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Posted July 28, 2015

Dilts, Thomas E.; Weisberg, Peter J.; Dencker, Camie M.; Chambers, Jeanne C. 2015. Functionally relevant climate variables for arid lands: A climatic water deficit approach for modelling desert shrub distributions. Journal of Biogeography. doi: 10.1111/jbi.12561

Tilley, Derek J. 2015. Notice of release of Amethyst Germplasm hoaty tansyaster: Selected class of natural germplasm. Native Plants Journal 16(1): 54-59.

Tilley, Derek J. 2015. Seed production and field establishment of hoary tansyaster (Machaeranthera canescens). Native Plants Journal. 16(1): 61-66.

Posted July 20, 2015

Pearson, Dean E.; Ortega, Yvette K.; Eren, Ozkan; Hierro, Jose L. 2015. Quantifying "apparent" impact and distinguishing impact from invasiveness in multispecies plant invasions. Ecological Applications. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-2345.1

Posted July 16, 2015

Wilcox, Taylor M.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Young, Michael K.; Lowe, Winsor H.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2015. Environmental DNA particle size distribution from Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis). Conservation Genetics Resources. DOI: 10.1007/s12686-015-0465-z.

Posted July 15, 2015

Brown, Thomas C.; Harding, Benjamin L.; Payton, Elizabeth A. 1990. Marginal economic value of streamflow: A case study for the Colorado River Basin. Water Resources Research. 26(12): 2845-2859.

Hobbins, Michael T.; Ramirez, Jorge A.; Brown, Thomas C. 2001. The complementary relationship in estimation of regional evapotranspiration: An enhanced Advection-Aridity model. Water Resources Research. 37(5): 1389-1403.

Schwartz, Michael K. 2007. Ancient DNA confirms native Rocky Mountain fisher (Martes pennanti) avoided early 20th century extinction. Journal of Mammalogy: 88(4): 921-925.

Ganey, Joseph L.; Apprill, Darrell L.; Rawlinson, Todd A.; Kyle, Sean C.; Jonnes, Ryan S.; Ward, James P., Jr. 2014. Breeding dispersal of Mexican Spotted Owls in the Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology: 126(3): 516-524.

Posted July 14, 2015

Jolly, W. Matt; Cochrane, Mark A.; Freeborn, Patrick H.; Holden, Zachary A.; Brown, Timothy J.; Williamson, Grant J.; Bowman, David M. J. S. 2015. Climate-induced variations in global wildfire danger from 1979 to 2013. Nature Communications. 6: 7537.

Chambers, Jeanne C.; Miller, Richard F.; Board, David I.; Pyke, David A.; Roundy, Bruce A.; Grace, James B.; Schupp, Eugene W.; Tausch, Robin J. 2014. Resilience and resistance of sagebrush ecosystems: Implications for state and transition models and management treatments. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(5): 440-454.

McIver, James; Brunson, Mark; Bunting, Steve; Chambers, Jeanne; Doescher, Paul; Grace, James; Hulet, April; Johnson, Dale; Knick, Steve; Miller, Richard; Pellant, Mike; Pierson, Fred; Pyke, David; Rau, Benjamin; Rollins, Kim; Roundy, Bruce; Schupp, Eugene; Tausch, Robin; Williams, Jason. 2014. A synopsis of short-term response to alternative restoration treatments in sagebrush-steppe: The SageSTEP Project. Rangeland and Ecology Management. 67(5) :584-598.

Miller, Richard F.; Ratchford, Jaime; Roundy, Bruce A.; Tausch, Robin J.; Hulet, April; Chambers, Jeanne. 2014. Response of conifer-encroached shrublands in the Great Basin to prescribed fire and mechanical treatments. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(5): 468-481.

Pyke, David A.; Shaff, Scott E.; Lindgren, Andrew I.; Schupp, Eugene W.; Doescher, Paul S.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Burnham, Jeffrey S.; Huso, Manuela M. 2014. Region-wide ecological responses of arid Wyoming big sagebrush communities to fuel treatments. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(5): 455-467.

Rau, Benjamin M.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Pyke, David A.; Roundy, Bruce A.; Schupp, Eugene W.; Doescher, Paul; Caldwell, Todd G. 2014. Soil resources influence vegetation and response to fire and fire-surrogate treatments in sagebrush-steppe ecosystems. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(5): 506-521.

Roundy, Bruce A.; Miller, Richard F.; Tausch, Robin J.; Young, Kert; Hulet, April; Rau, Ben; Jessop, Brad; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Eggett, Dennis. 2014. Understory cover responses to pinon-juniper treatments across tree dominance gradients in the Great Basin. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(5): 482-494.

Roundy, Bruce A.; Young, Kert; Cline, Nathan; Hulet, April; Miller, Richard F.; Tausch, Robin J.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Rau, Ben. 2014. Pinon-Juniper reduction increases soil water availability of the resource growth pool. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(5): 495-505.

Jones, Rachel; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Johnson, Dale W.; Blank, Robert R.; Board, David I. 2015. Effect of repeated burning on plant and soil carbon and nitrogen in cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) dominated ecosystems. Plant Soil. 386: 47-64.


Posted July 13, 2015

Dumroese R. Kasten; Palik, Brian J.; Stanturf, John A. 2015. Forest restoration is forward thinking. Journal of Forestry. 113(4): 430-432.

Finch, Deborah; Boyce, Douglas; Chambers, Jeanne; Colt, Chris; McCarthy, Clint; Kitchen, Stanley; Richardson, Bryce; Rowland, Mary; Rumble, Mark; Schwartz, Michael; Tomosy, Monica; Wisdom, Michael. 2015. USDA Forest Service Sage-Grouse Conservation Science Strategy. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 39 p.

Jones, Rachel O.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Board, David I.; Johnson, Dale W.; Blank, Robert R. 2015. The role of resource limitation in restoration of sagebrush ecosystems dominated by cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum). Ecosphere. 6(7): Article 107.

Swetnam, T. L.; Lynch, A. M.; Falk, D. A.; Yool, S. R.; Guertin, D. P. 2015. Discriminating disturbance from natural variation with LiDAR in semi-arid forests in the southwestern USA. Ecosphere. 6(6): 97.


Posted July 8, 2015

Lundquist, John E.; Klopfenstein, Ned B. 2001. Integrating concepts of landscape ecology with the molecular biology of forest pathogens. Forest Ecology and Management. 150(3): 213-222.

Costello, Sheryl L.; Jacobi, William R.; Negron, Jose F. 2013. Emergence of Buprestidae, Cerambycidae, and Scolytinae (Coleoptera) from mountain pine beetle-killed and fire-killed ponderosa pines in the Black Hills, South Dakota, USA. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 67(2): 149-154.

Owen, Suzanne M.; Sieg, Carolyn Hull; Johnson, Nancy Collins; Gehring, Catherine A. 2013. Exotic cheatgrass and loss of soil biota decrease the performance of a native grass. Biological Invasions. 15(11): 2503-2517.

Risch, Anita C.; Jurgensen, Martin F.; Page-Dumroese, Deborah S.; Schutz, Martin. 2013. Initial turnover rates of two standard wood substrates following land-use change in subalpine ecosystems in the Swiss Alps. Canadian Journal Forest Research. 43: 901-910.

Vogeler, Jody C.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Vierling, Lee A.; Vierling, Kerri T. 2013. Lidar-derived canopy architecture predicts Brown Creeper occupancy of two western coniferous forests. The Condor. 115(3): 614-622.

Wooster, Martin J.; Roberts, Gareth; Smith, Alistair M.S.; Johnston, Joshua; Freeborn, Patrick; Amici, Stefania; Hudak, Andrew T. 2013. Thermal remote sensing of active vegetation fires and biomass burning events [Chapter 18]. In: Kuenzer, Claudia; Dech, Stefan, eds. Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing: Sensors, Methods, Applications. Springer Netherlands. p. 347-390.

Asao, Shinichi; Bedoya-Arrieta, Ricardo; Ryan, Michael G. 2014. Variation in foliar respiration and wood CO2 efflux rates among species and canopy layers in a wet tropical forest. Tree Physiology. 35: 148-159.

Borgman, Erin M.; Schoettle, Anna W.; Angert, Amy L. 2014. Using among-year variation to assess maternal effects in Pinus aristata and Pinus flexilis. Botany. 92: 805-814.

Chen, Xiao; Page-Dumroese, Deborah; Lv, Ruiheng; Wang, Weiwei; Li, Guolei; Liu, Yong. 2014. Interaction of initial litter quality and thinning intensity on litter decomposition rate, nitrogen accumulation and release in a pine plantation. Silva Fennica. 48(4): Article 1211.

Fule, Peter Z.; Swetnam, Thomas W.; Brown, Peter M.; Falk, Donald A.; Peterson, David L.; Allen, Craig D.; Aplet, Gregory H.; Battaglia, Mike A.; Binkley, Dan; Farris, Calvin; Keane, Robert E.; Margolis, Ellis Q.; Grissino-Mayer, Henri; Miller, Carol; Sieg, Carolyn Hull; Skinner, Carl; Stephens, Scott L.; Taylor, Alan. 2014. Unsupported inferences of high-severity fire in historical dry forests of the western United States: Response to Williams and Baker. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 23(7): 825-830.

Jarvis, Jacqueline M.; Page-Dumroese, Deborah S.; Anderson, Nathaniel M.; Corilo, Yuri; Rodgers, Ryan P. 2014. Characterization of fast pyrolysis products generated from several western USA woody species. Energy Fuels. 28(10): 6438-6446.

Klopfenstein, N. B.; Hanna, J. W.; Cannon, P. G.; Medel-Ortiz, R.; Alvarado-Rosales, D.; Lorea-Hernandez, F.; Elias-Roman, R. D.; Kim, M. -S. 2014. First report of the Armillaria root-disease pathogen, Armillaria gallica, associated with several woody hosts in three states of Mexico. Plant Disease. 98(9): 1280.

Morgan, Penelope; Moy, Marshell; Droske, Christine A.; Lentile, Leigh B.; Lewis, Sarah A.; Robichaud, Peter R.; Hudak, Andrew T. 2014. Vegetation response after post-fire mulching and native grass seeding. Fire Ecology. 10(3): 49-62.

Schlaepfer, Daniel R.; Ewers, Brent E.; Shuman, Bryan N.; Williams, David G.; Frank, John M.; Massman, William J.; Lauenroth, William K. 2014. Terrestrial water fluxes dominated by transpiration: Comment. Ecosphere. 5(5): Article 61.

Shive, K. L.; Fule, P. Z.; Sieg, C. H.; Strom, B. A.; Hunter, M. E. 2014. Managing burned landscapes: Evaluating future management strategies for resilient forests under a warming climate. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 23: 915-928.

Silva, Carlos Alberto; Klauberg, Carine; Carvalho, Samuel de Padua Chaves e; Hudak, Andrew T.; Rodriguez, e Luiz Carlos Estraviz. 2014. Mapping aboveground carbon stocks using LiDAR data in Eucalyptus spp. plantations in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Scientia Forestalis. 42(104): 591-604.

Tarancon, Alicia Azpeleta; Fule, Peter Z.; Shive, Kristen L.; Sieg, Carolyn H.; Meador, Andrew Sanchez; Strom, Barbara. 2014. Simulating post-wildfire forest trajectories under alternative climate and management scenarios. Ecological Applications. 24(7): 1626-1637.

Cushman, Samuel A. 2015. Thermodynamics in landscape ecology: The importance of integrating measurement and modeling of landscape entropy. Landscape Ecology. 30: 7-10.

Hoffman, Chad M.; Linn, Rodman; Parsons, Russell; Sieg, Carolyn; Winterkamp, Judith. 2015. Modeling spatial and temporal dynamics of wind flow and potentialfire behavior following a mountain pine beetle outbreak in a lodgepole pine forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 204: 79-93.

Vogan, Patrick J.; Schoettle, Anna W. 2015. Selection for resistance to white pine blister rust affects the abiotic stress tolerances of limber pine. Forest Ecology and Management. 344: 110-119.


Posted July 1, 2015

Thurow, Russell F.; Dolloff, C. Andrew; Marsden, J. Ellen. 2012. Visual observation of fishes and aquatic habitat [Chapter 17]. In: Zale, Alexander V.; Parrish, Donna L.; Sutton, Trent M., eds. Fisheries Techniques [Third Edition]. Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society. p. 781-817.


Posted June 18, 2015

Rehfeldt, Gerald E.; Worrall, James J.; Marchetti, Suzanne B.; Crookston, Nicholas L. 2015. Adapting forest management to climate change using bioclimate models with topographic drivers. Forestry. doi: 10.1093/forestry/cpv019.


Posted June 16, 2015

Noonan-Wright, Erin K.; Vaillant, Nicole M.; Reiner, Alicia L. 2014. The effectiveness and limitations of fuel modeling using the fire and fuels extension to the Forest Vegetation Simulator. Forest Science. 60(2): 231-240.

Anning, Alexander K.; Rubino, Darrin L.; Sutherland, Elaine K.; McCarthy, Brian C. 2013. Dendrochronological analysis of white oak growth patterns across a topographic moisture gradient in southern Ohio. Dendrochronologia. 31:120-128.

Briske, David D.; Joyce, Linda A.; Polley, H. Wayne; Brown, Joel R.; Wolter, Klaus; Morgan, Jack A.; McCarl, Bruce A.; Bailey, Derek W. 2015. Climate-change adaptation on rangelands: Linking regional exposure with diverse adaptive capacity. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(5): 249-256.


Posted June 9, 2015

Montgomery, David R.; Buffington, John M.; Smith, Richard D.; Schmidt, Kevin M.; Pess, George. 1995. Pool spacing in forest channels. Water Resources Research. 31(4): 1097-1105.

Buffington, John M.; Montgomery, David R. 1997. A systematic analysis of eight decades of incipient motion studies, with special reference to gravel-bedded rivers. Water Resources Research. 33(8): 1993-2029.

Buffington, John M.; Montgomery, David R. 1999. A procedure for classifying textural facies in gravel-bed rivers. Water Resources Research. 35(6): 1903-1914.

Buffington, John M.; Montgomery, David R. 1999. Effects of hydraulic roughness on surface textures of gravel-bed rivers. Water Resources Research. 35(11): 3507-3522.

Buffington, John M.; Montgomery, David R. 1999. Effects of sediment supply on surface textures of gravel-bed rivers. Water Resources Research. 35(11): 3523-3530.

Lisle, Thomas E.; Buffington, John M.; Wilcock, Peter R.; Bunte, Kristin. 2015. Can rapid assessment protocols be used to judge sediment impairment in gravel-bed streams? A commentary. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 51(2): 373-387.


Posted June 3, 2015

Baillie, Brenda R.; Neary, Daniel G. 2015. Water quality in New Zealand's planted forests: A review. New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science. 45: 7. doi 10.1186/s40490-015-0040-0.

Wright, Jessica; Dumroese, Kas; Symstad, Amy; Pitts-Singer, Theresa; Cane, Jim; Krupnick, Gary; Olwell, Peggy; Love, Byron; Sellers, Elizabeth; Englert, John; Wood, Troy. 2015. Native plant development and deployment [Section VII]. In: Pollinator Research Action Plan: Report of the Pollinator Health Task Force. Washington, DC: White House, Office of Science and Technology Policy. p. 35-40. Online: https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/05/18/announcing-new-steps-promote-pollinator-health


Posted May 27, 2015

Thurow, Russell F.; Lee, Danny C.; Rieman, Bruce E. 2000. Status and distribution of chinook salmon and steelhead in the interior Columbia River basin and portions of the Klamath River basin [Chapter 12]. In: Knudsen, E. Eric; Steward, Cleveland R.; Mac Donald, Donald D.; Williams, Jack E.; Reiser, Dudley W., eds. Sustainable Fisheries Management: Pacific Salmon. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 133-160.


Posted May 19, 2015

Brown, Thomas C.; Peterson, George L. 2003. Multiple good valuation [Chapter 7]. In: Champ, Patricia A.; Boyle, Kevin J.; Brown, Thomas C., eds. The Economics of Non-Market Goods and Resources, Volume 3: A Primer on Nonmarket Valuation. Boston , MA: Kluwer Academic Press. p. 221-258.

Brown, Thomas C.; Peterson, George L.; Brodersen, R. Marc; Ford, Valerie; Bell, Paul A. 2005. The judged seriousness of an environmental loss is a matter of what caused it. Journal of Environmental Psychology. 25(1): 13-21.

Kingsley, David C.; Brown, Thomas C. 2010. Preference uncertainty, preference learning, and paired comparison experiments. Land Economics. 86(3): 530-544.


Posted May 18, 2015

Thurow, Russ; King, Jack. 1991. Effects of fine sediment on fish populations. In: Fan, Shou-Shan; Kuo, Yung-Huang, eds. Proceedings of the Fifth Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference, Vol. 2; March 18-21, 1991; Las Vegas, NV. Interagency Advisory Committee on Water Data, Subcommittee on Sedimentation. p. 11-49-11-56.

Havis, Robert N.; Alonzo, Carlos V.; King, John G.; Thurow, Russell F. 1993. A mathematical model of salmonid spawning habitat. Water Resources Bulletin. 29(3): 435-444.

Thurow, Russell F; King, John G. 1994. Attributes of Yellowstone cutthroat trout redds in a tributary of the Snake River, Idaho. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 123: 37-50.

Thurow, Russell F.; Schill, Daniel J. 1994. Conflicts in allocation of wild trout resources: An Idaho case history. In: Barnhart, Roger; Shake, Bill; Hamre, R. H., tech. eds. Wild Trout V: Wild Trout in the 21st Century; Yellowstone National Park; September 26-27, 1994. American Fisheries Society. p. 132-140.

Bonneau, Joseph L.; Thurow, Russell F.; Scarnecchia, Dennis L. 1995. Capture, marking, and enumeration of juvenile bull trout and cutthroat trout in small, low-conductivity streams. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 15: 563-568.

Clayton, James L.; King, John G.; Thurow, Russell F. 1996. Evaluation of an ion adsorption method to estimate intragravel flow velocity in salmonid spawning gravels. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 16: 167-174.

McIntosh, Bruce A.; Sedell, James R.; Thurow, Russell F.; Clarke, Sharon E.; Chandler, Gwynn L. 1995. Historical changes in pool habitats in the Columbia River basin. Report to the Eastside Ecosystem Management Project. Walla Walla, WA: Eastside Ecosystem Management Project. 117 p.

Magee, James P.; McMahon, Thomas E.; Thurow, Russell F. 1996. Spatial variation in spawning habitat of cutthroat trout in a sediment-rich basin. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 125: 768-779.

Thurow, Russell F.; Schill, Daniel J. 1996. Comparison of day snorkeling, night snorkeling, and electrofishing to estimate bull trout abundance and size structure in a second-order Idaho stream. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 16: 314-323.

Lee, Danny C.; Sedell, James R.; Rieman, Bruce F.; Thurow, Russell F.; Williams, Jack E. 1997. Broadscale assessment of aquatic species and habitats [Chapter 4]. In: Quigley, Thomas M.; Arbelbide, Sylvia J., tech. eds. 1997. An assessment of ecosystem components in the interior Columbia basin and portions of the Klamath and Great Basins, Vol. 1. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-405. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. p. 1058-1496.

Rieman, Bruce E.; Lee, Danny C.; Thurow, Russell F. 1997. Distribution, status, and likely future trends of bull trout within the interior Columbia River and Klamath River basins. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 17: 1111-1125.

Sedell, James R.; Lee, Danny C.; Rieman, Bruce E.; Thurow, Russell F.; Williams, Jack E. 1997. Effects of proposed alternatives on aquatic habitats and native fishes [Chap. 3]. In: Quigley, T. M.; Lee, K. M.; Arbelbide, S. J., tech. eds. Evaluation of EIS Alternatives by the Science Integration Team, Volume 1. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-406. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. p. 436-535.

Thurow, Russell F.; Lee, Danny C.; Rieman, Bruce E. 1997. Distribution and status of seven native salmonids in the interior Columbia River basin and portions of the Klamath River and Great basins. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 17: 1094-1110.

Thurow, R. F. 1997. Habitat utilization and diel behavior of juvenile bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) at the onset of winter. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 6: 1-7.

Garrett, James W.; Bennett, David H.; Frost, Frank O.; Thurow, Russell F. 1998. Enhanced incubation success for kokanee spawning in groundwater upwelling sites in a small Idaho stream. North American Journal of Fish Management. 18: 925-930.

Jakober, Michael J.; McMahon, Thomas E.; Thurow, Russell F.; Clancy, Christopher G. 1998. Role of stream ice on fall and winter movements and habitat use by bull trout and cutthroat trout in Montana headwater streams. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 127: 223-235.

Jakober, Michael J.; McMahon, Thomas E.; Thurow, Russell F. 2000. Diel habitat partitioning by bull charr and cutthroat trout during fall and winter in Rocky Mountain streams. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 59: 79-89.

McIntosh, Bruce A.; Sedell, James R.; Thurow, Russell F.; Clarke, Sharon E.; Chandler, Gwynn L. 2000. Historical changes in pool habitats in the Columbia River basin. Ecological Applications. 10(5): 1478-1496.

Rieman, Bruce E.; Lee, Danny C.; Thurow, Russell F.; Hessburg, Paul F.; Sedell, James R. 2000. Toward an integrated classification of ecosystems: Defining opportunities for managing fish and forest health. Environmental Management. 25(4): 425-444.


Posted May 1, 2015

Mallia, D. V.; Lin, J. C.; Urbanski, S.; Ehleringer, J.; Nehrkorn, T. 2015. Impacts of upwind wildfire emissions on CO, CO2, and PM2.5 concentrations in Salt Lake City, Utah. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 120: 147-166.

May, A. A.; McMeeking, G. R.; Lee, T.; Taylor, J. W.; Craven, J. S.; Burling, I.; Sullivan, A. P.; Akagi, S.; Collett, J. L., Jr.; Flynn, M.; Coe, H.; Urbanski, S. P.; Seinfeld, J. H.; Yokelson, R. J.; Kreidenweis, S. M. 2014. Aerosol emissions from prescribed fires in the United States: A synthesis of laboratory and aircraft measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 119: 11,826-11,849.

Calkin, David E.; Mentis, Mike. 2015. Opinion: The use of natural hazard modeling for decision making under uncertainty. Forest Ecosystems. 2:11. doi: 10.1186/s40663-015-0034-7.

Calkin, David E.; Thompson, Matthew P.; Finney, Mark A. 2015. Negative consequences of positive feedbacks in US wildfire management. Forest Ecosystems. 2:9. doi: 10.1186/s40663-015-0033-8.


Posted April 30, 2015

Watson, Alan E.; Hendee, John C.; Zaglauer, Hans P. 1996. Human values and codes of behavior: Changes in Oregon’s Eagle Cap Wilderness visitors and their attitudes. Natural Areas Journal. 16(2): 89-93.

Carim, K. J.; Wilcox, T.; Young, M. K.; McKelvey, K. S.; Schwartz, M. K. 2015. Protocol for collecting eDNA samples from streams [Version 2.1]. Boise, ID: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab. 10 p. Online: http://www.fs.fed.us/research/genomics-center/docs/resources/edna-protocol.pdf


Posted April 29, 2015

Abrahamson, Ilana. 2012. An annotated bibliography of scientific literature on research and management activities conducted in Manitou Experimental Forest. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory. 69 p.


Posted April 27, 2015

Dumroese, R. Kasten; Montville, Mark E.; Pinto, Jeremiah R. 2015. Using container weights to determine irrigation needs: A simple method. Native Plants Journal.16: 67-71.

Rota, Christopher T.; Rumble, Mark A.; Lehman, Chad P.; Kesler, Dylan C.; Millspaugh, Joshua J. 2015. Apparent foraging success reflects habitat quality in an irruptive species, the Black-backed Woodpecker. The Condor: Ornithological Applications. 117: 178-191.


Posted April 21, 2015

Stonesifer, Crystal S.; Calkin, David E.; Thompson, Matthew P.; Kaiden, Jeffrey D. 2014. Developing an aviation exposure index to inform risk-based fire management decisions. Journal of Forestry. 112(6): 581-590.

McKelvey, Kevin S. 2015. The effects of disturbance and succession on wildlife habitat and animal communities [Chapter 11]. In: Morrison, M. L.; Mathewson, H. A., editors. Wildlife Habitat Conservation: Concepts, Challenges, and Solutions. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 143-156.

Schwartz, Michael K.; Sanderlin, Jamie S.; Block, William M. 2015. Manage habitat, monitor species [Chapter 10. In: M. L. Morrison; Mathewson, H. A., editors. Wildlife Habitat Conservation: Concepts, Challenges, and Solutions. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 128-142.

Runyon, Justin B. 2008. New species of long-legged flies (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from central Pennsylvania. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 110(2): 363-373.

Ortega, Yvette K.; Capen, David E. 2002. Roads as edges: Effects on birds in forested landscapes. Forest Science. 48(2): 381-390.

Schwartz, M. K.; Mills, L. S.; Ortega, Y.; Ruggiero, L. F.; Allendorf, F. W. 2003. Landscape location affects genetic variation of Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis). Molecular Ecology. 12: 1807-1816.

Ortega, Yvette K.; Pearson, Dean E.; McKelvey, Kevin S. 2004. Effects of biological control agents and exotic plant invasion on deer mouse populations. Ecological Applications. 14(1): 41-253.

Ortega, Yvette K.; Pearson, Dean E. 2005. Weak vs. strong invaders of natural plant communities: Assessing invasibility and impact. Ecological Applications. 15(2): 651-661.

Ortega, Yvette Katina; McKelvey, Kevin Scot; Six, Diana Lee. 2006. Invasion of an exotic forb impacts reproductive success and site fidelity of a migratory songbird. Oecologia. 149: 340-351.

Heinsch, Faith Ann; Innes, Robin J.; Hardy, Colin C.; Lee, Kristine M., eds. 2015. Fire, Fuel, and Smoke Program: 2014 Research Accomplishments. Publication R1-15-10. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 77 p.

Overby, Steven T.; Owen, Suzanne M.; Hart, Stephen C.; Neary, Daniel G.; Johnson, Nancy C. 2015. Soil microbial community resilience with tree thinning in a 40-year-old experimental ponderosa pine forest. Applied Soil Ecology. 93: 1-10.

Austin, Terry; Begay, Yolynda; Biedenbender, Sharon; Biggs, Rachael; Boyle, Erin; Curiel, Eli; Davis, Sarah; Dechter, Sara; Emmett, Tami; Farrell, Mary; Gerhart, Richard; Gillespie, William; Haessig, Polly; Holloway, Ed; Jenkins, Melissa; Jones, Larry; Kriegel, Debby; Lefevre, Robert; Stamer, Mark; Lehew, Mindi; Lynch, Ann; McKay, George; Peery, Linda; Peralta, Albert; Ruyle, Jennifer; Sautter, Jeremy; Schoenle, Kenna; Shafiqullah, Salek; Stetson, Christopher; Vogel, Mindi Sue; White, Laura; Wilcox, Craig; York, Judy. 2013. Coronado National Forest Draft Land and Resource Management Plan: Cochise, Graham, Pima, Pinal, and Santa Cruz Counties, Arizona, and Hidalgo County, New Mexico. MB-R3-05-7. Albuquerque NM: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southwestern Region. 279 p.

O'Connor, Christopher D. 2013. Spatial and temporal dynamics of disturbance interactions along an ecological gradient. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona. Dissertation. 204 p.

Peralta, Albert; Campbell, Andrea Wargo; Lynch, Ann; Bowen, Cheri; Stetson, Christopher; Wilcox, Craig; Zormeier, Daniela; Kriegel, Debby; Jaworski, Delilah; Walters, Dustin; Curiel, Eli; Boyle, Erin; McKay, George; Moser, Janet; Morrissey, Jennifer; Ruyle, Jennifer M.; Sautter, Jeremy; York, Judy; Schoenle, Kenna; Jones, Larry; White, Laura; Peery, Linda; Farrell, Mary; Lehew, Mindi; Vogel, Mindy Sue; Laluk, Nicholas; Biggs, Rachael; Lefevre, Robert; Gerhart, Richard; Shafiqullah, Salek; Dechter, Sara; Davis, Sarah; Biedenbender, Sharon; Emmett, Tami; Austin, Terry; Gillespie, William; Begay, Yolynda. 2013. Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Revision of the Coronado National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan: Cochise, Graham, Pima, Pinal, and Santa Cruz Counties, Arizona; Hidalgo County, New Mexico. MB-R3-05-8. Albuquerque NM: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southwestern Region. 667 p.

Swetnam, Tyson L. 2013. Cordilleran forest scaling dynamics and disturbance regimes quantified by aerial LiDAR. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona. Dissertation. 277 p.

Lynch, Ann M. 2014. Spruce aphid (Elatobium abietinum Walker) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) [Chapter XXIV]. In: Van den Driesche, Roy; Reardon, Richard. The use of classical biological control to preserve forest in North America. FHTET-2013-2. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team. p. 259-270.

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Posted April 20, 2015

Otto, Marina Shinkai Gentil; Hubbard, Robert M.; Binkley, Dan; Stape, Jose Luis. 2014. Dominant clonal Eucalyptus grandis x urophylla trees use water more efficiently. Forest Ecology and Management. 328: 117-121.

Pejchar, Liba; Reed, Sarah E.; Bixler, Patrick; Ex, Lindsay; Mockrin, Miranda H. 2015. Consequences of residential development for biodiversity and human well-being. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(3): 146-153.

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Posted April 17, 2015

Page-Dumroese, Deborah S.; Busse, Matt D.; Overby, Steven T.; Gardner, Brian D.; Tirocke, Joanne M. 2015. Impacts of forest harvest on active carbon and microbial properties of a volcanic ash cap soil in northern Idaho. Open Journal of Soil Science. 5: 11-19.

Still, Shannon M.; Richardson, Bryce A. 2015. Projections of contemporary and future climate niche for Wyoming big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentate subsp. wyomingensis): A guide for restoration. Natural Areas Journal. 35(1): 30-43.

Paveglio, Tavis B.; Moseley, Cassandra; Carroll, Matthew S.; Williams, Daniel R.; Davis, Emily Jane; Fischer, A. Paige. 2015. Categorizing the social context of the wildland urban interface: Adaptive capacity for wildfire and community "archetypes." Forest Science. 61(2): 298-310.

Muller, Jacob John. 2014. Developing strategies to initialize landscape-scale vegetation maps from FIA data to enhance resolution of individual species-size cohort representation in the landscape disturbance model SIMPPLLE. Missoula, MT: University of Montana. Thesis. 57 p.


Posted April 15, 2015

Weed, Aaron S.; Bentz, Barbara J.; Ayres, Matthew P.; Holmes, Thomas P. 2015. Geographically variable response of Dendroctonus ponderosae to winter warming in the western United States. Landscape Ecology. doi: 10.1007/s10980-015-0170-z.

Shirk Andrew J.; Cushman, Samuel A. 2014. Spatially-explicit estimation of Wright's neighborhood size in continuous populations. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 2: 62. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2014.00062.

Finch, Deborah; Hawksworth, David. 2015. GSD Update: Year in Review: Spotlight on 2014 Research by the Grassland, Shrubland and Desert Ecosystems Science Program. March 2015. Albuquerque, NM: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 14 p.

Fornwalt, Paula J. 2015. Does smoke promote seed germination in 10 Interior West Penstemon species? Native Plants Journal. 16(1): 5-12.

Baillie, Brenda R.; Neary, Daniel G.; Gous, Stefan; Rolando, Carol A. 2015. Aquatic fate of aerially applied hexazinone and terbuthylazine in a New Zealand planted forest. Journal of Sustainable Watershed Science and Management. 2(1): 118-129.


Posted April 10, 2015

Butler, B. W.; Wagenbrenner, N. S.; Forthofer, J. M.; Lamb, B. K.; Shannon, K. S.; Finn, D.; Eckman, R. M.; Clawson, K.; Bradshaw, L.; Sopko, P.; Beard, S.; Jimenez, D.; Wold, C.; Vosburgh, M. 2015. High-resolution observations of the near-surface wind field over an isolated mountain and in a steep river canyon. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 15: 3785-3801.

Zhang, Ming-Li; Wen, Zhi-Bin; Fritsch, Peter W.; Sanderson, Stewart C. 2015. Spatiotemporal evolution of Calophaca (Fabaceae) reveals multiple dispersals in the Central Asian mountains and adjacent regions. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0123228.


Posted April 9, 2015

Rhoades, Charles C.; Fornwalt, Paula J.; Paschke, Mark W.; Shanklin, Amber; Jonas, Jayne L. 2015. Recovery of small pile burn scars in conifer forests of the Colorado Front Range. Forest Ecology and Management. 347: 180-187.

Posted March 31, 2015

Ellis, Martha M.; Ivan, Jacob S.; Tucker, Jody M.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2015. rSPACE: Spatially based power analysis for conservation and ecology. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12369.

Latif, Quresh S.; Saab, Victoria A.; Mellen-Mclean, Kim; Dudley, Jonathan G. 2015. Evaluating habitat suitability models for nesting white-headed woodpeckers in unburned forest. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 79: 263-273.

Zhang, Ming-Li; Sanderson, Stewart C.; Sun, Yan-Xia; Vyacheslav, Byalt V.; Hao, Xiao-Li. 2014. Tertiary montane origin of the Central Asian flora, evidence inferred from cpDNA sequences of Atraphaxis (Polygonaceae). Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. 56(12):1125-1135.

Wei, Yu; Bevers, Michael; Belval, Erin; Bird, Benjamin. 2014. A chance-constrained programming model to allocate wildfire initial attack resources for a fire season. Forest Science. 60. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5849/forsci.14-112.

Millsap, Brian A.; Grubb, Teryl G.; Murphy, Robert K.; Swem, Ted; Watson, James W. 2015. Conservation significance of alternative nests of golden eagles. Global Ecology and Conservation. 3: 234-241.

Pittman, H. Tyler; Bowerman, William W.; Grim, Leland H.; Grubb, Teryl G.; Bridges, William C.; Wierda, Michael R. 2015. Using nestling plasma to assess long-term spatial and temporal concentrations of organochlorine compounds in bald eagles within Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota, USA. Chemosphere. 123: 79-86.

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Corn, Paul Stephen; Soileau, Suzanna C. 2014. The USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center. International Journal of Wilderness. 20(3): 33-34.


Posted March 27, 2015

Allen, Phil S.; Meyer, Susan E. 2014. Community structure affects annual grass weed invasion during restoration of a shrub-steppe ecosystem. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 7(1): 1-13.

Masi, Marco; Meyer, Susan; Cimmino, Alessio; Andolfi, Anna; Evidente, Antonio. 2014. Pyrenophoric acid, a phytotoxic sesquiterpenoid penta-2,4-dienoic acid produced by a potential mycoherbicide, Pyrenophora semeniperda. Journal of Natural Products. 77(4): 925-930.

Meyer, S. E.; Franke, J.-L.; Baughman, O. W.; Beckstead, J.; Geary, B. 2014. Does Fusarium-caused seed mortality contribute to Bromus tectorum stand failure in the Great Basin? Weed Research. 54: 511-519.

Meyer, Susan E.; Merrill, Katherine T.; Allen, Phil S.; Beckstead, Julie; Norte, Anna S. 2014. Indirect effects of an invasive annual grass on seed fates of two native perennial grass species. Oecologia. 174: 1401-1413.

Meyer, Susan E.; Pendleton, Burton K. 2015. Seedling establishment in a masting desert shrub parallels the pattern for forest trees. Acta Oecologica. 65-66: 1-10.


Posted March 26, 2015

Negron, Jose F.; Lynch, Ann M.; Schaupp, Willis C., Jr.; Mercado, Javier E. 2014. Douglas-fir tussock moth- and Douglas-fir beetle-caused mortality in a ponderosa pine/Douglas-fir forest in the Colorado Front Range, USA. Forests. 5: 3131-3146.

West, Daniel R.; Briggs, Jennifer S.; Jacobi, William R.; Negron, Jose F. 2014. Mountain pine beetle-caused mortality over eight years in two pine hosts in mixed-conifer stands of the southern Rocky Mountains. Forest Ecology and Management. 334: 321-330.

Ott, Jeffrey E.; McArthur, E. Durant; Roundy, Bruce A. 2003. Vegetation of chained and non-chained seedings after wildfire in Utah. Journal of Range Management. 56(1): 81-91.

Thompson, Tyler W.; Roundy, Bruce A.; McArthur, E. Durant; Jessop, Brad D.; Waldron, Blair; Davis, James N. 2006. Fire rehabilitation using native and introduced species: A landscape trial. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 59(3): 237-248.

O’Donnell, Derek T.; Venna, Tyron J.; Calkin, David E. 2014. Are wildfire management resources in the United States efficiently allocated to protect resources at risk? A case study from Montana. Economic Analysis and Policy. 44: 318-332.


Posted March 24, 2015

Elliot, William J.; Robichaud, Peter R.; Miller, I. Sue. 2007. Erosion rates from forests and rangelands following fuel management. In: McFarland, A.; Saleh, A., eds. Proceedings of the Fourth Conference: Watershed Management to Meet Water Quality Standards and TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Loads); 10-14 March 2007; San Antonio, TX. ASABE Publication Number 701P0207. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. p. 493-499.

Elliot, William J.; Miller, Ina Sue; Glaza, Brandon D. 2006. Using WEPP technology to predict erosion and runoff following wildfire. Presented at the 2006 ASABE Annual International Meeting; 9-12 July 2006; Portland Convention Center, Portland, OR. ASABE Paper No. 068011. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 12 p.

Elliot, William J.; Miller, Ina Sue. 2004. Measuring low rates of erosion from forest fuel reduction operations. Presented at the 2004 ASAE/CSAE Annual International Meeting; 1-4 August 2004; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. ASAE paper number 045018. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 9 p.

 

Posted March 23, 2015

Andrews, Patricia L. 2014. Current status and future needs of the BehavePlus Fire Modeling System. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 23: 21-33.

Aghai, Matthew M.; Pinto, Jeremiah R.; Davis, Anthony S. 2014. Container volume and growing density influence western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt.) seedling development during nursery culture and establishment. New Forests. 45: 199-213.

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Powers, Robert F.; Alban, David H.; Denner, Robert; Elioff, John D.; Fiddler, Gary O.; Page-Dumroese, Deborah; Ponder, Felix; Tiarks, Allan E.; Avers, Peter E.; Cline, Richard G.; Loftus, Nelson S. 2014. The key roles of four Experimental Forests in the LTSP International Research Program [Chapter 23]. In: Hayes, Deborah C.; Stout, Susan L.; Crawford, Ralph H.; Hoover, Anne P., eds. USDA Forest Service Experimental Forests and Ranges: Research for the long term. New York: Springer: 537-563.

Page-Dumroese, D. S.; Robichaud, P. R.; Brown, R. E.; Tirocke, J. M. 2015. Water repellency of two forest soils after biochar addition. Transactions of the ASABE. 58(2): doi 10.13031/trans.58.10586.

 

Posted March 19, 2015

Gibson, Jacob; Moisen, Gretchen; Frescino, Tracey; Edwards, Thomas C., Jr. 2013. Using publically available forest inventory data in climate-based modes of tree species distribution: Examining effects of true versus altered location coordinates. Ecosystems. 17: 43-53.

Schroeder, Todd A.; Healey, Sean P.; Moisen, Gretchen G.; Frescino, Tracey S.; Cohen, Warren B.; Huang, Chengquan; Kennedy, Robert E.; Yang, Zhiqiang. 2014. Improving estimates of forest disturbance by combining observations from Landsat time series with U.S. Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis data. Remote Sensing of Environment. 154: 61-73.

 

Posted March 18, 2015

Isaak, Daniel J.; Young, Michael K.; Nagel, David; Horan, Dona. 2014. Cold water as a climate shield to preserve native trout through the 21st Century. In: Carline, R. F.; LoSapio, C., eds. Looking back and moving forward: Proceedings of the Wild Trout XI Symposium; Sept 22-25, 2014; West Yellowstone, MT. Bozeman, MT: Wild Trout Symposium. p. 110-116.

Bellugi, Dino; Milledge, David G.; Dietrich, William E.; McKean, Jim A.; Perron, J. Taylor; Sudderth, Erik B.; Kazian, Brian. 2015. A spectral clustering search algorithm for predicting shallow landslide size and location. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Science. 120. doi: 10.1002/2014JF003137.

Benjankar, Rohan; Tonina, Daniele; McKean, James. 2014. One-dimensional and two-dimensional hydrodynamic modelling derived flow properties: Impacts on aquatic habitat quality predictions. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. doi: 10.1002/esp.3637.

Marzadri, Alessandra; Tonina, Daniele; McKean, James A.; Tiedemann, Matthew G.; Benjankar, Rohan M. 2014. Multi-scale streambed topographic and discharge effects on hyporheic at the stream network scale in confined streams. Journal of Hydrology. 519: 1997-2011.

McKean, J.; Tonina, D.; Bohn, C.; Wright, C. W. 2014. Effects of bathymetric lidar errors on flow properties predicted with a multi-dimensional hydraulic model. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 119(3): 644-664.

Milledge, David G.; Bellugi, Dino; McKean, Jim A.; Densmore, Alexander L.; Dietrich, William E. 2014. A multidimensional stability model for predicting shallow landslide size and shape across landscapes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface. 119. doi:10.1002/2014JF003135.

Kalyuzhny, Michael; Seri, Efrat; Chocron, Rachel; Flather, Curtis H.; Kadmon, Ronen; Shnerb, Nadav M. 2014. Niche versus neutrality: A dynamical analysis. The American Naturalist. 184(4): 439-446.

Pidgeon, Anna M.; Flather, Curtis H.; Radeloff, Volker C.; Lepczyk, Christopher A.; Keuler, Nicholas S.; Wood, Eric M.; Stewart, Susan I.; Hammer, Roger B. 2014. Systematic temporal patterns in the relationship between housing development and forest bird biodiversity. Conservation Biology. 28(5): 1291-1301.

 

Posted March 17, 2015

Ryan, Michael G.; Sapes, Gerard; Sala, Anna; Hood, Sharon M. 2015. Tree physiology and bark beetles. New Phytologist. 205: 955-957.

Speckman, Heather N.; Frank, John M.; Bradford, John B.; Miles, Brianna L.; Massman, William J.; Parton, William J.; Ryan, Michael G. 2015. Forest ecosystem respiration estimated from eddy covariance and chamber measurements under high turbulence and substantial tree mortality from bark beetles. Global Change Biology. 2: 708-721.

Dobre, Mariana; Wu, Joan Q.; Elliot, William J.; Miller, Ina S.; Jain, Theresa B. 2014. Effects of topographic features on postfire exposed mineral soil in small watersheds. Forest Science. 60(6): 1060-1067.

Elliot, W. J.; Edwards, P. J.; Foltz, R. B. 2014. Research related to roads in USDA experimental forests [Chapter 16]. In: Hayes, D. C.; Stout, S. L.; Crawford, R. H.; Hoover, A. P., eds. USDA Forest Service Experimental Forests and Ranges, Research for the Long Term. New York: Springer. p. 367-385.

Klein, Linda R.; Hendrix, William G.; Lohr, Virginia I.; Kaytes, Jolie B.; Sayler, Rodney D.; Swanson, Mark E.; Elliot, William J.; Reganold, John P. 2015. Linking ecology and aesthetics in sustainable agricultural landscapes: Lessons from the Palouse region of Washington, U.S.A. Landscape and Urban Planning. 134: 195-209.

Sanchez-Murillo, Ricardo; Brooks, Erin S.; Elliot, William J.; Boll, Jan. 2015. Isotope hydrology and baseflow geochemistry in natural and human-altered watersheds in the Inland Pacific Northwest, USA. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies. doi: 10.1080/10256016.2015.1008468.

Karau, Eva C.; Sikkink, Pamela G.; Keane, Robert E.; Dillon, Gregory K. 2014. Integrating satellite imagery with simulation modeling to improve burn severity mapping. Environmental Management. 54(1): 98-111.

Keane, Robert E.; Dillon, Greg; Drury, Stacy; Innes, Robin; Morgan, Penny; Lutes, Duncan; Prichard, Susan J.; Smith, Jane; Strand, Eva. 2014. New and revised fire effects tools for fire management. Fire Management Today. 73(3): 37-47.

Morgan, Penelope; Keane, Robert E.; Dillon, Gregory K.; Jain, Theresa B.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Karau, Eva C.; Sikkink, Pamela G.; Holden, Zachery A.; Strand, Eva K. 2014. Challenges of assessing fire and burn severity using field measures, remote sensing and modelling. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 23: 1045-1060.

Riggs, Robert A.; Keane, Robert E.; Cimon, Norm; Cook, Rachel; Holsinger, Lisa; Cook, John; DelCurto, Timothy; Baggett, L. Scott; Justice, Donald; Powell, David; Vavra, Martin; Naylor, Bridgett. 2015. Biomass and fire dynamics in a temperate forest-grassland mosaic: Integrating multi-species herbivory, climate, and fire with the FireBGCv2/GrazeBGC system. Ecological Modelling. 296: 57-78.

Mohren, Sean R.; Rumble, Mark A.; Anderson, Stanley H. 2014. Density and abundance of black-backed woodpeckers in a Ponderosa pine ecosystem. The Prairie Naturalist. 46(2): 62-69.

Keller, Barbara J.; Bleisch, Amy D.; Millspaugh, Joshua J.; Lehman, Chad P.; Kragel, Jackie J.; Hansen, Lonnie P.; Sumners, Jason; Rumble, Mark A.; Brundige, Gary C. 2015. Extended duration of parturition season in North American elk (Cervus elaphus). American Midland Naturalist. 173(1): 162-167.

Runyon, Justin B.; Hurley, Richard L. 2015. A revision of the Nearctic species of Liancalus (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zookeys. 483: 97-147.

 

Posted March 16, 2015

Ham, Charlotte; Loomis, John B.; Champ, Patricia A. 2015. Relative economic values of open space provided by National Forest and military lands to surrounding communities in Colorado. Growth and Change. 46(1): 81-96.

Ladwig, Laura M.; Collins, Scott L.; Ford, Paulette L.; White, Laura B. 2014. Chihuahuan Desert grassland responds similarly to fall, spring, and summer fires during prolonged drought. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(6): 621-628.

Petrie, M. D.; Collins, S. L.; Swann, A. M.; Ford, P. L.; Litvak, M. E. 2015. Grassland to shrubland state transitions enhance carbon sequestration in the northern Chihuahuan Desert. Global Change Biology. 21: 1226-1235.

Schwartz, Michael K.; Luikart, Gordon; Waples, Robin S. 2007. Genetic monitoring as a promising tool for conservation and management. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 22(1): 25-33.

Tallmon, David A.; Waples, Robin S.; Gregovich, Dave; Schwartz, Michael K. 2012. Detecting population recovery using gametic disequilibrium-based effective population size estimates. Conservation Genetics Resources. 4(4): 987-989.

Roffler, Gretchen H.; Talbot, Sandra L.; Luikart, Gordon; Sage, George K.; Pilgrim, Kristy L.; Adams, Layne G.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2014. Lack of sex-biased dispersal promotes fine-scale genetic structure in alpine ungulates. Conservation Genetics. 15: 837-851.

Pelz, K. A.; Rhoades, C. C.; Hubbard, R. M.; Battaglia, M. A.; Smith, F. W. 2015. Species composition influences management outcomes following mountain pine beetle in lodgepole pine-dominated forests. Forest Ecology and Management. 336: 11-20.

 

Posted March 12, 2015

Berndes, Goran; Youngs, Heather; Ballester, Maria Victoria Ramos; Cantarella, Heitor; Cowie, Annette L.; Jewitt, Graham; Martinelli, Luiz Antonio; Neary, Dan. 2015. Soils and water [Chapter 18]. In: Bioenergy & Sustainability: Bridging the gaps; Rapid assessment process workshop; December 2-6, 2013; Paris, France: 604- 645.

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Rhoades, Charles C.; Fornwalt, Paula J. 2015. Pile burning creates a fifty-year legacy of openings in regenerating lodgepole pine forests in Colorado. Forest Ecology and Management. 336: 203-209.

 

Posted March 6, 2015

Malcolm, Karl; Rhoades, Chuck; Battaglia, Michael; Fornwalt, Paula; Hubbard, Rob; Elder, Kelly; Collins, Byron. 2012. From death comes life: Recovery and revolution in the wake of epidemic outbreaks of mountain pine beetle. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 1. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 8 p.

Malcolm, Karl; Thompson, Matthew; Calkin, Dave; Finney, Mark; Ager, Alan. 2012. Wildfire triage: Targeting mitigation based on social, economic, and ecological values. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 2. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 9 p.

Miller, Sue; Meyer, Susan; Richardson, Bryce; Pendleton, Rosemary; Pendleton, Burton; Kitchen, Stanley. 2013. Upwardly mobile in the western U.S. desert: Blackbrush shrublands respond to a changing climate. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 3. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 9 p.

Hines, Sarah; Klopfenstein, Ned; Richardson, Bryce; Warwell, Marcus; Kim, Mee-Sook. 2013. Return of the king: Western white pine conservation and restoration in a changing climate. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 4. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 10 p.

Matonis, Megan; Luce, Charles; Holden, Zack; Morgan, Penny; Heyerdahl, Emily. 2013. Our forests in the [water] balance. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 5. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 9 p.

Miller, Sue; Keane, Robert; Morgan, Penny; Sikkink, Pamela; Karau, Eva; Dillon, Greg. 2013. Seeing red: New tools for mapping and understanding fire severity. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 6. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 10 p.

Miller, Sue; Champ, Patty; Brenkert-Smith, Hannah. 2013. Fire on the mountain: What motivates homeowners to reduce their wildfire risk? Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 7. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 8 p.

Sturges, Frank; Joyce, Linda; Brown, Tom; Flather, Curt; Mockrin, Miranda; Reeves, Matt. 2013. Coming to a landscape near you: Natural resource changes in the Interior West. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 8. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 13 p.

Miller, Sue; Jain, Theresa; Battaglia, Mike A.; Han, Han-Sup; Graham, Russell T.; Keyes, Christopher R.; Fried, Jeremy S.; Sandquist, Jonathan E. 2014. Revisiting disturbance: A new guide for keeping dry mixed conifer forests healthy through fuel management. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 9. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 12 p.

Hines, Sarah; Brenkert-Smith, Hannah; Champ, Patty; Joyce, Linda; Jeff Lukas; Robichaud, Pete, Ryan-Burkett, Sandra. 2014. Our relationship with a dynamic landscape: Understanding the 2013 Northern Colorado Flood. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 10. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 15 p.

Matonis, Megan; Sing, Sharlene E.; Ward, Sarah; Turner, Marie F. S.; Weaver, David; Tosevski, Ivo; Gassmann, Andre; Bouchard, Patrice. 2014. Toadflax stem miners and gallers: The original weed whackers. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 11. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 10 p.

Hines, Sarah; Isaak, Dan; Luce, Charles; Young, Michael K. 2014. Climate change, crowd-sourcing, and conserving aquatic biotas in the Rocky Mountains this century. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 12. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 10 p.

Miller, Sue; Essen, Maureen; Anderson, Nate; Chung, Woody; Elliott; Page-Dumroese, Deb; Han, Han-Sup; Hogland, John; Keyes, Christopher R. 2014. Burgeoning biomass: Creating efficient and sustainable forest biomass supply chains in the Rockies. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 13. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 10 p.

Miller, Sue; Elliot, Bill; Robichaud, Pete; Foltz, Randy; Flanagan, Dennis; Brooks, Erin. 2014. From watersheds to the web: Online tools for modeling forest soil erosion. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 14. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 10 p.

 

Posted March 4, 2015

Kilkenny, Francis F. 2015. Genecological approaches to predicting the effects of climate change on plant populations. Natural Areas Journal. 35(1):152-164.

Smith, D. Max; Finch, Deborah M.; Stoleson, Scott H. 2014. Nest-location and nest-survival of black-chinned hummingbirds in New Mexico: A comparison between rivers with differing levels of regulation and invasion of nonnative plants. The Southwestern Naturalist. 59(2): 193-198.

Isaak, Dan. 2014. Blogging fish science. Fisheries. 39: 575.

Caskey, Sharon T; Blaschak, Tyanna S.; Wohl, Ellen; Schnackenberg, Elizabeth; Merritt, David M.; Dwire, Kathleen A. 2014. Downstream effects of stream flow diversion on channel characteristics and riparian vegetation in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, USA. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. doi: 10.1002/esp.3651.

Mayer, Paul M.; Dwire, Kathleen A.; Okay, Judith A.; Vidon, Philipe G. 2014. Featured collection introduction: Riparian ecosystems and buffers II. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 50(3): 529-532.

Bellugi, Dino; Milledge, David G.; Dietrich, William E.; McKean, Jim A.; Perron, J. Taylor; Sudderth, Erik B.; Kazian, Brian. 2015. A spectral clustering search algorithm for predicting shallow landslide size and location. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Science. 120. doi: 10.1002/2014JF003137.

Dwire, Kathleen A.; Hubbard, Robert; Bazan, Roberto. 2015. Comparison of riparian and upland forest stand structure and fuel loads in beetle infested watersheds, southern Rocky Mountains. Forest Ecology and Management. 335: 194-206.

Ruffing, Claire M.; Daniels, Melinda D.; Dwire, Kathleen A. 2015. Disturbance legacies of historic tie-drives persistently alter geomorphology and large wood characteristics in headwater streams, southeast Wyoming. Geomorphology. 231: 1-14.

 

Posted March 3, 2015

Tillery, Anne C.; Haas, Jessica R.; Miller, Lara W.; Scott, Joe H.; Thompson, Matthew P. 2014. Potential postwildfire debris-flow hazards - a prewildfire evaluation for the Sandia and Manzano Mountains and surrounding areas, central New Mexico. Scientific Investigations Report 2014-5161. Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey. 24 p.

Thompson, Matthew P. ; Haas, Jessica R.; Gilbertson-Day, Julie W.; Scott, Joe H.; Langowski, Paul; Bowne, Elise; Calkin, David E. 2015. Development and application of a geospatial wildfire exposure and risk calculation tool. Environmental Modelling and Software. 63: 61-72.

Thompson, Matthew P.; Haas, Jessica R.; Finney, Mark A.; Calkin, David E.; Hand, Michael S.; Browne, Mark J.; Halek, Martin; Short, Karen C.; Grenfell, Isaac C. 2015. Development and application of a probabilistic method for wildfire suppression cost modeling. Forest Policy and Economics. 50: 249-258.

Alexandre, Patricia M.; Mockrin, Miranda H.; Stewart, Susan I.; Hammer, Roger B.; Radeloff, Volker C. 2015. Rebuilding and new housing development after wildfire. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 24: 138–149.

Isaak, Daniel J.; Young, Michael K.; Nagel, David E.; Horan, Dona L.; Groce, Matthew C. 2015. The cold-water climate shield: Delineating refugia for preserving salmonid fishes through the 21st century. Global Change Biology. doi:10.1111/gcb.12879. Supp. material included.

 

Posted February 9, 2015

DeRose, R. J.; Bekker, M. F.; Wang, S.-Y.; Buckley, B. M.; Kjelgren, R. K.; Bardsley, T.; Rittenour, T. M.; Allen, E. B. 2015. A millennium-length reconstruction of Bear River stream flow, Utah. Journal of Hydrology. doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2015.01.014.

DeRose, R. Justin; Mock, Karen E.; Long, James N. 2015. Cytotype differences in radial increment provide novel insight into aspen reproductive ecology and stand dynamics. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 45: 1–8.

DeRose, R. Justin; Leffler, A. Joshua. 2014. Simulation of quaking aspen potential fire behavior in Northern Utah, USA. Forests. 5: 3241-3256.

DeRose, Robert J.; Long, James N. 2014. Resistance and resilience: A conceptual framework for silviculture. Forest Science. 60(6): 1205–1212.

 

Posted October 7, 2014

Abella, Scott; Fornwalt, Paula J. 2014. Ten years of vegetation assembly after a North American mega-fire. Global Change Biology. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12722

Gassmann, Andre; De Clerck-Floate, Rosemarie; Sing, Sharlene; Tosevski, Ivo; Mitrovic, Milana; Krstic, Olivier. 2014. Biology and host specificity of Rhinusa pilosa, a recommended biological control agent of Linaria vulgaris. BioControl. 59: 473-483.

 

Posted October 4, 2014

Bagne, Karen E.; Friggens, Megan M.; Coe, Sharon J.; Finch, Deborah M. 2014. The importance of assessing climate change vulnerability to address species conservation. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management. doi: 10.3996/052013- JFWM-039.

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