Selected publications 2014

Asynchronous Amazon forest canopy phenology indicates adaptation to both water and light availability in Environmental Research Letters, Dec. 2014. PhD student Matt Jones

Modeling risk of pneumonia epizootics in bighorn sheep in Journal of Wildlife Management, Feb. 2015. Graduate student Sarah Sells, and UM faculty Paul Lukacs and Paul Krausman and Montana Cooperative Widllife Research Unit's Mike Mitchell and Josh Nowak

Managing the whole landscape: historical, hybrid and novel ecosystems in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, Dec. 2014 co-authored by Cara Nelson and Laurie Yung

Artificial Amplification of Warming Trends Across the Mountains of the Western United States in Geophysical Research Letters, Jan. 2015. Jared OylerSolomon DobrowskiAshley Ballantyne, Anna Klene, Steve Running

Linking conservation actions to demography: grass height explains variation in greater sage-grouse nest survival in Wildlife Biology, Dec. 2014. Dave Naugle (pdf)

Climate refugia: joint inference from fossil records, species distribution models and phylogeography in New Phytologist, Oct. 2014. Solomon Dobrowki

Population density of striped hyenas in relation to habitat in a semi-arid landscape, western India in Acta Theriologica, Oct. 2014. Paul Krausman

Combining demographic and genetic factors to assess population vulnerability in stream species in Ecological Applications, Oct. 2014. Winsor Lowe

Conserving migratory mule deer through the umbrella of sage-grouse in Ecosphere, Sept. 2014. Dave Naugle

Historic livelihoods and land uses as ecological disturbances and their role in enhancing biodiversity: An example from Bhutan in Biological Conservation, Sept. 2014. Steve Siebert and Jill Belsky

Variable-Retention Harvesting as a Silvicultural Option for Lodgepole Pine in Journal of Forestry, Sept. 2014. Chris Keyes and Thomas Perry 

Climate-growth relationships of relict Picea jezoensis at Mt. Gyebang South Korea in Forest Science & Technology, Sept. 2014. PhD student Woongsoon Jang, Chris KeyesSteve Running

CTFS-ForestsGEO: a worldwide network monitoring forests in an era of global change in Global Change Biology, online Sept. 2014. Andrew Larson

Is dispersal neutral? in Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Aug. 2014. Winsor Lowe

Spatially nonrandom tree mortality and ingrowth maintain equilibrium pattern in an old-growth Pseudotsuga-Tsuga forest in Ecology, Aug. 2014. Andrew Larson

Situating adaptation: how governance challenges and perceptions of uncertainty influence adaptation in the Rocky Mountains in Regional Environmental Change, Aug. 2014. Laurie Yung.

Swimming upstream: Engaging the American public early on climate engineering (pdf) in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 2014. PhD student Wiley Carr and Laurie Yung

Creating a topoclimatic daily air temperature dataset for the conterminous United States using homogenized station data and remotely sensed land skin temperature in International Journal of Climatology Aug. 2014. PhD student Jared Oyler

Spatial heterogeneity stabilizes livestock productivity in a changing climate in Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Aug. 2014. Brady Allred

Transport of oxygen in soil pore-water systems: implications for modeling emissions of carbon dioxide and methane from peatlands in Biogeochemistry, July 2014. Ashley Ballantyne

Interactions among nitrogen fixation and soil phosphorus acquisition strategies in lowland tropical rain forests in Ecology Letters July 2014 PhD student Megan Nasto

Effects of vegetation disturbance by fire on channel initiation thresholds in Geomorphology, June 2014. Kelsey Jencso

The Montana deer and Elk hunting population: The importance of cohort group, license price, and population demographics on hunter retention, recruitment, and population change in The Journal of Wildlife Management, June 2014. Paul Lukacs

Changing forest structure across the landscape of the Sierra Nevada, CA, USA, since the 1930s in Ecosphere, June 2014. Solomon Dobrowski

Fire Activity and Severity in Western US Vary along Proxy Gradients Representing Fuel Amount and Fuel Moisture in PLOSone, June 2014. Solomon Dobrowski

Evidence of Climate-Induced Range Contractions in Bull Trout Salvelinus confluentus in a Rocky Mountain Watershed, U.S.A. in PLOSone, June 2014. Lisa Eby

Spatially robust estimates of biological nitrogen (N) fixation imply substantial human alteration of the tropical N cycle in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, June 2014. Post-docs Benjamin Sullivan and W. Kolby Smith, PhD student Megan Nasto, and Cory Cleveland

The Value of Practice-Based Knowledge in Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal, June 2014. Jill Belsky

Progress in Private Forest Landowner Estimation in Journal of Forestry, May 2014. Alex Metcalf

Invasive hybridization in a threatened species is accelerated by climate change in Nature Climate Change, May 2014. Winsor Lowe

Bat Flight and Zoonotic Viruses in Emerging Infectious Diseases, May 2014, Angela Luis

Contribution of semi-arid ecosystems to interannual variability of the global carbon cycle in Nature, May 2014. Steve Running

Network analysis reveals multiscale controls on streamwater chemistry in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, May 2014. Winsor Lowe

Herbicides Can Negatively Affect Seed Performance in Native Plants in Restoration Ecology, May 2014. Cara Nelson

Reproductive characteristics of female Bengal tigers, in Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, India in European Journal of Wildlife Research, May 2014. Paul Krausman

The Important Role of Standards in National Forest Planning, Law, and Management (pdf) in Environmental Law Reporter, April 2014. Martin Nie

Exposure of U.S. National Parks to land use and climate change 1900-2100 in Ecological Applications, April 2014. Cory Davis and Steve Running

A critical assessment of the Mineral County Challenge: The role and implications of scale in collaborative development in Journal of Rural Studies. April 2014. PhD student Kimiko Nygaard and Keith Bosak

Meanings and robustness: Propositions for enhancing benefit sharing in social-ecological systems in International Journal of the Commons, 2014. Wayne Freimund

Snowshoe hares display limited phenotypic plasticity to mismatch in seasonal camouflage in Proceedings of the Royal Society of Biological Sciences, March 2014. Marketa Zimova, PhD student, L. Scott MillsPaul Lukacs, and Mike Mitchell

Landscapes as a moderator of thermal extremes: a case study from an imperiled grouse in ESA Ecosphere March 2014. Brady Allred

Relative effects of climate change and wildfires on stream temperatures: a simulation modeling approach in a Rocky Mountain watershed in Climatic Change, March 2014. Lisa Eby

Branch aggregation and crown allometry condition the precision of randomized branch sampling estimators of conifer crown mass in Canadian Journal of Forest Research. Feb. 2014. David Affleck

Breeding site heterogeneity reduces variability in frog recruitment and population dynamics in Biological Conservation, Feb. 2014. Lisa Eby

Structure and Composition of Old-Growth and Unmanaged Second-Growth Riparian Forests at Redwood National Park, USA in Forests, Feb. 2014. Chris Keyes

Increased flexibility for modeling telemetry and nest-survival data using the multistate framework in The Journal of Wildlife Management, Feb. 2014. Paul Lukacs

Management for Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreak Suppression: Does Relevant Science Support Current Policy in Forests Jan. 2014. Diana Six

Status and Ecological Effects of the World's Largest Carnivores in Science, Jan. 2014. Mark Hebblewhite

Cottus schitsuumsh, a new species of sculpin (Scorpaeniformes: Cottidae) in the Columbia River basin, Idaho-Montana, USA (pdf) in Zootaxa, 2014. Lisa Eby

Spatially non-random tree mortality and ingrowth maintain equilibrium pattern in an old-growth Pseudotsuga-Tsuga forest in Ecology 2014. Andrew Larson