Recent Publications of the Pacific Northwest Research Station is a quarterly report of all works published by this station and its scientists. Both station series and journal articles along with other types of publications published between October 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019 are listed by major topics of interest. A limited number of station series are available in hardcopy; links to electronic copies are provided for all in this publication.
Bhattachan, A.; Jurjonas, M.D.; Moody, A.C.; Morris, P.R.; Sanchez, G.M.; Smart, L.S.; Taillie, P.J.; Emanuel, R.E.; Seekamp, E.L. 2018. Sea level rise impacts on rural coastal social-ecological systems and the implications for decision making. Environmental Science & Policy. 90: 122-134.
Bjorkman, Anne D.; Myers-Smith, Isla H.; Elmendorf, Sarah C.; and others. 2018. Plant functional trait change across a warming tundra biome. Nature. 562(7725): 57-62.
Prevéy, Janet S.; Rixen, Christian; Rüger, Nadja; and others. 2019. Warming shortens flowering seasons of tundra plant communities. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 3(1): 45-52.
Mims, Meryl C.; Olson, Deanna H.; Pilliod, David S.; Dunham, Jason B. 2018. Functional and geographic components of risk for climate sensitive vertebrates in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Biological Conservation. 228: 183-194.
Watts, Andrea; Wondzell, Steve; Johnson, Sherri; Argerich, Alba. 2018. Counting carbon: Calculating how headwater streams contribute to the carbon cycle. Science Findings 212. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.
Yatskov, Mikhail A.; Harmon, Mark E.; Barrett, Tara M.; Dobelbower, Kevin R. 2019. Carbon pools and biomass stores in the forests of Coastal Alaska: Uncertainty of estimates and impact of disturbance. Forest Ecology and Management. 434: 303-317.
Ecology, Ecosystem, & Environment
Averett, Joshua P.; Wisdom, Michael J.; Endress, Bryan A. 2019. Livestock riparian guidelines may not promote woody species recovery where wild ungulate populations are high. Rangeland Ecology & Management. 72(1): 145-149.
Beeson, Helen W.; Flitcroft, Rebecca L.; Fonstad, Mark A.; Roering, Joshua J. 2018. Deep-Seated landslides drive variability in valley width and increase connectivity of salmon habitat in the Oregon Coast Range. JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 54(6): 1325-1340.
Bjorkman, Anne D.; Myers-Smith, Isla H.; Elmendorf, Sarah C.; and others. 2018. Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant traits spanning the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 27(12): 1402-1411.
Boisjolie, Brett A.; Flitcroft, Rebecca L.; Santelmann, Mary V. 2019. Patterns of riparian policy standards in riverscapes of the Oregon Coast Range. Ecology and Society. 24(1): 22.
Coble, Ashley A.; Flinders, Camille A.; Homyack, Jessica A.; Penaluna, Brooke E.; Cronn, Richard C.; Weitemier, Kevin. 2019. eDNA as a tool for identifying freshwater species in sustainable forestry: A critical review and potential future applications. Science of the Total Environment. 649: 1157-1170.
Mejia, Francine H.; Fremier, Alexander K.; Benjamin, Joseph R.; Bellmore, J. Ryan; Grimm, Adrianne Z.; Watson, Grace A.; Newsom, Michael. 2019. Stream metabolism increases with drainage area and peaks asynchronously across a stream network. Aquatic Sciences. 81(1): 17-.
Whitney, Emily J.; Bellmore, J. Ryan; Benjamin, Joseph R. 2019. User manual for the aquatic trophic productivity model: a river food web simulation model for management and research. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-973. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 89 p. (Online only.)
Environment and People
Baur, Joshua W.R.; Cerveny, Lee. 2019. Social impacts of homelessness and long-term occupancy on national forests and grasslands: A national study of U.S. Forest Service law enforcement officers. Landscape and Urban Planning. 184: 69-77.
Biedenweg, Kelly; Williams, Katherine; Cerveny, Lee; Styers, Diane. 2019. Is recreation a landscape value? Exploring underlying values in landscape values mapping. Landscape and Urban Planning. 185: 24-27.
Donovan, Geoffrey H.; Landry, Shawn; Winter, Cody. 2019. Urban trees, house price, and redevelopment pressure in Tampa, Florida. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 38: 330-336.
Gillespie, Nathaniel; Epstein, Jonas; Alexander, Susan; Bowker, J.M.; Medel, Ron; Leonard, Mike; Thoms, Andrew. 2018. Socioeconomic benefits of recreational, commercial, and subsistence fishing associated with national forests. Fisheries. 43(9): 432-439.
Jaworski, Delilah; Kline, Jeffrey D.; Miller, Chris; Ng, Kawa; Retzlaff, Mike; Eichman, Henry; Smith, Doug. 2018. Evaluating Ecosystem Services as Management Outcomes in National Forest and Grassland Planning Assessments. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-968. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 38 p.
Mazza, Rhonda. 2018. 2017 Science Accomplishments Report of the Pacific Northwest Research Station. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 51 p.
Crotteau, Justin S.; Keyes, Christopher R.; Hood, Sharon M.; Affleck, David L. R.; Sala, Anna. 2018. Fuel dynamics after a bark beetle outbreak impacts experimental fuel treatments. Fire Ecology. 14(2): 165-.
Gonzalez-Olabarria, José Ramón; Reynolds, Keith M.; Larrañaga, Asier; Garcia-Gonzalo, Jordi; Busquets, Eduard; Pique, Miriam. 2019. Strategic and tactical planning to improve suppression efforts against large forest fires in the Catalonia region of Spain. Forest Ecology and Management. 432: 612-622.
Kerns, Becky K.; Day, Michelle A. 2018. Prescribed fire regimes subtly alter ponderosa pine forest plant community structure. Ecosphere. 9(12): e02529-.
McCaskill, George. 2018. The Hungry Bob fire & fire surrogate study: A 20-year evaluation of the treatment effects. Forests. 10(1):15.
Potter, Brian. 2018. The Haines Index – it's time to revise it or replace it. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 27(7): 437-440.
Potter, Brian. 2018. Quantitative evaluation of the Haines Index’s ability to predict fire growth events. Atmosphere. 9(5): 177-.
Povak, Nicholas A.; Hessburg, Paul F.; Salter, R. Brion. 2018. Evidence for scale-dependent topographic controls on wildfire spread. Ecosphere. 9(10): e02443-.
Westlind, Douglas J.; Kelsey, Rick G. 2019. Predicting post-fire attack of red turpentine or western pine beetle on ponderosa pine and its impact on mortality probability in Pacific Northwest forests. Forest Ecology and Management. 434: 181-192.
White, Rachel; Johnson, Morris; Vaillant, Nicole; Fried, Jeremy. 2018. Fuel treatments: Are we doing enough? Science Update 25. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 15 p.
Forest & Plant Health
Jones, Dryw A; Harrington, Constance A; Marshall, David. 2018. Survival, and growth response of Douglas-fir trees to increasing levels of bole, root, and crown damage. Forest Science. 65(2): 143-155.
Olson, Deanna. 2019. A decade of herpetological disease papers: puzzle pieces of a bigger picture. Herpetological Review. 50:1 37–40.
Lowell, Eini; Turnblom, Eric; Comnick, Jeff; Huang, CL. 2018. Effect of rotation age and thinning regime on visual and structural lumber grades of Douglas-fir logs. Forests. 9(576): 1-19.
Inventory, Monitoring, & Analysis
Babcock, Chad; Finley, Andrew O.; Andersen, Hans-Erik; Pattison, Robert; Cook, Bruce D.; Morton, Douglas C.; Alonzo, Michael; Nelson, Ross; Gregoire, Timothy; Ene, Liviu; Gobakken, Terje; Næsset, Erik. 2018. Geostatistical estimation of forest biomass in interior Alaska combining Landsat-derived tree cover, sampled airborne lidar and field observations. Remote Sensing of Environment. 212: 212-230.
Palmer, Marin; Kuegler, Olaf; Christensen, Glenn, tech. eds. 2018. Oregon’s forest resources, 2006–2015: Ten-year Forest Inventory and Analysis report. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-971. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 54 p.
Natural Resource Management & Use
Charnley, Susan. 2018. Beavers, landowners, and watershed restoration: experimenting with beaver dam analogues in the Scott River basin, California. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-613. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 38 p.
Harrington, Timothy B.; Devine, Warren D. 2018. Performance of four planted conifer species within artificial canopy gaps in a Western Washington Douglas-fir forest. Tree Planters' Notes. 61(2): 35-46.
Hewitt, Rebecca E.; Taylor, Donald Lee; Hollingsworth, Teresa N.; Anderson, Christopher B.; Martínez Pastur, Guillermo. 2018. Variable retention harvesting influences belowground plant-fungal interactions of Nothofagus pumilio seedlings in forests of southern Patagonia. PeerJ. 6(3): e5008-.
Murphy, Michael S.; Schimleck, Laurence R.; Harrington, Timothy B.; Daniels, Richard F. 2018. Two-year stem curvature and growth responses of three full-sibling families of loblolly pine to five root/stem form treatments. Tree Planters' Notes. 61(2): 55-64.
Vizcarra, Natasha; Peterson, David W. 2018. Reburn in the rain shadow. Science Findings 211. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.
Flitcroft, Rebecca. 2018. Vignette: Rebecca Flitcroft, Research Fish Biologist, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Corvallis, OR. Fisheries. 43(9): 443.
Kirkland, John; Lorenz, Teresa J.; Raphael, Martin. 2019. Inside their hidden world: Tracking the elusive marbled murrelet. Science Findings 213. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.
Petro, Vanessa M.; Taylor, Jimmy D.; Sanchez, Dana M.; Burnett, Kelly M. 2018. Methods to predict beaver dam occurrence in Coastal Oregon. Northwest Science. 92(4): 278-289.
Phalan, Benjamin T.; Northrup, Joseph M.; Yang, Zhiqiang; Deal, Robert L.; Rousseau, Josée S.; Spies, Thomas A.; Betts, Matthew G. 2019. Impacts of the northwest forest plan on forest composition and bird populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 101: 201813072-.
Rowland, M.M.; Wisdom, M.J.; Nielson, R.M.; Cook, J.G.; Cook, R.C.; Johnson, B.K.; Coe, P.K; Hafer, J.M.; Naylor, B.J.; Vales, D.J.; Anthony, R.G.; Cole, E.K.; Danilson, C.D.; Davis, R.W.; Geyer, F.; Harris, S; Irwin, L L.; McCoy, R.; Pope, M.D.; Sager-Fradkin, K.; Vavra, M. 2018. Modeling elk nutrition and habitat use in Western Oregon and Washington. Wildlife Monographs. 199(1): 1-69.
Watts, Andrea; Olson, Dede; Harris, Reid; Mandica, Mark. 2019. The deadly amphibian Bsal disease: How science-management partnerships are forestalling amphibian biodiversity losses. Science Findings 214. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.
Wiest, Whitney A.; Correll, Maureen D.; Marcot, Bruce G.; Olsen, Brian J.; Elphick, Chris S.; Hodgman, Thomas P.; Guntenspergen, Glenn R.; Shriver, W. Gregory. 2018. Estimates of tidal-marsh bird densities using Bayesian networks. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 83(1): 109-120.
Works, Aaron J.; Olson, Deanna H. 2018. Diets of two nonnative freshwater turtle species (Trachemys scripta and Pelodiscus sinensis) in Kawai Nui Marsh, Hawaii. Journal of Herpetology. 52(4): 444-452.