Publications

Herring, E., D.G. Gavin, S.Z. Dobrowski, M. Fernandez, F.S. Hu. (2017) Ecological history of a long-lived conifer in a disjunct population. Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12826

Taylor, P.G., C.C. Cleveland, W.R. Wieder, B.W. Sullivan, C.E. Doughty, S.Z. Dobrowski, A.R. Townsend. (2017) Temperature and rainfall interact to control carbon cycling in tropical forests. Ecology Letters 20 (6): 779-788

Morelli, T.L., C. Daly, S.Z. Dobrowski, D.M. Dulen, et al. (2016) Managing climate change refugia for climate change adaptation. PloS-One 11(8): e0159909.

Dobrowski, S.Z., S.A. Parks (2016) Climate change velocity underestimates climate change exposure in mountainous regions. Nature Communications 7:

Stevens, J.T, H.D. Safford, M.P. North, J.S. Fried, S.Z. Dobrowski, et al. (2016) Average stand age from forest inventory plots does not describe historical fire regimes in ponderosa pine and mixed-conifer forests of western North America. PloS One 11(5): e0147688

Parks, S.A., C. Miller, J.T. Abatzoglou, L.M. Holsinger, M.A. Parisien, S.Z. Dobrowski.    (2016) How will climate change affect wildland severity in the western US? Environmental Research Letters 11: doi: 10.1088/1748-9326

Lawler, J.J, D.D. Ackerly, C.M. Albano, M.G. Anderson, S.Z. Dobrowski, J.L. Gill, N.E. Heller, R.L. Pressey, E.W. Sanderson, S.B. Weiss. (2015) The theory behind and the challenges of conserving nature’s stage in a time of rapid change. Conservation Biology 29: 618-629.

Gill, J.L., J.L. Blois, B. Benito, S.Z. Dobrowski, M.L. Hunter, J.L. McGuire. (2015) A 2.5 million year perspective on coarse filter strategies for conserving nature’s stage. Conservation Biology 29: 640-648.

Dobrowski, S. Z., Swanson, A. K., Abatzoglou, J. T., Holden, Z. A., Safford, H. D., Schwartz, M. K. and Gavin, D. G. (2015), Forest structure and species traits mediate projected recruitment declines in western US tree species. Global Ecology and Biogeography. doi: 10.1111/geb.12302

Oyler, J. W.S. Z. DobrowskiA. P. BallantyneA. E. Klene, and S. W. Running (2015), Artificial amplification of warming trends across the mountains of the western United StatesGeophys. Res. Lett.42153161, doi:10.1002/2014GL062803.

Gavin, D. G., Fitzpatrick, M. C., Gugger, P. F., Heath, K. D., Rodríguez-Sánchez, F., Dobrowski, S. Z., Hampe, A., Hu, F. S., Ashcroft, M. B., Bartlein, P. J., Blois, J. L., Carstens, B. C., Davis, E. B., de Lafontaine, G., Edwards, M. E., Fernandez, M., Henne, P. D., Herring, E. M., Holden, Z. A., Kong, W.-s., Liu, J., Magri, D., Matzke, N. J., McGlone, M. S., Saltré, F., Stigall, A. L., Tsai, Y.-H. E. and Williams, J. W. (2014), Climate refugia: joint inference from fossil records, species distribution models and phylogeography. New Phytologist, 204: 37–54. doi: 10.1111/nph.12929

Parks, S.A., M. Parisien, C. Miller, S.Z. Dobrowski (2014) Fire Activity and Severity in the Western US Vary along Proxy Gradients Representing Fuel Amount and Fuel Moisture. PLOSOne, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0099699 

Christopher R. Dolanc, Hugh D. Safford, James H. Thorne, and Solomon Z. Dobrowski (2014). Changing forest structure across the landscape of the Sierra Nevada, CA, USA, since the 1930s. Ecosphere 5:art101. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES14-00103.1 

Beever, E.A., S.Z. Dobrowski, J. Long, A.R. Mynsberge, and N.B. Piekielek (2013) Understanding relationships among abundance, extirpation, and climate at ecoregional scales. Ecologyhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1890/12-2174.1 

Crimmins, S.M., S.Z. Dobrowski, and A.R. Mynsberge (2013) Evaluating ensemble forecasts of plant species distributions under climate change. Ecological Modelling 266: 126-130. 

Dobrowski, S.Z., J. Abatzoglou, A.K. Swanson, J.A. Greenberg, A.R. Mynsberge, Z.A. Holden, and M.K. Schwartz (2013) The climate velocity of the contiguous United States during the 20th century.  Global Change Biology 19: 241-251.

Hampe, A., F. Rodriguez-Sanchez, S.Z. Dobrowski, F.S. Hu, andD.G. Gavin (2013) Climate refugia: from the last glacial maximum to the twenty-first centuryNew Phytologist 197: 16-18.

Kerr, J.T. and S.Z. Dobrowski (2013) Predicting the impacts of global change on species, communities, and ecosystems: it takes timeGlobal Ecology and Biogeography 22:261-263.

Swanson, A. K., S.Z. Dobrowski, A.O., Finley, J.H. Thorne, and M.K. Schwartz (2013) Spatial regression methods capture prediction uncertainty in species distribution model projections through timeGlobal Ecology and Biogeography 22: 242-251.

Carlson, C.H., S.Z. Dobrowski, and H.D. Safford (2012) Variation in tree mortality and regeneration affect forest carbon recovery following fuel treatments and wildfire in the Lake Tahoe Basin, California, USACarbon Balance and Management 7: 7.

Gavin, D.G., S.Z. Dobrowski, A. Hampe, F.S. Hu, and F. Rodriguez-Sanchez (2012) Climate refugia: Joint inferences from fossils, genetics, and modelsPAGES News 20(2): 105.

Holden, Z.A., W.F. Kasworm, C. Servheen, B. Hahn, and S. Dobrowski (2012) Sensitivity of berry productivity to climatic variation in the Cabinet-Yaak Grizzly Bear Recovery Zone, Northwest United States, 1989-2010Wildlife Society Bulletin 36: 226-231.

Parisien, M.A., S. Snetsinger, J.A. Greenberg, C.R. Nelson, T. Schoennagel, S.Z. Dobrowski, and M.A. Moritz (2012). Spatial variability in wildfire probability across the western United States. International Journal of Wildland Fire 21: 313-327.

Dobrowski, S.Z., J.H. Thorne, J.A. Greenberg, H.D. Safford, A.R. Mynsberge, S.M. Crimmins, and A.K. Swanson (2011) Modeling plant distributions over 75 years of measured climate change in California, USA: Relating temporal transferability to species traitsEcological Monographs 81(2): 241-257.

Cleveland, C.C., A.R. Townsend, P. Taylor, S. Alvarez-Clare, M.M.C. Bustamante, G. Chuyong, S.Z. Dobrowski, P. Grierson, K.E. Harms, B.Z. Houlton, A. Marklein, W. Parton, S. Porder, S.C. Reed, C.A. Sierra, W.L. Silver, E.V.J. Tanner, and W.R. Wieder. (2011) Relationships among net primary productivity, nutrients and climate in tropical rain forest: a pan-tropical analysisEcology Letters14(9): 939-947.

Dobrowski, S.Z., Crimmins, S.M., J.A. Greenberg, J. Abatzoglou, and A.R. Mynsberge (2011) Response to comments on “Changes in climatic water balance drive downhill shifts in plant species' optimum elevations.” Science 334(6053): 177.

Crimmins, S.M., S.Z. Dobrowski, J.A. Greenberg, J. Abatzoglou, and A.R. Mynsberge (2011) Changes in climatic water balance drive downhill shifts in plant species' optimum elevationsScience 331: 324-327. (pdf)

Global Change Biology CoverDobrowski, S.Z. (2011) A climatic basis for microrefugia: the influence of terrain on climateGlobal Change Biology 17(2): 1022-1035.

Hammersmark, C.T, S.Z. Dobrowski, M.C. Rains, and J.F. Mount (2010)Simulated effects of stream restoration on the distribution of wet meadow vegetationRestoration Ecology 18(6): 882-893.

Dobrowski, S.Z., J.T. Abatzoglou, J.A. Greenberg, and S.G. Schladow (2009)How much influence does landscape-scale physiography have on air temperature in a mountain environment? Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 149: 1751-1758.

Greenberg, J.A., S.Z. Dobrowski, and V.C. Vanderbilt (2009) Limitations on maximum tree density using hyperspatial remote sensing and envrionmental gradient analysisRemote Sensing of Environment 113: 94-101.

Dobrowski, S.Z., H.D. Safford, Y.B. Cheng, and S.L. Ustin (2008) Mapping mountain vegetation using image-based texture analysis, predictive species distribution modeling, and object-based classificationApplied Vegetation Science 11: 499-508.

Malhi, R.P., A. Gonzalez-Oliver, K.B. Schroeder, B.M. Kemp, J.A. Greenberg, S.Z. Dobrowski, D.G. Smith, A. Rodriguez, T. Karafet, M. Hammer, S. Zegura, and T. Brovko (2008) Distribution of Y chromosomes among native North Americans: a study of Athapaskan population history.  American Journal of Physical Anthropology 137: 412–424.

Dobrowski, S.Z. and S.K. Murphy (2006) A practical look at the variable area transectEcology 87(7): 1856-1860.

Dobrowski, S.Z., J.A. Greenberg, C.M. Ramirez, and S.L. Ustin (2006) Improving image derived vegetation maps with regression based distribution modelingEcological Modeling 192: 126-142.

Greenberg, J.A., S.Z. Dobrowski, C.M. Ramirez, J.L. Tuil, and S.L. Ustin (2006) A bottom-up approach to vegetation mapping of the Lake Tahoe Basin using hyperspatial image analysisPhotogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing 72(5): 581-589.

Greenberg, J.A., S.Z. Dobrowski, and S.L. Ustin (2005) Shadow allometry: estimating tree structural parameters using hyperspatial image analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment 97: 15-25.

Dobrowski, S.Z., J.C. Pushnik, P.J. Zarco-Tejada, and S.L. Ustin (2005) Simple reflectance indices track heat and water stress induced changes in steady state chlorophyll fluorescence at the canopy scale. Remote Sensing of Environment 97: 403-414.

Roberts, D.A., S.L. Ustin, S. Ogunjemiyo, J. Greenberg, S.Z. Dobrowski, J. Chen, and T.M. Hinckley (2004) Spectral and structural measures of northwest forest vegetation at leaf to landscape scales.Ecosystems 7(5): 545-562.

Dobrowski, S.Z., S.L. Ustin, and J.A. Wolpert (2003) Grapevine dormant pruning weight prediction using remotely sensed data.  Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research 9: 177–182.

Zarco-Tejada, P.J., J.C. Pushnik, S.Z. Dobrowski, and S.L. Ustin (2002) Steady-state chlorophyll a fluorescence detection from canopy derivative reflectance and double-peak red edge effects. Remote Sensing of Environment 84: 283-294.

Dobrowski, S.Z., S.L. Ustin, and J.A. Wolpert (2002) Remote estimation of vine canopy density in vertically shoot-positioned vineyards: determining optimal vegetation indices.  Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research 8: 117–125.