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Papers posted to the Web during the current fiscal year (FY12). Complete lists of journal articles and online series publications are also available along with the FY11 list.

Criterion IV: Social and economic indicators of rangeland sustainability (Chapter 5)
Posted October 9, 2012

Rangeland ecosystem goods and services: Values and evaluation of opportunities for ranchers and land managers
Posted October 9, 2012

Plestiodon obsoletus (Great Plains skink): Life history
Posted October 9, 2012

Riparian forest restoration: Conflicting goals, trade-offs, and measures of success
Posted October 9, 2012

Persistent wind-induced enhancement of diffusive CO2 transport in a mountain forest snowpack
Posted October 9, 2012

Bumble bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) community structure on two sagebrush steppe sites in southern Idaho
Posted October 9, 2012

A simulation-based evaluation of methods for inferring linear barriers to gene flow
Posted October 9, 2012

The fundamental equation of eddy covariance and its application in flux measurements
Posted October 9, 2012

Predicting live and dead basal area in bark beetle-affected forests from discrete-return LiDAR
Posted October 9, 2012

How well can we measure the vertical wind speed? Implications for fluxes of energy and mass
Posted October 9, 2012

Growth and activity of Sceloporus cowlesi (southwestern fence lizard)
Posted October 9, 2012

Red flags: correlates of impaired species recovery
Posted October 5, 2012

Conserving genomic variability in large mammals: Effect of population fluctuations and variance in male reproductive success on variability in Yellowstone bison
Posted October 5, 2012

Cold hardiness in Wyoming big sagebrush seedlings: implications for nursery production and outplanting
Posted October 5, 2012

Seasonal soil CO2 flux under big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata Nutt.)
Posted October 5, 2012

Patterns of soil calcium and aluminum across the conterminous United States (Chapter 9)
Posted October 5, 2012

Effects of temperature on development, survival and reproduction of insects: Experimental design, data analysis and modeling
Posted October 5, 2012

Meeting wild bees' needs on Western US rangelands
Posted October 4, 2012

Genetic structure of Eurasian and North American Leymus (Triticeae) wildryes assessed by chloroplast DNA sequences and AFLP profiles
Posted October 4, 2012

Demographic processes limiting seedling recruitment in arid grassland restoration
Posted October 4, 2012

Managing soil nitrogen to restore annual grass-infested plant communities: Effective strategy or incomplete framework?
Posted October 4, 2012

Predicting germination in semi-arid wildland seedbeds. I. Thermal germination models
Posted October 4, 2012

Predicting germination in semi-arid wildland seedbeds II. Field validation of wet thermal-time models
Posted October 4, 2012

Environmental regulation of dormancy loss in seeds of Lomatium dissectum
Posted October 4, 2012

Ecophysiology and genetic variation in domestication of Sphaeralcea and Shepherdia species for the Intermountain West
Posted October 4, 2012

Inbreeding, Genetic Variation, and Invasiveness: The Strange Case of Bromus tectorum
Posted October 4, 2012

Herbicide tolerance in grasses and native forb species
Posted October 4, 2012

Limitations to postfire seedling establishment: The role of seeding technology, water availability, and invasive plant abundance
Posted October 4, 2012

Principles for ecologically based invasive plant management
Posted October 4, 2012

Breeding biologies, pollinators, and seed beetles of two prairie-clovers, Dalea ornata and Dalea searlsiae (Fabaceae: Amorpheae), from the Intermountain West, USA
Posted October 4, 2012

A collaborative program to provide native plant materials for the Great Basin
Posted October 4, 2012

Breeding biology and incremental benefits of outcrossing for the restoration wildflower, Hedysarum boreale Nutt. (Fabaceae)
Posted October 4, 2012

Searls' Prairie clover (Dalea searlsiae) tolerance to post-emergence herbicide applications
Posted October 3, 2012

Effect of fungicides on Wyoming big sagebrush seed germination
Posted October 3, 2012

Notice of release of Majestic Germplasm and Spectrum Germplasm Western prairie clover
Posted October 3, 2012

Seed-feeding insects impacting globemallow seed production
Posted October 3, 2012

Some insects affecting Penstemon seed production
Posted October 3, 2012

Index for characterizing post-fire soil environments in temperate coniferous forests
Posted October 3, 2012

Plant Guide: Searls' prairie clover (Dalea searlsiae [A. Gray] Barneby)
Posted October 3, 2012

Plant Guide: Fernleaf biscuitroot (Lomatium dissectum [Nutt.] Mathias and Constance)
Posted October 3, 2012

Plant Guide: Nineleaf biscuitroot (Lomatium triternatum [Pursh] Coulter and Rose)
Posted October 3, 2012

Plant Guide: Arrowleaf balsamroot (Balsamorhiza sagittata [Pursh] Nutt.)
Posted October 3, 2012

Plant Guide: Yellow beeplant (Cleome lutea Hook)
Posted October 3, 2012

Plant Guide: Tapertip hawksbeard (Crepis acuminata Nutt.)
Posted October 3, 2012

Plant Guide: Blue penstemon (Penstemon cyaneus Pennell)
Posted October 3, 2012

Plant Guide: Gooseberryleaf globemallow (Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia [Hook. and Arn.] Rydb.)
Posted October 3, 2012

The communicative construction of safety in wildland firefighting
Posted October 2, 2012

Wildland fire science and management in the U.S.: Spanning the boundaries through the regional knowledge exchange network (Abstract)
Posted October 2, 2012

Safety climate in the federal fire management community: Influences of organizational, environmental, group, and individual characteristics (Abstract)
Posted October 2, 2012

Coal Canyon Fire: Serious Accident Investigation Report
Posted October 2, 2012

Next generation emotional intelligence (Abstract)
Posted October 2, 2012

Diamond Fire: Serious Accident Investigation Report
Posted October 2, 2012

A social network approach to understanding science communication among fire professionals (Abstract)
Posted October 2, 2012

Applying the best available science to fire management: Individual and organizational influences to success (Abstract)
Posted October 2, 2012

Pleasing some of the people some of the time: How authors, subjects, and readers assess the complex landscape of "audience" in wildland fire incident reviews (Abstract)
Posted October 2, 2012

Types and status of high reliability practices in the federal fire community (Abstract)
Posted October 2, 2012

Learning as a shared responsibility: Insights from a series of dialogic workshops with practitioners, leaders, and researchers (Abstract)
Posted October 2, 2012

Tips, techniques, and suggestions for improving learning from escaped prescribed fire reviews (Poster Abstract)
Posted October 2, 2012

Using escaped prescribed fire reviews to improve organizational learning
Posted October 2, 2012

Effect of suppression strategies on federal wildland fire expenditures
Posted October 2, 2012

Recent advances in applying decision science to managing national forests
Posted October 1, 2012

Probabilistic assessment of wildfire hazard and municipal watershed exposure
Posted October 1, 2012

The science and opportunity of wildfire risk assessment (Chapter 6)
Posted October 1, 2012

Extent of coterminous US rangelands: Quantifying implications of differing agency perspectives
Posted October 1, 2012

Degradation and damages from utilizing ecosystem services in a river basin
Posted October 1, 2012

Carbon pools along headwater streams with differing valley geometry in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado (Abstract)
Posted October 1, 2012

Nutrient and carbon retention in riparian and hillslope forests after mountain pine beetle infestation and timber harvesting in Colorado (Abstract)
Posted October 1, 2012

Fusarium oxysporum protects Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) seedlings from root disease caused by Fusarium commune
Posted September 27, 2012

Effect of fall-applied nitrogen on growth, nitrogen storage, and frost hardiness of bareroot Larix olgensis seedlings
Posted September 27, 2012

Effects of weighting schemes on the identification of wildlife corridors generated with least-cost methods
Posted September 27, 2012

Water resources (Chapter 12)
Posted September 27, 2012

An assessment of forest cover and impervious surface area on family forests in the New York City Watershed
Posted September 27, 2012

Parcelization and land use: A case study in the New York City Watershed
Posted September 27, 2012

The effects of bark beetle outbreaks on forest development, fuel loads and potential fire behavior in salvage logged and untreated lodgepole pine forests
Posted September 26, 2012

Growth and demography of Pinaleno high elevation forests
Posted September 26, 2012

U.S. Forest Service Research and Development (USFS R/D) national science strategy on White Nose Syndrome (WNS)
Posted September 26, 2012

What tree-ring reconstruction tells us about conifer defoliator outbreaks
Posted September 26, 2012

Mapping vegetation structure in the Pinaleno Mountains using lidar-phase 3: Forest inventory modeling
Posted September 26, 2012

Beyond naturalness: Adapting wilderness stewardship to an era of rapid global change
Posted September 20, 2012

Estimating occupancy in large landscapes: Evaluation of amphibian monitoring in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
Posted September 20, 2012

Quantifying the threat of unsuppressed wildfires reaching the adjacent wildland-urban interface on the Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming
Posted September 20, 2012

Traditional wisdom and climate change: Contribution of wilderness stories to adaptation and survival
Posted September 20, 2012

Research Natural Areas of the Northern Region: Status and Needs Assessment
Posted September 20, 2012

Resource allocation for wildland fire suppression planning using a stochastic program
Posted September 20, 2012

Geomorphic analysis of the Middle Rio Grande-Elephant Butte Reach, New Mexico
Posted September 19, 2012

Methodology for predicting maximum velocity and shear stress in a sinuous channel with bendway weirs using 1-D HEC-RAS modeling results
Posted September 19, 2012

Methodology for calculating shear stress in a meandering channel
Posted September 19, 2012

Boundary shear stress along rigid trapezoidal bends
Posted September 19, 2012

Quantification of shear stress in a meandering native topographic channel using a physical hydraulic model
Posted September 19, 2012

Data report for completed spur-dike configurations within the native topography model
Posted September 19, 2012

Rill erosion in natural and disturbed forests: 1. Measurements
Posted September 18, 2012

Rill erosion in natural and disturbed forests: 2. Modeling approaches
Posted September 18, 2012

Predicting post-fire hillslope erosion in forest lands of the western United States
Posted September 18, 2012

Rill erosion rates in burned forests
Posted September 18, 2012

Wind erosion of soils burned by wildfire
Posted September 18, 2012

Stakeholder understandings of wildfire mitigation: A case of shared and contested meanings
Posted September 18, 2012

Accounting for heterogeneity of public lands in hedonic property models
Posted September 18, 2012

Depositional characteristics of post-fire flooding following the Schultz Fire, San Francisco Peaks, Arizona
Posted September 14, 2012

Impacts of wildfire severity on hydraulic conductivity in forest, woodland, and grassland soils (Chapter 7)
Posted September 14, 2012

Post-fire rill and gully formation, Schultz Fire 2010, Arizona, USA
Posted September 14, 2012

Rock gabion, rock armoring, and culvert treatments contributing to and reducing erosion during post-wildfire flooding - Schultz Fire 2010
Posted September 14, 2012

Geomorphic aspects of post-fire soil erosion - Schultz Fire 2010
Posted September 14, 2012

Short- and long-term effects on fuels, forest structure, and wildfire potential from prescribed fire and resource benefit fire in southwestern forests, USA
Posted September 12, 2012

A mutualistic interaction between a fungivorous nematode and a fungus within the endophytic community of Bromus tectorum
Posted September 12, 2012

The future of our National Forests: Enhancing adaptive capacity
Posted September 12, 2012

Land-cover change and avian diversity in the conterminous United States
Posted September 12, 2012

Estimating aboveground carbon stocks of a forest affected by mountain pine beetle in Idaho using lidar and multispectral imagery
Posted September 12, 2012

Historical fire regime and forest variability on two eastern Great Basin fire-sheds (USA)
Posted September 12, 2012

Roost use by two sympatric species of Scotophilus in a natural environment
Posted September 12, 2012

Decline of red-eared sliders (Trachemys scripta elegans) and Texas spiny softshells (Apalone spinifera emoryi) in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas
Posted September 12, 2012

The Exposure Index: Developing firefighter safety performance measures
Posted September 12, 2012

A real-time risk assessment tool supporting wildland fire decisionmaking
Posted September 12, 2012

Accommodating non-market values in evaluation of wildfire management in the United States: Challenges and opportunities
Posted September 12, 2012

Optimizing the location of fuel treatments over time at landscape scales
Posted September 10, 2012

OptFuels: Fuel treatment optimization
Posted September 10, 2012

Science and stewardship to protect and sustain wilderness values: Proceedings of the Ninth World Wilderness Congress Symposium
Posted September 10, 2012

Environmental decision support systems (EDSS) development - Challenges and best practices
Posted September 10, 2012

Effects of DTM resolution on slope steepness and soil loss prediction on hillslope profiles
Posted September 10, 2012

Stepping stones for biological invasion: A bioeconomic model of transferable risk
Posted September 10, 2012

The role of wilderness protection and societal engagement as indicators of well-being: An examination of change at the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness
Posted September 10, 2012

Linking climate, gross primary productivity, and site index across forests of the western United States
Posted September 10, 2012

Viability of Blackbrush seed (Coleogyne ramosissima Torr. [Rosaceae]) following long-term storage
Posted September 7, 2012

Germination response of prairie dropseed and hairy goldaster to stratification and temperature
Posted September 7, 2012

Local economic importance of designated wilderness: Evidence in the literature
Posted September 6, 2012

Effects of forest cover and environmental variables on snow accumulation and melt
Posted September 6, 2012

Applying online WEPP to assess forest watershed hydrology
Posted September 6, 2012

Erosion processes and prediction in NW U.S. forests
Posted September 6, 2012

Geospatial application of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Model
Posted September 6, 2012

Development of a GIS interface for WEPP Model application to Great Lakes forested watersheds
Posted September 6, 2012

Seasonal change of WEPP erodibility parameters on a fallow plot
Posted September 6, 2012

Probabilistic soil erosion modeling using the Erosion Risk Management Tool (ERMIT) after wildfires
Posted September 6, 2012

Application of the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Model to simulate streamflow in a PNW forest watershed
Posted September 6, 2012

Applying WEPP technologies to western alkaline surface coal mines
Posted September 6, 2012

Seasonal variations in aerosol optical properties over China
Posted September 6, 2012

Creating historical range of variation (HRV) time series using landscape modeling: Overview and issues (chapter 8)
Posted September 6, 2012

Modeling historic variation and its application for understanding future variability (section 3)
Posted September 6, 2012

Direct multiangle solution for poorly stratified atmospheres
Posted September 6, 2012

Describing wildland surface fuel loading for fire management: A review of approaches, methods and systems
Posted September 5, 2012

Structural organization of process zones in upland watersheds of central Nevada and its influence on basin connectivity, dynamics, and wet meadow complexes
Posted September 5, 2012

Tools to aid post-wildfire assessment and erosion-mitigation treatment decisions
Posted September 5, 2012

Wildfire impacts on stream sedimentation: re-visiting the Boulder Creek Burn in Little Granite Creek, Wyoming, USA
Posted September 5, 2012

A two end-member model of wood dynamics in headwater neotropical rivers
Posted September 5, 2012

Burning questions for managers: Fuels management practices in riparian areas
Posted August 29, 2012

Estimation of wildfire size and risk changes due to fuels treatments
Posted August 28, 2012

Wildfire potential mapping over the state of Mississippi: A land surface modeling approach
Posted August 28, 2012

On the need for a theory of wildland fire spread
Posted August 28, 2012

Characteristics of information available on fire and invasive plants in the eastern United States
Posted August 28, 2012

Genetic relatedness and spatial associations of dusky-footed woodrats (Neotoma fuscipes)
Posted August 28, 2012

A comparison of two methods for estimating conifer live foliar moisture content
Posted August 28, 2012

Spatial scaling of wildland fuels for six forest and rangeland ecosystems of the northern Rocky Mountains, USA
Posted August 28, 2012

Profiling of poorly stratified smoky atmospheres with scanning lidar
Posted August 28, 2012

Chemical and dispersal characteristics of particulate emissions from forest fires in Siberia
Posted August 28, 2012

Breeding system and interaccessional hybridization of Purshia tridentata plants grown in a common garden
Posted August 28, 2012

A comparison of geospatially modeled fire behavior and fire management utility of three data sources in the southeastern United States
Posted August 28, 2012

Understanding the science of climate change: Talking points - Impacts to the Eastern Woodlands and Forests
Posted August 28, 2012

Understanding the science of climate change: Talking points - Impacts to the Pacific Islands
Posted August 28, 2012

Understanding the science of climate change: Talking points - impacts to the Pacific Coast
Posted August 28, 2012

Forest conditions in the San Francisco Mountains Forest Reserve, Arizona
Posted August 28, 2012

Development of a reliable method for determining sex for a primitive rodent, the Point Arena mountain beaver (Aplodontia rufa nigra)
Posted August 28, 2012

Drought-driven disturbance history characterizes a southern Rocky Mountain subalpine forest
Posted August 28, 2012

Integrated nursery pest management
Posted August 27, 2012

Mycorrhizae in forest tree nurseries
Posted August 27, 2012

GSD Update (No. 6)
Posted August 23, 2012

Airtankers and wildfire management in the US Forest Service: examining data availability and exploring usage and cost trends
Posted August 23, 2012

Coupling field and laboratory measurements to estimate the emission factors of identified and unidentified trace gases for prescribed fires
Posted August 23, 2012

Mountain pine beetle attack alters the chemistry and flammability of lodgepole pine foliage
Posted August 22, 2012

A sense of place: Ecoregional design at Mesa Verde National Park
Posted August 22, 2012

Armillaria species: Primary drivers of forest ecosystem processes and potential impacts of climate change
Posted August 22, 2012

Possibilities and limitations of using historic provenance tests to infer forest species growth responses to climate change
Posted August 22, 2012

Abies religiosa habitat prediction in climatic change scenarios and implications for monarch butterfly conservation in Mexico
Posted August 22, 2012

Virulence of Fusarium oxysporum and F. commune to Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menzeisii) seedlings
Posted August 22, 2012

Observation of dystocia in wild elk
Posted August 22, 2012

Movement and capture efficiency of radio-tagged salmonids sampled by electrofishing
Posted August 22, 2012

Listening and learning from traditional knowledge and western science: A dialogue on contemporary challenges of forest health and wildfire
Posted August 21, 2012

North America (chapter 5)
Posted August 21, 2012

Indicator 1.04: Number of native forest-associated species
Posted August 15, 2012

Indicator 1.05: Number and status of native forest-associated species at risk, as determined by legislation or scientific assessment
Posted August 15, 2012

Indicator 1.07. Number and geographic distribution of forest-associated species at risk of losing genetic variation and locally adapted genotypes
Posted August 15, 2012

Indicator 1.08. Population levels of selected representative forest-associated species to describe genetic diversity
Posted August 15, 2012

Established native perennial grasses out-compete an invasive annual grass regardless of soil water and nutrient availability
Posted August 15, 2012

Development and evaluation of 200 novel SNP assays for population genetic studies of westslope cutthroat trout and genetic identification of related taxa
Posted August 15, 2012

Fuel loadings 5 years after a bark beetle outbreak in south-western USA ponderosa pine forests
Posted August 15, 2012

Weathered antlers as a source of DNA
Posted August 15, 2012

Estimating abundance of mountain lions from unstructured spatial sampling
Posted August 15, 2012

Fuel treatment impacts on estimated wildfire carbon loss from forests in Montana, Oregon, California, and Arizona
Posted August 15, 2012

Post-wildfire seeding in forests of the western United States: An evidence-based review
Posted August 1, 2012

Does seeding after severe forest fires in western USA mitigate negative impacts on soils and plant communities?
Posted August 1, 2012

Efforts to update firefighter safety zone guidelines
Posted August 1, 2012

Forest Service Global Change Research Strategy, 2009-2019
Posted August 1, 2012

Brown carbon in tar balls from smoldering biomass combustion
Posted August 1, 2012

Burn severity mapping using simulation modeling and satellite imagery
Posted August 1, 2012

Ethical implications of democratic theory for U.S. public participation in environmental impact assessment
Posted August 1, 2012

Mapping wilderness character: New tools for new concepts
Posted August 1, 2012

Geographic patterns of genetic variation and population structure in Pinus aristata, Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine
Posted July 31, 2012

Do mountain pine beetle outbreaks change the probability of active crown fire in lodgepole pine forests?
Posted July 31, 2012

Piloted ignition of live forest fuels
Posted July 31, 2012

Introduction to the invited issue on carbon allocation of trees and forests
Posted July 31, 2012

Turbidity changes during culvert to bridge upgrades at Carmen Creek, Idaho
Posted July 31, 2012

Utility of remotely sensed imagery for assessing the impact of salvage logging after forest fires
Posted July 31, 2012

The effects of precipitation variability on C4 photosynthesis, net primary production and soil respiration in a Chihuahuan desert grassland
Posted July 31, 2012

GSD Update (No. 5)
Posted July 31, 2012

Cheating cheatgrass: New research to combat a wily invasive weed
Posted July 31, 2012

Modeling firebrand transport in wildfires using HIGRAD/FIRETEC
Posted July 26, 2012

Using periodic line fires to gain a new perspective on multi-dimensional aspects of forward fire spread
Posted July 26, 2012

Incorporating field wind data into FIRETEC simulations of the International Crown Fire Modeling Experiment (ICFME): preliminary lessons learned
Posted July 26, 2012

Population genetic structure of the seed pathogen Pyrenophora semeniperda on Bromus tectorum in western North America
Posted July 25, 2012

Ten years after wildfires: How does varying tree mortality impact fire hazard and forest resiliency?
Posted July 25, 2012

Mapping the potential for high severity wildfire in the western United States
Posted July 16, 2012

Fire and fish dynamics in a changing climate
Posted July 16, 2012

Forward
Posted July 16, 2012

Estimated smoldering probability: a new tool for predicting ground fire in the organic soils on the North Carolina Coastal Plain
Posted July 16, 2012

50 years of service: The Missoula Fire Sciences Lab
Posted July 16, 2012

Using dendrochronology to measure radial growth of defoliated trees
Posted June 28, 2012

Two centuries of fire in a southwestern Virginia Pinus pungens community
Posted June 28, 2012

Prescribed burning to restore mixed-oak communities in southern Ohio: Effects on breeding-bird populations
Posted June 28, 2012

The status of our scientific understanding of lodgepole pine and mountain pine beetles - a focus on forest ecology and fire behavior
Posted June 28, 2012

Coldwater fish in wadeable streams [chapter 8]
Posted June 12, 2012

Using silviculture to influence carbon sequestration in southern Appalachian spruce-fir forests
Posted June 12, 2012

Bromus tectorum expansion and biodiversity loss on the Snake River Plain, southern Idaho, USA
Posted June 6, 2012

Seed biology of rush skeletonweed in sagebrush steppe
Posted June 6, 2012

Native shrub seed industries in the western United States and Australia: Status and outlook
Posted June 6, 2012

Developing native grass seed industries for revegetation in Australia and the western United States: A contrast in production and adoption
Posted June 6, 2012

Environmental effects on germination of Carex utriculata and Carex nebrascensis relative to riparian restoration
Posted June 6, 2012

Native plant community composition and genetic diversity associated with long-term weed invasions
Posted June 6, 2012

Great Basin Native Plant Selection and Increase Project: 2011 Progress Report
Posted June 6, 2012

'Lassen' antelope bitterbrush: A browse plant for game and livestock ranges
Posted June 5, 2012

'Umatilla' snow buckwheat for rangeland restoration in the interior Pacific Northwest
Posted June 5, 2012

Notice to release Anatone germplasm bluebunch wheatgrass (selected class natural population)
Posted June 5, 2012

Notice of release of Mountain Home germplasm Sandberg bluegrass (selected germplasm, natural track)
Posted June 5, 2012

Sustainable ranch management assessment guidebook: A communications tool for agencies, ranchers, and technical service providers
Posted June 4, 2012

A detrimental soil disturbance prediction model for ground-based timber harvesting
Posted June 4, 2012

Water quality, biodiversity, and codes of practice in relation to harvesting forest plantations in streamside management zones
Posted June 4, 2012

Understanding the effectiveness of vegetated streamside management zones for protecting water quality [chapter 5]
Posted June 4, 2012

A comparative gradient approach as a tool for understanding and managing urban ecosystems
Posted May 30, 2012

Foraging-habitat selection of Black-backed Woodpeckers in forest burns of southwestern Idaho
Posted May 30, 2012

Response of nesting northern goshawks to logging truck noise: Kaibab National Forest, Arizona
Posted May 30, 2012

Efficient species-level monitoring at the landscape scale
Posted May 30, 2012

Population-level compensation impedes biological control of an invasive forb and indirect release of a native grass
Posted May 30, 2012

Development of vegetation based soil quality indices for mineralized terrane in arid and semi-arid regions
Posted May 29, 2012

Do changes in soil properties after rooting by wild boars (Sus scrofa) affect understory vegetation in Swiss hardwood forests?
Posted May 29, 2012

Wood-boring insect abundance in fire-injured ponderosa pine
Posted May 29, 2012

Effects of mountain pine beetle on fuels and expected fire behavior in lodgepole pine forests, Colorado, USA
Posted May 29, 2012

Evaluating the sufficiency of protected lands for maintaining wildlife population connectivity in the northern Rocky Mountains
Posted May 24, 2012

Multi-taxa population connectivity in the northern Rocky Mountains
Posted May 24, 2012

Separating the effects of habitat area, fragmentation and matrix resistance on genetic differentiation in complex landscapes
Posted May 24, 2012

The influence of landscape characteristics and home-range size on the quantification of landscape-genetics relationships
Posted May 24, 2012

Effects of sample size, number of markers, and allelic richness on the detection of spatial genetic pattern
Posted May 24, 2012

Simulating natural selection in landscape genetics
Posted May 24, 2012

UNICOR: a species connectivity and corridor network simulator
Posted May 24, 2012

Simulating pattern-process relationships to validate landscape genetic models
Posted May 24, 2012

Population connectivity and genetic diversity of American marten (Martes americana) in the United States northern Rocky Mountains in a climate change context
Posted May 24, 2012

Simulating the effects of climate change on population connectivity of American marten (Martes americana) in the northern Rocky Mountains, USA
Posted May 24, 2012

CDPOP Users Manual
Posted May 23, 2012

UNICOR Users Manual
Posted May 23, 2012

Prediction of Peromyscus maniculatus (deer mouse) population dynamics in Montana, USA, using satellite-driven vegetation productivity and weather data
Posted May 23, 2012

Field trip guide to the 2010 Schultz Fire Burn Area
Posted May 9, 2012

Depositional characteristics and sediment availability resulting from the post-Schultz Fire floods of 2010
Posted May 9, 2012

Rock gabion, rip-rap, and culvert treatments: Successes and failures in post-fire erosion mitigation, Schultz Fire 2010
Posted May 9, 2012

Rill and gully formation following the 2010 Schultz Fire
Posted May 9, 2012

Hydrologic impacts of high severity wildfire: Learning from the past and preparing for the future
Posted May 9, 2012

Rainfall and geomorphic aspects of post-fire soil erosion - Schultz Fire 2010
Posted May 9, 2012

Rocky Mountain Research Station 2010 Research Accomplishments
Posted May 9, 2012

Rocky Mountain Research Station 2011 Annual Accomplishments
Posted May 9, 2012

Soil-disturbance field guide
Posted May 8, 2012

Rapid increase in log populations in drought-stressed mixed-conifer and ponderosa pine forests in northern Arizona
Posted May 8, 2012

Quantifying aboveground forest carbon pools and fluxes from repeat LiDAR surveys
Posted May 8, 2012

Short- and medium-term effects of fuel reduction mulch treatments on soil nitrogen availability in Colorado conifer forests
Posted May 8, 2012

Factors influencing the spatial and temporal dynamics of engelmann spruce mortality during a spruce beetle outbreak on the Markagunt Plateau, Utah
Posted May 7, 2012

Leaf area and structural changes after thinning in even-aged Picea rubens and Abies balsamea stands in Maine, USA
Posted May 7, 2012

The effects of drought and disturbance on the growth and developmental instability of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.)
Posted May 7, 2012

Population genetic analysis of Bromus tectorum (Poaceae) indicates recent range expansion may be facilitated by specialist genotypes
Posted May 7, 2012

Permanent sample plots
Posted May 7, 2012

Darwin's naturalization hypothesis up-close: intermountain grassland invaders differ morphologically and phenologically from native community dominants
Posted May 7, 2012

Mapping wilderness character in Death Valley National Park
Posted May 7, 2012

Emissions measurements from vegetation fires: A comparative evaluation of methods and results [chapter 4]
Posted May 3, 2012

Entrainment regimes and flame characteristics of wildland fires
Posted April 12, 2012

Still hot at 50
Posted April 4, 2012

Modeling erosion under future climates with the WEPP model
Posted April 4, 2012

Experiencing the restorative components of wilderness environments: Does congestion interfere and does length of exposure matter?
Posted April 4, 2012

Magnitudes and timing of seasonal peak snowpack water equivalents in Arizona: A preliminary study of the possible effects of recent climatic change
Posted April 4, 2012

WEPP Model applications for evaluations of best management practices
Posted April 4, 2012

Evaluation of techniques to protect aspen suckers from ungulate browsing in the Black Hills
Posted April 4, 2012

A multi-trait test of the leaf-height-seed plant strategy scheme with 133 species from a pine forest flora
Posted April 4, 2012

The influence of an extensive dust event on snow chemistry in the southern Rocky Mountains
Posted April 4, 2012

Implementation of channel-routing routines in the Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) model
Posted April 4, 2012

Comparison of ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) assemblages in Rocky Mountain savannas invaded and un-invaded by an exotic forb, spotted knapweed
Posted April 4, 2012

Portable in-woods pyrolysis: Using forest biomass to reduce forest fuels, increase soil productivity, and sequester carbon
Posted April 4, 2012

Managing invasive plants in natural areas: Moving beyond weed control
Posted April 4, 2012

Biological invasions on oceanic islands: Implications for island ecosystems and avifauna
Posted April 4, 2012

Effects of time and rainfall on PCR success using DNA extracted from deer fecal pellets
Posted April 4, 2012

Mapping tradeoffs in values at risk at the interface between wilderness and non-wilderness lands
Posted April 4, 2012

Tracking down worldwide Puccinia psidii dispersal
Posted April 4, 2012

Demographic projection of high-elevation white pines infected with white pine blister rust: a nonlinear disease model
Posted April 4, 2012

Research on climate impacts to forests began early at Fort Valley Experimental Forest
Posted April 4, 2012

Population dynamics and impacts of the red-headed leafy spurge stem borer on leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula)
Posted April 4, 2012

The Nearctic species of Telmaturgus (Diptera: Dolichopodidae)
Posted April 4, 2012

Paleoclimate effects and geographic barriers shape regional population genetic structure of blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima: Rosaceae)
Posted April 3, 2012

Breeding chorus indices are weakly related to estimated abundance of boreal chorus frogs
Posted March 22, 2012

Long-term observations of boreal toads at an ARMI apex site
Posted March 22, 2012

Temperature, hydric environment, and prior pathogen exposure alter the experimental severity of chytridiomycosis in boreal toads
Posted March 22, 2012

Contributions of ignitions, fuels, and weather to the spatial patterns of burn probability of a boreal landscape
Posted March 22, 2012

Low prevalence of chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) in amphibians of U.S. headwater streams
Posted March 22, 2012

Effects of amphibian chytrid fungus on individual survival probability in wild boreal toads
Posted March 22, 2012

Non-native salmonids affect amphibian occupancy at multiple spatial scales
Posted March 22, 2012

Distribution limits of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: A case study in the Rocky Mountains, USA
Posted March 22, 2012

Distribution and pathogenicity of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in boreal toads from the Grand Teton area of western Wyoming
Posted March 22, 2012

Evaluation of the MODIS LAI product using independent lidar-derived LAI: A case study in mixed conifer forest
Posted March 22, 2012

A database application for wilderness character monitoring
Posted March 22, 2012

Wilderness visitor experiences: A selective review of 50 years of research
Posted March 22, 2012

Integrating cultural resources and wilderness character
Posted March 22, 2012

Using wilderness character to improve wilderness stewardship
Posted March 22, 2012

The hidden consequences of fire suppression
Posted March 22, 2012

Spatial bottom-up controls on fire likelihood vary across western North America
Posted March 22, 2012

Modeling broad-scale patterns of avian species richness across the Midwestern United States with measures of satellite image texture
Posted March 21, 2012

Reconstructing fire history in central Mongolia from tree-rings
Posted March 21, 2012

Ancient barkpeeled trees in the Bitterroot Mountains, Montana: Legacies of native land use and implications for their protection
Posted March 21, 2012

Valuing mortality impacts of smoke exposure from major southern California wildfires
Posted March 21, 2012

Height-growth response to climatic changes differs among populations of Douglas-fir: A novel analysis of historic data
Posted March 21, 2012

North American vegetation model for land-use planning in a changing climate: A solution to large classification problems
Posted March 21, 2012

The hidden cost of wildfires: Economic valuation of health effects of wildfire smoke exposure in southern California
Posted March 21, 2012

Advances toward DNA-based identification and phylogeny of North American Armillaria species using elongation factor-1 alpha gene
Posted March 21, 2012

Investigating the influence of LiDAR ground surface errors on the utility of derived forest inventories
Posted March 21, 2012

Projected future suitable habitat and productivity of Douglas-fir in western North America
Posted March 21, 2012

A Fire Severity Mapping System (FSMS) for real-time management applications and long term planning: Developing a map of the landscape potential for severe fire in the western United States
Posted March 20, 2012

GIS tools, courses, and learning pathways offered by The National Interagency Fuels, Fire, and Vegetation Technology Transfer (NIFTT)
Posted March 20, 2012

FFI: What it is and what it can do for you
Posted March 20, 2012

Fire emissions in central Siberia
Posted March 20, 2012

The Fire Effects Information System - serving managers since before the Yellowstone fires
Posted March 20, 2012

Writing syntheses for managers: Lessons from the Rainbow Series and Fire Effects Information System
Posted March 20, 2012

Davis Fire: Fire behavior and fire effects analysis. Final report for Helena National Forest
Posted March 20, 2012

Fire Effects Information System: New engine, remodeled interior, added options
Posted March 20, 2012

Conservation education for Fire, Fuel and Smoke Program
Posted March 20, 2012

Determination of the smoke-plume heights with scanning lidar using alternative functions for establishing the atmospheric heterogeneity locations
Posted March 20, 2012

Laboratory measurements of trace gas emissions from biomass burning of fuel types from the southeastern and southwestern United States
Posted March 20, 2012

Integrating motion-detection cameras and hair snags for wolverine identification
Posted March 20, 2012

Biotic resistance via granivory: Establishment by invasive, naturalized, and native asters reflects generalist preference
Posted March 20, 2012

Trends in snag populations in drought-stressed mixed-conifer and ponderosa pine forests (1997-2007)
Posted March 20, 2012

Monitoring adaptive genetic responses to environmental change
Posted March 20, 2012

Mechanisms driving postfire abundance of a generalist mammal
Posted March 20, 2012

Recent trends in post-wildfire seeding in western US forests: costs and seed mixes
Posted March 15, 2012

Individual identification of Sitka black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis) using DNA from fecal pellets
Posted March 15, 2012

Compromising genetic diversity in the wild: Unmonitored large-scale release of plants and animals
Posted March 15, 2012

The quick and the deadly: Growth versus virulence in a seed bank pathogen
Posted March 15, 2012

Ecological genetics of the Bromus tectorum (Poaceae) - Ustilago Bullata (Ustilaginaceae): A role for frequency dependent selection?
Posted March 15, 2012

Local population differentiation in Bromus tectorum L. in relation to habitat-specific selection regimes
Posted March 15, 2012

Foreword
Posted March 15, 2012

Establishment Report: Even-Aged Yield Study, Plot 11
Posted March 14, 2012

Landscape-level patterns of avian diversity in the Oregon Coast Range
Posted March 14, 2012

Patterns in the species-environment relationship depend on both scale and choice of response variables
Posted March 14, 2012

Hierarchical analysis of forest bird species-environment relationships in the Oregon Coast Range
Posted March 14, 2012

A multiscale landscape approach to predicting bird and moth rarity hotspots in a threatened pitch pine-scrub oak community
Posted March 14, 2012

Behavior of class-level landscape metrics across gradients of class aggregation and area
Posted March 14, 2012

Parsimony in landscape metrics: Strength, universality, and consistency
Posted March 14, 2012

Representing genetic variation as continuous surfaces: An approach for identifying spatial dependency in landscape genetic studies
Posted March 14, 2012

GSD Update (No. 4)
Posted March 14, 2012

Phylogeography of the rare Gymnocarpos przewalskii (Caryophyllaceae): indications of multiple glacial refugia in north-western China
Posted March 14, 2012

Changes in channel morphology over human time scales (chapter 32)
Posted March 8, 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
Posted March 8, 2012

Critical mass flux for flaming ignition of wood as a function of external radiant heat flux and moisture content
Posted March 8, 2012

Photosynthetic response, survival, and growth of three ponderosa pine stocktypes under water stress enhanced by vegetative competition
Posted March 8, 2012

Nationwide assessment of nonpoint source threats to water quality
Posted March 1, 2012

Historic and future extent of wildfires in the Southern Rockies Ecoregion, USA
Posted March 1, 2012

Estimates of carbon stored in harvested wood products from the United States forest service northern region, 1906-2010
Posted March 1, 2012

Diseases of lodgepole pine
Posted February 29, 2012

Habitat use of the Rio Grande silvery minnow (Hybognathus amarus) during a long-term flood pulse in the Middle Rio Grande, New Mexico
Posted February 29, 2012

A primer of nonresponse in the US Forest Inventory and Analysis program
Posted February 29, 2012

Climate change predicted to shift wolverine distributions, connectivity, and dispersal corridors
Posted February 27, 2012

Invasive Species Science Update (No. 5)
Posted February 27, 2012

Historical patterns in lichen communities of montane quaking aspen forests
Posted February 27, 2012

Modeling tree-level fuel connectivity to evaluate the effectiveness of thinning treatments for reducing crown fire potential
Posted February 24, 2012

Mixed-severity fire regimes in dry forests of southern interior British Columbia, Canada
Posted February 24, 2012

Use of expert knowledge to develop fuel maps for wildland fire management (chapter 11)
Posted February 24, 2012

Vegetation monitoring to detect and predict vegetation change: Connecting historical and future shrub/steppe data in Yellowstone National Park
Posted February 24, 2012

Modeling topographic influences on fuel moisture and fire danger in complex terrain to improve wildland fire management decision support
Posted February 24, 2012

Simulating the impacts of disturbances on forest carbon cycling in North America: Processes, data, models, and challenges
Posted February 24, 2012

Modeling effects of climate change and fire management on western white pine (Pinus monticola) in the northern Rocky Mountains, USA
Posted February 24, 2012

The Yellowstone sage belts 1958 to 2008: 50 years of change in the big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) communities of Yellowstone National Park
Posted February 24, 2012

The wildland fire emission inventory: Western United States emission estimates and an evaluation of uncertainty
Posted February 24, 2012

A review of fire interactions and mass fires
Posted February 23, 2012

Chemical and physical transformations of organic aerosol from the photo-oxidation of open biomass burning emissions in an environmental chamber
Posted February 23, 2012

Modified technique for processing multiangle lidar data measured in clear and moderately polluted atmospheres
Posted February 23, 2012

The wildland-urban interface fire problem
Posted February 23, 2012

Chemical smoke marker emissions during flaming and smoldering phases of laboratory open burning of wildland fuels
Posted February 23, 2012

Optical closure experiments for biomass smoke aerosols
Posted February 23, 2012

Relationships between moisture, chemistry, and ignition of Pinus contorta needles during the early stages of mountain pine beetle attack
Posted February 16, 2012

Approaches to predicting potential impacts of climate change on forest disease: An example with Armillaria root disease
Posted February 6, 2012

Approaches to predicting current and future distributions of Puccinia psidii in South America under climate change scenarios
Posted February 6, 2012

Reflections on the surface energy imbalance problem
Posted February 6, 2012

Criterion II: Indicators for conservation and maintenance of plant and animal resources on rangelands (Chapter 3)
Posted February 3, 2012

Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Rangeland Management
Posted February 3, 2012

Nesting characteristics of mourning doves in central New Mexico: Response to riparian forest change
Posted February 3, 2012

Nursery culture impacts cold hardiness in longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) seedlings
Posted January 19, 2012

Overcoming dormancy and enhancing germination of Sphaeralcea munroana seeds
Posted January 19, 2012

Care and handling of container plants from storage to outplanting
Posted January 19, 2012

Nursery response of container Pinus palustris seedlings to nitrogen supply and subsequent effects on outplanting performance
Posted January 19, 2012

Place affinities, lifestyle mobilities and quality-of-life
Posted January 19, 2012

High-resolution interpolation of climate scenarios for Canada derived from general circulation model simulations
Posted January 18, 2012

GSD Update (No. 3)
Posted January 17, 2012

Bringing indices of species vulnerability to climate change into geographic space: an assessment across the Coronado national forest
Posted January 17, 2012

Developing a model framework for predicting effects of woody expansion and fire on ecosystem carbon and nitrogen in a pinyon-juniper woodland
Posted January 17, 2012

Methodology for calculating shear stress in a meandering channel
Posted January 17, 2012

Methodology for predicting maximum velocity and shear stress in a sinuous channel with bendway weirs using 1-D HEC-RAS modeling results
Posted January 17, 2012

Maximum outer-bank velocity reduction for vane-dike fields installed in channel bends
Posted January 17, 2012

Quantification of shear stress in a meandering native topographic channel using a physical hydraulic model
Posted January 17, 2012

Field guide to sedge species of the Rocky Mountain Region: The genus Carex in Colorado, Wyoming, western South Dakota, western Nebraska, and western Kansas
Posted January 17, 2012

A novel plant-fungal mutualism associated with fire
Posted January 17, 2012

Occurrence of the root-rot pathogen, Fusarium commune, in forest nurseries of the midwestern and western United States
Posted January 17, 2012

Estimating probabilities of infestation and extent of damage by the roundheaded pine beetle in ponderosa pine in the Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico
Posted January 13, 2012

Development and validation of a fixed-precision sequential sampling plan for estimating brood adult density of Dendroctonus pseudotsugae (Coleoptera: Scolytidae)
Posted January 13, 2012

Stand conditions associated with roundheaded pine beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) infestations in Arizona and Utah
Posted January 13, 2012

Within-stand spatial distribution of tree mortality caused by the Douglas-Fir beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytidae)
Posted January 13, 2012

Attributes associated with probability of infestation by the pinon ips, Ips confusus, (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in pinon pine, Pinus edulis
Posted January 13, 2012

The banded elm bark beetle: A new threat to elms in North America
Posted January 13, 2012

Early field performance of Acacia koa seedlings grown under subirrigation and overhead irrigation
Posted December 28, 2011

Growth, gas exchange, foliar nitrogen content, and water use of subirrigated and overhead irrigated Populus tremuloides Michx. seedlings
Posted December 28, 2011

RNGR: A national resource for reforestation, restoration, and nursery professionals
Posted December 28, 2011

Is climate change mitigation the best use of desert shrublands?
Posted December 28, 2011

Proceedings of the 16th Wildland Shrub Symposium: Threats to Shrubland Ecosystem Integrity; 2010 May 18-20 Logan, UT
Posted December 28, 2011

Applying the successional weed management model for revegetating a yellow starthistle-infested dryland pasture in the Chihuahuan Desert
Posted December 28, 2011

Flow structure through pool-riffle sequences and a conceptual model for their sustainability in gravel-bed rivers
Posted December 28, 2011

Climate change impact on salmonid spawning in low-gradient streams in central Idaho, USA
Posted December 28, 2011

Spatially explicit shallow landslide susceptibility mapping over large areas
Posted December 28, 2011

Both topography and climate affected forest and woodland burn severity in two regions of the western US, 1984 to 2006
Posted December 28, 2011

Climate change effects on stream and river temperatures across the northwest U.S. from 1980-2009 and implications for salmonid fishes
Posted December 28, 2011

New tools for aquatic habitat modeling
Posted December 28, 2011

Nesting success and resource selection of Greater Sage-Grouse [chapter 8]
Posted December 20, 2011

Resource selection during brood-rearing by Greater Sage-Grouse [chapter 12]
Posted December 20, 2011

Netguns: a technique for capturing Black-backed Woodpeckers
Posted December 20, 2011

Airborne and ground-based measurements of the trace gases and particles emitted by prescribed fires in the United States
Posted December 20, 2011

Calculation of upper confidence bounds on proportion of area containing not-sampled vegetation types: An application to map unit definition for existing vegetation maps
Posted November 14, 2011

Pinyon-juniper woodlands in Zion National Park, Utah
Posted November 14, 2011

RCLUS, a new program for clustering associated species: A demonstration using a Mojave Desert plant community dataset
Posted November 14, 2011

The genus Kochia (Chenopodiaceae) in North America
Posted November 14, 2011

Assessment of range planting as a conservation practice [chapter 4]
Posted November 10, 2011

Stand development and population dynamics of curlleaf mountain mahogany (Cercocarpus ledifolius Nutt.) woodlands in Utah's Bear River Mountains
Posted November 10, 2011

A general target for MVPs: Unsupported and unnecessary
Posted November 10, 2011

In Memory - George M. Byram: 1909-1996
Posted November 10, 2011

Obituary: Frank Albini, 1936-2005
Posted November 10, 2011

Financial feasibility of a log sort yard handling small-diameter logs: A preliminary study
Posted October 10, 2011

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