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Posted April 16, 2019

Bevers, Michael; Flather, Curtis H.; Hof, John; Kaiser, H. Fred. 2003. Sustaining wildlife populations in productively managed forests. In: Arthaud, G. J.; Barrett, T. M., eds. Systems analysis in forest resources: Proceedings of the Eighth Symposium; Sept. 27-30, 2000; Snowmass Village, Colorado, USA. Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. p. 225-242.

Carter, Sarah K.; Fleishman, Erica; Leinwand, Ian I. F.; Flather, Curtis H.; Carr, Natasha B.; Fogarty, Frank A.; Leu, Matthias; Noon, Barry R.; Wohlfeil, Martha E.; Wood, David J. A. 2019. Quantifying ecological integrity of terrestrial systems to inform management of multiple-use public lands in the United States. Environmental Management. doi: 10.1007/s00267-019-01163-w.

Ahl, Robert; Hogland, John; Brown, Steve. 2019. A comparison of standard modeling techniques using digital aerial imagery with national elevation datasets and airborne LiDAR to predict size and density forest metrics in the Sapphire Mountains MT, USA. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. 8: 24.

Hogland, John; Affleck, David L. R. 2019. Mitigating the impact of field and image registration errors through spatial aggregation. Remote Sensing. 11: 222.

Posted April 9, 2019

Wan, Ho Yi; Cushman, Samuel A.; Ganey, Joseph L. 2019. Improving habitat and connectivity model predictions with multi-scale resource selection functions from two geographic areas. Landscape Ecology. 34: 503-519.

Wan, Ho Yi; Cushman, Samuel A.; Ganey, Joseph L. 2019. Recent and projected future wildfire trends across the ranges of three spotted owl subspecies under climate change. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 7: 37.

Sanchez-Lopez, Nuria; Boschetti, Luigi; Hudak, Andrew T. 2018. Semi-automated delineation of stands in an even-age dominated forest: A LiDAR-GEOBIA two-stage evaluation strategy. Remote Sensing. 10: 1622.

Dickinson, Matthew B.; Butler, Bret W.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Bright, Benjamin C.; Kremens, Robert L.; Klauberg, Carine. 2019. Inferring energy incident on sensors in low-intensity surface fires from remotely sensed radiation and using it to predict tree stem injury. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 28: 230-236.

Prichard, Susan; Larkin, N. Sim; Ottmar, Roger; French, Nancy H. F.; Baker, Kirk; Brown, Tim; Clements, Craig; Dickinson, Matt; Hudak, Andrew; Kochanski, Adam; Linn, Rod; Liu, Yongqiang; Potter, Brian; Mell, William; Tanzer, Danielle; Urbanski, Shawn; Watts, Adam. 2019. The Fire and Smoke Model Evaluation Experiment - A plan for integrated, large fire-atmosphere field campaigns. Atmosphere. 10: 66.

Cross, Patrick R.; Sacks, Benjamin N.; Luikart, Gordon; Schwartz, Michael K.; Van Etten, Keith W.; Crabtree, Robert L. 2018. Red fox ancestry and connectivity assessments reveal minimal fur farm introgression in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management. 9(2): 519-530.

Fisk, Matthew R.; Apostol, Kent G.; Ross-Davis, Amy L.; Cahoy, Dexter O.; Davis, Anthony S. 2018. Informing native plant sourcing for ecological restoration: cold-hardiness dynamics, flowering phenology, and survival of Eriogonum umbellatum. Restoration Ecology. doi: 10.1111/rec.12912.

Love, Byron G.; Cane, James H. 2019. Mortality and flowering of Great Basin perennial forbs after experimental burning: Implications for wild bees. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 72: 310-317.

Ager, Alan A.; Barros, Ana M. G.; Day, Michelle A.; Preisler, Haiganoush K.; Spies, Thomas A.; Bolte, John. 2018. Analyzing fine-scale spatiotemporal drivers of wildfire in a forest landscape model. Ecological Modelling. 384. 87-102.

Ager, Alan A.; Houtman, Rachel M.; Day, Michelle A.; Ringo, Chris; Palaiologou, Palaiologos. 2019. Tradeoffs between US national forest harvest targets and fuel management to reduce wildfire transmission to the wildland urban interface. Forest Ecology and Management. 434: 99-109.

Evers, Cody R.; Ager, Alan A.; Nielsen-Pincus, Max; Palaiologou, Palaiologos; Bunzel, Ken. 2019. Archetypes of community wildfire exposure from national forests of the western US. Landscape and Urban Planning. 182: 55-66.

Page, Wesley G.; Wagenbrenner, Natalie S.; Butler, Bret W.; Blunck, David L. 2019. An analysis of spotting distances during the 2017 fire season in the Northern Rockies, USA. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 49: 317-325.

Posted April 4, 2019

Barga, Sarah; Dilts, Thomas E.; Leger, Elizabeth A. 2017. Climate variability affects the germination strategies exhibited by arid land plants. Oecologia. 185: 437-452.

Barga, Sarah C.; Dilts, Thomas E.; Leger, Elizabeth A. 2018. Contrasting climate niches among co-occurring subdominant forbs of the sagebrush steppe. Diversity and Distributions. 24: 1291-1307.

Brown, Peter M.; Gannon, Benjamin; Battaglia, Mike A.; Fornwalt, Paula J.; Huckaby, Laurie S.; Cheng, Antony S.; Baggett, L. Scott. 2019. Identifying old trees to inform ecological restoration in montane forests of the central Rocky Mountains, USA. Tree-Ring Research. 75(1): 34-48.

Dwire, Kathleen A.; Mellmann-Brown, Sabine; Gurrieri, Joseph T. 2018. Potential effects of climate change on riparian areas, wetlands, and groundwater-dependent ecosystems in the Blue Mountains, Oregon, USA. Climate Services. 10: 44-52.

Hanberry, Brice B. 2019. Trajectory from beech and oak forests to eastern broadleaf forests in Indiana, USA. Ecological Processes. 8: 3.

Steenweg, Robin; Hebblewhite, Mark; Whittington, Jesse; McKelvey, Kevin. 2019. Species-specific differences in detection and occupancy probabilities help drive ability to detect trends in occupancy. Ecosphere. 10(4): e02639.

Mason, Daniel H.; Dysthe, Joseph C.; Franklin, Thomas W.; Skorupski, Joseph A.; Young, Michael K.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2018. qPCR detection of Sturgeon chub (Macrhybopsis gelida) DNA in environmental samples. PLoS One. 13(12): e0209601.

Heinemeyer, Kimberly; Squires, John; Hebblewhite, Mark; O’Keefe, Julia J.; Holbrook, Joseph D.; Copeland, Jeffrey. 2019. Wolverines in winter: Indirect habitat loss and functional responses to backcountry recreation. Ecosphere. 10(2): e02611.

Posted March 28, 2019

Hanberry, Brice B.; Thompson, Frank R., III. 2019. Open forest management for early successional birds. Wildlife Society Bulletin. doi: 10.1002/wsb.957.

Hanberry, Brice B.; Fraser, Jacob S. 2019. Visualizing current and future climate boundaries of the conterminous United States: Implications for forests. Forests. 10(3): 280.

Dumroese, R. Kasten; Balloffet, Nicole; Crockett, John W.; Stanturf, John A.; Nave, Lucas E. 2019. A national approach to leverage the benefits of tree planting on public lands. New Forests. 50: 1-9.

Topping, Melissa L.; Dumroese, R. Kasten; Pinto, Jeremiah R. 2019. Successfully storing milkweed taproots for habitat restoration. Native Plants Journal. 20: 48-58.

Urza, Alexandra K.; Weisberg, Peter J.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Board, David; Flake, Samuel W. 2019. Seedling native species increases resistance to annual grass invasion following prescribed burning of semiarid woodlands. Biological Invasions. doi: 10.1007/s10530-019-01951-9.

Posted March 21, 2019

Davis, Kimberley T.; Dobrowski, Solomon Z.; Higuera, Philip E.; Holden, Zachary A.; Veblen, Thomas T.; Rother, Monica T.; Parks, Sean A.; Sala, Anna; Maneta, Marco P. 2019. Wildfires and climate change push low-elevation forests across a critical climate threshold for tree regeneration. PNAS Latest Articles. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1815107116.

Parks, Sean A.; Dobrowski, Solomon Z.; Shaw, John D.; Miller, Carol. 2019. Living on the edge: Trailing edge forests at risk of fire-facilitated conversion to non-forest. Ecosphere. 10(3): Article e02651.

Posted February 25, 2019

Shively, Dan; Rothlisberger, John D.; Gillespie, Nathaniel; Dombeck, Mike; Moore, Virgil; Roghair, Craig; Demario, Devin; McCormick, Frank; Weldon, Leslie. 2018. Historical perspectives and a new U.S. Forest Service strategy for fish and aquatic stewardship. Fisheries. 43(9): 386-395.

Posted February 20, 2019

Klesse, Stefan. 2018. How we sample trees influences our assessment of climate change impacts on forests. Nature: Ecology and Evolution. Online:

Klesse, Stefan; DeRose, R. Justin; Guiterman, Christopher H.; Lynch, Ann M.; O’Connor, Christopher D.; Shaw, John D.; Evans, Margaret E. K. 2018. Sampling bias overestimates climate change impacts on forest growth in the southwestern United States. Nature Communications. 9: 5336.

Lucid, Michael K.; Ehlers, Shannon; Robinson, Lacy; Cushman, Samuel A. 2018. Beer, brains, and brawn as tools to describe terrestrial gastropod species richness on a montane landscape. Ecosphere. 9(12): e02535.

Mattson, Lucas R.; Coop, Jonathan D.; Battaglia, Mike A.; Cheng, Antony S.; Sibold, Jason S.; Viner, Sara. 2019. Post-spruce beetle timber salvage drives short-term surface fuel increases and understory vegetation shifts. Forest Ecology and Management. 437: 348-359.

Sarauer, Jessica L.; Page-Dumroese, Deborah S.; Coleman, Mark D. 2018. Soil greenhouse gas, carbon content, and tree growth response to biochar amendment in western United States forests. GCB Bioenergy. doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12595.

Young, Michael K.; Smith, Rebecca J.; Pilgrim, Kristine L.; Fairchild, Matthew P.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2019. Integrative taxonomy refutes a species hypothesis: The asymmetric hybrid origin of Arsapnia arapahoe (Plecoptera, Capniidae). Ecology and Evolution. 9: 1364-1377.

Posted February 14, 2019

O'Connor, Christopher D.; Calkin, David E. 2019. Engaging the fire before it starts: A case study from the 2017 Pinal Fire (Arizona). Wildfire. 28(1): 14-18.

Golding, Jessie. 2019. Fishers and martens and lynx, oh my! Multiregional, goal efficient monitoring of mesocarnivores. Science You Can Use (in 5 minutes). Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.

Riley, Karin L.; Williams, A. Park; Urbanski, Shawn P.; Calkin, David E.; Short, Karen C.; O'Connor, Christopher D. 2019. Will landscape fire increase in the future? A systems approach to climate, fire, fuel, and human drivers. Current Pollution Reports. doi: 10.1007 /s40726-019-0103-6.

Posted December 17, 2018

Howard, Christine; Flather, Curtis H.; Stephens, Philip A. 2018. What drives at-risk species richness? Environmental factors are more influential than anthropogenic factors or biological traits. Conservation Letters. 2018: e12624.

Pelz, Kristen A.; Smith, Frederick W. 2018. Effects of stand structure, browsing, and biophysical conditions on regeneration following mountain pine beetle in mixed lodgepole pine and aspen forests of the southern Rockies. Forests. 9: 525.

Hubbel, Kyrstan L.; Ross-Davis, Amy L.; Pinto, Jeremiah R.; Burney, Owen T.; Davis, Anthony S. 2018. Toward sustainable cultivation of Pinus occidentalis in Haiti: effects of alternative growing media and containers on seedling growth and foliar chemistry. Forests. 9: 422.

Richardson, Bryce A.; Chaney, Lindsay. 2018. Climate-based seed transfer of a widespread shrub: population shifts, restoration strategies, and the trailing edge. Ecological Applications. 28(8): 2165-2174.

Urbanski, Shawn P.; Reeves, Matt C.; Corley, Rachel E.; Silverstein, Robin P.; Hao, Wei Min. 2018. Contiguous United States wildland fire emission estimates during 2003-2015. Earth System Science Data. 10: 2241-2274.

Urbanski, Shawn; Nordgren, Bryce; Albury, Carl; Schwert, Brenna; Peterson, David; Quayle, Brad; Hao, Wei Min. 2018. A VIIRS direct broadcast algorithm for rapid response mapping of wildfire burned area in the western United States. Remote Sensing of Environment. 219: 271-283.

Posted December 14, 2018

Fekety, Patrick A.; Falkowski, Michael J.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Jain, Theresa B.; Evans, Jeffrey S. 2018. Transferability of lidar-derived basal area and stem density models within a northern Idaho ecoregion. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 44(2): 131-143.

Black, Anne; Thomas, David; Ziegler, Jennifer; Gabor, Elena; Fox, Rebekah. 2016. Risk perception, aensemaking and resilient performance: The sounds of wildland firefighting in action. Final Report to the Joint Fire Science Program. JFSP Project No. 14-2-01-11. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 77 p.

Keane, Robert E. 2018. Managing wildfire for whitebark pine ecosystem restoration in western North America. Forests. 9: 648.

Larson-Nash, Sierra S.; Robichaud, Peter R.; Pierson, Fredrick B.; Moffet, Corey A.; Williams, C. Jason; Spaeth, Kenneth E.; Brown, Robert E.; Lewis, Sarah A. 2018. Recovery of small-scale infiltration and erosion after wildfires. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics. 66(3): 261-270.

Heyerdahl, Emily K.; Loehman, Rachel A.; Falk, Donald A. 2019. A multi-century history of fire regimes along a transect of mixed-conifer forests in central Oregon, U.S.A. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 49: 76-86.

McCaffrey, Sarah M. Duffner, Guy L.; Decker, Lynn M. 2018. Social dynamics of wildland fire in California [Chapter 27]. In: van Wagtendonk, Jan W.; Sugihara, Neil G.; Stephens, Scott L.; Thode, Andrea E.; Shaffer, Kevin E.; Fites-Kaufman, Jo Ann, eds. Fire in California's Ecosystems. Oakland, CA: University of California Press. p. 507-516.

Tedim, Fantina; Leone, Vittorio; Amraoui, Malik; Bouillon, Christophe; Coughlan, Michael R.; Delogu, Giuseppe M.; Fernandes, Paulo M.; Ferreira, Carmen; McCaffrey, Sarah; McGee, Tara K.; Parente, Joana; Paton, Douglas; Pereira, Mario G.; Ribeiro, Luis M.; Viegas, Domingos X.; Xanthopoulos, Gavriil. 2018. Defining extreme wildfire events: Difficulties, challenges, and impacts. Fire. 1: 9.

Young, Michael K.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Jennings, Tara; Carter, Katie; Cronn, Richard; Keeley, Ernest R.; Loxterman, Janet L.; Pilgrim, Kristine L.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2018. The phylogeography of westslope cutthroat trout. In: Trotter, P.; Bisson, P.; Schultz, L.; Roper, B., eds. Cutthroat Trout: Evolutionary Biology and Taxonomy. Special Publication 36. Bethesda, MD: American Fisheries Society. p. 261-301.

Posted December 6, 2018

Black, Anne E.; Gebert, Krista; McCaffrey, Sarah; Steelman, Toddi; Canton-Thompson, Janie. 2009. A multi-disciplinary approach to fire management strategy, suppression costs, community interaction, and organizational performance. Fire Management Today. 69(2): 11-17.

Wang, Weiwei; Page-Dumroese, Deborah; Jurgensen, Martin; Tirocke, Joanne; Liu, Yong. 2018. Effect of forest thinning and wood quality on the short-term wood decomposition rate in a Pinus tabuliformis plantation. Journal of Plant Research. doi: 10.1007/s10265-018-1069-y.

Nunes, Joao P.; Doerr, Stefan H.; Sheridan, Gary; Neris, Jonay; Santin, Cristina; Emelko, Monica B.; Silins, Uldis; Robichaud, Peter R.; Elliot, William J.; Keizer, Jacob. 2018. Assessing water contamination risk from vegetation fires: Challenges, opportunities and a framework for progress. Hydrological Processes. 32(5): 687-694.

Isaak, Daniel J.; Luce, Charles H.; Chandler, Gwynne L.; Horan, Dona L.; Wollrab, Sherry P. 2018. Principle components of thermal regimes in mountain river networks. Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences. 22: 6225-6240.

Leasure, Douglas R.; Wenger, Seth J.; Chelgren, Nathan D.; Neville, Helen M.; Dauwalter, Daniel C.; Bjork, Robin; Fesenmyer, Kurt A.; Dunham, Jason B.; Peacock, Mary M.; Luce, Charlie H.; Lute, Abby C.; Isaak, Daniel J. 2018. Hierarchical multi-population viability analysis. Ecology. doi: 10.1002/ecy.2538.


St. Peter, Joseph; Hogland, John; Hebblewhite, Mark; Hurley, Mark A.; Hupp, Nicole; Proffitt, Kelly. 2018. Linking phenological indices from digital cameras in Idaho and Montana to MODIS NDVI. Remote Sensing. 10: 1612.

Nasiatka, Paula; DeGrosky, Mike; Black, Anne E.; Dether, D.; Fisher, Chad; Hawk, Jill; Martin, Melinda; Seamon, Paula; Keller, Paul, ed. 2008. The first basic teaching guide for introducing High Reliability Organizing to the wildland fire community: From the field to line officers. Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center. 52 p.

Boyatzis, Richard E.; Thiel, Kiko; Rochford, Kylie; Black, Anne. 2017. Emotional and social intelligence of incident team commanders fighting wildfires. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science. 53(4): 498-516.

Fox, R.; Gabor, E; Thomas, D.; Ziegler, J.; Black, A. 2017. Cultivating a reluctance to simplify: Exploring the radio communication context in wildland firefighting. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 26: 719-731.

Demsky, C. A.; Fritz, C.; Hammer, L. B.; Black, A. E. 2018. Workplace incivility and employee sleep: The role of rumination and recovery experiences. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. doi: 10.1037/ocp0000116.


Babst, Flurin; Bodesheim, Paul; Charney, Noah; Friend, Andrew D.; Girardin, Martin P.; Klesse, Stefan; Moore, David J. P.; Seftigen, Kristina; Bjorklund, Jesper; Bouriaud, Olivier; Dawson, Andria; DeRose, R. Justin; Dietze, Michael C.; Eckes, Annemarie H.; Enquist, Brian; Frank, David C.; Mahecha, Miguel D.; Poulter, Benjamin; Record, Sydne; Trouet, Valerie; Turton, Rachael H.; Zhang, Zhen; Evans, Margaret E. K. 2018. When tree rings go global: Challenges and opportunities for retro- and prospective insight. Quaternary Science Reviews. 197: 1-20.

Long, James N.; Windmuller-Campione, Marcella; DeRose, R. Justin. 2018. Building resistance and resilience: Regeneration should not be left to chance. Forests. 9: 270.

Pettit, Joseph L.; Derose, R. Justin; Long, James N. 2018. Climatic drivers of ponderosa pine growth in central Idaho. Tree-Ring Research. 74(2): 172-184.

Ford, Paulette L.; Reeves, Matt C. 2018. The Rangeland Vegetation Simulator: A decision support tool for monitoring and projecting grassland conditions. In: Knuffman, L., ed. America's grasslands conference: United for grassland conservation; Proceedings of the 4th biennial conference on the Conservation of America's Grasslands; 2017 November 15-17; Fort Worth, TX. Washington, DC: National Wildlife Federation. p. 14-17.

Masi, Marco; Meyer, Susan; Gorecki, Marcin; Pescitelli, Gennaro; Clement, Suzette; Cimmino, Alessio; Evidente, Antonio. 2018. Phytotoxic activity of metabolites isolated from Rutstroemia sp.n., the causal agent of bleach blonde syndrome on cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum). Molecules. 23: 1734.

Massatti, Rob; Prendeville, Holly R.; Larson, Steve; Richardson, Bryce A.; Waldron, Blair; Kilkenny, Francis F. 2018. Population history provides foundational knowledge for utilizing and developing native plant restoration materials. Evolutionary Applications. 11: 2025-2039.

Matseur, Elizabeth A.; Thompson, Frank R., III; Dickerson, Brian E.; Rumble, Mark A.; Millspaugh, Joshua J. 2018. Black-backed woodpecker abundance in the Black Hills. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 82(5): 1039-1048.

Meyer, Susan E.; Beckstead, Julie; Allen, Phil S. 2018. Niche specialization in Bromus tectorum seed bank pathogens. Seed Science Research. doi: 10.1017/S0960258518000193.

Warren, Steven D.; St. Clair, Larry L.; Leavitt, Steven D. 2018. Aerobiology and passive restoration of biological soil crusts. Aerobiologia. doi: 10.1007/s10453-018-9539-1.

Cushman, Samuel A.; Wasserman, Tzeidle N. 2018. Landscape applications of machine learning: Comparing random forests and logistic regression in multi-scale optimized predictive modeling of American marten occurrence in northern Idaho, USA [Chapter 9]. In: Humphries, G.; Magness, D.; Huettmann, F., eds. Machine Learning for Ecology and Sustainable Natural Resource Management. Springer, Cham. p. 185-203.

Hood, Sharon M.; Varner, J. Morgan; van Mantgem, Phillip; Cansler, C. Alina. 2018. Fire and tree death: Understanding and improving modeling of fire-induced tree mortality. Environmental Research Letters. 13: 113004.

Foster, Adrianna C.; Shuman, Jacquelyn K.; Shugart, Herman H.; Negron, Jose. 2018. Modeling the interactive effects of spruce beetle infestation and climate on subalpine vegetation. Ecosphere. 9(10): Article e02437.

Negron, Jose F.; Cain, Bob. 2018. Mountain pine beetle in colorado: A story of changing forests. Journal of Forestry. doi: 10.1093/jofore/fvy032.

Runyon, Justin B.; Pollet, Marc. 2018. Enlinia Aldrich, 1933 of Mitaraka, French Guiana (Diptera: Dolichopodidae). Zoosystema. 40(19): 453-468.

Posted December 3, 2018

Weise, David R.; Fletcher, Thomas H.; Johnson, Timothy J.; Hao, WeiMin; Dietenberger, Mark; Princevac, Marko; Butler, Bret; McAllister, Sara; O'Brien, Joseph; Loudermilk, Louise; Ottmar, Roger; Hudak, Andrew; Kato, Akira; Shotorban, Babak; Mahalingam, Shankar; Mell, William E. 2018. A project to measure and model pyrolysis to improve prediction of prescribed fire behavior [Chapter 3]. In: Viegas, D. X., ed. Advances in Forest Fire Research 2018. Coimbra, Portugal: Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra. p. 308-218.

Dysthe, Joseph C.; Franklin, Thomas W.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Young, Michael K.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2018. An improved environmental DNA assay for bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) based on the ribosomal internal transcribed spacer I. PLoS One. 13: e0206851.

Wilcox, Taylor M.; Young, Michael K.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Isaak, Daniel J.; Horan, Dona L.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2018. Fine-scale environmental DNA sampling reveals climate-mediated interactions between native and invasive trout species. Ecosphere. 9: e02500.

Franklin, Thomas W.; McKelvey, Kevin S.; Golding, Jessie D.; Mason, Daniel H.; Dysthe, Joseph C.; Pilgrim, Kristine L.; Squires, John R.; Aubry, Keith B.; Long, Robert A.; Greaves, Samuel E.; Raley, Catherine M.; Jackson, Scott; MacKay, Paula; Lisbon, Joshua; Sauder, Joel D.; Pruss, Michael T.; Heffington, Don; Schwartz, Michael K. 2019. Using environmental DNA methods to improve winter surveys for rare carnivores: DNA from snow and improved noninvasive techniques. Biological Conservation. 229: 50-58.

Isaak, Daniel J.; Schwartz, Michael K. 2018. From expensive to efficient: New eDNAtlas shares nationwide aquatic species information. Science You Can Use (in 5 minutes). Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 2 p.

Miller, Sue; Sanderlin, Jamie; Ganey, Joe. 2018. A feather in their cap: Using citizen monitoring to track post-wildfire bird communities in the Arizona Sky Islands. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 31. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 11 p.

Meldrum, James R.; Brenkert-Smith, Hannah; Champ, Patricia A.; Falk, Lilia; Wilson, Pamela; Barth, Christopher M. 2018. Wildland-urban interface residents' relationships with wildfire: Variation within and across communities. Society and Natural Resources. 31(10): 1132-1148.

Posted November 21, 2018

Hanberry, Brice B.; Bragg, Don C.; Hutchinson, Todd F. 2018. A reconceptualization of open oak and pine ecosystems of eastern North America using a forest structure spectrum. Ecosphere. 9(10): e02431.

Becker, Ryer M.; Keefe, Robert F.; Anderson, Nathaniel M.; Eitel, Jan U. H. 2018. Use of lidar-derived landscape parameters to characterize alternative harvest
system options in the Inland Northwest
. International Journal of Forest Engineering. 29(3): 179-191.

Young, Jesse D.; Anderson, Nathaniel M.; Naughton, Helen T. 2018. Influence of policy, air quality, and local attitudes toward renewable energy on the adoption of woody biomass heating systems. Energies. 11(11): 2873.

Loeffler, Dan; Anderson, Nathaniel M. 2018. Impacts of the mountain pine beetle on sawmill operations, costs, and product values in Montana. Forest Products Journal. 68(1): 15-24.

Loeffler, Dan; Anderson, Nathaniel. 2018. Recovering from the mountain pine beetle. Montana Business Quarterly. Online:

Belval, Erin J.; Calkin, David E.; Wei, Yu; Stonesifer, Crystal S.; Thompson, Matthew P.; Masarie, Alex. 2018. Examining dispatching practices for Interagency Hotshot Crews to reduce seasonal travel distance and manage fatigue. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 27: 569-580.

Vacek, Stanislav; Vacek, Zdenek; Kalouskova, Ivana; Cukor, Jan; Bilek, Lukas; Moser, W. Keith; Bulusek, Daniel; Podrazsky, Vilem; Rehacek, David. 2018. Sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus L.) stands on former agricultural land in the Sudetes - evaluation of ecological value and production potential. Dendrobiology. 79: 61-76.

Silva, Carlos Alberto; Saatchi, Sassan; Garcia, Mariano; Labriere, Nicolas; Klauberg, Carine; Ferraz, Antonio; Meyer, Victoria; Jeffery, Kathryn J.; Abernethy, Katharine; White, Lee; Zhao, Kaiguang; Lewis, Simon L.; Hudak, Andrew T. 2018. Comparison of small- and large-footprint lidar characterization of tropical forest aboveground structure and biomass: A case study from Central Gabon. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2018.2816962.

Tinkham, Wade T.; Mahoney, Patrick R.; Hudak, Andrew T.; Domke, Grant M.; Falkowski, Mike J.; Woodall, Chris W.; Smith, Alistair M. S. 2018. Applications of the United States Forest Inventory and Analysis dataset: A review and future directions. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. doi: 10.1139/cjfr-2018-0196.

Rasch, Rebecca; Reeves, Matt; Sorenson, Colin. 2018. Does oil and gas development impact recreation visits to public lands? A cross-sectional analysis of overnight recreation site use at 27 national forests with oil and gas development. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. 24: 45-51.

Shirk, Andrew J.; Cushman, Samuel A.; Waring, Kristen M.; Wehenkel, Christian A.; Leal-Saenz, Alejandro; Toney, Chris; Lopez-Sanchez, Carlos A. 2018. Southwestern white pine (Pinus strobiformis) species distribution models project a large range shift and contraction due to regional climatic changes. Forest Ecology and Management. 411: 176-186.

Posted October 5, 2018, Part 2

Cheng, Yuan; Engling, Guenter; Moosmuller, Hans; Arnott, W. Patrick; Chen, Antony L. W.; Wold, Cyle E.; Hao, Wei Min; He, Ke-Bin. 2016. Light absorption by biomass burning source emissions. Atmospheric Environment. 127: 347-354.

Hao, Wei Min; Petkov, Alexander; Nordgren, Bryce L.; Corley, Rachel E.; Silverstein, Robin P.; Urbanski, Shawn P.; Evangeliou, Nikolaos; Balkanski, Yves; Kinder, Bradley L. 2016. Daily black carbon emissions from fires in northern Eurasia for 2002-2015. Geoscientific Model Development. 9: 4461-4474.

Evans, Meredydd; Kholod, Nazar; Kuklinski, Teresa; Denysenko, Artur; Smith, Steven J.; Staniszewski, Aaron; Hao, Wei Min; Liu, Liang; Bond, Tami C. 2017. Black carbon emissions in Russia: A critical review. Atmospheric Environment. 163: 9-21.

Taylor, Gregory W. 2018. An ecological and distributional analysis of Great Basin bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva). Thesis. Provo, UT: Brigham Young University. 60 p.

Neary, Daniel G. 2018. Impacts of bio-based energy generation fuels on water and soil resources [Chapter 7]. In: Tsvetkov, Pavel, ed. Energy systems and environment. London, UK: IntechOpen Limited. p. 113-125.

Schoettle, Anna W.; Jacobi, William R.; Waring, Kristen M.; Burns, Kelly S. 2018. Regeneration for resilience framework to support regeneration decisions for species with populations at risk of extirpation by white pine blister rust. New Forests. doi: 10.1007/s11056-018-9679-8.

Nong, Duy; Countryman, Amanda M.; Warziniack, Travis; Grey, Erin K. 2018. Arctic sea routes: Potential new pathways for nonindigenous species spread. Arctic. 71(3). doi: 10.14430/arctic4732.

Hall, John A.; Steblein, Paul F.; Hardy, Colin C. 2018. Living with wildland fire in America: Building new bridges between policy, science and management. Wildfire. 27.3: 16-19.

Steelman, Toddi; Riley, Karin. 2018. #MeToo for the wildfire community. Wildfire. 27.3: 4-5.

Williams, Jerry T.; Panunto, Matthew H. 2018. Assessing high-cost wildfires in relation to the natural distribution of ponderosa pine in the 11 Western states (2000-2017). Wildfire. 27.3: 22-31.

Posted October 5, 2018, Part 1

Ager, Alan A.; Houtman, Rachel M.; Seli, Robert; Day, Michelle A.; Bailey, John. 2017. Integrating large wildfire simulation and forest growth modeling for restoration planning. In: Keyser, Chad E.; Keyser, Tara L. eds. 2017. Proceeding of the 2017 Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) e-Conference. e-Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-224. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. p. 129-137.

Ager, Alan A.; Barros, Ana M. G.; Preisler, Haiganoush K.; Day, Michelle A.; Spies, Thomas A.; Bailey, John D.; Bolte, John P. 2017. Effects of accelerated wildfire on future fire regimes and implications for the United States federal fire policy. Ecology and Society. 22(4): 12.

Heyerdahl, Emily K.; McKay, Steven J. 2017. Condition of live fire-scarred ponderosa pine twenty-one years after removing partial cross-sections. Tree-Ring Research. 73(2): 149-153.

Page, Wesley G.; Butler, Bret W. 2017. An empirically based approach to defining wildland firefighter safety and survival zone separation distances. International. Journal of Wildland Fire. 26: 655-667.

Ager, Alan A.; Palaiologou, Palaiologos; Evers, Cody R.; Day, Michelle A.; Barros, Ana M. G. 2018. Assessing transboundary wildfire exposure in the southwestern United States. Risk Analysis. doi: 10.1111/risa.12999.

Alcasena, Fermin J.; Ager, Alan A.; Salis, Michele; Day, Michelle A.; Vega-Garcia, Cristina. 2018. Optimizing prescribed fire allocation for managing fire risk in central Catalonia. Science of The Total Environment. 621: 872-885.

Bowman, David M. J. S.; Daniels, Lori D.; Johnston, Fay H.; Williamson, Grant J.; Jolly, W. Matt; Magzamen, Sheryl; Rappold, Ana G.; Brauer, Michael; Henderson, Sarah B. 2018. Can air quality management drive sustainable fuels management at the temperate wildland-urban interface? Fire. 1: 27.

Cansler, C. Alina; McKenzie, Donald; Halpern, Charles B. 2018. Fire enhances the complexity of forest structure in alpine treeline ecotones. Ecosphere. 9(2): e02091.

Daham, Afrah; Han, Dawei; Jolly, W. Matt; Rico-Ramirez, Miguel; Marsh, Anke. 2018. Predicting vegetation phenology in response to climate change using bioclimatic indices in Iraq. Journal of Water and Climate Change. doi: 10.2166/wcc.2018.142.

Gustenyov, Nikolay; Akafuah, Nelson K.; Salaimeh, Ahmad; Finney, Mark; McAllister, Sara; Saito, Kozo. 2018. Scaling nonreactive cross flow over a heated plate to simulate forest fires. Combustion and Flame. 197: 340-354.

Hardy, Colin C.; Peterson, Janice L. 2018. Forward. In: Peterson, Janice; Lahm, Pete; Fitch, Mark; George, Michael; Haddow, Dennis; Melvin, Mark; Hyde, Josh; Eberhardt, Ellen, eds. NWCG smoke management guide for prescribed fire. PMS 420-2. NFES 001279. Boise, ID: National Wildfire Coordinating Group. p. 1-3.

Ireland, Kathryn B.; Hansen, Andrew J.; Keane, Robert E.; Legg, Kristen; Gump, Robert L. 2018. Putting climate adaptation on the map: Developing spatial management strategies for whitebark pine in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Environmental Management. 61: 981-1001.

Jolly, W. Matt; Johnson, Daniel M. 2018. Pyro-ecophysiology: Shifting the paradigm of live wildland fuel research. Fire. 1: 8.

Keane, Robert E.; Cushman, Samuel A. 2018. Best friends forever: The whitebark pine and Clark's nutcracker. The Wildlife Professional. September/October: 48-52.

Manzello, Samuel L.; Blanchi, Raphaele; Gollner, Michael J.; Gorham, Daniel; McAllister, Sara; Pastor, Elsa; Planas, Eulalia; Reszka, Pedro; Suzuki, Sayaka. 2018. Summary of workshop large outdoor fires and the built environment. Fire Safety Journal. 100: 76-92.

Manzello, Samuel L.; McAllister, Sara; Suzuki, Sayaka. 2018. Large outdoor fires and the built environment: Objectives and goals of permanent IAFSS working Group. Fire Safety Journal. 98: 1-2.

Miller, Colin H.; Tang, Wei; Sluder, Evan; Finney, Mark A.; McAllister, Sara S.; Forthofer, Jason M.; Gollner, Michael J. 2018. Boundary layer instabilities in mixed convection and diffusion flames with an unheated starting length. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 118: 1243-1256.

Page, Wesley G.; Wagenbrenner, Natalie S.; Butler, Bret W.; Forthofer, Jason M.; Gibson, Chris. 2018. An evaluation of NDFD weather forecasts for wildland fire behavior prediction. Weather and Forecasting. 33: 301-315.

Page, Wesley G.; Butler, Bret W. 2018. Fuel and topographic influences on wildland firefighter burnover fatalities in Southern California. International. Journal of Wildland Fire. doi: 10.1071/WF17147.

Parsons, Russell A.; Pimont, Francois; Wells, Lucas; Cohn, Greg; Jolly, W. Matt; de Coligny, Francois; Rigolot, Eric; Dupuy, Jean-Luc; Mell, William; Linn, Rodman R. 2018. Modeling thinning effects on fire behavior with STANDFIRE. Annals of Forest Science. doi: 10.1007/s13595-017-0686-2.

Wagenbrenner, Natalie S.; Forthofer, Jason M.; Gibson, Chris; Indreland, Abby; Lamb, Brian K.; Butler, Bret W. 2018. Observations and predictability of gap winds in the Salmon River Canyon of Central Idaho, USA. Atmosphere. 9: 45.

Wu, Zhiwei; He, Hong S.; Fang, Lei; Liang, Yu; Parsons, Russell A. 2018. Wind speed and relative humidity influence spatial patterns of burn severity in boreal forests of northeastern China. Annals of Forest Science. 75(3): 66.

Posted October 4, 2018

Wei, Liang; Zhou, Hang; Link, Timothy E.; Kavanagh, Kathleen L.; Hubbart, Jason A.; Du, Enhao; Hudak, Andrew T.; Marshall, John D. 2018. Forest productivity varies with soil moisture more than temperature in a small montane watershed. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 259: 211-221.

Dell, Jane E.; Pokswinski, Scott M.; Richards, Lora A.; Hiers, J. Kevin; Williams, Brett; O'Brien, Joseph J.; Loudermilk, E. Louise; Hudak, Andrew T.; Dyer, Lee A. 2019. Maximizing the monitoring of diversity for management activities: Additive partitioning of plant species diversity across a frequently burned ecosystem. Forest Ecology and Management. 432: 409-414.

Cooke, Brian; Watson, Alan; Thurow, Russ. 2018. Research runs through it: A fresh look at wild and scenic rivers. Science You Can Use Bulletin, Issue 32. Fort Collins, CO: Rocky Mountain Research Station. 11 p.

Olson, Lucretia E.; Squires, John R.; Roberts, Elizabeth K.; Ivan, Jacob S.; Hebblewhite, Mark. 2018. Sharing the same slope: Behavioral responses of a threatened mesocarnivore to motorized and non-motorized winter recreation. Ecology and Evolution. 8(16): 8555-8572.

Bergstrom, Robert M.; Borch, Thomas; Martin, Partick H.; Melzer, Suellen; Rhoades, Charles C.; Salley, Shawn W.; Kelly, Eugene F. 2019. The generation and redistribution of soil cations in high elevation catenas in the Fraser Experimental Forest, Colorado, U.S. Geoderma. 333: 135-144.

Fornwalt, Paula J.; Rhoades, Charles C.; Hubbard, Robert M.; Harris, Rebecca L.; Faist, Akasha M.; Bowman, William D. 2018. Short-term understory plant community responses to salvage logging in beetle-affected lodgepole pine forests. Forest Ecology and Management. 409: 84-93.

Leverkus, Alexandro B.; Benayas, Jose Maria Rey; Castro, Jorge; Boucher, Dominique; Brewer, Stephen; Collins, Brandon M.; Donato, Daniel; Fraver, Shawn; Kishchuk, Barbara E.; Lee, Eun-Jae; Lindenmayer, David B.; Lingua, Emanuele; Macdonald, Ellen; Marzano, Raffaella; Rhoades, Charles C.; Royo, Alejandro; Thorn, Simon; Wagenbrenner, Joseph W.; Waldron, Kaysandra; Wohlgemuth, Thomas; Gustafsson, Lena. 2018. Salvage logging effects on regulating and supporting ecosystem services - a systematic map. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 48: 1-18.

Pelz, Kristen A.; Rhoades, Charles C.; Hubbard, Robert M.; Smith, Frederick W. 2018. Severity of overstory mortality influences conifer recruitment and growth in mountain pine beetle-affected forests. Forests. 9: 536.

Ramlow, M.; Rhoades, C. C.; Cotrufo, M. F. 2018. Promoting revegetation and soil carbon sequestration on decommissioned forest roads in Colorado, USA: A comparative assessment of organic soil amendments. Forest Ecology and Management. 427: 230-241.

Rhoades, Charles C.; Pelz, Kristen A.; Fornwalt, Paula J.; Wolk, Brett H.; Cheng, Antony S. 2018. Overlapping bark beetle outbreaks, salvage logging and wildfire restructure a lodgepole pine ecosystem. Forests. 9: 101.

Rhoades, Charles C.; Chow, Alex T.; Covino, Timothy P.; Fegel, Timothy S.; Pierson, Derek N.; Rhea, Allison E. 2018. The legacy of a severe wildfire on stream nitrogen and carbon in headwater catchments. Ecosystems. doi: 10.1007/s10021-018-0293-6.

Wegener, Pam; Covino, Tim; Rhoades, Charles. 2018. Evaluating controls on nutrient retention and export in wide and narrow valley segments of a mountain river corridor. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 123: 1817-1826.

Kelly, Julia J.; Latif, Quresh S.; Saab, Vicki A.; Veblen, Thomas T. 2018. Spruce beetle outbreaks guide American Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides dorsalis occupancy patterns in subalpine forests. Ibis. doi: 10.1111/ibi.12596.

Holtz, Christine T.; Schoettle, Anna W. 2018. Is resistance to mountain pine beetle associated with genetic resistance to white pine blister rust in limber pine? Forests. 9: 595.

Posted October 3, 2018

Campbell, Robert M.; Anderson, Nathaniel M.; Daugaard, Daren E.; Naughton, Helen T. 2018. Financial viability of biofuel and biochar production from forest biomass in the face of market price volatility and uncertainty. Applied Energy. 230: 330-343.

Han, Hee; Chung, Woodam; She, Ji; Anderson, Nathaniel; Wells, Lucas. 2018. Productivity and costs of two beetle-kill salvage harvesting methods in northern Colorado. Forests. 9: 572.

Hoffman, Chad M.; Collins, Brandon; Battaglia, Mike. 2018. Wildland fuel treatments. In: Manzello, S. L., ed. Encyclopedia of Wildfires and Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires. Springer, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-51727-8_83-1.

Roundy, Bruce A.; Chambers, Jeanne C.; Pyke, David A.; Miller, Richard F.; Tausch, Robin J.; Schupp, Eugene W.; Rau, Ben; Gruell, Trevor. 2018. Resilience and resistance in sagebrush ecosystems are associated with seasonal soil temperature and water availability. Ecosphere. 9(9): e02417.

Flores, David; Kuhn, Karmon. 2018. Latino outdoors: Using storytelling and social media to increase diversity on public lands. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. 36: 47-62.

Chu, Housen; Baldocchi, Dennis D.; Poindexter, Cristina; Abraha, Michael; Desai, Ankur R.; Bohrer, Gil; Arain, M. Altaf; Griffis, Timothy; Blanken, Peter D.; O'Halloran, Thomas L.; Thomas, R. Quinn; Zhang, Quan; Burns, Sean P.; Frank, John M.; Christian, Dold; Brown, Shannon; Black, T. Andrew; Gough, Christopher M.; Law, Beverly E.; Lee, Xuhui; Chen, Jiquan; Reed, David E.; Massman, William J.; Clark, Kenneth; Hatfield, Jerry; Prueger, John; Bracho, Rosvel; Baker, John M.; Martin, Timothy A. 2018. Temporal dynamics of aerodynamic canopy height derived from eddy covariance momentum flux data across North American flux networks. Geophysical Research Letters. 45: 9275-9287.

Wan, Ho Yi; Cushman, Samuel A.; Ganey, Joseph L. 2018. Habitat fragmentation reduces genetic diversity and connectivity of the Mexican spotted owl: A simulation study using empirical resistance models. Genes. 9: 403.

Keane, Robert E.; Loehman, Rachel A.; Holsinger, Lisa M.; Falk, Donald A.; Higuera, Philip; Hood, Sharon M.; Hessburg, Paul F. 2018. Use of landscape simulation modeling to quantify resilience for ecological applications. Ecosphere. 9(9): e02414.

Retzlaff, Molly L.; Keane, Robert E.; Affleck, David L.; Hood, Sharon M. 2018. Growth response of whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis Engelm) regeneration to thinning and prescribed burn treatments. Forests. 9: 311.

Williams, Howard; Hood, Sharon M.; Keyes, Christopher R.; Egan, Joel M.; Negron, Jose. 2018. Subwatershed-level lodgepole pine attributes associated with a mountain pine beetle outbreak. Forests. 9: 552.

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