689. Portland, OR: U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 577 p.






Gariglio, Frank P.; Tonina, Daniele; Luce, Charles H. 2013. Spatio-temporal variability of hyporheic exchange through a pool-riffle-pool sequence. Water Resources Research. Accepted paper. doi: 10.1002/wrcr.20419.


Goode, Jaime R.; Luce, Charles H.; Buffington, John M. 2012. Enhanced sediment delivery in a changing climate in semi-arid mountain basins: Implications for water resource management and aquatic habitat in the northern Rocky Mountains. Geomorphology. 139-140: 1-15.


Goode, Jaime R.; Buffington, John M.; Tonina, Daniele; Isaak, Daniel J.; Thurow, Russell F.; Wenger, Seth; Nagel, David; Luce, Charlie; Tetzlaff, Doerthe; Soulsby, Chris 2013. Potential effects of climate change on streambed scour and risks to salmonid survival in snow-dominated mountain basins. Hydrological Processes. 27: 750-765.


Goode, Jaime R.; Wohl, Ellen 2010. Substrate controls on the longitudinal profile of bedrock channels: Implications for reach-scale roughness. Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface. 115: F03018. doi:10.1029/2008JF001188.


Gorsevski, P.V., P.E. Gessler, R.B. Foltz, and W.J. Elliot.  2006.  Spatial Prediction of Landslide Hazard Using Logistic Regression and ROC Analysis. Transactions in GIS, 10(3): 395-415.


Gottfried, G.J.; Neary, D.G.; Ffolliott, P.F.; Decker, D.D. 2007. Impacts of a high-intensity summer rainstorm on two small oak savanna watersheds in the southwestern borderlands. Hydrology and Water Resources in Arizona and the Southwest 36:67-73.






Hill, B.H., R.K Kolka, F.H. McCormick and M.A. Starry. 2013. A synoptic survey of ecosystem services from headwater catchments in the United States.  Ecosystem Services.


Hill, Brian H.; McCormick, Frank H.; Harvey, Bret C.; Johnson, Sherri L.; Warren, Melvin L.; Elonen, Colleen M. 2010. Microbial enzyme activity, nutrient uptake and nutrient limitation in forested streams. Freshwater Biology. 55: 1005-1019.


Holsinger, L., R. Keane, D. Isaak, L. Eby, M. Young. 2014. Relative effects of climate change and wildfires on stream temperatures: a simulation modeling approach in a Rocky Mountain watershed. Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-014-1092-5.


Homan, J. W., Luce, C. H., McNamara, J. P. and Glenn, N. F., 2011, Improvement of distributed snowmelt energy balance modeling with MODIS-based NDSI-derived fractional snow-covered area data. Hydrological Processes, 25: 650–660. doi: 10.1002/hyp.7857.


Hubbard, R. M., B. J. Bond, R. Senock and M.G. Ryan. 2002. Effects of branch height on leaf gas exchange, branch hydraulic conductance and branch sap flux in open-grown ponderosa pine. Tree Physiology 22: 575-581.


Hubbard, R. M., V. Stiller, M.G. Ryan and J.S. Sperry. 2001. Stomatal conductance and photosynthesis vary linearly with plant hydraulic conductance in ponderosa pine. Plant, Cell and Environment 24: 113-121.  


Hubbard, R.M., J.M. Vose, B.D. Clinton, K.J. Elliott, and J.D. Knoepp. 2004. Stand restoration burning in oak-pine forests in the southern Appalachians: effects on aboveground biomass and carbon and nitrogen cycling. Forest Ecology and Management 190:311-321.


Hubbard, R.M., M.G. Ryan, C.P. Giardina and H.R. Barnard. 2004. The effect of fertilization on sap flux and canopy conductance in a Eucalyptus saligna experimental forest. Global Change Biology 10: 427-436.


Hubbard, R.M., M.G. Ryan, K. Elder, and C.C. Rhoades. 2005. Seasonal patterns in soil surface CO2 flux under snow cover in 50 and 300 year old subalpine forests. Biogeochemistry 73:93-107.


Hubbard, Robert M.; Rhoades, Charles C.; Elder, Kelly; Negron, Jose 2013. Changes in transpiration and foliage growth in lodgepole pine trees following mountain pine beetle attack and mechanical girdling. Forest Ecology and Management. 289: 312-317.


Hubbart, J. A., T. E. Link, J. A Gravelle, and W. J. Elliot.  2007.  Timber harvest impacts on water yield in the continental/maritime hydroclimate region of the U.SJournal of Forestry 53(2):169-180.






Ice, G.G.; Neary, D.G.; Adams, P.W. Effects of wildfire on soils and watershed processes. Journal of Forestry 102:16-20.


Isaak, D. J.; Wollrab, S.; Horan, D.; Chandler, G. 2011. Climate change effects on stream and river temperatures across the northwest U.S. from 1980-2009 and implications for salmonid fishes. Climatic Change. 113: 499-524.


Isaak, D.J. 2011. Stream Temperature Monitoring and Modeling: Recent Advances and New Tools for Managers. Stream Notes. Stream Systems Technology Center. July 2011. 7 p.


Isaak, Daniel J.; Thurow, Russell F. 2006. Network-scale spatial and temporal variation in Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) redd distributions: patterns inferred from spatially continuous replicate surveys. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 63(2): 285-296.


Isaak, D.J., and D.L. Horan. 2011. An assessment of underwater epoxies for permanently installing temperature sensors in mountain streams. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 31:134-137.


Isaak, D.J., R.F. Thurow, B.E. Rieman, and J.B. Dunham.  2007.  Chinook salmon use of spawning patches:  relative roles of habitat quality, size, and connectivity.  Ecological Applications.  17(2):352-364.


Isaak, Dan; Rieman, Bruce; Horan, Dona. 2009. A watershed-scale monitoring protocol for bull trout. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-224. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 25 p.

Related website: Multiple Regression Stream Temperature Model -  with data, maps, methods and related publications

Isaak, Daniel J.; Horan, Dona L.; Wollrab, Sherry P.  2013. A simple protocol using underwater epoxy to install annual temperature monitoring sites in rivers and streams. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-314. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 21 p.


Isaak, Daniel J.; Luce, Charles H.; Rieman, Bruce E.; Nagel, David E.; Peterson, Erin E.; Horan, Dona L.; Parkes, Sharon; Chandler, Gwynne L. 2010. Effects of climate change and wildfire on stream temperatures and salmonid thermal habitat in a mountain river network. Ecological Applications. 20(5): 1350-1371.



Related website: Spatial Statistical Stream Temperature Model -  with data, maps, methods and related presentations and publications

Isaak, Daniel J.; Muhlfeld, Clint C.; Todd, Andrew S.; Al-Chokhachy, Robert; Roberts, James; Kershner, Jeffrey L.; Fausch, Kurt D.; Hostetler, Steven W. 2012. The past as prelude to the future for understanding 21st-Century climate effects on Rocky Mountain trout. Fisheries. 37(12): 542-556.


Isaak, Daniel J.; Rieman, Bruce E. 2013. Stream isotherm shifts from climate change and implications for distributions of ectothermic organisms. Global Change Biology. 19: 742-751.


Istanbulluoglu, E., D. G. Tarboton, R. T. Pack, and C. H. Luce. 2004. Modeling of the interactions between forest vegetation, disturbances, and sediment yields.  Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, F01009, doi:10.1029/2003JF000041.





Kauffman, J. Boone; Heider, Chris; Cole, Thomas G.; Dwire, Kathleen A.; Donato, Daniel C.  2011. Ecosystem carbon stocks of micronesian mangrove forests. Wetlands. 31: 343-352.






Lentile, L.; Morgan, P.; Hardy, C.; Hudak, A.; Means, R.; Ottmar, R.; Robichaud, P.; Kennedy Sutherland, E.; Szymoniak, J.; Way, F.; Fites-Kaufman, J.; Lewis, S.; Mathews, E.; Shovik, H.; Ryan, K. 2007. Value and challenges of conducting rapid response research on wildland fires . Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-193. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 11 p.


Lewis, S.A.; J.Q. Wu; P.R. Robichaud. 2005. Assessing burn severity and comparing soil water repellency, Hayman Fire, Colorado. Hydrological Processes 20: 1-16.


Lewis, S.A.; Robichaud, P.R.; Frazier, B.E.; Wu, J.Q.; Laes, D.Y.M. 2008. Using hyperspectral imagery to predict post-wildfire soil water repellency. Geomorphology 95:192-205.


Lewis, Sarah A.; Lentile, Leigh B.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Robichaud, Peter R.; Morgan, Penelope; Bobbitt, Michael J. 2007. Mapping ground cover using hyperspectral remote sensing after the 2003 Simi and Old wildfires in southern California. Fire Ecology. 3(1):109-128.


Liston, Glen E.; Elder, Kelly. 2006. A distributed snow-evolution modeling system (SnowModel). Journal of Hydrometeorology. 7(6): 1259-1276.


Liston, Glen E.; Elder, Kelly 2006. A meteorological distribution system for high-resolution terrestrial modeling (MicroMet). Journal of Hydrometeorology. 7(April): 217-234.


Luce, C. H., Tarboton, D. G. 2004. The application of depletion curves for parameterization of subgrid variability of snow. Hydrological processes. 18(8): 1409-1422


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Maturana, Oscar; Tonina, Daniele; McKean, James A.; Buffington, John M.; Luce, Charles H.; Caamano, Diego. 2013. Modeling the effects of pulsed versus chronic sand inputs on salmonid spawning habitat in a low-gradient gravel-bed river. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. doi: 10.1002/esp.3491


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Wenger, Seth J.; Isaak, Daniel J.; Dunham, Jason B.; Fausch, Kurt D.; Luce, Charlie; Neville, Helen M.; Rieman, Bruce E.; Young, Michael K.; Nagel, David E.; Horan, Dona L.; Chandler, Gwynne L.  2011.  Role of climate and invasive species in structuring trout distributions in the interior Columbia River Basin, USA.   Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science. 68: 988-1008.


Wenger, Seth J.; Isaak, Daniel J.; Luce, Charlie; Neville, Helen M.; Fausch, Kurt D.; Dunham, Jason B.; Dauwalter, Daniel C.; Young, Michael K.; Elsner, Marketa M.; Rieman, Bruce E.; Hamlet, Alan F.; Williams, Jack E.  2011.  Flow regime, temperture, and biotic interactions drive differential declines of trout species under climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS). 108(34): 14175-14180.


Wenger, Seth J.; Luce, Charles H.; Hamlet, Alan F.; Isaak, Daniel J.; Neville, Helen M. 2010. Macroscale hydrologic modeling of ecologically relevant flow metrics. Water Resources Research. 46: W09513. doi:10.1029/2009WR008839.


Wenger, Seth J.; Som, Nicholas A.; Dauwalter, Daniel C.; Isaak, Daniel J.; Neville, Helen M.; Luce, Charles H.; Dunham, Jason B.; Young, Michael K.; Fausch, Kurt D.; Rieman, Bruce E. 2013. Probabilistic accounting of uncertainty in forecasts of species distributions under climate change. Global Change Biology. Accepted paper. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12294.


Whiteley, A.; Spruell, P.; Rieman, B.; Allendorf, F. 2006. Fine-scale genetic structure of bull trout at the southern limit of their distribution. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 135: 1238-1253.


Wilcox, Taylor M.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Young, Michael K.; Jane, Stephen F.; Lowe, Winsor H.; Whiteley, Andrew R.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2013. Robust detection of rare species using environmental DNA: The importance of primer specificity. PLoS ONE 8(3): e59520. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0059520


Wohl, Ellen; Bolton, Susan; Cadol, Daniel; Comiti, Francesco; Goode, Jaime R.; Mao, Luca 2012. A two end-member model of wood dynamics in headwater neotropical rivers. Journal of Hydrology. 462-463: 67-76.


Wohl, Ellen; Dwire, Kathleen; Sutfin, Nicholas; Polvi, Lina; Bazan, Roberto 2012. Mechanisms of carbon storage in mountainous headwater rivers. Nature Communications. 3: 1263.






Young, Michael K.; Mace, Ethan A.; Ziegler, Eric T.; Sutherland, Elaine K. 2006. Characterizing and contrasting instream and riparian coarse wood in western Montana basins. Forest Ecology and Management. 226: 26-40.


Young, M. K., G. T. Allison, and K. Foster.  2007.  Observations of boreal toads (Bufo boreas boreas) and Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in south-central Wyoming and north-central Colorado.  Herpetological Review 38:  146-150.


Young, Michael K.; Guenther-Gloss, Paula M.; Ficke, Ashley D. 2005. Predicting cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii) abundance in high-elevation streams: revisiting a model of translocation success. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Volume 62, Number 10, 1 October 2005, pp. 2399-2408(10).


Young, Michael K.; Schmetterling, David A. 2009. Age-related seasonal variation in captures of stream-borne Boreal Toads (Bufo boreas boreas, Bufonidae) in western Montana. Copeia. 1: 117-124.


Young, Michael K.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Pilgrim, Kristine L.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2013. DNA barcoding at riverscape scales: Assessing biodiversity among fishes of the genus Cottus (Teleostei) in northern Rocky Mountain streams. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12091.


Young, Michael K.; Schmetterling, David A. 2012. Movement and capture efficiency of radio-tagged salmonids sampled by electrofishing. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 32: 823-831.





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