Recent Publications of the Pacific Northwest Research Station
Recent Publications of the Pacific Northwest Research Station is a quarterly report of work by station scientists recently published by the station and scientific journals. A limited number of station publications are available in hardcopy and can be ordered here. Links to electronic copies are provided for all.
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Status and trend of nesting habitat for the marbled murrelet under the Northwest Forest Plan, 1993 to 2017. Lorenz, Teresa J.; Raphael, Martin G.; Young, Richard D.; Lynch, Deanna; Nelson, S. Kim; McIver, William R. 2021. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-998. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 64 p.
Status and trend of marbled murrelet populations in the Northwest Forest Plan area, 2000 to 2018. McIver, William R.; Pearson, Scott F.; Strong, Craig; Lance, Monique M.; Baldwin, Jim; Lynch, Deanna; Raphael, Martin G.; Young, Richard D.; Johnson, Nels. 2021. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-996. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 37 p.
Climate change vulnerability and adaptation for infrastructure and recreation in the Sierra NevadaClimate change vulnerability and adaptation for infrastructure and recreation in the Sierra Nevada. Halofsky, Jessica E.; Peterson, David L.; Buluç, Lara Y.; Ko, Jason M., eds. 2021. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-272. Albany, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. 275 p.
Simulating the effort necessary to detect changes in northern spotted owl (Strix occidentalis caurina) populations using passive acoustic monitoring. Lesmeister, Damon B.; Appel, Cara L.; Davis, Raymond J.; Yackulic, Charles B.; Ruff, Zachary J. 2021.Res. Pap. PNW-RP-618. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 55 p.
Oregon’s forest products industry and timber harvest 2017 with trends through 2018. Simmons, Eric A.; Marcille, Kate C.; Lettman, Gary J.; Morgan, Todd A.; Smith, Dorian C.; Rymniak, Luke A.; Christensen, Glenn A. 2021. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-997. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 63 p.
If you built it, did they come? Evaluating the effects of stream restoration on fish populations. Kirkland, John; Polivka, Carlos; Claeson, Shannon. 2021. Science Findings 241. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.
Making a home in the forest: Nonrecreational camping on national forests and grasslands. Watts, Andrea; Cerveny, Lee. 2021. Science Findings 242. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.
Reducing fuels and advancing equity: Incorporating environmental justice into hazardous fuels management. McDaniel, Josh; Adams, Mark D. O.; Charnley, Susan. 2021. Science Findings 243. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 5 p.
Vegetation dynamics under residual large trees following a volcanic eruption in a Valdivian temperate rainforest. Hintz, Lisa; Fischer, Dylan; Ferrari, Nina; Crisafulli, Charles M. 2021. Plant Ecology. 222(8): 915-931.
Disturbance refugia within mosaics of forest fire, drought, and insect outbreaks. Krawchuk, Meg A; Meigs, Garrett W; Cartwright, Jennifer M; Coop, Jonathan D; Davis, Raymond; Holz, Andrés; Kolden, Crystal; Meddens, Arjan JH. 2020. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 18(5): 235-244.
High-severity wildfire reduces richness and alters composition of ectomycorrhizal fungi in low-severity adapted ponderosa pine forests. Pulido-Chavez, M. Fabiola; Alvarado, Ernesto C.; DeLuca, Thomas H.; Edmonds, Robert L.; Glassman, Sydney I. 2021. Forest Ecology and Management. 485: 118923.
Peak plant diversity during early forest development in the Western United States. Smith, Robert J.; Gray, Andrew N.; Swanson, Mark E. 2020. Forest Ecology and Management. 475: 118410.
How to measure the economic health cost of wildfires – A systematic review of the literature for northern America. Dittrich, Ruth; McCallum, Stuart. 2020. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 29(11): 961-973.
Therapeutic landscapes, outdoor programs for veterans, and public lands. Havlick, David G.; Cerveny, Lee K.; Derrien, Monika M. 2021. Social Science & Medicine. 268(8): 113540.
Using research to support transformative impacts on complex, “wicked problems” with pastoral peoples in rangelands. Reid, Robin S.; Fernández-Giménez, María E.; Wilmer, Hailey; Pickering, Tomas; Kassam, Karim-Aly S.; Yasin, Apin; Porensky, Lauren M.; Derner, Justin D.; Nkedianye, David; Jamsranjav, Chantsallkham; Jamiyansharav, Khishigbayar; Ulambayar, Tungalag; Oteros-Rozas, Elisa; Ravera, Federica; Bulbulshoev, Umed; Kaziev, Daler S.; Knapp, Corrine N. 2021. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 4: 513-.
A multi-analysis approach for estimating regional health impacts from the 2017 northern California wildfires. O’Neill, Susan M.; Diao, Minghui; Raffuse, Sean; Al-Hamdan, Mohammad; Barik, Muhammad; Jia, Yiqin; Reid, Steve; Zou, Yufei; Tong, Daniel; West, J. Jason; Wilkins, Joseph; Marsha, Amy; Freedman, Frank; Vargo, Jason; Larkin, Narasimhan K.; Alvarado, Ernesto; Loesche, Patti. 2021. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association. 71(7): 791-814.
Matching methods to quantify wildfire effects on forest carbon mass in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Woo, Hyeyoung; Eskelson, Bianca N. I.; Monleon, Vicente J. 2021. Ecological Applications. 31(3): 1-18.
Sensitivity analysis on distance-adjusted propensity score matching for wildfire effect quantification using national forest inventory data. Woo, Hyeyoung; Eskelson, Bianca N.I.; Monleon, Vicente J. 2021. Environmental Modelling & Software. 144: 105163.
Hazards of risk: Identifying plausible community wildfire disasters in low-frequency fire regimes. McEvoy, Andy; Kerns, Becky K.; Kim, John B. 2021. Forests. 12(7): 934.
Imputation to predict height to crown base for trees with predicted heights. Allensworth, Elijah; Temesgen, Hailemariam; Frank, Bryce; Gray, Andrew. 2021. Forest Ecology and Management. 498(1): 119574.
Classifying forest type in the National Forest Inventory context with airborne hyperspectral and lidar data. Shoot, Caileigh; Andersen, Hans-Erik; Moskal, L. Monika; Babcock, Chad; Cook, Bruce D.; Morton, Douglas C. 2021. Remote Sensing. 13(10): 1863.
Forest status across Micronesia from an assessment of Micronesia Challenge Terrestrial Measures and Forest Inventory and Analysis Data. Dendy, Julian; Kuegler, Olaf; Lehman, Ashley D.; Marquez, Wendolin Roseo. 2020. Micronesica. 2020-02: 1-16.
Estimating Net Primary Productivity (NPP) and debris-fall in forests using lidar time series. Dial, Roman; Chaussé, Pierre; Allgeier, Mallory; Smeltz, Tom Scott; Golden, Trevor; Day, Thomas; Wong, Russell; Andersen, Hans-Erik. 2021. Remote Sensing. 13(5): 891.
Using fractal self‐similarity to increase precision of shrub biomass estimates. Dial, Roman J.; Schulz, Bethany; Lewis‐Clark, Eric; Martin, Kaili; Andersen, Hans‐Erik. 2021. Ecology and Evolution. 11(9): 4866-4873.
Comparison of variance estimators for systematic environmental sample surveys: Considerations for post-stratified estimation. Frank, Bryce; Monleon, Vicente J. 2021. Forests. 12(6): 772.
Challenges characterizing N deposition to high elevation protected areas: A case study integrating instrument, simulated, and lichen inventory datasets for the Devils Postpile National Monument and surrounding region, USA. Jovan, Sarah; Fenn, Mark E.; Buhler, Monica; Bytnerowicz, Andrzej; Kovasi, Adrienne; Hutten, Martin; DiMeglio, Elisa; Schweizer, Donald. 2021. Ecological Indicators. 122: 107311.
Spatiotemporal image fusion in Google Earth Engine for annual estimates of land surface phenology in a heterogenous landscape. Nietupski, Ty C.; Kennedy, Robert E.; Temesgen, Hailemariam; Kerns, Becky K. 2021. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 99: 102323.
Using Landsat imagery to assess burn severity of national forest inventory plots. Pelletier, Flavie; Eskelson, Bianca N.I.; Monleon, Vicente J.; Tseng, Yi-Chin. 2021. Remote Sensing. 13(10): 1935.
Herbivory and warming interact in opposing patterns of covariation between arctic shrub species at large and local scales. Post, Eric; Cahoon, Sean M. P.; Kerby, Jeffrey T.; Pedersen, Christian; Sullivan, Patrick F. 2021. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 118(6): e2015158118-.
Assessment of ponderosa pine vigor using four-band aerial imagery in south central Oregon: Crown objects to landscapes. Schrader-Patton, Charlie; Grulke, Nancy; Bienz, Craig. 2021. Forests. 12(5): 612.
Mapping heritage ecosystem services in ecological restoration areas: A case study from the East Cascades, Washington. Helmer, Matthew; Lipton, Jennifer; Snitker, Grant; Hackenberger, Steven; Triplett, Mallory; Cerveny, Lee. 2020. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. 31(2): 100314.
Developing functional relationships between temperature and cover crop species vegetative growth and development. Munyon, Jay W.; Bheemanahalli, Raju; Walne, Charles Hunt; Reddy, K. Raja. 2021. Agronomy Journal. 113(2): 1333-1348.
Interactions of past human disturbance and aridity trigger abrupt shifts in the functional state of Mediterranean holm oak woodlands. Bochet, Esther; Molina, María José; Monleón, Vicente; Espigares, Tíscar; Nicolau, José Manuel; Moreno de las Heras, Mariano; García-Fayos, Patricio. 2021. CATENA. 206(10): 105514.
Non-analog increases to air, surface, and belowground temperature extreme events due to climate change. Petrie, M. D.; Bradford, J. B.; Lauenroth, W. K.; Schlaepfer, D. R.; Andrews, C. M.; Bell, D. M. 2020. Climatic Change. 163(4): 2233-2256.
Application and evaluation of a low-cost PM sensor and data fusion with CMAQ simulations to quantify the impacts of prescribed burning on air quality in Southwestern Georgia, USA. Huang, Ran; Lal, Raj; Qin, Momei; Hu, Yongtao; Russell, Armistead G.; Odman, M. Talat; Afrin, Sadia; Garcia-Menendez, Fernando; O’Neill, Susan M. 2021. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association. 71(7): 815-829.
Chemically reacting transverse plume. Ranjan, P.; Perez, K.; Alvarado, T.; Potter, B.; Breidenthal, R. E. 2020. Physical Review Fluids. 5(9): 608-618.
Multi‐decadal change in Western US nighttime vapor pressure deficit. Chiodi, Andrew M.; Potter, Brian E.; Larkin, Narasimhan K. 2021. Geophysical Research Letters. 48(15): 1-9.
Soil biotic and abiotic effects on seedling growth exhibit context‐dependent interactions: Evidence from a multi‐country experiment on Pinus contorta invasion. Nuske, Susan J.; Fajardo, Alex; Nuñez, Martin A.; Pauchard, Aníbal; Wardle, David A.; Nilsson, Marie‐Charlotte; Kardol, Paul; Smith, Jane E.; Peltzer, Duane A.; Moyano, Jaime; Gundale, Michael J. 2021. New Phytologist. 232(1): 303-317.